The Future of Workplace Communications - Live notes from Future Forum webcast

Ross Dawson

It can take 18-24 months to make new hires productive. We don't have the tools to measure remote productivity. Video will accelerate productivity. We are making sure we play nicely with open source. Atlassian is a great example. PHIL : You have to have a firm view on how tools will impact productivity. These partners are getting clients all over the world - technology begins to open up new markets.

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Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

15 37% On-Boarding process / Corporate Information 11 27% Online Reference / Glossary 10 24% Product Information / Training 9 22% Other 8 20% Supporting Meetings, Conference Rooms, Phone Numbers, Facilitation Assignment, agenda, etc. Then, maybe open it up to subject matter experts. Wouldn't you rather have it out in the open? Even Thomas Davenport, author of Thinking for a Living, has blasted these tools: blogs have detracted from productivity, not increased it.