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.

2017 130

IBM Global CMO Study: Highlights

Portals and KM

The new IBM Customer Experience Suite provides CMOs with the ability to manage and integrate all types of data on their web sites and then analyze it for deeper insight into customer buying patterns and sentiment. I like IBM approach to social business as it includes both internal employee aspects and external customer aspects, as well as the integration of the two. In the changing digital world this integration is critical for success

2013 130

Introducing Lobbi – with bold aims to change politics locally and globally

Social Reporter

Hoz writes: I returned to the UK in 2011 and decided to no longer work in a commercial industry and started on my journey to enhance global democracy. Why should politicians and officials engage in a system that may not integrate with the ones they already have in-house?

2013 192

Organizations Struggling to Integrate Customer Channels

Michael Sampson - Currents

Recent research by Pitney Bowes points to the problem of low integration between different marketing channels , and the consequential costs of this: " Pitney Bowes Software (PBS), a global leader in customer data, analytics and communication software and services reveals, through a study of large B2C organisations in UK, France and Germany, that customers are being lost through fragmented and inconsistent communications and failure to integrate marketing channels.

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.

2014 120

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. Global organization - 113,000 employees, in 291 subsidiaries. Had fast organic growth - quickly went to 500 global users. in 2010, more focused approach - to introduce Connections with the new personalized work place (a new standard laptop image). -. In Q3, the platform was opened to Bayer globally.

2012 120

Global Neighbourhoods: SM Global Report: Beeline's Francois Gossieaux

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Global Neighbourhoods « SM Global Report: Sun Micros Peter Reiser | Main | OnLine Tribalism & the Future of Social Media » September 09, 2008 SM Global Report: Beelines Francois Gossieaux Tribalism in the Online Community [ Francois Gossieaux speaking at SuperNova.

Reflections from 2011 – And Health It Is!

Elsua

Stay healthy is also going to remain my main wish for everyone out there as we approach the beginning of a New Year: 2012 (Even if it is the last one ). General Interest Learning Life Metablogging Work Life Integration

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Overcoming Knowledge Loss: Key Knowledge Retention and Transfer Approaches - KM Edge: Where the best in Knowledge Management come together

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Sign In Home KM Topics KM Overview Case Studies About Us Search Overcoming Knowledge Loss: Key Knowledge Retention and Transfer Approaches Page 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 In APQCs most recent research on knowledge retention and transfer (KR&T) approaches, the primary lesson is that variety is key. Instead, they leverage an array of KR&T approaches designed to fit specific business situations and the unique cultures of their respective organizations.

The FASTForward Blog » Awareness Makes a Smart Move with Its Facebook Integration: Enterprise 2.0 Blog: News, Coverage, and Commentary

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Awareness Makes a Smart Move with Its Facebook Integration by Bill Ives May 5, 2008 at 7:12 am · Filed under Enterprise 2.0 We discussed their recently announced Facebook integration through their Awareness Facebook Application Framework. I have also written about how a number of firms have provided a means to integrate social software (aka enterprise 2.0) You can integrate it with your enterprise environment.

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The Value of Community Ecosystems

Online Community Strategy

In 1999 I took a job with TechRepublic.com as “UX Program Manager” and spent 9 months helping design, build, launch and grow what would become one of the largest online communities of global IT Professionals. Integrate Community Into The Fabric of the Organization.

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10 options for implementing a KM strategy

Chris Collison

This is the traditional “someone at the top has said this needs to happen” approach, usually accompanied by a cascade, a change initiative, communications and engagement plan, brown-bag presentations, training programmes, mugs and mouse mats.

The Meaning of Depth and Breadth in Education

Jenny Connected

McGilchrist writes: ‘The right hemisphere is responsible for every type of attention except focussed attention’ (p.39) i.e. a broad, flexible and global attention. From this it follows that a broad, flexible and global attention is required for a broad perspective.

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Reflections on Community Manager Appreciation Day

Online Community Strategy

the following folks participated, and The video follows below: + Bill Johnston , Director of Global Online Community, Dell; <that’s me. Based on the G+ hangout, and subsequent conversations, I was encouraged by a number of things today: The global community of community managers is alive and well. My key hopes for next year (#CMAD 2013): That there is a more integrated approach to Community-building, as part of most organization’s social business efforts.

