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Home - Mural. SLACK. COLLABORATION. Tech_of_cooperation_map.jpg (JPEG Image, 1944 × 792 pixels) - Scaled (52%) Team Productivity. (97) Search - project management tools. 9 Web Conferencing Platforms for Education and Collaboration 2.0: What Should Your Organization Use? Screenshot of me using Adobe Connect Have you ever been in a classroom and had the teacher ask, “If you can hear me please click on the smiley face?”

If so, you have tasted education 2.0—impersonal yet far-reaching and convenient. There are several web conferencing platforms that individuals, organizations, schools, and businesses have to choose from. We want to break down the top nine that we feel are the most competitive in the space right now. In fact, they are so competitive that since doing most of this research just a few months ago the prices and features have noticeably changed. Web conferencing has a plethora of uses, whether it’s teaching or tutoring, collaborating in real time over a report, or holding a webinar that allows participants to chat and discuss the topic concurrently. Professional Suites The “top-grade” web conferencing platforms are delivered by Adobe Connect, Saba, and Cisco WebEx. Mid-Level Suites Open-Source Suite Big Blue Button – $0 for Unlimited Participants. Best Online Collaboration Tools 2010 - Robin Good's Collaborative Map.

List of collaborative software. This list is divided into proprietary or free software, and open source software, with several comparison tables among different product and vendors characteristics. It also includes a section of project collaboration software, which are combining with cloud computing services to become a standard feature in an emerging category of computer software: collaboration platforms. There may be some overlap between this list and the list of wiki software. Collaborative software[edit] The following are software applications or solutions including free software: Comparison of notable software[edit] General Information[edit] Comparison of unified communications features[edit] Comparison of collaborative software features[edit] Comparison of targets[edit] Open source software[edit] The following are open source applications for collaboration: Standard client–server software[edit] Groupware: Web based software[edit] Other[edit] Project collaboration software[edit] Web-based software[edit] Other[edit]

Llaborative working — Penny Walker’s blog. Tempting and disconcerting in equal measure: being asked to write a book is such a flattering thing, dangerously seductive; being asked to write a book is such a frightening thing, because “what if it’s rubbish?” Putting something in writing is a moment of commitment: hard for an inveterate hedger and fence-sitter like me. (I couldn’t even decide between ‘hedger’ and ‘fence-sitter’, could I?) Avoiding temptation, taking courage In an attempt to stop it being rubbish, and to remind myself that it’s not me that’s being flattered – it’s the wise things I’ve learnt from others – I made a conscious choice to stand on shoulders of giants both for theory and for tips that really make a difference, when writing Working Collaboratively.

I found some great academic research and theory before I decided that I really needed to stop reading and get on with writing. What kind of collaboration? I knew I wanted to include examples, and there were plenty out there even from a cursory look. What did I say? GroupDraw. The better way to tell your stories. Board. Web-based Goal Setting Software. Keep Goals On Track Create SMART Goals Writing your goals in a SMART way makes it much more likely that you'll succeed.

Follow the goal creation form instructions to ensure your goals are Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Timely. Chunk it Down The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your long, complex, overwhelming goals into small, manageable chunks. See Instant Progress Seeing immediate progress on whatever you do is the most powerful motivation sources. Sample Goal Templates & Action Plans Don't know what goals to set or where to start? Get The Right Things Done Tame Your To-do List Stop getting frustrated and overwhelmed by your to-do list. Use Your Time Wisely If you don't manage your time, you will surely waste time. Day Planner On-the-go Print out a Day Planner sheet with all your active goals and tasks for today.

Succeed through Visualization Visualize Your Success Use Your Subconscious Mind Consciously Build Success Habits. Project management software, online collaboration: Basecamp. Solution for online meetings, presentation, team work and TeamViewer features. Decision wizard: List of all features with evaluation and comparison possibility TeamViewer as an all-in-one solution can also be used forhome office, support and server administration.Find more information here. Here you get to the TeamViewer download area. Community Managers Share The Best Apps and Tools For Productivity. This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business.

In honor of Community Manager Appreciation Day on Jan. 23, we asked several leaders in community management about the apps and tools they swear by for their social media management. Whether it's filtering through mass amounts of content, managing a project or professionally presenting a company, community managers provide and mediate communications both inside and outside of the business. Fortunately, there are a lot of resources small businesses can utilize for better productivity. Are there other tools or tricks you use to manage a community? Let us know your favorites in the comments. Organization "As a community manager, I find myself in need of a good way to create forms fairly often. "I use TweetDeck for one reason only — it allows me to schedule my tweets for later. Analytics "One app I love is Simply Measured.

Zimbra offers Open Source email server software and shared calendar for Linux and the Mac. A new Google Docs - Docs Blog. They say a house is only as good as its foundation, and we believe the same holds true for web applications like Google Docs. With our old foundation, we could continue delivering most features you wanted quickly, but over time it became clear that some just weren’t possible. So we decided to rebuild the underlying infrastructure of Docs to give us greater flexibility, improved performance and a better platform for developing new features quickly.

Today, we’re pleased to announce preview versions of the new Google document and spreadsheet editors and a new standalone drawings editor, all built with an even greater focus on speed and collaboration. To get a taste of what’s new today, check out our video: A better document editorWe’ve brought the responsive, real-time editing experience you’ve come to expect from our spreadsheets over to documents, which means you can now see character-by-character changes as other collaborators make edits. Memonic - The Collaborative Online Notebook.