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Social Dashboards: Leveraging Streams, Relationships & Social Identities

Collaborative Thinking

Interesting space to watch. understanding the intersect between social networks, relationships, and identity remains key: Enterprise Friendly Social Network Dashboard PeopleBrowsr Launches Real-Time Search. PeopleBrowsr, a desktop and web browser-based dashboard for social networks, is adding a real-time search functionality that would let users make filtered searches into conversations on Twitter, Facebook and FriendFeed.

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Video: Shelly on Leveraging Community/Free Frayed Wire Ticket

Nancy White

Via Ignite Seattle comes a great 5 minute rap by Shelly Farnham on Community Genius: Leveraging Community to Increase your Creative Powers. I know, it is not Monday. I had scheduled this post for next Monday, but realized I wanted to give away my Frayed Wire ticket and that is THIS SATURDAY. So here we go. Shelly is not talking about online community specifically, but community generally.

Leveraging Virtual Teams & Social Tools: Boston KM Forum - March 31

Endless Knots

Long title for what promises to be a good day with the Boston KM Forum on March 31: " Leveraging Virtual Teams & Social Tools for Business Advantage: Blogs, Wikis, Twitter, et al." In this symposium, we will explore virtual teams and social tools—and their value in leveraging knowledge.  Register here 8:15 AM - 4:00 PM, March 31, 2009 Bentley College, Adamian Campus Center, Waltham, MA.

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Telebriefing: Leveraging Relationships and Managing Identity Two Sides of the Social Networking Coin

Collaborative Thinking

Dates: Tuesday, October 27, 2009 12:00 p.m. PDT/16:00 UTC GMT/17:00 CET Wednesday, October 28, 2009 12:00 p.m. Next week, Alice Wang and I will be presenting our research and consulting findings on the intersect social media and social networking has with identity and security for Burton Group clients.

On Twitter and in the Workplace, It's Power to the Connectors - Rosabeth Moss Kanter -

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Posted by darius November 16, 2009 7:31 PM One issue that comes up with networking is "how do you measure it?" Posted by Thor November 16, 2009 8:12 PM Thor: It is useless to sit around and try to quantify how good someones Rolodex is. Posted by Mark Drapeau November 16, 2009 11:34 PM When I first encountered corporate politics after college, I turned to Change Masters for guidance. Posted by SkepticalProf November 17, 2009 6:26 PM This is a good write-up.


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? is an open, collaborative, creative organisation that leverages the tools to the advantage of the functioning of the organisation.

Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

2) How do you leverage your communities and networks to help you make sense? Thanks for shedding such clear light on these ideas, Ken Homer # Facilitation - Evaluation - Beyond the Edge - Viv McWaters on 05 Jul 2009 at 5:52 pm [.] on 05 Jul 2009 at 11:21 pm [.]

SharePoint 2009 Conference: Morning Keynotes

Collaborative Thinking

Not clear what percentage though in these examples are SP - are they 100% run on SP or other platforms are also leveraged. 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?

Why Lotusphere 2009 Is Important

Collaborative Thinking

In 2009, it will be left to the Notes/Domino and Symphony team to carry that torch. I would hope to see the launch of a persuasive and convincing storyline that IBM can leverage throughout its go-to-market efforts in 2009. Lotusphere 2009 comes during a year when Microsoft will once again start up its marketing machine to tell the market about the upcoming "O14" wave of Office, Exchange, SharePoint and OCS.

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. And they need smart leadership to make sure they can leverage those skills in a virtual working environment. Google Wave for Business.

News Updates (November 18, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

In fact organizations like Coca –Cola are using this service today and no you can leverage the same tools too. InfoWorld offers 2009's top 10 emerging enterprise technologies. Standardization of Collaboration Tools.

News Updates (April 27, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Using the DI Toolset, you are able to extend each work order item to leverage the Activities application of Lotus Connections. " The Kyocera EOS is coming, by Christmas 2009. Wikis in the Enterprise. Ross shares a picture of how wikis work in the enterprise. "

News Updates (November 19, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

and leverages Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Windows. 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.

News Updates (July 30, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The event will take place in San Diego, CA on July 29th and aims to illustrate how identity federation standards such as SAML, OpenID and WS-Federation are being leveraged to secure access to cloud-based applications like eXpresso. Sidekick Sync.

