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Managing the platform: higher education and the logic of Wikinomics

13 Mar 2009
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Quite aside from the content produced on Wikipedia it is an efficient way to marshal the talents of many bright, capable people to produce knowledge. The real significance of Wikipedia and similar Web 2.0 technologies is the way in which they organize people and activities, not simply the way in which they create and distribute information. Don Tapscott and Anthony Williams call this new organization of activities 'wikinomics'. At its heart, wikinomics involves motivated amateurs who voluntarily produce knowledge and information in a new form of social and managerial organization.

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