- Joined ‘Team Asynchronicity’ through discussion boards.
- Selected and researched Google Hangouts for collaboration tool.
- Familiarised myself with and created space on unit Wiki.
- Completed readings for Internet Business basics.
- Created plan for Collaborative software review.
- Completed and posted full Google Hangouts review.
- Completed some readings for contemporary economies.
- Collaborated with team to decide on Evernote to being our collaboration tool of choice.
- Setup Evernote and became familiar with chat system.
- Collaborated in a shared note to write up a Project Plan and proposed Netflix as the right candidate for the internet business case study.
- Submitted Project Plan early due to absence of team member for the coming week.
- Discussed and decided on Team Report content and structure with team members.
- Completed readings on Netflix and used the application to gain a better understanding of it’s processes.
- Worked with Dylan to deconstruct related articles in shared note.
- Further read content on Attention/Network economies to further understanding of how Netflix relates.
- Planned my chosen section of the blog.
- Commenced writing
- Finished section, posted draft to Evernote for feedback.
- Organised and attended group meeting(s).
- Created introduction and conclusion plan and further collaborated with team.
- Re-worked article structure to blog and made minor fixes to grammar/flow.
- Formatted blog to allow for more consistency in formatting.
- Choose collaborative tool for ongoing group project – Evernote
- Discuss and select business for Team Report – Netflix
- Create Project Plan
- Submit Project Plan
- Ongoing discussion asynchronously regarding content and outline of Team Report
- Discussion and division of research areas
- Create new chats for sub-teams
Continue with readings and case studies in the study guide
- Further discussion between sub-teams to determine areas of further research
- Begin targeted research post-discussion with Dylan
- Finish readings and case studies in the study guide
- Discuss blog ideas
Plan blog outline
- Continue research
- Begin writing sections on Internet commerce, and economies
- Proof read and edit own posts
- Finalise blog with group
- Divide final tasks such as proof reading, reference checks, etc
- Divide submission tasks such as Wikidot, and text submission
- Create Word document for submission to Turnitin, email to team mates
- Became a member of a team via Blackboard discussion boards (Team 3)
- Set up my wikidot page
- Researched TeamSpinner for my independent research
- Commenced reading the core readings for the unit
- In conjunction with my team, decided to use Evernote as our collaboration tool and focus on Netflix as our internet business case study
- Worked with my team to submit our Project Plan early due to my planned trip
June 27 to July 7 – On a cruise and not doing any uni work.
- Made contact with my group to let them know I was back.
- Planned out some sections for our blog so the group members can each take away some small chunks to complete and then bring back together; added some links with potential content/reference material
- Group discussion around the breaking up of the agreed work. We decided that sections 1 and 4 would be best worked on after we have the bulk of sections 2 and 3 completed after we know what our content looks like.
- We decided to break the team into 2 smaller groups to work on each of these:Continued reading some of the readings from the study material
- Dylan, Erica – section 2
- Matt, Justin – section 3
- Within this, I have taken on the history of Netflix and the evolution of offline to online
- Matt is taking a look at the Netflix Business Model and whether Netflix is successful (and is or isn’t a good example of an internet business model)
- Continued reading some of the readings from the study material
- Began writing my sections and seeking additional resources
- Reviewed Matt’s initial work and provided feedback.
- Consolidated my notes on the History of Netflix and the Evolution from offline to online ready to be shared with the group
- Group work online to finalise the blog and tweak the aesthetics
- Completed my final version of the History of Netflix and had Dylan publish it on the blog
- Added a YouTube video to my article on the blog (a 1999 ad for Netflix)
- Formatted my project diary to be included with the group submission
- Wrote a summary/conclusion to end the blog
- Discussed tools for collaboration with Team 3 (‘Asynchronicity’). Decided on Evernote as it had a wider array of tools than some platforms which were communication focussed.
- Participated in the discussion and setup of new Evernote documents for the Netflix case study.
- Started experimenting with WordPress templated and images for the Netflix blog.
- Reading course materials.
- Started a new note outlining the criteria for the assignment so we could evaluate our progress.
- Discussed and agreed on which sections of the blog would be allocated to each team member. I will be focused on internet commerce in general and the attention, network and sharing economies.
- Started a note for Erica and I to plan our section.
- Started a note and posted some design ideas for the blog.
- Combined the blog design with the project outline to see how the content flowed.
- Started a discussion regarding style of writing – casual, academic, newsy etc – to be used for the blog. A newsier, less academic approach was agreed upon.
- Continued researching my areas of the case study.
- Contacted Sky for some feedback regarding copyright and our approach to the blog.
- Confirmed specific articles Erica and I would be supplying for our part of the project.
- Began writing text for the introduction, Network Economy and Internet Business Model articles.
- Posted Sky’s response to our questions. Agreed with the group that we need to focus closely on Netflix in our writing.
- Added my articles on Network Economy and Internet Business Models to the blog.
- Changed blog template for one with a cleaner, easier to read format.
- Lots of work on formatting the blog – applying images, making the text readable etc.
- Posted introduction section to the blog.
- Continued formatting and proofreading.
- Added diary and submitted project.
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