Website vs. Web Presence

Online Social Networking

Once upon a time, a business would put up a website with its contact information, and that was the beginning and end of its web presence. Savvy marketers today are very aware that a multidimensional approach is essential if one hopes to build a strong and responsive web presence.

Reflections from 2011 – Redefining Your Social Web Presence


Another blog entry, that, like I said, will help shape up, once more, my overall Social Web Presence.

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More Thoughts On Social Presence

Collaborative Thinking

There were two notable comments to my earlier post (and cross-post ) on the concept of social presence and the role (or non-role) of UC vendors. Any social presence platform would clearly need to include a policy management component that would integrate with security and identity management systems within an enterprise to support authentication, authorization and related demands (e.g. presence??? business presence??? social presence??? business presence????

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). As Skype users know well, IM is nothing without simple presence signaling. Lee and Peter talked about emerging presence.

Presence Is Too Important To Leave To UC Vendors

Collaborative Thinking

After all, we associate presence as a foundational capability within unified communications. Indeed, several blog posts have recently highlighted the importance of presence as a core component of a UC platform while noting interoperability challenges across UC systems. presence???

Capacity building and scaling a participatory approach

Chris Corrigan

By “Art of Hosting” Monica means the four fold practice , which is the basic framework for leadership that gives our community a coherent centre of practice, around presence, participation, hosting others, and co-creation.

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Getting Out Of My Head: My “Presence” Practice

How to Save the World

Freedom from ego comes from awakening to your true nature as “conscious spirit”, a kind of ineffable (can’t be explained in language) presence; the meditative still state is our natural state of being. Despite this, they have depth, presence … they look real.

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What it Takes to Build a Web Presence

Online Social Networking

I also point out in Website vs. Web Presence , that SEO , social media , relationships and reputation each contribute to the building of a presence on the web. Darren Rouse, the author of 31 Days to Build a Better Blog , shares in a video his blog-centric approach to web marketing in which social media sites — which aren’t under our complete control — serve as outposts for our blogs and websites, i.e. our home base — which we do control.

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. An IM function within an application platform creates numerous overlap situations with existing IM and presence infrastructure (e.g., Decision-makers can allow for exceptions from IT standards (if they exist) when there is unique business value offered by an embedded IM/presence capability.

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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.

8 Social Media Basics for 2010

Online Social Networking

I suggest that we watch and see how social media and technology play out in 2010, but that we focus on the basics and build our web presences right now using techniques and resources at our fingertips. Here are my eight social media basics for building a web presence 2010: Core Marketing and PR Competencies - Analytics, branding , communication, competitive intelligence , design, list building , market segmentation , marketing research , targeting , etc.

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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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. Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Social Software`s Culture Clash | Main | Of bread, butter, cheese, and mousetraps. » March 15, 2008 Building A Robust Feed Syndication Platform Interesting case study of NewsGators SaaS-based offering.

Social Media vs. Search Engine Optimization

Online Social Networking

Your website and your social media together constitute your web presence, and search engine optimization helps you to market your overall web presence. They key is to coordinate your social media and search engine optimization, creating the maximum synergy between the two through an integrated approach. They must also fully understand social media sites and their role in building both your online presence and the desired backlinks to your website.

Building Modern Communities #SwarmConf

Online Community Strategy

My keynote focused on the need for a modern approach to community building in response to the accelerating change and disruption driven by exponential technologies. A New Approach to Community Building.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

August 15, 2008 More Than Just a Friday Flashback: Presencing and Theory U T hree years ago I reviewed, in glowing terms, and excerpted parts from, a book called Presence withfour authors, one of whom is MIT lecturer Otto Scharmer, creator ofTheory U, illustrated above, which is the backbone of the conceptcalled Presencing, and of the book. The presencing step is the most challenging for traditional organizations to accept, I suspect.

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Building Modern Communities #SwarmConf

Online Community Strategy

My keynote focused on the need for a modern approach to community building in response to the accelerating change and disruption driven by exponential technologies. A New Approach to Community Building.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Dave Pollards papers on business innovation & knowledge management August 15, 2008 More Than Just a Friday Flashback: Presencing and Theory U T hree years ago I reviewed, in glowing terms, and excerpted parts from, a book called Presence withfour authors, one of whom is MIT lecturer Otto Scharmer, creator ofTheory U, illustrated above, which is the backbone of the conceptcalled Presencing, and of the book. Its principal products are emerging approaches.

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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? Establishing a presence is obviously important when you are at a distance from your students. A feminine approach to ethics and moral education.

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The Role of Brands in Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

The Net: Online Communities should be a focal point of brands social strategy, and a “center of gravity” for social presence; Brands should not shy away from the role of active community host – it’s not an option, it’s a responsibility.

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Edusemiotics, the Divided Brain and Connectivism

Jenny Connected

Edusemiotics takes a holistic approach to education, decrying fragmentation and subject/object dualism. An edusemiotics approach to education therefore focuses on significance and meaning rather than ‘true facts’ and content.

2018 216

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development


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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Getting Lessons Learned Right! Part 1: Customers.

Chris Collison

Instead, it was conducted in Rio de Janeiro, in the presence of the Rio 2016 team, facilitated by the IOC. Dialogue-based approaches are the most effective mechanisms for this.

