CoP Series #9: Community Heartbeats

Nancy White

For some, they create a sense of community, relationship and “realness&# — voices and not just words on a screen.

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Technology: the power of web2.0 for African Civil Society

Joitske Hulsebosch

They mention some of the revolutionary promises like sharing information freely under the creative commons license, the easiness of sharing text, photos, video and audio materials via the web, communicating in real time through Voice over IP and teleconference-like tools, and the combination of mobile phone and the web (like I could blog by SMS from Ghana). And with all this collaboration over the web- fighting over scarce resources will not diminuish.

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Collaboration Scenarios (April 6, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

It is free, and supports the use of voice-over-IP. Okay, so this is an idea. re-orienting what I've historically done about new products and services in line with common collaborative processes. I'm not promising to do this again, or regularly. I'm just experimenting. Comments welcome. I'll have to re-think this layout though. it's hard to scan. Managing a Project. Interesting academic article from January 2009 on collaboration in software teams.

News Updates (June 11, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Microsoft signed an agreement with Interoute, to provide voice-over-IP calling services in Europe for customers with Office Communications Server. " It is a secure knowledge-sharing system that enables organizations more control over their content and allows for secure collaboration, both internally and with their business partners. KnowledgeTree Update. KnowledgeTree released Version 3.6.1 of its document management solution, and a new plug-in for Microsoft Office.

News Updates (November 17, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

With this addition, participants now have a range of audio options to choose from, including integrated toll-free, a toll-based number, or Voice over IP (VoIP) for audio over the Internet. Some firms are allowing users much more control over what they use at work. Video Going Mainstream. Recent announcements by Cisco (the TANDBERG acquisition attempt) and Logitech (the LifeSize acquisition), point to the mainstreaming of video conferencing. "