Collaboration tools are anti knowledge sharing?

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Knowledge Jolt with Jack Jack Vinson writes about knowledge management, personal effectiveness, theory of constraints and more. Collaboration tools are anti knowledge sharing? James Robertson makes an interesting claim in Collaboration tools are anti knowledge sharing? There is a clear need for collaboration within organisations, and the rollout of collaboration tools will bring many benefits.

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

Elsua

And here I am, once again, putting together another blog post where I will be sharing a quick update on how things are going. I know I may not be able to share some further insights on interesting links I may bump into, but I think I am willing to give it a try.

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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. No installation is required, and you can use them in offline mode when there is no Internet connection. 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. You wish to collaborate simultaneously.

The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections — Collaborating Effectively through Wikis

Elsua

It will make you think twice about how you may have viewed email as a collaboration tool all along. I still see plenty of value in using email as a communication tool for one-on-one confidential / sensitive exchanges as well as to process calendaring and scheduling events altogether.

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The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections – On the Misuse of Email

Elsua

In fact, I still think it’s probably one of the best tools out there for 1:1 communications. A different matter would be email as a collaboration tool, although that’s perhaps the subject for another blog post at some point in time.

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The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections – Innovate or Die

Elsua

If yesterday I talked about the latest adventures of Molly exploring social software within the enterprise with IBM’s own Lotus Connections , today I thought I would go and check out what " The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections " has been up to lately.

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Enterprise 2.0 Boston June 2010 Highlights: Making Technology Work in Organizations

21st Century Organization

thought leaders and software vendors gathered in Boston starting June 14 for the conference that grew from Andrew McAfee's 2006 MIT Sloan Review article The Dawn of Emergent Collaboration and became the book. . Events Industry change Innovation Social Networks Social Tools Web 2.0

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Collaborating Externally with Your Customers: The Final Frontier of Enterprise 2.0

Elsua

10 years later one keeps hearing that very same inhibitor (Or excuse, who knows), when trying to collaborate and share their knowledge with external parties. Thus both email and IM still remain *the* main collaboration tools suite as back then.

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Enterprise 2.0 Summit: Learning from Alcatel-Lucent, IBM, Yves Caseau, BASF & More "How People Matter"

21st Century Organization

supremacy, but their business impact when effectively implemented to enable collaboration in support of business strategy. The mission is clear: enable CEO Ben Vermayen's mandate that employees "Share", a practice Vermayen models by active participation. tools from Web 1.0

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Collaboration Is More Important Than Ever – 3 Barriers To Adoption

Elsua

Last Friday, my good friend Jack Vinson put together a rather good blog post where he was reminding us all how crucial collaboration has become for all businesses and knowledge workers out there. So why is it that we are not that good at collaborating then, in the first place?

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Impact of Social Software Within the Enterprise by Jon Iwata

Elsua

And to come back in full force, I thought I would share with you an interesting video interview that I am sure is going to make you think about several things twice. Collaboration IBM

A World Without E-mail: One Man’s Vision of a Social Workplace – Wear Sunscreen

Elsua

More than anything else, because I use that time to unwind properly; to chill out, relax, charge some batteries from that week at work and, eventually, connect with my real life social networking connections (Those who don’t live on the Web…).

Blog>> The Information Lifecycle

Green Chameleon

These thoughts are very valid for global activities, though we are starting in our company to look at a second approach: implement knowledge sharing in people’s daily activities without imposing additional work. With the right setup people will be self-motivated to engage in knowledge management. These information is then shared with the project team and in a common effort is further developed.

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Ten provocation about innovation in Ageing Better

Social Reporter

The world is being changed by the Internet and digital technology: work, entertainment, public services, learning, social connections are all being transformed. The wider range of tools can be provided at a second level, where they are less bewildering to new users. Relatively few organisations in the ageing field are actively engaged in the online world or using collaborative tools. Nor can you share experience readily.

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7 Things You Should Know About Backchannel Communication

Elsua

The thing is that nowadays (Whether using IM tools, Twitter, Meeting Rooms, whatever) I just can’t live without those backchannel chats, whether I’m attending a team conference call, a virtual event (Seminars, webinars, workshops, presentations, conference events, lectures, etc.

A World Without Email - Year 2, Week 10 (Is Email Really Dead?)

