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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.

The Fallacy of Social Networking


Thanks much for the recent concerns shown upon out there through various social channels. Social just for the sake of social is now dead.

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How Social Networking Can Improve Work Meetings


If there is anything that social networking shines and thrives at is helping us all stay connected, regardless of where we may well be in the world.

2013 122

How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools


And SmartCloud for Social Business does that beautifully. still make use of some Apps from the darker side of the Social Web. Openness.

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Enterprise Social Networking Tips by Luis Suarez


Specially, if you look into the rather significant impact it’s having across the board in multiple social networking tools.

2013 72

Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking


mean, we have only been having social software tools for merely 15 years and we are already starting to hate them, as end-users? Really?

2011 85

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.

2011 84

IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise


That’s an important aspect of the role predictive analytics will play as social analytics evolve&#. Are we there yet? SIE ). Probably not!

My New Cheese – Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections


Indeed, an openly Socially Integrated Enterprise. That''s how this new hyperconnected, networked business world works nowadays.

2013 100

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


Will Social Software follow the same trend? Welcome to Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking!

2011 63

IBM Rational Offers Collaboration and Innovation within Software Development

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IBM Rational is an open software development platform that supports sharing and interactions among software and systems design and development teams.

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


Indeed, an  openly  Socially Integrated Enterprise. IBM Innovation Learning Open Business Time to wake them up and get down to work!

2013 66

Lotusphere 2011 Notes: IBM Social Business Partners

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IBM’s business partners contribute nearly one-third of IBM’s revenue and more than half of the company’s SMB business.    

2011 49

IBM Covers the Transformation of Business Email

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  As IBM mentioned, organizations still consider email to be their most important, mission-critical application. like this direction.

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The Foreword for Doing Business with IBM Connections (2013) - by Jeff Schick

Michael Sampson - Currents

Thanks to Jeff Schick of IBM, all that happened earlier today. Here''s the Foreword that Jeff wrote for my new book - Doing Business with IBM Connections. Foreword - by Jeff Schick (IBM Corporation). joined the Lotus team in 2006 to create the next generation of collaboration product that IBM would bring to market.

2013 46

BlueIQ at IBM Finally Goes External!


Understand that victory is in the daily accumulation of social exchanges, content, and connections that lead to value. ( Note: You see? 8rAYW.

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IBM Connections Conversations - 3: Analytics + Social

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This is the third of a three part series on IBM Connections , their collaboration platform. What is exciting here is the integration of social capabilities and analytics. They found extensive benefits for using social software inside the enterprise (e.g. The metrics will look at people, participation, and content.

IBM's Mike Rhodin on the Convergence of Social Business, Analytics and Commerce: Part One

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Over the last decade IBM has driven a significant transformation of its business model as they shifted to higher value areas, improved efficiencies, and invested in a number of firms to fill out their portfolio of software offerings. They have acquired over 80 software firms since 2000. and Web 2.0 brought to business. Web 1.0

IBM Enables Cloud-based Social Business for Government

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IBM introduced a new set of social collaboration offerings on t he IBM Federal Community Cloud. The services include the industry's broadest capabilities for social software such as wikis, micro-blogs, staff profiles, instant messaging, web conferencing, messaging and collaboration, and email.  

Enterprise 2.0: social scorecard and social media karma

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Rewarding badges and points systems on your intranet – social scorecards – could be the turning point for turning your enterprise 2.0

List of "White Label" or "Private Label" (Applications you can Rebrand) Social Networking Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Below you’ll find a list of over 100 vendors (and more in the comments) of vendors that offer commodity community software. technologies.

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Social Networking at Work: A Business Revolution, or a Ruse? Knowledge@Wharton

Michael Sampson - Currents

The Knowledge@Wharton web site recently asked whether business-centric social networking is a revolution, or a ruse? Research firm IDC projects that the global market for social platforms will jump from $630 million in 2011 to $1.86 But will it work? And is it worth it? billion by 2014. Expectations far outtrack the reality.

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Results from IBM Releases Social Jam 2011

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Here is a copy of the Social Jam 2011 results. For 72 hours, individuals from over 80 countries “jammed” on key issues and generated new ideas on the major themes: • Building the social business of the future. Developing participatory organizations through social adoption. Determining what social means for IT.

2011 16

IBM Global CMO Study: Highlights

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I am looking forward to attending IBM's Connect 2013 next week. In IBM's  2011 IBM CMO Study  they interviewed more than 1,700 of the world’s most prominent Chief Marketing Officers – face to face – to find out what they feel is important for their success. Here is a relavnt post. The world generates 2.5


Literature Review: Improving Work Practices in Times of Change

Collaborative Thinking

Santa Clara on Architecting the Building Blocks of Enterprise Social Networking. Social Network Sites. Introduction. 2008).

2011 75

Working Smarter … (IBM Lotus Software)


IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Productivity Tools Social Computing flavours.

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


Happy IBM Anniversary to me! Happy IBM Anniversary, my dear hippie 2.0! Whoahh! Who would have thought about that, eh? Seriously. Really?

2012 11

3 Benefits of KM, 3 Types of Community and Online Facilitation, Social Network Software, X-teams - Weekly Knowledge Management blog by Stan Garfield

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Centralized facilitation De-centralized facilitation Distributed facilitation KM Link of the Week Trampoline Systems Enterprise software that harnesses social behavior Enterprise software is changing. Harnessing social behavior is. SONAR: map social networks, information flows and expertise.

2007 10

There Can Be No Resilience Without Transformation


The reason why all of these social networking tools are so popular with 2.0 Well, not really. Goodness! That was intense. Very painful.

2013 116

The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise


Nothing to do with social computing tools alone, really. Take IBM (My current employer), for instance. However, it won’t be easy.

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Why Do I Share My Knowledge?


We, human beings, are social beings , and as such have been bound to share what we know with others, so that our learning curve never becomes flat.

2012 140

Reclaim Blogging – On Why Your Blog Still Is Your Best Personal Branding Social Tool


Does blogging still play a key part in your social interactions? Well, the answer, right now, as we stand, is No. This blog. Self-sufficiency.

2011 127

Google Plus – One50, Two50 and TheRest


They are my mentors, the ones who have got my highest level of social trust, although most of them don’t know it. At least, for now.

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Google Plus and Twitter – How They Work for Me Hand in Hand


It’s just the rest of the social networking sites haven’t caught up with it just yet, but they will. Quite the opposite!

2011 125

How the Social Enterprise Defines the 21st Century Workplace – Moving To The Edge


Specially, those folks who have made the Social Web their new home. Or the Social Enterprise. In Are Jobs Obsolete? With or without you.

2011 117

New Mobile Software from IBM for Connections

Michael Sampson - Currents

As part of today's news, IBM also is helping IT administrators simplify the management of corporate and personal data on employee devices. ".

Business Can’t Succeed in a World That’s Failing


Let’s ensure we get it right this time around with the little help and good effort from social software. Work is us. . Hippie 2.0

2012 97

Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary


know how at this point in time you may be wondering whether I would believe, or not, if email could turn all around and become a whole lot more social.

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The Future of the WorkPlace – Social Business


Or not…  Welcome to Social Business! will be coming along thanks to the emergence of social networking within the workplace.

2010 Update on IBM Social Software Efforts: Part Two

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This is the second in a series on an IBM social media press event I attended last week following part one posted yesterday.