January, 2012

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List of 8 Social Media Anti Advertising Ads

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

click to see the secret anti ad. Consumers Make (Parody) Ads Too. Warning: May Make Advertising Agencies Cry. 1. Fotoshop by Adobé (A-do-bay). GetUp!

Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary

Elsua

That’s why I’m including this entry as part of the “Reflections from 2011″ series. Are you ready? Let’s go! Wooohooo!

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Place-Based Networks: A New Kind of Social Network

Alchemy of Change

Place-Based Networks are mobile social networks that help you connect with other people based on your shared interest in a place. Contextual Computing Local Android Facebook Google iPad iPhone location mapping mobile place Place-Based Networks social networks

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My TEDxRainier Talk on The Soulful Company

Alchemy of Change

I'm excited to share my TEDxRainier talk on "The Soulful Company." This talk will serve as a catalyst to shift my focus here at Alchemy of Change into a place for exploring some of the questions I hope to pique with this talk. The Soulful Company B Corporation corporations drive meaning mission soulful company

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Reflections from 2011 – Is Employee Engagement Still a Myth?

Elsua

Probably, because we are not done with it yet, but, most possibly, because we need to shift gears with it. Quite the opposite. Indeed, that simple!

Google Tiers Search into the Global, Social and Personal

Alchemy of Change

By connecting Google+ to search, Google is tiering web search into three, very useful, layers: global search, social search and personal search. Connection Technologies Contextual Computing Google Google Search Plus Your World personal search search social search

Want to Trust Your Employees? Give Them All Unlimited Vacation Days

Elsua

Why are we not doing it in today’s corporate world on a wider scale?” Surprise, surprise. Well, not really. Why should it? On the contrary.

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The Joy of Choice

Elsua

Or not. You know how it goes. But is it really so? And, most importantly, can we do anything about it at all? What do you think? Well, wonder no more.

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IBM Lotusphere and CONNECT 2012 – Here We Go Again! #ls12 #IBMConnect

Elsua

Orlando, here we come! Are you ready? At best. And very much so! But that’s just fine! Never stop moving! The rest will come at its own pace!

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Towards A More Participatory Culture: Enterprise Q&A

Collaborative Thinking

In October of 2011, AIIM (the Association for Information & Imaging Management, a non-profit research, community and educational association), published a survey-based report that examined social business and Enterprise 2.0 John summarized the work and results of the study. Why the growing interesting in Q&A applications? E2.0). .

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The 1-minute guide to the mobile classroom

e-Moderation Station

Photo by Milica Sekulic. Wondering how to start introducing elements of mLearning (mobile learning) into your language classes? Show and tell. Reading.

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Enterprise Social Software Will be Pervasive by 2016 - Perhaps

Portals and KM

The Forrester report, Social Enterprise Apps Redefine Collaboration , predicts that enterprise social software twill become a $6.4 Billion market in 2016. Juan Carlos Perez provides a nice summary of the Forrester report. billion market in 2016.”. There are several key issues and assumptions here.   This is exactly what needs to be done.

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Instant Customer Data Analysis using Excel: worked example

The Bumble Bee

In this article I will share with you a simple 7-step plan based on a fully worked example of Customer Data Analysis using Excel. Balance. Region.

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Social Architecture (a manifesto) | Management Innovation eXchange

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Management Innovation eXchange. Its time to reinvent management. You can help. Search. Connect Log In. Management Innovation eXchange. Stories. Hacks.

Building an Integrated Social Media Dashboard

The Bumble Bee

I have been looking for way to monitor and track all my websites/blogs plus all my social media accounts (linkedIN, Twitter etc) from a single dashboard. figured this would be pretty easy - a thing that most people would want to do! Social Networking

Are We In A "Post E2.0 Era"?

Collaborative Thinking

I just read an interesting report from my ex-colleague Larry Cannel from Gartner (" The Post-2.0 Era: Social in the Context of My Work "). It was recently published under the Burton IT1 Research if you have access. My thoughts - not directly in response to Larry's report, just in general concerning Enterprise 2.0 Are We In The Post-2.0 Era? .

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Missing Pieces: The Activity Stream Aggregator

Collaborative Thinking

Industry discussions on the value of activity streams have been going on for a few years. The concept is pretty straightforward. Social network sites (e.g., For example, in Facebook this capability is referred to as a News Stream. That permission might be direct, or indirect (e.g., a “like” gesture results in a subscription subsequent updates).

Social Media Training for February March 2012

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Handson means the practical exercises are computer based (we have a lab). Social Media Campaign (one day course). This is very intensive course.

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Computer Science is not Digital Literacy

SocialTech

I'm a huge fan of the current wave of enthusiasm and political will to transform the way that ICT is delivered in schools. This morning at BETT, the UK's Education Secretary Micheal Gove will outline the Government's endorsement of the development of Computer Science and hopefully, a more interesting, relevant and creative computing curriculum.

The Intercession of a Thousand Small Sanities

How to Save the World

Most of the time in the history of medicine, the best way to end disease was to build a better sewer and get people to wash their hands.

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Group Works Card Deck – A Joyful Announcement

How to Save the World

Here is our announcement: ——– The Group Works card deck , the first product of the Group Pattern Language Project, is now out!

