…iendfeed, which was created by a group of ex-Google product managers and engineers. And I loved it. It had everything: a vibrant group of technologists who loved sharing interesting ideas and information, a real-time news feed with social feedback (they invented “liking”), multi-platform aggregation, media uploading…the list goes on. It was the social platform that Google should have built.
…but we have to be aware how organisational structure can hinder innovation and work against us. And good project teams are hard to build, but a lot easier to maintain with the right people. Self-selection can help. And value jacks of all trades!