Roadblocks to the Uptake of Collaboration Tools

Michael Sampson - Currents

A recent market research study by AIIM highlights various problems in the uptake of collaboration tools in enterprises: … 93 percent of business leaders believing internal collaboration is either crucial or very important to what they do, and 59 percent holding the same to be true of external collaboration. Collaboration Software

Online Collaboration Tools by Robin Good | ZEEF

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Online Collaboration Tools. Software tools, web apps and services for online collaboration. Collaboration Spaces. Collaborative Meeting Schedulers. Kanban Tool. Mindmapping Tools. Collaborative Writing. Team Messaging & Collaboration. Collaborative Visual Reviewing. collaboration tools web2.0 ZEEF works best with a modern browser. Browse Happy. Upgrade your browser today!

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Virtual Collaboration Tools for Networks, Participation, Transparency

Networking Action

A survey of a half dozen global networks revealed that their use of virtual collaboration tools is amazingly rudimentary. A couple of colleagues and I discovered that when identifying tools for GOLDEN to use. We wanted virtual platforms to… Communications

Blog>> Users Demands for Collaboration Tools

Green Chameleon

We recently asked a number of business users what they require from collaboration tools within the company. The scope reached from communication tools, documents sharing, collaboration in teams, social networking and a personalized portal. half of the people we asked would require at least once per week to have offline access to the provided tools. What is your experience on how to make people use collaboration tools

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The “Other” Consideration of Collaboration Tools; Welcome to the New World of GDPR

Michael Sampson - Currents

Collaboration tools provide amazing capabilities for helping people work together across time and space, and selecting the right tools for your organisation is important. And it has implications for how your organisation uses collaboration tools too. Industry Updates Tools & Technologies

Work Together: 60+ Collaborative Tools for Groups

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Business Productivity 37Signals.com - Maker of collaboration tools including Basecamp Basecamp reviews (others listed below). BlueTie.com - Online collaboration directed towards small and medium sized businesses. CrossLoop.com - Allows two computers to connect securely to share their desktops for collaborative work and transfer of files. Google Docs & Spreadsheets - From the behemoth known as Google Google reviews , collaborative documents and spreadsheets.

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. There are the traditional office productivity tools like instant messaging and email and [Microsoft] Office.

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Why Use Collaboration Tools?

Michael Sampson - Currents

Following on from the Why Collaborate? infographic , I've just posted on a different question - Why use collaboration tools? : ". given the realities of business and organizational life today, the nature of collaboration has changed. Read more: Why Use Collaboration Tools?

SharePoint: Is It Worth Using as a Collaboration Tool?

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Is SharePoint "Worth It" as a Collaboration Tool? - Joe Shepley

Michael Sampson - Currents

Joe Shepley, the VP and Practice Leader at Doculabs asks whether firms should be using SharePoint 2010 as their collaboration platform at all: " I’m in the middle of a series on SharePoint collaboration. In the first two posts, I focused on why SharePoint collaboration fails and how you can take steps to ensure that it succeeds. It's awesome to meet someone else who is willing to ask similar questions on the topic of using SharePoint for collaboration.

GE Goes Box (What about Its Other Collaboration Tools?)

Michael Sampson - Currents

“ GE’s IT organization, tasked with bringing innovative, cutting-edge technology to roughly 300,000 employees located in more than 170 countries, selected Box to: - Make it easy for employees to collaborate across business units and with external parties; - Unify business information across applications, thanks to Box’s open platform and integration with other cloud and on-premise solutions; and. “ What is unclear is what this means for GE’s current collaboration tools.

Technology Review Tackles Collaboration Tools

Michael Sampson - Currents

MIT's Technology Review publication kicked off its new topic for the month: Collaboration Tools. Throughout March we will look at the latest tools for collaboration within and between organizations. We'll analyze why some technology-enabled collaborations work and why others don't. We'll explain why some collaboration tools have failed to prove useful to the employees meant to benefit from them. Collaboration isn't a new idea. Collaboratio

Three Requirements for Broad Adoption of Collaboration Tools

Michael Sampson - Currents

In a blog post last July, Joe Schueller from Cisco wrote about the role of culture in Enterprise 2.0 , but more importantly about three keys to gaining broad adoption of collaboration tools in the organization: " However, to drive real value out of a collaboration platform, you need broad adoption, and frankly, leaving > 80% of the population "on the table" isn't going to cut it. To get the most out of any networked collaboration platform, you need broad, pervasive adoption.

