Reflections from 2011 – Redefining Your Social Web Presence


After having put together last couple of blog posts about some of my reflections from the year we are about to end around The Social Web and Technology in general, I guess it’s now a good time to share with the world the third one from the series. Even after the Social Web.

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


It was one of those great presentations that makes you think about the daily challenges we all face when confronting work and our own productivity and how by shifting gears and opening up to social tools, we may find plenty of solutions to the problems we face today.

2011 217

Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Future of Social Business – Rest of the Story

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2011. Charlie began by discussing what do you need to make social happen. Charlie said a major part of his role is to make it easy to integrate Lotus technology and add more social to apps. 

2011 182

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All


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.

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Joitske Hulsebosch

So if we are floaded with information and conversations through social media how are we going to filter? But through social media you can be active in a few and still scan the other networks. Learn to scan quickly and bookmark things for later reading.

2011 241

Social Business Begins by Unleashing Your Business Talent


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

So many learning style tests, so little time.

Joitske Hulsebosch

I asked a question about learning styles on Twitter and in Jane Hart's social learning community and got some good responses which made me really think! I went looking for a learning style test for an online course.

2011 227

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


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

Prescient Releases the Social Intranet Study

Portals and KM

Prescient Digital Media will be officially releasing their report on the Social Intranet Study at the Intranet Global Forum conference in NYC, Nov 9-10. The study examines social media use on corporate intranets, and the magnitude, use and popularity of social media by employees and executives. It is based on a survey conducted between late May and early June 2011 by Toby Ward , Prescient Digital Media, in association with the IABC Research Foundation.

Why I Post My Favorite Tweets: Simple Content Curation and Archiving

Portals and KM

Sometimes I am asked by colleagues, readers of this blog, or tweeters why I post my favorite tweets (see for example: My Favorite Tweets for September 16 - 30 2011 ). Recently, I found a great new social collaboration tool, Convofy , that I will be writing about soon. Other tools include several news feeds and the Darwin Social Media on the Web Edition. So Twitter is now my main social bookmarking tool. 

Our Obsession with Scoring is Now Taking on Individuals on the Web

Portals and KM

I often use my Twitter feed,  @billlives , as a social bookmarking tool so I remember and have access to posts and articles I want to save. I had not been paying too much attention to  Klout  until I saw this article in the New York Times, Got Twitter? You’ve Been Scored. I skimmed it and tweeted about it to save the link for further reading.

2011 138

My Top 10 Social Media Sites

Online Social Networking

My top social media sites aren’t particularly the social sites that receive the greatest number of visitors. They’re social media sites I find the most pleasurable to use and that fit in some way into my search and social strategy. My Top Social Media Sites.

Why Bad Things Happen to Good Content

Online Social Networking

Your follow-through might include email , social bookmarking sites , Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn , Ning and other social networking sites. Best Practices Blogging Social Media and Social Networking Sites Web Marketing Get More Web Site Traffic increase website traffic

2011 74

Fascinating Social Media and SEO Case Study

Online Social Networking

My strategies include search engine optimization , social bookmarking , business networking and email campaigns , as well. Initially, there was substantial traffic from social media, particularly StumbleUpon.

Going Beyond Social Media

Online Social Networking

I would love to spend my entire workday blogging , social bookmarking and business networking. However, long ago I discovered that combining these activities with other outreach is both more efficient and more far reaching than relying on social media alone to build a web presence.

5 Web Strategies that Paid Off in 2011

Online Social Networking

Leveraging numerous online and offline sources, such as SEO , social networking sites , social bookmarking sites , email , print ads and word-of-mouth, to generate a flood of targeted traffic to the company’s web content. Best Practices Networking and Marketing Strategy Offline Online Integration Web Marketing Website Traffic content sharing email marketing Marketing Strategy online presence SEO Social Media Strategies websites

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Children, not chimps, prefer collaboration: Humans like to work together in solving tasks -- chimps don't

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

13, 2011) — Recent studies have shown that chimpanzees possess many of the cognitive prerequisites necessary for humanlike collaboration. "Especially interesting would be other cooperative-breeding primates, or our other close relatives, the bonobos, who have both previously been argued to closely match some of the human pro-social motivations," says Yvonne Rekers of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology and first author of the study. Social Networks.

2011 58

Communities and Collaboration » Maximising the power of collective knowledge

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Socially excluded. Social Bookmarking. Social Business. Social Network Analysis. Social Enterprise. social web. Social Computing. Social Networking Tools. Social Media. Social Bookmarks -- Powered by Category Cloud Other blogs and resources. Engaging the Social Web for Personal Knowledge Management (PKM). Future Trends in Social Media & Social Networks. Social Reporter. July 2011.

2012 35

Collaboration Loop - Social Networks vs. Online Communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

By 2011 that number is expected to reach 1billion people and roughly 3/4 of the U.S. It focuses on social tools and technologies that help make companies more creative, agile and productive. Subscribe RSS Feed Recent Comments Andrea Baker on What is Social Bookmarking & Twitter?

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Collaboration Loop - Jive Software Launches New Edition of Clearspace X

John Tropea - Delicious Community

By 2011 that number is expected to reach 1billion people and roughly 3/4 of the U.S. Continue Reading » Collaboration , Mobility 6 Comments Feb 6th, 2009 | Venkatesh Rao Grown Up Digital, by Don Tapscott Since my ongoing series on a social media capability maturity model looks like it is going to be quite a trek, I thought I’d throw in some variety. It focuses on social tools and technologies that help make companies more creative, agile and productive.