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WHAT IS DIGITAL COLLABORATION

Structured digital collaboration is the new leading-edge concept for what can make meetings and work processes significantly more effective and efficient. New technology has emerged which provide totally new opportunities for how people can work together, and the digital collaboration revolution has started to take hold in the leading organizations in the world. Digital Collaboration technology now enable meetings to be executed virtually and remote without the need for all participants to be present at the same place without loss of quality or engagement. It enables face-to-face meetings to become more effective and efficient by leveraging crowdsourcing opportunities of ideas, assessments, idea sharing and well as instant documentation of meeting result at the click of a button. To be successful with digital collaboration and to gain the significant financial benefits proven by numerous research studies of more effective meetings using digital technology,  a session leader must understand how best to engineer a collaboration process, be able to facilitate a group effectively and be able to leverage a variety of digital technologies like ThinkTank, Go-To-Meeting, Skype, Team-Viewer, Google Docs, MeetingSphere, WebEx, Jive and similar. Our company employ leading-edge experts, seasoned practitioners, and world renowned researchers to help others make the most of digital collaboration revolution and best-practice insights to increase effectiveness and efficiencies of meeting. Our people have helped a long list of the world’s most professional companies with digital collaboration initiatives such as Deloitte, Bain, Ernst & Young, and FMC just to mention a few. Without the inside perspective an organization might choose the wrong technology, pay a too high price, face huge investments and headaches in handing meeting technology solutions, loose key people, or create irritation and dissatisfaction amongst the employees.

EFFECTIVE MEETING OFFERINGS

So in order to run best-practice meeting and to leverage digital collaboration technologies in the best way possible, Rockwave offer different types of help our clients deliver the most effective and efficient meetings:

  1. Meeting Planning and Execution (ThinkTank)
  2. Meeting & Collaboration Process Re-engineering
  3. Meeting Technology Platform / Digital Meeting Technology
  4. Meeting Technology Choice and Implementation
  5. Digital & Virtual Meeting Training (ThinkTank)

 Below you can read a little more about the different ways we can help you and your organization increase the value and decrease the cost of meetings and human work processes.

1. MEETING PLANNING AND EXECUTION / THINKTANK TRAINING

Purpose

  • Training in Digital Collaboration for facilitators and leaders responsible for planning and executing important high stakes meetings, virtual meetings, seminars, events, or conferences effectively to maximize success

 The package includes:

  • Training in use of structured collaboration with ThinkTank (software)
  • Collaboration Planning
    • Analysis of purpose, expected outcomes, and the critical success factors for the meeting at hand
    • Design of agenda, collaboration process, collaboration tools, meeting setup and meeting outputs
    •  Communication with and support of meeting leaders
  • Collaboration Execution
    • Execution and facilitation training for execution of meetings
    • Production of meeting output
  • Technology Management
    • Setup, use and troubleshooting of ThinkTank

 Supplementary offerings

  • Training  in Collaboration Engineering
  • ThinkTank Train-the-Trainer
  • ThinkTank usage license

Pricing:

  • Training: $1.500 per person
  • Technology: Included
  • Supplementary offerings: Not included but available as a service offering on-demand

 

 2. MEETING & COLLABORATION PROCESS RE-ENGINEERING

Purpose:

  • Increase value and satisfaction with selected re-occurring collaborative work processes  such as virtual or face-2-face meetings, workshops and similar sessions.
  • Decrease cost, time, irritation and dissatisfaction with work process and meeting
  • Leverage of digital meeting technology and collaboration software to make work process more effective and efficient

 Package include:

  • Analysis of the current meetings and its collaboration process,  the purpose and expected outcomes, success criteria, and identification of current problems with effectiveness and efficiencies (cost, time, quality, satisfaction)
  • Redesign and standardization of agenda, collaboration process, collaboration tools, meeting setup and meeting output
  • Choice and setup of digital technology to support meetings
  • Communication with and Training of meeting leaders
  • Planning and execution support to meeting leaders (collaboration, facilitation and technical support)
  • Technology subscriptions/fees for execution of the meetings, and production of output from the meetings.  Most technology requires access to use of the internet

