Enterprise 2.0 Conference: Call For Papers Community, Voting Process

Collaborative Thinking

conference in Boston this year, I have submitted three sessions that I hope the community finds helpful and relevant. For the upcoming Enterprise 2.0 Cisco coordinates submissions so you may find these under the name of “ SGumpert ” rather than my name. Sandra is coordinating the submissions. I have elaborated on my sessions below. If you find them valuable, I hope you take the time to participate in the community process and vote for these proposals. Thanks!

Academic BEtreat (#betreat12) pre-conference call

Jenny Connected

We have had our first conference call, to prepare for next week. Screenshot from the Pre-Conference Call. The Academic BEtreat is underway.

Plantronics InstantMeeting - Getting You on Your Conference Call Easier

Michael Sampson - Currents

Conference calls are a fact of life, but getting dialed in on-time and having access to the right call in details and passcode information can be a challenge. If conference calls are what you do, get the app. -

"The conference call"

Endless Knots

" Have you been on this call? Thanks to Richard Dale, Dave Grady "from the annual Citizens Bank Employee Talent Show."     Tags: Telecommuting Virtual Teams

The Conference Call – Fun at Work or Fun in Work?


Yes, that impact of social tools like YouTube and the wonderfully hilarious The Conference Call by David Grady. Why can’t we all have fun while at work? I mean, some serious good fun while we are getting the job done! Don’t you think it is fair?

Al Gilman on 10 best practices for conference calls

Endless Knots

Further to my post on best practices for conference calls , Al Gilman , an old Internet hand, to say the least (he's been chairing working groups for the World Wide Web Consortium forever, which means a decade and a half in webyears), posted a series of insightful comments on Facebook, where my posts automatically repeat. So I would tend to order agenda items in descending order of "likelihood of closure on this call."

How many multi-tasking on conference calls? 100%

Endless Knots

I've recently done a project for a company that is highly dependent on conference calls. You know the type - people spread out across many hundreds and thousands of miles, rarely get together, have to work together.let me see, I think they've got that virus called, uh, VIRTUAL TEAMS! Nearly all mentioned a similar complaint: super-long conference calls, as in two hours or more. Make the calls shorter.

Conference call practices to generate knowledge and record learning


Tags: conference_calls telephone communities_of_practice

Collaborative Thinking: What A Yahoo! Acquisition Might Mean To Microsoft

Collaborative Thinking

Acquisition Might Mean To Microsoft Notes from the conference call this morning: Press release : "Transaction valued at approximately $44.6

Community Goals and Measurements

John Tropea - Delicious Community

H ost: Initiate and run conference calls, webinars, and face-to-face meetings. E vents: at least one conference call, webinar, or face-to-face meeting every quarter, listed in the community events calendar, held as planned, with at least 10 people participating in each event.

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EtherPad: Realtime Collaborative Text Editing

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Create new pad (no signup: instantly start writing) 90-second screencast Insanely useful for Meeting notes Conference calls Drafting & wordsmithing Technical phone interviews Team programming Collaborative storywriting More. Home Product Pricing Forums Support FAQ Blog EtherPad: Really real-time collaboration EtherPad lets multiple people work on the same text simultaneously.

Best practices for better meetings

The Bumble Bee

Conference Calls: Twelve Golden Rules.

Two free online conferences 11-13 October

e-Moderation Station

There are a couple of free online conferences about using technology with English language learners next week (11-13 October), that you shouldn’t miss. Here are the dates for your diary: The Reform Symposium online conference : Friday 11 – Sunday 13 October.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

November 13, 2007 Future of the Corporation I min Boston at a conference called Future of the Corporation. usual, the most value from the conference came from corridor andunscheduled discussions. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

Wiggio - an Online Team Collaboration Service

Michael Sampson - Currents

Host web meetings, conference calls, and chatrooms. I had a great talk with Dan earlier today, and he pointed me in the direction of Wiggio , a team collaboration service his students put him onto.

RIM BlackBerry Mobile Conferencing 2.0

Michael Sampson - Currents

The app also integrates with the BlackBerry® Calendar allowing users to quickly and easily schedule and join conference calls directly from within the Calendar. New features: - turn an email thread into a conference call. automatic detection of conference call details.

Who You Calling Virtual? Leading a Virtual Team

Partnering Resources

They’re only called virtual teams because members are distributed across organization boundaries, time zones, and countries. They complain: “The WebEx froze halfway through our session” or “All I can hear is buzzing on the conference line.” Who You Calling Virtual?

Teaching with mobile devices: FAQs [part 1]

e-Moderation Station

And then the TESOL US conference in Portland followed immediately by the IATEFL conference in Harrogate, UK – another 2 weeks of longhaul flights, international airports and jetlag. There is a good reason for my 3 month blogging hiatus.

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New Lenovo Laptops, including the W520 Mobile Workstation

Michael Sampson - Currents

These laptops are built upon a platform of new Lenovo innovations that respond to key business needs including: video and voice calling, smart PC features for power and performance management, all-day battery life, enterprise management and an intuitive, easy-to-use computing experience. ". Lenovo has put some work into making these new laptops better for video and voice calling: " The laptops include a variety of technologies for enhanced video and voice conferencing.

"Telehumoring" - more, more, more

Endless Knots

Here's a good site for life: "Humor that works," where I found a list of funny things to do on conference calls. Lord knows, conference calls need some laughs.

Wiggio - Makes it easy to work in groups.

