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Select appropriate collaboration tools for a given

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How do we select the right tool for the job? Select appropriate collaboration tools for a given situation. Based on Media Choice Theories Concept of task-technology-fit Select collaborative technology that fits the requirements of the situation Appropriateness and suitability (norm vs. tech capability) Example: Media Richness Theory Complex tasks require richer media: Complex discussions should take place face-to-face or in other rich media Simple message transfer should use lean media: e.g. eMail 15 INFS1000: Digital Business Innovation
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Communication needs analysis Analyse how people work to identify communication needs: scenarios that might benefit from the use of collaboration tools . Identify scenarios 1 Analyse each of the identified scenarios and list requirements regarding the use of collaboration tools. Analyse Requirements 2 Select collaboration tools that match the requirements in terms of their characteristics. Select collaboration systems 3 Justify tool choices and show how they would be used in the scenarios. Justify choices 4 16 INFS1000: Digital Business Innovation
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Criteria to describe collaboration systems Synchronicity asynchronous synchronous Content control No control Version management Version control Persistence Low: no record is kept High: everything is stored Symbol set Text Speech Facial expressions Multimedia Rehearsability Low: messages cannot be changed High: messages can be edited before sharing Audience One to One One to Many Many to Many 17 INFS1000: Digital Business Innovation
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How Can You Use Collaboration Systems to Manage Content? Ways of organizing content-based collaboration no control of versioning e.g. email version management e.g. Wiki s version control e.g. MS SharePoint 18 INFS1000: Digital Business Innovation
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Criteria to describe collaboration systems Synchronicity asynchronous synchronous Content control No control Version management Version control Persistence Low: no record is kept High: everything is stored Symbol set Text Speech Facial expressions Multimedia Rehearsability Low: messages cannot be changed High: messages can be edited before sharing Audience One to One One to Many Many to Many 19 INFS1000: Digital Business Innovation
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Typical collaborative systems classified Synchronicity Content control Persistence Symbol set Rehearsability Audience Face-to-face Wikis Blogs Instant Messaging Tele Conference synchronous No control Low Body language Low All possible asyn- chronous Version management High Text, Multimedia High Many-to- many asyn- chronous Version management High Text, Multimedia High One-to- many synchronous No control Low Text Low/medium 1-to-1 M-to-M synchronous No control Low Audio Low Many-to- many 20 INFS1000: Digital Business Innovation
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Should we use Social Media in business? Social Media Opponents: “Social” has no place in business. Leads to: Procrastination, time wasting, ‘chatter’ Leads to chaos – unstructured, no guidance, detrimental to info management Yet another platform: “enough already” Social Media proponents:
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  • Data Management, Collaborative software, Business process modeling, Digital Business Innovation

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