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freezing out on the scarpa flow

Engineers without Fears

Engineers without Fears Monday, January 14, 2008 freezing out on the scarpa flow Michael Idinopulos writes about in-the-flow and out-of-the flow activities and wiki beahaviour and Andrew McAfee takes his point a bit further. Andrew asks: How outlandish would it be for a company to put participation in emergent social software platforms in the flow for at least some employees?

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Engineers without Fears: collaboration tools: stags

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Engineers without Fears Tuesday, April 15, 2008 collaboration tools: stags Ive been thinking about different collaboration tools for various groups recently and I was pondering on some of the different factors you need to consider and I came up with this (click to enlarge) : Lets take each of these in turn: Size - One thing to consider are the numbers of people who will be collaborating.

More collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Engineers without Fears Saturday, September 15, 2007 More collaboration James Dellow takes up the conversation about collaboration. James D makes the point that collaboration happens within organisations & that people will use any tools that come to hand. Absolutely agree with this. James goes on to say: This cycle by the way is taking place at an enterprise level, but also at the level of individual workgroups, teams and projects.

Collaboration vs sharing

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Engineers without Fears Sunday, October 14, 2007 Collaboration vs sharing James Robertson talks about collaboration tools as anti-knowledge sharing. If I understand JR correctly, his point is that collaboration tools are great for specific teams. However each team works in its own context and this leads to the creation of silos which prevents cross-organisational leveraging of this material. He also notes that this cannot be solved simply by the implementation of a search tool. I agree with him.

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Collaboration tools

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Engineers without Fears Tuesday, September 11, 2007 Collaboration tools James Robertson has been thinking about collaboration tools. Which is interesting because I have as well. As ever, James is practical & clear in his thinking and suggests a 5 phase model (0-4) for organisations thinking about collaboration.