The Untold Costs of Social Networking

Elsua

But that’s where the problem lies, what I call the untold costs of social networking.

2016 202

A free Leadership Development Benefits Estimator Tool

The Bumble Bee

At Dashboard Simulations we have developed a simple Excel-based (Excel) tool which guides you through 3 simple steps to estimate the financial benefits resulting from a specific leadership intervention with an individual Leader. Step 5 - Consider the phasing of the benefits.

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The Benefits of Personal Kanban

Evolving Web

Today I'll offer a few benefits of why you’d want to have your own personal kanban in the first place. Not only can you now make better risk assessments, but when you promise someone something you know what the personal cost is of that promise.

Is evaluation a cost or an investment?

Net-Map Toolbox

Well, you might get some benefit out of it, for example the future funding you were after, but you will loose out on the opportunity of learning and improving based on experience and analysis. Turn your evaluation into a catapult (picture by trebuchetstore.com).

The Business Case for Enterprise Social Bookmarking: $4.6 Million a Year in Cost Savings!

Elsua

million a year in cost savings and productivity gain.

Social benefits of buses

Neighbourhoods

Curiously, the government that believes in her eternal reverence has just released three documents constituting a study of the social benefits of bus travel (the reports are dated March but published today).  ‘Social benefit’ is defined in narrow terms as follows -. ‘.the

Offshoring: The Management Layers and Physical Communication Costs Are Significant

Michael Sampson - Currents

Vodafone New Zealand has taken another look at its IT offshoring strategy , and concluded that it's more effective and cost efficient to hire the IT staff in New Zealand: " Vodafone NZ is embarking on a campaign to fill 100 IT department vacancies, following a decision to move its offshore operation in India back in house. New Zealand’s a lot smaller and the scale doesn’t necessarily support the additional cost.” ".

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More on the benefits of neighbourliness

Neighbourhoods

billion in direct costs. But it’s commonsense really: investing in the local community sector to generate local social capital and cohesion will bring health benefits of huge economic significance.

Online only services: 1/46th of the cost?

SocialTech

Today’s announcement by Martha-Lane Fox, the governments UK Digital Champion, to augment government websites and to provide tax and benefit services online, comes then as no surprise.

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The financial cost of child poverty: government responds in the worst possible way

Neighbourhoods

The Child Poverty Action Group has today published figures on the financial costs of this accelerating social crisis, noting a total cost to the UK of £29 billion per year. 2 billion spent on benefits for people spending more time out of work as a result of having grown up in poverty.

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Benefits Of Enterprise Social Networks Align With CEO Priorities | Yammer Blog

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Benefits Of Enterprise Social Networks Align With CEO Priorities. Tweet As enterprise social networking starts to gain wider acceptance across businesses of all sizes, the C-suite is realizing tremendous benefits from increased collaboration and better communication. Cost optimization.

Three Big Benefits of Social Software | Blogs | ITBusinessEdge.com

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Neither Executives to Drive iPad Adoption By date: September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 April 2009 2 Three Big Benefits of Social Software Posted by Ann All Jun 30, 2010 2:50:09 PM Collaboration is becoming an overused term, despite the fact that few people seem to agree on exactly what it is.

Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Here Comes ItalianPod

Ken Carroll

Universities evolved in in another era and remain stacked with inefficiencies (cost, structural, learning inefficiencies). I’m not sure how the universities are supposed to keep up, though it’s clear that they could certainly benefit from these innovations.

Green Chameleon » KM is a Bad Bet?

Green Chameleon

Stephen Bounds has a fascinating piece of calculation using Monte Carlo simulations on the likely benefits of KM interventions targetted at preventing knowledge failures. For example, the work involved in addressing small knowledge failures might be legitimately identified by different parties either as an avoidable cost or as an investment in building the experience of a new member of staff, depending on the context or even the stance of the interpreter.

