Ken Thompson's bioteams microblog

The Bumble Bee

You might not have noticed but a few weeks back I launched my bioteams microblog for short articles you can read in under a minute. I have been busy posting away each day and there are already lots of articles so please head over, check it out and let me know what you think.

Enterprise Microblogging Use Cases: Help Reduce Your Inbox Clutter!


Roll-up: Businesses Love Microblogging “, which is pretty close to another one shared by her the previous day under the title “? What’s Trending in Enterprise Microblogging? Yes, indeed, businesses love microblogging and, to be honest, I can’t blame them.

Trending Sources

My New Cheese – Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections


I am thrilled to announce that Luis Suarez is joining my team as Lead Social Business Enabler for w3 and www Connections. Luis will be an excellent champion for the CIO office as he helps to communicate our direction of becoming a truly social business and what it takes to get there.

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Open Business – From Document-Centric to People-Centric Collaboration


Lately, I have been thinking quite a bit around the topic of Social / Open Business Transformation. Think about how perhaps you could achieve that very same goal through the use of a blog post, or a microblog entry, or a wiki page, or just an activity. Open Business

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How connect.BASF Helped BASF Become a Social Business


In the recent past I have been blogging over here a couple of times already on some of the amazing piece of work that BASF ( disclaimer: An IBM customer) has been doing over the course of the last year or so on becoming a Social Business and behave and act as such.

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Review of Business Goes Virtual

Portals and KM

I recently received a review copy of Business Goes Virtual: Realizing the Value of Collaboration, Social and Virtual Strategies by John P. The book examines four virtual business strategies that are showing promise.

Igloo Offers Comprehensive Platform for Social Business

Portals and KM

Igloo provides a full featured SaaS solution for social business that bridges internal and external collaboration and networking. It combines the file sharing capabilities of traditional intranets with the collaboration capabilities of a social business platform.

Microblogging In The Enterprise

Collaborative Thinking

It was inevitable that Twitter-like services would emerge targeting a business audience. microblogging??? about how people foresee microblogging taking off within the enterprise ??? In fact, the other debate that will go on internally within enterprise organizations will be the overlap between microblogging tools and instant messaging tools that support group chat. A Myriad of Microblogging Options??? A Myriad of Microblogging Options???

Does Social Business Help or Hinder Findability?

Michael Sampson - Currents

and social business tools become mainstream: " For me being a Linked Enterprise Data enthusiast I would bet a coin or two on that pragmatic way of bridge different data sets and uses. The widely used mix of Yammer and Sharepoint, which makes sense because microblogging eases the pain to get cross talk compared to document-sharing which is the upbringing of the Sharepoint platform. Fredric contemplates if fundability will suffer as Enterprise 2.0

Collaborative Thinking: XMPP and Microblogging (Twitter)

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Bloggers Interview: Mike Rhodin, Lotusphere | Main | OLPC in NYC » February 04, 2008 XMPP and Microblogging (Twitter) Via Slashdot : Interesting article, follow the citation link for screen shots of the implementation. The example application that illustrate this article is a distributed Twitter-like microblogging platform.

Yammer Extends Its Enterprise Microblogging Offering with Communities

Portals and KM

Yammer was one of the first enterprise microblogging tools, and it continues to add features to extend the original concept of Twitter into an enterprise business application. There is a suggestion to keep things crisp but many business messages require more than 140 characters.

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment – The Follow-Up


Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Open Business Open Leadership Personal KM Productivity Tools Tools and Gadgets

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Enterprise Microblogging or Micromessaging or Microsharing Readling List

Portals and KM

While these consumer web tools can be used by business people for public social networking, they lack the features for business applications. Traction Team Page has also recently incorporated microblogging into their wiki-based platform. We deliver briefings, strategy, research and best practices to maximize business effectiveness, along with soup-to-nuts program development and training.”

IBM’s Social Business Jam – Are You Jamming Yet?


IBM is going BIG with Social Business and to kick things off, as part of the IBM Centennial celebrations , the Smarter Planet initiative, last week’s Lotusphere event (With its main theme Get Social. Building the Social Business of the Future.

