Mapping the World: the INGENAES Global Symposium and Learning Exchange

Making CommunitySense

This January, however, I ended up mapping the global end of the agricultural spectrum: the INGENAES Global Symposium and Learning Exchange, held in Lusaka, Zambia. It all started with mapping the local: the Tilburg Urban Farming community.

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Mapping the World: the INGENAES Global Symposium and Learning Exchange

Making CommunitySense

This January, however, I ended up mapping the global end of the agricultural spectrum: the INGENAES Global Symposium and Learning Exchange, held in Lusaka, Zambia. It all started with mapping the local: the Tilburg Urban Farming community.

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Social Architecture (a manifesto) | Management Innovation eXchange

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Management Innovation eXchange. Management Innovation eXchange. 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. Its time to reinvent management.

Collaborative Decision Making - the IBM Approach

Michael Sampson - Currents

IBM is hosting a webinar next week on making decisions collaboratively using Cognos Business Intelligence and Lotus Connections : " IBM Cognos Business Intelligence provides built-in collaborative and social networking capabilities to fuel the exchange of ideas and knowledge that naturally occurs in decision-making processes today. Integrated access to blogs, wikis and message boards let you expand the reach and impact of your information and gather input from different perspectives. ".

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. integration challenges: -. integrating Profiles.

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2014, The Year That Was


Do them in March to get people out of their homes right as spring kicks in or by November before everyone hides for the remaining of the year as winter approaches fast and furious. elsua General Interest In the News Learning Life Metablogging Work Life Integration

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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. Communication technologies have simply allowed us to invent environments to structure and enable the knowledge exchange at the heart of the community. 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.

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Mapping the social innovation ecosystems around public libraries together: the Czech connection(s)

Making CommunitySense

Underlying the approach is a solid methodology, of which the CommunitySensor methodology is becoming an integral part. It was a very fruitful and spirited exchange of ideas. Public libraries are cornerstones of civil society.

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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. As for feed aggregation, management, and sharing, we were hoping that the Exchange team would build that, but they had other priorities. Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Social Software`s Culture Clash | Main | Of bread, butter, cheese, and mousetraps.

The Value of Community Ecosystems

Online Community Strategy

Integrate Community Into The Fabric of the Organization. As we enter into an increasingly digital & connected era, future-state communities will be key locations where tangible value is co-created and exchanged between companies and customers.

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organizational responsiveness

Taming the spaces

The mutual knowledge exchange between these organizations is needed for capturing emergent opportunities in research and development and meeting the changes in the economy and social sphere. Knowledge exchanges also allow humans to become more “fit” to their environment (Clippinger 1999).

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Technology Review Finally Talks about SharePoint - But Gets the Data Wrong

Michael Sampson - Currents

MIT Technology Review has been looking at collaboration approaches and tools during March, and has finally devoted an article to SharePoint. " In paragraph two of the article, it says " customers like the fact that it works well with other widely used Microsoft products, such as Exchange e-mail and the Office software package. For example, Outlook/Exchange have calendaring capabilities, and so does SharePoint 2007 and 2010, but the integration is terrible.

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Realising the knowledge assets of research for the rest of us – how about a set of recipe cards?

Social Reporter

Visual knowledge exchange. As I understand it, that wouldn’t have been possible without KT-EQUAL: it funded exchanging knowledge, rather than the original progammes.

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Various ways to use social media as a facilitator or trainer

Joitske Hulsebosch

2) Integrated model: social aspecten are integrated with the content of the training. Social media form an integral part of the learning trajectory. Ning or LinkedIn group) to start exchanging online related to the topics of the trajectory. (3)

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In Connection We Trust

Alchemy of Change

We’re so used to these kinds of hand-offs at this point we barely notice that there’s an exchange of trust here. This space is changing rapidly right now, but these slides from the Open Identity Exchange provide a good overview of the Trust Framework approach.

