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Research: Social Software Appeals More to Older Workers

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

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Standards Can Help Put Social Software to Work

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million on social software globally in 2011, and will spend almost $4.5 is the involvement needed from IT departments to deploy and integrate the software. Dion Hitchcliffe, address one critical means to address this integration issue in his post, Enterprise Social Networks Need Open Standards.    

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 Enterprise 2.0 And that's ok.

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.

The Fallacy of Social Networking

Elsua

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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Why you should apply Living Systems Theory to Social Network Design

The Bumble Bee

Social Networking

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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

Green Chameleon » Social Software Guides

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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

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.

Social Networking and Going Back to Basics

Elsua

In “ Is Social Media Becoming a Vast Wasteland? The core aspect of social networking and the good old Web 2.0 Remember?)

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Industrialisation of Social Networking for the Enterprise

Elsua

Or, to put it in other words, automation of your social networking presence. practitioner, specially, in the Social Web.

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Social Software Survey

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Social Software Research initiative and are fans of my book, Net Work. Enterprise decision makers are the primary audience for this -- they are looking to understand what particular technologies and products are being adopted, but many of the questions are applicable to organizations and networks of all types.

Using Social Software to Increase Business Performance

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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.

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Elsua

No longer would there be a need to keep up with multiple social networking environments, with multiple networks, with multiple levels of interactions.

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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

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

Social Networking Gets Serious – #prayforjapan

Elsua

Social spaces where you goof off at work and get away with it, because they are all hyped and everything, and everyone needs to be there.

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?

Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking

Elsua

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?

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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.

Rawn Shah’s Social Networking for Business: A Review

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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.

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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. Please try again. Trust Us.

Collaborative Thinking: Social Software Vendor Roundup

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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.

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.

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. We had e-mail, a personnel directory and a networked file server for documentation before it came along. silos). Contribution.

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.

Addressing Social Networking Gripes with Shared Value

Elsua

Just think of it, what’s your social media pet peeve? No doubt! Ready? Hang on for a minute though. Oh, and don’t cheat!! Spot on!

Decentralization is Freedom - Social Media Principle #4

Evolving Web

This post is fourth in a series of my Social Media Principles.  The base post is 10 Social Media Principles. 4. Certainly not. 

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.

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

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

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&#.

Cisco Community Central: Enterprise Social Software : Don't Think Profile, Think Identity

Collaborative Thinking

When organizations discuss the business value of social networking, the conversation invariably includes a discussion on employee profiles. My first blog post over on the Cisco community site for enterprise social software (registration required Think about it. via www.myciscocommunity.com.

Social Software Gaining Greater Traction with the Enterprise and Vendors Respond

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Forrester’s Rob Koplowitz writes that 2010 will be a defining year for enterprise 2.0 in his report, Enterprise Social Networking 2010 Market Overview. Rob found that in 2010 nearly one-third of enterprises will officially support internal and or external social networking. Collaboration on content (such as o ?  

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

Elsua

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

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Even More Research on the Use of Social Software in the Workplace from IBM

Portals and KM

Millen, Werner Geyer, Casey Dugan recently published, Research on the Use of Social Software in the Workplace. It focused on their Beehive social networking website behind IBM’s firewall. I recently wrote about More IBM Research on Enterprise 2.0 – Activities and Other Tools. Here is even more. Four IBMers, Joan M.