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.),

Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions. So, of course, I went to eLearning Learning and I looked at Wiki , Collaborative Learning with Wikis , Wikis and eLearning 2.0 , Wikis Corporate eLearning , Social Learning with Wikis , Wiki Security and a few others. Here’s some of what I found: Why a Wiki?

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Wiki Owner

Tony Karrer

Stewart Mader points us to Sarah Denman's look at the four groups most likely to be involved in a wiki or other enterprise 2.0 Choose all that apply Technologies Used Percent % Corporate Collaboration Portal (eg. Why are we not seen as a player when it comes to Wiki or Enterprise 2.0 implementations. The list is: IT HR - and no it doesn't include learning or training - it's more the compliance side of HR.

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Noticing some nice non-profit wiki work | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Today I received an email update about a local coalition here in Washington State (USA) that reminded me about their great wiki work. Check out the Communities Connect Network Wiki. Then Peg hit on using the wiki to be the central point for the coalitions training programs.

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Wikis at Work

Tony Karrer

Found via Big Dog Little Dog - It's information collaboration - discusses the use of Wikis within organizations. Some of the points it makes: Gartner predicts that by 2009 half of companies worldwide will be using wikis Examples of use Acronyms and industry terminology, best sales practices, case studies, client information, meeting minutes.

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Remote Collaboration

Tony Karrer

In other words - How do we collaborate together in remote work teams to be as effective or even more effective than a team that works down the hall? Let me admit that I'm likely in over my head when talking about methods and tools for collaboration.

Six roles of network management

Harold Jarche

If helping the network make better decisions is a primary role of management in the emerging economy, how does one get there? Also, the network does not have a marketing department, as everyone is responsible for connecting with our markets.

Everything’s Coming Up Networks (except learning)

Jay Cross

Sloan Management Review has a great interview with Andy McAfee on What Sells CEOs on Social Networking. ” They understand the power of weak ties in enterprise social networks. David describes leadership as an emergent property of an organizational network.

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. The tags establish a network of connections among the resources and the tags, and among the resources themselves, and the users who read them. 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.

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. As you get more and more collaboration, you get a speed-up of innovation. How about collaboration?

Workforce collaboration

Harold Jarche

However, this McKinsey Report on Using technology to improve workforce collaboration actually held my attention. The authors describe how companies can see large savings by using web technologies for collaboration (not a new concept). P&G increased its use of collaborative web technologies and in addition mandated that 50% of new product development come from outside the company.

Identifying a collaboration platform

Harold Jarche

Step Two, or a concurrent step, would be to look at how to enhance collaboration. First of all, collaborative work tools must be simple to be effective. A collaboration platform that is over-engineered would be counterproductive. The key aspect of a collaboration platform is that should make work more transparent and rewards sharing. Does it simplify work and make it more transparent for everyone in the network? Connect the LMS to a collaborative work platform.

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

Jay Cross

In its place enters social and informal learning hubs like on-demand content, live online discussions, wikis and forums, and searchable content archives. Social networks are the ideal platform for the new corporate learning, so let’s briefly examine how they support corporate learning.

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

Luis Suarez

Just for a minute, and while you keep elaborating further up on that thought, let me tell you what would happen: people-centric computing (Or collaboration around and amongst people, for that matter). Thus what are you waiting for to put together that blog post or that other wiki page? .

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.

Performance - Collaboration - Social Network Analysis - eLearning Hot List

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology , June 3, 2009 Student Guide: Introduction to ‘Wikis’ in Blackboard - Don't Waste Your Time , June 12, 2009 Discovering Instructional Design 11: The Kemp Model - The E-Learning Curve , June 10, 2009 I Say Instructional Designer, You Say Tomah-toe - Learning Visions , June 9, 2009 Attribution in a Web 2.0 eLearning Learning Hot List June 1, 2009 to June 12, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals.

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (4)

Jay Cross

Where does your organization fit on the progression from Hierarchical Organization to Collaborative Organization? It’s easy to contribute to a blog or wiki. ? Relationships between departments are collaborative and effective. ? Fourth post in a series.

Noticing some nice non-profit wiki work | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Today I received an email update about a local coalition here in Washington State (USA) that reminded me about their great wiki work. Check out the Communities Connect Network Wiki. Then Peg hit on using the wiki to be the central point for the coalitions training programs.

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The new artisans of the network era

Harold Jarche

Are knowledge workers the new artisans of the network era? Today, knowledge artisans of the network era are using the latest information and social tools in an interconnected economy. Because of their more nomadic nature, artisanal workers will bring their own learning networks.

Building a collaborative workplace (or community. or network)

Nancy White

It is out today on the Anecdote site –> Anecdote – Whitepapers – Building a collaborative workplace. From the introduction: Today we all need to be collaboration superstars. The trouble is, collaboration is a skill and set of practices we are rarely taught.

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Luis Suarez

Either way, the result was phenomenal since it gave a few thousands of us a unique opportunity where we could explore the potential of social networking for the enterprise, and still going strong!, It’s been my single, most important social networking tool of them all!

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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 7: Melbourne – Wiki for Future Melbourne planning, unconferences and CityLab.

