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Workspace Tour

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Workspace Tour

  1. 1. The Horticulture Workspace Department of Horticulture's Home for Collaboration Tour Overview <ul><ul><li>About the Horticulture Workspace </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How it works </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tools and case studies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support, development, and security </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ideas for getting started </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. The Horticulture Workspace Department of Horticulture's Home for Collaboration It's about you! <ul><li>Take advantage of free tools and support to help you become more efficient and effective .  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Just a few examples of what's possible... </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborative authorship and review </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Streamlined communication and networking </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Effective project management </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. The Horticulture Workspace Department of Horticulture's Home for Collaboration It's about you! <ul><li>Become a part of  the Horticulture Hub </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Get to know your colleagues and find out what they do </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Stay up to date on personal projects, the work of your peers, and happenings within the department, community, state, nation, and world! </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. The Horticulture Workspace Department of Horticulture's Home for Collaboration It's about community and collaboration <ul><ul><li>Manage, document and report on your project in one location. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discuss research results, outreach ideas, and experiences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Store all images, reports, and presentations for 24-7 access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discuss pressing questions.  Stay on top of what your group members are thinking. Make decisions. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work on group projects, including web content, proposals, articles, presentations, problem-solving </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. The Horticulture Workspace Department of Horticulture's Home for Collaboration Groups <ul><li>The workspace is centered around groups.   You can: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Join a currently existing group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create your own by filling out a new group request form. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>*When you create content, whether it be a group wiki page, a forum post, or a blog update, you may select one or more of your groups as your audience.  The content is then posted into that group. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Horticulture Workspace Department of Horticulture's Home for Collaboration Groups <ul><ul><li>Each group has its own </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wiki </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Forum </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Groups can be public or private </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You can message or view all members </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs can be posted into a group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Group home page features a stream of recent group activity </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. The Horticulture Workspace Department of Horticulture's Home for Collaboration Example Group Home Page
  8. 8. The Horticulture Workspace Department of Horticulture's Home for Collaboration Wiki <ul><li>The wiki is the most widely used feature within groups and gives you the power of group collaboration  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>What is a wiki?   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A wiki is a collection of Web pages designed to enable anyone with access to contribute or modify content, using a simplified markup language.  Wikis are often used to create collaborative websites and to power community websites . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>From Wikipedia   </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. The Horticulture Workspace Department of Horticulture's Home for Collaboration Wiki <ul><ul><li>Group members can edit a page or add a new page </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You can also: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Add comments </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Track revisions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Upload a photo </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Upload documents </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Add a link </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>For more detailed instructions on how to use the wiki, visit the help section once logged in to the workspace </li></ul>
  10. 10. The Horticulture Workspace Department of Horticulture's Home for Collaboration Forum <ul><ul><li>Keep track of important conversations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Group members can be automatically notified when someone has contributed to the conversation </li></ul></ul>Blog <ul><ul><li>Blogs can be posted into a group and posted to the front page of the workspace </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep your colleagues up to date on your work, important announcements, or other relevant happenings.  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bookmark important posts </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. The Horticulture Workspace Department of Horticulture's Home for Collaboration Above and beyond <ul><ul><li>Other tools can be embedded </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Google calendar </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Google documents </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Videos </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web-conferencing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Hort department offers free web conferencing through Adobe connect </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Contact Wayne at woodw@hort.oregonstate.edu </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  12. 12. The Horticulture Workspace <ul><ul><li>Run a Lab Group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Run a Committee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Run a Project Group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teach a class </li></ul></ul>Department of Horticulture's Home for Collaboration You can use the workspace to:
  13. 13. The Horticulture Workspace <ul><ul><li>Keep lab protocols </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide space for individual worker's projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Write and review methods and materials, results, etc. </li></ul></ul>  Lab Group Example from PBGWorks - a similar workspace.
  14. 14. The Horticulture Workspace <ul><ul><li>Maintain documentation in a central location </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep contact information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Have a place for meeting minutes, etc. </li></ul></ul>  Committee Example from eOrganic - a similar workspace.
  15. 15. The Horticulture Workspace <ul><ul><li>Make collaborators members </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep documentation in a wiki </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Upload images to central location </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communicate through blogs and forum. </li></ul></ul>  Project Group Example from eOrganic - a similar workspace.
  16. 16. The Horticulture Workspace Department of Horticulture's Home for Collaboration Development <ul><ul><li>The horticulture workspace is in an ongoing state of development. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>New features will continually be added </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The user experience will be upgraded </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Something missing that you would like to see?  Let us know. </li></ul></ul></ul>Help Us Help You!   Feedback is greatly appreciated!  Contact Matt at jagerm@hort.oregonstate.edu
  17. 17. The Horticulture Workspace Department of Horticulture's Home for Collaboration Support <ul><li>Meet Matt - a part time staff member is here to help you! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In person or virtual trainings available </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Continuous development of help materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stop by ALS 4017 or call (541)-737-3483 </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. The Horticulture Workspace Department of Horticulture's Home for Collaboration Security <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Access can be restricted to sensitive groups, wiki pages, uploaded documents, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data is backed up on a secure server daily. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Entire site managed internally through the horticulture department </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. The Horticulture Workspace Department of Horticulture's Home for Collaboration Where do I start? <ul><ul><li>Take a moment to update your user profile </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Join a group or start your own by filling out the new group request form </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Get more in-depth information about how to perform specific tasks by perusing our help section </li></ul></ul>

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