Among, the more notable posts reveal a link to the recent blog of his friend (Michael Idinopulos) over at transparent office
- In-the-Flow wikis enable people do their day-to-day work in the wiki itself. These wikis are typically replacing email, virtual team rooms, and project management systems.
- Above-the-Flow wikis invite users to step out of the daily flow of work and reflect, codify, and share something about what they do. These wikis are typically replacing knowledge management systems (or creating knowledge management systems for the first time).
Average number of corporate emails sent and received per person, per day:
Percent of work day spent managing email for the average corporate email user:
Back to the first post I mentioned, I just wanted to touch upon one more post that Professor McAfee has published concerning his time spent with heads of HR of various firms and their response to the Enterprise 2.0 technologies (see People, Computers and People People post). To me it was personally staggering that "HR executives uniformly felt that their companies would not allow their websites to include a ‘community’ section where customers could hold discussions, post issues, and help each other find solutions." This could be a consequence of the characteristics of the generations currently in those decision making positions not ready to "embrace" the change of bringing effective social interaction via the web. This will be interesting to see how perspective of HR change as the technology becomes more embedded within society (i.e facebook)