The Business Case for Enterprise Social Bookmarking: $4.6 Million a Year in Cost Savings!

Elsua

Indeed, social bookmarking / tagging! Not sure what you would think, but I strongly believe that social bookmarking and social tagging are still an important and rather critical part of a successful Enterprise 2.0 Like any other standard social bookmarking site.

10 Tips for Using Social Bookmarking Sites Effectively

Online Social Networking

To what extent do you benefit from social bookmarking sites in your social media projects? I myself only dabbled in social bookmarking until recently. Using Social Bookmarking Sites Effectively. My Favorite Social Bookmarking Sites.

10 Easy Ways to Improve Your Blog or Website

Online Social Networking

After a few minor theme changes, the color scheme was improved. Recently, I changed the title of my blog hoping to rank higher on more keywords, and my traffic fell. I changed my title back, and traffic rebounded. Be Social - Adding a social dimension to your web presence makes you real and credible. Join all the major social networking sites , and let visitors know how they can connect with you.

"Let's take that online" -- Boston KM Forum

Endless Knots

Lovely day spent with the Boston KM Forum's "Leveraging Virtual Teams & Social Tools for Business Advantage: Blogs, Wikis, Twitter, et al. Next up, Suzanne Minassian who took us inside IBM's social media developments.

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Will Tools Like Twitter Change the Ways We Work With Flows of Information and Knowledge ?

Green Chameleon

The KMWorld 2008 conference was interesting (FAST had an exhibitor’s booth) and the contrast with last year in terms of the tangible interest in and take-up of social computing tools was evident. It works … for example, late last night I twittered a response to one of Jeremiah Owyang’s tweets pointing to his recent blog post about " What’s After The Social Web? ", Here’s Stuart’s post: Social Media or KM / KM or Social Media.

2008 100

Introducting social media in organisations to improve the learning function is more difficult than you may think.

Joitske Hulsebosch

For some time now, I have an evaluation report of an organization that has experience with the introduction of social media (like wikis and blog) in the organization since 2009. The report is very interesting, because it shows that the actual practice of changing habits in organisations is very hard! They allowed me to blog about it and I think it has some valuable lessons like shape such a process as a real change trajectory (I'm personally convinced about this).

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CNN Using Twitter and Facebook During Prime-Time News

Green Chameleon

Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages I’ve just been watching an interesting new component of CNN prime-time news, wherein Rick Sanchez, one of the current anchors, flashes cherry-picked items from Twitter ( Rick’s Twitter Feedback ) and from Facebook ( Rick’s Facebook Feedback ) in order to counter or reinforce the story he has just introduced. I’m (still) all for Web 2.0

2008 100

An Early (and Smart) Step Towards “Mainstreaming� Enterpise 2.0

Green Chameleon

What I mean by trend is that over the past two years all the major workplace software vendors - Microsoft, IBM Lotus, Open Text, Google, Oracle, EMC Documentum, SAP, Adobe and so on - have all launched (or acquired companies that provide the elements of) "renovated" platforms that have collaboration and social computing at their cores. Ross Mayfield, for my cell phone camera last night, explains the changes in this 18-minute video. So, why are these changes important?

2008 100

Socialprise: The Organizational Design Revolution

Green Chameleon

Via social media and social networking, the stars and the moon aligned and the Age of Aquarius came into view. It occurred to me today that Jeffrey has quietly been engaged in the larger social 'conversation' for a long time — albeit in more traditional form of a newsletter, with a personal message from Jeffrey in each issue. Yes, a fundamental element of Seventh Generation is social responsibility.

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Implementing Enterprise 2.0 at Océ

Portals and KM

I spoke with Samuel and Peter Kruizinga about their social bookmarking experiences. The implementation details will change faster than the principles and managers and employees will be able to make intelligent decisions aligned with the principles. Lessons Learned from Implementing Social Bookmarking at Océ. I conducted a series on interviews over the past two months on how Océ Is implementing enterprise 2.0.

Supernova 2008 - Interview with Umair Haque

Green Chameleon

phenomenon of social computing. Umair suggests, provocatively, that while we are increasingly living and working in these new interconnected conditions, we are still by and large using industrial era assumptions and logic to drive the purpose and, yes, the dynamics of creating economic and social value. Haque argues that we need to undergo a fundamental DNA-like change in our dominant concepts about economic purpose and value.