Elsua

Well, it is proving to be a little bit of a challenge to eventually share it out there, because there is just so much that I want to include in that current draft (#3 at the moment) that I doubt it would fit in within a single entry. Tags: Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

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Enterprise 2.0 Summit: Learning from Alcatel-Lucent, IBM, Yves Caseau, BASF & More "How People Matter"

21st Century Organization

supremacy, but their business impact when effectively implemented to enable collaboration in support of business strategy. The mission is clear: enable CEO Ben Vermayen's mandate that employees "Share", a practice Vermayen models by active participation. tools from Web 1.0

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SEEFA symposium identifies challenges to innovation in Ageing Better – it’s culture as much as tech

Social Reporter

There are distinct business benefits in connecting older people – however some businesses don’t want older customers who create problems. From the symposium and tweeters: The lack of rural connectivity continues to be a huge problem. Relatively few organisations in the ageing field are actively engaged in the online world or using collaborative tools. There is a raft of research, but little knowledge-sharing of that and day-to-day practice. (A

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Top 10 Use Cases Enterprise Microsharing Will Help You Get Less Email

Elsua

Also thinking that using email, versus social tools, to keep in touch with other family members sounds like a good approach to me. Alan builds up from there sharing a rather short, but amazingly powerful, YouTube video clip that explains just that!

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Dear Baby Boomers, Gen Xers, Gen Yers … Can We Please Move On?

Elsua

This is all about working styles ; about identifying the strengths from one and another and make them work together in a rather complex business environment where what matters is how people collaborate and share their knowledge across to become more productive at what they already do.

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IBM Lotusphere 2009 Highlights - The Business Value of Collaboration Software

Elsua

Specially since it ties in, quite nicely, with a couple of blog posts I have shared over here recently around the topic of Social Software and figuring out its Return on Investment or ROI. But with it, social software can transform the way we collaborate and share information."

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Blog>> Knowledge Management Explained in Five Disciplines

Green Chameleon

Since 1999, my work has been related to Knowledge Management (KM). Already then, KM was a term that was not well recognised; at the time, we did not label our KM-related consulting services with Knowledge Management. Today I am holding an official position in Knowledge Management, still many people do not grasp the term and have a clear understanding of it. “Knowledge Management&# seems to be fuzzy and not specific enough; it does not refer to daily (work) life topics.

Máximo 1.400 Caracteres – Entrevista a Luis Suarez

Elsua

I should probably talk a bit more in length about my overall user experience with Wave itself, specially since plenty of people keep asking me how it compares to email and whether it would replace email altogether as a communication and / or collaboration tool.

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A World Without Email – Year 3, Weeks 11 to 18 (Social Networks Spur the Demise of Email in the Workplace)

Elsua

So I guess it’s a good time to come back and share with you folks what’s been happening. I am not planning on sharing the various weekly progress reports , since you would be able to check out all of those eight weeks directly from the latest one.

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A World Without Email — Year 3, Weeks 24 to 28 (Email Is Where Knowledge Goes to Die – The Presentation)

Elsua

It has been a while now since the last progress report I have shared over here around the topic of living “ A World Without Email “, that experiment that has been going on for over 2.5 Even your knowledge! Tags: Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

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Green Chameleon » Knowledge Management Explained in Five Disciplines

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Knowledge Management Explained in Five Disciplines We welcome Tim Wieringa as a guest blogger to Green Chameleon. Since 1999, my work has been related to Knowledge Management (KM). Already then, KM was a term that was not well recognised; at the time, we did not label our KM-related consulting services with Knowledge Management.

McAfee’s Hypothesis and The Adventures of Molly Discovering Social Software

Elsua

However, I thought I would venture into sharing an initial response to the latest blog post from Andy in this series. Molly is a knowledge worker. A knowledge worker who always wants to do a good job. A knowledge worker.

Microsoft Social Computing Overview

Collaborative Thinking

Microsoft design point is to co-mingle structured collaboration tools alongside social computing tools - it's unrealistic to think of social computing disconnected from collaborations strategies. find knowledge, share ideas, work in teams, feel valued, manage projects, build= a network and use content. This situation also causes users experience is fractured across too many tools and silos. Social Networking & Collaboration spc09

A World Without Email – Year 2, Week 37 (Oh, the Irony of Things)

Elsua

Done on purpose, although I can imagine how, probably, the embedded weekly progress report screen shot I will be sharing shortly may be able to clarify some of the stuff that took place and which took me by surprise a little bit as well! So I guess I better share that particular snapshot, so you get to see what I mean: Whoahhh! And that way I can keep demonstrating to people how there better ways of sharing your knowledge and collaborating with your peers than good old email.

