Technology Stewardship: App Integration Testing

Digital Habitats

My peers are discovering and using different approaches than I am and this sharing of draft strings helps us both see our own practice in new light, and enhance our repertoires by learning from each other. We’ve talked about alternatives. Why the integration?

Technology Stewardship: App Integration Testing

Full Circle Associates

My peers are discovering and using different approaches than I am and this sharing of draft strings helps us both see our own practice in new light, and enhance our repertoires by learning from each other. We’ve talked about alternatives. Why the integration?

Kapow Software - A New Approach to Application Development

Michael Sampson - Currents

When building applications that integrate data from multiple systems, Kapow Software offers an alternative to manual coding or relying on poorly-implemented APIs : " In my books and workshops on collaboration, I talk about the technology being "at most 10% of the equation" when it comes to success.

Collaborative Thinking: Sametime 7.5 Asterisk

Collaborative Thinking

& Asterisk IBMs approach to unified communications is anchored around applications, an important distinction from the current state of Microsofts effort which has been more centric to platform convergence. plug-in and integration with Asterisk (an open source PBX).

Collaborative Thinking: Building A Robust Feed Syndication Platform

Collaborative Thinking

While this type of scale may not be necessary within an enterprise per se - it does illustrate how such platforms should be approached as a core infrastructure decision. View an alternate. Facebook Developers | Integrating Facebook Chat Everywhere Subscribe to Collaborative Thinking Add me to your TypePad People list Archives May 2010 April 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 More.

Collaborative Thinking: Social Media & Financial Services

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Lingering Privacy Doubts Over Facebooks Beacon | Main | Social Media & Pharmaceuticals » December 04, 2007 Social Media & Financial Services An article worth reading that outlines the approach taken by two organizations: Wells Fargo entered the social media game when it launched Stagecoach Island in May 2005. View an alternate.

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SIKM community presentation

Digital Habitats

The web has made an explosion of alternatives. All: Taking a developmental approach – the path to tool usage as important as destination. To keep building on Thomas’ question, the issue is not so much standardization of tools and platforms as it is of integration.

2010 159

What is Next for Desktop Productivity Tools?

Portals and KM

The report indicated that though most enterprises have long-term plans to continue using Office, alternative productivity tools will remain in the mix by leveraging the tools employees access for do-it-yourself technologies, such as those through mobile devices and the cloud. They pointed out that the recent recession has driven interest in free or low-cost alternatives to Microsoft Office and has slowed upgrade plans. approach and tools.

New High Performing Teams Simulation Game from Bioteams Ken Thompson

The Bumble Bee

The simulation integrates best practices from Informal Learning , Game-based Learning and Business Simulation. The game concludes with the delegates applying the HPT approach to their own teams using the templates and checklists from the simulation.

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Skype as a community platform

Learning Alliances

If you are a technology steward, it’s not only a great tool but it’s also a handy example for illustrating some of the use and integration issues that we have to deal with and be able to talk about. everyone is on Skype, conference calling and group chat are nicely integrated.

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Tech steward meet tech mentor

Digital Habitats

15) “Participation” is an alternative to an internalization or consumption perspective. On the other hand, he or she may play an integral role in demonstrating the technology practice or even installing the technology and ensuring its status as operational.

Papers on mobile assisted language learning (MALL)

e-Moderation Station

Audio translation apps, augmented reality, and just-in-time learning approaches are providing alternatives to those with neither access nor time to learn a language. Photo by Milica Sekulic.

Tech steward meet tech mentor

Learning Alliances

15) “Participation” is an alternative to an internalization or consumption perspective. On the other hand, he or she may play an integral role in demonstrating the technology practice or even installing the technology and ensuring its status as operational.

Skype as a community platform

Digital Habitats

If you are a technology steward, it’s not only a great tool but it’s also a handy example for illustrating some of the use and integration issues that we have to deal with and be able to talk about. everyone is on Skype, conference calling and group chat are nicely integrated.

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Work Stream #1 – Learning Is the Work

Elsua

Learn from you, learn with you, on what it is like becoming a successful Socially Integrated Enterprise.

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Community Input: SharePoint 2010

Collaborative Thinking

Atlassian, NewsGator) whose products integrated into SharePoint in ways that alleviated some of the worst functionality (e.g., Burton Group research on enterprise social networking in 2008 found that organizations were tired of tool-by-tool approaches when it came to social tools (blogs, wikis, social networking). There are more integration points however, and a lot of cross-dependencies, and inability to really substitute components.

