Important companies are betting big on AI making voice the dominant user interface of the future. However, still major hurdles need to be overcome to make it happen. Surely, one of the most annoying is that they don’t work across platforms. The recent announcement of Amazon and Microsoft making Alexa and Cortana able to communicate is yet another case of a collaboration to respond to the imperative business need of bigger ecosystems of products.
Working remotely can offer operational flexibility, happier employees and lower costs, but to team up virtually with colleagues and coworkers can also pose important challenges. As we know, truly efficient collaboration presents no few difficulties. Virtual collaboration raises added complications that require even more care.
The opening of our new premises gave us the idea to appropriately dedicate our Co-Session #29 to the subject of spaces for innovation. Time came to put into practice what we learned and collectively prototype an ideal space for corporate creativity and innovation.
In our last Co-Session of the season 2016-2017 we were in a new space of our own. What better occasion than the opening of our new premises to dedicate this Co-Session to the subject of spaces for innovation?
Accomplishing efficient and productive collaboration could be considered an Art. But we should also approach collaboration as a Science as new research and empirical discoveries are realized in areas such as neuropsychology, human behavior or group dynamics.