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.

How Collaborative Tools Can Lead to Organisational Efficiency

Michael Sampson - Currents

On The Smarter Office, I posted on how collaborative tools can lead to organisational efficiency : " Given the current economic climate across Europe and the United States, and by implication the other regions around the world, a heightened focus on efficiency is natural. There are various ways that collaborative tools can help on the efficiency front. Read more: How Collaborative Tools Can Lead to Organisational Efficiency. Being Effective Collaboratio

Online Collaboration Tools by Robin Good | ZEEF

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Online Collaboration Tools. Software tools, web apps and services for online collaboration. Collaboration Spaces. Collaborative Meeting Schedulers. Kanban Tool. Mindmapping Tools. Collaborative Writing. Team Messaging & Collaboration. Collaborative Visual Reviewing. Wiki Software. collaboration tools web2.0 ZEEF works best with a modern browser. Browse Happy. Upgrade your browser today!

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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.

A World Without Email - Year 2, Weeks 11 to 14 (Email as a Collaboration Tool? No, Thanks!)


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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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.”. is not sharing documents for collaborating. He gave the example of the wiki set up by the US intelligence community: Intellipedia. Because of this wiki people now know better who is doing relevant work on topics of interest. This is another in a series of notes from the 2009 KM World.

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. Confluence - An enterprise-class wiki with features such as PDF exporting. CrossLoop.com - Allows two computers to connect securely to share their desktops for collaborative work and transfer of files. Share photos, run a wiki, have conversations.

collaboration tools: centricity

Engineers without Fears

Most social software tools have a focus, a centricity. The focus of that tool will effect your use of it. You can try using Facebook as a wiki but it won't really work - because the focuses of each are different. In fact, wouldn't this blog post be better as a wiki page?] Tool Centricity Wiki Page Blog Post Tangler Forum / Thread Flickr Image / Account Facebook Ego-based Network Ning Community YouTube Clip. collaboration social software

extending the event horizon - collaboration tools

Engineers without Fears

The triggers for this pondering of collaboration tools have been a bunch of events that I am in some way involved with. Before: Sydney Bar Camp used both a blog - for news releases- and a wiki - for registration. I think Facebook makes a pretty rubbish collaborative environment beyond simply pumping out information to interested parties. tools collaboration events

The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections — Collaborating Effectively through Wikis


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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Anecdote: Why people don't use collaboration tools

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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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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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Four Examples of Wikis Working within the Enterprise

Portals and KM

A recent Computerworld article, Wikis that work: Four IT departments get it right , provides early adopters success stories at Enel, ShoreBank, NYK, and SAP. Enel used wikis as a way to make IT materials more accessible to their end users. Enel also continues to use the wiki as a project management tool (see - Making Wikis Work at Novell ). Separately, NYK uses a wiki to keep multiple peer IT groups in the loop on the status of various projects.

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Trello - Simple Collaboration with Cards and free

The Bumble Bee

I have been invited to participate in a software beta test which is using an online tool called Trello to coordinate test feedback. Trello is very simple and powerful and sits halfway between a forum and a wiki. Online Collaboration Tools

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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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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. OWBs are not Wikis! Very nice cute tool. The most fun tool by a long way.

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socialwrite.com " Blog Archive " Wikis are not Social Software

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Home Work Contact RSS Apr 3 Wikis are not Social Software Just a quickie while this blog lives in the templateless limbo that it is now in. Wikis are not social tools however. They are collaborative tools. So yes, wikis have more of a social aspect than you think.

Atlassian Confluence 4.0 is Coming

Michael Sampson - Currents

Atlassian announced some of the upcoming features in the next version of Confluence , its enterprise wiki and collaboration tool. New capabilities include: - a new and simpler Wiki editor, including better macro capabilities. auto-formatting of wiki markup, to speed writing and editing. - @mentions (like in Twitter and Yammer), for pinging colleagues and inviting them into a conversation. Collaboration Software

Free Alternatives to Ning


At Forum One, we periodically examine dozens of collaboration platforms. Additions: Photos, wikis, video, search, email notifications, and chat. 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

Aligning Collaboration with Business Processes

Portals and KM

Forrester recently issued a new report, The State Of Collaboration Software Implementations: 2011 by TJ Keitt with Matthew Brown and Joseph Dang. The tipping point for gaining benefits related to flexible working styles is after a business deploys four or five collaboration technologies.

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euforic workshop on web2share

I collaborate, e-collaborate, we collaborate

In April I participated in a 2-day workshop by euforic on Introducing Blogs, Wikis, Newsfeeds and RSS, hosted by ECDPM in Maastricht. The purpose of my participation was to increase my knowledge of web-based collaborative tools for use in equalinrights ’ work, particularly in relation to building relationships with and among human rights and development practitioners in our network. The workshop complemented ongoing research on such tools that I had been conducting.

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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. maybe not as great as Wordpress or other tools but likely good enough for many situations. Wikis: two varieties. oddly, don't use wiki term.

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.  For the last eight years, eXo has been selling its comprehensive on-premise collaboration platform to large organizations.

