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!).

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

Portals and KM

    It is titled:  Evolve From a Tactical E-Discovery Approach to Search and E-Discovery   by  Brian W. Lacking an end-to-end approach to gather and filter information, few enterprises report having a holistic approach to e-discovery. One search approach is key words but you only find what you are looking for. There are a number of shortcomings with this approach.

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. Connecting Google+ to Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

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2014, The Year That Was


Excitement still high though, mainly through the rekindling of those personal business relationships, while forming new ones, as my close social networks morph along to meet, connect and share (with) the new me. And nearly four months later… I am back to blogging. Again.

2014 206

#e2conf 2011 Highlights – Offline Social Networking Still Rules!


A couple of days before the event I decided I was going to change things slightly on how I would approach attending the conference. and they are critical for us all to build better, more trustworthy relationships, that we can then continue to nurture and cultivate online till we meet up again!

2011 216

Reflections from 2011 – Redefining Your Social Web Presence


It’s time for me to let real life kick-in, once again, and bring back that very important component all of us, human beings, seemed to have been neglecting for a long while: our very own personal, real life, (business) relationships.

2011 223

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

s products also includes enhancements that address the issues that have impeded the adoption of community-driven collaboration technologies in the enterprise, such as integration with existing business applications, manageability, ease-of-use, measurability and ROI.

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.

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Bridging the Offline-Online Business Networking Gap

Online Social Networking

I asserted in Social and Business Networking Evolving that the integration of offline and online social and business networking, along with mobile technology , will dominate the social space for years to come. This is the approach I take.

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.

2008 28

SIKM community presentation

Digital Habitats

Patti Anklam: I think the complexity of the job also has a lot to do with the fact that the steward is constantly interacting in the context of human relationships. Yes… and, the attractor factor is emphasized now, and our past social process models were heavily relationship centric.

2010 159

My First Year as a Consultant and what 2016 Holds for Online Communities (I hope)

Online Community Strategy

The problem with many Digital Transformation efforts is a hyperfocus on the technology at the cost strategy and customer relationships. What is lost in the shift from social to digital is the opportunity to fully realize the business value of connected customer relationships at scale.

2015 54

Adding Social Context To Enterprise Architecture

Collaborative Thinking

Increased mobility, generational shifts, new tools, and the changing digital lifestyle of workers bring an opportunity to embrace borderless relationships and foster collaboration in an open environment. Learn some core principles of an "architecture of participation" that represents a people-centric approach to enterprise architecture. Get ideas about where to start and how Cisco began to develop an integrated workforce experience.

The Meaning of Depth and Breadth in Education

Jenny Connected

On Plate 7 in his book, The Master and His Emissary, he writes: Here light, colour and texture of the stone surfaces all emphasise the depth of perspective in both time and space, drawing us into felt relationship with the world.

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Performance improvement mindset and taking it for granted


Reading Charles Jennings discussing relationships between learning and work (see also Jane Hart ) reminded me of a discussion with a friend where I tried to explain my approach to education articulating relationships between learning and work cultural practice in a similar way. articulate relationships between integration of learning into practice and the models for facilitating learning and organisational forms behind.

2016 89

Reflections on Community Manager Appreciation Day

Online Community Strategy

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. Specifically, I hope that Community Management is seen as a role, as well as an intention (to form and nurture a network of relationships). Today was the third annual Community Manager’s Appreciation Day, or #CMAD.

2012 67

Avoid Profile Potpourri

Collaborative Thinking

There are of course other vendors that have social networking capabilities - some focus on more vertical applications while others have more of a suite or take on an overlay approach. You might avoid some messy integration and user adoption issues down the road. .

2009 130

How to Strengthen Your Organization’s Influence Mapping

Alchemy of Change

Doing so is an integral aspect of their ability to exert influence and change the world around them. Customer Relationship Management (CRM) databases are the logical information systems in which to manage organizational influence maps.

2011 191

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.

2010 169

Tech steward meet tech mentor

Digital Habitats

On the other hand, he or she may play an integral role in demonstrating the technology practice or even installing the technology and ensuring its status as operational. (Cross-posted from my Learning Alliances blog.). Recently I finished a remarkably useful book: Mizuko Ito, et al.

In Connection We Trust

Alchemy of Change

I wrote recently in another piece called Trust and Networks that “ trust is the lubricant that supports relationships and makes a network work. &# I also noted that “networks are the connections that allow peers to work together.&#

Facilitation tips for improvisers

Viv Mcwaters

Play with formats, try out new approaches, remembering the constraints of the form. There’s an underlying architecture to different performance types, just as there’s an underlying architecture to facilitation approaches. You can use status in facilitating to establish authority with a group, to build relationships, to diffuse status attacks, to encourage participants to do things they would not normally want to do, and to get out of all sorts of sticky situations.

