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.

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.

SharePoint: Is It Worth Using as a Collaboration Tool?

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Upcoming Events View Upcoming Events Add Your Event Events RSS Feed Reviews View All CMS Reviews Jobs View Jobs Post a Job Jobs RSS Feed Hot Topics: Enterprise CMS Web CMS Mobile Web Engagement Enterprise Collaboration SharePoint Enterprise 2.0 technology collaboration

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. ConceptShare.com - Share concept designs and allow invited workers to mark-up, comment, and give feedback. CrossLoop.com - Allows two computers to connect securely to share their desktops for collaborative work and transfer of files.

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.

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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

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.

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.

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.

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Anecdote: Why people don't use collaboration tools

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Home What we do Keynote Speaking About Us Whitepapers Anecdote Associates Clients Contact us Categories Anecdotes Blogging Books Change management Collaboration Communities of practice Complexity Culture Expertise location Facilitation Fun Intervention design Knowledge Knowledge circulation Most Significant Change Narrative News Newsletter Open space Questions Quotes Sensemaking Social networks Storytelling Strategy « What are you more aware of - positive or negative stories?

Collaboration Tools - Are Information Silos a Problem?

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Support home Products Use Cases Buy Customers Company News Blog Contact Us Collaboration Tools - Are Information Silos a Problem? Blog524 : October 22, 2007 ; Posted by Jordan Frank James Robertsons article Collaboration Tools are Anti Knowledge Sharing? discusses the pros and cons of collaboration tools, with particular emphasis on the problems associated with proliferation of 100s or even 1,000s of information silos.

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(Intranets2011) Welcome to Intranets2011 - James Robertson, Step Two Designs

Michael Sampson - Currents

a) Technology is new and updated - SharePoint, social, collaborative tools. James started the Intranets2011 conference. Key points: - We've been doing Intranets for 10 years. They haven't changed much in that time. - But that's changing. (a)

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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.

Best Online Collaboration Tools 2008 - The Collaborative Map - Robin Good's Latest News

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Best Online Collaboration Tools 2008 - The Collaborative Map The Best Online Collaboration Tools 2008, Collaborative Map is a live editable map of over 150 of the best free and low-cost online collaboration tools available, picked and selected by passionate users like you and me. It now lists over 150 live online collaboration tools in 13 different categories. From collaborative highlighting, to annotating.

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Guidelines for Group Collaboration and Emergence « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Skip to content emergent by design Home support who’s the architect? Collaboration is an act of shared creation or discovery. Barriers to Collaboration 1. BUT, collaboration is about mutual creation. This type of process creates value through active collaboration.

Online collaborative whiteboard (OWB) review

The Bumble Bee

Online whiteboards (OWB) aka Collaborative Whiteboards are a new class of web tool, which let remote users interact over the web in real-time using a shared virtual whiteboard. Very nice cute tool. The most fun tool by a long way. My favourite tool out of the 5!

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Teambuilding 2.0

The Bumble Bee

GCO was developed by students at Yale University as a "next-generation teambuilding tool" and differs from traditional teambuilding exercises by bundling training with a fun game that spans the virtual and real worlds. Tags: Online Collaboration Tools

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Building 3D Objects in Second Life: A short video tutorial

The Bumble Bee

I believe that products like Second Life could provide powerful immersive platforms to link together web applications (eg via web services) in much more engaging ways for various collaborative group applications such as team games and business simulations.

Lessons on the hard job of designing communities in the organization | Bertrand Duperrin's Notepad

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Home About Contact Categories About blogosphere about france About me About this blog Books I read Case management Collaborative practices Communication Communities Corporate blogging economy enterprise 2.0 For CISCO, communities were business plan design and decision making accelerators.

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An Idea Worth Spreading: The Future is Networks « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Network

emergent by design Home who’s the architect? Every tool man has made, from the flint arrows to the wheel to civilization to systems of governance have ALL been in response to complexity. It doesn’t have to be professionally designed, it can be a simple free blog, but you need to have a place where you show off your work, whatever your work may be. An excellent tool to aid in this process is mentionmap. I dismiss most Twitter tools as distracted play/wrong!

