Tag Archive: networks

Nov 16 2009

Next from UBM: the Building Network

Having seen UBM sister publication Property Week establish an online community in September, Building magazine has followed suit, with The Building Network, also hosted on the Ning platform. I discovered this after noticing some familiar-sounding links on Twitter. What used to be a flow of news headlines and job vacancies from @BuildingSite now appears to …

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Apr 08 2009

Cultivating collaboration

The Economist has an article, Getting togetherness, which supports my own view on the critical importance of company cultures in supporting – or killing – collaboration. The article talks about Apple’s iPod, launched in 2001, and Sony’s inability to produce a comparable product due to a “long-standing culture of internal competition”. It then discusses research …

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