Free Tool: Project Execution Assessment

Partnering Resources

Project Structure – How much time is spent inventing how to run the project… versus actually implementing the work? The post Free Tool: Project Execution Assessment appeared first on Partnering Resources. Project Management Strategy Team Performance

Digital Habitats for project teams

Learning Alliances

Kathy Milhauser mentioned that she assigned Digital Habitats to students in a course on globally distributed project teams. That got me thinking about the difference between a project team and a community as far as their digital habitat is concerned. Project teams.

The Project

How to Save the World

This is the first of three short stories featuring two new characters. The others in the series should be coming up later this month. Image below from skeeze at the wonderful pixabay CC0. Daddy… I need to ask you about something.

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Discovering common ground in European social innovation projects: mapping the BoostInno network collaboration

Making CommunitySense

A while ago, I mentioned that I was going to share some exciting new community mapping projects I have been working on using my participatory community mapping methodology with online network visualization tool Kumu.

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Digital Habitats for project teams

Digital Habitats

Kathy Milhauser mentioned that she assigned Digital Habitats to students in a course on globally distributed project teams. That got me thinking about the difference between a project team and a community as far as their digital habitat is concerned. Project teams.

Researching applied improv – a project for 2014

Viv Mcwaters

That’s why I’m starting a research project to uncover some of the questions about applied improv, collect some data through interviews, identify some themes and questions that emerge from that and then see where that leads me.

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Discovering common ground in European social innovation projects: Mapping the BoostInno network collaboration

Making CommunitySense

A while ago, I mentioned that I was going to share some exciting new community mapping projects I have been working on.

2017 193

An Open Letter to Project Managers, the New Rock Stars

Partnering Resources

First things first: Project managers rock. There is simply too much at risk for companies to let so much depend on the project managers. Here’s how you can rock your projects. Stop resisting project management methodology. Request a meeting with the project management office to talk about the specific rule, how it gets in the way, and some alternatives. When you do, make sure you’re breaking them in the interest of what’s best for your project.

2013 139

Volunteer project complete – what did I learn?

Michelle Laurie

Besides, it sounded like an interesting project and very different from my usual environment and development focused work. The project is now complete.

2014 158

Project SocialSite

Collaborative Thinking

If you are (1) interested in "socially-enabling" existing web site properties or (2) tracking OpenSocial or (3) looking for a reasonable architecture to emulate as a template for internal efforts or (4) interested in what capabilities exist in the open source world for social networking - then you should be monitoring Project SocialSite. Project SocialSite milestone 3 - The Project SocialSite Blog. Project SocialSite milestone 3 - The Project SocialSite Blog.

Community Equity Project

Collaborative Thinking

Nice to see progress - and integration with Liferay as well - Liferay continues to be an interesting open source project given it's recent direction to build out social capabilities. of the Community Equity open source project.

End of project report for Transition Network web project

Platform Neutral

This is as brief as possible a report on the Transition Network web project, specifically funded by Tudor Trust with £50,000 in 2008. It is made up of some contextual background, brief outlines about the central project elements, two key stories, some figures, and a budgeted timeline.

Volunteer project complete – what did I learn?

Michelle Laurie

Besides, it sounded like an interesting project and very different from my usual environment and development focused work. The project is now complete.

2014 130

Linking research to policy – my new project

Michelle Laurie

I have recently joined an interesting project to establish a South Asia Urban Knowledge Hub (funded by the Asian Development Bank).

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The Visualness of Microsoft Planner with the Rigour of Microsoft Project #office365

Michael Sampson - Currents

One of the ideas floating around is linking the rigour of Microsoft Project with the visualness and user-friendliness of Microsoft Planner. Until recently, Microsoft offered no integration between Project and Planner, despite owning both assets.

2017 116

Probes, Prototypes and Pilot projects

Chris Corrigan

A pilot is a project designed to prove the worthiness of an approach or a solution. A pilot project will run for a discrete amount of time and will then be summatively evaluated in order to determine its efficacy.

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Beware Fake-Work Projects

Michael Sampson - Currents

Carla warns about the dangers of fake-work projects , and what to do to avoid the same: " When I first started working from home, I established basic productivity ground rules: no extended personal calls during office hours, no watching daytime TV and very limited time for personal tasks. What I failed to acknowledge in my enthusiasm to gain more productive time was that I was also avoiding a particularly nasty project for a client I wasn’t enjoying working with.

Managing Projects - Recent News (Wednesday, June 2)

Michael Sampson - Currents

IBM is doing this with Project Vulcan, and Google with Google Wave. Tags: Managing Projects Threadbox released Threadbox Messenger , an email replacement tool. Supports one-to-one and group conversations / discussions. Offers integrated presence. Users can share files in Threadbox.

3 Surefire Ways to Win The Fastcompany Influence Project

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

This project doesn’t show the Most Influential, it shows the Most Spammy. Those who are outraged need not comment… 3 Surefire Ways to Win The Fastcompany Influence Project is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy.

Online healthcheck complex project risk

The Bumble Bee

In a 12-minute video Michael Cavanagh discusses the difference between complicated and complex projects and describes the additional project management techniques needed to succeed in the latter.

Wrike Provides Mobile Project Management

Portals and KM

IBM projects that the revenue from this mobile commerce should rise to $31 billion by 2016. To address this trend Wrike has launched brand new native apps for iPhone and Android to make quick and easy social project management available on the most popular smartphones. With the help of the new apps, iOS and Android users can access their tasks and projects on the go, monitor work progress, discuss issues in real time and accurately track working time.

