Review of Business Goes Virtual

Portals and KM

I recently received a review copy of Business Goes Virtual: Realizing the Value of Collaboration, Social and Virtual Strategies by John P. The book examines four virtual business strategies that are showing promise. I am reading a virtual version of their book now.

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How Important Is It To Manage Temporal Diversity in Virtual Teams?

Leading Virtually

Does such diversity help a team address different and, oftentimes, competing team performance expectations that are typical for many teams? Are there any ways in which this diversity can be managed so that it benefits rather than hinders team performance?

How Important is it to Manage Temporal Diversity in Teams?

Leading Virtually

Research Teamwork Leadership Culture Collaboration Challenges after action review conflict culture India leadership team compact tools for virtual teams virtual team virtual teams

Citizen journalists animate a virtual high street for independent living support and conversation

Social Reporter

Access Dorset’s Virtual Centre for Independent Living via kwout. The ADTV project should help us understand the range of skills and tools needed to serve a diverse community with different levels of online access and literacy, and connect with agencies and suppliers.

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Adapting agile development to virtual teams

Endless Knots

This one's for the developers out there: " The Paradox of Agile PM and Virtual Team s " by Dr. David F. So, point of this post: see Rico's article, which takes many of the key practices of agile development and interprets them for virtual teams.

How Important is it to Manage Temporal Diversity in Teams?

Leading Virtually

Does such diversity help a team address different and, oftentimes, competing team performance expectations that are typical for many teams? Are there any ways in which this diversity can be managed so that it benefits rather than hinders team performance?

HBS Working Knowledge: Virtual Teams

Collaborative Thinking

Virtual Team Learning: Reflecting and Acting, Alone or With Others. This paper examines virtual team learning in new product development situations. We find that effective virtual teams, like co-located teams, engage in both reflective and action-oriented learning behaviors. Instead, virtual team learning behaviors are likely to be shaped by boundaries that delimit timely access to relevant knowledge and skill.

Reminder: SLA Virtual Conversation on User Adoption

Michael Sampson - Currents

Possible topics might include any of the following but will also be directed by those who attend the virtual discussion. Success stories: Increased effectiveness in business solutions due to greater participation and a wider diversity of opinions. See SLA Virtual Conversation with Michael Sampson for details and registration.

Virtual Love Children | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Share and Enjoy: One response so far One Response to “Virtual Love Children&# # Sarah Stewart on 23 Jul 2008 at 2:20 pm Tut tut Nancy, what have you been up to?!

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The World Cafe Community – Virtual Cafes? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Jul 10 2008 The World Cafe Community – Virtual Cafes?

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The World Cafe Community – Virtual Cafes? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Jul 10 2008 The World Cafe Community – Virtual Cafes?

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Technology: loosing skills through the virtual world?

Joitske Hulsebosch

Dave Snowden blogged about the virtual and the real. How to make sure communities of practice are diverse enough to innovate? a program like boer zoekt vrouw is very popular and a great way of learning about farmers, and the diversity amongst farmers.

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Marissa, we need to talk: This genie is way out of the bottle

Endless Knots

" Here's the quick summary from the Harvard Business Review where the study was published as "Best Practices:" Some projects have such diverse requirements that they need a variety of specialists to work on them. collaborating virtually. Virtual Teams work -- I know.

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In a virtual world, what do we mean by “Community”? « Driving innovation in a digital world

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Home About Archives Driving innovation in a digital world Feeds: Posts Comments In a virtual world, what do we mean by “Community&# ? For a virtual community to survive, some key ingredients are required: A common, stated purpose (affinity).

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The Art of Building Virtual Communities (Techlearning blog)

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The Question has Changed » The Art of Building Virtual Communities. Youd think developing a virtual learning community (VLC) or online community of practice (CoP) would be easier. After all, its virtual- nobody even has to worry about what to wear! However, with the rise of virtual learning community platforms like Ning and Elgg it is becoming evident that many CoPs are dead on arrival and many others die of neglect early on, in their toddler stage.

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Online tools for internal communication

Joitske Hulsebosch

There will be a huge diversity in communication habits. Together with Sibrenne Wagenaar I wrote a Dutch article called " So you wanna be a virtual team ?" Tags: virtual teams net2thinktank

Is your collaboration SAFE: a simple model for collaborative viability

The Bumble Bee

If you all do the same thing or do things which are too diverse to join up then you don't have SYNERGY. Virtual Collaboration NetworksMost collaborative ventures don't turn out quite the way we envisage. It would be great if we could determine in advance if a particular collaborative project or joint venture will be worth the required investment.

