Engineering Life Work Integration

Elsua

After all, it’s a beautiful, wonderful world out there and every extra hour that we spend doing overtime or not having that time off for ourselves to do other things as part of that personal work life integration strategy you should all start working your way through on it, you are losing out.

Technology Stewardship: App Integration Testing

Digital Habitats

So I went searching for a white board or pinboard app that had Slack integration. Why the integration? and Slack integration. I wonder if it has Slack integration? Dave Gray) … my response: Good question about why integrate. Good question about why integrate.

Change Leadership Challenge 3: Embedding Change

Partnering Resources

This is the third in a series of posts about change leadership. Embed your change in to the fabric of your organization. Unfortunately, employees have enough negative experiences with aborted initiatives to be cautious when leaders hype a new change. Change Navigation Leadershi

2014 242

Badgeville Integrates with IBM Connections

Portals and KM

Recently I spoke with Chris Lynch about their integration with IBM Connections. He said that one of the biggest challenges in implementing enterprise social tools is changing old behaviors and I would agree. But how do you change 20 years of learned communication behavior?

On homeschooling, integration and Dutch

Mathemagenic

It have changed everything, even professional choices. However, it’s a choice for homeschooling that have really changed my relationships with Dutch society, Dutch people and the language itself.

2015 204

Facilitation as integration

Viv Mcwaters

In his book Mindsight , Dan Siegel writes about integration as the “way we avoid a life of dull, boring rigidity on the one hand or explosive chaos on the other&#. His thinking about integration is influenced by complexity science. Vertical integration At last!

Change Leadership Challenge 4: Meaningful Employee Participation

Partnering Resources

This is the fourth in a series of posts about change leadership. Previous posts covered active, committed leadership , building a compelling business case , and embedding change. Meaningful employee participation is important during change.

harmon.ie Connect Integrates with SharePoint

Portals and KM

Any changes made on one platform immediately become visible on the other. This integration makes a lot of sense to me and is consistent with the trends I am seeing across the social platforms I have covered harmon.ie before (see New harmon.ie for Office 2013 Simplifies SharePoint Access in the Cloud and Elsewhere and harmon.ie Mobile Brings SharePoint to the iPad ).

Dispatch from the 2017 Association of Change Management Professionals Conference

Partnering Resources

The annual conference of the Association of Change Management Professionals was lively, friendly, and fun. What’s Hot: Using Neuroscience for Change Management. Using findings from neuroscience to help guide change is still hot. Promote change leader modeling.

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Badgeville Integrates with IBM Connections

Portals and KM

Recently I spoke with Chris Lynch about their integration with IBM Connections. He said that one of the biggest challenges in implementing enterprise social tools is changing old behaviors and I would agree. But the task remains to get people to actually change the way they work and use these tools. But how do you change 20 years of learned communication behavior? This sales best practices example is one of the ways that Badgeville integrates with IBM Connections.

Part 3: From Change Initiatives to Change Systems

Networking Action

Part 1 introduced the concept of change system and five subsystems through a project on the global change system for electricity; Part 2 described the seven functions necessary for these systems to be effective. In this blog, these are integratedChange

2014 126

Newsgator Integrates Social Software into Core Work Process

Portals and KM

When asked how can NewsGator make social more useful, they were told to integrate it into work processes. This was already happening for some work with their SharePoint integration. This requires changes in the way work is done.

Three Ways Human Networks Can Help Drive Change

Partnering Resources

According to a 2006 McKinsey survey, only 38 percent of change initiatives were completely or mostly successful at improving performance. The world throws leaders curve balls: market changes, skill gaps, technology shortcomings, and so on.

2014 236

Integrating the Interactions with the Transactions

Portals and KM

I recently read about the Five Top Challenges of Integrating Social Media Data with Business Applications by Elias Terman on the CTOEdge. However, as I wrote in Putting Social Media to Work , to be effective these systems that support interactions have to integrated with the systems of record that support transactions. Culture will change as  a result of the pervasive use of social tools.    Lack of cultural change is not social business’s biggest failure.

Novell Vibe 3.3 Includes Seamless Integration with Microsoft Office

Portals and KM

offers integration with Microsoft Office 2007 and 2010 as one of the major enhancements. This integration provides rich additional functionality to Office users. There is also an activity stream, “What’s New,” so that if you are in Vibe, you get updated of any changes to documents that you have access to.   You can also lock down a document if you want to prevent further changes.

