Technology Stewardship: App Integration Testing

Digital Habitats

My peers are discovering and using different approaches than I am and this sharing of draft strings helps us both see our own practice in new light, and enhance our repertoires by learning from each other. So I went searching for a white board or pinboard app that had Slack integration.

Work Live Integration – 23 and 1/2 Hours

Elsua

Instead, a long while ago I have made the transition into what some people have been calling work life integration, where one of key words / concepts that has started making the rounds in the last few years, that is, flexibility, is gaining more and more importance and relevance as we move forward.

Yammer: Better for Teams

Michael Sampson - Currents

The Office Team announced another round of improvements to Yammer. The changes are part of an ongoing effort to make Yammer better for teams – those focused on projects and initiatives – as opposed to more loosely defined groups or communities of interest / practice. In my book Collaboration Roadmap I talk about collaboration auto-discovery capabilities for both teams and groups; this is the latest iteration of Microsoft’s work within the context of Yammer.

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Integrating a 1-to-1 tablet initiative at primary level

e-Moderation Station

In this guest blog post Dimitris shares his experience from Doukas school in Athens which integrated ICT into the syllabus (one tablet PC per student) in 2009 and has become a Microsoft Case Study for adopting this approach. It relieves the workload and creates team spirit.

Technology Stewardship: App Integration Testing

Full Circle Associates

My peers are discovering and using different approaches than I am and this sharing of draft strings helps us both see our own practice in new light, and enhance our repertoires by learning from each other. So I went searching for a white board or pinboard app that had Slack integration.

Collaborative Decision Making - the IBM Approach

Michael Sampson - Currents

Teams can lose tremendous productivity as they search for invaluable information hidden in various meeting notes, manual processes, emails and people’s notebooks. Join us to learn how you can share insights and solicit ideas with a broad set of social networking capabilities available through integration with IBM Connections. Integrated access to blogs, wikis and message boards let you expand the reach and impact of your information and gather input from different perspectives. ".

Notes on “Integrating Yammer with SharePoint” (Elaine van Bergen and Chris O’Connor)

Michael Sampson - Currents

In the session before lunch, Elaine and Chris are talking about the integration between Yammer and SharePoint. Some notes: - integration between Office 365 and Yammer today, is an across the top link to Yammer. today, search result sets out-of-the-box are not integration. On the roadmap, these will be integrated. - Really good for adding to team and collaboration sites. Some limitations around this / it’s a basic approach.

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Poor Mental Models fail teams before they even start?

The Bumble Bee

One of the most powerful team exercises is to explore team leaders and team members "mental models" of teams, networks and groups. Mental models are the, often invisible, dictators of what actually happens in a team as opposed to what team leaders would like to happen.

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The Art of Collaborating Effectively in Virtual Teams

Elsua

So I thought I would go ahead and spend some time today covering those same 5 reasons she talked about extensively and build further up on some additional tips distributed teams could apply to help avoid those specific issues.

Thinking About How Real Workers Use New Collaboration Tools – the Ford Approach

Michael Sampson - Currents

Among other changes, he comments on the new approach Ford IT took with helping users understand how to make use of the various tools available to them in their work: Many IT departments have had to cut back on their help desk and user support in recent years and have ended up leaving users to their own devices — figuratively, and even literally in some cases.

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Notes on CCS105 Bayer MaterialScience - Integrating IBM Connections and Microsoft Technologies

Michael Sampson - Currents

Bert Oberholz and Cindy Schlebusch from BMS are talking about BMS's implementation of Connections, and the integration with Microsoft technologies. Found that different teams were working on similar topics across the world. in 2010, more focused approach - to introduce Connections with the new personalized work place (a new standard laptop image). -. plan for 2012 - Bayer-wide availability, integration with SharePoint, and Connections 4 late in 2012.

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My KM World Notes: Evolve From a Tactical E-Discovery Approach to Search and E-Discovery

Portals and KM

    It is titled:  Evolve From a Tactical E-Discovery Approach to Search and E-Discovery   by  Brian W. Lacking an end-to-end approach to gather and filter information, few enterprises report having a holistic approach to e-discovery. One search approach is key words but you only find what you are looking for. There are a number of shortcomings with this approach. You need a team of experts: legal, search, statistics, etc.

2014, The Year That Was

Elsua

Do them in March to get people out of their homes right as spring kicks in or by November before everyone hides for the remaining of the year as winter approaches fast and furious. elsua General Interest In the News Learning Life Metablogging Work Life Integration

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10 Strategies for Integrating Learning and Work (part 2)

Delicious/choconancy/communities_of_practice

In my last post I listed ten strategies for integrating learning with work. 10 STRATEGIES FOR INTEGRATING LEARNING AND WORK. Etienne Wenger identifies some of the benefits of workplace CoPs: Communities among practitioners create a direct link between learning and performance, because the same people participate in communities of practice and in teams and business units. I think the convergence is good for further integration of learning and working.

