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

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conference in Boston. I attended Catherine Shinner’s session - Building an Online Community from Strategy, Planning, and Launch to Effective Engagement and Adoption. Catherine pointed out the changes in the conference that reflect changes in the importance of online communities.

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Social Media Club of Boston 5th Anniversary Celebration: The Evolution of Social Business

Portals and KM

Last night I attended the Social Media Club of Boston 5 th Anniversary Celebration: The Evolution of Social Business.   They built some collaborative tools for their own use that become products for clients.    But it much more that tools. They used social tools to help define their values to better establish trust.   Over the past several years the conversations have gone from tools to how to better organize the business.

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Boston E20 Notes: The Iceberg Effect of Community Management

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conference in Boston. I attended session - The Iceberg Effect of Community Management led by Rachel Happe, Principal, The Community Roundtable and Jason Quesada, Digital Media Marketing Manager, UBM TechWeb. Here is the session description: “Do you know what community managers really do? You may think they sit at their desks and chat online all day, and while that is definitely a part of it, community management is more than just tweets, likes, and pings.

Boston E20 Notes: Organization Next Workshop: Bridging the Participation Gap – Networks, Learning, and "Play"

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conference in Boston. Employees (whatever that term means in the future) must continually build and refine individual competencies, team work practices, and community relationships while becoming skillful at cultivating and mobilizing their professional and personal networks to meet the needs of their employer – as well as their own.”. Phil said in most online communities 90% will be passive onlookers, 9% will be takers, and 1% will be actively engaged.

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Boston E20 Notes: The Post-2.0 Era: Social in the Context of My Work

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conference in Boston. technologies are enabling the Social Online Workplace, a worker-centric yet social environment facilitating ongoing discussions that are seeded by messages coming from individuals, business applications, and collaborative tools. You can search on different dimensions such as people, communities, as well as content. I am pleased to be back for my sixth Enterprise 2.0 Here is a link to a summary of last year’s notes.

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The Community Roundtable's Community Maturity Model

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The Community Roundtable A peer network for community managers and social media practitioners. This lack of standards is causing a lot of friction and frustration – particularly for community managers themselves. Social Silk November 19, 2009 at 6:51 pm What is Community?

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Social Task Management – When Social Business Got Down to Work – #e2conf Highlights

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conference event that took place last week in Boston. Building an Online Community: Strategy, Launch, Engagement, Growth. Collaboration Communities Conference Events Enterprise2.0 To get things going with the series of blog posts with highlights from the recent Enterprise 2.0

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Social Business Forum 2011 – On Collaboration by Luis Suarez

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event in Boston is approaching really fast and before you know it it’s already here! Will social networking tools replace email any time soon? (I Collaboration Communities Conference Events Enterprise2.0

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The Trials and Tribulations of a Mobile Knowledge Worker in a Social Business World

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The Iceberg Effect of Community Management

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There are a few things that come up somewhat regularly: Community managers are under pressure to justify what they do to peers and bosses that don’t really see or understand what tasks make up their day. Helping to translate and negotiate between organizational and community needs.

Community Toolbox - Bringing Solutions to Light

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The Community Tool Box Our Mission Promoting community health and development by connecting people, ideas and resources English | Español Search the CTB Table of Contents | Do the Work | Solve a Problem | Use Promising Approaches | Connect with Others | Services Workstation Sign-In We welcome you to s ign our Guestbook ! The Community Tool Box is the worlds largest resource for free information on essential skills for building healthy communities.

Social Business Forum Highlights – Highlights from Breakout Sessions and Final Keynote

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This time around to Boston, MA, to attend and present at *the* Enterprise 2.0 In fact, he focused on describing, and quite nicely, I must add as well, five different principles for collaborative tools that work in any context, in any environment: Build pointers to people.

Building Great Enterprise 2.0 Communities

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Migration Tools. Communities. It’s All About Community Most business leaders do not care about social networking — especially at the office. Social and collaboration technologies enable us to form virtual communities and feel more connected. Although the communities may be virtual, the impacts that spill into the real world are tangible. Do You Really Have a Community? An enterprise community requires more. Communities. about us.