Social Collaboration Tools - Four Mini Case Studies

Michael Sampson - Currents

Earlier this week USA Today profiled four firms who are using social collaboration tools to improve productivity. Read more: Social-media tools can boost productivity. Collaboration SoftwareThe four firms were: - Westchester Medical Center, making use of Doximity to improve health delivery. Trunk Club - using Salesforce Chatter to share tips and encouragement among salespeople. Newly Weds Foods - using IBM Connections to bring experts together on recipe development.

A "Sop to the Millennials" - Don't Do New Collaboration Tools Just Because Younger Staff Want It

Michael Sampson - Currents

There are good and bad reasons for implementing new collaboration tools. Are you justifying new collaboration tools just because you think your young, emerging workforce expects it? We've all heard this rationale for implementing new collaboration tools-- tools such as instant messaging, mobile e-mail, Facebook-for-the-enterprise type tools like SharePoint or Jive, or Twitter-for-the-enterprise tools like Yammer.

Rabbitsoft Released Clinked - a Wiki-Oriented Online Collaboration Tool

Michael Sampson - Currents

Rabbitsoft announced the commercial release of Clinked , its wiki-oriented online collaboration and document sharing tool. The core premise of the tool is the same for all the other services in this space. Clinked is an online collaboration and project management platform.

How Collaborative Tools Can Lead to Organisational Efficiency

Michael Sampson - Currents

On The Smarter Office, I posted on how collaborative tools can lead to organisational efficiency : " Given the current economic climate across Europe and the United States, and by implication the other regions around the world, a heightened focus on efficiency is natural. There are various ways that collaborative tools can help on the efficiency front. Read more: How Collaborative Tools Can Lead to Organisational Efficiency. Being Effective Collaboratio

LinkedIn | Discussion:Online collaboration tools or social networks what’s the difference? How can they improve communication in our immediate surroundings?

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

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Boeing's New Global Collaboration Tool

Michael Sampson - Currents

Boeing has just announced its new global collaboration tool - the 747-8 Intercontinental. Enterprise CollaborationThe Boeing 747 is my all-time favorite aircraft, although the Boeing 777 is growing on me.

A Choir -- via Collaboration Tools

Michael Sampson - Currents

Very cool. imagine the possibilities. Hat tip: @JasonWomack.

Trello - Simple Collaboration with Cards and free

The Bumble Bee

I have been invited to participate in a software beta test which is using an online tool called Trello to coordinate test feedback. It is a great tool for capturing and structuring feedback from a community in a really easy way and very compatible with a bioteams style of working.

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Online Mindmapping Tools and Collaborative Whiteboards Review

The Bumble Bee

You might also be interested in my earlier review of 5 Online Collaborative Whiteboards covering Twiddla, imaginationcubed, skrbl, dabbleboard.com and webnote. Tags: Online Collaboration Tools

Collaboration tools

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Engineers without Fears Tuesday, September 11, 2007 Collaboration tools James Robertson has been thinking about collaboration tools. As ever, James is practical & clear in his thinking and suggests a 5 phase model (0-4) for organisations thinking about collaboration. So here are the phases and my responses to them: Phase 0: Fragmentation As the usage of collaboration tools grows in an unmanaged and unconsidered way, so does the "fragmentation" of information.

Cisco Acquired Versly - to Connect Collaboration Tools with Microsoft Office

Michael Sampson - Currents

Based in San Francisco, Versly integrates collaboration capabilities via a plug-in into Microsoft Office applications, simplifying the way people work by enabling more effective collaboration around content in documents, spreadsheets, presentations and email. Collaboration is a top priority at Cisco. Versly was a new entrant vendor that made a connector for collaboration systems to integrate with Microsoft Office applications.

collaboration tools: centricity

Engineers without Fears

Most social software tools have a focus, a centricity. The focus of that tool will effect your use of it. Tool Centricity Wiki Page Blog Post Tangler Forum / Thread Flickr Image / Account Facebook Ego-based Network Ning Community YouTube Clip. collaboration social softwareYou can try using Facebook as a wiki but it won't really work - because the focuses of each are different. Here are some suggested focuses. What would you change? What would you add? [In

Collaboration Tools on the Intranet - my Video Interview from IntraTeam Event 2010

