The 1-minute guide to integrating technology into teaching

e-Moderation Station

One of the biggest challenges facing EFL (and other) teachers today is how to integrate technology into our classes in a meaningful and principled way. 1 Survey the terrain. You need to survey the terrain. blended edtech integration tipsPhoto by retro traveler.

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.

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. Although search is a critical component of e-discovery, enterprises Forrester surveyed use a grab bag of search tools and techniques for litigation or regulatory inquiries. Lacking an end-to-end approach to gather and filter information, few enterprises report having a holistic approach to e-discovery.

Green Chameleon » Electronic Records Management Lags Everywhere

Green Chameleon blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Electronic Records Management Lags Everywhere The Association for Information and Image Management ( AIIM ) has published an illuminating if gloomy report based on a survey of almost 800 members earlier this year. I think the ability to break down barriers is related to how companies approach project management and utilize communities of practice.

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Discovering common ground in European social innovation projects: Mapping the BoostInno network collaboration

Making CommunitySense

URBACT is an EU programme that aims “to enable cities to work together and develop integrated solutions to common urban challenges, by networking, learning from one another’s experiences, drawing lessons and identifying good practices to improve urban policies.”

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Discovering common ground in European social innovation projects: mapping the BoostInno network collaboration

Making CommunitySense

URBACT is an EU programme that aims “to enable cities to work together and develop integrated solutions to common urban challenges, by networking, learning from one another’s experiences, drawing lessons and identifying good practices to improve urban policies.”

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Change Leadership Challenge 4: Meaningful Employee Participation

Partnering Resources

Get advice from this advisory group on specific decisions about implementation and approach. Institutionalize Periodic, Anonymous Surveys. You can usually find survey expertise in your company’s HR or OD department.

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.

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Participatory Surveillance with Social Software in Creative Projects – Olga’s thesis

Taming the spaces

Especially interesting parts are the three projects and the survey about marketing the art project in hybrid ecosystem. The theoretical approach integrates social surveillance techniques with social software, participant behaviors in hybrid ecosystems, and also the new media art. Olga Ivanova , one of my students has finished her master thesis text. I am quite happy how it came out. Provides Social Email to Push Enterprise Collaboration Adoption

Portals and KM

  In addition, the study found that one third of survey respondents with access to SharePoint refuse to use it, or use it about once a month. Here is a different approach as the SharePoint capabilities are brought into the user’s prime workspace, their email accounts.

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SpringCM Enhances Its Mobile Capabilities and Offers Enhanced Support for

Portals and KM

There is some self-learning material to further support the self-service approach. They also made extensive use of the touch or gesture approach to navigation. Finally, the self-service approach is brought to procurement. Here is a sample screen showing Saleforce integration.

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Ethical behaviours online

Jenny Connected

When we started this research we were concerned about how to deal ethically with the data we were collecting and shared our thoughts with Rhizo14 participants , before determining how we would approach this.

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Inspiring students through research-based education

Jenny Connected

UCL ranks 4 th in the world for research, but according to the Provost, in his introductory presentation, needs to do better in the National Student Survey, i.e. the student satisfaction ratings.

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State of Social Media Marketing 2012

Portals and KM

To complete this effort they surveyed 469 marketers from wide varieties of industries, company sizes and levels of social marketing expertise. 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.

2012 158 Brings Greater Context to Enterprise Collaboration

Portals and KM

  I have long been a proponent of this approach going back to building process-aligned knowledge management systems beginning in the early 90s. Now Qontext has taken the approach a step further with its pinning concept.

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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. Surveys to ascertain cultural fit. -.

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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.

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Social justice is no longer available


‘People come together through day-to-day activities, not 'integration projects' which too often feel irrelevant and prove unsustainable… Central to this will be ensuring that the integration benefits of programmes and projects are recognised and supported.’. These sentences come from a paper on Creating the conditions for integration published yesterday by DCLG. ' If you follow the link now, this (at the moment) is what you see: This survey is no longer available.

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Share2010 Session: Mike Rawson from DB Breweries on "The Art of SharePoint"

Michael Sampson - Currents

At DB, Mike is responsible for all integration between systems. Worked with Gen-i (a Telecom NZ systems integrator) on the project. SharePoint is integrated into many systems - SAP BW Reports, BizTalk 2007 and 2007, PerformancePoint, Microsoft Project Management, InfoPath, and Nintex. "We Would you do the big bang approach next time? We do it by survey - asking people, "are you feeling this is productive and useful?"

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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.”.

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.” I was especially interested in his data on social media adoption through a survey of US and European KM decision makers.   In addition, wiki adoption will approach 50% in 2010 and they are the most popular tool.

News Updates (November 19, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Drug companies are exploring collaborative approaches to bringing better drugs to market faster. " [The] linear, trial-and-error method is no longer a sustainable model for big pharmaceutical companies. Drug Company Collaboration.

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State of the Modern Meeting—from Blue Jeans

Michael Sampson - Currents

The report is based on usage figures from Blue Jeans customers, plus a survey undertaken in November 2013. Conferencing Is Converging: Meeting owners are tiring of having to decide in advance whether a meeting will be an audio conference, video conference, or web conference, and are instead choosing converged conferencing solutions like Blue Jeans that integrate all of the above.