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Changing IT Mindsets From Deployment To Adoption

Collaborative Thinking

I’ve always found it interesting why the various tools we’ve previously thoughts as the “right answer” are continually replace by tools we believe to be “the next right answer”. I wonder how long it will take for us to complain about those tools and pontificate eloquently about the next right answer that should replace them. My perspective is based on talking to many IT organizations involved in collaboration-related projects since 1996. design Enterprise 2.0

Evolving to Social Business (and beyond)

Online Community Strategy

Social media, online community and collaboration tools offer a high bandwidth and near-real time opportunity to communicate, discuss and share. Further, managed properly, social tools allow organizations to communicate and manage relationships at scale.

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Free Alternatives to Ning


At Forum One, we periodically examine dozens of collaboration platforms. Admin: An easy-to-use back end, with a wide variety of customizable themes, with minimal design control. A social networking tool similar to an intranet, specializing in online collaboration. The following were both collaboratively edited by dozens of people across the internet: Alternatives to Ning Spreadsheet. Tags: Influence Collaboration Tools & Software

James Robertson on User Adoption Strategies, "a must-read"

Michael Sampson - Currents

James Robertson from Step Two Designs in Australia has just posted his review comments on my book, User Adoption Strategies : " Michael Sampson’s book User Adoption Strategies is also a must-read. In it, he compellingly outlines the need behavioural change if collaboration tools are going to succeed within organisations, and provides a simple four-stage model for planning this transformation. Read James's post: Collaboration Tools Require New Ways of Working.

User Adoption Strategies Masterclass in Sydney (August 28, 2013)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Here''s the details: " The User Adoption Strategies masterclass provides a forum for learning and engagement about encouraging user adoption for new collaboration tools. The User Adoption Strategies Masterclass is coming to Sydney on August 28. Tickets are available immediately.

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User Adoption Strategies Masterclass in Melbourne (August 29, 2013)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Here''s the details: " The User Adoption Strategies masterclass provides a forum for learning and engagement about encouraging user adoption for new collaboration tools. The User Adoption Strategies Masterclass is coming to Melbourne on August 29. Tickets are available immediately.

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Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development


Read More » Collaboration for Funders: Understanding the Challenges Joe Anderson in Influence 1 Jul 2010 This is part two of a series on online collaboration for grantmakers. In part one, we looked at determing the value of creating a collaboration community.If youre a funder in the philanthropic sector, and youve concluded that online collaboration is a great tool for solving issues like.

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Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development


Read More » Collaboration for Funders: Understanding the Challenges Joe Anderson in Influence 1 Jul 2010 This is part two of a series on online collaboration for grantmakers. In part one, we looked at determing the value of creating a collaboration community.If youre a funder in the philanthropic sector, and youve concluded that online collaboration is a great tool for solving issues like.

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Amplify in Sydney: What Do People Care About? What Do They Share?

Michael Sampson - Currents

The demand for ideas about improving user adoption of enterprise collaboration platforms remains high. People are hungry for collaboration tools and technologies at work, yet adoption of the platforms in the enterprise is often patchy, regardless of the choice of products and platforms used. In this Amplify Talk, Michael Sampson will explore the complex social factors that underpin collaboration: What do people care about and why do they share?

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Bioteams referenced in a dozen new books

The Bumble Bee

You can checkout Bioteams: High Performance Teams Based on Nature's Most Successful Designs here. T he 12 books I found which mention "bioteams" are: The Integrative Design Guide to Green Building by Bill Reed, 2009.

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Collaboration Thinking - Recent News (Tuesday, May 4)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Six Fundamentals of Effective Collaboration. Chris takes a shot at defining the 6 fundamentals of effective collaboration. Chris writes, " I’ve been grappling with collaboration for a couple decades now, usually in the context of IT projects in corporate silos that seems designed to shut down cross-functional collaboration. world, social technology amplifies the collaborative trend, accelerates its impact and expands its reach. Organization tools.

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Bioteams Practitioners Network Launched

The Bumble Bee

Network Membership is open to both Organisations and Individuals who are interested in applying Bioteams principles to the design of enterprises, organisations, networks, communities, groups and teams.

