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connecting cooperation and collaboration

Harold Jarche

According to The Collaboration Paradox: Why Working Together Often Yields Weaker Results , some of the reasons that workplace collaboration fails is due to: overconfidence in our collective thinking; peer pressure to conform; and. This shows the underlying problem with collaboration.

Making collaborative work work

Harold Jarche

Tweet Everyone talks about collaboration in the workplace today but what does it really mean? Blogs and Wikis are inherently more transparent than email, where 90% of collaboration occurs. Examples of shared-power organizations are growing, but not so much that they are the majority.

The Collaborative, Sharing Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

One of the most intriguing was The Collaborative Economy , by Jeremiah Owyang , a partner and analyst at Altimeter Group , whose research focuses on the changing relationships between companies and their customers. . The collaborative economy feels very different.

The Collaboration Commons Idea

Dan Pontefract

One of the problems that I see occurring in both offices and schools is we’re often stuck with 19 th century collaboration infrastructure with 21 st century technology and wishes. For example, many libraries (be it K-12 or public) have setups like the following: .

In networks, cooperation trumps collaboration

Harold Jarche

In networks, cooperation trumps collaboration. Collaboration happens around some kind of plan or structure, while cooperation presumes the freedom of individuals to join and participate. Stephen Downes commented here on the differences: collaboration means ‘working together’.

Collaboration is a means not an end

Harold Jarche

Collaboration Isn’t Working: What We Have Here is a Chasm writes Deb Lavoy in CMS Wire. Why do we not yet have 100 words for different kinds of collaboration and teams, as expert in it as we think Eskimos are about snow?

The Collaboration Curve

Dan Pontefract

and rephrase as Collaboration , I thought it would be a good time to introduce “ The Collaboration Curve ”. . Over a period of time, and as collaboration methods between citizens increase (employee to employee, employee to customer, student to faculty, etc.),

The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise

Luis Suarez

She eventually comes to talk about the stuff that most folks haven’t considered just yet in any open and transparent collaborative and knowledge sharing environment. Specially, since not all of us are true, natural collaborators. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

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The Role of the Collaboration Advisor

Jane Hart

Today I want to look at the role of the Collaboration Advisor. For many organizations as well as the workers within them, this is going to be a fundamental new approach to working (and learning), so they are likely to need a lot of support as they adopt these new collaboration practices.

Case Study: Tim Hockey, a Collaborative & Transparent CEO

Dan Pontefract

Tim believes there is a direct relationship between customer service excellence, culture and collaboration. collaboration tools can be used to help push a “culture of collaboration&# as well as a “culture of transparency&# as is evident by Tim’s mea culpa blogging example.

Mass Collaboration Workshop, Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

An example is social tagging networks. Note that coordination here is not really needed, in contrast to other systemss of mass collaboration. Response: I don''t think it is completely different - when you read an article, I understand some, I don''t understand some, I try to use it - I would lable this a collaborative process. tagging real-world objects in construction, health care - some examples of people tagging machines (with warnings, instructions, etc).

The Art of Collaborating Effectively in Virtual Teams

Luis Suarez

Plenty of people say that collaboration is not an easy task, whether face to face or whether remote, but certainly it looks like collaborating effectively online still presents a good bunch of challenges and issues, and Aliza’s article surely highlights some of the most relevant ones.

An Example of the Flat Army CLAM in Action: BC Ideas2Action

Dan Pontefract

Collaboration isn’t easy; in fact, it’s quite difficult. Through this chapter, please root yourself in the know-how that collaboration—as good as it is—always takes longer, but in the end, your leadership style, growth, team unity and organizational prosperity are better off.

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

Ross Dawson

So whilst on the one hand we need to be specialists, experts at something very specific; the corollary of that is that we have to be better at collaboration. The post Why your networks and collaboration are at the heart of the value you create appeared first on Trends in the Living Networks.

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? A Brief History of Mass Collaboration Allan Collins, Northwestern University Homo sapiens traded with others many miles away, while Neandrathals did not. Examples of hotbed communities include Cremona, Hollywood and Silicon Valley. How about collaboration?

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

Jay Cross

What we’re talking about is a social work hub where every employee and external partner can come to collaborate, share information, get information and provide updates and ask questions. Your new social workscape needs to be mobile so people can collaborate from anywhere.

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. And it’s interesting to notice how when I used to work within the European Knowledge Management deployment team inside IBM, about 11 years ago, we faced the very same upsetting reality: KM (And Collaboration, for that matter), wasn’t the business top priority at the time. Take the example of tagging.

Air Canada Isn’t Collaborating With Its Employees

Dan Pontefract

But if it’s true, it’s another classic example of fiefdom based management decision making without the input, ideas and innovation of its most important asset … its people. collaboration Culture customer service engagement leadership managing Air Canada

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. Social Collaboration. So social collaboration then is both about working and learning.

Open, Collaborative Trust Frameworks

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For example, the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) was launched by the White House earlier this year to enable “Individuals and organizations [to] utilize secure, efficient, easy-to-use, and interoperable identity solutions to access online services in a manner that promotes confidence, privacy, choice, and innovation.” In 2010, the World Economic Forum , - one of ID³'s collaborating institutions , - launched a project on Rethinking Personal Data.

