Whiteboards, screwdrivers, wires, and scraps from rubber tires all live as one in the Google Garage.
What’s the Google Garage, you ask? It’s a “commons where Googlers can come together from across the company and learn, create, and make,” says program manager Mamie Rheingold.
Put simply, it’s a playground for collaboration and innovation. While Google caters to the need for more connectivity, a study from Cornertstone OnDemand revealed that 38% of workers feel there is not enough collaboration in their workplace.
So why are so many businesses failing to see the writing on the wall?