Virtual Teams and Communities Training Manual

The Bumble Bee

As a festive treat I am making available, totally free to Bioteams readers, my Virtual Teams and Communities Training Manual (155 pages) which I have used on a number of occasions as a comprehensive full-day workshop on this very important topic. Evolution of an effective virtual team.

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. Deliberate coaching was used to get the benefits of virtual teaming. The team spent 50% of their project budget on coaching. - The members of what was called the Virtual Petrotechnical Team were given VT equipment and essentially left alone to find uses for it.

Role-Playing for Virtual Team Training

Leading Virtually

Surinder recently passed an article along to me documenting a case study of an asynchronous online role-play used in a university setting. The article set my thoughts in motion about the Leading Virtually blog and my own thinking regarding training, leadership development, and learning in virtual environments in general. We at Leading Virtually obviously believe that virtual teams can be trained and highly functioning using communication media.

Did Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Really get it Wrong in Banning "Work from Home"?

Governance in a Networked World

The second ‘event’ prompting my reflections on the topic is a recently submitted doctoral thesis entitled “Creativity and Innovation in Virtual Teams” by Hari Sangha , who I was supervising, and therefore reading his thesis closely. could be accommodated by a mature virtual team.

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Did Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Really get it Wrong in Banning "Work from Home"?

Governance in a Networked World

The second ‘event’ prompting my reflections on the topic is a recently submitted doctoral thesis entitled “Creativity and Innovation in Virtual Teams” by Hari Sangha , who I was supervising, and therefore reading his thesis closely. could be accommodated by a mature virtual team.

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The social networks of virtual teams - The Bumble Bee

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Manifesto | About | Contact | Library | Gallery | Archives | Site map The social networks of virtual teams April 21, 2006 | article by Ken Thompson in Bioteams Features (83) Stumble It! Such a team may be the last to know of important changes in its environment.

Face-to-face for the Oreo tweet

Endless Knots

360i, and when the blackout happened, the team looked at it as an. the brand team was there, it was easy to get approvals and get it up in. Were the most senior Oreo execs online and watching the quick-acting team that garnered so much buzz so quickly?

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Teambuilding 2.0

The Bumble Bee

Executive team building: stop wasting their time ). GoCrossOffice integrate both virtual and physical elements into their team games. Teams meet in the real world to collaborate and discuss strategy around a game that takes place virtually.

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News Updates (May 12, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Case Study on Lotus Connections. Rheinmetall is featured in an IBM case study on Lotus Quickr and Connections. Rheinmetall integrated IBM Lotus Quickr software for team-oriented departments and document management, IBM Lotus Sametime software for realtime collaboration and IBM Lotus Connections software for social networking into a highly standardized and flexible collaboration suite. CubeTree Launch.

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Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

If this is a work team, what processes and agreements will you need? Virtual teams benefit from explicit processes and it is worth investing time in them.

Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

If this is a work team, what processes and agreements will you need? Virtual teams benefit from explicit processes and it is worth investing time in them.

Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

If this is a work team, what processes and agreements will you need? Virtual teams benefit from explicit processes and it is worth investing time in them.

News Updates (July 16, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The Fourth annual Traction User Group meeting and Training Conference is a unique opportunity to see what's new and planned for Traction TeamPage, talk in person with the Traction team, give your own feedback on Traction's products and direction, and learn from peers and their experiences. case studies presented by Traction customers. 7 steps to exception communication in a virtual team. SharePoint 2010.

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Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

If this is a work team, what processes and agreements will you need? Virtual teams benefit from explicit processes and it is worth investing time in them.

Knoco stories: When communities of practice are not the answer

John Tropea - Delicious Community

If you are trying to create something, then maybe you need a conference, or a knowledge exchange, or a virtual team. Rather than the architects being dispersed around multiple offices, in this case they all sit in the Architects Department. case study. (43).

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Social Architecture (a manifesto) | Management Innovation eXchange

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Most people, teams and companies are paralyzed by the flood of information. The most successful projects in the history of any organization are those where the project manager could gather a team of competent and complementary talents who were working in a relationship of trust.

Column 2 : Enterprise 2.0: Reports from the Frontier

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Stamps started out with a case study about Shell wherein they put the technology in place for collaboration, then had to develop new ways of working together in order to develop the internal networking skills. Boudinet continued on with information on how they developed a collaborative environment and culture at Volvo with global virtual teams, once the technology was in place to support such collaboration. Column 2 BPM, Enterprise 2.0

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The Technology-Collaboration Disconnect - BusinessWeek

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Leaders are developing cases around the following four productivity questions: 1. 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.

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Are you on the Bully watch? - networks, communities, crews

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Virtual Canuck picks up my posting about crews, teams etc but takes issue with my position, I quote: So I don’t think that Snowden’s use of the term crew to define a subset of groups really moves us forward. If this is the case why not use those words? team training).

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Enterprise 2.0: Jeffrey Stamps and Jessica Lipnack - Collaborating in the Transparent Enterprise. Strange Attractor: Picking out patterns in the chaos

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

He then moved to the BBC World Service and was a key member of the team that launched World Have Your Say, an interactive radio programme with a strong online participation component.

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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. I’ve used Mambo, from which Joomla developed (forked) and have used Drupal in several cases.

At the Corner of Assertiveness & Cooperation: Collaboration > Trust Matters

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Trust Quotes #5: Neil Rackham Trust and Virtual Teams The Difference Between Wrong and Illegal The Trust Reader Volume 4 Trust Quotes #4: Peter Firestein on Trust, Character and Reputation How to Soft Sell a Hard Drive Too Big to Trust? The Path of Redemption Leads to Trust The ROI of Business Friendships The Trouble with Buying Processes Madoff: Investment Fund, or Virtual Reality Game? The Case of Bob Beck If Your Sales Training Department Ran Your Church Are You Connected?

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Classification of Enterprise 2.0 use cases

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

use cases Author: Bjoern Negelmann 15 Oct What is Enterprise 2.0 vision we need to talk about use cases and case studies that show and unveil the power of this so-called “ social business “ At the Enterprise 2.0 use cases [link] : Mar. use cases #SKM2.0

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