Software Will Replace You

Alchemy of Change

It doesn’t matter who you are – software is going to take over more and more of what you do. Marc Andreessen just did that for me with Why Software is Eating the World. Business Process Automation. Engagement Software.

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Online Community Software | Leverage Software

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Leverage Software Who We Are What We Do Client Stories Community Contact Us (415) 946-6164 Leverage Your People Leverage Your Employees Leverage Your Channel Leverage Your Citizens Leverage Your Customers Take The Tour!

Trending Sources

Personal Management Software destroys internet authenticity and democracy

The Bumble Bee

The Guardian reports on the growth in "Persona Management Software" which individuals use to engage in web conversations using multiple identities on forums and social sites. The most disturbing revelation is that the US Air Force have tendered for such software.

Newsgator Integrates Social Software into Core Work Process

Portals and KM

SharePoint is not really social software but a system of record, in this case, documents. Now they are expanding beyond SharePoint to other systems of record that tie in with an expanded sets of business process. It covers people engagement, business alignment and technology enablement.

Social Business – *The* Ecosystem

Elsua

Well, more than anything else, because it’s probably one of the best, most comprehensive reads you will do to find out where Social Business comes from, where we are nowadays and what lies ahead as our next challenge. Digital Business: The Transactional Era.

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Social Business in 2013 – A Challenge

Elsua

More than anything else, because in the last three months, while I was mostly away from this blog, I kept bumping into a couple of relatively new challenges that I think are going to present lots of great opportunities for us all in the year ahead in the space of Social Business.

2013 61

Enterprise Social Software Will be Pervasive by 2016 - Perhaps

Portals and KM

The Forrester report, Social Enterprise Apps Redefine Collaboration , predicts that enterprise social software twill become a $6.4 If social software is outside the workflow and not integrated with traditional apps then it is facilitating coffee room conversations. or social business, however you call it. For this reason and others, I am starting to like the term social business rather than enterprise 2.0.

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Stop Runaway Software Development Projects - The BrainYard

Michael Sampson - Currents

My latest article for The BrainYard has just been published: Stop Runaway Software Development Projects : " Software development projects have a long history of running over schedule and budget. Collaboration Collaboration Software

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

Elsua

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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Curing Business Ecosystems Blindness

Partnering Resources

Evolution into business ecosystems. Business ecosystems are complex and ever-changing. Ecosystem entities are organizations that your company depends on in order to do its business. Business Ecosystems StrategyImage by Dion Hinchcliffe, Dachis Group.

2012 54

Evernote Business at Get IT Comms

Michael Sampson - Currents

Its Evernote Business service adds better support for team collaboration, including the ability to share Business Notebooks that remain owned by the business, and that are separate from a user’s personal notebooks. Collaboration Software

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

Elsua

Lately, I have been thinking quite a bit around the topic of Social / Open Business Transformation. Chances are that, right there, without you not knowing, you may have just gotten started with your own Social / Open Business Transformation. Open Business

2013 64

Your online social workspace | Your collaboration software | FMYI

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

FMYIs goal is to build an enduring business with minimum environmental impact and maximum societal value. We have been dedicated to empowering your team to innovate from day one as a pioneer in social collaboration software. 2012GPC Recap: Driving Sustainable Business + Change.

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Open Business Strategies – Helping Someone Else Achieve Their Goals

Elsua

Open Business

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Social Business Begins by Unleashing Your Business Talent

Elsua

the huge amount of hidden talent of your workforce by empowering them to make best use of social software tools! A norm that will start becoming contagious from business to business, from customer to customer and so forth.

2011 59

Endeca Provides Dynamic Business Intelligence

Portals and KM

While the volume and variety within big data are a significant issues, Gartner, among others, notes that the real issue is making sense of big data and finding patterns in it that help organizations make better business decisions. Big data is a hot topic.

2011 58

Business Can’t Succeed in a World That’s Failing

Elsua

One of my favourite topics du jour is that one of the Future of Work and, more specifically, how the world of Social Networking is helping redefine it by provoking one of the most profound business transformations we have lived through in our entire history.

2012 97

How connect.BASF Helped BASF Become a Social Business

Elsua

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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Aligning Collaboration with Business Processes

Portals and KM

Forrester recently issued a new report, The State Of Collaboration Software Implementations: 2011 by TJ Keitt with Matthew Brown and Joseph Dang. The tipping point for gaining benefits related to flexible working styles is after a business deploys four or five collaboration technologies.

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Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections – Job Role and Responsibilities

Elsua

Now that the word is out there, and since I have been in the new job for a couple of weeks already, I guess it’s a good time to reflect on what does the Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections do on a daily basis in terms of my job role and responsibilities.

2013 66

Social Business – Rethinking Innovation, Organization and Leadership

Elsua

Well, here is one potential answer to them all: Social Business – Rethinking Innovation, Organization and Leadership. are helping provoke the necessary changes of how we conduct business nowadays.

The Future of the WorkPlace – Social Business

Elsua

Today, in this blog post I would want to reflect a little bit further more on what the future of the workplace is , and, more specifically, how the use of all of these social software tools is changing the way knowledge workers get their jobs done. Or not… Welcome to Social Business!

