Collaboration platforms/ technologies
It’s a time of transition for Anybots , the 11-year-old Silicon Valley company which makes remote-controlled robots that are meant to serve as “mobile telepresence systems.” Anybots Names Former Cisco Exec David Rogan CEO, Company Enters Into ‘Rebuild Mode’
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. They are putting aside self-interests and collaborating to build a new civic infrastructure to advance their shared objectives. Collaboration Is the New Competition - Ben Hecht
Quantified Self The Quantified Self [ 1 ] 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 or sousveillance . Other names for using self-tracking data to improve daily functioning [ 2 ] are “self-tracking”, "auto-analytics", “body hacking” and “self-quantifying”. [ 3 ] [ edit ] History
The Team Brain: Beyond Email, Meetings, and Middle Management Editor’s note : Justin Rosenstein is the co-founder of Asana .
in Share 8 It's a Bird, it's a Plane...it's The Digital Workplace | The Content Economy
What the Yammer Acquisition Says About Microsoft – and Enterprise Social Networking By Al Campa On July 11, 2012
Microsoft Canada survey results found workers and bosses often feel more productive working remotely MICROSOFT CANADA CO. | Survey shows Office Workers, Bosses Want to Work from Everywhere and Anywhere
[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
On Collaboration Introduction Last week I spent some time looking at the Social Enterprise through the lens of The Big Shift . Responses, in terms of comments, suggestions, retweets, Likes and +1s were heartening, and I am grateful. Thank you. Today I’m going to continue with that perspective, this time drilling down into the subject of collaboration.
Cirovski defines leadership formula | Consultation Assessment Articles 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. Vallee went with her gut instincts and she was proven right not just by the results on the floor, but also by the cold calculations of a computerized analysis of the Lancers' team leadership and chemistry after the season. "I thought I was making the right decision and this verified it," said Vallee of having her team work with PEAK Consulting of Tecumseh on a social network analysis. "This would have been nice to know during the season.
2012 Global CEO Study Overview For some time, businesses have been refining and optimizing their networks of suppliers and partners. 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.
The Power Of Coordination The ancient Chinese general Sun Tzu once wrote that “power comes from formation.” Fundamentally the way one creates power is by coordinating the pieces in a strategic formation. This is like a great chess player setting up the first few moves to position her pieces in an optimal pattern.
WHAT: Project 5 – Street Art Events at The Rocks Square. WHEN: Retrospective Art Exhibition (March 1-25), Live Art Event (March 9-11), Artist Talks (March 12), Art Auction (March 22) COST: Free DETAILS: project5.com.au Paint will spill at Rocks Square at The Rocks to the tunes of Future Classic DJ’s from Friday March 9 to Sunday March 11. Artists Vexta, Luke Cornish (E.L.K.), James Reka and Regan Tamanui (Haha) will paint live across the three days and Sydneysiders can experience a behind the scenes look into the artwork creation for the next instalment of Project Five - a street art initiative. Rocks Square at The Rocks is set to transform into the largest open-air art studio with Future Classic DJ’s Nathan McLay and James McInnes on the turntables in this free public art event. Street art to takeover The Rocks, Sydney - Arts & Entertainment - Lifestyle - Fairfield Advance
Arlene Weintraub 9/7/11 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. General Assembly Incubator Takes in $4.25 Million
Google: Mobile, social, cloud changing the way we work 2 February 2012 Last updated at 19:05 ET 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.