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

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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: 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

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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. Solution Overview [link] Customer Size: 65 employees Organization Profile Based in Denver, Colorado, NewsGator Technologies develops and markets solutions for the aggregation and viewing of Really Simple Syndication (RSS) feeds. SharePoint also has a built-in RSS Viewer web part to consume RSS feeds.

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. Subscribe to my RSS feed or by e-mail.

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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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.

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

Collaborative Thinking

blogs, wikis, RSS) while others emerged post-2006 (e.g., 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. While there were plenty of technology limitations, it’s important to historically note that today’s siren call to integrate social tools into business apps and processes is not a new idea.

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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

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Howard Rheingold on the Social Media Classroom

Digital Habitats

Some of the things Howard talked about included: the importance of an on-ramp to new media - with integration of tools being an important early experience that helps us be more confident when we start using tools in a more “free range&# manner. (Crossposted from my Full Circle Blog ).

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. The many other venders are vendors pursuing “three distinct strategies: commoditization, horizontal and vertical solutions, and integration with adjacent technologies.”

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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Howard Rheingold on the Social Media Classroom

Nancy White

Some of the things Howard talked about included: the importance of an on-ramp to new media - with integration of tools being an important early experience that helps us be more confident when we start using tools in a more “free range&# manner.

Social Architecture (a manifesto) | Management Innovation eXchange

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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. We just need another new way to approach it and help each other. Management Innovation eXchange.

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

Collaborative Thinking

blogs, wikis, RSS) while others emerged post-2006 (e.g., 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. While there were plenty of technology limitations, it’s important to historically note that today’s siren call to integrate social tools into business apps and processes is not a new idea.

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Must Have iPad Apps

Community Guy

Early Edition – This RSS reader turns a random selection of your feeds into a newspaper style daily read. If you have an insane number of RSS feeds in google reader like I do, this is a great way to keep up. Twittelator – I tried to get excited about TweetDeck on the iPad, but there’s something very smooth about Twittelator’s approach that works right. Dropbox – A great backup tool, integrated into the Finder.

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Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

Gideon Rosenblatt Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Movement as Network « Thank you, Benoît Mandelbrot Keep Stretching… » Twitter is Not a Social Network That’s right, Twitter is not a social network. Follow any responses to this post through RSS 2.0.

The Selfish Blogger – A discussion :-)

Jenny Connected

Tony wrote: What’s for sure is that you can’t just apply good learning management system approaches to the looser structure of a MOOC. And Alan: I do think that postings in small isolated blogs *can* be integrated into larger discussions. And I would go further to add that if we believe in open, networked learning then we *should* strive to make that integration as effective as possible. Its ironic that having said that I don’t see blogs as a discussion tool…. “I

Collaborative Thinking: Microsoft Announces FeedSync But Its Strategy Remains Un-Syncd

Collaborative Thinking

But I wish Microsoft would fix some of the more basic gaps and glaring holes in how it is approaching XML feeds and feed syndication in general. Initially, Microsoft delivered the Windows RSS Platform as part of IE7. Windows RSS Platform (which I also like), was positioned as common client-side infrastructure to provide consistent feed-related services for desktop applications (e.g., Just like RSS and Atom, FeedSync feeds can be synchronized to any device or platform.

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Prescient Releases the Social Intranet Study

Portals and KM

  Other tools followed with IM at 63% on the intranet, wikis at 61%, RSS at 56%, tagging at 51%, social networking at 43%, microblogging at 42%, podcasts at 39%, content ratings at 29%, social bookmarking at 23%, and mashups at 10%. The ‘build it and they will come approach” will most likely lead to poor returns.  Prescient Digital Media will be officially releasing their report on the Social Intranet Study at the Intranet Global Forum conference in NYC, Nov 9-10.

More from Forrester on the Future of Enterprise 2.0 Technologies

Portals and KM

I recently received a review copy of Forrester TechRadar For Vendor Strategists: Enterprise Web 2.0 - How Product Strategists Should Approach A Maturing Web 2.0 They focused on technologies considered most appropriate for employee collaboration and included 11 technologies: blogs, forums, mashups, microblogs, podcasts, prediction markets, RSS, social bookmarks, social networks, widgets, and wikis. I just think the analysis should make more mention of integrated platforms.

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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. technologies – blogs, wikis, discussion groups, social networking, podcasts, RSS, tagging, photos, videos, mapping, etc. approach !

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News Updates (August 11, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

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. An upcoming edition of NetNewsWire (RSS reader for Mac) will include ads , or there will be an annual fee to be ad-less. An approach to using Wordpress as a team collaboration site. Exchange 2010 Review. Paul reviews some of the changes coming up in Exchange 2010.

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Collaborative Thinking: Google FeedServer

Collaborative Thinking

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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Howard Rheingold on the Social Media Classroom | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Some of the things Howard talked about included: the importance of an on-ramp to new media – with integration of tools being an important early experience that helps us be more confident when we start using tools in a more “free range&# manner.

