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.

How Important Is It To Manage Temporal Diversity in Virtual Teams?

Leading Virtually

What I saw in action were two individuals, one who emphasized speed and the other who emphasized quality, somehow balancing their differences in a way that helped them perform effectively as a team. Or does it create conflict among workers and hinder team performance?

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.

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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.

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How Important is it to Manage Temporal Diversity in Teams?

Leading Virtually

What I saw in action were two individuals, one who emphasized speed and the other who emphasized quality, somehow balancing their differences in a way that helped them perform effectively as a team. Or does it create conflict among workers and hinder team performance?

Working Across Cultures - Two Resources

Michael Sampson - Currents

Last week I was doing some preliminary research for a client project in the adoption area. A financial services institution is deploying a suite of new collaboration tools, and I was asked to structure an approach for the human side of the adoption program. One of the twists with this project is that the client is based in an Asian country, and hence there was a need to think more deeply about how national culture impacts collaboration style and the adoption approach taken.

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Working Across Cultures – Two Resources

Michael Sampson - Currents

Last week I was doing some preliminary research for a client project in the adoption area. A financial services institution is deploying a suite of new collaboration tools, and I was asked to structure an approach for the human side of the adoption program. One of the twists with this project is that the client is based in an Asian country, and hence there was a need to think more deeply about how national culture impacts collaboration style and the adoption approach taken.

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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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News Updates (July 29, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

In order to thrive in this kind of world – connected, contingent, collaborative – you have to adopt a certain set of behaviours that are similarly open, interactive and engaged. Virtual Team Technology. Government 2.0. Embracing Web 2.0

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Work Stream #1 – Learning Is the Work

Elsua

This usually happens when second, third or fourth waves of knowledge workers don’t follow the initial rage from the so-called early adopters group.

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Notes on INV311 Understanding Your Organization's Social Business Maturity

Michael Sampson - Currents

How the model was created - over the past few years - had a team of people out of Global Business Services and IBM Software Group meeting during their own time to develop the ideas: - held various interviews with IBM subject matter experts. Two capabilities - Behaviors, and Adoption. Adoption - how do you adopt social into the way you work? Depends on the goals / genesis of the social program. - (JO) Need an intentional approach.

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Ten critical foundations for successful collaborative networks

The Bumble Bee

A Virtual Enterprise Network (VEN) is a voluntary and dynamic community of SMEs that commit to working together for a period of at least six months (ideally, twelve months) to collectively seek opportunities to participate in collaborative projects of mutual business advantage.

Circling Around To Enterprise 2.0 Again

Collaborative Thinking

If you go back to its early-days, SharePoint Team Services and SharePoint Portal Server are the root products. They were designed by different teams that did not necessarily take a "long view" of their individual projects. From a deployment perspective - Microsoft adopted an explicit bottoms-up effort to sell SharePoint 2003 within large enterprises. Few organizations back in 2003 adopted a formal enterprise-wide, top-down approach.

Social Identity Applications: Manage Your Career Online

Influence

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. Political commentary will mix with professional commentary, and the context of their interaction will determine what approach they take.

E L S U A ~ A KM Blog Thinking Outside The Inbox by Luis Suarez » Successful Social Networking for Business Collaboration by Ed Brill

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

They are both from my good friend, and fellow IBM colleague, Ed Brill , who just recently participated in a couple of different events (One of them virtually, with all of its various challenges).

Collaborative Thinking: Deciphering Social Networks - Thesis

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

While a dedicated site can help an enterprise benefit from social networks, there are other credible approaches to facilitate social networking. This link will bring you our team page. Mathemagenic Microsoft Knowledge Network Team Blog Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Team Blog Microsoft Team RSS Blog Microsoft Unified Communications Group Team Blog Nicholas Carr Peter OKelly Peter Saint-André Rashmi Sinha Robin Good Solution Watch Stowe Boyd Techcrunch You’re It!

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Deciphering Social Networks - Thesis

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

While a dedicated site can help an enterprise benefit from social networks, there are other credible approaches to facilitate social networking. This link will bring you our team page. Mathemagenic Microsoft Knowledge Network Team Blog Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Team Blog Microsoft Team RSS Blog Microsoft Unified Communications Group Team Blog Nicholas Carr Peter OKelly Peter Saint-André Rashmi Sinha Robin Good Solution Watch Stowe Boyd Techcrunch You’re It!

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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

by Patti Anklam January 30, 2009 at 11:04 am · Filed under Enterprise 2.0 , Management , Talent Management , social networks , social tools Last fall, I started thinking out the various roles and approaches of social software vendors.

Classification of Enterprise 2.0 use cases

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Former approaches to this used special methodologies like delphi studies and artificial intelligence toforcast the future in order to discovery new opportunities. approaches allow this to be solved on in a digital Enterprise-wide manner. Virtual Teams collaboration.

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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.” The table below illustrates these ideas and the tension between collaborative ways of working and more formal approaches.

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Implementing the Cisco Collaboration Framework

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

had approached this process without a vision. you with guidance about how to approach. review team—which included members from. technologies such as virtual workspaces, social networking tools, web conferencing. other early adopters are now bringing these. management approach will fail to gain. Companies that successfully adopt new. and virtual companies), have put collaboration in. a tactical, fragmented approach to a truly.

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). The key point here is that the design of social applications will require a different approach with different skills than other types of systems IT organizations have delivered in the past. This link will bring you our team page.

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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. In line with our open approach we want to share our methodology on how to build a popular product based on contributions by thousands of community members. This link will bring you our team page.

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