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Social Architecture (a manifesto) | Management Innovation eXchange

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Hack: Social Architecture (a manifesto). This manifesto is aimed specifically at organizational change practioners and leaders who are in charge of large scale organizational changes. The result is a new balance between hierarchy and community that is called social architecture.

How Procter & Gamble Got Employees to Use Social Networking at Work - CIO.com - Business Technology Leadership

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Rate yourself in change leadership, strategy, customer focus and more. Subscription Services » Reprints » ); Practice Made Perfect How Procter & Gamble Got Employees to Use Social Networking at Work Procter & Gamble drove adoption of social networking tools by integrating them with existing with work processes. tools into a single platform to unlock weak and potential ties—employees with common goals or interests who have little to no contact.

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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.

The new employee connection: Social networking behind the firewall - Computerworld

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Computerworld Daily News (First Look and Wrap-Up) Computerworld Blogs Newsletter The Weekly Top 10 More E-Mail Newsletters The new employee connection: Social networking behind the firewall Corporate social networking is more than an electronic water cooler. Companies may start with the idea of helping employees get to know one another better, but with easier and faster connections among people, cross-division collaboration suddenly happens more naturally, leading to greater innovation. ‹

About Full Circle | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

These individuals along with others in Nancy’s network are all independent consultants, not employees of Full Circle Associates. Nancy White – Online Social Architectures – Networks and Communities [.] # Tanya Weaver on 19 Nov 2008 at 6:28 pm I am interested in learning more about what you do.

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The Changing Enterprise

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

The Changing Enterprise by Shiv Singh January 21, 2008 at 8:30 am · Filed under Enterprise 2.0 , Web 2.0 As a result, collaboration tools within organizations are often about connecting employees with customers and not just to other employees.

About Full Circle | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

These individuals along with others in Nancy’s network are all independent consultants, not employees of Full Circle Associates. Nancy White – Online Social Architectures – Networks and Communities [.] # Tanya Weaver on 19 Nov 2008 at 6:28 pm I am interested in learning more about what you do.

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Curing Business Ecosystems Blindness

Partnering Resources

Business ecosystems are complex and ever-changing. Once you have a list of critical entities (don’t aim for an exhaustive list – it will take too much time and it will probably change before you’ve finished), look at the role each plays in the business ecosystem.

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NewsGator Enhances its Social Sites 2010 Platform for SharePoint

Portals and KM

Among other things, the new release includes enhanced community capabilities, architectures, and reporting functionality. Brian showed me a useful architectural diagram as he explained the various components of the offering. NewsGator recently launched Social Sites 2010 2.0,

IBM Connect 2013: Tuesday Opening Session Notes

Portals and KM

I have written about this concept a bit (see for example, Integrating the Interactions with the Transactions and Integrating Transactions and Interactions: A Fable ). Employees are using social media in all aspects of the their lives, including work.

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

Collaborative Thinking

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. I just read an interesting report from my ex-colleague Larry Cannel from Gartner (" The Post-2.0

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Heading Back Down Under: Part 1 Australia

Nancy White

We need to be more deliberate in how we integrate community strategies into the heart of our organizations, how they impact our real work, and how they shape our organizations. With social media employees can collaborate with each other in new ways.

Leading from the Bottom

Governance in a Networked World

The situation changes when those passive widgets become active and opinion fuelled customers! As aware as we are how can we enact change to the inverted hierarchy? There have been several sources of suggestions for facilitating the required changes.

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News Updates (September 4, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

EtherPad, a collaborative document authoring service, added a document history visualization capability, for looking back and how a document changed over time. In its next evolution, email will remain at the heart of communication but it will be tightly integrated with a variety of collaboration approaches. Gartner on 10 Enterprise Architecture Pitfalls. Gartner analysts weigh in on the 10 common pitfalls of enterprise architecture. EtherPad History.

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Opening Session

Portals and KM

Having an open architecture is the way to be social.   CSC has 100,000 employees that need to work together. AT&T needs to have employees understand granular information about their products and communicate it to customers.

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As the Knowledge Hub faces closure, might a creative Twitter mob help with re-invention?

