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The Art of Collaborating Effectively in Virtual Teams

Luis Suarez

A few days back, over at GigaOm ‘s WebWorkerDaily , Aliza Sherman shared a very interesting piece under a rather suggestive title: “ 5 Reasons Why Virtual Teams Fail “, where she pretty much nailed it on some of the various different issues that virtual teams face on a regular basis when confronted with that good old concept of collaborating effectively in a now more than ever distributed world. Partition collaborative goals into appropriate categories.

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

Luis Suarez

It’s probably hard to believe, but using Public Lists makes conversations more organised and focused, therefore much more productive, and effective and overall much more engaging. After all, Twitter is all about microblogging, right? Collaboration Communities elsua Enterprise2.0 Innovation Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Tools and Gadgets

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How Narrating Your Work Helps You Become More Effective by Saving Precious Time

Luis Suarez

But it looks like, apparently, there are some potential risks along the way: mainly, knowledge workers not wanting to participate (through blogging or microblogging, as primary examples) due to lack of time , since their day to day workflow seems to be interrupted abruptly due to that lack of integration of social technologies into where the real work happens. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

The Business Value of Serendipity: Improving Your Presentation Skills

Luis Suarez

And then people keep telling me that they don’t see the business value of using Status Updates, Activity Streams, Microblogging , Microsharing or whatever other fancy term to go along with one of my favourite quotes as of late: “ narrate your work; it will make you smarter. Let’s hear, errr, I mean, read them in the comments … Collaboration Communities Conference Events Enterprise2.0

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Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary

Luis Suarez

Well, 4 years ago if people would have asked me that very same question, I would have probably said that email would be dying a very painful and slow death over the course of time, as the Social Web and Enterprise Social Software tools continue to take by storm the corporate world as the preferred methods for knowledge sharing and collaboration. But it doesn’t end up there just sharing those good practices, productivity tips and whatever other hacks on making the most out of email.

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload

Luis Suarez

From the very first beginning that I got exposed to them over at Twitter, over 4 years ago , till today, where I am using a bunch of various different microblogging / microsharing services, both internal and external, I couldn’t work, nor get much done!, There is still plenty of room for growth in the areas of hitting the right context, collaborative / social filtering, awareness, full integration with business processes, pervasiveness and so forth. I heart Activity Streams.

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save Your From Information Overload

Luis Suarez

From the very first beginning that I got exposed to them over at Twitter, over 4 years ago , till today, where I am using a bunch of various different microblogging / microsharing services, both internal and external, I couldn’t work, nor get much done!, There is still plenty of room for growth in the areas of hitting the right context, collaborative / social filtering, awareness, full integration with business processes, pervasiveness and so forth. I heart Activity Streams.

Social Learning at TELUS by Dan Pontefract

Luis Suarez

Like, for instance, a recent Plus entry that my good friend, Dan Pontefract , Director of Learning and Collaboration at TELUS , shared across where he included a link to a recent video clip, where he was interviewed to talk about their experiences with social software tools within the enterprise. In it, Dan shares how they keep making use of social tools like blogs, wikis, microblogging, etc. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business

Luis Suarez

Yesterday evening, my time, I attended a rather interesting webcast with Sandy Carter , IBM’s Worldwide Sales Vice President, IBM Social Business, Collaboration, and Lotus Sales and Evangelism, along with Jeremiah Owyang , Industry Analyst at Altimeter Group , on the topic of Why Be Social? mix together quite nicely with other traditional collaborative and knowledge sharing methods. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

Nancy White and Suzy – An Intro to Twitter

Luis Suarez

Can you imagine your business having an Enterprise microblogging platform, whether internal or external, behaving in such way for days, if not months already? Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0 Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

IBM’s Social Business Jam – Are You Jamming Yet?

Luis Suarez

I am sure at this point in time you are very familiar already with the concept of IBM Jams , since we have been running them since 2001, but in case you may not have been exposed to them just yet, they are these massive online collaboration platforms a la Forums where a bunch of people gather around to share their ideas on a given topic and discuss, learn and nurture further conversations as a result of interacting with other fellow participants.

What are Emergent Cities? - EMERGENT CITIES

Seb Paquet

OVER THE PAST FEW MONTHS Ive been following quite closely the musings of a number of people who are sharing inspired thinking about the intersection of social capital, entrepreneurship, knowledge, innovation, money, and finance. Most of these people are now aware of one another and adeptly making use of microblogging — talking AND listening — to become acquainted with one another and building mutual trust and knowledge. collaboration. innovation.

