Reasons to Collaborate:
• A good excuse to work together and learn from each other.
• Services will not be duplicated.
• Avoid reinventing tools, ideas, and processes.
• Makes a project a co-investment.
• Opens communication between groups.
• Provides the opportunity for “double review” of projects.
• Offers multiple sets of experience.
• Brings groups together to work toward a common goal.
Effective Collaboration Involves:
• Clear vision and concise goals.
• A results driven structure.
• Clear roles and accountabilities.
• An effective communication system.
• Monitoring performance and providing feedback.