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The Four Tenets of the Community Manager

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The include community advocation, brand ambassadorship, online communication skills, and product requirements gathering and improvements. 1) A Community Advocate As a community advocate, the community managers’ primary role is to represent the customer.

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Differentiating Between Social Media and Community Management

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The Community Roundtable A peer network for community managers and social media practitioners. Jim will often say that everyone is a community manager and he is right – everyone has a group of constituents which could be cultivated to drive better performance. However, not all companies want, need to, or can cultivate a community. In high complexity markets or use cases, communities make more sense. Social media is just that, a tool kit.

Microsharing: It is All About the Tools. It is Not About the Tools - My Notes from Enterprise 2.0 Boston Conference

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conference in Boston , June 14- 17. This post covers the panel, Microsharing: It is All About the Tools. It is Not About the Tools. What’s fresh is how deceptively simple tools connect people and ideas better, farther, wider, faster. Hear  Hear what's on the horizon from companies creating enterprise microblogging solutions and how people in organizations are using these tools as a smart unified messaging stream. ”.

Amo La Vida

Elsua

After enjoying another gorgeous summer weekend back at home, and while I am starting to prepare things for the next upcoming business trip to Boston, MA, to attend & present at Enterprise 2.0 Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

"Let's take that online" -- Boston KM Forum

Endless Knots

Lovely day spent with the Boston KM Forum's "Leveraging Virtual Teams & Social Tools for Business Advantage: Blogs, Wikis, Twitter, et al.

Enterprise 2.0 Conference: Call For Papers Community, Voting Process

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conference in Boston this year, I have submitted three sessions that I hope the community finds helpful and relevant. If you find them valuable, I hope you take the time to participate in the community process and vote for these proposals. The session will connect the process, cultural, and tooling aspects of profiles, social graphs, etc. in the context of talent, learning, and community. For the upcoming Enterprise 2.0

Forget Social Strategy, Think Social Philosophy: Hippie 2.0

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conference event in Boston, MA, a bit over a month ago, there was one particular panel that I was really excited about beforehand and for which I just couldn’t wait to participate in. Conference , #e2conf , e2conf , Boston , Susan Scrupski , 2.0 "Really? Are you serious?

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My New Business Card for Enterprise 2.0 in Boston – Did You Get Yours Already?

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event in Boston. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing Travelling Tags: Collaboration Communities Conference Events Enterprise2.0

Boston E 20 Notes: Interview with IBM’s Jeff Schick

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conference in Boston. Social software is generally intuitive so people of all generations can use the tools. The challenge is building a thriving and engaged community that takes advantage of these new tools. At IBM they are looking at how to get value quickly from the new tools to encourage the success of these communities. More than 4,500 blogs are spreading across the bank, and almost 4,000 Communities have been formed.

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Boston E 20 Notes: Interview with Cisco’s Raj Gossain

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conference in Boston. There is the ability to participate in explicit and implicit communities of interest and practice. WebEx Social empowers tools actually empower them to do it. Raj said this is how you flatten the enterprise with collaboration tools like WebEx Social. The tools can used on premise or hosted through partners, or the Cisco hosted cloud. I am pleased to be back for my sixth Enterprise 2.0 Here is a link to a summary of last year’s notes.

The State of Community Management Report: Best Practices from Practitioners

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The Community Roundtable A peer network for community managers and social media practitioners. To download the 60+ page report, please tell us a little bit about yourself: You can find out more about The Community Roundtable here.

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Enterprise 2.0 Boston June 2010 Highlights: Making Technology Work in Organizations

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thought leaders and software vendors gathered in Boston starting June 14 for the conference that grew from Andrew McAfee's 2006 MIT Sloan Review article The Dawn of Emergent Collaboration and became the book. . Events Industry change Innovation Social Networks Social Tools Web 2.0

What Makes A Successful Community Manager? - The BrainYard - InformationWeek

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What Makes A Successful Community Manager? Community managers greatest weapons are the relationships they build, the connections they make, and the advocates they empower through engagement with and collaboration in the very communities they manage. Behind every successful community, youll find an uberchampion of that community, an instigator of conversations, and a catalyst for change. Id be a fool to say a community manager can do it all on his or her own.