Reflections on 15 years

Clark Quinn

We also have rich new ways to interact from microblogs to wikis (collaborative documents). There is also recognition that the model of individual innovation is broken, and that working together is far superior to working alone. The critical component for organizations to thrive is to couple optimal execution (the result of training and performance support) with continual innovation (which does not come from training).

How Chatter made Marc humble

Martijn Linssen

Real-time is crucial to Salesforce’s offerings and Benioff emphasizes that real-time is the future of the company’s products. The messaging around this new Collaboration platform was if anything underplayed next to the reality, that Chatter completely transforms the business process layer With Chatter, all status updates from a customer’s Sales Cloud, Service Cloud or custom application are posted to the feed. Business or Pleasure? -

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

Harvard Business Review, Forbes, and Fast Company say collaboration and collective intelligence are the engines of innovation. We rely on colleagues and social networks to separate the signal from the noise; their advice makes our experiential learning productive. Collaboration is the key to success in both working and learning; they usually take place simultaneously. Richer cross-department contamination and collaboration.

Filtering is about trust

Harold Jarche

JaneBozarth [ Jane was looking for some case studies on Twitter in the workplace]: microblogging at Qualcomm & Qualitative Study on Micro-blogging at Work. Value creation has thus been shifting from protecting proprietary knowledge, to fostering collaboration, both within the company and beyond its boundaries, in order to help the firm participate in as broad and diverse a range of knowledge flows and thus improve its competitive position.

My 25 Years of Ed Tech

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

2000 – Learning Objects Also: Portals, CoI I wrote my paper 'Learning Objects' in 2000 - it was the product of a presentation I did on IMS-LOM a few months earlier, building on a lot of the idea people like Dan Rehak had already developed. What made my paper different, I think, was that I had already worked out a number of the practical applications (and problems) with OLe, and so I was in a good position to present the full case from principle to product.

Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt

Martijn Linssen

Sending one-way emails to their subordinates, creating Innovation Programmes in perfect isolation, populating those with their next-of-kin, preaching New Ways but practicing Old Ways, adding and adding to the already abundant overhead, suffocating any margin there is. Where management comes from the Latin manus agere (lead / guide hands) well need collaboration in stead: com laborare (work together) I dont see a need for management there, do you? Business or Pleasure? -

Social (hiccup) CRM tools

Martijn Linssen

Creativity, innovation, collaboration, to be valued What does the Social Customer give? Improved product, better advertising, great WOM How can you please the Social Customer? Jive When I visited Jives products page and their solutions page, all I got in Firefox was a blank page. I just got very (un)lucky clicking Products and then Solutions and getting two blank pages in a row. Business or Pleasure? -

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Learning and KM: Separated at birth?

Jay Cross

Learn how it is transforming collaboration from the man who coined the term. A social media consumer, HBS professor, MIT research scientist, and author, McAfee focuses on how emergent social software platforms are benefiting enterprises, and how smart organizations and their leaders are making effective use of them to share knowledge, inspire innovation, and enable decision making. He shares strategies, stories, and real-world examples of successful enterprise collaboration using 2.0

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Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Enterprise 2.0: The Prodigal.

Martijn Linssen

Social Business is taken or rather defined by Muhammad Yunus of the Grameen Bank & Nobel prize awardee fame. ;) Collaborative Enterprise makes more sense IMHO. Though triggered by tech usage patterns, these will be reliant more on the mental model innovation rather than tech innovations that the various vendors claim to be doing. Yet who would argue 20 years later that the virtual standardization around Microsoft Office has resulted in a huge increase in productivity?

Social Media in International Development Podcast: Bill Anderson

Nancy White

Bill) Anderson is a cofounder of Praxis101 , a consultancy that focuses on participatory, user-centered information systems design, software engineering practice innovation, and organizational learning. product development. He pioneered co-development and customer collaboration on one of the first digital libraries, a joint project between Cornell University and Xerox known as the CLASS project ( [link] ).

Toward a Pattern Language for Enterprise 2.0 : Andrew McAfee’s Blog

Andy McAfee

Separating the * business stream (100% must be read and in most cases answered - typically the mailbox - frequency typically measured in mails per hour) and the * knowledge stream (will only be read if the subject/teaser looks interesting and if you have time - typically a microblogging tool - frequency typically measured in tweets per minute) even if both communication streams will be most probably be integrated into the same tool in the future (e.g.