Social Business Accelerates Work as a State of Mind


Never before have we been capable of realising that dream of the fully empowered knowledge worker to work virtually in a more than ever distributed world than thanks to the emergence of all of these social networking tools.

Verifying Virtual Value - Chief Learning Officer magazine

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

And not without good reason: It often creates more powerful and enduring learning experiences; it helps people establish and leverage social connections to accelerate the distribution and sharing of experiences, content and guidance; and it allows learners to be more productive, learn faster and work smarter.

Try this at home

Endless Knots

Useful but we agreed that we would have learned more if it had been virtual. On the phone, looking at the screen, we could have shown one another stuff.and probably accelerated our thinking. Tags: Collaboration Telecommuting Virtual Teams Three times in the past day I've heard this from employers: people who work from home are more productive. This is not data (though there's plenty out there).

2010 109

In a virtual world, what do we mean by “Community”? « Driving innovation in a digital world

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Home About Archives Driving innovation in a digital world Feeds: Posts Comments In a virtual world, what do we mean by “Community&# ? Today, social media dramatically improves on that capability, serving to amplify, accelerate, and even multi-thread interactions.

2010 46

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. Other Blogging Articles · Social Networking / Blogs in Business · Communications & Virtual Presence Technologies. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

2008 35

High Performing Teams Video Course launched by Ken Thompson

The Bumble Bee

High Performing Teams and High Performing Virtual Teams are topics very close to the heart of almost every leader irrespective of the size of their organization.

2017 116

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.

2014 126

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

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.

Mobile 188

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.

2018 218

Proud to be Participating: SXSW Cause Lab | WeCanEndThis

Online Community Strategy

On March 15, the CauseLab kicks-off a 30-day virtual brainstorm through a new digital co-creation platform called Goodzuma — all in an effort to develop the most powerful, effective, and impactful ideas to end hunger in America. Accelerate local action?

Cause 51

Summary of My Enterprise 2.0 Conference Notes

Portals and KM

It remains one of my favorite events in this space and is an especially good venue to meet many of the people I often only encounter on a virtual basis. Selling the Case for Accelerating Business Performance with Enterprise Collaboration Technologies: Enterprise 2.0 I did a series of ten posts covering sessions at the recent Enterprise 2.0 Conference.

2010 133

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

Portals and KM

Sonoa ServiceNet is a network and virtual appliance that supports enterprise cloud computing by enforcing security, interoperability, and performance policies. One use case is a major financial service firm that wants to accelerate customer access to revenue generating web services.

Cloud 130

Redefine the Workplace of the Future with Social Learning


How can you try to formalise what you just simply don’t know, can’t grasp, nor comprehend, or put any kind of physical or virtual barriers around it?

2012 260

VMware-Zimbra acquisition rumor perplexes users

Collaborative Thinking

Interesting rumor - but I agree with Chris Wolf and would add one possible scenario: Cisco, EMC, and VMware formed the Virtual Computing Environment (VCE) to help organizations with their private cloud implementation (per this Cisco release: Accelerate the Journey to Private Cloud Computing ).

2010 111

Boston E 20 Notes: Interview with Cisco’s Raj Gossain

Portals and KM

The new capability are part what's now called Cisco WebEx® Social (formerly known as Cisco Quad™) and build upon existing offerings that help employees share knowledge, find experts and information and form effective virtual work teams. With So the first major theme is bringing the organization together virtually where physically it has been dispersed. Accelerating innovation is where collaboration can really add value.

2012 136

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

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. Download Now Five Steps to Determine When to Virtualize YourServers VMware Server virtualization isnt just for big companies. Download Now Why Isnt Server Virtualization Saving Us More?

Pubs and taverns


According to the Lost Pubs Project , in the UK pubs are currently closing at an accelerating rate of 50 each week. It's virtually impossible." While there's been a fair amount of froth around parliament ( eg ), acknowledging the implications and condemning the tied pub model , there doesn't seem to have been much to challenge the trend. Apparently something similar has been happening in Chicago.

2012 43

Blogging for Knowledge Workers by Lilia Efimova


We even have got virtual water cooler sessions with no specific, nor set, agendas where ambassadors just network with one another learning from each other about what they are doing with their own social software adoption efforts.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Community 2.0

John Tropea - Delicious Community

It has been ten years since I wrote Net Gain and many people have asked me what my current view is on the economic opportunities associated with virtual communities. It provided me with a long awaited opportunity to re-visit in a public forum the topic of virtual communities.

2007 77

Falling Off the Edge

How to Save the World

What does it mean to witness the culmination of a thirty-millennium long (not very long in Earth terms) rapidly-accelerating extinction event, the first in 65 million years, that will transform the face of the planet? drawing by hugh macleod at gapingvoid.

