Work Live Integration – 23 and 1/2 Hours


Instead, a long while ago I have made the transition into what some people have been calling work life integration, where one of key words / concepts that has started making the rounds in the last few years, that is, flexibility, is gaining more and more importance and relevance as we move forward.

Integrating Alfresco with Office Online in Office 365 – Options?

Michael Sampson - Currents

Alfresco is an enterprise content management and business process management vendor. So here’s the question: in the new world of Office 365, how does Alfresco provide an integration with Office Online?

BlackBerry Client for Microsoft SharePoint — Update on Calendar Integration

Michael Sampson - Currents

The calendar integration to the BlackBerry calendar was of particular interest to me, as I haven't seen this done before. It's a good first step, but more is needed on the calendar integration. Enterprise Mobility

Enterprise 2.0 Conference Notes: Three Approaches to Social Computing Platforms

Green Chameleon

I went to an interesting session at the Enterprise 2.0 I think there are markets for each of the three approaches on this panel. (I nGenera - we see the change to enterprise 2.0 Microsoft - we want to make sure MS platform that has key elements that work with all components - e.g. not just tags in wikis but also in enterprise applications - we want the integration of all data - like tags (I think Microsoft and Jive both made good points here).

Integrating Transactions and Interactions: A Fable

Portals and KM

In the last two days, I wrote about: Integrating the Interactions with the Transactions, and Maybe Enterprise 2.0 I this post I want to share an example of an early success with this type of integration using old school tools. The new enterprise 2.0 We then adopted this term for what we did but it was really an early example enterprise 2.0. The people felt they had some control here and rumors spread around the enterprise in nanoseconds.

It’s All About Work Life Integration; It’s All About You!


Because, in my own experience, it’s not about striking a good work life balance, but eventually it’s all about Work Life Integration. No matter what your boss or your colleagues tell you about it or regardless of that huge deadline that is approaching!).

Thinking About How Real Workers Use New Collaboration Tools – the Ford Approach

Michael Sampson - Currents

Among other changes, he comments on the new approach Ford IT took with helping users understand how to make use of the various tools available to them in their work: Many IT departments have had to cut back on their help desk and user support in recent years and have ended up leaving users to their own devices — figuratively, and even literally in some cases.

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The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise


The key question would be whether your business is well prepared to invest, heavily enough, in shaping up its own culture to re- adjust and become a truly Social Enterprise. It’s an integral part of who we are.

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Industrialisation of Social Networking for the Enterprise


The blog is different, because it’s an integral part of me, it’s an extension of my brain, my thoughts, my experiences, my know-how, my digital self-being and, as such, it will always be there. Or, to put it in other words, automation of your social networking presence.

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Notes on CCS105 Bayer MaterialScience - Integrating IBM Connections and Microsoft Technologies

Michael Sampson - Currents

Bert Oberholz and Cindy Schlebusch from BMS are talking about BMS's implementation of Connections, and the integration with Microsoft technologies. in 2010, more focused approach - to introduce Connections with the new personalized work place (a new standard laptop image). -. plan for 2012 - Bayer-wide availability, integration with SharePoint, and Connections 4 late in 2012. draw a distinction between social cooperation and enterprise collaboration.

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Enterprise Micro-Messaging: Standalone or Integrated with Comprehensive Collaboration Platform? Or Both?

Portals and KM

Here is a post on the collaboration platforms that are integrating micro-messaging. Is there a role of both approaches in parallel with different functions? There is a population that sees integration of microblogging with other collaboration tools as necessary for far reaching adoption.”. Most IM systems are no longer standalone but integrated with email and other communications systems. What if email and collaboration both integrate microblogging?

