Relationships and Identity: Two Sides of the Social Networking Coin

Collaborative Thinking

The workshop session will cover " Use Cases Driving Identity in Enterprise 2.0: As organizations explore the use of social networking, the enterprise is no longer the only participant in managing identity. An employee’s social network site profile, social graph, and use of other social tools and applications enable them to construct additional identity facets to suit their own needs. how identity controls people’s impressions and establishes reputation.

Social Architecture (a manifesto) | Management Innovation eXchange

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Hack: Social Architecture (a manifesto). The result is a new balance between hierarchy and community that is called social architecture. The new Organizational Change Management is called Social Architecture. Documents: SOCIAL ARCHITECTURE EBOOK.pdf.

Boston E20 Notes: Design Considerations For Enterprise Social Networks: Identity, Graphs, Streams & Social Objects

Portals and KM

I attended session - Design Considerations For Enterprise Social Networks: Identity, Graphs, Streams & Social Objects led by Mike Gotta , Senior Technical Solution Marketing Manager for Social Software, Cisco. He showed some of the architectural capabilities that relate to social networking.    You want to integrate the existing enterprise apps and the data and content within them.  You need to let people construct their own identity.

2012 156

Collaborative Thinking: Innovation Has Its Own Personality

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While the article focus is on architectural design, there are several key points (see below) worth remember and translating into your own organizational context: A firm’s culture, as succinctly characterized by Jean Valence, Hon.

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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.

2008 109

Collaborative Thinking: Lotusphere 2008: Social Computing Chess Match

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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.

2008 130

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.,

2008 28

Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Keynote Notes

Collaborative Thinking

Theme: Complete - Open - Integrated. Application Integration Architecture (AIA) Integrate any application, Oracle and non-Oracle leveraging standard middleware, pre-built standard integration. Formalize integration methods, "packaged integration" similar in concept to packaged applications. Oracle Middleware Back to theme: complete, open, integrated. Beehive: software for enterprise collaboration Integrated and secure.

2008 100

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

Collaborative Thinking

Egalitarian, or indifferent to formal organizational identities. 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.

2012 168

Enterprise 2.0: A Transition From Destination Site To Platform Services

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More accurately, we might describe this type of platform as a social network site ( Reference Architecture For Social Network Sites ). This effort will not go to waste since these types of integration capabilities (e.g., And if you have a lot of really interesting information locked up in that platform, it’s pretty natural to want to integrate that information within other systems where it can be helpful. integration with CRM, ERP, supply chain, etc).

2011 157

Thoughts On Salesforce & DimDim

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Integration requires vendor cooperation to deliver a supportable configuration. The reason for a gateway of some type is to apply security and compliance policies, as well as to control how the identity of internal users are represented to the outside world. 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.

DimDim 133

Enterprise Twitter: Fad Or Tipping Point (Agenda)

Collaborative Thinking

Platform architecture. Integration with existing enterprise infrastructure (e.g., identity, security). Integration with enterprise content management (e.g., 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?

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

Collaborative Thinking

Egalitarian, or indifferent to formal organizational identities. 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.

2012 100

2009: Planning Considerations For Enterprise 2.0

Collaborative Thinking

RSS is a dead-end and architecturally deficient. Social networks and identity: As part of the field research study I conducted ( social networking within the enterprise ), I was surprised to find a disconnect between social networking initiatives and identity management efforts. Standards: Pretty normal - standards are needed for integration, interoperability, etc. native wiki) and I would like to see deep integration with SharePoint. .

2008 100

News Updates (January 18, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

CASAHL announced a forthcoming upgrade to its tools for analyzing, integrating and migrating Lotus Notes applications to Microsoft technologies. Voters praised the software for its “excellent integration with LMS” and its ability to “be done from an enterprise IT system.”

2010 127

Collaborative Thinking: Socialtext Releases SocialPoint

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Asterisk » October 31, 2006 Socialtext Releases SocialPoint This could be the smartest yet made by an emerging wiki company, or a simple matter of good "marketecture" Ill follow-up with Peter OKelly (our resident wiki guru) and post a more conclusive opinion but questions in my mind are: How does this integrate with the underlying content management system of SharePoint 2007? How does this integrate with the records management services within SharePoint 2007?

Collaborative Thinking: Info 2.0: Harnessing the power of Web 2.0 and Enterprise Mashups

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Webcast Notes (I assume that replay information will appear at the site): The Good Need to move way from rigid applications to a more free-flowing approach is correct (synergistic with emergence, user-generated content, architecture of participation and other trends re: Enterprise 2.0) For Burton Group clients, we recently published a reference architecture template document on the architectural components of a feed syndication platform.

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Collaborative Thinking: Lotusphere 2008: Opening Session

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DWA re-architecture. Google gadget integration, widgets can be shared via a catalog or email. DWA "light mode" - demo of Apple integration. Demo: Lotus Connections integration with portal, ajax, atom integration; rich content in portal, can "tear away" portlet and video continues to run; drag and drop within portal (e.g., Partners can participate and integrate.

2008 100

Oracle's View On Enterprise 2.0

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Some points-to-ponder as I read through the article (each [number] is inserted into the article citation below for ease-of-reference): Thumbs-up: Oracle calls out a link to identity which is frequently overlooked. Thumbs-up: The idea that the platform must have a modular architecture gets us closer to the concept of a "digital environment" vs. a single vendor platform. Thumbs-up: Sure - contextual integration with business applications I buy.