2008 109

If the US State Department Can Use Wikis and Blogs Effectively, So Can Your Organization ?

Green Chameleon

There continues to be much debate about whether and how to use social tools and social computing in organizations, and the effectiveness of open cultures and co-creation in order to foster innovation, flexibility, resiliency and responsiveness (see, for example, Bill Ives’ recent post titled The Next Step In Open Innovation From McKinsey ). This is a technological manifestation of a policy difference,” he said, a change he dated to when Colin L.

2008 100

The 10 basic online tools every trainer and online facilitator should know

Joitske Hulsebosch

I therefore completely understand that facilitators of learning and change processes and trainers/teachers can''t see the wood for the trees. Diigo - or any other social bookmarker Diigo is very important to keep track off your online sources. An alternative to this bookmark tool is delicious. Ning is a social network, but it can also be a LMS (Learning Management System) such as Moodle. Ning is more focused on social interaction, works well and is affordable.

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Enterprise 2.0 … More Hierarchy or Less Hierarchy ?

Green Chameleon

I have also consulted to organizations for about 20 years on work design, work effectiveness, competencies and performance, knowledge management, management and leadership development, and organizational learning and change. Euan Semple is well known for helping to create, grow and sustain the effective use of social software tools in a complex knowledge-intensive environment (the UK’s BBC). Implementing social software towards the creation of an Enterprise 2.0

2008 100

Social media in organizations: a reality check

Joitske Hulsebosch

You see level of exposure to social media slowly growing in these groups. There were already a number of people on Twitter and there was a fanatical gamer in the group, but the majority did not know what social media are. Tags: social media Web 2.0

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Elsua

Like I have mentioned yesterday, it’s been a few days already since I jumped the shark and joined the bunch of early adopters who have been hammering down, and taking for a spin, the latest iteration of Google to get social with Google Plus , right after Google Wave and Google Buzz.

2011 274

What He Said

Green Chameleon

How the New Rules of Work Are Changing the Game. Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages Frankly I couldn’t have said it any better than Leo Babauta, in his piece Productivity 2.0: Indeed, he’s said a lot of relevant things I’ve wanted to say, but just haven’t gotten around to.

2008 100

Technology: wikis, organisations and efficiency

Joitske Hulsebosch

Probably in the short run it is (and changing habits is energy-consuming as well). At a small scale we are experimenting with wikis and social bookmarking. John Barben posted this excerpt from Business Week on wikis. I thought it's a nice follow-up on our web2.0

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The Sharepoint Sessions – Part Two – Training Approaches

Green Chameleon

As Sadie mentioned in the first session , most obstacles are change management issues, new workflow, new policies, cultural change, and the shift to tighter collaboration. Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages

It's-not-information-overload-but-filter-failure

Joitske Hulsebosch

So if we are floaded with information and conversations through social media how are we going to filter? But through social media you can be active in a few and still scan the other networks. Learn to scan quickly and bookmark things for later reading.

2011 241

Twitter for School Staff Professional Development

SocialTech

Web and mobile based technologies have changed the landscape for school staff in terms of how they can connect to other educators both locally and across the globe.

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My Enterprise 2.0 Toolkit Q1 2010

Evolving Web

I've hesitated writing it down because it really does seem to change from month to month. In a hyper connected world, one has little choice but to participate in Facebook - it's the 800 pound social media site. Management online communities Personal Kanban social software Web 2.0

2010 222

The Humanity of the Web: Reflections of a Social Computing Evangelist

Elsua

The title of the article / book chapter is “ The Humanity of the Web: Reflections of a Social Computing Evangelist ” and you would be able to find it as well over here. The Internet changed my life 17 years ago, and my relationship with it is still going strong.

2014 240

Gevril Group Launches Ambitious Social Media and Web Marketing Initiative

Online Social Networking

Mastering social media one bite at a time the past few years was an effective strategy for me, as the needs of my small number of clients were modest enough. A one-bite-at-a-time social media marketing approach for Gevril would be way too laid-back and totally unrealistic.

The Harvest: After Event Reflections

Nancy White

I wanted to point out some examples of how people have shared out their harvest on blogs, tweets, and other social media to create external value. Design for after the course, using tools like social bookmarks, so that artifacts can be used for reference or performance support.

IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – People-Centric vs. Content-Centric by Louis Richardson

Elsua

Setting up the stage, explaining where we are coming from, how we have always been reluctant to change (Even in the 15th century!), People-Centric vs. Content-Centric: A Copernican revolution needed to become a social business from louis richardson on Vimeo. . .

2011 217

The Sharepoint Sessions – Part One – Dispatches from the Front Lines

Green Chameleon

Some clients use blogs, wikis and social bookmarking because they are baked in but these tools are not a starting point. Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages

2008 100

CoP Series #8: Content and Community

Nancy White

The content may be dynamic, changing and evolving so one set of static resources that works for todays course is outdated in six months. Learning content is not a static element, particularly for topics that are deeply embedded in our rapidly change society.

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So many learning style tests, so little time.

Joitske Hulsebosch

I asked a question about learning styles on Twitter and in Jane Hart's social learning community and got some good responses which made me really think! I went looking for a learning style test for an online course.

2011 227

Goodbye, Corporate Data Silo; Hello Linked Data

Green Chameleon

It means profound changes to the way we look at work, relationships, and the enterprise itself. Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages Alas, the corporate data silo that we’ve all learned to love and cherish is slipping away. However, the enterprise, cross-enterprise, and cloud-based metadata and semantic data world taking its place means more than just lots of more data available to everyone.

Social Media - A New POV for Story Telling

Green Chameleon

It is the technology of the mini cam that has allowed her to change the relationship between the film maker and the subject. The new social web brings us depth and distribution.

Social Learning at TELUS by Dan Pontefract

Elsua

On a rather regular basis one keeps bumping into not only some rather interesting and engaging dialogue amongst your social network(s), but also precious little gems that are worth while sharing across beyond G+.

2011 207

Masterclass: The cultures of collaboration - Inside Knowledge

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Leaders need to change their behaviour so that these types of stories circulate within their own organisations. For this firm, a group of dedicated middle-managers took it upon themselves to make things happen under the radar, with limited funds but a desire to make a real change.

Blog>> Knowledge Management Explained in Five Disciplines

Green Chameleon

social bookmarking tools that classify websites and allow other users to share them. Again, we need to engage people in conversations; typical platforms are communities of practice, forums, and social networking tools. Examples: social networking platforms allow to publish a personal profile, exchange thoughts, and keep in touch with colleagues and friends. These disciplines are Psychology of Behaviour, Change Management, etc.

The Sharepoint Sessions – Part Three – Sharepoint Best Practices Conference

Green Chameleon

Tim and Marcel said that the walls are collapsing between intranets and extranets and this change is reflected in applications. Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages

2008 109

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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Leadning by Example: Ada Lovelace Day

Elsua

I am sure that by now most folks out there would be familiar with what’s about to start happening in a few hours from now in the social software space, specially out there in the blogosphere. Yet, nothing has changed! But that changed soon afterwards.

2009 182

Twitter for School Staff Professional Development

SocialTech

Web and mobile based technologies have changed the landscape for school staff in terms of how they can connect to other educators both locally and across the globe.

2014 46

Can you shift your organisational culture by introducing social media?

Joitske Hulsebosch

image through ericmackonline.com This post may be a little chaotic as I'm using it to get a grip on some of my ideas about social media for organisations. Tomorrow I'm going to write with Sibrenne Wagenaar ; we are writing a booklet on social media for learning and collaboration.

Collaborating Externally with Your Customers: The Final Frontier of Enterprise 2.0

Elsua

Now it’s time to move on to them and change the way we work! If people have been using email for decades, why change, right? If I am just too comfortable within my own comfort zone, why change, why bother?

2010 207

Teachers & Web 3.0 – A Beginner´s Guide to Webs 1,2,3, x

e-Moderation Station

the social web). It will help with searching and connecting data, but does not imply a radical change in approach for the collaborative language classroom (projects for this are describe in my previous blog post about Web 2.0). Subscribe to the comments for this post?

2010 108

Reflections from 2011 – Redefining Your Social Web Presence

Elsua

After having put together last couple of blog posts about some of my reflections from the year we are about to end around The Social Web and Technology in general, I guess it’s now a good time to share with the world the third one from the series. Even after the Social Web.

2011 223

Twitter as Search Engine or Community Seed

Nancy White

This was interesting to me because I’m co-leading a short online workshop introducing social media in a global international development network. One application I try to show is Twitter as social listening. Clearly, climate change advocates have taken up tweeting.