Millennials, born in the 70s through the 90s, are already a third of the current workforce. Reared on Facebook, Twitter and Skype, they’re friendly to collaborative tools. But an organization’s tools may actually be too friendly to them.
InformationWeek article, “How Gen Y Can Kill Collaboration Projects,” cites consultant and author Geoffrey Moore. He warns not to deploy collaborative tools just for tech-hip millennials. Instead, focus on developing collaborative tools around the most critical areas of business engagement (Partner relationships, customer service, etc.).
That’s his opinion. But is it a bigger mistake not to tap in to millennials’ collaboration savvy?
You tell us – is it a mistake to let milliennials drive the corporate adoption of workplace collaboration tools, and this is Ripe, or do you think this is Hype, and we should focus on the millennials?
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