Social Reporter

What’s certain is that there is no structured consultation with the 150,000 or so people registered in the Knowledge Hub system, which seems rather strange when the practice of “consulting the residents” is fairly well established in local councils if big changes are in prospect. There were high hopes in 2009 that it would integrate with other social media, and also enable conversations with wider publics. Can we change creatively without a riot?

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Notes on "Apply Strategy and Governance to Social Computing Initiatives" (NewsGator)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Stacy said this should be connected to the IT development framework and architecture processes. just about architecture. 7) Are we prepared for cultural and organizational change? On the cultural change, the technology makes a difference. allowing others to change your work. is about integrating work with personal stuff. It can be integrated with Twitter.]. Question) "What about employee privacy?".

News Updates (June 12, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The main resistance to this change isn’t from IT or even rank-and-file employees, Laczynski told me, but rather in the C-level suites, where users are loathe to give up Outlook, which integrates calendar, appointment and contact features with email. The new connector to Outlook will allow software and service integrators like LTech “rip out the back end” while preserving the Outlook client for users who want to keep it. J.Boye UK SharePoint Group.

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

Collaborative Thinking

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. I just read an interesting report from my ex-colleague Larry Cannel from Gartner (" The Post-2.0

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Oracle's View On Enterprise 2.0

Collaborative Thinking

That will change in 2009 - in part because Oracle's E2.0 Thumbs-down: The notion that employees start off with a "shared purpose" with the enterprise is an assumption that could have been explained better. The idea of shared business drivers is almost an anti-pattern between top-down/centralized goals of management and the more self-organizing, networked employee work model that E2.0 Thumbs-up: Sure - contextual integration with business applications I buy.

Interconnected Business Trends from Michael Fauscette

Portals and KM

Last month he posted a comprehensive set of predicts,  Evolution of Change: Signs for the Future of Business , that tie  different trends together.    Michael draws on   "The Singularity is Near"  by  Ray Kurzweil  and the concept that we often underestimate the rate of change but and tend to look at change in one area in isolation rather than as a part of a set of related changes.

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Implementing Wikis in the Age of Enterprise 2.0 at Océ

Portals and KM

Samuel is located in the Netherlands and his responsibilities include both the information architecture for structured information in applications such as PLMS and SAP and the unstructured information in places such as email and knowledge management programs. It makes so much sense to have these two information sources under the same architectural leadership. When there was change by someone else, it usually started a conversation over best practices.

2009: Planning Considerations For Enterprise 2.0

Collaborative Thinking

Business leaders also need to realize the importance of cultural dynamics and the challenges that go along with changing work models and persuading people to change their behaviors. RSS is a dead-end and architecturally deficient. Governance, change management, community-building and other "people strategies" help organizations leverage cultural dynamics in a positive fashion. . Standards: Pretty normal - standards are needed for integration, interoperability, etc.

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News Updates (November 2-6, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

2 took the plunge into the business market, releasing a secure version of its e-mail search plug-in to let IT administrators give their employees an easy way to sift through content in their Microsoft Outlook inboxes. It includes integration with Google Wave. Pulse includes employee profile tools, per ITProPortal. As the first release using an updated Traction platform architecture, Traction TeamPage 4.2

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Interconnected Business Trends from Michael Fauscette

Portals and KM

Last month he posted a comprehensive set of predicts, Evolution of Change: Signs for the Future of Business , that tie different trends together.   Michael draws on "The Singularity is Near" by Ray Kurzweil and the concept that we often underestimate the rate of change but and tend to look at change in one area in isolation rather than as a part of a set of related changes. The social web changed interaction models and redefined community.”

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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.

IBM Lotus Connections, in plain English " Connected

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

And then there are the thousands of new hires and current employees moving into new positions every day in every organization. They were worried about how to get employees to log into Profiles and add that they could speak Chinese.

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Communication, communities and collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Community

technology is completely changing how we interact online and the way in which modern businesses operate. If change is not forthcoming, then the adoption of social computing tools is likely to fail.

List of "White Label" or "Private Label" (Applications you can Rebrand) Social Networking Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Social Networking goes mainstream I was recently asked by a buddy to name off some social networking platforms that could be branded or changed as needed (that’s where that term ‘white label’ has come from).

