Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Mobile, Bring Your Own Device

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012. These notes cover the Monday individual press session, Mobile, Bring Your Own Device, with Rob Ingram, Senior Manager, Mobile Communication Strategy, IBM. Rob said there are three parts to IBM’s mobile strategy: collaboration for end users, mobile apps for consumer Web sites, and security and device management including such issues as VoIP.  IBM now has a “bring your own device” mobile policy.

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JAC 2012 – Joint Alumni Conference Event Highlights

Elsua

Yes, indeed, that has been the main ah-ha moment and massive wake-up call that I have been having while attending and presenting at JAC 2012. Luis Suarez Live Tweeting Highlights from #jac12 Event, Zurich, September 2012 from Luis Suarez.

2012 212

How Mobility Empowers Work as a State of Mind in the Era of Social Business

Elsua

And it’s just too funny that I am mentioning that today, as I’m just about to get started with a new round of business travelling where I am beginning to get the feeling that I will be taking the whole concept of work mobility into a new extreme. Mobility is here to stay.

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Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Social Business for SMBs

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012. The trade show people are big on mobile and have a BYOD policy. They are using a lot of IBM mobile products including video chat. John said once they rolled out BYOD the mobile adoption rates shot up.

2012 182

CIO Job Requirements 2012

Portals and KM

This makes sense as the IT scene is getting increasingly complex with a number of transformative trends such as consumerization, the cloud, and mobile. Another CIO, Jerry Johnson, CIO of Pacific Northwest National Laboratories, emphasized the breadth of IT experience required: software development, infrastructure, operations, architecture, and project management. Rob Preston recently wrote about What CIOs Want In Their Successors in Information Week.

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Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Opening Session Wednesday

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012. The IP internet protocol was developed in 1969 so you did not have to think about the machine. They are now offering it through the cloud and through mobile for all sizes of organizations for B2B and B2C.

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Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Music Industry Social Evolution

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012. Mobile is another key strategy and they want to deliver more mobile apps. They are using IBM Connections, Websphere Portal, SameTime, and Mobile Portal Accelerators.

2012 158

Iphone 4s: constant loss of mobile signal problem

The Bumble Bee

Since upgrading, a month ago, the iphone 4s has been losing the mobile signal about 10 times per day for periods of up to one hour. I have spoken a number of times with Orange second line technical support who assure me that it is not a mobile network issue. The mobile signal on the iphone 4s sometimes says "No Service" or sometimes shows 1-2 bars - either way when it happens you cannot take/make any incoming or out coming calls or texts. Mobile Devices

2012 142

Productivity Tips for the Mobile (Social) Knowledge Web Worker – Mophie, Gum Max and Logitech

Elsua

As I have mentioned on my last blog post , here’s a follow-up entry for today where I’m going to pick things up from where I left them around some additional Productivity Tips for the Mobile (Social) Knowledge Web Worker. It’s our job as mobile workers.

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My AppGap Blog Posts for November 2012

Portals and KM

Atlassian Stash Supports Enterprise Application Developers with DVCS Git. Complete Listing of My 2012 E 2.0 Innovate Notes   Wrike Takes Project Management Mobile. The AppGap posts began toward the end of January 2008.    Here, I am primarily doing product commentaries with a few other things thrown in. Below are the ones for November. There will be more in December. Alfresco Enhances Its Content Management Offering with More Integration Touchpoints.

2012 116

Mobile Access to the Intranet - Survey #mobile #intranets

Michael Sampson - Currents

I've been a long term believer in mobile access to collaborative systems, and as the Intranet becomes a habitat for many people, mobile access is important. Sabel Online and Frankwatching in the Netherlands are currently running a survey on mobile access to the Intranet : " This research is about the use, needs and developments of intranet. Common terms used in this survey are 'mobile intranet' and 'mobile devices'. are addressed as 'mobile devices'. ".

The 1-minute guide to the mobile classroom

e-Moderation Station

Wondering how to start introducing elements of mLearning (mobile learning) into your language classes? Let students talk about their mobile phones, and what they use them for. Many of us develop serious emotional attachments to our phones, and love showing or telling others about them.

2012 113

Productivity Tips for the Mobile (Social) Knowledge Web Worker – TweetBot, Pocket, Evernote

Elsua

That absolutely essential Twitter App for mobile devices is called Tweetbot and I can tell you that after having tried several dozens of Twitter mobile Apps it’s just as good as it gets. All set on to new productivity levels as a mobile social knowledge Web worker.

IBM Lotusphere and CONNECT 2012 – Here We Go Again! #ls12 #IBMConnect

Elsua

Of course, I am talking about the IBM Lotusphere 2012 event , which this time around, also comes along with the second edition of the CONNECT 2012 event. And this year both events come fully loaded with lots of social mobile opportunities.

