[Taxacom] Success criteria of a collaboration facility?
Phillip S. Boegh
2phillipsmail at gmail.com
Sat Jan 29 06:57:30 CST 2011
What is success criteria of a collaboration facility?
1 8-) Does a collaboration facility improve collaboration? This is
related to the present email-collaboration.
Must collaboration success imply:
2 :-\ $$. Compete for fast money to projects or sustainable funding for
3 :-* Time-saving? This is related to whether you need “All to be done
from this facility”
4 ;-) Inspiration from an open forum - to debate or answer your questions?
5 :-x A closed & filtered facility?: Do you like the facility by default
discern career from non-career taxonomists, plus peer reviewed
information from other information? This is related to: Who is an expert
and what is appropriate information?
6 :-[ Peer review, Open peer review (Wikipedia) or a Secure platform for
If you go to:
you'll find suggestions that elaborate the above points 1-6. However, we
are more curious about your expectations :-) !?
Candidate of Science
Research coordinator, EU-project PESI
P.S. This has been posted among diptera researchers, who has reminded me
about the necessity of public debate of how theory of science and
science management are developing. I regret that these researchers do
not want to step forward in public, but I thank them for their essential
objections, as they lines up the way taxonomic management must change
due to the decreased number of experts.
Here are some of the first 3 weeks successes: An expert has told us that
his taxon is found outside what was known for his species, one has
refuted a misunderstanding - a photo was not from an area outside the
range of his species, one discussion has lead to a structural change in
a systematic site (Systema Dipterorum) that again will gain a change in
Finally quite a few members have got a hint to identify their species
from their uploaded images.
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