Twitter is Not a Social Network

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My New Cheese – Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections

Elsua

I know that some of you folks may be wondering about what happened back in January about who moved my cheese and why was I so relatively quiet on social networks for a good few weeks, right? Indeed, an openly Socially Integrated Enterprise. IBM Learning Open Business

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Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections – Job Role and Responsibilities

Elsua

Now that the word is out there, and since I have been in the new job for a couple of weeks already, I guess it’s a good time to reflect on what does the Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections do on a daily basis in terms of my job role and responsibilities.

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Why I Fired Myself from IBM

Elsua

Most people may not know this, but back in June 2005, while I was still an IBM Netherlands employee, I got laid off and after having received the well-known compensation package I decided that I wasn’t ready, just yet, to leave the company. So was it then my time, beginning of 2014, when I decided to quit IBM and move on? So, while we were talking, he asked me why I made the decision of leaving IBM after everything I have (helped) build over the course of time.

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List of "White Label" or "Private Label" (Applications you can Rebrand) Social Networking Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

In 2008, I published a vendor product catalog that has details of over 50 of the vendors, beyond these listed descriptions. It’s somewhat relevant as Om Malik has now asked a rhetorical question if Social Network tools are just a feature of website.

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34 More Ways to Build Your Own Social Network

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Conspicuously missing from that round-up were many additional companies that specialize in the creation of social networks. I was able to test the products first-hand by creating social networks from scratch and for free using online wizards and tools. But we were able to test many of the launched social networks that actually use these solutions, and we also interviewed several of the companies. elgg a solution for educational networks.

SCoPE: Managing Multimembership in Social Networks: Oct 27-Nov 9, 2008 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

SCoPE: Seminars: Managing Multimembership in Social Networks: Oct 27-Nov 9, 2008 How do you track and keep up with blog conversations? How do you manage your time as you engage in social networks?

Collaborative Thinking: Lotusphere 2008: IBM Research - Glimpsing The Future

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Lotusphere 2008: Social Computing Chess Match | Main | Why Is Social Software So Important?

IBM Lotus Connections, in plain English " Connected

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Connected Search Archives IBM Lotus Connections, in plain English Edit: I used to be the IBM Lotus Connections Technical Evangelist. I am now the Social Enterprise Evangelist at Jive Software. The social task management bit, however, is all about collaboration.

Project Status: Social Networking Within The Enterprise

Collaborative Thinking

These categories could then be further abstracted into a narrative of what is going on within organizations concerning social networks. Unfortunately, in order to meet my deliverable deadlines I've had to pass on attending Cisco's C-Scape (December) and IBM's Lotusphere (January) events. Since my last update ( October 28 ), my field research project has completed its most labor intensive phase.

Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary

Elsua

Here it goes: As you would be able to see from the above screen shot, for week #52 I received 14 emails during the course of that week, to make up for a total amount of 929, coming from 1167 in 2009 and 1647 in 2008, as seen in previous reports. Live Social.

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The Social Organization: Social Media is not Community

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The Social Organization About Rachel Social Media Metrics Social Media Examples Enterprise 2.0 Consultants Enterprise Social Software Subscribe Subscribe in a reader Enter your email address: Delivered by FeedBurner My Other Accounts Categories Best Practices Books Deep Thoughts.

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Collaborative Thinking: Lotusphere 2008: Social Computing Chess Match

Collaborative Thinking

This represents the opening moves in a chess match between IBM anbd Microsoft that will evolve over the next two years. So far, there are not of lot of details out yet but the social computing keynote is tomorrow morning so I expect more information to come out then.

Collaborative Thinking: Lotusphere 2008: Social Computing Keynote

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Why Is Social Software So Important? chosen (IBM over two other competitors). Tried open source - settled on IBM platform. Design partner for IBM.

How Procter & Gamble Got Employees to Use Social Networking at Work - CIO.com - Business Technology Leadership

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Subscribe to Careers Subscribe to ERP APPLICATIONS CLOUD COMPUTING DATA CENTER MOBILE NETWORK SECURITY VIRTUALIZATION Drilldowns APPLE CAREERS DEVELOPMENT MICROSOFT OUTSOURCING WEB 2.0 Presented by CIOs and other senior level executives, these invitation-only programs offer timely topics and strong networking. To read more on this topic, see: ITs Role in Collaboration and Innovation at Procter & Gamble and Social Networking at Work: Fear Not Facebook, MySpace and Bebo?

