Ten critical foundations for successful collaborative networks

The Bumble Bee

This article offers an introduction to these ten foundations. This is a pre-contractual bilateral agreement between a network business and the network "Business Integrator" used in the opportunity evaluation phase.

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).

Yammer: Better for Teams

Michael Sampson - Currents

” – next group notification, another notification approach for showing other updates across your groups. With respect to what’s next after the current round of improvements, the Office Team said: Up next in 2016: deeper integration with Office 365 to open up even more possibilities for teams. The Office Team announced another round of improvements to Yammer.

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Notes on “Deployment of SharePoint 2013 document, records and collaboration solution at AUT” (Alan Marshall, Stephen McWilliams, Shelley Tasele)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Plus various AUT wide information, events, and processes. - … … governance included decisions around authentication, integration with other systems at AUT, etc. - … … using RecordPoint for records management. Day two of the New Zealand SharePoint Conference is starting.

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Thoughts On Salesforce & DimDim

Collaborative Thinking

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. UC platforms also need to offer a profile card of users that can be integrated and displayed across a variety of applications. e-learning/LMS integration).

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IGLOO Software Embeds MicroStrategy BI Tools for Social Insight

Michael Sampson - Currents

IGLOO Software announced a partnership with MicroStrategy , for the integration of MicroStrategy's business intelligence tools into IGLOO's social business suite: " The solution will allow IGLOO customers to track user participation, influence, activity and engagement in a social intranet or extranet. IGLOO will integrate MicroStrategy's BI platform into the IGLOO administrative console in order to enrich the community management and reporting process.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Webinar Recap: Foundations and Online Collaboration Joe Anderson in Influence 24 Jun 2010 Forum One hosted a webinar on June 23 on online collaboration for philanthropic organizations. You can follow the one-hour archived session (or the slides on Slideshare) to get a nice slice of perspective from Amy Gipson of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Melissa Schoen of.

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Howard Rheingold on the Social Media Classroom

Digital Habitats

asked Howard Rheingold to share a little bit about the Social Media Classroom (SMC) he developed as part of a MacArthur Foundation Award (A HASTAC award specifically). (Crossposted from my Full Circle Blog ).

Papers on mobile assisted language learning (MALL)

e-Moderation Station

The International Research Foundation (TIRF) has recently published five papers on mobile assisted language learning (MALL), all freely available on the TIRF website. Photo by Milica Sekulic.

Social Innovation Meetup: “Exploring Labs for Social Change” – presentation notes

Making CommunitySense

We bring in eight people for “deep collaboration” We use a “Noah’s Ark” approach: you can’t talk to everybody. Integrated approaches are key, and an HDL Studio is a good way to start. Design approaches.

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Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Opening Session

Portals and KM

He started a foundation to support those affected by it.   There are embeded apps to integrate multiple apps into a single place. Suzanne showed multiple examples of integrated with third party apps like SAP and Trilog.   Many kudos to IBM for this approach.

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

21st Century Organization

Alcatel-Lucent- An Implementation Approach to Follow. The slide points to a participation dynamics analysis project Bell Labs (part of Alcatel-Lucent) is undertaking to understand levels and types of employee engagement as a foundation for future development.

2012 169

Howard Rheingold on the Social Media Classroom

Nancy White

asked Howard Rheingold to share a little bit about the Social Media Classroom (SMC) he developed as part of a MacArthur Foundation Award (A HASTAC award specifically).

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.”: It will create the foundation for influence without authority that is the key to success in tribal engagement. The organizational change management approach caters for 4 different elements.

Share2011 - The Seven Most Important SharePoint Success Factors (Richard Harbridge, Allin Consulting)

Michael Sampson - Currents

And even SharePoint has different options - cloud vs on-premises, 2007 vs 2010, foundation vs Standard vs Enterprise. Success principle 6 - take an iterative approach to SharePoint. It makes it more easy to integrate the tools into day—to-day work.