News Updates (June 26, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

By enabling information and people to be displayed by most helpful, most connected, and allowing users to vote their favourite items to the front page, enterprises can truly leverage the wisdom of their employees and customers. Evernote for Groups.

Looking Forward - Emerging and Declining Networks for 2009

21st Century Organization

So why not the usual round of trends for 2009? I am writing this post in three parts to provide a structure to break down a swirl of emerging interconnected concepts.

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. Understanding how to leverage this audience successfully is both a challenge and significant opportunity for most digital marketers today,” Hodgman added. Tags: Australia Twitter statistics 2009 Comscore Facebook marketingcharts Orkut social media social networks

News Updates (February 26, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The Marketing Now conference is being held in New Zealand in April 2009, all about using social media and online marketing. NZ SharePoint Conference 2009. Chan and team are planning a 2-day conference in New Zealand on SharePoint in July 2009. It's important to have diversity in teams, and to have a way of leveraging that diversity. " This diversity, leveraged correctly, can increase the collaborative quotient of the group. Collaboration on Intranets.

News Updates (February 27, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

SP Accelerator 2009. iSixty Innovations released SP Accelerator 2009, an offline client for SharePoint. Thank you for considering SP Accelerator 2009 as your offline SharePoint tool of choice, the project team have been working on the reader and basic Editions for over a year now and they are super excited to have started working on the Premium, Business and Ultimate editions. KMWorld 2009. KMWorld 2009 will be held in November in San Jose.

News Updates (October 29, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Customers can leverage this center to get access to the latest offerings and best practices from IBM Lotus collaboration offerings, and create roadmaps and strategies that best suit their business needs. SharePoint Conference 2009 Review. Jive Social Business Software 4.0. Jive announced Version 4.0 of Social Business Software, its enterprise collaboration offering. Jive SBS 4.0

News Updates (October 13, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Registration for the webinar is closed, so I wanted to share some of the key data points here: (a) 75% report that collaboration is happening within their SharePoint implementation; (b) 62% say that SharePoint has improved collaboration within the organization; (c) 71% state that SharePoint is facilitating knowledge capture and knowledge management; and (d) 37% are capturing or leveraging email within the SharePoint implementation. Please note that the research is from August 2009.

News Updates (December 15, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The changes are designed to streamline the organization and provide a clear focus on markets that leverage Novell's strengths to capture future opportunities for growth. Coveo on Value of Search. Coveo is hosting a Webinar on December 16, focused on quantifying the value of enterprise search. Trent Parkhill, Vice President, IT Services, Haley & Aldrich will discuss and demonstrate how he configured the firm’s enterprise search solution to generate high levels of collaboration.

Why people participate in online communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The Next Web » Why people participate in online communities - The Next Web advertising Apple digg Europe facebook five questions for start-ups funding funny germany google Inspiration iphone marketing Microsoft mmm mobile music myspace russia search social network social networks Start-ups TechCrunch thenextweb2008 twitter united kingdom Video Interview yahoo youtube Home About Advertise Contact Team Archives The Next Web Conference 2009 will take place on April 15, 16 and 17 in Amsterdam.

News Updates (July 20, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Also, tools like SharePoint can be leveraged to foster collaboration and idea sharing within Team Discussions. Susan shares her reflections on the 2009 Enterprise 2.0 StoragePoint. StoragePoint released a set of adapters that allow SharePoint content to be stored outside of SharePoint. Bob from StoragePoint writes, " I couldn't think of a better way to promote our new tagline "SharePoint without Boundaries" than to record a video demonstrating our Cloud StoragePoint Adapters.

News Updates (August 11, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The special report titled Leveraging Document Sharing and Collaborative Solutions to Mitigate Project Risk with Shrinking IT Budgets is available for free online by visiting Praura Special Report. Exchange 2010 Review. Paul reviews some of the changes coming up in Exchange 2010. With this release Microsoft is going to take Exchange, a stalwart of messaging in both large enterprises and small business, to both cheap hard drive storage and to the cloud.

Consequential Ideas for 2009

The Bumble Bee

I just received a Christmas Card from the Monitor 360 group which identified 14 "Consequential Ideas for 2009". The newest form of outsourcing, crowdsourcing, is a technique for leveraging Web2.0

News Updates (October 14, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Bamboo and H3. Bamboo and H3 Solutions (makers of Mobile Entree, for mobile access to SharePoint) announced a strategic partnership.

