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. Phase 1: Gardening The starting point is to identify an overall owner for the collaboration tools, and to put in place simple governance, policies and management.

SharePoint: Is It Worth Using as a Collaboration Tool?

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

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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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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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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.

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? It seems like the wealth of the entire nation is being funneled right to a couple thousand fortunate people, and all of us are still working pretty damn hard to make ends meet, yet ultimately supporting that model. 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. An excellent tool to aid in this process is mentionmap.

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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.

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. After setting the background from his vantage point, James writes: " The book starts by exploring the technology options, through the lens of Michael’s models, including the Seven Pillars and Four Connectors. These help to understand the strengths and weaknesses of different types of collaboration tools, and how they can potentially fit together. Collaboration Roadmap

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Higher Education in 2025

Jenny Connected

Rising costs and decreasing resources have led to institutions seeking new business models in a search for improved efficiency and productivity. There is similarly a recognised need for greater diversity of educational provision and a move towards openness, transparency and collaboration.

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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. based Information Week carried a cover story designed to capture attention with the headline " Enterprise Social Networks: Dislike ". tools from Web 1.0

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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.

Sustainable Enterprises: Innovation Intervention

21st Century Organization

  Skills and competencies are developed as employees learn to assess the external business environment, engage stakeholders, utilize network analysis and collaboration tools, enact data driven decision-making and scenario planning.

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. based Information Week carried a cover story designed to capture attention with the headline " Enterprise Social Networks: Dislike ". tools from Web 1.0

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Technology Stewardship and Unexpected Uses

Nancy White

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.

SpringCM Moves Beyond Content Management

Portals and KM

It is designed so the average business user can create process aligned content management use cases. SpringCM also provides templates to ease the task of creating custom work support tools. SpringCM Cloud provides an robust enterprise content management platform.

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Comparing Collaboration and Social Networks - All Collaboration - allcollaboration.com

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

And, we know that collaboration is a key driver today for most enterprises. In a recent post, we proposed: The Four Ps of Effective Collaboration. We use this framework below to compare and contrast collaboration and social networks. Tags: collaboration socialnetwork

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News Updates (October 5, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

At that price—for the Focus model—a user gets a basic HD camera. For $3,499 for the PTZ model, the user gets a camera and can zoom in and out and pan an area. Using collaboration tools are basically about shared practice and understanding. " IBM vs Google Apps.

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Start by 'gardening' collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Tools are being deployed in parallel across many different business units, irrespective of any organisation-wide strategy or support. A planned approach must therefore be taken to the management of collaboration tools within organisations.

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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. Follow a tag results in event being posted into news stream - way to discover people and artifacts - passive signal model. Social Networking & Collaboration spc09

News Updates (October 15, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

ROI on Advanced Collaboration Solutions. Research sponsored by Cisco and Verizon found that firms who use advanced collaboration technologies for meetings get positive ROI. " Businesses and government agencies deploying increasingly more sophisticated collaboration tools -- such as VoIP soft phones, immersive video and fixed mobile convergence -- saw a corresponding improvement in business results relative to the amount invested.

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

Portals and KM

They are also offering flexible deployment models: With this release, customers will have a choice of deployment models. WebEx Social is designed to support this transformation in how enterprises operate. Collaboration is a non-linear, iterative, people process. Accelerating innovation is where collaboration can really add value. WebEx Social empowers tools actually empower them to do it. To better collaborate on an RFP.

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Web Conferencing: It's About Adoption Not Deployment

Collaborative Thinking

Why hasn't web conferencing taken off like e-mail and other communication and collaboration tools? But the technology is not nearly as mainstream in terms of everyday use by the vast majority of workers as email, the telephone and other tools. If I were to layout the top technology-related issues holding back web conferencing from becoming a broad-based, everyday solution, the following come to mind: Poor usability (none of these tools are a joy to use by the average person).

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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.

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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. Collaboration Communities Conference Events Enterprise2.0

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Three tiers of collaboration » Column Two, James Robertson

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

We’re all talking about collaboration, but we’re actually discussing different parts of the animal. All are valid topics, but the breadth of collaboration can lead to crossed lines when we try to bring them all together. The model is simple but effective.

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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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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. - SAP released 12sprints, a collaborative decision-making application.

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Response to Jed Cawthorne's "What exactly is 'collaboration' - and who owns it?"

Michael Sampson - Currents

My (virtual colleague) Jed Cawthorne recently shared his thinking around collaboration technology and the ownership thereof in an organization. From What exactly is 'collaboration' - and who owns it? , Also in the bigger picture it links back to some posts from late last year on the TiMAF definition of information and information management, because your definition of what constitutes collaboration will impact on who the 'owners' are. Content Centric Collaboration.

