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Why Our Software Needs Social Context

Alchemy of Change

Healing Software’s Split Personality. Recognizing Social Context. You’re at work and on a deadline. Is it ok to pull up a chair?

2011 84

Organizational Entropy and Information Abuse

Evolving Web

Information tells you the right thing to do." I think one could just as easily assert that "information is, by its very nature, oppressive.

2008 77

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload


Yet, in the world of Activity Streams both serendipitous knowledge discoveries and informal learning, a.k.a. Information Overload?

2011 106

Enterprise Social Software Will be Pervasive by 2016 - Perhaps

Portals and KM

The Forrester report, Social Enterprise Apps Redefine Collaboration , predicts that enterprise social software twill become a $6.4 To repeat, “by creating a social layer between information workers and the applications and communications infrastructure.”  Billion market in 2016. billion market in 2016.”.    

2016 53

Research: Social Software Appeals More to Older Workers

Portals and KM

The marketing group was given access to the social software. often hear in conferences that social software appeals more to younger workers.

2013 40

Looking at Middle Management’s Role in Business Software Decisions

Portals and KM

In December 2010, inlevel conducted a research on " Middle Management as Business Software Influencer."  They start with an interesting point. Software tended to be sold to senior business management and CIOs.   So this study looked at the current role of middle managers in software purchases. strategy.

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Social Media Analysis Site Offers Directory of Software Firms

Portals and KM

It recently added a growing directory of software vendors. As the site states each company in the directory has its own page with the following information: A link to the company's main website. link to the company's Twitter account. The location of the company's main office.    

IBM Rational Offers Collaboration and Innovation within Software Development

Portals and KM

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

Semantic Software Technologies Explained and Examined

Portals and KM

I have been reading a very interesting and comprehensive report, Semantic Software Technologies: Landscape of High Value Applications for the Enterprise by Lynda Moulton of the Gilbane group. Lynda wrote that she deliberately chose title of this study to refer to semantic software technologies not simply semantic search technologies.

Supporting Economic Recovery Through Software Innovation

Portals and KM

Software innovation goes way beyond the high tech industry as more products are increasingly computer driven. Mike Gilpin at Forester looked into this issue and recently offered the report, How To Foster Software Innovation To Exploit The Economic Recovery. Software innovation comes in two flavors; incremental and disruptive.

Monitoring informal learning with a Learning Record Store

Joitske Hulsebosch

Ben Betts: “it is actually a quite boring piece of software because it is nothing else than a database”. It all sound rather technical.

2016 11

Information Hubs in SmartDraw 2012 - "Similar to Mind Maps"

Michael Sampson - Currents

SmartDraw added a way of creating information hubs in the 2012 release of its SmartDraw software: ". Collaboration Software

Icons 19

Central Desktop - Web Based Team Collaboration and Productivity Software

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Join a Web Meeting | Customer Login Home | Quick Tour | Pricing | Sign Up | Customers / Buzz | FAQs | Blog | Register for a Webinar Social Technology Platform for Business Collaboration Software for Teams, Departments & Enterprises Voted Business Weeks "Best of the Web" for Collaboration. » Try It Free! Easy to Use, Easy to Deploy.

Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

Why Twitter is an Information Network, not a Social Network So, back to Twitter. Why does that make Twitter an “information network&# ?

Focus on the Process - The "Why" Not the "What" for Social Software

Michael Sampson - Currents

Jordan at Traction Software reviews the recent Deloitte study and my User Adoption book , and comments: " When you focus on the "why," people stop looking at the platform as a "blog" or "social" system but rather as a work-process system. The patterns that take over become hardened and information infrastructure starts to take root.

Four Ways to Improve Our Online Emotional Intelligence

Alchemy of Change

Our software needs to keep our emotional intelligence intact. We can’t expect software, by itself, to give us emotional intelligence.

2011 91

Green Chameleon » Information Neighbourhood as a Social Software Ecosystem

Green Chameleon

Here’s a recent workshop video explaining the idea and the steps involved in designing an information neighbourhood. All rights reserved.

IA Webinar: Real-time Working with Collaboration | Information Architected

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Watch the Video archive of Webinar Is your Information Architected for Collaboration? Information Technology Toolkit. for Innovation?

Harnessing the power of informal employee networks

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The article Harnessing the power of informal employee networks has been sent to the following recipients: Harnessing the power of informal employee networks Formalizing a company’s ad hoc peer groups can spur collaboration and unlock value. Register now for immediate access to hundreds of articles. First time here? See details.

2009 10

Lynda Moulton Lists Five Products to Reduce Information Overload

Portals and KM

 Lynda recently provided a useful post on:  Focused on Unifying Content to Reduce Information Overload.    Lynda noted five software products she saw at Enterprise Search Summit and KMWorld 2010. Lynda Moulton is a consultant, an analyst with the Gilbane group, and runs the Boston KM Forum.    

