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Anybots Names Former Cisco Exec David Rogan CEO, Company Enters Into ‘Rebuild Mode’ Collaboration Is the New Competition - Ben Hecht. By Ben Hecht | 9:00 AM January 10, 2013 Leaders and organizations are acknowledging that even their best individual efforts can’t stack up against today’s complex and interconnected problems.

Collaboration Is the New Competition - Ben Hecht

They are putting aside self-interests and collaborating to build a new civic infrastructure to advance their shared objectives. It’s called collective impact and it’s a growing trend across the country. Quantified Self. Early prototype of "Quantimetric Self-Sensing" apparatus, 1996 (body sensing apparatus with Digital Eye Glass for realtime display of ECG, EEG, EVG, and other body sensing apparatus output[1]).

Quantified Self

The above-pictured "Quantimetric Self-Sensing" apparatus when removed from the body harness: Left-to-right: Respiration Sensor; ECG; EEG; Skin Conductivity; EVG (ElectroVisuoGram=Quantimetric EyeTap).[2] The Quantified Self[3] is a movement to incorporate technology into data acquisition on aspects of a person's daily life in terms of inputs (e.g. food consumed, quality of surrounding air), states (e.g. mood, arousal, blood oxygen levels), and performance (mental and physical). Such self-monitoring and self-sensing, which combines wearable sensors (EEG, ECG, video, etc.) and wearable computing, is also known as lifelogging. History[edit] According to Riphagen et al., the history of the quantimetric self-tracking using wearable computers began in the 1970s: The Team Brain: Beyond Email, Meetings, and Middle Management. Editor’s note: Justin Rosenstein is the co-founder of Asana.

The Team Brain: Beyond Email, Meetings, and Middle Management

He’ll be speaking at Disrupt SF on the future of work. This article is a precursor to a larger vision which he has offered to share at SXSW; you can vote for his talk here. When you watch a skilled guitarist play, it’s fascinating to see her left hand and right hand doing entirely different things, yet synchronized perfectly towards a common effort. The guitarist can perform complex tasks with many moving parts because she has a central nervous system with a sophisticated, unified brain. Her brain maintains a model of her external environment and goals within it and coordinates her hands to achieve them: One strums the strings to create the notes, the other presses the strings against the frets to set the pitch. It's a Bird, it's a's The Digital Workplace.

InShare13 Intranet owners and other IT product or service owners are often confused when they hear the term ”Digital Workplace”. What is it? Is it the same thing as an intranet? Is it a virtual desktop? What the Yammer Acquisition Says About Microsoft – and Enterprise Social Networking. By Al Campa On July 11, 2012 Much of the recent analysis on Microsoft’s $1.2B acquisition of Yammer focused on the slick application Yammer had built, their rapid viral adoption, and how it represented the assent of the social enterprise as the next hot category.

What the Yammer Acquisition Says About Microsoft – and Enterprise Social Networking

Certainly all this is true, as Yammer is a very simple and intuitive application, and had a devoted following of several million users. And Microsoft’s $1.2B speaks volumes about the value of the social enterprise to an established industry leader. Survey shows Office Workers, Bosses Want to Work from Everywhere and Anywhere. Microsoft Canada survey results found workers and bosses often feel more productive working remotely.

Survey shows Office Workers, Bosses Want to Work from Everywhere and Anywhere

Continuing with the Social Enterprise and Flows. [Note: This is the fifth in a series of posts about the Social Enterprise and the Big Shift.

Continuing with the Social Enterprise and Flows

The first post provided an introduction and overall context; the second looked specifically at collaboration, working together; the third looked at optimising performance, enjoying work, working more effectively. On Collaboration. Introduction Last week I spent some time looking at the Social Enterprise through the lens of The Big Shift.

On Collaboration

Cirovski defines leadership formula. During their run to a second straight CIS women's basketball championship last season, Windsor Lancers head coach Chantal Vallee agonized over some personnel decisions and the domino effect it would have on her team.

Cirovski defines leadership formula

2012 Global CEO Study. Overview For some time, businesses have been refining and optimizing their networks of suppliers and partners.

2012 Global CEO Study

But something just as meaningful has been happening – the sudden convergence of the digital, social and mobile spheres – connecting customers, employees and partners in new ways to organizations and to each other. In speaking face-to-face with 1,709 CEOs, general managers and senior public sector leaders around the globe, leaders confirmed that our new connected era is changing how people engage. How are CEOs responding to the complexity of increasingly interconnected organizations, markets, societies and governments? Our key findings center on: Empowering employees through values CEOs see greater organizational openness ahead. Videos: CEOs discuss their employee priorities Shared values driving key decisions. The Power Of Coordination. The ancient Chinese general Sun Tzu once wrote that “power comes from formation.”

The Power Of Coordination

Street art to takeover The Rocks, Sydney - Arts & Entertainment - Lifestyle - Fairfield Advance. General Assembly Incubator Takes in $4.25 Million. Arlene Weintraub9/7/11 General Assembly, a New York-based technology incubator, has raised $4.25 million, as announced today on the company’s blog by co-founder Brad Hargreaves. The funding round was led by Maveron, the Seattle-based firm co-founded by Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, with participation from Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Yuri Milner, Tom Vander Ark, Alexis Ohanian, Hosain Rahman, and Alex Asseily.

General Assembly opened in January in a 20,000 square-foot space that more closely resembles a college than a typical incubator. It was initially supported by organizations like Skype, Ideo, Silicon Valley Bank, and the New York City Economic Development Corp. Google: Mobile, social, cloud changing the way we work. 3 February 2012Last updated at 00:05 By Sebastien Marotte VP, Google Enterprise, EMEA Mobile multi-tasking: Google believes that mobile technologies and the rise of the tablet is changing the way we work As part of our Future of Work series running throughout February, we asked some experts to give us their take on how the way we work is going to change. Google's Sebastien Marotte is responsible for leading sales teams across EMEA, developing business strategy and identifying new growth opportunities for Google Enterprise in the region. He joined Google from Oracle where he was senior vice president of technology for the Asia Pacific region. Prior to that, he spent 15 years in sales management at Hyperion Solutions, subsequently acquired by Oracle.

Draw Diagrams Online using Collaborative Diagram Tools. 15 Free Tools for Web-based Collaboration. No man (or woman) is an island – and this statement can’t be any truer if you’re a designer or developer. Though paid/subscription services like Basecamp and Zimbra are great, individuals strapped for cash have a ton of alternatives that provide similar (if not better) features. In this article, you’ll find 15 free tools to help you facilitate remote/web-based collaboration. Whether you need basic whiteboarding/brainstorming tools or fully-featured project management applications – you should be able to find a tool or two that’s worth checking out. Google Docs Google Docs is an excellent application for collaboration.