Selling the Case for Accelerating Business Performance with Enterprise Collaboration Technologies: Enterprise 2.0 Conference Notes

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This post covers the workshop, Selling the Case for Accelerating Business Performance with Enterprise Collaboration Technologies. The new tools have an impact on governance. This is the first in a series of my notes on the Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston , June 14- 17. It was led by Oliver Marks, Partner, Sovos Group and blogger, ZDNet Collaboration 2.0, and Sameer Patel, Partner, Sovos Group and blogger, PretzelLogic.or.

Transparency and open government - Obama's midnight memos

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The "Midnight Five," with their links, are: Presidential Memorandum on Transparency and Open Government Presidential Memorandum on Freedom of Information Act. The capstone action is the one we list first, the memo on "Transparency and Open Government," a remarkable document that lays out the fundamental reason we need openness and how to achieve it.  Openness will strengthen our democracy and promote efficiency and effectiveness in Government."

The financial cost of child poverty: government responds in the worst possible way


The Child Poverty Action Group has today published figures on the financial costs of this accelerating social crisis, noting a total cost to the UK of £29 billion per year. Instead of confronting the problem, the government, in possibly its most reckless move yet, is today reported.

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The FASTForward Blog " More on War as the accelerant for Social Software: Enterprise 2.0 Blog: News, Coverage, and Commentary

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

More on War as the accelerant for Social Software by Rob Paterson November 29, 2007 at 7:44 am · Filed under 2.0 War has been the agency that accelerates the development of key new technology. Government’s failure to support the fledgling airplane industry.

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Inactive democracy was always a bad idea: street reps and new forms of governance


Conceptually, the meeting served to accentuate the anachronistic surroundings, exposing many of the issues of our accelerating transition from the age of authority. What these practitioners are trying to do is exactly what this government would like and what it needs to understand. Citizenship and democracy Governance and participation

Big Data Analysis Continues to Grow

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The research also finds that HPC sites using co-processors and accelerators more than doubled during the past two years. The proportion of IT sites using co-processors or accelerators in their HPC systems climbed from 28.2 The use of Big Data continues to get headlines.

2013 214

Mapping the social innovation ecosystems around public libraries together: the Czech connection(s)

Making CommunitySense

Think of European cities sharing social innovation lessons learnt or Malawian farmers and other stakeholders jointly improving their agricultural governance practices. Public libraries are cornerstones of civil society.

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Adobe Releases Enhanced Customer Experience Management Platform with LiveCycle 2.5

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They are focusing on helping enterprise and government customers increase efficiencies and improve service.     They have been primarily focusing on the financial services, government and the public sector helping produce both B2C and B2B apps.

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'Communities! Seize your opportunities!'


'the start of a transfer of responsibility for mobilising and leading the project from central government downward to our neighbourhoods and communities.' will probably accelerate the tendency to retrospective or lateral branding. Those 'odds' don't just include overly-bureaucratic local government. We are the officer class, we govern, it's a tremendous responsibility you know.   Big Society Governance and participation

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Case Study: Analyzing the political economy of the charcoal sector in Tanzania

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High population growth rates coupled with accelerated urban development and relative cost increases of alternative fuels indicate that the importance of charcoal is unlikely to decline in the near future. Charcoal business in Tanzania (copyright by CIFOR 2009).

Green Chameleon » Corporate Alzheimers

Green Chameleon

In our work we come across the same thing all the time with government agencies that manage slow moving policies or infrastructures – such as tax policies, public infrastructure such as dams, or large processing plants.

Boston E20 Notes: Building an Online Community from Strategy, Planning, and Launch to Effective Engagement and Adoption

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Here is the session description: “Building and supporting community is a powerful way to build leadership relationships, connect with customers to improve service and accelerate innovation or transform internal organizational productivity. I am pleased to be back for my sixth Enterprise 2.0

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Co-delivery in freezing conditions


' The traditional passive model of service expectation dies hard, but I suspect its demise will accelerate in the coming big spending freeze. Tags: Governance and participation Neighbourhood relations Social capital Vignettes In this time of big freeze, many people have had to park their cars away from their homes, if they live on ungritted side streets and/or their street is on an incline.

Two reports promote people-led local solutions – Big Lottery Fund strategy and a Locality campaign

Social Reporter

There are three specific first steps: Accelerating Ideas: a pilot programme providing a flexible route to funding for innovative practice that can be adopted and adapted more widely to grow its impact. We certainly need somewhere to discuss how things will play out locally in the face of another round of austerity, which looks likely whatever the government, and pressure on local government to save money through digital services.

