Collaborative Recruitment with Rizzoma
Usecase about headhunting with Rizzoma. Observes promotion job post, recommendations about trial tasks, and infographics estimating efficiency. Continue reading
Knowledge Management in Strategic Policy Analysis
Stephan de Spiegeleire is senior scientist at The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies (HCSS). He has Master's degrees from the Graduate Institute in Geneva and Columbia University in New York, as well as a C.Phil. degree in Political Science from … Continue reading
Minto pyramid principles
Here is the guest post by Paul Kersbergen. This post is an excerpt from the great book ‘The Minto Pyramid Principle’ by Barbara Minto. Fundamental ideas of this book is a basic of modern Business decision mapping and mind maps principles. Continue reading
Crazy toolset from Luciano Santa Brigida
Guest post reviewing a tool set for remote online work and collaboration. Continue reading
Have flag will travel
A fresh case from brand-building studio ‘Have flag will travel’. Their team is scattered all over the world, the guys live in 4 different countries, but this fact doesn’t keep them off from permanent collaboration. They managed to optimize expenses that has positive impact on costs. This competitive advantage let the company take an adamant stance on the market and have a stable clients flow. Continue reading
Rizzoma new Google Wave alternative in 2013?
Only at Google 3 million active users is not enough to keep a service alive. Google wants growth, enormous growth. So, when the number of users was less than they expected they pulled the plug. Google decided to stop with the wave service. In 2012 the service was read-only and since august all Google Waves were not accesible any longer. The technology behind Google Wave was superb. Developers all over the world were in awe of what the team built. In this article we zoom in on the various resurrections that stood up after Google Wave collapsed and we look into the real reasons Google wave failed.
Online Collaboration Tool for Education
This is a guest post by Felipe Beltran Mejia, teacher of US university in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Felipe tells how his communication with students and fluences on the level of involvement in education process. Continue reading
Rizzoma for CrowdSourcing
What is CrowdSourcing and how it helps big business to achieve modern goals? Rizzoma as CrowdSourcing tool. Profit of Project networks using. How to start communication with global mind. Continue reading
Robin Schirrmeister, a new member of our team, wrote this post while working on his first project about improving the search. Robin analyzed and represented informational architecture, that works with Node.js/Coffeescript, CouchDB, ShareJS, uses Facebook and Google auhtentifications. In two schemes and description that detailed enough to get high-level-overview Robin told about technologies and frameworks that are behind contemporary online collaborative editing service. Continue reading
Two-person Idea Incubator
A user story about two bloggers which use Rizzoma as an Idea incubator. Colleen Wainwright aka ‘communicatrixx’ and Dave Seah are talking about brainstorming online software, in-line comments feature and collaborative writing. Continue reading
#HackFun12 Trip (UPD)
HackFun12 is about how we going to spent September 2012. Different parts of Rizzoma team came from Tomsk, St. Peterburg, Moscow, Phuket, London, New York, Yekaterinburg, Kishinev and Amsterdam and gathered on Black Sea coast in small city Evpatoriya. Continue reading
Education Process with Rizzoma
This post is about how Rizzoma can be used for scientific research and education. Research group from Linköping, Sweden uses the service for collaboration with other groups and as a daily communication tool. Continue reading
Work and Travel in UKraine
Here is about how we gathered to start the project that reborns and improves ideas of Google Wave. Mix of realtime editing, context communication, OpenSocial gadgets, mindmap and stuff on the own cloud platform. Continue reading
Collaboration software revolutionizes the way we work
Collaboration goes beyond borders nowadays and projects are becoming increasingly complex. That development needs top-notch collaboration software and suites. In this article we explore the differences between the numerous free and paid alternatives and take a look at the history of collaboration and how this type of software changes the way we work forever.
Hackers’ collaboration tool
We have several hacker teams among our users. One of them is a ‘More Smoked Leet Chicken’ is a winner of CTF information sequrity competitions in 2012. In this post they tell us how Rizzoma helps them with data analysis, brainstorming and vulnerabilities search, as a knowledge base. Continue reading
Collaboration online or offline? Changing the world
Working together online is no longer a hype. Explore the 6 most important reasons why you should start with it right now. There are more alternatives to Google Wave then you think and is Google Drive just the beginning?
At the Zoo
How to adress message directly while communicating with all the team teammates in one place? There is a @mention feature for this need. We note that the ‘at’ sign is the most suitable and clear item for user interface. Here is a short story about this symbol. Continue reading
Twitter capoeira with SilverBird
Thinking and seacrhing about work with information we found an interesting tool. SilverBird is a Chrome extension made by Brazilian developer Rafael Carício, his Twitter is @cezarsa. Here is our user experience with Silverbird. Continue reading
Free collaboration software
Superb quality, free collaboration software of quality is no longer a thing of the future. We all know Google Wave, but there are so many alternatives. And why did Wikipedia succeed and Microsoft Encarta failed?
Usercase about games like World of Warcraft by the group of gamers from Australian community. There are around 15 high-level gamers which are communicating and discussing in Rizzoma before and while their online battles to prepare the strategy and coordinate activities. Continue reading
Online Team collaboration and why people can’t work at work
Who would have known the biggest time wasters at work are not chatting with colleagues or using facebook but unwanted interruptions in the form of long meetings with managers and a lack of motivation of staff. Staff should be able to work in their own time, based on their own schedules. This motivates more and saves on resources. And how does the Belbin theory work when it comes down to online team collaboration?
Paranoia test: unexpected results (Updated)
Two of our users has expressed discomfort from having to allow access to their contacts. One of them refuses to use the service while access to Google contacts is mandatory. Continue reading
5 Free Online Collaboration Tools – the alternative list
Free tools! Don’t we all love free things? Nowadays free does not mean the quality is poor, in the contrary: numerous free online tools for collaboration are even better than paid ones. In this alternative overview there are a number of tools that will help you.
How we use Rizzoma for documentation analysis
There are some tasks that are almost impossiple to get done without a tool for structuring data. Here is the post by Vadim Musteata, analyst working on system implementation. How to create a business 200 reports for based on tons of files? Continue reading
Team collaboration online | 4 challenges
As a team, you need to be collaborating. If you are work in a team and want cooperation to work smoothly then you need to move your collaboration online. But, what are the challenges when moving from offline to online?
Rizzoma RoadMap—We Need Your Input
We have reached required stability and perfomance to focus on new features development. So, we present you 6-month roadmap that changing due to our users’ feedback and collaboration. Wisdom Of The Crowd for Rizzoma on stream. Continue reading
The Journey of the ‘at’ Sign from Typewriter to Twitter, Facebook, GoogleDocs
This is the observation of ‘at’ transfer from typewriter to our screen. How this special character came to all our screens? How was changing its fuction in user experience? How worldwide services such as Facebook, Twitter and Souncloud are using it? Continue reading
What is a collaboration tool?
Plenty of collaboration tools out there, but what to look for in a tool like that? Did you know some tools do not even offer Live Wiki and are lacking some other essential features? Read this article to stop wasting time and help with selecting the very best tools out there.
7 Global online collaboration projects you might not know existed
Online collaboration projects are skyrocketing. Most of them you probably did not even know. And some of them you are supporting without even realizing it. Millions of people are collaborating to improve our world and change the way we play, … Continue reading
3 advices for effective communication in Rizzoma
During the years of communication in Google Wave, we have developed some rules and use cases of communication, that have affected our use of the wave and helped us shape Rizzoma’s interface. E.g. we use the headings for some replies (blips). Why? Continue reading