Collaborative Tools Skip to main content Try Wikispaces Classroom now. Brand new from Wikispaces. guest Join | Help | Sign In ThinkBinder FrontPage Attending? What to expect at a BarCamp Organizing? Real Time Virtual Collaboration As anyone who regularly uses the internet knows, we’re in the midst of an explosion of new web applications for collaboration and conferencing. These platforms use text chat, video, voice, screen-sharing and social media technologies for online, real-time meetings, but only the more costly services combine them all for use in large, global conferences. These services may well enhance public policy collaboration as well as citizen engagement, but many of the tools are so new, and their number so enormous, that it is very hard at this stage to make choices among them. The Real Time Virtual Collaboration (RTVC) is trying to solve that problem. In early May, the group held its first experimental event to test the feasibility of combining multiple technologies in a smoothly integrated conference experience. Open Space Technology principles provided the basic structure and approach for the RTVC, and more than 50 change management practitioners from around the world took part.
Google Wave As we announced in August 2010, we are not continuing active development of Google Wave as a stand-alone product. Google Wave will be shut down in April 2012. This page details the implication of the turn down process for Google Wave. Stage 1: Google Wave is read-only -- January 31, 2012 In this stage, you will no longer be able to create or edit waves. Marking a wave as read will also not be saved. The Differentiator Try Respondo! → ← Back to Byrdseed.com Campfire Current Campfire customers can sign in here. Hello, We launched Campfire back in 2006 so teams could easily collaborate online in real-time. Virtual meeting smackdown! 15 top Web conferencing services compared A screenshot from Watchitoo, an inventive and powerful new addition to the Web conferencing field. (Click for full size) Here are our top choices for live streaming tools, webinars & employee collaboration online Target audience: Nonprofits, brands, educators, foundations, NGOs, cause & community organizations, Web publishers, individuals. Updated Jan. 19, 2011. The following guide, originally created by TechSoup Global, has been significantly updated and expanded by J.D.
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