Skype as a community platform

Learning Alliances

You probably already know that Skype is a great tool – especially for community leaders. Although most people probably think of Skype as a personal or individual tool, it is complex enough to demonstrate the issues involved in understanding a community platform. Skype alert.

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Skype as a community platform

Digital Habitats

You probably already know that Skype is a great tool – especially for community leaders. Although most people probably think of Skype as a personal or individual tool, it is complex enough to demonstrate the issues involved in understanding a community platform. Skype alert.

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Skype for iPad

Michael Sampson - Currents

Skype released a "real" app for the iPad, replacing its previous approach of running the iPhone app on the iPad. The app also supports using a Bluetooth headset. Available immediately (free). Enterprise Mobility

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Evolving Skype interface

Learning Alliances

I’ve written before about finding the Skype mute button because it’s hard to explain to people during a call (especially when they are the possible source of noise). Now Skype has reorganized and improved its interface. Opens during a Skype call.

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Skype Emoticons & Flags Cheatsheet

Delicious/tag/cp2tech02

skype reference cp2tech02

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Cisco is Being "Misleading and Incompetent" about Collaboration - Phil at Skype Journal

Michael Sampson - Currents

Phil writing for Skype Journal accuses Cisco of being misleading and incompetent when it come to collaboration : " Collaboration starts in shared intent. Collaboration is behavior, interpersonal and social. Collaboration shows up in our metawork (work about work). Collaboration is working together to define and pursue a common cause.

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

I collaborate, e-collaborate, we collaborate

Satish Vangal conducted a survey on the km4dev (knowledge management for development) listserv about access to skype in the workplace. An additional 15% allow a restricted or unsupported use of Skype. people have against SKYPE are Security and Bandwidth. Tags: skype

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Skype official website – free download and free calls and internet calls

Delicious/tag/cp2tech02

Create a free account and download the Skype client here.

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State of the Art - Upgrading the Quality of Video Chatting - NYTimes.com

Delicious/choconancy/community

A review of Skype 4.0. Tags: technologyforcommunity community skype

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How I use social media | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

80% of my working time is mediated using social media, from Skype, Google Docs, Twitter, Drupal, Moodle, Elluminate and an every changing myriad of other tools. Without Skype, email, Google docs, Flickr, and publishing on demand, this book would not have been born.

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From workplace courses to global conversations | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

We had a good time co-writing using Google docs, a little skyping and slowly iterating back and forth.

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About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

White Full Circle Associates Seattle Washington (206) 517-4754 – nancyw@fullcirc.com [link] Skype: choconancy Twitter: NancyWhite (and informally, choconancy ) SKILLS International practitioner in understanding and practicing online group facilitation of distributed work, learning and community groups (presenter, writer, teacher, coach, facilitator, rapporteur).

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Microsoft’s Intelligent Communications Strategy

Michael Sampson - Currents

Everything that Skype for Business Online used to offer will eventually be integrated into Microsoft Teams, and it will be based on the Skype infrastructure rather than Office Communications Server and Lync in the cloud.

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Feed Reader Highlights - February 19, 2009

Community Guy

Mozilla And Skype Back EFF On iPhone Jailbreaking DMCA Exemption Request.

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Tendrils of Digital Habitats

Digital Habitats

She was capturing a Skype presentation by Etienne! It was a lovely surprise to see “Digital Habitats” show up visually in my Facebook stream today, via the graphic recording of Draw2Think , also known as Irene Mynthe. She gave me permission to share here! Thanks!

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Monday Videos, Technology Stewardship and Gina Schreck

Nancy White

Skype 10-Way Video Calling & Some Pink Duct Tape | Synapse3Di. The video speaks for itself – and community technology stewardship. Brava! Monday videos online interaction social media technology stewardship

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Tendrils of Digital Habitats

Digital Habitats

She was capturing a Skype presentation by Etienne! It was a lovely surprise to see “Digital Habitats” show up visually in my Facebook stream today, via the graphic recording of Draw2Think , also known as Irene Mynthe. She gave me permission to share here! Thanks!

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The Future of Community Informatics: interview by Michael Gurstein

Making CommunitySense

Last year, Michael Gurstein , one of the “founding fathers” of the field of Community Informatics, interviewed me on Skype as part of a series of interviews he held with researchers and practitioners around the world.

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Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week. I wish I was able to attend, but am glad that many of my clients have the opportunity to go. The conference is held every two years, and is always.

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Disconnected

Viv Mcwaters

Last week my skype account was hacked which meant I couldn’t log in. After no response from skype support (and a hilarious email from them wanting feedback on their customer support!) It was interesting just how disconnected I felt without skype - how that list of names reminds me of people near and far who I connect with often or just occasionally. I gave in and created a new account.

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Microsoft Surface Hub – Reinventing Meeting Dynamics

Michael Sampson - Currents

It integrates with OneNote (for whiteboarding), Skype for Business (previously Lync) (for remote conferencing), and supports ink and touch as input methods. At the Windows 10 event today, Microsoft announced Surface Hub.

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Profiling Employee Expertise – the Behavioural Aspects

Michael Sampson - Currents

Having good technology on offer to support the profiling of employee expertise is a helpful capability in collaboration tools. Add to the mix the right balance of human behaviours, and you have a situation ripe for benefit.

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Mini-Workshop at the Office 365 and SharePoint User Group Meeting

Michael Sampson - Currents

Capabilities in Office 365 … Yammer, Skype Groups, and SharePoint discussions, with Yammer being the best overall tool in the opinion of the group. The group felt that Skype for Business was the most important tool for meetings.

