Government vs Social Media and YouTube bullying video

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Today the Australian Government stepped up it’s campaign to hide the extent the epidemic of bullying that is occurring in schools by banning the evidence. As social media sites continue to turn over the rock of social evils and shine a light on social ills that we assumed were “rare&# or “exaggerated&# the Government’s response is to blame the medium. The government backed down and repealed the law.

Got Governance?

Ant's Eyeview Blog

With the new year, you might find yourself cleaning up from 2011. Often the tension is governance. Governance is a critical element of managing processes to ensure compliance. After some period of continued activity in stages 2 and 3, process atrophy can settle in if you don’t have the right governance in place. Governance is a necessary audit function. Your governance model might be in need of a tune-up.

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Occupy Wall Street – The Revolution is Twittervised

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Why Governments Fear Social Media – the Demise of Representational Democracy. Every time you allow the Government to “manage” or “moderate” your social communication channels, you are at risk of losing your civil liberties.

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How “Membranes” Build Great Organizations

Alchemy of Change

Engagement, Relationships & Connection Mission, Meaning & Impact Networks & Systems Ownership, Management & Governance biology Charlene Li engagement Margaret Wheatley membranes Networks Open organizational development systems biology

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Social Media and The Cone of Silence – Victoria Department of Justice

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The Government that you have handed your voice to, the one you gave a vote to, and said represent me have just sent you back a clear and powerful message. And what’s the Government’s message to you, the Voter?

IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise


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.

IBM Enables Cloud-based Social Business for Government

Portals and KM

The new set of social collaboration Cloud offerings on the IBM Federal Community Cloud addresses the Obama administration's drive to adopt a "cloud-first" policy that is designed to help the government reduce and consolidate its 2,100 data centers. The government plans to reduce that total by at least 40% by 2015. IBM introduced a new set of social collaboration offerings on t he IBM Federal Community Cloud.

Links of the Month: November 19, 2011

How to Save the World

Taleb says with their government protections banks are tantamount to government organizations, and bankers should be treated as public servants who get paid a fixed salary and no bonuses. Cartoon by Mark Hurwitt.

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How Fun and Creativity Can Shape Your Own Social Computing Guidelines and Policy


The interesting thing from this whole debate about governance models and social computing guidelines and whether to block access to these social tools or not, is that policy and guidelines don’t necessarily need to be boring and unsubstantial.

The Intranet Management Handbook -Part 4. Governance and Strategy

Michael Sampson - Currents

Governance and Strategy. Here are my comments on Part 4 - Governance and Strategy. There are three chapters in Part 4 - chapter 16 on Creating the governance framework, chapter 17 on Developing an intranet strategy, and chapter 18 on From intranets to information management.

Knowledge Management in 2011: New APQC Book

Portals and KM

The book provides a comprehensive version of how best to implement knowledge management in 2011. Following chapters cover governance, culture, and metrics. If you want a guide to implementing knowledge management in 2011, this is a good book for you.  The subtitle of The New Edge in Knowledge is How Knowledge Management is Changing the Way We do Business.

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Becoming a Social Business Client Panel

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2011. How to deal with governance issues with the implementation of social tools? They also articulated a strategy for governance.

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Social Business ROI Panel

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2011. Tracy Hackshaw, is the Chief Solution Architect for iGov for the government of Trinidad and Tobago. Tracy discussed how the government is using social business for more effective e-government efforts. A main goal is to increase the engagement of these people with their government and have them more satisfied with what the government is doing.

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Paywall for and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The graph is from the Government Convergent Review initiative.

The Heart of the Occupation

Alchemy of Change

For the Tea Party, that frame is big government as the problem. For the Occupy Movement, that frame is the concentration of wealth and its corruptive influence on business and government. The Occupy Movement means different things to different people.

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Personal Management Software destroys internet authenticity and democracy

The Bumble Bee

The article reports that: Companies now use "persona management software", which multiplies the efforts of each astroturfer, creating the impression that there's major support for what a corporation or government is trying to do.

Looking for interview partners on innovation in large corporations or government agencies

Net-Map Toolbox

How do mid- to higher level managers in large corporations or government agencies use their formal and informal influence networks to achieve innovation? Innovation Any Which Way (copyright by Cea on Flickr).

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My Notes from 2011 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium: CIO Keynote Panel

Portals and KM

  Mark said that you need to take a layered approach: governance, cost, agility. Here are my notes from session of the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium session: CIO Keynote Panel -?The The Evolving CIO Role in Cloud and Mobile Computing Environment. Participants included: Moderator: David Kingston ,?Managing Managing Director, Corporate Executive Board, panel: Anthony D. Christie ,?CIO

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Facebook: Iceland Constitution and Gov 2.0

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The main online community Facebook – and other social networks such as Twitter, YouTube, Flickr and Livestreaming – have been appropriated for the Icelandic Government’s communications channels to it’s own people.

Netflix Explodes Its Customer Goodwill

Alchemy of Change

Brilliant… Meaningful Ownership, Management & Governance Customer Focus NetflixA few months ago, pioneering movie rental company, Netflix announced some new price changes that really ticked off its customers.

Results from IBM Releases Social Jam 2011

Portals and KM

In early February 2011, following Lotusphere, IBM hosted an online conversation (called a “Jam”), bringing together over 2,700 participants—representing corporations, academic institutions, nonprofit organizations and government agencies—to discuss social business and the ways in which it can redefine how we work in the years ahead. Here is a copy of the Social Jam 2011 results. Identifying risks and establishing governance.

