Benefit of Virtual Teams - the BP Experience (from mid-1990s)

Michael Sampson - Currents

In Knowing the Drill: Virtual Teamwork at BP , Don Cohen looks at the benefits that accrued to BP from virtual teaming approaches and technology in the 1990s. BP's management authorized an 18-month, $13 million pilot project to test the concept of videoconferencing between multiple sites. - Deliberate coaching was used to get the benefits of virtual teaming. Collaboration Virtual Teams

The Leading Virtually Digest, February 14, 2009

Leading Virtually

Posts to which it is related: Supportive and Critical Communication in Virtual Teams , Lessons from Victorian Technology. Bottom line: This piece demonstrates some of the issues that arise when a form of virtual collaboration is used strictly for efficiency with no adjustments made for interacting virtually instead of face-to-face. For example, this has implications for the use of videoconferencing in immigration courts, as described above.

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The Leading Virtually Digest, February 8, 2009

Leading Virtually

What: Financial Times special report about the current downturn offering opportunities for distributing leadership and the use of flexible virtual teams. Posts to which it is related: What President Obama Teaches Us For Leading Virtually , So Far And Yet So Near , Leading Virtual Communities: Do We Have the Answers , Are Casual Virtual Team Participants Endangering Virtual Teams. Posts to which it is related: Improving Virtual Team Leadership Using Technology.

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Trip report: A brief foray into the future

Endless Knots

  Several firsts at once for a keynote I gave last week for Cisco , topic, appropriately enough, "Virtual Leadership:" 1. Everyone attended virtually. We used Telepresence , Cisco's technology that provides hi-def, interactive videoconferencing.

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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.

How to Save the World - Virtual Collaboration: If You Can't Work Side-by-Side

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March 2005 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Feb Apr MADE IN CANADA trust yourinstincts March 18, 2005 Virtual Collaboration: If You Cant Work Side-by-Side The Idea: What do you do if you need or want to collaborate, butyou cant do so in person? Its doubly difficult virtually and asynchronously. Now that would be a real virtual collaboration environment.

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News Updates (May 7, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Virtual meetings are only one element of a broader corporate strategy for environmental stewardship. What's more, the actual travel-replacement effects of videoconferencing aren't exactly carved in stone. According to the WWF study, some research indicates that videoconferencing may actually have a neutral or negative impact on employee travel because travel time and budgets associated with internal meetings are shifted to strategic meetings with contacts outside the organization.

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5 ways to enhance your social presence in online courses

e-Moderation Station

If most of your online course takes place asynchronously, ensure that the regular synchronous (real-time) videoconferencing sessions are built into the course. 5 Virtual worlds. Consider running synchronous sessions in a virtual world such as Second Life. Image by mrtopp.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

I nthe virtual world Second Life, there are people who are there to playbeing someone theyre not, and other people who are trying to beauthentic. The realists portray therole-players as autistics, liars, time-wasters who are preoccupied withesoterica and too irresponsible to use virtual worlds for much needed,authentic conversation and problem-solving. Other Blogging Articles · Social Networking / Blogs in Business · Communications & Virtual Presence Technologies.

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More on replacing business travel from Jessica Lipnack | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

It is worth a link here… Facebook | Jessica Lipnack’s Notes …Many reporters, for example, The New York Times’s fine one, Steve Lohr, whose article, “ As travel costs rise, more meetings go virtual ,&# took the headline earlier this week.

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News Updates (October 16, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

One, Tandberg is in the videoconferencing space, which is hot these days. On the other hand, $3 billion on the table represents a large premium not only to Tandberg's market value before the offer, but to the entire videoconferencing market. Tandberg Says No to Cisco.

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Narrate Your Work, Working Out Loud, with Google Plus

Elsua

Public vs. private vs. dedicated interactions – through circles -, offline social networking through text, real-time with IM, videoconferencing with Plus Hangouts , one of my favourite features, without a doubt!,

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Online Collaboration Tools by Robin Good | ZEEF

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Free VideoConferencing Web Apps. Virtual 3D. ZEEF works best with a modern browser. Browse Happy. Upgrade your browser today! Type Subject Company Personal Page name Curator Site or domain Tag Language EN NL FR. ui-button. This page. Subjects. Companies. Curators. Links. Create a page. Sign up. Login. Preferred region. Global (selected). Nederland. France. Online Collaboration Tools. Software tools, web apps and services for online collaboration. by Robin Good.

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Krawler[x] home

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Deskera Project Management Worlds first On Demand Collaborative Project tool with 100% MS-Project compatibility and built on web2.0. Integrated with iPhone and Mobile apps. Try Now Krawler CRM Worlds first Web 2.0 end-to-end Collaborative CRM on demand with integration to email, calendar, contacts and your mobile. Try Now Krawler LMS For Education Institutions Leapfrog your institution to Modern Learning.

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Obliterate or strategically use business travel? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Her working group discovered that it is important in working with virtual groups to establish a report with group members face to face in order for the “virtual&# to work.

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Telligent Releases an Integrated Suite of Collaboration Tools with High Powered Metrics | The AppGap

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NewsGator Offers Social Sites ™: A Comprehensive Enterprise Social Networking Suite | The AppGap

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Communication, communities and collaboration

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News Updates (May 15, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Regus clients and the public would rent these rooms for virtual meetings among the Regus sites or between those suites and other Cisco TelePresence systems. Cisco's technology ended up being too hard to implement, and Regus was concerned about interoperability with other vendors' videoconferencing and telepresence systems. Regus Drops Cisco for Polycom.

