The Principled Approach

e-Moderation Station

The process approach to writing was supported by blogging groups and/or blogging ´buddies’ working in pairs for feedback, editing and redrafting. They seem particularly well suited to the process approach to writing. Tired of hearing that technology brings nothing to the classroom?

Integrating Alfresco with Office Online in Office 365 – Options?

Michael Sampson - Currents

The latest version of its integration is called Alfresco Office Services , which: … provides a fully-compatible SharePoint repository that allows Microsoft Office Suite applications (for example, Word, PowerPoint and Excel) to interact with Alfresco as if it was SharePoint.

Kapow Software - A New Approach to Application Development

Michael Sampson - Currents

When building applications that integrate data from multiple systems, Kapow Software offers an alternative to manual coding or relying on poorly-implemented APIs : " In my books and workshops on collaboration, I talk about the technology being "at most 10% of the equation" when it comes to success.

Integrating Transactions and Interactions: A Fable

Portals and KM

In the last two days, I wrote about: Integrating the Interactions with the Transactions, and Maybe Enterprise 2.0 I this post I want to share an example of an early success with this type of integration using old school tools. The IT system that “supported” the underwriters was a transaction recording system developed by IT so the home office people could keep track of what was happening in the field. However, there was one IT system that everyone did use.

Human cognition as a chance-seeking system

Taming the spaces

Emanuele has recently defended his PhD with the thesis HUMAN COGNITION AS CHANCE-SEEKING SYSTEM. I tend to believe that in the moment of any action the internal and external representations could be considered as one distributed mediation system. It seems that humans extend themselves in the moment of action integrating temporally some features that they perceive in the environment to their cognitive perception of their body.

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. in 2010, more focused approach - to introduce Connections with the new personalized work place (a new standard laptop image). -. plan for 2012 - Bayer-wide availability, integration with SharePoint, and Connections 4 late in 2012. integration challenges: -. integrating Profiles.

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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. The most commonly used technology to support search is operating system and desktop search.

OutStart’s Learning Content Management System Automates Key Components of Content Development

Portals and KM

I recently spoke with Mike Gregory about OutStart’s Learning Content Management System (LCMS). First, I asked Mike to explain the difference between an LMS and LCMS, as I have been familiar with LMS (Learning Management System) for some time. This is different from the traditional artisan approach of hand building learning content one instance at a time. One of the main benefits of the modular approach is the ease in which personalized learning can be provided.

10 Strategies for Integrating Learning and Work (part 2)


In my last post I listed ten strategies for integrating learning with work. 10 STRATEGIES FOR INTEGRATING LEARNING AND WORK. Build a performance support system. Like Performance Support Systems , Communities of Practice are more a concept than a specific tool and they can take many unique configurations. The primary interaction is between people rather than between people and a structured information system.

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Emerging Autopoietic Communities – Scalability of Knowledge Transfer in Complex Systems

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Systems. poorly understood systems for helping enterprises maintain their. organizational integrity and address organizational imperatives. systems that evolve and mature through the phased emergence of. understanding of the social or sociological aspects of a system in. that knowledge management is all about information systems, or alternatively, about tacit knowledge in people. The present paper provides an overview of an approach we. system.

In Connection We Trust

Alchemy of Change

Payment is a big part of buying a shirt on Zazzle, and so Zazzle and PayPal can afford to invest resources into integrating their services for a nice, seamless experience. Fellowship Innovation & Technology Networks & Systems

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

This enables you to see how all employees on the system rank in terms of these six contribution factors. Telligent allows enterprises to extend current IT investments with out-of-the-box integration for Microsoft Exchange, Active Directory, SharePoint, LDAP, and more.

Reflections from 2011 – Redefining Your Social Web Presence


If it doesn’t get eaten by the system you should be able to receive a response from me within a reasonable amount of time depending on the urgency of the request / query / matter.

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Knowledge Management System Building Blocks

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The three blocks described within this paper are: a virtual information pool, which utilizes Enterprise Application Integration (EAI), a single and central user interface providing ubiquitous access, and mechanisms to enrich the available data, essentially based on Artificial Intelligence and Data Mining techniques. ISSN 1479-4411 First published in 2003.

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Effective Collaboration: Chaos in Collaboration: Integrating Collaboration Tools (Part 4 of 5)

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Michael Sampson Improving the Performance of Distributed Teams Navigation Home Resources Library Currents (the blog) Seamless Teamwork Our Approach About Michael Sampson Contact Us « Chaos in Collaboration: The Changing Locus of Collaboration (Part 3 of 5) | Main | Open Text Embraces Enterprise 2.0: Post-Publication Collaboration » Chaos in Collaboration: Integrating Collaboration Tools (Part 4 of 5) This is Part 4 of the Chaos in Collaboration series.

Civilization Systems: How would hunter-gatherers run the world? (pssst. They Do!)

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

skip to main | skip to sidebar Civilization Systems Technology, Social Media & The Fundamentals of Individual Representation in Scaling Civilization Thursday, November 19, 2009 How would hunter-gatherers run the world? Writing and associated administrative systems.

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Green Chameleon » Information and Records Management Policy Development Guidelines

Green Chameleon blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Information and Records Management Policy Development Guidelines It’s often difficult to approach KM in any large scale way in an organisation without bumping into the policy infrastructure. The requirements for a knowledge sharing system, including taxonomy and metadata requirements, will need to be balanced with the need to manage records according to legislative and regulatory requirements.

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Liberating Voices book published

Making CommunitySense

To get an idea of how these patterns could be used, see, for instance, the post by Justin Smith, who lists some requirements for a pattern-based knowledge system. In recent decades we have witnessed the creation of communication systems that promise unparalleled connectedness.

