How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In my experience most of therest of the mountains of information in Intranets costs more tomaintain than it provides in value. And the value of these tools bears nocorrelation to their cost.

2009 46

Boston E20 Notes: Building a Unified Communications and Collaboration Roadmap

Portals and KM

There is a shrinking of VOIP deployments. There are infrastructure costs.   Many traditional VOIP vendors are hardware centric and expensive so there are challengers. However, while it started as an ideal SaaS app, many firms are bring it inside to bring costs down.

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News Updates (January 29, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Eg, on long distance call cost savings, Mike says " Thumbs-Up: It's important to note here the different between channel switching (from telephone to IM or VoIP chat) vs. time-saved by reducing phone calls. The example is correct in that there are some costs associated with telephones (and international calls as outlined below) that can be avoided if you use another communication channel. 3StepShare.

2009 120

Travel Budget Slashes, Meeting Crunch and Going Virtual

Nancy White

Travel budgets are being slashed (faster here than in Europe as far as I can tell) and people are starting to think more seriously about the non financial costs such as carbon emissions of the travel and the plain old wear and tear on our bodies traveling across time zones and geography.

Thoughts On Salesforce & DimDim

Collaborative Thinking

user experience, costs, security, help desk support, change management, development, etc). Adding an additional capability that is embedded within a particular application creates overlap with existing investments (audio/video conferencing, VoIP) unless there is a compelling difference or specialized applications (e.g., Old habits die hard with this post. Real-time collaboration was one of my first research areas when I became an analyst – specifically web conferencing tools.

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UC And ROI: IBM's Truth And Fiction Example

Collaborative Thinking

On average - using suggested retail prices, it would cost approximately $450K to purchase 5000 Sametime licenses including maintenance, two hardware servers, pay someone to plan and install the software and servers, and pay an administrator to maintain the system. IBM is being very selective (almost dismissive) of the costs to introduce, deploy, and maintain the system. . These figures are based on our experience from similar deployments as well as IBM's own measured cost savings.

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Microsoft's Unified Communications Predictions

Collaborative Thinking

reduced latency, coordination costs, etc). Rather than renewing, look for businesses to move to unified email and voice mail systems as a proven way to reduce maintenance costs while increasing efficiencies. The result will enable companies to focus their IT resources where they will deliver the greatest competitive advantage to their business while outsourcing other IT capabilities to a service provider, often at significant cost savings.

News Updates (October 13, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

It identifies the first steps that will offer quick wins for most enterprises as they look to cut costs while aiming for a strategic move to UC. It provides forecasts of the number of users and of spend on TDM, VoIP and FMC services for business voice in France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Spain, Sweden, the UK and Europe as a whole to 2014 for organisations of 20–500 and 500+ employees. Google Docs Shared Folders.

2009 98

How to lobby for a pro-skype policy in your development organization

I collaborate, e-collaborate, we collaborate

ORGANIZATIONAL BENEFITS: But benefits to the organization will be significant, and cost savings in phone calls over time will add up. Satish Vangal conducted a survey on the km4dev (knowledge management for development) listserv about access to skype in the workplace.

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The Networked Enterprise and Bioteams in China

The Bumble Bee

However I have worked successfully with a number of people I have never met through the extensive use of modern technologies such as video conferencing and VoIP.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The open source model allows Alfresco to use best-of-breed open source technologies and contributions from the open source community to get higher quality software produced more quickly at much lower cost.

2008 58

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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Mzinga (Acquired Prospero, March 2008) “We enable organizations to easily, quickly, and cost-effectively develop branded, integrated communities and social networks comprised of message boards, blogs, ratings, and chats and to manage them using a single, intuitive platform.&#

2008 55

What is Collaboration?

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

VoIP & Internet Chat. Thus an agreement is like a statement arising from communication that states how the different people will work together, but at any time these can be changed – although doing so can be costly and time-consuming as the team or group re-develops its way of working together. Free shipping on all orders.*. My Account. Where to Buy. For Technical Support 1-888-752-6876. Products & Solutions. Products For. Mobile. Office. PC & Gaming. Accessories.

Lockheed Martin Launches Open-Source Social Networking Project - Application Development from eWeek

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

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Introducing Social Networking Tools and Social Networking Analysis to Business: What To Do

How to Save the World

VoIP,Virtual Presence: Some use of Skype, many users of various desktopvideoconferencing tools, mostly quite successfully. My friend Ted Graham took us through a case study of his organizations use of one suchtool, and while it was very interesting, I remain unconvinced that thisanalysis is likely to be worth the significant time and cost needed todo it properly. Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing.