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Don’t Start with the Tools: They Are Not Your Final Destination

Elsua

Don’t start with the tools. It looks like years have gone by and we are still stuck on the very same problem we used to have 10 years ago: tools, tools, tools! Show them the way, and don’t start the conversation with the tools alone. “?

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Social Business Forum Highlights – Highlights from Breakout Sessions and Final Keynote

Elsua

Obviously, I couldn’t attend all of them, since I had a couple of customer commitments and press interviews I had to attend to, but from the ones I attended I learned a great deal of new and interesting sites and thought I would go ahead and share those over here.

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Challenge: SharePoint and NGOs/NonProfits -go or no go? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Apr 10 2009 Challenge: SharePoint and NGOs/NonProfits -go or no go? On one hand, it’s designed to create websites for sharing information.

Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary

Elsua

And what a better way of finishing that year end report than sharing with you all the last week, i.e. week #52, along with the overall yearly report itself. I know, a long time ago, but still worth while sharing across before we catch up with 2011′s, don’t you think?

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More IBM Research on Enterprise 2.0 – Activities and Other Tools

Portals and KM

tools. Activities, Bluemail, & CoScripter: Sharing and Reusing Work in the Enterprise by Tara Matthews & John Tang of the IBM Almaden Research Center. I was especially interested in Activities, as have I have written on it before in Looking Closely at Lotus Connection and, under an older name - Activity Explorer: New Collaborative Tool from IBM , and an even earlier precursor, Unified Activity Management. collaboration tools. tools.

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Green Chameleon » Ambient Awareness

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Ambient Awareness Here’s a very interesting IHT article about the impact of social networking tools like Facebook and Twitter (thanks to my friend Michael Riggs via Facebook). Users of these tools develop “ambient awareness&# of people to whom they are connected, whether strongly or weakly.

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A World Without Email - Year 2, Week 9 (How to Kill E-mail, Before It Kills You)

Elsua

But today I am going to go back and share with you folks further insights on the weekly progress reports from my daily living “ A World Without Email “, plus a couple of interesting links I have bumped into over the last few days.

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Community Managers: What They Do, Why You Need Them -- InformationWeek

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Permalink Community Managers: What They Do, Why You Need Them With the emergence of social collaboration tools and the impact they have on employee and customer communities, community management has emerged in a critical role.

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The Content Economy: The State of Social Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Envisioning the future of knowledge work, and defining the steps we must take to get there. The State of Social Collaboration. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook. Why traditional intranets fail todays knowledge workers. The collaboration pyramid (or iceberg).

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Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

SharePoint is many things, but it misses the critical element of social media which is networked connection between people and ideas, easy discoverability, makes visible and allows people to act on weak ties, and support for other network-like interactions rather than closed group performance.

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

Michael Sampson - Currents

tool in business. Knowledge management means: helping people doing a great job. helps wrap around expert support and collaboration tools. Today’s workhorses: - file shares. know-how, information, collaboration. fall off in effectiveness of EDRMS, email, file shares, face-to-face. - “age of now”. 4 biggest disablers of knowledge sharing: - the intranet. knowledge managers. shared drives. shared screen services, eg, WebEx.

Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

SharePoint is many things, but it misses the critical element of social media which is networked connection between people and ideas, easy discoverability, makes visible and allows people to act on weak ties, and support for other network-like interactions rather than closed group performance.

Oracle's View On Enterprise 2.0 (Part Two)

Collaborative Thinking

Below are his personal thoughts followed by some of my own perspectives: Mike writes: The idea of shared business drivers is almost an anti-pattern between top-down/centralized goals of management and the more self-organizing, networked employee work model that E2.0 The shared business purpose for a working team is not the same as for the board of directors. Nevertheless the shared purposes and passions of the self-organized are givens that ought to be leveraged by an Enterprise 2.0

Collaboration vs sharing

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

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. He also notes that this cannot be solved simply by the implementation of a search tool. Predicting what does need to shared (tricky). Tags: collaboration

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