Accelerating the Business Digitization Processes - McKinsey

Portals and KM

McKinsey recently issued a useful report - Accelerating the digitization of business processes. They go on to add that, “To meet these high customer expectations, companies must accelerate the digitization of their business processes.

Introducing Tungle Accelerate

Michael Sampson - Currents

Last week Tungle Corporation , a developer of software to reduce the pain of scheduling meetings between people, released a new web-based service called Tungle Accelerate. The Technology: How It Works.

Social Business Accelerates Work as a State of Mind


A few days back Scott Edinger put together a very insightful article on the topic of whether remote knowledge workers are more engaged , or not, than people working at the traditional office.

SXSW Accelerator Finalists Announced

Community Guy

The SXSW Accelerator finalists have been announced, and I’m personally looking very forward to the event. And here’s some more info about the program: The newest addition to the mix of activities in Austin is Microsoft BizSpark Accelerator at SXSW.

OpenSpan Accelerates the Automation of User Processes

Portals and KM

Using the OpenSpan Events desktop monitoring technology, you can record every step in every user’s workflow, 24x7x365. Here is a software innovation that is potentially transformational.   I have long been interested in providing support to knowledge intense business processes.

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

Portals and KM

This post covers the workshop, Selling the Case for Accelerating Business Performance with Enterprise Collaboration Technologies. technologies.??We technologies to achieve success?” How can the new technologies meet real business needs? His firm, Sovos, helps enterprises with workforce and process performance using the new technologies. This is the first in a series of my notes on the Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston , June 14- 17.

Coveo: An "Intentional Approach" to Technology Adoption

Michael Sampson - Currents

Trent at Coveo blogged that slow adoption for technologies has been the leading cause of underperformance, and wonders whether a more intentional approach is required: " However, despite this acceleration, broad adoption of new technologies often takes years. I fully agree - and this is why I wrote a whole book on user adoption for collaboration technologies and approaches. Read more: Coveo: The "Intentional Approach to Technology Adoption - Part 1.

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. Creating Natural Enterprises Using Weblogs & Technology · Blogging Advice. Other Blogging Articles · Social Networking / Blogs in Business · Communications & Virtual Presence Technologies.

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How Procter & Gamble Got Employees to Use Social Networking at Work - - Business Technology Leadership

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

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Collaboration Loop - Collaboration is About More Than Just Technology

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

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End of project report for Transition Network web project

Platform Neutral

Indeed it could be argued that ‘change’ itself is accelerating in a world that seems to get more and more bizarre and challenging every day. Facilitation Strategy Technology community engagement lessonslearnt management theory transition

Building Modern Communities #SwarmConf

Online Community Strategy

My keynote focused on the need for a modern approach to community building in response to the accelerating change and disruption driven by exponential technologies. Exponential Technologies and the Missing Human Dimension.

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Re-Imagining Aluminum Smelting

Michael Sampson - Currents

Aluminum giants Alcoa Corporation and Rio Tinto Aluminum today announced a joint venture to commercialize patented technology that eliminates direct greenhouse gas emissions from the traditional smelting process, a key step in aluminum production. As part of Apple’s commitment to reducing the environmental impact of its products through innovation, the company helped accelerate the development of this technology.

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Big Data Analysis Continues to Grow

Portals and KM

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.

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Building Modern Communities #SwarmConf

Online Community Strategy

My keynote focused on the need for a modern approach to community building in response to the accelerating change and disruption driven by exponential technologies. Exponential Technologies and the Missing Human Dimension.

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Re-Imagining Effective Work – at Cisco

Michael Sampson - Currents

The other party asked for the reference – please see How Cisco Supports Virtual Access to Technical Experts (PDF, 6 pages): This case study describes how Cisco is increasing the effectiveness and productivity of Cisco sales support technology experts by using Cisco Unified Communications and collaboration solutions and other tools for working virtually and immediately, bringing expertise to customers at the right time.

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Connected Libraries: project summary and recommendations


As ICT Strategy Lead (Children's Capital) at Leicester City Council, I'm responsible for investment, management and development work relating to technology on the city-wide secondary school building programme. The day conference focused on technology for reading and literacy.

Visions of Business Ecosystems

Partnering Resources

Chambers seeded the diagram with Corvallis landmarks, like the Business Enterprise Center (depicted just below Acceleration). Technology Business Ecosystem. They don’t usually think about technology. Incredible complexity. So many moving parts.

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John Kotters new book: Organisation Biomimicry goes mainstream

The Bumble Bee

I have just purchased John Kotter''s new book XLR8 ("Accelerate") which as well as reworking his previous excellent thinking on change introduces two concepts which resonate with my work - The Dual Operating System and The Big Opportunity.

2014 181

A few thoughts about what it’s like to be a free agent gleaned from John Hagel’s talk

Viv Mcwaters

When John Hagel started speaking about the dark side of technology as mounting performance pressure, the inevitable comparison with others and the pressure to keep up, I found myself nodding in agreement.

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Reinventing IT to Support Digitization of Business Processes - McKinsey

Portals and KM

Here is another McKinsey report that complements the one I discussed on Monday,   Accelerating the digitization of business processes. Do not start with the technology.

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Online Community Software | Leverage Software

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The Leverage solution has been flawless and the team excels in their execution." - Kirk Robinson, Ingram Micro "HP Community Connect helps customers and prospects connect with our technology and sales experts in a fast, authentic way.