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

Influence

Read More » Online Approaches for Inviting and Collecting Public Input Joe Pringle in Influence 4 Jun 2010 I was invited to present last week at the University of Marylands Human Computer Interaction Labs workshop on Government and Social Media. Read More » Entrepreneurship and Internet Diplomacy in the Muslim and Arab World Sarah Hassaine in Influence 17 May 2010 When President Obama took the stage in Cairo, Egypt last year, millions tuned in to hear his approach for improved U.S.-Muslim

2010 40

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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Blog>> Knowledge Management in Intranets

Green Chameleon

Then, knowledge sharing tools that are an add-on might not be the right approach. global usage: search and find experience & expertise in discussions, documents, people profiles / access to business tools for a specific function. external topics: integrate external news sources (RSS) / integrate external partners (e.g. In the end, this approach might lead to more efficient and effective knowledge sharing within an organisation.

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

Making CommunitySense

There are many tough global problems, like climate change, for which there are no clearcut solutions. We bring in eight people for “deep collaboration” We use a “Noah’s Ark” approach: you can’t talk to everybody. Design approaches.

2013 182

Consequential Ideas for 2009

The Bumble Bee

To decrease exposure to systemic risks, local communities are adopting a "loosely coupled" approach to the global system - remaining integrated, but ensuring that basic needs in energy, security, food, communications and transportation can still be sourced locally.

2009 136

IBF on How ConocoPhillips Saved Hundreds of Millions Through Knowledge Sharing

Portals and KM

Dan is accountable for the strategic implementation of knowledge sharing for the 31,000-person integrated oil and gas company, From 2004 to the present, KS has documented hundreds of millions of dollars in estimated cash flow for the company. ConocoPhillips uses a holistic approach to embed a knowledge sharing culture throughout the company. See my post - Creating Global Knowledge Sharing Networks at ConocoPhillips.

2012 133

Making Conference Calls Sound Better - Dolby and BT Conferencing

Michael Sampson - Currents

This approach creates the impression that sounds are coming from unique points in space (as they would in real life), so call participants can easily identify who is speaking and what they are saying. It is also fully integrated into the BT One portfolio of unified communications solutions, which BT Global Services delivers to global corporations and government organizations. ".

State of Social Media Marketing 2012

Portals and KM

billion members of social communities globally and 80% interact regularly with social networks. Tighter integration between social and rest of marketing and business overall. As I mentioned in another Awareness report, How to Kick-Start Your Content Marketing - A Seven-Step Approach to Delivering Success , - You need to start with defining your business objectives and build your program and metrics around those goals. Social Media continues to grow.

2012 158

Inspiring students through research-based education

Jenny Connected

Ideas such as negotiated outcomes, student autonomy, collaborative learning and student/staff integrated research communities all need much unpicking and discussion – to make meaning through dialogue and working across boundaries.

2014 187

Cisco Expands Its Cloud Collaboration Strategy

Portals and KM

I have written extensively on Cisco’s I-prize efforts (see Cisco Announces I-Prize Winner and Results of Their Global Collaboration and Cisco Announces Second I-Prize Winner ) but have not yet had a chance to look at their enterprise collaboration efforts. 

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Microsoft + Nokia: Can Two Losers Collaborate to Win?

Michael Sampson - Currents

Late last week, Microsoft and Nokia announced a "broad strategic partnership to build a new global mobile ecosystem". Additionally, Nokia and Microsoft plan to work together to integrate key assets and create completely new service offerings, while extending established products and services to new markets. ". If you were in business and didn't do Research in Motion, Microsoft's Windows Mobile or Pocket PC approach was the only other valid way.

Notes on SW101 Building a Smarter Workforce

Michael Sampson - Currents

Three speakers are talking about building a smarter workforce: - Denis Brousseau, VP, Global HR Practice Leader, IBM. 4) the global talent imbalance - surplus of younger workers flooding the marketplace, but who are weak in business skills. is my company internally integrated, to offer the best value end-to-end for customers. theatres with a good approach here earn more than theatres without on. -. Have now integrated Connections into the internet.

2013 139

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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Notes on BP304 Become a Social Business: Leverage User Adoption Through Gamification

Michael Sampson - Currents

Gartner's research says that Global 2000 organizations will make increased use of gamification. How could we get people to spend 10,000 hours learning new collaboration approaches and tools. Assertion - let's use gamification methods to get them to learn new approaches / tools.

