Always say yes to grad students: an interview about virtual teams

Endless Knots

Every so often in the past gazillion years, a graduate student comes along, one who's working on a master's or doctorate around virtual/remote/distribution organizations. This interview also reflects my biases about the current state-of-the-virtual-art. 

Always say yes to grad students: an interview about virtual teams

Endless Knots

Every so often in the past gazillion years, a graduate student comes along, one who's working on a master's or doctorate around virtual/remote/distributed/global organizations. " This interview was for her final dissertation, "The Challenges of Virtual Project Management," enabling her to graduate from Tampere, following her spending time as an exchange student at Portsmouth University in the UK. 90% people, 10% technology Collaboration Virtual Teams

Marissa, we need to talk: This genie is way out of the bottle

Endless Knots

Tom Ashbrook (On Point, " Yahoos Ban on Working From Home ") is holding forth with some savvy guests even as I type; Maureen Dowd has a biting op-ed in yesterday's NY Times (" Get Off Of Your Cloud "); and the bloggers have gone wild. collaborating virtually.

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Bioteams, collaboration and the Mobile Cloud

The Bumble Bee

I was part of a fascinating panel session "Mobility, Teams, The Cloud and Collaboration" at the recent Mobile Cloud Summit (London: 21 September). The Mobile Cloud might just be the tipping point which brings mobile collaboration from the margins right into the business mainstream by enabling an 'always on' connection with each team member no matter where they are! To watch videos of all the other sessions at the Mobile Cloud Summit.

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The Implications of Cloud Computing for Work Teams and Leaders

Leading Virtually

Recently in my field there has been a lot of talk about cloud computing, a possible solution to my dilemma. Cloud computing is the increasingly common occurrence of accessing computing applications via the Internet. Cloud computing separates the software from the logical functions of the local hardware, so instead of needing computing power or specific applications locally (e.g. What are some examples of cloud computing? Cloud computing could increase this effect.

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The AppGap » Connecting … Virtual Teams: News, views, and reviews of Work 2.0 tools, apps and practices

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Connecting … Virtual Teams by Patti Anklam February 10, 2008 at 4:38 pm · Filed under Distributed Work , Enterprise 2.0 , Web 2.0 and how the social networking tools could be used to enhance the connectivity of virtual teams.

News Updates (July 29, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Virtual Team Technology. Phil proposes the "information - communication - collaboration" workflow analysis approach for determining which tools to use to support virtual teams. " Working in the Cloud for Lawyers. Government 2.0. Embracing Web 2.0

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News Updates (September 2, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Silence in Virtual Teams. Phil comments on the destructive influence of silence on virtual teams, and what to do about it. While the old adage says “Silence is golden” it could be eroding trust in your business or on your team. When working with others remotely – whether it’s virtual team members, clients, or vendors – communication is what brings everyone together.

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Launch Day of Communities and Networks Connection

Nancy White

So you can see that Virtual Community , Tags , RSS , Facebook , Twitter and other such terms all relate heavily to the concept of social media. The Cloud. For example: Ken Thompson is laser focused on virtual teams. Connections make the world go round.

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. 7 steps to exception communication in a virtual team. Microsoft unveiled pricing for Azure , its cloud computing platform. SharePoint 2010.

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News Updates (May 12, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

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. As with all versions of Evernote, notes are synced with the Evernote cloud service. 3) If you are an Oracle client (business applications, WebCenter, etc), consider piloting the Team Collaboration component.

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News Updates (February 9, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

DataSync's entire software suite is a cloud-based service that is accessible from any web browser or mobile device, and can be connected to desktop applications such as Microsoft Outlook. The Virtual Team Builders Blog suggests email best practices. Co-Working.

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“International Update on Web 2.0 in Business” (Sarah Heal, Information Leadership)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Distributed business / virtual teams. What choices do we have? - (1) best of breed vs Swiss Army knife? - (2) open source, Microsoft or a specialist vendor? - (3) appliance, cloud, or software? Sarah Heal from Information Leadership is talking on the use of Web 2.0 tool in business. based on their experiences using them, what they see with clients, and from KMWorld 2008. See also sarah-heal.com. Knowledge management means: helping people doing a great job. For firms, Web 2.0

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. These have aspects of community, and some aspects of team along with networks.

