Global, Local, Personal

Elsua

Over the course of the last couple of years I have taken the chance to blog, every so often, about one of my favourite video series that has surely changed the perception of the real impact of the Social Web, not only within the corporate world, but also within our own society as a whole.

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

Elsua

Over the course of the years Hugh MacLeod has always been posting some of the most amazing content available out there on the Internet Blogosphere on various different topics, specially, related to Social Networking. This sense of personal sovereignty is important. &# [Emphasis mine].

2011 257

Social Business Forum 2011 – On Collaboration by Luis Suarez

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and Social Business events taking place in Milan, Italy, on June 8th. Indeed, mark your calendars as well for the Social Business Forum 2011. Social Computing and Social Business events in Europe, along with the Enterprise 2.0 and start living social !).

2011 218

CommunityBuilders: The State of Community Management 2011 with Rachel Happe

Elsua

So I am pleased to share over here with all of you “ The State of Community Management 2011 with Rachel Happe “ That’s right! IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

2011 197

IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – Get Social, Do Business!

Elsua

Another week on the road has just gone by without me hardly ever noticing it, as I was doing some more business travelling to both Madrid and Barcelona, meeting up with customers to talk further on around the subject of Social Computing and Social Software Adoption.

2011 192

#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. “, to this year’s “ Why does our business need to live social?

2011 197

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

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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.

2011 217

How connect.BASF Helped BASF Become a Social Business

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In the recent past I have been blogging over here a couple of times already on some of the amazing piece of work that BASF ( disclaimer: An IBM customer) has been doing over the course of the last year or so on becoming a Social Business and behave and act as such.

2011 276

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.

The Social Enterprise – Welcome to the Era of Intrapreneurship!

Elsua

There are plenty of blog posts out there that have covered very well the topic of “ The Future of the Workplace &# and the impact of social computing in helping shape up the business world to become a whole lot more open, engaged, transparent and nimble.

2011 264

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

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Imagine now when people start relying more and more on these social tools and they reach similar levels to the ones I have been enjoying myself for the last few months. Well, that’s about to drop off this week, because we are in Lotusphere 2011 week!

Email 275

The Business Value of Serendipity: Improving Your Presentation Skills

Elsua

You gotta love serendipity, specially, when it is facilitated serendipity coming through to you, as if by magic, through your multiple daily interactions with your social networks, whether internal or external.

Skills 272

9 Ways To Increase Your Productivity While Working From Home

Elsua

Impose Time Limits on Specific Tasks: Oh, yes, ever since I have introduced The Pomodoro Technique to help me schedule time chunks on specific tasks, specially, rather complex ones, also even the time I spend on social networking tools, it’s made a huge difference for me.

2011 276

Social Business Forum 2011 – Communities or Organisations – The New Collaboration Ecology

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A couple of months back you would remember how I put together a couple of posts over here in this blog where I shared some of the highlights from the recent Social Business Forum 2011 event, which took place on June 8th in Milan, Italy.

2011 196

Smart Filtering – On Humanising and Socialising the Web

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world, and followed by some of the most popular social networking sites at the moment today: like Facebook. So this is not something harmful for the overall Social Web alone, but for the Internet as a whole, as we have known it for years altogether.

2011 246

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload

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capabilities that any company can turn into, if they would want to dive into the fascinating world of Enterprise Social Computing, and start seeing the business value right away. I heart Activity Streams. I mean, I * love* them to bits!

2011 251

Why Ideas Are Obvious to You But Amazing to Others

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Fun Stuff and Musings Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

2011 241

Building an Engaging Community By Gautam Gosh

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.

The Big Three – How To Handle Your Fragmented Social Life

Elsua

A few days back my good friend Jack Vinson posted a rather interesting and thought-provoking blog post that would be incredibly relevant for all of those folks who happen to be rather active in various different social networking sites and who may be facing such a common problem as well.

2011 233

IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise

Elsua

Over the last couple of weeks there have been a number of rather interesting and insightful blog posts that have been covering IBM’s journey to become a social business. That’s an important aspect of the role predictive analytics will play as social analytics evolve&#.

Social Networking Gets Serious – #prayforjapan

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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!, that Social Networking can be serious. That, folks, is the real value of social networking.

The Evolution of the Knowledge Web Worker

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Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing“ A knowledge worker is someone who gets to decide what he or she does each morning “, by Thomas A.

2011 236

Community Management Fundamentals – Where Do I Start?

Elsua

Knowledge Management, Collaboration, Learning, Social Computing within the Enterprise, Productivity, Work Life Integration, etc. That’s one of the great things that better community tooling, as well as social software tools, have managed to change over the course of time.

