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More collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Engineers without Fears Saturday, September 15, 2007 More collaboration James Dellow takes up the conversation about collaboration. James D makes the point that collaboration happens within organisations & that people will use any tools that come to hand. Absolutely agree with this. James goes on to say: This cycle by the way is taking place at an enterprise level, but also at the level of individual workgroups, teams and projects.

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. However each team works in its own context and this leads to the creation of silos which prevents cross-organisational leveraging of this material. He also notes that this cannot be solved simply by the implementation of a search tool. I agree with him.

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Engineers without Fears: collaboration tools: stags

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Geography - Im not going to say too much about this but basically the more dispersed by space, timezone and culture the collaboration participants are, the more you need to make explicit and the less you can rely on workarounds. Similarity - So are these people all from the same organisation (with the same culture & infrastructure)? Similarity goes beyond the question of same organization and goes more to mindset, willingness to adopt new tools, collaborative culture, etc.

Collaboration tools

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Finally, total organisational collaborativeness is likely to be possible in small organisations, but not in large organisations - unless you mean the generic organisational culture from which collaborative activities may form. Engineers without Fears Tuesday, September 11, 2007 Collaboration tools James Robertson has been thinking about collaboration tools. Which is interesting because I have as well.

freezing out on the scarpa flow

Engineers without Fears

Engineers without Fears Monday, January 14, 2008 freezing out on the scarpa flow Michael Idinopulos writes about in-the-flow and out-of-the flow activities and wiki beahaviour and Andrew McAfee takes his point a bit further. Andrew asks: How outlandish would it be for a company to put participation in emergent social software platforms in the flow for at least some employees?

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