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Work Together: 60+ Collaborative Tools for Groups

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

ContactOffice.com - Allows groups to share documents, calandars, contacts, and files. Glide - Facilitates group meetings to review projects together. PlanHQ.com - Specifically for groups working on business plans. TheOpenDoc.com - Create multiple workspaces with multiple documents, then share them for group editing.

Growing Our Social Media Group

Online Social Networking

I work at a watch company for which social media and web marketing are key tools for accelerating its business expansion. Social Media Help Wanted.

Social Dashboards: Leveraging Streams, Relationships & Social Identities

Collaborative Thinking

It also has a "Groups" feature, but its implementation was somewhat confusing. Interesting space to watch. understanding the intersect between social networks, relationships, and identity remains key: Enterprise Friendly Social Network Dashboard PeopleBrowsr Launches Real-Time Search. Imagine TweetDeck as an online application.

Telebriefing: Leveraging Relationships and Managing Identity Two Sides of the Social Networking Coin

Collaborative Thinking

Next week, Alice Wang and I will be presenting our research and consulting findings on the intersect social media and social networking has with identity and security for Burton Group clients. If you are a Burton Group client, I believe you will find this presentation very informative. Register: Online (for Burton Group clients).

Social Networks And Group Formation - Boxes and Arrows: The design behind the design

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

These groups grow one user at a time. Backstrom, Huttenlocher and Kleinberg (2006) analyze group formation in large social networks.

Collaborative Thinking: Integrating SharePoint And Confluence

Collaborative Thinking

While Confluence is popular, customers should be able to integrate other blog and wiki vendors as well(e.g., Your comment has not yet been posted.

Online Community Building Strategy: Nancy White On Networks, Groups and Technology Choices

John Tropea - Delicious Community

guess I have some pretty strong definitions about the distinctions between the two (group facilitation vs. network facilitation). nothing.

Learning While Building eLearning: Part 3 – Facilitating Online

Full Circle Associates

wondered about how to  group participants in some way, to point out some challenges and invite others to react. And about engagement.

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Change Leadership Challenge 5: Use Networks for Change

Partnering Resources

Make sure your communication strategy leverages the network by disseminating information in ways that it can travel freely to all who need access to it. Have you invited representatives from the group of informal leaders to help shape the change? Image from wikimedia.com. This is the fifth in a series of posts about change leadership.

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Column 2 : Enterprise 2.0: Group Intelligence Panel

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Group Intelligence Panel Luis Solis of GroupSystems moderated a panel on Group Intelligence Across the Enterprise: 5 Keys to Success, with David Marshak of the Unified Communications & Collaboration group at IBM , Alex Pentland of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence and John Abele of Boston Scientific. Filed under E2.0

Re-Imagining Effective Work (aka Digital Transformation) – What Is This?

Michael Sampson - Currents

– for holding discussions, use a Yammer Group for team or project discussions around a common theme. Applying the re-imagining discipline allows organisations to re-think work practices, organisational structures, corporate culture, and even their business model. No more email and attachments.

2016 24

Visions of Business Ecosystems

Partnering Resources

Volunteer user groups share technical knowledge and contribute to eBay’s growth. Incredible complexity. So many moving parts. eBay Ecosystem.

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Design Considerations For Enterprise Social Networks

Collaborative Thinking

conference, attendees heard from companies like GE, Nike, and Virgin America shared how they are leveraging an enterprise approach towards social collaboration. However, one group that can be positioned at least as a coordination point to ensure design, media, and technology efforts are aligned, is the EA team. Work and personal value.

Towards A More Participatory Culture: Enterprise Q&A

Collaborative Thinking

If activity streams are leveraged, is posting a question into a stream cluttered with lots of other items vying for attention the right approach? If so, we can then define a notification process and ping those individuals and groups through different alerting options? John summarized the work and results of the study. E2.0). .

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Activity Streams: Moving Beyond Event Aggregation

Collaborative Thinking

As the enterprise considers how activity streams can be leveraged, we see interest in role-based streams and process-related streams. Efforts to aggregate events from external systems may be done via proprietary APIs by vendors seeking to leverage its own existing API ecosystem. Level of insight : Inconvenient truth beneath the hype.

Theorizing On Network Ties & Structures

Collaborative Thinking

In earlier posts (" Teams, Communities, And Social Networks "), I outlined some thoughts on how group structures are themselves social networks however the reverse is not always true: "Teams and communities are social networks. Ties between members of groups provide those networks with cohesion that makes their structure more recognizable.

Literature Review: Improving Work Practices in Times of Change

Collaborative Thinking

The idea is to become comfortable with the purpose of a Review and leverage prior work done on the annotated bibliography  completed earlier.

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5 Web Strategies that Paid Off in 2011

Online Social Networking

credit just five very simple ideas with our success: Building a core group of websites around which the company’s entire web presence was built. In November 2010, I seized an opportunity that came up to join a major luxury goods company and test my strategies and techniques in a competitive real-world environment. Sharing is Caring!

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Some lessons about capacity building in social media for development organisations in the South

Joitske Hulsebosch

It was great to work in a group of three facilitators, because you create an enormous flexibility. I've already blogged about our online start.

2011 58

The 1-minute guide to the digital divide

e-Moderation Station

For example, within a high resource context, we may have disadvantaged groups (such as migrants, or the homeless). Image by Lisa on Flickr.

2016 28

The village as a venue

Chris Corrigan

How’s this for a conference centre? Overflow registrants are housed at the Lodge at the Old Dorm and other local B&Bs.