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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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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 used Huddle in a similar manner to SharePoint (if you are familiar with that enterprise Microsoft product); it features document libraries, shared calendars, private wiki pages, etc. Collaboration Software SharePoint

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Open Business – From Document-Centric to People-Centric Collaboration


He said that the presentations are becoming a de-personalized knowledge transfer tool, supposed to be used without seeing or listening to the presenter. Thus what are you waiting for to put together that blog post or that other wiki page? .

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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. For complete coverage explore Jim Worth 's wiki resources. The Dawn of Emergent Collaboration ”. tools from Web 1.0

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Enterprise 2.0: A Transition From Destination Site To Platform Services

Collaborative Thinking

related solutions will expand from social network sites to social applications hosted on the social network site itself and social networking services capable of adding social context to productivity suites, collaboration tools, enterprise portals, business processes, and mobile applications. was arguably tool-based (e.g., stand-alone blogs, wikis). productivity suites, collaboration tools, enterprise portals, business processes, and mobile applications).

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News Updates (August 11, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

for Collaboration. Tarn explores the collaboration capabilities of Alfresco 3.2. I think the fact that the wiki and blogging tools are fairly basic is a good thing. I will probably turn off the wiki stuff at first and just go with blgos and discussions. I need to better understand how Share and the main Alfresco Explorer tool are integrated because we heavily use the document management tools in Alfresco Explorer. Exchange 2010 Review.

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Are We In A "Post E2.0 Era"?

Collaborative Thinking

blogs, wikis, RSS) while others emerged post-2006 (e.g., Social software enables people to rendezvous, connect or collaborate through computer-mediated communication and to form online communities. emerged, the collaboration market was pretty stable from a technology viewpoint. While people used e-mail to collaborate, technically e-mail was considered a messaging tool. There had been earlier inflection points in the timeline of collaboration tools as well.

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News Updates (April 27, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Wikis in the Enterprise. Ross shares a picture of how wikis work in the enterprise. " The diagram below was used in the chapter on wikis in the enterprise, to illustrate how wikis can be used in organizational activities. Review of three mind mapping tools.

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IBM Enables Cloud-based Social Business for Government

Portals and KM

IBM introduced a new set of social collaboration offerings on t he IBM Federal Community Cloud. The services include the industry's broadest capabilities for social software such as wikis, micro-blogs, staff profiles, instant messaging, web conferencing, messaging and collaboration, and email. File sharing and micro-blogs facilitate collaboration with dynamic networks of co-workers, partners and customers.

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Rawn Shah’s Social Networking for Business: A Review

Portals and KM

One book at the top of the pile was Rawn Shah’s Social Networking for Business: Choosing the Right Tools and Resources to Fit Your Needs. and social tools such as IBM’s Quickr that enable community based work. SAP Developer Network), and mass collaboration (e.g.,

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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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Social Media Settles into the Inc 500 in 2012

Portals and KM

  In addition, the study found the incorporation of new platforms and tools including FourSquare and Pinterest, an increased use of LinkedIn and blogging, along with a drop in the use of YouTube and Facebook. 500 are using at least one of the tools studied. 

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Luis Suarez’s E-Mail Liberation – An Inspiration to the Rest of Us

Green Chameleon

He is "just saying that it needs to be re-purposed and used for what it was meant to be in the first place: A communication tool for one on one conversations of a sensitive, private or confidential nature. Now they are getting more into using the tool and posting things themselves.Â

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News Updates (September 22, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Employees can discuss important topics in an environment that fosters collaboration much better than e-mail. Tungle released an iPhone application for its meeting scheduling tool. " Wikis at Seagate. Recently, though, Brewer has become a believer in the power of wikis.

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Why History Is Relevant To The Future Of Collaboration

Collaborative Thinking

Far too often, when I read lofty articles on the current crop of "right answers" (blogs, wikis, social networks), it get the impression that people are unaware of the history being collaboration tools - we tend to focus on "the shiney new thing". tools). A decade from now we might look at wikis with the same disdain as we do today with email. The Camelot of collaboration. And yet we also know that tools are not the whole answer.

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Online Community Unconference East: Moving Forward, Together

Online Community Strategy

Our notional topic list from the Unconference wiki (which will be open to the public after the Unconference) reflects the “moving forward&# intention: Online Community & Social Media Metrics: Getting to Standards. Using Community and Collaboration Tools Within the Enterprise. We are less than 48 hours from the Online Community Unconference East (yeah!).

Novell Pulse Brings Real-time Collaboration to Enterprise 2.0

Portals and KM

Novell’s latest collaboration offering, Pulse, provides a real-time collaboration environment for the enterprise that brings  authoring, communication and social messaging together in a single secure solution. By adopting the Google Wave Federation Protocol, Novell Pulse will let users collaborate across systems, in real-time on a character by character basis. Collaborative meeting notes can operate in the same manner.

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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. For complete coverage explore Jim Worth 's wiki resources. The Dawn of Emergent Collaboration ”. tools from Web 1.0

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