• INFORMATION WANTS TO BE FREE  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 6, 2017
    [Examples, Google Docs] Framework Freakout presentation and Questions Answered
    Sometimes instructors show them in class, or sometimes students complete pre-assignments I design in Google Forms or Qualtrics where they watch videos and then do the things described in the videos (brainstorm keywords on their topic, search the database, etc.). You can see some examples and specifics on my pre-assignments in my slides from a preconference workshop I gave last year: The Mindful Instruction Librarian and the One-Shot (see slides 16-27).
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 18, 2016
    [Examples, Google Docs] Work chat Fleep’s slash commands and email integration
    Documents can be added to the conversation — including Google and Dropbox docs — but these aren’t attached to messages or tasks: they’re just dropped into the chat. Also note in this case I was trying to attach a Google doc, but somehow Fleep instead creates and attaches a PDF of the doc. If I were actually using Fleep in production I would copy and paste URLs to docs, instead.
  • JOHN BATTELLE'S SEARCHBLOG  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 4, 2015
    [Examples, Google Docs] Integrations (and Metaservices) For The Win
    A GeckoBoard sample dashboard, integrating half a dozen separate data services. Four years ago I wrote File Under: Metaservices, The Rise Of , in which I posed a problem: …heavy users of the web depend on scores – sometimes hundreds – of services, all of which work wonderfully for their particular purpose (eBay for auctions, Google for search, OpenTable for restaurant reservations, etc).
  • BETHKANTER.WIKISPACES.COM  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 6, 2014
    [Examples, Google Docs] bethkanter - Listening 101
    Google +. Try this: If you are using an analytics software program like Google Analytics, run a search engine referral report and see what words people are actually typing into search engines to find your site. Find more bloggers using Google Blog Search. You can use a spreadsheet, Google Doc, or paper. Search on Google Blog Search. Type in key words ( example for above). Identify the Google Page Rank. Install Google Toolbar.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  THURSDAY, JULY 18, 2013
    [Examples, Google Docs] Report: Impact of Digital Tools on Student Writing
    The research methods consisted of: "an online survey of a non-probability sample of 2,462 middle and high school teachers currently teaching in the U.S., Google Docs (for collaborative writing) seemed particularly popular. On Tuesday The Pew Research Center''s Internet and American Life Project published: Purcell, K., Buchanan, J. and Friedrich, L. 2013) The Impact of Digital Tools on Student Writing and How Writing is Taught in Schools. Pew Research Center.
  • THE BAMBOO PROJECT BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 2013
    [Examples, Google Docs] Technology is Eating Your Job (Part 2)--For Those Who Need More Convincing
    The G+ Technological Unemployment Community --This group is constantly posting new examples and discussing the implications of technology, particularly for knowledge workers. . Technological Unemployment Resources --A Google doc with tons of links collected by the G+ Technological Unemployment community. . Last Friday, I wrote about how technology is eating your job.
  • CHIEFTECH  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2013
    [Examples, Google Docs] SharePoint 2013: Is utility more important than usability?
    For example, consider the user experience of the rich text editor in Medium (a publishing platform from the creators of Twitter): "There’s no layer of abstraction. This is a simple (and old) concept, but I haven’t seen it in any other publishing tool—unless you count Google Docs and the like, where you’re basically always in editing mode (versus always in viewing mode). Is utility more important than usability?
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 17, 2012
    [Examples, Google Docs] Using Flickr for scientific discovery
    Not sure whether this is information literacy, but it is an example of knowledge being extended and disseminated using the internet. It is also an example of the power of browsing and encountering as information behaviour strategies, as the taxonomist came across the new species because he randomly browses pictures of insects on Flickr. Also, the authors used Google Docs to write the article, and the journal this article is published in is open access.
  • PORTALS AND KM  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 10, 2012
    [Examples, Google Docs] Beware: BYOA May Rival BYOD as IT Issue
    I Googled it and did not find anything. One example is when IT invests in an expensive document sharing system and employees use Google Docs on their own instead. There has been a lot of discussion about the BYOD movement (Bring Your Own Device) where people are getting their own smart phone and/or tablet. Well, I think the complementary to that may be just as big. This opinion is not based on any research, just a number of conversations I have had recently.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  MONDAY, JULY 9, 2012
    [Examples, Google Docs] 10 Google Chromebook tips, tricks and tweaks
    I’ve been using a new Google Chromebook — specifically the Samsung Series 5 550 — since I bought it for $449 about a month ago. With the new Chromebooks, Google did away with the Caps Lock keyboard button, opting to leave a full-sized Search key instead. With Chrome OS, Google has added more “desktop platform” style window management. You can drag browser tabs as if they were windows to the left or right side of the display for example.
  • WWW.MACWORLD.COM  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 2012
    [Examples, Google Docs] Stop using email for everything | Macworld
    LAC Group spent recent months experimenting with alternative ways of communicating and sharing information, testing everything from public social networks like Google+ to project management software like 37signals’ Basecamp to private networks like Salesforce’s Chatter.com. “My Channeling chattiness The Web-based Socialtext , for example, starts at $5000 a year for 50 users, though Socialtext tells prospective buyers that it is “scalable” according to company size.
  • INFORMATION WANTS TO BE FREE  |  MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2012
    [Examples, Google Docs] Up to my neck in… well, everything.
