Facilitating Virtual Teams

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Identification
Alternative names: 
Facilitating Distributed Meetings
Level of process: 
Application
Method
Intervention
Intent or purpose: 
Virtual distributed or face to face meeting facilitations
Used as component of: 
All facilitated methods
Types of Participants: 
Any one who is part of a work team.
Recommended size of group: 
26-50
Optimal amount of time needed: 
Varies with each session and methology used in the session.
Howto
Usual or Expected Outcomes: 
Improved form the old methods.
Level of participation: 
Helps to engage all participants equally.
Ideal Conditions: 
Internet access and a computer with Internet Explorer.
Potential Pitfalls: 
Poor ISP connection.
How is success evaluated: 
Level of involvement and improved results in shorter time with little or no travel.
Examples of successes and failures: 
IAF Conference Evaluations and reports.
Level of Difficulty to Facilitate: 
Specialized skills required
Setting and Materials: 
Own office, meeting room or where ever a computer with good internet connection is available.
Pre-Work Required: 
Plan the Agenda (Roadmap) first on paper then fit the process to the tool set in WebIQ.
Procedures: 

Create a session, invite participants via e-mail, log in and run session.

How flexible is the process?: 
As flexable as the Facilitator wishes it to be.
Follow-Up Required: 
Close of session report.
Background
License Model: 
Licensed
Suppliers
Creators: 
Namesort descending City Country
Lisa Kimball washington, dc United States
RANA International Inc. Smiths Falls, Ontario Canada
WebIQ Silver Spring, Maryland United States
Trainers: 
Namesort descending City Country
Facilitated Systems Everett, Washington United States
Lisa Kimball washington, dc United States
RANA International Inc. Smiths Falls, Ontario Canada
WebIQ Silver Spring, Maryland United States
Consultants: 
Namesort descending City Country
Facilitated Systems Everett, Washington United States
Lisa Kimball washington, dc United States
RANA International Inc. Smiths Falls, Ontario Canada
WebIQ Silver Spring, Maryland United States
worksmarts Tuckahoe United States
Online: 
Namesort descending City Country
Facilitated Systems Everett, Washington United States
Lisa Kimball washington, dc United States
Supporters: 
Namesort descending City Country
RANA International Inc. Smiths Falls, Ontario Canada
WebIQ Silver Spring, Maryland United States