Organising Knowledge » Legal Services Taxonomy Project

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Legal Services Taxonomy Project “The Gizmos&# are the project team for the Legal Services of Northern California who are running a “findability project&# using an enterprise wide implementation of Google Search Appliance. Recent posts Updates on Expertise Project and the Origins Business Narrative Conference Find the Pain, Fix It The Negative Archetypes of Gov 2.0

The Democracy Project

How to Save the World

Anarchists thus envision a world based on equality and solidarity, in which human beings would be free to associate with one another to pursue an endless variety of visions, projects, and conceptions of what they find valuable in life.

Restorative justice with The Dialogue Project

Endless Knots

About six weeks ago, I received an email with the subject line "Interest.:" Good morning Jessica! I was wondering if you do invited talks on working virtually? I’m running an event for a senior team at [a well known European. Coincidences Death and dying Inspiration Jeff Stamps Miracles violence

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Announcing the C3/A3 Project: The Connected Future of Communities, AI & Automation

Online Community Strategy

The C3/A3 Project. The C3/A3 Project Overview. The C3/A3 project will explore the technological, business and societal implications of this next wave of change and offer a helpful path forward. Key Components of the Project: Community Executive survey – February 26th.

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Bioteams: Learning from Nature to improve Project Management

The Bumble Bee

When studying this topic, new ideas and solutions are introduced and explained, applied to one of the main projects management areas, which is the human resources management, with a structure, teamwork and leadership scheme that may represent the success factor in a given project.

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Protected: Transition Network food project database beta launch

Platform Neutral

To view it please enter your password below: Password: Tags: Facilitation Technology database platform project transition tt ttmvt web This post is password protected.

iCamp project results

Taming the spaces

I have been part of iCamp Europaean 6th Framework project pedagogical workpackage team from 2006. In this project we conducted three trials of teaching with web 2.0 iCamp IST 6th Framework Project Deliverable 1.3. tools in cross-institutional settings. Our final pedagogical deliverable provides the new model how to support self-directing, collaborating and networking competences with new media environments in institutional settings. Fiedler, S., Kieslinger, B.,

New Bioteams Project Management Video

The Bumble Bee

A short Bioteams video interview has been published by Bas de Baar on Project Shrink where Bas and I discuss some of the most common questions about bioteams projects such as team member alignment and is there a role for a project manager in a bioteam (Yes!).

Stop Runaway Software Development Projects - The BrainYard

Michael Sampson - Currents

My latest article for The BrainYard has just been published: Stop Runaway Software Development Projects : " Software development projects have a long history of running over schedule and budget.

Clarizen Moves Beyond Online Project Management

Portals and KM

Clarizen provides applications to support work tasks within the enterprise and I first wrote about them in 2008 (see Clarizen: Collaborative Online Project Management for Small-Midsize Businesses ).  In addition, some of the tools make project planning too complex.

C3: a new approach to Collaborative Project Management

The Bumble Bee

Most approaches to project management concentrate on the tasks which need to be successfully completed to achieve the project goal. Important as this is, it is at most only half of the story of successful project management. Context : Why is this project important now?

2013 127

Dave White: Visitors and Residents project feedback

Jenny Connected

As part of the JISC Developing Digital Literacies programme , Dave White (University of Oxford) and Lynn Connaway (OCLC) will be presenting findings from their Visitors and Residents project. Please see link to register below (and do pass on to interested colleagues): JISC Developing Digital Literacies programme: Visitors and Residents project feedback.

Blog>> New Thoughtpiece: Why Taxonomy Projects are Graceless and What To Do About It

Green Chameleon

Why do many enterprise taxonomy projects fail? In this thoughtpiece I explain why taxonomy projects are extraordinarily fragile in relation to the quality of the initial evidence gathering stage. I outline a methodology for improving the robustness and effectiveness of an enterprise taxonomy design, through a systematic knowledge audit at the project’s outset.

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Accountability tools for research projects

Net-Map Toolbox

I’m always grateful to the projects and people who tirelessly read and browse to structure the wild wild west of the internet for us and present the tools needed to one issue under a neat framework on one page. Check out One World Trust’s accountability tools for research projects.

Unschooling myself and project-based learning

Mathemagenic

Anyway, got a nice reminder about all of it today, reading Project-based homeschooling: Mentoring self-directed learners by Lori Pickert. What I’ve seen from the Project-based homeschooling book so far (I am halfway through), fits much better in a situation where lots of learning happens in an environment of a family. multiple projects at the same time or multiple themes that come and go. articulating a project from the network of ideas and interests.

2013 114

TV Show about Bloggers – Project Alpha, Malaysia

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Anyway here’s Malaysia’s attempt at moving more mainstream with merging blogs with traditional media: Project Alpha is Malaysia’s first online TV Show about bloggers. Hosted by Jojo Struys ( jojostruys.com ), Project Alpha will be aired on www.nuffnang.com.my/projectalpha

Winning! The DigiLit Leicester Project

SocialTech

Being selected alongside other projects of such high caliber is a real honour: Digital Storytelling 106 (DS106) (US). It''s a great win, not just for the project, but for the city.

2013 57

Dave White: Visitors and Residents project feedback

Jenny Connected

As part of the JISC Developing Digital Literacies programme , Dave White (University of Oxford) and Lynn Connaway (OCLC) will be presenting findings from their Visitors and Residents project. Please see link to register below (and do pass on to interested colleagues): JISC Developing Digital Literacies programme: Visitors and Residents project feedback.

Cognitive Analysis for Sentiment of Project Reports – Level35 and IBM Watson

Michael Sampson - Currents

Level35 provides a cloud-based project portfolio management platform. This platform is driven by Watson Tone Analyzer Service, using it to evaluate the tone of status reports written by project managers. This helps project managers to evaluate a project’s “sentiment” and flag to stakeholders when a project may be on the verge of a crisis. Will project managers or report writers start gaming the system to increase obfuscation?

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