    For my part, I had to get IRB approval, get 125 student work samples, develop a rubric, get 10 disciplinary and library faculty members (I had 5 of each) to spend a day rating 100 pieces of student work, and to organize the rubrics into a random order through a very specific and time-consuming protocol. Add this to Google Bookmarks.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2012
    [Examples, Google Docs] Google Docs for Android adds real-time collaboration
    Android smartphone and tablet owners can collaborate on documents from their devices with the updated version of Google Docs for Android , released on Wednesday. devices and up, adds the same real-time collaboration found in the full web version of Google Docs on a laptop or desktop. This real-time interaction in documents is another example of how mobile devices allow people to work together from practically any connected location.
  • WWW.ALANLEPOFSKY.NET  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2012
    [Examples, Google Docs] In The Next Version - My POV On The Lotusphere 2012 Opening General Session
    For example, an order in SAP could be displayed as a post in the stream, then filled out and approved right inline, eliminating the need to switch back and forth between multiple applications. IBM Docs - Provides online document editing similar to Google Docs, where people can work together in real time to co-author content. For example, when should a customer go with a hosted version of Connections vs. LotusLive? (I Google? Alans Google+ Profile.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2011
    [Examples, Google Docs] You can’t dictate which tools your employees use
    Hussain said that HIGEAR leans heavily on Skype for chat and messaging, and employees tend to use Google docs. Hussain said the industry is full of examples where a C-level executive feels that one particular piece software is great and pushes it down to the rest of the company to use. Which applications are best for scaling a business from a tiny startup to an enterprise powerhouse? And how do you get your employees to use them?
  • NANCY WHITE  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2011
    [Examples, Google Docs] Follow-up from the Leadership Learning Community Webinar
    Have a visual element – a shared Google doc or presentation, a wiki/chat room in Meetingwords.com or use the white board in a web meeting tool. For example, when you have a mix of folks who are “always online and reply quickly to messages AND people who are online once a week or every two weeks, you can get a lot of asymmetry in participation with those on less feeling left out and “late to the party.”
  • CONNECTING 2 THE WORLD  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2011
    [Examples, Google Docs] Curating, filtering, and increasing traffic
    For example, organizations want customers to read their blogs, bloggers want increased traffic to their blogs, individuals want their youtube videos to "go viral", those on twitter want to build their followers. Programs such as sticky notes, one note, google docs, and delicious not only help to identify resources, but also allow for evaluation of resources and explanations/links within categories.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2011
    [Examples, Google Docs] 8 iOS apps that make it easier to go paperless
    You can add pages to documents, creating a multi-page scan, as well as delete and reorder pages and send documents to EverNote, DropBox, or Google Docs. You can create a display with photos and prices so that customers can view your products directly from your iPad, for example, and then keep track of the number of sales you’ve made in a given day.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2011
    [Examples, Google Docs] Chrome breaks 20 percent global browser market share
    Google’s Chrome browser is continuing to grow in popularity. That’s an impressive result for Google’s WebKit-based browser, which was only released in December 2008. This resulted in an across-the-board improvement of browsers that’s not only good news for users, it’s good for Google, too, as the company wants to make using its web apps feel as close to a desktop experience as possible.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 2011
    [Examples, Google Docs] Harmon.ie adds social collaboration tools to Outlook
    It simplifies collaboration and document version control by letting users send live links to SharePoint documents, rather than emailing individual docs that are hard to manage. Xobni, for example, offers “gadgets&# for such enterprise collaboration tools as SharePoint , and several services, notably Rapportive and Gist , provide social connections directly from the email interface. chat Collaboration Google Docs harmon.ie
  • TRENDS IN THE LIVING NETWORKS  |  MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2011
    [Examples, Google Docs] 9 great ways to make the iPad a useful work tool: structures, setup, apps
    But they are basically useless because there is no easy way to access and edit documents hosted on cloud servers such as Dropbox , Google Docs , or Box.net. After spending some time with them when I first bought an iPad, I have pretty much settled on Documents To Go, occasionally using the others, for example when I want to open a Google Doc at the same time as a document on Dropbox. Office doc formatting.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2011
    [Examples, Google Docs] Virtual Worlds: Immersive Training, Collaboration and Meetings
    Examples include a vibrant nonprofit community run by TechSoup ( Nonprofit Commons ); corporate meeting places for executive teams and shareholders, such as the Air France-KLM space ; and small virtual teams bringing together global team members for “face-to-face&# exchanges, such as Conversify’s quarterly meetings which are held in Second Life. Are virtual worlds really viable environments for work?
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2011
    [Examples, Google Docs] Minutes.io Makes Taking and Sharing Meeting Notes a Breeze
    doesn’t really do anything groundbreaking; you could accomplish much the same kind of thing using a document template in Google Docs, for example. Minutes.io is a simple, well-designed web app that makes taking and distributing meeting minutes quick and painless — no more transcribing hasty jottings, or cobbling together minutes from typed notes. It’s free, and no sign-up is required in order to use it. Minutes.io
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2011
    [Examples, Google Docs] Library School Outreach Task Force
    ACRL (Association of College and Research Libraries, in the USA) had a task force which aimed "To develop ideas and examples for a toolkit of print and online resources to assist graduate students in library and information science programs in advocating for library instruction and information literacy courses and to inform them about professional development opportunities offered by ACRL."
  • WWW.DDMCD.COM  |  SUNDAY, MAY 29, 2011
    [Examples, Google Docs] Five Realities of Enterprise Collaboration & Technology - Managing Technology - Dennis D. McDonald's Web Site
    eGovernment DRM Governance Industry Analysis Facebook Project Management Adoption Expertise Management Management Tools Google Innovation Privacy Strategy Copyright Publishing Social Network Portability Knowledge Management Strategic Planning Lists « Dennis McDonalds Weekly Top Ten | Main | Chromebooks, iPads, and Access to Everything, Everywhere » Wednesday May 25 2011 Five Realities of Enterprise Collaboration & Technology Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at 01:20AM Tweet By Dennis D.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2011
    [Examples, Google Docs] Becoming Untethered: 2 Steps to Simplify Your Work
    With the advent of services like Google Docs, it’s much easier to stop thinking in terms of the solution and instead focus on the medium or output. Instead of using local programs for things like documents and spreadsheets, for example, we can opt for online applications, like Office Web Apps , Google Docs and Zoho , that can handle these types of files.
