Teams and Communities
Building Purpose Driven Communities for Mass Collaboration
Mass collaboration is a marketing term of increasing importance in today's socially oriented organizations. It is suggested that mass collaboration is the next big thing in business operations.
Project Collaboration Software Experts Inspire New Ways to Run a Business
Two partners in the firm, 37signals have a different outlook that can change the way you have ever imagined to run your business.
Tale of Penguins Shows How to Deal with Change
Co-authors of the business bestseller, "Our Iceberg is Melting: Changing and Succeeding Under Any Conditions" offer insights in dealing with change.
Extraordinary Client-Supplier Results from Shared Work Activities
Successful client-supplier relationships are revealing a passionately true story of greater accomplishments and results--so much more than one individual or organization alone can do. Read more for reader ROI checklist.
Do by Salesforce App Gets Everyone in Sync
Do is the Salesforce social productivity app designed to sync stuff you need to get done with other people. Free, mobile and no setup, Do is super easy to be productive right away.
Your Twitter Mojo - Tips on Twitter Social Networking
The path to success on Twitter, as Mark Schaefer author of The Tao of Twitter says, is created through three integrated elements. These quick tips can help you develop social networking capabilities.
How a Social Collaboration Platform Can Overcome Virtual Team Distance
How can your organization solve challenges of virtual team distance in terms of relationships and cultural differences -- and can social collaboration platforms help you overcome virtual distance?
OpenIDEO Innovation Platform for Social Good
IDEO's innovation platform called OpenIDEO is open to anyone to participate in and collaborate on ideas, but as IDEO suggests, for social or environmental good. Check out these ideas on OpenIDEO to innovate and collaborate as a community for the greater good.
Achieving Bolder and More Effective Collaboration Results
Interacting with peers, coworkers, partners or suppliers may require a set of actions for collaboration to effectively achieve results. More often than not, it is about asking the right questions to get to the heart of the matter.
Managing a 50,000 Member Online Community for Celebrating Home
What's it like to manage a 50,000 member online community? Read about engagement insights from the online community manager, Kenny Mobley at Celebrating Home.
Collaborative Relations for the Ages
Now, I’ve conceived collaborative relations in terms of what we need to know and do to develop it further as a discipline, in other words, defined as a branch of knowledge.
Communication and Collaboration Tips Using Social Technologies
Etiquette can impact more effective use of social technologies as well as help build better business network relationships.
Talent Analytics App Can Uncover Your Collaborative Style
Enterprise solution provider, Talent Analytics designed a data-rich profile builder to give your software tools the smarts to know more about your people and what works to build success in your organization.
Organizing Great Groups for Excellence
Candidates for Great Groups are more concerned and excited to start the next thing--as compared to thinking this one thing is the end all.
Bloomfire Knowledge Sharing Tool Builds on Community Collaboration
Bloomfire's knowledge sharing tools help build collaborative communities. Video recording and file sharing capabilities are enabling users to contribute learning and business communications on the fly.
How Habits Can Spark Innovation Programs
When old habits can be changed, they have the potential to be remade into newer desirable patterns, keystones that can change other habits and spark innovation. Author Charles Duhigg wrote about the power of habits that can transform everything.
Unleashing Your Organization’s Creative Potential for Innovation
Sir Ken Robinson writes and speaks extensively on the challenges of our educational systems and corporations in valuing creativity. Structural patterns that have to do with habits, such as the way things get done, shows leadership’s role in driving creative practices, as adapted from his book, can be a starting point for igniting creativity.
User Generated Content Tips and Websites
User generated content (UGC) is contributed, although the benefits of being the one telling the story or sharing the photo can also have significance for media like CNN, a blog community on Tumblr, and Wikipedia’s chronicle of events in the making.
Recommended Group Communication Apps and Tips to Use in Storms
Can you be better prepared to receive or send emergency information in a storm? Everybody can be better prepared to communicate in a storm by knowing your mobile device capabilities and specific apps for emergencies and group communication.
Wiggio for Groups Online Grows into Broad Use of Collaboration Tools
Wiggio’s easy way to work in groups is becoming known from college dorms to corporate workspaces - as technology buyers are clamoring for social productivity from online collaboration tools.
New Business and IT Partners on Application Development
Coming out of the shadows of making decisions on their own, business people adept at developing business solutions for themselves and their organizations are now gaining IT support. Citizen developers represent the new business users that will need to be empowered with tools and training materials, and with IT support, create new apps.
Recommended Reading - Collaboration Themes for Life and Business
Social media has created a catalyst that empowers us to communicate with the masses. But how do we acquire new skills for leading and managing for collaboration? These recommended books on collaboration themes have common ingredients to help us learn and grow our organizational strengths for the long term.
Zendesk’s New Social Channels for Customer Support Engagement
Zendesk's new financing is positioning the company to grow and is already helping its customers engage in social media channels to provide customer support and keep customers coming back.
Using Video for Social Learning
Video can be an engaging content medium, when done professionally, for social learning and sharing knowledge.
Client-Supplier Relationships from U.S. to Bali, Indonesia
To work with the people of Bali, like any foreign culture, is a learning experience. Trusting the people you are working with, understanding the culture, and overcoming language barriers, can go a long way to preserving the priceless work of artisans.
Dell’s Chris McNulty on SharePoint Business
Dell's CTO-SharePoint, Chris McNulty says SharePoint is revolutionary business technology and people use it as a core to their world. And you can be far more successful having people stay a part of that world through governance.
Skype and Lync Connectivity Ripe for Service and Support
Think of expanding connectivity and collaboration with your contacts. Supply chain partners or your key customer accounts using Lync with multiple contacts in the organization will connect with you easier.
5 Productivity Apps for Managing Tasks Online
To help improve workflow processes, software developers continue to focus on streamlining web-based productivity apps for managing tasks as well as adding team interactivity around projects, which attract more users.
7 Kanban Board Tools for Project Collaboration
Kanban boards are becoming popular online project collaboration tools for digital marketing programs, software development, and even innovation social gaming techniques. Seven Kanban tools are reviewed, offering free or low cost plans with advanced features.