Year-End Thoughts On Enterprise 2.0 Social Software (Part 2)

Collaborative Thinking

& Social Software , I wanted to provide a background context on some of the areas where Enterprise 2.0 There needs to be some business purpose - that purpose may be very intangible in terms of ROI, but there should be some localization and internalization of what E2.0

Will Social Software Replace Email in an Enterprise 2.0 World?

Elsua

Perhaps, in a follow-up blog post I will talk a little bit about which social networking sites have now been become part of my recently created and ongoing " black list " Facebook, LinkedIn and Slideshare are just three of them, but there are a few more.

McAfee’s Hypothesis and The Adventures of Molly Discovering Social Software

Elsua

Well, of course, through her adventures discovering social software at IBM (that’s where she works, by the way!). So, perhaps, it may be a good time now to look for alternatives, i.e. social software tools.

Collaborative Thinking: Why Is Social Software So Important?

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Lotusphere 2008: IBM Research - Glimpsing The Future | Main | Lotusphere 2008: Social Computing Keynote » January 22, 2008 Why Is Social Software So Important?

The Business Value of Social Software by Luis Suarez

Elsua

We all know that plenty of people nowadays are trying to figure out what is the main business value and various benefits of using social computing within the enterprise. ROI) conversations for Social Software that I like to talk about so much lately.

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.

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The Adventures of Molly Discovering Social Software – On the Importance of Status Updates

Elsua

Yes, indeed, it looks like Molly’s adventures discovering social software at IBM continue and this time around, for episode #3 , on one of my favourite topics, although things around it haven’t been very smooth lately.

A World Without Email - Year 2, Week 1 (Off to the Next Challenge!)

Elsua

And so we move forward into the next challenge on my quest of eventually giving up on e-mail at work. To such extent that I am already getting started with year 2 of my giving up on e-mail at work, and thought I would share with you a few words on what lies ahead for me as my next challenge.

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An adoption strategy for social software in enterprise. Strange Attractor: Picking out patterns in the chaos

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

He uses blogs, social networks, Web 2.0 There are two ways to go about encouraging adoption of social software: fostering grassroots behaviours which develop organically from the bottom-up; or via top-down instruction. What specific problems does social software solve?

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Cisco Community Central: Enterprise Social Software : Pushing The Reset Button On How We Look At “Collaboration”

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The almost exclusive focus on “spaces&# as the most effective means to improve an organization’s collaboration capabilities has resulted in a very narrow approach towards solving what turns out to be a much more broad and complex challenge – how to improve the way people work together (refer to Collaboration: The Long Journey ). The influx of new vendors and new “enterprise social software&# (ESS) tools (e.g., Social tools (Enterprise 2.0)

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Saving Web 2.0 from itself?

GrowingPains

We don't want to know about the world out there anymore, but only what our social networks are doing. However, if you do away with the intermediaries, there is a challenge for the creative people: how to earn a living? Still, like any technology, it can be used for both good and bad purposes. On September 18, Andrew Keen gave the Incubate Innovation Lecture. Incubate is an annual independent culture festival in Tilburg.

The Two Cisco's.

Collaborative Thinking

to be better aligned with the more consumer-centric, social media-focused EOS group(s). Eos was not mentioned at the Cisco Collaboration Summit and suddenly it is at the center of a social media social networking storyline that has consumer and enterprise implications. That said, this theme aligns perfectly with a recent report (see below) Alice Wang and I authored on social media and social networking that addressed similar issues (e.g.,

Saving Web 2.0 from itself?

GrowingPains

We don't want to know about the world out there anymore, but only what our social networks are doing. However, if you do away with the intermediaries, there is a challenge for the creative people: how to earn a living? Still, like any technology, it can be used for both good and bad purposes. On September 18, Andrew Keen gave the Incubate Innovation Lecture. Incubate is an annual independent culture festival in Tilburg.

