News Updates (November 20, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Google thinks the time is right, due to the confluence of many trends. - Over 300 musicians from across the world applied to take part in the auditions, from countries as diverse as Taiwan, Sweden and Canada. You can mashup applications, such as Salesforce.com, SugarCRM, and Oracle, and integrate them into documents in team workspaces. Play to Learn. Phil recommends the use of a "sandbox" to encourage people and teams to consider new technology for collaboration. "

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Instant Communities: List of companies that provide Web Collaboration Suites or Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Community

AdventNet has served a diverse range of enterprise IT, networking and telecom customers. There’s a bunch of companies that provide document management or email type systems, this isn’t that.

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List of "White Label" or "Private Label" (Applications you can Rebrand) Social Networking Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Atlassian ConfluenceConfluence is an enterprise wiki that makes it easy for your team to collaborate and share knowledge. Confluence - The Enterprise Wiki.

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Work Together: 60+ Collaborative Tools for Groups

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Businessitonline.com - Centralized cash flow, documents, calendars and more for a team or small business. Confluence - An enterprise-class wiki with features such as PDF exporting. ContactOffice.com - Allows groups to share documents, calandars, contacts, and files. Coventi.com - Upload your documents, share, and allow others to highlight portions or edit. Copperproject.com - Share projects, tasks, documents and timelines with your entire team.

Surveying the collaboration battleground

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Given the diversity of the collaboration software landscape, this lack of focus could potentially indicate trouble ahead for many organisations. Search” emerged as the most critical, followed by “shared document storage and access”.

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Innovation and Communities of Practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Start downloading documents right away. Publish your documents quickly and easily, share them with others, and manage or update them online! From: TSSVeloso Reads: 1,934 Innovation and Communities of Practice The “Great Symphony” Paradox The innovation potential of bridging structural holes "Here is the paradox: You need a great team of people with diverse skills to perform a symphony well, but no team has ever written a great symphony!

infoarch: Collaborative Thinking: Communication (and Coordination?) in a Modern, Complex Organization

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

To open the proverbial “black box&# and begin to reveal the internal wiring of the firm, this paper presents a detailed, descriptive analysis of the network of communications among members of a large, structurally, functionally, geographically, and strategically diverse firm (hereafter, “BigCo&# ).&# It s about information architecture and all related topics such as document, information, knowledge, project and change management.

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