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

21st Century Organization

Alcatel-Lucent- An Implementation Approach to Follow. The slide points to a participation dynamics analysis project Bell Labs (part of Alcatel-Lucent) is undertaking to understand levels and types of employee engagement as a foundation for future development.

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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.”.

“Square” Pegs Mobile Payments – Round Hole Still Not Filled

Alchemy of Change

It’s been predicted for years, but we are finally starting to see real progress in integrating payment processing with near field communications (NFC). It’s a smart approach to facilitating commerce – and it definitely makes Square a company to watch.

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Beyond Sharing: Reimagining the Digital Newsroom with SharePoint (Chad Schorr, Associated Press) - Share 2012, Atlanta

Michael Sampson - Currents

The AP built a new editorial approach on SharePoint for publishing news. SharePoint is a foundation for solutions. didn't show you SharePoint - but there is very deep integration. Chad Schorr from Associated Press is talking about reimagining the digital newsroom with SharePoint. Three themes: - SharePoint can be used for your tier 1 mission critical applications. You can run your business on SharePoint. Get creative and don't feel confined.

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Presence Is Too Important To Leave To UC Vendors

Collaborative Thinking

After all, we associate presence as a foundational capability within unified communications. Presence, not VoIP is the Foundation of Unified Communications. Presence, not VoIP, should be thought of as the foundation for UC.

Enterprise 2.0 Conference: Session Proposals

Collaborative Thinking

posted by Mike Gotta in Technology Foundations of Enterprise 2.0 From Social Site To Social Networking Services posted by Mike Gotta in Technology Foundations of Enterprise 2.0 The industry is transitioning from an emphasis on destination sites for communities and social networking towards one where networked services enable social information to be contextually integrated across a wide range of sites and applications.

Collaborative Thinking: Google FeedServer

Collaborative Thinking

Were really excited about the potential of Abdera and have chosen it as the foundation for an open-source Atom Publishing Protocol Server. We hope that the approach weve taken is helpful to those who would like to create read/write Atom feeds for existing data sources.

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Emerging Autopoietic Communities – Scalability of Knowledge Transfer in Complex Systems

John Tropea - Delicious Community

organizational integrity and address organizational imperatives. learned in our respective practices, to be fully effective, knowledge management requires a foundational theory of. 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. Exploring the foundations of. Popper, Objective Knowledge: An Evolutionary Approach.

Dachis Group Ecosystem Expansion

Social Abacus

When this happens, integration, scale, and adoption will become complex issues that can only be solved with a solid strategic foundation: social business design.

Prescient Releases the Social Intranet Study

Portals and KM

It is based on a survey conducted between late May and early June 2011 by Toby Ward , Prescient Digital Media, in association with the IABC Research Foundation. The ‘build it and they will come approach” will most likely lead to poor returns.    As I have written a number of times, social media needs to be integrated into work process to really be successful (see for example, Putting Social Media to Work ).

News Updates (March 10, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The Breeze environment integrates an intranet, portal, and extranet and contains more than forty-plus business applications and processes that flow across 7 departments of an organization. The services that were included in Clearspace — such as shared documents, blogs, project management, and customers comments — are now part of Foundation, the core SBS product. The expected benefits to GM of a unified global approach are greater efficiency and lower costs. CorasWorks Breeze.

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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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Oracle Beehive 1.5: Still A Work-In-Progress

Collaborative Thinking

Team workspaces, web / video conferencing, and integration with desktop productivity tools (including Windows Explorer) were the among the list of improvements cited in the press release. blogs, wikis, tags/bookmarks), the company has positioned Beehive as the foundation for its collaboration strategy. Beehive Platform (platform services including security, policy management, integration, object model, admin functions, and interfaces to related Oracle technology).