Social Task Management – When Social Business Got Down to Work – #e2conf Highlights

Elsua

There will be other entries that I will be putting together over the course of the next few days sharing along what else I learned throughout the event, but for now, let’s get things started with this one: Social Task Management – When Social Business Got Down to Work.

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Validating Social Computing by Living a Historial Moment at IBM

Elsua

most of the time around the area of Knowledge Management, collaboration, communities and social computing. My initial first contact with social software dates back to 2000 and 2001, when I was a member of one of the most active IBM communities (And still going strong!

A World Without Email - Year 2, Week 7 (Open Enterprise 2009 with Oliver Marks)

Elsua

to the point where I am starting to feel withdrawal symptoms from my various social networks, both internal and external, that I usually hang out with and that’s something that I am not starting to enjoy much, since it brings me back memories of how I used to work in my lovely (NOT!)

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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? Even if just for nostalgic purposes.

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Enterprise 2.0 Summit Highlights – “Knowledge Shared Is Power”

Elsua

At IBM, you call yourself a “knowledge worker”, helping to push and accelerate the adoption of social software within the enterprise. SUMMIT we try to discuss the challenges for the E20 initiatives from the following perspectives: adoption, hindering aspects, management.

A World Without Email – Year 2, Weeks 23 to 27 (Recovering from a Moment of Weakness)

Elsua

People started to send me emails much more frequently than before, as opposed to reach out to me through the standard social software channels we established together a while ago. Goodness!

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Social Business Begins by Unleashing Your Business Talent

Elsua

Over the last couple of days, two rather interesting, and noteworthy, articles over at Technology Review , written rather nicely by Erica Naone , have been making the rounds out there on Social Web around Enterprise 2.0 An employee reconceived the service, adding better social features.

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Collaboration Matters 8 and 9 - Lotusphere Highlights with “Los Dos Luis”

Elsua

heh) and on the agenda we were going to talk about Enterprise Social Software as well as detailing some of our key highlights from Lotusphere 2009 , held earlier on this year in Orlando, FL. Lotusphere - the excitement and the challenges. Successes and challenges for Social Software. Is Social Software "Mainstream"? What Social tools are people using - injecting Social Software capabilities into the existing application landscape.

BlueIQ at IBM Finally Goes External!

Elsua

So, as I am ramping up the last few hours of my holidays, yesterday afternoon I found out, through my colleagues, that, after a long while, our IBM Social Software Internal Adoption Program is now ready to transcend the firewall and go external. ( Note: You see?

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A World Without Email — Year 3, Weeks 24 to 28 (Email Is Where Knowledge Goes to Die – The Presentation)

Elsua

years now, where one day I decided to give up on corporate email altogether and, instead, make heavier use of social networking tools to collaborate and share knowledge with other fellow knowledge workers.

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Mastering the Art of Collaboration Through Conversation

Elsua

you are now part of a giant social network, or of multiple clusters of networks and communities, who trust you just as much as you trust them, so there is no need to fear being left out. . Can you have too many conversations at work?

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Open Enterprise 2009 - Charlene Li Interviewed by Stowe Boyd

Elsua

Conference , Boston , E2.0 , E20conf , Social Software Adoption , Business Value , Benefits , Enterprise 2.0 Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Social Computing

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IBM Lotusphere 2009 Highlights - Social Softwre in the Enterprise by Chris Reckling & Sandra Kogan

Elsua

Social Software in the Enterprise. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing A-World-Without-Email

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

April 3, 2008 Unpopular Beliefs O ne of the challenges of being too far ahead is the push-back you get on some of your ideas and beliefs. Most of the people I know (andAmericans in particular, for some reason) seem to abhor the idea thatwe dont have a right to own and use the planet and everything thatcomes from our resources for human, personal purposes. Other Blogging Articles · Social Networking / Blogs in Business · Communications & Virtual Presence Technologies.

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State of the Internet 2010 – What Is Social Media?

