Adding Social Context To Enterprise Architecture

Collaborative Thinking

Increased mobility, generational shifts, new tools, and the changing digital lifestyle of workers bring an opportunity to embrace borderless relationships and foster collaboration in an open environment. Learn some core principles of an "architecture of participation" that represents a people-centric approach to enterprise architecture. Get ideas about where to start and how Cisco began to develop an integrated workforce experience.

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.

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? How do they help accomplish social change? How do we change values, etc.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

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.

About Full Circle | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

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 That level of integration and use of the web is sooo much more powerful than it was just a few short years ago.

F-Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

F-Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change. The world is changing. We ARE capable of expanding our thought architecture to accommodate the imagining of new models and “crazy ideas” that actually just might work.

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Collaborative Thinking: Lotusphere 2008: Social Computing Chess Match

Collaborative Thinking

Previously, Microsoft had integrated with Socialtext as well. Yes, IBM has wiki technology and you can integrate Notes, QuickR and Sametime with Connections - but for purposes of this post, Im looking at Connections in a turnkey way.

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The AppGap » Connectbeam Offers New Social Networking Application Integration Possibilities : News, views, and reviews of Work 2.0 tools, apps and practices

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Connectbeam Offers New Social Networking Application Integration Possibilities by Bill Ives April 28, 2008 at 8:07 am · Filed under Reviews Recently, I had a chance to catch up with Puneet Gupta, CEO of Connectbeam. We saw a demonstration of Connectbeam integration with Sharepoint.

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) Awareness comes to the table with a single architecture for all forms of user-generated content (e.g.,

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Review of Digital Workplace Trends 2013: Part Three – Selected Details

Portals and KM

As I wrote, it is integrating the interactions with the transactions and tying the social to business process where real change will occur. Culture will change as  a result of the pervasive use of social tools.  I think that information architecture is a top priority.

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Reinventing IT to Support Digitization of Business Processes - McKinsey

Portals and KM

  This last requirement is fundamental to any IT change but even more important when it comes to the transformation of business processes. Here is another McKinsey report that complements the one I discussed on Monday,   Accelerating the digitization of business processes.

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About Full Circle | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

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 AppGap » It Takes A Long Time For Change To Happen Quickly …: News, views, and reviews of Work 2.0 tools, apps and practices

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Filtrbox Provides Market Intelligence for the Rest of Us Shareable Databases: Zoho Integrates Creator with DB to Combine Ease of Use with Power How Come Distributed Work is Still the Next Big Thing?

Standards Can Help Put Social Software to Work

Portals and KM

is the involvement needed from IT departments to deploy and integrate the software. Dion Hitchcliffe, address one critical means to address this integration issue in his post, Enterprise Social Networks Need Open Standards. But they usually have quite limited interoperability when it comes to our identities, data integration, and inter-social network user experience. Customers spent $767.4 million on social software globally in 2011, and will spend almost $4.5

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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,

Notes on “Deployment of SharePoint 2013 document, records and collaboration solution at AUT” (Alan Marshall, Stephen McWilliams, Shelley Tasele)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Plus various AUT wide information, events, and processes. - … … governance included decisions around authentication, integration with other systems at AUT, etc. - … … using RecordPoint for records management. Day two of the New Zealand SharePoint Conference is starting.

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Cisco on Enabling the New Collaborative Workspace

Portals and KM

This will change everything in workplace IT support from designing workplace information strategies for collaboration, to delivering content experiences to people across channels, to engaging the next-generation workforce to serve customers better. is an integrated, contextually aware experience that enables people to spend less time shifting between technology silos and more time getting work done. This includes an enterprise architecture.

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Facilitation tips for improvisers

Viv Mcwaters

There’s an underlying architecture to different performance types, just as there’s an underlying architecture to facilitation approaches. I can’t tell you how grateful I am to have stumbled into improvisation and discovered the principles and practices that now are integral to my approach to facilitating. We can stay connected, build relationships, plan how we will change the world, hear and read what people think, through our devices.

Google+ Hints at a Social Media Marketing Revolution

Alchemy of Change

To get some firsthand experience, I created a simple page for Alchemy of Change on Google+. But here’s where the Google+ architecture really starts to shine through.

