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  • 1. Tools and apps for virtual teamsIan Clifford@ian_cli21-22 May 2013

2. One day every town inAmerica will have its owntelephoneUS town mayor, 1880 3. Tools & Apps for Virtual TeamsProductivity Harvest CloudOn Basecamp Eventbrite Prezi Outcomes StarSocial Yammer Ning KloutContent Pinterest Paper.li Scoop.it Pearltrees Infogr.am New measurement scale 4. Pierogi Scale 1 pierogi: sucks 3 pierogi: not enough, want more 5 pierogi: some good filling, still want more 7 pierogi: great, almost full! 9 pierogi: awesome! Want for nothing! 10 pierogi: gone to heaven! Food coma!! 5. Productivity tools 6. Harvest http://getharvest.com Virtual team factor: remote time management Cost: free 1 month free trial, thereafter dependent onsize 1 user 9/month, 5 users 37/month 10 users75/month 7.5 per extra user Setup time: 5 minutes. Training required: five minutes Key points: easy to create trackable timesheets,manage time across multiple projects, higher cost forlarger teams Overall rating: 7 pierogi 7. CloudOn http://cloudon.com Productivity: MSFT Office on your tabletlinked to Dropbox. Cost: free, freemium coming Setup time: 2 minutes. Training required: none Key points: Word, Excel, Powerpoint oniPad, plus other tablets Overall rating: 10 pierogi !!!!!! 8. Basecamp http://basecamp.com Virtual team factor: collaborative work space Cost: 60 day free trial. Starter: 15gb, 40 proj38/mth Setup time: initial 5 mins, longer to fully develop Training required: few minutes familiarisation Key points: easy set up, powerful, scalable, no gantt. Alternative: Freecamp.com Overall rating: 9 pierogi !!! 9. Eventbrite http://eventbrite.com What is it? Online event ticketing & promotion Cost: free for free events. 1% plus credit cardfee for paid events Setup time: 10 minutes. Training required: none Key points: run professional ticketed events Overall rating: 8 pierogi 10. Prezi http://www.prezi.com Productivity: zooming presentations Free subscription accounts mean that all yourpresentations will be available to the public Setup time: 5 minutes. Training required: takes a while to get used to it Key points: create stunning presentations canmake people dizzy! Overall rating: 7 pierogi 11. Outcomes starhttp://www.outcomesstar.org.uk Productivity: impact measuring methodology Cost: offline basic community star free,online c40 per user Preparation time: significant Training required: yes Key points: great evaluation process, costly Overall rating: 5 pierogi 12. Social Tools 13. Yammer http://www.yammer.com Virtual team factor: corporate social network Cost: free small networks, corp 2.3/per user/month (https://www.yammer.com/about/pricing/) Setup time: 5 minutes. Training required: 5 minutes Key points: Like Facebook! Mobile anddesktop apps, super easy to set up, scalable Overall rating: 9 pierogi!! 14. Ning http://ning.com Virtual team factor: private, fully functioning social network Cost: Free 14 day free trial, thereafter dependent on scale, 1,000 users, 2 admin 21/month 10,000 users 5 admin 47/month 100,000 users 10 admin 88/month Setup time: 1 hour plus Training required: dependent on experience, good to haveCMS experience Key points: easy to create social/ professional networkopen to anyone Overall rating: 7 pierogi 15. Klout http://www.klout.com Social media impact analysis, Tw, FB, G+, LI, Cost: Free Setup time: 5 minutes. Training required: none Key points: easy to see where you can improveyour social media presence Alternative: Kred.com Overall rating: 7 pierogi 16. Content Tools 17. Pinterest http://pinterest.com Virtual team factor: common interest pinboards Cost: Free Setup time: 5 minutes Training required: none Key points: easy video and photo contentcurating, collaborative, easy to set up, promote Overall rating: 9 pierogi 18. Paper.li http://paper.li What is it? Automated hashtag, youtube,facebook daily/ weekly newspapers Cost: free, 10/mth branded, custom address Setup time: 5 minutes. Training required: none Key points: really easy to set up, builds audienceengagement, collaborative Overall rating: 8 pierogi 19. Scoop.it http://scoop.it Virtual team factor: curated news content Cost: Free Setup time: 5 minutes, ongoing commitment Training required: none Key points: great for expert teams to buildcollaboratively, builds audience engagement Overall rating: 7 pierogi 20. Pearltrees http://pearltrees.com Virtual team factor: collaborative visual favorites Cost: free Setup time: 5 minutes. Training required: none, ongoing development Key points: great for expert teams to buildcollaboratively, builds audience engagement Overall rating: 7 pierogi 21. Infogr.am http://infogr.am Virtual team factor: easy to make infographics Cost: free Setup time: 5 minutes. Training required: none, data presentation skills Key points: really easy to use, slightly limited inscope, makes dynamic infographics Overall rating: 7 pierogi 22. ThanksIan CliffordTwitter @ian_cliBe.LinkedIn.com/in/ihcliffordian@ianclifford.co.uk