2012 183

Integrating a 1-to-1 tablet initiative at primary level

e-Moderation Station

In this guest blog post Dimitris shares his experience from Doukas school in Athens which integrated ICT into the syllabus (one tablet PC per student) in 2009 and has become a Microsoft Case Study for adopting this approach. Step 5 : Present the changes to parents and students separately.

Adaptation: The Key to Become a Socially Integrated Enterprise

Elsua

You would want to figure out whether you can apply some of your already existing day to day use cases, i.e. your tasks and activities to a new mentality, a new mindset, a new set of behaviours with a not too steep learning curve, so impact of change would still be meaningful.

2013 239

Systems Thinking for Social Change

Networking Action

As David Stroh describes in his new book Systems Thinking and Social Change integrating systems awareness has spiritual, emotional, and physical as well as mental … Net DevWhenever I sink myself into systems thinking, I realize it should be called systems being.

2015 130

The changing role of the online teacher

Jenny Connected

As teachers we know that our students may go through transformational changes as a result of their learning on our courses. As I mentioned in my last post , I was recently invited by Lisa Lane to write a blog post for her Programme for Online Teaching blog.

2015 246

IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise

Elsua

That’s when the journey to become a successful social business will go into the next level, moving away from that technology focus into one where it is fully integrated into how we do and conduct business, how we all become a lot more engaged, transparent and nimble at what we already do.

Integrating Transactions and Interactions: A Fable

Portals and KM

In the last two days, I wrote about: Integrating the Interactions with the Transactions, and Maybe Enterprise 2.0 I this post I want to share an example of an early success with this type of integration using old school tools. The firm decided that big changes were needed or this business might close. One of the changes was to instill a sense of underwriting discipline and a careful underwriting process.

Technology Stewardship: App Integration Testing

Full Circle Associates

So I went searching for a white board or pinboard app that had Slack integration. Why the integration? and Slack integration. I wonder if it has Slack integration? Dave Gray) … my response: Good question about why integrate.

Traction Team Page 5.1 Integrates Project Management Capabilities

Portals and KM

Traction Announces New Integrated Micro-blogging and Solid Revenue Growth for 2008 ) and continue to respect their accomplishments. Now Traction is always been about supporting business, but it is now even more explicit with its current integration of project management capabilities.

BlackBerry Client for Microsoft SharePoint — Update on Calendar Integration

Michael Sampson - Currents

The calendar integration to the BlackBerry calendar was of particular interest to me, as I haven't seen this done before. It's a good first step, but more is needed on the calendar integration. Last week I pointed to RIM's announcement on its BlackBerry Client for SharePoint.

AppFusions Integrates iRise® Visualization with Atlassian JIRA, Confluence

Portals and KM

I spoke with Ellen at the most recent Lotusphere and they have been working on a number of integration tools. The technology lets stakeholders and target users “kick the tires” on new applications, including mobile apps, and give feedback while it’s still easy and less costly to make changes. Here is a video on this integration. I have known about AppFusions for some time and respect the vision of their leader Ellen Feaheny.

Net-Map – Agile – Organizational Change

Net-Map Toolbox

But that it means significantly changing processes, power and incentives within the organization. So introducing agile is not just a technical switch but actually an organizational change effort. And within this list, he knows of a few people who need special attention, e.g.: The social integrator, that everyone feels comfortable going to with new ideas or the need for feedback. case studies Change Management notes from the field Organizational Learning Other people's work

2012 118

Whitepaper: Enterprise Mashups Change Everything

Evolving Web

In his post, Chris addresses one of the whitepaper's central points - that businesses today need the ability to rapidly respond to major changes within the business context. Tonianne and I just completed a new whitepaper as part of our association with Hinchcliffe and Company.

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Constraints and Change in ChangeMooc

Jenny Connected

Thanks to Jon Dron for a fascinating week in Changemooc, which started with discussions about the need to balance hard and soft technologies in learning environments and ended with discussion and reflection on whether MOOCs need to integrate more constraints to allow for greater emergent learning, engagement and creativity.

2011 135

It’s All About Work Life Integration; It’s All About You!

Elsua

Because, in my own experience, it’s not about striking a good work life balance, but eventually it’s all about Work Life Integration. Well, it starts with that concept I mentioned at the beginning of this post: it’s all about Work Life Integration!

Social Innovation Meetup: “Exploring Labs for Social Change” – presentation notes

Making CommunitySense

Theme: “Exploring Labs for Social Change” Social innovation labs are very popular as instruments for “changing the system” However, what actually happens in these labs? How do they help accomplish social change? How do we change values, etc.

