Working in virtual teams

Joitske Hulsebosch

I've been busy writing a Dutch article for Leren in Organisaties , with less time to write for my blog(s). 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.

So You Want To Bring About Change

Leading Virtually

Specifically, President Obama and his economic team are relying on findings in behavioral economics to make people break old habits and adopt behaviors that are better for them and society. I believe that leaders of traditional and virtual teams who are interested in bringing about change can learn from this article. For those leading a new initiative, making the initiative’s adoption easy often means providing proper and timely training for the adopters.

The Leading Virtually Digest, March 20, 2009

Leading Virtually

Posts to which it is related: Supportive and Critical Communication in Virtual Teams , Improving Virtual Team Leadership Using Technology. This is precisely why a new kind of leadership - virtual leadership - is necessary for teams and companies who want to adopt collaborative technologies. Systems like TelePresence don’t do away with the need for a savvy team leader any more than fax machines substituted for leadership.

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Work Stream #4 – Speaking at Client Events

Elsua

Client Work , Face to Face Workshops and Public Speaking ), I just couldn’t finish that series of blog entries, at least, for now, without referencing what has been one of the most rewarding work related activities I have embarked on and that I totally didn’t think I’d be able to pull it off.

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

Governance in a Networked World

Here is a sneak preview from an earlier blog post. The second ‘event’ prompting my reflections on the topic is a recently submitted doctoral thesis entitled “Creativity and Innovation in Virtual Teams” by Hari Sangha , who I was supervising, and therefore reading his thesis closely.

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Measuring Community Strength | Gil Yehuda's Enterprise 2.0 Blog

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Blog Your path to success Measuring Community Strength by Gil Yehuda on February 4, 2010 in Enterprise 2.0 Rachel Happe, an expert on the subject, blogged about this a while ago. Rachel’s blog highlighted many of them. Adoption in the Enterprise.

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

Governance in a Networked World

Here is a sneak preview from an earlier blog post. The second ‘event’ prompting my reflections on the topic is a recently submitted doctoral thesis entitled “Creativity and Innovation in Virtual Teams” by Hari Sangha , who I was supervising, and therefore reading his thesis closely.

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Work Stream #1 – Learning Is the Work

Elsua

I guess the growing amount of surprised faces I keep seeing to such reply is triggering, most probably, the urge to put together this blog post explaining a little bit the main reason as to why I haven’t gotten one so far: it depends!

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Open Enterprise 2009 - Charlene Li Interviewed by Stowe Boyd

Elsua

If in a recent blog post I was eventually talking about the wonderful initiative that both Stowe Boyd and Oliver Marks started a little while ago on the topic of Open Enterprise 2.0 , and which they will be presenting their key findings at the upcoming Enterprise 2.0 On Blogs.

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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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4th Annual Global Intranet Strategies Survey

Michael Sampson - Currents

How does the online workplace support virtual teams and communities of practice? What indicators are being used to measure the value the intranet brings to an organisation: adoption, usage, satisfaction, workforce coverage, reduction of risk, business value? For more information, read Jane's blog post, 2009 Global lntranet Survey goes live! The 4th annual Global Intranet Strategies Survey opened at the end of June and will stay open until August 31.

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). Tags: Blog_km socialnetwork_km case

A World Without Email - Year 2, Week 7 (Open Enterprise 2009 with Oliver Marks)

Elsua

And that’s why I thought I would drop by again and put together the next blog post on the weekly progress report of my " A World Without Email " series, just before I would freak out from the whole thing! Blog , Trust , Flexibility , Knowledge Workers.

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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? when Gini started as CEO of IBM, she recorded a video blog and posted it to Connections.

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The Future of High-Performance Work Systems – Towards Meaningful Work

Elsua

And when talking about competitiveness we should probably not forget about high performing teams either.