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Cisco WebEx Connect Questions

Collaborative Thinking

Will Cisco join the DoJo Foundation and participate/contribution to the community? Integration. Will SharePoint integration include Web Parts (similar to what Awareness has done with its SaaS solution)? What about portlets for integrating WebEx Connect with other portal platforms? What about integration with Lotus Connections, Lotus Notes/Domino, Lotus Quickr?

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Cetis 2013 Keynote - Digital Citizenship: Underpinning Open Education

SocialTech

However plausible you think Hurst's concerns are, web-based, mobile and gaming technologies are already integrated into mainstream social life, and represent mainstream culture. The Citizenship Foundation.

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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 The foundation of our patent pending technology is a new Web 2.0

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Howard Rheingold on the Social Media Classroom | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

asked Howard Rheingold to share a little bit about the Social Media Classroom (SMC) he developed as part of a MacArthur Foundation Award (A HASTAC award specifically).

Interconnected Business Trends from Michael Fauscette

Portals and KM

Like many other firms we chose to offer a cloud solution and a services approach for the flexibility we can offer and the simplicity that our clients face in terms of technical implementation. In both cases there is little effort to integrate with their current technical architecture and/or involve the IT guys, even when Darwin is targeted at internal enterprise content in sources like Sharepoint and Domino, or multiple subscription services as Forrester, Gartner, etc.

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Microsoft's Unified Communications Predictions

Collaborative Thinking

I would add an open integration and interoperability framework - a UC platform should not equate to "single vendor". The idea of migrate at your own pace actually makes IBM's approach with its Sametime Unified Telephony approach suddenly look pretty good. UC will increasingly span across the PC, browser, and mobile phone for truly integrated voice calling, email, IM, conferencing and presence on the go.

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.

My KM World Session Notes: Jeremiah Owyang on Architecting a Connected Enterprise

Portals and KM

He next presented a social media maturity model with the holistic approach at the top. The bottom line is called foundation requires clear objectives that are aligned with business goals. The top level is holistic or enlightenment where everyone works together on social media after the foundations of the first four levels have been put in place.   They also integrate customer data with social media activity.

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Interconnected Business Trends from Michael Fauscette

Portals and KM

Like many other firms we chose to offer a cloud solution and a services approach for the flexibility we can offer and the simplicity that our clients face in terms of technical implementation. In both cases there is little effort to integrate with their current technical architecture and/or involve the IT guys, even when Darwin is targeted at internal enterprise content in sources like Sharepoint and Domino, or multiple subscription services as Forrester, Gartner, etc.

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Opening Session

Portals and KM

They have been doing this approach for some time.  Project North Star is the foundation for their exceptional Web experience work. Part of this is increased integration, even with Exchange. This is the first in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2011.

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Talking points for digital inclusion: do you have some?

Social Reporter

The walled garden approach is being challenged … and organisation like Ruralnet have been showing how to move on. technologies and approaches (blogs, wikis, feeds, tagging, social bookmarking, mapping, photo and video sharing).

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Engaging from deep principles

Chris Corrigan

Have a look at their work here for simple, direct, culturally based ways of engaging everyone in their community as they create a new system deeply rooted in culture and integrated world views. A deep exploration of community values has also been undertaken providing a wonderful foundation from which systems and services will be built upon. Nenan is a child and family services initiative serving the treaty 8 region of northeastern BC.

Designing with introverts in mind

Chris Corrigan

The core of her message to me was this, quoting: “Please consider integrating some introvert work into your designs. My colleague Jerry Nagel inserted this kit into a training workbook we used with the Blue Cross/Blue Shield Foundation in Minnesota and was immediately useful.

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Nodes and links, technically speaking

Endless Knots

Download Understanding Nodes and Links ) A little more formally put, this paper contains the foundation for a management science of networked organizations. What is the us that works together as an integrated whole, from families and teams to enterprises and nations.

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DavidSibbet.com: Visual Meetings Arrives at The Grove

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

My Strategic Visioning Collaborators Ive included this photo album of some of the people in The Groves associate network that use our facilitation and Strategic Visioning methods integrally in their work.