The Unified Organization: Fighting the Silo Tendency


Abraham Lincoln said it well: "A house divided against itself cannot stand." We all know that there is strength in unity, and yet all too often, IT and library staff operate in silos within silos. Concentric walls seem to form around our functional areas, our organization, and our campus, making it hard to develop the kind of cross-functional relationships we need to build responsive organizations in an age of change. This lively presentation, revised and updated from a popular session at the NERCOMP 2013 conference, will discuss both theoretical and practical approaches to moving toward a more collaborative culture. Learn how three different institutions are addressing this shared problem.

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