Adoption Strategy for Office 365 at Merck

Michael Sampson - Currents

Here’s the paragraphs in the announcement about the user adoption approach: Merck is using Office 365 to replace a group of disconnected technologies including Lotus Notes, Sametime, and WebEx, that we had deployed over the years. Our change agents will hold events to demonstrate the new way of working and reinforce the cultural change, and then work with individual teams to create tailored solutions. Adoption Microsoft Office 365

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[KMers] Training Community Managers and Facilitators


It would also be rather helpful to go through for those folks who may be interested in online communities in general and who would want to learn a lot more about how they operate them and what it is like being a community facilitator / builder. For others it is sufficient to facilitate.

SEEFA symposium identifies challenges to innovation in Ageing Better – it’s culture as much as tech

Social Reporter

Summary: a symposium on innovation, technology and later life provides confirmation that many of the challenges to making use of tech for ageing better are organisational and cultural as well as technical. The symposium was facilitated with an informal-yet-informed touch by Guardian public services editor David Brindle so that, unusually for this sort of event, if felt like a big, sensible conversation. Why not adopted more?

2015 174

Social Networking "Creates" a Collaboration Culture - Kim Nash

Michael Sampson - Currents

Kim argues that social networking creates a culture of collaboration : " Remember knowledge management? Pooling employee brainpower, KM proponents said, would speed up and refine how a company operates by facilitating collaboration. I'm skeptical of any claim that says a technology or tool "creates" a particular culture, especially within a well-established organization with a lot of history. That's a cultural turnoff in the extreme.

Facilitating Networking

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Facilitating Networking by Paula Thornton December 26, 2007 at 2:07 pm · Filed under 2.0 Bill has previously reported both on a major software developer, Serena, which has adopted Facebook to REPLACE their intranet (supporting 800 employees — the numbers can matter here) and WorkBook. Size/Effort/Culture These are so closely tied together it’s hard to unravel them from one another. The success of social networking technologies depends on adoption and buy-in.

From Changing Tools to Making Progress – Improving Amenability

Michael Sampson - Currents

Change the office layout to facilitate new interaction models and collaborative occasions. Or run a workshop on team culture, get an assessment done, and start exploring how to improve the cultural tone / smell of the unit.

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How I use social media

Nancy White

It was in “helping&# “save&# the community after Howard lost funding that I had my first big online facilitation failure. It was my urgency to figure this out that set me on my professional path as a practitioner and learner about online facilitation.

Business Reimagined by Dave Coplin, Microsoft

Michael Sampson - Currents

Dave’s fundamental thesis is that while technological advancements have been well adopted / embraced in our personal lives, the workplace hasn’t yet been affected enough. the deeper cultural changes needed within an organization for flexible work to work.

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Enterprise 2.0 initiatives and corporate culture awareness. | Gil Yehuda's Enterprise 2.0 Blog

John Tropea - Delicious Community

initiatives and corporate culture awareness. Check out this recent article and blog about corporate culture and the adoption of social business tools. is paved on a supportive culture. What is a supportive culture? initiatives and corporate culture awareness. |

Above and Beyond KM » Blog Archive » E2.0 Community Roles and Adoption Planning

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Community Roles and Adoption Planning Here are my notes from the second session of the Enterprise 2.o Luis prefers to talk about "facilitating" a community rather than "managing" a community.] Tags: community adoption facilitation deploy

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Collaborative Thinking: Building a Culture of Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Day: Peripheral Vision: Detecting the Weak Signals That Will Make or Break Your Company Subscribe to this blogs feed « Human Resources Challenges on a Global Scale | Main | Harnessing The Power Of Informal Employee Networks » October 05, 2007 Building a Culture of Collaboration An age-old truism: tools help (sometimes to a great degree), but organizational dynamics trump technology in terms of establishing effective collaboration efforts.

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Being social at work: which communications model to adopt for the enterprise? | The AppGap

John Tropea - Delicious Network

About | Contributors | Contact us | Subscribe: via RSS , via Twitter + sponsored by QuickBase Sponsored post : Access the 7 Tip Series from Intuit QuickBase on using Web-based software Being social at work: which communications model to adopt for the enterprise?

Facilitation, Objectivity, Worldviews, Innovation and Coping with Complex Problems

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

September 25, 2008 Facilitation, Objectivity, Worldviews, Innovation and Coping with Complex Problems I mon my way from San Jose to Vancouver and thence to Bowen Island for acourse on The Art of Hosting (a collection of event facilitation andproblem-solving methodologies). Its tempting to blame this on thefacilitators, but with a couple of exceptions the facilitation of thesesessions was done brilliantly. Our Culture.

