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Videoconferencing platforms for teaching online – a short video guide

e-Moderation Station

You need a reliable videoconferencing platform to deliver those live classes to your students. However, it’s easier said than done.

Technology: videoconferencing

Joitske Hulsebosch

Birds!" "Eh, no, nowadays we use life videoconferencing for bringing prisoners up to court finally after all those months! Free World!

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Don't Use Videoconferencing for Formal Meetings

Michael Sampson - Currents

Chris expressed surprise at Mike's comment about not using videoconferencing for formal meetings : " Mike let this one fly as we talked about collaboration and how his company, with people scattered around the country, use videoconferencing: "We never use it at a meeting where there's an agenda.". Rewind. What's that, Mike?

Aligning Collaboration with Business Processes

Portals and KM

Forrester recently issued a new report, The State Of Collaboration Software Implementations: 2011 by TJ Keitt with Matthew Brown and Joseph Dang.

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Narrate Your Work, Working Out Loud, with Google Plus


The combination of multiple levels of interaction from a same single user interface is a killer.  Take it to the next level. Quite the opposite.

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5 ways to enhance your social presence in online courses

e-Moderation Station

Image by mrtopp. How are present are you as an instructor in your online courses? Here are five things that can help you strike this balance. Media.

Google Plus – Bridging Together Too Irreconcilable Worlds


The communities will come as a result. and offline interactions. Yes, that’s right. After all, we are all visual animals. Can you imagine?

Volcanic Eruption in Europe Boosts Video Calling

Leading Virtually

Collaboration technology collaboration technology collaboration tools communication technology technology videoconferencingBoth AFP and Reuters are reporting a spike in video calling as air travel is halted in Europe due to volcanic eruption. According to Cisco, there has been a huge surge in demand for its telepresence facilities in Europe.

Volcanic Eruption in Europe Boosts Video Calling

Leading Virtually

Tags: Collaboration technology collaboration technology collaboration tools communication technology technology videoconferencing

The Leading Virtually Digest, February 14, 2009

Leading Virtually

Bottom line:   In this post, that references a Management Science article, we learn that videoconferencing appears to have an effect on communication.  For example, this has implications for the use of videoconferencing in immigration courts, as described above. Imagine the logistics of communicating with that set up! 

Technology: Pathuis cartoon

Joitske Hulsebosch

Large Companies in the UK are Permitting Less Travel - Collaboration Technology Steps into the Breach

Michael Sampson - Currents

Other hurdles cited by respondents included "lack of familiarity with/lack of availability/poor quality of videoconferencing" and "the cost/inconvenience of rail travel." ". The World Wide Fund in the UK surveyed 158 large companies in the UK about what's happening with business travel. The research found that: ". My Comments. 1.

Global Tech Spending on the Rise According to Forrester

Portals and KM

Enterprise demand for wireless, unified communications, and videoconferencing is also increasing. This is good news. According to a new forecast from Forrester , global tech spending will rise 7.1 percent in 2011 to $1.7 trillion, according to new forecast data from Forrester. percent, with software starting to accelerate. percent. percent.

My Top 10 Reasons Why I Bought an iPad 2


Totally recommended if you are a heavy gamer! Yes, good quality products would do that to you. The rest will come! Design: Yes, good, … oh wait!,

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5 Ways to Use Video (in your online course)

e-Moderation Station

Hold regular videoconferencing sessions with your participants in real time. Subscribe to the comments for this post? Tweet This! Where to film?

Benefit of Virtual Teams - the BP Experience (from mid-1990s)

Michael Sampson - Currents

After meeting in-person first, videoconferencing "maintained a richness of communication and a sense of direct personal contact" that other tools couldn't deliver. In Knowing the Drill: Virtual Teamwork at BP , Don Cohen looks at the benefits that accrued to BP from virtual teaming approaches and technology in the 1990s. That's powerful ROI!

Trip report: A brief foray into the future

Endless Knots

We used Telepresence , Cisco's technology that provides hi-def, interactive videoconferencing. Everyone attended virtually. Everyone. 3.

“It’s the Conversation, Stupid!” – Social media systems design for open innovation communities

Making CommunitySense

It was a very lively meeting, generating lots of ideas for new research. However, this time none of this was needed. All we used was a Mac and Skype.

Krawler[x] home

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Deskera Project Management Worlds first On Demand Collaborative Project tool with 100% MS-Project compatibility and built on web2.0. Integrated with iPhone and Mobile apps. Try Now Krawler CRM Worlds first Web 2.0 end-to-end Collaborative CRM on demand with integration to email, calendar, contacts and your mobile. Manage your business with ease.

Mobile Collaboration Moves Forward

Portals and KM

In this research, Forrester evaluated the mobility strengths and weaknesses of 13 vendors in four collaboration categories - document-based collaboration, webconferencing, videoconferencing, and activity streams. These criteria include: smartphone and tablet platforms as well as the desktop and browser support. Good choice.    