  • WWW.CMSWIRE.COM  |  MONDAY, MAY 16, 2011
    [Examples, Google Docs] Cisco Quad: A New Collaboration Platform for the Enterprise
    Web Optimization Social Media Web Development Mobile Front Page All Topics Full RSS Feed Software Directory Web CMS List Doc Management List Enterprise CMS List DAM Software List Micro CMS & Blogging Social Media Monitoring Migration Tools All Products Featured Products Nuxeo Document Management Get Featured! For example, users can microblog inside the platform and their posts will go out to the colleagues that follow them.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2011
    [Examples, Google Docs] LucidChart Takes Cloud-Based Diagram Collaboration Offline
    Each person’s changes are sent to the server and “merged,&# in a similar way to how Google Docs works. If you move a flowchart block to one side and edit the text, for example, everyone viewing the chart at the same time will see the block in its new position with the new text. One of the problems with most cloud collaboration apps is that you need to have an Internet connection in order to do your work.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2011
    [Examples, Google Docs] ideapi Helps You to Collaborate on Briefs, Documents and Ideas
    Unlike other collaborative document editing tools like Google Docs, each ideapi document is based around discrete sections. That simplicity means that it’s very easy to pick up and use, which should be useful if you want to collaborate on a proposal document with a less tech-savvy client, for example. ideapi is a simple online tool for creating documents and collaborating on them with others.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2011
    [Examples, Google Docs] First Look: Google Docs App for Android
    My company has been using Google Apps for a few years now; it provides a simple way to collaborate on documents and spreadsheets, and it’s easy to share documents with clients. Google has now released a Google Docs app for Android to complement the web app. When I first launched the app, it didn’t ask me to log in to my Google Apps account, since my phone already syncs with my account. Have you tried the Google Docs app?
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2011
    [Examples, Google Docs] Keep Tabs on Your Docs Account With Google Docs Notifier
    If you don’t like having to switch to the Google Docs website to monitor your account to see whether any new documents have been shared with you, check out Google Docs Notifier , a simple free Widows utility that sits in the taskbar, displaying a count of unviewed Docs. Clicking the icon pops up a window displaying those unviewed Docs, which you can use to click through to the documents themselves in your default browser.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2011
    [Examples, Google Docs] A Paperless Mobile Office: Just a Dream?
    Doxie’s “cloud” function allows scanning directly to services such as Evernote , Google Docs , Flickr and Picasa , among many others. OCR is carried out by Google Docs, for which Doxie warns it can’t accept responsibility, and notes that Google puts unspecified limits on the amount of items that it will convert. Disclosure: Neat Receipts and Fujitsu both provided free samples for this test, while the Doxie was returned at the end of review.
  • PORTALS AND KM  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2011
    [Examples, Google Docs] Harmon.ie Provides Social Email to Push Enterprise Collaboration Adoption
    The goal is to increase user adoption of the broader collaboration platforms now available and stop sharing docs as attachments to email. They found that eighty-three percent of business users continue to abuse email, ping-ponging document attachments back and forth, thus creating document chaos instead of using SharePoint, Google Docs or other collaboration suites.  You can see a sample side bar below. Harmon.ie
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  MONDAY, MARCH 21, 2011
    [Examples, Google Docs] Joukuu Manages Files Across Google Docs, Dropbox and Box.net
    If you’re like me, you probably have files spread across a number of different cloud services, so you might be interested to hear about Joukuu , a Windows desktop app that manage files from Box.net, Dropbox and Google Docs. Secondly, although you can drag files onto the Joukuu window to send them to the cloud, you can’t drag files from the Joukuu window into other apps (to drop an image file into a document, for example). box.net Dropbox Google Docs joukuu
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2011
    [Examples, Google Docs] Be Prepared — Don’t Be Caught Out When the Cloud Fails
    Over the weekend, Google apparently accidentally deleted some 150,000 Gmail accounts. While Google says it’s now working to restore the data in the accounts of those users unlucky enough to suffer a surprise inbox zero, it brings home just how much we all now rely on cloud services, and how catastrophic the loss of access to the data in those services could be.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2011
    [Examples, Google Docs] Crocodoc’s New HTML5 Viewer Promises Better Speed and Accuracy
    Thus, services like Google Docs , Zoho Docs , and Scribd are popular. Here’s a sample of a formatted document. Managing the creation and editing of documents, especially heavily-formatted ones, can be a headache within a distributed workforce.
  • TONY KARRER  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2011
    [Examples, Google Docs] eLearning Startup Opportunities
    For example, my daughter wants to take that online high school course. See: Performance Support in 2015 Mobile Augmented reality Communication (leverage platforms, but in a learning context) Virtual environments Integration with Google Docs And ???? I'm going to be moderating a CalTech MIT Enterprise Forum that looks at Entrepreneurial Opportunities in eLearning - basically where do we mutually see a good opportunity to create a successful eLearning Startup.