Knowledge Sharing in the CGIAR – Tools and Methods for Sharing Knowledge: The CGIAR’s Wiki Approach | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

This evolving resource – continually updated, edited, expanded, and critiqued in wiki fashion – is targeted mainly on scientists, research support teams, and administrators in the 15 international centers of the CGIAR.

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The Networked NGO in India

Beth Kanter

This was the launch of a peer learning group called “ The Networked NGO ,” based on the ideas in my book, The Networked Nonprofit. The four-day intensive face-to-face training was for senior level staff and their social media staffers. Networked Nonprofit Networks Training Desig

Talking and Walking Collaboration | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

wrote an interesting blog post about people who write about collaboration – by themselves. Anecdote: What do you notice about these recent books on collaboration? This triggered some reflections in the comments about the process of writing collaboratively.

Talking and Walking Collaboration | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

wrote an interesting blog post about people who write about collaboration – by themselves. Anecdote: What do you notice about these recent books on collaboration? This triggered some reflections in the comments about the process of writing collaboratively.

Talking and Walking Collaboration | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

wrote an interesting blog post about people who write about collaboration – by themselves. Anecdote: What do you notice about these recent books on collaboration? This triggered some reflections in the comments about the process of writing collaboratively.

A Review of SAP Jam

Dan Pontefract

Wiki pages created – 2455. Wikis. They can be as colourful and engaging as you like while plugging in to the other collaboration tools within Jam seamlessly ( see pic ).

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The social Web before social networks: a report from 2003

David Weinberger

The Web was social before it had social networking software. The two talks, especially Clay’s, serve as reminders of what the Internet looked like before social networks. The number of people writing tools to support or enhance group collaboration or communication is astonishing.” “We’ve gotten weblogs and wikis, and I think, even more importantly, we’re getting platform stuff. What did this look like in 2003, beyond blogs and wikis?

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The revolution brewing in the world of work: Q&A with Rod Collins

Steve Denning

However, with the rapid emergence of the new and very different Digital Age and its revolutionary technologies, the work of large organizations is now about mass collaboration and making decentralization efficient. Steve: The title of the book says we live "in a wiki world."

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Communities and Networks Connection Hotlists

Nancy White

Now that we are a couple of months into the “signal sharing&# of the Communities and Networks Connection , I wanted to share the top posts people have clicked into on the site (courtesy of the magic of Tony Karrer ). Again - Collaborative Thinking , March 12, 2009.

Talking and Walking Collaboration | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

wrote an interesting blog post about people who write about collaboration – by themselves. Anecdote: What do you notice about these recent books on collaboration? This triggered some reflections in the comments about the process of writing collaboratively.

Talking and Walking Collaboration | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

wrote an interesting blog post about people who write about collaboration – by themselves. Anecdote: What do you notice about these recent books on collaboration? This triggered some reflections in the comments about the process of writing collaboratively.

Talking and Walking Collaboration | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

wrote an interesting blog post about people who write about collaboration – by themselves. Anecdote: What do you notice about these recent books on collaboration? This triggered some reflections in the comments about the process of writing collaboratively.

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?

Engagement and motivation in collaborative action | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Both in CoPs and in other collaborative settings. They wanted to expand their network of colleagues working in KS because they didn’t have enough of those people in their daily work life. tags: cop collaboration nancy_white) [.]

Talking and Walking Collaboration | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

wrote an interesting blog post about people who write about collaboration – by themselves. Anecdote: What do you notice about these recent books on collaboration? This triggered some reflections in the comments about the process of writing collaboratively.

Should Employees Be Incented to Use Social Technologies?

Dan Pontefract

One of the key leadership qualities that should be demonstrated by leaders in 2011 and beyond is collaboration. I define collaboration as the act of being continuous, authentic, receptive and enriching in all aspects of work life.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Wikipatterns: A How-To Site on Driving the Adoption of Wikis Within Your Organization

Mark Oehlert

A collection of patterns and anti-patterns (or actually resistance patterns) for moving forward with Wikis within your organization. " Then proceeds to lay out usage, examples, common problems, etc (the site itself is a wiki so that you can contribute to it yourself.)

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New roles for the networked workplace

Harold Jarche

Let’s face it, no professional can know everything and is dependent on others for knowledge and expertise, hence the growing need for effective networks in our work and learning.

This Week On Beth’s Blog: Growing Social Impact in A Networked World – A Grantmaker’s Gathering on Networks

Beth Kanter

On October 17 and 18th, I will have the honor of participating in an interactive convening , hosted by GEO and the Monitor Institute focused on how funders can increase their impact by supporting networks and embracing more open and collaborative approaches to grantmaking.

Knowledge Sharing in the CGIAR – Tools and Methods for Sharing Knowledge: The CGIAR’s Wiki Approach | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

This evolving resource – continually updated, edited, expanded, and critiqued in wiki fashion – is targeted mainly on scientists, research support teams, and administrators in the 15 international centers of the CGIAR.

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[berkman] [2b2k] Michae Nielsen on the networking of science

David Weinberger

Michael Nielsen is giving a Berkman talk on the networking of science. (It’s “But science is littered with examples of wikis like this…They are not attracting regular contributors.” ” Likewise many scientific social networks are ghost towns. How does scientific knowledge change when it becomes a type of networking? Q: Before the Web, Erdos was the moving collaborator. He’d go from place to place and force collaboration.