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  1. 1. Beyond the Blog: The New Rules ofCollaboration and Communication Brian Leach Steelray Software
  2. 2. Getting Status Updates One of the hardest jobs for the scheduler is getting status updates from the project team. Over 50,000,000 people do it voluntarily and frequently on Facebook? What’s going on here? What can we learn from this?
  3. 3. Meetings The status update meeting has its strengths and weaknesses.
  4. 4. Meetings Strengths Weaknesses Low latency Inconvenient More civility Inefficient High Fidelity Expensive
  5. 5. Phone & Internet Is there a more disruptive device than the phone? Email has its own drawbacks.
  6. 6. Remaining Deficiencies
  7. 7. A Market is Born This guy will sell you software that solves all of your problems. You can just go home now.
  8. 8. Users Respond
  9. 9. What Can We Learn About ProjectCollaboration?
  10. 10. Blogging Blogging changed the rules of publishing. Websites Weblogs Social Networks
  11. 11. Blogging Social networks have changed the rules of blogging. Websites Weblogs Social Networks Author to Audience Author to Audience Audience to Audience Audience to Author
  12. 12. YouTube
  13. 13. LinkedIn
  14. 14. MySpace
  15. 15. Twitter
  16. 16. Facebook
  17. 17. Facebook
  18. 18. Facebook Since 2007
  19. 19. Building Blocks Authentication Profile / Home Page Messaging File/Photo/Link Sharing External Notification Groups / Communities Application Platform Search
  20. 20. Why They Work
  21. 21. Social They promote communities. Nothing spreads as fast as news and gossip. Allow individuality and personality
  22. 22. Addictive Appeal to the news junkies. The more “friends”, the more “news”. Applications
  23. 23. Low Barrier to Entry Easy to get started Remains simple. Free
  24. 24. Near Zero FootprintNo installation.No documentation.No licensing.Few constraints.
  25. 25. Observers WelcomeSocial networking platformsdo not require activecontributions.They are all “lurker”friendly.
  26. 26. Easy to Use Easy enough to navigate and use. Short messages. Need not be time consuming. Very little learning curve.
  27. 27. Mobile Device Friendly They must be accessible from mobile devices. A minimum of typing is required. Limited real estate should not be a problem.
  28. 28. Encourage Networking Like the Internet, a network of networks. Make educated guesses about other people & information that you might find interesting.
  29. 29. Applying Success Factors to PM People are people, not resources. Technology should never get in the way. Loosely coupled networks work better. Self-Organizing can work well. Open API that works well. Publish/Subscribe Model. Keep it simple. Keep it familiar. More . . . for discussion.
  30. 30. Let’s Talk About This

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