Catalyst pre-conference workshop agenda - Project Concordia

Collaborative Thinking

Another option for those wishing to leverage attendance at Catalyst (on top of all the great Burton Group workshops, sessions, guest speakers, etc). We will hold a pre-conference workshop at the Burton Catalyst North America 2009 conference on Monday, 27 July 2009, from 10am to 5pm , in San Diego, California. and SaaS, models with consumer underpinnings that are turning traditional IT approaches inside-out. Privacy concerns around unmanaged employee usage of outside tools.

IBM SJ 46-4 | A model for CIO-led innovation

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Azua The CIO (chief information officer) organization at IBM has adopted the idea of a participatory Web and is engaged in leveraging employee talent to address the persistent information technology challenges facing global enterprises. A series of unique open conversations among employees resulted in a new approach to collaborative innovation. In this paper we describe this model of innovation and illustrate our experience in four case studies.

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The Value of Community Ecosystems

Online Community Strategy

Dell allowed me to learn and experiment at a global scale, and incorporate community analytics into marketing mix models and enterprise-wide reporting. I’ve worked with some form of community my entire career.

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Adoption Strategy for Office 365 at Merck

Michael Sampson - Currents

Our employees are realizing that this change is much larger than just getting a new version of Office or a new email system. When employees received their Office update and especially when they were migrated from Lotus Notes to Outlook, the change agents were there to answer questions. We see Microsoft OneDrive for Business as a major catalyst in this next phase.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

July 7, 2008 The Seven Steps to Business Sustainability Interface Carpets sustainability model I ts tough explaining sustainability to executives. So Ive developed a Seven Steps to Business Sustainability model,which I outline below. The trick with this model is not to overwhelm ordiscourage businesspeople who are still at the early steps by showingthem all seven. The chart at the top of thisarticle shows the Cradle-to-Cradle model that Interface Carpets uses.

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Reading is (Still) Fundamental

Evolving Web

3) Encouraging employees to read AT WORK, sends a clear message that we EXPECT and VALUE learning in the work environment. Employees aren’t expected to keep up on changes to the industry on “their own time.”

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News Updates (October 9, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

At the same time, it will show you the passive usage and “listening” behavior of members, demonstrating the value that newer or less vocal employees are gleaning from the network. Mindjet Catalyst. Mindjet released Catalyst, an online collaboration tool. Catalyst sets out to mimic the way people work together in the same room to solve problems, which Raskin said online conferences lack. Internet telephony and text messaging capabilities are also built in Catalyst.

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Notes on "Social Business: Moving the Business Needle Forward" at AusLUG 2013 - Chris Crummey, IBM

Michael Sampson - Currents

Enables a self-service model for others. -. Strategy - make the Notes client a catalyst to participation. -. Like a Dropbox model, but secure." Better engagement with employees, through writing directly on their wall - and allowing others to see. employees - better file sharing. Chris Crummey from IBM is presenting the opening general session at AusLUG 2013 in Brisbane. Some notes: 1. The big picture - from liking to leading.

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Relationships and Identity: Two Sides of the Social Networking Coin

Collaborative Thinking

And if you're looking for yet another reason to attend Catalyst, Burton Group is hosting a Concordia workshop (details below) that, in part, will bring this topic more out into the open. An employee’s social network site profile, social graph, and use of other social tools and applications enable them to construct additional identity facets to suit their own needs. and SaaS, models with consumer underpinnings that are turning traditional IT approaches inside-out.

Leading from the Bottom

Governance in a Networked World

Quinn’s inverted hierarchy model for new service led economies. A network model of a well functioning hierarchy will show cohesive networks at the executive level. We have been long term advocates of J.B.

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As the Knowledge Hub faces closure, might a creative Twitter mob help with re-invention?

Social Reporter

One of the catalysts to organising in any locality is a threat or other challenge to life as usual: it may be redevelopment, closure of services, community safety. If we turn to that classic model for citizen participation, Sherry Arnstein’s Ladder of Participation , the LGA stance looks rather like Placation.

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Decentralized communities & Spaces

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The reference is directly apt to communities, and in this light relevant to our Spaces model. Per the book, there are five elements that help to make such a system successful: circles, a pre-existing network, ideology, catalysts, and champions. In our model, the syndication not only helps to share information, but also acts a way to potentially draw more members based on their interest. This is where the brains of the catalysts and champions play key roles.