  • PORTALS AND KM  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2011
    [Examples, Google Docs] Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Interviews – Brendan Crotty on LotusLive
    I noted that the Google Wave experience has suggested that real time online collaboration on documents may need more thought to be properly accepted in the market. Brendan said that Google has had several recent failures in the market including Buzz. Some one asked about the SMB market since most of the examples given so far have been with large organizations. Some one asked about integration with Google Docs.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 2011
    [Examples, Google Docs] Do Your Virtual Team Members Feel Loved or Neglected?
    Email is the classic example of asynchronous communication, and it’s a good way to make sure that everyone on the team receives critical information or updates at the same time. Documentation collaboration , for example, is one of those activities that works better when people can create, edit and update the same version independently regardless of time zone or physical location.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2010
    [Examples, Google Docs] Edit Google Documents Locally with GDocsOpen
    GDocsOpen is a software program for Windows that makes it easy to edit and sync local documents directly to Google Documents. The installation program politely asks your okay for it to make changes to the registry, and requests your Google Docs username and password (which it says will be encrypted on your local hard drive). When a file is selected, it opens Google Docs’ web interface. Apps Google Docs gdocsopen
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2010
    [Examples, Google Docs] Essential Tips For Making a Success of Remote Working
    Without careful management, for example, it can become easy for team members to become isolated and for communication to suffer. An example of this might be for a design piece to be delivered without having the designer walk you through the concepts, or some team members not being fully aware of a change in the direction of the business. Google Docs provides a great way of sharing documents and editing collectively, ensuring that everyone always has the latest version.
  • NANCY WHITE  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2010
    [Examples, Google Docs] Technology Stewardship in Learning Contexts
    There are some really superb collaborative tools out there – Google Docs for example. Campus Focus had an interview with Stephen Downes a while back (yes, this post has been sitting in the half baked column for a while). He offers some great technology stewardship advice when thinking about “traditional&# learning tech such as learning management systems and collaborative tools.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2010
    [Examples, Google Docs] Working in Teams: Dropbox to the Rescue!
    Even if you think you have filesharing handled with networked computers, Google Docs, or something else, I strongly encourage you to check out Dropbox. Here are some examples of how Dropbox has come in handy for me lately: I was part of a team of writers who were covering a major conference. The work I do is generally pretty solitary, but in the last couple of months, I’ve had to work with teams more than usual, and it’s been Dropbox to the rescue every time.
  • WWW.DACHISGROUP.COM  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2010
    [Examples, Google Docs] We need Business Verbs in Social Software « Dachis Group Collaboratory
    An example of a point solution is a wiki. You can do that job on Google Docs, etc. For example – a blog post/wiki page can leads to someone “facilitating it&# around a meeting, and then subsequent “commenting&# and possible “reviewing&# leading to a “conclusion&#.
  • NO STRAIGHT LINES  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2010
    [Examples, Google Docs] Good ideas from Steven Johnson
    A single Word document (now Google Doc), he puts every half-baked (or less) idea he has about a book or story in it. Used Darwin as an example; his side projects allowed him to create an “internal coffee house&#. As a thank you for pre-ordering Steven Johnson’s new book Where Good Ideas Come From, I was invited to listen in on a special webinar where he spoke about the book and some of its ideas. Here are my (raw) notes from the webinar.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2010
    [Examples, Google Docs] Spanning Backup: A Backup Solution for Google Apps
    Google Apps has gained a foothold in many organizations: it’s an easy solution for managing email, calendars and documents. But one of the biggest dilemma that Google Apps users face is how to appropriately back up their data. Integrated with Google. Google has made it relatively easy for third-party tools to integrate with its applications; Spanning Backup has taken full advantage of that opportunity. Do you back up your Google Apps data?
  • KNOWLEDGE JOLT WITH JACK  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 12, 2010
    [Examples, Google Docs] KM for small business: an array
    The first layer of technologies that many small businesses look at are those that are freely available: from blogs and microblogs for thoughts and comments, to Skype for meetings, to wikis and Google docs (and others) for collaboration around specific documents. Another long post. My apologies. I hope you find it interesting. At least you can enjoy this picture of a tool-embedded cake.
  • WWW.CMSWIRE.COM  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 9, 2010
    [Examples, Google Docs] Collaborative Culture, or the Real Enterprise 2.0
    On the other hand, we have BP, for example, and how they handled their early responses to the fact that they created a natural catastrophe so large we can't even understand it. Box.net Adds an Android App to its Cloud Content Management Platform KnowledgeTree and Fujitsu Partner to Offer Doc Capture for the Cloud Is the New Twitter Journalisms New Best Friend?
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, JULY 27, 2010
    [Examples, Google Docs] Catching up…
    For example, Twitter has been a great source of information through the links people provide to interesting material, and in the ability to get questions answered. Skype), Twitter or equivalent, Facebook and/or LinkedIn, Google Docs, etc, you really do need to get that experience going to really understand the opportunities. The article cites a number of examples.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  MONDAY, JULY 26, 2010
    [Examples, Google Docs] PandaForm: Drag-and-Drop Form Building
    PandaForm can automatically apply validation to form elements; to check that email addresses entered into the form actually look like email addresses, for example. Completed form data is accessible via the dashboard; you can also set up sync with a Google Docs spreadsheet to collect data there, if you prefer. PandaForm is a new form building service that lets you put together online forms via a simple drag-and-drop interface.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  MONDAY, JULY 12, 2010
    [Examples, Google Docs] 7 Tips for Making the Most of Your Coworking Space
    Each space will have its own house rules that you should obviously stick to ( here are Citizen Space’s , for example), but regardless of house rules, use your common sense and courtesy. And while you’ll probably use a laptop while at your coworking space, it’s worth using cloud-based web apps (Google Docs and Zoho, for example) to provide seamless working between machines and locations.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 17, 2010
    [Examples, Google Docs] Open Thread: Which Labs Features Should Google Incorporate into Gmail?