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In a virtual world, what do we mean by “Community”? « Driving innovation in a digital world

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Home About Archives Driving innovation in a digital world Feeds: Posts Comments In a virtual world, what do we mean by “Community&# ? For a virtual community to survive, some key ingredients are required: A common, stated purpose (affinity).

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E L S U A ~ A KM Blog Thinking Outside The Inbox by Luis Suarez » Successful Social Networking for Business Collaboration by Ed Brill

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

They are both from my good friend, and fellow IBM colleague, Ed Brill , who just recently participated in a couple of different events (One of them virtually, with all of its various challenges).

Collaborative Thinking: Deciphering Social Networks - Thesis

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This link will bring you our team page. Mathemagenic Microsoft Knowledge Network Team Blog Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Team Blog Microsoft Team RSS Blog Microsoft Unified Communications Group Team Blog Nicholas Carr Peter OKelly Peter Saint-André Rashmi Sinha Robin Good Solution Watch Stowe Boyd Techcrunch You’re It!

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Another Example Of Facebook Integration

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

This link will bring you our team page. Mathemagenic Microsoft Knowledge Network Team Blog Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Team Blog Microsoft Team RSS Blog Microsoft Unified Communications Group Team Blog Nicholas Carr Peter OKelly Peter Saint-André Rashmi Sinha Robin Good Solution Watch Stowe Boyd Techcrunch You’re It!

Deciphering Social Networks - Thesis

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

This link will bring you our team page. Mathemagenic Microsoft Knowledge Network Team Blog Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Team Blog Microsoft Team RSS Blog Microsoft Unified Communications Group Team Blog Nicholas Carr Peter OKelly Peter Saint-André Rashmi Sinha Robin Good Solution Watch Stowe Boyd Techcrunch You’re It!

Enterprise-enabling Facebook

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This link will bring you our team page. Mathemagenic Microsoft Knowledge Network Team Blog Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Team Blog Microsoft Team RSS Blog Microsoft Unified Communications Group Team Blog Nicholas Carr Peter OKelly Peter Saint-André Rashmi Sinha Robin Good Solution Watch Stowe Boyd Techcrunch You’re It!

Gating Social Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Its no longer enough to get invited to exclusive conferences or be asked to join professional organizations—many movers and shakers are taking their hobnobbing online, where a new crop of social networks aim to keep out the riff-raff by demanding credentials at the virtual door. This link will bring you our team page.

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Collaborative Thinking: Contextual Social Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

This link will bring you our team page. Mathemagenic Microsoft Knowledge Network Team Blog Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Team Blog Microsoft Team RSS Blog Microsoft Unified Communications Group Team Blog Nicholas Carr Peter OKelly Peter Saint-André Rashmi Sinha Robin Good Solution Watch Stowe Boyd Techcrunch You’re It!

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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.

Collaborative Thinking: Enterprise 2.0: Culture Required?

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

This link will bring you our team page. Mathemagenic Microsoft Knowledge Network Team Blog Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Team Blog Microsoft Team RSS Blog Microsoft Unified Communications Group Team Blog Nicholas Carr Peter OKelly Peter Saint-André Rashmi Sinha Robin Good Solution Watch Stowe Boyd Techcrunch You’re It!

More White-Label Options For Social Network Sites

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

It offers a menu of social modules that companies can add to their sites, including blogs, wikis, surveys, polls, calendars, forums, tag clouds, file uploading tools, individual profile pages, group pages, and idea-management tools with Digg-like voting. This link will bring you our team page.

Collaborative Thinking: Enterprise 2.0: A Critical Assessment

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

This link will bring you our team page. Mathemagenic Microsoft Knowledge Network Team Blog Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Team Blog Microsoft Team RSS Blog Microsoft Unified Communications Group Team Blog Nicholas Carr Peter OKelly Peter Saint-André Rashmi Sinha Robin Good Solution Watch Stowe Boyd Techcrunch You’re It!

Social Software Vendor Roundup

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

This link will bring you our team page. Mathemagenic Microsoft Knowledge Network Team Blog Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Team Blog Microsoft Team RSS Blog Microsoft Unified Communications Group Team Blog Nicholas Carr Peter OKelly Peter Saint-André Rashmi Sinha Robin Good Solution Watch Stowe Boyd Techcrunch You’re It!

