Building Social Business: What Is Social Collaboration in an Organization

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

and Organization Development. He writes The role power in a matrix organization is vastly diminished. Which means outside of the role structures & job descriptions in the organization? Typical of a matrix organization, no?

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Launch of the Enterprise Social Network Strategy report: what senior executives REALLY think about social networks inside the organization

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Today we are releasing our next major report, which distils - through unattributed verbatim quotes - what senior executives REALLY think about social networks inside organizations.

2008 36

Two Brazilian Net-Map studies: Fair Trade and Cotton

Net-Map Toolbox

1) Fair trade networks : organization, relationship and values. It thus tries to see how some networks of Fair Trade certified and not certified are organized, emphasizing the relationships established and the overriding objectives of the actors involved that determine these relationships.

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Herding the Smart Cats: Successful IT Change Leadership

Partnering Resources

Sometimes this is a help to organizations, such as they’re innovating a new process or technology. One organization, a former client, succeeded in herding a group of smart cats—technologists—to implement software engineering best practices by adopting the Capability Maturity Model (CMM).

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Four Rules of Leadership for Tough Times

Partnering Resources

The leaders knew bad news was coming as early as 2002. People need to trust you for the organization to be successful,” said Marilyn Smith, Life Division President. Thank you cards sent to leader Irene Brank after the division closed.

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Are You Solving the Right Problem?

Partnering Resources

I’ve seen too many problem solving efforts stall because organizations are using the wrong tool for the job. Glouberman & Zimmerman, 2002. Problems come in many shapes and sizes. Some are small (“I can’t find space for my 2pm meeting”).

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Hello, world.

Charmed Particles

I've had a personal blog - mostly about politics - since 2002. I work in technology strategy, which means that I work at the crossroads of how tech works and of how people organize themselves and use the tech. I'm Marc Danziger, and this is my professional blog. It's now over at www.windsofchange.net. I'm a passionate believer in William Gibson's line - "the street finds its own uses for things" - and that the best thing managers can do is to help that happen.

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Business models for communities

Learning Alliances

The tubodudes in Wenger, McDermott and Snyder (2002), for example, had a business model that was just assumed as a norm in the book: the organization (Shell) provided all the resources and captured most of the value that the community produced.

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MirandaNet: Social Networking trivial or mind expanding?

Community Capers

Some members act as e-facilitators or braiders who help to shape the argument, provide interim summaries and change the direction of the discussion (Preston, 2002; Preston & Holmes, 2002; Cuthell, 2005). The exchange of information is two way, as it flows from the wealthy to the less well resourced and back again (Resta, 2002, p. 2002). Holmes (2002). 2002). 2002).

organizational responsiveness

Taming the spaces

An Intelligent learning extended organization (IntelLEO) constitutes a temporal alliance among different organisations (industrial, research, educational etc.) It is hypothesized that IntelLEOs are more responsive that single organizations.

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Being a Bully - How Can We Tell?

Michael Sampson - Currents

Bach, who has been head of the department since 2002, is remaining in her post while the inquiry is being carried out. Specifically, what if email messages (or other common forms of electronic communication) inside the organization were automatically monitored for particular phrases, cue words, or patterns. Could it be applied for good inside an organization?

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MirandaNet: Place

Community Capers

This community is largely based on a hybrid of activity, preferring to organize face-to-face events wherever possible. The community organizes five or more seminars a year, depending on the availability of funding. Personal relationships and professionalism are cemented and celebrated in these workshops and other face-to-face events like the ten-year party held in 2002.

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Notes on CUST119 Prudential: Thinking about Social Business Adoption? Don't Forget Enterprise Social Governance

Michael Sampson - Currents

PROFS in 1982, Notes from 1994 (60,000 users, 6400+ applications), Sametime in 1999, WebSphere Portal in 2002, and Connections in 2010 (about 25,000 users currently). She wanted to blog to her organization. Approach: - feedback workshops with the Law, Compliance, and Business Ethics organization. Local Roles - the structure for local governance depends on the size of the organization (small, medium, large). the ability to share files across the organization.

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Network Weaving 101 (redux)

TNT - The Network Thinker

But you can't introduce groups to groups, or organizations to organizations -- it works better by introducing people to people. The original thinking on Network Weaving was created by June Holley and I in this 2002 white paper.

Growth on the Silicon Valley Anthill: Welcome Christopher Carfi

Ant's Eyeview Blog

Prior to Edelman, he was a co-founder and CEO at Cerado, which was founded in 2002 to provide software and services that enable businesses, organizations and associations to better connect and understand their customer and member communities.