Collaborative Thinking: Videos from ODC 2008

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Facebook Developers | Integrating Facebook Chat Everywhere Subscribe to Collaborative Thinking Add me to your TypePad People list Archives May 2010 April 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 More.

2008 130

Collaborative Thinking: What A Yahoo! Acquisition Might Mean To Microsoft

Collaborative Thinking

Zimbra has one of the most modern platforms for enterprise messaging (in terms of user experience, architecture).

Yahoo 130

Collaborative Thinking: Jabber XCP Delivers Eventing via Pubsub

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The success of Twitter (which has XMPP in its architecture, BTW) and other similar services proves that personal eventing (in addition to presence, in general) is valued in social network settings.

XCP 130

iTKO Expands the Agility of Enterprise 2.0 Application Development with New Service Virtualization and SOA Governance Offerings

Portals and KM

With LISA, they have integrated governance vendors’ policies to launch their testing and validation services, so the policies can guide automated testing procedures. I have written about iTKO before See - iTKO LISA - Software Validation and Testing at the Speed of Enterprise 2.0.

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

2008 55

Collaborative Thinking: Building A Robust Feed Syndication Platform (Part 2)

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The continued support only for RSS is architecturally a dead-end and reflects a poor upstream design decision.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Innovation marketplace Prediction markets Hype Identity Active Directory Google Accounts Identity 2.0 The more the business is integrated, the better the community will work. Growth will come, but not until a community finds its identity.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Collaboration tools and social features Common features, but are not limited to, include: forums, wikis, blogs, media, rss, aggregation homepages, presence, instant messaging, and ability to connect to identity systems such as LDAP/Active Directory.

2008 58

Noticing some nice non-profit wiki work | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Peg “got&# that there was both an information architecture and a set of social processes associated with their use of a wiki as both a project communication tool and as a knowledge sharing tool.

Wiki 130

Noticing some nice non-profit wiki work | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Peg “got&# that there was both an information architecture and a set of social processes associated with their use of a wiki as both a project communication tool and as a knowledge sharing tool.

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Collaborative Thinking: Enterprise 2.0 Report: Table of Contents

Collaborative Thinking

Facebook Developers | Integrating Facebook Chat Everywhere Subscribe to Collaborative Thinking Add me to your TypePad People list Archives May 2010 April 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 More. Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Social Applications: Leave The Rough Edges Alone | Main | The Sociability Of Social Media » December 20, 2007 Enterprise 2.0

2007 100

Collaborative Thinking: Why Is Social Software So Important?

Collaborative Thinking

In a June 2004, Tim O’Reilly coined the term “ architecture of participation ”(AoP) to describe systems designed for user contributions. The phrase “form follows function” is an architectural and design principal that is also very applicable to the software industy.

News Updates (November 2-6, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

It includes integration with Google Wave. Novell Pulse leverages Novell's expertise and experience developing enterprise collaboration and communication tools, as well as industry leadership in creating strong identity and security management solutions. As the first release using an updated Traction platform architecture, Traction TeamPage 4.2 Long catch-up post today, with news from last week while I was busy in Singapore. Microsoft BPOS Price Reduction.

2009 122

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

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Egalitarian, or indifferent to formal organizational identities. 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. Identity.

2012 37

Collaborative Thinking: Microsoft Announces FeedSync But Its Strategy Remains Un-Syncd

Collaborative Thinking

SharePoint exposes a lot of information via RSS feeds but apparently has no support for Atom - in fact, Microsoft seems to be very unclear on its support for Atom and perhaps might prefer to play with RSS extensions that muddy the waters given RSS is essentially an architectural dead-end.

2007 100

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.

2008 109

Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

To maximize the power of networked interaction, you need a networked architecture. You get some features, like Office and Exchange integration, in exchange for those limits.

Collaborative Thinking: Tagging Beyond Content: Applications & People

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Tag Clouds could be integrated with applications as well, functioning as an alternative navigational technique. In this context, tagging of individuals can very much be a part of a presence architecture, where the tags change dynamically as our setting changes. Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Microsoft "People Ready" = Lotus "Super Human Software" | Main | CIOTalk Radio Interview: Making Enterprise Portals Work!

2006 116

Guidelines for Group Collaboration and Emergence « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Assuming roles also enhances collaboration, helps team members evaluate mission components, and allows them to experiment with different identity constructs. Skip to content emergent by design Home support who’s the architect?

Collaborative Thinking: Of bread, butter, cheese, and mousetraps.

Collaborative Thinking

If CodePlex is not your "cup of tea" then you can look for third-party vendors that have integrated their social software tools with SharePoint. These vendors are investing a lot of time, money and resources to deliver a high-level of integration. An over-simplified outline such as the one I fashioned together above is perhaps one that might help feed into a decision process that ties into other architectural and organizational factors.

2008 106

/Message: Nature Or Nurture In Social Networking

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

what shapes the architecture of our social networks and our position in them? When around people you want to emulate, mirror the small graces of social interaction -- turns of phrase, facial expressions, hand gestures, etc. -- so that you are helping along the integration of norms you admire.

Collaborative Thinking: Social Presence: Time To Push The Reset Button

Collaborative Thinking

Technically, it’s architecturally about a feed syndication platform of which communication tools can participate in but so can a large variety of other systems now locked out of presence systems. Although most people used NetMeeting as a remote desktop solution the ILS (later integrated into Windows Server 2000 as a service - for free) provided a COM API and there was an ASP Intranet application to show who was logged in.

Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

To maximize the power of networked interaction, you need a networked architecture. You get some features, like Office and Exchange integration, in exchange for those limits.

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.