Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

Just because a service connects people doesn’t automatically mean we should call it a “social network.&# What’s more important is what the service actually does with all those connected people. Yes, Twitter connects people – lots of people.

Balancing Tasks & Relationships – The Art of Engagement

Alchemy of Change

Gideon Rosenblatt Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Movement as Network « Our Intentions on Feedback Profits » Balancing Tasks & Relationships – The Art of Engagement Getting work done with other people is tricky. Getting work done with other people is hard.

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Twitter's Golden Egg

Alchemy of Change

It has built a “ social network application &# that enables its most active customers to create and connect information, and in so doing generate a “real time information network&# used by over a hundred million people around the world to “discover what’s happening now.&#

Treating People as People, Not as Tasks

Portals and KM

Louise Altman, Partner, Intentional Communication offers us -  Humanizing Workplace Relationships – People Aren’t Task s. The film portrayed the industrial revolution as a plague on people where workers were treated as mere extensions of machines. These are mostly the ideas in people’s minds.   The wealth now comes from treating people as human assets and releasing their creativity to enable innovation and new wealth in organizations. 

Are You Tapping “Third-Order” Engagement?

Alchemy of Change

It requires a fundamental rethink of the organization – and how its processes for creating value can be opened up to people outside the organization. Engagement is the process of building relationships with people and putting those relationships to work to accomplish some goal. Strip away the pyramid incentives and focus people’s energy on sales and you end up with an “ affiliate marketing “ program to empower other entrepreneurs in selling your stuff.

Enterprise 2.0: Two Success Stories on Connecting People with People to Make a Difference!


Focus on the people and I can guarantee you it will be coming around! right from the start: the opportunity to successfully connect people to people AND make a difference as a result of such serendipitous encounters.

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22 Twitter revenue streams – monetizing tweets

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Whenever I present or give classes on monetizing social networks and online communities people usually have two questions. One, should we monetize other people’s activity? Because if we don’t people have to find a way to show value themselves and that’s harder.

Why Best Practices Don’t Work for Knowledge Work


And I always make use of an example very close to people: blogging.

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The One Thing People Need to Know about SharePoint 2010

Michael Sampson - Currents

At the Share2012 conference in Atlanta last week, Christian Buckley from Axceler asked me the one thing question: "What's the one thing people need to know about SharePoint 2010?"

In Frankfurt Enterprise 2.0 = Organizational Change & People Challenges

21st Century Organization

Implementing enterprise social software platforms is changing organizations but that's a topic not being discussed widely in adopting companies because people don't like change. . is about People.


Alchemy of Change

But to believe that this small group holds a magical power over the American people – like some nefarious puppet master – risks overplaying their role and obscuring another, far less cynical explanation.

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Online Educa Berlin 2010 Keynote: Building Networked Learning Environments


I was delighted to be invited to keynote at Online Educa Berlin 2010 - one of the world’s foremost e-learning events, which this year attracted well over 2000 learning and training professionals from over 100 countries. Many thanks everyone who came along and to all the people who came and talked to me or got in touch after my slot - I was really pleased that my topic struck a chord with so many and connected with work going on across the globe. social awareness” (2010).

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The Future of the WorkPlace – Social Business


As we come to wrap up another another one of those unforgettable years (2010, that is…), specially, for the Enterprise 2.0 We find people to team up with to get the job done with the right technology.

IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – People-Centric vs. Content-Centric by Louis Richardson


Welcome to the successful transformation from a content-centric organisation to a people-centric one! People-Centric vs. Content-Centric: A Copernican revolution needed to become a social business from louis richardson on Vimeo. . .

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Facebook Credit: Zuckerberg next Treasurer of the Internet App2User

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

120 million people play Zynga games in Facebook (Farmville, Farmtown, Mafia Wars) and it makes Zynga $450 million in revenue in 2010 alone. One Coin to Rule Them All: “‘ there’s just going to be one currency that people use’ on all apps.”

NewsGator Enhances its Social Sites 2010 Platform for SharePoint

Portals and KM

NewsGator recently launched Social Sites 2010 2.0, Here is a sample set of badges, as well as a sample expertise diagram that shows the relationship of people to a topic. the next version of their flagship enterprise social computing software.

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


That’s right, the standard corporate Intranet search engine, which, back in the day, didn’t have much of a good reputation, to be honest (People kept saying how you couldn’t find things anymore … does it sound familiar to you as well?),

Blog>> Trends in Knowledge Management

Green Chameleon

People are inherently curious for more based on their interest: a) Social media allows us to discover new content which is shared by our peers, friends, etc. b) Social computing empowers people to access information that is related to their interests and scope of work. People. The success of social networking confirms the trend to more people-centric knowledge sharing. Traditionally, KM was more often than not a top-down driven approach.

Creating productive spaces

Viv Mcwaters

Because the focus is on things, not people. So if you call a venue to book a room and say you have 30 people, they will squeeze your group into a room that if okay for 30 people as long as they just want to sit and do nothing but listen. Tables keep people apart.

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Find Twitter followers by location 2011

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Some people put “Everywhere&# or “World in their Twitter bio. Suburbs are a bit dodgy – most people will put “Sydney&# not neighbouring “Surry Hills&# in their Twitter bio. A real estate agent will follow mostly people in a particular demographic.

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Freelancer – $25k in Australian social media competition

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

We also have US$2,000 and an Applie iPad to give away for the people’s choice for the Most Marketable Video. internet video that will be seen by people all across Australia. Word of mouth, social media, tell a few people.

