Blog Action Day is Oct 15 2009

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

In 2009, Collis & Cyan asked the team at Change.org, the world’s leading blog network for social issues, to take over responsibility of Blog Action Day and expand its reach. Blog Action Day is Oct 15 2009 is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy.

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Happy Holidays 2009 - 2010

Portals and KM

 I hope everyone has a great time celebrating the end of 2009 and the start of 2010 in their own ways with friends and family. I look forward to continuing this blog in the coming year.  I will be starting the year with commentary on several prediction posts.    

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Monetizing: Virtual Goods venture capital 2009

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

First quarter 2009 financings: * IMVU – $10,000,000. From TechCrunch 23rd jan 2009. We started in 2006 as iminlikewithyou, a place for people to play games to meet each other and in 2009 changed our name to the shorter OMGPOP where people meet each other to play games.

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LearnTrends 2009

Nancy White

I’ll again be on the team of “sharers&# for the LearnTrends 2009 online event hosted by Tony Karrer, Jay Cross and George Siemens. This time I’ll be dialing in from Australia (I’ll put that schedule up next!). I hope I remember to set my alarm clock!!! Here is the info about the bit I’m doing with John Smith (one of my co-authors and co-conspiritors). E-learning outside the training box.

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¡¡¡Feliz Navidad 2009!!!

Elsua

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Personal Kanban Tweet-a-ban 17 Nov 2009

Evolving Web

When: November 17, 2009 Where: Twitter Hashtag: #pkflow Save the date because Modus Cooperandi is hosting a "Tweet-a-ban." When: November 17, 2009 Where: Twitter Hashtag: #pkflow Save the date because Modus Cooperandi is hosting a "Tweet-a-ban."

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IBM Lotusphere 2009 Highlights

Elsua

Well, not many, I am afraid. At least, for now. More than anything else due to the lack of DAI ( Decent Access Initiative ).

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Infocomm Industry Forum 2009

Collaborative Thinking

For those readers who are in the Singapore area, I'll be presenting at the event below later this month: Date: 30 November 2009 Venue: Suntec Singapore Time: 8:45am - 7:00pm. INFOCOMM INDUSTRY FORUM 2009. Fostering Innovation In The Infocomm Ecosystem. Enterprise 2.0: Leveraging Social Media to Promote Workplace Innovation. Mike Gotta Principal Analyst, Collaboration & Content Strategies, Burton Group. Organisations are leveraging Enterprise 2.0

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Creative Commons Attribution

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Creative Commons This page is available in the following languages: Afrikaans ????????? Català Dansk Deutsch ????????

Contemplation on January 20th, 2009

Evolving Web

This morning I stood alone in my office and watched Barack Obama be sworn in as the 44th President of the United States. When Aretha Franklin sang, I cried. And basically I didn’t fully stop until just now and if you come poke me I’ll probably start again.

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Communities & Technologies 2009

Making CommunitySense

From June 25-28, I was at Penn State, attending the Communities & Technologies 2009 conference, the main bi-annual conference specifically focusing on this theme. As with the previous editions , I again very much enjoyed myself, both with respect to the many interesting presentations and by meeting up with old and new colleagues and friends who are part of our nomadic research tribe.

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Australia: Electrolux Global Social Media Summit

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Technorati Tags: 2009 , Australia , builderscrack , Cameron Reilly , Darren Rowse , duncan riley , electrolux , Gary Hayes , habbo , huggies , igrin , insqribe , laurel papworth , nz police act , peermint , peter shankman , Problogger , RedBubble , social media , social media summit , summit , Wiki.

Jobs: Social Media Recruitment RecruitTech 2009

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I just spent the day at a great conference in Canberra called RecruitTech 2009. Lots of stuff on jobs, recruitment, social media, niche networks, and hiring staff. Below is my presentation: Social Media Recruitment Recruit Tech2009. View more documents from Laurel Papworth. I spoke about open outsourcing, augmented reality for recruitment etc. Michael Specht’s is here. Guess trib’s will be up soon? Ross Clennett’s is here.

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Netsquared thinktank: My best blogpost of 2009

Joitske Hulsebosch

But there is one surfacing from 2009: Can you shift your organisational culture by introducing social media? I really enjoy Netsquared's thinktank blogging questions sent out to several bloggers each month.

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Hargraves Innovation Conference 2009

Governance in a Networked World

The Hargraves Institute is a think tank comprised of member organisations committed to success through innovation. I was fortunate enough to be invited to provide a keynote speech at their conference this year. The conference was well attended with over 200 registrants, demonstrating that despite the current financial climate, innovation is seen as critical to both survival and thriving longer term. In fact as Optimice we played a more active role than previously.

