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Why Is Knowledge Sharing Important? A Matter of Survival

Elsua

That man has got plenty of golden nuggets to share around the topics of Knowledge Sharing, Collaboration, Communities, Learning and Enterprise 2.0 Have you checked out one of his most recent blog posts on Why is Knowledge Sharing Important?

Creating Global Knowledge Sharing Networks at ConocoPhillips

Portals and KM

On Friday I attended Driving Business Excellence With Formal, Global Networks led by Dan Ranta , Director of Knowledge Sharing, ConocoPhillips. Here is the session description: “In 2004, ConocoPhillips launched a large initiative to create internal communities of practice that would enhance knowledge sharing within the firm. Moreover, they recognized that each had to be focused on solving difficult business challenges. Informal connections work better.

Have Prediction Markets arrived as an Enterprise Knowledge Sharing & Innovation Platform?

21st Century Organization

This Inside Knowledge Prediction Markets Masterclass (co-authored with colleague Victoria Axelrod) describes the prediction market landscape in 2008. Crowdcast's focus is forecasting business results.

IBM Aims at Reinventing Relationships with Northstar: We Better Watch…

Elsua

Did you have a chance to look into the brand-new shiny IBM’s Northstar tool suite that is supposed to provide us with an opportunity to reinvent relationships ? You know, one cannot get to reinvent relationships out of the blue and overnight, right?

Social Business in 2013 – An Opportunity (Open Business)

Elsua

This piece would also highlight a shift of focus and purpose for yours truly with regards to the overall theme of Social Networking for Business. Or, better said, the metamorphosis of Human Resources into Human Relationships. And, yes, businesses eventually do.

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Everything Is Connected to Everything

Elsua

Knowledge sharing with a passion! Brian Cox where in less than two minutes he gets to explain in very simple terms how everything is connected to everything. Brian Cox is, when telling and sharing stories, I bet that I would not have become an English teacher eventually.

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Can Using Facebook Within Your Organization Add Value?

Leading Virtually

I often hear from business leaders that while they see some value in using Facebook for business-to-customer interaction, they see little value in using it internally.

Relationships and Identity: Two Sides of the Social Networking Coin

Collaborative Thinking

When we think of relationships, and study it from a social perspective, we look at: how people construct facets of their identity based on social structures in a particular context and activity. When we study relationships from a purely identity management focus, we look at the people, process, and technology arenas such as: how the organization ensures that authenticated and authorized employees are securely accessing information and applications. Facebook Connect, OpenSocial).

IBM Connect 2013 – Pardon The Interruption, Are You Ready?

Elsua

So much so that later on this week I will begin tasting the Joy of Business Travelling , once again, and that this year is going to take me to a good number of countries and continents I haven’t visited just yet, for which I am really excited about, as you can imagine.

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Relationships and Identity: Two Sides of the Social Networking Coin

Collaborative Thinking

When we think of relationships, and study it from a social perspective, we look at: how people construct facets of their identity based on social structures in a particular context and activity. When we study relationships from a purely identity management focus, we look at the people, process, and technology arenas such as: how the organization ensures that authenticated and authorized employees are securely accessing information and applications.

Using IBM Lotus Connections 2.5

Elsua

IBM’s Lotus Connections v2.5 My fellow colleague, and good friend, Luis Benitez , has already been sharing some details over at Lotus Connections 2.5 And relevant information resources are starting to become available for everyone as well, like the Lotus Connections v2.5

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Can Using Facebook Within Your Organization Add Value?

Leading Virtually

I often hear from business leaders that while they see some value in using Facebook for business-to-customer interactions, they see little value in using it internally. knowledge, service, products) by individuals within those business units.

The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections – On the Business Case for Corporate Blogging

Elsua

Well, it looks like Jean Francois decided to tap into this very same thing as well and the second episode of " The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections " is now based on blogging and the many benefits of having a corporate blog.

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How I use social media

Nancy White

This afternoon I’m spending a half hour on a Skype video conversation to share a bit of how I use social media. I remember Ran Avrahami, a professor in Israel, and how he jumped into the conversations and reached out and connected with us. Blogging and Doing Business.

