The Dare to Share: A New Culture of Collaboration in the Enterprise infographic, by Socialcast provides an excellent snapshot of the need for collaborative work and learning practices.
The web and ever-transforming digital technology have revolutionized the concept of communication and collaboration at work. Fundamental to employee collaboration is how individuals join together to achieve a mutual goal. Collaboration is based on the idea that sharing knowledge through cooperation helps solve problems more efficiently.
One part of the graphic shows three areas of opportunity for most organizations: sources of wasted effort. These are activities where you should be able to get measurable results fairly quickly.
Thanks to Jane Hart for highlighting this.