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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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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 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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A Cure for Listless Tweeting: “Tweet to List”

Alchemy of Change

Networks & Systems Social Networks tweet2list TwitterSome people care about sustainability, but not social networks. Tweet.

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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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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.

Forrester on Enterprise Content Management Suites, Q4 2011

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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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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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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?

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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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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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!

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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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.

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.

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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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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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.

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

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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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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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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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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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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.

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Our Enterprise 2.0 Boston 2011 Submission: Enterprise Awareness and Weak Signal Sensing

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2011 conference  based on the ideas in this post. technologies are capturing information that emerges from collaborative discussion, deliberations and ideas that are now stored in systems.  Thierry Hubert and I have submitted a proposal for a session in the  Boston Enterprise 2.0 Thanks.  and on the Web.

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Interviews - Doug Heintzman on Social Business

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This is another a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2011. I am very pleased to be back after ten years. These interactions are not addressed by ERP systems.  IBM set up some individual interviews for the bloggers and press. The first one for me was with Doug Heintzman, Director, Lotus Strategy. At that point Raven was a big push. 

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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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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?

Google Plus – One50, Two50 and TheRest


Or without having the system dictate how you can do it with very little interaction from your part. Yes, to me, so far, Plus is a keeper!

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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 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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July Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

July 1, 2011 to July 31, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Oh My!

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.

Literature Review: Improving Work Practices in Times of Change

Collaborative Thinking

identity, social connectivity, publics, and privacy), and how those affordances are leveraged by people as part of their social life (boyd, 2011).

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