Enterprise 2.0 Summit: Learning from Alcatel-Lucent, IBM, Yves Caseau, BASF & More "How People Matter"

21st Century Organization

And to manage these environments demands highly talented " Whole New Mind ' people who can lead, communicate to engage while also assembling business cases and managing the analytics required to drive success and prove business value.

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Bev Trayner - Genre and Discourse Analysis (2004)

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Home Blog Services Portfolio Info social learning people different discourse education culture practice communities online community work knowledge cultural world practices time literacy international information Powered by RafCloud 2.0.2 he uses the names of people in his stories.

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The Tenth Anniversary of Portals and KM Blog

Portals and KM

On May 2, 2004 I did my first posts. Two people encouraged me to start a blog, Cesar Brea and Jack Vinson and they remain active bloggers. There were three, Is KM the Killer App for Portals ?, Some good articles on blogs and blogs on blog s, and I s RSS TNBT ?

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“It rains in the forest long after the sky has cleared”

Chris Corrigan

He is being remembered by friends and colleagues the world over, because his death was untimely and his life was one that touched many people very deeply, even if we were not always at his side. Isn’t that beautiful image?

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Portals and KM Blog Begins it Tenth Year

Portals and KM

I certainly would not have predicted that when I started the blog on May 2, 2004 with three posts: Is KM the Killer App for Portals? I soon discovered that I generated more market awareness for this small enterprise than the PR people at my former firm had done for me.

New structures (MOOCs) demand new ethics?

Jenny Connected

Following the recent publication of our paper Frances Bell and I are grateful to the number of people who have taken the time to send us some feedback, on Twitter, in the Rhizo14 Facebook group and on Frances’ blog. . 2004).

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The meaning of words

Viv Mcwaters

Some people gave meanings for each word, others took the words as a collective and said what they mean to them: eg “Fun, sharing and the unknown”; “getting together and learning from having fun”. Don Watson, in his book, Weasel Words (2004), talks about ‘sucking the meaning out of words’.

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What Social Media and Enterprise 2.0 Can Bring to HR Processes

Portals and KM

I first set some context with the classic 2006 McKinsey report on IT spending most of their budgets on transactions but the real business value is in the interactions between people and this area has been underinvested. Early enterprise efforts usually involved bringing in consumer Web tools or creating custom versions of them as Al Essa did at the MIT Sloan School in 2004 when he was CIO.  Last week I had the pleasure of doing a webinar with the enterprise 2.0

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Life With Alacrity: The Dunbar Number as a Limit to Group Sizes

John Tropea - Delicious Community

However, whenever it grew beyond that number, it always seemed that politics and dissatisfaction would bubble up such that people would drop out, leaving us back close to 150 or 160. Its important people understand the scaling limits of groups at 12 and.

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To support and manage people

I collaborate, e-collaborate, we collaborate

I will be building on some research undertaken in 2004 but I think Dgroups are being used more strategically than two years ago and that should also prove interesting to investigate. With your mixed role in Dgroups you must have a lot of experience with how the system works for people. Do you have some tips for people who struggle with aspects like motivating people to post their reactions? “I

Collaborative Thinking: The Viral Classroom

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « The impact of technology on peoples everyday lives | Main | Enterprise-enabling Facebook » December 08, 2007 The Viral Classroom No, its not about the flu, its about the network effects that are occurring around Apples iTunes U.

Building Social Business: What Is Social Collaboration in an Organization

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Where people collaborate outside of the contractual obligations? Well we call Qontext a social collaboration platform and wikipedia defines it as processes that help multiple people interact, share information to achieve any common goal.

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Green Chameleon » Money, Testosterone and Knowledge Management

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Money, Testosterone and Knowledge Management This article chronicles an acrimonious schism in the KM association KM Pro in late 2004, and puts it into the context of other KM association schisms in the USA during the late nineties.

Building Social Business: 5 Skills for Online Community Managers

John Tropea - Delicious Community

They are distinct from "social networks" which are the relationships that you have with people you know or you get to know. These were organised around specific technologies which were the subject matter around which people would post queries and reply to others questions.

