Robust Self-Forming Human Networks: Making Organizations Work

Period of Performance: 10/10/2006 - 11/28/2007

$149K

Phase 1 STTR

Recipient Firm

Freytag & CO. LLC
1647 Sierra Woods Drive
Reston, VA 20194
Principal Investigator

Research Institution

University of Minnesota
450 McNamara Alumni Center
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Institution POC

Abstract

This proposed work researches, designs, and prototypes a lightweight knowledge management tool supporting legacy communication protocols to assist organizations in automatically restructure themselves to meet new challenges and tasks. This tool promotes virtual reorganizations that connect individuals with common interests and functions irrespective of the official "organization chart" by displaying the real "wiring diagram."