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Tech Wellness in the Nonprofit Workplace: Tips for Avoiding Collaborative Overload

Beth Kanter

The session is designed to answer three questions: Why does collaborative technology overload lead to loss of nonprofit workplace productivity and what are the best practices to avoid it? What is Collaborative Overload? The potential for being overwhelmed by technology is magnified in the workplace by something called “ Collaborative Overload ” Rob Cross and Adam Grant in a recent Harvard Business Review article. Make Solo Time A Part of Your Team Culture.

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Go straight to the finish line

Jay Cross

Lots of training directors have yet to grasp the concepts of learning through collaboration, the power of social networks, and less is more. Today, there is little evidence of collaborative and user-centered approaches in corporate and government settings , though there are suggestions of influence to come in the future. The virtual classroom and blended learning were also less prevalent in reported practice than anticipated.

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Getting Insight from Facebook Insight Requires Sense Making Skills

Beth Kanter

Design mindset: ability to represent and develop tasks and work processes for desired outcomes. Virtual collaboration: ability to work productively, drive engagement, and demonstrate presence as a member of a virtual team. Look for the Patterns. Next look at the comments and see if you can detect any patterns. [link].

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Hamel on Management Innovation

John Hagel

Virtually all of the examples he cites of management innovation are confined to innovation in management processes within the enterprise. I was also an architect of the original Open Text Virtual Teams portal. Most of my work since then has been in the UK where there seems to be more acceptance to the transparent horizontal management necessary for true online collaboration. Innovations in design, engineering, technology and governance.