Remove Benefits Remove Connectivity Remove Knowledge Sharing Remove Relationships

Creating Global Knowledge Sharing Networks at ConocoPhillips

Portals and KM

On Friday I attended Driving Business Excellence With Formal, Global Networks led by Dan Ranta , Director of Knowledge Sharing, ConocoPhillips. Here is the session description: “In 2004, ConocoPhillips launched a large initiative to create internal communities of practice that would enhance knowledge sharing within the firm. Seven years later, the ConocoPhillips' knowledge-sharing program is ranked as best-in-class across industries.”.

Relationship Centric Teaching – Part 3 of ISS Fellowship

Full Circle Associates

I also wanted to focus on relationship centric teaching using conversational approaches. This was supported by a graphic facilitation workshop, which in the end, applied the relationship centric approach while introducing the joy of visuals and graphic facilitation in teaching and learning.

2015 56

Can Using Facebook Within Your Organization Add Value?

Leading Virtually

Research tells us that social interaction is very useful for facilitating knowledge transfer and innovation in organizations. It is, therefore, not surprising that some companies are reporting significant benefits from the internal use of Facebook or a similar tool.

Relationships and Identity: Two Sides of the Social Networking Coin

Collaborative Thinking

When we think of relationships, and study it from a social perspective, we look at: how people construct facets of their identity based on social structures in a particular context and activity. When we study relationships from a purely identity management focus, we look at the people, process, and technology arenas such as: how the organization ensures that authenticated and authorized employees are securely accessing information and applications. Facebook Connect, OpenSocial).

Relationships and Identity: Two Sides of the Social Networking Coin

Collaborative Thinking

When we think of relationships, and study it from a social perspective, we look at: how people construct facets of their identity based on social structures in a particular context and activity. When we study relationships from a purely identity management focus, we look at the people, process, and technology arenas such as: how the organization ensures that authenticated and authorized employees are securely accessing information and applications.

IBM Connect 2013 – Pardon The Interruption, Are You Ready?

Elsua

But, for now, I’m starting to get things ready for IBM Connect 2013 , which kicks off on January 27th till the 31st, and which surely promises to be one of those events difficult to forget around the space of Social Business. That they now possess your knowledge?

2013 201

Can Using Facebook Within Your Organization Add Value?

Leading Virtually

Research tells us that social interaction is very useful for facilitating knowledge transfer and innovation in organizations. It is, therefore, not surprising that some companies are reporting significant benefits from the internal use of Facebook or a similar tool.

Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking

Nancy White

This pattern has three phases: support and personal validation, connection to a community and/or network for practice and learning and finally, external validation. She feels her idea will accellerate knowledge sharing, increase learning and reduce duplication.

Getting Lessons Learned Right! Part 1: Customers.

Chris Collison

Not only that, but the time was deliberately managed such that 50% of each day was available for connecting, networking and asking further questions., When we know who our customers are, then we can connect the supply with demand.

2013 63

I’ve been away:Reflections on a Journey Part 1

Nancy White

Four countries, many sets of new and old relationships and a profoundly moving and challenging experience of a new set of complex cultures has left me so much to reflect on that it will take a while. As I noted above, the power of debriefing and shared meaning making. Introduction.

Conversations With a Wonderful Client

Full Circle Associates

This is posted at Conversations with Nancy White around the implementation of CIAT’s internal communications strategy and reposted here for sharing! It seemed to me that we needed to create effective bridges to connect those four “populations”. Sometimes you just get lucky.

2015 67

The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections – On the Business Case for Corporate Blogging

Elsua

Well, it looks like Jean Francois decided to tap into this very same thing as well and the second episode of " The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections " is now based on blogging and the many benefits of having a corporate blog.

Lotus 130

The Man Who Should The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections – Tag, You’re It!

Elsua

Here is the trick though that I keep sharing with folks all around; instead of just tagging yourself with tags related to your skills, your current job, etc. Did you share your passion(s) across?)

Lotus 130

Notes on SW303 LeasePlan and Pensco Trust

Michael Sampson - Currents

2) new BPM technology provided a new technology foundation to allow IT to earn trust with the business groups, and this started to thaw relationships with the business groups. (3) People are working with Connections. Before Connections - very hard to find the right person.