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Online Community Toolkit | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Planning, Designing and Running Online Events Designing Online Events Online Events Assessment Tool Case History: CGIAR’s Gender & Diversity “Creating Connections Online&# Report (Aug 2002) LINK Evaluation Examples: 2002 and Net*Working 2004 Online Event Evaluation Report (nice to see a full event evaluation!) Getting Together in Virtual Space - Sue Boettcher.

About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Co-host of the Virtual Community conference on The Well. Thanks, Nancy! [.] # Clic-Austral » Blog Archive » Participación y dinamización de comunidades virtuales: Una presentación on 14 Jan 2010 at 7:09 am [.] que hemos visitado y analizado ha sido una consultoría de Seattle, la Full Circle Associates, de Nancy White, cuyo foco de trabajo y reflexión es la dinamización de comunidades virtuales.

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Nancy White on the necessity (or not) of face-to-face

Endless Knots

Context matters - and contexts are diverse. Tags: Collaboration Virtual Teams The great comments on the " Is face-to-face necessary? " post continue to roll in. This one from Nancy White is so telling that I thought you'd want to see it. Hey Jessica. I share your experience of people wanting to have F2F trainings for online facilitation, etc. If it is not AT LEAST a blend of F2F and online, I won't do it anymore.

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Security, identity, voice, opportunity and agency on the distributed web

Jenny Connected

Silvia and Jutta talked about how they are working to give vulnerable young people in Colombia, who have different and diverse learning needs from the norm, and are therefore marginalised by the education system, opportunities for finding their voice and identity, through shared storytelling.

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Looking back – KM highlights from 2014

Chris Collison

After a number of virtual presentations via Sharif University, I made my first trip to Iran, visiting Tehran and then flying to the beautiful, ancient city of Isfahan. What a privilege to have a job which enables me to see so much of the world, and support such a diverse group of clients.

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You can use Twitter to get new ideas to do your work in a better way

Joitske Hulsebosch

Furthermore, there was a correlation between diversity of the Twitter network and the quality of ideas. Interviewees said: It’s not the number of people you follow on Twitter that matters; it’s the diversity within your Twitter network.

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Tinkering with the system won’t help reinvent the purpose of education

Jenny Connected

Trends in e-Learning and Virtual Education. He said that most governments had adopted education systems which promote: Conformity (but people are not uniform; diversity is the hallmark of human existence).

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How does the ModPo MOOC enable or create a community?

Jenny Connected

This video provides a flavour of the diversity of the community and the shared passion for poetry and for ModPo. ModPo participants are invited to enter this space, either physically or virtually each week and join the ModPo team and teaching assistants for discussion.

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cRaggy 2018: design, feedback & reflections

Learning Alliances

Talk about diversity! Switch to a virtual format – the “paste on the wall” thing really doesn’t cut it.”.

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Why Projects Fail: Realities from the PMINJ Symposium

21st Century Organization

Applying what we know from network science I made the case that bringing a network lens to projects, ensuring all stakeholders with diverse perspectives and expertise are engaged and strategically interconnected, is fundamental to a project's success.

Conversation about Collaboration, User Adoption, and Governance with the SLA KM Division

Michael Sampson - Currents

Yesterday I took part in a Virtual Conversation with the Knowledge Management division of the SLA. If you were unable to attend the virtual conversation, please download our podcast (MP3 / 1h:02m:30s) recorded during our conversation. Success stories: Increased effectiveness in business solutions due to greater participation and a wider diversity of opinions. The one-hour conversation covered topics about collaboration, user adoption, governance, and more. "

Critical Examination of MOOCs by Jeremy Knox

Jenny Connected

homogenises MOOC participation and ‘[…] forbids internal difference as well as societal difference, and acts to continually close down the possibilities for alternative, immanent relations with the richness and diversity of the world.’

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A world full of knowmads in 2020?

Joitske Hulsebosch

The increasing possibility of working virtually makes it possible for any citizen to become a knowmad working globally. Is a knowmad in a bubble a real knowmad or it is crucial that he/she fosters diversity in his network?