Re-Thinking Follow Models Within The Enterprise

Collaborative Thinking

Social network sites ( defined by boyd and Ellison for consumer sites in 2007 and extended by myself (while at Burton Group) to apply to enterprise sites in 2008 ), were instrumental in making follow models more prominent. Current enterprise social networking trends favor the asymmetric approach. The asymmetric nature Twitter approach has been generally accepted as the better practice. Tags: Enterprise 2.0

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Whitepaper: Enterprise Mashups Change Everything

Evolving Web

Profitability, Predictability and Performance through Enterprise Mashups is now available for download. And then he adds: “In short, every specific enterprise mashup example misses the [perhaps more important] point that enterprise mashups are good for whatever use the users find.

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Enterprise 2.0: A Transition From Destination Site To Platform Services

Collaborative Thinking

This first post concerns Enterprise 2.0 and social network sites: Trend : The focus of “Enterprise 2.0”-related related solutions will expand from social network sites to social applications hosted on the social network site itself and social networking services capable of adding social context to productivity suites, collaboration tools, enterprise portals, business processes, and mobile applications. Detail : In general, the first wave of Enterprise 2.0 Enterprise 2.0

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Enterprise 2.0 Conference: Session Proposals

Collaborative Thinking

As we did with the San Francisco event where I submitted sessions that were accepted on enterprise micro-blogging and OpenSocial in the enterprise, we can load-balance and shuffle moderators. As a member of the Enterprise 2.0 posted by Mike Gotta in Technology Foundations of Enterprise 2.0 This panel session will engage Cisco in a frank and open discussion on the merits of its collaboration strategy, implications to the Enterprise 2.0

Circling Around To Enterprise 2.0 Again

Collaborative Thinking

Products are neither Enterprise 2.0 The 2007 release was arguably the first concerted effort to deliver an integrated platform, adding additional components along the way. From a deployment perspective - Microsoft adopted an explicit bottoms-up effort to sell SharePoint 2003 within large enterprises. Few organizations back in 2003 adopted a formal enterprise-wide, top-down approach. But question lingers - does that mean that SharePoint "is not" Enterprise 2.0.

Oracle's View On Enterprise 2.0

Collaborative Thinking

When conversations on Enterprise 2.0 Billy Cripe is the director of product management, Enterprise 2.0 Vince Casarez is vice president of product mangement, Enterprise 2.0 tenets proposed my Andrew McAfee: “Enterprise 2.0 Two key points are further explained in McAfee's Enterprise 2.0, Thumbs-down: The notion that employees start off with a "shared purpose" with the enterprise is an assumption that could have been explained better. Enterprise 2.0

Collaborative Thinking: Enterprises Not One Dimensional - Technology Not the Only Influence on the Future Enterprise

Collaborative Thinking

Acquisition Might Mean To Microsoft » January 31, 2008 Enterprises Not One Dimensional - Technology Not the Only Influence on the Future Enterprise I totally and enthusiastically agree with Dan. and Enterprise 2.0 Fine - well call you Enterprise 2.0

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Google Plus and The Enterprise – What’s The Deal?


A few days back a couple of folks asked me to comment on where I would see Google Plus in the near future with regards to other Enterprise Social Networking tools and my initial thoughts have been, almost from the beginning, that the potential to become rather significant is already there.

2011 192 Brings Greater Context to Enterprise Collaboration

Portals and KM

  I have long been a proponent of this approach going back to building process-aligned knowledge management systems beginning in the early 90s. Now Qontext has taken the approach a step further with its pinning concept. Enterprise 2.0

2011 164

Reflections from 2011 – Redefining Your Social Web Presence


IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Metablogging Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Enterprise Work Life Integration

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Jive Engage Platform: Collaboration Inside and Outside of the Enterprise

Michael Sampson - Currents

This morning I spent a few hours trawling around the Jive Software web site , getting an update on current thinking and approaches coming out of Jive. The bi-directional integration between Jive and SharePoint looks clean. Tags: Enterprise Collaboration It was good to see evidence of progress since my last review a few months ago.