    Most of these features are put together in Google employees’ 20 percent time , and many of them are actually very useful. Google very occasionally incorporates Labs features into Gmail (the Forgotten Attachment Detector, for example) but many of them seem destined to remain stuck as Labs features forever, and so probably won’t be seen by most Gmail users. Here are the Labs features that I’d nonimate: Google Docs previews in mail.
  • THE BAMBOO PROJECT BLOG  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 3, 2010
    [Examples, Google Docs] Virtual Career Fair Lessons Learned: Planning and Preparation
    We used Google Docs for our meeting minutes, which was really helpful. While a few of them, for example, added directly to the wiki, most would email me materials and information and then I would take care of the updating. Virtual Career Fair and Job Shadowing Presentation View more presentations from michelemmartin. One of the projects I completed earlier this month for a client of. mine was an online career fair. It was geared toward middle and high.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, MAY 25, 2010
    [Examples, Google Docs] Open Thread: How Has Cloud Computing Changed the Way You Work?
    Coupled with the increase in Internet bandwidth, cloud computing has facilitated the development of many of the fantastic web apps that I use and love today as services like Amazon’s EC2 and S3 and Google’s App Engine has lowered the app vendors’ startup costs and provided reliable scalability for when their user bases grow.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 19, 2010
    [Examples, Google Docs] Gist Gets Google Apps Gadget
    Gist — a service that helps you automatically get more information about your email contacts and is a favorite of the WWD team — has released a Gist Gadget for the Google Apps Marketplace. The gadget means that it’s now easy to deploy Gist in companies using Google Apps. That’s changing, as Google has opened up contextual gadgets to third-party developers.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  THURSDAY, MAY 6, 2010
    [Examples, Google Docs] Counting Words in Chrome
    However, it doesn’t work on text within form fields, so it can’t count text you’re entering in Google Docs, for example, or a blog post you’re working on — although Google Docs and many blog editors have word counting tools built in, anyway.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 2010
    [Examples, Google Docs] Forget iWorks — I’m Editing Google Docs on the iPad
    I’m doing just that, now that I found an app that not only links my iPad with my Google Docs account, but lets me edit documents and spreadsheets in the cloud. The software allows me to use the iPad as if I was running Google Docs locally on my computer. But Google Docs viewers are a dime-a-dozen — the difference here is that I can edit files on the iPad and the changes are saved online to my Google Docs account.
  • GREEN CHAMELEON  |  MONDAY, MARCH 22, 2010
    [Examples, Google Docs] Blog>> Personal KM vs Team Collaboration
    For example, during a discussion you remember an article your read six month back and you would like to refer to it. The four major tools I am using for my personal Knowledge Management are Google Docs (thoughts and files), Delicious (bookmarks), Google Reader (various news sources), and Remember the Milk (tasks). Furhter examples of tools are soocial (contacts), trip advisor (hotels, restaurants), or Google Maps (locations).
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2010
    [Examples, Google Docs] Black Tonic: Present Your Slides Live Online
    There’s no shortage of web-based applications for authoring and publishing presentations ( Google Docs , Slideshare ) or screen-sharing ( Yuuguu ) in real time, but Wolverine has chosen to orient its Black Tonic app around a handful of basic principles that differentiate it from existing services: Instant “ experience sharing ,&# synchronizing browsers for all those watching a presentation.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 15, 2010
    [Examples, Google Docs] 10 Free Add-ons to Extend Google Apps and Make It More Useful
    Google Apps continues to grow in usefulness over time, especially as you can customize and extend the original platform. The first place to look is in the ever-growing Google Solutions Marketplace which, like Apple’s iTunes App Store, is a directory of professional apps and services. Besides the Solutions Marketplace, there are other ways to extend Google Apps. Also worth mentioning is the fact that you can also addi apps and gadgets from Google Labs.
  • NANCY WHITE  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2010
    [Examples, Google Docs] Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking | Full Circle Associates
    This paper examines each phase, reflects on how this external triangulation relates to some exemplar learning theories, and finally, offers some examples and suggests how designing this external triangulation into learning and work efforts can increase project success. Instead of thinking her ideas are bad, she realizes they are legitimate but that she needs more examples of success from other organizations and a validation of her technical approach.
  • MASHABLE.COM  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2009
    [Examples, Google Docs] 9 Great Document Collaboration Tools for Teams
    The most famous example is Wikipedia Wikipedia , a user-editable knowledge base that has quickly grown into the world’s largest encyclopedia since its founding in 2001. Perhaps the most famous among them is Google Documents. Google Wave Google Wave is part e-mail, part wiki, part instant messaging and part social networking — it offers an unprecedented opportunity to collaborate with peers in real-time, where edits and additions can be seen as they’re made.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2009
    [Examples, Google Docs] Google Apps Adds Groups
    Google Apps, the suite of productivity applications that’s a favorite of WWD , has had Groups, a discussion group application, added to its array of tools. In addition to providing email using your own domain, Google Apps offers a number of ways for businesses and organizations to collaborate, including Docs, Spreadsheets, Calendars and over 20 other applications. This new feature is not available in the free Standard Edition of Google Apps.
  • NANCY WHITE  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2009
    [Examples, Google Docs] Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking | Full Circle Associates
    This paper examines each phase, reflects on how this external triangulation relates to some exemplar learning theories, and finally, offers some examples and suggests how designing this external triangulation into learning and work efforts can increase project success. Instead of thinking her ideas are bad, she realizes they are legitimate but that she needs more examples of success from other organizations and a validation of her technical approach.
