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Virtual Platform Comparison Tool

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

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...

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Not-So-Passionate about Passion Voting

Not-So-Passionate about Passion Voting

A Small Change to Avoid Big Mistakes from Groupthink  by Beth Skorochod, CollaborateUp's Director of Practice The meeting is the most fundamental form of human collaboration. You really can’t get anything significant done that involves more than one...

Collaboration vs. Consensus

Collaboration vs. Consensus

Most organizations are not democracies. Some are flatter or more hierarchical than others, but almost all reserve certain decisions to a small group — managers or leaders. In a multi-stakeholder collaboration, though, is this also true? Many people seem to think the...

Collaboration Tip #5: DON’T Just Invite the Usual Suspects

Collaboration Tip #5: DON’T Just Invite the Usual Suspects

Who to invite to your co-creation party? Whether you’re trying to jumpstart a community garden or start a world wide community, the right invites can make all the difference. The key is figuring out what you want from your event. Is it all about fun? Is it meant to be...

Defining Member Roles, Responsibilities, and Rights

Defining Member Roles, Responsibilities, and Rights

Who’s in? Who’s not? What do people and organizations get and give for belonging? How well do they do when they are tasked to work together? These items and more are often lumped together as “governance” in a partnership and can take many forms from unwritten...

VukaNow Combating Wildlife Crime

VukaNow Combating Wildlife Crime

The recent and rapid increase in the illegal trade in wildlife is a manmade international disaster that threatens the survival of endangered species in southern Africa and is a conservation, environmental and natural resource crisis.  After helping USAID/Southern...