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Can British cities learn from US ‘networked localism’? : RSA blogs

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The Seattle Task Force comprised business representatives as well as employee and citizen voices. In this time of changes, there’s some connecting we can do locally, but it’s so important to share the model. RSA Catalyst. RSA BLOGS RSS FEED. Arts and Society. Design and Society. Education Matters. Enterprise. Fellowship. Recovery. Social Brain. Social Economy. Adam Lent. Can British cities learn from US ‘networked localism’?

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More on Trust in the Social Enterprise – confused of calcutta

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The sixth looked more specifically at the role of trust in the social enterprise, and raised the possibility of using social objects as catalysts for building tacit trust. That’s why I joined Salesforce.com, with its unique integrated corporate philanthropy model. The Social Enterprise is nothing more than an enabling mechanism for helping us connect meaningfully with each other; and social objects are nothing more than catalysts in helping us experiment with trust.

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Twelve best practices for online customer communities | Enterprise Web 2.0 | ZDNet.com

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Many communities struggle for a while until they catch their stride when they reach the right participants, or offer the right means of engagement such as using a different model such as a social network instead of discussion forums (or vice versa.) On CBSSports.com: Hottie Hall Of Fame ?

Implementing the Cisco Collaboration Framework

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

every employee across the globe. model. and expertise is shared among employees, partners, and their communities. Younger employees—especially Generation. Y, employees now in their twenties—and. stored” within employees, partners, customers, and even the broader public (which might. and expertise is shared among employees, customers and partners. operational models. Y employees). If employees do not actively use the tools, then.

A Methodology for Web 2.0 Collaboration Experiments (in Reluctant Organizations)

How to Save the World

Instead,watch for successes, and craft stories that explain how and why they worked, in the context of your ownorganization -- these will be the models that will spawn othersuccesses. Overpopulation: The Crash Catalyst. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. April 25, 2007 A Methodology for Web 2.0

Why Companies shouldn’t build Online Communities. « The Complete Innovator

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Oh I know that communities are all the rage currently – companies are falling over themselves to create, build and own their very own communities: Communities of Employees, Communities of Customers, Communities of Interest Groups, Communities, Communities, Communities….

Enterprise 2.0 Report: Intranet Collaboration Features and Social Networking

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

as a catalyst for change Technology is revolutionary. Suns Community Equity model Building trust through reputation Measuring contribution Community Equity lessons learned Executives as Users Executive participation/presence matters Executive participation: Targeted and strategic Overcoming the 3Ts: Time, travel and typing Listening counts Technology and Tools Embracing Web 2.0 Nielsen Norman Group Report: Enterprise 2.0:

How to get results through social networks | Bertrand DUPERRIN's Notepad

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Which leads to predictable results : “we don’t understand&# , “where’s the ROI&# , “what would make people use this software&# … It’s now time for businesses to understand that : • Social Networks were not born with the softwares and services that wear the same same and that are only catalysts. Your company is full of social networks even if no employee has a computer.

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Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

At the same time, other companies are blocking their employees from accessing the sites. military banned soldiers from accessing MySpace (Frosch, 2007) and the Canadian government prohibited employees from Facebook (Benzie, 2007), while the U.S.

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Community 2.0

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Employees have more mobility – both geographically and institutionally. The Bottom Line Opportunity In this context, the evolution of virtual communities will be a key catalyst in the shift from push programs to pull platforms that JSB and I have written about.

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Collaborative Solutions - Six Key Components

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

In the meantime, they modeled Margaret Mead’s famous saying, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world, indeed it’s the only thing that ever has.&#

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5 Predictions for the Future of Collaboration - The Platform

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Here’s just one example of a collaboration network: About 17% of Cisco’s employees use Macs, even though the Mac platform is not officially supported by Cisco IT. are the software models to support the development. link] Bill Stratton Apr 21, 2009 You accurately indicate a collective intelligence among employees to solve an internal issue.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