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Rules for (digital)ecosystem growth and development?

Taming the spaces

Entropy is essentially a measure of how organized or disorganized a system is, of the number of ways in which a system may be arranged, often taken to be a measure of “disorder&# (the higher the entropy, the higher the disorder). 2000; Jørgensen, 2002; Fath et al.,

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MirandaNet: Social interaction

Community Capers

Through their membership in MirandaNet members have the opportunity to explore new practices with cutting edge ICTs in a consultative organization, where professionals talk, listen and work together. Whether in an industry, academic or advisory capacity, MirandaNet Fellows all work to provide services for each other and ‘reify’ (Wenger, 2002) their practices in artifacts shared over the public site with the larger external educational community. People rarely leave this community.

Blog Cases from 2005: David Weinberger on Everything

Portals and KM

It looked at the effect of the Web on our most basic ideas and came out in 2002. JOHO stands for the Journal of the Hyperlinked Organization. This is another in a series of case studies from people I interviewed in 2005 about their blogging efforts.

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Building Social Business: 5 Skills for Online Community Managers

John Tropea - Delicious Community

and Organization Development. Over the years I came across many other examples of such communities - both within organizations - like Hewlett Packard - and externally like Howard Rheingolds Brainstorms community or plain email listservs.

About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Nancy is the owner of Full Circle Associates, a company that develops collaboration and facilitation strategies, communications, planning and Internet collaboration solutions for non-profits, organizations and businesses. [.] # Future Of News: The Newsmaster Role As Seen By Gerd Leonhard, George Siemens And Nancy White | Digest I Realize on 13 Aug 2009 at 3:23 am [.]

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Aid is a knowledge industry?

Joitske Hulsebosch

by the way an article from 2002 by Dick Stenmark that I still like very much for its explanation of the two approaches can be found here ). I think it is a bit tricky to use the approaches to label one or the other organization.

2007 130

Open Text Adds Social Media, More Web 2.0 Features, and SAP Integration

Portals and KM

organizations to intelligently manage and deliver a broad set of corporate information to users over the Web, and features extensive usability upgrades, a new technology foundation, and deeper and more comprehensive integration with the Open Text ECM Suite and the SAP NetWeaver¿ Portal component.? It was very poplar and spread across several divisions in the organization. Open Text is a relatively old player in the enterprise content management and collaboration space.

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Practical example: Ayuda Urbana

Joitske Hulsebosch

Etienne Wenger wrote a case study in 2002 about Ayuda Urbana , a constellation of communities of practice focused on urban issues and challenges in Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean region, or as they call themselves: 'Red Inter-municipal'. A central part of the initiative has been partnership: several organizations joined forces to bring the resources necessary for the 'project' together (World Bank, UCCI, cities, local organizations).

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About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Nancy is the owner of Full Circle Associates, a company that develops collaboration and facilitation strategies, communications, planning and Internet collaboration solutions for non-profits, organizations and businesses. [.] # Future Of News: The Newsmaster Role As Seen By Gerd Leonhard, George Siemens And Nancy White | Digest I Realize on 13 Aug 2009 at 3:23 am [.]

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Microsoft on Emergency Response

Michael Sampson - Currents

The architecture describes how to use various Microsoft technologies to support agencies and organizations focused on citizen safety. The idea is to leverage what organizations already have, and bring it together in an overall architecture. Strong Angel was a 5 day event, focused on how different organizations would work together under an emergency. The Microsoft Innovation Centre was established in August 2002 to support innovating ideas from government agencies.

The Girl Effect - catalyzing positive change

Nancy White

World Bank, 2002].). She worked with other amazing, passionate advocates for health, social development and peace in the organization, led by another brilliant, passionate woman. (I’m This morning on Twitter, Idocente pointed me to The Girl Effect.

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Trends in the Living Networks: Economics of Social Media - the role of Hollywood

John Tropea - Delicious Community

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About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Nancy is the owner of Full Circle Associates, a company that develops collaboration and facilitation strategies, communications, planning and Internet collaboration solutions for non-profits, organizations and businesses. [.] # Future Of News: The Newsmaster Role As Seen By Gerd Leonhard, George Siemens And Nancy White | Digest I Realize on 13 Aug 2009 at 3:23 am [.]

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About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Nancy is the owner of Full Circle Associates, a company that develops collaboration and facilitation strategies, communications, planning and Internet collaboration solutions for non-profits, organizations and businesses. [.] # Future Of News: The Newsmaster Role As Seen By Gerd Leonhard, George Siemens And Nancy White | Digest I Realize on 13 Aug 2009 at 3:23 am [.]

