[caption id="attachment_511" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo: Calvin Dellinger http://www.flickr.com/photos/cstreetus/3381285097/[/caption]
For many years the mantra in knowledge management, and more recently in collaboration circles, has been:
"We need to break down silos"
Yet silos are so common that I've been wondering if they have a role to play, or if they're an unfortunate side-effect of something else? Here, then, is my list of 5 great things about silos:
They can foster...