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Virtual Platform Comparison Tool

To help you more efficiently meet online, we compared a number of virtual platforms across functionalities. We've included some personal experiences and tips in the very bottom row. Virtual-Platform-Comparison-ToolDownload If you have experiences to share or platforms...

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Faith & COVID-19

Faith & COVID-19

DC-Area Faith-Leaders Responding to Coronavirus CollaborateUp and the Interfaith Council of Metropolitan Washington, DC hosted an interactive roundtable and media briefing on how faith leaders and faith organizations are responding to the COVID-19 crisis. This is the...

CollaborateUp’s Menu of Virtual Services

The basic unit of human collaboration is the meeting. In this new reality of virtual meetings, it's important to get our arms around what it means to meet and collaborate with colleagues and peers outside of the office. There are a variety of virtual meeting...

Most Virtual Meetings Suck. Here’s How to Make Them Better!

Most Virtual Meetings Suck. Here’s How to Make Them Better!

If COVID-19 enforced working-from-home means endless badly run teleconferences, I quit. Fortunately, virtual meetings don’t actually all have to be “A Conference Call in Real Life” (which if you haven’t seen, stop reading now and watch it and “A Video Conference in...

Making Backbone Organizations Work

Getting people from across the public, private, and civil sectors to effectively work together comes down to one fundamental question: how do you get people to work with you who don’t work for you? Humans excel at getting people to work with us who do work for us....

Enough with all the Cost-Plus Contracting Already

Enough with all the Cost-Plus Contracting Already

Tackling 3 Myths Around Cost-Plus Contracting  from our CEO and Master Collaborator, Richard Crespin I’ve worked in government contracting on-and-off for nearly three decades, supporting federal defense, intel, and civilian agencies. And in all that time, I...

Co-Creation, the BAA, and the Nature of Humanity

Four Tips for Unlocking Creativity without Short-Circuiting Your Brain from our CEO & Master Collaborator, Richard Crespin Imagine you had lived your whole life up to this point under a benign dictatorship. You live under the dictator’s strict regimen of rules...