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A Look Under-The-Hood Of A Field Study: "Research In Context"

Collaborative Thinking

The CR process leverages methods associated with Contextual Inquiry and Contextual Design. Burton Group has adapted these tactics and integrated them within its research model. The result is a hybrid approach where relevant practices leveraged within contextual inquiry and contextual design initiatives are combined with the in-depth technology analysis that distinguishes Burton Group in the industry. Enhance team collaboration and community-building efforts. Tooling.

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Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

My focus is on what people DO with these tools, and very often I’ve seen people struggle with SharePoint. It is built on a tree-branching model. Our mental models and values permeate the very coding of the software we use. Not network collaboration.

CleverWorkarounds » The facets of collaboration Part 2–Enter the matrix!

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The facets of collaboration Part 2–Enter the matrix! The facets of collaboration Part 1–Meet robot barbie. The facets of collaboration Part 2–Enter the matrix! The facets of collaboration Part 3-The feature jigsaw. The facets of collaboration Part 4 – BPM vs. HPM.

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Will Adam Smith drive businesses in the future ? I'm doubtful. | Bertrand Duperrin's Notepad

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

Bertrand Duperrin's Notepad Thoughts on management, HR, social networks…and enterprise 2.0 " The most successful companies are those that think jointly technological change, work design and the changes in internal social relationships.”

News Updates (February 25, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

When Google launched Buzz, its "social networking tool," the company didn't let users opt into the program, but automatically applied it to all of the millions of users of the company's free Gmail. The laptop has a traditional convertible tablet design, with a keyboard, and a touch screen that can be rotated and placed on top of the keyboard to record data. Irwin shares his take on Chatter, the forthcoming collaboration service from Salesforce. TimeBridge meetwith.me.

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Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

My focus is on what people DO with these tools, and very often I’ve seen people struggle with SharePoint. It is built on a tree-branching model. Our mental models and values permeate the very coding of the software we use. Not network collaboration.

Collaboration – If it Were That Easy We Would all Do It – Well

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Im already subscribed Collaboration  If it Were That Easy We Would all Do It  Well By Carl Frappaolo | Published Aug 4, 2010 4 comments Tweet Collaboration is not new to business, but the recent advent of Web 2.0 tools. I agree that COP/I tools abound and are pretty good.

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News Updates (October 19, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Collaboration and the Intranet. A few analysts argue that the intranet is the natural home for collaboration tools. Intranet managers should not only incorporate UC tools -- video, wikis, blogs, micro-blogs, social networking, social bookmarking, document sharing -- into their intranets, they should also discourage practices that "undermine" the intranet, according to Toby Ward, CEO of Prescient Digital Media, a Toronto-based intranet consultancy.

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More collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Engineers without Fears Saturday, September 15, 2007 More collaboration James Dellow takes up the conversation about collaboration. James D makes the point that collaboration happens within organisations & that people will use any tools that come to hand. This leads me into another observation, that it looks like this process assumes that the collaborative technologies are in place and working but they are just not integrated in a content sense.

Twitter Compared to IM, Email and Forums

Collaborative Thinking

It is often also (rightly or wrongly) considered the primary means people collaborate within the workplace. While IM is more of a real-time system, email implements a store-and-forward model. Overall, forums are considered a space-based means for groups to collaborate. Twitter is referred to as a micro-blogging tool. Twitter changes the notion that communication happens in channels while collaboration happens in spaces. Social Networking & Collaboration

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Thinking about the Big Shift and the Social Enterprise – confused of calcutta

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The shift covers many trends we have sought to document, understand and analyse: globalisation; demographic changes; the evolution of the digital infrastructure, of mobility, of ubiquitous connectivity; partnering, outsourcing, offshoring; open platforms and innovation; social networks, relationships and interactions; collaboration, co-creation, crowdsourcing and collective intelligence. Institutionally and structurally designed for continuous innovation and adaptation.

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Collaborative Thinking: Tagging Beyond Content: Applications & People

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Microsoft "People Ready" = Lotus "Super Human Software" | Main | CIOTalk Radio Interview: Making Enterprise Portals Work! Users have used e-mail or other collaboration tools (e.g., Tags (and related tools like social bookmarks) offer another option that has some interesting possibilities.

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IA Webinar: Real-time Working with Collaboration | Information Architected

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

About Resources Training Consulting Blog IA Webinar: Real-time Working with Collaboration By Dan Keldsen Collaboration – it’s all the rage, and to some it is “new.&# or for those with a longer history in business collaboration, Knowledge Management 2.0.

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