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OutStart’s Participate Enables the Social Side of Enterprise Work Processes

Portals and KM

To fit people’s existing work patterns, email can also be used to send subscription digests, immediate notifications of people, groups, or conversations they are following, and tasks assigned through workspaces. People can also rate contributions.

Share2010 Session: Erica Toelle from InfoShare on "Don't Reinvent the Wheel: An Overview of People Change Management Research as Applied to SharePoint Maturity Model"

Michael Sampson - Currents

Erica Toelle from InfoShare in Seattle WA talked about people change management research as applied to SharePoint maturity. Erica has been working with SharePoint since 2004, with a major emphasis on enterprise content management. Key points from Erica's talk: Erica will be sharing a series of frameworks on change management, to help with engaging people in organizations about change. Model 1) SharePoint Maturity Model - stage 1 (people fill an immediate need - eg.,

Sharing our vulnerabilities

Chris Corrigan

I don’t know what it is about the timing of things, but here are a few posts that talk openly about daily struggles that people face. It is a litany of honesty and thoughtfulness from people who otherwise need to project a more solid image to the world.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Lurkers may be held back due to either being intensely private people or being technophobes. The connector uses people and document tags actively to curate content and point others to it. The Moderator is usually a role given to the most passionate people in the community, and their roles can encompass guiding a new user to jump into discussions when they are getting into ad-hominem attacks to discontinuing or archiving inactive sections of the community.

My New Role within OutStart’s Social Media Efforts

Portals and KM

They have won a number of awards including being named a Visionary in the Gartner Corporate Learning Systems Magic Quadrant since 2004, Top Learning Portal by TrainingIndustry.com, and Best of Elearning! This is an era where people often take on multiple roles. I am very pleased to announce a new addition to the roles I currently support. I am now helping OutStart with their blog and Twitter efforts as OutStart’s Director, Social Media.

Companies with ‘Networked’ Board Directors have 85% Higher Growth Rates!

Governance in a Networked World

in 9 years since 2004, as opposed to 8.4% The economy has been through some major ups and downs since 2004. If so, we could conclude that talented people seek to work with other talented people, with a net result of superior performance, supporting the social capital effect argument.

Curing Business Ecosystems Blindness

Partnering Resources

Most companies have hundreds, if not thousands, of companies, people, ideas, and materials that are critical for its operations. But without the media, few people would see movies. For example, Michelin cannot sell tires unless people buy cars. Evolution into business ecosystems.

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The official and unofficial connectors that may make localism work

Social Reporter

However, success also depends upon the less official matter of how far citizens are prepared to do more for their neighbours, and how councils can encourage people to engage more in providing local services formally or informally. Yet their role in bringing people together is vital.

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NewsGator Enhances its Social Sites 2010 Platform for SharePoint

Portals and KM

Here is a sample set of badges, as well as a sample expertise diagram that shows the relationship of people to a topic. This was its original capability and I was a user in 2004 (see my 200 4 post - Finally, I’m Scanning the Web through NewsGator ). 

Do you eat burgers? Do you meet online?

Joitske Hulsebosch

Some famous Dutch people go to an island and have to battle. My first experiences of working online was working with John Smith from Learning Alliances in 2004. In the Netherlands we have Expedition Robinson. Here is a very funny scene from Expedition Robinson.

Several Short Sentences About Learning

How to Save the World

This is despite having attended educational institutions, conferences, workshops and seminars that were generally led and organized by smart, caring people. This is because it’s iterative, context-rich, and among people who generally care a lot about the subject.

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Social Media Club of Boston 5th Anniversary Celebration: The Evolution of Social Business

Portals and KM

In 2004 they were working to become more integrated on a global basis.  The discussion now is how to leverage the network of people. He mentioned CEMEX that wanted to integrate their people on a global basis. Now people do not want to just experience home improvement at a store. I asked Ric about startups that are looking at the Voice of the Customer and Voice of the Employee – monitoring what people are saying within the enterprise.

Social Media Influencers – What would you do? @spotus

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The problem is, you can’t just put your social object up on a social media site and hope people will find it. The Oxford American , a national magazine award winner in 2004, plans to publish the piece.