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Why and How to SaaS – Jeff Kaplan at Serena Tag

Green Chameleon

The world is changing. The nature of the workforce is changing and becoming more online. There are also changing economic and ecological conditions. Technologies are also changing. In the recent past, the move to SaaS was often triggered by renegades, who then spread the good news to their fellow employees. They have to restructure architecture, business models, sales models, etc. The resellers and implementers are troubled also as their role is changing.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

JiveSoftware “We develop award-winning collaboration software that improves a company’s productivity through open collaboration among employees, partners and customers.

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Cisco Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Jabber

Collaborative Thinking

"Enterprise organizations want an extensible presence and messaging platform that can integrate with business process applications and easily adapt to their changing needs," said Doug Dennerline, Cisco senior vice president, Collaboration Software Group. Jabber's technology leverages open standards to provide a highly scalable architecture that supports the aggregation of presence information across different devices, users and applications.

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Are We In A "Post E2.0 Era"? (Collaborative Thinking)

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

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. Mock Thesis Proposal: Personal Support Networks During Periods Of Employee Transition, Part 2.

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Intel Communities: IT@Intel Blog: Why Intel is investing in Social Computing

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Remember Me Search Home > Intel Communities > Open Port IT Community > IT@Intel > Blog > 2009 > February > 13 Up to Blog Posts in IT@Intel Previous Next IT@Intel Blog Currently Being Moderated 1 Why Intel is investing in Social Computing Posted by Laurie Buczek on Feb 13, 2009 10:37:38 AM In my post Testing Business Value in Social Networking I shared our results of extensive exploration to determine if there is value in adding professional networking for employee use.

Twelve best practices for online customer communities | Enterprise Web 2.0 | ZDNet.com

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The more the business is integrated, the better the community will work. communities are excellent change catalysts , as long as you allow them to be. On CBSSports.com: Hottie Hall Of Fame ?

SelectMinds Provides Secure Social Networking Platform for Enterprise Use | The AppGap

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

SelectMinds has been providing social networking platforms for employees to support innovation and engagement and increase productivity, and for former employees to enhance recruiting and business development since 2000. SelectMinds began by offering employee alumni networks in 2000.

The AppGap » » SuccessFactors: Bringing Web 2.0 to Talent Management: News, views, and reviews of Work 2.0 tools, apps and practices

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

The company now serves organizations from less than 10 to over 100,000 employees. One of their major goals is to better align employee’s actions with companies’ objectives. I really liked the search results for specific employees that come back as pictures, rather than names.

Five Realities of Enterprise Collaboration & Technology - Managing Technology - Dennis D. McDonald's Web Site

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Attitudes and behavior take time to change. They also need to work with non-employees. Home Innovation Customer Comm Collaboration Metrics eGovernment Project Management Procurement Mobility Reviews Dennis D.

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How to tell when Enterprise 2.0 is not appropriate for your organisation « Hypertextual

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Your company is not comfortable with innovation It’s not a matter of being conservative, it just that your company culture loves it when nothing change. Employees are engaged or else … The Company needs the engagement from employees. Employees have to behave.

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leadernetwork wiki

John Tropea - Delicious Network

An interesting story about how Lawrence Community Works (a networking organization in an immigrant city north of Boston) connected, networked and developed the leadership of residents to become change agents in their community.

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The AppGap » » Web 2.0 in the Enterprise. From Dilbert to Dude: News, views, and reviews of Work 2.0 tools, apps and practices

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

in the enterprise and how social media is changing collaboration behind the firewall. Steve Bendt of Best Buy talked about Blue Nation, a social networking site that connects employees at the retail outlets to the corporate offices and to each other.

My KM World Session Notes: Creating a Semantic Infrastructure Platform

Portals and KM

The business processes analysis needs to include knowledge architecture experts since process SMEs tend to be bad at knowledge structures. I would agree here as the world is constantly changing. Tom said that instead of giant taxonomies, you create small ones with intelligence built in so you keep up with changes. There are figures that say it cost about $12 million per thousand employees wasting time looking for stuff.  million per 1,000 employees.

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More collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

This leads me into another observation, that it looks like this process assumes that the collaborative technologies are in place and working but they are just not integrated in a content sense. Engineers without Fears Saturday, September 15, 2007 More collaboration James Dellow takes up the conversation about collaboration. James D makes the point that collaboration happens within organisations & that people will use any tools that come to hand. Absolutely agree with this.