Can Enterprise 2.0 be born of Enterprise 1.0?

In this thought provoking article,

Cognitive Edge: If the world is flat, seek out the bumpy bits

Dave Snowden hits on every topic from data analysis, to organizational theory, to their interplay with Web 2.0 technology.

It is a fascinating read, and not without painfully humorous bits:

The comfort of current orthodoxy is a safer and more natural space for
organisational discussion makers. Pioneers in organisations generally
die from arrows in their backs, not their chests.


From an organisational point of view there is no
difference between a terrorist, a customer, a citizen or an employee.
They all represent instances of the problem of asymmetry in
which a large, structured organisation is trying to understand mass,
unknowable actions and motivations that are outside the control, but
not the influence of the organisation itself

Published in: on January 12, 2007 at 10:10 pm  Leave a Comment  

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