2010 146

Social Architecture (a manifesto) | Management Innovation eXchange

John Tropea - Delicious Community

In his free ebook ‘ One Tribe at a Time ’ he talks about an “acceptable level of integration.”: The organizational change management approach caters for 4 different elements. We just need another new way to approach it and help each other. Management Innovation eXchange.

Should You Move Your Email To The Cloud?

Portals and KM

There are several alternatives to on premise: fully hosted, hosted supporting services (hybrid), and split domain (another hybrid). For this reason companies are moving to the “big bang” all at once approach to migration.   Issues that can slow things down: integration, security, SLAs, and legal terms. Then determine integration requirements. I am attending Forrester's Content & Collaboration Forum 2011.

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Tech steward meet tech mentor

Digital Habitats

15) “Participation” is an alternative to an internalization or consumption perspective. On the other hand, he or she may play an integral role in demonstrating the technology practice or even installing the technology and ensuring its status as operational.

News Updates (October 21, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

It is compatible with SOA-based IT environments and gives people a complete, open, and secure alternative to closed and costly Microsoft desktop software. Address Book integration, for task resource assignments. Jive Gets $12 Million.

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The Future of Collaborative Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

" This approach to software development does not work. The resulting application suites are monolithic, inflexible, not extensible, expensive to scale and are invariably difficult, if not impossible, to integrate with other enterprise technologies.

As the Knowledge Hub faces closure, might a creative Twitter mob help with re-invention?

Social Reporter

There were high hopes in 2009 that it would integrate with other social media, and also enable conversations with wider publics. The likely result of the current approach is that the Knowledge Hub will just close, or drift into some further iteration that will be less satisfactory than the current setup. However, as Carl says, hard times may require a change of approach. Part 1 – Steve Dale on alternative knowledge architectures.

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What is the best network structure?

Net-Map Toolbox

Also, innovative ideas, learning from field experience, experimentation and alternative solutions are not encouraged in a system that has pre-defined who owns and controls all relevant information. A less centralized structure with stronger inter-connectivity and lateral flows is much less vulnerable to one actor’s lack of performance, allows for more cross-pollination and the integration of alternative approaches.

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News Updates (February 26, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

affirms the company’s position as the industry’s leading SaaS-based SharePoint alternative for mid-sized businesses. Formotus provides mobile device integration with SharePoint. Nordic River announced a partnership with Box.net, to integrate its document collaboration capabilities with Box. Central Desktop 2.0. Central Desktop released a major update to its hosted collaboration service, with a revised UI, an online file viewer, improved wiki navigaton, and more. "

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News Updates (November 19, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Drug companies are exploring collaborative approaches to bringing better drugs to market faster. " [The] linear, trial-and-error method is no longer a sustainable model for big pharmaceutical companies. Drug Company Collaboration.

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Notes on "BPOS: Is It The Future" (Brendon Ford, Provoke)

Michael Sampson - Currents

if you have no disaster recovery approach, then perhaps BPOS can help out. - if you want to make life easier for system administrators (because there is so much to learn and do), then BPOS is an alternative. - he showed a way of integrating other services into BPOS. Brendon Ford from Provoke Solutions in Wellington is now talking at the SharePoint Conference 2009 in New Zealand. BPOS is a subset of Microsoft Online Services (cloud-based services).

Gnip Continues To Push For A Real-Time (Data) Web

Collaborative Thinking

This new offering leverages the Gnip SaaS Integration Platform but is provided as a complete white-label and embeddable solution adding real-time push to an existing infrastructure. The main capabilities include the following: Push Endpoint Management: Easily register service endpoints and APIs to create alternative Push endpoints that are powered by the Gnip platform. Another company to watch: New Gnip Push API Service.

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Emerging Autopoietic Communities – Scalability of Knowledge Transfer in Complex Systems

John Tropea - Delicious Community

organizational integrity and address organizational imperatives. that knowledge management is all about information systems, or alternatively, about tacit knowledge in people. The present paper provides an overview of an approach we. integral and inescapable aspect of autopoietic systems. rationalist approaches as well as by natural selection to. Alternatively, we have seen micromanagers concerned with time keeping.

Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

Twitter’s growth has been fueled largely by the company’s more open approach to its data, embracing third-party developers and encouraging them to make cool shit with its API. That’s an interesting approach.

