Category Archives: Collaborative Tools


JISC Netskills are producing a range of short web2practice guides for new users of web2.0 technologies and social software. Five preview animations are available now, explaining how social media, RSS, microbloging, podcasting and collaborative writing can enhance your working practice. More will be released this summer with each guide consisting of a short, animated video … Read more

Pitch & Perfect

When planning the ‘Trialling of Online Collaborative Tools for BCE’ project our team discussed various methods for identifying and selecting the nine trials required to take part.  After much deliberation the team decided upon a model/method/framework (call it what you will) of ‘Pitch & Perfect’.  We must stress the pronunciation of perfect as ‘puh-fect‘.  The … Read more

Collaborative Tools to Support Business and Community Engagement

Business and Community Engagement (BCE) is the strategic management of interactions, partnerships and transactions with partners and clients external to the institution. The scope of engagement includes the commercial sector, the public sector (including charities and trusts), the cultural landscape and the social and civic arena. JISC, through its Advisory Services, is running a project … Read more