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. So I went searching for a white board or pinboard app that had Slack 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. So I went searching for a white board or pinboard app that had Slack integration.

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? First Commenter : “We’re really interested in using (micro-messaging tool) and have a few people on it already. There is a population that sees integration of microblogging with other collaboration tools as necessary for far reaching adoption.”. What if email and collaboration both integrate microblogging?

Collaborative Decision Making - the IBM Approach

Michael Sampson - Currents

Join us to learn how you can share insights and solicit ideas with a broad set of social networking capabilities available through integration with IBM Connections. Integrated access to blogs, wikis and message boards let you expand the reach and impact of your information and gather input from different perspectives. ". provides built-in collaborative and social networking capabilities ") and how much come from integration with Connections (".

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

Elsua

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. There are the traditional office productivity tools like instant messaging and email and [Microsoft] Office.

2014 120

Thoughts On Salesforce & DimDim

Collaborative Thinking

Below, I’ve outlined some of the those issues organizations should consider when this type of situation arises in the market: Instant Messaging (IM) & Presence. 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. They also expect integration with enterprise portals. e-learning/LMS integration).

DimDim 133

Reflections from 2011 – Redefining Your Social Web Presence

Elsua

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

2011 223

My Top 5 iPad Apps of the Week – Week #2

Elsua

From an innovative approach towards delivering news (“ Multiple Sources. and be just one short message away from those friends who may have hit that magic word that will get you in trouble.

2010 186

Collaborative Thinking: Peter Saint-Andre on Presence

Collaborative Thinking

We tend to put XMPP in a box (yet another protocol for instant messaging that also happens to handle presence). XMPP (formerly known as Jabber) is todays leading instant messaging protocol.

UC And ROI: Round2: IBM's Truth And Fiction Example

Collaborative Thinking

the total cost of ownership is not clearly outlined, a reasonable TCO model would establish a timeline (say 3 years) and include the total costs, including various weighting factors for planning, operational support, integration costs, help desk, change management, and so on.". You need to integrate on-hook/off-hook signaling, integrate with other customer response management tools (telephone, web, e-mail, IM, etc).

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UC And ROI: IBM's Truth And Fiction Example

Collaborative Thinking

I caught a couple of blog posts on the IBM Keynote for UC ( Lotusphere Message: Yes There Is a UC ROI ) and then one on the Sametime blog (see below). Thumbs-Down: The concern I have here is that the total cost of ownership is not clearly outlined, a reasonable TCO model would establish a timeline (say 3 years) and include the total costs, including various weighting factors for planning, operational support, integration costs, help desk, change management, and so on.

ROI 100

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. 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.

2007 100

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. mobile Mobile Messaging 2.0

2008 28

Using Machine Learning to Help Process Email – Microsoft Adds Clutter to Declutter the Inbox

Michael Sampson - Currents

Clutter learns from your actions to determine the messages you are likely to ignore. As less important messages arrive, they are automatically moved to the Clutter folder. – Clutter doesn’t override existing Rules that a user has created to sort messages.

2014 161

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.

Social Media for Schools #NBN October 2016

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

how to find and engage with key influencers and bloggers who can help deliver the message more effectively? . integrating websites and microsites with social.

2016 182

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. Messages can be long and replying is easy.

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Google Enhances the Discussion Capabilities in Google Docs - I Like It

Michael Sampson - Currents

Google announced a new approach to providing discussion capabilities inline to a document in its Google Docs service: " The discussion about a document is as important as the document itself, but until now, there hasn’t been a great medium for this discussion to happen.

Mapping the World: the INGENAES Global Symposium and Learning Exchange

Making CommunitySense

Knowledge and learning exchanges as well as network building are key components of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded Integrating Gender and Nutrition within Agricultural Extension Services (INGENAES) project.

2017 130

Mapping the World: the INGENAES Global Symposium and Learning Exchange

Making CommunitySense

Knowledge and learning exchanges as well as network building are key components of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded Integrating Gender and Nutrition within Agricultural Extension Services (INGENAES) project.

2017 130

IBM XWork Server - for Web and Mobile Applications

Michael Sampson - Currents

family, but with a completely different licensing approach, different branding, and different packaging (installer). Main ideas: - It's a new server for application development and hosting on Notes/Domino - with a particular licensing approach that's different from Domino Server. -

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. Messages can be long and replying is easy.

