The Connectbeam Social Computing Blog: Economic Downturn: Putting a Dollar Figure on the Value of Enterprise 2.0 for Companies

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

" The researchers found statistically significant relationships among social networks, technology use, completed projects and revenues for project-based information workers. Network diversity : Measures the degree to which an individuals contacts are connected to each other.

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Surveying the collaboration battleground

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Given the diversity of the collaboration software landscape, this lack of focus could potentially indicate trouble ahead for many organisations. Tags: collaboration deploy case survey statistics

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infoarch: Collaborative Thinking: Communication (and Coordination?) in a Modern, Complex Organization

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

To open the proverbial “black box&# and begin to reveal the internal wiring of the firm, this paper presents a detailed, descriptive analysis of the network of communications among members of a large, structurally, functionally, geographically, and strategically diverse firm (hereafter, “BigCo&# ).&# infoarch About my experiencesas an information architect Thursday, August 14, 2008 Collaborative Thinking: Communication (and Coordination?)

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Innovation and Communities of Practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

From: TSSVeloso Reads: 1,934 Innovation and Communities of Practice The “Great Symphony” Paradox The innovation potential of bridging structural holes "Here is the paradox: You need a great team of people with diverse skills to perform a symphony well, but no team has ever written a great symphony! In other words, the more diverse and non-redundant one’s relationships are, the more value they provide.”3 Log in Other login options: Facebook Connect New to Scribd?