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JackBe Presto Provides Self-Service Business Intelligence on a Mobile Basis

Portals and KM

Chris talked about the rise of mobile in general and with business intelligence in particular. One analyst puts the current use of mobile for business intelligence at 8% of total use. If they are including tablets in with mobile I can see this happening. 

2012 182

My App Gap Posts for June 2012

Portals and KM

AppFusions Speeds Software Development Through Integration of iRise® Visualization with Atlassian JIRA, Confluence. Mobile Brings SharePoint to the iPad. The AppGap posts began toward the end of January 2008.    Here, I am primarily doing product commentaries with a few other things thrown in. Below are the ones for June. There will be more in July. Convo – The Evolution of Social Business Video.

2012 116

Tweet Jam 2012: The State of the SharePoint Community

Portals and KM

Yesterday I sat in on the Tweet Jam 2012: The State of the SharePoint Community (#SPJam) hosted by Mark Fidelman (harmon.ie), It was sponsored by harmon.ie. Q3: What Microsoft/SharePoint developments will affect the community? Q3.having mobile connectivity to #SharePoint is a game changer, Windows 8 Tablet facilitates this!

2012 136

Lotusphere 2012 - Opening General Session

Michael Sampson - Currents

Great tools like email and mobile devices have been abused. Mobile support - eg, a demo of Connections on an Android device. - Mobile Support. for developing better products. need good support for mobile devices. 68% of people access social networks on mobile devices. - Key takeaway - social yields a strong measurable ROI, you must do social and mobile, and get going today. Notes Next, called "Social Edition" (coming later in 2012). -

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SXSW Notes: Boost your Mobile Workflow with Adobe’s Newest Product

Portals and KM

It is the Boost your Mobile Workflow with Adobe’s Newest Product? We are announcing something completely new – Adobe will be unveiling a new product for Web designers and developers to help with their mobile Web workflows.”. It is called “Boost your Mobile Workflow with Adobe’s Newest Product”?and We are announcing something completely new – Adobe will be unveiling a new product for Web designers and developers to help with their mobile Web workflows.”.

Notes on "Mobility Enabling Collaboration" - Jason Perry (Health Alliance) and Simon Burgoyne (BlinkMobile)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Jason Perry from Health Alliance and Simon Burgoyne from BlinkMobile are presenting on mobility enabling collaboration, at the Working in Collaborative Environments conference in Auckland today. Collaboration and mobility - telemedicine, tablet-based access to information. - There are new rules around mobility - device independence, designed for on-the-move usage, designed for resources on the internet and the corporate network. - Enterprise Collaboration Enterprise Mobilit

2012 118

Papers on mobile assisted language learning (MALL)

e-Moderation Station

The International Research Foundation (TIRF) has recently published five papers on mobile assisted language learning (MALL), all freely available on the TIRF website. Beyond the Classroom: Mobile Learning the Wider World (Ken Beatty). Mobile devices in EFL: What do students think?

Productivity Delivered (Share 2012, Atlanta) #share2012 @sharepoint

Michael Sampson - Currents

Was involved in developing a medical system in SharePoint. aspects - support corporate developers, software vendors, and systems integrators. -. Gideon says, "it is no longer the case that it is hard to find a trained SharePoint developer. 3) build a world-class platform - "platform" is an over-used term, but it means (1) great out-of-the-box capabilities, and (2) extension points through third-party add-ons and custom development. -.

2012 114

Four rules for collaborating well in meetings

The Bumble Bee

A lot of my work involves facilitating large meetings where groups need to collaborate to resolve difficult issues or develop future plans for working together. Team Leadership Development

2012 197

RedCentral: Automating Coke Cosolidated's Salesforce (Share 2012, Atlanta)

Michael Sampson - Currents

used InfoPath to develop a survey, which are saved into a document library. Many people from the workforce are mobile. Jody Billiard and Shawn Olsen are presenting a case study on how Coke Consolidated uses SharePoint to support the salesforce. Jody is the Chief Accounting Officer for Coke Consolidated. Shawn is the senior manager for business systems and customer management systems. Coke Consolidated - is different from Coca Cola. Coca Cola - the world's largest beverage company.

2012 117

Developing digital literacies in practice

SocialTech

Last week I took part in The Guardian Higher Education Network 's Developing Digital Literacy in HE live chat. The topics have been identified and developed in discussion with schools and with a range of individuals, governing bodies and working groups.

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iGoogle Finished – what’s your favourite RSS Dashboard social media monitoring?

