How is it that even with our vastly superior intelligence nature's teams sometimes seem to work much better than ours - what do they know that we don't?
Some of the approaches applied to conflict resolution apply equally well to the development of on-line and virtual communities, teams and networks. One of the most interesting is "The Flight of the Flamingos" scenario.
CIO Briefing (August 17) reports that road warriors prefer smartphones over laptops and PDAs, but is this really true or just a bit of spin? Reach your own conclusions!
A new survey of 1500 UK business people has shown that poor email and phone habits damage productivity rather than increase it.
I was introduced to an interesting book and web site, The Organizational Zoo, by Arthur Shelley which offers humorous observations of the characteristics and behaviours of the other creatures in your "organizational Zoo".
One of the most compelling reasons why organisations, enterprises, teams and communities should adopt biological principles is that they will live much longer if they do!
We can learn the secret of rapid evolution from the most evolved non-human species on the planet – but it is not who you think it is!
Could a virtual team have a million members? Recent developments in mass collaboration, distributed computing and the wisdom of crowds suggest the answer might be yes.