Embracing Web 2.0 Technologies to Grease the Wheels of Team Cohesion IWMW July 2008 Andy Ramsden Marieke Guy eatbath-prese...
aims <ul><li>Review our experiences of adopting more web 2.0 characteristics and technologies to enhance team cohesion wit...
how the session will run <ul><li>Collaborative learning experience </li></ul><ul><li>Experiential learning experience </li...
ways we can communicate  QR for mobile number 07624 804921 #iwmw2008
Do you like my shirt? <ul><li>Yes </li></ul><ul><li>No </li></ul><ul><li>Is my handset being logged? </li></ul>
Where would you place the team you work in … <ul><li>Shared documents in Word or equivalent format. Shared and discussed v...
Are you trying to move towards 5? <ul><li>Yes </li></ul><ul><li>No </li></ul><ul><li>Not sure </li></ul>Are you in a team ...
why move towards point E? For those that said yes, why are you trying to move towards point 5? What benefit do you see? 07...
why move towards point E? 07624 804921 Q1 crowdscaling Q1 We need to make use of all available technologies so we can prom...
Group Activity 1: The dispersed team In groups of 3 or 4, describe some of the issues you might expect to see developing o...
E-learning team @ bath: context <ul><li>8 people altogether </li></ul><ul><li>5 in office (hub), of which, two rooms – 2 t...
E-learning team @ bath: why change? <ul><li>team is not effective </li></ul><ul><li>lacks cross fertilisation of ideas </l...
E-learning team @ bath: how change? <ul><li>Characteristics of Web 2.0: </li></ul><ul><li>harness the power of the crowds ...
current practice in this room <ul><li>Yes </li></ul><ul><li>No </li></ul>Within your team do you regularly share web resou...
Current practice in this room (2) 07624 804921 How do you share these web resources? E-mail, shared document, wiki, blog, ...
Word cloud from sms activity
current practice in this room (3) <ul><li>Yes </li></ul><ul><li>No </li></ul>Within your team do you regularly share your ...
Current practice in this room (4) 07624 804921 How do you share your thoughts about the web resources you’ve shared within...
Was this the easy win? 07624 804921 <ul><li>harness the power of the crowds </li></ul><ul><li>collective intelligence </li...
Group Activity 2: Sharing resources 07624 804921 In the same group as before, do you think it is important to share web re...
Where should we go from here? <ul><li>The easy win (meaningful activity) </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboratively creating stuff ...
The easy win: e-learning SSS <ul><li>Group Blog </li></ul><ul><li>Team effort – paired hub with spoke, techie with LTO </l...
Collaboratively creating stuff: wiki <ul><li>password protected </li></ul><ul><li>heads up on what people doing. Changes t...
Collaboratively creating stuff: working papers <ul><li>promote critical reflection in team </li></ul><ul><li>heads up for ...
Communicating stuff: background noise “ a … social experiment with no roadmap” Howe (2006/7 Time Magazine) 07624 804921 Ov...
Communicating stuff: ideas 07624 804921 Overall score  5/10 Geraldine - http://edsgmj.wordpress.com/ - no blog roll Nitin ...
General evaluation (phase 1) 07624 804921 Overall score  5/10 Not all the team engaged Ugly Not consistent in terms of use...
where next? (phase 2: roll out) 07624 804921 <ul><li>Breadth and depth </li></ul><ul><li>enforce a more structured use of ...
mini barcamp … across to you 07624 804921 Who in the room would like to share their experiences of adopting a web 2.0 appr...
thank you & questions 07624 804921 Andy Ramsden [email_address] eatbath-present08 andyramsden Feedback for me … what did y...