2015 92

The Liquid Network: Where Good Ideas Come From


Do you happen to have about 18 minutes of your precious busy time, just before you get things going with your weekend (after a hard long week at work) to spare to go ahead and watch one of those TED Talks that will surely keep you thinking for a while on what true innovation is all about? You do?

2010 193

Saba Social Left Out Of IBM Deal

Collaborative Thinking

It allows IBM to sell Saba's learning solution directly (augmenting the value proposition of WebSphere Portal via a learning accelerator). In addition, IBM will offer a new Learning Accelerator for WebSphere Portal that is based on Saba Learning. Interesting news item - on the one hand, it seems straightforward. IBM partners with a well-known human capital management vendor that has a strong offering in the LMS/e-Learning space.

IBM 100

IBM Connect 2013 Conference Highlights – Adoption, Adoption, Adoption! #ibmconnect


2013 219

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


2013 197

Connectivity – The Achilles Heel of Remote Knowledge Web Work


2013 215

Work Stream #4 – Speaking at Client Events


Social Collaboration: ‘ Cooperation vs. Collaboration, how can we differentiate between one and the other when we have got (virtual) teams, networks and communities making smarter use of social tools and still make sense out of it all? ’ .

2016 130

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


The Future of Team Work (Maximizing possibilities with global, virtual, dynamic teams). Goodness! Today is going to be one of those days where I could surely do with a day of 36 hours, if not more!,

IBM 158

Collaborative Thinking: Apple snags 14 percent of US-based PC retail sales in February

Collaborative Thinking

With the amazing virtualization of Windows with Paralells and VMWare fusion you get the best of both worlds. The other day I set up Paralells for the first time and migrated a locked down corporate Windows labtop to a virtual image with about 20 minutes of labor on my part. I think as more young people and techies get Macs the pace of adoption will accelerate.

2008 100

The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections — Communities: The Driving Force of Enterprise 2.0


That one of having strong and healthy communities that can help accelerate, tremendously, the adoption rate of social software within the enterprise.

Lotus 188

List of "White Label" or "Private Label" (Applications you can Rebrand) Social Networking Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

offers an award-winning platform that facilitates the creation and management of these private business communities with world-class, easy-to-use tools that visually display relevant matches between people, companies, products - virtually anything.

2008 55

9 Ways To Increase Your Productivity While Working From Home


Still knowing there is a timeframe lurking around in the horizon waiting for you to accomplish something, somehow accelerates your sense of urgency and that seems to be really handy.

2011 276

The Social Enterprise – Nothing New Invented Here!


You should have a go and listen to what other groups of knowledge workers would be out there, helping accelerate that adoption of social software behind the firewall; you will be surprised about how balanced it all is, specially when combining both a bottom-up (i.e.

2010 211

2014, The Year That Was


And nearly four months later… I am back to blogging. Again. And for how long this time around? I just don’t know.

2014 206

Top 10 Use Cases Enterprise Microsharing Will Help You Get Less Email


As most of you folks know, I work in a program, within the IBM Software Group, called BlueIQ , whose mission is to help IBM accelerate the adoption rate of social software, both inside and outside of the corporate firewall.

2010 229

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.

2015 95

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 A renderer is used to project the virtual interactions on a big screen monitor, creating a real-time virtual 3D effect. It's like web conferencing, but with a virtual reality twist. Central Desktop Status Updates.

2009 89

News Updates (October 16, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Eg, " SharePoint use varies substantially across and within company size segments (often based on existing investments or policies), but virtually ALL of our follow-up phone interviews indicated basic collaboration and document management as the primary use. Tandberg Says No to Cisco.

2009 116

Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Here Comes ItalianPod

Ken Carroll

Any change to the curriculum that involves more than one course is virtually impossible in a modern research university. As this trend accelerates so should the change at universities. Ken Carroll networks, languages, and learning 2.0

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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Subscribe to Careers Subscribe to ERP APPLICATIONS CLOUD COMPUTING DATA CENTER MOBILE NETWORK SECURITY VIRTUALIZATION Drilldowns APPLE CAREERS DEVELOPMENT MICROSOFT OUTSOURCING WEB 2.0 10 Ways to Increase Power System Availability in Data Centers More White Papers » FEATURED SPONSORS ); SPONSORED LINKS IDG Free Security Virtual Conference 9/29/09 Boost corporate productivity by making smart investments.

CIO 51

The Power Of Pull: Joi Ito And Yossi Vardi Have Pull, And So Can You (Book Excerpt)

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

How can a big software company attract into a sprawling virtual community everybody it needs to get a difficult new product adopted quickly?

2010 77

How This Culture Makes Addicts of Us All (and Why That’s OK)

How to Save the World

So, for example, owners of fuel-efficient vehicles tend to drive them proportionally much more than owners of other vehicles, undoing any advantage of improving fuel efficiency in the hope of slowing the acceleration of oil consumption.

2012 93

Using social software to reinvent the customer relationship | Enterprise Web 2.0 |

John Tropea - Delicious Community

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.