Work Together: 60+ Collaborative Tools for Groups

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Confluence - An enterprise-class wiki with features such as PDF exporting. ContactOffice.com - Allows groups to share documents, calandars, contacts, and files. Glide - Facilitates group meetings to review projects together. GroupSharp.com - Allows you to share lists, databases, file sharing, and wikis for your team. Near-Time.net - Build wikis, blogs,create documents for your team to work on, and have the ability to sell your content and expertise.

Life With Alacrity: The Dunbar Number as a Limit to Group Sizes

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« Post RSA Conference Wrapup | Main | Great Social Networking Posts » The Dunbar Number as a Limit to Group Sizes Lately Ive been noticing the spread of a meme regarding "Dunbars Number" of 150 that I believe is misunderstanding of his ideas. But, what is a "group"?

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Wikinomics " Blog Archive " Wiki collaboration leads to happiness

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Home Book Wiki Upcoming Events Resources RSS Feed (XML) Comments RSS Contact Have a great wikinomics idea to share with us? wikipedia wikis YouTube Featured Post Facebook is infantilising the human mind Heres one for Don and the Net Generation team to chew on or chew up. Wiki ??? ??

The Social Organization: Social Media is not Community

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The Social Organization About Rachel Social Media Metrics Social Media Examples Enterprise 2.0 One key difference from social media is a group with a shared goal or mission (open source software) as opposed to just open platform (YouTube, Twitter and other current open mic sites).

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Green Chameleon » Thinking About Wikis - and Wiki Raids

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www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Thinking About Wikis - and Wiki Raids When Matt Moore thinks about things, all sorts of interesting stuff surfaces. Right now, he’s thinking about wikis. Yes, wikis.

Noticing some nice non-profit wiki work | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Today I received an email update about a local coalition here in Washington State (USA) that reminded me about their great wiki work. Check out the Communities Connect Network Wiki. Then Peg hit on using the wiki to be the central point for the coalitions training programs.

Collaborative Thinking: Wikis, Sensemaking & Advocacy

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Gold | Main | Burton Group Catalyst Speaker Submissions » February 15, 2008 Wikis, Sensemaking & Advocacy Great example of a "wiki moment" You come across a topic or issue that is confusing. So you collect information for personal clarification (in this case, using a wiki). Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Panning For Yahoo!

Community of practice - EduTech Wiki

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Community of practice From EduTech Wiki Jump to: navigation , search This article or section is incomplete and its contents need further attention. They have a social organization that includes formal or informal hierarchies, some idea of social service (members helping each other), and a willingness learn from each other and to share that knowledge. At the simplest level, they are a small group of people (in this case, about 20) whove worked together over a period of time.

Green Chameleon » Take Your Wiki on Holiday With You

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www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Take Your Wiki on Holiday With You This little tool the tiddlywiki is very very cool. Think of what this means from the point of view of reviewing content across the wiki.

Green Chameleon » Wiki Intranet 2.0

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www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Wiki Intranet 2.0 Hurry on over to the e-gineer blog where Nathan Wallace has posted an update on his spectacular wiki-intranet project at Janssen-Cilag. I have the same approach but in my experience 7 groups… By Tim Suoer great, such a fun United Nations group.

Knowledge Sharing in the CGIAR – Tools and Methods for Sharing Knowledge: The CGIAR’s Wiki Approach | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

This evolving resource – continually updated, edited, expanded, and critiqued in wiki fashion – is targeted mainly on scientists, research support teams, and administrators in the 15 international centers of the CGIAR.

Collaborative Thinking: Burton Group Catalyst Speaker Submissions

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Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Wikis, Sensemaking & Advocacy | Main | Social Networking: For Better Or Worse?

CollectiveX - Create a Groupsite for sharing and keeping your group connected!

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CollectiveX Home | Tour | Uses | Pricing | About | Instant Enterprise | Groupsites Directory | Login - Trish Stafford Director, Non-Profit Learn More - Glenn Moss Advertising Executive Learn More Create a Groupsite for Free Social Collaboration & Networking for Groups.

Green Chameleon » How to Use Enterprise Wikis - Patterns and Anti-Patterns

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www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about How to Use Enterprise Wikis - Patterns and Anti-Patterns Atlassian is a company that sells an enterprise wiki called Confluence. There are also “people&# patterns and anti-patterns, such as wiki-gnomes (pattern) and wiki-trolls (anti-pattern) – all in all a wonderful resource for anyone considering setting up internal wikis to foster greater collaboration.