2008 28

IBM Drives Enterprise Adoption of Social Networks with New Enterprise Adaptability Practice

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Practice Reviews Technology/Leaders The Enterprise Tags Architecture CEO China CIO CTO CMO Collaboration Culture Customer Experience Development Digital Hollywood E-Business Economics Economy Empowerment Enterprise Enterprise 2.0 Early adopters are very far ahead of laggards.

2008 36

Amplified Individuals in the Cloud

Social Reporter

In addition, the tools are not useful unless people adopt the social behaviours to go with them. Cloud computing will also bring a kind of cloud culture: increasingly, we will express ourselves through these clouds of films, videos, pictures, books, stories and music.

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10 options for implementing a KM strategy

Chris Collison

You might question whether you can change culture with an initiative, or roll-out values - we''ll leave that for a future post - but you get the idea.]. Last week I had the pleasure of providing my final virtual webinar for the first of the UN’s KM Online blended learning programme.

The Illusion of Community

How to Save the World

This is the ultimatum the collapse of our civilization’s systems and culture will soon present us all with, as possibly two billion climate refugees in a Great Migration bring about the ultimate clash of cultures and the final demise of all of our civilization’s systems.

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Have Prediction Markets arrived as an Enterprise Knowledge Sharing & Innovation Platform?

21st Century Organization

Adoption Prediction Market made news at the recent San Francisco Enterprise 2.0 Exemplifying the time for new ideas and technology to find their way into widespread adoption first use of an enterprise prediction market is credited to Robin Hanson ( George Mason University.

Manage, and you might survive. Facilitate, and you will thrive. :: Blog :: Headshift

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

Facilitate, and you will thrive. To a large extent managing is replaced by facilitating. Facilitate, dont manage! If you set up a platform to provide online networking among your members, you will still play a role, not as a manager but as a facilitator. facilitation km2.0

NTEN’s We Are Media Project | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

There is a veritable blossoming of projects to help people learn about and adopt social media these days. The resulting curriculum which will live on this wiki and will also cover important organizational adoption issues, strategy, ROI analysis, as well as the tools.

“But what about naysayers?”

Chris Corrigan

Anyone who disagrees with you will have the problem of never getting into the room unless they adopt to the reality of the situation. In complex problems like addressing social, cultural and economic systemic problems, no one has the right answer. Complexity Facilitation Featured OrganizationPerhaps I need to curate a series of posts called “The Whatabout Chronicles.”

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3 Benefits of KM, 3 Types of Community and Online Facilitation, Social Network Software, X-teams - Weekly Knowledge Management blog by Stan Garfield

John Tropea - Delicious Community

In order to do so, we must have a culture of trust, openness, and reward for willingness to talk about what we have done wrong. Centralized community De-centralized community Distributed community Three types of online facilitation To give you an idea about the challenges and opportunities offered to facilitators and community managers in an increasingly distributed online environment.

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E L S U A ~ A KM Blog by Luis Suarez " Blog Archive " Culture Clash in Office 2.0 - Provoking the Change through Communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Category: Collaboration , Communities , Enterprise2.0 , IBM , Knowledge Management , Knowledge Tools , Learning , Social Computing Tags: 1 Comment » Atul Rai says: September 19, 2007 at 9:59 am Hi Luis, I see this more as a clash of cultures in the sense of the organizational structure itself.

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What pragmatists might want to know about blogging


Behind my PhD research is an interest in translating practices of early adopters of weblogs into something that those that come after them might use: an understanding of relative advantage of blogging in knowledge-intensive environments and it’s compatibility with existing practices. There is also a piece on facilitating weblog adoption, probably tomorrow]. Tags: technology adoption knowledge networker blog research Knowledge work Meta-blogging Chapter 7.

2009 124

Collective Mindfulness Practices

How to Save the World

Michael has written a lot about the malaise of our modern culture and the damage it has done to us individually and collectively. We both believe that the social and material disintegration of our civilization culture is now beyond halting or reforming. Our Culture / Ourselves

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Can Using Facebook Within Your Organization Add Value?

Leading Virtually

I believe that these business leaders are not seeing the value of the social interaction that is facilitated by a tool such as Facebook. Research tells us that social interaction is very useful for facilitating knowledge transfer and innovation in organizations.

Opportunity for Consulting or Workshop with Michael - United States on April 19 and 20

Michael Sampson - Currents

I'll be in the United States for the week prior to the conference, delivering a two-day in-house workshop on user adoption for a client in Seattle. I could: - provide consulting on strategies for making collaboration work , around the topics of culture, governance, and adoption. facilitate the Collaboration Roadmap In-house Workshop at your organization. facilitate the User Adoption Strategies Workshop at your organization.

Understanding where you are, not where you think you are: some tips and a process

Chris Corrigan

in other words, organizations are trying to build a culture of innovation and adaptability but they are constrained by management process that manage to the targets in the plan. Adopt all of the the schemes.

