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List of 12 Top Social Media Podcasts in 2012

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Here is a list I came up with – you might have more social media podcasts to add to the list. Social Media Business by Laurel Papworth. link].

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Reading is (Still) Fundamental

Evolving Web

recently tweeted this after mulling over the differences I’ve seen while working with various clients. Simon Marcus: COO of the Library Corporation.

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Google Tiers Search into the Global, Social and Personal

Alchemy of Change

By connecting Google+ to search, Google is tiering web search into three, very useful, layers: global search, social search and personal search. Connection Technologies Contextual Computing Google Google Search Plus Your World personal search search social search

Building an Integrated Social Media Dashboard

The Bumble Bee

I have been looking for way to monitor and track all my websites/blogs plus all my social media accounts (linkedIN, Twitter etc) from a single dashboard. figured this would be pretty easy - a thing that most people would want to do! Social Networking

Group Works Card Deck – A Joyful Announcement

How to Save the World

Here is our announcement: ——– The Group Works card deck , the first product of the Group Pattern Language Project, is now out!

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Blog>> KM and the Bigger Picture

Green Chameleon

Waltraut Ritter has a scathing and important critique of KM in general and the MAKE awards in particular, taking some pot shots at some of the participating case studies at KM Asia 2011 in the process (scroll down to the 22 Nov entry). Could the organization use KM to establish a serious dialogue with customers? In 1967 L.K. ”

2012 26 Expands Its Social Email Offering to Include Lotus Notes

Portals and KM These include bringing central components of SharePoint into Outlook so people can collaborate on documents within their main flow of work.

Reflections on Community Manager Appreciation Day

Online Community Strategy

Today was the third annual Community Manager’s Appreciation Day, or #CMAD. The intention of #CMAD is to raise awareness about the role of the Community Manager, and to recognize the hard working women and men who support this role for their organizations. Jeremiah Owyang , Partner, Altimeter; + Connie Bensen , Sr.

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CleverWorkarounds » The facets of collaboration Part 2–Enter the matrix!

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Skip to content. Skip to menu. Welcome. About. Freebies. Register Log in. The facets of collaboration Part 2–Enter the matrix! Hi all. Richard.

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Design Considerations For Enterprise Social Networks: Identity, Graphs, Streams & Social Objects

Collaborative Thinking

I've submitted a proposal for the Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston. Feedback appreciated on the session and if it's worthwhile, indicate so with a "thumbs up". Thanks. link].  . Enterprise 2.0

Why Apple Needs to be More Like IBM

Portals and KM

Mark Fidelman wrote a very spot on article recently, Why Every Company Needs To Be More Like IBM And Less Like Apple. will not repeat it here and suggest you go to his original. However, I do want to add my own perspective that is driven by both industry observations and personal experience with both companies.    

UN Global Compact: a Global Action Network Case Study

Networking Action

UN Global Compact Executive Head Georg Kell became frustrated with the lack of understanding about how the Compact differs from government agencies. It leads to wrong-thinking about how it should be “run” and what it can and cannot do. He… Net Dev

When Personal Brands and Corporate Brands Collide

Alchemy of Change

This case brings up some tricky issues around what happens when individuals step forward to represent the organizations they work for in social networks like Twitter and here on Google+. What happens when they leave?

When Your Members Criticize a Company or Person, Invite Them to Your Community

Managing Communities

photo credit: SmithGreg I recently had a member on one of my communities start a thread to review a book, which he criticized. Most of his review was fair, but there were some parts that I felt were a little harsh. Still, it was appropriate for our community. As an author, I do sympathize with [.]. Community Cultivation Interacting with Members

Collaboration Master Class in London - March 15

Michael Sampson - Currents

I'm delighted to announce that I will be presenting a public master class on collaboration in London on March 15. Numbers are strictly limited.

Joining The Amazings for street photography and sociability

Social Reporter

Also it actually was amazing, in a gentle sort of way. paid my £25, turned up … and wasn’t quite sure what to expect. The Amazings.

Quiznos and the Old Business Model

Alchemy of Change

Here’s an interesting NPR story on Quiznos being taken over by private equity firm to avoid bankruptcy. The reason I’m sharing this is that one of the contributing factors behind their fall was their business model, and the exploitive relationship that the company had with its franchise owners.

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Lotusphere and IBM Connect 2012 Highlights – Back to Basics of Conferences! #ls12 #ibmconnect


So over the course of the next few days, perhaps couple of weeks, and in between other blog entries here and there, I will be sharing plenty of those highlights pointing folks out to individual keynote and speaker sessions that I enjoyed quite a bit attending and learning from, but this time around with a slight difference. Ready? Let’s go!

