Using Google Wave for Task Management - Flock. I’m getting more and more into Google Wave as a collaboration tool.
I’m using it with Justin Levy for work stuff, with a whole host of people for my new business project, and I’m getting into the possibilities. I still have many wishes for it (post forthcoming). Today, I started using it for task management, shifting away from my use of “Things” on my Mac. Here’s my reasoning: We can only visit so many applications regularly as part of a flow. In a business flow, they work something like this: How Google Wave could transform journalism. Google Wave lets users collaborate live on documents.
The tech world is awash with excitement for today's scheduled release of 100,000 invitations to preview Google Wave. Seems like everyone is buzzing about how the collaborative Web tool will revolutionize how we do business, organize parties, manage projects with friends, cheat on homework and market brands (trust us, we've seen the news releases, plural). The term "Google Wave" has been on Twitter's top-trending list all day.
For the last two months, while we've been testing the Google Wave developer preview, we have been talking amongst ourselves about how this thing could change (or add to) what we do. So, here's a list of a few wild ideas we had for using Wave. Collaborative reporting: You may notice that double bylines aren't very common. The process usually involves one reporter talking to and researching a few things and another following a different set of sources and finally combining their findings toward the end. Top 10 Web Collaboration Tools (That Aren't Google Wave) - Google Wave's Best Use Cases. @arekkusu82: Realistically, Wave is just a new implementation of an old idea.
You can acheive much the same thing with SharePoint Discussion boards, or Microsoft Groove (which was developed by a different company before being gobbled up my Microsoft), or ShareFlow by zenbe. Wave is extensible, but so is SharePoint. Sure, the real time translation is pretty sweet, but all the "oooh, shiny" stuff in Wave are just features. The idea behind wave isn't anything groundbreaking...people just think it is because it's a Google project (Oooh!
Google's doing something new!). @arekkusu82: Given that Wave protocol is an open standard, not long. @Bill Clark: Yeah, it first looked to me like a fancy IRC client. But that doesn't stop me from wanting to try it. Google Wave 101 - Wave - Lifehacker. Gmail in real-time: Google does the Wave. Updated 12:28 p.m.
PDT with additional comments from Google. Google is ready to start talking about its answer to demand for real-time--yet organized--Internet communication. Google on Thursday publicly demonstrated Google Wave for the first time at the Google I/O conference in San Francisco. Billed as "the e-mail of the future," Google Wave is the result of a multiyear project inside of Google to reinvent the inbox, blending e-mail, instant messaging, photo sharing, and perhaps, with input from developers, connections to the world of social networking.
Google Wave is an attempt to "combine conversation-type communication and collaboration-type communication," said Lars Rasmussen, who launched the project with his brother Jens after Google acquired their mapping start-up in 2004. The Rasmussens were given the authority to create "one of the most autonomous independent groups we've had at Google," said co-founder Sergey Brin in a press conference following the demonstration. Top Web Resources - Flock. Google Wave Cinema: Pulp Fiction - Flock. Lost Inside Google Wave? 5 Waves To Make Your Life. If you are brand new to Google Wave (aren’t we all?)
And a bit confused, then you are going to love this post. The goal here is to point you in the right direction on the wave to get updated content and help. Please keep in mind you must be logged into your Wave account in order for the links in this post to connect you! I have another amazing guest author to thank for this article. Guia Google Wave: Vídeo com a apresentação oficial do Google Wav. Top Web Resources - Flock. Waving Goodbye to 2009 - Flock. Tips for Google Wave - Flock. As I’m getting more and more into using Google Wave, I’m coming to appreciate its collaborative value.
The only way that I’m using it right now is as follows: I come up with an idea. I want another opinion about the idea. I write it up in Wave. I share it with others and get them to collaborate with me. There might be other ways to be using it. What’s worked well for me, so far, is as follows. Tips for Google Wave Make two or three “sections” inside the wave, making the “main body” section the “top” one, where all the “official” work goes on. In this method, I’m working on planning out my new business, working on a new book with Julien, and a few other projects. And You? What’s worked well for you so far?
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