More collaboration

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Engineers without Fears Saturday, September 15, 2007 More collaboration James Dellow takes up the conversation about collaboration. James D makes the point that collaboration happens within organisations & that people will use any tools that come to hand. Absolutely agree with this. James goes on to say: This cycle by the way is taking place at an enterprise level, but also at the level of individual workgroups, teams and projects.

Collaboration vs sharing

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Engineers without Fears Sunday, October 14, 2007 Collaboration vs sharing James Robertson talks about collaboration tools as anti-knowledge sharing. If I understand JR correctly, his point is that collaboration tools are great for specific teams. However each team works in its own context and this leads to the creation of silos which prevents cross-organisational leveraging of this material. He also notes that this cannot be solved simply by the implementation of a search tool. I agree with him.

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Engineers without Fears: collaboration tools: stags

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Engineers without Fears Tuesday, April 15, 2008 collaboration tools: stags Ive been thinking about different collaboration tools for various groups recently and I was pondering on some of the different factors you need to consider and I came up with this (click to enlarge) : Lets take each of these in turn: Size - One thing to consider are the numbers of people who will be collaborating. Three rough groups sizes come to mind: Teams (15 approx) - small number of people.

Collaboration tools

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Engineers without Fears Tuesday, September 11, 2007 Collaboration tools James Robertson has been thinking about collaboration tools. Which is interesting because I have as well. As ever, James is practical & clear in his thinking and suggests a 5 phase model (0-4) for organisations thinking about collaboration.

Endless Knots: Teams of practice

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Endless Knots Recent Posts Oldie but goodie: "CompuServes Intranet Forum" Boosting Productivity through Virtual Collaboration - webcast Light on Lumière Will someone please make me a sandwich.board? We documented Bobs story in Virtual Teams --and, perhaps more importantly, he documented it himself in Building the Knowledge-Driven Organization. But good as that is, methinks theres more to it as together we do things that we cant do alone, qualitatively different things.

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freezing out on the scarpa flow

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Engineers without Fears Monday, January 14, 2008 freezing out on the scarpa flow Michael Idinopulos writes about in-the-flow and out-of-the flow activities and wiki beahaviour and Andrew McAfee takes his point a bit further. Andrew asks: How outlandish would it be for a company to put participation in emergent social software platforms in the flow for at least some employees?

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Full Circle Online Interaction Blog: So What IS a Community Indicator? v1

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I tried this a few years back with an article, How Some Folks Have Tried to Define Community and What is a Virtual Community and Why Would You Ever Need One? These measures may be subjective or objective, qualitative or quantitative. Secondly, Im a big fan of the Boston Indicators Project ([link] and Id like to encourage you to kick its tires and maybe even blog about it.

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ACTIVE LURKING: ENHANCING THE VALUE OF INHOUSE ONLINE COMMUNITIES THROUGH THE RELATED PRACTICES AROUND THE ONLINE COMMUNITIES

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them migh t be quan titative, oth ers qualitative. Managing the Virtual. School Press, Boston, MA, 2004. [10] Issues in Virtual Ethnography”, In. Virtual Environments: Inhabited Information Spaces. virtual communities: a social communication network. CENTER FOR. COLLECTIVE. INTELLIGENCE. Working Paper Series. How can people and computers be connected so. that-collectively-they act more intelligently than. any individuals, groups, or computers have ever.