Rave on communication


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Collaboration forms communities from the individual communications of others.

In our continually evolving society it is so important to be part of the community for your own discovery and to help socieity evolve even further.

This talk discusses how communication has evolved and the benefits that collaboration bring to our lives.

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Rave on communication

  1. 1. A short history of Communication… its good to talk, even better to collaborate!
  2. 2. Would there be society without communication ?
  3. 3. Pen is mightier than the sword... 1088 University of Bologna founded Knowledge starts to be shared to an increasing audience
  4. 4. Communication becoming an enabler... … used for positive and negative aims
  5. 5. Communication speaking too the masses... … information only flowing one way though!
  6. 6. The written word is now easier than ever to create... … still slow to share
  7. 7. The world is starting to communicate...… not necessarily all that well though!
  8. 8. Information becoming freelyavailable at your fingertips... … although created by the minority
  9. 9. A huge leap in information output... … driving ideas, connections and confusion
  10. 10. Everyone can get involved and collaborate... … allowing more communities to grow
  11. 11. Challenges in communication
  12. 12. Good communication should be...
  13. 13. Good communication is not boring..
  14. 14. How do you make something interesting... ...do you know why its appealing?
  15. 15. Engaging
  16. 16. History of communicationhttp://atlss.in/infogrphc
  17. 17. So how does Atlassiancommunicate & collaborate
  18. 18. Let the tools do the work
  19. 19. Managing the ambassadors... Daily task list Weekly reports 90 day goals Events planning Meetings... and more meetings.. Avoid drowning in email.. Expediting and dealing with issues...
  20. 20. JIRA queries now not so scary...
  21. 21. Communicate with confidence Communicate with Confluence Ambassadors have their own space Everyone has free run (except for deleting the whole space !!) Audit trail keeps people honest Really drives collaboration
  22. 22. Telling people who I am My Confluence home page Contact details / my location Recent documents / edits Planning activities
  23. 23. Making daily stand-ups more fun Talk about things we are learning Help each other priorities Identify dependant activities Talk to each other as human beings...
  24. 24. Work in progress
  25. 25. What I did last week...
  26. 26. Confluence for 90 day goals Simple to create tables Emoticons to make goal status easy to see Could also use status field Simple to understand for a wider audience
  27. 27. Atlassian Ambassadors Customer interviews / case studies Online promotion, blogging, tweeting Conferencing and community events University outreach – bridging the skills gap Atlassian user groups
  28. 28. A small tour around Europe !!
  29. 29. UK Atlassian user groups Bath / Bristol group starting soon Possible Reading group London kick-off planned Looking for willing customers to run groups Your user group needs you! www.atlassian.com/about/community/
  30. 30. Taking beer to the community
  31. 31. … and cool T-Shirts
  32. 32. Communication helped create our societyCommunication has many forms •Social networks, face to face, books & articlesCommunication has a life cycle •Inspirational, motivational, informationalCommunicate for success & fun! @Atlassian / @JR0cket
  33. 33. There has never been a better timeto communicateWhat do you want to share today? @Atlassian / @JR0cket
  34. 34. Thank you For everything Atlassian we have: www.atlassian.com blogs.atlassian.com answers.atlassian.com GoAtlassian YouTube channel