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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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

In other words, in light of Microsoft’s public re-commitment to SharePoint, what’s the necessary equal response from organisations planning their journey with SharePoint? Earlier in this series: 1 – Your Future with SharePoint? Looking Back. Looking Forward.

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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

technologies in the public service requires a culture shift. 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.

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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.

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.

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. Both identities are social; but one is public, professional, and, to varying degrees, collegial while the other handles the personal and private.

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. 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).

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Whether you’re on the business side, in IT, or are just trying to build virtual teams around shared goals, online communities are rapidly becoming a popular way to organize people and accomplish work in a highly collaborative manner. This is because community forms the foundation and virtual tent within which network-based collaboration occurs. Pinax is getting considerable early adopter interest.

Implementing the Cisco Collaboration Framework

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

private- and public-sector organizations that. 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. stored” within employees, partners, customers, and even the broader public (which might. an international group of private and public.

Classification of Enterprise 2.0 use cases

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

In his post Larry Hawes refers to post of Sameer Patel discussing the difference between ECM systems and social software: ECM enables controlled, repeatable content publication processes, whereas social software empowers rapid, collaborative creation and sharing of content.

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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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