Academic BEtreat – the technical challenges

Jenny Connected

One of the principles of these BEtreats is that online and face-to-face participants should be fully integrated, so for the most part the online people are projected into the face-to-face room through video on Adobe Connect – where presentations can also be shared. We have been told that this BEtreat is trying to ‘push the boat out’ to explore the challenges of integrating online and face-to-face participation in a course and I think we all recognise hw ambitious this programme is.

The HBR List 2009 - How Social Networks Network Best

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Bees, like human beings, are social animals,and evolution has provided them with elegant approaches to group decision making. The bees’ decision making highlights both information discoveryand information integration, two processes that are crucialto every organization but that have different requirements.A In this study almost 40%of the variation in creative productivity could be attributed to an oscillating patternof communication strategies for discovery and integration.

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