  • WWW.READWRITEWEB.COM  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2009
    [Examples, Google Docs] Enterprise 2.0: Study Shows Adoption is Real - ReadWriteEnterprise
    Firstly there are only 77 samples and every 1% point doesnt mean much? But more importantly the samples are members of the 2.0 Twitter, Facebook and the Social Web November 18, 2009 / 7 Comments Google Apps for Blackberry: Now for Businesses of all Sizes November 24, 2009 / 3 Comments Enterprise 2.0: enterprise collaboration salesforce.com microsoft google apps enterprise2.0
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2009
    [Examples, Google Docs] Web Office Suites: Complementary and Coopetive Technologies
    My recent post “5 Web Office Considerations: Beyond the Buzz &# garnered some thought-provoking comments, which got me pondering on the proper place for the web office suite (whether it is ThinkFree , Zoho or Google Apps ) in today’s world. For example, does a spreadsheet rely on pivot tables or complex formulas? Take, for example, the recent update to Zoho Projects (Zoho Projects 2.0
  • WHATMATTERS.MCKINSEYDIGITAL.COM  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2009
    [Examples, Google Docs] Using technology to improve workforce collaboration
    Cisco Systems, for example, set out to improve interactions between its technology specialist sales teams and enterprise customers. For example, collaboration between two individuals working together on an account plan is very different from that of several dozen individuals meeting to coalesce around a sales strategy. Collaboration technologies such as Google Docs, Adobe’s Acrobat.com, or Microsoft’s OfficeLive allow for coauthoring and co-editing content documents.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2009
    [Examples, Google Docs] Tips and Tricks: Making the Most of Google Calendar
    There’s more to Google Calendar (GCal) than meets the eye. The difference is that with Google Calendar, even the smallest tweak can change it from a simple list of appointments to a comprehensive business tool. This may seem like common sense — after all, many people use Google Calendar to record their tasks. It’s easy to book appointments with Google Calendar if your clients and colleagues have Google accounts, but what if they don’t?
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2009
    [Examples, Google Docs] Huzzah! Google Adds Shared Folders to Google Docs
    If you rely on Google Docs for collaboration with colleagues, the new shared folders feature, announced by Google yesterday , should make life a lot easier for you. It enables you to share collections of documents with co-workers — documentation for an entire project, for example — rather than having to share each document in turn. Google has provided full instructions on how to use the feature here , but it’s really very straightforward.
  • JOINING DOTS: BLOG  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2009
    [Examples, Google Docs] September 2009 Newsletter
    Here is September's selection of links shared via Google Reader , Delicious and Twitter. First, found via Euan Semple : A great example of how to change behaviour (ignore the video title, seems the poster didn't quite understand what was happening) And to finish with a chuckle - Is this the funniest 404 error message ever? Organised into the usual suspects of Systems and their bits and pieces: People, Information and Technology.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2009
    [Examples, Google Docs] Roundup: Create Collections of Useful Things to Share Online
    Google has unveiled a slick way to create what they call “ bundles &# of RSS feeds. For example, here’s a bundle that I created in a couple of minutes which aggregates all of the sites from the GigaOM Network: In order to create a bundle, you just have to login to your Google Reader account, click “ Browse for stuff &# and then click the “Create a bundle&# button. ThinkFree is an online office suite of products, similar to Google Docs.
  • WWW.READWRITEWEB.COM  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2009
    [Examples, Google Docs] Poll: Are Pilots a Waste of Time? - ReadWriteEnterprise#comment-156032
    If its successful and you roll it out further, you have a sample of real live data *and* potentially a few champions whos lives/work were made better. ReadWriteWeb ReadWriteWeb ReadWriteEnterprise ReadWriteStart Country Channels ReadWriteChina ReadWriteFrance ReadWriteEnterprise All Posts Archives Featured Tags RSS Twitter FriendFeed Poll: Are Pilots a Waste of Time?
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2009
    [Examples, Google Docs] Google Docs and Google Groups Come Together: It’s a Good Thing
    Google is trying to get ahead of the game before Microsoft gives it a real run for its money with Office Online, coming in 2010. One way it’s doing that is by enhancing the collaborative abilities of Docs, and further integrating all of its services. Which is why Google Groups recently got an upgrade that allows for sharing of documents, calendars and sites. What this really means is that I finally have a decent reason to use Google Groups.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2009
    [Examples, Google Docs] Instantly Translate Your Google Docs
    Many of us use Google Docs, and many of us also collaborate with others who speak different languages. As announced on the Google blog , you can now translate documents in Google Docs into 42 different languages. I created a new document in Google Docs using Firefox 3.5. The translations are based on Google Translate , which you previously had to copy and paste text into in order to get translations.
  • PORTALS AND KM  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 27, 2009
    [Examples, Google Docs] Taking Out Last Analog Component to Most Business Processes with EchoSign's E-Signin
    Senders can also quickly create and share document libraries for frequently used documents from many sources including Google Docs and Zoho Writer. Jason sent a sample document for me to sign. Here is a sample signed contract. Here is a sample home page for the sender that provides a dashboard of transactions. See sample below. Not having a fax machine always causes issues when people need my signature so I was interested to learn about EchoSign.
  • NANCY WHITE  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2009
    [Examples, Google Docs] The social media I use
    Google Talk sometimes. Google Docs has become my primary shared writing and spread sheet space. For example, WebCrossing has a fabulous email interface for when I need web based discussions that can be used offline for low bandwidth settings. Google translate (used to use Babelfish). Recently I wrote a post that received a lot of attention - more than I would have expected: How I use social media.