Green Chameleon » From Data, with Love

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about From Data, with Love That most hallowed of mental models and glib explanations, the Data-Information-Knowledge-Wisdom hierarchy has taken a bit of a beating this week.

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The Real Business Value of Social Networking

Elsua

After the amazing reactions from yesterday’s blog post on Defining Knowledge Management and Enterprise 2.0 To make sense of the information we share. Instead, he shares it through stories. Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Social Computing

Following Up After a Liberating Structures Facilitated Event

Full Circle Associates

In late January I helped plan and facilitate the INGENEAS Global Symposium, a gathering of academics, researchers, practitioners, business people and policy makers interested in the role of gender and nutrition in rural agricultural extension services in the developing world.

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Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking

Nancy White

This pattern has three phases: support and personal validation, connection to a community and/or network for practice and learning and finally, external validation. She feels her idea will accellerate knowledge sharing, increase learning and reduce duplication.

Getting Lessons Learned Right! Part 1: Customers.

Chris Collison

Not only that, but the time was deliberately managed such that 50% of each day was available for connecting, networking and asking further questions., When we know who our customers are, then we can connect the supply with demand.

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Green Chameleon » Connect, Contribute, Develop

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Connect, Contribute, Develop Tony Burgess of Company Command fame made a very striking contribution on the Comprac listserve the other day, which I’m quoting here with his permission.

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The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections — Collaborating Effectively through Wikis

Elsua

In short, he comes to propose that those folks who have been saying that e-mail is nowadays pretty much dead, as a collaboration tool (After all, " Email is where knowledge goes to die " — does that quote ring a bell ?),

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The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections — Communities: The Driving Force of Enterprise 2.0

Elsua

Being able to tap into a community of several hundred facilitators (Of their own communities, of course) to share experiences, lessons learned, knowhow, community building techniques, and so forth, is a privilege that very few people can get exposed to in a lifetime. And I mean *any* business.

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Lotusphere and IBM Connect 2012 Highlights – Back to Basics of Conferences! #ls12 #ibmconnect

Elsua

As more and more blog posts are starting to come along sharing further insights on some of the major highlights from the recent IBM Lotusphere and IBM Connect 2012 events held last week in Orlando, Florida, I guess it’s now time for me to start sharing my two cents on what both events were like, what I learned, what I thought were some pretty interesting developments and happenings, as well as a bunch of other tidbits that I think would prove useful to share over here in this blog.

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Using Unconference in the Enterprise – Manifesting Social Business

Online Community Strategy

Along with all the great knowledge-sharing and network-building that typically happens, an Unconference can be one of the key catalysts for the culture change needed to evolve to a more social business : a day of suspended organizational hierarchy, authentic communication (no PPTs), collaboration, learning and relationship development. Unconferences tend to be very effective when there is a large group of knowledgeable people struggling with a complex problem set.

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

Elsua

Once again, I am on the road on to another business trip. But, for now, I thought I would go ahead and leave you folks with that other article from the series of the Social Business Forum event that took place in Milan a few days ago, and which I was due one last update.

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How Playing Games at Work Will Help You Build Trust for Your Business

Elsua

Yesterday I put together a blog post where I tried to share some further insights on how if today’s current corporate world would want to survive in the 21st century, it would probably need to start thinking about how to bring back again into the workplace the fun factor.

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Future of Web Apps (FOWA) Miami February 23-24: The Place to Be

21st Century Organization

T echnology is developed in support of a clear business strategy. Victoria and I are action and results oriented, so our workshop helps participants look beyond the technology you are creating to the business and organizational support needed to ensure success.

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Lessons Lost

Chris Collison

Following on from my last post comparing operational effectiveness with knowledge effectiveness, I’m reminded of the “Choke Model” from my BP days. I think there’s a similar perspective that we could take looking at the way in which knowledge is lost during our efforts to “refine it” and transfer it to customers. Let’s take a walk through an organizational learning cycle and see where some of the “chokes” in our knowledge management processes might be.

