The Business Case for Enterprise Social Bookmarking: $4.6 Million a Year in Cost Savings!

Elsua

Indeed, social bookmarking / tagging! Not sure what you would think, but I strongly believe that social bookmarking and social tagging are still an important and rather critical part of a successful Enterprise 2.0 adoption strategy.

10 Tips for Using Social Bookmarking Sites Effectively

Online Social Networking

To what extent do you benefit from social bookmarking sites in your social media projects? I myself only dabbled in social bookmarking until recently. Using Social Bookmarking Sites Effectively. My Favorite Social Bookmarking Sites.

Lessons Learned from Implementing Social Bookmarking at Océ

Portals and KM

implementation and adoption experiences. For this post I spoke with Samuel and Peter Kruizinga about their social bookmarking experiences. Peter and a colleague set up the social bookmarking application in the Research and Development department using an Open Source tool. Peter wanted a better way to share important links connected with their research so he set up the social bookmarking application.

Social Behavior, Usage Patterns, and Adoption: My Enterprise 2.0 Conference Notes

Portals and KM

This post covers the session, Social Behavior, Usage Patterns, and Adoption. To maximize the chances of success within any application initiative, you need an adoption strategy. Internet giants like Twitter, Facebook, Skype, Basecamp, and Gmail all succeeded where others had failed because of their unique adoption strategies. Then he asked about where does social media work?   Social media can help here also. There are many social media startups.

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The AppGap» YoolinkPro Provides a Useful Combination of Social Media Features Designed for Enterprise Adoption - Web apps for work; reviews + commentary; Work 2.0, Web 2.0, Enterprise 2.0

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

About | Contributors | Contact us | Subscribe: via RSS , via Twitter YoolinkPro Provides a Useful Combination of Social Media Features Designed for Enterprise Adoption by Bill Ives February 17, 2010 at 8:45 am · Filed under Web 2.0 Who is using social media tools?

My Fast Forward Posts for October 2009

Portals and KM

Implementing Social Bookmarking at Océ. Forrester Includes Social Computing in Top 15 Technology Trends Enterprise Architects Should Watch. Is Social Media the New Cigarette? Adoption Factor Here is the monthly listing of my Fast Forward blog posts. I find it helps me with an archive and hopefully is also useful to you. There is a separate category for these summaries in my right side column on this blog. There will be more in November.

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TownSquare … Social Networking and Social Computing R&D

Green Chameleon

implementation and adoption as organizations circle it like a group of neighbourhood dogs nervously eyeing and sniffing a porcupine, it seems clear that eventually organizations will have to realize that the tools and services that comprise what we call Enterprise 2.0 And that re-tooling will consist largely of social computing capabilities. The latest, known as "TownSquare,” is a business-user-focused social-networking tool.

Avoid Profile Potpourri

Collaborative Thinking

While initially identified as a social bookmark system for the enterprise (an "internal delicious"), the company has done a credible job of expanding the conversation beyond a tooling discussion. You might avoid some messy integration and user adoption issues down the road. .

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OpenNTF – Bookmark Viewer for IBM Lotus Connections Dogear

Elsua

I am sure you would agree with me that Social Computing, and, in particular, social software tools, still have got plenty of different challenges within the enterprise in order to provoke that massive cultural shift most of us have been looking forward to for a long while.

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More from Forrester on the Future of Enterprise 2.0 Technologies

Portals and KM

They focused on technologies considered most appropriate for employee collaboration and included 11 technologies: blogs, forums, mashups, microblogs, podcasts, prediction markets, RSS, social bookmarks, social networks, widgets, and wikis. Here is the breakdown but predicted success: Significant success: social networks and wikis Moderate success: blogs, forums, mashups, prediction markets, RSS, widgets Minimal success: microblogs, podcasts, social bookmarks.

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Social Learning at TELUS by Dan Pontefract

Elsua

On a rather regular basis one keeps bumping into not only some rather interesting and engaging dialogue amongst your social network(s), but also precious little gems that are worth while sharing across beyond G+.

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Prescient Releases the Social Intranet Study

Portals and KM

Prescient Digital Media will be officially releasing their report on the Social Intranet Study at the Intranet Global Forum conference in NYC, Nov 9-10. The study examines social media use on corporate intranets, and the magnitude, use and popularity of social media by employees and executives. The findings indicate that there is rapid adoption of social media on the corporate intranet in the past year.

Social Media: A Cautionary Tale

Collaborative Thinking

Social media means different things to different people. For others, social media implies leveraging customer communities or use of social media by employees acting as brand ambassadors to the public. Internal use of social media in the context of an employee social network site or enterprise social networking initiative can also become part of strategic discussions. Many technologies are associated with social media.

