Curating our personal technology configurations

Digital Habitats

As we prepare for a synchronous conversation today, I realized I can frame this question from a technology stewardship perspective, specifically the idea of curating our own personal technology configurations so that they can help us tap into and amplify the value of our networks.

Reclaim Blogging – On Why Your Blog Still Is Your Best Personal Branding Social Tool

Elsua

This sense of personal sovereignty is important. &# [Emphasis mine]. IS ALL ABOUT personal sovereignty. Blogging is your own personal voice (Whether internal or external), your own opinions on those subject matters that you are truly passionate about, your own real self.

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Reflections from 2011 – Redefining Your Social Web Presence

Elsua

Most of us, knowledge workers, have always had that very strong urge to connect with others, to share our affinities and true passions, to care for what one embarks on, and to help out where we possibly can.

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Reflections from 2011 – The Year of Mobile, Again

Elsua

It’s even more interesting when some of those conversations have been going on around what we have done and learned in 2011 and right off it all turns into personal reflections for what’s happened throughout the year. At least, in 2011 with yours truly.

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Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking

Elsua

Well, I am afraid Alan is right, although I wouldn’t call it a prediction for 2012, but more a reality of today, 2011: the current state with all things social. Greg Lowe (@Greg2dot0) December 27, 2011.

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Graphic Facilitation Workshop July 2011

Nancy White

Graphic Facilitation Workshop 2011 ) We had a great time with the first version of this workshop in August of 2010 in BEAUTIFUL Rossland, BC. Graphic Facilitation Workshop 2011: Using Visuals for Effective Engagement. Earlybird Registration (before March 15, 2011): $640 CAD + HST (12%).

Transitioning towards personal and community resilience

Social Reporter

That one was exciting because it was a chance to connect with North Americans who had been using the still-new Internet for local community building. It should aim to connect the best of what is happening already, and share openly with others.

Back to Blogging: Fosca (1998 – 2011)

Elsua

The thing is that in the last year and half things weren’t that well for her; she had to go through a number of operations to remove a couple of tumours and eventually on October 27th 2011 , she decided that enough was enough and she needed to move on.

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#e2conf 2011 Highlights – 10 Reasons Why I Enjoyed the Event

Elsua

I know that plenty of folks out there are probably waiting for the next blog post in the series of #e2conf 2011 Highlights from the Enterprise 2.0 Boston Social Web Coverage June 20, 2011.

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Reflections from 2011 on The World of Social Media

Elsua

During the course of 2011 I have embarked on a whole bunch of business travelling. And throughout 2011 I had the huge opportunity to meet, and learn!, That personal (business) relationships, when carried out, nurtured and cultivated face to face, are as good as it gets.

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Curating our personal technology configurations

Digital Habitats

As we prepare for a synchronous conversation today, I realized I can frame this question from a technology stewardship perspective, specifically the idea of curating our own personal technology configurations so that they can help us tap into and amplify the value of our networks.

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

Elsua

how eventually change took place for the better, how content is no longer king explaining what some of its main challenges are at the moment and how building trust worthy, lasting connections, personal business relationships is the way to go, specially since your people are your company.

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Graphic Facilitation Workshop July 13-15, 2011

Michelle Laurie

Canada taking place July 13-15, 2011. Graphic Facilitation Workshop 2011. Earlybird Registration (before March 30, 2011): $640 CAD + HST (12%). I founded Full Circle Associates to help organizations connect through online and offline strategies.

Social Business Forum 2011 – On Collaboration by Luis Suarez – Part Deux

Elsua

As I have mentioned in a blog post a couple of days ago , on June 8th I will be participating in the upcoming Social Business Forum 2011 event in Milan, Italy. but because they are also connecting and talking to other customers, amongst themselves, and competitors!

2011 182

Drawing Parallels & Making Connections Between Youth & Employee Learning

Collaborative Thinking

One of the things I like to do is to explore areas outside the enterprise space to see if there are connections, crossover transitions, or parallels that can be learned and applied back to the enterprise.

Social Artists, Connecting the Dots and Steve

Nancy White

He also had rich connections to other people where he served in a similar role. There was speculation that perhaps this type of person exists to curate social graphs as well as technical graphs — I’m certain they exist. I’m very interested in this class of person.

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Connecting individuals in a large group meeting

Viv Mcwaters

This week I’m taking part in a global meeting of about 80 or so people and have about an hour to do some connecting activities. The question has been asked as to why we need connecting activities when ‘most people know each other’?

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Mock Thesis Proposal: Personal Support Networks During Periods Of Employee Transition, Part 1

Collaborative Thinking

Personal support networks are one type of SNS affordance employees can exploit when seeking information, mentoring, advice, problem-solving help, or opinions on the “folklore” of another group or business area. Output from this work will identify employee personal support practices, the influence media, management, and culture have on such practices, and benefits that accrue to employees and employers. Abstract.

2011 152

New Mobile Software from IBM for Connections

Michael Sampson - Currents

IBM announced the availability of mobile device support for IBM Lotus Connections , with apps available for BlackBerry, Android, and Apple devices (shown above): " With today's news, IBM is delivering its industry leading Connections social networking software for mobile devices.

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Connection is why we’re here

Jenny Connected

I think this would be hard to deny – especially in relation to online connectivity. Brene Brown starts her talk by saying: Connection is why we’re here. She then goes on to say: … the ability to feel connected … is neurobiolically how we are wired – it’s why we are here. But the thing is that her talk was based on the massive assumption that everyone wants connection. Tagged: connectivity , networked learning.

Konzepte, Kontakte, Kohle (Content, Connections, Currency)

Net-Map Toolbox

I talked with my sister about my goals for 2011 and that I want to actively develop my network and conciously grow towards certain goals instead of just going wherever the tide takes me. Connections, content, currency… now what does that mean concretely?