Enterprise 2.0 Conference, Social Networking Workshop

Collaborative Thinking

I'll also be moderating a panel on best practices on adoption of enterprise social networking on Wednesday afternoon with folks from Genentech, Sabre, and Harvard University (Community & Social Network Sites: Think Adoption, Not Deployment) and presenting a brief summary of the workshop below on Thursday morning. Getting Started With Enterprise Social Networking. Strategists who would like to expand their knowledge of social networking trends.

Reflections from 2011 – Redefining Your Social Web Presence

Elsua

After having put together last couple of blog posts about some of my reflections from the year we are about to end around The Social Web and Technology in general, I guess it’s now a good time to share with the world the third one from the series. Even after the Social Web.

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Collaborative Thinking: Lotusphere 2008: Unified Communications & Collaboration Keynote

Collaborative Thinking

Note: Odd, IBM and Cisco announced something similar to this back at Spring VoiceCon in 2007, maybe this is the actually delivery of that news.)

Social Business in 2013 – A Challenge

Elsua

More than anything else, because in the last three months, while I was mostly away from this blog, I kept bumping into a couple of relatively new challenges that I think are going to present lots of great opportunities for us all in the year ahead in the space of Social Business.

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The Business Case for Enterprise Social Bookmarking: $4.6 Million a Year in Cost Savings!

Elsua

Indeed, social bookmarking / tagging! Not sure what you would think, but I strongly believe that social bookmarking and social tagging are still an important and rather critical part of a successful Enterprise 2.0 Like any other standard social bookmarking site.

Collaborative Thinking: Lotusphere 2008: What Ill Be Looking For

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Will It Take A Youthquake To Re-Tool The Enterprise? Main | Modern managers are all the same - Telegraph » January 17, 2008 Lotusphere 2008: What Ill Be Looking For My focus next week at IBMs Lotusphere event will concentrate on two areas: social computing and unified communications. Opening the enterprise social graph Relationships dont stop at the firewall.

Collaborative Thinking: Lotusphere 2008: Opening Session

Collaborative Thinking

Innovation and growth critical - talent initiatives are much more critical due to shifting workforce demographics Social software - KM coming around again (telling an old story in new ways) Self-organization - communities form. Mashups: IBM Lotus Mashups: lightweight environment - graphical, browser-based tool designed to be used by business users. Demo: Drag and drops of feeds (interesting angle to take on the demo since IBM has no underlying feed syndication platform).

Year-End Thoughts On Social Media, Social Networking Social Analytics

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& Social Software (Part 3). & Social Software (Part 2). & Social Software. While a lot of my research agenda and client interactions focused on collaboration and Enterprise 2.0 / social software during 2009, the most sizeable amount of time and energy for me this year was spent on social media, social networking, and social analytics (externally as well as internally). Social Media. One Way To Look At Social Computing.

The State of Social Network Analysis in Business: LINKS Workshop Report

21st Century Organization

June 7- 11 I had the good fortune of taking a deeper dive into social network analysis (SNA) at the University of Kentucky's Links Center Summer Workshop. . For these reasons, social network analysis will remain an untapped source of insight in most organizations."

Pardon the Interruption … From Adaptation into Engagement by Luis Suarez #soccnx

Elsua

A couple of months back you would remember how I put together a blog post over here on an upcoming business trip I was about to embark on heading to Prague, by mid-June, to speak a couple of times at the Social Connections VI event ( #soccnx ).

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From Enterprise 2.0 Boston To Catalyst San Diego: Enterprise Social Networking Workshop

Collaborative Thinking

social circle at the conference. If you heard good things about the social networking workshop (described below), I will be repeating the session on Tuesday morning, July 28th (so why not register and attend?). Social networking promises to address an array challenges and opportunities within the enterprise such as bridging generational shifts in the workforce, facilitating collaboration and community building, and supporting strategic talent initiatives.

