It is easy to create a listserv with OnlineGroups.net. In this how-to we walk you though the steps required to start your own listserv, on its own site, and get all the new members up and running.
Posts Categorized: Collaboration
One of the big advantages of a site with OnlineGroups.net over a normal listserv is that your site can have multiple groups, so it better suits the needs of your organisation and the group members.
At OnlineGroups.net we have recently added a new privacy setting, restricted, which is very useful for large sites.
In yet another article slamming email, and lamenting the lack of alternatives, Robert Barmorth writes, in Collaborative conversation in the post-email enterprise: Email is no longer an effective means of collaboration and some companies have even banned it – but what is the alternative? In the relatively short time of the couple of decades email… Read more »
Group collaboration is a great way for people to things done, learn and have fun together. When people work with others in a group, they can solve complex problems, coordinate their work and share valuable learning. Face to face meetings are great for group collaboration but they also have problems. Collaborating online can get around… Read more »
Today is Waitangi Day in Aotearoa New Zealand. It is a public holiday. The day when we recognise the Treaty of Waitangi, which is in many ways the founding document of our nation. It is why we call our country Aotearoa as well as New Zealand and why M?ori is an official language of New Zealand…. Read more »
Building collaboration is difficult. It involves helping others before they help you. To do that, you have to trust that the others are likely to help you. That trust grows when they help you. Once this positive feedback loop established is hard. Someone has to take the risk of beginning it. Taking that risk is… Read more »
Enterprise Social Networking “is the new battleground for all enterprise collaboration vendors:” writes Richard Edward in Moving on from a culture of collaboration by email. There is no doubt that Enterprise Social Networking (ESN) is growing, but ESN does not replace existing enterprise collaboration, especially collaboration using email.
Whatever technology you use, your main challenge in getting collaboration started is going to be social. So you may as well start using simple technology and work on the social factors. Building Collaboration is a Social Problem not a Technical One Collaboration one of the holy grails of organisations. Everything will go so much better… Read more »
You may have heard the line “If you are not paying for it, you are the product.” Evidently, it originated in Metafilter. It has been discussed on Lifehacker, Computerworld and Forbes. The statement is a reference to the older idea of “user generated content” or UGC. UGC has long been a holy grail of websites…. Read more »