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Thoughts On Salesforce & DimDim

Collaborative Thinking

user experience, costs, security, help desk support, change management, development, etc). Integration requires vendor cooperation to deliver a supportable configuration. Application Integration. Organizations have come to expect IM/presence platforms to integrate with desktop productivity tools (office suites, e-mail clients). They also expect integration with enterprise portals. e-learning/LMS integration). Old habits die hard with this post.

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Re-visiting the challenge of networking civil society as Khub closes

Social Reporter

Steve Dale , who designed the Communities of Practice predecessor to Khub, and then conceived the new design, has recently been writing about Social Ecologies as a a different sort of architecture to tackle “ the key challenges and opportunities for anyone who wants to survive and thrive in this emergent social ecosystem”: Social media is generating enormous amounts of unorganised content: how to make sense of that. Developing a Lobbi kit for local agents of change.

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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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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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Much discussion about networking local government – now how about the rest of civil society?

Social Reporter

In my earlier piece I also picked up on Steve Dale’s suggestions of a different sort of social ecology architecture that blends specialist platforms with Twitter, Google Plus and other networks. Steve is the original designer of the Knowledge Hub, and as he explains here and here that sort of integration was envisaged in the Hub before elements were cut by LGA. Introducing Lobbi – with bold aims to change politics locally and globally.

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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 ). Adam mentioned the four Is: Interact, inform, integrate, and innovate. There are also behavioral changes.

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Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Music Industry Social Evolution

Portals and KM

They are changing the entire platform. They are implementing the entire WebSphere back end for integration. They will tackle the plan by segments of the architecture based on business priorities or are core dependencies for the architecture

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Enterprise Twitter: Fad Or Tipping Point (Agenda)

Collaborative Thinking

Platform architecture. Integration with existing enterprise infrastructure (e.g., Integration with enterprise content management (e.g., Behavior change and social messaging adoption. If you are a Burton Group client, just a reminder of the TeleBriefing available to you this week. Below are the possible topics and discussion areas we'll cover: Business Topics. Why are these tools relevant? What capabilities are driving interest from enterprise strategists?

My KM World 2010 and Enterprise Search Summit 2010 Notes: Peter Morville on Making Maps for Knowledge Discovery

Portals and KM

In this talk, Peter Morville defines a pattern language for search and discovery that embraces user psychology and behavior, cross-channel information architecture, multisensory interaction, and emerging technology. Peter said that as he encounters intranets he often sees strange architecture with components simply added on in a random pattern. What we find changes our approach if we are sensitive to our discoveries.  There is a lot of cross media integration.

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Tasting an amygdala hijack

Viv Mcwaters

He talks about how it’s possible to change the wiring and architecture of our brains, and how mindsight gives us the capacity for insight and empathy – two things I really lacked last week. Warning: Contains self-reflection.

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Transparency In Government: Contracting Oversight Subcommittee

Collaborative Thinking

The Subcommittee will assess the problems of the decentralized and cumbersome systems presently in place, and discuss current plans to develop a new platform for integrating these systems to ensure that goals of efficiency, transparency, and accessibility are met. What laws, regulations, and policies need to be changed? The Government Services Administration (GSA) is bidding a project right now that will unify all federal government contracting information in a single architecture.

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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Exploring the Divided Brain – a 4 day course with Iain McGilchrist. Day 1 (pm)

Jenny Connected

The right hemisphere is more attuned to spiritual experience, which is rooted in the body, involves bodily practices and integrates emotion with thought. culture – which used to be embodied and passed on in folk wisdom, but mobilisation changed this.

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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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Endeca Provides Dynamic Business Intelligence

Portals and KM

  Finally, the tool is made to adapt to a constantly changing set of requirements. Latitude is based on a three-tier architecture as show below. The foundation for data retrieval is provided through the Latitude Information Integration Suite. Big data is a hot topic.

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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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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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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. How does employee work flow change with greater external stakeholder contact?

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.

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. Beehive Platform (platform services including security, policy management, integration, object model, admin functions, and interfaces to related Oracle technology). As applications integrate with Beehive services, the unified object model within Beehive will provide contextual consistency.

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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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Circling Around To KM

Collaborative Thinking

or the dreaded "KM Architecture" (there might be one or more - but it is not an IT architecture in the traditional sense - I would consider a patterns-based argument for KM though). Kandel showed that when people learn something, the wiring in their brain changes. Pattern Completion Principle : Other things being equal, complete elements in the blend by using existing integrated patterns as additional inputs. Rather, it is an integral part of what is learned.

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