(Intranets2011) "You've Got Collaboration Tools - Now What?" - Michael Sampson

Michael Sampson - Currents

You've Got Collaboration Tools - Now What? Last week at Intranets2011 in Sydney, I presented the Thursday morning keynote entitled You've Got Collaboration Tools - Now What? In-slide links: - Slide 6, SharePoint Roadmap for Collaboration.

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

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

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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

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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.”. He then asked those who find their intranet easier to find stuff than the Web. 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.

eXo Provides Cloud Workspaces to Enable Flexible Social Intranets

Portals and KM

He said that the goal with eXo Cloud Workspaces is to provide an easy-to-use social intranet so work teams can start to collaborate in a fully functional space.  added social intranet features to that collaboration platform, then eXo Platform 3.5

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Green Chameleon » Intranet Governance Guide

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Intranet Governance Guide Maish Nichani has published a guide to good governance for intranets. Highlights include: Get active management support Develop a clear simple charter Build an intranet team Develop your authors Market the intranet Gather and use feedback (includes monitoring activity) Conduct regular reviews. and new social tools such as youtube.

"Collaboration and the Intranet" at IntraTeam (October 5)

Michael Sampson - Currents

On October 5, I will be presenting on collaboration and the Intranet at the IntraTeam Event in Stockholm: " Collaboration and the Intranet: How They Connect. The intranet started as an internal publishing platform for corporate communications. What is collaboration? Where do collaboration tools meet the Intranet? - How does collaboration on the Intranet change governance and ownership?

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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Forrester Discusses Barriers to Intranet Use and Suggestions to Get Better

Portals and KM

Forrester recently released a report on What’s Holding Back Your Intranet? They found that 93% of employee respondents said they use an intranet or company portal (Forrester uses the terms interchangeably) at least weekly, and more than half reported daily use. However, they found that these intranets were mostly accessed for basic functions such as company directory, benefits information, and payroll. Access to collaborative tools, what some might called an enterprise 2.0

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.

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.

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

Michael Sampson - Currents

Key points: - We've been doing Intranets for 10 years. a) Technology is new and updated - SharePoint, social, collaborative tools. c) The biggest change though - the ability to see what other people are doing with Intranets. Intranets

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Digital Workplace Trends 2013 - and Participation Opportunity for 2014

Michael Sampson - Currents

Simply put, if you have anything to do with the strategy, design, or intent of intranets / collaboration tools / social business approaches / governance at your organization, you should be involved in Jane''s work. Jane has done an outstanding job over the past seven years to document the development of intranets, prod people towards good practice, and stimulate effective approaches in these spaces. Enterprise Collaboration Finding Expertise Intranets

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Free Alternatives to Ning


At Forum One, we periodically examine dozens of collaboration platforms. 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

#XED is Essential for #DEX

Michael Sampson - Currents

The term “intranets” has been deprecated for a while, and even the term digital workplace could become last year’s idea. Which means learning to use the tools at your disposal to be awesome. DEX, or Digital Employee Experience, is the new thing to orient around.

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ALGIM 2011 Web Symposium- I'm Keynoting

Michael Sampson - Currents

I will be presenting the keynote speech on Monday May 2, on collaboration. The topic and tentative outline is below: How To Engage An Organisation To Be Collaborative And Use Intranets As A Corporate Collaborative Tool. Collaboration offers a way for people to work together effectively - leveraging the best that each person best brings to the table.

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User Adoption Strategies Masterclass: London (October 14)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The User Adoption Strategies Masterclass provides a forum for learning and engagement about encouraging user adoption for new collaboration tools. The Masterclass targets Collaboration Strategists, Project Leaders, User Adoption Analysts and Intranet Managers. ". On October 14, I will be presenting the User Adoption Strategies Masterclass in London, in conjunction with AdeoPoint. "

IntraTeam Event 2010, Day 2: Sessions Before Lunch

Michael Sampson - Currents

As yesterday, there were three sessions before lunch: James Robertson from Step Two Designs in Australia kicked off the day with "The Intranet in 2015". Pia Niemi from Wartsila presented a case study on "Redesigning and Spring Cleaning Your Intranet for Increased Success". Pia talked about how she led the rationalization of 50 disparate business and location-aligned intranet into an overall corporate intranet. Day 2 of IntraTeam Event 2010 is here.