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Telligent Releases an Integrated Suite of Collaboration Tools with High Powered Metrics | The AppGap

John Tropea - Delicious Community

s products also includes enhancements that address the issues that have impeded the adoption of community-driven collaboration technologies in the enterprise, such as integration with existing business applications, manageability, ease-of-use, measurability and ROI.

Collaborative Thinking: Sametime 7.5 Asterisk

Collaborative Thinking

& Asterisk IBMs approach to unified communications is anchored around applications, an important distinction from the current state of Microsofts effort which has been more centric to platform convergence. plug-in and integration with Asterisk (an open source PBX).

Effective Collaboration: Chaos in Collaboration: Integrating Collaboration Tools (Part 4 of 5)

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Michael Sampson Improving the Performance of Distributed Teams Navigation Home Resources Library Currents (the blog) Seamless Teamwork Our Approach About Michael Sampson Contact Us « Chaos in Collaboration: The Changing Locus of Collaboration (Part 3 of 5) | Main | Open Text Embraces Enterprise 2.0: Post-Publication Collaboration » Chaos in Collaboration: Integrating Collaboration Tools (Part 4 of 5) This is Part 4 of the Chaos in Collaboration series.

Green Chameleon » Where is Tacit Knowledge?

Green Chameleon

I’m interested in what teams know – as being more than the aggregate of what individuals in the team know. Some of what teams know is documented and routinised, but a lot of it remains just as tacit as individual knowledge.

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Collaborative Thinking: Building A Robust Feed Syndication Platform

Collaborative Thinking

While this type of scale may not be necessary within an enterprise per se - it does illustrate how such platforms should be approached as a core infrastructure decision. We (the SharePoint team) understand feed syndication just fine, which is why we have RSS feeds for practically everything in SharePoint, and the feeds are easily configurable by the end user if necessary. This link will bring you our team page.

Collaborative Thinking: Social Media & Financial Services

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Lingering Privacy Doubts Over Facebooks Beacon | Main | Social Media & Pharmaceuticals » December 04, 2007 Social Media & Financial Services An article worth reading that outlines the approach taken by two organizations: Wells Fargo entered the social media game when it launched Stagecoach Island in May 2005. This link will bring you our team page.

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Overcoming Knowledge Loss: Key Knowledge Retention and Transfer Approaches - KM Edge: Where the best in Knowledge Management come together

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Sign In Home KM Topics KM Overview Case Studies About Us Search Overcoming Knowledge Loss: Key Knowledge Retention and Transfer Approaches Page 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 In APQCs most recent research on knowledge retention and transfer (KR&T) approaches, the primary lesson is that variety is key. Instead, they leverage an array of KR&T approaches designed to fit specific business situations and the unique cultures of their respective organizations.

Mapping the social innovation ecosystems around public libraries together: the Czech connection(s)

Making CommunitySense

It is a very inspiring project to be involved in, because of its scope and importance, as well as the professionalism, dedication (not to mention the great sense of Czech humour ;-)) of the library studies team involved. Public libraries are cornerstones of civil society.

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Virtual Team Collaboration: Share, Send And Publish Large Files Online With Adobe Share - Robin Good's Latest News

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Virtual Team Collaboration: Share, Send And Publish Large Files Online With Adobe Share Adobe Share is a web-based team collaboration service allowing you to easily share, send, access and republish selected documents and files online.

The Value of Community Ecosystems

Online Community Strategy

Integrate Community Into The Fabric of the Organization. Growth-minded companies are fully embracing community as a concept and integrating community ecosystem development practices into the fabric of their business with great success.

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Discovering common ground in European social innovation projects: Mapping the BoostInno network collaboration

Making CommunitySense

URBACT is an EU programme that aims “to enable cities to work together and develop integrated solutions to common urban challenges, by networking, learning from one another’s experiences, drawing lessons and identifying good practices to improve urban policies.”

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The Visualness of Microsoft Planner with the Rigour of Microsoft Project #office365

Michael Sampson - Currents

The use of Kanban-style interfaces for individual and team task tracking has become more prominent over the past half decade, with Trello (which was acquired by Atlassian earlier this year) being one of the better options available. FluentPro Integration Hub.

2017 116

Green Chameleon » Complicated

Green Chameleon

Some of these clients have had experience in doing small scale experimental KM through a variety of projects and initiatives, and now they want to broaden and integrate their efforts – this often comes from the need to start reaping larger scale value from previous knowledge management efforts. Every now and then, a client’s KM team will struggle with the strategy and roadmap we bring back to them.