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Onset Blues Festival 2009: Crowd Scenes

Portals and KM

I again attended the 2009 festival on August 1. I have gone to the last three Onset Bay Blues Festivals and greatly enjoyed them. It was great as always. Here are some crowd scenes. The Pan Mass Cycle Event also went through Onset at the time

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Onset Blues Festival 2009: Toni Lynn Washington

Portals and KM

I again attended the 2009 festival on August 1. I have gone to the last three Onset Bay Blues Festivals and greatly enjoyed them. It was great as always. The third act was Toni Lynn Washington , a great blues singer who often appears at Boston clubs

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SOMESSO London 2009 - My Favourite Highlights

Elsua

And now the excitement is coming back again as in the last few days the SOMESSO London 2009 videos from each of those speaker sessions are becoming available for everyone to enjoy!

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2009 Intranet Innovation Awards Now Live!

Elsua

Yes, as you may have seen it already, I am talking about Step Two Designs ‘ 2009 Intranet Innovation Awards !

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KM World 2009 Program Available

Portals and KM

I received my paper copy of the KM World 2009 program recently. You can see the agenda online at the KM World 2009 site. It covers blogging best practices in 2009 and how to complement your blogging efforts with the new emerging social media such as Twitter. It looks great with people like Andrew McAfee, Christine LI, David Snowden. Nancy Dixon, Thomas Vander Wal, and Leslie Owens.

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How social media will change in 2009

Community Guy

The video below is part of that interview, where I attempt to answer the question “How will social media change in 2009?&#. On a recent trip to Seattle, I was invited to sit down with Blake from Visible Technologies for a short interview.

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My Favorite Tweets for August 2009

Portals and KM

Here is the second in a new series of posts. Since I use my blog, in part, as a personal knowledge management system and Twitter archiving is an oxymoron, I am now going to post my favorite links for the month. These are links that I want to archive and share. I will repeat this once a month if that timing seems to work best. I may adjust the timing. I tested the reduced shortened urls and they work. I hope this is also useful for you. Let me know your favorite tweets for the month.

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SOMESSO 2009 - Openness and Innovation in a Web 2.0 World by Andy Piper

Elsua

Last week took place one of those conference events that surely has carried on with the conversations all over the place around the subject of social computing within the enterprise. And for many more days to come! I am sure. Yes, that’s right!

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SharePoint 2009 Conference: Morning Keynotes

Collaborative Thinking

Notes from Steve Ballmer keynote. Vision: seamless experiences across your life. SharePoint is at the center of intranet, Internet, etc. Public Beta in November. Synergies with SharePoint Workspace (Groove recast for SharePoint with improved offline support). Targeting 1H2010 for general release (note: my guess is May). What is SharePoint? Collaboration, analytics, social networking, content management, portal, workflow, etc etc. Want to someday bring SharePoint to consumer market.

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Photos of Los Angeles 2009

Portals and KM

You can find my dining experiences at Los Angeles Dining Update – February 2009. I went to LA for the weekend prior to FastForward 09. This is a random collection of impressions. LA is an alternative universe. You can click on the images to enlarge them

My Favorite Tweets for September 2009

Portals and KM

Here is the second in a new series of posts. Since I use my blog, in part, as a personal knowledge management system and Twitter archiving is an oxymoron, I am now going to post my favorite links for the month. These are links that I want to archive and share. I will repeat this once a month if that timing seems to work best. I may adjust the timing. I spot tested the reduced shortened urls and they should work. I hope this is also useful for you. Let me know your favorite tweets for the month.

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News Updates (September 22, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Zoho released it's first new product for 2009, Zoho Discussions. Zoho Discussions. Zoho Discussions allows organizations to create external and internal communities where problems are solved, topics are discussed and ideas are exchanged.

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SXSW Survival: 2009 Edition

Community Guy

In advance of SXSW last year, I put together some survival tips for the SXSW event and I wanted to dust them off and polish them up for 2009. 2009 Bonus tip: Stop twittering and start talking. 2009 Bonus tip: Ask someone to take YOUR picture with YOUR camera. 2009 Bonus tip: Here’s where using Twitter might be fantastic.

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My App Gap Posts for September 2009

Portals and KM

My App Gap Posts for September 2009. Here are my App Gap posts for September. In addition to the Fast Forward blog (see side bar for links), I am writing in another Corante blog, the App Gap, sponsored by QuickBase, The posts began toward the end of January 2008. In this case, I am primarily doing product commentaries with a few other things thrown in. Below are the ones for September. There will be more in October. Open Text Brings in Social Media, More Web 2.0

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Feed Reader Highlights - February 13, 2009

Community Guy

February 7, 2009 Unsolicited Advice is a Valuable Clue. February 8, 2009 Marketing to Moms? February 7, 2009 Twitter To Start Charging Companies For Having An Account? February 10, 2009 White House goes Live! February 11, 2009 Craig on Community. February 11, 2009 How ‘Big’ Is the Library of Congress? February 11, 2009. Special treatment. Read the Digital Mom Report.