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User Adoption Strategies Masterclass: Copenhagen (October 12)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The User Adoption Strategies Masterclass provides a forum for learning and engagement about encouraging user adoption for new collaboration tools. The Masterclass targets Collaboration Strategists, Project Leaders, User Adoption Analysts and Intranet Managers. ". On October 12, I will be presenting the User Adoption Strategies Masterclass in Copenhagen , in conjunction with IntraTeam. "

IntraTeam Event 2010: Day 1, Sessions Before Lunch

Michael Sampson - Currents

There have been three sessions this morning I've attended: Jane McConnell of NetStrategy JMC , talking about the future of the intranet, or more accurately "Future Intranet for New Ways of Working: Back to the Future". Jane talked about 6 dimensions that mash-up to create the future Intranet. Jane did great, and it was excellent to see (a) the data from her most recent Global Intranets Survey, and (b) the emphasis and ethos around collaboration tools.

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It's Almost Time to Fly.

Michael Sampson - Currents

My schedule for next week: - Monday (Netherlands) - an afternoon workshop on User Adoption Strategies for SharePoint and collaboration tools. Tuesday (Netherlands) - at Congres Intranet 2012. I'm speaking on collaboration culture. Thursday (London) - Collaboration Master Class with Martin White. In about 24 hours I'll be driving toward Christchurch Airport, to begin 40 hours of travel to get to Europe.

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IntraTeam March 2010

Michael Sampson - Currents

The annual intranet conference, IntraTeam Event 2010 , in being held in Copenhagen March 2-4. a presentation on March 4 , entitled Frameworks for Evaluating Collaboration Tools. There are a variety of sessions I'm very much looking forward to: - Martin White's "Collaboration and Team Work" pre-conference tutorial; - Jane McConnell's "Making Governance Operational" pre-conference tutorial; -.

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Huddle vs. SharePoint

Michael Sampson - Currents

Ben on Cool Tools writes about his use of Huddle , and positions it against SharePoint due to Huddle's cloud strategy: " Huddle is a great alternative to SharePoint, as we were not on the same network, intranet, or VPN. we have our own corporate intranet sites) and we didn’t want to develop, pay for, administer, etc. It solved the issue of not being able to share documents (instead of email or S/FTP), and collaborate on schedules, etc.

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Job Opportunity: Collaboration Support Manager (Oxfam UK)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Oxfam in the UK is hiring for a Collaboration Support Manager. JOB PURPOSE: To enable Oxfam GB staff to make the best possible use of the online collaboration tools available to them, and work with others in the organisation and the Oxfam International confederation to continually improve the collaborative environment. Staff reporting to this post: Intranet Adviser (open-ended), Collaboration Support Officer (fixed term until March 2011).

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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LumoFlow - "Social Workspaces" Designed for Distributed Teamwork

Michael Sampson - Currents

Bart from Lumo Research left a comment on my blog post re "email vs. collaboration tool" from earlier this week. A variety of tools so teams can work together, such as calendars, tasks, and project plans including the ability to estimate upcoming workflow. Collaboration Softwar

IntraTeam Event 2010, Day 2: Sessions After Lunch

Michael Sampson - Currents

There were two sessions after lunch; there was supposed to be three, but the last presenter had to pull out for personal reasons: I, Michael Sampson, presented on "Frameworks for Evaluating Collaboration Tools" -- team collaboration, organizational collaboration, and group collaboration. Gabriel Olsson from TetraPak presented a case study on "Changing Our Intranet". We had lunch in the restaurant downstairs at the hotel.

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Collaboration and Culture Analytics: Answering Key Questions During a Merger or Acquisition

Michael Sampson - Currents

Two of the scenario areas that Dorje and Sam covered in the recent ClearBox Consulting Intranet Analytics report were Collaboration and Culture. These are described as follows (on page 10): Collaboration is often a major strategic goal for organisations.

