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. BP's management authorized an 18-month, $13 million pilot project to test the concept of videoconferencing between multiple sites. - Deliberate coaching was used to get the benefits of virtual teaming. The team spent 50% of their project budget on coaching. - Collaboration Virtual Teams

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?

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?

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. A case in point is a study by Carlos Ferran and Stephanie Watts, published in September 2008 in Management Science.

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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. A case in point is a study by Carlos Ferran and Stephanie Watts, published in September 2008 in Management Science.

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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. The manager noticed that orb users reduced their peak-period energy use by 40% within weeks.

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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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. Freelancing Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open Leadership

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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. Successful policy professionals will likely adopt the strict separation approach. In 2009, "social media" became the conventional buzzword to replace "Web 2.0"

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. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Enterprise

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

Elsua

Believe me, a very much worth while initiative to follow up on if you would want to figure out where the corporate world is with their adoption of social software in the enterprise (Enterprise 2.0).

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Open Enterprise 2009 - Charlene Li Interviewed by Stowe Boyd

Elsua

Conference , Boston , E2.0 , E20conf , Social Software Adoption , Business Value , Benefits , Enterprise 2.0 Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Social Computing

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Bioteams and The Effective Executive

The Bumble Bee

There is a major Bioteams article in the October 2010 edition of The Effective Executive Magazine which drills down into Pheromone Messaging, Collective Leadership and Team Ecosystems. Bioteams is the new discipline of adapting principles from nature's groups to improve human team performance.

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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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Social Workplace for Government 2.0 by Deb Lavoy

Elsua

Thus virtual and physical come together as one. And if you don’t believe me, here you have got them: "Social media tools make connections that drive collaboration and Knowledge Management.

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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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. embrace and manage the risk. -. Two capabilities - Behaviors, and Adoption. Adoption - how do you adopt social into the way you work? Came to IBM about its "knowledge management" problem.

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Circling Around To Enterprise 2.0 Again

Collaborative Thinking

sounds like a problem too - wikis that cannot manage attachments - wikis that rely on proprietary markup. 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.

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.

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).

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. The result was to reduce the ad hoc investments happening across voice, video, data, knowledge management, and mobility solutions. 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&# ? Knowledge Management ( KM ) brought recognition that groups in remote places could collaborate.

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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.

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.

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.

Measuring Community Strength | Gil Yehuda's Enterprise 2.0 Blog

John Tropea - Delicious Community

communities&# from the perspective of employee communities (related to virtual teams and communities of practice) as well as customer communities (related to interactive marketing practices). But this is not a community — it’s a team. Adoption in the Enterprise.

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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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Implementing the Cisco Collaboration Framework

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

In addition, Francois Joanette, managing. review team—which included members from. Positioning, Customer Advocacy, Engineering, Global Supply Chain Management, Human. management is the most effective way to. technologies such as virtual workspaces, social networking tools, web conferencing. other early adopters are now bringing these. the IT manager or the CEO wants them there. management approach will fail to gain. management processes.

Classification of Enterprise 2.0 use cases

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

ECM systems may then be used to publish the final, vetted content and manage it throughout the content lifecycle. The Knowledge Management Department (if a company has one of these). Most typically in companies with an innovation management or new product department.

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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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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 Track 2 turns to the subject of “Managing Enterprise Information”.

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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.” 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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