Boston E20 Notes: Designing Social Applications

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conference in Boston. I attended session - Designing Social Applications " a panel session led by David F. Here is the session description: “Part of becoming a social enterprise is understanding what makes social applications work, both for purposes of selecting commercial applications and for designing their own. One of the key things they recognized early on is the need for a real component model for the delivery of SaaS based apps.

Design Considerations For Enterprise Social Networks

Collaborative Thinking

While enterprise social networking has been covered extensively in the media and by IT analyst firms, one of the least discussed aspects of the topic has been the issue of design and the potential impact of design on employee adoption of such tools and applications. Instead, the information was presented at a holistic and inter-disciplinary level, covering a collection of related issues: Affordance-centered design. Social theory and design. design Enterprise 2.0

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

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conference in Boston. They are also offering flexible deployment models: With this release, customers will have a choice of deployment models. WebEx Social is designed to support this transformation in how enterprises operate. It is a mixed model, you have conversations, you check data and are able to reduce the distracting context switching of your modalities. 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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Design Considerations For Enterprise Social Networks

Collaborative Thinking

While enterprise social networking has been covered extensively in the media and by IT analyst firms, one of the least discussed aspects of the topic has been the issue of design and the potential impact of design on employee adoption of such tools and applications. Instead, the information was presented at a holistic and inter-disciplinary level, covering a collection of related issues: Affordance-centered design. Social theory and design. design Enterprise 2.0

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Deb Lavoy on Promoting the Purpose Driven Organization and Designing the Collaborative Enterprise

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I recently spoke with Deb Lavoy, Director of Product Marketing for Digital and Social Media at OpenText , about enterprise design in the 21 st century.  She began by noting that we are moving from a mechanistic model for organizations to a more human model. This was part of her keynote at the recent Boston Enterprise 2.0

Openness or How Do You Design for the Loss of Control? | Blog | design mind

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business / technology / design Magazine Articles Video Audio Blogs Events Subscribe frog design | about | contact | privacy policy | terms of use Elektroniker Tim Leberecht Digital lifestyle at the intersection of attention, beauty, productivity, and the social web. Openness or How Do You Design for the Loss of Control? conference: “Design for the loss of control.” If you design ways out of the system, they might as well serve as ways into the system.

Social Networks And Group Formation - Boxes and Arrows: The design behind the design

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Read more at Going Social Now more about Shiv Stories by Shiv Singh Practical Strategies for Creating a Successful Intranet [1 Comment] Value-Driven Intranet Design [3 Comments] Making Knowledge Management Work on your Intranet [2 Comments] A Web 2.0

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What are Business Ecosystems?

Partnering Resources

Business Ecosystem Model developed by Dr. James F. In 2006, the Boston Globe Magazine covered a dramatic story of ecosystem failure. A horticulturist turned away new customers for three months in order to create the floral design for a lavish wedding planned by the embezzler.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

M y book on Natural Enterprises proposes a partnership model for new enterprise formation and sustainability. Is the corporation, as a model, a hopelesscase, or can it be reformed or reinvented? David Korten, author of When Corporations Rule the World , is one of the speakers at next months Future of the Corporation conference in Boston. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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Compliance Doesn't Sell E2.0. But It Should

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event in Boston. believes that "compliance isn't a first-order design point for more enterprise 2.0 Conference 2009 in Boston. How many vendors have permission models around their activity streams?". I was interviewed by Alexander for this article while attending the E2.0

OpenSocial In The Enterprise

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event in Boston last year, I moderated a discussion between IBM and Oracle on the topic of portals and its relation to Enterprise 2.0. We need to start designing and implementing social networking platforms that have capabilities to span internal and external audiences. But the symmetric friend model makes less sense within the enterprise. The asymmetric model used by Twitter, where each individual chooses people to follow, to manage their own attention.

The Growth of Personal Cloud Storage

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Brandon quotes Gartner principal research analyst Shalini Verma, "Cloud storage will grow with the emergence of the personal cloud, which in turn will simplify the direct-to-cloud model, allowing users to directly store user-generated content in the cloud. I spoke with David Friend, CEO of Boston-based Carbonite in 2008. So he and his partner, Jeff Flowers, designed an online backup service that works in the background with the price point of $50 a year for unlimited storage.

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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 Here is the embedded Slideshare deck from Phillip, so you can have a look into it and watch through the slides: Designing Collaboration: Building Systems that Really Work – Philipp Schäfer.

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Enterprise 2.0 Conference: Session Proposals

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For organizations looking for market innovation, it is more often represented by smaller vendors leveraging open source and SaaS-based delivery models. I hope to repeat this panel format in Boston in a similar manner with a structure that allows for even more audience participation. This panel has been popular in Boston and in San Francisco. For Boston 2009, I was joined by Genentech, Sabre, and Harvard University. That will be true for this Boston 2010 panel as well.

