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.

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.

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Google+ Hints at a Social Media Marketing Revolution

Alchemy of Change

As a company, I can start to organize my connections with people on Google+ based on a variety of factors and use that to track what I send to and receive from them. Connecting Google+ to Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

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Telligent Releases an Integrated Suite of Collaboration Tools with High Powered Metrics | The AppGap

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Telligent is an enterprise collaboration and community software company that offers a social software suite for both public and internal-facing online communities. You can also use these tools to track what is going on outside the enterprise on the Web.

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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Connected - IBM Lotus Connections, in plain English

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Connected Search Archives IBM Lotus Connections, in plain English Edit: I used to be the IBM Lotus Connections Technical Evangelist. I’m part of IBM Lotus Technical Sales, and it is my job to help folks understand what Lotus Connections is and how to use it well.

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Evolving to Social Business (and beyond)

Online Community Strategy

Stakeholder Engagement: Connecting to customers, prospects partners and employees has never been easier or more impactful than today, via social technology. Further, managed properly, social tools allow organizations to communicate and manage relationships at scale.

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Beehive Session Notes

Collaborative Thinking

Beehive Unified Collaboration. Notes from Oracle OpenWorld presentation - only took notes on the social and collaboration aspects of the session. Enterprise collaboration is fragmented. Enterprise Messaging / Team Collaboration / Synchronous Collaboration / "Next Big Thing". New: Collaboration Brokering: connections, interest & expertise, relationships, terms & topic: c. Social software doesn't connect ou to who you should know.

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Novell GroupWise 2012 Offers Enhanced Collaboration Capabilities

Portals and KM

I have written about Novell products before, including Novell Pulse and Novell Teaming , and was pleased to recently speak with Kari Woolf, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Novell GroupWise and Dean Lythgoe, Director, Product Management, Novell Collaboration Solutions.

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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Validating Social Computing by Living a Historial Moment at IBM

Elsua

most of the time around the area of Knowledge Management, collaboration, communities and social computing. that used, rather heavily, a wiki as its main collaboration and knowledge sharing tool amongst community members. Yes, of course, I am referring to Lotus Connections.

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.

BroadVision Offers Social Engagement Analysis Consulting Service

Portals and KM

They picked Outlook to allow people to shift conversations away from email and into a much better collaboration tool. Business social networks connect people but if members are not interacting with the content, they are not truly being social. The tools are only the first step.

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Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Social Business for SMBs

Portals and KM

They use Rational now and will start a pilot of Connections soon. Roxanne said their students and employees are pushing for more social tools and also BYOD. These are co-creative relationships. John said they have a pilot for Connections scheduled.

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Internal vs. External Trainers: Some Further Thoughts

Michael Sampson - Currents

The ability to build relationship and rapport with those attending the classroom training session. The external knowledge of other or similar organizations, and how they are effectively using new collaboration tools and approaches in their work. Collaboration Opportunity.

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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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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…).

Moving Beyond “Collaboration” Meaning Video and Calling: Cisco Partners with Jive

Michael Sampson - Currents

When I first wrote the Seven Pillars of IT-Enabled Team Productivity (in 2005), I focused on the needs of collaborative teams from technology. I got called on that a couple of times, but my response was always along the line of: video meetings are okay and have a role to play, but the real opportunity is in building effective habits for collaborating beyond real-time exchange / interaction. to deliver the best in enterprise social collaboration to our customers.

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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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Blog>> Knowledge Management Explained in Five Disciplines

Green Chameleon

social bookmarking tools that classify websites and allow other users to share them. Two: Collaboration. 2) provide supportive collaboration tools; e.g. project management, task management, wiki tools. Examples: contact relationship management (CRM) tools that efficiently share and store relevant information to customers, suppliers, and business partners. In collaboration, people are working together to share documented knowledge.

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. A great way of staying closer, and connected!, IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

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

Elsua

In fact, he focused on describing, and quite nicely, I must add as well, five different principles for collaborative tools that work in any context, in any environment: Build pointers to people. relationship based and unpredictability.

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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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Novell GroupWise 8 Brings Enterprise 2.0 Capability to Personal Productivity Functions

Portals and KM

It offers a customizable dashboard that allows users to interact with traditional tools such as e-mail, calendar, contacts and task lists, as well as leverage popular Web 2.0-enabled team workspaces, blogs, RSS feeds and applications. collaboration tools.

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

Elsua

Especially after reading through his rather provocative and perhaps controversial, too, McAfee’s Hypothesis : " Within organizations, collaboration technologies are dictated by the most powerful person involved in the collaboration " Well, meet Molly.