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Strategic Intranets Summit on Collaboration (Wellington, August 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Workshop: Embracing the Culture of Collaboration and Encouraging the Use of Intranet Collaboration Workspace. A culture of collaboration – Why the people stuff comes first. - Promoting and facilitating better collaboration – Encouraging user adoption.

2010 136

Green Chameleon » Knowledge Power and Responsibility: A Conversation with Nancy Dixon

Green Chameleon blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Knowledge Power and Responsibility: A Conversation with Nancy Dixon I had the privilege of a wonderful conversation with Nancy Dixon on the sidelines of KM Asia at the end of November (thanks to Ark Group for facilitating this).

CommunityBuilders: The State of Community Management 2010 with Rachel Happe and Jim Storer


in order to help and support one another facilitating their own communities much more effectively.

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Green Chameleon » Planning vs Co-Evolution in Knowledge Management

Green Chameleon

The chaps over at Anecdote have been thinking about facilitating knowledge strategy processes , and have built a nice list of typical KM interventions and objectives, which they use as attractors for leadership teams to figure out what’s most important to them.

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Full Circle Associates " Digital Habitats Community Orientation Spidergram Activity

Nancy White

Library clips :: Spidergram to visualise community orientation, adoption, and requests :: April :: 2009 on 08 Apr 2009 at 10:10 pm [.]

2009 105

SharePoint Swoop – The Intranet Makeover Show

Michael Sampson - Currents

A world where the journey of a growing pop culture business intersects with three superhero Microsoft MVPs. It is also the Facilitated Group Re-Imagining strategy in one of my other books – User Adoption Strategies. Microsoft published Season 1 of SharePoint Swoop: The Intranet Makeover Show , where three well-known MVPs swoop into an organisation for three days and make some SharePoint and Office 365 magic happen.

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KM World 2014: Some Useful Workshops

Portals and KM

This half day workshop shares their secrets: how they work, their values, how they adopt/adapt/ exapt new ways of working with their global team. They’ll talk about the cornerstone of what makes their networked organization work: transparency, trust, authenticity, and a culture of sharing and cooperation. In the afternoon Catherine Shinners and Carrie Young continue with the workshop, “Enterprise Social Networking: Business Case, Adoption, & Engagement” from 1:30 to 4:30.

2014 156

Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Designing conversations

Ken Carroll

Speakers use conversational structures to engage listeners, create cohesion, and facilitate comprehension. If I want to connect with readers in book format, then I adopt the most effective discourse starategies for that medium. I wanted to add that part of what’s going on “under the surface&# is culturally based too. The cultural behavior seemed to move the whole thing along. (I Ken Carroll networks, languages, and learning 2.0

Don’t Start with the Tools: They Are Not Your Final Destination


“ Earlier on today, I had a rather productive, and very enlightening, meeting with one customer to talk about social software adoption within the enterprise, and this very same reflection that Oscar mentioned on his blog post came up, once again. “?

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Design Considerations For Enterprise Social Networks

Collaborative Thinking

While enterprise social networking has been covered extensively in the media and by IT analyst firms, one of the least discussed aspects of the topic has been the issue of design and the potential impact of design on employee adoption of such tools and applications. Psychology of adoption. We rarely invest in the time, research, and resources needed to understand the organizational, community, and inter-personnel dynamics that create the cultural context for how the work is done.

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The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise


Over at the BrainYard , my good friend, Rachel Happe , put together, just recently, a rather interesting and insightful blog post under the heading “ Got Culture? Corporate culture has always influenced collaboration.

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Social Business in 2013 – An Opportunity (Open Business)


Knowledge workers ultimately adopt and embrace as well a much more open, public, trustworthy and transparent manner of collaborating and sharing their knowledge. This is while we have witnessed and experienced the rampant adoption of social networking tools behind the firewall.

2013 249

Community Is A Management Approach, Not Just a Role

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Are you an executive looking for what a ’social’ approach means in terms of a leadership, cultural, strategic, measurement, programming, or tools perspective? Well, companies need to adopt that approach as well. facilitation

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iSimulate as a nexus for a CoP of economists

Digital Habitats

In the podcast Gauresh talks about how iSimulate was created, adopted and plans for the future. Simon Hearn on Online Community Facilitation. Blended Facilitation Podcast from Matt Moore (with Ed Mitchell, Matt and I). Cross posted from Nancy’s blog.

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The Future of Collaboration Lies in Human Resources AND Management’s Hands


A few weeks ago I put together the attached article for CMSWire where I tried to reflect on what I feel is the number #1 challenge for today’s corporations in terms of embracing a much more open, transparent, knowledge sharing culture through the emergence of social technologies behind the firewall. It’s easier to manage individuals than to facilitate communities and/or networks working together towards a common set of objectives. It’s a culture issue.

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