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Extending collaboration toward cooperation

Harold Jarche

Most people want to be collaborative as well as cooperative in order to do better work. How are workers currently using social tools?

Managing Collaboration

Harold Jarche

Tweet My colleague Jane Hart asks who should be your Chief Collaboration Officer  (CCO)? Collaboration is a key part of creative work.

Making collaborative work work

Harold Jarche

Tweet Everyone talks about collaboration in the workplace today but what does it really mean? How do you get from here to there?

Learning in the Collaboration Age

Charles Jennings

The Web reduced our need to hold detailed information in our flesh-and-blood memories as it blew away the barriers to easy access.

The Collaborative, Sharing Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In the first phase, the Web made lots of information accessible to individuals, but control remained primarily in the hands of institutions. 

Peering deeply into collaboration

Harold Jarche

Essentially, it’s applying IBM’s Watson-style machine learning to the full collaborative output of your organization. You decide.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. Informal Learning – the other 80%. Execution is the goal.

Technologies for collaboration and cooperation

Harold Jarche

For instance, there is a big difference between Sharepoint and Facebook, though both enable some kind of collaboration.

The difference between social learning and social collaboration

Jane Hart

In my framework of Modern Workplace Learning  (see diagram on right)  I use the term s ocial collaboration to label an   important new element of work of the modern-day L&D department.   I deliberately chose not to label it  s ocial learning.  So what is the difference – or rather connection – between these two terms?

5 Ways to Become Less Collaborative at Work

Dan Pontefract

If that’s the case, shazam … more time for you to be less collaborative. My top five ways in which to become less collaborative.

Being clear on collaboration

Clark Quinn

Twice recently, I’ve been confronted with systems that claim to be collaboration platforms. And I think distributed collaboration is one of the most powerful options we have for accelerating our innovation.  So in each case I did some investigation. And this isn’t bad, but it’s not full collaboration.

Want Results? Champion the Informal

Jay Cross

We have an information explosion. first heard about informal learning was at a conference in Orlando, Florida, a dozen years ago.

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

diverse learning library, made up of videos, FAQs and links to relevant information. Most information work is carried out by project teams.

Social learning for collaborative work

Harold Jarche

Calling social learning, collaborative learning misses out on the fact that all learning happens in a social context. disagree.

Workforce collaboration in the network era

Harold Jarche

Social media are merely a conduit for collaboration. Social business emerges from social learning that itself emerges from collaborative work.

Distributed research needs collaborative researchers

Harold Jarche

As research becomes more networked, researchers will need to be more collaborative. We will do less of our own research. Narration of Work.

Mass Collaboration Workshop, Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Background: there is a huge quantity of information on the web - this makes it hard for users to find the best resources for adequate navigation, but at the same token, the web can trigger learning. The ''information scent'' is the perceived usefulness of the resource. They create content collaboratively. 2005). cowpaths).

The Art of Collaborating Effectively in Virtual Teams

Luis Suarez

Worth a read, for sure, but is there anything else that we can do to help improve remote collaboration in today’s rather complex environment?

The collaboration field needs to cooperate

Harold Jarche

Eugene Kim looks at a variety of disciplines in the collaboration space, using LinkedIn network analysis to see if and how they are related.

Why your networks and collaboration are at the heart of the value you create

Ross Dawson

The post Why your networks and collaboration are at the heart of the value you create appeared first on Trends in the Living Networks.

Transmedia Storytelling and Collaborative Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

There are several reasons why I find transmedia storytelling so interesting to branding and other areas beyond the entertainment industry.  It reminds me of collaborative innovation , one of the most important concepts that many companies in the IT industry have embraced over the past decade. . Doing so is very tricky and takes many forms. 

Workshop on Mass Collaboration - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Introduction to the Workshop - Ulrike Cress Why a workshop in mass collaboration? Nature article on massively collaborative mathematics (see the wiki PolyMath). Can we design mass collaboration? As you get more and more collaboration, you get a speed-up of innovation. find the information). How about collaboration?