News Updates (May 7, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

What's more, the actual travel-replacement effects of videoconferencing aren't exactly carved in stone. Open Text Acquires Vignette. Open Text announced a definitive agreement to acquire Vignette, a content management vendor. This values the transaction at approximately US $310 million. Video Conferencing Won't Save the World. Oracle Beehive.

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Since last August, this blog has been silent. This does not mean that I have been out of action, far from it. To be continued.

News Updates (November 17, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Recent announcements by Cisco (the TANDBERG acquisition attempt) and Logitech (the LifeSize acquisition), point to the mainstreaming of video conferencing. " The deals underscore a growing sense that videoconferencing is finally ready to go from an exotic luxury to an everyday part of business life. Video Going Mainstream. RIM Going Up.

News Updates (October 16, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

One, Tandberg is in the videoconferencing space, which is hot these days. Tandberg Says No to Cisco. But beware of hubris. BlackBerry Storm2.

The "you never know" principle

Endless Knots

I'm a believer (wasn't that a song?). mention the "give.write.take.go You must read Don's bio at the link in prior sentence. Busines

Rebooting the conference

e-Moderation Station

Subscribe to the comments for this post? Tweet This! Share this on Facebook. Add this to Google Reader. No plenary speakers. No opening speech. Enjoy!

More on replacing business travel from Jessica Lipnack | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Then I saw this post on Facebook by NetTeams wizardess, Jessica Lipnack. Her emphasis on the social processes resonates. Twenty percent? Relief!

Practical examples: The community empowerment network in Central Asia

Joitske Hulsebosch

The Network works for Azerbaijan, Kyrgyz, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. perspective

News Updates (February 10, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Cisco announced some of its plans for Tandberg, once the acquisition is complete. " At first glance, the moves show Cisco preserving much of Tandberg's flagship videoconferencing lines and integrating Tandberg's technology into its own video and telepresence families, with an eye toward minimal disruption of Tandberg's channel. Day CQ 5.3.

Obliterate or strategically use business travel? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Sounds like quite a headline, eh? cringe each time go to or hear of international gatherings where the structured interaction is all presentation.

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News Updates (May 15, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Cisco's technology ended up being too hard to implement, and Regus was concerned about interoperability with other vendors' videoconferencing and telepresence systems. Regus Drops Cisco for Polycom. But the suites were never set up. Sharing Documents. It assigns a random URL, and this is both good and bad. And, it is free. Groove 2010.

Cisco Community Central: Enterprise Social Software : Pushing The Reset Button On How We Look At “Collaboration”

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

If you are collaborating you have to be communicating at some capacity (I like your example of videoconferencing - truly collaboration and communication.) To collaborate, the “right tools&# have been workspaces, discussion forums, shared document libraries, wikis, and even web conferencing. CRM, ERP). Use of e-mail continued to soar.

Collaborative Thinking: Microsoft Eyes Future of Teleconferencing with RoundTable

Collaborative Thinking

It combines the features of a speakerphone with those found in videoconferencing into a device that Microsoft expects will retail for less than US$3,000. As technologists, we tend to emphasize the tools and technologies that handle virtual collaboration but often we forget than people interact a great deal in a face-to-face manner. plug-in.

The Leading Virtually Digest, February 8, 2009

Leading Virtually

In addition to showing investors that Cisco is careful about it expenses during these difficult times, the CEO was also trying to advertise Cisco’s technology, such as telepresence videoconferencing, web meeting applications, and collaboration software, that enables businesses to cut down on travel. 

Tips for the online conference moderator

e-Moderation Station

Well before the online event, check that the speaker knows how to use the videoconferencing software effectively. Tweet This! Photo by lizzardo.

Being social at work: which communications model to adopt for the enterprise? | The AppGap

John Tropea - Delicious Network

by Matthew Hodgson April 28, 2009 at 9:05 pm · Filed under Enterprise 2.0 , Web 2.0 , social media , social networks Web 2.0 Aral, S., Web 3.0

The AppGap " " Dotster Provides On-line User Communities for Business: News, views, and reviews of Work 2.0 tools, apps and practices

John Tropea - Delicious Community

These user communities enhance brand loyalty and provide increased communication between customers, reducing customer service calls. Check it out here.

The AppGap " " Collaboration — What's in it for me?!: News, views, and reviews of Work 2.0 tools, apps and practices

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Collaboration — What’s in it for me?! Maslow ’s Hierarchy of Needs is often the first theory put forward. cheers, Atul. Entreprise 2.0

The AppGap » » Web 2.0 in the Enterprise. From Dilbert to Dude: News, views, and reviews of Work 2.0 tools, apps and practices

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Web 2.0 in the Enterprise. Earlier this week I was on a panel at a  Churchill Club  event in Silicon Valley. The panel was also covered in  Infoworld.