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Collective 2014 in Sydney: Re-Imagining Effective Work and User Adoption Strategies

Michael Sampson - Currents

Michael explores this idea as it relates to new collaboration and social tools, and provides practical guidance on being able to re-imagine effective work. If you are an intranet manager, community manager, collaboration manager, strategy manager, communications manager, knowledge manger, IT decision maker or in any way already involved in or planning to be involved in using new collaboration tools inside your organisation, you would benefit greatly from this public workshop.

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Share2011 - Core Business: Reminding Ourselves of the Reason We Are All Here (Cory Banks, PB)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Cory has been involved in implementing five intranets. What's an Intranet? -. Cory said, "I couldn't find a good definition of Intranet.". -. Traditional intranet - content management, phone book. -. 2) there's a lot of tools in the toolbox.

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Ephraim on Collaboration: "Collaboration 1.0 at the Heart of Enterprise 2.0 Success"

Michael Sampson - Currents

Ephraim reminds us of the necessity to get the basics right with collaboration , even with Enterprise 2.0 tools in the mix: " Let’s call a spade a spade: Enterprise 2.0 means collaborative and social web tools. Modern web tools bring people to the forefront and enable collaborative work like never before. with “collaboration” when pitching social intranets and the like to executives. This is really about 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. ESN software is also often billed as the cure for moribund intranets that employees rarely visit, and for stagnant extranets that fail to attract customers and partners.

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Adoption Strategy for Office 365 at Merck

Michael Sampson - Currents

Merck has almost finished an 11 month transition to Office 365 from various older Microsoft products and messaging and collaboration tools from other vendors (e.g., Instead of working on documents, we’ll be collaborating on them. OneDrive makes it possible to share and collaborate on documents from any location, using any device.

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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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Changing the Way People Find Experts at CEMEX, Luis Garza (Social Connections V, Zurich)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Resulted in the introduction of SHIFT - a Connections-based intranet, along with Portal. Roadmap for social business - one direction is to integrate internal and external collaboration tools to core apps. Luis Garza from CEMEX is talking about how people now find experts at CEMEX. Some notes: 1. Luis started by showing a video about how bringing ideas together improves current practices at CEMEX. CEMEX is a global building company. More than 50 countries.

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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.

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. Getting new collaboration tools deployed quickly and into the hands of employees is a common desire, but I have heard several examples where organizations have taken a long time to undertake this process and have reaped various benefits.

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5 Reasons Why Corporate Social Tools Fail - I Agree with Some, Question Others

Michael Sampson - Currents

Aliza at GigaOM outlined 5 reasons why corporate social tools fail , and what to do about it: " While millions of people interact daily in public-facing social media channels, there are a growing number of internal social media solutions for the enterprise, becoming modern-day intranets of sorts. And why might trying to bring social tools inside your gated corporate walls fail? On lack of access to external tools, mmm, probably not that big of a deal.

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Being Email Free - Atos Origin Sets a Goal

Michael Sampson - Currents

Atos Origin staff will instead be encouraged to use instant messaging, social networks, shared internet and intranet sites, blogs and good old fashioned face-to-face meetings to communicate. If you merely shift email traffic to new collaboration tools, instead of spending 20 hours a week reading and writing emails, you'll spend 20 hours a week reading and writing stuff in other systems. Enterprise Collaboration

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News Updates (July 24, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

CorasWorks released Department Dashboard, a collaboration solution for departments using SharePoint. This free download includes an extensive set of department collaborative capabilities and the ability to integrate departmental business applications and processes. MAPILab offers a statistics and reporting tool for SharePoint. " In tough economic times, a very bright spotlight is shone on the intranet and the resources it requires. Collaboration Technology Can Not.

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News Updates (November 18, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Standardization of Collaboration Tools. The EU has been giving funding towards the standardization of online collaboration tools. " That complicates the creation of online work groups and slows collaboration. Collaboration software costing you an arm and a leg?

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