Effective collaboration depends on providing the right tools and environment Jun 2, 2017 IT Pro | Rene Millman Highly effective organisations really value effective collaboration. But it’s not just about removing office walls and going open plan; there is a balance to be achieved as not all employees work well in such an open environment. Nowadays, the emphasis is more on allowing employees to collaborate whenever and wherever they need to. Sometimes, you need to get your head down away from colleagues for brain space to complete that vital project. So what are the most important ways to collaborate in an effective manner?