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Facial Recognition, Privacy and Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

One to Many – governments use satellites to scan the whole of Pakistan and spot Osama shopping at the local mall.

(Intranets2011) "Designing a Governance Framework in the Real World" - Damien Battisson, DEEWR

Michael Sampson - Currents

After lunch here at Intranets2011 , Damien from DEEWR talking about designing a governance framework in the real world. Key points: - There are different forces pushing and pulling when doing Intranet governance. Argument1: We're looking at governance the wrong way.

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Police and Social Media News site – SA Police

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

government Social Media Business crisis communications emergency services online community Police SA Police social media social networkHow do services like the Police engage in Social Media and online communities? Well the South Australian Police force have released a social media news site. In some respects the Police site usurps crime beat reporting in newspapers by using only “if it bleeds it leads&# articles, as all the news is about crimes such as handbag snatchings.

How to Use Employee Engagement to Boost Your Business


Curating good, relevant content that matters to you is just such a wonderful thing!

Where is the Love for Lotus Notes? Mat at Lotusphere 2011

Michael Sampson - Currents

At Lotusphere 2011 in January, Mat presented a session called Where is the Love? Note that this is about the governance approach, not the technology per se. How to get your users to fall in Love with Lotus Notes.

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In Connection We Trust

Alchemy of Change

government recently announced a new initiative called The National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC). The government has wisely decided this isn’t something they can operate themselves, and are turning to the market to develop the right solutions.

Influence: the Flip Side of Permeability

Alchemy of Change

This kind of opaque decision making can be a real problem for organizations; when left unchecked, it can lead to the kind of groupthink the United States government famously experienced with the Bay of Pigs.

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Help Complete the Intranet-Digital Workplace Trends 2011 Survey

Portals and KM

Key topics covered in this year's "Intranet-Digital Workplace Trends" survey are: Mobile Strategies & Approaches, Collaborative & Social Aspects, Search, Governance & Management, Business Value, and Future Scenarios. I heard about a useful survey recently, th e 6th annual Intranet-Digital Workplace Trends survey. So far 200 enterprises around the world have taken it. However, it is open through August and the more the better, in terms of useful results.

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Why Systems Thinking is Awesome and a Trap in Five Quotes: Post 1: There Is No Spoon

Evolving Web

In 1994, I was hired to be the “transportation-land use link” by METRO, the regional government in Portland, Oregon. A few weeks ago, I awoke to a string of tweets by people on the other side of the world discussing what I would say about Systems Thinking’s limitations.

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Endeca Provides Dynamic Business Intelligence

Portals and KM

in 2011. They could find where the pedal assemblies were installed, a data point they had not known in advance needed tracking, and tie together such critical data sources such as customer claims and government agency reports. Big data is a hot topic.

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AvePoint Survey on Managing and Governing SharePoint

Michael Sampson - Currents

AvePoint recently released the results of a survey about managing and governing SharePoint. According to the survey, commissioned by AvePoint, leader in governance and infrastructure management solutions for Microsoft SharePoint, the platform is deployed to support a number of key business needs, including end-user collaboration (93%), document management (88.25%), intranet portals (79.75%) and project management (58.7%).

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Enterprise 2.0 Study Needs Participants

Portals and KM

 If you complete the survey, you receive access to four enterprise collaboration case studies featuring Intuit, Vistaprint, Oce, and the Federal Government. Jacob Morgan at Chess Media Group is conducting a study on enterprise 2.0 and collaboration.  The purpose of the survey is to address issues that executives will find relevant when considering to invest in enterprise 2.0 initiatives. 

Social Networking Gets Serious – #prayforjapan


One of the main inhibitors with regards to a successful adoption of social software within the enterprise that I keep bumping into from fellow knowledge workers and, specially, their managers!,

Changing IT Mindsets From Deployment To Adoption

Collaborative Thinking

To make up for the shortsightedness, we respond (after the solution has been deployed and after the project has officially ended) with governance programs, user experience enhancements, change management processes, and community outreach efforts. Some take-aways I hope you consider: Governance programs, user experience design, change management processes, and community outreach efforts must be treated as required components of the project.

The temporary suspension of civilisation: disturbances in England, August 2011


My clothes stank of smoke and I wanted to weep with rage at a society that has disenfranchised so many for so long while brainwashing several generations of children to want, want, want.’ ( Hayley Matthews , Guardian , 10 August 2011)  1. Government is impossible unless most citizens exercise self-discipline; it depends on encouraging people to control their own behaviours. So what have we learned? ‘My

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Visual Camp – or developing “Policy in Pics”

Social Reporter

Examples of challenges that people might want to create visuals for could include “how community groups could help provide public services&# to “how to tackle youth unemployment” to “what the government ICT strategy means”.

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


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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What Facebook Does to Kids' Brains - Technology - The Atlantic Wire

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Tell us on the Open Wire whiteafrican/flickr What Facebook Does to Kids' Brains Rebecca Greenfield Aug 08, 2011 15,639 Views Comments People love to sensationalize the deleterious effects of new-fangled tech on the impressionable brains of children.

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ALGIM 2011 Web Symposium- I'm Keynoting

Michael Sampson - Currents

ALGIM, the Association of Local Government Information Management, is running a two-day Web Symposium in early May 2011 in Wellington. Learn more: ALGIM 2011 Web Symposium. I will be presenting the keynote speech on Monday May 2, on collaboration. The topic and tentative outline is below: How To Engage An Organisation To Be Collaborative And Use Intranets As A Corporate Collaborative Tool.