Symbiotic relationships of the coral reefs

Coral reefs around the world are great tourist attractions. Nature provides some of its greatest lessons in some of its unlikeliest places. The coral reefs are filled with immense bio-diversity with millions of distinct species of tiny organisms all living in harmony and teaching us the virtues of being altruistic, helping each other in difficult…

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The components of a social network — Work Monkey Labs

Understanding how social network operates within the context of social collaboration requires understanding of an interdisciplinary framework consisting of subjects as diverse computers, mathematics, Sociology, Psychology, and Ethnography. In effect, it requires the understanding of the inter-relationships between people, organizations, and societies as a whole. We can consider individuals, organizations, or groups as separate units. …

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You Don’t Have A Strategy if You Don’t Have the Work

Simon Terry


The commonest error in plans to develop social collaboration in an organisation is the most obvious error. Too many plans aren’t focused on the work. You don’t have a strategy for realising the value of collaboration in your organisation if it doesn’t focus on the work of your organisation.

Early Friday morning last week was the #ESNChat tweet chat. Rita Zonius and Dion Hinchcliffe were discussing a question about the plans for developing ESNs. Dion reiterated an important point – adoption or other abstract goals don’t matter.  Your business is in business and needs your employees doing something meaningful.

One Success Measure

The only measure of success that really matters to your business is the value that you…

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