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Don’t Underestimate the Value of Your Community Managers


To train the entire organization on social media, internal social software, social business, social processes and workflows and community management.

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Social Task Management – When Social Business Got Down to Work – #e2conf Highlights


Social Task Management: A New Level of Engagement. This insight came after attending the the recent Enterprise 2.0 Social Business is Maturing.

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Forrester on Enterprise Content Management Suites, Q4 2011

Portals and KM

Forrester has release their report, The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Content Management Suites, Q4 2011 , by Alan Weintraub with Stephen Powers and Anjali Yakkundi. Forrester uses 66-criteria to evaluate enterprise content management (ECM) vendors. Then there is whole issue of making content sharing and content workflow more social.

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Blog>> Knowledge Management Explained in Five Disciplines

Green Chameleon

Since 1999, my work has been related to Knowledge Management (KM). Already then, KM was a term that was not well recognised; at the time, we did not label our KM-related consulting services with Knowledge Management. “Knowledge Management&# seems to be fuzzy and not specific enough; it does not refer to daily (work) life topics.

Green Chameleon » Knowledge Management Explained in Five Disciplines

Green Chameleon blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Knowledge Management Explained in Five Disciplines We welcome Tim Wieringa as a guest blogger to Green Chameleon. Since 1999, my work has been related to Knowledge Management (KM). Second, the TAXONOMY – METADATA MANAGEMENT of the organization.

Site Creation Rights - A K2 Workflow

Michael Sampson - Currents

In January, I published a report on Site Creation Rights with SharePoint , part of my current governance research.

Alfresco Now Offers Cloud-based Open Source Document Management

Portals and KM

It contains a full set of content management features such as document and records management, workflow, version control, etc.

Moving to a Multi-Vendor Approach to Handling Today’s More Complex Content Management Requirements.

Portals and KM

In the past firms have taken a product-specific approach to their enterprise content management (ECM) strategies: “document management for office docs, web content management for online content, records management for corporate records, and so on.” Here tools such as web content management come into play.

Process Aligned Knowledge Management and Other Trends

Portals and KM

Here is an article in KM World, The knowledge movement: trends and opportunities, that begins with tag line, “The true success of KM is when it disappears, meaning that KM processes are embedded in workflow.”  Has it been that long since I first did what we “learned” was knowledge management? will take it one step further.

OutStart’s Learning Content Management System Automates Key Components of Content Development

Portals and KM

I recently spoke with Mike Gregory about OutStart’s Learning Content Management System (LCMS). First, I asked Mike to explain the difference between an LMS and LCMS, as I have been familiar with LMS (Learning Management System) for some time. The workflow and review processes are streamlined for rapid progress.  

The Social Enterprise – Welcome to the Era of Intrapreneurship!


IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing Work Life IntegrationHippie 2.0

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How Narrating Your Work Helps You Become More Effective by Saving Precious Time


IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social EnterpriseOr even both!, much about it!

2012 104

The Future of the WorkPlace – Social Business


IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computingtowards the  traditional concept of work.

How Mobility Empowers Work as a State of Mind in the Era of Social Business


IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Open Business Personal KM Productivity ToolsValencia, Amsterdam (Again!), To quote: .

2012 57

Social Business Accelerates Work as a State of Mind


IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Open BusinessThe answer seems to be on the positive side of things. You see?

News Roundup – Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2014

Michael Sampson - Currents

Nintex customers are “ are embracing the Nintex mobile and cloud-based digital forms, together with the workflow systems, to drive efficiencies within operational processes and to enable a stronger management support framework. Nintex Workflow for Office 365 won three awards, and Nintex Forms for Office 365 won two awards.

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Collaborative Thinking: Marketwire Unveils Social Media 2.0

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Yahoo! Nokia? Social Media 2.0 Social Media 2.0 Trust Us.

"I Use SharePoint" - a New User Adoption Resource Site from Microsoft

Michael Sampson - Currents

In my book, User Adoption Strategies , I show a four stage approach to gaining adoption of new approaches and new ways of working. like it.

2011 73

The Power of Networks in a Complex (Business) World


It’s that activity you would do whenever you would have some free, idle time  in between workflows. passing fad. Excuse me? Bacteria?

2013 132

Notes on “Wintec Case Study: Curiosity Conquers Control” (Kristi Bernards)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The IT group ran some workshops. - Put content, workflow forms, and various other business tools on the intranet. Did roadshows.

2014 42

What Are the Chances of Pragmatic Pathways for Social Business?


IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social EnterpriseTo quote her: . Of course it is!

2012 33

Putting Social Media to Work

Portals and KM

For years I saw and wrote that the only knowledge management efforts (where I had direct contact) that were successful were those that were integrated into work processes.  Now, I am now convinced that what held for knowledge management holds for social media and enterprise 2.0. Social Business. It stays on the side lines.

