Global, Local, Personal

Elsua

It’s all about going Global, Local, Personal. It lasts for a little bit over 4 minutes and it was originally presented at the Elisa ICT Symposium 2011 conference event in Helsinki, Finland.

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How to Use Employee Engagement to Boost Your Business

Elsua

Take a look into this nearly three and a half minute long video clip under the title of “ How to Use Employee Engagement to Boost Your Business &# to see what I mean. Yes, it’s that good: How to use Employee Engagement to boost your business – Explania.

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

Collaborative Thinking

Social Network Sites (SNS) create multiple affordances employees leverage during their employment lifecycle. In this Masters Thesis, I examine how a SNS helps employees during transitional periods such as: joining the company, moving into a new position, and navigating through organizational disruption. My belief is that personal support networks provide a direct benefit to employees and an indirect benefit to the organization and management. . Abstract.

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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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Mock Thesis Proposal: Personal Support Networks During Periods Of Employee Transition, Part 2

Collaborative Thinking

Social Network Sites (SNS) create multiple affordances employees leverage during their employment lifecycle. In this Masters Thesis, I examine how a SNS helps employees during transitional periods such as: joining the company, moving into a new position, and navigating through organizational disruption. Individual and small groups of employees will be allowed to “tell their stories” within a defined topic area. management, employees). managers, employees).

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Drawing Parallels & Making Connections Between Youth & Employee Learning

Collaborative Thinking

JSB makes a great point on the need to "learn how to join" - joining can be a frightening experience for many (think about this in the context of employees joining communities re: will people accept me, do I have the right background (identity), how do I gain "social footing" in this group, etc).

Employee Engagement Affects Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Employee Engagement Affects Collaboration. Apr 7, 2011. A few weeks ago, consulting and analyst firm Blessing White released its 2011 employee engagement report. Employees who are not engaged can still collaborate, and just because employees collaborate doesn’t mean they are engaged. Five Levels of Employee Engagement Blessing White defines five levels of engagement which it used as the foundation for the report, shown below. about us.

The Divine Right of Capital: Corporations Are Not Persons

Alchemy of Change

Chapter 11: Corporations Are Not Persons. The Principle of Justice: In keeping with equal treatment of persons before the law, the wealthy may not claim greater rights than others, and corporations may not claim the rights of persons. Chapter 11: Corporations Are Not Persons.

Personal Devices at Work - Pitfalls and Strategies

Michael Sampson - Currents

Roger looks at the growing trend of companies allowing employees to use personal mobile devices at work: " As people pack increasingly sophisticated smartphones in their personal life, they're clamoring to use those gadgets in the workplace as well. Businesses don't have to buy as many phones for employees. Employees, meanwhile, don't have to carry two devices around, and people who didn't get a company phone before can have one now.

Tablets in the Enterprise in 2011

Portals and KM

An enterprise tablet strategy is in order and that is the task addressed by Forrester’s Ted Schadler with his report, Tablets in the Enterprise in 2011. In most cases, tablets.serve as a third device for most employees who still need the productivity tools of a computer.  In 2011, IT must work with other business units to determine what employees will use tablets for tasks and what they can do to help workers get the most from the investment in these devices.

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Want to Trust Your Employees? Give Them All Unlimited Vacation Days

Elsua

” … “ Give Your Employees Unlimited Vacation Days ” may sound all to unrealistic and utopian at best, yet, to me, it’s the ultimate goal for any employer out there around Employee Engagement: Trust your employees to do the right thing!

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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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9 Ways To Increase Your Productivity While Working From Home

Elsua

So in order to build further up on her article I thought I would add my ¢2 into the conversation describing how those very same ways are working out for me, and those around me, who are also distributed employees. IBM Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

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

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

Alchemy of Change

If you’ve recently shopped at an Apple store, then you’ve experienced the way employees on the showroom floor can check you out with specially-equipped handheld devices. VRM moves all that personal data back to you so that you’re in control of it.

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Interviews – Larry Bowden

Portals and KM

This is another a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2011. For example, the customer analytics on the Web side are often more complex but then you have the integration of employee directories for finding expertise on the work side.   They use IBM capabilities to monitor its use on the Web and then route the information to the right person for a proper response. For example, Best Buy has empowered a large number of its employees to respond to statements on Twitter.

2011 122

How Playing Games at Work Can Help Boost Your Productivity

Elsua

on how more and more businesses are continuing to block the use of social software tools inside of the firewall, just because they feel their employee workforce may be goofing around more than they should.

Game 251

How the Social Enterprise Defines the 21st Century Workplace – Moving To The Edge

Elsua

In fact, some employers are already facilitating some of this themselves by allowing their employees to spend some time out of their own work doing something else. Totally unrelated with their jobs, and perhaps more aligned to their personal passion(s) they would want to pursue further.

2011 244

Social Business Begins by Unleashing Your Business Talent

Elsua

An employee reconceived the service, adding better social features. Well, 10 years ago that may well have been the case, but fast forward to 2011 and that’s no longer the case.

2011 214

The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise

Elsua

IBM has got a presence in over 170 countries, with 400k employees, distributed in over 2000 offices, with 50% of its population with less than 5 years at IBM, with 73% of managers with remote employees reporting to them, and with over 40% of the entire workforce working mobile.