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Cetis 2013 Keynote - Digital Citizenship: Underpinning Open Education


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. Half of all 5-15 year olds surveyed had mobile phones, and 3 in 5 of all 12-15 year olds had smart phones.

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Blog>> Experiences on KM Incentives and KPIs

Green Chameleon

3) user satisfaction is captured in a yearly survey and measures the qualitative aspects of knowledge sharing activities; i.e. we are asking if the user would promote the tools to others and why they would (or would not) do that In order to achieve these targets we have to incentivise the people in our organisation; we are taking two approaches: a) top-down engagement by setting KPIs for the management; b) bottom-up encouragement with promotion activities.

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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.”: 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.

News Updates (December 16, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

A recent survey by Deloitte offers insight into why organizations are resisting new collaboration technologies. More than 40% of technology executives across multiple industries surveyed by Deloitte cited organizational resistance as the primary roadblock to new workplace technologies.

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Dan Pontefract’s Flat Army: A Review

Portals and KM

The book offers an integrated framework integrating collaboration, open leadership, technologies, and connected learning. Dan also notes that the Industrial Revolution cemented the link to the hierarchical approach to management.

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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. The special report was prompted by a recent study by The Standish Group, a Boston-based IT project management research and consulting firm that surveyed 400 organizations and found a general decrease in IT project success rates during the past two years as IT budgets were squeezed. Exchange 2010 Review.

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The Seven Habits (??) of Highly Effective Collaborators - Think Organizations, Not People

Michael Sampson - Currents

build a social life (integrated with your enterprise collaboration approach). - I don't have access to the way the question was asked of the survey respondents, but it looks like a self-measured scale. Hyoun from Aberdeen proposes a list of seven habits that highly effective collaborative organizations enact: ". we focused on the plight of the Laggards: the bottom 30% of our respondents.

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IBM Connect 2013: Ed Brill on Reinventing the Inbox

Portals and KM

Helps you quickly locate the people and content you need through integrated access to social tools from IBM Connections and IBM Lotus Quickr® software, including profiles, activities, team places, and content libraries. IBM Docs also has integrated social features.

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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 ).

Share2010 Session: Lynn Warneke from Pearson Australia Group on "Monster Moves: How One Information Architecture Successfully Brought 8 Businesses Together"

Michael Sampson - Currents

Lynn Warneke, Head of Digital Technologies at Pearson Australia Group, talked about the value of an integrative information architecture, and the value it created at Pearson. Used a variety of IA techniques - requirements workshops and interviews, content audit, staff surveys, and more. Took a very manual approach - finding what there was, discarding the irrelevant material, re-writing a lot of content.

News Updates (January 22, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

They completed an online survey about their project teams, reporting how closely they worked with each team member, the frequency with which they communicated with team members using different technologies (including email, telephone, instant messaging and web conferencing), and the extent to which their work suffered from "coordination delay," or time lost while waiting for responses or information from another group member. Don't Forget to Talk!!

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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 approach !

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A Look Under-The-Hood Of A Field Study: "Research In Context"

Collaborative Thinking

I've posted previous project status updates but I wanted to also provide additional background information on "Contextual Research", (a Burton Group term), which defined the structure and approach used in the study: What is Contextual Research? Contextual Research (CR) is a people-centric approach towards gathering data from the field and using it to formulate research positions and recommendations that support the IT strategies of Burton Group clients.

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Notes from IBM's Social Business Success Story #ibmsocbiznz @socialbizguy

Michael Sampson - Currents

It's even integrated with Sametime, to suggest giving thanks to people. -. The IBM Social Business AGENDA approach, through a free workshop. An alternative is to run through a survey to look at where you are at with social business, and where to go from here. Vaughan Rivett from IBM New Zealand is presenting on the IBM Social Software Success Story. The session is in Auckland New Zealand, and there's about 80 people here for a 7.30am breakfast and presentation.

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Doodle: Overview

Michael Sampson - Currents

Doodle is an online polling / survey-type service that can be used for scheduling meetings and events. Note that there is no integration with your existing calendar, so you can't see any details about other meetings when you are setting up the current one. Once again, note that there is no integration with the participant's calendar, for seeing these meeting times in context of the other things they are committed to doing.

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Instant Communities: List of companies that provide Web Collaboration Suites or Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Of course it also has lots of CMS functionality builtin, such as versioning, flexible workflows, locking support, link integrity checking, an AJAX-interface for editing pages (just click any element on the page and edit it in-place) and much more.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

NewsGator has always been close to Microsoft as their RSS reader integrates with Outlook. and Ashley walked me through the many components of Social Sites that can be integrated with SharePoint.

Talking points for digital inclusion: do you have some?

Social Reporter

Surveys suggest that of those not currently using the Net, a large proportion have no desire to do so. The walled garden approach is being challenged … and organisation like Ruralnet have been showing how to move on. What’s needed is a whole-system, all-users approach.

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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.   They also integrate customer data with social media activity. of companies in their survey were at the holistic level. Levis’ has integrated the Facebook Like button in its Web site. I am primarily posting my notes from the  2011 KM World  on the  Darwin blog. I will share a few key sessions here and then a list of all of them with links. I

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Trying to make developmental evaluation easier

Chris Corrigan

When we are evaluating work there is a mix of these two types of approaches at play. You can use surveys to discover what people are accessing on your website and you can use interviews or sensemaking tools to find out HOW they are using that information.

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