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My KM World Notes: Evolve From a Tactical E-Discovery Approach to Search and E-Discovery

Portals and KM

  This is part of the Enterprise Search Summit.     It is titled:  Evolve From a Tactical E-Discovery Approach to Search and E-Discovery   by  Brian W. During the next 18 months, initiatives to cut costs and rising regulatory demands will drive enterprise e-discovery investments. Lacking an end-to-end approach to gather and filter information, few enterprises report having a holistic approach to e-discovery.

Enterprise Social Software Will be Pervasive by 2016 - Perhaps

Portals and KM

The Forrester report, Social Enterprise Apps Redefine Collaboration , predicts that enterprise social software twill become a $6.4   To quote Forrester directly, “By creating a social layer between information workers and the applications and communications infrastructure, social enterprise apps will overcome the adoption malaise that has affected UC&C. It also means that there is an important technology component to enterprise 2.0

2016 169 Provides Social Email to Push Enterprise Collaboration Adoption

Portals and KM

has now released a cross-platform suite of enterprise collaboration products designed to boost user adoption of the dominant enterprise collaboration tools. SharePoint’s adoption by IT departments has been pervasive with close to 80% of the enterprise collaboration market.

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Forrester's Leslie Owens Covers Enterprise Search

Portals and KM

 (Leslie’s expertise includes: enterprise search, semantic tools, information classification, and taxonomies and I have covered her work before (see for example, Forrester on Enterprise Search Trends ). Leslie noted in our conversation that the enterprise is a bounded community. You know all about the participants who engage in conversations within the enterprise social media platforms. With social computing inside the enterprise the expectation is transparency.

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Traction Releases TeamPage Attivio Plus and Social Enterprise Web

Portals and KM

Social Enterprise Web allows you to discover, discuss, tag, task and use external documents or database records discovered by search or selected with a TeamPage badge (a "Like" button for collaboration). Social Enterprise Web is an integrated search and badging capability.

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Green Chameleon » The Enterprise Search Ecosystem

Green Chameleon blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about The Enterprise Search Ecosystem Jayne Dutra has posted a report on Free Pint giving the most sensible overview I’ve seen of the direction Enterprise Search is going in – an ecosystem of tools and methods (including taxonomies), bound together by metadata, and serving a variety of information environments (or information neighbourhoods as I call them).

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Recap of the Enterprise 2.0 Conference for 2010

Michael Sampson - Currents

The annual Enterprise 2.0 Integration of what's going in to simplify life for people. Jive's new integration with Twitter bolsters its Market Engagement solution. Eg, the new Jive What Matters , where Jive brings together what's going on that impacts the current user, plus what they should be working on, into an integrated user interface. Jive is attempting to deal with the new realities and provide a workable approach to staying afloat in the information tsunami.

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The Networked Enterprise and Bioteams in China

The Bumble Bee

Alex Lin (CEO of ChinaValue Business New Media) has just conducted a major interview with me ( Ken Thompson) where we explore in detail the concept of The Networked Enterprise for Link to the book - The Networked Enterprise - on

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Jakob Nielsen Takes on Enterprise 2.0

Portals and KM

He recently posted an extensive piece on Social Networking on Intranets that addressed adoption issues for enterprise 2.0 It begins with the subtitle, Ready or Not, Here Comes Enterprise 2.0, which sort of captures his approach. Jakob portrays enterprise 2.0

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Booz Allen Extends its Enterprise 2.0 Collaborative Platform

Portals and KM

A few months ago I wrote a series of posts on the innovative and award winning approach Booz Allen is taking to enhance enterprise collaboration and engagement (see Implementing Enterprise 2.0 It could also be easily integrated into the overall Hello skin.

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KM World and Enterprise Search Summit 2010 Notes: Designing Social Search in the Enterprise

Portals and KM

Here is the first in a series of session notes for  KM World 2010  and  Enterprise Search Summit 2010. I attended the workshop, Designing Social Search in the Enterprise. How do we add this social element into enterprise search systems? You will learn to think and design through the considerations to augment findability with social search within the enterprise.   Enterprise search is problematic.

