Research to be undertaken on platforms for enabling group/team based collaboration as exemplified by ki work.
University of Illinois' National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) has published its Key transformative research focus on four main areas: Virtual organizations for distributed communities; high-performance computing; data, visualization, and interaction; and education and workforce development.
NSF article goes onto describe....
PRAC is another smaller-scale program that provides money for people to travel and develop their collaborations. So you might say that's money to develop virtual organizations.
Signs of fractional work continue to emerge.