2013 159

Full Circle Associates " Musings on "community management" Part 2

Nancy White

It is about spawning connections, not keeping existing connections organized. Instead of managing conflict or spammers in a walled community, we are seeking to make connections between people that advance our organization’s learning and goals.

2008 133

Want to Know What Community Members (a.k.a. Customers) Need? Just Ask.

Online Community Strategy

In many cases there seems to be a real fear (or at least discomfort) in connecting 1 to 1 with customers. WHY are they motivated to build relationships with each other? . WHERE do they want to build relationships with each other? . Are you “Member Shy”?

2016 74

Why Do I Share My Knowledge?

Elsua

and Social Business thought leaders and blogger extraordinaire, Oscar Berg , put together a rather inspiring article that I thought would be worth while reflecting on, specially, since it is at the heart of not just social software, but also collaboration and knowledge management in general.

2012 285

Green Chameleon » The Mobile Phone is a Knowledge Retention Tool

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about The Mobile Phone is a Knowledge Retention Tool In KM, one of the reasons we say why we need to capture and share knowledge is that it could walk out the door. It seems though that even when that knowledge has walked out the door, the connection may not. So, is the argument of knowledge walking out the door still valid?

2006 100

Want to Know What Community Members (a.k.a. Customers) Need? Just Ask.

Online Community Strategy

In many cases there seems to be a real fear (or at least discomfort) in connecting 1 to 1 with customers. WHY are they motivated to build relationships with each other? . WHERE do they want to build relationships with each other? . Are you “Member Shy”?

2016 46

Why BIG’s #ageingbetter programme needs added digital innovation

Social Reporter

A recent study prompted the headline that loneliness is causing as many deaths among the elderly as cancer , and another that loneliness is more deadly than obesity – so it is clearly important to explore and share ways to tackle the issue as rapidly as possible. First in developing innovative approaches to services, and the ways people can use technology themselves to develop relationships. Which brings me to sharing experience.

2014 152

Social Learning: Learning Never Ends…

Elsua

We talked as well about a good number of other business benefits of using social tools that I have been mentioning over here over the course of time; and one of those benefits is, without any doubt, that one of Learning , specially the concept of Informal (Social) Learning.

The Company as Wiki by Best Buy

Elsua

to create the next generation of collaboration and knowledge sharing tools within the company to help employees connect with one another across the various different sites and share their knowledge in smarter ways.

Wiki 130

Happiness at Work Starts with #NoeMail

Elsua

Yes, indeed, this means, from now onwards, I am planning to start sharing some additional insights about presentations , interviews , recordings , vlogs , video clips , etc. Those of you who may be interested in going through the full interview can start playing the recording shared below:

2016 170

Top 10 Use Cases Enterprise Microsharing Will Help You Get Less Email

Elsua

Alan builds up from there sharing a rather short, but amazingly powerful, YouTube video clip that explains just that! And that’s why I decided to put together this blog post over here today sharing my list of the Top 10 Reasons Enterprise Microsharing Will Help You Get Less Email.

2010 229

Social Business in 2013 – An Opportunity (Open Business)

Elsua

Or, better said, the metamorphosis of Human Resources into Human Relationships. Knowledge workers ultimately adopt and embrace as well a much more open, public, trustworthy and transparent manner of collaborating and sharing their knowledge.

2013 249

Identity Management on Facebook by Josh Scribner

Elsua

So what can you do to tailor your own Facebook interactions to suit the various different groups you connect with in that social network, so that not only you can make sense out it, but also those personal and business connections you have in such powerful networking environment?

Reinventing Social Media – The People by David Armano

Elsua

time and time again over the course of the years… Specially in the field of Knowledge Management. Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing Hippie2.0

2010 220

Collaborative Culture: On Reinventing the Social Enterprise

Elsua

Not even with a cross-sharing of " best practices" on this very same topic. It becomes one of those traits that will help improve the way knowledge workers collaborate and share their knowledge out in the open, and available to everyone.

Keeping a Closer Eye on Employees’ Social Networking Will Give You More Than a Headache

Elsua

Even more when that trend collides, up front, with some fundamental privacy rights of knowledge workers. tries to monitor and control who you are, who you connect with, who you share your knowledge across with?