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Enterprise 2.0 Summit: Learning from Alcatel-Lucent, IBM, Yves Caseau, BASF & More "How People Matter"

21st Century Organization

Surrounded by really smart, disciplined business thinkers, Enterprise 2.0 The important conversations were not about the abundant technology platforms vying for "Enterprise 2.0" Alcatel-Lucent- An Implementation Approach to Follow. Coinciding with Enterprise 2.0

2012 169

2014, The Year That Was


Spent vast majority of the time reflecting on what I wanted to do next, whether it was working for another vendor in the Social Business & Enterprise Social Networking space, or work for an international business, or work at a startup or, eventually, set up my own business.

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Response to "SharePoint 2007: Gateway Drug to Enterprise Social Tools"

Michael Sampson - Currents

Last week Thomas Vander Wal trashed SharePoint as an enterprise social computing platform in a blog post entitled SharePoint 2007: Gateway Drug to Enterprise Social Tools. He ultimately concluded that SharePoint failed for enterprise 2.0. If an organization has purchased and installed SharePoint without a proper technical due diligence about what it can do and can’t do in the “enterprise 2.0” Enterprise 2.0 on the 2009 Enterprise 2.0 Enterprise 2.0

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Enterprise Collaboration Architecture from Cisco that Goes Beyond Technology

Portals and KM

Cisco provides a Collaboration Services Group that is not tied to Cisco products but helps clients with a vendor independent approach. Mark Eggleston, a member of this group I met at the Enterprise 2.0 I found it full of good advice and very helpful for framing an enterprise collaboration effort. The paper begins with four trends that impact collaboration on an enterprise scale: borderless enterprises, workplace mobility, consumerization of IT, and information proliferation.

Notes on CUST119 Prudential: Thinking about Social Business Adoption? Don't Forget Enterprise Social Governance

Michael Sampson - Currents

Jean Balbo from Prudential Financial is talking about enterprise social governance. Approach: - feedback workshops with the Law, Compliance, and Business Ethics organization. when starting a community, for support at the enterprise / local level), attestation process. develop a governance structure and approach. Enterprise Roles - are divided into two parts: - Oversight (4 roles) - Executive Champions, Owners, Intranet Steering Committee, Intranet Advisory Group.

2013 132

10 Strategies for Integrating Learning and Work (part 2)


In my last post I listed ten strategies for integrating learning with work. 10 STRATEGIES FOR INTEGRATING LEARNING AND WORK. However, from the perspective of integrating learning and work, social media is a technical platform (like none before it) for sharing, collaborating and communicating while work is being accomplished. I think the convergence is good for further integration of learning and working.

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Collaborative Culture, or the Real Enterprise 2.0

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

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#e2conf 2011 Highlights – Offline Social Networking Still Rules!


as I got to attend the Enterprise 2.0 However, before we go into all of that, I thought I would resume my regular blogging activities sharing with you folks the inspiring video clip of the week mixed with what’s been one of my major highlights from the overall Enterprise 2.0

2011 216

Telligent Releases an Integrated Suite of Collaboration Tools with High Powered Metrics | The AppGap

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Telligent is an enterprise collaboration and community software company that offers a social software suite for both public and internal-facing online communities. I also dropped by their booth at the Enterprise 2.0 of Telligent Enterprise (previously Community Server Evolution).

The Waves of Enterprise Social Networking at eBay (Ramin Mobasseri, eBay) - Share 2012, Atlanta

Michael Sampson - Currents

In the first session after the keynotes, Ramin from eBay is talking about their with enterprise social networking. for wave 3 (August to November 2012) - social and email integration, and contextualization of social networks. - a "hub and spoke" approach is the most commonly used approach for spreading ideas and reality around social business. integrating LinkedIn with the profile part of The Hub. -. The opening keynotes for day 2 of Share 2012 are done.

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