Social Business Begins by Unleashing Your Business Talent

Elsua

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 An employee reconceived the service, adding better social features.

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Leadership Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Social Network Analysis Social network analysis (SNA) is a set of theories, tools, and processes for better understanding the relationships and structure of a network. Stanford Social Innovation Review : Articles : Ten Nonprofit Funding.

Enterprise 2.0 Implementation, the book!

Green Chameleon

playbook&# because it gave strategic advice on how to encourage adoption and spur interaction. Implementation shows how to use viral and social networking tools to gain the competitive edge. Build internal social networks using open source and commercial applications.

Content in a world where it is infinite - Dr Horrible

Green Chameleon

Of course they are using me and you - the early adopters who have some influence - I had to see this because of Laura at BPP - you might see it because of me - a friend of your might see it because of you and so on. We are all struggling to find a way of making content valuable again.

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Collaborative Intelligence for companies - YoolinkPro

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Mixing up both social network and social bookmarking features, YoolinkPro allows users to select or share information with their colleagues in one click. I adopted it. » Request a contact. Please fill in this short form. We will contact you asap.

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

Elsua

It was one of those great presentations that makes you think about the daily challenges we all face when confronting work and our own productivity and how by shifting gears and opening up to social tools, we may find plenty of solutions to the problems we face today.

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Personal Knowledge Management by Harold Jarche (BlueIQ Ambassadors)

Elsua

It’s one of those fascinating fields that has permeated successfully throughout time from traditional KM and into the world of Social Networking reaching a new level of awareness that surely makes it all worth while diving into, if you haven’t done so just yet.

2009 Intranet Innovation Awards Now Live!

Elsua

Tags: Social Computing Innovation Learning Communities Knowledge Tools Knowledge Management Enterprise2.0

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Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business

Elsua

Yesterday evening, my time, I attended a rather interesting webcast with Sandy Carter , IBM’s Worldwide Sales Vice President, IBM Social Business, Collaboration, and Lotus Sales and Evangelism, along with Jeremiah Owyang , Industry Analyst at Altimeter Group , on the topic of Why Be Social?

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Leadning by Example: Ada Lovelace Day

Elsua

I am sure that by now most folks out there would be familiar with what’s about to start happening in a few hours from now in the social software space, specially out there in the blogosphere.

2009 182

The Harvest: After Event Reflections

Nancy White

I wanted to point out some examples of how people have shared out their harvest on blogs, tweets, and other social media to create external value. Wikis need to be extremely focused on real tasks/projects in order to be adopted.

Farewell Delicious

Chris Corrigan

Other than blogging, probably the first social networking site I used was delicio.us. When it was launched I was in my traditional “second-to-early adopter&# position and I relished it. Now with news that Yahoo is going to shut down the social bookmarking site , I’ve decided to let it go. I’ve downloaded all of my bookmarks in one html page and stored it in Evernote, which is the program I use for note taking.

Can Media Sites Keep Up Their Garden Walls?

Green Chameleon

Boston.com has recently adopted this tactic, with some early success. Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages

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Disasters - Public TV and Social Media - Iowa and St Louis

Green Chameleon

Ironically, the minimal resources that Public TV has is making its adoption of social media more widespread and the result is of course that the stations that have gone down this route are getting more attached to their members.

McKinsey Web 2.0 Enterprise Research - Surprises?

Green Chameleon

technologies are being adopted, on which areas of business they are deployed, on techniques to support adoption, and on the executives' level of satisfaction with the results. The latest in the ongoing string of research studies on Web 2.0

Awareness Report Shows Significant Rise in Enterprise Social Media - Will It Continue?

Green Chameleon

Recently Awareness released a report on “ Trends and Best Practices in Adopting Web 2.0 It shows that social media initiatives are on are increasing and continue to evolve. Highlights include: Employers are starting to allow social media participation more freely in their organizations: The number of organizations that allow social networking for business purposes has increased dramatically to 69 percent in 2008 up from 37 percent last year.

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The Future of Collaborative Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Aaron Fulkerson is co-founder and CEO of MindTouch , which has grown from a small open source project into a very popular collaboration platform that enables users to connect and customize enterprise systems, social tools and web services. "Social profiles: check.

Being Human – What Are You Afraid Of?

Elsua

Under the title Being Human he shared a few insights around the abstract that he submitted for the wonderful Social Business Edge conference event that will be taking place in New York in a couple of weeks and where he will be one of the many talented speakers.

