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. and suggest that 'normal' teams could learn from it too. Collaboration outside the beaten tracks.

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. Results from the pilot project were objectively tracked and measured, using outside consultants. Deliberate coaching was used to get the benefits of virtual teaming. The team spent 50% of their project budget on coaching. - Remarks from the team (“I don’t see how this fits in with my work.”

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

Elsua

if not , have a look into: Yes, indeed, as you may have been able to see, I am back on track with my follow up challenge on reducing my incoming email count on to the 20 emails, or less!,

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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. Applicant Tracking System Software for Recruiting, Applicant Tracking, Onboarding, and more! Tags: collaboration adoption

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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.

Publishing Enterprise Content To Facebook

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

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. The Conference runs over three days, 4 - 6 December, with each day divided into three clear tracks as follows: Opening the Conference on Tuesday 4 December is Jimmy Wales, Founder of Wikipedia and Wikia who will deliver an important address examining Web 2.0

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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 Internal Buzz Kit: this kit provides sample materials and training to [Read More] Tracked on March 07, 2008 at 10:27 PM Comments Passion is such a critical concept. 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.

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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.

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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