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. Download the Executive Insights into Enterprise Social Networking Strategy report.

Radical Transparency in the Era of Open Business

Elsua

Now, as a result of that, since a large chunk of those knowledge workers may well be in my / your network(s), if they become more powerful, you become more powerful. . IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Open Business #elsuasworkbook

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Saba Social Left Out Of IBM Deal

Collaborative Thinking

IBM partners with a well-known human capital management vendor that has a strong offering in the LMS/e-Learning space. The Saba partnership provides IBM with a few things: It allows IBM to exist this business and provide existing Lotus Learning customers a migration path (to Saba). It allows IBM to sell Saba's learning solution directly (augmenting the value proposition of WebSphere Portal via a learning accelerator). IBM and Saba have worked together for years.

Deciphering Social Networks - Thesis

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta See how were connected Connections February 2009 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Categories Attention Management blogging BurtonGroupCatalyst07 BurtonGroupCatalyst08 Business_IT_Alignment Collaboration Commentary Communication design digital+life e-Mail Enterprise 2.0

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

Portals and KM

I recently wrote about More IBM Research on Enterprise 2.0 – Activities and Other Tools. 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. IBM Research is looking at four main areas: understanding adoption, usage patterns, motivations, and impact. The IBM researchers at looking at sound level three behavioral changes.

IBM Drives Enterprise Adoption of Social Networks with New Enterprise Adaptability Practice

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

6 March 2008 IBM Drives Enterprise Adoption of Social Networks with New Enterprise Adaptability Practice Enterprise-class Social Networking Is Closer than You Think—Resetting the Adoption Clocks Shades of Web 3.0—The IBM has also developed Web 2.0

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Collaboration Loop - IBM Launches Tool to Help Businesses Visualize Social Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Continue Reading » Tags: Microsoft , Shared Workspaces , Social Neteworking Microsoft No Comments yet Feb 20th, 2009 | Janetti Chon Crowdsourcing the Enterprise 2.0 It focuses on social tools and technologies that help make companies more creative, agile and productive.

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Help! Testing a network mapping exercise | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Mar 17 2008 Help! Activity: Map Your Network Brief Description: This activity offers and introduction to social network mapping.

Bridging Across Language Online | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

on 23 Oct 2008 at 2:23 am Another site that may help bridge the language barrier is: [link] They let you create a multilingual widget for your site (including Blogs, Social networks, eBay, etc.).

Employee Networks (E2E)

Collaborative Thinking

Some insightful company profiles: The new employee connection: Social networking behind the firewall Microsoft calls it TownSquare. IBM has its Beehive, and Best Buy its BlueShirt Nation. In industries from retail to high tech, banking and manufacturing, companies are increasingly building networks behind the firewall where employees can create profiles and connect with one another in ways first demonstrated by LinkedIn, Facebook and MySpace. IBM: Beehive.

A World Without Email – Year 3, Weeks 9 to 10 (EMail’s Reign Is Over, Social Networking Is The New King)

Elsua

comments with just a single thought I would probably state the following: Yes, social networking tools are heading south pretty consistently, and badly, over the last three years! Aren’t you making already good use of social networking tools as your core default business tools?

On Governance and Compliance – IBM’s Social Computing Guidelines Webcast

Elsua

If you have been following this blog for a while, you would know how I have been blogging for a good number of times about one of those topics that people keep asking me about to share my two cents of the conversation: Social Software Governance and what IBM is doing about it.

Presence Is Too Important To Leave To UC Vendors

Collaborative Thinking

While presence will remain a core element within platforms for unified communications, the social dynamics around presence require all of us to look beyond how presence is defined, packaged and delivered by UC vendors (e.g., Cisco, IBM, Microsoft). Social Presence???

Collaborative Thinking: Deciphering Social Networks - Thesis

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta See how were connected Connections February 2009 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Categories Attention Management blogging BurtonGroupCatalyst07 BurtonGroupCatalyst08 Business_IT_Alignment Collaboration Commentary Communication design digital+life e-Mail Enterprise 2.0