Open, Collaborative Trust Frameworks

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

One of the key missions of ID³ is the creation of trust frameworks , which it defines as:  “A combination of software mechanisms, contracts, and rules for defining, governing and enforcing the sharing and protection of information according to a common and independently verifiable standard of performance.  The list continues to grow.” .

Reconciling Formal and Informal

Clark Quinn

Now, let’s move on to informal learning, as this is where, to me, we have a conflict. They’re answers, not courses. design social

Don’t Underestimate the Power of (Social) Collaboration. It Is Not a Given

Luis Suarez

Indeed, I am referring to good old Knowledge Management and Collaboration, once again, just to detail a bit more the parallel roads both fields have been running all along. That’s why collaboration , whether traditional or social, is no longer a nice-thing-to-have  but more than anything else a business imperative.

The role of informal social networks in building organizational creativity and innovation

Ross Dawson

It also discusses social network analytics in mapping collaboration. Establish a platform for creative collaboration.

Social Collaboration Services: the missing piece in the L&D jigsaw

Jane Hart

Social Collaboration Services  focus on supporting collaborative working and the building of internal networks, communities  and  collaboration spaces.

The Future of Collaboration Lies in Human Resources AND Management’s Hands

Luis Suarez

“ Here we are, 2014 and still wondering what the future of collaboration is — as if we didn’t know already. Despite all efforts to trump it or get rid of it altogether in favour of other noble concepts like cooperation , the hard truth is that collaboration has always been here. It’s a human trait. Effectively. Still?

12 features of supporting social collaboration in the workplace

Jane Hart

I am often asked how to support social collaboration in the workplace. See my article  Using a collaboration platform for brilliant learning.

The 90-9-1 Collaboration Paradox: Org’s Should Aim To Reverse It

Dan Pontefract

The Power Collaboration Users). collaboration technologies by users: . How can we help you shift to become more collaborative? A-ha!

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload

Luis Suarez

Yet, in the world of Activity Streams both serendipitous knowledge discoveries and informal learning, a.k.a. Information Overload?

Mass Collaboration Workshop, Day Three

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Darren Gergle Understanding and Bridging the Wikipedia Language Gap There is an extensive literature on Wikipedia, everything from collaboration to participation to embedded bias to the uses of Wikipedia data structures by AI and natural language processing application. Why do people takee part in mass collaboration? So - why? So eg.

Social Business Forum 2011 – Communities or Organisations – The New Collaboration Ecology

Luis Suarez

The new Collaboration Ecology – Luis Suarez. would love to know more … Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0 Our workplace.

How to Replace Top-down Training with Collaborative Learning (2)

Jay Cross

wise Collaborative organization focuses its efforts where they’ll have the most impact. Second post in a series. PEOPLE. Raise their pro?ciency

Information: What am I missing?

George Siemens

What can we do now with information that we could not do in the past? I’ve abused Kauffman’s concept of the adjacent possible by applying it to the new opportunities, untapped potential, and levels of complexity, that arise with the development of something new. What can we do with information that I’ve overlooked?

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Open Business – From Document-Centric to People-Centric Collaboration

Luis Suarez

Lately, I have been thinking quite a bit around the topic of Social / Open Business Transformation. To quote: . People become unnecessary. How spot on!

Time’s Up – Learning Will Forever Be Part Formal, Part Informal and Part Social

Dan Pontefract

Learning is a continuous, connected and collaborative process. Learning is and forever will be, part formal, part informal and part social.

Informal Learning for people in a hurry

Jay Cross

Need to get your arms around the essence of informal learning in business in a hurry? Try these ten: The  Informal Learning Poster. What’s informal learning?  (in under 3 minutes). Informal learning in a nutshell. Bringing Informal Learning Up To Date. Controversy over Informal Learning. Change or Die.

What is Real Learning?

Jay Cross

How to learn socially, experientially, and informally. Coherent Organization Collaboration Real LearningLearn how to learn.

Piecing together collaboration and cooperation

Clark Quinn

At the next level, communities of practice need to continue to evolve their practices, sharing issues and working together to resolve them.