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A couple of interesting collaboration tools

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —October 4, 2005
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If your group needs to co-create a document here are two web-based tools which you might find useful:  JotSpot Live by JotSpot and Writeboard by 37signals. We use 37signals’ Basecamp, which is a web-based project management tool that enables our clients to collaborate with us in project planning and delivery. The hallmark of their software […]

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Brisbane this week

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —September 27, 2005
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I’ll be in Brisbane on Thursday this week. If you would like to catch up for a coffee please drop me a line: shawn AT anecdote DOT com DOT au

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Google Blog Search is now available

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —September 24, 2005
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If you are looking for blogs try Google Blog Search. One of the nice features is the ability to subscribe to your search via RSS or Atom. I’m using it to see who’s referring to our posts in the blogosphere so I can pop on over and contribute a comment.

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The Anecdote team grows to three

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —September 20, 2005
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I’m pleased to announce that Anecdote has moved to a new and exciting phase of its evolution with Mark Schenk and Andrew Rixon joining the company as Directors and experienced practitioners. Mark and I have had a long association starting with SMS Consulting Group where we kicked off their knowledge management programme. Since then we […]

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Firefighters in the US deploy a narrative database of near misses

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —September 20, 2005
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Wired has just reported that 38 fire departments across the US are beginning to use the National Fire Near-Miss Reporting System. Firefighters are encouraged to record their stories of what happened in the field for the day so other colleagues and other fire departments might learn from their experience. One unusual danger reported during the […]

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Advanced dotmocracy

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —September 13, 2005
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Jason Diceman just made a comment on the dotmocracy post pointing us to the Advanced Dotmocracy approach. There is even a comparison of both techniques on his website. Looks very well described and supported with handouts. I’ll have to give it a go to see how it works.

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The work of stories – MIT

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —August 24, 2005
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In May this year MIT hosted the Media in Transition conference which had the theme of: the work of stories. You can view the videos and papers here. Here are some direct links to audio or webcasts. Narratives of science Migratory Narratives: Why Some Stories Replicate Across Media, Cultures, Historical Eras Why Are Stories Violent? [via elearningpost] […]

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VOIP Technology – you should know about this

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —August 11, 2005
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Ron Rogers at Weby Systems does a fantastic job of keeping the technologies I use up and running. He has recently been testing VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol — phone on the web) and here is what he has to say.

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IBM and Sun build their blogging approach

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —August 9, 2005
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B.L. Ochman compares IBM’s and Sun’s blogging policies. It is interesting to note how IBM developed their approach: The core principles — written by IBM bloggers over a period of ten days using an internal wiki — are designed to guide IBMers as they figure out what they’re going to blog about so they don’t end up […]

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Knowledge Sharing Toolkit

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —August 7, 2005
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An excellent resource has been recently made available on the net: the knowledge sharing toolkit by David Bartholomew. It seems to be the product of David’s DBA studies of architectural and engineering firms. In addition to the 49 page how-to manual are the nine interesting case studies.

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