In short, it may help to organize ourselves quite differently for information gathering and for solution generation. Both are important for problem solving, and yet, if we use the same kind of organizational structure for both, we may reduce the diversity of potential solutions from which to choose.
This is network science put to good use. I've kept this write-up short and succinct (a two-minute read), but it includes a link to the actual paper for more details.
#networks #collaboration #problemsolving
Special thanks to and for first calling my attention to this study here on Google+ (just one more example, by the way, of the network's superior ability to discover new information).
- TheVirtualPresenter.comChief Content Guy, 2006 - present
Full CV here: http://thevirtualpresenter.com/roger-courville/
Roger Courville is author of The Virtual Presenter’s Handbook, Successful Webinars with GoToWebinar, and contributing author to Business Expert Guide to Small Business Success.
A veteran of the web seminar business since 1999, Roger has reached tens of thousands in speaking appearances and tens of thousands more with writing appearances for Workshifting.com, SpeakingAboutPresenting.com, Training Australia Magazine, Presentations Magazine, eLearningGuild, and more.
His 2008 white paper “Five Keys to Moving Training Online” won TrainingZone.co.uk’s Reader’s Choice Award for “Top Download of the Year.”
1080 Group is a training, coaching and research firm helping executives design and deliver interactive webinar presentations and programs. The 1080 Group team has a collective experience that includes hundreds of clients, thousands of web seminars, and more than a million web seminar attendees.
Contact him at +1.503.329.1662 or email@example.com.
Promo reel for course developed for American Management Association:
Clip from a live, in-person training course for National Speakers Association:
Example webinar opening sequence:
- I done got one