How to Save the World

How to Save the World

May 17, 2008 Saturday Links for the Week -- May 17, 2008 All Over But the Shouting: A new and exhaustive joint scientific study shows that species biodiversity on Earth has plummeted almost a third in the past 35 years , and the pace of extinction is accelerating. Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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The Inside Scoop on the International Association of Business Communicators Conference

Partnering Resources

A great crowd attended my session on “ Spreading Like Fire: Using Networks to Streamline and Accelerate Communication.” These Critical Connectors are the key to streamlining and accelerating communication. I learned, made new friends, and had a great time in DC.

2017 163

Knowledge Management, Scientology and Top Trumps…

Chris Collison

A sneak preview of my up-coming column in the next edition of Inside Knowledge … During my childhood, I wiled away many an hour with school friends and a pack of Top Trumps cards. All because he was smart enough to choose fuel consumption as his category, rather than acceleration!

LinkedIn Edges Out Apple in Forbes Fastest Growing Tech Companies

Portals and KM

Its revenue rose 115% over the last 12 months and is accelerating. I would accept friends at first but not reach out.  Later they added features that made it easier to find real friends to connect to and I got more involved. According to the Forbes list of Fast Tech 25 : their annual list of growth kings, the current champion is LinkedIn. Its shares are up 144% since its IPO a year ago.

The Beginning of a New Work Adventure – Joining panagenda!


They primarily focus on helping organisations understand and make sense of the different IT and Collaboration solutions they may have been using over the course of time in order to help accelerate and improve their various business transformation processes and tooling.

2017 213

Redefine the Workplace of the Future with Social Learning


And it would be through that autonomy, decision power shift and that lowering of the centre of gravity that their learning would accelerate to places you even didn’t think they could happen at any given point.

2012 260

BAN FORMS! IT just can't keep up with business networks

Governance in a Networked World

If paper forms were banned then organisations would have to get their act together, integrate their information sources and for once be client friendly!

Stacking the Deck: Using Organizational Networks in Talent Management

Partnering Resources

A friend in HR told me a story about her division’s efforts to identify their informal leaders. My friend was curious about the executives’ lack of accuracy. Avoid talent management snafus. Image by katerha on flickr.

2012 215

Enterprise 2.0: Two Success Stories on Connecting People with People to Make a Difference!


It’s all about accelerating your knowledge workers’ productivity and efficiency, which, in return, will result in helping accelerate the execution of the specific business processes in place.

2010 228

What Will It Take?

How to Save the World

I arranged it, since the film profiles Ken Ward, who is a friend of Tree’s and who I’ve met a couple of times myself. L ast evening a group of about 30 Bowen Islanders watched a documentary called The Reluctant Radical.

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Mastering the Art of Creativity in the Workplace


“ This is the extraordinary thing about creativity: If just you keep your mind resting against the subject in a friendly but persistent way, sooner or later you will get a reward from your unconscious.

2013 226

The Knowledge Management Impact Challenge

Net-Map Toolbox

“It’s not easy-o&# as my Ghanaian friends would say. The Knowledge Management Impact Challenge aims to accelerate this discovery process by gathering and exchanging stories of what works and what doesn’t. How can you measure the impact of knowledge management?

Restoring the Human in Humanity by Simon Sinek


By the way, if you are looking out there for some fascinating and delightful reads on the topic of trust and how much it disrupts the way we have done business putting humans back into the equation, I can strongly recommend you read these blog posts from my good friends JP Rangaswami (a.k.a.

2012 231

Microsoft Vine: Social Messaging Entry For Alerts & Status

Collaborative Thinking

It's intended to be a dashboard that people can use to keep tabs of their family, friends, activities and major events in their community. It turns out the concept was passed over to Chief Research and Strategy Officer Craig Mundie’s division and incubated like other technologies in Microsoft’s Start Up Business Accelerator group. Eventually, products and services started in the accelerator will transition into one of Microsoft’s existing business divisions,” a spokesperson said.

Consumer No More: How the Web Changes Us

Alchemy of Change

Many of us have re-connected with long-lost friends on Facebook or made important new acquaintances on Twitter. And when that happens, there’s a chance that they’ll buy that stuff and maybe even “like&# it themselves, in an ever accelerating spiral of liking and consuming.

2011 224

Adaptation: The Key to Become a Socially Integrated Enterprise


Lately, at work, I have got a tendency to attend a whole bunch of meetings, well, not really meetings like these ones , or these other ones , that my good friend Bertrand Duperrin would love to ditch for good (He surely has got my vote, too!),

2013 239

Social Business Adoption – The Laggards, The Critics and The Skeptics


My good friend, the always rather insightful and smart Ana Silva , captured this shift rather nicely at her #e20s highlights blog post. A couple of years back, Giovanni Rodriguez put together a guest blog post over a ReadWriteWeb on the topic of Enterprise 2.0

2013 245

Cancer Commons - another open-science initiative

Endless Knots

And there are the "translational science" awards from NIH that are attempting to accelerate the time between "bench and bedside," typically an astonishing 17 years, this according to a Principal Investigator working on one of these grants.

Blog>> Obituary: David Eusebius Vaine, 1959-2009

Green Chameleon

In private remarks to friends, Dr Vaine had also expressed some despondency about the moribund state of KM in general and the lack of vitality and interest in KM conferences in particular.