My TEDxBoston 2010 Session Notes: Part Two

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I have heard a lot about TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) but have not attended before so I was pleased to see how it worked. He said that Boston ninth grade students who do not go to one of the three prestige Boston public high schools have a 7% chance to graduate from high school. This is a great model for integrating high school with the community and a growing professional field.

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Understanding the Real Structure within Your Organization with NetAge OrgScope

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After some investigation, NetAge decided to build OrgScope on StarTree, a hyperbolic viewer designed for visualizing large data networks. OrgScope provides models of organizations that everyone can share, contributing to real transparency.

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Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Opening Session

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He played on a celebrity team against Bobby Orr in a celebrity vs. old timers game at the Boston Garden.   He also said the content management tools are currently designed to store content at rest. Social is the new business model.

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Emerging Autopoietic Communities – Scalability of Knowledge Transfer in Complex Systems

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The model for the emergence of knowledge-based. living systems, its characterisation and a model”, Biosystems vol. Zeleny, “Self-organization of living systems: a formal model of. Management, Boston: Butterworth-Heinemann, 2003, [42] J. design for command and control” (1987), “Strategic game of ? Kooter, “Comparing OODA & other models as operational.

[KMers] Training Community Managers and Facilitators

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4:05 pm ChiefExecMom: Theresa here from Bain & Co Boston #KMers. 4:33 pm johanlammers: Q4 Is there a clearcut model, steps or approach out there that might be very helpful as a framework for starting community managers? 4:53 pm mneff: Be a role model. mneff: Be a role model.

SXSW Notes: Content As a Means for Social Change

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He was enrolled in a program called boy rangers modeled after native Americans. He got a side job at Little Brown in Boston where he lived in the late 90s. He designed a book jacket while everyone at lunch. The art director liked it and asked him to be a book cover designer. This led him to becoming a Web designer and founding his first company. Here is another in my series on SXSW events. I am pleased to be attending SXSW for the first time.

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Social Network Travel Logging

Governance in a Networked World

Social Network Scientists have studied "hot spot'' areas of expertise like the Technology hubs around Silicon Valley and Boston, and perhaps the art history hub around Florence and the list goes on. Many of us who travel come home with memory cards full of travel pics.

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DavidSibbet.com: Visual Meetings Arrives at The Grove

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What these photos do not show, of course, is the rich process of facilitated design meetings that we led as a way of generating this material. Partners for Change Model These are two supportive visuals for a Partners for Change model I co-designed with Sissel Waage and Ruth Rominger.

Green Chameleon » Why Bankers Are Like Street Gangs

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The extreme aggression of Bankers Trust and Credit Suisse First Boston in the 1990s led ultimately to the destruction of these organisations as independent businesses. The 1 month where he created his designs he was drawing on those observations and making creative connections between them.

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SharePoint: Is It Worth Using as a Collaboration Tool?

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Conference Boston: Building Social Business Sep 12, 2011 – Semphonic X Change 2011 Web Analytics Conference Whos Hiring?

More collaboration

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And it prompts me to wonder if James Rs model is actually more of a maturity profile around the management of collaboration tools than about tool adoption per se. My experience, though, is that we need to "capture the high ground" in these models, explicitly including the longer-term vision. Without this, these models are too quickly ignored when a "sexier" approach comes along.

Links of the Month: March 21, 2012

How to Save the World

V era over at Leaving Babylon has written an interesting series of articles on the hazards of planning and on permaculture design. Here is what I wrote: It seems to me that it is anthropomorphizing to say that nature ‘designs’ or to say that nature even cares. This works as a model.

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Seed Salon: Albert-Laszlo Barabasi + James Fowler § SEEDMAGAZINE.COM

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Over a recent lunch in Boston, they discussed contagion and the Obama campaign, debated the natural selection of robustness, and asked: Is society turning inward?

Collaboration tools

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As ever, James is practical & clear in his thinking and suggests a 5 phase model (0-4) for organisations thinking about collaboration. These rich networks will almost certainly be a federated model. And I wholly agree that the model looks too static, at all levels and phases of the progress. Engineers without Fears Tuesday, September 11, 2007 Collaboration tools James Robertson has been thinking about collaboration tools. Which is interesting because I have as well.

The Value of Community Management

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Some approaches we are seeing to understand this value are social network analysis and systems dynamics modeling but both require an advanced understanding of the approach to effectively use.