2011 241

Community Managers and the Art of Facilitating Communities Effectively

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

2011 218

The Social Enterprise and The Circular Economy

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Social Networking / Computing or Social Business (In my case, Social Enterprise ). Delivering on the promise of social. I am not sure what you folks would think about it, but this key trait from the Social Web / Web 2.0

2011 225

Why Social? To Help Colleagues Work Together Much More Effectively

Elsua

One of my all time favourite social networking tools for informal learning , as well as information discovery, on a good range of interesting and relevant topics, and specially Enterprise 2.0 / Social Computing and Social Business as of late is Slideshare. Why social?

2011 219

Smarter Work

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

2011 205

Social Business Begins by Unleashing Your Business Talent

Elsua

Over the last couple of days, two rather interesting, and noteworthy, articles over at Technology Review , written rather nicely by Erica Naone , have been making the rounds out there on Social Web around Enterprise 2.0 An employee reconceived the service, adding better social features.

2011 214

Improving Your Presentation Skills – Part Deux

Elsua

Because practice makes perfection , or so they say … Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

Skills 230

The Art of Collaborating Effectively in Virtual Teams

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Specially, now that we have got social software tools available to us all to help improve, augment and develop further our own collaborative skills altogether. Build a social life (integrated with your enterprise collaboration approach).

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Is Blogging Dead?

Elsua

Have you moved all of your conversations to social networking sites? It wasn’t in 2007 and it won’t be in 2011, nor in 2015! How are you going to build a sustainable, stronger over time, endurable, reliable and effective personal brand?

2011 216

KM, Enterprise 2.0 and Social Business: One and The Same

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Now morphed into Social Business ) has started already to follow the same path that traditional Knowledge Management did back in the day. If you ask KMers about Social Computing, Social Networking or Enterprise 2.0 or Social Business today.

2011 207

Social Media at Work

Elsua

This time around Social Media @ Work. With the existence, and abundance, of social networking tools, we are no longer having to depend on one or two individuals, or a small team of communicators, to help spread the message around.

Living “A World Without Email” … in Google Plus

Elsua

In the last few weeks a lot has been written about whether Google Plus is the ultimate killer social networking site of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or several others, you name it. And no longer just a social networking activity per se, necessarily, on its own.

2011 217

Google Plus – One50, Two50 and TheRest

Elsua

The truth is that I am ready to make plenty of blunt moves on redefining my social networking presence out there on the Social Web, and I will be sharing some further insights on that regard very soon, but one thing for sure is that at this point in time my blog will remain where it is.

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Social Learning at TELUS by Dan Pontefract

Elsua

On a rather regular basis one keeps bumping into not only some rather interesting and engaging dialogue amongst your social network(s), but also precious little gems that are worth while sharing across beyond G+.

2011 207

It’s Time to Try Social Technologies by Kevin Jones

Elsua

You could say I am having a blast with it, to the point where most of my other external social networking activities have gone a bit dormant in the last few days! We all remember that social for the sake of social is not going to take us anywhere. Your social networks.

2011 211

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Elsua

Like I have mentioned yesterday, it’s been a few days already since I jumped the shark and joined the bunch of early adopters who have been hammering down, and taking for a spin, the latest iteration of Google to get social with Google Plus , right after Google Wave and Google Buzz.

2011 274

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business

Elsua

Yesterday evening, my time, I attended a rather interesting webcast with Sandy Carter , IBM’s Worldwide Sales Vice President, IBM Social Business, Collaboration, and Lotus Sales and Evangelism, along with Jeremiah Owyang , Industry Analyst at Altimeter Group , on the topic of Why Be Social?

2011 204

Three Wishes

Elsua

Thank goodness, I am now fully recovered and back into the full swing of things, both at work and on a personal level. To me, that means staying away from the computer for longer periods of time (I know that’s going to be a challenge on its own already!),

2011 186

Google Plus and Twitter – How They Work for Me Hand in Hand

Elsua

I am back to making active use of one of my favourite social networking tools out there, where I have been spending a large chunk of time over the course of the last four years and counting. It’s something difficult to see work just right and scalable in other social networking sites.

2011 207

How to Use Employee Engagement to Boost Your Business

Elsua

It’s what the Social Web has managed to unleash and awaken from all of those years. Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Metablogging Personal KM Social Computing Work Life Integration

Community Managers and the Art of Facilitating Communities Effectively – Part Deux

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Personality&#. My personal favourite one is #5. In short, great personalities in online facilitators will help develop further healthier, mature and self-aware communities where conversations flow naturally.

2011 204