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Green Chameleon » Easy Pickings

Green Chameleon

The idea of going after low hanging fruit is to get low-cost buy-in and support for your KM initiative. However, I suspect that picking low-hanging fruit is a safe activity for only experienced knowledge managers who have a clear understanding of the benefits and pitfalls.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

February 29, 2008 Friday Flashback: Nobody But Yourself J ust about a year ago I wrote an article called Nobody But Yourself about human nature and the benefits and costs of the social contract wemake with others. Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

February 29, 2008 Friday Flashback: Nobody But Yourself J ust about a year ago I wrote an article called Nobody But Yourself about human nature and the benefits and costs of the social contract wemake with others. Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

January 28, 2008 Pilgrimage, Part One: What Globalization Has Wrought in the Worlds Struggling Nations, and Why They Put Up With It O neof the benefits of blogging is the opportunity to make friends all overthe world who invite you to stay with them if you ever visit theircountry.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

I just dont seem to be able toslow down and focus my mind sufficiently to get the benefits from it. Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. July 25, 2007 Intentional Meditation? I m pretty hopeless at meditating.

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#OCTRibe Topic: Valuing Participation in Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

On the other hand, if an organization were to make the valuations of member participation and contribution public, it would likely set off a firestorm of debate about member compensation, legal boundaries around “volunteer opportunities&# , and ultimately, force the host organization to account for true cost and true value of the activities and content created in their online community. Note: This is cross-posted from the Online Community Report.

Bring Back the Corporate Knowledge Managers - as Collaboration Connectors

Michael Sampson - Currents

The "hub" is a person who curates what's going on and both shares it more widely in the organization and also suggests connections for people who are seeking collaborative help: " The very premise behind extended collaboration is that sharing information broadly will have benefits. On one side of the scale is the cost to the individual of participating — the time required, the hassle involved if the system is cumbersome, and so on.

2012 149

The Secret Ingredient for Customer Lifecycle Marketing? Community Management.

Online Community Strategy

The greatest benefit to executing a customer lifecycle marketing strategy is greater customer engagement. Most Digital Transformation initiatives have focused on technology at the cost of customer engagement.

2016 67

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

Online Community Strategy

What activities are members prepared to participate in that will directly or indirectly benefit the host? In Summary: I’ve seen investment in member research pay off consistently, just as I’ve seen the severe cost of not conducting member research hamper or sink many community initiatives.

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ALTMOOCSIG Conference: MOOCs – Which way now?

Jenny Connected

See Matt’s blog for details – What’s the benefit of MOOCs? Cost clearly continues to be an issue – in terms of time and money, even though Matt Jenner tried to focus on the benefits of MOOCs, saying it’s not about the money. MOOCs – Which way now?

2014 202

It’s Time to Flip the Social Media & Community ROI Equation on its Head

Online Community Strategy

Value in the form of cost-reduction for support and service, ideas for and feedback on products, product and brand advocacy… the list goes on and on. Brands generally view Communities as cost-saving vs. value producing, and consequently: 2. Compensation to the community contributors comes in the form of either reputation and / or fulfilling on an altruistic need, with a very small percentage of member getting “MVP” benefits; 4.

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Boston E20 Notes: Building an Online Community from Strategy, Planning, and Launch to Effective Engagement and Adoption

Portals and KM

There are many quantified benefits. There are many quantified benefits. Also, companies that use communities inside the enterprise can benefit.   Communities can be a low cost way to improve your business results on an ongoing basis.

2012 191

E-Learning 3.0: Cloud Computing

Jenny Connected

You are benefiting from cloud solutions every time you send a file to your colleague via the web, use a mobile app, download an image, binge a Netflix show, or play an online video game. For businesses, cloud computing means improved collaboration and productivity, as well as significant cost reductions. “Did you know that the monthly cost of running a basic web application was about $150,000 in 2000? The second topic in Stephen Downes’ E-Learning 3.0

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Change Leadership Challenge 1: Active, Committed Leadership

Partnering Resources

Staying competitive in business requires implementing new technologies, improving processes, reducing costs, and enabling innovation. Do you truly believe that the change will bring significant benefits to the organization? This is the first in a series of posts about change leadership.

2013 252

A month with the waste pickers in Chile

Net-Map Toolbox

Ben Garside of the International Institute for Environment and Development ( IIED ) wanted to find out the benefits, costs and hurdles to self-organization of waste pickers in Chile, who make a living from selling valuable materials they find in what other people discard.

