MITRE’s Commercial Aviation Dashboard Improves Air Traffic Management, Flight Safety

MITRE’s Commercial Aviation Dashboard Improves Air Traffic Management, Flight Safety

With the increasing demand for a diversity of new entrant operations come a variety of economic efficiency challenges. A MITRE team collaborating with the Federal Aviation Administration and industry experts is developing technology to make it easier for FAA’s air...
The Daily Standup

The Daily Standup

In Liz Hayes’s post about routine check-ins, seemingly simple collaboration processes and trust enable hard-working, distributed teams to succeed. —Editor Author: Liz HayesI joined a new project last summer, a Global Information System (GIS) effort run by Keith W....
Gestalt Wikis at MITRE: Origins

Gestalt Wikis at MITRE: Origins

Gestalt Wikis at MITRE: Origins

This blog post is the first of four in a series about Gestalt Wikis at MITRE. MITRE began using wikis on the corporate intranet in 2005 with the volunteer grassroots creation of MITREpedia. MITREpedia uses open source MediaWiki[1] as its underlying wiki software. The objective as stated in its Main Page was to capture information about MITRE “people, projects, organizations, customers, technology and more.”[2] In a recent conversation with its founder, Harry Sleeper, the motivation behind MITREpedia was elaborated as to provide a collaborative environment where staff could author linked narratives of well-formed, detailed knowledge about their work.

New Online Journal: “Social Media for Organizations”

New Online Journal: “Social Media for Organizations”

With the popularity of social media in purely social contexts, I’ve been fascinated by the implications for using these tools for work-related purposes. In recent years, organizations of all types—whether they are industrial, academic, government, or non-profit—are increasingly turning to social media tools such as wikis, blogs, microblogs, and social networking for internal use. By doing so, they hope to enhance collaboration, streamline business processes, and improve relationships.

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