Collaboration Workflow 101

Dan Pontefract

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Collaboration Workflow 101

Dan Pontefract

collaboration Culture enterprise 2.0 micro-blogging organization social media social networking teams technology blogging collaboration curve collaboration cycle online

Do you really need separate social learning tools? PART TWO – 6 ways to integrate learning into the workflow

Jane Hart

In Part One of this series of blog postings, I asked the question: “As business is becoming more social and we are using new social tools to work collaboratively with one another, do we really need another set of social tools specifically for learning?” ” In this post I am going to be taking a look at 6 ways organisations are already integrating learning into their workflow systems – so that the same… Read the rest.

Managing Collaboration

Harold Jarche

Tweet My colleague Jane Hart asks who should be your Chief Collaboration Officer (CCO)? It’s a good question, given the growing importance of working collaboratively in the 21st century workplace. Collaboration is a key part of creative work.

From Social Learning to Workforce Collaboration

Jane Hart

Eagle-eyed readers will have noticed that I’ve changed this blog’s title from “Learning in the Social Workplace” to “Workforce Collaboration” Why? Of course, I think training has a role to play in the workplace, but I just think that helping people learn with and from one another, in the workflow, as they do their jobs is much more relevant nowadays. Collaboration Social learning

Using a collaborative platform for brilliant learning

Jane Hart

Present an overview of the key social features of social collaboration platforms. Show how learning can be embedded in the workflow. > That’s the topic of my webinar at the Online Learning & Skills Conference that will take place on Thursday 28 June from 1 pm – 1.45

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.

Agility through collaboration

Harold Jarche

Clark Quinn proposes a better approach, collaborative co-design : Things are moving so fast, and increasingly the work will be solving new problems, designing new solutions/products/services, etc, that we won’t be able to anticipate the actual work needs.

Workforce collaboration in the network era

Harold Jarche

Social media are merely a conduit for collaboration. Social business emerges from social learning that itself emerges from collaborative work. As workers become more collaborative and networked, they will bypass non-contributing nodes.

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. The options then become: Open the LMS so it can be used in the daily workflow. Connect the LMS to a collaborative work platform.

Collaborative co-design

Clark Quinn

In my previous post , I mentioned that we needed to start thinking about designing not just formal learning content, or formal learning experiences, but learning experiences in the context of the informal learning resources (job aids, social tools), and moreover, learning in the context of a workflow. In short, tying back to my post on collaboratively designing job aids, I think we need to be collaboratively designing workflows.

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.

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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[berkman] Dries Buytaert: Drupal and sustaining collaborative efforts

David Weinberger

Dries Buytaert [twitter: Dries ] , the founder of Drupal and co-founder of Acquia , is giving a Berkman lunch talk about building and sustaining online collaborations. It’s a collaboration model.” Of these collaborative projects often start as small, volunteer-driven projects. Patches go through a workflow before they reaches me.

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Six characteristics supporting excellence in service delivery innovation

Ross Dawson

Flexible workflows. Client and supplier collaboration. Successful organizational networks rely on human capital policies and technologies that quickly and effectively locate expertise, support project teams, and encourage collaboration throughout the organization. Flexible Workflows. Streamlined and effective workflows are a vital component of service delivery innovation within a professional services firm. Client and Supplier Collaboration.

Workforce Development Services: A new framework of training and learning support

Jane Hart

In my last blog post, From Social Learning to Workforce Collaboration , I talked about how I have been helping organisations support workforce collaboration. I’ll also be writing more about Workforce Collaboration Services in blog posts in the future.

Social as a Weapon of Class Destruction

Dan Pontefract

This culture of fear is often as a result of hierarchical systems (a hierarchy for the sake of hierarchy) and managers who breed fear as opposed to disrupting the system and encouraging openness, collaboration and, well … being social.

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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

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

Standalone LMS is Still Dead (rebutting & agreeing w/ Dave Wilkins)

Dan Pontefract

The holistic big picture needs to keep in mind the workflow of the employee; we can’t send them to disparate tools, applications, technologies or sites to do their jobs. What we need to do is ensure we weave a formal, informal and social learning workflow together.

Re-thinking Workplace Learning: extracting rather than adding

Charles Jennings

One clear finding presented was that: “t hose activities that are integrated into manager and employee workflow have the largest impact on employee performance, while those that are distinct events separate from the day-to-day job have less impact.”

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

Luis Suarez

Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

Don’t Underestimate the Value of Your Community Managers

Luis Suarez

Key concepts like social capital skills, open knowledge sharing, collaboration, engagement, commitment, passion, trust, etc. To train the entire organization on social media, internal social software, social business, social processes and workflows and community management.

The Social Enterprise – Welcome to the Era of Intrapreneurship!