How can social media support learning alliances/multistakeholder processses?

Joitske Hulsebosch

Though I realize people also use the term communities for multistakeholder groups. Some interesting examples of using social media in a learning alliance: Rapid exchanges through a twitter hashtag (definitely opens up boundaries for people to jump in!)

Social Computing Training Is All About Changing People’s Behaviours


I know there are plenty of people out there who have been claiming all along that if your social software tools would require extensive training and education for your knowledge workers you are not doing things right, because they are far too complex to be used in the first place.

Why Work Doesn’t Happen at Work – A World Without Meetings?


One that surely doesn’t leave people standing still; quite the opposite… Inspiring, provocative, insightful and enlightening are adjectives that come to mind when talking, of course, about TED Talks. And then people expect you to do your work on top of that?!?

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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Formal hierarchies with clear reporting relationships gave people their position and their power. Today, people with power and influence derive their power from their centrality within self-organizing networks that might or might not correspond to any plan on the part of designated leaders.


7 steps to shutting down a social media site

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Thank people and state why you are thanking them. It’s been an unforgettable experience for a great many people, and we’re glad you were there. People connect with good times, stories and feelings. Name people and why you are thanking them.

The Community Roundtable's Community Maturity Model

John Tropea - Delicious Community

2020 Social: Because Business is Social March 7, 2010 at 10:06 am { 8 comments… read them below or add one } 1 Sarah June 17, 2009 at 2:40 pm Rachel, This looks like a great resource, but the font size is so small it’s very difficult to read.

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KM Tools: Creating a River Diagram…

Chris Collison

Tags: Benchmarking KM Knowledge Management No More Consultants People I work with.

Get Mental Notes

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

Subscribe via email or follow us on Twitter You can also with other people © Copyright Stephen P. The Blog in October Soon! Working on it!">The The Cards Get a Set Resources Bring a little psychology to Web design.

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SCVNGR’s Secret Game Mechanics Playdeck

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

Rght now, that should be a lot of people. In order for this to be effective seeing what other people have (voyeurism) must be employed. By virtue of 100 other people having bought the deal, you get it for cheap.

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Think ‘Network Structure’ not ‘Networking’ « Connect « Innovation Leadership Network

John Tropea - Delicious Network

We do this by connecting the ideas to people. Valdis illustrates the idea by telling the story of how Ed Morrison connected up two people that he knew from the Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce and Commerce Lexington, who were facing similar problems. 2 people like this post.

Traackr Provides Useful Web Influence Monitoring Tool for Marketing and PR Professionals

Portals and KM

Once you define the characteristics of your list, Traackr scans the social web to identify the most influential and most relevant people online and dynamically generates your Authority List. The results change on a weekly basis and I noticed that people do move up and down, and in and out.

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Green Chameleon » Knowledge Management Explained in Five Disciplines

Green Chameleon

Today I am holding an official position in Knowledge Management, still many people do not grasp the term and have a clear understanding of it. With this article, I want to suggest that professionals in Knowledge Management should define a limited number of disciplines, that are concrete, easy to grasp, specific, and well-understood by people inside and outside the field of KM. People are working together to create this information.

Blog>> KM Asia 2010 - A Summary of Topics

Green Chameleon

Abdul Nasir put this in practice with informal knowledge corners (for tea or coffee) where people can find new solutions and share knowledge efficiently. The experiences people remember are the ones which happened in our daily work, not the ones we read about; therefore, Olivier Amprimo suggest that we focus knowledge sharing activities around our daily collaboration. Overall, there was a lot of talk about crowd computing and empowerment of people via Web 2.0;

Collaboration Capabilities in OneNote 2010

Michael Sampson - Currents

Peter looks at the collaboration capabilities in OneNote 2010 : " OneNote 2010 is known primarily for its note-taking capabilities, but with related clients including the OneNote Web App and OneNote Mobile, and OneNote-integrated services including Windows Live SkyDrive and SharePoint, OneNote is also a powerful collaboration solution. Peter talks about: - The market landscape for collaboration and communication products, and the positioning of OneNote 2010.

Enterprise Microblogging Use Cases: Help Reduce Your Inbox Clutter!


In fact, enterprise microblogging is helping people fight the good fight with one of the biggest corporate productivity drains in history : corporate email!

Is Multitasking Bad for the Brain? – Part Deux: Singlecasting


How his team got people to actually like Microsoft’s Clippy (I know! Some time ago you would remember how I put together a post over here, in this blog, on the topic of Multitasking and how bad it is for the brain , eventually.

Doctor Love | Fast Company

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Penenberg July 1, 2010 Photographs by Bryce Duffy Neuroeconomist Paul Zak has discovered, for the first time, that social networking triggers the release of the generosity-trust chemical in our brains. ); RSS Login or Signup ); Social Networking Affects Brains Like Falling in Love By: Adam L.

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Many of the Greatest People I Know, and a Majority of My Friends, I Met on Forums

Managing Communities

photo credit: OakleyOriginals I don’t throw around the word friend lightly. If I meet you at a conference and we talk for 20 minutes, I don’t refer to you as my friend. You’re an acquaintance or something that I have met. That’s nothing personal – it’s out of respect for you as much as myself. [.]. Thinking

Capital Ideas: Selected Papers on Organizations & Markets - October 2009 - Neighbor Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

People hope that they will be rewarded for their ability and effort, but fear that rewards actually go to those with well-connected friends. Those who are doing well tend to be colleagues who know people who have an extensive network of contacts. Introduction By Damon J.