collaborating with the enemy

Harold Jarche

Collaborating with the Enemy by Adam Kahane gives a framework of how to work with people you don’t agree with, like, or trust. Kahane developed it through his years of conducting collaboration workshops such as the Mont Fleur sessions to prepare for a post-apartheid South Africa.

The Collaborative, Sharing Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

At the Roundtable, I heard a number of interesting presentations. 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. .

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Stop Blaming the Tools when Collaboration Fails

Luis Suarez

. We, human beings, seem to always be very keen on blaming the tools (and technology, in general, for that matter) whenever things just don’t work out all right , specially, in the collaboration space. Collaborative technologies by themselves are not the problem.

Keynote at TheNextWeb: The future is motion graphic presentations

Ross Dawson

However one of the most interesting aspects of my keynote is that my visual presentation will consist entirely of motion graphics, 3D, and video – there will be no still images. For many years I have wanted to create an entirely moving graphic presentation.

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Collaborators, Cooperators and People I Learn From

Luis Suarez

Finally, after a good few days of tinkering Collaborators , Cooperators and People I Learn From were born. . Collaborators , Cooperators and People I Learn From. Working together, for me, can be seen in terms of two different types of interactions: collaboration and / or cooperation.

Presentations: MOOC Research Initiative

George Siemens

This past week, in preparation for our upcoming MOOC research conference ( early bird registration ends Oct 31 ), I held two online presentations on a) MOOC Research Initiative (a review of literature, research themes) and b) Lessons MOOCs can learn from online education. BlackBoard Collaborate. BlackBoard Collaborate

Learning in the Collaboration Age

Charles Jennings

The Collaboration Age On a wider plane the Web has been the harbinger of the Collaboration Age. It has blown away many of the barriers to access and has reinforced the power and influence of collaboration and co-operation 1 over silo mentalities.

The Business Value of Serendipity: Improving Your Presentation Skills

Luis Suarez

Yes, of course, I am talking about learning plenty more about killer presentation skills. but still wonderfully accurate on the state of not just “ Death by PowerPoint “, but overall presentation skills in general. View more presentations from

7 Ways to Kill Your Presentation and How to Fix Them

Luis Suarez

The key thing though is whether we are all ready to absorb, change and adapt our presentation skills to make even better pitches to engage our audience(s), which, I guess, is what matters at the end of the day… But what happens when you inadvertently kill your own presentation without even knowing?

Open presentations on MOOCs and MOOC Research Initiative

George Siemens

Several presentations this next week that might be of interest to readers: 1. Daily presentations starting Oct 21 on MOOCs, OERs, open access, libraries, and more. This presentation will provide a timeline of the development of the MOOC Research Initiative, its goals, the review and selection process, and lessons learned. The session will be held here in Bb Collaborate. This framework will be presented at the MOOC Research Conference in December ( register here.

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.

Collaboration and community skills are the new workplace skills

Jane Hart

OK, these skills are not actually “new” – they’ve always been present – but perhaps they have not always been as visible as they should have been, as Oscar Berg explains in The collaboration pyramid (or iceberg).

Productivity Tips on Presentations: Inform, Inspire and Motivate

Luis Suarez

Yes, I know, another article on the topic of Productivity , although this time around with a slightly different flavour: how can we improve the way we deliver messages through presentations? Whatever happened to all of those meetings, events, presentations, seminars, workshops, etc.

Air Canada Isn’t Collaborating With Its Employees

Dan Pontefract

As I waited — watching the situation unfold — the Air Canada attendant summoned me to the desk so I could present my boarding pass and passport. Related Posts: An Infographic Depicting Learning & Collaboration in… Did I Just Spam My Entire LinkedIn Network?

Mass Collaboration Workshop, Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

(My presentation will appear separately) Collective Knowledge in Social Tagging Environments Joachim Kimmerle, KMRC Even though it is hard to find good definitions of knowledge, most psychologists would agree that knowledge is an internal mental representation of external environments. This may seem to be contradictory to the idea of ''collective knowledge'', but the point of this presentation will be that the concept makes sense. They create content collaboratively.

The 90-9-1 Collaboration Paradox: Org’s Should Aim To Reverse It

Dan Pontefract

The Power Collaboration Users). The results are vastly different in India (78 per cent) and China (63 per cent), where employees use social media solely to present themselves professionally. collaboration technologies by users: . Aware, Observer, Participative or Collaborative?

Social Business Forum 2011 – Communities or Organisations – The New Collaboration Ecology

Luis Suarez

And here is the presentation materials themselves that I used for that presentation: The Socially Integrated Enterprise: Organisations or Communities? The new Collaboration Ecology – Luis Suarez. View more presentations from SocialBizForum.

