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Collaborative Technologies at Work by Mind Map: Collaborative Technologies at Work
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Collaborative Technologies at Work

Dimdim

online web conferencing

free version, 20 participants

unlimited# of meetings

features

See and Hear Everything. See the presenter’s live video and desktop while hearing multiple voices over IP (VoIP). Or for larger meetings, use the included free teleconference service. All attendees can simultaneously annotate a presentation, mark up a whiteboard, send instant messages and broadcast their audio and video if permitted by the host.

whiteboards and annotation tools

share mics/webcams

no download or install

web page co-browsing

record/embed meetings

Backpackit

group calendars, msg boards, Share information with your team. Keep your documents, discussions, and schedules in one place all the time.  

Basecamp

web-based project collaboration tool. no free version! plans range from $25-$250 per month: http://basecamphq.com/signup  

Mindmeister

online collaborative mind mapping software   more than one person can be "brainstorming" on a map simultaneously

Tools and Gadgets

Offline Mode

iPhone app version

Geistesblitz (mind flash) widget

Email & SMS Gateways

Compare Editions, free version (3 maps), fee based models for individuals and teams

Use Cases & Templates

Personal Todo List

Vacation Planning

Meeting Minutes

Project Plan

more...

Key shortcuts

INS to insert (Windows)

TAB to insert (Mac OS)

ENTER to add siblings

DEL to delete

All key shortcuts

Online Help

Etherpad

web-based word processor that allows people to work together in really real-time.  

free

public

invite

wiki plus chat

tinyurl.com/etherpadtest

Writeboard

from 37signals (creators of Basecamp, Backpackit)   online wiki, easy versioning/comparing   writeboard: baylorlibraries password:baylor you can export your writeboard as text or html

baylorlibaries

Collabedit

"connecting minds" Collabedit is a browser based collaborative source code editor no sign up, auto saved, use unique URL, just added sidebar chat   creator of collabedit hopes collabedit will fill the void left by google snatching up etherpad  

Google wave

Google Wave is an online tool for real-time communication and collaboration. A wave can be both a conversation and a document where people can discuss and work together using richly formatted text, photos, videos, maps, and more.

conversation

live

shared

documents

uses?

brainstorming

group projects

meeting notes

file sharing

Slideshare

Upload and share PowerPoint presentations, Word docs, and Adobe PDF Portfolios on SlideShare. Share publicly or privately. Can add audio as well.  

share presentations and other docs online, by email, social networking sites, blog, embed, etc.

can run full presentation, see slide notes, comment

Voicethread

"a tool for having conversations around media." -documents, presentations, photos, videos, etc. five different ways to comment: phone, webcam, microphone, text, or file upload.

Hiveminder

collaborative todo lists Braindump your tasks, tag them, set due dates, and attach notes Share Set up reminders for yourself, create groups, and share tasks with others Review Check out your tasks, set priorities, and make decisions  

example of collaborative use

Dropbox

Dropbox shared folders let you share or collaborate on a set of files. When someone joins a shared folder, the folder appears inside their Dropbox, and syncs to their computers automatically.

2GB free option

other plans

features

sync and share files

web and mobile access

automatic backup

app works like any folder on your computer

Google Docs

create docs, spreadsheets, presentations, forms

upload/share any kind of files

invite, email link, publish as website, send as attachment