RIM PlayBook - Four Models are Coming

Michael Sampson - Currents

Earlier this week, RIM announced four upcoming editions of the RIM PlayBook, to be available in the second half of 2011: " RIM’s family of upcoming BlackBerry 4G PlayBook tablets will deliver professional-grade, consumer-friendly experiences that redefine the possibilities of mobile computing.

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SXSW Notes: The Complexity Curve: How to Design for Simplicity

Portals and KM

This is the session on The Complexity Curve: How to Design for Simplicity led by David Hogue VP of Experience Design Fluid Inc I was lucky to go early as there was a line outside by the time it stated. David is an applied psychologist and UI designer. First he looked at designers. The registration line at SXSW is a classic example of bad design. This is very different than designers. Now David moved to the complexity curve for design.

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Collaborative Thinking: LiquidTalk - Filling In The Daily Gaps

Collaborative Thinking

Spy » January 31, 2008 LiquidTalk - Filling In The Daily Gaps Intriguing idea but not sure theres a long-term business model here - technically, the barrier to entry seems small (re: IBM, Microsoft, Oracle or some other best of breed vendor). Users log in to find files, organize them into playlists and quickly sync to mobile devices including iPhone, iPod and BlackBerry.

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‘Communities’ and ‘Networks’: A Conceptual and Linguistic 2.0 Mess | Sonnez en cas d'absence

Delicious/choconancy/community

de concepts et de vocabulaire A Small Attempt to Model Organizational Evolution EtoB: will enterprise 2.0

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Teaching with mobile devices: FAQs [part 1]

e-Moderation Station

So much better to put an implementation plan in place, get your stakeholders on board (admin, school directors, other teachers, parents,…) , and have the devices support the learning aims in your classes through good task design and effective classroom management.

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News Updates (October 15, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Workgroups.com, the new project collaboration and workflow management site for teams, businesses, and organizations across advertising, marketing, creative design, packaging and prepress organizations. Opera officials call Unite a "novel technology platform" that shakes up the old client-server computing model of the Web, because Opera Unite turns any computer into both a client and a server, allowing it to interact with and serve content to other computers directly across the Web.

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News Updates (October 5, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

BlackBerry for Mac. Like the Windows version, the syncing software enables users to update their BlackBerry smartphones with new firmware, add and remove applications, manage multiple devices, and automatically back up the phone on a schedule. IBM vs Google Apps.

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News Updates (February 22, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

With work underway to support other IBM ECM systems such as IBM Content Manager and Lotus Connections Files next month, SnappFiles is designed to be a single point of entry into corporate document management systems. Most recently, Microsoft unveiled plans for the Next Generation Active Directory (NGAD), a modular add-on that is built on a database and designed to add querying capabilities and performance never before possible in a directory. NewsGator for iPhone and iPad.

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Notes on "Social Business: Moving the Business Needle Forward" at AusLUG 2013 - Chris Crummey, IBM

Michael Sampson - Currents

It's integrated and seamless by design. -. Enables a self-service model for others. -. Like a Dropbox model, but secure." Four examples at IBM - "BlueThx," product managers customer engagement, engagement for industry sellers, and BYOD initiative (tech support only deals with BlackBerry and Windows XP; use communities in Connections for Mac, Linux, Android, etc.). -. Responsive design: -.

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Jackbe Offers Real-Time Intelligence

Portals and KM

  Rather than using predetermined, static data models, real-time mashups can be created on the fly to explore new sources as they arise. is not designed to replace traditional BI reports and dashboards, but make better use of them.

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News Updates (December 15, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

More enterprise workers are clamouring for newer models of end user computing in the office. " Blackberry owners can access App World via wi-fi or mobile networks to access a range of applications across categories such as entertainment, IM and social networking, news, weather, and productivity. The changes are designed to streamline the organization and provide a clear focus on markets that leverage Novell's strengths to capture future opportunities for growth.

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We All Need a Shift | Sonnez en cas d'absence

John Tropea - Delicious Network

We discovered that these conversations are a totally new way to learn, to collaborate and to exchange knowledge, but most of our initiatives are still about harnessing these technologies into existing models. To do so requires design.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Many communities struggle for a while until they catch their stride when they reach the right participants, or offer the right means of engagement such as using a different model such as a social network instead of discussion forums (or vice versa.) Designed for bold living.

When online communities go to work | Enterprise Web 2.0 | ZDNet.com

John Tropea - Delicious Community

While debate still occurs about whether consumer social networking is an effective model for how we should run our organizations in the future, one under-appreciated online phenomenon has been quietly and steadily remaking the very notion of business itself.