2013 63

Cisco Collaboration Summit: The Right Foundation For Collaboration

Collaborative Thinking

Joe Burton, CTO, Session Notes: Why is an architectural approach towards collaboration important? Collaboration Services (presence/location, tagging, semantic processing, real-time messaging, content services, social graph, etc). Context: Presence. XMPP as presence hub with interfaces and connectors to other presence providers. Pulse Connect: Open Social Web Services API (profile data, presence server, policy engine).

Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

Through my work as a Fellow with Life Reimagined, I have (with my team of Fellows) developed an approach that taps into the power of purpose to drive community engagement. Purpose. people’s identification of, and intention to pursue, particular highly valued, overarching life goals.”

My Fast Forward Posts for May 2011

Portals and KM

Moving to Multi-application Approach to Handling Today’s More Complex Content Management Requirements. Taking Control of Our Social Presence and Knowledge Consumption. Here is the monthly listing of my Fast Forward blog posts. I find it helps me with an archive and hopefully is also useful to you. There is a separate category for these summaries in my right side column on this blog. There will be more in June.

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From Intranets to DEX in 2018

Michael Sampson - Currents

As was said of eCommerce, the presence of the “e” becomes irrelevant after a while. The team at Step Two have re-branded their annual Intranets conference to the Digital Employee Experience conference , or DEX. I have attended Intranets three times.

2017 116 Provides Social Email to Push Enterprise Collaboration Adoption

Portals and KM

Their presence can be observed and IM, video chat, or email can be sent to them as shown below. Here is a different approach as the SharePoint capabilities are brought into the user’s prime workspace, their email accounts.

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Industrialisation of Social Networking for the Enterprise


Or, to put it in other words, automation of your social networking presence. Yes, it’s a topic that worries me, because we are then running the risk of commoditising our very own online presence(s).

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Social Business Implementation Challenges - Metrics, Risk, and Change Management

Michael Sampson - Currents

But all of this doesn't just happen by virtue of establishing presence on external social networks or even by implementing an internal social business platform, the respondents noted. According to the report, organizations that have experienced the most success in social business approaches have made fundamental changes in the way employees work. If staff were still working together using older approaches, it would all be more difficult.

How to assess Power and Influence: a simple but effective method

The Bumble Bee

My colleague, Andrew Constable , has developed a concise but comprehensive approach to assessing power which he calls the 8P's of Power. Presence. When we are dealing with change we need to be able to make quick but robust assessments of the power/influence of the different players.

2012 152

If you believe in open collaboration, support Voicebox

Social Reporter

It is an extraordinarily innovative approach from an “official&# body that supports 6000 centres around the country, and something of an act of faith by managing director Helen Milner.

Characteristics of open learning environments

Jenny Connected

My way of approaching the confusing landscape of countless tools, sites, and resources, was to try and get a visual overview of the salient ones. Presence/Writing. [3] Presence/writing: What traces do you make and leave behind you?

2014 224

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. Cross-posted from Nancy’s Blog.

Why BIG’s #ageingbetter programme needs added digital innovation

Social Reporter

First in developing innovative approaches to services, and the ways people can use technology themselves to develop relationships. On the first point – innovative approaches to services – we gained some insights into the potential from a workshop Drew Mackie and I ran recently, and reported here , using a fictitious scenario.

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Help us co-design a Living Lab to show #thewayahead for London’s civil society

Social Reporter

Then we’ll play through how a mix of new approaches can help them create a better life in the digital age. We’ll also be experimenting with an online version of Slipham, with a network map, and presence for groups created with the

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

Governance in a Networked World

At least they didn't try to charge me for the my presence on this legacy system, which in essence made it impossible for me to know my mobile phone spend until after the bill came.

Cisco Expands Its Cloud Collaboration Strategy

Portals and KM

In the lower right is Information Management where they have also adopted with same integration and partnership approach. You can search for experts and determine presence.

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Driving as Collaboration

Michael Sampson - Currents

If the mere presence of a smartphone in line of sight reduces cognitive capability for the task-at-hand , talking on the phone while engaged in a task with life-and-death consequences must be even worse. What’s your approach to driving and talking on the phone?

2017 116

Dark Matters: Exploring Thresholds of (Im)perceptibility

Jenny Connected

These ideas resonate with my recent thinking about the Absent Presence in online learning, unheard voices and questions about what it is that we don’t/can’t see, how this might influence or affect online learning and learners, and whether or not we can or should try to make the unseen, seen.

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Twitter for School Staff Professional Development


All school staff benefit from engagement with continuing professional development (CPD) – keeping up to date in their subject and curriculum area, and in teaching approaches and methods. Create your Twitter Presence.

2014 73

The Police Officer, the Radar, and the Hornet

Michael Sampson - Currents

One of the officers was using a hand held radar device to check speeding vehicles approaching the town of Kingsville. You may be interested to know that the tactical computer in the Hornet had detected the presence of, and subsequently locked on to, your hostile radar equipment and automatically sent a jamming signal back to it, which is why it shut down. Two Texas Highway Patrol Officers were conducting speeding enforcement on Hwy 77, just south of Kingsville, TX.

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Enterprise 2.0 Summit: Learning from Alcatel-Lucent, IBM, Yves Caseau, BASF & More "How People Matter"

21st Century Organization

Alcatel-Lucent- An Implementation Approach to Follow. Surrounded by really smart, disciplined business thinkers, Enterprise 2.0 Summit Paris February 7-8 2012 was the place to be. . The important conversations were not about the abundant technology platforms vying for "Enterprise 2.0"

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