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Virtual Meetings - See Nancy's 77 Tips for Planning and Leading Exceptional Meetings

Michael Sampson - Currents

I have been reading through a copy of Nancy Settle-Murphy's 77 Tips for Planning and Leading Exceptional Virtual Meetings PDF this afternoon. It's has 77 tips (not surprisingly) in a 20-page PDF, all focused on how to make virtual meetings work well - or exceptionally well. Virtual TeamsRecommended.

Virtual Meetings: Design for Worst-Case Scenarios for Best Outcomes

Michael Sampson - Currents

Nancy Settle-Murphy from Guided Insights writes a monthly newsletter about effective virtual teams. In her newsletter for February, she writes about being prepared for the bad things that can derail virtual meetings: " Normally, I ascribe to the 80/20 rule when it comes to planning meetings or designing training.

Liberating Structures Online

Full Circle Associates

User Group members got a good start on Min Specs for bringing virtual meetings back to life. 1. Guys, ok? Any 15% Solutions?

Measuring Economic Impact of Using Cloud-Based Services: Google Apps

Portals and KM

This post picks up on the theme from yesterday's post. The report is now out. They certainly found some impressive numbers in the ROI. offerings.

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Digital Distractions Are Expanding at the Workplace

Portals and KM

Here are some of the work related findings: Two out of three users will interrupt a group meeting to communicate with someone else digitally, either by answering email (48%), answering a mobile phone (35%), chatting via IM (28%), updating their status on a social network (12%) or tweeting (9%). Harmon.ie Most of the distractions are digital.

Virtual high school reunion?

Endless Knots

class doing your virtual. meeting kind of stuff in lieu of going to the expense of flying or. My friend Bill writes, asking a question I'm also interested in as I can't make it to my important high school reunion this year. Anyone know? Hi Jessica, Have you ever heard of a H.S.

HR Magazine - Exclusive: Google research heralds arrival of the human systems director

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Her university degree was tailored to meet the requirements of her role, and since her arrival in 2016, she has quickly worked her way up to become a board member and take the HSD title. They quickly agree objectives and Keiko arranges for her technology team to arrange all the appropriate virtual resources to begin the project. HR TV.

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19 Tips for Effective Online Conferences

Delicious/choconancy/online_facilitation

I was recently asked me about my recommendations for conducting effective online conferences (virtual conference). This is especially true with information like testing the virtual meeting software, getting into sessions, protocols during sessions, time zones, etc. They had attended the LearnTrends free online conference.

Organizational Collaboration: Four Foundations - Overview

Michael Sampson - Currents

Meet Julian. Goes to meetings. A couple of weeks ago, I opened a new foray into organizational collaboration here on my blog. Next Steps.

Virtual lunch, very noisy

Endless Knots

This is from a longer post, " Seven habits for successful video meetings," on Virtual Teams Blog , run by Al Jury who did his Ph.D. in virtual team leadership. Food at virtual meetings: 6. Be careful ordering food during the meeting: In meetings where food is ordered it can be very disruptive to meetings.

Trip report: A brief foray into the future

Endless Knots

  Several firsts at once for a keynote I gave last week for Cisco , topic, appropriately enough, "Virtual Leadership:" 1.

Interactions 2012 - Effective Virtual Teams - Martin White #iic12 @intranetfocus #virtualteams

Michael Sampson - Currents

Martin White from Intranet Focus is talking about being effective with virtual teams. Key points: - Martin has been running virtual teams since 1977. Many organizations have virtual teams, but few provide training for being on a virtual team. - The Challenger disaster - basically a virtual team that went very wrong.

Distractions in the Digital Workplace

Michael Sampson - Currents

Here are some of the work related findings: - Two out of three users will interrupt a group meeting to communicate with someone else digitally, either by answering email (48%), answering a mobile phone (35%), chatting via IM (28%), updating their status on a social network (12%) or tweeting (9%). Most of the distractions are digital.

News Updates (June 25, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

IBM announced the availability of Virtual Collaboration for Lotus Sametime, or a 3D edition of Sametime. Zoho Office for SharePoint.

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

Nancy White

Here are a couple of more related articles if you are interested in this topic of when and how to replace F2F meetings with virtual meetings.

Cisco Launches Second I-Prize Competition

Portals and KM

Cisco WebEx ™ , an online meeting platform for audio and Web conferencing that enables users to share documents and desktops in real time. Shares of ideas are purchased with virtual currency awarded to participants based on the value of their contributions on the platform. The winning team will be eligible for $250,000 in prize money.

Cisco Announces Second I-Prize Winner

Portals and KM

Cisco WebEx ™, an online meeting platform for audio and Web conferencing that enables users to share documents and desktops in real time.

News Updates (May 7, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Virtual meetings are only one element of a broader corporate strategy for environmental stewardship. Zurich Financial Services has implemented telepresence to make global meetings easier. Open Text Acquires Vignette. Open Text announced a definitive agreement to acquire Vignette, a content management vendor. Oracle Beehive.