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 because all along, knowledge workers have been encouraged to compete with one another versus helping, caring or collaborating with one another.

How to prepare for the jobs of the future: Learning, Love, Collaboration, Design

Ross Dawson

Dawson says automation is poised to steamroll forward to a point at which all call-centre work, for example, can be carried out by voice recognition. We now have the bandwidth, we’re getting comfortable with the concept of working remotely we have the collaboration tools.”

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. But when we do pairwise comparisons this doesn''t bear out - comparing English to German, for example, we find 40 percent of the concepts unique to each language. Why do people takee part in mass collaboration?

Higher Education & Budgets: Collaborative or Not?

Dan Pontefract

Control of budget often becomes a disengaging action exhibiting divorce-like behaviours not collaborative. Take for example the work of Andrew Abboud, formerly of London City University in England, now CIO of Laureate Education Group in Switzerland.

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

Jay Cross

A wise Collaborative organization focuses its efforts where they’ll have the most impact. As an example, they encourage college students with an interest in banking to participate in bank training and perhaps work at the bank during summer break to see if they enjoy it.

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? There are ways of working that can reduce collaborative overload.

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Bill Clinton On "Creative Networks of Collaboration"

Steven Berlin Johnson

We are moving into an era, for example, where the only way you can create enough jobs for people, and to generate enough wealth to have decently rising wages is to have creative networks of cooperation. Yesterday marked the opening day of the Clinton Foundation’s “Health Matters” conference in Palm Springs.

Did ‘The Beatles’ actually collaborate or were they working in silos?

Dan Pontefract

As a Beatles fan, I’ve grown up thinking their genius had more to do with the innate ways in which the Fab Four actually collaborated. Collaborating was their ‘ticket to ride’. Maybe they didn’t actually collaborate? The Beatles , many say, were musical geniuses.

Using a collaborative platform for brilliant learning

Jane Hart

Present an overview of the key social features of social collaboration platforms. Demonstrate a number of examples of social activities she has set up.

Social & Collaborative Learning in the Workplace

Jane Hart

On Wednesday 22 August at 5 pm BST – that’s 9 AM (PDT) / 12 PM (EDT) – I will be presenting a webinar, hosted by Citrix Online, on Social & Collaborative Learning in the Workplace. Key social collaboration tools that provide infrastructure.

Metropolitan IQ and Urban metabolism: Great case studies of innovative, collaborative cities

Ross Dawson

Last week I went to the launch of an excellent issues paper created by The Committee for Sydney , titled #wethecity: Collaborating to Compete in the Digital Era. Case Study 11: Adelaide – Start with what you love and collaborate across boundaries.

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So The LMS Is Dead: Collaboration-Talent Convergence is Next

Dan Pontefract

Talent Management versus Collaboration Systems. Now that the Standalone LMS domino is falling, we can now turn our attention to the looming next battle which, in my opinion, will be between Talent Management Systems and Collaboration Systems.

Constant learning is a key theme in the Future of Work

Jane Hart

Each theme has 4 trends and each trend is supported by 4 examples, supporting statistics and implications defined by PSFK Labs team. Collaboration Social learning

The Illusion of Control

Luis Suarez

Remember the good old mantra of leading by example ? . ‘ He then pretty much nailed it with this other short, but rather thought-provoking sentence: ’ Collaboration is not an option, it’s an imperative. ’ Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment – The Follow-Up

Luis Suarez

I still use my main three public lists : Collaborators, Cooperators and People I Learn From. That doesn’t happen when you add people into lists heh And that’s just an example, amongst several others. Collaboration Communities elsua Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

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Dear C-Suite: We Don’t Do Training Anymore

Dan Pontefract

But it is my argument learning professionals must help the C-Suite understand that training is merely an event and that learning must now be defined as a connected, collaborative and continuous process. In 2012, Peter Aceto, the President and CEO of ING DIRECT – a Canadian bank with 1.78

Social Learning Examples

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Here’s an example of what I’m talking about: Thanks, Jane, for making life easier. At DevLearn, many people lamented the difficulty of explaining the benefits of social media to their managers and peers. We talked about building a repository of web 2.0 learning applications.

Enterprise 2.0, Where Art Thou?

Luis Suarez

Over the course of the years, if you have been a long time reader, you may remember how there were a number of themes I kept coming back to from Knowledge Management, to Collaboration, (Social) Learning, Online Communities and, specially, Social / Open Business.

To Really Drive Enterprise 2.0 Forward We Need A Behaviour Change

Dan Pontefract

Why do I land on productive, and not collaborative, or engaged, or learned, or reciprocal, or connected? Laurie Buczek writes “ the big failure of social business is a lack of integration of social tools into the collaborative workflow.” collaboration engagement enterprise 2.0

Working Out Loud with Google Plus – Part Deux

Luis Suarez

Examples like Grundfos (Read as well Thomas Asger Hansen ’s take on it), Deutsche Bank , National Fluid Power Association , Lowe’s , etc. Collaboration Communities elsua Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0