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Feed Reader Highlights - February 13, 2009

Community Guy

February 7, 2009 Unsolicited Advice is a Valuable Clue. February 8, 2009 Marketing to Moms? February 7, 2009 Twitter To Start Charging Companies For Having An Account? February 10, 2009 White House goes Live! February 11, 2009 Craig on Community. February 11, 2009 How ‘Big’ Is the Library of Congress? February 11, 2009. Special treatment. Read the Digital Mom Report.

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Onset Blues Festival 2009: The Mystix

Portals and KM

I again attended the 2009 festival on August 1. I have gone to the last three Onset Bay Blues Festivals and greatly enjoyed them. It was great as always. The first act was The Mystix. They are a Boston based blues group seen below

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News Updates (December 8, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

According to a 2009 study by MIT’s Sloan School, well-managed virtual teams can potentially outperform teams sharing a location. Google Wave for Business. Dipanker takes a punt on some of the scenarios where Google Wave will be useful in a business context.

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News Updates (November 19, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Drug Company Collaboration. Drug companies are exploring collaborative approaches to bringing better drugs to market faster. " [The] linear, trial-and-error method is no longer a sustainable model for big pharmaceutical companies.

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Onset Blues Festival 2009: Gina Sicilia

Portals and KM

I again attended the 2009 festival on August 1. I have gone to the last three Onset Bay Blues Festivals and greatly enjoyed them. It was great as always. The closer was Gina Sicilia , a powerful young blues singer from Philly. She was wonderful. the best closer I have seen at Onset. She has the potential to be a national star. I especially liked her performance of Try Me

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Australia: Twitter 800k of users in June

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Number of Australian Twitter users for June 2009 was 800,000, according to ComScore. Facebook in particular demonstrated significant growth; Twitter benefited from sudden mainstream popularity in 2009. Technorati Tags: 2009 , Australia , Comscore , Facebook , marketingcharts , Orkut , social media , social networks , statistics , Twitter. Tags: Australia Twitter statistics 2009 Comscore Facebook marketingcharts Orkut social media social networks

News Updates (October 5, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

IBM vs Google Apps. IBM's hosted email, calendar and contact management service is expected to be priced lower than Google Apps Premier. " IBM is going after Google Apps Premier hard and has the pricing to show it’s serious.

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Open Enterprise 2009 - Lee Bryant Interviewed by Stowe Boyd

Elsua

Blog and check out Open Enterprise 2009: Lee Bryant Interview. At the risk of starting to sound repetitive , I am going to be sharing with you folks another video interview I have been watching lately from the increasingly-by-the-day more interesting Open Enterprise 2.0

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News Updates (September 8, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

cBrain Knowledge Worker Desktop. cBrain announced an upcoming product line, the Knowledge Worker Desktop. "

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Onset Blues Festival 2009: Ricky King Russell

Portals and KM

I again attended the 2009 festival on August 1. I have gone to the last three Onset Bay Blues Festivals and greatly enjoyed them. It was great as always. The second act was Ricky King Russell who I have seen many times. Once at the now closed Onset Bay Blues Cafe he did a nice request for me, Otis Redding's That's How Strong My Love Is. He was great as always. He is based on Cape Cod. Ricky is in the second photo from the left

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Litchfield Jazz Festival 2009 Announces Line Up

Portals and KM

One of my favorite music events is the Litchfield Jazz Festival , held in Kent, CT. I have been several times and hope to get back this year. Here is the line up. I have CDs of a number of these artists. Hope to see you there. Friday Night. Lewis Nash Quintet. Jane Monheit. Saturday.

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News Updates (November 10, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Cisco on Collaboration. Cisco announced new products in the collaboration space. " The company also announced its entrance into two new markets, enterprise social software and hosted email, with the goal of bringing the collaborative power of online social communities to businesses.

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My Fast Forward Posts for September 2009

Portals and KM

Here is the monthly listing of my Fast Forward blog posts. I find it helps me with an archive and hopefully is also useful to you. There is a separate category for these summaries in my right side column on this blog. There will be more in October. London Turns to Social Media for Image Advice; Boston uses it to Track Bike Thieves. Is Social Media Like Stopping at the Water Cooler? Going Out for a Smoke? Taking a Nap? Implementing Enterprise Wikis at Océ.

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