Online Community Expert Interview: Tom Diederich, Cadence Design Systems

Online Community Report

This month's Expert Interview is with Tom Diederich, social media/Web community manager at Cadence Design Systems in San Jose, Calif. I have spent (and it’s an on-going process) a lot of time recruiting bloggers and also reminding them to post regularly.

Blogging for knowledge workers: incubating ideas

Mathemagenic

They might be useful to tap into insights that escape more formal documents, to see faces behind ideas, to have conversations across hierarchical boundaries and to connect with experts found in unexpected parts of an organisation or outside it. While blogging is personal, most of its advantages are the result being part of an ecosystem, where weblogs are connected not only by links, but also by relations between bloggers. Integration

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Facilitating adoption of weblogs in knowledge-intensive environments

Mathemagenic

Bloggers might use their weblogs to document their experiences and lessons learnt – those that escape official reports, but are usually very useful for others to learn from. Reading a weblog written by experts allows others to gain insight about their ways of thinking and working, and to learn from them. Bloggers need tools to monitor the interest and reactions of others to their writing, which are often missing when weblog infrastructure is provided by an organisation.

12 Ways to DO and NOT DO a Social Media Press Release – MSF Medecins Sans Frontieres

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I don’t have a problem with this type of TV show online – good on them – but let’s not talk about “socially integrated” shall we? The rest is for us bloggers and twitters and social media-ites as it involves solution not problem journalism.

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: IBM Social Business Partners

Portals and KM

Now I return as a blogger. IBM provided a session for bloggers featuring IBM business partners who are helping their customers become social businesses and served sushi and sashimi whish was much appreciated. This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2011.

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Press Conference

Portals and KM

Now I return as a blogger. A – Companies need to be able to develop mashups and allow for integration. A - You need to mix and match sources with open integration and change business process and capabilities to make for strategic applications.

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Encouraging a Young Social Change Agent

Hildy Gottlieb

It requires living and working and being with integrity. Find bloggers and “experts” you like. Find bloggers and “experts” you can’t stand.

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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

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Dell’s Social Engagement Journey

Ant's Eyeview Blog

The Social Engagement Journey , put together by our team at Ant’s Eye View , is a 5-stage process that a medium-to-large brand or company goes through while integrating social media into their business. Second of three posts.

Silver Bullet - Real Social Networking Enterprise Value | Enterprise 2.0 Blogs

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Home Blogs Wiki Discussions Buyers Guide Members Expert Blogs About the Experts Community Blogs Latest Comments Add Blog Post Enterprise 2.0 › Blogs Silver Bullet - Real Social Networking Enterprise Value Subscribe to RSS Follow me on Twitter By John Brunswick at Thu, 07/22/2010 - 11:57 Senior Solution Consultant for Oracle Corporation Ubiquitous, contextual expertise location aligned with user's daily activities provides quantifiable value to businesses.

Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Opening Session

Portals and KM

Now I return as a blogger.  They use social networks to speed the communication around these needs and find the right expert to match customer needs. Part of this is increased integration, even with Exchange. This is the first in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2011.

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On Twitter and in the Workplace, It's Power to the Connectors - Rosabeth Moss Kanter - Harvard Business Review

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Fewer people act as power-holders monopolizing information or decision-making, and more people serve as integrators using relationships and persuasion to get things done.

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More on Potential Social Software Winners in our New Economic World

Portals and KM

see Attivio Tightly Integrates Structured Data and Unstructured Content for a New Approach to Information Access ). I recently read a similar thought by Jonathan Schwartz the Sun President and COO and long time blogger. As they were developing AIE they put together a number of structured data base experts and an equal number of unstructured information experts. Attivio provides an integrated set of results.

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4 Meta Skills for Learning Professionals | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Humility “Professionals&# and “experts&# can easily fall victim to hubris and our own self inflated sense of our ideas and experiences. Which is why as learning professionals we need to make sure they are really honed in us, so we can integrate them into everything we do.

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Social Media & Enterprise 2.0 Musings: Opportunity's a knocking here at EMC - Check out EMC's Open Community Roles

John Tropea - Delicious Community

A Reflection on #E2Conf Boston EMC Monster Mash 2010 Winners Announced at #EMCWorld General Adoption Techniques for Social Media and Community Tips for Corporate Bloggers Live from EMC World 2010 - updated with #emcworld blogs Spots4Bots @ #EMCWorld 2010 – Geo-tagging at its best!

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Summary of Some Summaries of Enterprise 2.0 Conference

Portals and KM

Having experienced much of the unnecessary and expensive pain of old school large scale systems integration I would agree. They need to integrate and co-exist. Post #e2conf thoughts – installment 1 was provided by Gil Yehuda, another blogger I greatly respect. I found this last year and told a number of vendors who I interviewed for AppGap that it was a conference to talk with the experts rather than meet new customers. I greatly enjoyed this years Enterprise 2.0

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Connected - SharePoint My Sites: It ain’t just about profiles, people.

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

This is because a popular business need is, “Help me find experts more easily.” Seekers are always searching for an expert in something. They love extensive profiling systems , because it enables them to locate people who they think are experts in a particular topic.

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SharePoint My Sites: It ain’t just about profiles, people. « Connected

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

This is because a popular business need is, “Help me find experts more easily.” Seekers are always searching for an expert in something. They love extensive profiling systems , because it enables them to locate people who they think are experts in a particular topic.

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A Methodology for Web 2.0 Collaboration Experiments (in Reluctant Organizations)

How to Save the World

which silos could be more effectively sharing productinformation, processes and process information, work tasks, andmarket/customer data; whos already publishing newsletters in theorganization; whos struggling to coordinate communities of practice;and which subject matter experts are information bottlenecks, too busyto help others with what they know). The thoughts expressed herein are strictly those of the blogger.