Skype 170

Blog>> Knowledge Management in Intranets

Green Chameleon

Then, knowledge sharing tools that are an add-on might not be the right approach. When discussing intranets, I would like to suggest that they are used for the following topics (I admit, this is an idealistic view): corporate topics: spread messages from the CEO office, human resources, etc / access to corporate tools like HR tools, CRM, time & expenses, etc. external topics: integrate external news sources (RSS) / integrate external partners (e.g.

Harmon.ie Provides Social Email to Push Enterprise Collaboration Adoption

Portals and KM

When you send an email with an attachment, a message pops up enabling you to put the document in SharePoint and send a link instead without leaving email as shown in the screen below.   People averaged 61 seconds to publish an email message on SharePoint via the SharePoint interface.

Push 176

Google+ Hints at a Social Media Marketing Revolution

Alchemy of Change

This has some integrating implications and possibilities for connecting this information with organization’s relationship management database – but more about that later.

Google 264

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

Collaborative Thinking

While people used e-mail to collaborate, technically e-mail was considered a messaging tool. Other technologies such as portals, search, content management, instant messaging and presence tools helped round out the typical collaboration manifest (even though they were not technically collaboration tools per se). That said, we do have better tools, integration methods, architectures, etc to accomplish this goal in a more comprehensive manner.

2012 168

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

Notes From Cisco WebEx Connect Session

Collaborative Thinking

Need a new architecture and approach. Cisco Collaboration Architecture: higher level of services (presence, messaging), designed for other people to extend (mashups), designed for enterprise environment (policy management). Instant Messaging. Jabber provides presence and real-time messaging. See Jabber beyond IM - but messaging platform - not just people-to-people but for application systems as well (alerting/notifications).

Webex 100

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.

2014 156

Cisco Quad: Peeling Back the Layers

Michael Sampson - Currents

Instant Messaging. Real-time instant text messaging with others in the firm, through integration with Cisco's instant messaging offerings. Voice Mail Integration. Quad can also display a user's voice mail messages on their main page.

2010 161

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. In the "Messaging" box, because email and instant messaging are not internal to the SharePoint, it doesn't score at all.

Activity Streams: Moving Beyond Event Aggregation

Collaborative Thinking

I'm also optimistic that the effort can be aligned and integrated into OpenSocial. Facebook, Twitter) although FriendFeed is often cited as the reason for a standardized approach. FriendFeed harvests information from a variety of sources (music, photos, status messages), forcing the company to develop/maintain custom integrations for many different publishers and slowing down the ability to add new publishers.

Cisco Expands Its Cloud Collaboration Strategy

Portals and KM

It includes leading enterprise cloud applications for web conferencing (WebEx) , instant messaging (Jabber) and enterprise social software (Quad) but goes much beyond that. Here Cisco is taking an integration and partnership strategy. There is also integrated calendaring and scheduling.

Cloud 182

Should Companies Block Access to Digital Tools?

Elsua

A few days back my good friend, the always inspiring and thought provoking, Dan Pontefract , put together a rather interesting blog post which is just a beautiful story of a conversation he recently had that I could see myself behave and react pretty much in the same way that he did.

2013 264

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. The strength of the second model is a seamless integration of online and f2f learning.

2011 229

Social Software Gaining Greater Traction with the Enterprise and Vendors Respond

Portals and KM

With enterprise social technologies, buyers must now assess vendors pursuing three distinct strategies: commoditization, horizontal and vertical solutions, and integration with adjacent technologies.”   In addition, wiki adoption will approach 50% in 2010 and they are the most popular tool. IBM Lotus and Microsoft attempting to extend their dominant positions in collaboration and messaging to social software.

Blog>> Two Pillars of Implementing KM Initiatives

Green Chameleon

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. Important about it is that the promotion is continuously done and cater to different needs; use different channels and customize the message depending on your stakeholders. Then, we published follow-up message in each edition of the internal magazine or newsletter of the respective country indicating the latest development and testimonials.

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. Enterprise Messaging (e-mail, calendar, tasks, contacts). Synchronous Collaboration (web/video conferencing, instant messaging, presence, voice chat). As applications integrate with Beehive services, the unified object model within Beehive will provide contextual consistency.

2009 100

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

Social Reporter

And all that in a few messages of under 140 characters. 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.

2014 143

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Elsua

As most of you folks already know, my first exposure to social software was inside IBM, back in 2001, with a Profile Social Aggregator called Fringe ; then I started experimenting with the instant messaging social capabilities of IBM Community Tools (a.k.a.

2011 274