January, 2012

The Bumble Bee

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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

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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Data visualisation - which diagram should I use?

The Bumble Bee

Here is an excellent web link plus two great books which address the question which diagram or chart should I use to effectively present information visually. With at least 40 types of diagram and new ones being added daily this is a very hot topic! Think Differently

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Iphone 4s: constant loss of mobile signal problem

The Bumble Bee

In early December 2011 I upgraded from an iphone 3G to iphone 4s on the Orange UK network. Since upgrading, a month ago, the iphone 4s has been losing the mobile signal about 10 times per day for periods of up to one hour. During this time it is not possible to make or receive phone calls or texts. Has anyone discovered any workarounds?

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!

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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Reading is (Still) Fundamental

Evolving Web

recently tweeted this after mulling over the differences I’ve seen while working with various clients. Simon Marcus: COO of the Library Corporation.

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List of 12 Top Social Media Podcasts in 2012

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Here is a list I came up with – you might have more social media podcasts to add to the list. Social Media Business by Laurel Papworth. link].

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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

Place is a Tag: How Your Phone Should Work

Alchemy of Change

Get ready for the geo-tag - and a revolution in the way you use your phone to search the places around you! Contextual Computing Local Android crowd-source del.icio.us Diigo geo-tag geoloqi Google Google Maps GPS iPhone local meridian search semantic Wikipedia Windows Phone

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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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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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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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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).

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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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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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.

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.

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.

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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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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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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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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Blog>> KM and the Bigger Picture

Green Chameleon

Waltraut Ritter has a scathing and important critique of KM in general and the MAKE awards in particular, taking some pot shots at some of the participating case studies at KM Asia 2011 in the process (scroll down to the 22 Nov entry). Could the organization use KM to establish a serious dialogue with customers? In 1967 L.K. ”

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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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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.

Celebrate Community Manager Appreciation Day 2012 with Dell (and Me) on Google+

Managing Communities

photo credit: Dell’s Official Flickr Page The third annual Community Manager Appreciation Day, originally started by Jeremiah Owyang, will be celebrated on January 23. In honor of this event, Dell will be hosting an hour long Google+ Hangout on their Google+ profile, starting at 1 PM ET (UTC/GMT -5). During the hour, there will be [.].

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