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What’s Your Purpose?

Elsua

To me, it’s all down to figuring out what your purpose is. Focus on that. Yes, exactly, ‘ What’s Your Purpose?’ Even today.

Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking

Elsua

Because right along with focus we have another concept I have grown rather fond of during the course of this year: purpose (Or purposeful ).

2011 68

A new mapping tool: useful for research purposes

Jenny Connected

It seems to involve a way of thinking that just doesn’t come naturally and interpreting other people’s maps seems to be beyond me. Allow 5.44

2016 26

How People Define Smart Organizations: The Biology of Great Organizations Part II

Alchemy of Change

That’s right, I’m saying that  the ‘membrane’ that surrounds the organization and connects it with its environment -  is people.

2011 141

Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Purpose/Outcome What is the desired purpose and outcome for the group? What is the INTENT behind the purpose? Task focused?

Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Purpose/Outcome What is the desired purpose and outcome for the group? What is the INTENT behind the purpose? Task focused?

10 Ways to Help Your People Shine

How to Save the World

But we’ve discovered that this Pattern Language is being applied by some of the 2000+ people and organizations using it in ways we had never imagined.

2014 16

State of the Net 2012 – People Tweet Tacit Knowledge – Part One

Elsua

Yes, indeed, in short, I am spending now more time blogging than in the usual social networking sites, the so-called message boards. Never will.

2012 46

Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

Just because a service connects people doesn’t automatically mean we should call it a “social network.&# There, I said it. Windows?

Organizational Entropy and Information Abuse

Evolving Web

This is a protective or entropic mode – the focus is now inward. Why do people feel that obfuscation and withholding information is useful?

2008 62

The future of online sharing is mobile, appified and people-centred

Social Reporter

I first posted this on socialreporters.net , where John popham and I are blogging for Big Lottery Fund about development of People Powered Change. Intelligus is clearly a very sophisticated technical product, that goes far beyond the sort of systems that focus on project management, document storage and sharing, with added discussion.

Twitter's Golden Egg

Alchemy of Change

We’re also talking about a group of people with the collective power to shape public perception. Committing to Tweet Think about it.

CoP Series #3: Community – without people? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Community – because without people, you just have a pile of content. Community – without people? Or worse… nothing!

When This All Gets Cool, It’s All about The People and Your Passion

Elsua

They are all about the people behind them, and tools are just that: tools. Yes, it’s all about the people! Enablers. Will you?

Socialtext Helps Companies Find the People Inside - The Static to Social Intranet

Michael Sampson - Currents

The key focus is on making the intranet more "social": " First generation intranets and portal technologies have aggregated enterprise systems and enabled self?service They have been document repositories that make it difficult for people to find what they need to get their job done. service for IT and HR tasks. My Comments.

Decentralization is Freedom - Social Media Principle #4

Evolving Web

People who benefit from centralized power are more comfortable when they know where those who are controlled are and what they are doing.

Expanding Web Search Part One: Focused Search-Based Applications

Portals and KM

There needs to be many data entry forms to do the proper inquiry and car dealers and sales people get frustrated with these specific requirements.

Collaboration and Clarity Make Us Greater than the Sum of Our Parts

Evolving Web

Helped a client who owns and operates a drug rehab agency for street kids use Personal Kanban to focus his clients and his staff. Eventually.

The Essence of Collaboration Is Selfishness - Gartner Blog Network

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Andrea Di Maio is a vice president and distinguished analyst in Gartner Research, where he focuses on the public sector, with particular reference to e-government strategies, Web 2.0, the business value of IT, open-source software… Read Full Bio. East Asian people are driven by community and so their industry. 4. Why Gartner. Analysts.

2013 10

CoP Series #3: Community – without people? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Community – because without people, you just have a pile of content. Community – without people? Or worse… nothing!

CoP Series #3: Community - without people?

Nancy White

Community - because without people, you just have a pile of content. From the “no duh&# perspective, there is no community without people.

SAP StreamWork for Direct Relief International: To Focus and Accelerate Projects

Michael Sampson - Currents

SAP StreamWork published a case study on how Direct Relief International is using SAP StreamWork for collaborative decision-making : " Humanitarian aid organization Direct Relief International has been bringing critically needed medicines and supplies to people affected by poverty, disaster or civil unrest for more than 60 years.

How to Write a Social Media Strategy in 9 Steps

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Focus on the Questions in the Strategy. What is the Purpose and Values to Customer and Organisation? It’s a tactic or tool. Shares.

2015 150

Large Group Ice Breakers: Free Twenty Questions Activity

Partnering Resources

Twenty Questions is an easy icebreaker that quickly gets people talking and laughing. In the session, introduce the activity and its purpose.

2014 62

CoP Series #3: Community – without people? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Community – because without people, you just have a pile of content. Community – without people? Or worse… nothing!

CoP Series #3: Community – without people? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Community – because without people, you just have a pile of content. Community – without people? Or worse… nothing!

Focusing on the Ends, rather than the Means « Product Four

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Now lets focus on some of those ends – Many of which have been in the news and media this last couple of weeks for a wide variety of reasons.

Green Chameleon » The Technology Question in KM Tools

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com 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.

Report On Intranet Analytics – Required Reading for Collaboration Teams and Analytics Vendors

Michael Sampson - Currents

Are people creating and collaborating or only consuming? What content is working well? Links: – Get your copy of the report.

2016 49

Social networks and informal support: the big shift for policy

Neighbourhoods

When people can use their social networks to get support without going through formal agencies, there are social and economic benefits.

Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Language and social distance

Ken Carroll

This practice remains very much the focus of language teaching in China. You have to know how people actually speak. Not so with Chinese.

Redefine the Workplace of the Future with Social Learning

Elsua

We just can’t formalise what we don’t even know, i.e. how people learn while on the job. What else? How unfortunate! They just do. .

Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Is ChinesePod setting industry standards?

Ken Carroll

Only the lesson discussions within CP are quite good - but there are always the same people communicating. guess I’ve made my point.

The Arbejdsglaede of Employee Engagement

Elsua

Or put together in simpler terms: people no longer owning or caring for their work. You’re suspicious of other people’s motives.

Leadership Maxims, Avoiding a CoP Mid-Life Crisis, Library Clips, Knowledge and Learning Toolkit, Ten Commandments for Business Failure

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Passion – have passion for your work, convey it to your people, and demonstrate it in your actions. Love – love what you do, love your organization, and show love to the people with whom you interact. Empowerment – listen to, trust, and support your people. Maxim #1: PICKLES. Maxim #2: Three Rights. Maxim #3: 3P Cube. 1.

Building networks, Selling KM, Meetings as KM behaviors, IBM in a KM shift, Super Crunchers

John Tropea - Delicious Community

KM Question of the Week. Q: I would like to know your insights on building people-to-people networks for increasing knowledge sharing and participation: how to go about it, using discussion forums, and other ways to create a knowledge-sharing environment. A: There are many ways to go about this. Big distinction - people buy from gurus!

Social Computing Guidelines and Why You Would Still Need Them

Elsua

Back in that blog entry I mentioned how having the  right  purpose is the main trigger to get things going. And people in organisations (i.e.

2015 77

How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools

Elsua

Some people call it re- focus. So I continue to question its purpose and my overall use of it. Slack does the trick. Openness.

2015 86

The State of Social Business – A State of Maturity?

Elsua

While most people would think either way, that is, either direction, I tend to think we are somewhere in between. My goodness! . Where are we?

2012 88

Dreams Deferred

Evolving Web

This isn’t drop-out happiness people are seeking.  No communes, no great-american-novels, no buy-a-wineries (well, okay, two people bought wineries)….