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10 options for implementing a KM strategy

Chris Collison

This is the traditional “someone at the top has said this needs to happen” approach, usually accompanied by a cascade, a change initiative, communications and engagement plan, brown-bag presentations, training programmes, mugs and mouse mats.

Discovering common ground in European social innovation projects: mapping the BoostInno network collaboration

Making CommunitySense

URBACT is an EU programme that aims “to enable cities to work together and develop integrated solutions to common urban challenges, by networking, learning from one another’s experiences, drawing lessons and identifying good practices to improve urban policies.”

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Reflections on Community Manager Appreciation Day

Online Community Strategy

I was had the privilege of joining Connie Bensen, a colleague on the Dell Community team, for a fantastic Google+ hangout today to talk about the evolving role of the Community Managers. The day surfaced a lot of great questions that the industry is struggling with, including where and how the Community Manager role (and related team roles) should evolve, how community management changes by online touchpoint, and how to deal with burnout in a very high-touch and sometimes emotional role.

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My First Year as a Consultant and what 2016 Holds for Online Communities (I hope)

Online Community Strategy

Based on my experience building online communities and collaborative experiences, as well as research I’ve conducted, I’m convinced that a new and comprehensive approach to online communities is the way forward. Sonoma Sunrise in honor of the dawn of 2016.

2015 54

Dispatch from the 2017 Association of Change Management Professionals Conference

Partnering Resources

We love how neuroscience brings a valuable and previously examined approach to our field. ” We focused on how thoughtful use of Critical Connectors can help populate teams, build social support, and integrate respected change advocates into the organization.

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Google Enhances the Discussion Capabilities in Google Docs - I Like It

Michael Sampson - Currents

Google announced a new approach to providing discussion capabilities inline to a document in its Google Docs service: " The discussion about a document is as important as the document itself, but until now, there hasn’t been a great medium for this discussion to happen.

Mapping the World: the INGENAES Global Symposium and Learning Exchange

Making CommunitySense

Knowledge and learning exchanges as well as network building are key components of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded Integrating Gender and Nutrition within Agricultural Extension Services (INGENAES) project.

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Mapping the World: the INGENAES Global Symposium and Learning Exchange

Making CommunitySense

Knowledge and learning exchanges as well as network building are key components of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded Integrating Gender and Nutrition within Agricultural Extension Services (INGENAES) project.

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Teambuilding 2.0

The Bumble Bee

Executive team building: stop wasting their time ). Recently I ran across a New York technnology company GoCrossOffice pioneering a more novel approach. GoCrossOffice integrate both virtual and physical elements into their team games.

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Change Leadership Challenge 4: Meaningful Employee Participation

Partnering Resources

Compose your Change Implementation Team Carefully. Because of this, you should populate your team with people who are respected by their peers. These employees may not be right for the implementation team, but their peers follow and respect them.

Have you discovered the power of Serendipitous Collaboration yet?

The Bumble Bee

The most common approach to business collaboration ( Planned Collaboration ) involves prior analysis of the participants to try to identify shared interests in collaboration (e.g. The problem is that this approach does not really work.

2010 169

IGLOO Software Embeds MicroStrategy BI Tools for Social Insight

Michael Sampson - Currents

IGLOO Software announced a partnership with MicroStrategy , for the integration of MicroStrategy's business intelligence tools into IGLOO's social business suite: " The solution will allow IGLOO customers to track user participation, influence, activity and engagement in a social intranet or extranet. IGLOO will integrate MicroStrategy's BI platform into the IGLOO administrative console in order to enrich the community management and reporting process.

The changing role of the online teacher

Jenny Connected

It was thought that teaching online would require a different approach, but what should that approach be? During this lecture, Sian spent some time talking about the work she and her team have been doing with Twitterbots, i.e. automated responses to students’ tweets.

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Blog>> Knowledge Management in Intranets

Green Chameleon

Then, knowledge sharing tools that are an add-on might not be the right approach. teams (functional or project teams): discussions and collaboration on documents, notes / sharing of individual information / web conferencing. external topics: integrate external news sources (RSS) / integrate external partners (e.g. creation of groups (teams / communities) which hosts discussions, documents and sharing of the above tools.

Discover Bioteams via Experiential Learning

The Bumble Bee

I recommend an Experiential Learning approach which allows you to evolve your own unique take on bioteaming which takes full advantage of the hidden learning and experiences you and your organization already have about 'natural teams'. Make sure you document your conclusions as a team.

Your Future with SharePoint? Looking Forward

Michael Sampson - Currents

In research conducted in the mid-90s on virtual teams, Jessica and Jeff at NetAge concluded that success was “90% people, 10% technology.” ” The people stuff – the business driver, the team culture, the level of interpersonal trust, the nature of interdependence, etc.

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