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Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All


It’s been my single, most important social networking tool of them all! But let’s get started with things properly. Even for us.

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Social Business Begins by Unleashing Your Business Talent


the huge amount of hidden talent of your workforce by empowering them to make best use of social software tools! That’s right!

2011 59 Expands Its Social Email Offering to Include Lotus Notes

Portals and KM

provides a cross-platform suite of enterprise collaboration products designed to boost user adoption of dominant enterprise collaboration tools.

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business


Will social networking tools become our next Pandora’s Box, just like email is today for most of us? first came about. … No?

2011 63

Rawn Shah’s Social Networking for Business: A Review

Portals and KM

One book at the top of the pile was Rawn Shah’s Social Networking for Business: Choosing the Right Tools and Resources to Fit Your Needs.

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Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Social Business for SMBs

Portals and KM

It covers “Social Business for SMBs,” (Speakers: IBM Clients - The Law Offices of LaVan & Neidenberg, Czarnowski, and others). agree.

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eProductivity for Lotus Notes: New Standalone Editions, New Pricing, and More

Michael Sampson - Currents

Eric Mack and team at eProductivity announced a new a new set of standalone editions for eProductivity , GTD-software for Lotus Notes: " eProductivity, an app for IBM Lotus Notes, provides you with the tools you need to most effectively manage the flood of email and other "stuff" coming at you every day. Make optimal choices.

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

Portals and KM

Charlie said a major part of his role is to make it easy to integrate Lotus technology and add more social to apps.  Are ads working?

2011 56

SharePoint: Is It Worth Using as a Collaboration Tool?

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Im already subscribed SharePoint: Is It Worth Using as a Collaboration Tool? Document Management DAM Advertise with us! Enterprise 2.0

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Notes from INV301 IBM's Social Business Strategy

Michael Sampson - Currents

At Lotusphere 2012, Douglas Heintzman (Director of Strategy, IBM Collaboration Solutions) and Andrew Warzecha (VP of Strategy, IBM Solutions Group) are presenting on IBM's social business strategy. Social business and social media are complementary. -. Social business is also changing the way we work: -. talent as a cloud. -.

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Interviews - Doug Heintzman on Social Business

Portals and KM

The first one for me was with Doug Heintzman, Director, Lotus Strategy. In this capacity he is responsible for Lotus’ over all strategic direction. In 2001-2003 I was the Executive Sponsor of the Accenture – Lotus alliance from the Accenture side. Doug also addressed how they choose the term, “social business.”

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Can Using Facebook Within Your Organization Add Value?

Leading Virtually

believe that these business leaders are not seeing the value of the social interaction that is facilitated by a tool such as Facebook.

Using IBM Lotus Connections 2.5


IBM’s Lotus Connections v2.5 is at last available for download! And it’s finally here! Well, there are plenty of them! Why not?

Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Becoming a Social Business Client Panel

Portals and KM

Mike started with some of the challenges businesses face today: information overload, complexity and connections.  Jon Iwata spoke next. 

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Working Smarter … (IBM Lotus Software)


trying to solve those problems that perhaps other traditional collaboration and knowledge sharing tools haven’t been able to address accordingly.

IBM Verse – Email Reimagined

Michael Sampson - Currents

Given what I know about it, with my analyst hat on, it is perfectly reasonable to give the following official line (which I did give to IBM yesterday when they asked for a quote): Email remains a critical communication channel for organizations, and has an ongoing role to play alongside new communication and collaboration tools. Not email.

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Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary


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

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IBM Lotus Connections, in plain English " Connected

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

In my opinion, IBM Lotus Connections is primarily social networking software, not collaboration software. So, what is Lotus Connections?

Lotus Knows IdeaJam Still Under Way!


Yes, indeed, check out Lotus Knows IdeaJam. Either way, Lotus Knows IdeaJam has been enjoying a tremendous success! No, not yet. TODAY!!!

The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections – On the Business Case for Corporate Blogging


There is probably no better tool than that one, to be honest. My preferred and default Personal Knowledge Management tool. For all of us!

Green Chameleon » The Technology Question in KM Tools

Green Chameleon blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about The Technology Question in KM Tools In my recent posts I was rather focusing on some soft factors of implementing knowledge related activities, like suggestions for organising your knowledge or on how to promote knowledge management initiatives. RSS2.

[Podcast] This Week in Lotus 018: A World Without Email? Or Blackberries?


This Week in Lotus 018 – A world without email? here we go, once again, getting immersed on that regular blogging schedule. Me, too!

Enterprise Microblogging Use Cases: Help Reduce Your Inbox Clutter!


