Collaboration Diffusion Leads to Confusion
It’s usually good to have choices. If the only food available was broccoli, a lot of people might starve (including me). Instead, we have more choices of what to eat than at any time in history.
Choice usually is progress. The same is true in technology. Having more than one type of information technology fights against monoculture and allows for different needs to be met. The more diverse the technology landscape, the more varied the products, the better the fit to a problem.
Still, there is such a thing as too…