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Cross-functional collaboration

Cross-functional collaboration

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This capability involes working together with individuals from different departments or skill sets to achieve a common goal.

Beginner competence definition

Beginners are aware of the importance of collaboration across different teams and departments. They can work with colleagues from different functions in a respectful and cooperative manner.

Intermediate competence definition

Intermediate professionals understand how cross-functional collaboration can improve design outcomes. They’re skilled in identifying and communicating the needs of different stakeholders. They’re also able to lead cross-functional collaboration efforts and coordinate with other departments.

Advanced competence definition

Advanced professionals are experts in establishing and maintaining cross-functional relationships that support design goals. They can facilitate collaboration across teams and negotiate with stakeholders. We’ve also found they’re able to develop innovative approaches to cross-functional collaboration that drive design success.




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