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The Collaborative Workspace: Improve Productivity Through Engagement

Jenny Connected

Whether you’re a small company or well-established corporation, such collaborative office environments can offer great benefits. While there are benefits of those spaces for smaller companies, larger companies can reap similar benefits to help the company expand. After potential cost savings, socialization is the biggest draw for collaborative workspaces, especially startups and companies with few employees.

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It’s Time to Flip the Social Media & Community ROI Equation on its Head

Online Community Strategy

Value in the form of cost-reduction for support and service, ideas for and feedback on products, product and brand advocacy… the list goes on and on. Brands generally view Communities as cost-saving vs. value producing, and consequently: 2. Compensation to the community contributors comes in the form of either reputation and / or fulfilling on an altruistic need, with a very small percentage of member getting “MVP” benefits; 4.

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Organising Knowledge>> Misclassification as an Act of Power

Green Chameleon

It can be used on people (as the apartheid regime in South Africa taught us) to exclude them from equal benefits, to impose sanctions, or to find excuses for genocide. In this story , Fedex has been found guilty of wrongly classifying workers as independent contractors to avoid paying them benefits. This classification error could cost Fedex up to $1 billion in back-payment of lost benefits. It’s one thing to get the taxonomy right.

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Facebook Course – Sydney – February 2017

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Learning Pathways: This course is a worthwhile benefit to those wanting to study the Diploma of Business (focussing on Social Media) with me later in 2017 and/or are interested in deeper knowledge of frameworks and algorithms.

2017 154

Collaborating Across Borders: Five Keys to Creating Powerful Partnerships

Partnering Resources

Executives live in a world of change where the only constants seem to be the need to boost performance, increase productivity, and cut costs. Collaborating across borders. If this dog and cat can do it, so can we. Image by Hannah W on flickr.

2014 252

Re-Imagining Productive Work with Office 365 – Now Available

Michael Sampson - Currents

The cost for a single-user license is US$19. I’m so pleased to have this out … The benefits you get from reading the book are: 1.

2016 161

People You Like are Good Business

Evolving Web

And we've found that the cost / benefit analysis of working with people we like so far and away outweighs the opportunity costs of making more money with unenjoyable people. The Modus Cooperandi business plan for 2010 is very simple and very short.

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

Online Community Strategy

What activities are members prepared to participate in that will directly or indirectly benefit the host? In Summary: I’ve seen investment in member research pay off consistently, just as I’ve seen the severe cost of not conducting member research hamper or sink many community initiatives.

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Case Study: Lync at Beca New Zealand

Michael Sampson - Currents

ComputerWorld New Zealand has a case study on the benefits Microsoft Lync has brought to Beca New Zealand , an engineering consultancy. Aside from cost savings, those benefits include: - the ability to iterate faster and be more agile. In terms of agility, you can work from anywhere there’s an internet connections, without requiring a phone infrastructure. getting closer to clients.

Change Leadership Challenge 2: Compelling Business Case

Partnering Resources

Will the benefits of the change outweigh the time and labor involved in making it happen? If you answered no to questions 1 or 2, you and your colleagues need to have a serious discussion about whether the time, effort, disruption and cost of change are worth the effort.

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When Networks Collide? Council vs the Greenies

Governance in a Networked World

and the list goes on at huge cost to the community. No doubt that when we get two "networks" colliding with different philosophies the result is invariably ugly and costly. Well maybe the local council isn't exactly a network.

2011 141

Bioteams develops unique Social Media Impact Forecasting Simulator

The Bumble Bee

I am pleased to announce the development of a unique Business Social Media Impact Forecasting Simulator which provides a simple but scientific approach to developing clear and credible forecasts of the impact including financial benefits of social media campaigns before they are undertaken.

2012 172

Disaster Recovery – Personal Planning

Michael Sampson - Currents

While the loss of a device would be an annoying interruption and cost money to replace, my approach is to ensure that my data is easily accessible to me again, and that I can simply get up and running with a new device.

2017 138

Getting The Content Advantage 1: Show Up

Ken Carroll

From there, the benefits grow. So, you benefit from the market research and the customer insight , that develop out of an ever closening relationship. You're simply not using content in ways that can benefit your business. Some of the benefits start to emerge.

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