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Dion Hinchcliffe Enterprise 2.0 Conference Workshop – Part Two

Portals and KM

platforms; wikis, blogs, microblogging, mashups, online communities, social bookmarking, social networking and them went over the vendor space with examples of each category. It can also be adapted to implement many of the social emergent tools but usually requires some work. Serena software uses Facebook (see my post - Serena has Adopted Facebook as their Intranet ). These were also all the key adoption strategies for knowledge management in the early 90s.

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News Updates (July 13, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Don't "Drive" Adoption. Paula argues that adoption of Enterprise 2.0 While some of these authors have introduced critical elements to address — seamlessness via platforms, work specific, governance & roles — they all use the phrase “drive adoption”. If you have to “drive adoption” you’ve failed at 2.0 The ‘adoption’ comes from rigorous ‘adaptation’ — it continuously morphs based on involvement from the ‘masses’. And embrace both stories - adopt the ‘and’ stance.

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An Early (and Smart) Step Towards “Mainstreaming� Enterpise 2.0

Green Chameleon

What I mean by trend is that over the past two years all the major workplace software vendors - Microsoft, IBM Lotus, Open Text, Google, Oracle, EMC Documentum, SAP, Adobe and so on - have all launched (or acquired companies that provide the elements of) "renovated" platforms that have collaboration and social computing at their cores. Dawn Foster notes the move of Enterprises to social. Zoli Erdos says “ Socialtext Becomes Really Social.

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MySite - Social Architecture Planning

Collaborative Thinking

Social feedback. Architecture: two databases: social data (note feedback, social bookmarks, social tagging) profile database (profile properties, membership colleagues etc). Social Feedback: Social tags, notes and ratings. Note: still need permission controls around sources being tagged/bookmarked as well as tags/bookmarks - not sure enough security was discussed and therefore not sure if it is in there. social feedback database.

Demand for on-demand too demanding for enterprises?

Green Chameleon

With traditional on-premise license revenues stalling, ISVs will adopt SaaS strategies en masse, led by either internal development initiatives, acquisition of synergistic SaaS assets or via virtualization. Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages

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Japanese Business Culture & Social Computing

Green Chameleon

What interested me most, however, was the cultural alignment of Japanese enterprises with social computing solutions. Within the “shushin koyo&# model of life-long relationships between employer and employee, many aspects of the individual’s social life were organised and supported by the corporation. On the face of it enterprise social computing tools are perfectly placed to fill this gap.

Even More Research on the Use of Social Software in the Workplace from IBM

Portals and KM

Millen, Werner Geyer, Casey Dugan recently published, Research on the Use of Social Software in the Workplace. It focused on their Beehive social networking website behind IBM’s firewall. Beehive was launched in 2007 by IBM Research as “an internal social network site for IBM employees designed to blur the boundaries of work and home, professional and personal, and business and fun.” I recently wrote about More IBM Research on Enterprise 2.0 – Activities and Other Tools.

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Enterprise 2.0 - Now a necessity in a low/no capital world - The Death of the Dinos

Green Chameleon

A deep undercurrent of this blog has been how difficult it is for a conventional organization to adopt a 2.0 It will use the network effect and it will use social capital to do big things.

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Ten Reasons Why "Enterprise RSS" Has Failed To Become Mainstream

Collaborative Thinking

The article below is interesting in that it does call out a dark truth - enterprise adoption of feed syndication tools has been lacking. That said, I have always felt that feed syndication platforms constitute the backbone for social software/Enterprise 2.0 This space remains one of the most critical architectural areas for enterprise strategists - it touches on everything organizations are doing with blogs, wikis, tagging and social bookmarking systems, and social networking.

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Why and How to SaaS – Jeff Kaplan at Serena Tag

Green Chameleon

The early adopters moved in 2006. There are shifting adoption patterns. and what Doesn’t Make Much Impac t) and who adopted SuccessFactors (see SuccessFactors: Bringing Web 2.0 Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages I just came back from covering the Serena Tag 2008 conference.

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CPsquare’s Connected Futures Workshop

Nancy White

We are using Howard Rheingold’s Social Media Classroom as our home base this round (we vary each time to add to our own learning!) Develop a deeper understanding of how new tools enable one another, are adopted and supported in communities.

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Internet Evolution - The Big Report - Can Enterprise Social Networking Pay Off?

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Social media at the enterprise level should be no different. All social." vuuchon Can Enterprise Social Networking Pay Off? Reddit Email This Can Enterprise Social Networking Pay Off? Introduction Written by Andrew Conry-Murray 3/21/2009 3 comments 3 saves Login to Rate Bob Pearson is convinced that enterprise social networking software  blogs, wikis, social bookmarking, and the like  will transform the way Dell works.