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    1. Embracing Web 2.0 Technologies to Grease the Wheels of Team Cohesion IWMW July 2008 Andy Ramsden Marieke Guy eatbath-present08 andyramsden QR for text of presentation
    2. aims <ul><li>Review our experiences of adopting more web 2.0 characteristics and technologies to enhance team cohesion within the e-learning team at the University of Bath </li></ul><ul><li>Provide the opportunity for people to share different approaches and effective practice (a mini barcamp) </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/bidryboo/300945382/
    3. how the session will run <ul><li>Collaborative learning experience </li></ul><ul><li>Experiential learning experience </li></ul><ul><li>Audience participation </li></ul>
    4. ways we can communicate QR for mobile number 07624 804921 #iwmw2008
    5. Do you like my shirt? <ul><li>Yes </li></ul><ul><li>No </li></ul><ul><li>Is my handset being logged? </li></ul>
    6. Where would you place the team you work in … <ul><li>Shared documents in Word or equivalent format. Shared and discussed via email. F-2-F meetings focus on admin. </li></ul><ul><li>Between 1 & 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Effectively using collaborative tools such as wikis and social bookmarking tools. All people in the team regularly maintain a individual blog, and we have agreed on tagging conventions. </li></ul><ul><li>Between 3 and 5 </li></ul><ul><li>Effectively using communication tools to support content creation tools. Face to face meetings focus on developmental and team cohesion activities. Layers of different aggregation for rss infeeds so that people get an effective way of viewing material. </li></ul>
    7. Are you trying to move towards 5? <ul><li>Yes </li></ul><ul><li>No </li></ul><ul><li>Not sure </li></ul>Are you in a team which is actively trying to move towards Point 5 (on previous slide)? 07624 804921
    8. why move towards point E? For those that said yes, why are you trying to move towards point 5? What benefit do you see? 07624 804921 Tag responses: Q1
    9. why move towards point E? 07624 804921 Q1 crowdscaling Q1 We need to make use of all available technologies so we can promote them to the rest of the instituion. Nice to be proactive and highlight opportunities Q1 a streamlined faster adoption of useful technologies through better communication. Q1 efficient communication. Greater time/work efficiency. Q1 to bring together a dispersed organization Q1 browsable project history, logging, accountability Better group comunicatiom
    10. Group Activity 1: The dispersed team In groups of 3 or 4, describe some of the issues you might expect to see developing over time in the following team scenario. You should think about this from the perspective of both the office based worker and the distance worker. What approaches might you adopt to reduce any negative effects? ------------------------------------------------------------ 5 people work in a team, with a few people working on each small project. These people have only been working together for 6 months. 1 person works from home (about 150 miles away), so only make it for the occasional meeting. While another member of the team works on a different campus (2 miles away). The other three work in the same office. 07624 804921 iwmw2008-ar-ga1
    11. E-learning team @ bath: context <ul><li>8 people altogether </li></ul><ul><li>5 in office (hub), of which, two rooms – 2 techies & 3 LTs </li></ul><ul><li>3 in departments </li></ul><ul><li>Six months ago, 0 kept a work/ professional blog, 5 had delicious accounts for their own use. </li></ul>07624 804921 http://www.flickr.com/photos/toshio1/396874473/
    12. E-learning team @ bath: why change? <ul><li>team is not effective </li></ul><ul><li>lacks cross fertilisation of ideas </li></ul><ul><li>doesn’t scale with more people </li></ul><ul><li>slow emergence of new skills / ideas </li></ul>07624 804921
    13. E-learning team @ bath: how change? <ul><li>Characteristics of Web 2.0: </li></ul><ul><li>harness the power of the crowds </li></ul><ul><li>collective intelligence </li></ul><ul><li>democratisation of content creation </li></ul><ul><li>re-use (mashing) content </li></ul><ul><li>mass participation </li></ul><ul><li>read / write web </li></ul><ul><li>not controlling behaviour </li></ul><ul><li>social networks </li></ul>07624 804921 <ul><li>My role (Phase 1): </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure what we do as individuals or in small projects is open (transparent) to the rest of the team. </li></ul><ul><li>Create a sense of “critical friends across the team”. </li></ul><ul><li>Empower people to take ownership </li></ul><ul><li>Reward initiative </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage more risky behaviour </li></ul><ul><li>Lead by example </li></ul><ul><li>Let go … watch them fly </li></ul><ul><li>Find some easy wins </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/tgr/115680871 http://www.flickr.com/photos/bensheldon/212159782
    14. current practice in this room <ul><li>Yes </li></ul><ul><li>No </li></ul>Within your team do you regularly share web resources such as web urls? 07624 804921