Elsua

If you are into Internet and Social Media statistics and interesting facts, both of them would be your thing, to say the least. Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Social Computing

2010 186

[Podcast] This Week in Lotus 018: A World Without Email? Or Blackberries?

Elsua

talking away for a large chunk of time on some of the really cool, and pretty neat, things they are both involved with hacking together Lotus Connections as well as their great work as social software and Enterprise 2.0 That’s the whole purpose behind podcasting altogether, ?don’t

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

August 22, 2007 Finding the Work You Were Meant to Do T hefirst part of my upcoming book on Working Naturally and NaturalEnterprise focuses on gauging your readiness for natural work, anexplanation of how it differs from the kinds of work most people dotoday, and the challenge of finding your sweet spot, where your Gift(what you do uniquely well), your Passion (what you love doing) andyour Purpose (whats needed) overlap -- the work you were meant to do.

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Seth Godin Explains Why You Need a Tribe by Loic Lemeur

Elsua

on reflecting why you shouldn’t jump into every single social networking tool there is out there just for the sake of it (Incredibly inspiring that part of the interview, by the way!); define your own social software adoption strategy to make you better at what you already do excel at!

2009 130

Why Is Knowledge Sharing Important? A Matter of Survival

Elsua

Sharing for the sake of sharing is probably not going to happen that very often and perhaps not with the right purpose. Eventually, one of the biggest challenges for social networking within the enterprise is to be, basically, designed for virtual serendipity).

A World Without Email – Year 2, Weeks 49 to 51 (EMail Is Where Knowledge Goes to Die)

Elsua

Huge achievement, if you ask me, and well on target for that follow up challenge that I set up at the beginning of the year of receiving 20, or less, emails a week. I can certainly share with you folks how the number of those online interactions through social software tools have tripled during that time. Specially, for my second most frequently used social software tool while at work: Lotus Connections ( Lotus Sametime is still number #1, by the way).

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Smart Filtering – On Humanising and Socialising the Web

Elsua

world, and followed by some of the most popular social networking sites at the moment today: like Facebook. So this is not something harmful for the overall Social Web alone, but for the Internet as a whole, as we have known it for years altogether.

2011 246

Missing Pieces: The Activity Stream Aggregator

Collaborative Thinking

Social network sites (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn in the consumer space as well as many enterprise social software vendors) display a chronological list of human-readable content fragments that describe actions taken by people and applications. Typically, an activity stream lists status updates from the people in your social graph as well as from applications you have given permission to publish into your stream. Social Networking & Collaboration

A World Without Email - Year 2, Week 10 (Is Email Really Dead?)

Elsua

Well, it is proving to be a little bit of a challenge to eventually share it out there, because there is just so much that I want to include in that current draft (#3 at the moment) that I doubt it would fit in within a single entry. Think , Fragmentation , Diversifying , Re-purposing Email.

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Vanity Killed the Social Media Star

Elsua

Or, better said, it all comes down to, finally, come to terms with the fact that our very own self-importance has managed to destroy Social Media and just leave it at Media , as we become … it. Our social network.

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The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections – On the Misuse of Email

Elsua

The rather interesting part of the video clip is from minute 2:14 onwards, where you will be able to see what a difference it would have made making use of a social software tool for file sharing.

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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 241

When This All Gets Cool, It’s All about The People and Your Passion

Elsua

Social Networking, Web 2.0 To quote him: "Social media are a bunch of tools. Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

2010 211

Killing Email: How and Why I Ditched My Inbox by Zen Habits

Elsua

Sometimes it’s more difficult than what people think, and other times, it just needs to happen… And that’s exactly what Leo seems to have done: move away from email and start using other forms of interactions, mostly making use of social software tools.

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Using IBM Lotus Connections 2.5

Elsua

is * the* main Enterprise Social Software tool that I use rather heavily on a daily basis to help me escape corporate email and live " A World Without Email " Yes, that’s right!

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Trip to Madrid and Barcelona to Present at Lotusphere Comes to You on Enterprise 2.0

Elsua

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