How ‘Engagement Roles’ Blur Organizational Boundaries

Alchemy of Change

Engagement roles ” are one way to do that. Engagement roles represent specific types of work that need to get done for the organization to achieve its objectives. A couple examples: “Philanthropic contribution” is an important engagement role in nonprofit organizations.

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Reflections on Community Manager Appreciation Day

Online Community Strategy

The intention of #CMAD is to raise awareness about the role of the Community Manager, and to recognize the hard working women and men who support this role for their organizations. I was had the privilege of joining Connie Bensen, a colleague on the Dell Community team, for a fantastic Google+ hangout today to talk about the evolving role of the Community Managers. Tagged: change agent , CMAD , community , Community Management , roles , social media.

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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

Opportunitys a knocking here at EMC - Check out EMCs Open Community Roles Do you get social? » July 12, 2010 Opportunitys a knocking here at EMC - Check out EMCs Open Community Roles We're looking to add a few key team members to our family over here at EMC!

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The Hybrid Experiment


If I could go ahead and blog about all of the stuff that I would want to I would be a full time blogger blogging away several times a day and never get tired of it!); I feel I have got a good role model to follow, don’t you think?

What a coffee corner provides, how to call it and a research agenda


For example, think of a coffee corner and it’s role at work: At the basic level a coffee corner provides a coffee (or other nourishments :) and a break from what one is doing. Integration Digital traces Coffee table in Enschede (Office) in a tired mood by Johan Koolwaaij.

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Blogs as boundary objects


While blogging might provide a window onto practices of the blogger, on a surface weblog is just an artefact: text, links and bits of other media. Publishing makes one’s weblog traces exposed, so others can learn from them without necessarily engaging directly with the blogger.

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Mathemagenic " PhD conclusions in a thousand words: blogging practices of knowledge workers


Blogging is used for sense-making supported by writing, multiple ways to organise and assess one’s own blog posts and conversations with other bloggers. Personal nature of blogging plays an important role in establishing professional connections.

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MirandaNet: Common ties

Community Capers

The community norms have a clear view of teachers as professionals and the members work to have teachers operate in the roles and activities accorded that professional status. MirandaNet’s activity is clearly situated in schools and authentic contexts for the integration of ICTs. MirandaNet has a clearly articulated purpose. This is best expressed in the community’s mission statement. MirandaNet strives to enrich the lifelong learning of professionals involved in education.

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Donations as Revenue: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Here is a typical widget from Wordpress 3rd party developers which allows bloggers to ask for donations on their blog, and uses PayPal as the backend for donations across the online community. Integrate PayPal Donations with your website in a few easy steps.

Awareness Report Shows Significant Rise in Enterprise Social Media - Will It Continue?

Green Chameleon

There is a focus on the deeper and broader integration of Web 2.0 More than half of the respondents were management or senior-level executives, with their roles evenly between marketing, business strategy development and technology. I recently read a similar thought by Jonathan Schwartz the Sun President and COO and long time blogger. Here is another of the growing reports on research that indicates enterprise 2.0 is on the rise.

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Community vs. Social Network - Lithosphere Community

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Hes a regular blogger on the Lithosphere and previously wrote in the Analytic Science blog. Author and blogger Brian Solis , introduced another classification of social media, based on the types of conversation. Both of them have very roles in the human socieity; that is why they are the most stable social structure in human history. Many communities can have social network integrations (as you mentioned with Yelp).

Encouraging a Young Social Change Agent

Hildy Gottlieb

It requires living and working and being with integrity. So here is some of how I answer social change agents, young and old, who ask how they can be as effective as possible in that role. Find bloggers and “experts” you like. Find bloggers and “experts” you can’t stand.

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Who Should be Your Chief Collaboration Officer? - Morten T. Hansen and Scott Tapp - The Conversation - Harvard Business Review

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Hansen and Scott Tapp | Comments () Email Tweet This Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Print Companies need an executive responsible for integrating the enterprise — a Chief Collaboration Officer (CCO). You may say, "sure, thats the CEOs role." role collaboration management2.0

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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.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

For identity management you can use the LDAP plugin which add LDAP-support transparently (you will have users, groups, roles and permissions in the standard configuration anyway).

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Blogging to grow ideas: weblog research ethics


I read a lot on ethnography and write many posts attempting to make sense of the role blogging plays in my research. 1 9 October 2005 On the role of theory, researcher accountability and translation. This is a follow-up on an earlier post on the role of the theory in research: I pick up a reader comment to articulate my beliefs about the researcher accountability, adding in a footnote “Heavily influenced by conversations at AOIR&#. This piece is from my dissertation.

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Opening Session

Portals and KM

Now I return as a blogger.    AFL uses a portal a single point of entry that provides a role-based content. 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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Your online Business Development System: The Blog Transmitter

The Bumble Bee

The role of Email. There are a great range of blogging platforms - Typepad , Word Press and Blogger are just 3 of the most popular ones which can be used totally for fre e. link] but don't use this blog URL as your public address - its a clear sign you are not a serious blogger.

2010 116

Guidelines for Group Collaboration and Emergence « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

There are four key roles in a JAD session: project manager, participants, facilitator, and scribe. Assuming roles also enhances collaboration, helps team members evaluate mission components, and allows them to experiment with different identity constructs.

The True Nature of a Social Intranet

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Vision and Reality view comments The True Nature of a Social Intranet view comments Microsoft, Nokia Plan the Windows 7 Phone Future view comments Amazon Sells More E-Books Than Print, But Wait view comments Yammer Reveals 3 New Business Integration Tools view comments Interview: Top SharePoint Records Management Blogger, Don Lueders, Has Some Choice Words For You view comments Is Collaboration the End of Process?

