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!

Forrester on Using Social Computing To Boost IT Productivity

Portals and KM

space as some times they attempt to block or curtail social media activities. Forrester’s Nigel Fenwick presents a nice twist to this view by offering research on how social computing can boost IT productivity. It concluded that their “survey of social media users indicates that IT staff increase productivity by adapting Social Computing to their role. Social media can support c increased collaboration that fuels innovation.

Trending Sources

My Favorite Tweets for June 1 - 15 2011

Portals and KM

Social Democracy: White House Learns To Listen [link]. Collaboration: What’s Your Enterprise Social Networking Style? 25 Women Who Rock Social Media in 2011 [link]. RT @joemckendrick : RT @quicosala Next social computing frontier: highly social robots [link]. AIIM + vendors collaborate on new guidelines for deployment of Social Business [link]. CIOs share 7 tips for social media strategy [link] #socbiz #cio.

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Intel Communities: IT@Intel Blog: Why Intel is investing in Social Computing

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Remember Me Search Home > Intel Communities > Open Port IT Community > IT@Intel > Blog > 2009 > February > 13 Up to Blog Posts in IT@Intel Previous Next IT@Intel Blog Currently Being Moderated 1 Why Intel is investing in Social Computing Posted by Laurie Buczek on Feb 13, 2009 10:37:38 AM In my post Testing Business Value in Social Networking I shared our results of extensive exploration to determine if there is value in adding professional networking for employee use.

I Think I May Have Just Experienced The Future…

Elsua

while you are carrying on with your work and personal life helping it become ever so much more engaged, participative and interconnected with the Social Web available out there! Social, for me, while on the road, has taken a new meaning.

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Dear Baby Boomers, Gen Xers, Gen Yers … Can We Please Move On?

Elsua

The latest culprit of that reflection is a recent article published by Gary Curtis in CIO UK Magazine under the title “? Well, that’s been my computing environment for a while now (Already over the third year mark with my own MacBook Pro and counting!)

IBM Lotusphere 2009 Highlights - The Business Value of Collaboration Software

Elsua

Specially since it ties in, quite nicely, with a couple of blog posts I have shared over here recently around the topic of Social Software and figuring out its Return on Investment or ROI. But with it, social software can transform the way we collaborate and share information."

A World Without E-mail: One Man’s Vision of a Social Workplace – Wear Sunscreen

Elsua

Usually, weekends, as most of you already know, are rather quiet over here in this blog and in most of my virtual social networking hang-out places.

A World Without Email – Year 2, Weeks 28 (Going on an e-mail Diet)

Elsua

A missed opportunity to help introduce various social software tools that would help knowledge workers, first, diversify their email and then fragment it into other pieces much easier to consume, process, and share across with their peers. By making use of social software tools.

My Top 5 iPad Apps of the Week – Week #8

Elsua

my regular mobile computing habits with my MacBook Pro and nowadays I just travel with my iPad! Fun Stuff and Musings General Interest Knowledge Tools Life Productivity Tools Social Computing Tools and Gadgets Work Life Integration #elsuapps ipad

Social Business Adoption – The Laggards, The Critics and The Skeptics

Elsua

and it’s rather interesting to see how almost three years later the challenge seems to be there still, alive and kicking: Social / Open Business Adoption is hard. Whether we like it or not, we, social / open business evangelists live on the laggards, the critics, the skeptics.

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Building Enterprise 2.0 into the Product Development Process

Portals and KM

Here is a timely Forrester report on the topic, Use Social Computing To Build Di?erentiated With the rise in Social Computing among consumers and enterprises alike, development teams are further seeking to transform how they collaborate both internally and externally in key processes like ideation, requirements management, detailed development, and aftermarket support.”. To be really competitive, companies need to embed social media and enterprise 2.0

2009: Enterprise 2.0 - Innovate Through Acquisition?

Collaborative Thinking

I thought this was an interesting clip from a CIO magazine article. This is a great quote to start the year - from an article by CG Lynch in CIO magazine " Web 2.0, Social Networks in '09: The Year of Consolidation, Not Innovation ": IBM, for its part, has more aggressively shown willingness to move forward with Lotus Connections, which right now has a better design than the social software features in SharePoint, which is largely still a document management system.

News Updates (July 28, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

It gives IT the option of deploying secure microblogging and social networking company-wide, right away. More , review at CIO. Elguji Software, the creators of IdeaJam have just launched IQJam a new social space where users can ask, answer, tag, and rate questions. Om says that email is still central in a social web (mainly for notifications and alerts). Socialtext Appliance. Socialtext released an appliance edition of Signals, its micro-blogging product.

My Favorite Tweets for September 2009

Portals and KM

RT @DavidSacks: CIO Insight: Twitter for the Enterprise: [link]. RT @Gartner_inc: How high is the failure rate for social media initiatives? useful points by @jonhusband Social Computing Adoption … To Pilot or Not To Pilot [link] Sept8?? Here is the second in a new series of posts. Since I use my blog, in part, as a personal knowledge management system and Twitter archiving is an oxymoron, I am now going to post my favorite links for the month.