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Back to Sign up | Next Create a Group | Group Home page | Calendar | Folder | Meeting | Poll | Message | Links • In Meetings, you can schedule in-person meetings, conference calls and real-time web chats.

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How Social Networking Can Improve Work Meetings


hours were just spent on conference calls participating and hosting meetings.

2013 122

The Importance of Face-to-Face Meetings - At Particular Times, and At Regular Times

Michael Sampson - Currents

Towards the end of the article, Stephen notes that the need for these face-to-face meetings every month diminished over time, and could be pulled back to quarterly with conference calls in between. Over time, once personalities gelled and relationships bonded, we were able to scale back the frequent flyer miles by making it a quarterly face-to-face meeting, with monthly conference calls in between.

2011 19

9 Ways To Increase Your Productivity While Working From Home


So, whenever folks try to schedule a meeting or a conference call with yours truly, that time is blocked, marked as busy , in my diary.

2011 77

Online Collaboration Tools by Robin Good | ZEEF

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Free Conference Call. GVO Conference. Audio Video Conference. PrettyMay Call Recorder (PC). Call Recorder for Skype (Mac). ZEEF works best with a modern browser. Browse Happy. Upgrade your browser today! Type Subject Company Personal Page name Curator Site or domain Tag Language EN NL FR. ui-button. This page. Subjects. Companies. Curators. Links. Create a page. Sign up. Login. Preferred region. Global (selected). Nederland. France.

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Knowledge and Collaboration – Mixing our Drinks

Chris Collison

And if you need to be reminded of what that looks like when it’s not done well, then this brilliant “Real Conference Call” parody by Trip & Tyler will hit the spot. I have had the privilege of working with over 100 client organisations over past 9 years.

2014 12

Why Work Doesn’t Happen at Work – A World Without Meetings?


So by the time I could go and sit down at my desk to start doing my work it would be after 1pm in the afternoon; then meetings and conference calls would kick in and before you knew it off it goes your entire work day dedicated to stuff you probably could have done without just that day.

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Four rules for collaborating well in meetings

The Bumble Bee

Conference Calls: Twelve Golden Rules. A lot of my work involves facilitating large meetings where groups need to collaborate to resolve difficult issues or develop future plans for working together.

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Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Social Business for SMBs

Portals and KM

They also do conference calls with multiple partners for idea sharing. This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012. I am very pleased to be back again after last year.

2012 39

The Perks of Being an Early Riser


A constant influx of internal social interactions, instant messages, phone calls, videoconferences, meetings, conference calls, *cough* email *cough* , etc.

2013 55

I’ve Got Your Back: Trust at Work

Partnering Resources

These days, we have to build relationships with people we have never seen, and and work via email, conference call, and shared work spaces. A fellow blogger, Charlotte Erdmann , recently wrote that the future of work will be more flexible and more networked. She’s right on.

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My name is Jessica

Endless Knots

Now I'm running into those Jessicas on conference calls and scrambling up  corporate ladders. But mainly I've been called Jennifer, sometimes by people I know well. "And, not to worry all you Jessicas, but you are next, my dears." " So warns an older Jennifer (Graham) in yesterday's Boston Globe (" The rise and fall of Jennifers "). Jennifer has had my experience.

#Movistar Killed the Web Star


Because they can’t care less about who you are, what you do, what your needs and wants may well be or what the potential consequences of their exponential incompetence at failing to provide what they themselves call “ good ” customer service may well be.

2014 71

Pay Attention to Quality in Collaborative Interactions - on The Smarter Office

Michael Sampson - Currents

Whether you are meeting one-to-one by phone, or from a cellphone, or on a conference call, or on a Skype call, having a clear audio channel is important for the interaction. If I’m calling in from a cellphone and the coverage isn’t great, then you will be struggling to hear me. While in London last week, I posted Pay Attention to Quality in Collaborative Interactions on The Smarter Office blog.

Beyond the Webinar

Full Circle Associates

Changing ingrained habits requires some reflection – of self and of the state of the practice of these so-called “webinars.” We’ll call you back in 60 (90-120) seconds (sometimes a bio break is useful!)

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Interview about the birth and growth of the HR community

Joitske Hulsebosch

I search local group managers and organize international conference calls. On October 6th, we are going to work on a casebook learn and organise through social media with a group of about 12 learning professionals.

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The Myth of Multitasking Revisited


In the past, and over the last few months, I have been blogging around the topic of multitasking quite a bit and I am starting to believe, more and more by the day, and rather firmly!,

Can you please repeat the question?

Endless Knots

During your next few conference calls, please keep track of how many times someone says, "Can you please repeat the question?" I'm wondering how many people are actually paying attention during conference calls. Want to do a little survey with me? " What is that person doing? We all know - not paying attention. And although it has nothing to do with this topic, devoted readers will appreciate this anecdote from today, from, yes, Newtonville, Mass.,

How to be a great community manager

John Tropea - Delicious Community

These activities include scheduling and hosting calls and meetings, asking and answering questions, posting information which is useful to the members, regularly spending time expanding membership and increasing member contributions. Create an online agenda space for the community calls.

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PGi for Web Meetings - Now On the Go Meetings on the iPad

Michael Sampson - Currents

Easily manage web conference attendees, conference calling features and web meeting functionality with full meeting host controls on the iPad. With a single touch, record GlobalMeet web meetings and GlobalMeet conference calls. ". PGi is a web meetings / web conferencing provider I've never heard of before , but apparently have been around for a number of years.