The Leading Virtually Digest, February 14, 2009

Leading Virtually

They have recently increased their use of conference calling for court proceedings - people on trial are conferenced in. The NPR piece reports that translators are commonly teleconferenced into a phone on the judge’s desk. What: A VentureBeat piece about the TimeBridge conference call system with improved features. What: Story on NPR about the use of video conferencing in immigration courts.

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Jessica’s Teleconference Call Tips

Nancy White

I’m beginning to feel like I live in telephone and Skype conference calls. How many multi-tasking on conference calls? Make the calls shorter. One senior exec whom I love for his discipline in this got his calls down to 15 minutes.

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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Links for the Week: April 4, 2009

How to Save the World

Joe Bageant's Cathexis: This cathexis, " the ground zero psychic and emotional attachment to the world that cannot be argued , is beyond ideological challenge because it is called into existence affectively." Excerpt: Then just let the world happen to you, like they do in the so-called "passive societies," instead of trying to happen to it in typical Western fashion. Always use screen-sharing to give focus to listeners during teleconference calls.

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Experiences with Online Conferencing (part 1)

I collaborate, e-collaborate, we collaborate

An online conference call seems like a simple, cheap and accessible way for bringing a distributed group together. As we use our e-collaboration community as a laboratory for experimenting with e-tools, we decided to prepare an upcoming f2f meeting using online teleconferencing. Having Skype and regular phone users on the same call might be very helpful for international communities. High Speed Conference was a new e-tool for all of us.

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A Practical Guide to Implementing Web 2.0 (aka Social Networking Tools) in Your Organization

How to Save the World

Now, we have a host of new tools available, called variously Web 2.0, I've looked at a lot of so-called 'best practice' repositories on Intranets, and in the absence of context and contact, they're a waste of server space and maintenance effort.