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James Robertson on Collaboration Roadmap - "there's no other book like this"

Michael Sampson - Currents

James Robertson from Step Two Designs recently posted his review of Collaboration Roadmap. These help to understand the strengths and weaknesses of different types of collaboration tools, and how they can potentially fit together. Michael’s greatest strength as an expert and author is creating models and frameworks for collaboration, and this book is packed with them. If want to do collaboration successfully, get this book. ". Collaboration Roadmap

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Blog>> Visual Collections for Sharing and Collaboration

Green Chameleon

It is definitely not a new trend, though it is accelerating fast; new tools like visua.ly have been launched and Pinterest has developed to the third most popular social sharing tool in 2012. Many tools take advantage of that and two show-cases are Pulse News and Google Currents.

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Harmon.ie Provides Social Email to Push Enterprise Collaboration Adoption

Portals and KM

has now released a cross-platform suite of enterprise collaboration products designed to boost user adoption of the dominant enterprise collaboration tools. was launched to bring the social collaboration capabilities into email where business users already work.

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Remote Consulting on Collaboration Strategy

Michael Sampson - Currents

When I’m not on the road, however, I still work with clients around the world on their collaboration strategy. For example, these client projects were delivered completely remotely, with no travel required to work with the client: University (New Zealand, 2014) … Provided input on the firm’s adoption and change management strategy for its new SharePoint 2013-based intranet and collaboration environment.

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Kraft Foods on Social Collaboration - An Interview

Michael Sampson - Currents

Key discussion points: - Vinicius coordinates social collaboration tools at Kraft, including strategy / roadmap / execution. - "Collaboration" doesn't mean technology. Collaboration is a means to an end - it's very aligned with Kraft's vision and strategy. See SharePoint Roadmap for Collaboration (book), What Does It Actually Mean to Offer a "Platform" (blog post), and User Adoption Strategies (book), for example. Collaboration Collaboration Culture

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Lessons from Three Months on the Road

Michael Sampson - Currents

One of the highlights for me in presenting a workshop is cultivating an awareness among the delegates that they are not alone in experiencing challenges when introducing new collaboration tools and approaches at work. For the big ideas you are trying to get across in your work, how could you use an effectively designed conference, workshop, or presentation to aid in this process? What leap do you need to take today to lay the foundation for a collaboration?

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Good on Employees for Not Mingling

Michael Sampson - Currents

The promise of a successful ESN deployment is appealing to businesses: implement a Facebook- and Twitter-like system for your workplace, with employee profiles, activity streams, document sharing, groups, discussion forums and microblogging, and watch employee collaboration bloom. I wrote a book on this topic (in 2011) – Collaboration Roadmap: You’ve Got the Technology—Now What? Adoption Collaboration - Social featured

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Technology Stewardship and Unexpected Uses

Digital Habitats

As I work with NGOs attempting to roll out intranets and collaboration tools, I preach two things: technology is designed for groups, but experienced by individual. Role model your experience and practices with tools, but don’t present them as the only options.

Messaging News (April 2009): Security Threats in Collaboration Platforms

Michael Sampson - Currents

The April 2009 edition of Messaging News Magazine is out, with my article entitled Security Threats in Collaboration Platforms (starting on page 16): " Like beauty, you want security over collaboration platforms to be much more than skin deep. Security must be designed from the ground up, not treated as an after-thought.

Internal vs. External Trainers: Some Further Thoughts

Michael Sampson - Currents

Classroom training can be designed in a variety of ways, by emphasising different design factors. One of those design factors is the choice to use internal trainers or external trainers. There is a short analysis of this design factor in my book, User Adoption Strategies 2nd Ed.

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News Updates (September 1, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

You probably know Zoho as a SaaS company with enterprise collaboration and productivity tools. There are a number of very good tools that have similar functionality. However, as a consumer you need to do your homework and ensure that you're choosing the tool for the right reason: it meets your business requirements. Tokbox integrated EtherPad into its video-chat service, for real-time document collaboration. Zoho and VMWare.

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