"The Successful Virtual Office in 30 Minutes"

Endless Knots

Comes now Melanie Pinola’s contribution to Lamont’s series with “ The Successful Virtual Office.” A technology writer with a lot of data to offer, Pinola begins with many footnoted facts, including the Forrester stat claiming that 40% of US workers will work in virtual offices by next year.

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"The Successful Virtual Office in 30 Minutes"

Endless Knots

Comes now Melanie Pinola’s contribution to Lamont’s series with “ The Successful Virtual Office.” A technology writer with a lot of data to offer, Pinola begins with many footnoted facts, including the Forrester stat claiming that 40% of US workers will work in virtual offices by next year. I’m going out on a very short limb here, feeling quite secure: 100% of American (and global) information workers already are working in virtual offices.

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So You Want To Bring About Change

Leading Virtually

Specifically, President Obama and his economic team are relying on findings in behavioral economics to make people break old habits and adopt behaviors that are better for them and society. I believe that leaders of traditional and virtual teams who are interested in bringing about change can learn from this article. If virtual teaming is being planned, then provide training on how to work in a virtual team, something that is often overlooked.

Trip report: A brief foray into the future

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  Several firsts at once for a keynote I gave last week for Cisco , topic, appropriately enough, "Virtual Leadership:" 1. A truly global audience--from California to London to Singapore and many spots in between, with about 90 people in all. Everyone attended virtually.

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The "you never know" principle

Endless Knots

Quite an honor to have been faculty -- and the setting was, hands down, the most beautiful place I've ever given a speech: La Valencia in La Jolla, California, where the meeting room overlooked the Pacific and the people at the front, i.e., the speakers, got to look out rather than in.

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A little history on the Computer History Museum (and MassNet, RIP)

Endless Knots

Alas, The Computer Museum in Boston exists no more, having closed in 1996 (what does that say about our history), its collection now belonging to The Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California (i.e. Tags: Boston Business Collaboration Education Innovation Internet/web Networks and Networking Virtual Teams Web/Tech A comment today on another post by Harry Stevens prompts this post.

News Updates (December 8, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

CalConnect XVII, consisting of both a regular and a Mobile CalConnect Interoperability Test Event, and a CalConnect Roundtable (Members Meeting), will be held in Irvine, California, on Monday-Friday, February 1-5, 2010, hosted by The University of California at Irvine.

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