  • TONY KARRER  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 10, 2009
    [Examples, Google Docs] Social Software Adoption
    An example of that is the adoption of Distributed Content Editing via an agreed to technology such as Wiki, Shared SharePoint Documents, Google Docs, etc. Instead, the model shown by Google Docs with an email that alerts you to a shared document being the norm and successive alerts coming via email or RSS about changes. A prime example are blogs. You can find all sorts of interesting resources via eLearning Learning around Adoption.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, 2009
    [Examples, Google Docs] Singletasking Tip: Go Off Grid
    Since writing was what I wanted to get done on this trip, I also employed Google Docs. But wait, Google Docs without an Internet connection? Yes, courtesy of Gears and a Fluid site-specific browser (SSB) instance, I can use Docs wherever and whenever I want as a fully functional standalone application. For example, one of the key lessons I took away from my experience is to use the right tool for the job.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 19, 2009
    [Examples, Google Docs] Acrobat.com Revs Up for Business Use
    About a year ago, Acrobat.com went online , competing with Google Docs and Zoho with word processing, collaboration options and tools to work with PDFs. Firstly, Adobe has added a new spreadsheet tool, bringing its suite of online tools in line with those offered by Google and making it far more useful to a web worker who wants to handle all of the basic office file types in the cloud. Written by thursdayb.
  • MASHABLE.COM  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 6, 2009
    [Examples, Google Docs] Work Together: 60+ Collaborative Tools for Groups
    Google Docs & Spreadsheets - From the behemoth known as Google Google reviews , collaborative documents and spreadsheets. For example, I want to help someone in a project and all I need is a space to write and share. It can be used to manage docs, tasks, wiki's, blogs, issues, risks, deliverables. The Top 6 Game-Changing Features of Google Wave 4. Testing Google Wave: This Thing is Tidal 6. Love, Google.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 2009
    [Examples, Google Docs] Redliner: Collaborative Editing Made Easy
    Or you could use an online document collaboration tool, like Google Docs, Show Document or doingText. For example, Show Document can’t be used for collaborative editing, and Google Docs doesn’t have a sophisticated commenting system. Written by Simon Mackie.
  • BROWSE.WORKLITERACY.COM  |  MONDAY, JUNE 1, 2009
    [Examples, Google Docs] Informal Learning Design - Work Literacy
    Search: Work Literacy Blog Related Blogs Home | Blog | About Participate Services People | Subscribe Subscribe to Aggregated Feed + Links Top Keywords [?] Top Keywords are determined based on what terms are used in the content represented by this source, keywords, dates as compared to other sources. Informal Learning (41) Design (41) Concepts Learning 2.0 (12) 12) PWLE (3) PLE (7) eLearning 2.0 (9)
  • TONY KARRER  |  FRIDAY, MAY 29, 2009
    [Examples, Google Docs] Capture Examples
    The primary reasons for doing the eLearning Tour was that it is hard to see examples of what is being done by fellow eLearning professionals and get a sense of the patterns that exist. And while I believe that I gave a flavor of what's happening out there through the tour, my gut tells me that it would be helpful to capture more examples. So first question – after participating or viewing the videos for the event: Is it helpful to capture examples?
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  THURSDAY, MAY 21, 2009
    [Examples, Google Docs] OffiSync Brings Google Docs Goodies to MS Office
    Wouldn’t it be great if Microsoft Office had the collaborative and cloud storage functionality of Google Docs? Offisync adds a toolbar to Office that allows you to use Google Docs for file storage and collaboration. First, you need to configure Offisync with your Google account details using the “Accounts&# button. Offisync supports multiple accounts, so if you use both Google Docs and Google Apps, you can easily switch between them.
  • NANCY WHITE  |  TUESDAY, MAY 19, 2009
    [Examples, Google Docs] Digital Identity Workbook for NPO/NGO Folks | Full Circle Associates
    Pat Parslow and Shirley uploaded a version to a Google doc. I particularly like the example stories you have used to tie the material in with the target audience, and the pictures bring it alive.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  TUESDAY, MAY 12, 2009
    [Examples, Google Docs] Task.fm: SMS and Email Alerts With Natural Language Input
    There are plenty of great apps out there vying to help the forgetful, from dedicated to-do list and reminder apps like WWD favorite Remember the Milk , to the task and calendar systems in Google Docs and MS Office. New alerts and reminders app task.fm , launching into beta today, aims to be different by providing natural language, semantic text input as a quick way to enter tasks (for example, “dentist appointment at noon tomorrow&# ). Written by Simon Mackie.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, 2009
    [Examples, Google Docs] KonoLive: Collaborative GTD, Regardless of Platform
    Finally, you can upload and share docs from either box.net (hence the required sign-up) or Google Docs. Hiveminder , for example, is a terrific tool that we use here at WWD and at other multi-author blogs I’ve worked at in the past that also lets you share tasks with a specific group of people. Written by Darrell Etherington.