2007 35

Top 100 Tools for Learning 2008

Delicious/tag/cp2tech02

tags: elearning learning ) TOP 20 Key to availability: D=download; H=hosted; C=insert code onto page ↑↓ =change since 2007 Ranking Tool Votes Description Cost Avail ↑↓ 2008 Spring 2008 2007 ↑ 1 1 2 Delicious 92 del.icio.us Firefox Web browser Free D ↑ 3 3 7= Google Reader 65 Google Reader RSS / Feed reader Free H ↓ 4 4 3= Skype 62 Skype Instant messaging, VoIP tool Free D ↑ 5 6 6 Wordpress 57.5

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Best Online Collaboration Tools 2008 - The Collaborative Map - Robin Good's Latest News

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Best Online Collaboration Tools 2008 - The Collaborative Map The Best Online Collaboration Tools 2008, Collaborative Map is a live editable map of over 150 of the best free and low-cost online collaboration tools available, picked and selected by passionate users like you and me. What This Map Contains This collaboration tools map has the objective of bringing together the most useful, free or low-cost technologies available today online.

2008 28

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Interesting data via Dale Asberry indicates food costs are up an average of about 20% in the past year.Fuel costs have approximately doubled in that time period. Healthcosts, insurance costs, property taxes, all way up.

2008 46

Forrester Wave Report: The Leaders in Community Platforms for Marketers (Part 4/4)

John Tropea - Delicious Community

While Leverage Software is not on par with the others in the category, they are ideal for medium-sized businesses and due to their cost-effective platform could have a strong position during this economic downturn.

Work Together: 60+ Collaborative Tools for Groups

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Tracbac.com - Workspace for your group that features versioning, IM, VoIP ad more. version is free but some of the other versions cost.

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

How to Save the World

A lot of organizations are struggling with what to do with a host of costly, high-maintenance technologies that they have introduced in the last decade, hoping these technologies would produce (a) improved internal productivity, and (b) better relationships with customers.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In my experience most of therest of the mountains of information in Intranets costs more tomaintain than it provides in value. And the value of these tools bears nocorrelation to their cost. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

2009 72

The new employee connection: Social networking behind the firewall - Computerworld

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Floundering Users Miscellaneous Bait News Bait Office Politics Q&A Sinking Projects Tricks Of The Trade Video Suggest a Topic Submit a Bait Register Login FAQ Top Baits & Big Fish Invite a Friend SharkTank Knowledge Centers Operating Systems Windows Linux & Unix Macintosh OS Networking & Internet LAN/WAN Hardware & Devices Protocols & Standards Wireless Networking Network Security VPN VoIP Internet Internet Business Internet Applications Web 2.0

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

This economic improvement for 1-5% has come at anastronomical environmental cost, a massive increase in pollution andwaste, the desolation of much of the Earth, surpassing the climatechange tipping point, increasing global indebtedness to staggeringproportions, pushing us over the edge to the End of Oil and Water,ruining ecosystems in much of the world and accelerating ten-fold thebiodiversity loss that heralds the sixth Great Extinction in theplanets recorded history.

2008 35

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

This economic improvement for 1-5% has come at anastronomical environmental cost, a massive increase in pollution andwaste, the desolation of much of the Earth, surpassing the climatechange tipping point, increasing global indebtedness to staggeringproportions, pushing us over the edge to the End of Oil and Water,ruining ecosystems in much of the world and accelerating ten-fold thebiodiversity loss that heralds the sixth Great Extinction in theplanets recorded history.

2008 35

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Far more effective todeal with issues in real time, using chat or VoIP. Ifa suitable timeslot is available, the tool allows the sender to bookit, indicate the topic for the conversation, pick a medium for theconversation (IM/text, voice/phone/VoIP, face to face), and attach anypre-reading that will make optimal use of peoples time during theconversation. Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing.

2008 35

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Ive started using IM, VoIP, and Google Desktop torecall my know-who ("who should I talk to about X again?"), myknow-what ("where was that great tapas bar in Vancouver?") Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing.

2008 35

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Our future social networks will be heldtogether with flesh and sweat, not messages and VoIP. Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing. 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.

2007 39

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

you want to be part of that, please sign up for gmail and email meat dave.pollard (at) gmail.com; we will be able to see each othersonline status for instant message conversations (and, depending on youroperating system, VoIP voice-to-voice conversations as well). Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

2007 35

An adoption strategy for social software in enterprise. Strange Attractor: Picking out patterns in the chaos

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

Julen Peter Childs Says: March 11th, 2006 at 12:15 am I’d agree with everything you’ve said however thers one thing I’d add - systems should have low cost/risk methods to test the waters and train behaviour.

2008 39

Implementing the Cisco Collaboration Framework

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The technology investments, which cost US$81 million to deploy, provided a. reducing manufacturing costs, stimulating. requiring even more cost-efficient operations, several long-term trends, including information. benefits accrued in three areas: cost reduction, increased margin through revenue acceleration, and time savings. technologies to reduce costs by $251 million, to increase profit margin by $142 million, and. The total cost to achieve these.

How to Save the World - Virtual Collaboration: If You Can't Work Side-by-Side

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

There are some more robust collaborative spaces for communities ofinterest and communities of practice to adopt, but some of the bestgroupware (like Groove and Exchange and eRooms) costs money andrequires considerable learning to use its different tools effectively.These tools generally also require a coordinator to invest a lot oftime to setting up and managing the space. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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