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John Tropea - Delicious Community

Leverage took the time to visit our stores and understand what our 300,000 employees go through. vendor community socialnetwork_km

Change Leadership Challenge 5: Use Networks for Change

Partnering Resources

Previous posts covered active, committed leadership , building a compelling business case , embedding change , and meaningful employee participation. “I’ll tell you how communication really works around here,” the data architect told me over coffee. Change Navigation Employee Engagement Leadership Networks and Networking

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Challenges of Social Business in the Workplace


What advice (or insight) can you share about utilising social tools to leverage workplace learning? Collaboration Communities elsua Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0 That’s right! Who knew, right? Why aren’t more Enterprise 2.0 / Social Business vendors doing the same thing? . So, what were the questions you may be wondering, right?

2014 60

Mock Thesis Proposal: Personal Support Networks During Periods Of Employee Transition, Part 1

Collaborative Thinking

Social Network Sites (SNS) create multiple affordances employees leverage during their employment lifecycle. In this Masters Thesis, I examine how a SNS helps employees during transitional periods such as: joining the company, moving into a new position, and navigating through organizational disruption. Abstract. Description.


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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Leveraging Community thinking. Lets try and put together an understanding on what these roles can be in employee communities: The Lurker is a new employee or a late adopter who arrives at the employee community as someone who has heard good things about it - but is uncertain about what to do. and Organization Development.

Twitter for organisations

Joitske Hulsebosch

UNICEF @unicef), a perso nal employee account (like Arjen Mulder @arjencito), or an account combining a name and organisation (eg. Be creative!

Office 365 Video

Michael Sampson - Currents

It, too, leverages Yammer and the Office Graph to deliver a social, personalized experience within Office 365.

2014 39

Design Considerations For Enterprise Social Networks

Collaborative Thinking

While enterprise social networking has been covered extensively in the media and by IT analyst firms, one of the least discussed aspects of the topic has been the issue of design and the potential impact of design on employee adoption of such tools and applications.  At the June Enterprise 2.0 Social theory and design. Psychology of adoption.

Literature Review: Improving Work Practices in Times of Change

Collaborative Thinking

The idea is to become comfortable with the purpose of a Review and leverage prior work done on the annotated bibliography  completed earlier.

2011 75

Blog>> Trends in Knowledge Management

Green Chameleon

These services support employees gain faster a deeper and broader expertise complementing classic (expensive) training. This trend is about empowering employees; providing them an open platform to express opinions and share expertise. Traditionally, KM was more often than not a top-down driven approach. Semantics. Enterprise 2.0.

Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections – Job Role and Responsibilities


Something that, funny enough, did not happen in the past, even though I have always been rather visible all along. And that’s it! Very much so! 

2013 66

Theorizing On Network Ties & Structures

Collaborative Thinking

The idea of the enterprise as a mediator that enables its employees to participate in formalized social structures might be interesting to juxtapose against the emergent social structures that employees informally participate in without the enterprise having any direct mediating role (although there may be varying levels of influence). Communities

The new employee connection: Social networking behind the firewall - Computerworld

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Computerworld Daily News (First Look and Wrap-Up) Computerworld Blogs Newsletter The Weekly Top 10 More E-Mail Newsletters The new employee connection: Social networking behind the firewall Corporate social networking is more than an electronic water cooler. Find out why employees use Green Dot Life instead of D Street. can bring.

5 Facebook Lessons to Improve Employee Engagement in Your Company

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Monday, December 3, 2007 5 Facebook Lessons to Improve Employee Engagement in Your Company So perhaps your company isnt sold on this whole Myspace/Facebook thing. But the underlying concepts that Facebook and similar environments have created can teach us several lessons in employee engagement. Yes, even our employees! Bandwago.

Towards A More Participatory Culture: Enterprise Q&A

Collaborative Thinking

If activity streams are leveraged, is posting a question into a stream cluttered with lots of other items vying for attention the right approach? There’s no assurance that employees will share what they know, or that answers will always be perfect. John summarized the work and results of the study. We ask our colleagues. E2.0). .

2012 61

Boston E20 Notes: Design Considerations For Enterprise Social Networks: Identity, Graphs, Streams & Social Objects

Portals and KM

Here is the session description: “Organizations can improve how employees connect to co-workers by understanding the influence design has on participation within social platforms. It will be as bad as the inbox if you do not provide filters or other ways to focus it and not let employees get fire hosed.  conference in Boston.

2012 42

Social Media Club of Boston 5th Anniversary Celebration: The Evolution of Social Business

Portals and KM

The discussion now is how to leverage the network of people. He discussed what Lowe’s is doing for employee connections. Instead of asking their supervisor, employees are asking the enterprise through social media. The questions started: Lowe’s uses IBM Connections inside the firewall for their over 250,000 employees.

The Case for Corporate Social Networking

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Here are some of them: Employee Engagement – Today’s generation is entering into the workforce after spending years on social networks.

Enterprise 2.0 Conference: Call For Papers Community, Voting Process

Collaborative Thinking

There are interesting areas of how the combination of participation and tools enable employees to establish an identity different than the one assigned to them by the enterprise, and take on social roles (wiki gardener, idea person, answer person, expert) that augment formal structures used to identify talent. For the upcoming Enterprise 2.0

Enabling Participation: More Art Than Science

Collaborative Thinking

Bottom-Up : Project teams employ a bottom-up strategy to encourage employees, teams, and departments to take local ownership of the social network site within a governance framework. Top-Down : In some organizations, there is a cultural deference to management. A top-down approach enables project teams to leverage management as champions.