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Green Chameleon » Blog comments

Green Chameleon blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Developing Policies to Support KM It’s often difficult to approach KM in any large scale way in an organisation without bumping into the policy infrastructure. The requirements for a knowledge sharing system, including taxonomy and metadata requirements, will need to be balanced with the need to manage records according to legislative and regulatory requirements.

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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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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. Solution NewsGator is upgrading to Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 Enterprise Edition (64-bit) database software running on the Windows Server® for 64-Bit Systems operating system.

Green Chameleon » Who Makes Policy?

Green Chameleon

One of the key enablers in organisation-wide KM implementations is having your policies relating to information management, records management, IT security, privacy, knowledge sharing, etc, all integrated and aligned with each other.

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Re-Place-ing Space: The Roles of Place and Space in Collaborative Systems

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

This leads usto re-evaluate spatial systems, and discuss how ``place, rather than``space, can support CSCW design. Observing the way that space structures actions and interactions--the``affordances of space [Gaver, 1992]--many designers have usedspatial models and metaphors in collaborative systems. The desktopmetaphor of single-user systems has been extended to a metaphor ofdesks, offices, hallways and cities. Spatially-based Systems Collaborative Virtual Reality.

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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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Green Chameleon » Wisdom - The Question for Every 64-Year Old

Green Chameleon

Wisdom arose during the 8th and final stage of psychosocial development which is “ego integrity over despair&#. The Berlin Paradigm defined wisdom as “an expert knowledge system concerning the fundamental pragmatics of life.&# terminal illness, or maybe she just lost her parents, or the girl may live in another culture or period, or been raised in a different value system from ours, and that we should also think about ways to talk to her and consider her emotional state.

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Literate analysis, literate modeling

Making Sense With Facilitated Systems

In my experience so far, that approach does help organize the analysis process, and it does seem to justify the "reproducible research" moniker. Any scripting approach can help make analyses reproducible; R2wd and Sweave integrate the analysis with the communication of the results.) statistics productivity system dynamics simulationDonald Knuth developed literate programming years ago as a way to foster the development of better software.

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Digital Badges as Recognition of Success

Jenny Connected

In the second post – SCoPE Seminar: Digital Badges Implementation – I reflected on the credibility of these badges, their value, their integrity, their status, what and who they represent.

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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.

Hyperfish – Thoughts on Collecting Expertise

Michael Sampson - Currents

The two similar items – asset registration and personal information – extend Hyperfish’s current approach of asking for information that has a demonstrably correct value.

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Net-Mapping the Water-Food-Energy Nexus in the Upper Blue Nile in Ethiopia

Net-Map Toolbox

Given how one influences the other, it is, however, not focus which is needed but integration – of issues and also of those people dealing with them. When dealing with the challenges of a country like Ethiopia, focusing just on water, or food, or energy is a tall order already.

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

Online Community Strategy

Based on my experience building online communities and collaborative experiences, as well as research I’ve conducted, I’m convinced that a new and comprehensive approach to online communities is the way forward. Sonoma Sunrise in honor of the dawn of 2016.

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BAN FORMS! IT just can't keep up with business networks

Governance in a Networked World

Have you ever been frustrated by being asked to fill in a form where the requesting organisation already has most if not all of the information being requested on one of their systems somewhere? Now I fully appreciate the legacy system challenge.

Introducing literate modeling

Making Sense With Facilitated Systems

If you create or ask for organizational models in any one of a number of text-based systems, you likely realize that. If you use any one of a number of GUI-based systems, you may recognize what you're doing as visual programming. Despite the claims of some, I don't think there's one right way: I think we need a diversity of approaches. Tags: productivity system dynamics simulation problem solving communications

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Dispatch from the 2017 Association of Change Management Professionals Conference

Partnering Resources

We love how neuroscience brings a valuable and previously examined approach to our field. ” We focused on how thoughtful use of Critical Connectors can help populate teams, build social support, and integrate respected change advocates into the organization.

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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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Dave White: Visitors and Residents project feedback

Jenny Connected

Session description: Students and staff have been developing their own digital literacies for years and successfully integrating them into their social and professional activities. In this presentation we will discuss these emerging ‘user owned’ literacies and how they might integrate with institutional approaches to developing digital literacies.

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

Making CommunitySense

Theme: “Exploring Labs for Social Change” Social innovation labs are very popular as instruments for “changing the system” However, what actually happens in these labs? Integrated approaches are key, and an HDL Studio is a good way to start.

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The Meaning of Depth and Breadth in Education

Jenny Connected

In Times Higher Education (March 7, 2019) Anna McKie asks: In a rapidly changing world, is a broader approach to the university curriculum needed to develop the critical thinking and creativity increasingly sought after by employers.

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Ten Design Principles for Social Intranets (Vernon Meyer, AMP) @webdynamo #intranets2012

Michael Sampson - Currents

group a) design harmony - (1) adopt a user-centric approach, (2) identify, understand and work with project drivers, and (3) understand how your technology integrates. -. group c) design the system - (9) design the system as well as the individual parts, and (10) focus on change early and through-out After lunch on day 2 of Intranets2012, Vernon Meyer is talking about his work at AMP. Key ideas: - Intranets need to become more fun, more modern. -

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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. -

Notes on "Social Business: Moving the Business Needle Forward" at AusLUG 2013 - Chris Crummey, IBM

Michael Sampson - Currents

IBM platform for social business - enabling "systems of engagement" solutions. For social areas - social networking, social analytics, social content, and social integration. It's integrated and seamless by design. -. Can use a social intranet to shield people from the churn of internal systems. integrating Connections into Notes 9 Social Edition, Microsoft Outlook and Office, and Mobile Clients. Want to integrate other applications into there.

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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.

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