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The Divine Right of Capital: Only the Propertied Class Votes

Alchemy of Change

The Principle of Governance: Corporations function with an aristocratic governance structure, where members of the propertied class alone may vote. Stockholders reign supreme in corporate governance. Most of us think that was just the 80s, but the trend has since accelerated.

2011 154

Jackbe Releases Presto 3.0 and Opens Enterprise App Store

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  This is modeled after the very successful and well-known iTunes store but it takes the functionality inside the enterprise as a means of governance more that a commercial distribution channel. This information accelerates the ability for other users to find and use the Apps they want.

2010 215

Bucky's foreword to "The Networking Book"

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The world-integrating networking self-multiplies and accelerates. The networking accelerates as does light in Einstein’s equation E=mc 2.

2011 155

Sonoa ServiceNet Enhances Security, Interoperability, and Performance in Enterprise Cloud Computing

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This data can help with both governance and performance management issues. Fourth, the ServiceNet appliance employs hardware acceleration to deliver networking-level throughput, providing scalability and performance to help meet SLAs with fault and traffic management and load balancing.

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Global Tech Spending on the Rise According to Forrester

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percent, with software starting to accelerate.  The government market for IT will lag, though, as federal, state, and local governments struggle with high deficits. This is good news. According to a new forecast from Forrester , global tech spending will rise 7.1 percent in 2011 to $1.7 trillion, according to new forecast data from Forrester. Analyst Andrew Bartels writes that while the 2011 global tech market will be similar to the 7.2

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Notes from INV301 IBM's Social Business Strategy

Michael Sampson - Currents

social business - organizations and business processes (accelerate business velocity, "last mile" of process improvement, improved decision making, and building cultures of innovation. -. governance, risk, and compliance. driven by process integration - process efficiecy, process accelation, accelerated engagement, business culture of innovation. -.

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IBM Connect 2013: Tuesday Opening Session Notes

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Partners are interacting to accelerate business value. He moved to client examples in healthcare, retail, and government. Dan next introduced the government example. We are all touched by government. This is another in a series of my notes on IBM Connect 2013.

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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. The American people aren’t happy about the state of their government.

2011 158

Forrester's Five Stages of Social Media Maturity

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Forrester has released a new report,  Accelerating Your Social Maturity: How To Move From Social Experimentation To Business Transformation. They “begin to put the resources and governance in place to create consistency across the organization, from “distributed chaos” to a more centralized approach.” You can also find it as a new chapter in the updated paperback version of the  Groundswell book.

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Notes on KEY101 Industries Get Social

Michael Sampson - Currents

partners are interacting to accelerate business value. -. improving collaboration, capturing feedback from others. - (3) Government. -. Jeff Rhoda, GM, Global Government, IBM. -. Social business approaches impact governments. The second day of IBM Connect 2013 is just beginning. First up for most people is the keynote on the main stage. Some notes: Bob Picciano, GM, Information Management and Big Data. Three years ago Bob was the GM of the Lotus collaboration area.

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Links of the Quarter: December 2018

How to Save the World

Vollmann seeks to understand how “we could not only sustain, but accelerate the rise of atmospheric carbon levels, all the while expressing confusion, powerlessness and resentment.” And here’s how to mitigate it — if only we had the political will (at all levels of government).

2018 76

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

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Mgr, KM and Enterprise Social Software Strategy, CSC There were also more general statements of affirmation like: I can’t imagine a success story without some manner of engagement/governance/particpation. 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. best practices Government 2.0:

Can you hook your members in 21 days? « Stop, Collaborate and Listen

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Computer games consoles such as Xbox 360 and PS3 have achievements and awards that let people accelerate through the early levels quickly and pick up points. Stop, Collaborate and Listen A simple rule to live by, but why does this stop when we get to work?

2010 38

Why the Metamovement Will Ultimately Fail

How to Save the World

T here have been, belatedly, attempts to connect the “We Are the 99%” Occupy Wall Street protests with the protests in the Mideast against anti-democratic regimes and in Europe against unemployment, austerity and government inaction. First edition of the Occupy Wall Street Journal.

2011 102

What Are the Chances of Pragmatic Pathways for Social Business?


