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Farewell to Dgroups! Welcome, Google Groups!

Dgroups was set up in 2002 as an online platform offering tools and services to bring individuals and organizations together in the international development community. These tools help facilitate collaboration and communication within teams through a group mailing list, an online archive of the discussions, a group calendar and document sharing. The CGIAR’s Dgroup membership…

“Sharing knowledge and connecting researchers is what we do”: Mendeley and the CGIAR what a good match!

According to the Mendeley blog,  “Sharing knowledge and connecting researchers is what we do” — and this is exactly what we at the CGIAR ICT-KM Program do too! What a good match! We were, therefore, very happy to see one of our very own CGIAR staff featured recently on the Mendeley blog for her work on supporting knowledge sharing…

Time to change: learn tools for more effective research output sharing (Register now for Mendeley webinar Nov 24th)

“It’s time to change the way we do research” -are you ready? do you know how? Register now for an interesting webinar! One way to change the way we do research is to improve the way in which we create, collaborate and communicate. We need to find ways to make our research data, information and…

Happy 1st birthday, CGX 2.0!

On February 16, 2009, we activated the Google Analytics tracking code on cgxchange.org… so today is CGX 2.0 first online birthday. We were just going into the beta phase, with a survey and consultation with users: the first official announcement went out on March 23… To celebrate and reflect on the first year of life…

New ILAC brief: Working in virtual environments – Three practical collaborative tools

by Simone Staiger-Rivas, Peter Shelton, Petr Kosina and Nancy White Download the brief from the ILAC Web site It was a great pleasure to work with Peter, Petr, and Nancy to produce this brief which is part of the Institutional Learning and Change (ILAC) series. The brief was written during the Institutional Knowledge Sharing project…

2nd Wiki Training session at FAO

Last week I blogged about the 1st Training Session at FAO and it was such a success that they repeated the training session on Wikis again yesterday for those people that didn’t get the chance to register last week. Usually after the training sessions, Gauri Salokhe and Romolo Tassone from the FAO Web Knowledge Exchange and…