Can Twitter Benefit Business Executives?

Leading Virtually

What I found noteworthy in the WSJ article is the increasing adoption of Twitter by business executives. The article stated that while most business executives consider “tweeting&# as a waste of their time, some have been quick to use Twitter as part of their busy routines.

How Narrating Your Work Helps You Become More Effective by Saving Precious Time


owork ) that have always been highlighted as perhaps some of the major key benefits from using social networking tools for business in a corporate environment.

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Good on Employees for Not Mingling

Michael Sampson - Currents

The promise of a successful ESN deployment is appealing to businesses: implement a Facebook- and Twitter-like system for your workplace, with employee profiles, activity streams, document sharing, groups, discussion forums and microblogging, and watch employee collaboration bloom. This dual dynamic drives all of us who are involved in social business, collaboration tools, and new ways of working … irrespective of specific toolset … to prove the value within a given firm.

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My Favorite Tweets for April 15 - 30 2011

Portals and KM

or Social Business [link]. RT @ outstart : RT @ bduperrin : Corporate Microblogging Helps Employees Migrate Work Conversations Online - [link]. RT @ outstart : RT @ bduperrin : Corporate Microblogging Helps Employees Migrate Work Conversations Online - [link]. Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information. 

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Social Analytics: Another Front For Business Intelligence

Collaborative Thinking

Finally - I do like the term "social business intelligence" - but for it to become widely adopted - other vendors need to leverage the concept - I could see someone like Attensity Group , Attensa's StreamServer (the company seems to be recasting itself), SAP , etc leveraging the idea for instance. Socialcast Introduces Social Business Intelligence®: The First Suite of Real-Time Enterprise Microblogging Analytics. While my core coverage is social computing (e.g.,

Interactions 2012 - Inside the Social Business - Lee Bryant #iic @leebryant

Michael Sampson - Currents

Lee Bryant from Dachis Group is talking about social business. key capabilities of new social platforms - profiles, social network, microblogging, activity streams, collaboration and discussion spaces, idea crowdsourcing, anytime / any device. there's a range of results about the business gains possible with enterprise social media. social business isn't just about collaboration - it's about making people more productive.

Notes on Tuesday's Keynote on Becoming a Social Business

Michael Sampson - Currents

Impact of social technologies in business. Have seen adoption increasing - blogs, wikis, microblogging. Which drives the most business benefit? Hard business benefits. These tools connect with other parts of the business. Becoming a social business requires a cultural shift. Become a social business. Found that many were existing business risks. Had to do new technology and business processes to make this work out.

Moving Beyond “Collaboration” Meaning Video and Calling: Cisco Partners with Jive

Michael Sampson - Currents

From Cisco Retires Webex Social, Partners with Jive Instead : Cisco and Jive are marketing a bundle that includes Cisco’s WebEx Meetings and Jabber for online meetings, Web conferencing, IM and audio/video communications and Jive’s ESN software, which provides “Facebook like” capabilities for workplace collaboration, like employee profiles, activity streams, microblogging, document sharing and group workspaces.

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Dachis Group Social Business Technology Alliances

Social Abacus

Another week, another announcement: today, about our Social Business Technology Alliance program. With such a wide spectrum of social business needs, it's important to have the flexibility to solve the problem at hand and not shoe-horn an organization into an uncomfortable platform.

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload


From the very first beginning that I got exposed to them over at Twitter, over 4 years ago , till today, where I am using a bunch of various different microblogging / microsharing services, both internal and external, I couldn’t work, nor get much done!, I heart Activity Streams.

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Enterprise Social Networks Fail Without the Proper Approach—a Roadmap is Needed

Michael Sampson - Currents

ESN software can help organizations by boosting information-sharing among employees and improving cross-departmental collaboration, among other benefits, but missteps in planning and execution abound, according to the Altimeter Group study “Making the Business Case for Enterprise Social Networking.”.

Nancy White and Suzy – An Intro to Twitter


Can you imagine your business having an Enterprise microblogging platform, whether internal or external, behaving in such way for days, if not months already?