2013 182

Notes on CCS105 Bayer MaterialScience - Integrating IBM Connections and Microsoft Technologies

Michael Sampson - Currents

Bert Oberholz and Cindy Schlebusch from BMS are talking about BMS's implementation of Connections, and the integration with Microsoft technologies. plan for 2012 - Bayer-wide availability, integration with SharePoint, and Connections 4 late in 2012. integration challenges: -. integrating Profiles. Need some changes from IBM. -.

2012 120

Changing London – a blog that might do just that

Social Reporter

However, I have a hunch that Changing London , started a few months ago by David Robinson and Will Horwitz, might just do that. The site isn’t flashy, commenting is a bit limited so far, but there is an impressive range of high quality content, and a strong sense of integrity about the intention and style of operation, that I think will give it influence. I think Changing London will have more impact because people may feel it is theirs, and they can make a difference.

2014 149

Constraints and Change in ChangeMooc

Jenny Connected

Thanks to Jon Dron for a fascinating week in Changemooc, which started with discussions about the need to balance hard and soft technologies in learning environments and ended with discussion and reflection on whether MOOCs need to integrate more constraints to allow for greater emergent learning, engagement and creativity.

2011 100

How helpful is journalism for People Powered Change? Further thoughts.

Social Reporter

It will provide every sort of social media tool, and both stands on its own as a system and integrates with external sources.

2011 188

Alchemy of Change Weekly Links (weekly)

Alchemy of Change

What Virgin is doing is listening and integrating that feedback back into their company. The Secret to Virgin America’s Social Business Success (an Infographic Comparison). Social Business is about using the data — social media monitoring data — to make mission critical decisions. Consider a company that does listen and respond. Consider their competitors that are not. Maybe it won’t make a difference today, but look forward 2, 5, or 10 years.

2011 109

Introducing Lobbi – with bold aims to change politics locally and globally

Social Reporter

Why should politicians and officials engage in a system that may not integrate with the ones they already have in-house? The gist is that big changes in living organisms largely occur in short episodic bursts when their external environment undergoes some form of drastic change.

2013 192

Funders Can Change the World

Hildy Gottlieb

That is the question I asked Kathleen Enright, CEO of Grantmakers for Effective Organizations during the latest edition of my podcast for The Chronicle of Philanthropy – Making Change. Tags: Making Change Podcast

SEC Climate Change Disclosure 10-k Race Opens 2012

21st Century Organization

It’s ironic that the SEC’s 2010 interpretation of a previous Climate Change 10-k Disclosure ruling of the material impacts to a business is equivalent to a 10k foot race. An excellent panel discussion – SEC Climate Change Disclosure Requirements and what you need to know took place in late November at Baruch’s Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity. The panelists painted a landscape of conflicting behaviors from all stakeholders interpreting climate change impacts.

2012 105

How Our Narratives Inform Our Hopes for Change

How to Save the World

But radical changes to existing systems are difficult, they are constantly resisted by the existing institutions, by the powerful people that benefit most from the status quo, and by the masses of people who fear they will lose something if the systems in which they are embedded were to be altered.

2014 96

Encouraging a Young Social Change Agent

Hildy Gottlieb

Through Twitter I have come to know Abbas Jaffer , a young social change agent who asks deep questions and digs to find answers. What social change narrative to contribute to? It requires living and working and being with integrity.

2010 100

BIG’s People Powered Change may catalyse a more bottom-up big society

Social Reporter

With the launch this week of People Powered Change , the Big Lottery sets out its plans for a distinctive niche in the Big Society agenda , supporting local bottom-up community projects. The People Powered Change site offers a question and answer page that provides some insights into the policy behind the initiative: What is People Powered Change? BIG Lottery Fund is refreshing its England wide portfolio of programmes around the concept of People Powered Change.

2011 175

How Twitter changed to include everyone

Endless Knots

jlipnack Mega thx to @panklam @isaacgarcia @clarashih @billives AND THE BRILLIANT AUDIENCE for #e2conf21 How Twitter Changes Everything!     theRab [link] - #e2conf21 panelists @jlipnack @panklam @isaacgarcia @clarashih @billives #e2conf How Twitter changes everything?!

2009 116

SEC Climate Change Disclosure 10-k Race Opens 2012

21st Century Organization

It’s ironic that the SEC’s 2010 interpretation of a previous Climate Change 10-k Disclosure ruling of the material impacts to a business is equivalent to a 10k foot race. An excellent panel discussion – SEC Climate Change Disclosure Requirements and what you need to know took place in late November at Baruch’s Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity. The panelists painted a landscape of conflicting behaviors from all stakeholders interpreting climate change impacts.

2012 89