  • NANCY WHITE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 24, 2009
    [Examples, Google Docs] CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community | Full Circle Associates
    For example, here are some learning activities and some potential tools to support them. Tool = wikis , Google docs Learning Activity 4) Feedback, testing closure on a discussion, decision making. For examples of this, see the work of Leigh Blackall with Wiki Educator ( [link] ) and Stephen Downes/George Siemens for their recent Connectivism Course ( [link] ).It
  • NANCY WHITE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 24, 2009
    [Examples, Google Docs] CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community
    For example, here are some learning activities and some potential tools to support them. Tool = wikis , Google docs. For examples of this, see the work of Leigh Blackall with Wiki Educator ( [link] ) and Stephen Downes/George Siemens for their recent Connectivism Course ( [link] ).It This is the 10th and last in a series of blog posts I wrote for Darren Sidnick about communities of practice in an elearning context late last year.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4, 2009
    [Examples, Google Docs] The Promise of Power Email With PostBox
    PostBox will also let you search the web and add assets to your emails from other sources, like Picasa or Google Docs, for example. Written by Aliza Sherman. It was the Postbox tagline that caught my eye. “Focus. Free your email,&# it read. To which my brain responded: I want that. So I went and got it. Postbox is an email client, based on Thunderbird. The beta version is a free download from the Postbox site and is available in both Windows and Mac versions.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 1, 2009
    [Examples, Google Docs] Web Work 101: 10 Apps You Can’t Do Without
    This is by no means a comprehensive list, just a sampling of the apps and solutions that we’ve blogged about in the past. I am currently using Google Reader and occasionally play with Snackr. Skype was my free long distance call solution for aeons, but now I often turn to Google Talk with video as a quick and easy solution, because it is totally integrated into my Gmail and I don’t have to launch Skype. Cloud-based collaboration/doc sharing.
  • WWW.THOUGHTFARMER.COM  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2009
    [Examples, Google Docs] ThoughtFarmer Blog » Best Enterprise 2.0 Launch Ever? Penn State’s ThoughtFarmer Roll-out
    Bottom-up might mean employees using Google Docs to share files, Twitter to communicate status and PBWiki to collaborate on documents. There’s a great example of this on Thoughtfarmer’s blog this week describing the launch of their intranet product within Penn State. ThoughtFarmer Blog - Official Knowledge sharing blog for the new enterprise. Home Product Demo Customers Blog Company Best Enterprise 2.0 Launch Ever?
  • PORTALS AND KM  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 26, 2009
    [Examples, Google Docs] Manymoon Provides Free Enterprise 2.0 Task Management and More
    You can see an example below. It is also integrated with Google calendar. Here is a sample project page for an individual. This works through Google Docs but Manymoon gives them extra context. In the upcoming enterprise version they plan to allow for uploads independent of Google Docs. Here is a sample document page. It is listed on the Google Solutions Marketplace and has acquired some excellent customer reviews.
  • TONY KARRER  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2009
    [Examples, Google Docs] Remote Collaboration
    One was having a small (7 person) project team get together on a conference call and have all of us editing the status report real-time via Google Spreadsheets. Asynchronous Content Sharing / Editing In terms of using these products with remote work teams, Google Spreadsheets seems to have hit the most important items for me. For some (inexplicable) reason, Google Docs does not.
  • WWW.READWRITEWEB.COM  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2008
    [Examples, Google Docs] How to Make Facebook Useful Again - ReadWriteWeb
    Some of these tools (below) can help: Check eBay : A great example of how the info you need flows into Facebook, the eBay app lets you check on your eBay auctions.and, in true social spirit, those of your friends as well. An unofficial app exists for Google Docs ). Try this one from 30Boxes, or one of these unofficial Google Calendar apps. Googles proposed friend connect, could offer the event-like capabilities outside the gates.
  • CHIEFTECH  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2008
    [Examples, Google Docs] Office Suite lock-in: The same today as it was yesterday
    Levin goes on to suggest a bunch of word processing/office suite alternatives, which includes the obvious ones like Open Office , Google Docs and Zoho but also: ThinkFree - I reviewed back in 2007 and like it, but was then disappointed to find Bigpond cut a deal to redirect Australian users to their own white label version. Still, I think the scope of the examples are quite limited.
  • DOCS.GOOGLE.COM  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2008
    [Examples, Google Docs] Web 2.0: Barriers to Adoption
    For example, blogs and wikis are not replacements for threaded discussion forums to support communities. see [link] Edit this page (if you have permission) | Google Docs -- Web word processing, presentations and spreadsheets. Web 2.0: Barriers to Adoption by Stan Garfield Web 2.0 is emerging with social computing tools such as blogs, wikis, social networking, social tagging, podcasts, mashups, and RSS.
  • JENUINETECH.COM  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2008
    [Examples, Google Docs] When the PLN isn't really the best PLAN
    I also wish to use Google docs more to flush out concepts, ideas, and possibilities. Posted on December 18th, 2008 at 7:02 pm 3 Emma Says: Fully agree about not spreading yourself too thinly - for example, your post reminded me that I’ve not been to the Women of Web2.0 Tech Thoughts By Jen When the PLN isn’t really the best PLAN Perhaps it has been the death of a friend that has sent me into some deeper thinking lately — I am unsure.
  • BLOG.HBS.EDU  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2008
    [Examples, Google Docs] The Enterprise 2.0 Recovery Plan
    I wouldn't know, for example, what major enterprise systems needed to be deployed, integrated, consolidated, upgraded, etc. When I first heard about Twitter, for example, I said something like " What on Earth would that be useful for, and who on Earth would ever want to use it?" Recent events in the news have inspired a thought experiment: I asked myself what I would do if I were put in charge of IT as part of the turnaround effort at a big US automaker.
  • TONY KARRER  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2008
    [Examples, Google Docs] Conference Wiki Examples
    Someone asked me for an example of a conference using a Wiki both for organizers during planning, evaluating proposed sessions, etc. For planning this year, we relied on Google Docs and Google Spreadsheets as the primary tools. There have to be lots of examples like this out there. and for attendees with session pages, participant lists, that kind of stuff. Certainly we did parts of this for Corporate Learning Trends 2007.
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