Ethical behaviours online

Jenny Connected

When we started this research we were concerned about how to deal ethically with the data we were collecting and shared our thoughts with Rhizo14 participants , before determining how we would approach this. Direct manager leadership (I would exchange manager for ‘teacher’).

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Thoughts On Salesforce & DimDim

Collaborative Thinking

Enterprise IM platforms do not naturally “plug and play” to exchange messages and share presence information. Integration requires vendor cooperation to deliver a supportable configuration. Application Integration. Organizations have come to expect IM/presence platforms to integrate with desktop productivity tools (office suites, e-mail clients). They also expect integration with enterprise portals. e-learning/LMS integration).

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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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Google Opens Apps Marketplace and Zoho Joins with CRM and Project

Portals and KM

The Google Apps Marketplace makes it easier for more than two million Google Apps customers to discover, purchase and deploy integrated business applications and related professional services. By integrating with user account and application data stored in Google Apps, these cloud applications provide a simpler user experience that can increase business efficiency and reduce administrative overhead.

2010 143

Have you discovered the power of Serendipitous Collaboration yet?

The Bumble Bee

The most common approach to business collaboration ( Planned Collaboration ) involves prior analysis of the participants to try to identify shared interests in collaboration (e.g. The problem is that this approach does not really work.

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News Updates (August 11, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Exchange 2010 Review. Paul reviews some of the changes coming up in Exchange 2010. With this release Microsoft is going to take Exchange, a stalwart of messaging in both large enterprises and small business, to both cheap hard drive storage and to the cloud. I need to better understand how Share and the main Alfresco Explorer tool are integrated because we heavily use the document management tools in Alfresco Explorer.

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The changing role of the online teacher

Jenny Connected

It was thought that teaching online would require a different approach, but what should that approach be? A feminine approach to ethics and moral education.

2015 245 Provides Social Email to Push Enterprise Collaboration Adoption

Portals and KM

Previously branded Mainsoft SharePoint Integrator for Lotus Notes, this email sidebar transforms Lotus Notes into a collaborative workspace through access to SharePoint documents, email management, calendars, and enterprise social networks within the Lotus Notes ® and Lotus Sametime ® interfaces.

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News Updates (February 15, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Arguments for a possible acquisition, in McKechnie's opinion, include RIM's "dominant position in the enterprise, which MSFT could [make use of] to [improve] its Exchange business and add up to [about] $5 billion in recurring revenue should it reach 100 million subscribers." With Windows Phone 7 Series, Microsoft takes a fundamentally different approach to phone software. Microsoft After RIM. Is Microsoft about to make an acquisition of RIM?

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

Michael Sampson - Currents

Exchange, SharePoint, OCS and Live Meeting. if you have no disaster recovery approach, then perhaps BPOS can help out. - he showed that you can set up co-existence between a local Exchange server and Exchange Onilne. - 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).

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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Deep conversation needed on BIG’s Ageing Better community platform. How about asking people in for a coffee?

Social Reporter

The issues are particularly important – as I’ve argued in more detail in this paper – because the knowledge-sharing and innovation challenges faced by the Ageing Better programme typify those of competitive, centralised, big-spend approaches. Nor do I think online exchanges should be in the lead.

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BlueIQ at IBM Finally Goes External!


made Finalist for @ profhamel ‘s Management Info Exchange “Beyond Bureaucracy challenge” @ hackmanagement Understand that victory is in the daily accumulation of social exchanges, content, and connections that lead to value. ( Note: You see?

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Is SharePoint "Worth It" as a Collaboration Tool? - Joe Shepley

Michael Sampson - Currents

Joe's two earlier columns - SharePoint Collaboration: If You Build It, Will They Come and SharePoint Collaboration: Build So They Will Come - advocate similar practices and approaches to what I wrote in my two books, SharePoint Roadmap for Collaboration and User Adoption Strategies. Joe needs to add a notation to the diagram - perhaps highlighting the box in red - to note that Microsoft has put those capabilities into complementary products - Exchange and Lync Server.

