One of my contacts is progressing on the HR component of a corporate project. He lauched some projects, initiatives and would like to exchange about it with people with similar experciences in order to share best practices, idees and make headway together.
Here’s his request.
I am managing a programme called Alstom collaborative Way. Iâ€™d like to get a dialogue about it. Today, tools exist for and success stories are already starting to come through.
Today the next steps is to manage organizational enablers and blockers and identify how to best capture the benefits of collaborative ways of working. So, feel free to suggest your answers and comments on how to do this.
Alstom is a leader in Power and Transport sector (76,000 people in 70 countries). The programme â€œAlstom Collaborative Wayâ€ aims to enhance employeesâ€™ collaborative ways of working by integrating in their practices the use of communities of practice, networks and collaborative information systems. Its goal is to provide means to facilitate, reward and favour the Search, Sharing and Connection between people and between data
The steps of the programme have been: First provide building blocks for a collaborative working environment* for Early adopters and Pilots (see above the 3 â€œbuilding blocksâ€). Extract from this tangible proof of business value and take stock on needs for change in order to ensure organizational support of collaborative ways of working. Lastly, pull for the alignment of organizational policies and processes, culture, IT and people management tools.
Example component of the â€œcollaborative working environmentâ€
A policy that sets the Frame for governance and golden rules
A portfolio of IT collaborative tools (â€œWeb 2.0.) such as: Blog, Wiki, Search engines, RSS, document-sharing solutions, Intenal Yellow pages.
Alstom University training content and assessment are aligned to ensure learning is also done through peer-to-peer coaching or exchange of knowledge and creates networking opportunities.
Toolkits to animate small and large meetings in a collaborative way (Open space, Fishbowl, best practice-Marketplace, Cafezhino, Knowledge cafÃ©, 4-game brainstorming workshopTM).
Collaboration as part of our Competencies framework (basis for performance mgt, promotion, recruitme
You can contact him directly by email : slim.lambert (at) chq.alstom.com
But you can also discuss the topic here.