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Reflections from 2011 – Redefining Your Social Web Presence


Welcome to the new elsua! And plenty of times we keep going through the extra mile to try to achieve it. And most of the times, we don’t. Really?

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How “Membranes” Build Great Organizations

Alchemy of Change

In its place is a new view of the organization as on open, living system that is inherently social. The “Cellular Business”. Still with me?

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Trust and Networks

Alchemy of Change

Democracy & Social Change Engagement, Relationships & Connection Networks & SystemsTrust makes networks work. In Trust We Trust.

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How People Define Smart Organizations: The Biology of Great Organizations Part II

Alchemy of Change

The emergence of new organizational designs based on the metaphors of open, living systems will become a powerful, corrective force.

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The Future of High-Performance Work Systems – Towards Meaningful Work


” videos. You would expect that they may well have, but have they really ? Some really good stuff in there! In fact, it’s been all along!

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How Social CRM “Friend Discovery” will Revolutionize the Way Organizations Collaborate

Alchemy of Change

Every once in a while, technology comes along that helps us re-imagine the way organizations work. Limitations of the Facebook Platform. Tweet.

Systems Thinking is Awesome and a Trap Series: Quote #3I Was Thrown Out of NYU

Evolving Web

Systems thinking allows us to make sense of this turmoil and create structures to both harness and liberate our knowledge workers. They both do.

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IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise


journey that started back in 2001, but that it had its main roots well substantiated within the company for much longer. Are we there yet? SIE ).

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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8 ways to deal with negative comments in online communities

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Feel free to filter out – block or ban – those who do not share the value systems of the community. 5. Fight with them? Ignore them?

My Favorite Tweets for April 15 - 30 2011

Portals and KM

RT @ GautamGhosh : RT @ Qontext : Better employee self service by using a social HRIS system [link]. RT @ GautamGhosh : RT @ Qontext : Better employee self service by using a social HRIS system [link]. Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information.  link].

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In Connection We Trust

Alchemy of Change

Fellowship Innovation & Technology Networks & SystemsGrowing Interest inTrust. That’s why the U.S. by Joe Andrieu. Trust in a Box.

Cooperation is Never Perfect

Alchemy of Change

Then the system breaks down and you have to rebuild it.”. Just as I suspected: cooperation isn’t all fluffy white bunnies. Martin Nowak.

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Google+ Hints at a Social Media Marketing Revolution

Alchemy of Change

I just accidentally stumbled on something in Google+ that suggests some revolutionary ideas about the way organizations need to think about marketing.

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Social Network Identity: Anonymity, Pseudonymity and Accountability -Media140

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

One of the great mysteries of life is why Anon was such a genius in print and such an idiot online. Rose Is A Rose… . And she rarely swears.

Forrester on Enterprise Content Management Suites, Q4 2011

Portals and KM

Forrester has release their report, The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Content Management Suites, Q4 2011 , by Alan Weintraub with Stephen Powers and Anjali Yakkundi. After those above came, Hyland Software, HP, Xerox, Allen Systems Group (ASG), and Alfresco. The are doing this thorough enhanced ECM features in SharePoint.   

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7 Levels of Social Media Engagement

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

There are plans to set up an internal blog, wiki, collaborative knowledge management system, Yammer. Stage Zero - What is Social Media? One day.

The Mesh: Why the Future of Business is Sharing

Alchemy of Change

Access over ownership is the marvel of our library system. Some things are better owned and some are better shared. Software as a service.

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Systems Thinking Is Awesome and a Trap Series: Quote #2Remember Your Failure In The Cave

Evolving Web

Systems thinking is all about how to turn normal operations upside-down and see the unexpected reasons for both success and failure.

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Re-Inventing Collaboration: CRM as Social Technology

Alchemy of Change

It’s more risky because I have less control over customers than I have over employees , but with the right systems and processes in place, getting customers to sell products can be a very powerful sales model.  Our first attempts to digitize some of this sharing were pretty clumsy adaptations of our systems for first-order engagement.

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Reflections from 2011 – Is Employee Engagement Still a Myth?


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!

Kyle Sandilands, Sponsors and Hypocrites

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Match your purpose and your value systems with your channels or you will play the hypocrite when it finally falls apart. That’s what you are.

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Software Will Replace You

Alchemy of Change

It doesn’t matter who you are – software is going to take over more and more of what you do. Amazon is replacing Barnes and Noble. Are you?

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Reclaim Blogging – On Why Your Blog Still Is Your Best Personal Branding Social Tool


And a few people have been asking me for a little while now, on whether I’m ready to do that myself and move over to Plus as well … or not.

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Qantas Airways on Twitter and the Black Face criticism

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

In the interest of completeness, below is what I rattled off to Maddie, in full about social networks and value systems. VALUE SYSTEMS.

2011 108

Paywall for and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

mean full-on, profiles, friends lists, user submmissions, reward systems, leadership leaderboards, the whole kit and caboodle. Their own staff?

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.

2011 107

Links of the Month: November 19, 2011

How to Save the World

with ability to bounce back from these events) but “anti-fragile” systems (i.e. Cartoon by Mark Hurwitt. Conservation. Resilience.

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Roles in communities of practice

Joitske Hulsebosch

The list of Ruud de Moor Centre is based on multiple learning networks in a system in which roles are needed external support. Leader 5.

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Making Social CRM “Friend Discovery” Real

Alchemy of Change

Quick Recap: The first thing to note about Friend Discovery is that it doesn’t actually exist yet; at this point, it’s still just an idea.

The Great Unbundling and Collapse of Local Newspapers

Alchemy of Change

For it was in that year that  newspaper revenues peaked at $48.6 billion. But technology was not the only culprit: greed also had much to do with it.

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Systems Thinking is Awesome and a Trap Quote Series: Quote 4-Well, Clarise, have the lambs stopped screaming?

Evolving Web

Systems thinkers can easily get caught on the wrong side of the plausible / probable divide. Every system we devise is an hypothesis.

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Facial Recognition, Privacy and Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

This is how I interpret it: One to one – you stick your face in a webcam and the system recognises you. AlexKilpatrick. Useful.

Four Ways to Improve Our Online Emotional Intelligence

Alchemy of Change

As human beings, we’re born with a built-in ability to make sense of very subtle social signals from other people. Absolutely.

2011 97

Google Plus and Twitter – How They Work for Me Hand in Hand


It’s been over a month since I first started making use of Google Plus. No, I haven’t given up on Google Plus either. Quite Yes, indeed!

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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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5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload


I heart Activity Streams. mean, I * love* them to bits! without them. live them. It probably cannot get any easier than that. Absolutely not! Exactly!

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The Deep Science of Cooperation: Martin Nowak

Alchemy of Change

Then the system breaks down and you have to rebuild it.&#   -Martin Nowak. The origin of human language. That’s right.

Is our Education System in Crisis?

Jenny Connected

Ultimately each person has to adopt the change for him/herself, but with the right leader and the right leadership style – and for me that is not a hierarchical style unless it is a crisis situation in which in case it might be needed/justified, such as in failing systems. Matthias Melcher – [link]. Viplav Baxi – [link].

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

Portals and KM

He referred to Erik Brynjolfsson’s work in the morning panel (see 2011 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium Notes: Academic Keynote Panel ).  Watson ,?Director

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