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Interviews – Kevin Cavanaugh - Mobile and Social

Portals and KM

This is another a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2011. Kevin said that IBM does support it but they have not seen a lot of adoption Another person asked if there is a context for mobile awareness. Kevin said that with mobile, employees often buy the devices themselves so there is less control. I am very pleased to be back after ten years. I first came to co-present a Lotus Notes based KM project with my client. Now I return as a blogger.

2011 122

Social Media at Work

Elsua

Essentially, every single employee has now become the corporate brand , whether brands like it or not. Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

Why Social? To Help Colleagues Work Together Much More Effectively

Elsua

When you free your employees to act like people (as opposed to cogs in a profit-maximizing efficient machine) then the caring can’t help but happen “ How Social Software Helps Get Work Done.

2011 219

Social Learning at TELUS by Dan Pontefract

Elsua

Power to the people, if you ask me, and perhaps nothing more empowering than letting your employees take good care of their own learning activities, while on the job. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

2011 207

The Divine Right of Capital – A Summary

Alchemy of Change

The Principle of Worldview: In the worldview of corporate financial statements, the aim is to pay stockholders as much as possible, and employees as little as possible. Chapter 11: Corporations Are Not Persons. I just finished reading The Divine Right of Capital by Marjorie Kelly.

2011 271

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+. A “team members” circle, for example, would make it easy for me to aggregate all the things my employees, and even external partners, are sharing on Google+ in one easy stream.

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

Alchemy of Change

Rebecca is a person with a unique set of skills and a spirit all her own, but she’s also part of that structure of humanity that animates the organization and makes it a living system. It’s a person who’s doing the actual communications; not not the company somehow speaking by itself.

2011 277

IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise

Elsua

However, fast forward to 2011 and I still get asked, every so often, how is IBM doing in the social business space, not just from a vendor perspective, but also from its own internal social transformation.

theTeam – Knowledge Management Done Right

Elsua

Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools

Find the Atoms of your Happiness

Net-Map Toolbox

If you define “being an entreprenneur&# as your mark of success, then being an employee is a sign of failure. is about as successful as telling a shy person: “Stop being so shy!&#. Being an entreprenneur career coaching exploring new ideas musings personal development

2011 190

Google Plus – A Vitamin or an Aspirin?

Elsua

Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

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Trust and Networks

Alchemy of Change

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. They make it easier for their employees to coordinate with partner employees.

2011 284

Social Business Forum Highlights – Highlights from Breakout Sessions and Final Keynote

Elsua

After the break from the first initial round of keynotes, the breakout sessions got kicked off into three different tracks: Employee Empowerment, Customer Engagement and Open Innovation. Once again, I am on the road on to another business trip.

2011 195

Nancy White and Suzy – An Intro to Twitter

Elsua

How would your employees react towards not being capable of doing their job properly interacting with activity streams? Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

2011 192

What Your Personal Social Journey Means

Ant's Eyeview Blog

The community had primacy even over my status as an employee of Juniper Networks. So what does your personal social journey ultimately mean? One of the most fascinating things to me about social practitioners is the journey that led them to this space – and how the roads they traveled inform their approach. I suppose my interest in this topic comes from my own odd path to social.

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Elsua

So in the end employee profiles, blogs, social bookmarks, files, activities, wikis and communities (And now Forums) became all integrated into a single point of entry: Connections itself.

2011 274

Chrysler tweet: an issue of process

Community Guy

If you haven’t heard, an employee from the agency that ghostwrites the @ChryslerAutos twitter handle accidently posted a tweet to that handle rather than their personal account, as intended. If you’re going to outsource, make sure you have the right person in the hot seat.

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The Great Unbundling and Collapse of Local Newspapers

Alchemy of Change

If you detect a certain callousness in my tone, it is in no way directed at any of the tens of thousands of hardworking employees of local newspapers who lost their jobs in this wrenching industry collapse.

2011 246

Roles in communities of practice

Joitske Hulsebosch

Consumer: the person who looks for and uses content, information, and social connections. Creator: The person who creates, shares, improves, and discusses content and information. Connector: The person who helps others to find the content, information, and people they seek or need.

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Building Social Business: The Seven Types of Social Roles in Employee Communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Pages Home About Gautam Indian HR Blogs Indian Social Media Strategists Linkbar Articles Media Mentions Thoughts Quora Facebook Twitter HR Community Welcome Follow @GautamGhosh Mar 30, 2010 The Seven Types of Social Roles in Employee Communities Tweet An employee community is a closed community within the firewall of the Organization 2.0 - where employees connect and build content along with each other to build relationships and knowledge.

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Twitter for organisations

Joitske Hulsebosch

I respond that it's best to combine organisational with personal. Naming the account after the organisation or the person? UNICEF @unicef), a perso nal employee account (like Arjen Mulder @arjencito), or an account combining a name and organisation (eg.

Welcome to the Social Enterprise Awakening!

Elsua

2011 227

Defining Collaboration - 4. Mapping People, Work, and Outcomes to Technology Capabilities

Michael Sampson - Currents

Type 3 - All Employees. People : All employees within the organization ( or at least, those that want to participate.). People : Employees and prospects ( people outside the organization, who may buy products and services.). Where do you need to focus more in 2011?