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? For Ron Barnett (2007) teaching is a lived pedagogical relationship. This confirms Barnett’s view, with which I agree, that teaching is a lived pedagogical relationship.

2015 245

Online Community Unconference 2009 Wiki Open & Session Highlights

Online Community Strategy

convened this session to discuss how to integrate your community into the organization’s decision making process, even when the community mood is dark. A session about managing customer relationships across multiple domains, convened by Ajay Ramachandran of SourceN.

2009 51

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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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. They want to build a relationship.

2013 141

Blog>> Knowledge Management in Intranets

Green Chameleon

Then, knowledge sharing tools that are an add-on might not be the right approach. individual usage: personal information management: documents, bookmarks, notes / manage personal relationships and contacts. 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

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.

2013 182

Tech steward meet tech mentor

Learning Alliances

On the other hand, he or she may play an integral role in demonstrating the technology practice or even installing the technology and ensuring its status as operational. Recently I finished a remarkably useful book: Mizuko Ito, et al.

Notes on ID225 Setting Up Communities to Solve Your Biggest Challenges

Michael Sampson - Currents

It's also an approach I initially wrote about in Seamless Teamwork). - 2) Strengthening Customer Relationships with New Products - using activities for planning future action, and forums with moderated content. -. (3) using Quickr Document Library integration, place catalog, and calendar. With document integration, you can bring existing content across more easily. Good to see the scenarios approach being used as a way of describing capabilities.

2012 114

Social Architecture (a manifesto) | Management Innovation eXchange

John Tropea - Delicious Community

relationship management, 3. The truth is that relationships are no longer hierarchical, they have become tribal. Getting your expertise used – and the change to last – means raising the bar in two steps: relationship management and social architecture.

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

Michael Sampson - Currents

Microsoft is getting very Apple-esque in its approach to releasing things. E.g., last week it was the partnership with Dropbox for Office integration.

2014 161

Year-End Thoughts On Social Media, Social Networking Social Analytics

Collaborative Thinking

identity, security, compliance, reputation) and technology-related concerns regarding integration points between consumer sites and the enterprise (e.g., Burton Group Telebriefing: Leveraging Relationships and Managing Identity – Two Sides of the Social Networking Coin (clients only) . As social media becomes more complex, with a lot more issues related to interoperability, integration, platforms, standards (formal or vendor-specific), etc.,

2012 Social Marketing and New Media Predictions eBook Now Available

Portals and KM

I have covered them several times on the TheAppGap (for example see: Awareness Summer 08 Release Brings Sharepoint Integration and New Features ). As we move away from customer relationship management to customer managed relationships, we need new approaches to marketing, new ways of organizing our resources, and flexible, scalable technology to get our customers’ attention and ensure their engagement.”

2012 144

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

Alchemy of Change

These guys are rolling out features that look like an even more revolutionary shift in commerce called “ Vendor Relationship Management.&# It’s a smart approach to facilitating commerce – and it definitely makes Square a company to watch.

2011 270

What makes Facilitating With Confidence different?

Viv Mcwaters

Our work has been influenced by a post written by Roland Harwood that explored the importance of conversations first, then relationships, and finally transactions. This is also a model for meetings and facilitation approaches.

The Art Of The Possible

Collaborative Thinking

Need all pieces in order to send complete systems (Oracle's assertion that justifies Fusion - could debate that re: standard interfaces, protocols, etc - owning all the parts just one model/approach not the only one). Sun Oracle Database Machine (leverage setup form last night - Oracle's version of an iPod re: integrated hardward/software device - maybe Oracle should call it the Oracle "dataPod" - would make a funny graphic (a person with earbuds plugged into their enterprise data.).

2009 111

Community vs. Social Network - Lithosphere Community

John Tropea - Delicious Community

In my last post, I promised that I’d cover some new topics this time, so I am going to share with you a research project that I’ve been conducting recently on the relationship between social networks and communities. In a social network, people are held together by pre-established interpersonal relationships, such as kinship, friendship, classmates, colleagues, business partners, etc. But community is where they develop these relationships.

Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

have reciprocal relationship between them. A relationship that could have been competitive has instead become deeply collaborative thanks to a mutually perceived threat. The relationship between Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office is roughly analogous here.

Rhizomatic Learning – A Pedagogy of Risk

Jenny Connected

I think we probably still need a clearer view of what happens or can happen, in terms of learning, in the open space for learning that will be created by taking a rhizomatic approach. In #rhizo14 the creation of open space has been an integral part of the course design.

2014 199

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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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 185

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

Social Reporter

Steven is particularly informative on the hard slog of achieving an inclusive approach , which may come more by knocking on doors and using email lists than new social tech functions. Second, take an asset-based approach nationally.

2013 192