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CoP Series #9: Community Heartbeats

Nancy White

Virtual team expert Martha Maznevski likens it to the heartbeat of a runner. Each group is different and we can use iterative planning to make the most of that diversity, rather than stifle it with set plans.

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#NRC01PL Personal Learning MOOC Week 3

Jenny Connected

Unfortunately diversity, one of the key principles of the original cMOOCs is then lost. Games – simulations and virtual reality. There have been a few interesting goings on in the open ‘Personal Learning Conversation’ that Stephen Downes is running.

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Emergent learning in open environments

Jenny Connected

It may include virtual or physical networks, or both. This is the third in a series of posts we are making in preparation for the e-learning conference in Graz, Austria , at which we are speaking on September 17 th.

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Global Mobile Awards

Nancy White

It provides over 10,000 educational contents, diverse motion controls, voice/touch recognition, facial express and more. In less than two weeks, mobile leaders worldwide will be gathering in Barcelona for the GSMA Mobile World Congress, the world’s largest mobile exhibition.

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Community management: The 'essential' capability of successful Enterprise 2.0 efforts | Enterprise Web 2.0 |

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Download Now Five Steps to Determine When to Virtualize YourServers VMware Server virtualization isnt just for big companies. Download Now Why Isnt Server Virtualization Saving Us More? A Few Small Changes May Dramatically Increase Your Efficiency VMware Companies have rapidly adopted server virtualization over the past few.

Abstract: Tweet Tweet Retweet: Conversational Aspects of Retweeting on Twitter.

Collaborative Thinking

A structured analytical framework helps categorize the diverse use of retweeting and the implications it has as a conversation practice on authorship, attribution, and communicative fidelity. Even though Twitter creates a public where conversational engagement and participation is virtually boundless, there are trade-offs. Source: danah boyd, Scott Golder, and Gilad Lotan."Tweet Tweet Tweet Retweet: Conversational Aspects of Retweeting on Twitter."

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Leading from the Bottom

Governance in a Networked World

The nodes were sized by a ‘betweenness’ metric, which identifies those best positioned to broker connections between diverse groups. It is these teams that are mostly susceptible to the negative aspects of group think and therefore would benefit most from a more diverse suite of connections.

2013 130

Making Sense of the Rhizome Metaphor for Teaching and Learning

Jenny Connected

If you have ever tried to dig up a rhizome, you will know that it is virtually impossible to know where it started from and that if you break a root in the process, the plant is likely to spring up again somewhere else. -

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The trouble with briefings

Viv Mcwaters

Or it’s the opposite, there’s virtually nothing other than a vague request to do some teambuilding etc. Client: Diversity is really important to us as an organisation. Me: What do you mean by diversity? Some clients take it to mean that I have no idea what is meant by any number of abstract terms eg diversity, sustainability, collaboration, strategy etc etc. This post has been in my head for a long time. It’s an amalgam of lots and lots of briefings over the years.

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News Updates (December 8, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Virtual Team Processes. Carl shares strategies for using virtual teams more effectively. According to a 2009 study by MIT’s Sloan School, well-managed virtual teams can potentially outperform teams sharing a location. Google Wave for Business.

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How Global is your Sympathetic Audience?

Connectable Dots

As a newbie on The WELL at the time, I was shocked by the diverse set of reactions to Blair’s initial destruction of so much conversational content. What was only later seen as a “virtual suicide&# pissed people off to a degree that presents a stark contrast to the Twitter support dynamics cited in the article. Noam Cohen wrote a New York Times story, The Global Sympathetic Audience in the Fashion and Style section, about caring for strangers over the net. (By

Ten propositions about digital technology later in life

Social Reporter

This will provide a growing market among older people, and an opportunity to design and test technologies for relevance and usability with any users than have diverse interests and capabilities. Digital technology can enable virtual friendships that lead to meetings, support social learning, and underpin projects for new forms of sharing both on the physical world and online.

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Valuing friendships and connections

Viv Mcwaters

These are two extremes of experience with many shades inbetween and represent the great diversity of experiences we have at different events. Information is virtually free. Have you ever been to an event where you have come away excited, but unclear why? And have other people at the same event wondered what the point of it was? What works for you may not work for me and vice versa. I think we get into trouble when we forget this and try to design events to please everyone.