Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016
SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
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.
Stop Blaming the Tools when Collaboration Fails
DECEMBER 7, 2016
. 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.
List of 3rd Party Social Media Tools #Blab #socialmedia
Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
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.
How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
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?
Social Business in 2013 – An Opportunity (Open Business)
JANUARY 8, 2013
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.
Why Social Business Keeps Failing to Deliver
MARCH 21, 2012
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?
6 Reasons Your Business Doesn’t Need Social Media
Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy
AUGUST 7, 2016
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.
Reclaim Blogging – On Why Your Blog Still Is Your Best Personal Branding Social Tool
AUGUST 29, 2011
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.
Social Business, Where Do You Stand?
MARCH 12, 2012
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?
Radical Connectedness and the Evolution of Business
Alchemy of Change
NOVEMBER 16, 2011
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.
Social Business in 2013 – A Commitment
JANUARY 7, 2013
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?
Social Business – *The* Ecosystem
JULY 11, 2012
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.
Being Better: Strategic Leadership for Business Ecosystems
OCTOBER 17, 2012
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.
Essential Qualities of Open Business Ambassadors
FEBRUARY 11, 2013
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.
Open Business – From Adoption into Adaptation
MAY 26, 2013
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
Challenges of Social Business in the Workplace
JUNE 10, 2014
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?
Social Business Begins by Unleashing Your Business Talent
MARCH 7, 2011
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?
How Do I Use OneDrive for Business?
Michael Sampson - Currents
MARCH 29, 2016
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.
Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment – The Follow-Up
NOVEMBER 2, 2016
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! .
Roadblocks to the Uptake of Collaboration Tools
Michael Sampson - Currents
APRIL 11, 2014
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.
How connect.BASF Helped BASF Become a Social Business
MAY 26, 2011
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.
A free Leadership Development Benefits Estimator Tool
The Bumble Bee
JUNE 28, 2014
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.
The Future of the WorkPlace – Social Business
DECEMBER 22, 2010
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!
KM, Enterprise 2.0 and Social Business: One and The Same
MARCH 28, 2011
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.
Social Business in 2013 – A Challenge
JANUARY 5, 2013
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.
Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business
MARCH 4, 2011
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?
How Mobility Empowers Work as a State of Mind in the Era of Social Business
SEPTEMBER 10, 2012
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.
My New Cheese – Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections
APRIL 20, 2013
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.
The “Other” Consideration of Collaboration Tools; Welcome to the New World of GDPR
Michael Sampson - Currents
JANUARY 26, 2017
Collaboration tools provide amazing capabilities for helping people work together across time and space, and selecting the right tools for your organisation is important. And it has implications for how your organisation uses collaboration tools too. See: The Impact of the GDPR on Your Business. Industry Updates Tools & Technologies
The Trials and Tribulations of a Mobile Knowledge Worker in a Social Business World
MAY 30, 2012
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.
Open Business – From Document-Centric to People-Centric Collaboration
MAY 13, 2013
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
The Business Value of Serendipity: Improving Your Presentation Skills
MARCH 29, 2011
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.
Social Business Forum Highlights – Reinventing Conference Events
JUNE 14, 2011
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.
Social Business Accelerates Work as a State of Mind
SEPTEMBER 7, 2012
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
MAY 18, 2011
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
MARCH 22, 2011
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
SEPTEMBER 22, 2011
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.
Open Business Strategies – Helping Someone Else Achieve Their Goals
JANUARY 15, 2013
Social Business Forum Highlights – Social Business on the Shoulders of Giants
JUNE 16, 2011
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.
Business Can’t Succeed in a World That’s Failing
AUGUST 29, 2012
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.