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The place of ‘the teacher’ in relation to open content

Jenny Connected

Change Mooc, Week 18: Richard DeMillo, Ashwin Ram, Preetha Ram, and Hua Ali. Social Networks, Learning Communities, and Web Science – [link]. See also. Web Concepts: Change in Education and the Laws of the Web . Updated pdf available for download from Rich DeMillo, Mike McCracken and Ashwin Ram’s first #change11 session for week 20.

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The place of ‘the teacher’ in relation to open content

Jenny Connected

Change Mooc, Week 18: Richard DeMillo, Ashwin Ram, Preetha Ram, and Hua Ali. Social Networks, Learning Communities, and Web Science – [link]. See also. Web Concepts: Change in Education and the Laws of the Web . Updated pdf available for download from Rich DeMillo, Mike McCracken and Ashwin Ram’s first #change11 session for week 20.

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Shifts in 2011 Inc. 500 Social Media Usage

Portals and KM

I have been writing about the work of Nora Ganim Barnes and her colleagues at the Center for Marketing Research at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth for some time. See my last post on them: Is Social Media Reaching a Plateau in America's Largest Companies? This new study continues the Center’s work on Inc. In 2010 50% of the Inc. 

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JackBe Presto Provides Self-Service Business Intelligence on a Mobile Basis

Portals and KM

Chris talked about the rise of mobile in general and with business intelligence in particular. Chris gave me an example. This all makes sense to me.

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Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Monday Morning Press Q&A

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012. I am very pleased to be back again after last year. Jeff Schick came up next.

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Just Released: Why Plans Fail: Cognitive Bias, Decision Making, and Your Business.

Evolving Web

A few months ago, I wrote a series of posts in this blog about cognitive bias. Those became the pre-writing for this short ebook: Why Plans Fail.

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Blog>> The Confluence of Human Resource and Knowledge Management

Green Chameleon

There are several areas where I think HR and KM can work together. Where tacit knowledge is concerned, they broker the necessary connections.

Educating the under-privileged

Jenny Connected

Last week, I was privileged to visit the Kuttu Kalai Kudam or Centre of Performing Arts in Punjarasantankal Village, eight kilometers from Kanchipurum town in the southernmost Indian State of Tamil Nadu. This small school was founded in 1990 by P. Rajagopal and his Dutch wife, Dr. Hanne M. de Bruin.

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What We Like vs What We Want

How to Save the World

T his is another in my series of articles exploring the basic existential questions of who we are and what motivates us to do what we do.

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No, You Can't Pick My Brain. It Costs Too Much - Forbes

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Business. Autos. Energy. Logistics & Transportation. Media & Entertainment. Pharma & Healthcare. Retail. SportsMoney. Strategies & Solutions. Wall Street. Washington. The Business Of College Football. Investing. Advisor Network. Bonds. Commodities & Currencies. International. Intelligent Investing. Markets. Mutual Funds. Options. Personal Finance.

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Why is Twitter So Mad at Google?

Alchemy of Change

Twitter is mad at Google for connecting Google+ with search - and for commoditizing their service in the process. How this might not be such a bad thing. Network Strategies Facebook Flickr Google Twitter

Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Social Business for SMBs

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012. I am very pleased to be back again after last year. Ed Brill hosted the session. agree.

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Innovation agency NESTA announces hyperlocal media research and funding

Social Reporter

The UK innovation agency NESTA is starting a major exploration of the future of hyperlocal media – covering everything from struggling local papers, and reduced local BBC services, through to new Government-backed local TV, and the blogs, online communities and radio stations run by passionate digital activists. emerging and future trends.

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Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Mobile, Bring Your Own Device

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012. I am very pleased to be back again after last year. These notes cover the Monday individual press session, Mobile, Bring Your Own Device, with Rob Ingram, Senior Manager, Mobile Communication Strategy, IBM. Now they are announcing extension to Connections. It will install what is needed.

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An Ant’s Eye Point-of-View: Zappos Crisis Response (the first 24 hours)

Ant's Eyeview Blog

On January 15, Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos issued a letter to employees and customers informing them of a massive security breach that exposed customer information including name, passwords and other personal account information.  From our observation, the Zappos crisis response plan seemed to be solid at first.  Passwords were reset. AEV Blog

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Gangsters and Banksters

How to Save the World

As a result, nearly half of all Americans, and well more than half of American children, now live in poverty or near-poverty. ” shrug.

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How to Revive a “Dead” Online Community

Managing Communities

photo credit: ornello_pics Josh Barraza asked if I would talk about how you can revive a “dead” online community. That’s a great suggestion. Before we talk about the how, there are a couple of simple truths that we need to keep in mind. The definition of “dead” will vary by person, by community and by [.].

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Facebook Privacy: First Day Back To School photos

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Is it ok to post “First Day Back to School photos” on Facebook? Who will see them? Is it safe – or just “normal”? . This morning School Kids across Australia are whining and whinging and generally getting antsy. Did you share it only with the “Family” list on Facebook ? Or was it Public? Do/Don’t care?

Net-Map – Agile – Organizational Change

Net-Map Toolbox

This is not the kind of Agile I'm talking about (picture by Double--M on flickr). Last week I worked with an Agile coach who helps large organizations to move their software development from traditional waterfall programming to adopting agile approaches. What does that mean? And this is why my colleague proposed that we Net-Map it.