Economist webcast on virtual teams

Endless Knots

Remember the Economist Intelligence Unit's study where 1 in 3 virtual teams said they were poorly managed? Impressive to hear how far along Save the Children is (they have "knowledge sharing teams," for instance, around child nutrition; their finance people around the world are in a community of practice) and how at ease with the idea Rogers is. If you're agitated about virtual teams, this webcast will calm you right down.

Technology: trust in virtual teams

Joitske Hulsebosch

John Gundry wrote a paper on trust in virtual teams trying to 'unpeel the onion about trust'. And further in the article: "it is easier to be suspicious of people when they are out of the line of sight. " I disagree here: I think that the crux of web2.0 is a change of paradigm- it changes trust and the need to meet face-to-face before you can trust someone (even though it might be true for the past and for lots of people, it is not a general truth).

Knoco stories: When communities of practice are not the answer

John Tropea - Delicious Community

When communities of practice are not the answer. Communities of practice are a mainstay of very many Knowledge Management Frameworks. If you are trying to create something, then maybe you need a conference, or a knowledge exchange, or a virtual team.

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"Let's take that online" -- Boston KM Forum

Endless Knots

Lovely day spent with the Boston KM Forum's "Leveraging Virtual Teams & Social Tools for Business Advantage: Blogs, Wikis, Twitter, et al. Here's the group, snapped with my phone, just as Jeff and I started our tap dance on virtual teams.

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Tomoye: Bringing Web 2.0 to Communities of Practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

to Communities of Practice by Bill Ives January 28, 2008 at 5:48 pm · Filed under Communities , Enterprise 2.0 , Reviews Communities of practice have been around a while, and so has the software platforms to support them.

eLearn: Best Practices - Online Course Design from a Communities-of-Practice Perspective

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Best Practices How Will Online Courses Weather the Economic Downturn? 2/19/09) Laurie Rowell, eLearn Magazine Reviewing Last Years E-Learning Predictions (1/23/09) Stephen Downes, National Research Council Canada Predictions For 2009 (1/09/09) Lisa Neal Gualtieri, Editor-in-Chief, eLearn Magazine Virtual Teams: Making the Online Classroom a Learning Organization (8/22/08) Edward Volchok, Ph.D, Copyrights for components of this work owned by others than ACM must be honored.

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Launch Day of Communities and Networks Connection

Nancy White

This requires some sort of “line of sight&# to that network. With that, I’m pleased to announce the launch of the Community & Networks Connection. This isn’t a community, and not as loose and open as a network. Community Capers.

Enterprise 2.0: Leading Collaborative Teams

Endless Knots

Thus, we've convinced two of our favorite colleagues, Virginia Adamson from Volvo IT and Mike Prevou from Strategic Knowledge Solutions to schlep to Boston and hold forth with us. Each is doing different but related things to make it easier for distant teams to work together.

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4th Annual Global Intranet Strategies Survey

Michael Sampson - Currents

The 4th annual Global Intranet Strategies Survey opened at the end of June and will stay open until August 31. All participants receive a complimentary copy (pdf) of the " Global Intranet Trends for 2010" report that will be published in the second part of October. How does the online workplace support virtual teams and communities of practice?

What is YOUR history of online facilitation?

Nancy White

Worth, Texas, opening Monday’s session of the Elearning 2010 Conference. So I’m wondering, what is YOUR history of online facilitation? In just over a week I’ll be in Ft. My topic is “Online Facilitation 13 Years On: What We Learned and What Do We Need to Learn?”

Training to introduce new e-tools

Joitske Hulsebosch

Today a little bit of a blogging day, catching up with my bloglines and blog ideas. We did a virtual team assignment, using a NING platform as an example of a web-based discussion forum, skype as VoIP and Unyte as an example of a screen sharing tool.

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The day after: Who's responsible for what?

Endless Knots

Among the wonders of Jan 20, 2009, i.e. yesterday, was the transformation of The White House website at precisely 12 noon. Lots of info, lots, easy to read, written in plain English. See, for example, the Executive Office of the President.

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Technology: how to develop the Dutch online competences?

Joitske Hulsebosch

I talked to Jos van Brummelen who is doing his thesis for the Erasmus University in Rotterdam about communities of practice. that a learning event like an in-house training could trigger a more continuous online community of practice. He found me via my statements about online competences of Dutch companies on the emerce website. The way he found me is a good example of how online networking exists in addition to the good old way of networking.

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News Updates (July 16, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

SharePoint Solutions (a Microsoft business partner) is asking for input on what people want out of SharePoint 2010. includes a number of new features that are already on the iPhone and Palm Pre. " The new features include improved touch capabilities, including gestures such as tapping, tapping and holding, panning, and flicking in order to navigate through the Mobile interface – a direct response to the touchscreen capabilities of the iPhone and Palm Pre. SharePoint 2010.