The Bottleneck Effect: Are You Getting In Your Own Way

Partnering Resources

Managers are responsible for product delivery, project implementation, new ideas, and service improvement. Brush up on your time management. If you work with a bottleneck, there are some helpful tips for interrupting the bottleneck effect and creating a more effective workflow. But all too often, things don’t go as planned.

2014 20

What Does It Actually Mean to Offer a "Platform"? - Reconsidering the SharePoint Decision

Michael Sampson - Currents

For Web content management, document management, and records management. Workflow functionality. Look at the slide above.

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

Michael Sampson - Currents

This is required reading for every product manager of an analytics tool. What content is working well? – Contact Sam Marshall.

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WebDAM and Box Collaborate to Streamline Digital Asset Management and File Sharing

Portals and KM

WebDAM Solutions , the cloud-based digital asset management (DAM) provider, recently announced a technology collaboration with Box, the content-sharing platform , to provide streamlined digital asset management features to Box users. spoke with Ron Selvey, Marketing Manager at WebDaAM to get background on this move. 

Notes on “Deployment of SharePoint 2013 document, records and collaboration solution at AUT” (Alan Marshall, Stephen McWilliams, Shelley Tasele)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Shelley is the Technology & Resources Manager at the Faculty of Business and Law at AUT. Four campuses across Auckland. content migration?

2014 42

Notes on ASK102 Ask the Product Managers

Michael Sampson - Currents

In the third-to-last slot at IBM Connect 2013, the Ask the Product Managers session is kicking off. Each product manager is introducing themselves: - Ed Brill - he will be moving to a new role in IBM in the mobility area. Lisa - Sametime (offering manager). Rene - Connections (on Pure, compliance, Content Manager). Files.


The Case of Gemba v. Semmelweis

Evolving Web

The Gemba, in Lean, is where managers go to learn the real story from the ground level. The Gemba is where it all happens. So, remember this.

2011 74

Aligning Collaboration with Business Processes

Portals and KM

This was the case with knowledge management. Why is this occurring? Forrester report author TJ Keitt offered this explanation. This makes sense.

2011 52

Enterprise 2.0 User Profile from Forrester

Portals and KM

The results also indicate that 23% of enterprise social media users hold advanced degrees, and 49% are in management. tools, they remain on the periphery of an information worker’s workflow.” I have written about this before - see Putting Social Media to Work. Forrester has released a useful report, The Enterprise 2.0

IT Talent: Technology Leaders with People Problems

Partnering Resources

Similarly, some leaders are never going to be great at managing people. Good-Bye Manager, Hello Individual Contributor. So what do we do?

2013 29

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Patti Anklam

So I knew it would be important to differentiate, delineate knowledge management from related applications and systems. net work

2016 11

OutStart’s Participate Enables the Social Side of Enterprise Work Processes

Portals and KM

It integrates social networking, collaboration, and knowledge sharing technologies in a secure managed environment. It goes one step further.

SpringCM Enhances Its Mobile Capabilities and Offers Enhanced Support for

Portals and KM

SpringCM provides a cloud based enterprise content management platform. recently spoke with Roger Bottum of SpringCM on their latest moves.

2011 34

Notes on “Using SharePoint as the Canvas for Student Creativity and Inspired Solutions” (Lou Zulli)

Michael Sampson - Currents

It is the learning management system at the Center for Advanced Technology. Kicks off a workflow that kicks off an email to parents (“this is what your child has chosen; do you agree or disagree?”) Lou is talking about the use of SharePoint at Lakewood High School, and how students are deeply involved.

2014 34

Spigit Provides ICON as a Free Crowdsourcing Platform

Portals and KM

I have covered Spigit before (see Spigit Provides Version S3 as Market Matures for Idea and Innovation Management and Spigit – Enabling Enterprise 2.0

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What Social Media and Enterprise 2.0 Can Bring to HR Processes

Portals and KM

These tools combine such capabilities as content management, collaboration, and project management with the social features made popular by Web 2.0. A key is the alignment of these new tools with business process and tasks. Last week I had the pleasure of doing a webinar with the enterprise 2.0 software firm, Bitrix.    

2011 63

The Cumulative Flow Diagram: High Performance Monitoring

Evolving Web

Let’s take a look at the diagram and discuss its components.   The diagram shows how many tasks we have in a given part of our workflow. This is our workflow you don’t need to emulate it: Backlog: Items that have yet to make it into the workflow Priority 3: Items that are coming up in importance. So … how do you measure this? 

Id Rather Be A Hammer Than A Nail or Nails Come in Boxes

Evolving Web

Or, even worse yet, we read an article about some management consultant who has invented an awesome hammer, and we declare ourselves to be nails.

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