Fast Forward Summit Notes – Andrew McAfee

Green Chameleon

I found out that he was the first blogger at Harvard Business School and that now there are two. Should you be strategic and apply an integrated environment or do a thousand pilots - Andrew sides with the board approach to fully reap benefits of enterprise 2.0 - the interconnections - otherwise you get 1000 siloed walled gardens - Enterprise 2.0 There is a role for IT here to provide support so it is not a lot of little disconnected efforts.

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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. In a recent blog post, Innovation Loves a Crisi s, Jonathan shared a memo he sent to Sun’s leader about the role of technology in helping with the current economic crisis. Attivio provides an integrated set of results.

2008 100

The New Arithmetic of Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Many joint-ventures fall into this category: they are neatly structured (thanks to corporate lawyers) with the roles and responsibilities of all parties clearly delineated. Rung 4: Integral partnership (1+1 = 11). In an increasingly complex and interdependent world, partnerships play a significant role. Making such partnerships succeed requires a long term perspective, role clarity, a decision making framework and clear motivation.

2010 59

The Four Tenets of the Community Manager

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Methodology Recently, I’ve been doing some research on the Community Manager role, which is appearing at most brands that take online communities and communication seriously. In nearly all the job descriptions, the following beliefs were spelled out as requirements for the role.

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10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.


While the Community Roundtable do a great job of defining the role of the Community Manager, many people still wonder about this newly developed role. The hybridization of roles, facilitator, statistics analyst, digital marketing manager, moderator, is a challenge.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Network

To harness it, marketers, from being an interface between businesses and customers, must shift to become real ‘trends amplifiers’, and get ready for a role convergence with innovators, leaving data crunching and mining to an evolving sales department.

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Summary of Some Summaries of Enterprise 2.0 Conference

Portals and KM

Sandy reported that Lee said that points out that we can't afford the “high-friction, high-cost model of deploying technology and processes, but need to rebalance the role of people within the enterprise.” 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.

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How Procter & Gamble Got Employees to Use Social Networking at Work - - 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. To read more on this topic, see: ITs Role in Collaboration and Innovation at Procter & Gamble and Social Networking at Work: Fear Not Facebook, MySpace and Bebo?

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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.

Enterprise 2.0 Report: Intranet Collaboration Features and Social Networking

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Summary This report collects best practices for how to design social features for intranets, including: Blogs Microblogging (intranet equivalents of Twitter) News feeds (RSS) Wikis Social networks (intranet equivalents of Facebook) Tagging and social bookmarking The report also covers: integration of these features with the overall intranet adapting Web 2.0 Nielsen Norman Group Report: Enterprise 2.0:

Links of the Month: April 16, 2013

How to Save the World

Collapse Isn’t Coming, It’s Underway: About a year ago, collapsnik blogger and architect escapefromwisconsin posted an article that suggested past collapses weren’t recognized as such until much later , and then went on to catalogue reasons why collapse is already upon us.

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Core Principles for the New Economy: Human Agency & Enlightened Self-Interest « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Share this: Share Facebook Email Digg Twitter StumbleUpon Reddit Print Like this: Like One blogger likes this post. Not sure what to call this except “integration” Reply. Recognized in Top 40 Innovation Bloggers of 2011! 8 Tools for Self-Analysis: Mapping Your Strengths, Gifts & Roles. Skip to content. emergent by design. future of facebook project. future of money project. support. who’s the architect?

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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. Analyzing the roles people played in the growth of Flickr and Yahoo!

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Internet Evolution - Executive Clan Editor's Blog - Social Net-Based Onboarding Boosts Productivity

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

But as IBM blogger Jennifer Okimoto points out , the cost of not augmenting your hiring practices could be even more lethal in the end. This was not my primary role but I was good at it and had prior experience doing so.

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Wikinomics» Blog Archive » Is your Organization Talent Ready?

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Want to be a guest blogger? based on roles not jobs. Many of us are transitioning away from job to roles based on work for some portion of our organization. Early 21st century: Social integration of global forces = flat world ? Exploring How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything with Don Tapscott , Anthony D. Williams , and the Wikinomics Team. Home Book Wiki Upcoming Events Resources RSS Feed (XML) Comments RSS Contact Have a great wikinomics idea to share with us?

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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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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Community Building: How To Create Your Own Social Media Network With Ning - Robin Good's Latest News

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

is now as easy to use as MySpace , Blogger or YouTube. Obviously the degree of success you achieve here will depend upon the popularity of your social network , but nevertheless, with the right niche theme, this could prove to be an integral part of your independent publishing outlet.

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Ten leading platforms for creating online communities | Enterprise Web 2.0 |

John Tropea - Delicious Community

KickApps is a SaaS-based solution like Lithium that is extensively widgetized for maximum integration flexibility into existing Web sites. Over 15% of the Fortune 500 currently use it and while it’s highly likely that the open source products at the top of this list have higher penetration, Jive has consistently focused strengths in areas where open source products tend to be weaker, particularly on enterprise issues around security, integration, and customizability.

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. People are having a personal conversation and interaction and are sometimes sceptical of the role of a brand in this space.

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Global Neighbourhoods: SM Global Report: Beeline's Francois Gossieaux

John Tropea - Delicious Community

We believe that CMOs have an opportunity to transform their role into that of Chief Customer Officer - and represent the Voice of the Customer at the executive table. That being the case, what role should it play?