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. Team Collaboration (document library, wiki, team calendar, micro-blogging, search, RSS, workflow, etc). Beehive Platform (platform services including security, policy management, integration, object model, admin functions, and interfaces to related Oracle technology).

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Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Is ChinesePod setting industry standards?

Ken Carroll

Examples of these theories in an integrated format, in practice are not common. An integrated learning 2.0 The approach we took has certainly been organic. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 Ken Carroll networks, languages, and learning 2.0

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Collaborative Thinking: Innovation Has Its Own Personality

Collaborative Thinking

This is an extreme approach to fostering innovation in an otherwise relatively static office environment that was proposed by Robert I. Reorganizing staff can fuel new approaches to engaging everyday problems.

Switch for social media

Joitske Hulsebosch

Everything always end up complex, and I often think it could be more fun with a lighter approach. Help them to set up an RSS dashboard. But also work on integrating social media in their routines (says the person who is now struggling with finding time to blog and to read blogs :). I read the book Switch some time ago. Change management is definitely one of my favorite fields!

NewsGator Offers Social Sites ™: A Comprehensive Enterprise Social Networking Suite | The AppGap

John Tropea - Delicious Community

I have been a fan of NewsGator for some time as they were my first RSS reader in early 2004 (see F inally, I’m Scanning the Web through NewsGator ). So I was very pleased to see that they have greatly expanded their offering beyond RSS to a comprehensive suite of social networking tools.

Cisco WebEx Connect Questions

Collaborative Thinking

Exposing RSS/Atom feeds is one thing but will Cisco include a feed syndication platform within WebEx Connection (ala Attensa, NewsGator)? 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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Instant Communities: List of companies that provide Web Collaboration Suites or Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Collaboration tools and social features Common features, but are not limited to, include: forums, wikis, blogs, media, rss, aggregation homepages, presence, instant messaging, and ability to connect to identity systems such as LDAP/Active Directory.

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Collaboration – If it Were That Easy We Would all Do It – Well

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

about us | research resources | contact us | advertise here Newsletter Twitter RSS Feed Latest News Features Interviews Product Reviews Web CMS Enterprise CMS Document Management Web Engagement Digital Asset Management Web Publishing Enterprise 2.0

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Collaborative Thinking: Microsoft UC (OCS) Presentations and Demos

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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.

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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.

5 Tips for Knowledge Gardeners: How to Grow a Collaborative Learning Community by Josh Little : Learning Solutions Magazine

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

Using this analogy, free tools aren’t free if they require time to customize, integrate, or work around. Collaborative Learning – for the people, by the people 3/4/10 Traditional approaches to training are facing disruption.

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Collaborative Thinking: PARC Forums: People & Social Technologies

Collaborative Thinking

So you end up with some topic areas missing - like anything that is real-time collaboration is missing but some definitions of social software include that topic - also missing are vendors that have e-mail integrated within a team collaboration software suite - and some social tools are missing like those that deliver social bookmark systems or feed syndication platforms.

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Collaborative Thinking: Info 2.0: Harnessing the power of Web 2.0 and Enterprise Mashups

Collaborative Thinking

Webcast Notes (I assume that replay information will appear at the site): The Good Need to move way from rigid applications to a more free-flowing approach is correct (synergistic with emergence, user-generated content, architecture of participation and other trends re: Enterprise 2.0) Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Its All About Protecting The Member? Or, "How I Was Sold Out For 25 Cents".

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Circling Around To Enterprise 2.0 Again

Collaborative Thinking

The 2007 release was arguably the first concerted effort to deliver an integrated platform, adding additional components along the way. Few organizations back in 2003 adopted a formal enterprise-wide, top-down approach. The implementation of RSS rather than Atom was a stunning mistake. Thomas Vanderwal posted an article on Microsoft SharePoint 2007 that has caught traction on other blogs ( Sharepoint as a Gateway Drug to Greater Efficiency. ) and on Twitter.

Collaborative Thinking: Social Applications: Leave The Rough Edges Alone

Collaborative Thinking

I dont disagree with that approach, but I think we also need to think beyond the purposeful aspects of social applications. Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Designing & Enabling Communities | Main | Enterprise 2.0

Collaborative Thinking: Social Software Vendor Roundup

Collaborative Thinking

At the beginning of 2007, our customers came looking with a more tool-centric approach, but interestingly most now come looking for a suite of solutions. That might point more towards a tool approach, but perhaps the tool of the future is not one of the categories above but all of them together with a killer strategy to leverage incumbent enterprise data.

Collaborative Thinking: Of bread, butter, cheese, and mousetraps.

Collaborative Thinking

So a good way to look at it would be "these functions are as if my own internal IT team built them" If you take that approach - then you might be very happy to deploy these extensions and improve what Microsoft delivered out of the box. If CodePlex is not your "cup of tea" then you can look for third-party vendors that have integrated their social software tools with SharePoint.

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Novell GroupWise 8 Brings Enterprise 2.0 Capability to Personal Productivity Functions

Portals and KM

I have visited Novel l and written about they use wikis within their own enterprise (see Making Wikis Work at Novell ) So I was interested when they approached me about a new product in the enterprise 2.0