A South African on virtual teams

Endless Knots

I have no idea who's writing this new blog, IT Trends in the Development and Management of Virtual Teams , as the Blogger profile is not tremendously informative, but these first few posts, one of which arrived via an alert, are unusually thoughtful. Tags: Virtual Teams

Ten Collaboration Trends for 2010

The Bumble Bee

IT in Canada report on the Top Ten Collaboration Trends for 2010 as seen by Barry O'Sullivan , Senior Vice President of Cisco Voice Technology Group. To read Cisco's Top Ten Collaboration Trends for 2010. musicians/bands, sports teams, film-makers) and good cause sponsors (e.g.

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

Endless Knots

" Can Absence Make a Team Grow Stronger ?" " With two business school professors, we researched 54 high-performing teams in 26 companies across 15 industries and the resounding conclusion from the data was "yes, indeed." collaborating virtually.

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The social networks of virtual teams - The Bumble Bee

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Manifesto | About | Contact | Library | Gallery | Archives | Site map The social networks of virtual teams April 21, 2006 | article by Ken Thompson in Bioteams Features (83) Stumble It! Such a team may be the last to know of important changes in its environment.

The AppGap » Connecting … Virtual Teams: News, views, and reviews of Work 2.0 tools, apps and practices

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Connecting … Virtual Teams by Patti Anklam February 10, 2008 at 4:38 pm · Filed under Distributed Work , Enterprise 2.0 , Web 2.0 and how the social networking tools could be used to enhance the connectivity of virtual teams.

The "study" author responds

Endless Knots

As per below, I invited the virtual team "study" author and the person whom I've been corresponding with to respond to my posts. Perhaps you can post it on the blog:   Our recent study on virtual teams (referenced above) draws attention to some of the challenges associated with working across distances. That solution involves improving the way virtual teams communicate in crucial moments. Most virtual workers I know love them.

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Focusing on the Positive for Positive Team Outcomes

Leading Virtually

I found this to be an interesting insight for leaders to think about, especially when faced with the need to make a team intervention, work with a continually evolving team, or introduce change into a team. Perhaps an AI approach to virtual team leadership could help minimize negative behaviors in a team that is having or facing difficulty by focusing on positive interactions and outcomes and reinforcing them, rather than pointing out trends of negative behaviors.

The Leading Virtually Digest, January 24, 2009

Leading Virtually

Posts to which it is related: What President Obama Teaches Us for Leading Virtually. All the lessons of a virtual team apply to this new form of governance. The second thing I took away from this article is our ability to quickly learn about what people are up to or what is happening to them by looking up Internet statistics (see Google Flu Trends as a related example). Post to which it is related: Improving Virtual Team Leadership Using Technology.

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Social Identity Applications: Manage Your Career Online

Influence

As scare stories of " what you put on the web will haunt you forever and completely mess up your next job interview, you crazy kids" crested and waned in popularity, I began to notice another trend in how web professionals were using these social media tools, especially a core few. Professionals who are a part of this trend will want to master online reputation-building. Tags: Influence Online Community Social Media Tips & Trends

Social Media Optimization Simulator Game

The Bumble Bee

Tracking and Connecting with important Trends. The Networked Enterprise: Competing for the future through Virtual Enterprise Networks. musicians/bands, sports teams, film-makers) and good cause sponsors (e.g.

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News Updates (December 8, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

This growing demand for high-quality video outside of the boardroom is just one trend driving telepresence innovation. Virtual Team Processes. Carl shares strategies for using virtual teams more effectively. Google Wave for Business.

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4th Annual Global Intranet Strategies Survey

Michael Sampson - Currents

All participants receive a complimentary copy (pdf) of the " Global Intranet Trends for 2010" report that will be published in the second part of October. How does the online workplace support virtual teams and communities of practice? The 4th annual Global Intranet Strategies Survey opened at the end of June and will stay open until August 31.

News Updates (March 10, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Breeze is an example of a virtual workplace. It demonstrates how you can use modular software to design and build a web-based, virtual work environment. A second study demonstrated not only that creative teams had especially nimble social-communication networks, but also that the amount of oscillation correlated with how productive the creative group judged itself to be. Virtual meetings in SharePoint? Leveraging Virtual Teams and Social Tools Forum.

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Social Architecture (a manifesto) | Management Innovation eXchange

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Most people, teams and companies are paralyzed by the flood of information. The most successful projects in the history of any organization are those where the project manager could gather a team of competent and complementary talents who were working in a relationship of trust.

News Updates (February 9, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

However, a growing trend called co-working could help self-employed entrepreneurs both stay on track and develop valuable business connections. The Virtual Team Builders Blog suggests email best practices. Co-Working.