    15. Current practice in this room (2) 07624 804921 How do you share these web resources? E-mail, shared document, wiki, blog, bookmark software … Tag responses: Q2
    16. Word cloud from sms activity
    17. current practice in this room (3) <ul><li>Yes </li></ul><ul><li>No </li></ul>Within your team do you regularly share your thoughts about these resources? 07624 804921
    18. Current practice in this room (4) 07624 804921 How do you share your thoughts about the web resources you’ve shared within your team? #iwmw2008 AM
    19. Was this the easy win? 07624 804921 <ul><li>harness the power of the crowds </li></ul><ul><li>collective intelligence </li></ul><ul><li>democratisation of content creation </li></ul><ul><li>re-use (mashing) content </li></ul><ul><li>mass participation </li></ul><ul><li>read / write web </li></ul><ul><li>not controlling behaviour </li></ul><ul><li>social networks </li></ul>Process: Agree on tags, bookmark resources (delicious), review resource on your individual blog (using tags), rss infeed to group blog / wiki
    20. Group Activity 2: Sharing resources 07624 804921 In the same group as before, do you think it is important to share web resources across the whole team? If not, could you explain why. What strategies do you think we’d need to employ to make this a success? ------------------------------------------------------------ 5 people work in a team, with a few people working on each small project. These people have only been working together for 6 months. 1 person works from home (about 150 miles away), so only make it for the occasional meeting. While another member of the team works on a different campus (2 miles away). The other three work in the same office. iwmw2008-ar-ga2
    21. Where should we go from here? <ul><li>The easy win (meaningful activity) </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboratively creating stuff </li></ul><ul><li>Communicating stuff </li></ul>07624 804921
    22. The easy win: e-learning SSS <ul><li>Group Blog </li></ul><ul><li>Team effort – paired hub with spoke, techie with LTO </li></ul><ul><li>agree on tags </li></ul><ul><li>slideshare </li></ul><ul><li>flickr </li></ul><ul><li>personal blogs </li></ul><ul><li>delicious </li></ul><ul><li>twitter (eatbath) </li></ul><ul><li>podcast post session </li></ul>07624 804921 http://www.tasterseries.wordpress.com Overall score 7/10
    23. Collaboratively creating stuff: wiki <ul><li>password protected </li></ul><ul><li>heads up on what people doing. Changes to pages and rss infeeds from blogs, slideshare, delicious etc </li></ul>07624 804921 Overall score 8/10
    24. Collaboratively creating stuff: working papers <ul><li>promote critical reflection in team </li></ul><ul><li>heads up for others at Bath about what we are doing </li></ul><ul><li>include wider members of the team in earlier as a critical friend </li></ul><ul><li>promote ourselves at UK HEI level. </li></ul>07624 804921 Overall score 6/10 Work Flow Ind Blog >> f-2-f >> Wiki >> Blog >> OPuS
    25. Communicating stuff: background noise “ a … social experiment with no roadmap” Howe (2006/7 Time Magazine) 07624 804921 Overall score ? Lindsay follows: Andy, Roger, Nitin Andy follows: Lindsay, Roger, Nitin Nitin follows: Andy Roger Lindsay Roger follows: Andy Nitin Lindsay Lindsay updated in last 48 hours Andy updated in last 48 hours Nitin updated in last 48 hours Roger not since May Nitin work related 8 out of 20 Andy work related 14 out of 20 Lindsay work related 9 out of 20
    26. Communicating stuff: ideas 07624 804921 Overall score 5/10 Geraldine - http://edsgmj.wordpress.com/ - no blog roll Nitin - http://colligo.wordpress.com/ - links to 3 people in team Roger - http://rogergardner.wordpress.com/ - links to 2 people in team Andy - Mobile - www.mobile-learning.blog-city.com Andy - General - andyramsden.wordpress.com - no blog roll Lindsay - http://lindsayjordan.edublogs.org/ - no blog roll
    27. General evaluation (phase 1) 07624 804921 Overall score 5/10 Not all the team engaged Ugly Not consistent in terms of use of tags Bad Not enforced, people seem to see benefits, significant change in work practices in 5 months Good
    28. where next? (phase 2: roll out) 07624 804921 <ul><li>Breadth and depth </li></ul><ul><li>enforce a more structured use of the tags </li></ul><ul><li>engage with other members of the team </li></ul><ul><li>accommodate more diversity in tools (delicious and diigo) using Yahoo Pipes </li></ul><ul><li>adopt more tools (podcasting & dipity) </li></ul><ul><li>roll out CRM software </li></ul>
    29. mini barcamp … across to you 07624 804921 Who in the room would like to share their experiences of adopting a web 2.0 approach to trying to enhance team cohesion? What have you done, and what lessons have you learnt?
    30. thank you & questions 07624 804921 Andy Ramsden [email_address] eatbath-present08 andyramsden Feedback for me … what did you like, what should I stop doing, and how might I improve this session? Tag responses: Q3

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