Real-time web and management cybernetics

Teemu, Arina, Oct 12, 2009
Commentary by Stephen Downes

Teemu Arina channels Stafford Beer (that should make Scott Wilson happy) in this presentation on "Collaborative Edge: Real-time Social Technologies in the Enterprise." He writes, of Beer, "His ideas were more bottom-up than top-down: due to limitations of single or small groups of individuals to comprehend everything what is going on (=top management), one needs communication and conversation with employees, partners and customers – The very ideas that concepts like crowdsourcing or open innovation aim to address."
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