Turning E-Mail Into a Social Network

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Day: Peripheral Vision: Detecting the Weak Signals That Will Make or Break Your Company Subscribe to this blogs feed « The Virtual College Fair: Collaboration + Social Networks | Main | Unified Communications Is A Composite Market » November 15, 2007 Turning E-Mail Into a Social Network Sometimes consumer vendors (and people that cover consumer trends) can learn from enterprise software vendors and historical trends related to knowledge management and collaboration.

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Collaborative Thinking: Harnessing The Power Of Informal Employee Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Sometimes the best you can do is create the context and environment for informal networks to thrive and influence behaviors indirectly through leadership, communication, information sharing, teaming, community-building, and related knowledge and human capital management practices. This link will bring you our team page.

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Collaborative Thinking: Building a Culture of Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The opportunity for HR teams to redefine themselves (from an administrative function to a strategic partner for other business units) is immense given shifting employee demographic trends and the battle for talent in the marketplace that will occur over the next decade. KPMGs top HR executive is a member of the firms knowledge advisory team, Armacost notes. This link will bring you our team page.

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A Journey In Social Media: Life At 35,000 Feet

John Tropea - Delicious Community

" Finally, you break through the clouds. Search works too, as do the tag clouds and groups. " followed by a statement of the situation, the ideas that the local team are working with, and an open-ended what-do-you-suggest question. The posting team not only gets access to a wealth of perspectives, opinions and experiences -- but now theyve got a virtual team to work with.

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All work is social. Work is conversation. | The AppGap

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Share: Permalink RELATED POSTS - “Social Processes: Show Me the Money&# - Knowledge Management 2020 - Connecting … Virtual Teams - Learning from Each Other - Are Intranets stagnating?

Collaborative Thinking: Social Networks: Making Sense Out Of Terminology

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

team member related to a project manager) while other linkages may be driven by boundaries of some type (e.g., Some examples of relational data include: kinship, friendship, boss/subordinate, project team membership, group association, etc. This link will bring you our team page.

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Participatory Surveillance: Co-mingling Intimacy & Exposure

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Whether it is a business team or a community or even nations, creating new way to increase our collaborative capacity will make life easier for everyone. This link will bring you our team page.

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Getting to Know Collective and Collaborative :: Personal InfoCloud

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Collaborative Thinking: More On Formalizing Informal Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

This link will bring you our team page. Mathemagenic Microsoft Knowledge Network Team Blog Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Team Blog Microsoft Team RSS Blog Microsoft Unified Communications Group Team Blog Nicholas Carr Peter OKelly Peter Saint-André Rashmi Sinha Robin Good Solution Watch Stowe Boyd Techcrunch You’re It!

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Collaborative Thinking: The Enterprise In A Networked World

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

There is a greater need for expertise within project teams that are knowledgeable about ethnography, anthropology, and research methods such as contextual inquiry. This link will bring you our team page.

2007 28

Tomoye: Bringing Web 2.0 to Communities of Practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

tools are focused on team collaboration and project management and execution. What new thinking, strategies and tools can help teams work smarter, pre-empt personal burn out and help their companies weather the current climate?

Collaborative Thinking: Analysis Of Social Networks: Telling Old Stories In New Ways

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

This link will bring you our team page. Mathemagenic Microsoft Knowledge Network Team Blog Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Team Blog Microsoft Team RSS Blog Microsoft Unified Communications Group Team Blog Nicholas Carr Peter OKelly Peter Saint-André Rashmi Sinha Robin Good Solution Watch Stowe Boyd Techcrunch You’re It!

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Publishing Enterprise Content To Facebook

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Roo Reynolds, Metaverse Evangelist for IBM will share how corporations are already embracing virtual worlds such as Second Life, including real examples of what does and doesn’t work, as well as discussing the bigger opportunities for business. This link will bring you our team page.

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Collaborative Writing Tools And Technology: A Mini-Guide

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Groove Virtual Office is available at no cost for personal use or 60-day business evaluation. Some projects are overseen by an editor or editorial team, but many grow without any top-down oversight. Its very simple to use, you can take advantage of calendar, wiki, blog, messages, tag cloud, sharing documents and manage your tasks and milestones inside projects and handle interaction with your team.

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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?

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