Collaborative Thinking: Organizational Effectiveness

Collaborative Thinking

Achieving tangible business benefits with social computing By collecting and sharing the knowledge scattered throughout departments, companies can better leverage this collective intelligence within the enterprise.

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News Updates (August 13, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Chatting in the lounge of our Global CIO virtual event this week, one CIO raised his concern about having too many collaboration platforms. It’s a worry I share, and my world’s much less complicated than the environment managed by this CIO, who’s at a major manufacturing company. Role of Social Networking? What's the role of social networking platform and tools, in contrast to the formal collaboration tools in a firm? Ad Hoc Collaboration.

Online Community Expert Interview: Rawn Shah, IBM

Online Community Report

This month’s Online Community Expert interview is with Rawn Shah, Practice lead with the Social Software Adoption team in IBM. His current focus is on understanding and measuring business value of social computing within the enterprise.

Online Community Expert Interview: Rawn Shah, IBM

Online Community Report

This month's Online Community Expert interview is with Rawn Shah, Practice lead with the Social Software Adoption team in IBM. His current focus is on understanding and measuring business value of social computing within the enterprise.

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Online Community Expert Interview: Rawn Shaw, IBM

Online Community Report

This month's Online Community Expert interview is with Rawn Shah, Practice lead with the Social Software Adoption team in IBM. His current focus is on understanding and measuring business value of social computing within the enterprise.

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Welcome to cubeless.com

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

More testimonials cubeless in the news Social Computing Magazine: A Case Study in Employee Social Networking at Sabre CIO Magazine: Social Networks for Business Let the Community Lead You to Success More news Tour | Get Started | Who is cubeless for? Life Outside The Cube cubeless is the online community platform that allows organizations to tap into the collective intelligence of their employees or members.

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News Updates (May 8, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

NewsGator Social Sites 2.7. of Social Sites, its social networking add-on for SharePoint. Called Social Sites Ideas, the new solution captures, vets and advances fresh, new employee suggestions for improving business results. NewsGator Social Sites 2.7 is the latest version of the Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007-based enterprise social computing product that connects people with colleagues and content in topic-based communities.

Using social software to reinvent the customer relationship | Enterprise Web 2.0 | ZDNet.com

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applications move more deeply into the strategic operations of enterprises, a unique hybrid of social software has emerged to help businesses deal with the giant sea of customers that awaits them on the other side of the network. Is your organization looking to adopt some form of Social CRM?

List of "White Label" or "Private Label" (Applications you can Rebrand) Social Networking Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Social Networking goes mainstream I was recently asked by a buddy to name off some social networking platforms that could be branded or changed as needed (that’s where that term ‘white label’ has come from). Web Crossing Social networking and collaboration suite.

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KM Edge: Where the best in Knowledge Management come together

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

We look forward to seeing you soon on your favorite social networking site! -->. Shaking Hands in a Social Networking World. The rise of social networking has led some to worry that it means the slow withdrawal from human interaction for all who participate. Just as other technology has enabled us to stay connected with others--think the phone--does social networking online spur our desire, perhaps even our need, to deepen those relationships with a little human interface?

News Updates (October 14, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Still, how does a CIO decide when the savings are worth the risk and the time spent researching and migrating of changing technology vendors? Social Networking Lab at Microsoft. Ray Ozzie launched a new research lab, focused on social connectivity, real-time experiences, and rich media. " According to his memo, FUSE Labs will work with Microsoft Research and other divisions to more quickly capitalise on social-computing opportunities. Bamboo and H3.

So you love your customers.and you let others take care of them - Bertrand Duperrin's Notepad

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Enterprise 2.0 & Social Business. Social Software & Tools. Cognitive computing – BI – Big Data. That’s one of the impacts of social business in the relationships between a company and its ecosystem. CIOs don’t care about web 2.0 ? & Social Business. Social BPM & Case Management. Cognitive computing – BI – Big Data. social networks. social-software. social computing.

Looking at the tension in the collaboration process

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Social Media Versus Knowledge Management: Generational War? Subscribe via RSS via Twitter Comments Search Recent Comments: Priyanka D : this is true often well updated blogs, good social media presence, virals are tech company signs. I particuarly enjoyed Meserve's discussion of the many ways social networking sites. Looking at the Tension in the Collaboration Process by Bill Ives September 1, 2008 at 10:09 am · Filed under Enterprise 2.0

The FASTForward Blog » Immersed in the ‘Internet Human Buzz’: Enterprise 2.0 Blog: News, Coverage, and Commentary

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Immersed in the ‘Internet Human Buzz’ by Joe McKendrick October 7, 2007 at 9:04 pm · Filed under Community , Enterprise 2.0 , Messy World , Relationships , Social Computing , Social Media , SocialText , Web 2.0 My colleague Rob Paterson just shared with us how online social networking has changed the way students interact with their established and new communities.