Questions about rhizomatic learning

Jenny Connected

We have however, through the workshops we have run where we have asked people to draw their own footprints of emergence, realised that the scale is not from negative to positive. 2004). This is an open letter to Keith Hamon.

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The Great Unbundling and Collapse of Local Newspapers

Alchemy of Change

Fast-forward nine years to 2004, as Yelp applies the crowd-sourcing model to build reviews of local restaurants and businesses, eroding the papers’ display advertising (and simultaneously decimating the local business of Yellow Page directories).

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Opening Keynote, SharePoint Conference in Australia

Michael Sampson - Currents

”) Few people with Android. Value of the devices is now about connectivity to other people, and networks through people. - … remember that the biggest value of coming to a conference – is in connecting with other people. days per week doing their job, and the rest of the time navigating a virtual forest of information. - … 2004 book, Lost Knowledge by David DeLong. Key idea: working like a network (people and an information network).

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You Are Not Perfect! Live With It


It’s interesting to note how time and time again I always have plenty of people admiring how religious I have become in protecting my own personal, private time, versus work time, in becoming a zealot on how I split up what’s work and what’s everything else.

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Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Some sites cater to diverse audiences, while others attract people based on common language or shared racial, sexual, religious, or nationality-based identities. SixDegrees promoted itself as a tool to help people connect with and send messages to others. 2004). 2004).

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Review of Business Goes Virtual

Portals and KM

The “people know best” strategy looks at crowd-sourcing the wisdom of every-day people. The authors note that many of the top jobs of 2010 did not exist in 2004.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Librarians are among my favourite people. He was so unhappy with Bush he announced plans in 2004 to moveto Canada and renounce his US citizenship. As you mayremember, I was a bit of a media star back in 2004. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

Remember When Social Media Was Simple and Mostly Blogs?

Portals and KM

In 2004 I saw several examples of what later would be termed enterprise 2.0 Perhaps but I would argue that the improvement is only incremental over the transformative work that people like Al did simply using blogs. I was reading a blog post, Corporations at Risk From Social Media Adoption Issues , by Brett Greene, or maybe it is an online newspaper article since it is on the Huffington Post, with the tag line: the internet newspaper: news, blogs, video, community.

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Connect To Thrive | Psychology Today

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

People who feel more connected to others have lower rates of anxiety and depression. people with whom one feels comfortable sharing a personal problem) Americans claimed to have in 1996 was only three. In 2004 it dropped to one, with 25% of Americans saying that they have no one to confide in. This survey suggests that one in four people that we meet may have no one they call a close friend! Is it hard for you to meet people?

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ScienceDirect - The Journal of Strategic Information Systems : “It is what one does”: why people participate and help others in electronic communities of practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Communities of Practice International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences , 2004 , Pages 2339-2342 E. Wenger Abstract A community of practice is a group of people who share an interest in a domain of human endeavor and engage in a process of collective learning that creates bonds between them: a tribe, a garage band, a group of engineers working on similar problems.

Creating Global Knowledge Sharing Networks at ConocoPhillips

Portals and KM

Forrester notes that in five years, almost half of US workers — about 63 million people — will work virtually. This will change everything in workplace IT support from designing workplace information strategies for collaboration, to delivering content experiences to people across channels, to engaging the next-generation workforce to serve customers better. Dan said it is about getting people to talk to each other.

Gautam Ghosh: India's Social Media Thought Leader

Portals and KM

While it was a thrill for me, by then his blog had already connected him with people in about a dozen English-speaking countries.”. I was actually one of those as I interviewed him in 2004 for my book on business blogging along with his country companion, Dina Metha. There was a recent article in Forbes about my long time virtual friend, Gautam Ghosh.

Blog Cases from 2005: Gautam Ghosh on Management

Portals and KM

This begins a series of case studies from people I interviewed in 2005 about their blogging efforts. I will only include cases from people who are still blogging now. Readers of his blogs will find that he links to interesting thoughts in the areas of organization, human resources, people, creativity, innovation and Indian business scene. Blogs offered a way to tap into the wisdom of the audience for your business or cause in 2004 and they still do now.