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Newsgator Integrates Social Software into Core Work Process

Portals and KM

I have written about NewsGator on a number of occasions (see for example:  NewsGator Enhances its Social Sites 2010 Platform for SharePoint ).

Real Story Group: Enterprise Collaboration and Social Software Market in 2016

Michael Sampson - Currents

Collaboration Softwarehave been a long-term fan of this report from Real Story Group, and have recommended its purchase to many clients.

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Enterprise Collaboration and Social Software – Your Perspective

Michael Sampson - Currents

When people ask me for input on their collaboration and social software choices, I always ask if they have purchased / read / analysed the report from The Real Story Group on this topic. At RSG, we have been tracking the enterprise collaboration and social software market for close to a decade now.

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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.”.

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Research: Social Software Appeals More to Older Workers

Portals and KM

major credit card company was implementing an enterprise social networking tool called A-Life. The older workers “do not get it.”  

2013 40

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.

The Priority Filter A Prioritization Tutorial

Evolving Web

Tags: Life Management Personal Kanban social software Web/Tech

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The 10 Principles of Social Media for Education

Evolving Web

After the 10 Principles of Social Media for Business came out, people began to engage us on different real-world applications. 

Social Software Market Keeps Growing

Portals and KM

A number of large and small companies are making big bets on social business through acquisitions like Microsft’s purchase of Yammer and IBM’s extensive acquisition strategy (see IBM's Mike Rhodin on the Convergence of Social Business, Analytics and Commerce ). million, followed by Jive Software ($65.3 million).

Social Media Principle #3 Economies Have Currencies

Evolving Web

This post is third in a series of my Social Media Principles.  The base post is 10 Social Media Principles.

Organizational Entropy and Information Abuse

Evolving Web

Cuts Like a Knife I would argue that information in this context is an object.  A social object. It’s an awesome observation. Quality is job 1. 

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Avoiding Bias In Social Software Design

Collaborative Thinking

Interesting point in this article, however if the design of IBM's social software is over-reliant on use cases within its own workforce, the risk is that those traits unique to its own culture and operation are passed onto clients of Lotus Connections (user experience, etc). Tags: Social Software Synch.rono.us.

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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

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

Collaborative Thinking

Social Software lacks definition. Emergent Social Software Platforms remain ill-defined as well. Enterprise 2.0

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.

Social Software Survey

Portals and KM

Social Software Research initiative and are fans of my book, Net Work. I have been talking on and off with Christian Gray after almost meeting him in person at KMWorld and SLA conferences. He and his colleague Mike Reid have started an Enterprise 2.0 You can access a survey that they are launching just now from their invitation page.

CIO Dilemma - Social Software vs ERP

Governance in a Networked World

This is part of a post I made to a recent discussion on Communities vs Social Processes. tools.

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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. would agree. agree here also. Companies must be strategic.

Year-End Thoughts On Enterprise 2.0 Social Software

Collaborative Thinking

Enterprise 2.0 is more about how social software is used by people vs. what the social tool actually is. does not address all patterns of communication, information sharing, cooperation, collaboration, community-building, and social networking. Social Software Many E2.0 for the sake of Enterprise 2.0. .

Year-End Thoughts On Enterprise 2.0 Social Software (Part 3)

Collaborative Thinking

Previous posts: Year-End Thoughts On Enterprise 2.0 & Social Software (Part 2). Year-End Thoughts On Enterprise 2.0 & Social Software. and social software) - in no particular order : Cisco Stumbles Early But Regains Composure & Sets The Stage  . and its social media efforts. Potpourri.

2010 Update on IBM Social Software Efforts: Part One

Portals and KM

think they are innovators in the social software space, both for enterprise and Web use.  Teach for America uses social media.

2010 Update on IBM Social Software Efforts: Part Two

Portals and KM

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

Three Big Benefits of Social Software | Blogs | ITBusinessEdge.com

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

IT Business Edge VP Ken Hardin made that point in a post from 2008 in which he noted that the simple software-as-a-service collaboration platform used by our editorial team hadnt exactly wowed him. Ken also mentioned hed asked me about some interviews Id done with folks about their organizations use of social software. silos).