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Social Workplace for Government 2.0 by Deb Lavoy

Elsua

Thus virtual and physical come together as one. compounding value, trust, respect, barriers to adoption (Fear & management by fear - Slide #31 is just so spot on!),

Circling Around To Enterprise 2.0 Again

Collaborative Thinking

Thomas Vanderwal posted an article on Microsoft SharePoint 2007 that has caught traction on other blogs ( Sharepoint as a Gateway Drug to Greater Efficiency. ) I have lots of criticisms of SP re: blogs (poor), wikis (worse), profiles (mediocre). - I can use blogs in a very directed, workflow, formal way - that use case is not E2.0 But if I open that blog up to comments, feeds etc - then I setup the emergent use - the derivative network effect can be E2.0-like. -

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.

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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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. Blogs have long been important for creating online identities, as previously-unknown people became pundits in their own rights simply by blogging.

The Technology-Collaboration Disconnect - BusinessWeek

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Bloomberg BusinessWeek Business Exchange Wednesday February 24, 2010 Home Blogs Columnists Economics Green Business In Your Face Money & Politics Newsletters The Debate Room Videos Whats Your Story? 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. Tags: collaboration adoption

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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). SocialVibe Recent Blog Posts: Web 2.0′s

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

On BNET: 6 ways to boost a netbook's power BNET Business Network: BNET TechRepublic ZDNet ZDNet all ZDNet in Blogs in News in Downloads in Reviews in Whitepapers in Dictionary Go! Members Log In Newsletters Site Assistance RSS Feeds Home News & Blogs Videos White Papers Downloads Reviews Popular Enterprise Web 2.0 via: Mobile RSS Email Alerts Bios: Dion’s Bio Pick a blog category Collaboration Convergence Enterprise Web 2.0

Collaborative Thinking: Deciphering Social Networks - Thesis

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta See how were connected Connections February 2009 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Categories Attention Management blogging BurtonGroupCatalyst07 BurtonGroupCatalyst08 Business_IT_Alignment Collaboration Commentary Communication design digital+life e-Mail Enterprise 2.0 This link will bring you our team page.

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Deciphering Social Networks - Thesis

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta See how were connected Connections February 2009 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Categories Attention Management blogging BurtonGroupCatalyst07 BurtonGroupCatalyst08 Business_IT_Alignment Collaboration Commentary Communication design digital+life e-Mail Enterprise 2.0 This link will bring you our team page.

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 Lets take blogging as an example. Were trying to encourage all sorts of smart, knowledgeable people here at EMC to blog behind the firewall at EMC|ONE. For them, blogging is nothing more than a natural extension of their personality. Old Wisdom = get people to blog New Wisdom = find the passionate people, and get them to blog What About Community Formation?

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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

She recently launched Kits and Mortar , a blog about planning a green, cat-friendly self-built home. Her personal blog is Chocolate and Vodka , and yes, she’s married to Kevin. He uses blogs, social networks, Web 2.0

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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. Intuits QuickBase , the sponsor of this blog, has just been named an Editors Choice by PC Mag.

Collaborative Thinking: Building a Culture of Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta See how were connected Connections February 2009 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Categories Attention Management blogging BurtonGroupCatalyst07 BurtonGroupCatalyst08 Business_IT_Alignment Collaboration Commentary Communication design digital+life e-Mail Enterprise 2.0 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. Blog E L S U A E2.0

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Collaborative Thinking: The Enterprise In A Networked World

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta See how were connected Connections February 2009 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Categories Attention Management blogging BurtonGroupCatalyst07 BurtonGroupCatalyst08 Business_IT_Alignment Collaboration Commentary Communication design digital+life e-Mail Enterprise 2.0 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. 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. adopted the Cisco Collaboration Framework. foundation for virtual, global teams.

The tension in collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Four Groups Blog 24/8/2008 The Tension in Collaboration Summary There is a tension at the heart of our efforts to collaborate. In particular, teams that work collaboratively can obtain greater resources, recognition and reward when facing competition for finite resources.”

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Publishing Enterprise Content To Facebook

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta See how were connected Connections February 2009 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Categories Attention Management blogging BurtonGroupCatalyst07 BurtonGroupCatalyst08 Business_IT_Alignment Collaboration Commentary Communication design digital+life e-Mail Enterprise 2.0 This link will bring you our team page.

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