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Trip to London to Participate in SOMESSO / Headshift’s Social Business Summit

Elsua

So much to share, so much to learn from, so many conversations and discussions to dive into; in short, now you know where my excitement originates from and why I am really looking forward to participating in this Social Business Summit.

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Business Value from SOA and Web 2.0 by Jeanne Murrary

Elsua

And as the materials start been shared across I thought I would point you to one of my favourites that I am sure folks who have been reading this blog for a while already would enjoy quite a bit. And still going strong … Business Value From Soa And Web2.0

D’Arcy Norman – How do you connect to people online? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Nov 30 2009 D’Arcy Norman – How do you connect to people online? How do you connect to people online?

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Blog Talk Radio – Business Value of Social Networking: Become a Hippie 2.0!

Elsua

John asked us a few rather interesting, insightful and provocative questions on what we thought were some of the major key points behind figuring out the business value of social networking.

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Clay Shirky on Institutions vs. Collaboration – Business 2.0

Elsua

And perhaps a bit more loaded than what I thought it would come out as… Well, shortly after my good friend Jon Mell (From Headshift ) shared the following tweet responding to that one I just shared above: " @elsua hold that thought, I should have a blog post for ya this afternoon. "

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The Man Who Should The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections – Tag, You’re It!

Elsua

In a way, it was triggered again by some of the conversations I had during the break(s) at the Social Business Summit, so I thought it would be a good time to finally address it, at least, with this initial blog post. Did you share your passion(s) across?)

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The Business Value of Social Networking by David Tebbutt

Elsua

You will be able to access the presentation from this direct link , or you can watch the embedded version below: The Business Value of Social Networking. Tags: Social Computing Communities Knowledge Tools Knowledge Management Enterprise2.0

Blog Talk Radio – Business Value of Social Networking with Mark Masterson and Luis Suarez

Elsua

And be ready to share your thoughts on what you think the business value of social networking is all about! Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Podcasting Productivity Tools Social Computing Hippie2.0

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The Business Value of Social Software by Luis Suarez

Elsua

We all know that plenty of people nowadays are trying to figure out what is the main business value and various benefits of using social computing within the enterprise. Well, here is another blog post to share some further insights on the topic.

IBM Lotusphere 2009 Highlights - The Business Value of Collaboration Software

Elsua

Specially since it ties in, quite nicely, with a couple of blog posts I have shared over here recently around the topic of Social Software and figuring out its Return on Investment or ROI. But with it, social software can transform the way we collaborate and share information."

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From Command and Control to Collaboration and Teamwork - Preparing Business Leaders for the Knowledge Economy

Elsua

But one thing for sure, if you would want to become the business thought leader of the corporate world of the knowledge economy of the 21st century, start here: Now, wouldn’t that be quite something?

Notes on SW303 LeasePlan and Pensco Trust

Michael Sampson - Currents

In one of the sessions before lunch on Tuesday, Wim de Gier (LeasePlan), Teca Fields (Pensco Trust), and Kramer Reeves (IBM) are talking about fostering a collaborative culture for social business success. Was on the business side for 5 years, then technology for 2 years.

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Giving up on Work e-mail - Status Report on Week 51 (SNBC - Connect, Collaborate, Innovate)

Elsua

For now though, I thought I would share with you a couple of interesting links, which I am sure you are going to enjoy quite a bit. into the business environment " Rather interesting and relevant stuff for those folks interested in Social Networking within the corporate world and a completely different perception from what we were exposed to at the Enterprise 2.0 And we are back at it again, folks.

Want to Know What Community Members (a.k.a. Customers) Need? Just Ask.

Online Community Strategy

In many cases there seems to be a real fear (or at least discomfort) in connecting 1 to 1 with customers. WHY are they motivated to build relationships with each other? . WHERE do they want to build relationships with each other? . Are you “Member Shy”?

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Why Do I Share My Knowledge?

Elsua

and Social Business thought leaders and blogger extraordinaire, Oscar Berg , put together a rather inspiring article that I thought would be worth while reflecting on, specially, since it is at the heart of not just social software, but also collaboration and knowledge management in general.

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