collaboration can deliver a broad range of tangible benefits.
The following examples show the types and levels of benefits
that can be achieved:
built into a bid process
A leading telecoms organisation realised a 24% increase in sales
conversion through increasing collaboration between account
managers. They were successful because of a focus on both the
human and technical aspects of collaboration.
A global oil company saved $200 million through creating communities
of practice amongst 100,000 geographically dispersed engineers.
This was primarily achieved through avoiding the repetition
of costly mistakes and generating innovative solutions to common
problems (and NOT re-inventing the wheel in each geographical
A global automotive supply company now conducts online meetings
with up to three people from different companies and locations
that have helped to cut time for some engineering processes
by as much as 25%.
An international business standards organisation with a globally
distributed team shaved a year off the time to produce a key
publication by building online collaboration amongst its members.