Social media in organizations: a reality check

Joitske Hulsebosch

You see level of exposure to social media slowly growing in these groups. There were already a number of people on Twitter and there was a fanatical gamer in the group, but the majority did not know what social media are.

leadernetwork wiki

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leadernetwork FrontPage Search wiki: Home Edit page Log in Add features Help Welcome to our living bibliography on leadership networks. Leadership in Network Organizations and Society "Leading Between: Leadership and Trust in a Network Society" by Paul Skidmore.

Noticing some nice non-profit wiki work | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Today I received an email update about a local coalition here in Washington State (USA) that reminded me about their great wiki work. Check out the Communities Connect Network Wiki. Then Peg hit on using the wiki to be the central point for the coalitions training programs.

Implementing Wikis in the Age of Enterprise 2.0 at Océ

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In this post I will cover their experiences with wikis and lessons learned. This excellent concept will be covered in my next blog post on Océ but the story today is about their wiki experiences. social media inside the organization. In the case of wikis, a software engineering manager began the first effort. This manager wanted to create an internal version of the Wikipedia to share best practices and refine processes in their R&D group.

Four Examples of Wikis Working within the Enterprise

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A recent Computerworld article, Wikis that work: Four IT departments get it right , provides early adopters success stories at Enel, ShoreBank, NYK, and SAP. Enel used wikis as a way to make IT materials more accessible to their end users. Enel also continues to use the wiki as a project management tool (see - Making Wikis Work at Novell ). Separately, NYK uses a wiki to keep multiple peer IT groups in the loop on the status of various projects.

Green Chameleon » Knowledge Power and Responsibility: A Conversation with Nancy Dixon

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www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Knowledge Power and Responsibility: A Conversation with Nancy Dixon I had the privilege of a wonderful conversation with Nancy Dixon on the sidelines of KM Asia at the end of November (thanks to Ark Group for facilitating this). I have the same approach but in my experience 7 groups… By Tim Suoer great, such a fun United Nations group.

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Is Yours a Learning Organization?

Joitske Hulsebosch

You can find more information in the km4dev wiki here. Maarten Boers from ICCO started an interested discussion on the the email group of km4dev about the fact that ratings may go down when people become more aware of the complexity of a learning organisation. I made him look more carefully at the processes in the organization to leverage individual learning, to become organisational learning.

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Knowledge Sharing in the CGIAR – Tools and Methods for Sharing Knowledge: The CGIAR’s Wiki Approach | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

This evolving resource – continually updated, edited, expanded, and critiqued in wiki fashion – is targeted mainly on scientists, research support teams, and administrators in the 15 international centers of the CGIAR.

Milieukontakt International’s wikis reduce work chaos

I collaborate, e-collaborate, we collaborate

I interviewed Chris van de Sanden (in the picture) by Skype about Milieukontakt ’s use of wikis and how the use of wikis support their work. The wiki incorporated an integrated chat, where basic discussions took place on how the guidelines should be. Tags: wikis

eDirectree Brings Group Wiki Twist to Social Networking

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Tech Gadgets Mobile Enterprise CrunchBase More Beta Invites Crunchies Elevator Pitches Gillmor Gang Podcasts TechCrunch50 TechCrunch UK TechCrunch France TechCrunch Japan About Advertise Archives Company Index Contact Jobs Twitter CrunchBar Email RSS Subscribe: eDirectree Brings Group Wiki Twist to Social Networking 34 Comments by Mark Hendrickson on February 1, 2008 A new social network called eDirectree launched today that wants to make it more fun to form groups with people online.

Green Chameleon » It Ain’t Over Till the Fat Wiki Sings

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www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about It Ain’t Over Till the Fat Wiki Sings Here’s a nice way (from Elliot Masie’s Learning 2007 conference ) of extending the life (and discussions) of a conference past its formal close.

Wikis in Knowledge Management at Law Firms – Part Two: Sharepoint Example

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Here are my notes on the second part of the following session on wikis in knowledge management. This firm already had Sharepoint which offers a wiki so they made use of this option. The wiki use cases include: meeting management, project management, knowledge discovery and sharing, as well as knowledge management. The Sharepoint wiki provides ease of use. The categories work well and provide good ability to create them for wiki pages.