RBS Embraces Facebook at Work: My Reflections and Questions, and the Challenge Ahead

Michael Sampson - Currents

It allows for the swapping of information and communicating with colleagues, etc. Interesting times … Collaboration Software

2015 69

The 10 Principles of Social Media for Education

Evolving Web

Tags: Management Focused Social Media social software 10 Social Media Principles Cooperation Business Cooperation

Using Machine Learning to Help Process Email – Microsoft Adds Clutter to Declutter the Inbox

Michael Sampson - Currents

The information Clutter learns from each user’s actions are only applied to that user’s experience and are not shared with anyone else.

2014 61

Price Increases in the Microsoft Ecosystem

Michael Sampson - Currents

On August 1 a range of prices in the Microsoft ecosystem are going up: – the User CAL for on-premises software (including Exchange, SharePoint, and Lync) is increasing by 13% ; and. Today, more than half of information workers use three or more devices for work. Collaboration Software Microsoft Office 365 Microsoft SharePoint

2015 38

Information abundance and learning

Jenny Connected

Erik Duval’s topic for Change MOOC this week was Learning in a Time of Abundance , which he equates to changes in connectedness (we can be more connected to people and information than ever before), openness and transparency (access and resources) and ‘always on’ (e.g. students access their online connections 24/7). See also – [link].

Information abundance and learning

Jenny Connected

Erik Duval’s topic for Change MOOC this week was Learning in a Time of Abundance , which he equates to changes in connectedness (we can be more connected to people and information than ever before), openness and transparency (access and resources) and ‘always on’ (e.g. students access their online connections 24/7). How do we decide?

Social Media Principle #3 Economies Have Currencies

Evolving Web

If you have a company and your currencies are information and decisions.  This post is third in a series of my Social Media Principles. 

Software success in Ghana

Joitske Hulsebosch

The BBC posted an article on software success in Ghana. (I copied the picture from there). What you see in the picture is the way it works.

Green Chameleon » Social Software Guides

Green Chameleon

Thanks to Cory Banks and Steven Kaye for this lead (via actKM ). URLs are automatically converted into links. Thank you Edgar for your post! RSS2.0

Practical SharePoint 2010 Information Architecture - Ruven Gotz's book is now available

Michael Sampson - Currents

Not talking about software features and running "discovery workshops" to uncover pain, for example, are right on the money. The first chapter talks about some of the soft-skills that you need to cultivate to be a successful business analyst (BA) or information architect (IA). Twice in five months is good. Congrats Ruven - well done.

Optimizing Social Software Design with Conceptual Graphs

Making CommunitySense

Today, I gave a presentation “Optimizing Social Software Design with Conceptual Graphs&# at LIRMM , Le Laboratoire d’Informatique, de Robotique et de Microélectronique de Montpellier: Abstract. specify communication and information requirements and match these with social software functionalities.

Year-End Thoughts On Enterprise 2.0 Social Software (Part 2)

Collaborative Thinking

does not address all patterns of communication, information sharing, and collaboration. Social Software lacks definition. Enterprise 2.0

Moxie Software and Microsoft Partner to Enhance Customer Service Capabilities

Portals and KM

recently spoke with Tara Sporer, VP of Marketing at Moxie software and Nikhil Govindaraj, VP of Products, to discuss the significance of these moves.

News Roundup – Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2014

Michael Sampson - Currents

“ Speech Search, which is unique to Qumu’s enterprise video platform, is a revolutionary way to organize and ingest information from videos. Collaboration Software Microsoft Office 365 Microsoft SharePoint In its embedded form within SharePoint and Qumu’s Video Control Center 7.0, and Content Matrix 7.0,

2014 42

OrchestratorMail - Bringing Structure and Clarity to Email Communication

Michael Sampson - Currents

making a request," "making an offer or proposal," "sharing information," are activities that are done regularly though email. 2. My Comments. 1.

Using Social Software to Increase Business Performance

Portals and KM

The Deloitte Center for the Edge has issued a new paper, “ Social Software for Business Performance” that discusses how companies can leverage social software to improve business performance in the short-term and transform it in the long-term. finds its payday documents some of the financial and other benefits from social software.

Socialtext 5.0 - with Collaboration Auto-Discovery Capabilities

Michael Sampson - Currents

Profile pages for people that describe skills and interests, and provide links to contact information. - An enhanced way of creating content.

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. SONAR: map social networks, information flows and expertise. Here are three of the major ones. Harnessing social behavior is.

What Do You Want to Argue About? How Technology Can Influence Culture

Michael Sampson - Currents

Collaboration Collaboration Culture Collaboration SoftwareMine says 25% ," Judith adds.

2011 44

Moxie Integrates with Collaboration and Communication Software

Michael Sampson - Currents

Moxie Software announced new integration options between Employee Spaces and various other enterprise collaboration and communication tools, including SharePoint, Outlook, Skype (for presence availability), and Atlassian Confluence, among others: " Microsoft SharePoint Integration. Collaboration SoftwareMicrosoft Outlook Integration.