The results of the Google for Work and Raconteur survey make for an interesting read. They ask 'With improved business performance the destination, and better collaboration the vehicle, who should be behind the wheel?'

In short IT and Marketing lead the way - as both drivers of innovation and being best at collaborating with others in their organisation.

Right on (Google) trend , this year's PM Forum Conference (24 Sep) features a panel session - 'Collaboration, Collaboration, Collaboration' to discuss the inter-dependency of management experts and functions in professional firms. Moderated by marketing maestro Elliot Moss and featuring IT innovator Sara Newman alongside HR heroine Irena Molloy. Full details at