Rawn Shah’s Social Networking for Business: A Review

Portals and KM

One book at the top of the pile was Rawn Shah’s Social Networking for Business: Choosing the Right Tools and Resources to Fit Your Needs. Rawn is best practices lead in the Social Software Enablement team in IBM Software Group. The 2006 one drew 150,000 business partners.

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The Future of Open Business At Stake

Elsua

and Social Business, the social evangelists, were starting to become rather scarce and very rare to be seen out there on the Social Web. “ I suppose I know now where a good number of those social business evangelists are hanging out nowadays.

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KM, Enterprise 2.0 and Social Business: One and The Same

Elsua

Seriously, I need to figure out a way I can do moblogging effectively , since I know the business travelling is not going to ease up any time soon. Now morphed into Social Business ) has started already to follow the same path that traditional Knowledge Management did back in the day.

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Change Leadership Challenge 2: Compelling Business Case

Partnering Resources

B) your boss says, “Would you to look into software as a service? The second factor in successful change leadership is creating a clear, compelling business case for change. Workers are more likely to change when the business case is obvious, specific and urgent.

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Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business

Elsua

Yesterday evening, my time, I attended a rather interesting webcast with Sandy Carter , IBM’s Worldwide Sales Vice President, IBM Social Business, Collaboration, and Lotus Sales and Evangelism, along with Jeremiah Owyang , Industry Analyst at Altimeter Group , on the topic of Why Be Social?

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Social Media Analysis Site Offers Directory of Software Firms

Portals and KM

Social Media Analysis, run by Nathan Gilliatt , is a useful site covering the “business of monitoring, measuring, and understanding social media.” It recently added a growing directory of software vendors. It has news, reviews, acquisitions, investments, and a job board. As the site states each company in the directory has its own page with the following information: A link to the company's main website. A link to the company's Twitter account.

How to Use Employee Engagement to Boost Your Business

Elsua

Take a look into this nearly three and a half minute long video clip under the title of “ How to Use Employee Engagement to Boost Your Business &# to see what I mean. Yes, it’s that good: How to use Employee Engagement to boost your business – Explania.

Forrester: Mobile Apps Will Change the IT Market and Drive Software Innovation

Portals and KM

Forrester has issued a new report, Mobile App Internet Recasts The Software And Services Landscape: App Innovation On Phones Will Spread To Cars, Appliances And Entertainment by John C. It notes that while the explosion of app innovation started with the iPhone, the rise of the “App Internet” significantly impact the enterprise software and services market. Third, re-inventing the business processes and back-end systems – projected to be at $7.6

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: IBM Social Business Partners

Portals and KM

IBM provided a session for bloggers featuring IBM business partners who are helping their customers become social businesses and served sushi and sashimi whish was much appreciated. I interviewed Ed on the phone in 2004 for book on business blogging so it was nice to meet him in person.

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The Mesh: Why the Future of Business is Sharing

Alchemy of Change

We’re just starting to understand the implications of software capturing some representation of our relationships with people – what technologists call our “social graph.&# Software as a service. to purchase floppy disks or CD-ROMs with software on it.

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IBM Rational Offers Collaboration and Innovation within Software Development

Portals and KM

IBM Rational is an open software development platform that supports sharing and interactions among software and systems design and development teams. Gina began by noting that software development is a very social business and collaborative is key for success.

Supporting Economic Recovery Through Software Innovation

Portals and KM

Software innovation goes way beyond the high tech industry as more products are increasingly computer driven. Mike Gilpin at Forester looked into this issue and recently offered the report, How To Foster Software Innovation To Exploit The Economic Recovery. They interviewed experts in a dozen organizations that excel at software innovation and recorded the important process, organizational, cultural, geographical, and staffing practices that promote software innovation.

Semantic Software Technologies Explained and Examined

Portals and KM

I have been reading a very interesting and comprehensive report, Semantic Software Technologies: Landscape of High Value Applications for the Enterprise by Lynda Moulton of the Gilbane group. Lynda wrote that she deliberately chose title of this study to refer to semantic software technologies not simply semantic search technologies. She added that the end point of any semantic software is to improve finding and interpreting content, a search activity.

Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Social Business for SMBs

Portals and KM

It covers “Social Business for SMBs,” (Speakers: IBM Clients - The Law Offices of LaVan & Neidenberg, Czarnowski, and others). Now the analysts say it will be a 7B market for social business. Ed asked about the role of business partners for SMB.

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Social Business Forum and a Touch with Reality

Elsua

They keep saying that a good personal business blog is that one that has struck that perfect 80% / 20% balance; 80% business and 20% personal. around the potential impact social has way beyond just a business context.

2011 59

IBM Covers the Transformation of Business Email

Portals and KM

Business email remains big despite some attempts to get stuff out of an overcrowded inbox.  In 2009, there were over 800 million business email users worldwide, and that number is expected to jump to almost 970 million by 2014, according to IDC.

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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.

Social Business Forum 2011 – Communities or Organisations – The New Collaboration Ecology

Elsua

A couple of months back you would remember how I put together a couple of posts over here in this blog where I shared some of the highlights from the recent Social Business Forum 2011 event, which took place on June 8th in Milan, Italy.

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