Finding Experts in Your Company … Through Micro-Sharing

Elsua

It’s probably, next to finding information, the number one challenge that every single knowledge worker faces on their day to day workload routines. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

The Business Value of Social Software by Luis Suarez

Elsua

We all know that plenty of people nowadays are trying to figure out what is the main business value and various benefits of using social computing within the enterprise. Well, here is another blog post to share some further insights on the topic.

IBM Lotusphere 2009 Highlights - The Business Value of Collaboration Software

Elsua

Specially since it ties in, quite nicely, with a couple of blog posts I have shared over here recently around the topic of Social Software and figuring out its Return on Investment or ROI. But with it, social software can transform the way we collaborate and share information."

2009 130

Mock Thesis Proposal: Personal Support Networks During Periods Of Employee Transition, Part 1

Collaborative Thinking

Output from this work will identify employee personal support practices, the influence media, management, and culture have on such practices, and benefits that accrue to employees and employers. My belief is that personal support networks provide a direct benefit to employees and an indirect benefit to the organization and management. . Folklore”: Employees share knowledge and rumors that help provide important context to situations workers find themselves in.

2011 152

Open Enterprise 2009 - Dion Hinchcliffe Interviewed by Stowe Boyd

Elsua

However, there are a number of other relevant topics that I thought I would share over here as well, since I feel rather identified with them. I have been sharing very similar thoughts all along since I started getting involved with the area of Social Computing a few years back.

2009 141

7 Things You Should Know About Backchannel Communication

Elsua

It’s only then when you would be able to see how powerful such backchannel conversations can be to enhance the overall experience of what’s been shared across, and when you are soliciting input with a bunch of team / community members, that’s probably as good as it gets, too!

Enterprise 2.0 Conference: Call For Papers Community, Voting Process

Collaborative Thinking

The session will connect the process, cultural, and tooling aspects of profiles, social graphs, etc. Whether you are a new or seasoned employee, our ability to leverage personal and professional networks helps us transition and excel in new roles, relationships, and collaborative work. Attendee Benefit. efforts can help improve employee engagement, collaboration, and knowledge sharing. Attendee Benefit. However, benefits do not come without risks.

A World Without Email - Year 2, Week 10 (Is Email Really Dead?)

Elsua

Well, it is proving to be a little bit of a challenge to eventually share it out there, because there is just so much that I want to include in that current draft (#3 at the moment) that I doubt it would fit in within a single entry.

Email 151

Open Enterprise 2009 - Charlene Li Interviewed by Stowe Boyd

Elsua

Head over to Open Enterprise 2009: Charlene Li Interview and hit play (Or watch it directly here with the embedded link shared below) for an entertaining exchange of some of the following ideas: On Leadership.

2009 130

#LeadWithRespect Meme: a Challenge for 21st Century Management

Elsua

A true privilege for yours truly, for certain, to be sharing my two cents when you see such notable and well-respected names such as these folks: . What is the relationship between leading with respect and setting a culture of continuous improvement ?”.

2014 213

A World Without Email - Year 2, Week 7 (Open Enterprise 2009 with Oliver Marks)

Elsua

Oh, well, let’s move on to sharing with you one interesting link that I hope you would enjoy, just as much as I did, as it touches on a recent videoconference I did with my good friend Oliver Marks on the topic of Enterprise 2.0. Blog , Trust , Flexibility , Knowledge Workers.

2009 169

Networks of Experts – An Oxymoron

Elsua

Or, at least, not how you would have expected as a knowledge worker of the 21st century’s Knowledge Economy. There are lots and lots of things I could share about Euan’s presentation , which match, quite nicely, the original blog post I put together on this subject already.

Why Social? To Help Colleagues Work Together Much More Effectively

Elsua

Both of them have been put together by a couple of really good friends who are very well versed on this whole topic of Social Business, Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing. Anyway, moving on to some of the most thought-provoking slides he shared across.

2011 219

Is Multitasking Bad for the Brain?

Elsua

Do you think that, as the title of this blog post suggests, all of us, knowledge Web workers, are damaging our brains when we multitask? is tackling my biggest source of multitasking, which happens to be one rather common to most knowledge workers out there already: meetings!

2010 260