News Updates (October 21, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Jive Gets $12 Million. Jive took $12 million of Series B funding from Sequoia Capital. IBM Client for Smart Work. MindManager 8 for Mac. Snow Leopard).

News Updates (March 10, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Breeze is an example of a virtual workplace. It demonstrates how you can use modular software to design and build a web-based, virtual work environment. Virtual meetings in SharePoint? Isn't that Communicator or Live Meeting? Leveraging Virtual Teams and Social Tools Forum. CorasWorks Breeze. So then.

Understanding the Benefits and Uses of Virtual Worlds

Leading Virtually

Surinder and I are currently attending the Mardi Gras conference on virtual worlds in Baton Rouge along with our colleague Rui Huang. One major take away that we have gotten from the conference is that people are still struggling to understand what virtual worlds are and what benefits they can have for both individuals and organizations.

News Updates (August 10, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Andrews discusses the rising threat of telepresence for airline companies, and wonders how they could respond. " So if they take on virtual meetings head on, what can they do? But the airlines can pitch the benefits of face-to-face meetings as more valuable and thus best in some situations (people you haven't met, sales calls, etc).

News Updates (July 17, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Online Meetings: Prod. Tom shares some ideas on making online / virtual meetings work. You can set deadlines for discussions and schedule blocks for virtual chats. As more people contribute, the interactions increase, and you soon approach the dynamic idea building of face-to-face meetings. Effectiveness.

News Updates (July 9, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Telstra Business to Business Cisco TelePresence means organisations will be able to bring other businesses together in a single, face to face, virtual meeting room, as opposed to intracompany Cisco TelePresence collaboration within the boundaries of one organisation. Telstra on Telepresence. Zoho Projects 2.0. Zoho Projects 2.0

News Updates (February 3, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Global virtual meeting collaboration will enable us to travel less, which will allow for greater productivity and a smaller environmental footprint.

News Updates (June 26, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Meet Virtually, Save Big Time. Virtual meetings that replace in-person meetings can save large sums of money.

Is Multitasking Bad for the Brain?

Elsua

What do you reckon? never thought about it myself and I do a fair bit of multitasking during the course of the day, but, apparently, yes!, Who knows.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

We are a collection of Editors, Knowledge Workers, Meeting Managers, Trainers, Designers and Facilitators. Thanks for sharing. Every week!

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

We are a collection of Editors, Knowledge Workers, Meeting Managers, Trainers, Designers and Facilitators. Thanks for sharing. Every week!

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

We are a collection of Editors, Knowledge Workers, Meeting Managers, Trainers, Designers and Facilitators. Thanks for sharing. Every week!

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

We are a collection of Editors, Knowledge Workers, Meeting Managers, Trainers, Designers and Facilitators. Thanks for sharing. Every week!

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

We are a collection of Editors, Knowledge Workers, Meeting Managers, Trainers, Designers and Facilitators. Thanks for sharing. Every week!

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

We are a collection of Editors, Knowledge Workers, Meeting Managers, Trainers, Designers and Facilitators. Thanks for sharing. Every week!

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

We are a collection of Editors, Knowledge Workers, Meeting Managers, Trainers, Designers and Facilitators. Thanks for sharing. Every week!

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

We are a collection of Editors, Knowledge Workers, Meeting Managers, Trainers, Designers and Facilitators. Thanks for sharing. Every week!

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

We are a collection of Editors, Knowledge Workers, Meeting Managers, Trainers, Designers and Facilitators. Thanks for sharing. Every week!

News Updates (February 18, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Better Virtual Meetings. Citrix is hosting a webinar on effective online meetings next week. Learning points: " (1) the 3 most common mistakes made in online meetings, (2) how to engage remote meeting attendees – and keep them engaged, and (3) what to do about mixed online and in-person audiences. Start Chattering.

News Updates (February 12, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

wikis, blogs, discussion forums) for product development applications to virtual meeting solutions (e.g., Office for Mac 2011. Microsoft announced details of Office for Mac 2011, with plans for better compatibility with Windows, improved collaboration tools, and a better UI. Outlook for Mac will support PST imports , and Microsoft IRM.

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News Updates (September 4, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Meeting Productivity. General rule: hold more shorter meetings, to keep people marching in the same direction. " The secret to productivity in virtual meetings is: short meetings. That means short meetings, shorter meetings and even shortest meetings. EtherPad History. Future of Email at Cisco.

News Updates (May 20, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The mix includes Cisco's WebEx virtual meeting tool, its Unified Communications platform, the Cisco Unified Wireless Network, and Cisco Advanced Services for technical support. Cisco recently unveiled an iPhone-based version of its WebEx Meeting Center application. Socialcast Embraces Email. HyperOffice White Paper. Other Items.