Michael Sampson - Currents

My conference presentation was on Frameworks for Evaluating Collaboration Tools. Listen to hear my (quick) answers to three questions: - What are the challenges when incorporating collaboration tools on the Intranet? - Tags: Enterprise Collaboration

My KM World Notes: Resetting the Enterprise With 2.0 Collaborative Tools

Portals and KM

Collaborative Tools by Andrew McAfee. He shares strategies, stories, and real-world examples of successful enterprise collaboration using 2.0 tools.”. is not sharing documents for collaborating. This is another in a series of notes from the 2009 KM World. This is the Opening Keynote: Resetting the Enterprise With 2.0 Here is part of the session description.

five common collaboration tool errors

Engineers without Fears

I was presenting on collaboration tools last week and I was reflecting on five common mistakes made in the selection or implementation of these tools that I have seen (or even participated in at one time or another) before launching into descriptions of the tools themselves and some case studies. collaboration" is not a goal in itself). Thinking that one tool will do everything for you. collaboration social software

Zoho Reports: good free tool for building web dashboards

The Bumble Bee

Online Collaboration ToolsIt's a common problem - you have developed some very useful excel charts and dashboards and now you need to publish and share them on the web.

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Stowe Boyd, The collaborative tool manifestation of teams is.

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The collaborative tool manifestation of teams is the creation of work contexts to which people are invited, and as a consequence of being a member of the group they gain certain capabilities, like seeing documents, or creating and pushing tasks (‘assigning tasks’) to others.

A World Without Email - Year 2, Weeks 11 to 14 (Email as a Collaboration Tool? No, Thanks!)

Elsua

People couldn’t find me online readily to engage through my usual various social software tools, more than anything else because of how incredibly busy those couple of days were with what I call meetings galore , which means people decided to send me an email instead.

A Day in the Life with Unified Collaboration – from Unify

Michael Sampson - Currents

The team at Unify have released a video insight into work life with unified collaboration tools. Collaboration Software

The Online Collaboration Tools Guide

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The following review of major products in this space will help you choose the right collaboration tools for your needs. You can share documents with other people by entering their email addresses and inviting them to collaborate or just view the documents. Several collaborators can edit the same document at once. Collaborators can also add inline comments. Zoho has built-in chat for collaborators to communicate in real time while editing.

extending the event horizon - collaboration tools

Engineers without Fears

The triggers for this pondering of collaboration tools have been a bunch of events that I am in some way involved with. I think Facebook makes a pretty rubbish collaborative environment beyond simply pumping out information to interested parties. tools collaboration eventsMany are conferences (or sometimes unconferences). The aim is to "Extend the Event Horizon" (thanks Katie ) both before and after the event - should participants want to do so.

Anecdote: Why people don't use collaboration tools

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Kennedy and the French Revolution » 16/06/07 | Why people dont use collaboration tools By Shawn. Filed in Collaboration. David Pollard offered for anyone on the net to join him is a joint collaboration project using Writely. Content volume kills collaboration tools.

Collaboration Tool Errors: No Goal? (Or is it more subtle than that?)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Matt wrote last month about five common collaboration tool errors. collaboration" is not a goal in itself). One person holds a clear picture of what they want the new tool to achieve, but because it is not articulated, no one else gets it. - The goal was clear 3 years ago when a new tool was put in place, but with staff turnover, the champions have left and that thinking has been lost. The goal is exploration of tool capabilities (links to Matt's number 3).

Double profits from revenue processes with Process Physics

The Bumble Bee

Online Collaboration ToolsA serial bank robber was once asked why he robbed banks? He replied "because that's where the money is!" Why have I developed a new discipline called Process Physics ? Same answer - because that's where the money is (in a process).

Anecdote: Why people don't use collaboration tools

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

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Establish a portfolio of collaboration tools

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Step Two Designs Beyond The Idea Skip to content Home Blog About us Contact Us Home > articles > collaboration > Establish a portfolio of collaboration tools CMb 2007-19 Establish a portfolio of collaboration tools Written by James Robertson , published November 5th, 2007 Categorised under: articles , collaboration , enterprise 2.0 , intranets There is no one-size-fits-all solution for collaboration needs within an organisation.

Engineers without Fears: collaboration tools: stags

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

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. Activities - When people collaboration, they need to do stuff.