Author Archives: Hailey Cooperrider

Commonwealth government funds Collabforge to improve community consultation

The Business Research and Innovation Initiative is a competitive grant program to fund innovative companies to solve challenges and create new businesses. Collabforge was one of four companies funded to undertake a feasibility study on improving Australian Public Service co-design, collaboration and consultation processes. Specifically, the grant is focused on reducing barriers and costs to consultation, extending its reach, and delivering better outcomes in general through use of new technologies. Collabforge have been working and dreaming in this space for the last decade, […]

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Collaboration Masterclass free for the Victorian Public Service with VMIA

Victorian public service employees can attend Collabforge Collaboration Masterclasses at no cost – register now or read on to learn more. We recently partnered with the Victorian Managed Insurance Authority (VMIA) to provide Collaboration Masterclasses to the Victorian Public Service. Driven by the need for collaboration to identify and manage inter-agency risks effectively, VMIA wanted to help their clients increase their capability to work together across departments and agencies. Managing inter-agency risk well is critical and involves a lot of […]

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Collabforge at OuiShare 2016

Recently, I represented Collabforge at OuiShare Fest 2016, the leading conference on the cutting edge of collaboration in Paris. While the conference was born out of the trends of “collaborative consumption” and “sharing economy” – think ZipCar, Uber, AirBnB and any site that connects you with peers to share resources – it has increasingly become about how we work together to make a better world. This year’s theme “After the Gold Rush” recognised that the sharing economy hype didn’t necessarily […]

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Getting to know Enspiral

At Collabforge, we work with a lot of established organisations to help them adopt a more collaborative way of working. But what if we were to design a new collaborative organisation from the ground up, using the latest frameworks and technologies? What would that look like? Collabforge is one example, but perhaps a more radical example is a collective that started in Wellington, New Zealand, known as Enspiral. In recent months, I’ve gotten to know Enspiral a lot better, and […]

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Collabforge seeking Collaborative Projects Admin to join our growing team

Do you thrive on being highly organised and coordinating multiple projects? Do you enjoy working with a close, small, highly talented team? Would you like the opportunity to work with a small business, building your project management skills in IT and consulting projects alongside our business? Do you want to make a positive impact? If so, we would like to hear from you. Collabforge pushes the boundaries of scalable collaboration through digital technologies and new ways of working. We have […]

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