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Not Every Meeting Room Can Have a Surface Meeting Hub

Michael Sampson - Currents

Project Rigel will bring a Skype Meeting experience pioneered on Microsoft Surface Hub to nearly any meeting room with a display or projector. It will use Windows 10 devices for center-of-room touch control and Skype for Business online meeting technology to easily connect remote users. Microsoft is working to improve the meeting experience for people worldwide, and its Surface Meeting Hub is a good step in that direction.

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Surface Studio – the Surface Hub for Professionals?

Michael Sampson - Currents

I look forward to seeing where this goes, and how the Surface Dial can be utilised in other applications – like Skype for Business and OneNote. At its reveal event in New York yesterday, Microsoft introduced the Surface Studio, its first desktop computer under the Surface brand.

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Creative screencasting

Joitske Hulsebosch

Organise an interview with an expert via Skype and record this including the webcam images. Lastly there is special software for recording skype calls. A screencast is a recording of your computer screen to which you add an explanation by voice- combining it into a video.

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There's a bot for that! Chatbots to stimulate learning and reflection

Joitske Hulsebosch

Works through Slack You can get relevant HBR articles via Slack The Heston bot voor Skype will bring your cooking skills to Michelin stardom. Messenging programs are are chat programs such as Facebook messenger, Whatsapp, Skype chat or Slack chat in which you chat one-to-one with someone.

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Someone to rely on

Viv Mcwaters

That’s where this little guy comes in (plus skype and twitter). It’s great to travel, to do interesting, challenging work, and sometimes, just sometimes it gets a bit lonely. I’d been travelling for five weeks when I came home to find this little fella waiting for me.

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10 community principles to make your MOOC stronger

Joitske Hulsebosch

Incidentally, this can also be looked up online via skype or zoom. In January we had a lot of fun facilitating our knowmad MOOC. 600 people participated and we had quite intense exchanges. We received many compliments for the way we facilitated it: personal and quick responses.

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Facebook Embraces Office 365

Michael Sampson - Currents

Interestingly, there is no talk of the collaboration and communications services in Office 365 – such as SharePoint team sites, Office 365 Groups, Skype for Business, and of course Yammer. One piece of big news out of Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto this week is that Facebook has embraced Office 365 for its more than 13,000 employees.

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What a difference three decades makes

Viv Mcwaters

Here’s what I’ve used on this trip: my iPhone, my MacBook Air, Skype, Twitter, e-mail, Facebook, Amplify, my blog, and text messages.

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Case Studies on Office 365 at Work – What’s Happening in Your Work?

Michael Sampson - Currents

using OneNote in a meeting, or Skype for Business). I am putting the final touches on a new book that looks at the business opportunities for using Office 365. It explores eight core scenarios of how Office 365 can improve day-to-day work, and for each I want to profile firms that are already using Office 365 and experiencing some benefits. Do you have any examples from your work of Office 365 being used to support: Profiling employee experience (e.g.,

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Case Studies on Office 365 at Work – What’s Happening in Your Work?

Michael Sampson - Currents

using OneNote in a meeting, or Skype for Business). I am putting the final touches on a new book that looks at the business opportunities for using Office 365. It explores eight core scenarios of how Office 365 can improve day-to-day work, and for each I want to profile firms that are already using Office 365 and experiencing some benefits. Do you have any examples from your work of Office 365 being used to support: Profiling employee experience (e.g.,

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Uptick in teleconferencing

Endless Knots

wedding vows over a Skype video conference to guests gathered for their. Re: the volcano disrupting travel and thus promoting virtual working: One of many articles to come in the next few days, I'm certain, this, thanks to Amy Millman, " Stranded Travelers Turn to Teleconferencing ," by Kevin O'Brien in the NY Times. My favorite anecdote: In one case, a couple stranded in Dubai decided to televise their.

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Facilitation without frontiers: breaking boundaries of time and space with online methods

Joitske Hulsebosch

You may invite them by skype or by open spaces like Twitter. Last Friday I facilitated a workshop for the #iaf conference in the Netherlands. The theme was 'facilitation without frontiers'. I started my workshop explaining that many facilitators and trainers immediately start drawing two boundaries when they get an assignment to facilitate: The boundary of the walls of the workshop venue (everybody who attends is in, everybody who doesn't attend is out).

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Trend Questions: More Synchronous Online Interaction?

Nancy White

One trend I’m noticing with my clients is a preference for synchronous online interactions, from quick Skype calls to organized web meetings using tools that allow desktop sharing, white boards and even video. (I Flickr Creative Commons image from James Cridland.

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All meetings are cancelled

Viv Mcwaters

Most often, my meetings happen at a cafe or over Skype. Do you go to a lot of meetings? Luckily I no longer work in an organisation where I have to go to meetings. I know people who spend most of their working day at meetings.

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A dilemma

Viv Mcwaters

While skype and some of the social networking tools can help, nothing beats actually being together, f2f, in the same space, drinking coffee, tossing about ideas, sharing stuff and generally having wide-ranging discussions. Keith Sawyer has an interesting post about collaboration and learning.

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OER13 Conference, Tues 26 March

Jenny Connected

He will be joined on Skype, by Marion Waite. Tomorrow my colleague from Oxford Brookes University, George Roberts, will be presenting a workshop at the OER13 conference – in Nottingham, UK.

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Screenhero—Multi-Person Collaborative Screen Sharing

Michael Sampson - Currents

Screenhero’s approach, which uses Google’s VP8 video compression standard and WebRTC for network transmission, is in contrast to other existing solutions like Skype, GoToMeeting, Join.me Screenhero is a newly released tool for collaborative screen sharing between two (and more later) people.

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