Archive for the ‘Collaboration’ Category

Taming Twitter and Email

Posted by  chandni —April 24, 2009
Filed in Collaboration

Technology can be your best friend or your worst enemy. The two technologies I’ve managed to turn back into friendly allies are email and Twitter. Until recently I had my email and Twitter open all day. As a result I was being interrupted (and quite frankly would interrupt myself) checking email and Twitter and posting […]

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Knowledge strategies for natural resource management

Posted by  Mark Schenk —April 6, 2009
Filed in Collaboration, Strategy

In the second half of 2007, Anecdote worked with the Knowledge for Regional Natural Resource Management (K4RNRM) project in Land & Water Australia (LWA) to develop a methodology for the 56 NRM bodies in Australia to develop knowledge and information strategies. The output is documented in the Regional Knowledge Resource Kit (RKRK), a wiki that […]

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Building a collaborative workplace – the video

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —March 4, 2009
Filed in Collaboration

I’ve just uploaded the video of the presentation where you will see the embarrassing larger than life size portrait of me in my undies. Please skip over that part quickly. Building a collaborative workplace using stories from Shawn Callahan on Vimeo.

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Building a collaborative workplace with stories

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —March 3, 2009
Filed in Collaboration

Here’s my presentation (with audio) that I delivered to the Victorian Public Sector Continuous Improvement Network (VPSCIN) yesterday. Building a collaborative workplace View more presentations from ShawnCallahan. (tags: narrative change) I’m still trying to work out how to sync the audio with each slide. The Slideshare slidecast tool failed me so any help would be […]

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Honest signals

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —February 26, 2009
Filed in Collaboration

Alex Pentland is a Professor at MIT. He’s a pioneer in computational social science and Newsweek named him one of the 100 Americans likely to shape this century. When I saw this video I was reminded of the conversation I witnessed between two engineers and the honest signals (Pentland’s term for all those things we […]

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Will the real sponsor please stand up

Posted by  Mark Schenk —February 25, 2009
Filed in Collaboration

This morning I had a conversation with Mark Bennett about Anecdote’s CoP Health Check service. The health check focusses on elements of Etienne Wenger’s CoP model which includes executive sponsorship. The conversation with Mark highlighted how the issue of executive sponsorship needs to be addressed at numerous levels. There might be a business line sponsor […]

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Collaboration presentation in Canberra

Posted by  Mark Schenk —February 24, 2009
Filed in Collaboration, News

I am giving a presentation at the actKM monthly meeting on Tuesday 3rd March. The location is the National Archives of Australia in Barton. Arrive for drinks from about 5.15 pm with the presentation going from about 5.45 pm till 6.45 pm. Details are on the actKM website. The title of the presentation is ‘Collaboration….takes […]

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The power of hobbies in building community

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —February 23, 2009
Filed in Anecdotes, Collaboration

On that day when Adelaide’s temperature reached 46.7C I was running a workshop for the spatial modelling and drafting community of practice. Their ritual is to have a BBQ for lunch, which seems a little crazy given the heat but that didn’t stop us. We all retreated to air condition comfort to chow down on […]

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Communities and networks connection

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —February 16, 2009
Filed in Collaboration, News

Tomorrow is the big launch. Nancy White has been toiling away with Tony Karrer to develop a dynamic website that aggregates community and network blogs. Tony is the technical wiz behind the site and there are plenty of ways to discover new and interesting information about one of the topics I love: communities of practice. […]

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Community Orientations

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —February 15, 2009
Filed in Collaboration

A couple of weeks ago I ran a workshop for a community of practice, that I helped establish a 18 months ago, to reflect on what had been achieved. One of the exercises was to compare the community’s current state with the nine community orientations described in Etienne Wenger, Nancy White and John Smith’s forthcoming […]

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