Benefit of Virtual Teams - the BP Experience (from mid-1990s)

Michael Sampson - Currents

In Knowing the Drill: Virtual Teamwork at BP , Don Cohen looks at the benefits that accrued to BP from virtual teaming approaches and technology in the 1990s. Deliberate coaching was used to get the benefits of virtual teaming. The team spent 50% of their project budget on coaching. - The members of what was called the Virtual Petrotechnical Team were given VT equipment and essentially left alone to find uses for it.

Joint decision-making about tool use in teams

Joitske Hulsebosch

I'm consulting various people in organisations about the choice for online tools and how to introduce them for use by teams, groups or networks. Together with Sibrenne Wagenaar I wrote a Dutch article called " So you wanna be a virtual team ?" - have to admit here that the Dutch are a little bit crazy giving an English title but the rest is really in Dutch-. Their pushing of your buttons may also create the innovation that you need to foster wider adoption.

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The Leading Virtually Digest, January 31, 2009

Leading Virtually

Posts to which it is related: Culture Matters In Virtual Teams. Younger users are more likely to use the Internet for things like social networking or hanging out in virtual worlds. This could have implications for virtual teams with members or leaders from differing generations, including altering preferences for how to communicate and accomplish work. Posts to which it is related: What President Obama Teaches Us For Leading Virtually (keeping boundaries).

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Social Identity Applications: Manage Your Career Online

Influence

Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and an evolving cast of supporting players have formed a subgroup of social media I think of as "social identity" applications. For a workforce such as programmers and technical professionals who increasingly take advantage of their ability to work with just a broadband internet connection with a capable laptop and cellphone to work in virtual teams, that identity is almost completely formed electronically.

Your Future with SharePoint? Looking Forward

Michael Sampson - Currents

The other six letters in the roadmap are about organisational things, like vision, governance, business engagement, and user adoption. In research conducted in the mid-90s on virtual teams, Jessica and Jeff at NetAge concluded that success was “90% people, 10% technology.”

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The Technology-Collaboration Disconnect - BusinessWeek

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Execution: Is the proliferation of virtual teams breaking our decision making? The tools became a resource to allow teams to work better rather than a task on top of assignments. Identify and prioritize the capabilities teams need and then translate them into the appropriate technology choices. Applicant Tracking System Software for Recruiting, Applicant Tracking, Onboarding, and more! Tags: collaboration adoption

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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

my8020.com implements social capabilities within the application: It allows a user to create networks and invite friends to join them. Saba, with the Human Capital Institute, published just this last week a research report * on opportunities for adoption of corporate social networking.

Deciphering Social Networks - Thesis

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Cross: The Hidden Power of Social Networks: Understanding How Work Really Gets Done in Organizations David Knoke: Social Network Analysis (Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences) John P Scott: Social Network Analysis: A Handbook Martin Kilduff: Social Networks and Organizations Linton C. Organizations literate in social network analysis will demonstrate better governance practices concerning the role and application of technology. This link will bring you our team page.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

LDAP Live ID openid Lightweight Service Models Mashups Enterprise Mashups Situational Software Network Effects Open APIs Products Rich Internet Applications (RIA) Ajax SaaS SOA Business Process Management Global SOA Governance Orchestration Web-Oriented Architecture (WOA) WS-* Social Computing Social Software Community Customer Community Grassroots Community Social Media Social Networking Tolerance Continuum Web 2.0 Pinax is getting considerable early adopter interest.

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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Classification of Enterprise 2.0 use cases

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Inspired by the post of Larry Hawes I would therefore describe the difference between established enterprise business applications and Enterprise 2.0 On this dimension established enterprise business application are “securing the precedent&#. Virtual Teams collaboration.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

We spend a lot of time as a team debating why certain people are getting proficient at social media (or 2.0 In a conversation I had with my CIO, I expressed how working on one of our first large-scale social computing applications had to be one of the best experiences Ive ever had. And after some pondering, I explained because everyone that was on the team (which by the way were all volunteers) were there because they wanted to be there.

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Collaborative Thinking: Building a Culture of Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Cross: The Hidden Power of Social Networks: Understanding How Work Really Gets Done in Organizations David Knoke: Social Network Analysis (Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences) John P Scott: Social Network Analysis: A Handbook Martin Kilduff: Social Networks and Organizations Linton C. " Research suggests that to achieve collaboration results, knowledge-sharing companies must assess their culture, no matter what technologies they adopt.

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Collaborative Thinking: The Enterprise In A Networked World

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Cross: The Hidden Power of Social Networks: Understanding How Work Really Gets Done in Organizations David Knoke: Social Network Analysis (Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences) John P Scott: Social Network Analysis: A Handbook Martin Kilduff: Social Networks and Organizations Linton C. Often I find myself in a top-down view of how management feels that they know how workers would benefit from social applications. This link will bring you our team page.

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Publishing Enterprise Content To Facebook

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Cross: The Hidden Power of Social Networks: Understanding How Work Really Gets Done in Organizations David Knoke: Social Network Analysis (Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences) John P Scott: Social Network Analysis: A Handbook Martin Kilduff: Social Networks and Organizations Linton C. The platform allows content-oriented Facebook applications to easily be developed using the content services provided by Alfrescos core platform. This link will bring you our team page.

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Implementing the Cisco Collaboration Framework

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

review team—which included members from. technologies such as virtual workspaces, social networking tools, web conferencing. applications, text messaging, Internet phone services, and as-if-you-are-there video meetings. 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.

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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