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Work Trends 2021 Panel

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2011. Fernando added that there will be better rich channel connectivity with analytics. Now there will be more possibilities for who you work with because of the high bandwidth connectivity.

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: IBM Social Business Partners

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2011. In 2011, IBM will invest over $2 billion towards the success of its business partners with a focus on providing valuable education to help partners develop the skills they need to add greater value and meet customer needs.

2011 173

Social Network Sites As Connective Infrastructure

Collaborative Thinking

The idea of "connectivity infrastructure" I thought was very relevant and influenced some of the points I made in an earlier post " Enterprise 2.0: For instance, within the enterprise, one of the more common value propositions of these type of sites is that they help onboard new employees - connecting them to experts, mentors, peers, and communities. Social network sites represent a connective infrastructure within personal networks.

Konzepte, Kontakte, Kohle (Content, Connections, Currency)

Net-Map Toolbox

I talked with my sister about my goals for 2011 and that I want to actively develop my network and conciously grow towards certain goals instead of just going wherever the tide takes me. Connections, content, currency… now what does that mean concretely?

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Software Will Replace You

Alchemy of Change

One area where we seen huge jumps in process virtualization are the communication and engagement processes that organizations use to connect with the external world. That’s how Amazon provides a ‘personal’ shopping experience to millions of customers everyday.

2011 281

Trust and Networks

Alchemy of Change

I suggest the following: “Networks are voluntary connections between autonomous peers.&#. As an employee, the connection I have with my organization is not voluntary – it’s part of an institutional hierarchy just like the corporate division that reports to its parent.

2011 284

Google+ Hints at a Social Media Marketing Revolution

Alchemy of Change

This is routine stuff when you’re logged in as an individual person on Google+. As a company, I can start to organize my connections with people on Google+ based on a variety of factors and use that to track what I send to and receive from them.

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How People Define Smart Organizations: The Biology of Great Organizations Part II

Alchemy of Change

In my last post, I wrote about how the membrane of the cell provides a new perspective on the way organizations connect with the world around them. It’s a person who’s doing the actual communications; not not the company somehow speaking by itself.

2011 277

Four Ways to Improve Our Online Emotional Intelligence

Alchemy of Change

Touching : Nothing strengthens relationships more reliably than checking in with others on matters that are personally important to them. or Diigo bookmarks combined with a personal CRM with your friends’ most important topic tags.

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Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary

Elsua

That’s why I’m including this entry as part of the “Reflections from 2011″ series. I know, a long time ago, but still worth while sharing across before we catch up with 2011′s, don’t you think? NO EMAIL DAY (@NoEmailDayHQ) December 30, 2011. .

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Drive Business with IBM Connections Content Manager, Heidi Ambler (Social Connections V, Zurich)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Heidi Ambler, the Director of Product Management for Social Software at IBM Connections is presenting the opening keynote at Social Connections V. Heidi has been involved with "Connections" since 2005-2006, which wasn''t called Connections then.

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FastForward Blog Says Farewell - Keep Connected

Portals and KM

I did my last listing of posts recently (see: My Fast Forward Posts for August 2011 ).  Large businesses that do not adopt the culture of openness and connectivity that the tools enable will miss much of the opportunity. is a rare business movement that benefits both workers and management at the same time because it appeals to people need to be connected. But you will only really get them if you bring along with culture of connection with the tools as Rob writes.

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Making Social CRM “Friend Discovery” Real

Alchemy of Change

“Friend Discovery&# is a new idea for Social CRM that connects the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database in an organization with the social networks of its customers and other stakeholders. Personally, I really like Facebook.

A World Without Email – Year 3, Weeks 29 to 51 (The Email Starvation Continues…)

Elsua

that you can connect effectively across not just with your team, but with the entire corporation, your clients and other fellow peers, that you can eventually regain back your own productivity and help enhance that one of others by making extensive use of social tools as well and not just email.

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Building an Engaging Community By Gautam Ghosh

Elsua

A few days back Spike Jones put together one of those wonderfully provocative blog posts on the topic of Online Communities that would surely make more than one person feel rather uncomfortable, specially, if they have got an online space and they call it a “ community&# , when it isn’t.

“Square” Pegs Mobile Payments – Round Hole Still Not Filled

Alchemy of Change

The even bigger draw for these merchants though is better management of their sales data and better connections with customers. It’s part of a broader technological trend now unfolding that I’m calling the “ personal web.&# Local Personal Web VRM Google Square

2011 270

How connect.BASF Helped BASF Become a Social Business

Elsua

The story behind connect.BASF though (BASF’s social business platform, based on IBM Connections ) is a special one. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Personal KM Social Computing

2011 276

Why Our Software Needs Social Context

Alchemy of Change

Your social context is clear: do not disturb – nothing personal – I’m just on-task right now. Healing Software’s Split Personality. I’m not arguing against designing software for either professional or personal uses.

2011 248

The Future of Work Is Learning

Elsua

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Enterprise

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9 Ways To Increase Your Productivity While Working From Home

Elsua

That’s why I rely quite heavily on one of my favourite services within IBM Connections : Connections Activities. . There is still a need to separate, to some extent, your work life, from your personal life.

2011 276

The Social Enterprise – Welcome to the Era of Intrapreneurship!

Elsua

I have a lot more flexibility and personal choice in what I do and how I spend my days. The boundaries between work and personal life, already very porous when working at IBM, are practically non-existent.

2011 264

How Playing Games at Work Can Help Boost Your Productivity

Elsua

do another piece of research or study on the impact of NOT having social software tools, or games, to build trust, connect, collaborate and share your knowledge with your peers, customers and business partners.

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