Working Together When You Are Apart: Web-Based Collaboration Tools
Peter R. Hybert, CPT, Principal Consultant, PRH Consulting Inc.; and Dorothy A. Soelke, CPT, Senior Consultant, Soelke Consulting Inc.
Recorded on September 15, 2010
The cost of travel means teams that are not co-located must rely on collaborating via the web. Unfortunately, this sounds better than it works. You ca waste a lot of your team's time just trying to operate the web tool. This session will provide a decision matrix to help you evaluate your needs and the tools that will help meet them. We'll discuss how these tools can help your distributed work team be productive virtually.
- Describe key categories and functions of web collaboration tools
- Select appropriate tools for your team, given your requirements
- Describe key tips/watch-for's when working with a team via the web
- Get more done and reduce travel by working via the web
- Work effectively across networks and firewalls
- Avoid wasting team time and effort struggling with tools that don't meet your needs
- Minimize the cost of teamwork software
Peter Hybert, CPT, has over 20 years experience with training and performance improvement and is a Certified Performance Technologist. His clients span Fortune 500 firms to small- and mid-sized organizations in various industries. He has authored over 20 articles and presented more than ten times at international and local ISPI and ASTD events. He has also served as chairperson for ISPI's Awards of Excellence Committee, ISPI Nominations Committee, and Chicago Chapter President. For more information, visit http://www.prhconsulting.com.
Dottie Soelke, CPT, has worked in the ISD industry since 1986 and is also a Certified Performance Technologist. Dottie has authored/co-authored several articles and presented at ISPI's international conference, CISPI (Chicago chapter) mini-conference and cracker-barrel sessions, NorthWest Network sessions, and the Chicago eLearning & Technology Showcase. She served as a team member on the ISPI Awards Redesign Project, ISPI Nominations Committee, ISPI Awards of Excellence Committee, and the CISPI Board as VP of Publications. For more information, visit http://www.soelkeconsulting.com.