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The Business Case for Enterprise Social Bookmarking: $4.6 Million a Year in Cost Savings!


Yes, in case you may not have seen it, it is that good! Worth while your time, for sure!, Have you spotted it yourself already? adoption strategy.

Blog>> Why is Knowledge Sharing Important?

Green Chameleon

My colleague Edgar dropped me a note about some workshops on knowledge sharing that he’s preparing for about a hundred practitioners in a knowledge sharing programme organised through the FAO. He asked me these questions, which he believes need to be answered in the programme: 1. what’s knowledge sharing? 2.

Doctor Love | Fast Company

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

); RSS Login or Signup ); Social Networking Affects Brains Like Falling in Love By: Adam L. And that should be a wake-up call for every company.

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Capital Ideas: Selected Papers on Organizations & Markets - October 2009 - Neighbor Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Introduction By Damon J. Phillips Neighbor Networks Research by Ronald S. Burt Forums vs. Fountains Research by Sean C. Research by Elizabeth G.

My Top 10 Reasons Why I Bought an iPad


Then, my good friend Barry Leiba mentioned, in the comments, how he would be “? long one, actually. hehe), etc. Time that it takes me to do that?

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Conversations in Context: A Twitter Case for Social Media Systems Design

Making CommunitySense

On September 1, I gave the invited talk for the 5th AIS SIGPrag International Pragmatic Web Conference Track of the I-SEMANTICS 2010 conference in Graz, Austria. Here are the abstract of and link to the paper , as well as the presentation. Abstract. Conversations are the lifeblood of collaborative communities.

My Top 5 iPad Apps of the Week – Week #2


So, like I have mentioned on the initial blog entry , here I am, once again, wanting to share on this blog the top picks for Week #2.  .

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Evolving Big Society – summary and next ideas

Social Reporter

All posts on the topic are here. There’s no voice, no story, and consequently a lot of rubbishing. Certainly not empowerment).

Online professionalization (by professionals ofcourse)

Joitske Hulsebosch

Last week I gave two workshops 'online professionlisation' for the learninglane, a yearly three days event in the Netherlands.

Cisco Announces Second I-Prize Winner

Portals and KM

I have been covering the Cisco I-Prize for several years and continue to be impressed with this initiative. They could invest these points in ideas.

Knowledge Is … All About Working Smarter, Not Necessarily Harder!


I love it when it happens! You know, that “ Serendipity Doing Its Magic&# thing. It just happened once again! Well, what if it were.

Improving science communications with improv

Viv Mcwaters

In another life I was a science communicator, working with scientists to help them tell the story of their work. guess not much has changed.

She helped

Endless Knots

Given our predicament , we've been on the receiving end of a great deal of kindness and generosity over the past four months. The gift?

Making Raw Milk Mozzarella in Western Massachusetts

Portals and KM

I often write about my food experiences with my friend and food writer, Don Lesser who lives in western Massachusetts.    

Networks and Autonomy

Alchemy of Change

“Networks are voluntary connections between autonomous peers.” Organizations are autonomous when they have final say over their own future. People are autonomous when they have final say over their lives. might be autonomous at home

The most common facilitation question

Viv Mcwaters

When offering facilitation training, one of the most common questions from facilitators is about how to deal with difficult people and tough crowds.

Networking Big Society – or maybe some knowledge gardening

Social Reporter

In my last two posts here and here I’ve written about the Government’s idea for the Big Society , which aims to … Give communities more powers. Encourage people to take an active role in their communities. Transfer power from central to local government. Support co-ops, mutuals, charities and social enterprises.

A Wall of Four Micro-landscape Paintings

Portals and KM

Here are four in the series of micro-landscape paintings created by focusing on details in a cloth.  They are 16" x 20" acrylics. 

“I write. I'ma Writer.”

