Working in virtual teams

Joitske Hulsebosch

tools to support the work of international virtual teams for a thematic issue about globalization. Since there is not much room (15.000 characters) we have a relative narrow focus on small teams dealing with a clear, time-delinated project. They write about teams, networks and communities and hence have taken a much wider focus. and suggest that 'normal' teams could learn from it too. By the way, we know that virtual teams are real teams.

Is Video Conferencing a Good Substitute for Face-to-face Meetings?

Leading Virtually

When air travel to and from several European cities was curtailed due to volcanic ash, people adopted Skype and other video conferencing tools in lieu of travel. A case in point is a study by Carlos Ferran and Stephanie Watts, published in September 2008 in Management Science.

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Is Video Conferencing a Good Substitute for Face-to-face Meetings?

Leading Virtually

When air travel to and from several European cities was curtailed due to volcanic ash, people adopted Skype and other video conferencing tools in lieu of travel. A case in point is a study by Carlos Ferran and Stephanie Watts, published in September 2008 in Management Science.

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Consequential Ideas for 2009

The Bumble Bee

To decrease exposure to systemic risks, local communities are adopting a "loosely coupled" approach to the global system - remaining integrated, but ensuring that basic needs in energy, security, food, communications and transportation can still be sourced locally.

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Charlene Li on 60 Minutes

Portals and KM

I also think that it bodes well for the wider adoption of Web 2.0 I've been having great conversations with Nancy Settle-Murphy about how these technologies can be put to use to support virtual teams. The first of our articles, Why Social Networking Can Mean Serious Business for Teams , has just been published in Nancy's monthly eZine I've long admired Charlene Li's thoughtful research on collaboration, social networks, and web 2.0.

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The tension in collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

In particular, teams that work collaboratively can obtain greater resources, recognition and reward when facing competition for finite resources.” Put another way, it is a case of more control versus less control, more spontaneity versus less, or even greater adoption of change or not.

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Collaborative Thinking: Deciphering Social Networks - Thesis

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

April 10, 2008 in Social Networking & Collaboration | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Deciphering Social Networks - Thesis : Comments You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post. This link will bring you our team page.

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A Journey In Social Media: Passion: The Secret Ingredient?

John Tropea - Delicious Community

« Too Much Information | Main | The Big Conversation » March 05, 2008 Passion: The Secret Ingredient? We spend a lot of time as a team debating why certain people are getting proficient at social media (or 2.0 Internal Buzz Kit: this kit provides sample materials and training to [Read More] Tracked on March 07, 2008 at 10:27 PM Comments Passion is such a critical concept. Posted by: Chuck Hollis | March 12, 2008 at 06:02 AM thanks for looping that back.

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Did Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Really get it Wrong in Banning "Work from Home"?

Governance in a Networked World

I’ve been presenting at the Open Knowledge social business forums since the very first one in 2008 held in Varese and pioneering what was then called Enterprise 2.0. could be accommodated by a mature virtual team.

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Did Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Really get it Wrong in Banning "Work from Home"?

Governance in a Networked World

I’ve been presenting at the Open Knowledge social business forums since the very first one in 2008 held in Varese and pioneering what was then called Enterprise 2.0. could be accommodated by a mature virtual team.

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Column 2 : Enterprise 2.0: Reports from the Frontier

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Boudinet continued on with information on how they developed a collaborative environment and culture at Volvo with global virtual teams, once the technology was in place to support such collaboration. They’ve developed a network of “culture ambassadors&# who promote the Volvo culture and help people to adopt the culture. They used BaseCamp for technical team collaboration, and online chat for development and debugging details. Column 2 BPM, Enterprise 2.0

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Ten leading platforms for creating online communities | Enterprise Web 2.0 | ZDNet.com

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Whether you’re on the business side, in IT, or are just trying to build virtual teams around shared goals, online communities are rapidly becoming a popular way to organize people and accomplish work in a highly collaborative manner. This is because community forms the foundation and virtual tent within which network-based collaboration occurs. Pinax is getting considerable early adopter interest.

All work is social. Work is conversation. | The AppGap

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Saba, with the Human Capital Institute, published just this last week a research report * on opportunities for adoption of corporate social networking. About | Contributors | Contact us | Subscribe: via RSS , via Twitter UPCOMING WEBINAR: No Time, No Budget, Fewer People?

Enterprise 2.0: Jeffrey Stamps and Jessica Lipnack - Collaborating in the Transparent Enterprise. Strange Attractor: Picking out patterns in the chaos

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

He then moved to the BBC World Service and was a key member of the team that launched World Have Your Say, an interactive radio programme with a strong online participation component.

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Collaborative Thinking: Building a Culture of Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The opportunity for HR teams to redefine themselves (from an administrative function to a strategic partner for other business units) is immense given shifting employee demographic trends and the battle for talent in the marketplace that will occur over the next decade. " Research suggests that to achieve collaboration results, knowledge-sharing companies must assess their culture, no matter what technologies they adopt. This link will bring you our team page.

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In a virtual world, what do we mean by “Community”? « Driving innovation in a digital world

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Home About Archives Driving innovation in a digital world Feeds: Posts Comments In a virtual world, what do we mean by “Community&# ? For a virtual community to survive, some key ingredients are required: A common, stated purpose (affinity).

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Collaborative Thinking: The Enterprise In A Networked World

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

The tone of my commentary regarding SharePoint was in part influenced by the extreme product-centric view the authors adopted regarding social networking (which is just so incredibly short-sighted). There is a greater need for expertise within project teams that are knowledgeable about ethnography, anthropology, and research methods such as contextual inquiry. This link will bring you our team page.

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Classification of Enterprise 2.0 use cases

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Supporting & enhancing ad-hoc collaboration (Collaboration 2.0) : This is about supporting ad-hoc initiated team working to solve issues and problems that go beyond the pre-defined scope of problems or issues. Virtual Teams collaboration.

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Publishing Enterprise Content To Facebook

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

From an employee perspective, social networking provides a ready-made knowledge-management platform for their workers, which will increase adoption rates to the levels that knowledge management was always meant to achieve. Stephen Abram, Vice President of Innovation for SirsiDynix, President 2008 of the Special Libraries Association and past-President of the Canadian Library Association will outline a vision for Library 2.0 - what it is and what it will entail to get there.

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Implementing the Cisco Collaboration Framework

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

review team—which included members from. year 2008. year 2008 by using collaboration and Web 2.0. technologies such as virtual workspaces, social networking tools, web conferencing. other early adopters are now bringing these. Companies that successfully adopt new. and virtual companies), have put collaboration in. tools, including blogs, virtual workspaces, wikis, desktop video, telepresence conferences, web. in July 2008.