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Fresh Perspectives: New Network Theory Conference

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21st Century Organization Trends, thought leaders, and workable models for the successful 21st century organization. It discusses co-authorship networks, calls for a marketplace model to maximize the global brain, and to help transform the way science is done with: “an open source, community-driven framework/application for the integration and utilization of datasets, algorithms, tools, and computing resources.”

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Community management Vs Socio-Collaborative management : how to make the right choice | Bertrand Duperrin's Notepad

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Bertrand Duperrin's Notepad Thoughts on management, HR, social networks…and enterprise 2.0 " The most successful companies are those that think jointly technological change, work design and the changes in internal social relationships.”

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Differentiating Between Social Media and Community Management

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In low complexity markets and use cases (think Sharpie pens ) the focus is on social media because the relationships desired between Newell Rubbermaid and Sharpie customers does not need to be that deep – and the business model cannot support deep relationship development (i.e. Adobe’s design tool communities are a good example of this – customers help each other maximize the use of the tool, creating better adoption and affiliation.

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Denning and Yaholkovsky on Real Collaboration :: Personal InfoCloud

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Comments: About Thomas Vander Wal February 2009 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Recent Posts LinkedIn: Social Interaction Design Lessons Learned (not to follow) - 2 of 2 LinkedIn: Social Interaction Design Lessons Learned (not to follow) - 1 of 2 Optimizing Tagging UI for People & Search Tale of Two Tunnels: Web 2.0

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ScienceDirect - The Journal of Strategic Information Systems : “It is what one does”: why people participate and help others in electronic communities of practice

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As a model for accomplishing this new customer-driven process, Armstrong and Hagel focus their attention on the following four types of electronic communities: • Communities of Transaction facilitate the buying and selling of goods and services and provide information about these transactions. For the practitioner, it provides a social perspective on knowledge with profound implications for designing organizations, learning environments, and even computer systems.

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Problem Solved, LOL: Scientific American

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Endless Knots: "Getting to We"

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Google search WWW endlessknots.typepad.com Categories 1968 90% people, 10% technology Animals Annie Antioch Art Benjamin Books Boston Buddhism Business Cell phones Clients Coincidences Collaboration Communities of practice Complexity Courage Current Affairs Death and dying Design Dogs Economy Education Email Energy Enterprise 2.0

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The Second Leg Of The Social Business Stool - The BrainYard - InformationWeek

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Its the transition from a parental perspective of management to a partnership model. posted on October 06, 2011 11:55:56 AM 10 Key Steve Jobs Moments and Innovations "Truly are marketing and design genius.as InfoSys was at E2 Boston 2011 and TechWeb Chief Content Officer David Berlind caught up with the company to get a demo of iEngage; a modular social platform that offers different contexts for different constituencies (employees, customers, etc.).

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The AppGap » » Socialcast Brings Twitter Style Functionality into the Enterprise: News, views, and reviews of Work 2.0 tools, apps and practices

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At this point, Socialcast made another move, from social networking, a crowded field, to enterprise social messaging on the Twitter model. at the Boston Enterprise 2.0

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Re-Place-ing Space: The Roles of Place and Space in Collaborative Systems

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We argue that a focus on spatial models is misplaced.Drawing on understandings from architecture and urban design, as wellas from our own research findings, we highlight the criticaldistinction between ``space and ``place. While designers usespatial models to support interaction, we show how it is actually anotion of ``place which frames interactive behaviour. In this paper, we will critically explore the use of space as a basisfor CSCW design.

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Explaining the Granular Social Network

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Comments: About Thomas Vander Wal February 2009 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Recent Posts LinkedIn: Social Interaction Design Lessons Learned (not to follow) - 2 of 2 LinkedIn: Social Interaction Design Lessons Learned (not to follow) - 1 of 2 Optimizing Tagging UI for People & Search Tale of Two Tunnels: Web 2.0

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Getting to Know Collective and Collaborative :: Personal InfoCloud

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I think of the lack of interaction between game players and game designers.

Column 2 : Enterprise 2.0: Group Intelligence Panel

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Group Intelligence Panel Luis Solis of GroupSystems moderated a panel on Group Intelligence Across the Enterprise: 5 Keys to Success, with David Marshak of the Unified Communications & Collaboration group at IBM , Alex Pentland of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence and John Abele of Boston Scientific. 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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Anecdote - Whitepapers - Building a collaborative workplace

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THREE TYPES OF COLLABORATION Older models of collaboration tended to focus on teams and formal, structured collaboration. How leaders express their identity through deliberate role modelling, teaching, and coaching—as our leaders collaborate, so do we! I was helping the Department of Defence design a community of practice for project managers. During the design process, the client had another job type for which they wanted a community. What we do.