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The Art of Collaborating Effectively in Virtual Teams


The key messages here are being flexible and celebrate multiple working styles trying to accommodate them with one another in the best possible way through one key aspect most businesses haven’t exploited well enough: negotiation.

Deconstructing the Business Social Network

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

ReadWriteWeb ReadWriteWeb ReadWriteTalk Enterprise Jobwire About Subscribe Contact Advertise RSS RWW Daily by Email RSS RWW Weekly Wrap-up Home Products Trends Best of RWW Archives Deconstructing the Business Social Network Written by Bernard Lunn / November 20, 2007 11:46 PM / 10 Comments « Prior Post Next Post » I am the wrong age for Facebook or MySpace. My online social/business network happens to be WordPress + PageFlakes.

Breaking down silos, what does that mean? | @Greg2dot0's Blog

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

I shared what “improving collaboration” probably means to most people in the context of making business better. The bottom line is that silos are a method for ensuring focus around specific business deliverables. Business Unit (Hierarchical). @Greg2dot0's Blog.

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Socialtext Continues to Focus on Workplace Integration

Portals and KM

Eugene said that when Socialtext Signals and its microblogging capability, was introduced in 2008 the focus was on integration from the start. They were likely the first to provide a microblogging capability within a collaboration suite and now many of the others have made this move. I have admired the capabilities within Socialtext for some time. It was one of the early enterprise 2.0 providers, well before the term was coined.

Social Learning at TELUS by Dan Pontefract


In it, Dan shares how they keep making use of social tools like blogs, wikis, microblogging, etc.

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Transforming collaboration with social tools

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Business is inherently social, which is why collaboration and communications that scale are so fundamental. One thing enterprise have learned is that siloed, standalone consumer Web-style microblogging or social networking tools rarely work well inside an enterprise.

Top 10 Use Cases Enterprise Microsharing Will Help You Get Less Email


And that’s why I thought about perhaps putting together this article today, where I could share with you folks a few other insights on how microblogging is changing the way we do business nowadays. It’s your business.

Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary


Slowly, but steadily, move away from it, specially, for internal collaboration amongst employees and, instead, rely on both social networking and real-time collaborative tools, like blogs, wikis, microblogs, instant messaging, emeetings, etc. Do Business.

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Gotta Share! – The Ultimate Conference Event Experience


We just need to seize it and somehow I keep wondering which conference around Social Business, Social Computing and Enterprise 2.0, Let’s all try to build the ultimate conference event experience for the world around Social Business, Enterprise 2.0

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A twitter tips post that makes sense

Endless Knots

Thanks to Stowe Boyd via Twitter, of course, this excellent post about how street vendors use microblogging to pull traffic, literally, to their carts. Very clever and nice work, Ann Handley, author of " Tweetable Eats: What Street Vendors Can Teach Businesses About Twitter." " Twitter Web 2.0

Making the Twitter Backbone Usable - CoTweet

Evolving Web

People keep talking about making Twitter work for business, but for me it was missing any way to include it into a company’s workflow. This is an instant quantum leap in Twitter usability for business. My longstanding complaint about using Twitter for any business purpose was simply that Tweets were inherently unmanageable. Technorati Tags: cotweet , twitter , microblogging , management Blogged in the Alaska Air Board Room, Sea-Tac Airport.

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment


After all, Twitter is all about microblogging, right? Over three years ago I wrote a blog entry over here about Twitter under the provocative heading: ‘ Twitter is where conversations go to die ’.

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More on Enterprise Micro-messaging - Yammer and

Portals and KM

microblogging solution (see - Bringing Micro-messaging to Enterprise 2.0 - QikCom). This second post provided a nice comparison between these two microblogging tools.   Mashable got into the conversation with the post - Is the Enterprise Ready for Microblogging Tools like Twitter? Aaron Strout and Joe Cascio provide details on each benefit, as well as a link to Business Week on How Companies Use Twitter to Bolster Their Brands

Why Work Doesn’t Happen at Work – A World Without Meetings?


According to him, and it is not the first time I have seen / read about it, meetings are very expensive to the business provoking those very same interruptions!

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