Saba Social Left Out Of IBM Deal

Collaborative Thinking

Specifically, there was no mention of what the deal means in terms of Lotus Connections and Saba Social. It's unclear to me, how Saba can expect IBM to sell its social networking solution over Lotus Connections (as it stands today). One technical/tactical workaround would be for Saba to deliver modules that integrated within Lotus Connections (via a plug-in/widget of some sort, or through Connections' REST and other programmable interfaces).

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Impact of Social Software Within the Enterprise by Jon Iwata

Elsua

Corporate social networking is just as essential as any other business process, knowledge sharing or collaborative tool available out there to help improve the productivity of your knowledge workers. Collaboration IBM

Instant Communities: List of companies that provide Web Collaboration Suites or Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Requirements Here’s a list of companies that provide collaboration platforms with turn-key social features for ‘instant’ community. These tools may have social networking features, that’s optional, but should certainly scale to it. 3) Lotus connections!

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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. This situation also causes users experience is fractured across too many tools and silos. The challenge for the Enterprise: Connecting the dots is the challenge of the enterprise. Social Networking & Collaboration spc09

Twitter in the Workplace

Collaborative Thinking

It is very likely that use of consumer tools like Twitter will be treated as organizations handled public instant messaging tools. If you block consumer IM tools, then you probably probably block Twitter (as best you can). If you use these tools to represent your employer, then expect the employer to set guidelines. All that said, there are tremendous benefits in terms of keeping up to date on things, building relationships, gaining a sense of community, and so on.

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

Elsua

However, email is perhaps not the best of knowledge sharing and collaborative tools. And in most cases avoiding the tool we all know doesn’t always fit the right purpose all the time. Tags: Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

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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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Boston E 20 Notes: Interview with Cisco’s Raj Gossain

Portals and KM

Collaboration is a non-linear, iterative, people process. Accelerating innovation is where collaboration can really add value.   Raj continued that WebEx Social allows you to stay on top of topics and relationships to your day job. WebEx Social empowers tools actually empower them to do it. Raj said this is how you flatten the enterprise with collaboration tools like WebEx Social. To better collaborate on an RFP.

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IBM Lotusphere 2009 Highlights - The Business Value of Collaboration Software

Elsua

Connections: spread internal innovation widely and rapidly - bad ideas don’t get traction but good ones do. But with it, social software can transform the way we collaborate and share information." Collaboration IBM Conference Events

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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

Well, that over time a good chunk of our mutual knowledge sharing and collaborative efforts will be happening out there in the open, available to everyone to participate in, or not, depending on the need and / or the context. by making use of these social tools!

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List of "White Label" or "Private Label" (Applications you can Rebrand) Social Networking Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

It’s somewhat relevant as Om Malik has now asked a rhetorical question if Social Network tools are just a feature of website. Kindly do not submit Social Networking tools that don’t meet this criteria, as the list can extend to hundreds if not thousands of companies.

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

Elsua

Those two days you can see on the snapshot where I got 10 emails a day were actually due to three different email exchanges, where, instead of me using social software tools to engage, I gave in, oh my goodness!!, 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. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Social Computing

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News Updates (February 9, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

However, a growing trend called co-working could help self-employed entrepreneurs both stay on track and develop valuable business connections. Objective says that local governments in Australia are wasting $500 million a year via ineffective document collaboration. Co-Working.

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News Updates (February 3, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Within five years, 70 percent of collaboration and communications applications designed on PCs will be modeled after user experience lessons from smartphone collaboration applications. - Cisco announced that PepsiCo is installing Cisco TelePresence gear for cross-company collaboration.

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Green Chameleon » Knowledge Management Explained in Five Disciplines

Green Chameleon

Examples: knowledge libraries in large corporations that allow global access to documents across departments and subsidiaries social bookmarking tools that classify websites and allow other users to share them search engines that are indexing vast collection of documents and websites Two: Collaboration Knowledge does not only exist in final documents, books, website, etc. 2) provide supportive collaboration tools; e.g. project management, task management, wiki tools.

Cisco: Great Expectations But "Where's The (Collaboration) Beef"?

Collaborative Thinking

The company has already made several moves in terms of acquisitions (WebEx, PostPath, Jabber) and strategy (describing a general direction regarding collaboration and SaaS/Cloud computing via WebEx Connect). While the media stories below fail to provide detailed product guidance as to where Cisco is going, the information does provide interesting insight as to how Cisco’s leadership team thinks about collaboration, cloud computing, and other market initiatives.

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'Not a Site, but a Concept': Tapping the Power of Social Networking - Knowledge@Wharton

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Li was a speaker at the recent Supernova conference, an annual technology event in San Francisco organized by Wharton legal studies and business ethics professor Kevin Werbach in collaboration with Wharton. Then you can decide what you want to accomplish, plan for how your relationship with your customers will change, and finally decide what social technology to use." He sees Google Friend Connect as a path to the open web he predicts will arrive sooner than we imagine.

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