Overcoming Information Overload on the Web: Part 3: Organic Semantics

Portals and KM

  The technology provides a temporal semantic visualization of events, by means of a Scan Cloud™ that facilitates a rapid understanding of trends, outliers and anomalies. Emerging concepts such as folksonomy and new assumptions that drive analytics challenge these semantic technologies.    Our technology’s use of temporal semantic correlation reveals the evolution of correlated patterns of terms. 

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May Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

Prof says courses/learning was accelerated #slide2learn - uLearning Blog , May 3, 2011 Glossary III: Rise of the Smartphones - Float Mobile Learning , May 12, 2011 Other Sources The following are the top items based on social signals.

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Overcoming Information Overload on the Web: Part 2: Popularity Versus Temporal Correlation Ranking

Portals and KM

  The technology provides a temporal semantic visualization of events, by means of a Scan Cloud™ that facilitates a rapid understanding of trends, outliers and anomalies.   This suggests an emerging or accelerating movement.  Example:  The BuzzTape on Darwin Awareness Engine’s General News Edition displayed the relative acceleration of the term “Lou Dobbs”.

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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.

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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

Truth in a Post-Truth Age

Jenny Connected

In the mid 20th century America’s immersion in fantasy accelerated with the arrival of Disneyland and TV which enhanced the unreal and make-believe. Last week BBC Radio 4 broadcast a series of 15 minute podcasts over five days on the topic of Truth.

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Notes from INV301 IBM's Social Business Strategy

Michael Sampson - Currents

Most of the punctuations in productivity over the past 50 years have been driven by technology. - Social technology is changing the way we live - huge uptake of Facebook and content sharing, more smartphones will ship than PCs in 2012, more informed consumers. social business - organizations and business processes (accelerate business velocity, "last mile" of process improvement, improved decision making, and building cultures of innovation. -.

2012 122

Measuring the Full Impact of Digital Capital

Portals and KM

This is McKinsey week on Portals and KM as I look back at what is happening in new technology. The first two posts this week covered  Accelerating the digitization of business processes  and  Reinventing IT to support digitization. I hope you are having a nice summer.

2014 151

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

Portals and KM

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

2012 191

Notes on BP304 The Way of the Social Dragon

Michael Sampson - Currents

Social is about people, not technology. The technology is available - go for it. From inbox to Sametime - speed decision making, reduce travel and communications costs, accelerate business processes. - Carlos Casas and Kathy Mandelstein are talking about building a social community in your organization. My notes on the session: - want to focus on cultural change, more than introducing a social pilot. - why do social projects fail?

2012 122

Open Business – From Document-Centric to People-Centric Collaboration


The technology, finally, will become what it should have been all along: an enabler to facilitate conversations amongst knowledge workers to get that activity, that ask, done in a timely and effective manner.

2013 256

Restoring the Human in Humanity by Simon Sinek


However,] Technology is terrible for creating human relationships ” [Emphasis mine]. Seriously, what makes us go to live conference events, when technology can be a good enough substitute?

2012 231

A New Model for Transition?

How to Save the World

Our technology-fuelled capitalist, industrial-growth economy only encourages overshoot. I t’s been a while since I’ve written on this blog about a real ‘aha!’ ’ moment. Thanks to Kate Raworth, I just had one.

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My AppFusions Blog Posts for September and October 2012

Portals and KM

team on the re-launch of their blog, Connecting the Enterprise --technologies and people daily. iRise Provides Functional Application Simulations to Accelerate Software Development. As I mentioned at the beginning of the month, I am working with the AppFusions. It is an “ongoing resource and viewpoint from AppFusions on the value of connecting business and engineering systems.”.

2012 126

Enterprise 2.0: The Human Challenge

21st Century Organization

Conference was all about change and especially the human challenges the rate of technology advance pose. McAfee made light of the human impact of these technological advances but I could not avoid thinking through the implications of his slides 10-15 highlighting how “We (Humans) Were Never All That Good”. Having visited the Paris Enterprise 2.0 Summit in February, June 18, I made the trip to Boston to compare developments at the Enterprise 2.0 Conference.

Stacking the Deck: Using Organizational Networks in Talent Management

Partnering Resources

One former client, a technology company with a $75M operating budget, sponsored an annual trade show that generated millions of dollars for the organization. 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.

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BlueIQ at IBM Finally Goes External!


Benefits & Metrics (With plenty of anecdotal evidence, and success stories from fellow IBMers who were facing real problems and found real solutions with social technologies). ( Note: You see?

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Clayton Utz Signs with HighQ for Client Collaboration

Michael Sampson - Currents

said James Kleinig, Technology & Innovation Manager at Clayton Utz. HighQ Collaborate is cloud-based solution, and Clayton Utz additionally opted for global web acceleration, which means that wherever the application is accessed from, it will feel responsive and fast, as though it is hosted locally to the user.

2012 109

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


Summit event in Paris, there were plenty of reservations from both social business evangelists and practitioners, in general, about the whole aspect around adoption of social technologies.

2013 245

My New Cheese – Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections


Yes, indeed, I will be doing lots and lots more work on enablement, adoption, education, facilitation, adaptation, consultancy, and so forth around accelerating our very own social / open business transformation. This is it! The moment of truth! The wait is over.

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