Persistent Group Chat in Office Communications Server R2

Collaborative Thinking

Parlano's leading product, MindAllign, delivered "persistent group chat". With OCS R2 launched in February 2009 that mystery has been resolved: Persistent Group Chat - Downloadable Data Sheet. Persistent Group Chat - Downloadable PowerPoint (Features Overview). Persistent Group Chat - Interview With Demo . Persistent Group Chat - Official OCS R2 Launch Video. Note: Select "Breakout Sessions" from the top menu, then select "Introducing Group Chat in OCS" .

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Communication (and Coordination?) in a Modern, Complex Organization

Collaborative Thinking

in a Modern, Complex Organization. Cross: The Hidden Power of Social Networks: Understanding How Work Really Gets Done in Organizations. Martin Kilduff: Social Networks and Organizations. in a Modern, Complex Organization. I love the opening quote: "The social system is an organization, like the individual, that is bound together by a system of communication." in a Modern, Complex Organization. in a Modern, Complex Organization : Comments.

Why Businesses (Don't) Collaborate: Meeting Management, Group Input and Wiki Usage Survey Results

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All | Books | Business | Academic | More Brochures & Catalogs Creative Writing How-to-Guides & Manuals Illustrations & Maps Magazines & Newspapers Puzzles & Games Recipes & Menus Research Resumes & CVs Sheet Music & Lyrics Log In | Sign Up | Help Home Explore Community Partners Store New Why Businesses (Dont) Collaborate: Meeting Management, Group Input and Wiki Usage Survey Results You just added this document to your favorites. rewall” in organizations.

Intell's wiki pied piper

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Click here close Our Sites Defense Systems Federal Employee News Digest Federal Soup GCN - Government Computer News Washington Technology Events 1105 Government Information Group Events FOSE GOVSEC Industry Events Training Exchange About Us Email Us Free Subscription Magazine Current Issue Archives Free Subscription Subscription Services The Week Blogs FCW Forum FCW Insider FedTracker Forward Observer GCN Tech Blog Get a Life! Member Login What is your e-mail address?

Groups and Networks

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Sales Buy Try Groups and Networks Michael Idinopulos October 8, 2008 - 12:19 PM Comments (0) | TrackBacks (0) Stowe Boyd recently posted the following statement: I disagree with the notion that Enterprise 2.0 is about groups not theindividual.

Online Community Unconference 2009 Wiki Open & Session Highlights

Online Community Report

Thankfully, participants generally try to take thorought notes of their sessions to share back with the group. We had over 50 sessions at the Online Community Unconference, and notes for most are captured on the Unconference wiki.

CoP Series #3: Community – without people? | Full Circle Associates

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Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Sep 20 2008 CoP Series #3: Community – without people? Community/group is one of the problemmatic ones.

Green Chameleon » Why Implementing KM is like Raising a Child

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www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Why Implementing KM is like Raising a Child Last week, I was observing a communication session whereby a group of senior managers were updated on the progress of KM in their organization.

Wiki Collaboration for Wicked Problem Solving

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Support home Products Use Cases Buy Customers Company News Blog Contact Us Wiki Collaboration for Wicked Problem Solving Blog551 : January 29, 2008 ; Posted by Jordan Frank Nick Fera asks who is better for "Wicked" problem solving, Groups or Individuals?

Enterprise 2.0 culture | Socialtext Enterprise Wiki

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culture Jeff Brainard April 7, 2008 - 10:38 AM Comments (0) Mike Gotta from Burton Group recently posted this interesting blog on the culture of collaboration. Sales Buy Try Enterprise 2.0

The Social Organization: Growing a Community is Like Making Risotto

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The Social Organization. Why Socializing Organizations Matters to Me. It comes down to the organization behind the community (and who your CM is). Staff and organize your community infrastructure well? Bill Johnson Guerrilla community organizer.

Dachis Group Social Business Technology Alliances

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With such a wide spectrum of social business needs, it's important to have the flexibility to solve the problem at hand and not shoe-horn an organization into an uncomfortable platform. It should be clear by now that at Dachis Group , we believe technology is part of the overall solution; I typically write about the necessary culture and process-related changes we believe in and practice.

Networks and The Myth of Flattening Organizations

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Social Media 4 Mgmt Profs Subscribe Authentic Organizations aligning identity, action and purpose Networks and The Myth of Flattening Organizations by cv harquail on January 14, 2010 I was excited to hear from a few social media/Enterprise 2.0

Online Community Unconference 2009 Wiki Open & Session Highlights

Online Community Strategy

Thankfully, participants generally try to take thorought notes of their sessions to share back with the group. We had over 50 sessions at the Online Community Unconference, and notes for most are captured on the Unconference wiki. Cross-posted from the Online Community Report.