Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Elsua

Top 100 Tools for Education – for use in schools, colleges, universities, adult ed . Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning – for use in training, for performance support, social collaboration, etc. Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning – for self-organised learning.

2016 63

List of 3rd Party Social Media Tools #Blab #socialmedia

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Shares Whether you are a VA looking after the Facebook and Twitter of a small business or the marketing manager who needs to social media Monitor Instagram and Risk Management, social media tools to schedule, automate, autofollow, autotweet, monitor are critical to saving time and resources.

2015 130

Trending Sources

Stop Blaming the Tools when Collaboration Fails

Elsua

. We, human beings, seem to always be very keen on blaming the tools (and technology, in general, for that matter) whenever things just don’t work out all right , specially, in the collaboration space. Of course, we all know the tools can’t talk back to us, so they can’t defend themselves.

2016 70

How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools

Elsua

and while I will be answering the first part over the course of time with the various blog entries I’m currently drafting along, I thought for today I’d focus on trying to answer the second part: how do I make sense of social networking tools today?

2015 86

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. And, yes, businesses eventually do. And that’s where Social Business kicks in. A business problem.

2013 119

Why Social Business Keeps Failing to Deliver

Elsua

I am starting to question the validity and merit of a good number of motives from companies to become successful social businesses, because in reality they aren’t. and Social Business are one of the main culprits why it’s taking us all so long to recover from this financial crisis?

2012 140

Reclaim Blogging – On Why Your Blog Still Is Your Best Personal Branding Social Tool

Elsua

Yes, it’s true that I have dumped a good number of social software tools out there on the Social Web in favour of G+ itself, or, at least, thanks to it I have reduced my involvement with those social tools quite a bit. Blogging , in short, is your own personal branding tool.

2011 127

Social Business, Where Do You Stand?

Elsua

A few days back, just before I embarked on to another business trip to both London (To attend and present at the #UCExpo event ) and Paris (To present at the Lotusphere Comes To You event ) – more on both of those wonderful events shortly!, So, dear social business, where do you stand?

2012 117

Radical Connectedness and the Evolution of Business

Alchemy of Change

Back then, we relied on legal contracts to ensure each party upheld its responsibilities in a collaborative value creation process because we lacked the tools to coordinate lots of small, loosely joined pieces of work (or “business processes”) between firms.

2011 128

6 Reasons Your Business Doesn’t Need Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The Top 6 Reasons why a business doesn’t need social media. However I recently gave a presentation on Facebook, Advertising and Big Data at a conference and an audience member was adamant he and his business didn’t need social media.

2016 124

Social Business in 2013 – A Commitment

Elsua

More than anything else, because over the course of the last few months, perhaps couple of years, I have seen very little of it, as I have blogged about a couple of times in articles like Why Social Business Keeps Failing to Deliver or Dear Social Business Evangelist, Where Art Thou?

2013 60

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.

2012 90

Being Better: Strategic Leadership for Business Ecosystems

Partnering Resources

Adaptive Business Ecosystems. Image from the Alliance for Business Innovation. Today’s businesses are not single entities. The methods you learned in business school are probably not helping you (unless you had some really hip professors). You’re in a business ecosystem.

2012 120

Essential Qualities of Open Business Ambassadors

Elsua

After all, I committed this year to get rid of the Social Business moniker for myself, remember?, So what are some other key characteristics from Open Business Champions? Open: Indeed, Open Business is about being just that: open.

2013 83

Open Business – From Adoption into Adaptation

Elsua

So far, the journey has been incredibly fascinating, if anything, because we are just about to enter the last stage of Social Business Adoption and Enablement: Adaptation. Social Business Mandates. ” Open Business #elsuasworkbook Hippie2.0

2013 74

Challenges of Social Business in the Workplace

Elsua

A couple of weeks ago the smart and talented folks from Bloomfire approached me through Twitter to ask me whether I would be willing to participate on an interview around Social Business and be featured on the series of bloggers and influencers they have got going on for a little while now. Why aren’t more Enterprise 2.0 / Social Business vendors doing the same thing? . What advice (or insight) can you share about utilising social tools to leverage workplace learning?

