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Group Works

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

Group Works. Pattern Language for Bringing Life to Meetings and Other Gatherings. Welcome to the Group Pattern Language Project.

So You Want to Host a Web Meeting? A Resource

Full Circle Associates

A long time ago in a planet far far away, a group of people asked if I could share some of my web meeting tips.

2015 53

Not Every Meeting Room Can Have a Surface Meeting Hub

Michael Sampson - Currents

Microsoft is working to improve the meeting experience for people worldwide, and its Surface Meeting Hub is a good step in that direction. But for meetings to be as effective and engaging as possible requires web and video conferencing with features like screen sharing, IM and whiteboard. Meetings

2016 26

Connecting individuals in a large group meeting

Viv Mcwaters

This week I’m taking part in a global meeting of about 80 or so people and have about an hour to do some connecting activities.

Simple meeting design

Chris Corrigan

In my experience good participatory meetings result from good design and preparation.  In this diagram the meeting itself is the last thing we design.

Microsoft Surface Hub – Reinventing Meeting Dynamics

Michael Sampson - Currents

It is intended to be used for collaborative meetings, brainstorming, and other group activities. Meetings Price not disclosed.

2015 25

Four rules for collaborating well in meetings

The Bumble Bee

Now the other side of that coin is that 96% of people are trustworthy - ie 24 out of 25 people you meet. Five tips for a perfect meeting.

2012 48

Mixed age group learning


But in everyday life there is not that much things you can do in a mixed age group on a regular basis. Adults go to work and kids go to school.

2014 16

Why do groups need a facilitator?

Viv Mcwaters

Compare that to your typical meeting or event. Why do groups need a facilitator? Because boundaries matter. Share this on Facebook.

2013 37

Best practices for better meetings

The Bumble Bee

Jamie Billingham summarises best practices for radically improving meetings. To read Musing on Meetings, Team Form and Function.

Communities & Technologies finally meeting Community Informatics

Making CommunitySense

The common theme is really about how the  larger societal context meets the relevant community technologies. Common research themes.

2014 31

OnTime Group Calendar for Microsoft Exchange and Office 365

Michael Sampson - Currents

The team at OnTime announced the upcoming release of its group calendar product for Microsoft Exchange and Office 365.

2015 20

Brain science meets social media

Joitske Hulsebosch

I'm very happy to work with Ria van Dinteren to prepare a session on Brein meets social media on the 16th of February in the Netherlands.

Office 365 for Business – a New Meetup Group in Christchurch

Michael Sampson - Currents

Over the past year I have been doing a lot of work around the effective use of Office 365, and have been wanting to develop a group of people in Christchurch who are interested in making the most of Office 365 in their businesses and organisations. The first meeting is on Tuesday February 23, from 5.30pm to 7.30pm. Office 365?

2016 33

Group Works Card Deck – A Joyful Announcement

How to Save the World

Here is our announcement: ——– The Group Works card deck , the first product of the Group Pattern Language Project, is now out!

2012 37

The Meeting Map: Making Both Process and Content Explicit

How to Save the World

The mindmap can then serve as an instant set of ‘minutes’ by emailing it to all participants (and non-attendees) at the end of the meeting.

2015 26

Meet Your New CEO – Your Kid


Summer time is usually  one of the busiest times of the year for me in terms of extra curricular work related activities. you may be wondering, right?

2013 27

What are the 3 big mistakes that Meeting Leaders make that keep them frustrated with drawn out meetings and a lack of enthusiasm?

Viv Mcwaters

You need to get an outcome, you need to make sure the meeting was worthwhile, so you step in and do the work. We can’t go on meeting like this!

2013 39

10 Basic Group Facilitation Skills

Viv Mcwaters

Throughout this training the topic of facilitating groups within communities has come up and I’ve been asked to provide some idea of basic facilitation skills. My list is none of those – it’s a random collection of thoughts to meet an immediate need that I thought I’d share.). Set the context for the meeting.

Tech steward meet tech mentor

Digital Habitats

(Cross-posted from my Learning Alliances blog.). Recently I finished a remarkably useful book: Mizuko Ito, et al. MIT Press, 2009). 59-60).

Three Networking Types: People You’ll Meet while Searching For Your Next Job

Partnering Resources

Asking this group of folks for help is difficult for me; it is the group that is most uncomfortable helping.  The Cheerleader. Just Ask.

2013 43

Wiggio - Makes it easy to work in groups.