Roll-up: Businesses Love Microblogging “, which is pretty close to another one shared by her the previous day under the title “?

The Man Who Should The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections – Tag, You’re It!


IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing etc.). Just priceless!

The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections — Collaborating Effectively through Wikis


It will make you think twice about how you may have viewed email as a collaboration tool all along. tell you, a very worthy read. Yes, a wiki.

The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections — Communities: The Driving Force of Enterprise 2.0


And I mean *any* business. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

What Difference A Year Doesn't Make: Lotus Connections & SharePoint

Collaborative Thinking

But - that means that IBM needs to let Connections "do its own thing" and not worry about slowing down or try to cross-sell other Lotus products. IBM has to do superior and native integration between Connections and Microsoft productivity tools and integrate with SharePoint as well. So why is this important? This isn't rocket science.

Notes from IBM's Social Business Success Story #ibmsocbiznz @socialbizguy

Michael Sampson - Currents

Vaughan has seen the power of social - through blog aggregators (like Planet Lotus), meeting people at conferences that he's already "met" through various social tools. Social is changing the face of business. Definition - "a social business embraces network of people to create business value."

Lotusphere 2012 - Opening General Session

Michael Sampson - Currents

last year IBM introduced social business. various Internet tools and services are linking people with PD to resources to help them. Social - "the application of social tools and culture to business processes and activities.". Social business is not limited to the deployment of new tools. It's not a new idea.

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Building Social Business: The Seven Types of Social Roles in Employee Communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Building Social Business At the intersection of Enterprise 2.0 Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Google Buzz Labels: HR2.0 , Organizations 2.0 , Social Media Newer Post Older Post Home I am a Product Evangelist with Social Business Software firm Qontext, Inc. Rawn wrote about the Social Business Jam that I.

Is Social Business Ready to Face Internet Traffic Jams?


At least, that’s what has just happened to myself, upon my return from my recent business trip to Boston for the Enterprise 2.0 Really?

Connected - IBM Lotus Connections, in plain English

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

In my opinion, IBM Lotus Connections is primarily social networking software, not collaboration software. So, what is Lotus Connections?

Leveraging Virtual Teams & Social Tools: Boston KM Forum - March 31

Endless Knots

Long title for what promises to be a good day with the Boston KM Forum on March 31: " Leveraging Virtual Teams & Social Tools for Business Advantage: Blogs, Wikis, Twitter, et al." But what value have they had for business enterprises?  Business   And books and articles on virtual teaming abound.

Clay Shirky on Institutions vs. Collaboration – Business 2.0


So I kept going along with my day and all of a sudden he goes and tweets back again the following tweet : "New blog post – Business 2.0

How Procter & Gamble Got Employees to Use Social Networking at Work - - Business Technology Leadership

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Executive Competencies Assessment Tool Assess Your Business Leadership Skills with the Councils new benchmarking tool. tools into a single platform to unlock weak and potential ties—employees with common goals or interests who have little to no contact. Get Google Enterprise Search for your business information.


Notes on CCS105 Bayer MaterialScience - Integrating IBM Connections and Microsoft Technologies

Michael Sampson - Currents

My notes on the session: - Bayer - three main business areas: crop science, health care, and material science. When looking at Connections vs. SharePoint, Documentum, and BMS's KM tool, Connections supported most of the requirements. the business card - in Lync, in SharePoint, in Outlook, in Connections. adoption strategies: -.

Coveo Expresso Available as Free Basic Level Enterprise Search Tool

Portals and KM

I want to share this post I did that first appeared in AppGap to make you aware of a free search tool for those in a Microsoft environment.

Notes on Tuesday's Keynote on Becoming a Social Business

Michael Sampson - Currents

Impact of social technologies in business. Which drives the most business benefit? Great variety of tools. What tools they emphasize. Hard business benefits. These tools connect with other parts of the business. Becoming a social business requires a cultural shift. Become a social business.

Adoption Strategy for Office 365 at Merck

Michael Sampson - Currents

Merck has almost finished an 11 month transition to Office 365 from various older Microsoft products and messaging and collaboration tools from other vendors (e.g., When employees received their Office update and especially when they were migrated from Lotus Notes to Outlook, the change agents were there to answer questions.

2015 48 Goes Mobile, Bringing SharePoint to the iPad

Portals and KM

Their tools focus on increasing user adoption of collaboration tools include bringing central components of SharePoint into both Outlook and Lotus Notes. I have written about several times. See for example - Provides Social Email to Help Drive Enterprise Collaboration Adoption.