In terms of structure, having been part of Slack groups ranging in size from 2 to 2,000 people, I have learned that Slack only really works at the team level of 2–25 people (give or take). It is possible to derive value from larger channels, for example as activity streams mostly for notifications, but not […]

The challenge was getting Guattari to endure the solitude of working at his desk: otherwise the book would never be written. That was Deleuze’s first rule. His second rule was that the collaboration would be monogamous: no other parties could be involved, nor would he take part in any of Guattari’s many other militant activities. […]

More than culture, it’s job structure that impedes social business

ibmsocialbiz: Excerpts from Jon Husband blog on Enterprise Collaborative: A primary tool in designing work and structure is job evaluation. The methods used today were created in the mid-1950’s and haven’t changed much since then. Their core assumptions are directly derived from, and have helped embed, Taylorism at the core of the modern organization I […]

We look for people who are so inquisitive about the world that they’re willing to try to do what you do. We call them “T-shaped people.” They have a principal skill that describes the vertical leg of the T — they’re mechanical engineers or industrial designers. But they are so empathetic that they can branch […]

We look for people who are so inquisitive about the world that they’re willing to try to do what you do. We call them “T-shaped people.” They have a principal skill that describes the vertical leg of the T — they’re mechanical engineers or industrial designers. But they are so empathetic that they can branch […]

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