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Social Business Forum 2011 – Communities or Organisations – The New Collaboration Ecology


After all, when was the last time you were working on a single project, with a single project team, in the same building, or location, or even country?

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New Orleans Restaurant Update May 2011

Portals and KM

We went to Willie Mae's Scotch House right form the airport. Here is another of many New Orleans restaurant updates. 504) 861-9600. 

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Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary


That’s why I’m including this entry as part of the “Reflections from 2011″ series. What happened to me during 2011 then?

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Trust and Networks

Alchemy of Change

To illustrate, let’s talk about a partnership, a simple form of network that connects just two entities. Trust makes networks work. Tweet.

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Future of Social Business – Rest of the Story

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2011. I am very pleased to be back after ten years. Chris spoke about business analytics.

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Radical Connectedness and the Evolution of Business

Alchemy of Change

This summer, my wife and I took our two boys to visit the famous Ford Rouge Complex in Dearborn, Michigan. This Hub Controls the Spokes.

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Roles in communities of practice

Joitske Hulsebosch

This might be part of the more networked organizational form of the future? What about the self-organising power of communities? Leader 5.

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The Heart of the Occupation

Alchemy of Change

The Occupy Movement means different things to different people. And that is a very useful starting place. Bigger Frame for Social Change. No violence.

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Links of the Month: November 19, 2011

How to Save the World

Cartoon by Mark Hurwitt. believe ‘we’ are not the rational ‘individuals’ we imagine ourselves to be. Conservation. Resilience.

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A World Without Email – Year 3, Weeks 29 to 51 (The Email Starvation Continues…)


Well, that’s about to drop off this week, because we are in Lotusphere 2011 week! So far I am down to 17 emails received per week !

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My Notes from the 2011 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium: Collective Intelligence and Social Networks

Portals and KM

Most often Web based collective intelligence takes the form of external connections through such tasks as crowd sourcing.  Watson ,?Director

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My Notes from 2011 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium: Academic Keynote Panel

Portals and KM

Alex added that one strategy is to move the risk to the individual in the form of informed consent, perhaps with some benefit for accepting the risk. The MIT Sloan Alumni Club of Boston, The MIT Center For Digital Business, SIM Boston and MIT ILP, are hosting the eight annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium today. Erik Brynjolfsson ,?Schussel

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Literature Review: Improving Work Practices in Times of Change

Collaborative Thinking

photos), tend to bring people together enabling ties to form (Engeström, 2005). 2011, October 15). 2011, October 15).  2011).

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Value Creation in Communities of Practice

Jenny Connected

Etienne Wenger, Beverly Trayner, Maarten de Laat (2011) – Value Creation Framework. link]. This was a highlight of the workshop for me.

“Square” Pegs Mobile Payments – Round Hole Still Not Filled

Alchemy of Change

The latest issue of Wired has an  interview with Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey on his latest venture – Square. How it Works. All you pay is 2.75

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E2.0 Santa Clara: Architecting the Building Blocks of Enterprise Social Networking

Collaborative Thinking

Slideshare did not handle the builds and colors correctly but you should be able to decipher most of how the presentation flows. Enterprise 2.0

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Social Media at Work


And it looks like today things are back to normal somewhat, which means, I am back to normal , too! This time around Social Media @ Work.

Social media: a new type of hammers for change facilitators in organisations

Joitske Hulsebosch

Such a community is formed by so-called 'carriers' of a particular vision of reality. thought it might be worthwhile to translate it.

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My Notes from 2011 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium: CIO Keynote Panel

Portals and KM

Also, he likes the idea expressed earlier of doing the interview before you read the resume so you form an independent impression. Here are my notes from session of the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium session: CIO Keynote Panel -?The The Evolving CIO Role in Cloud and Mobile Computing Environment. Participants included: Moderator: David Kingston ,?Managing

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Social Media: NAB Break Up Letter

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

All banks are the same, it’s too hard, too many forms, and expensive exit fees. Here’s the “break up letter&# video. Purpose.

My Notes from the 2011 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium: Enterprise Analytics = Business Values

Portals and KM

  You need a combination of guided workflow and free form. Participants included: Moderator: Michael S. He asked the panel first. 