 Supplementary offerings:

  • Design of supplementary meeting templates for other meetings or sessions
  • Training in meeting management

Pricing:

  • Services: Fixed price depending on the scope of solution. Typically $10-50,000 depending on length/scope of work process, session or meeting to be re-engineered
  • Technology: Included and charged as Pay-per-use with no upfront investment or software installation needed. A smaller technology usage fee per meeting participant will be added depending on specific technology selection typically $10-30 per meeting participant.
  • Supplementary offerings: Not included but available as a service offering on-demand

3.      Meeting Technology Platform / Digital Meeting Package

Purpose:

·         Help for organizations to select, use and run the most up-to-date and effective IP based digital technology to fully support virtual and Face-2-face meetings, work processes, seminars and other sessions

Package include:

·         Analysis of technology needs for meetings and similar sessions

·         Selection/setup of technology and design of digital meeting space

·         Design of a generic meeting template for the organization which is ready to use

·         Communication with and training of meeting leaders in the use of meeting and collaboration technology

·         Technology to use by meeting leaders and meeting participants

·         Technical support

Pricing:

·         Services: Depending on the scope of solution but typically $10,000 – 15,000

·         Technology: Included and charged as Pay-per-use with no upfront investment or software installation needed. A smaller technology usage fee per meeting participant will be added depending on specific technology selection typically $10-30 per meeting participant.

·         Supplementary offerings: Not included but available as a service offering on-demand

4.      Meeting Technology Strategy / Digital & Virtual Meeting Consulting Package

Purpose:

·         Help organizations decide and outline how to increase effectiveness and efficiencies of meeting and work-processes by leveraging leading-edge IP technology

·         Advice provided by world leading experts and practitioners in Digital Collaboration, Meeting Technology and Social Media

 

Package include:

·         Analysis of current meeting and work process solutions, collaboration processes, digital and technology landscape within the organization,  and infrastructure

·         Identification of current problems with effectiveness and efficiencies (cost, time, quality, satisfaction) with meetings and the use of meeting technology

·         Design of technology strategy for what meeting and collaboration technologies to choose and how to leverage them

·         Presentation, demonstration, and discussion of Meeting Technology Strategy (included live presentation of technologies recommended)

 

Supplementary offerings:

·         Training in collaboration, facilitation or virtual meeting management

·         Technology installation, configuration and testing

·         Design of meeting templates for specific meetings or sessions

·         Training of meeting leaders in use of technology

 

Pricing:

·         Services: Depending on scope of solution and organization but typically $4,000 - $8,000

·         Technology: Not included. Test version of recommended technology/software solutions included for up to 3 users

·         Supplementary offerings: Not included but available as a service offering on-demand

 

5.       Digital & Virtual Meeting  Training / Digital Collaboration Training

Purpose:

·         Help organizations train meeting leaders in digital collaboration best-practices and the effective use of technology to execute meetings

 

Package include:

·         Training planning, coordination and setup

·         Training delivery of  course including best-practice principles in Digital Collaboration and Virtual Facilitation, Technology management for planning, meeting execution and output production, and practical training in digital and virtual meeting execution. Training based on relevant IP technology

·         Digital and Virtual Technology to use for meetings for 2 month

·         Advice and hotline in connection with Digital and Virtual meeting execution for 2 months

 

Supplementary offerings:

·         Advanced Training in Collaboration Engineering

·         Advanced training in Professional Meeting Facilitation

·         Technology installation, configuration and testing

·         Design of meeting templates for specific meetings or sessions

 

Pricing:

·         Services: $1,500 per participants (minimum 5 participants)

·         Technology: Technology included for 2 month and for up to 100 meeting participants

·         Supplementary offerings: Not included but available as a service offering on-demand