My Top 10 Reasons Why I Bought an iPad

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It’s going to be a rather interesting experiment, where I am sure I’m going to fall short on words on what it actually means for me, specially when not paying much attention to the tools and applications themselves, but more how I interact with the device.

Wrap Up of 2nd Annual Community Manager Day: Voices Around the World #CMAD « Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

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I had nothing to do with the first group (Boston) leading the first ever physical event, but then quickly suggested that other regions (even my local area SF) to step up. Community Manager Appreciation Day, 2011 View more presentations from Connie Bensen. Edward Community Manager day?

21st Century Organizations @ Business of Community Networking: IBM, Avon, CondoDomain, AMA Boston & the National Collegiate Scouting Association

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The joy of the Business of Community Networking conference, in which we just participated, was access to terrific case examples. American Marketing Association, Boston - President Myles Bristowe captured attention describing his organization's evolved use of a Ning Network to grow membership and serve members.

From Enterprise 2.0 Boston To Catalyst San Diego: Enterprise Social Networking Workshop

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Bill Ives (Portals and KM) provided a write-up of the workshop delivered in Boston last week. Social networking promises to address an array challenges and opportunities within the enterprise such as bridging generational shifts in the workforce, facilitating collaboration and community building, and supporting strategic talent initiatives. Project teams need to overcome the perception that social tools and applications are not a critical investment.

Social Business – *The* Ecosystem

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Or when you state that you invented social software tools when they were already there 10 years before you event started thinking about such concept of social networking). [I Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

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#e2conf 2011 Highlights – 10 Reasons Why I Enjoyed the Event

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conference that took place in Boston, MA, a few days back, by yours truly, but the truth is that in the last couple of days I have been distracted by what seems to be raving the Social Web as of late: Google’s attempt to get social with Google Plus. Good to Be Back in Boston!:

[KMers] Training Community Managers and Facilitators

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It would also be rather helpful to go through for those folks who may be interested in online communities in general and who would want to learn a lot more about how they operate them and what it is like being a community facilitator / builder. Yes, Communities and ?Community

Collaboration tools

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Engineers without Fears Tuesday, September 11, 2007 Collaboration tools James Robertson has been thinking about collaboration tools. So here are the phases and my responses to them: Phase 0: Fragmentation As the usage of collaboration tools grows in an unmanaged and unconsidered way, so does the "fragmentation" of information. This is about identifying the existing collaboration tools within an organisation. And then how these different tools might fit together.

What Defines a Community Manager?

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by Rachel Happe on June 9, 2009 What is a community manager? For us at The Community Roundtable this is a complex issue because it gets at the heart of who we target and invite in to our community. I would bet that the timeframe is different for different types of communities.

The Value of Community Management

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significance) – our experience shows us that communities without community managers are much more likely to die off, go off track, become thorny stews, or get so insular that they can’t grow or evolve. So having a community manager is definitely worthwhile.

BroadVision’s Clearvale Offers Integrated Enterprise Social Networking Platform

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Many organizations are implementing both external facing social networking programs, as well as enterprise social networking tools. However, these are often different programs using different tools that are not integrated.

Overcoming Resistance to Change – Isn’t It Obvious?

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Most probably, because it is much easier to focus on tools and processes than in changing people’s already deeply rooted behaviours at work. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing Well, may be.

Enterprise 2.0 Conference Highlights – Finally, Decent Internet Access

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conference event I attended in Boston, MA in mid-June. event in Boston. IBM Innovation Knowledge Tools Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing Travelling Tags: Collaboration Communities Conference Events Enterprise2.0

Social Media Revolution 2010 – Back to Blogging!

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conference event in Boston I would have an opportunity to share a bunch of blog entries sharing some of the major highlights from the event itself, as well as some of the key learnings I went through over that week. Tags: Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0