Collaborative networks across organizational boundaries: The edge of network collaboration
17 November 2008
Organizer: Pan American Health Organization
Date: Monday 17 November 2008, 12.00 - 13.30 pm WDC Time
Place: PAHO/HQ Room 612
Knowledge Management and Communication
Pan American Health Organization
Murdoch, Lorne R.
Area Manager Information Technology Services ITS
12:00 pm -12:05 pm Welcome - Murdoch, Lorne R. and Carol Vlassoff
12:05 pm -12:50 pm Presentation Damir Simunic, Product Manager, Edge Collaboration Solutions, ECS
12:50 pm – 13:30 pm Questions and Answers - Discussion: Moderator Marcelo D’Agostino
Collaborative networks across organizational boundaries
“….Working with international organizations over the past seven years, we have uncovered a specific niche of application of software for virtual collaborative networks. The niche, 'Edge of Network Collaboration' addresses the need of professional organizational staff to reach out and connect in virtual networks beyond the organization's intranet, in large part driven by international organizations' missions to connect with constituencies and other international development players globally.
Building collaborative networks across the edge connects the organizations' professionals to people from all walks of life and wildly varying educational backgrounds, levels of connectivity, and propensity towards technology.
Our work in building solution platforms for edge collaboration over the past years led us down the path of discovery of key success factors in this niche…..”