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Are Your Collaboration Modalities Growing The Bottom Line?

June 10, 2009

“The only irreplaceable capital an organization possesses is the knowledge and ability of its people. The productivity of that capital depends on how effectively people share their competence with those who can use it.” Andrew Carnegie

Two trends in workplace productivity are converging:

■ The first, which has been known for a few decades, is that a substantial portion of the US economy’s GDP is the result of Knowledge Workers productivity.

■ The second, only recently being recognized as a meaningful trend, is that collaboration modalities (email, shared documents, and social communication—facebook, twitter, etc.) are becoming increasingly important in productivity and information sharing in professional and business enterprises.

My colleague, Sunil Maulik, has written about this in his White Note “Email, Social Media and Digital Tools In the Workplace”. To download this White Note, visit MonetaSuite.