With a 50 Friends Limit, Path Is the Opposite of Twitter

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Path Path calls itself “The Personal Network&# because it’s determined to go against the example set by Twitter Twitter ’s follower model; you are limited to just 50 friends on Path. the design is attractive. Doesn't look like a smart model.

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6 characteristics of a wiki champion

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

Home About Work Clients Press Contact 21 days of wiki adoption 9rules adsense advertising analysis Apple ARG Atlassian AusWeb07 Barack Obama better meetings BlackBerry blip.tv Why the wiki model works Wiki ROI: Stewart’s Series on the Wikinomics Blog Career & Workforce Digital Nomads Escape from Cubicle Nation - Pamela Slim Heymarci.com - Marci Alboher Office Snapshots The Gig - Nadira A. Hira on the Gen Y workforce Design & Branding Art.

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Awareness, Phased Growth are Keys to Participation on Wikis

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Home About Work Clients Press Contact 21 days of wiki adoption 9rules adsense advertising analysis Apple ARG Atlassian AusWeb07 Barack Obama better meetings BlackBerry blip.tv business model was that too many people thought this marketplace trading in unpaid volunteer labor could be supported with" on Would You Pay 5¢ to Read This Article? Hira on the Gen Y workforce Design & Branding Art.

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Pew Internet Report: 55% of teens use social networking sites

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Home About Work Clients Press Contact 21 days of wiki adoption 9rules adsense advertising analysis Apple ARG Atlassian AusWeb07 Barack Obama better meetings BlackBerry blip.tv Why the wiki model works Wiki ROI: Stewart’s Series on the Wikinomics Blog Career & Workforce Digital Nomads Escape from Cubicle Nation - Pamela Slim Heymarci.com - Marci Alboher Office Snapshots The Gig - Nadira A. Hira on the Gen Y workforce Design & Branding Art.

Adventures in home working " Does improving collaboration depend on culture change?

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Adventures in home working I’m Steve Richards a strategist and all round tech enthusiast working on enterprise desktop, application delivery and collaboration solutions. I work from home by the coast in the North West of England. All the views expressed in this blog are my own.

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Column 2 : Enterprise 2.0: Group Intelligence Panel

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Rolling this together with the email traffic that went around for the same project, they were able to look at the total communication model and correlations between face-to-face/email traffic and factors such as the quality of the group interactions; the final result is that face-to-face communication communication is better than email. ESB Links mashups off topic open source outsourcing Rant SaaS Six Sigma SOA Software design torcamp Vendors Web 2.0 Column 2 BPM, Enterprise 2.0

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Getting started with enterprise social networking :: Blog :: Headshift

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

The imprint of the industrial revolution, and its model of machine-based production efficiency, is still present today. So too is the bureaucratic model described by Max Weber. But what all of these models neglect is the older, more pervasive tradition of social networking in business. The rise of enterprise computing took on many of the ideas and models of the C20th corporation, and proceeded to further centralise and de-personalise the way we work in pursuit of efficiency.

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The Changing Enterprise

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Design philosophies that drive consumer experiences matter increasingly in the enterprise too. Just look at the number of organizations that have successfully launched mini-wikis within their organizations borrowing the Wikipedia model.

Life With Alacrity: The Dunbar Number as a Limit to Group Sizes

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The following chart shows anecdotal satisfaction ratings for these lower group sizes: Much of this is probably predicted by Dunbars model, if you add in the non-survival and dispursed community modifiers that I discuss here. Life With Alacrity Alacrity, noun.

Life With Alacrity: Dunbar Triage: Too Many Connections

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

In order to solve it we need to look at the traditional cultural answers to the problem, compare them to technical solutions, both current and to-be-invented, and then see how a new generation of social networking services can be designed that molds the two ideas together into a more cohesive whole.

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The Social Organization: Do Enterprises Have the Patience to Develop Communities?

John Tropea - Delicious Community

With theconstant buzz of the Blackberry, a continuous stream of Tweets, and inincessant interruption of IMs our attention spans have dwindled even more. Networks are the canonical model of human social interaction. Im working on a community designed for CIOs (yea, yea, I know!)

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A Post-Civilization Story

How to Save the World

colleague, Magpie , who's asking for submissions of models, history lessons, theories and stories of how we might live effectively in a post-civilization world. Nearby, the folks working the garden utilize all manner of manual tools designed to put out maximum efficiency with minimal effort, maximum durability with minimal impact of the environment. BLOG A Post-Civilization Story.

Is MySpace Good for Society? A Freakonomics Quorum - Freakonomics - Opinion - New York Times Blog

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Our survey included questions designed to assess students’ “social capital,” a concept that describes the benefits individuals receive from their relationships with others. As one who was bitten early by the Blackberry bug, I can attest that the pull of these wireless electronic leashes is often too strong to resist. As a software designer, I personally find this scary and terribly exciting.