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Anecdote: Distributed teams and the bane of time zones

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Home What we do Keynote Speaking About Us Whitepapers Anecdote Associates Clients Contact us Story Finder Categories Anecdotes Book reviews Business storytelling Changing behaviour Collaboration Communities of practice Expertise location Communication Employee engagement Evaluation Fun Knowledge Leadership News Questions Quotes Story collection Strategic clarity « John F. Identify “boundary spanners” and ensure that they make up at least 15% of the team.

Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

What is the purpose of your group that you can communicate to potential members? Practice on a friend or colleague. an outcome oriented group may be compiling a set of useful practices for use in the field. What are the benefits of participation?

Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

What is the purpose of your group that you can communicate to potential members? Practice on a friend or colleague. an outcome oriented group may be compiling a set of useful practices for use in the field. What are the benefits of participation?

Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

What is the purpose of your group that you can communicate to potential members? Practice on a friend or colleague. an outcome oriented group may be compiling a set of useful practices for use in the field. What are the benefits of participation?

Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

What is the purpose of your group that you can communicate to potential members? Practice on a friend or colleague. an outcome oriented group may be compiling a set of useful practices for use in the field. What are the benefits of participation?

Endless Knots: Teams of practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Endless Knots Recent Posts Oldie but goodie: "CompuServes Intranet Forum" Boosting Productivity through Virtual Collaboration - webcast Light on Lumière Will someone please make me a sandwich.board? For at least a decade and a half, communities of practice have held their seat. We documented Bobs story in Virtual Teams --and, perhaps more importantly, he documented it himself in Building the Knowledge-Driven Organization.

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Green Chameleon » Touch

Green Chameleon

Specifically, I don’t see us anywhere talking about the importance of touch. This is not unique to knowledge management – it’s true of management science in general. But nobody I’ve seen picked up on a more interesting story he told towards the end of his speech.

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Endless Knots: "Getting to We"

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Endless Knots Recent Posts Local boy makes good.pickles and makes the NY Times "No texting at the taaaa-ble" or at Selectmen meetings Oldie but goodie: "CompuServes Intranet Forum" Boosting Productivity through Virtual Collaboration - webcast Light on Lumière Will someone please make me a sandwich.board? Web/Tech Weblogs Women Writing Yoga Feeds Technorati Add me to your TypePad People list Analytics « What disease is a cousin of yours?

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Defining the “Social Team” « The Complete Innovator

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The Complete Innovator Ideas and Best Practices on Innovation, Collaboration, and Social Media Home About The Author Contact Boris! In the real world, we associate ourselves with communities to find people of similar interests with whom to interact.

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Ten leading platforms for creating online communities | Enterprise Web 2.0 | ZDNet.com

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LDAP Live ID openid Lightweight Service Models Mashups Enterprise Mashups Situational Software Network Effects Open APIs Products Rich Internet Applications (RIA) Ajax SaaS SOA Business Process Management Global SOA Governance Orchestration Web-Oriented Architecture (WOA) WS-* Social Computing Social Software Community Customer Community Grassroots Community Social Media Social Networking Tolerance Continuum Web 2.0 Ten leading platforms for online communities 1.

In a virtual world, what do we mean by “Community”? « Driving innovation in a digital world

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Home About Archives Driving innovation in a digital world Feeds: Posts Comments In a virtual world, what do we mean by “Community&# ? December 1, 2009 by sourcepov Back in the day, when tribes were really tribes , the most critical need within a community was survival.

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Measuring Community Strength | Gil Yehuda's Enterprise 2.0 Blog

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Blog Your path to success Measuring Community Strength by Gil Yehuda on February 4, 2010 in Enterprise 2.0 At times I find the word “community&# is misapplied. These posts jogged thoughts I wanted to share with you about communities and audiences. Tags: community

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Leadership Maxims, Avoiding a CoP Mid-Life Crisis, Library Clips, Knowledge and Learning Toolkit, Ten Commandments for Business Failure

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Weekly Knowledge Management Blog by Stan Garfield KM Question, Thought Leader, Blog, Link, and Book of the Week [ Blogroll - KM Home Page - Send a Question - Implementing a successful KM programme ]. KM Question of the Week Q: What advice do you have for leaders? Service – serve your people, your organization, and your community. KM Thought Leader of the Week Richard McDermott is currently recovering from open-heart surgery, and I wish him all the best during his recovery.

The tension in collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Four Groups Blog 24/8/2008 The Tension in Collaboration Summary There is a tension at the heart of our efforts to collaborate. Does the lack of a formal process for optimising collaboration hold back productivity and performance? While the recent emergence of Enterprise 2.0

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Classification of Enterprise 2.0 use cases

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Community Home About E2.0 Expert Profiles Classification of Enterprise 2.0 As several bright heads have said before instead of theoretically talking about the Enterprise 2.0 As this would have been solved in offline circles of expertise so far Enterprise 2.0

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