I’d selected several books to take with me on a recent family vacation at the Florida Gulf coast. I was frankly skeptical about A World Gone Social, by Ted Coiné and Mark Babbitt, published by Amacom. The social media domain is vast and I was doubtful that any book could really do justice to the […]
Several of my posts talk about uses of semantic wikis. In fact, my company is largely based upon a semantic wiki platform, called Symcordia™. But the more people I talk to, the more I realize that:
While just about everyone has used Wikipedia as a reference source, few people have ever really thought about what a […]
This is Part 2 in a 2-Part post – please see Part 1.
This post explores how a semantic wiki can support self-organizing teams, using a rock and roll band as a case study. We developed a semantic wiki using the Symcordia™ platform to enable the band’s development and learning – both collectively (organizational learning) […]
My regular readers know that I post from time to time about how wikis can enable organization performance and increase organizational clarity. (For example see here, here and here.)
In the interests of full disclosure, my company is centered around a semantic wiki platform (currently optimized for IT groups – see Symcordia.com for more) so I […]
The term ‘collaboration’ gets thrown about as something inherently valuable and worthwhile – an end in itself, rather than a means to an end. In reality, collaboration in of itself is:
a). Unlikely to happen
b). Unlikely to create anything of value
So Many Collaboration Platforms, So Little Collaboration!
Collaboration platforms are everywhere! Most IT shops have at […]
This will be Part 1 of a 3-part post. This short series represents the culmination of 5+ years of work (on top of a 40 year career in IT!) for me and my business partner, Roy Youngman. The series of posts also marks the formal announcement of The Merlyn Group, LLC, a business venture we […]