Metrics and Assessment Tools for Effective Virtual Teams

Michael Sampson - Currents

Ajay just asked this question: " Are there any metrics or Assessment tools to measure the effectiveness of a Virtual or Distributed Team? What metrics or assessment tools do you use for this? Tags: Virtual Teams I want to be able to implement some of these recommendations that I have been reading, but would like a way to measure pre and post implementation to understand how much of a difference these really make. ".

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Endless Knots

Manuela Zoninsein's " Keep it Personal: Technology certainly has its place when managing virtual teams, but it’s the relationships that truly count ," in this month's PM Network, hits all the right notes about virtual working.

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How do you measure the success of face-to-face teams?

Endless Knots

") but a call from a former client today, now a virtual teams consultant, prompts me to come back to it. Out pounding the pavement with his services, or at least pressing the keys, he's finding that everyone wants metrics for the success of virtual teams. Here's my question: how do you measure your face-to-face teams? If you do measure your co-located teams in some way, apply those same measures to virtual teams.

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Understanding the Benefits and Uses of Virtual Worlds

Leading Virtually

Surinder and I are currently attending the Mardi Gras conference on virtual worlds in Baton Rouge along with our colleague Rui Huang. We are here to present our paper that I discussed in last week’s post and also to hear the exciting work that others are pursuing in and around virtual worlds. One presentation by Tony O’Driscoll of Duke University echoed some of the ideas we discussed in an early post, Time to Think Differently About Virtual Worlds.

Understanding the Real Structure within Your Organization with NetAge OrgScope

Portals and KM

Moving beyond reporting relationships, OrgScope also maps team memberships (which LDAP similarly captures through permission structures), information flows, and workflows, which together give more complete pictures of the organizational network.

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Another way to slice up your phases for driving your Social Media project…

Ant's Eyeview Blog

For example, an operational muscle might consist of a metrics, business scorecard and review process to evaluate status. Or it might refer to staffing and training the team. Projects that try to “run&# out the gate often end up “running&# the wrong direction or take so long to reach fruition that the teams involved lose steam, commitment or even a clear understanding of what they were trying to do in the first place.

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The day after: Who's responsible for what?

Endless Knots

All the reports, compiled into one, are at this link: " Virtual Reorganization: How to Create Smarter, Better, Faster Organizations without Moving the Boxes Around." Done well, virtual reorganization is a low-cost, high-yield performance improvement strategy.

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Knoco stories: When communities of practice are not the answer

John Tropea - Delicious Community

If you are trying to create something, then maybe you need a conference, or a knowledge exchange, or a virtual team. metrics. (9). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Knoco stories. From the knowledge management front-line. Wednesday, 8 January 2014.

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Ten leading platforms for creating online communities | Enterprise Web 2.0 |

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Whether you’re on the business side, in IT, or are just trying to build virtual teams around shared goals, online communities are rapidly becoming a popular way to organize people and accomplish work in a highly collaborative manner. This is because community forms the foundation and virtual tent within which network-based collaboration occurs.

Implementing the Cisco Collaboration Framework

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

review team—which included members from. technologies such as virtual workspaces, social networking tools, web conferencing. and virtual companies), have put collaboration in. tools, including blogs, virtual workspaces, wikis, desktop video, telepresence conferences, web. performance metrics • Leadership values and competencies Cisco on Cisco Watch Your Language: Do Not. teams—and thesecapabilities make the basics of. foundation for virtual, global teams.

At the Corner of Assertiveness & Cooperation: Collaboration > Trust Matters

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Trust Quotes #5: Neil Rackham Trust and Virtual Teams The Difference Between Wrong and Illegal The Trust Reader Volume 4 Trust Quotes #4: Peter Firestein on Trust, Character and Reputation How to Soft Sell a Hard Drive Too Big to Trust? Meeting Your Customers Value Metrics Collaboration: Trust Matters Interview with Brandon Klein Can Trust Replace Contracts?

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