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The Networked Enterprise and Bioteams in China

The Bumble Bee

ChinaValue: How do you define Virtual Enterprise? Ken Thompson: "Virtual" has three distinct and complementary meanings in a Virtual Enterprise: 1. Virtual. Virtual. Virtual Capacity. Such teams have a number of unique characteristics.

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Column 2 : Enterprise 2.0: Reports from the Frontier

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

and technology trends in business. Boudinet continued on with information on how they developed a collaborative environment and culture at Volvo with global virtual teams, once the technology was in place to support such collaboration. ProdexNet uses a number of different processes for virtual team collaboration, including regularly-scheduled meetings and informal phone conversations, and encourages smaller team sizes of 5-7 people.

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The Technology-Collaboration Disconnect - BusinessWeek

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Execution: Is the proliferation of virtual teams breaking our decision making? The tools became a resource to allow teams to work better rather than a task on top of assignments. Identify and prioritize the capabilities teams need and then translate them into the appropriate technology choices.

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Turning E-Mail Into a Social Network

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Day: Peripheral Vision: Detecting the Weak Signals That Will Make or Break Your Company Subscribe to this blogs feed « The Virtual College Fair: Collaboration + Social Networks | Main | Unified Communications Is A Composite Market » November 15, 2007 Turning E-Mail Into a Social Network Sometimes consumer vendors (and people that cover consumer trends) can learn from enterprise software vendors and historical trends related to knowledge management and collaboration.

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eLearn: Best Practices - Online Course Design from a Communities-of-Practice Perspective

John Tropea - Delicious Community

2/19/09) Laurie Rowell, eLearn Magazine Reviewing Last Years E-Learning Predictions (1/23/09) Stephen Downes, National Research Council Canada Predictions For 2009 (1/09/09) Lisa Neal Gualtieri, Editor-in-Chief, eLearn Magazine Virtual Teams: Making the Online Classroom a Learning Organization (8/22/08) Edward Volchok, Ph.D, Best Practices How Will Online Courses Weather the Economic Downturn?

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Enterprise-enabling Facebook

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Day: Peripheral Vision: Detecting the Weak Signals That Will Make or Break Your Company Subscribe to this blogs feed « The Viral Classroom | Main | PARC Forums: People & Social Technologies » December 19, 2007 Enterprise-enabling Facebook Interesting trend to watch: Employees can feel free to use Facebook, and enterprises can be safe in the knowledge that the danger of information being leaked outside the organization or access being granted to unauthorized personnel no longer exists.

Gating Social Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

This trend might make for a great spoof of those Capital One commercials - in this case, "Whos in your network?" Its no longer enough to get invited to exclusive conferences or be asked to join professional organizations—many movers and shakers are taking their hobnobbing online, where a new crop of social networks aim to keep out the riff-raff by demanding credentials at the virtual door. This link will bring you our team page.

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Collaborative Thinking: Enterprise 2.0: A Critical Assessment

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Catalyzing the informal organization is becoming a more complex challenge for business and information technology (IT) strategists as shifting employee demographics crystallize concerns regarding aging workforce trends and expectations of younger employees (e.g., Recent market trends and media coverage have triggered a renaissance of sorts concerning collaboration and knowledge management (KM). This link will bring you our team page.

All work is social. Work is conversation. | The AppGap

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Enterprise 2.0: Jeffrey Stamps and Jessica Lipnack - Collaborating in the Transparent Enterprise. Strange Attractor: Picking out patterns in the chaos

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He then moved to the BBC World Service and was a key member of the team that launched World Have Your Say, an interactive radio programme with a strong online participation component.

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Collaborative Thinking: Building a Culture of Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The opportunity for HR teams to redefine themselves (from an administrative function to a strategic partner for other business units) is immense given shifting employee demographic trends and the battle for talent in the marketplace that will occur over the next decade. KPMGs top HR executive is a member of the firms knowledge advisory team, Armacost notes. This link will bring you our team page.

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Best Online Collaboration Tools 2008 - The Collaborative Map - Robin Good's Latest News

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

This collaborative map has been created with the live help of over 100 individuals who have participated with me on November 17th in a unique event: This collaborative map has been created with the live help of over 100 individuals who have participated with me on November 17th in a unique event: Corporate Learning Trends and Innovations 2008. Need to manage your online team, send instant messages to the group or do a quick and effective video conference?

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Tomoye: Bringing Web 2.0 to Communities of Practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

tools are focused on team collaboration and project management and execution. What new thinking, strategies and tools can help teams work smarter, pre-empt personal burn out and help their companies weather the current climate?

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. requiring even more cost-efficient operations, several long-term trends, including information. and virtual companies), have put collaboration in. tools, including blogs, virtual workspaces, wikis, desktop video, telepresence conferences, web. teams—and thesecapabilities make the basics of. foundation for virtual, global teams.