Enterprise 2.0 Summit: Learning from Alcatel-Lucent, IBM, Yves Caseau, BASF & More "How People Matter"

21st Century Organization

The mission is clear: enable CEO Ben Vermayen's mandate that employees "Share", a practice Vermayen models by active participation.

2012 31

Enterprise 2.0: A Transition From Destination Site To Platform Services

Collaborative Thinking

focused on enabling an enterprise-wide destination (e.g., a “Corporate Facebook”) which acted as a community and connectivity hub for employees. If there is a desire to leverage shared services and common infrastructure, what platform is best suited to deliver the broadest array of solutions? This first post concerns Enterprise 2.0

2011 49

Diebold on Re-Imagining Effective Work: Executives Don’t Have to Work Out of Head Office

Michael Sampson - Currents

– one executive asked his employees to send him a text message when they want to talk, instead of sharing long emails. Various Microsoft tools could also be leveraged to assist with in-firm innovation). That’s because many don’t work there. For Mattes, building a virtual management team is crucial to Diebold’s turnaround.

2015 30

Forrester: Mobile Apps Will Change the IT Market and Drive Software Innovation

Portals and KM

According to their survey of over 2,100 North American and European software decision-makers, 41 percent say that increasing the number of mobile apps for both employees and customers was a high or critical software priority. This second wave of innovation will leverage cloud-based services. McCarthy. Apple has over.  

2015 40

The Secret to Innovation and Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Leverage. Within most organizations an employee is responsible to their boss.  All employees want to be happy at work !  . Jones.

2013 25

Stacking the Deck: Using Organizational Networks in Talent Management

Partnering Resources

Oops: the employee who just resigned was running an entire function and we didn’t realize it. Avoid talent management snafus. They can’t.

2012 36

Deb Lavoy on Promoting the Purpose Driven Organization and Designing the Collaborative Enterprise

Portals and KM

  Deb mentioned that a key differentiator is employee motivation. study from HR consultancy Towers Watson found that organizations with high employee engagement had a 19 percent increase in operating income versus a 32 percent drop for companies with low levels of engagement. could not agree more. That would make sense.

Review of "Open Leadership" - By Charlene Li via Gil Yehuda

Michael Sampson - Currents

Open and Social business are not leaderless — quite the contrary, they are lead in a manner that leverages new behaviors. To leverage them, they must adopt and model them too — but from the perspective of a leader. Gil shares his thoughts on Charlene Li's book Open Leadership : " The premise: leadership remains a requirement.

Social Media & Innovation

Collaborative Thinking

Working Title: "Leveraging Social Media Within Innovation Strategies". However, contributions from non-traditional participants (customers, employees) presents its own set of challenges in terms of community management, decision-rights, and business alignment. Problem Statements: Have economic realities impacted innovation efforts?

Breaking down silos, what does that mean? | @Greg2dot0's Blog

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Lastly, breaking down silos enables expertise to be leveraged across the entire enterprise. @Greg2dot0's Blog. …this I believe.

2012 38

Thinking about the Big Shift and the Social Enterprise – confused of calcutta

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The first wave sets up the foundations, leveraging the digital infrastructure and where appropriate the significant shifts in public policy that have eroded barriers to entry, participation and movement in most arenas. Skip to content. confused of calcutta. blog about information. About me. About this blog. Disclaimer. Kernel. Sitemap. By JP.

2012 31

Reference Architecture For Social Network Sites

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

illustrate infrastructure and act as blueprints organizations can leverage as they make decisions on IT architecture. Templates??? share back???

Building Social Business: Connecting, Sharing and Collaborating

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Leveraging Community thinking. Building Social Business At the intersection of Enterprise 2.0 and Organization Development. Your thoughts?

2004 21

Building Great Enterprise 2.0 Communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

For many it evokes images of idle employees exchanging celebrity gossip on Facebook or Twitter. Organizations are using enterprise 2.0 to foster deeper relationships with customers, partners, employees and suppliers, which often lead to improvements in collaboration, agility, innovation and productivity. about us. research resources.

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Internal vs. External Trainers: Some Further Thoughts

Michael Sampson - Currents

For internal trainers—at least the good ones—the outcome is greater understanding and competence for the employees at the organization.

2013 19

Avanade Research on Social Collaboration in the Enterprise

Michael Sampson - Currents

More and more organizations are adopting social collaboration tools to connect employees and enable them to more easily work together in a creative fashion. 24% of decision makers who have adopted social collaboration tools believe they waste time or distract employees from their core jobs.

Avanade Research on Social Collaboration in the Enterprise

Michael Sampson - Currents

More and more organizations are adopting social collaboration tools to connect employees and enable them to more easily work together in a creative fashion. 24% of decision makers who have adopted social collaboration tools believe they waste time or distract employees from their core jobs. great line - great way of putting it).

Overcoming the Fear (Deane Barker, Blend Interactive) #intranets2012 #socbiz @gadgetopia

Michael Sampson - Currents

Key points: - If you go and tell an executive that you're going to let every employee post to the intranet, most executives will freak out. - The big questions - "What is everyone so afraid of?". -. ease employees into the deep end. leverage your vendor's experience - they've seen it all, many times before. Some ideas: -.

More Years of Schooling for Fewer and Fewer Jobs

How to Save the World

The idea of a “skills gap” (the unemployed don’t have the skills hirers are looking for) is a myth. None of this would be easy.

SharePoint's Potential: Enabling the Networked Enterprise

Portals and KM

For example, from the results of a 2010 McKinsey survey , 77% of respondents said these new tools increase the speed of access to knowledge; 60% found reduced communication costs; 44% experienced reduced travel costs, and 40% achieved increased employee satisfaction. Similar  Similar findings were noted in McKinsey’s 2011 survey.