Difference between revisions of "Increasing Online Collaboration"

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<h2>Description</h2>
 
<h2>Description</h2>
The Internet has enabled people from nearly all corners of the earth to engage with each other in workplace and leisure settings. Online collaboration occurs when participants in geographically diverse locations engage to produce a project collectively. Online collaboration may be seen in the workplace as geographically distributed teams collaborate on projects for customers who are themselves globally distributed, and in open sourced settings where individuals contribute to open source software or collaborative knowledge repositories such as wikis and open sourced textbooks.
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The Internet has enabled people from nearly all corners of the earth to engage with each other in workplace and leisure settings. Online collaboration occurs when participants in geographically diverse locations engage to produce a project collectively. It may be seen in the workplace as geographically distributed teams collaborate on projects for customers who are themselves globally distributed, and in open sourced settings where individuals contribute to open source software or collaborative knowledge repositories such as wikis and open sourced textbooks.
  
 
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<h2>Enablers:</h2>
 
<h2>Enablers:</h2>
 
1. Increasing global internet connectivity <br>
 
1. Increasing global internet connectivity <br>
1]. The net result of this explosive growth in connectivity is increasing labor competitiveness, where talent can be sourced from emerging as well as developing markets. <br>
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http://www.internetworldstats.com/stats.htm]. The net result of this explosive growth in connectivity is increasing labor competitiveness, where talent can be sourced from emerging as well as developing markets. <br>
  
 
2. Rise of cloud-based services <br>
 
2. Rise of cloud-based services <br>
Cloud based services may be characterized as software which is hosted by service providers over the internet. The global market for cloud based computing is currently at 12.1 billion in 2010 [2
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Cloud based services may be characterized as software which is hosted by service providers over the internet. The global market for cloud based computing is currently at 12.1 billion in 2010 [http://www.forbes.com/2010/07/12/cloud-computing-growth-entrepreneurs-technology-informationweeksmb.html
  
 
3. Rise of Social Networking <br>  
 
3. Rise of Social Networking <br>  
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<h2>Inhibitors: </h2>
 
<h2>Inhibitors: </h2>
 
1. Government internet controls <br>  
 
1. Government internet controls <br>  
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http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/bdc8921c-8ba9-11df-ab4d-00144feab49a.htmlhttp://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/c6f08582-a2ee-11df-8cf4-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=rss]. <br>
  
 
2. Copyright and compensation concerns <br>
 
2. Copyright and compensation concerns <br>
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<h2>Paradigms: </h2>
 
<h2>Paradigms: </h2>
5]. This phrase, coined by Thomas Friedman over five years ago characterizes a feeling that the world is so globally interconnected, that individuals and institutions must cooperate and compete on an increasingly large global playing field. <br>  
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http://www.thomaslfriedman.com/bookshelf/the-world-is-flat]. This phrase, coined by Thomas Friedman over five years ago characterizes a feeling that the world is so globally interconnected, that individuals and institutions must cooperate and compete on an increasingly large global playing field. <br>  
  
  
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5. Friedman, Thomas. The World is Flat 3.0. Picador Trade Paperback. July 2007.
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5. Friedman, Thomas. The World is Flat 3.0. Picador Trade Paperback. July 2007. http://www.thomaslfriedman.com/bookshelf/the-world-is-flat

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