Will Social Software Replace Email in an Enterprise 2.0 World?

Elsua

The main issue I am seeing when interacting with social software tools is actually not the social tools themselves, but how I access them.

Impact of Social Software Within the Enterprise by Jon Iwata

Elsua

Many folks have been questioning the relevance and importance of social computing within the enterprise. Eventually. Yes, eight years ago!

The Business Value of Social Software by Luis Suarez

Elsua

ROI) conversations for Social Software that I like to talk about so much lately. Yes, the good old Return On Investment (a.k.a.

Collaborative Thinking: Social Software`s Culture Clash

Collaborative Thinking

The portal might one day lead to the nascent internal social networking platform Schueller demoed, he says. P&G is also building a company “yellow pages” so workers can find one another by topic area. You cant deny it.” Verify your Comment Previewing your Comment Posted by: | This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Collaborative Thinking: Why Is Social Software So Important?

Collaborative Thinking

Two assertions form the baseline for why social software is important to the enterprise. It seems contradictory on many levels. Trust Us.

Collaborative Thinking: Social Software Vendor Roundup

Collaborative Thinking

Socialtext Traction Software TeamPage Twiki Open Source Social Bookmark Systems BEA Pathways Cogenz Connectbeam IBM Lotus Connections dogear component Scuttle Open source Feed Syndication Platforms Attensa KnowNow NewsGator Social Network & Community Sites Typically offer a mix of user profiles, blogs, wikis, social networking, etc.

Using social software to reinvent the customer relationship | Enterprise Web 2.0 | ZDNet.com

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Many organizations I talk to these days are now evaluating the way social software seems to be altering the CRM landscape. As Web 2.0

social software round-up

Engineers without Fears

Social Computing Benefits that Adoption Rates Don't Show - good on yer, Rex. social software e2.0Forrester says Enterprise 2.0 worth $4 billion - which puts it at about the same size as the online porn industry - based on my exhaustive research. James Dellow says Enterprise 2.0 is not KM - good on yer, James.

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. RSS2.

Cisco Community Central: Enterprise Social Software : Pushing The Reset Button On How We Look At “Collaboration”

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The influx of new vendors and new “enterprise social software&# (ESS) tools (e.g., Over the past few years, the emphasis on “everything social&# has made collaboration a hot topic again. Social tools (Enterprise 2.0) The common thread across these tools is their ability to create a “sense of place&#.

the public sector & social software

Engineers without Fears

used the Cynefin framework to discuss social software (for the third time) and we got cracking on discussing business cases, making friends & influencing people. public sector social softwareI'm pretty sure they did too. The real fun was the workshop on the second day.

McAfee’s Hypothesis and The Adventures of Molly Discovering Social Software

Elsua

Well, of course, through her adventures discovering social software at IBM (that’s where she works, by the way!). At IBM. Like you.

Barriers of Social Software Adoption within the Enterprise: It Will Cost You More than You Think!

Elsua

Right at the root of the cause as to why perhaps we may not have adopted social software as much as we probably should have in the first place.

The Adventures of Molly Discovering Social Software – On the Importance of Status Updates

Elsua

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing Go figure! And I was hopeful.

stacked! the social software experience

Engineers without Fears

Many people have pointed towards Thomas Vander Wal's social software stack. like it and I think it can be interpreted in a couple of ways: As a set of functions that a social software offering must provide to be of use and succeed. As a description of the social software user experience. social software

Economist Finds Strong Belief in Business Value of Social Software

Portals and KM

It is appropriate that I learned about this work through social media, Jacob Morgan's blog post, Companies Believe Social Media Can Increase Revenue! It was one of the three most popular for the week on Social Media Today The Economist Intelligence Unit reported that Web 2.0 They asked good questions. tools and methods. efforts.

magic quadrant for social software

Engineers without Fears

James D points us towards the Gartner magic quadrant on team collaboration & social software that Socialtext are quite proud of. For me, this highlights the relative immaturity of enterprise social software as a concept - despite individual components having been around for a decade. gartner social software e2.0