Ten critical foundations for successful collaborative networks

The Bumble Bee

This is a pre-contractual bilateral agreement between a network business and the network "Business Integrator" used in the opportunity evaluation phase. A VEN needs to explore alternative mechanisms for creating joint accountability among all parties.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

This is software you can brand and integrate tightly into your existing domain. Awareness builds these features into complete communities for companies, or customers use the Awareness API and widgets to integrate Web 2.0 approach !

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Lessons from the field

Viv Mcwaters

So it was only natural that I would make a slideshow to 1) ease people into the training 2) demonstrate an alternative to crappy powerpoint and bullet points 3) ensure I had a plan for the first day at least 4) prove to myself that I could integrate a slideshow, and interaction. Doing beats all other approaches. There’s always an alternative. Having time and space to relax helps people to integrate and consolidate their learning.

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SharePoint 2010 for Intranets: Post-Webinar Comments

Michael Sampson - Currents

Microsoft takes the approach of building as much as it can into the product for a release cycle, and then listening to what customers want as input for the next. And yes, what SharePoint 2010 offers out-of-the-box may now be as good as or better than competing alternatives. With this background in mind, Martin said " organizations will have other tools in place with people profile information -- Lotus Notes, for example -- how will firms integrate this in? "

2010 129

Notes from IBM's Social Business Success Story #ibmsocbiznz @socialbizguy

Michael Sampson - Currents

It's even integrated with Sametime, to suggest giving thanks to people. -. The IBM Social Business AGENDA approach, through a free workshop. An alternative is to run through a survey to look at where you are at with social business, and where to go from here. Vaughan Rivett from IBM New Zealand is presenting on the IBM Social Software Success Story. The session is in Auckland New Zealand, and there's about 80 people here for a 7.30am breakfast and presentation.

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Collaborative Thinking: Google FeedServer

Collaborative Thinking

We hope that the approach weve taken is helpful to those who would like to create read/write Atom feeds for existing data sources. View an alternate.

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Collaborative Thinking: Innovation Has Its Own Personality

Collaborative Thinking

This is an extreme approach to fostering innovation in an otherwise relatively static office environment that was proposed by Robert I. Reorganizing staff can fuel new approaches to engaging everyday problems. View an alternate.

Notes on ASK102 Ask the Product Managers

Michael Sampson - Currents

Social integration features are great. Ditto re social integration. - (name?) - Domino Server. Focus on SAP integration, and IBM Forms. It's an alternative. The current iNotes approach isn't ideal for XPages. In the third-to-last slot at IBM Connect 2013, the Ask the Product Managers session is kicking off. Each product manager is introducing themselves: - Ed Brill - he will be moving to a new role in IBM in the mobility area.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

The “worldview” that is creating this present systemic approach. ( With this model in mind, a CLA map might look something like this: Other tools in this suite include: Spiral Dynamics Integral (SDi), used to understand and inform personal and collective growth through internal modeling.

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Collaborative Thinking: Microsoft UC (OCS) Presentations and Demos

Collaborative Thinking

View an alternate. Facebook Developers | Integrating Facebook Chat Everywhere Subscribe to Collaborative Thinking Add me to your TypePad People list Archives May 2010 April 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 More.

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Collaborative Thinking: Peter Saint-Andre on Presence

Collaborative Thinking

I have no qualm with SIP at all but remain convinced that SIMPLE is fundamentally flawed, is being used by vendor to advance their own agendas, and should not the one-basket-for-all-eggs direction pursued by the industry when it comes to approaching "presence" in a broader sense.

FOAF Musings

Collaborative Thinking

Major enterprise vendors tend to dismiss it, ignore it or switch the conversation to their own approach - but it's still worth knowing about if you want to maintain a level of industry awareness and remain open to different viewpoints that may end up augmenting whatever approach you decide to adopt (related to a vendor's product).

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Circling Around To Enterprise 2.0 Again

Collaborative Thinking

The 2007 release was arguably the first concerted effort to deliver an integrated platform, adding additional components along the way. Few organizations back in 2003 adopted a formal enterprise-wide, top-down approach. I have clients piloting SharePoint alternatives. Thomas Vanderwal posted an article on Microsoft SharePoint 2007 that has caught traction on other blogs ( Sharepoint as a Gateway Drug to Greater Efficiency. ) and on Twitter.

Instant Communities: List of companies that provide Web Collaboration Suites or Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Community

List of companies that provide collaboration platforms Alfresco “Alfresco is the leading open source alternative for enterprise content management. Their own applications can be directly integrated into their platform to meet the specific needs of the member base.

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