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Lab notes

Today, encyclopedias, jetliners, operating systems, mutual funds, and many other items are being created by teams numbering in the thousands or even millions. While some leaders fear the heaving growth of these massive online communities, Wikinomics proves this fear is folly. Smart firms can harness...

I hate to sound cynical, but my feeling is that unless you're very lucky with your clients or happen to work somewhere where creativity is the incumbent mindset (tell me where, please), you'll hear these words far too often. It's tragically the case that through conservatism,...

The Seattle Post Intelligencer runs an interesting vox pop on awareness of Web 2.0. Most people sampled (and it's a small sample, but I'd put it to you that it's largely representative) have no clue. I'm not terribly surprised at this. The vast majority...

Many of the developer communities we're involved with run corporate blogs - Adobe and IBM are shining lights in the spaces I work with. They: act as a conduit for client feedback facilitate corporate outbound communication (in a less-formal-than-media-release way) provide a window into the company put a...

For our work here at acidlabs, we use 37signals awesome Basecamp. It makes a huge difference in communication capacity for our geographically diverse team and clients. I've signed up for their affiliate program in an effort to make a little offset cash aginst our Basecamp...

The notion of adding value to your workplace is one that is building traction among progressive companies. Making things better by being innovative and unafraid to try something new is a long way from a new idea, but the MBAs for whom the bottom...