2009 179

Re-learning how to learn from mistakes

Viv Mcwaters

It accelerated learning, was a lot of fun and kept us all engaged. Email this to a friend? Watch any young child learning something new. Generally, there’s lots of false starts. Surfing is a big industry around here.

2012 173

Google Plus – One50, Two50 and TheRest


To add further up, my good friends Dave Pollard , Alan Lepofsky and Stuart Henshall , amongst several others, have put together a couple of rather interesting and equally revealing posts, respectively, that describe for themselves what the actual main benefits are from using Circles in G+.

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Twitter Is Where Conversations Go To Die


there is something more worrying, extremely worrying, actually, that’s going to help accelerate its own demise and big time.

2012 257

Why Do I Share My Knowledge?


Whether it’s your family, friends, relatives, colleagues, your work, your community, this world., A couple of days ago, one of my favourite Enterprise 2.0

2012 285

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload


Free them up, and you will be, very soon, accelerating how innovation happens around you, your customers and your business. I heart Activity Streams. I mean, I * love* them to bits!

2011 251

[Podcast] This Week in Lotus 018: A World Without Email? Or Blackberries?


Julian Robichaux , interview two of my favourite IBM people, and really good friends, Sacha Chua and Luis Benitez (Yes, my twin brother!),

Enterprise Microblogging Use Cases: Help Reduce Your Inbox Clutter!


Lucky enough, that’s changing rather rapidly, in fact, at a much rampant pace, with amazingly inspiring stories permeating throughout as the one my good friend, and “twin&# brother, Luis Benitez , shared over at this blog post just recently titled “?

Cognitive Surplus and the Hippie 2.0 Connection


2010 194

Open Business Strategies – Helping Someone Else Achieve Their Goals


Whether you are a manager, parent, or friend, research on goal-setting shows there is plenty you can do to help someone out “ So there you have it.

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


2011 217

Life Without eMail – Year 6, Weeks 21 to 24 – (Newcomer Challenging for King Email’s Crown)


2013 197

Citizens United v. United Citizens: Building a Movement to Drive Money Out of Politics

Alchemy of Change

Friday, January 21st, marks the one-year anniversary of “Citizens United,” a Supreme Court case that dramatically accelerates the corruptive force of money in U.S. This article originally published on the Huffington Post.

2011 158

Community management: The 'essential' capability of successful Enterprise 2.0 efforts | Enterprise Web 2.0 |

John Tropea - Delicious Community

practitioners So a couple of weeks ago I reached out to my good friend Susan Scrupski , a maven of all things social computing in the enterprise and — not coincidentally — founder of The 2.0 An internationally recognized enterprise architect and business strategist, Dion Hinchcliffe has been working for two decades with leading-edge methods to accelerate project schedules and raise the bar for software quality.

Meet Your New CEO – Your Kid


Yes, indeed, that’s the kind of knowledge workforce that’s just already entering the workplace already today, except that by the time they themselves join the acceleration and pace of the adaptation to social technologies will probably be complete.

2013 194

Blogging for Knowledge Workers by Lilia Efimova


So you can imagine how excited I was when my good friend Lilia Efimova (a.k.a. Those people, who know me rather well, would probably tell you folks how if I were to single out a specific and unique social software tool that has always been my all time favourite, and still is!,

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

2011 214

IBM’s Lotusphere 2010: Will You Be There?


Basically, a couple of minutes explaining what it is that I have been doing helping facilitate, and accelerate, the adoption of social software for fellow IBM colleagues both inside and outside of the firewall.

2010 141

Why 90% of Organisations would NOT Survive a Digital Disruption

Governance in a Networked World

The sales of Enterprise Social Networking (ESN) platforms have been accelerating along with the acquisition or development of ESN offerings from the major IT vendors like Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and Salesforce. Really?

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Enterprise 2.0 Summit Highlights – “Knowledge Shared Is Power”


At IBM, you call yourself a “knowledge worker”, helping to push and accelerate the adoption of social software within the enterprise.

Networking - Swiftly - to Community 2.0

Portals and KM

It's all about accelerating the personal networking process that occurs naturally ( or to shy people, with difficulty) at conferences. It uses Facebook to let me know which of my Facebook friends is also signed up for the conference. Kathleen Gilroy recommended me for the Community 2.0 conference and I'm really pleased to be giving a keynote there, "From Networking to Net Work." I may even have books to sign!

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Twitter Usage is Very Concentrated According to Harvard Research

Portals and KM

By comparison, only 60 to 65% of other online social networks' members had at least one friend. Then some friends showed my how to use it properly and my usage accelerated. I was somewhat surprised at recent research reported by Harvard Business School that suggests that Twitter usage is very concentrated. Bill Heil and Mikolaj Piskorski found that “the top 10% of prolific Twitter users accounted for over 90% of tweets.

2009 133

Journalism that Matters – Day 3 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

A friend of mine who plays fantasy football was telling me how the growth of this sort of thing had completely changed the way sports networks were reporting on games.

2010 130

Journalism that Matters – Day 3 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

A friend of mine who plays fantasy football was telling me how the growth of this sort of thing had completely changed the way sports networks were reporting on games.

2010 130

Journalism that Matters – Day 3 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

A friend of mine who plays fantasy football was telling me how the growth of this sort of thing had completely changed the way sports networks were reporting on games.

2010 130