2013 185

Binding affordances and GIS in hybrid places

Taming the spaces

Modeling places with affordances integrates cognitive and engineering aspects, therefore leading to a knowledge-representation that comes closer to the user. The integration of affordance-based models of places into future GIS will lead to a better communication between users and systems. The concept of place has to integrate both its location and its meaning in the context of human action. Global Perspectives on the Ecology ofNew Jersey, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

2009 109

Dachis Group Ecosystem Expansion

Social Abacus

We believe global organizations will evolve their participation in social media into social business. When this happens, integration, scale, and adoption will become complex issues that can only be solved with a solid strategic foundation: social business design.

Are We In A "Post E2.0 Era"?

Collaborative Thinking

Platforms are digital environments in which contributions and interactions are globally visible and persistent over time. Portals represented the best-in-class capability back then to enable contextual collaboration since application and collaboration portlets could be composed into a single, integrated user experience. That said, we do have better tools, integration methods, architectures, etc to accomplish this goal in a more comprehensive manner.

2012 168

Notes from the Opening General Session at IBM Connect 2013

Michael Sampson - Currents

communities - an integrated meeting room. -. Foresee in Germany, have integrated Connections with a full touch capable table. -. Notes 9 Social Edition - integrates social capabilities into the inbox. -. FileSync capability for integrating / synchronizing across multiple devices. decided to go for a holistic approach, bringing people together internally and externally. Case Study - Caterpiller (Jeff Bowman, Global eBusiness Manager, Caterpiller). -.

2013 141

Don’t Underestimate the Value of Your Community Managers

Elsua

“To assess, reconcile and coordinate the ‘social’ approach across a wide range of enterprise functions. To integrate internal social environments with closed communities with open communities and with public social channels and none-hosted communities in their markets.

2012 242

Blog>> Two Pillars of Implementing KM Initiatives

Green Chameleon

During our global roll-out of a document and discussion platform we focused on these two factor; and I would like to elaborate my view on those. Users regard a tool as useful, if it is simple and does not require additional work; ideally, the tool should be integrated in their daily job. In order to engage these stakeholders for your KM solution, I suggest three approaches.

Will TV Web Convergence Lean Toward TV or the Web?

Portals and KM

  According to New TeeVee , while Google is planning to have its integrated TV and web offering available on Sony TVs and Blu-ray players, as well as Logitech set-top boxes, in stores by the holidays. We believe the defining theme of this era is about making all the content you want television-centric, in one single approach. ”. However, TeeVee notes that TIVO ’ s current search model is not robust enough for the broader global web.

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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

12 Ways to DO and NOT DO a Social Media Press Release – MSF Medecins Sans Frontieres

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I found no social media elements other than the usual “social media is another broadcast channel” approach. I don’t have a problem with this type of TV show online – good on them – but let’s not talk about “socially integrated” shall we?

2012 285

Notes From Cisco WebEx Connect Session

Collaborative Thinking

Need a new architecture and approach. WebEx Media Tone Network 9 globally linked data center, 99.99 Intelligent, secure, reliable, and scalable global delivery. 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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Reclaiming Work

Michael Sampson - Currents

But America is still the leader of the global economy and its future is as bright as it ever was, Weddle says. Our diversity gives us a huge advantage over the competition in the global economy,” Weddle says. “We But they do need to identify their talent – their innate capacity for excellence – and take a proactive approach to integrating it into their career. I receive many story pitches every day, and ignore most of them as being irrelevant. This one stood out today.

2012 109

Web Oriented Architecture and SOA: Different Acronyms, Same Things

Green Chameleon

I recently had the opportunity to take part in a podcast with Dave Linthicum , noted speaker, author and entrepreneur in SOA and integration, about the rise of Web Oriented Architecture (WOA), and what it means to SOA. But still, WOA is service oriented architecture applied on a global scale: “If you look at the fundamental approaches and really what they’re trying to accomplish, they’re really both innate SOA and WOA,&# Dave said.

Education Technology Action Group consultation

SocialTech

The common theme here is that at the level of policy relating to schools, the use of technology for education is being perceived as a separate, specialist area, rather than an effective and integral range of approaches and tools to support learners and learning communities. This isn’t, of course, to say that there is any shortage of schools and school staff making effective and creative use of innovative approaches that are supported, or made possible, by the use of technologies.

Green Chameleon » Two Pillars of Implementing KM Initiatives

Green Chameleon

Anyhow, the two key drivers were identified as: perceived usefulness perceived management support During our global roll-out of a document and discussion platform we focused on these two factor; and I would like to elaborate my view on those. User Benefit Users regard a tool as useful, if it is simple and does not require additional work; ideally, the tool should be integrated in their daily job. In order to engage these stakeholders for your KM solution, I suggest three approaches.