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Building Social Business: Connecting, Sharing and Collaborating

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

and Organization Development. Building Social Business At the intersection of Enterprise 2.0 Facilitating Social Collaboration with Enterprise Social Networking. Leveraging Community thinking.

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Green Chameleon » Cognitive Workout Coming Up

Green Chameleon

I’ve attended it probably four different times since Dave first ran it in Singapore back in 2002 or 2003. Cross, Andrew Parker, Rob Cross: The Hidden Power of Social Networks: Understanding How Work Really Gets Done in Organizations Theodore Zeldin: Conversation: How Talk Can Change Our Lives © 2006-2008 Straits Knowledge.

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Building Social Business: The Seven Types of Social Roles in Employee Communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

and Organization Development. Pages Home About Gautam Indian HR Blogs Indian Social Media Strategists Linkbar Articles Media Mentions Thoughts Quora Facebook Twitter HR Community Welcome Follow @GautamGhosh Mar 30, 2010 The Seven Types of Social Roles in Employee Communities Tweet An employee community is a closed community within the firewall of the Organization 2.0 - where employees connect and build content along with each other to build relationships and knowledge.

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Culture: Valentine's day in Ghana

Joitske Hulsebosch

She did open-ended interviews with customers and shop-owners in Accra in 2000, 2001 and 2002 and concludes: "Borrowed from abroad, altered to fit local circumstances, Valentine's Day is part of a complex set of imported and indigenous lifestyle markers that are used increasingly in urban Africa by individuals and social groups to construct identities as older and more traditional cultural norms and forms loosen their hold. " 6, 2002

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leadernetwork wiki

John Tropea - Delicious Network

Leadership in Network Organizations and Society "Leading Between: Leadership and Trust in a Network Society" by Paul Skidmore. The paper introduces the term “open architecture” to describe the organization and provides guidance on how to map and intentionally build networks. June, 2002.

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More IBM Research on Enterprise 2.0 – Activities and Other Tools

Portals and KM

The theme that has run through the different iterations of Activities is enabling “users to organize work around their purposeful activities. In the recent IBM Activities version, each work activity has a list of members and contains entries, optionally organized into sections. Since work units were frequently persistent structures to which groups of users referred often, they were willing to spend more time organizing and tagging the information.

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Blog Cases from 2005: Carrie Guevara on New Orleans

Portals and KM

She had been a regular blog reader since about 2002 and was inspired to challenge herself to start one of her own. Carrie thought about what she wanted to write about ahead of time, organized her ideas and made it a part of her regular schedule. This is another in a series of case studies from people I interviewed in 2005 about their blogging efforts. Now as we move to 2013, I find it interesting to look back at the early days of business blogging.

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Instant Communities: List of companies that provide Web Collaboration Suites or Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Our tools help your business organize and share information efficiently, communicate with others and collaborate on projects.&# Traction TeamPage was first released in 1999 and, after commerical launch in July 2002, is the industry’s first and leading Enterprise Blog software.

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Network Roundtable: Building Collaborative Teams

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Her organization, The Concours Institute, has recently completed an extensive study on collaboration in over 50 teams in 15 multi-nationals.

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How I use social media

Nancy White

Our relationships - across organizations, countries, even language - became a new resource to share knowledge, learn together, and reduce duplication where it made sense (as in making a shared knowledge sharing toolkit ). Networks weave across people and organizations.

Trends in the Living Networks: The many varieties of networks in business: Net Work - A Practical Guide to Creating and Sustaining Networks at Work and in the World

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Patti has also achieved something important that I don’t think has been done well before: provide an overview of the many different facets of network thinking and methodologies that are relevant to organizations.

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A witness to history

Chris Corrigan

In the middle of a four day gathering of indigenous child and family services organizations here in British Columbia. Starting at a historic meeting in 2002 in Tsawassen, BC, the provincial government began the process of recognizing the authority of First Nations communities to look after their kids. I’m back in my room even though it’s after lunch and our meeting was supposed to have restarted because history just got made.

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How I use social media | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Our relationships – across organizations, countries, even language – became a new resource to share knowledge, learn together, and reduce duplication where it made sense (as in making a shared knowledge sharing toolkit ). Networks weave across people and organizations.

Community of practice - EduTech Wiki

John Tropea - Delicious Community

They have a social organization that includes formal or informal hierarchies, some idea of social service (members helping each other), and a willingness learn from each other and to share that knowledge. Wenger, 2002) Communities can be considered as problem-solving mechanisms which contribute to establishing policy agendas and offer mechanisms to facilitate processes for negotiation between different actors. Build on the core values of the organization.