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

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. What: New York Times article about selectively sharing information on social networking sites.

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

Governance in a Networked World

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. could be accommodated by a mature virtual team.

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

Governance in a Networked World

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. could be accommodated by a mature virtual team.

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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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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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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. The MySite capability for user profiles existed in earlier releases but was designed as a personal site for file sharing - it was never designed to be a social networking component.

Social Identity Applications: Manage Your Career Online

Influence

To be fair, social media captured a lot of what was finally maturing: photo sharing sites like Flickr , video sharing like YouTube , professional networks like LinkedIn , and of course getting friend requests from Grandma as Facebook went from avant garde to ubiquity. Corporations are already struggling with the new class of independent contractor programmer who stays in one affordable location and joins and collaborates with virtual teams that arise and disband as projects evolve.

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). I guess Lotusphere is far from the only conference struggling with on-site wifi…both Web 2.0

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Members Log In Newsletters Site Assistance RSS Feeds Home News & Blogs Videos White Papers Downloads Reviews Popular Enterprise Web 2.0 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. Expo conferences, Crowdvine has full community, content management, and external site integration.

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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Collaborative Thinking: Deciphering Social Networks - Thesis

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Supporting Points One of the greatest challenges facing an organization is knowing under what circumstances a social network site is insufficient. 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.

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Deciphering Social Networks - Thesis

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Supporting Points One of the greatest challenges facing an organization is knowing under what circumstances a social network site is insufficient. 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.

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. About | Contributors | Contact us | Subscribe: via RSS , via Twitter UPCOMING WEBINAR: No Time, No Budget, Fewer People?

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 And after some pondering, I explained because everyone that was on the team (which by the way were all volunteers) were there because they wanted to be there. link] Posted by: Rex Lee | March 05, 2008 at 04:52 PM Another important component is being able to share the passion with others on the team; this is certainly true in non-IT situations as well, I would think.

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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

He then moved to the BBC World Service and was a key member of the team that launched World Have Your Say, an interactive radio programme with a strong online participation component. You can leave a response , or trackback from your own site.

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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. teams—and thesecapabilities make the basics of.

Publishing Enterprise Content To Facebook

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

From an enterprise perspective, organizations require the ability to publish to a Facebook audience as effectively as to a Web site audience. 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. This link will bring you our team page.

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