Notes From Cisco WebEx Connect Session

Collaborative Thinking

Need a new architecture and approach. SAML supported, directory integration, full policy management framework (user, groups, roles), centralized management at workspace level, audit and logging and network-based policy enforcement; policies apply to IM, file transfer, meetings, video, voice, etc. Microsoft integration: with Outlook/Exchange (e.g.,

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What is the best network structure?

Net-Map Toolbox

Today I exchanged emails with a colleague with whom I am involved in an evaluation project about knowledge flows and we found that in the same country and among very similar actors the information in one domain flows very much in a hierarchical, hub-and-spoke kind of fashion, the responsible Ministry sits in the middle and informs everyone else, mainly in one way communication.

2011 109

Social Business Is People to People Business – The Movistar Story


It’s all about personal experiences, it’s about putting your customers right at the centre, it’s about understanding how that customer centric approach is going to make you much more successful and profitable at large.

2012 207

Cisco Quad: Peeling Back the Layers

Michael Sampson - Currents

Real-time instant text messaging with others in the firm, through integration with Cisco's instant messaging offerings. Voice Mail Integration. Quad offers a Profiling capability for people, and adds a visual navigation approach made popular through Cover Flow on the Apple Mac.

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


I have been having business related conversations with a few customers, where we have been capable of exchanging long-ish conversations in a natural way, without being forced to be concise, just letting it develop and see how far it could take us or worry about who owns the content shared.

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SharePoint Conference 2009: Notes from Day 1

Michael Sampson - Currents

There are a range of new features in SharePoint 2010, including the Office ribbon interface, tighter Office integration, rich media support, and more. Day 1 of the Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2009 is underway. Here's what I've seen announced or discussed during the day.

2009 156

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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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). Once they mutually authorized each other, personal data can be exchanged. Those data can then be exchanged with friends.

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Traction Releases TeamPage Attivio Plus and Social Enterprise Web

Portals and KM

TeamPage Attivio Plus extends permission-aware search and faceted navigation to external Sharepoint, Documentum, File server, Exchange and other sources, fused with TeamPage content. Social Enterprise Web is an integrated search and badging capability.

2011 190

Pulling It All Together - Michael's Comments on Lotusphere 2012

Michael Sampson - Currents

The integration of Notes Mail and Exchange into the Connections interface for users, so they can see their newer Connections material alongside their traditional email, is a good move. I haven't always agreed with the approaches being advocated, but that's a better problem to have than the topics not being discussed at all. I've been attending Lotusphere 2012 as an industry analysit this week in Orlando.

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What is Next for Desktop Productivity Tools?

Portals and KM

These evolving productivity tools will help enterprises transform to a fit-to-purpose approach to productivity, establishing the foundation for the next wave of productivity that's focused on aligning tools with employee needs. In the words of the report, “ The next wave of  productivity will see today’s innovations dissolve into expected features, creating integrated touch points for content-related activities tailored to fit a business purpose or workforce segment.”.

Blog>> The Information Lifecycle

Green Chameleon

These thoughts are very valid for global activities, though we are starting in our company to look at a second approach: implement knowledge sharing in people’s daily activities without imposing additional work. The base for this approach is to look at the ‘Information Lifecycle’, how is information created from first drafts to published final documents. What is your experience in integrating knowledge sharing activities in people’s daily work

2011 150

Industrialisation of Social Networking for the Enterprise


So much so that I am sure you may have noticed how I have become a little bit quieter, more than usual, in one of my Big Three social networking tools for business: Twitter, while I have kept up with the online interactions and exchange for the other two (IBM Connections and Google Plus).

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News Updates (October 21, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Address Book integration, for task resource assignments. Four options for integrating iCal events and to-dos with maps, including "Smart Calendar To Dos". Jive Gets $12 Million. Jive took $12 million of Series B funding from Sequoia Capital.

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