2014 60

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! to then move into Fringe in 2001 (Profiles), just as IBM Community Tools (a.k.a. Now who couldn’t resist embarking on such a liberating experience, as a business?

2011 59

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.

2011 105

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!

Roadblocks to the Uptake of Collaboration Tools

Michael Sampson - Currents

A recent market research study by AIIM highlights various problems in the uptake of collaboration tools in enterprises: … 93 percent of business leaders believing internal collaboration is either crucial or very important to what they do, and 59 percent holding the same to be true of external collaboration. Only 23 percent currently provide an approved business grade alternative.

2014 61

A free Leadership Development Benefits Estimator Tool

The Bumble Bee

Leadership, Change Management, Learning or Behaviour Change), such as a business simulation game , in a straightforward but credible way"? Here is a simple Excel-based tool which will get you started and which you can easily enhance if you need more.

2014 42

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.

2011 89

How Do I Use OneDrive for Business?

Michael Sampson - Currents

At a recent meeting in Christchurch one of the participants grumped about his experiences with moving to Office 365, and in particular OneDrive for Business. He was the owner of a small business, and he had moved all of his files into OneDrive for Business (which if I recall correctly was 50 GB of data), and then gave access to the various folders to staff members. All business-related content should be in a SharePoint document library.

2016 49

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

ONLINE BUSINESS TOOLBOX: 230+ Tools for Running a Business Online

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Honeypitch - A proposal automation solution that combines CRM and business productivity tools to allow you to quickly combine a presentation, proposal, estimate and contract that can be negotiated online. CentralDesktop - Simple project collaboration platform for business teams.

2007 34

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

Elsua

It just works, pretty much like some other traditional tools we have been using for decades, like *cough* email *cough*. As an opportunity to use Twitter this way, that is, a learning and networking tool, it’s just brilliant! .

2016 100

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?

2011 63

How Mobility Empowers Work as a State of Mind in the Era of Social Business

Elsua

And it’s just too funny that I am mentioning that today, as I’m just about to get started with a new round of business travelling where I am beginning to get the feeling that I will be taking the whole concept of work mobility into a new extreme.

2012 57

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.

2013 100

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

Elsua

Here is an interesting study that I have just bumped into a couple of days ago, and which may resonate with plenty of folks out there on the relevancy of Social Business in today’s corporate world. All in all, 7 different social business events in an 8 day long timeframe.

2012 83

The Business Value of Serendipity: Improving Your Presentation Skills

Elsua

And then people keep telling me that they don’t see the business value of using Status Updates, Activity Streams, Microblogging , Microsharing or whatever other fancy term to go along with one of my favourite quotes as of late: “ narrate your work; it will make you smarter.

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. He said that the presentations are becoming a de-personalized knowledge transfer tool, supposed to be used without seeing or listening to the presenter. Open Business

2013 64

Social Business Forum Highlights – Reinventing Conference Events

Elsua

As mentioned in previous blog posts, here I am, once again, putting together this particular series of articles detailing some of the various highlights from the recent Social Business Forum event held in Milan, Italy, on June 8th, that I attended and presented at.

2011 63

Social Business Accelerates Work as a State of Mind

Elsua

Work happens, indeed, wherever you are, whenever you need, with whatever the tools you have at your disposal, with whoever the connections you may collaborate with in getting the job done. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Open Business

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.

Google Me! Your New Business Card

Elsua

Over at Harvard Business Review , Susy Jackson published, just recently, one of those articles you know it fits quite nicely with the current times we are living in, specially, if, over the last few years, you have been living your work life online, and still do today.

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.

2011 78

Open Business Strategies – Helping Someone Else Achieve Their Goals

Elsua

Open Business

Goals 63

Social Business Forum Highlights – Social Business on the Shoulders of Giants

Elsua

Let’s see… How about Social Business is not something entirely new, we already knew about it from before. Awakening of Business! Really worth while having a look, if only to check out how those other businesses are becoming, and living, social.

2011 59

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