Blogging was where we began, and how we built our company so we have preserved this archive to show how our thinking developed over a decade of developing the use of social technology inside organisations

Themes

Posts with a organisation theme

What makes for longevity in a large company or a city?

The average lifespan of a company is actually falling, and as they grow beyond a certain level of scale, so too is productivity. Dave Gray consider why this is, and compares the factors that make for a successful city with those that lead to long-lived companies.

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Managing the Connected Organisation

Link to a paper by Vladia Krebs on the importance of connectedness and social capital in forming effective teams

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Knowledge Organization Systems

Some heavy academic reading on Knowledge Organisation Systems

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Lack of communication and the failure of organisations

Mitch Ratcliffe talks about the impact of lack of communiaction in organisational failure

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Ground-up online community development

We are currently engaged in a very interesting project to help define and specify a knowledge community for a highly federal, networked organisation

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