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Wiggio Media Player | Create New Group | Join a Group | My Profile | My Notifications | Tell a Friend | Logout Choose a Group Log-in.

All you ever learned about meetings is wrong

The Bumble Bee

I have developed a radical new approach to meetings which I call "Egoless Meetings" which addresses three popular unwritten rules about good meeting practices which are unfortunately totally wrong. RULE 3 is that when you meet you must work as a team not as individuals. and waste the meeting. Some ignore it.

2011 30

six groups -

John Tropea - Delicious Community

hilfe 42 minutes ago on [link] Replies(0) Larisa haii hab euch lieb 43 minutes ago on [link] Replies(0) julie joined The Ashley Tisdale FanClub about 1 hour ago on [link] Replies(0) Explore other communities Gast79779 bitte schreib about 1 hour ago on [link] Replies(0) All messages Meet 17104 People in 2357 Communities ! No website? Way cool!

Graphic Facilitation 2015 – Skills, Innovation and Fun!

Michelle Laurie

Effective meetings #rosviz communications effective meetings engagement graphic facilitation WorkshopsWhat is it exactly?

2015 69

Work Together: 60+ Collaborative Tools for Groups

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

Sense making, friend making and glaciers

Michelle Laurie

Group cheer at Symposium on Glaciology in High Mountain, Asia. Leaving meetings tired and burnt out is not unique to science meetings.

2015 66

Do you eat burgers? Do you meet online?

Joitske Hulsebosch

In the Netherlands we have Expedition Robinson. Some famous Dutch people go to an island and have to battle. It took some persuasion to try this!

2015 14

Guidelines for Group Collaboration and Emergence « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

schrage89) As a distributed group of individuals (agents) within a network, we form a complex adaptive system. Three keys are: 1.

Business meets connectivism

Ken Carroll

It informs strategies and objectives and is generally defined (or refined) by a sub-group within the organization over a relatively brief time period.

Meetings or Meetups?

Viv Mcwaters

Today facilitates off-line group meetings on any imaginable topic, now in 101 countries. I’m new to Meetups. participate in two Meetup Groups in Melbourne: The Creative Performance Exchange and The Collaboratory Melbourne.  I have met the most amazing, talented and inspirational people, and learnt so much from them.

The theatre of meetings

Viv Mcwaters

Contrast that experience with ones you may have had at work when attending a meeting. Scripted Play                                             Work Meeting. Theatre                                                       Meeting room. Usually enjoyable                                       Not another *%^$# meeting!

10 Tips for Maximizing Facebook Groups

Online Social Networking

I recently discussed Facebook Groups as Alternatives to Ning Sites from a group creator’s vantage point. admit it.

More graphic facilitation coming your way Sept 29-30th, 2014

Michelle Laurie

Effective meetings Uncategorized #rosviz effective meetings engagement graphic facilitation Visual Thinking link]. Check it out:.

2014 47

Life With Alacrity: The Dunbar Number as a Limit to Group Sizes

John Tropea - Delicious Community

However, this is a tremendous amount of effort for a group if its trying not just to maintain cohesion, but also to get something done. Groups.

2004 34

The Problem with Facebook Groups

Online Social Networking

The main problem with Facebook groups is a problem that all online networking sites and offline networking groups face, insufficient engagement.

Thinking alone – crowd sourcing – tapping into the group brain?

Net-Map Toolbox

The body is more than a pile of sticks - group brain is more than a pile of brains (picture copyright by perpetualplum on flickr). have found that a lot of group facilitation techniques are exactly about this, getting groups to the point where their sum is more than just a collection of the individual parts.

2011 13

meeting formats

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

In a group of about 8 or more, typically a facilitator calls on members who raise hands to get on the “stack” (speaker order list). Small Groups Split into groups of 2-5 people for part or all of the time on agenda item. Open Space An opportunity for people to work in small groups on whatever they feel passionate about.

Graphic Facilitation Workshop September 23-24, 2013 – Registration Open!

Michelle Laurie

You can use visual thinking to improve teamwork, communications, meetings, build engagement and to plan and evaluate work. Who should attend?

2013 45

Slideshare Launches Zipcast - Online Meetings for Everyone

Michael Sampson - Currents

Slideshare changed the dynamics of giving presentations - conference speakers could now leverage their conference work to reach a broader audience beyond their assigned meeting slot, and people who didn't get an invitation to talk at the conference could put their thoughts up alongside those who did. Or start meetings instantly?

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