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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 ).

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.”  

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.

Enterprise Social Software Will be Pervasive by 2016 - Perhaps

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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.”.

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. Customers spent $767.4

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. .

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.

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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.

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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 Credit Crisis and Social Software - Part 1 - Why we need a return to credit based on social relationships

Green Chameleon

The core idea is that the natural reality of sound credit is that it is not transactional but social. What is a a social system? Worse.

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The Priority Filter A Prioritization Tutorial

Evolving Web

Tags: Life Management Personal Kanban social software Web/Tech

Social Business – *The* Ecosystem

Elsua

The ones who soon enough would be able to claim “ Yes, I was there! I was part of that social transformation. Social: The Human Web.

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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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).

IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise

Elsua

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

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. 

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. 

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Welcome to the Social Enterprise Awakening!

Elsua

Social Business is about respecting people&#. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Social Enterprise

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 Pinterest anyone?

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

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.

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

How Social Networking Can Improve Work Meetings

Elsua

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.

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How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools

Elsua

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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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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How connect.BASF Helped BASF Become a Social Business

Elsua

The story behind connect.BASF though (BASF’s social business platform, based on IBM Connections ) is a special one. And big time!

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Why you should apply Living Systems Theory to Social Network Design

The Bumble Bee

Social Networking

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The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise

Elsua

Nothing to do with social computing tools alone, really. In the open and transparent world of social networks, that’s how it works.

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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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2013 – The Year of Social HR

Elsua

Haven’t we learned anything in the last 18 years since we had the first instances of social software tools with blogs and wikis?

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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 (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.

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?

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

Elsua

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

Forget Social Strategy, Think Social Philosophy: Hippie 2.0

Elsua

For a successful adoption of social software within any business, it needs to be, right there, part of the company’s DNA. hope not!

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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.

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

Elsua

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.

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