Research using big data how to create cooperative, productive and creative organizations and governments. New ubiquitous data show all aspects of human life – including the creation and spread of new ideas.
MIT research: Effective communication patterns for groups = they share lots of ideas – many short contributions instead of a few long ones; their interactions are dense with continuous overlapping cycles of an idea followed by a response; they share a diversity of ideas – everyone contributes.
Anyone care to match this with brainstorming research? See more at http://www.cbc.ca/spark/blog/2014/03/02/social-physics/
See on socialphysics.media.mit.edu