Alchemy of Change

Those of you who know me personally know that in April of this year I stepped down as executive director of my much beloved Groundwire. Those of you who know me well also know this was a very tough decision, and that I did it largely to

Getting Ready For A Next Generation Collaborative Experience

Collaborative Thinking

One of the arguments over the past year among those passionate about "Enterprise 2.0" has been the position that such initiatives must become more pragmatic. Specifically, that E2.0 initiatives and solutions should target process-centric business activities. investments. don't entirely disagree. contextual collaboration" circa 1999). Indeed, E2.0

Since there’s no Big Society Big Plan, can we expect Big Process? Probably not.

Social Reporter

My last post There is no Big Society Big Plan – and that’s no bad thing attracted some comments and even more tweets – thanks everyone. Fortunately I then picked up on this excellently- argued post via @HelenLindop on Twitter from Louie Gardiner: Big Society – People Power. There simply is no quick-fix.

My Fast Forward Posts for August 2010

Portals and KM

Here is the monthly listing of my Fast Forward blog posts. find it helps me with an archive and hopefully is also useful to you. There is a separate category for these summaries in my right side column on this blog. There will be more in September. TEDxBoston Session Notes: Part One. TEDxBoston Session Notes: Part Two.  

An Ontospatial Representation of Writing Narratives in Hybrid Ecosystem

Taming the spaces

Tomorrow i will be at 3rd International Workshop on Social and Personal Computing for Web?Supported Supported Learning Communites, DEXA 2010, Bilbao.

What are you doing with SharePoint? Professional Services

Michael Sampson - Currents

I have been doing a survey on what organizations are doing with SharePoint. You can see the Overall Analysis based on 239 responses.

Rebooting the conference

e-Moderation Station

Subscribe to the comments for this post? Tweet This! Share this on Facebook. Add this to Google Reader. No plenary speakers. No opening speech. Enjoy!

Google TV Is Getting Snubbed

Portals and KM

I earlier asked the question: Will Google Succeed with TV Where Apple and Microsoft Have Fallen Short ? Well it seems that Google is also having a rocky road, at least according to Rick Munarriz at the Motely Fool. Apparently Google had no problem lining up A-list hardware partners. Logitech. Google TV aims to change thee way we consume TV content.

Preserving knowledge. Jam tomorrow?

Chris Collison

Have you ever been given a pot of homemade jam?   ( Jelly to my American readers!). You know what the truth is? Why the alarm?  We know how it works. 

What are you doing with SharePoint? Legal Services

Michael Sampson - Currents

I have been doing a survey on what organizations are doing with SharePoint. You can see the Overall Analysis based on 239 responses.

Social Entrepreneurship: What’s the Difference?

Hildy Gottlieb

If you have heard the term “Social Entrepreneur” but can’t exactly define what that means, you are not alone. Thoughts, anyone?

My App Gap Posts for August 2010

Portals and KM

Here are my AppGap posts for August. I am also writing in another Corante blog, FastForward (see right side bar for links), The AppGap posts began toward the end of January 2008.   Here, I am primarily doing product commentaries with a few other things thrown in. Below are the ones for August. There will be more in September.

Patterns of learning: Asteroid Discovery From 1980 – 2010

Chris Corrigan

This amazing video is significant on a couple of fronts. First it shows how much other stuff we share our solar system with.

Colligo's White Paper on SharePoint Adoption

Michael Sampson - Currents

Colligo Networks recently published a white paper, SharePoint, ECM, and Cloud Storage Adoption (PDF). See page 6. See page 7. See page 8. See page 10.


Facebook Changes Are a Pane for Many

Online Social Networking

Facebook has started rolling out another round of changes. Have you noticed the new “Likes&# box on the left side panel of your Facebook profile?

Forum Corporation Blog Provides Thought Leadership in the Learning Space and More

Portals and KM

The Forum Corporation blog. offers some excellent content on such topics as learning, leadership, collaboration, enhancing customer experiences, and accelerating strategic execution. It is a collaborative effort by a number of the Forum team members. Recent posts include, Why is it so hard to create a great customer experience?