Andrius recently posted about "who is interested in what" ref wikis etc.
(My apologies for breaking the thread by not keeping the same subject
line - this is done in haste)
The posting below comes from SocialEdge. Some of the links may lead to
things of interest..
Charles Cameron's games look interesting too. I like his postings - and
I have followed links to his games site - the games seem to and tie in
with Andrius' interest in networks of ideas.
There are some intriguing independent thinkers on Social Edge. I would
like to spend more time there than I do.
Jeff - I think you know Charles - is that right? Andrius do you know
him - I think you should....
If anyone finds these links lead to items of interest please share back
with us what you learn from them.
Wikis, VoIP, project management applications: How social entrepreneurs
collaborate when in different locations
Message #16 <http://www.socialedge.org/?13@@.3c49ca35/16
Posted by Mark Lewis on 05:48pm Sep 6, 2006 PST
Executive Director; Strategic Business Intelligence Group
SBIG's working on a website that should launch shortly, initially with a
basic information access look to it, but with an installed
infrastructure capable of supporting virtual office applicatoins like
video conferencing and online meetings. It makes sense to build an
online collaboration environment both for the organization's flexibility
and in terms of enabling capacity, but also so that we can engage people
outside our organizations in what we're working on. Eventually, I
envision web based streaming media content, interactive smart documents
that automatically adapt their structure, content or design as users
needs change by scouring the web for updated information, dynamic
meetings where white board applications embed multimedia files, web
links, live video and even connections to other virtual office
groups...the sky is the limit for these technologies. The larger
problem is gaining wide organizational acceptance and facilitating an
understanding about why we should remainon the leading edge of the
technology even when it appears we don't always need to do so at the
Message #17 <http://www.socialedge.org/?13@@.3c49ca35/17
>: More follow
Posted by plamb on 11:43pm Sep 6, 2006 PST
Dan: going back to your mention of facilitators I recently came across
an interesting group and process for offline and online collaborations
through meaning-filled conversations. Check out
Charles: Great icebreaker games. Can't wait to try them out...
Mark: good point about the challenge of gaing organization-wide
acceptance of new collaboration tools and innovations. Getting the tools
themselves is often the easy part. Training and integration into the
work flow is a much harder challenge...
Speaking of tools. Another interesting one for collaboration
It is a do-it-yourself website that
combines, blogs, wikis and social networking.
Next I hope we can talk more about best practices and processes for
But keep the questions and excellent comments coming!
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