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‘Open space rewards consensus and punishes dissent’

Jenny Connected

Dave Snowden made a number of provocative statements   in his presentation to Week 17 of ChangeMooc , but ‘open space leads to consensus’ and ‘consensus is rewarded, dissent is punished’ were two that caught my attention. As with all such statements, they have to be taken in context. So – what should we make of all this. Are dissenters punished? is 4 Years Old!

Managing Communities

photo credit: barbourians Friday will mark 4 years since the launch of In honor of this occasion, I wanted to take a moment to thank everyone who has been supportive of this site and me. Thank you to those that read this blog, subscribe to it and spread the word by passing along my [.].

Why Collaborate? The Full Infographic is Now Available

Michael Sampson - Currents

Earlier this month, I posted an incomplete infographic looking at reasons why collaboration is a good idea on the Smarter Office blog. Collaboration

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Got Governance?

Ant's Eyeview Blog

With the new year, you might find yourself cleaning up from 2011. Have you ever cleaned up your processes? Do you find that you have a lot of processes that were necessary at one time and now are abandoned? What happened? Did the need for the process expire? When this person relaxes, others tend to relax too. Ignorance? Probably not.

Action, complexity and a centre

Chris Corrigan

Just coming off an Art of Hosting with friends Tenneson Woolf, Caitlin Frost and Teresa Posakony. There is something about holding that common centre together invites trust so that we can release responsibility to action conveners and known they are initiating works that comes from our common shared purpose.”

Snippets - One size fits all Community of Practice?

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Archive. /. Snippets. Research of insightful things people say. RANDOM POSTS. Jan 24. Stan Garfield. NOTES. Naturally, if one of the people over time fails to share and answer soon they get dropped off the to: field as it’s assumed they are not into it (the topic), or at least into being part of the crew…so then it becomes a group of 4.

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TMSEN12: The Critical Debate


It's almost time for TeachMeet SEN 2012! Last minute tickets available here. Signups for TeachMeet SEN 2012 have gone really well. Sal Cooke : 1.

Time Flies When You Are Having Fun – Happy IBM Anniversary!


Whoahh! Who would have thought about that, eh? Happy IBM Anniversary to me! Seriously. And still going strong! So what did I do to celebrate it?

Local democratic participation and parking


I sometimes wonder whether, in late medieval cities, there were disputes about where people left their carts. Car parking is a major issue in contemporary neighbourhoods, and inconsiderate parking infuriates people. The process I came up with may have helped move things on. There was no disruption. It was local participative democracy in action.

Asking for help

Viv Mcwaters

I quite enjoy helping others. I’m not so good at asking for help. From an improv perspective it’s like making offers – asking for help is making an offer to the world. And boy, does it pay back big time. Those of you reading this blog recently will know I’m in foreign parts designing a biggish two-day event. like blogging.

Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Summary Listing

Portals and KM

Here is a listing of my notes on Lotusphere 2012 that have been posted so far. I was very pleased to be back again after last year with support from IBM. think that IBM has made great progress in furthering social business in ths past year. have a few session notes to do and will add them to this list rather than do a new post. Here  

‘Open space rewards consensus and punishes dissent’

Jenny Connected

Dave Snowden made a number of provocative statements   in his presentation to Week 17 of ChangeMooc , but ‘open space leads to consensus’ and ‘consensus is rewarded, dissent is punished’ were two that caught my attention. As with all such statements, they have to be taken in context. So – what should we make of all this. Are dissenters punished?

Why Use Collaboration Tools?

Michael Sampson - Currents

Following on from the Why Collaborate? infographic , I've just posted on a different question - Why use collaboration tools? : ".

The Tribulations of Business Travelling with Delta Airlines


Lots to share and lots more to talk about! This time around the culprit is Delta Airlines. That was a big mistake. Delta Airlines. What happened?

Announcing “Community Secret Sauce”: a Panel Discussion 1/31 in SF

Online Community Strategy

Join me next Wednesday, January 31st, in San Francisco for the “Community Secret Sauce” panel discussion. The event is part of the #OCTribe  meetup series that Susan Tenby hosts, and these events are always a fun and informative time. We will each be sharing “Secret Sauce” examples for online community success.

An Ant's Eye Point-of-View: Zappos Crisis Response (the first 24 hours)

Ant's Eyeview Blog

On January 15, Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos issued a letter to employees and customers informing them of a massive security breach that exposed customer information including name, passwords and other personal account information.  From our observation, the Zappos crisis response plan seemed to be solid at first.  Passwords were reset. AEV Blog