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2011 MAKE Nominations Open Until May 31

Portals and KM

Nominations close on May 31, 2011.   You can complete the nomination form by visiting the Teleos website - [link] - and clicking on 'MAKE' in the left-hand navigation box and then clicking on 'MAKE Nominations' I suggest you nominate more organizations to enrich the event.  

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Why Systems Thinking is Awesome and a Trap in Five Quotes: Post 1: There Is No Spoon

Evolving Web

At work, Raymond’s job is to make sure that expense forms are filled out properly. Now, as with most tools, the tool isn’t necessarily to blame.

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Various ways to use social media as a facilitator or trainer

Joitske Hulsebosch

Social media form an integral part of the learning trajectory. There are many different ways in which you can do so. conversations?

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Facebook: Iceland Constitution and Gov 2.0

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Mayor Giuliani of New York circa 2011, Premier Anna Bligh during Queensland’s natural disasters. Metagovernment is alive and well.

Access to a world of practice

Learning Alliances

Happy Corner, where the tailors studied by Jean Lave (2011) worked in the 1970′s, was a remarkable community of practice.  Observe. link].

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Flip My Switch: Standard Work or Soul Crushing Exactness

Evolving Web

In Lean there is a concept known as “standard work”. So, we’ve been trying to do this in software for years. Chasing the grail of standard work.

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Traackr Enhances Its Web Influencer Monitoring Tool

Portals and KM

They also automatically rank order the keywords in priority form niche at the top to broad at the bottom.    

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Should You Move Your Email To The Cloud?

Portals and KM

I am attending Forrester's Content & Collaboration Forum 2011. would imagine that the email is more of the barrier than other forms of collaboration. Forrester notes that in five years, almost half of US workers — about 63 million people — will work virtually. I am already one of them. This session focused on email. It is easy.

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The Social Enterprise and The Circular Economy


In this way, today’s goods become tomorrow’s resources, forming a circular cycle&#. Delivering on the promise of social. Hippie 2.0

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Visualize Your Own LinkedIn Network

Alchemy of Change

InMaps forms the clusters and then it’s up to you to name them based on what you think they are. It just emerged from its analysis. Tweet.

It’s Time to Try Social Technologies by Kevin Jones


Because I guess that’s what we all care about  at this point in time, right? What (business) value do we want to get from G+? At least, for me.

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Curating our personal technology configurations

Digital Habitats

(Cross posted on FullCirc and NWWCoP ). What is a Technology Configuration? While community’s have their configurations, so do individuals.

What Social Media and Enterprise 2.0 Can Bring to HR Processes

Portals and KM

Compensation and benefits: Now updated forms are shared more effectively. Last week I had the pleasure of doing a webinar with the enterprise 2.0 software firm, Bitrix. We covered  “The Business Value of Social Media and Enterprise 2.0” with an emphasis on HR process because of the audience.  We have come a long way.

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Intranet Innovation Awards - for 2011 - Now Open

Michael Sampson - Currents

Step Two Designs has opened the doors for entries to the 2011 Intranet Innovation Awards for this year: " Now in their fifth year, the global Intranet Innovation Awards uncover great ideas for the benefit of the whole intranet community. This year’s Awards are now open for entries, with submissions closing on Tuesday 31 May 2011.

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Stimulating informal learning in organisations

Joitske Hulsebosch

It is estimated that professionals learning informally for 80% or even 94%. Together with Sibrenne I've facilitated a learning network for two years.

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Social Business Forum and a Touch with Reality


So I thought that today could be the perfect opportunity to air it out and, at long last, get it out of my chest. Thus how do you get to compromise?

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The Metamovement: Moving Beyond Marches and People in the Street

How to Save the World

METAMOVEMENT ORGANIZATION AND OPERATION. onday evening I attended the General Assembly of Occupy Portland. The privilege is not abused. Food security.

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Theorizing On Network Ties & Structures

Collaborative Thinking

project) within the enterprise environment that causes these structures to form. Communities may form more voluntarily for instance. In fact, you could basically say that all teams and communities are social networks but not all social networks are teams and communities. Social networks are generally defined (e.g., new hires).

Chrysler tweet: an issue of process

Community Guy

virtual s$%tstorm was brought down on Chrysler, who in turn fired their agency, who in turned fired the employee. Looking… yep, no hands raised.

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