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The mobile version will be retired on July 31, 2012. We originally launched iGoogle in 2005 before anyone could fully imagine the ways that today’s web and mobile apps would put personalized, real-time information at your fingertips.

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Best practices for better meetings

The Bumble Bee

Team Leadership Development"If we want to do something creative, outside the box, innovative and un-traditional I am doubtful that sitting in a traditional meeting room, having a traditional meeting and following a traditional meeting script is going to move us toward that vision".

5 Educational Trends for 2013

e-Moderation Station

2012 is drawing to a close, and 2013 lies ahead of us. If you need to get up to speed on exactly what the flipped classroom is, check out Ana d’Almeida’s excellent article on the topic, from April 2012). Trend 3: Mobile & BYOD. December 2012.

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Notes on Wednesday's Keynote at Lotusphere 2012 - The Future of Social Technology

Michael Sampson - Currents

Cerf developed IP in the late 1960s. Next step - Watson for Healthcare (August 2011), and in 2012 ongoing the focus is on other industry sectors. the proliferation of mobile devices - eg., mobility - use whatever tablet you have. The session has three individual sessions, then a panel discussion of the three speakers. Speaker 1 - Sir Tim Berners-Lee. - The web was originally was supposed to be about a collaborative space. Social business is a way of getting there.

2012 126

Social Business – *The* Ecosystem

Elsua

Social Media: Global, Local, Mobile Connectivity at Scale.

2012 242

What's the difference between a promise and a responsibility?

The Bumble Bee

Team Leadership DevelopmentIn the recent UK floods we heard a lot about defences failing and phrases being bandied about by engineers such as "a once in a hundred years" event and "could never have been envisaged."

2012 148

Mobile Solution: Responsive Design on ictQATAR

Influence

Forum One has worked with ictQatar since 2010 to design, develop, and launch their current English-Arabic bilingual site on the Drupal 6 platform, and has continued to support them with usability and site enhancements since. Influence Mobile Qatar Tips & Trends

Bioteams: Learning from Nature to improve Project Management

The Bumble Bee

Bioteaming is a new discipline that, despite on a development process, already offers a set of tools; cases of success; techniques; rules; and recommendations that are easily applicable to projects, organizations and work teams.

2012 208

Mobile Solution: Responsive Design on ictQATAR

Influence

Forum One has worked with ictQatar since 2010 to design, develop, and launch their current English-Arabic bilingual site on the Drupal 6 platform, and has continued to support them with usability and site enhancements since.

eXo Provides Cloud Workspaces to Enable Flexible Social Intranets

Portals and KM

Embedded integrated development environment (IDE), enabling the ability to develop, customize and extend the social intranet capabilities on the fly (and with one-click ease-of-deployment). Secure mobile access to documents, activities and apps from iOS and Android-based devices.

2012 211

Social Analytics 2.0 – Its Time!

Governance in a Networked World

At the Social Business Forum 2012 we worked with Open Knowledge to present what Social Analytics 2.0 Knowing who the influencers are and how they are connected provides us with insights for mobilizing action far beyond what is currently available with SA1.0

Behavioural Economics can predict irrational human behaviour

The Bumble Bee

I have been reading about Behavioural Economics (and Behavioural Finance) through the excellent 8-minute summaries from iminds.com.

2012 178

How the way we talk can change the way we work. and think

The Bumble Bee

The book provides an excellent set of self-awareness exercises to help us begin to develop our new languages. I am reading an intriguing book How the way we talk can change the way we work written by two psychologists of adult learning at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

2012 170

Persona Management Software destroys internet authenticity

The Bumble Bee

The Guardian reports on the growth in "Persona Management Software" which individuals use to engage in web conversations using multiple identities on forums and social sites. The aim is to create the perception of a (fake) upswell in sentiment on a given topic (a practice is known as astroturfing ).

2012 174

Narrate Your Work, Working Out Loud, with Google Plus

Elsua

broadcasting events through Hangout On Air , a phenomenal mobile experience with stunning iOS Apps for both iPhone and iPad, etc.

2012 201

Instant Customer Data Analysis using Excel: worked example

The Bumble Bee

One of the most useful aspects of Microsoft Excel is its ability to quickly slice and dice customer data from live systems to identify important trends and behaviors which can inform strategy.

2012 206

Reinventing Relationships with Social Business

Elsua

It’s been nearly two weeks already since the last time I put together a blog post over here, on purpose, and, yet again, another round of business trips is now done and dealt with. What a rush!

A practical framework for change - head, hearts, hands & feet

The Bumble Bee

The late Stephen Covey always reminded us that "the main thing was to keep the main thing the main thing !" However when you think about "Change Management" you could be excused for thinking its all about detailed road maps and large tomes of procedures and checklists.

2012 178