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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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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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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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.

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

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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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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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.

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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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.

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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Notes from the Janders Dean Law Firm Knowledge Management Conference (August 12, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Presentations throughout the day included: Mark Andrews (Baker & McKenzie) presented on knowledge management challenges in a global environment. Among other things, he talked about common barriers to knowledge sharing, eg, "why should I share my knowledge," "I don't know how to share," and "I don't know what's useful to share." After morning tea, there was a panel discussion on "Working Together - Business Development and Knowledge Management."

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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.

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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How to Manage Your Business in a Recession: "#2 Keep Investing in the Core"

Michael Sampson - Currents

Let's take Geoff's 10 principles, and analyze the implications for your collaboration strategy. Here are key actions to take with respect to your collaboration strategy. If it’s product innovation, are there ways that you can get more bang-for-your-innovation investment dollars by using collaboration technology to propagate new ideas better and faster across the business? but is that shared across the firm?

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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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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

So what happens when the organization structures don't match the collaborative practices? | Dysart & Jones Associates

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

InfoBuzzz InfoBuzzz About Us Planning Prioritization Service Design Facilitation Coaching Learning Events Conference Planning September 24, 2008 So what happens when the organization structures don’t match the collaborative practices? Jon is one of the few, very few, people working with organizations to help them evolve their organization structures to support the collaborative technologies and resulting work behaviours.

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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. They were of the mindset that open sharing & having the organization and individuals benefit from a social platform. Not network collaboration.

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. They were of the mindset that open sharing & having the organization and individuals benefit from a social platform. Not network collaboration.

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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Technology-Enabled Collaboration and Information Siloes - Managing Technology - Dennis McDonald's Blog

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

SEARCH THIS WEB SITE: My Networks: Twitter Delicious LinkedIn Facebook « External Collaboration Needs to be Managed! » Wednesday 17 Oct Technology-Enabled Collaboration and Information Siloes Wednesday, October 17, 2007 at 06:15PM By Dennis D. McDonald James Robertson’s recent post Collaboration tools are anti knowledge sharing? got me thinking about the introduction of technology-enabled collaboration into large organizations.

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Creating a Culture of Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Above and Beyond KM A discussion of knowledge management that goes above and beyond technology. March 17, 2008 Creating a Culture of Collaboration Collaboration is all the rage. However, for far too many years corporate culture has often emphasized the benefits of individual achievement and competition over collaborative efforts. This suggests that some folks are going to have to be retrained before they can rediscover their inner collaborator.

Cover story: Building healthy communities - Inside Knowledge

John Tropea - Delicious Community

exact any/all The original knowledge-management publication denotes premium content | Feb 24 2009 E-mail: Password: Forget your password? Finally, the knowledge management (KM) movement realised that databases and collaborative tools are not enough to instigate genuine knowledge sharing.

5 Predictions for the Future of Collaboration - The Platform

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

The Platform Opinions and Insights from Cisco Join the Conversation The Platform Collaboration Data Center Networks DigItAll Consumer DigMediaRev Ecolibrium Healthcare Industry Insights High Tech Policy Innovation Mobility SP360: Service Provider Virtual Worlds Web Experience Cisco Featured Posts Recent Posts President Clinton’s Message on Earth Day: Tackling Climate Change is about Good Economics! Do you believe that your ideas get stronger when you share them with others?

Innovation and Communities of Practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Publish your documents quickly and easily, share them with others, and manage or update them online! Risks of Open Innovation 334 reads Open Innovation 194 reads Encyclopedia of Communities of Practice in Information and Knowledge Management 124 reads Etienne Wenger - Communities of Practice. Collaboration Tools From: gfbertini Reads: 226 23 p. Learning to Share Learning From: gfbertini Reads: 2,110 See all Featured on Scribd 14 p.

Anne Truitt Zelenka » Hierarchies Plus: What Enterprise 2.0 Can Do for the Typical Big Business

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

But big businesses have always needed their hierarchies subverted or at the very least complemented with additional relationships to get certain kinds of work done. But in times of uncertainty and change, big businesses need their employees to use ad hoc relationships across formal organizational lines and even outside of the organization’s boundaries. — Collaborative Enterprise on July 26, 2007 at 12:53 am [.] Your email is never published nor shared.

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Anecdote - Whitepapers - Building a collaborative workplace

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Staff induction Anecdote circles Narrative & Change Knowledge strategy Collaboration Stories to size up Expertise Location About KM SNA and strategy Narrative & Branding Connecting people Tacit & Communities. Building a collaborative workplace. Category: Collaboration Author: Shawn Callahan, Mark Schenk, Nancy White Date Published: 21-Apr-08 Download Subscribe to the latest Anecdote whitepapers. Innovation demands collaboration. WHAT IS COLLABORATION?

The FASTForward Blog " Retrospective on KM and the Impact of Web 2.0: Enterprise 2.0 Blog: News, Coverage, and Commentary

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The changes to what we call knowledge work are now coming thick and fast. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Knowledge management (KM) sometimes seems like the business buzzword that won’t go away. Powered by Qumana Share and Enjoy: Permalink RELATED POSTS - Your Knowledge of Enterprise 2.0,

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