Collaboration as we know it has changed dramatically over the years. It wasn't that long ago that we had to make a concerted effort to connect with one another; now that same effort is required to disconnect. So why do organizations continue to struggle to connect with employees, customers and partners? Collaboration tools and technology are both numerous and sophisticated, but are we really better off? Are there any risks inherent to collaboration? On the other hand, what risks come from not collaborating? If we have the tools, the technology and the will, then why aren't we doing a better job with collaboration in our organizations? In short: Is a company that can truly work together better nothing more than a myth - a lofty goal to which we aspire but will never attain? In this session, we will discuss these questions and more, taking an in-depth look into why collaboration fails to meet our expectations and what organizations can do today to forge new connections, become more productive, increase employee engagement, and build a lasting culture of collaboration.