Online Dispute Resolution is a green business

Collaboration is good. There can be a result that flows from people working together, that surpasses the sum of their individual contributions. Such is the case with ODR: The next green giant, a paper authored by Noam Ebner (@NoamEbner on Twitter) and Colleen Getz, with background support from Susanna Jani (@DistanceProject). It’s about ODR (Online […]

12 Working-with-technology practices that will make you a better virtual facilitator

Taking what you’re good at doing in-person and doing the same thing in the virtual world can be a challenge. Over the last few months I’ve facilitated many online meetings, both as a project facilitator and mediator.   After each session, I usually journal what worked and/or what I have to work on, for being better […]

Opportunity: A Chance to Resolve Your Dispute Online for Free

Over the last couple of months I’ve been engaged to an Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) project initiative, being sponsored by leading British Columbia justice and mediation organizations.  There is an immediate opportunity to get your civil dispute resolved, for free, as part of this initiative.  Here’s the deal: The Opportunity Are you involved in a […]

Mediation Business Summit takeaways

Although its been a month since I attended the Mediation Business Summit, I thought I’d share a few of my takeaways from the event. About the Summit The Summit was a multi-day event via telephone and web, designed for dispute resolution professionals by dispute resolution professionals, Tammy Lenski and Amanda Bucklow.  Sessions featured business management, […]

Your Mission: Create a Global Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) System

How do you create a global dispute resolution system? Its happening now.  Momentum is building to define a global Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) system to handle cross-border, low value disputes.  An ODR and Consumers 2010 Forum will be held in Vancouver on November 2 and 3, 2010 to keep the ball rolling. ODR and Consumers […]