Google, Google Docs, Google Groups, Google Sites, Google Forms, Google Calendar
CTools, UM, not easily accessible for off-campus collab, wiki functionality weak
Wikis, Barriers, Challenges, Learning curve, Adoption, Examples, CTools, Sharepoint, PBwiki, LS&A, Wetpaint, Pros, Cons
Dropbox, Open folder on any computer, work in that folder, Sharing, Share with multiple computers, public sharing, sharing "friends", can use on the web, very fast, Easy for Mac users, hard for PC, DSS will not allow, Privacy concerns
"Google Docs", Maybe, Buy more storage
M-Files, "stinks", frequent crashes, trouble with large files, have to teach user FTP
Find a time, Doodle, Time.is
Etherpad, Track changes in real time, Time lapse video of use
Finding tools in common
barriers to adoption
"If I can't figure it out in 3 minutes"
how do I find new tools?
how do I find out if a tool exists for what I want?
how do I find out if there is a different tool that meets my needs better than what I already use?
is it worth the effort to learn a new tool, even if it is 'better'?