Knowing when to structure collaboration

Summary:Collaborating with suppliers, customers, and partners via instant messaging, e-mail, chat can work it most cases. But would you use the same ad hoc tools if a strategic partner were helping you build a product that makes or breaks your company?

Collaborating with suppliers, customers, and partners via instant messaging, e-mail, chat can work it most cases. But would you use the same ad hoc tools if a strategic partner were helping you build a product that makes or breaks your company? Probably not. AMR's Bob Parker discusses the virtues of

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Christopher Jablonski is a freelance technology writer. Previously, he held research analyst positions in the IT industry and was the manager of marketing editorial at CBS Interactive. He's been contributing to ZDNet since 2003. Christopher received a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Illinois at U... Full Bio

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