Precision in harvest planning.

Chris Corrigan

Since 2007 when Monica Nissen, Silas Lusias and I sat down at Phil and Laura Cass’s kitchen table to write up our thinking on the Art of Harvesting I have been a keen student of the art and practice of meaning making, sensing, visualizing and sharing the fruits of our work. We have called this practice the Art of Harvesting and I am as happy as anyone that it has become a big part of our practice. What is the harvest? Newer practitioners ask “what is a harvest?”

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. Towards the end of our article, we try to illustrate the possible advantages of the ways of working of virtual teams (only in the best teams that is!)

Full Circle Associates " Harvesting knowledge from text conversations

John Tropea - Delicious Community

John Smith asked me to write up the practice some of us have been nurturing on the KM4DevWiki to encourage summarizing and harvesting of learnings from key community conversations in our email list on to a wiki. We moved into harvesting what we called “Community Knowledge.&#

Thanksgiving 2013 Special - 20% Off All Books (THANKYOU is the coupon code)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Late next week the Americans celebrate Thanksgiving Day, an annual remembrance of the blessing of the harvest and of all that has transpired during the preceding year. It includes chapters on vision, governance, business engagement, and user adoption, among others.

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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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Why Social Business Keeps Failing to Deliver

Elsua

moniker, was killing the job market and current working conditions, because businesses were adopting this shift for the wrong reasons. Another example, when was it the last time that you were working only on a single project, with a single team, budget, mission scope, goals, etc.

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From workplace courses to global conversations

Nancy White

With our set of tools, we assemble an amazing team with talent we’d rarely find in one place or organization. By the time we finish, we will have made several key decisions about our gathering, made sure we incorporated lessons from last year’s event, and broken up into teams for follow up actions. We are used to team collaboration, communities and networks can add extra ‘layers’ to collaboration. (An

The Number One Fear of Enterprise Social? Mutiny! - Forbes

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

As partners with the tibbr enterprise social network, I was there with my Teamly hat on showing our wares and what we bring to the platform. It’s a fundamental shift in how companies communicate and collaborate electronically, and it’s adoption is rapidly growing, around 42% every year.

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List of "White Label" or "Private Label" (Applications you can Rebrand) Social Networking Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

OmniFuse “We specialize in rapid creation and adoption of online social networks using our FUSION platform. Atlassian Confluence “Confluence is an enterprise wiki that makes it easy for your team to collaborate and share knowledge.

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Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Global NGOs often do not have the support team to help with implementation and roll out, leaders rarely use the software themselves, setting poor examples and middle managers have little incentive for creating the culture change to adopt the tool.

Social Media Planning and Evaluation for NGOs | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Whenever considering adopting a solution consider asking the following three questions. (1) 3) What new problems are likely to arise by adopting it? I think the larger and more bureaucratic the organization, the slower it is able to adapt, adopt and change.

Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Global NGOs often do not have the support team to help with implementation and roll out, leaders rarely use the software themselves, setting poor examples and middle managers have little incentive for creating the culture change to adopt the tool.

Shareable: A Shared Workspace Must Be Built Through Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

We must adoption collaboration not just as a utility, but as an integral part of the process. When a team of people come together, there must be a motivating factor or goal, something that keeps the energy and input flowing towards the next step. Skip to Navigation. Register for Free!

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How I use social media | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

And I’m not just talking about social media early adopters. I let my team know about it today.

From courses to community: Josien Kapma and Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

With our set of tools, we assemble an amazing team with talent we’d rarely find in one place or organization. By the time we finish, we will have made several key decisions about our gathering, made sure we incorporated lessons from last year’s event, and broken up into teams for follow up actions. We are used to team collaboration, communities and networks can add extra ‘layers’ to collaboration. (An

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Green Chameleon » Dead KM Walking

Green Chameleon

Semantic analysis tools can help by identifying implicit relationships rather than focusing on categorisation, and by clustering profiles of organisations and individuals by context to support ad hoc team building. Snowden agrees: “Once governments adopt something, you know it has died&#. They will be adopted as part of the Knowledge sharing and developing tools.

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Communities Manifesto

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Communities are different from teams; they are based on topics, not on assignments. Communities are not sites, team spaces, blogs or wikis; they are people who choose to interact. Communities are different from teams. Teams include the following types: Work or operating unit Task force Committee Initiative Project Communities form around people who share a common specialty or interest. Teams share some characteristics, but they are not self-forming.

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Communities Manifesto

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Communities are different from teams; they are based on topics, not on assignments. Communities are not sites, team spaces, blogs or wikis; they are people who choose to interact. Communities are different from teams. Teams include the following types: Work or operating unit Task force Committee Initiative Project Communities form around people who share a common specialty or interest. Teams share some characteristics, but they are not self-forming.

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Building networks, Selling KM, Meetings as KM behaviors, IBM in a KM shift, Super Crunchers

John Tropea - Delicious Community

If so, ask if you can take over the leadership, or harvest the membership list to start the new one. Try to take advantage of existing networks: Is there an existing team that could be the core of a new community? For example, is there a team whose mission aligns with the topic for the new community? Collaborative team space. KM Blog of the Week Adoption idea: meetings are KM 2.0

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Key success factor for Enterprise 2.0: Finding new roles for middle management - LLiu's Community Zen Master Blog - CommunityZenMaster.com

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

On the contrary, the best-performing and, arguably, happiest teams are the ones where there are strong manager/employee relationships. The manager with experience and qualifications should be in a position to impart that knowledge and encourage the people in the team. I see less hierarchy and more teamwork where the coach has the job of keeping all the team members happy, fulfilled, motivated, stretched and enthusiastic.

Innovation and Communities of Practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

From: TSSVeloso Reads: 1,934 Innovation and Communities of Practice The “Great Symphony” Paradox The innovation potential of bridging structural holes "Here is the paradox: You need a great team of people with diverse skills to perform a symphony well, but no team has ever written a great symphony! Just as teams, they deliver a project and guided by shared intent to do it on time and on budget if they have a budget, which is not always the case.

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. Idea Harvesting. Virtual Teams collaboration.

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Creating a Resilient, Natural 'World of Ends' Economy

How to Save the World

When they described what they needed to be self-sufficient, they recognized that the work they would have to do fell into four categories, each of which lent itself to a different operating model: Organic Products: List A goods produced from ingredients produced naturally and harvested: foods, household cleaners, natural medicines, and to some extent buildings. Those with home gardens could list what they were growing on a 'you-pick' basis, so community members could harvest any excess.

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How to Hit the Enterprise 2.0 Bullseye

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Presumably, the PP questions and user profiles will also be used by managers to select people into teams. Given what I’ve learned about the strength of weak ties and the value of converting potential ties into actual ones , if PP’s approach is better than CL’s for interconnecting people than it’s the one enterprises should adopt. Leave your question as a comment to this page, and I’ll harvest the best of them.

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The ties that find

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Presumably, the PP questions and user profiles will also be used by managers to select people into teams. Given what I’ve learned about the strength of weak ties and the value of converting potential ties into actual ones , if PP’s approach is better than CL’s for interconnecting people than it’s the one enterprises should adopt. Leave your question as a comment to this page, and I’ll harvest the best of them.

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