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The Beginning of a New Work Adventure – Joining panagenda!

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. On January 20th, it will mark the 20th year anniversary since I started working in the IT industry. A lot has happened over the course of the last two decades both on a personal and work levels, as you can imagine, and, yet, it feels as if it was just yesterday.

2017 90

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment – The Follow-Up

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2016 100

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Vanity Killed the Social Media Star

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2016 95

The Untold Costs of Social Networking

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2016 96

Teamwork Needs Healthy Friction to Collaborate and Get Work Done More Effectively

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. Who would have thought something so relatively simple and mundane as food would be the glue for your team(s) to work together more effectively?

2016 83

Stop Blaming the Tools when Collaboration Fails

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. We, human beings, seem to always be very keen on blaming the tools (and technology, in general, for that matter) whenever things just don’t work out all right , specially, in the collaboration space. Apparently, it is way easier to blame them (or others!),

2016 70

When Context Transcends Change Management

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What if everything we have been told about Change Management over the course of the last few decades was all just … plain wrong? What if research keeps telling us, over and over again, how ’ most change efforts fail ’ ?

2016 70

My Top 5 iOS Apps of the Week – Week #13

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bit over a week ago, Ben Evans posted a tweet where he was pointing to a recent presentation he put together as well under the rather thought-provoking title ‘ Mobile is eating the world ’.

2016 68

What’s Your Purpose?

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Apparently, ‘ two thirds of digital transformation projects fail ’.

How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations

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. Imagine one day you read this quote: ‘ The way we teach in our schools isn’t the way I think you create successful (and happy) adults, it’s the way you create the society we’ve had until now.’ Now imagine you swap the wordings ’ teaching ’ for ‘learning’ and ‘our schools’ for ‘ our workplaces ’.

2016 72

Enterprise 2.0, Where Art Thou?

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While I was putting together yesterday’s blog post I kept thinking about something that’s been on my mind for a while and which I think is also going to help redefine, or reassure, depends on how you look into it, the next stage of my blogging mojo over here.

2015 95

Working Out Loud with Google Plus – Part Deux

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One of the themes around both Social and Open Business I have grown rather fond of over the course of the last 2 to 3 years is that one of Working Out Loud (Other related topics would be as well narrating your work or observable work , a.k.a. owork ).

2014 121

The Power of Networks in a Complex (Business) World

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2013 132

The Innovation of Loneliness

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Can IBM Watson Workspace Save Our Productivity?

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Apparently, our productivity as employees has been plummeting since the mid 70s. Yes, indeed, you are reading it right, since the mid 70s ! And yet we seem to be working more hours nowadays than ever before with a rather horrifying effect on us all for that matter.

2016 61

Life Without eMail – 5th Year Progress Report – The Community, The Movement

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2013 132

How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools

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In one of my earlier blog posts from last week, I got asked the following question: “ So, what we all want to know is what have you been doing and what/where can we find you in the future? ”

2015 86

Why Do I Share My Knowledge?

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A couple of days ago, one of my favourite Enterprise 2.0

2012 142

Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

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2016 63

How Social Networking Can Improve Work Meetings

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I am not too sure whether meetings lower our IQ or whether they make us all more stupid, as my good friend Stowe Boyd reflected on a recent blog post , but I can certainly confirm they do take a toll on your own productivity.

2013 122

There Can Be No Resilience Without Transformation

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2013 116

Adaptation: The Key to Become a Socially Integrated Enterprise

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2013 114

Why Social Business Keeps Failing to Deliver

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2012 140

Never Underestimate the Power of Education and Enablement

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2016 55

Social Business – Where Bosses and Managers Become Servant Leaders

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In the past we have talked a couple of times about the undeniable impact that social networking (for business) is having in traditional management and thought leadership by helping reshape and redefine some of their various long time existing conceptions.

2012 135

The Future of Work Is Learning

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Future 145

The Arbejdsglaede of Employee Engagement

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If you have been reading this blog for a little while now, you would probably remember how concepts like Employee Engagement make me cringe a little bit.

Why Don’t You Show Your Work?

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There used to be a time when plenty of knowledge (Web) workers flocked to the Social Web to nurture, cultivate and build their own external social networks.

2016 58

Collaborators, Cooperators and People I Learn From

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2015 76

Social Computing Guidelines and Why You Would Still Need Them

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A few weeks back I wrote about the first of the 5 pillars I keep using with clients, time and time again, whenever they are embarking on the so-called Digital Transformation journey. Back in that blog entry I mentioned how having the right purpose is the main trigger to get things going.

2015 71

The Social Enterprise – Welcome to the Era of Intrapreneurship!

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2011 142

Social Business in 2013 – An Opportunity (Open Business)

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2013 119

The Crisis of Meaning in the Knowledge Workforce

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If you have been reading this blog for a little while now, you may remember how there have been numerous ocassions where I have discussed how I am one of those folks who doesn’t really buy into both the whole generations or digital divide arguments. Gen-Yers, Gen-Xers, Baby Boomers, etc. etc.,

2011 141

Enabling Early Adopters to Lead Your Change Initiatives

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2016 51

Dear Social Business Evangelist, Where Art Thou?

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There used to be a time when social business evangelists were perceived, mainly, as disruptors, to a certain degree, of any given status quo within the corporate environment out there at large. They were optimists, outrageous , somewhat heretic , true rebels at work , free radicals to some extent.

2012 123

2013 – The Year of Social HR

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2013 114

IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise

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Over the last couple of weeks there have been a number of rather interesting and insightful blog posts that have been covering IBM’s journey to become a social business. A journey that started back in 2001, but that it had its main roots well substantiated within the company for much longer.

Redefine the Workplace of the Future with Social Learning

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it’s been a long while since last time that I participated on a Blog Carnival, specially around the topic of Collaboration, Knowledge Sharing and Learning.

2012 121

Why I, Too, Killed My LinkedIn Account

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Back in the day, when I was just getting started with my early days around social computing evangelism, I must confess that I used to think that people who didn’t have a social profile in all of the major social networking tools out there just didn’t get it. You know, you had to have a profile out there all over the place. Silly me. I guess it was my inner self trying to rebel against that good old notion of people saying one thing and doing something completely different.

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment

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Over three years ago I wrote a blog entry over here about Twitter under the provocative heading: ‘ Twitter is where conversations go to die ’. It was a cathartic article I needed to get out of my system in order to re-find my love with that social networking tool.

2015 68