Worklight Enters the Enterprise Facebook Market

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

software platform currently in use by Global 500 companies, allows employees to interact with their colleagues using the hugely popular Facebook service, while eliminating the security issues that have constantly dogged organizations looking to leverage and embrace the social networking revolution.” They also link to Andrew McAfee on the related security concerns around apps like Facebook in People, Computers, and People People.

The FASTForward Blog " More on War as the accelerant for Social Software: Enterprise 2.0 Blog: News, Coverage, and Commentary

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More on War as the accelerant for Social Software by Rob Paterson November 29, 2007 at 7:44 am · Filed under 2.0 So back to social software. The true potential of social software is that it allows many to many to meet in real time at low to no cost.

The FASTForward Blog » Why the Future of Corporate Computing is ‘Informal’ : Enterprise 2.0 Blog: News, Coverage, and Commentary

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Why the Future of Corporate Computing is ‘Informal’ by Joe McKendrick December 1, 2007 at 6:07 pm · Filed under 2.0 Design Thinking , Barriers , Enterprise 2.0 , Enterprise Software , Facebook , IT Department , Information Management , Messy World , Social Computing , Web 2.0 Nick Carr may be down on IT, but he’s hot on social networking software. Perhaps social computing will make that a reality.

The FASTForward Blog " Social Media and the Organization - Part 1: Enterprise 2.0 Blog: News, Coverage, and Commentary

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Social Media and the Organization - Part 1 by Rob Paterson August 29, 2007 at 8:36 am · Filed under Charles Handy , Enterprise 2.0 , Social Media , SocialText , Web 2.0 Can Social Media help improve collaboration? It is his Shamrock idea made real by Social Software.

When online communities go to work | Enterprise Web 2.0 | ZDNet.com

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While debate still occurs about whether consumer social networking is an effective model for how we should run our organizations in the future, one under-appreciated online phenomenon has been quietly and steadily remaking the very notion of business itself.

The FASTForward Blog " Retrospective on KM and the Impact of Web 2.0: Enterprise 2.0 Blog: News, Coverage, and Commentary

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Design Thinking , Change , Enterprise 2.0 , Enterprise Social Computing , Enterprise Software , Social Computing , Web 2.0 , Wisdom of Crowds Cross-posted to the FASTForward blog. supplemented with tools, capabilities and socially-generated context, to help the appropriate information and knowledge be available when and where it is most needed and best used. 9. Computers alone cannot competently tag content.

The FASTForward Blog » Awareness Makes a Smart Move with Its Facebook Integration: Enterprise 2.0 Blog: News, Coverage, and Commentary

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Social Media Platform ). However, I also said, picking up from Puneet Gupta, that Facebook can play a role in the enterprise when it is used appropriately as a social networking vehicle. I have also written about how a number of firms have provided a means to integrate social software (aka enterprise 2.0) I am a member for that reason, as well as its enhanced social networking capabilities. that operates in a uniform fashion across all forms of social media (e.g.,

Facilitating Networking

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Design Thinking , Barriers , Enterprise 2.0 , Facebook , Social Networking This is in response to a comment from my colleague, Bill Ives, who asked for my thoughts as to the potential shakeout of social networking tools in the Enterprise. The success of social networking technologies depends on adoption and buy-in. Or, how will the social networking solution ‘play’ with the conversations already going on via email?

Facebook as a Corporate Portal Platform

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by Paula Thornton December 20, 2007 at 8:51 pm · Filed under Enterprise 2.0 , Facebook , Social Networking Respected colleague, Tony Byrne (editor of CMS Watch, which often does deep industry reports) took an interesting look at Facebook in his piece, Is Facebook in the Enterprise an Oxymoron? The PRIMARY justification for social networking from an enterprise perspective is to connect resources TO each other, by way of the context their profiles provide.

Portals and KM: eProject – Enterprise 2.0 Collaborative Business Applications

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The Business of Knowing The Connectbeam Social Computing Blog The Content Economy The Future of Communities Blog The Network Thinker The Obvious The Office Weblog The Parallaxview The Shed 2.0 Portals and KM This blog shares ideas and hopes to generate discussion on enterprise 2.0,

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The FASTForward Blog » Serena has Adopted Facebook as Their Intranet: Enterprise 2.0 Blog: News, Coverage, and Commentary

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

One of major flaws of existing intranets, even when they work to find stuff, is the lack of social context. I wonder if the same will be soon said for Facebook and other social networking tools. Subscribe via RSS via Twitter Comments Search Recent Comments: Priyanka D : this is true often well updated blogs, good social media presence, virals are tech company signs. I particuarly enjoyed Meserve's discussion of the many ways social networking sites.