In what's been dubbed the "wiki workplace," a growing number of organizations have begun shifting from traditional hierarchical structures to self-organized and collaborative networks, using wiki software—a basket of technologies that include wikis, blogs and other tools—to foster innovation across organizational and geographic boundaries.
Power in Numbers: How wiki software is reforming bloated bureaucracies and changing the face of communication - Newsweek, August 6, 2007
The information and communication technologies that are transforming media, culture, and the economy are also reshaping how companies and employees function. New social computing tools such as wikis and blogs put unprecedented communication power in the hands of employees.
The Wiki Workplace - Business Week, August 20, 2007
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