10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.

Delicious/choconancy/online_facilitation

I’m not an SEO expert , and I don’t claim to be. If SEO isn’t your expertise – let the experts do their job.

Blogging and communities from Knowledge Jolt with Jack

John Tropea - Delicious Community

I gave a presentation on this topic last Tuesday to the SIKM Leaders ("KM leaders from system integrators and consultants") group, which meets once a month on the phone. Luis Suarez, one of the KM bloggers community, reported on my presentation in Blogging and Knowledge Communities - Is There a Connection? The place is somewhere new members can visit and where the community members know to go, if theyve gotten busy with other things and want to re-integrate.

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Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

From the “social networks” of Facebook and others, which appear to have no direct relevance to professional work, to specific professional networks, to loosely affilianted networks of bloggers, people can now find and connect to others.

Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

From the “social networks” of Facebook and others, which appear to have no direct relevance to professional work, to specific professional networks, to loosely affilianted networks of bloggers, people can now find and connect to others.

How Procter & Gamble Got Employees to Use Social Networking at Work - CIO.com - Business Technology Leadership

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Subscription Services » Reprints » ); Practice Made Perfect How Procter & Gamble Got Employees to Use Social Networking at Work Procter & Gamble drove adoption of social networking tools by integrating them with existing with work processes. Why It Was Unique: P&G is deploying the tools with groups that demand them and integrating them with the ways people work. Hear what the experts have to say on how to best protect.

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On Twitter and in the Workplace, It's Power to the Connectors - Rosabeth Moss Kanter - HarvardBusiness.org

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Fewer people act as power-holders monopolizing information or decision-making, and more people serve as integrators using relationships and persuasion to get things done. As for big business, during the Seagate turnaround , Joan Motsinger was asked to head a technical area even though she wasnt a technical expert, because of her business card collection, which made her a network star.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

ITBusinessEdge Newsletters Welcome, Guest Log In | Register Home Topics Resource Centers Blogs News Knowledge Network White Papers Premium Tools Events Blogs : Ann All Business of Tech Alignment, staffing and culture are often more critical than software and apps About this Blogger RSS | Next > Subscribe Sign up now and get the best business technology insights direct to your inbox.

Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Introduction Since their introduction, social network sites (SNSs) such as MySpace, Facebook, Cyworld, and Bebo have attracted millions of users, many of whom have integrated these sites into their daily practices. JCMC Home Submit Issues Author Index Editors About JCMC boyd, d.

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An Idea Worth Spreading: The Future is Networks « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Network

As people whom I’ve never met generate trust through their networking gifts, integrity, and skills with others, I’ve found myself wondering how I can best support them – without considering “apartness&# from myself. emergent by design Home who’s the architect?

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The Four Tenets of the Community Manager

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Jim Turner November 25th, 2007 11:57 am This is a post that fits into my presentation here in Boston about hiring experts as social media managers for an organization.

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An adoption strategy for social software in enterprise. Strange Attractor: Picking out patterns in the chaos

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

With a background in journalism, publishing and web design, Suw is now one of the UK’s best known bloggers, frequently speaking at conferences and seminars. How can the software be simply integrated into their existing working processes?

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Video and Debate: Who really owns the Community?

John Tropea - Delicious Community

December 18th, 2007 | Category: Interview , Community Marketing , Video Click To Play In my research I get to interview experts in my industry such as the seasoned Bill Johnston , who’s a community expert and is very involved with community based conferences.

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Stowe Boyd: Building Social Applications at Climb to the Stars (Stephanie Booth)

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Journal where you can integrate music references. and integrate them to iTunes, for example.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Bush and Canadian PMHarper, right-wing birds of a feather highly distrustful of a mediathat might reveal the truth behind their orchestrated disinformationcampaigns, are practiced experts at this type of production. Whatwould it take for them, if they were so inclined, to restore some ofthe integrity and balance to the reporting process it once had? The thoughts expressed herein are strictly those of the blogger.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Im an expert all of a sudden: Foreign Policy magazine kindly acknowledges this blogas a deep-thinking look at what the future holds. Jason Godesky explains the natural, integrative way to walk, and whyshoes are an abomination that hurt our posture, our agility, ourwalking/running stamina and our health. The thoughts expressed herein are strictly those of the blogger. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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VisiblePath Is A Lot Like LinkedIn, Except It’s Useful

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

million in series A and B financing from Kleiner Perkins, Menlo Ventures, and Integral Capital. I don’t see Outlook continuing to dominate the business world forever; hopefully VisiblePath with integrate other services and applications. Maybe they were trying to schmooze some industry experts and they just don’t have time for you. One will need integration with Gmail, Yahoo, IM to make it work effectively.

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Community 2.0 Conference Notes: Day 3 " humantech

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Michael: He focuses on blogger relations. Nirvana: get in product search integrated with community, integrated with knowledge base. ? Also, their identity is wrapped up in the belief that they are experts. humantech > technology enabled lifestyle « Community 2.0 Conference Notes: Day 1 Community 2.0 Conference Notes: Day 2 » Community 2.0 Conference Notes: Day 3 By boemiller Community 2.0

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

which silos could be more effectively sharing productinformation, processes and process information, work tasks, andmarket/customer data; whos already publishing newsletters in theorganization; whos struggling to coordinate communities of practice;and which subject matter experts are information bottlenecks, too busyto help others with what they know). The thoughts expressed herein are strictly those of the blogger.

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