Collaboration–or lack of it–can determine whether an enterprise survives or fails, William Bratton told an audience at the Inc. Leadership Forum in Miami.

Consider this: Four uniformed Cuban military officers land a gunboat in Key West and spend hours wandering around town in search of someone to defect to. The Navy, Coast Guard and Merchant Marine–who do not share information or even use the same terminology–don’t notice.

Also consider: DARPA tests the efficacy of the Internet by offering $40,000 to the team that first locates 10 balloons launched at different locations around the country. A single hacker who assembles a group of 50,000 people online at the last minute nearly beats out a team from MIT.

Collaboration–or lack of it–can determine whether an enterprise survives or fails, William Bratton told an audience at the Inc. Leadership Forum in Miami. Drawing on his own experiences turning around the crime-plagued New York City and Los Angeles Police Departments, Bratton–now chairman of Kroll Advisory Systems and author of the book Collaborate or Perish–described the eight points of preparedness for working together in a networked world. [read]

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