SWITCH festival shows the power and potential of cross-industry collaboration

Ross Dawson

More recently I have met Catherine Stace , CEO of Cure Brain Cancer Foundation , who has brought inspiring and truly disruptive approaches to medical research philanthropy, by focusing on making research far more collaborative and effective rather than simply funding antiquated research models. It is no surprise that collaboration between Mark and Catherine has created something exceptional: SWITCH Festival , to be held in Sydney 27-29 August.

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. Does this bias level out in collaboration?

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

Luis Suarez

“ Les Posen, a psychologist and the author of Presentation Magic recently hosted on MPU Episode 111 explained this point very well. He said that the presentations are becoming a de-personalized knowledge transfer tool, supposed to be used without seeing or listening to the presenter.

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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Noodling on my fOSSa presentation

Nancy White

October is a month on the road… and one stop is Lyon, France, where I’ll be presenting at the third edition of the fOSSa Conference taking place from October 26 to 28, 2011.

Social Business Forum 2011 – On Collaboration by Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez

Can we, knowledge workers, collaborate effectively even while working remotely?: How far does culture help influence how collaborative and social a certain business can / will be?: Collaboration Communities Conference Events Enterprise2.0

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. Gerhard Fisher presented a nice picture of how things are - this presentation is more about how things should be. How can the transition from mass contributing to mass collaboration be defined?

“elsua’s ragbag” – The State of Social Collaboration

Luis Suarez

Collaboration Enterprise2.0 I need an online ragbag.

The next generation of computer interfaces will drive better remote collaboration

Ross Dawson

Now Underkoffler’s company, Oblong Industries , has created the collaboration platform Mezzanine, shown below. Oblong describes it: Mezzanine™ is a remarkable new collaboration, whiteboarding, and presentation system whose triptych of high-definition displays forms a shared workspace.

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.

Using a collaborative platform for brilliant learning

Jane Hart

The presentation like the whole event is FREE to join. Present an overview of the key social features of social collaboration platforms. > Find out how to join my presentation here. >

Caffeine: It Undermines Performance on Collaborative Tasks for.

Bob Sutton

Hansen: Collaboration: How Leaders Avoid the Traps, Create Unity, and Reap Big Results. Erving Goffman: The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life. Taking The Path of Most Resistance: The Virtues » Caffeine: It Undermines Performance on Collaborative Tasks for Men, Enhances It For Women. For two men collaborating or negotiating under stressful circumstances, caffeine consumption was bad news, undermining their performance and confidence. Bob Sutton.

Constant learning is a key theme in the Future of Work

Jane Hart

This presentation, from Innovation Excellence , explores the new ways we are working and the implications for business and for workers. Collaboration Social learning

The Illusion of Control

Luis Suarez

our main worry, at the moment , seems to be ‘ I need to make myself present out there [*wave* *wave* *wave*] , hopefully, noticeable enough I get my own 15 minutes of fame in that media pedestal, regardless ’. Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

Vanity Killed the Social Media Star

Luis Suarez

Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

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Boost Your Voice with LightBox Collaborative’s 2012 Editorial Calendar

Beth Kanter

And, now, we are excited to present the new and improved editorial calendar for 2012. Our 2012 editorial calendar is presented as a Google spreadsheet. Flickr Photo by Yandel.

Should Employees Schedule Time To Be Social?

Dan Pontefract

We were all present because it was scheduled. Should employees — whether executives or otherwise — actually be scheduling time in their day to be ‘social’ when using collaboration technologies? It didn’t start with a tweet.

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How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations

Luis Suarez

By the way, in case you folks may be interested in going through the recording of the presentation I did back at the Welcome Heutagogy event in Prague, I have taken the liberty of embedding the video clip over here in this blog entry, so you can watch it right away, as you may see fit.

Becoming a Successful Socially Integrated Enterprise – The Long Journey

Luis Suarez

about the Present of Work (#PresentOfWork). Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

The Future of Work Is Learning

Luis Suarez

Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0


Jay Cross

In his keynote presentation at Online Educa Berlin last week, Howard Rheingold emphasized co-learning. Peeragogy is a set of techniques for collaborative learning and work. Persistent reputations, as at eBay, so you can trust who you’re collaborating with.

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Redefine the Workplace of the Future with Social Learning

Luis Suarez

it’s been a long while since last time that I participated on a Blog Carnival, specially around the topic of Collaboration, Knowledge Sharing and Learning. View more presentations from Charles Jennings.

How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools

Luis Suarez

In fact, any business tool that aims to improve both the way we communicate AND collaborate AND kill email in the process will always have my full attention. So, if you want to check out some of the recent public presentations I have done at various events, that’s where you will find them.

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