News Updates (April 24, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Protected files can be securely exchanged between trusted third-parties using file transfer protocol (FTP), email, portable storage devices or, with the recently announced version of the Liquid Machines Gateway for SharePoint, shared externally leveraging the web-based, collaborative features of Microsoft SharePoint and the persistent information protection of Liquid Machines and Microsoft AD RMS ". Collaboration University 2009. GroupSwim Webinar.

News Updates (March 10, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Leveraging Virtual Teams and Social Tools Forum. In this symposium, we will explore virtual teams and social tools—and their value in leveraging knowledge. Ten trends affecting business travel in 2009 , including #8, a decline in meetings and attendance. CorasWorks Breeze. CorasWorks released the Beta of Breeze, a hosted collaboration service built on Microsoft SharePoint, and combined with other CorasWorks tools. Breeze is an example of a virtual workplace.

News Updates (November 2-6, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Novell Pulse leverages Novell's expertise and experience developing enterprise collaboration and communication tools, as well as industry leadership in creating strong identity and security management solutions. Long catch-up post today, with news from last week while I was busy in Singapore. Microsoft BPOS Price Reduction. Microsoft reduced the price of its Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS). "

News Updates (September 15, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Join Microsoft MVP Eric Legault as he shares tips and tricks to help your organization leverage your investment in SharePoint today. IBM on Collaboration and Productivity. IBM announced a new set of offerings to help clients build collaborative and connected business environments. Another leading component of this initiative is a set of IBM collaboration offerings that derive collective intelligence through crowd-sourcing and social dynamics.

News Updates (May 20, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Brett shares his lessons from two weeks with My Site at work: (1) People do not understand the differences between the My Home and My Profile tabs, (2) The out-of-the-box site definition for My Sites is inadequate for most people, (3) It is not helpful to market MySites as internal Facebook, (4) People do not understand the idea of My Site sub-sites, (5) It’s okay if most people never leverage My Sites, and (6) Most people are not going to leverage training and support resources. "

News Updates (June 3, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

PM Central builds upon the native capabilities of the SharePoint platform and directly leverages Bamboo’s existing gallery of add-ons. Boardwalktech. Boardwalktech offers an application to make spreadsheets collaborative. " The Boardwalk Collaboration Platform (BCP) is a patented database technology which transforms static spreadsheets into a collaborative enterprise 2.0 client-server application environment.

Organizational Collaboration: Four Foundations - Overview

Michael Sampson - Currents

It's in the capturing and leveraging of that digital trail that the four foundations come into play. A couple of weeks ago, I opened a new foray into organizational collaboration here on my blog.

News Updates (June 23, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Straight from IBM: the practical, complete guide to leveraging the power of social networks with Lotus Connections - The first book to cover the next breakthrough product from IBM Lotus: a product with a built-in audience of 150,000,000 Lotus Notes users worldwide - Practical techniques for building dynamic networks of coworkers, partners and customers that promote innovation and business agility - Authoritative guidance for business and technical planning, deployment, integration, and much more.

News Updates (January 16, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

enables Lotus Notes/Domino customers to leverage proven Binary Tree technology for high-fidelity migration of email, calendar and contact data to Google Apps, the suite of collaboration and communication applications that include Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Docs, Google Sites, and more. Coexistence for Notes and Exchange. Quest Software launched Coexistence Manager for Lotus Notes, enabling coexistence between Notes and Exchange Server during a migration process.

Organising Knowledge » What Are We?

Green Chameleon

Just before Christmas CMS Watch threw a little firecracker into the taxonomy community (which we didn’t notice till New Year) when they threw out the following gleeful prediction for 2009: “ Taxonomies are dead. Posted on January 12, 2009 at 10:00 PM | Comment permalink Theresa Regli Patrick, may I suggest to Seth Earley that we debate this in real-time, free of personal insults, on one of his Community of Practice calls?


Online Community Building Strategy: Good Advice From Nancy White

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Print this article July 29, 2009 ? Originally recorded by Robin Good for MasterNewMedia , and first published on July 29th, 2009 as " Online Community Building Strategy: Good Advice From Nancy White ".

Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

THANKS Triangulating for Success: a practitioner’s experience using external networks to leverage learning and outcomes within organizations and institutions Introduction Organizations and institutions are ostensibly places for learning and getting work done.