The Art of Collaborating Effectively in Virtual Teams

Luis Suarez

So I thought I would go ahead and spend some time today covering those same 5 reasons she talked about extensively and build further up on some additional tips distributed teams could apply to help avoid those specific issues.

Launch Day of Communities and Networks Connection

Nancy White

I can’t learn and improve without the things I learn from my network and beyond. This requires some sort of “line of sight&# to that network. With that, I’m pleased to announce the launch of the Community & Networks Connection. TNT - The Network Thinker.

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Communities and Networks Connection

Tony Karrer

Today I get to announcement that I've been working with Nancy White to launch the: Communities and Networks Connection For those of you who don't know Nancy. Some thoughts from her post: This isn’t a community, and not as loose and open as a network.

changing structures

Harold Jarche

Networked structure —. Teams as the unit of work —. Self-governed teams —. Deployment of virtual teams —. “For the first time since the industrial revolution, organizations are changing at a fundamental level.

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Organizing for diversity and complexity

Harold Jarche

Part of the answer is in supporting communities of practice as a bridge between external networks and those doing the work. Project Teams do complex work (if it’s not complex, it will be outsourced & automated ) which requires strong interpersonal ties.

Narration of Work

Harold Jarche

Tweet I see three major principles for working smarter in networked organizations : Transparency. Hans de Zwart discusses a narrating-your-work experiment that had a 17 member team use Yammer to share daily experiences with colleagues.

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The Guru Problem

Martijn Linssen

Gilmour’s team also patented the magic that made the whole thing palatable to the gurus, who, after all, have little reason to celebrate tools that offer them nothing but an increase in the number of questions they receive daily.

Work Stream #1 – Learning Is the Work

Luis Suarez

And, typically, after an initial round of conversations, I would work with clients based on two distinctively different contexts: A customer may have recently purchased a particular Enterprise Social Networking platform (i.e.

Virtual Meeting Check-Ins & Icebreakers During A Pandemic

Beth Kanter

My first remote job was to work with a virtual team to manage an online network for artists, called Artswire. Since those days, I have continued to hone my virtual facilitation skills to design and deliver effective virtual meetings and trainings. As nonprofits are impacted by the CoronaVirus and need more virtual meeting skills, I’d like to share what I have learned. This post is #2 in a series I’ll be publishing on virtual meeting facilitation.

Remote Collaboration

Tony Karrer

My primary interest here are the methods and tools that allow us to work better as part of remote work teams. 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?

The Future of High-Performance Work Systems – Towards Meaningful Work

Luis Suarez

And when talking about competitiveness we should probably not forget about high performing teams either. Even more, from a Social Enterprise perspective, it’s perhaps the final frontier for all of us, knowledge (networked) workers, out there to claim that our work is now done!

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What is YOUR history of online facilitation?

Nancy White

Shifts have happened in online facilitation of communities and networks, for learning, teams, communities of practice, for advocacy and action, for games and play. In just over a week I’ll be in Ft. Worth, Texas, opening Monday’s session of the Elearning 2010 Conference.

Work Stream #4 – Speaking at Client Events

Luis Suarez

In fact, if there would be a need to justify the business case of social networking tools behind the firewall (Yes, in 2016 we still seem to have to do plenty of that!), How can we tame the email beast and free ourselves from its yoke and into social networking tools?

Notes from 2005

Harold Jarche

This is a continuation of my notes from 2004 … I see that 2005 was the year I started digging deeper into PKM/Networked Learning. Social media & the McLuhans’ Laws of Media : In looking at the newer social networking technologies [for learning] we could say that they: extend the learner’s voice; obsolesce the course as the unit of education. On running a virtual team : Stick to small groups, and.

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Collaboration and the Future of Talent Retreat

Kevin Wheeler

Virtual teams and teamwork are the subject of many corporate meetings and events. Participants from companies spanning the globe will come together for almost three days of learning and networking. They are experimenting with outsourcing, leasing employees, hiring contract workers, using more consultants and with breaking work into projects that interdependent teams work on. Outcomes are being co-produced and credit shared across countries and teams.

How To Facilitate Effective Virtual Meetings

Beth Kanter

The list of conferences cancelled is growing, with some now being delivered a virtual gatherings. It’s time to up your virtual facilitation and convening skills. My first remote job was to work with a virtual team to manage an online network for artists, called Artswire.

Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

A network may look to create many weak connections and amplify the flow of ideas and information, but have very little interest in being a community or group.) Find people and create connections (social networking)? If this is a work team, what processes and agreements will you need?

Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

A network may look to create many weak connections and amplify the flow of ideas and information, but have very little interest in being a community or group.) Find people and create connections (social networking)? If this is a work team, what processes and agreements will you need?

Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

A network may look to create many weak connections and amplify the flow of ideas and information, but have very little interest in being a community or group.) Find people and create connections (social networking)? If this is a work team, what processes and agreements will you need?

The Smarter Planet University Jam

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

IBM’s virtual worlds initiative was one of the recommendations coming out of the Jam. So were a number of projects, including intelligent utility networks, integrated transportation systems, smart healthcare payments, and Big Green innovations that helped form the core of IBM’s Smarter Planet initiative launched in November of 2008. Companies also want individuals who are comfortable working in project-based teams. For several years now, IBM has used a Web 2.0

Tech Wellness in the Nonprofit Workplace: Tips for Avoiding Collaborative Overload

Beth Kanter

As nonprofits become networked and different departments work across silos, we need to connect with more people than ever. Having too many platforms and tools for collaboration can confuse and annoy your team and partners. Make Solo Time A Part of Your Team Culture.

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: ABC and the Future of Media

John Hagel

Rebundling is where value capture will happen - at communities, reconstructors, markets, networks - that direct peoples attention to individualized casts. It will have lots of potentially painful implications in areas like syndication and network/station relationships.

2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

In fact, I’ll be doing a virtual presentation around it as well. There will also be growth in discussions and social networks for collaborative learning. So, I think the first part about growth of wikis, discussions, social networks for collaborative learning is right on the mark.

Getting Insight from Facebook Insight Requires Sense Making Skills

Beth Kanter

Virtual collaboration: ability to work productively, drive engagement, and demonstrate presence as a member of a virtual team. I noticed that someone in network shared it with her network but calling it a “Fun Friday Share.” [link].

Go straight to the finish line

Jay Cross

Lots of training directors have yet to grasp the concepts of learning through collaboration, the power of social networks, and less is more. The virtual classroom and blended learning were also less prevalent in reported practice than anticipated.

Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

A network may look to create many weak connections and amplify the flow of ideas and information, but have very little interest in being a community or group.) Find people and create connections (social networking)? If this is a work team, what processes and agreements will you need?

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Hamel on Management Innovation

John Hagel

Virtually all of the examples he cites of management innovation are confined to innovation in management processes within the enterprise. In some cases, like certain entrepreneurial companies in China, it is built upon a breakthrough management innovation – global process network management.