I have written often about a model I call Natural Enterprise. The major differences between this model and the status quo are: Natural Enterprise is a completely flat organizational structure, apartnership of equals with no hierarchy and collective decision-making.As Natural Enterprise is a steady-state, sustainable model. There is nothing terribly new about this model. It is a self-limiting,responsive, resilient model. The old models dont work, any of them.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Allthat parenting has the unintended side effect of creating deepentitlement and having employees stay frozen in their own development.Most management techniques are ways of controlling people so they feelgood about being controlled. What we need is experimenters.Theway to create working models that work better than the dysfunctionalones we have now, in a complex system where no one is in control and noone has the answers, is to try things. Overpopulation: The Crash Catalyst.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

A Business Model Model: Alex Osterwalder explains how agood business model (outlined in the graphic above) describes the keysustainable strategies and differentiators of any business , and isprobably the best picture that a potential investor or partner couldhave when deciding whether to invest or join it. Wisdomof crowds -- the employees know whats going on. Overpopulation: The Crash Catalyst.

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Tapping the Network to Facilitate Innovation « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Descriptive words like adaptive, flexible, catalyst, playful, critical thinker, methodical, etc. The Beginnings of a Competency-Model Foundation Social Network Analysis Case Studies (Valdis Krebs) What makes an effective knowledge worker? i think that as new economic models are put into place that support social production, this idea will take off at a larger societal level. Industrial age competitive models preclude the open source world that is inevitable.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Social (and Environmental) Responsibility: A duty of care to safeguard the well-being of people (employees,customers, community) and the environment. Competitive, Market or Demographic Shift Risk: Innovation, new competitive threat or major shift in customer or employee market e.g. skill/talent shortage. (E) Labour Disruption Risk: Strike, embargo, loss of access to employee market, or sudden change in cost or availability of workers. (I/E) Overpopulation: The Crash Catalyst.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Social (and Environmental) Responsibility: A duty of care to safeguard the well-being of people (employees,customers, community) and the environment. Competitive, Market or Demographic Shift Risk: Innovation, new competitive threat or major shift in customer or employee market e.g. skill/talent shortage. (E) Labour Disruption Risk: Strike, embargo, loss of access to employee market, or sudden change in cost or availability of workers. (I/E) Overpopulation: The Crash Catalyst.

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Innovation and Communities of Practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Intel and Hewlett-Packard are known to let their employees spawn powerful albeit informal personal networks of all with whom they’ve been working. Besides the innovation communities mentioned, there are two other types which - under the right conditions - may become powerful catalysts and direct contributors to radical and disruptive innovation. Yet, in the “human resources” philosophy of the industrial era, employees simply meant to be resources to increasing share holder value.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Also,ideally, if we were to create working models of a better way to liveand make a living, they should attract enough attention that otherswould emulate them, in sufficient numbers to undermine the old economy.But as my friend Flemming says,sometimes you have to wait for the old deadwood hogging all thesunlight to collapse before the new seeds can germinate (or else youneed to be a fungus ). That businesses with over 500 employees are actually destroying morejobs than theyre creating.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Corporate charterswould have to be revamped to mandate responsibility to local community,to employees and to the environment, rather than to shareholders. My only claim, based on myknowledge of history, economics and business models, is that it would work if we all wanted it to work. Overpopulation: The Crash Catalyst. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Meanwhile, the widespread slavery and employee abuse that fuels Chinese industry continues unhindered. A great model is Cowichan BCs caregiver society,which provides materials and resources and peer-to-peer connection to help caregivers of adults and seniors handle the challenge. Overpopulation: The Crash Catalyst. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In my 30s, I became a leader-by-example -- I showed people what I thought they should do, in the belief that my model would inspire them. My observation is that domineering managers and "tell me whatto do and how to do it" employees seem to find each other, and enterinto a kind of co-dependent relationship. Overpopulation: The Crash Catalyst. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

The book is divided into eight parts, each addressing one of the"building blocks" of Abrams South Mountain Company, a homebuildingenterprise on Marthas Vineyard: Workplace democracy: Every employee is an owner, and control of the enterprise is vested collectively in its thirty partners. Overpopulation: The Crash Catalyst. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Instead,watch for successes, and craft stories that explain how and why they worked, in the context of your ownorganization -- these will be the models that will spawn othersuccesses. Overpopulation: The Crash Catalyst. Dave Pollards papers on business innovation & knowledge management April 25, 2007 A Methodology for Web 2.0

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