Luis Suarez

Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

How Mobility Empowers Work as a State of Mind in the Era of Social Business

Luis Suarez

It’s changing the way we work, connect, collaborate, share our knowledge, be in the know, innovate together, you name it. to do what we know best: collaborate, share our knowledge, get work done together. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

The Holy Trinity: Leadership Framework, Learning 2.0 & Enterprise 2.0

Dan Pontefract

collaboration technologies and platforms. And finally, corporate communications, marketing and even perhaps splinter social media teams are all either contemplating or incorporating social media, social networking and/or social learning concepts into their workflows.

Social Business Accelerates Work as a State of Mind

Luis Suarez

The interesting thing though is how the whole concept of teleworking has been all along with us for several decades now, specially, since the emergence of groupware, collaboration and knowledge sharing solutions came about. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

9 Ways To Increase Your Productivity While Working From Home

Luis Suarez

Specially, thanks, amongst several other reasons, to the flexibility and freedom of being in control of your own workflow. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

Social Task Management – When Social Business Got Down to Work – #e2conf Highlights

Luis Suarez

Collaboration Communities Conference Events Enterprise2.0 To get things going with the series of blog posts with highlights from the recent Enterprise 2.0

Building a Culture of Continuous Learning

Charles Jennings

In other words, we need to plan and work not only at building individual capability, but also team and collaborative and co-operative capabilities. By supporting learning within the workflow, and through and with others, the culture of learning will evolve – I’ve seen it happen

The Knowledge and Learning Transfer Problem

Charles Jennings

I’d used the phrase ‘learning delivery’ when describing computer-supported collaborative learning ( CSCL ) approaches. During a meeting at Cambridge University around 30 years ago I was thoroughly chastised by a Cambridge academic.

A new framework for supporting learning and performance in the social workplace

Jane Hart

What will be required is a completely new range of services – which we might call non-training services – that are focused on supporting continuous performance improvement and learning in the workflow as people do their jobs. 3 – Social Collaboration Services.

Raising the Dial Tone, Part 2

Martijn Linssen

The response indicated that collaboration was at best an insufficient tool to address the pathology of the system: “The problem isn’t a communication breakdown between the people issuing requirements and those implementing them.

What Are the Chances of Pragmatic Pathways for Social Business?

Luis Suarez

He talks as well, as part of the mix, about the power of social business and the role of evangelists (those champions) along with the power of social technologies and the use they make of them for their day to day workflows. “ Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

Autonomy and Value in Social and Workplace Learning

Charles Jennings

Initially from courses to resources and then further out to the exploitation of social collaboration and personal learning (and personal knowledge mastery ). 70:20:10 Model The 70:20:10 model is used to extend learning into the workflow.

Why You Must Define the So-What of Learning

Dan Pontefract

That definition, however, must be organizational in nature, rippling throughout every business unit, faculty, workflow and process. collaboration formal informal leadership learning learning 2.0 Whether you work for a private family-owned business, a publicly traded corporation or in the kindergarten-to-higher-education continuum somewhere, you’re going to have to define learning – whether it’s for your employees, colleagues or students.

Start with the 70. Plan for the 100.

Charles Jennings

Extending Learning into the Workflow Many Learning & Development leaders are using the 70:20:10 model to help them re-position their focus for building and supporting performance across their organisations. They are finding it helps them extend the focus on learning out into the workflow.

Introducing Share&Learn

Jane Hart

Tweet I recently launched Share&Learn – a new collaboration platform where members can share links, resources, ideas, experiences, tips, etc about the use of learning and performance trends, technologies and tools, in order to learn from one another – both informally and formally.

SUNY Initiatives Supporting Online Learning Panel

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The intent was to built cross-system collaboration, increase efficiencies, capture and scale success, and support the mentor campus model. Demonstration of lead processing workflow - feeds into existing 'Campus Connect' online lead system for individual campuses).

Survey: Are you ready, willing and able to support learning in the new social workplace?

Jane Hart

Some time ago I wrote a blog post about how I believed that as social businesses emerge, and new social and collaboration platforms (or social intranets) are introduced into enterprises, L&D will have an extended role in the organisation in order to support the new community and collaboration skills that will be required to underpin a successul social business initiative. (In In this way, then Social Collaboration becomes the missing piece of the L&D jigsaw.

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10 things to remember about social learning (and the use of social media for learning)

Jane Hart

You can’t train people to be social or how to learn socially – you can only show people how to work and learn collaboratively. Yesterday I listened into the #lscon Twitter stream for Learning Solutions conference in Orlando, Florida.

It’s Only 65% !

Charles Jennings

If you’re supporting effective leaning and development in an environment where agility and innovation are at a premium then you’d better be prepared to support higher levels of collaborative and ‘trial-and-error’ learning – in the ‘70’ and ‘20’ zones.

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I Know It When I See It

Andy McAfee

Established vendors of collaboration software are modifying their offerings and repositioning them as social software platforms that have all the features and functions necessary to support the new modes of interacting and getting work done. – are just windowdressing on products that are still essentially geared for Collaboration 1.0. Whose products at present come closest to enabling Web 2.0-style collaboration and interaction in enterprise environments?