2015 28

Collaborative Thinking: Socializing At Work - No Longer A Waste Of Time

Collaborative Thinking

Social interaction has an immense (yet subtle) influence on how well an organization catalyzes relationships, leverages professional associations, and cultivates a sense of community among employees, customers, partners, and suppliers. command and control”). threats from aging workforce and talent gaps). Facebook , YouTube ). Nice blog.

Twitter for organisations

Joitske Hulsebosch

How to leverage employee accounts? I'm always curious who is behind the account, especially if I know the organisation! What to tweet?

Sharing our inspiration from the Learning Technologies conference with links to all our liveblogs

Joitske Hulsebosch

In this blogpost we compile some reflections and provide links to all our liveblogs, so that you may choose which ones to read. Is that typical Dutch?

2015 17

Collaborative Thinking: Enterprise 2.0 Report: Table of Contents

Collaborative Thinking

Report: Table of Contents A few people asked for an executive summary of the report published recently on Enterprise 2.0 ( availability of the report for Burton Group clients was posted here ). included the summary to the report (which basically is the executive summary, or synopsis as we call it) in that posting. Awesome post! Trust Us.

Executive Briefing: Why an Adoption Approach is Required

Michael Sampson - Currents

Identifying Initial Departments, Groups, and Teams … identifying the key departments, groups, and teams that would benefit from a new way of collaborating, and have a willingness to be involved in the first phase of the adoption program. Success is defined as making the system available to the organization. Getting Started.

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New Industry Report: The New Rules of the Collaborative Economy

Online Community Strategy

The role of brand in the collaborative economy presents an opportunity for large brands to take advantage by marketing on trust or partnering with sharing services to leverage their brand. Jeremiah Owyang of Crowd Companies and Vision Critical have released a follow up report to their 2014 Sharing is the new Buying.

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Balancing Tasks & Relationships – The Art of Engagement

Alchemy of Change

The groups that are great at engagement are the groups that know how to create promise. The bigger the task, the bigger the relationship.

OrchestratorMail - Bringing Structure and Clarity to Email Communication

Michael Sampson - Currents

A lot of business is conducted via email. general decline in the willingness to work with other people should this become a pattern of interaction.

2011 62

Learning While Building eLearning: #4 Lessons from the Pilot

Full Circle Associates

Emilio: We have our own elearning team at FAO doing their own projects for specific groups. Emilio: Solve the prep work for the launch.

2016 19

Enabling Participation: More Art Than Science

Collaborative Thinking

The result might be a chaotic and inconsistent level of utilization and growth of the site but those groups that “stick with it” will shape the community environment and produce leaders that can help evangelize benefits upwards to management. Over the years, I’ve talked to a lot of project teams and people involved in Enterprise 2.0 Summary.

Enterprise Collaboration Requires Critical New Skills

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Small Groups of 2 to 5 People A well-composed team of just a few deeply committed and compatible people is a thing of true beauty. small group of people can work passionately together. " Think of the Apollo 13 ground crew, The Beatles, the Group of Seven. Document Management DAM Advertise with us! What Needs to Change?

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Viewing Activities in IBM Connections as a Kanban Board

Michael Sampson - Currents

Working together on projects and leveraging Social Tools is a very powerful way of getting stuff done. Now take it to another level and imagine a way to visually group Boards/Activities together by category, or project type, or what ever you want! “ We love Activities in Connections. They are awesome! Best of both worlds!

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Mock Thesis Proposal: Personal Support Networks During Periods Of Employee Transition, Part 1

Collaborative Thinking

Social Network Sites (SNS) create multiple affordances employees leverage during their employment lifecycle. Personal support networks are one type of SNS affordance employees can exploit when seeking information, mentoring, advice, problem-solving help, or opinions on the “folklore” of another group or business area. Abstract.

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Future of Social Business – Rest of the Story

Portals and KM

They are also doing things to leverage the social network.   Andy McAfee licked it off and you see my notes in the previous post.

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Customizable online workgroup applications for teams - QuickBase

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Learn more ›› Business Consultant Program Become a business consultant today and start leveraging QuickBase with your clients. Project Management Simplify work with one of our project management solutions. Online CRM (Sales Management) Customizable applications ready to manage your sales and CRM.

Infocomm Industry Forum 2009

Collaborative Thinking

Leveraging Social Media to Promote Workplace Innovation. Mike Gotta Principal Analyst, Collaboration & Content Strategies, Burton Group. Organisations are leveraging Enterprise 2.0 Fostering Innovation In The Infocomm Ecosystem. Enterprise 2.0: INFOCOMM INDUSTRY FORUM 2009. Social Networking & Collaboration

The art of giving instructions: 7 practices for facilitators

Chris Corrigan

Even for facilitators, public speaking can be a stressful experience, and there is nothing worse than trying to give instructions to a group while your knees are shaking and your mouth is dry. Giving instructions poorly leads to confusion and chaos and can quickly erode the trust of a group. Invite, don’t tell. Sing it already!

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Breaking down silos, what does that mean? | @Greg2dot0's Blog

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Lastly, breaking down silos enables expertise to be leveraged across the entire enterprise. @Greg2dot0's Blog. …this I believe.

2012 35

Social Media & Innovation

Collaborative Thinking

Working Title: "Leveraging Social Media Within Innovation Strategies". In the past, innovation efforts were often the purview of assigned groups and driven by formal processes (often with mixed results). However, leveraging the free-flow of ideas needs some level of structure to transform ideas into actual business outcomes.