To implement them we need to commit into full frontal organizational change , not only within the business world, but also in our societies, our governments, our education systems.

2012 201

Guest Post: Adejare Amoo on an Industrialist’s Role in eLearning in Africa

Nancy White

The industrialist will be a member of the governing council of the higher education institutions, where policy and practice are formulated. The industrialists will be represented on all relevant government’s boards and high powered policy and practice formulators, to make audible voice.

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A Complex Predicament: How Our Energy, Economic and Ecological Systems are Connected (repost)

How to Save the World

And on the surface it seems to be holding: Governments and corporations, working together, have been able to suppress interest rates to near-zero levels for more than a decade now.

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From the feed

Chris Corrigan

This is the vision I have been asking for from our governments. This vision is the one that would get me on board with using our existing oil and gas resources to manufacture and fund and infrastructure to accelerate this future for my kids.

2018 51

Big Lottery funds £1.89 million of citizen journalism. Is that what communities most need?

Social Reporter

Even worse in my mind, it feeds into government thinking that everything from economic development to community empowerment can be achieved by toolkits and websites. None of this has been influenced by Government but flows from decisions made by our Non-Executive Directors. I can well understand why Gary Copitch is very cross about the Big Lottery grant of £1.89

2011 149

IBM’s Smart Work Jam Under Way Already – Are You Jamming?


Either way, in the context of the Smart Work Jam, here you have got her deck I think you would be able to relate to, like I said, if you are one of those folks who is trying to accelerate the adoption rate of social software within your organisation… Major key learning… you are not alone!

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Enterprise 2.0 Conference Notes: Enterprise 2.0 Black Belt Workshop - Afternoon Part One - Darwin Discovery Engine Blog

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Conference Notes: Selling the Case for Accelerating Business Performance with Enterprise Collaboration Technologies | Main | Enterprise 2.0 Darwin Discovery Engine Blog Discussing the chaos emerging from Web 2.0 and how our Darwin Awareness Engine™ can help!

2010 36

Crowdopolis Covers Comprehensive Range of Opportunities

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It presented new business models, around creating high impact relationships with customers, widening and accelerating innovation opportunities, and streamlining business processes.  The government had failed to set up a common missing person database. I have written about crowd-sourcing a good bit on this blog including a whole series on Cisco I-Prize (e.g.,

2012 130

News Updates (June 24, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The Report, ‘Creating a Collaborative Enterprise: a Guide to Accelerating Business Value with a Collaboration Framework’, shows how their best practices saved them US$691 million and increased productivity 4.9 Assurance not Governance. Andrew argues that the world needs better SharePoint Assurance, not SharePoint Governance. " No one really knows what Governance actually means. Governance Workshop in August in DC. Central Desktop Status Updates.

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Collapse Watch

How to Save the World

Since it began, every bit, 100%, of our global industrial culture’s “growth” is attributable to ever-accelerating use of cheap, readily available energy. And they’ll become more and more plentiful as climate change accelerates.

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What is Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit?

Chris Corrigan

Principles of the Inuit way of life that are finding their way into decision making and governance in Nunavut and other Inuit governments and authorities. Aajiiqatigiingniq (or the concept of consensus decision-making) Tied in with this concept is the need to develop a standardized consultation process for the Government of Nunavut and the Inuit oganizations; 3. This inquiry has accelerated for me, even though it has been the basis for my life and work for more than 20 years.

F-Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change « emergent by design

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Things are moving, shifting, adapting, at an accelerating rate. The internet creates a huge disruptor to this model, and government legislation is the means to police and protect the present global economic model. ). Big government is good. ). Acceleration Studies Foundation.

2012 75

Links of the Month: January 29, 2015

How to Save the World

T he enormous cognitive dissonance between our growing awareness of our civilization’s accelerating collapse, and the ‘news’ in the media and the subjects of most public discourse, continues to baffle me. Sound like a government near you?

2015 95

Cultural Acedia: When We Can No Longer Care

How to Save the World

It’s going to be a rough ride, and I was hoping it wouldn’t be accelerating as soon or as quickly as it now appears to be. Photo: Luke MacGregor for Bloomberg.

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Links of the Quarter: May 28, 2015

How to Save the World

Since the 1980s, it has become all-important for governments to perpetuate the myth that there is and will continue to be “growth”, and that the population as a whole benefits from it. ” The ultra-conservative Harper government has no intention of doing so, of course.

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