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Edublog Awards 2008

SocialTech

Videoconferencing Out on a Lim. Best educational use of a virtual world. Virtual Learning! Its the Edublog Awards 2008 !

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Being social at work: which communications model to adopt for the enterprise? | The AppGap

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About | Contributors | Contact us | Subscribe: via RSS , via Twitter + sponsored by QuickBase Sponsored post : Access the 7 Tip Series from Intuit QuickBase on using Web-based software Being social at work: which communications model to adopt for the enterprise?

Introducing Social Networking Tools and Social Networking Analysis to Business: What To Do

How to Save the World

VoIP,Virtual Presence: Some use of Skype, many users of various desktopvideoconferencing tools, mostly quite successfully. The mostinteresting one was called ePresence ,an open source software that is free (you provide the server; they hosta public directory of e-presentations) and can be used for small-groupdesktop videoconferencing and for broadcast videoconferences. Virtual Reality/Gaming: A couple of showcase applications of Second Life.

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Knowledge in the Workplace: Have It Your Way

How to Save the World

Perhapsthat analogy is stretching it a bit, but given the power of technology,why shouldnt we have all the information we want, organized the way wewant it, in our virtual home space, and why shouldnt we be able to bring additional stuffhome and put it precisely where we want it? All of the content s/he wants wouldbe in one physical (hard drive) or virtual place. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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The AppGap " White-collar workers collaborate more than ever: News, views, and reviews of Work 2.0 tools, apps and practices

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Restoring the Meaning of Virtual Collaboration 1 Comment » Sandeep Ahluwalia wrote @ November 10th, 2008 at 11:36 am Hi, interesting article, if I may ask, where did you get your statistics from?

The AppGap " AppGap Tip: Helping your team adjust to online collaboration : News, views, and reviews of Work 2.0 tools, apps and practices

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The AppGap " " Collaboration — What's in it for me?!: News, views, and reviews of Work 2.0 tools, apps and practices

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About | Contributors | Contact us | Subscribe: via RSS , via Twitter UPCOMING WEBINAR: No Time, No Budget, Fewer People? 5 Big Ideas for getting all that work done. Collaboration — What’s in it for me?!

The AppGap » » Web 2.0 in the Enterprise. From Dilbert to Dude: News, views, and reviews of Work 2.0 tools, apps and practices

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About | Contributors | Contact us | Subscribe: via RSS , via Twitter UPCOMING WEBINAR: No Time, No Budget, Fewer People? 5 Big Ideas for getting all that work done. Web 2.0 in the Enterprise.

The AppGap » Connectbeam Offers New Social Networking Application Integration Possibilities : News, views, and reviews of Work 2.0 tools, apps and practices

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The AppGap " " Reflections on the Nature of Collaboration: News, views, and reviews of Work 2.0 tools, apps and practices

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About | Contributors | Contact us | Subscribe: via RSS , via Twitter UPCOMING WEBINAR: No Time, No Budget, Fewer People? 5 Big Ideas for getting all that work done. Reflections on the Nature of Collaboration by Shiv Singh May 18, 2008 at 5:43 pm · Filed under Collaboration , Enterprise 2.0

The AppGap » » Facebook webinar slide deck and questions (and hopefully answers): News, views, and reviews of Work 2.0 tools, apps and practices

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Would most of you agree from this experience that it takes a calculated combination of virtual and on-the ground connection to build these kinds of communities? This can be virtual (including telephone) or face to face.

The AppGap » It Takes A Long Time For Change To Happen Quickly …: News, views, and reviews of Work 2.0 tools, apps and practices

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The AppGap " " Dotster Provides On-line User Communities for Business: News, views, and reviews of Work 2.0 tools, apps and practices

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The AppGap» YoolinkPro Provides a Useful Combination of Social Media Features Designed for Enterprise Adoption - Web apps for work; reviews + commentary; Work 2.0, Web 2.0, Enterprise 2.0

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About | Contributors | Contact us | Subscribe: via RSS , via Twitter YoolinkPro Provides a Useful Combination of Social Media Features Designed for Enterprise Adoption by Bill Ives February 17, 2010 at 8:45 am · Filed under Web 2.0

The AppGap " " illumio Transforms Its Interface to Better Match Functionality: News, views, and reviews of Work 2.0 tools, apps and practices

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The AppGap " GroupSwim Moves Deeper into Enterprise Collaboration: News, views, and reviews of Work 2.0 tools, apps and practices

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

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SelectMinds Provides Secure Social Networking Platform for Enterprise Use | The AppGap

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About | Contributors | Contact us | Subscribe: via RSS , via Twitter + sponsored by QuickBase 7 Tips for improving productivity through web-based software SelectMinds Provides Secure Social Networking Platform for Enterprise Use by Bill Ives June 16, 2009 at 6:34 pm · Filed under Web 2.0

The AppGap » » Socialcast Brings Twitter Style Functionality into the Enterprise: News, views, and reviews of Work 2.0 tools, apps and practices

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The AppGap " " Perspective on Designing and Managing Knowledge Work. Inside Knowledge MasterClass, Part I: News, views, and reviews of Work 2.0 tools, apps and practices

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I collaborate, e-collaborate, we collaborate - Untitled Article

I collaborate, e-collaborate, we collaborate

All in all I can say the f2f meeting of the otherwise virtual ecollaboration group, was very usefull to gain exposure to a variety of online collaboration tools and share experiences with other users facing similar challenges. Electronic Conferencing Interwise This is a videoconferencing software package. Potlach of online collaboration tools Below are tools used and/or discussed during the the latest face to face (f2f) ecollaboration meeting.

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