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Connections are Different than Relationships

Alchemy of Change

Connection is the point of contact in a relationship. A connection, or point of contact, in a relationship can take many forms. Figure 1.

The Sharing Economy


for a good while now: Sharing! And all of that, because of a single magical word: share! Sharing for the sake of sharing.

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Why Do I Share My Knowledge?


Indeed, in “ Why do people share? To name: Knowledge Sharing is the Learning, Learning is the Knowledge Sharing. You see?

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The Essence of Connected Learning


It’s probably a good time now to, at long last, rethink the Essence of Connected Learning. Talking about Connected Learning.

2012 105

Sharing our vulnerabilities

Chris Corrigan

Today he shares a peek under the hood of struggling with a chronic health condition and being in relationship. He writes today on despair.

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Why conversation is the best way to share knowledge

Social Reporter

Where, historically, do people shared ideas and stories? In cafes. Everyone feels special, and knowledgeable. Gurteen Knowledge website.

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Badgeville Integrates with IBM Connections

Portals and KM

Recently I spoke with Chris Lynch about their integration with IBM Connections. It is too easy to stay within familiar email, for example.

The Mesh: Why the Future of Business is Sharing

Alchemy of Change

But what of our relationships to the things in our life – what of our connections to the Internet of Things ? Software as a service.

2011 63

Everything Is Connected to Everything


Knowledge sharing with a passion! Science. Science. The one subject back at school that I always kept struggling with time and time again.

2012 63

Building Social Business: Connecting, Sharing and Collaborating

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The answer is elusive and yet critical for us to understand the processes that lead from connecting to sharing and finally to collaborating.

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Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment


When you decide to stop following everyone and question the purpose of that connection in the first place? The place to be. Always. Move on. .

2015 68

Life in a Connected Day


So how about if we get started with “ Life in a Connected Day “? That doesn’t sound too bad, right? That’s right!

Bloomfire Provides Comprehensive Knowledge Connections

Portals and KM

Craig provided some stats on the knowledge-sharing problem. Bloomfire. The goal of Bloomfire is to provide tools to close that gap.  

2013 49

The Tilburg story of knowledge sharing for social innovation

Making CommunitySense

In it, you can find the Tilburg story of knowledge sharing for social innovation. Towards a Regional Knowledge Sharing Living Lab.

2015 46

When Collect and Connect is not enough…

Chris Collison

One of the common constructs used to ‘frame’ knowledge management activities is that of Collect or Connect. What a lack of ambition!

2014 34

My New Cheese – Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections


I am thrilled to announce that Luis Suarez is joining my team as Lead Social Business Enabler for w3 and www Connections. This is it!

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Preventing Privacy Breaches or Constraining Collaboration: The Internal / External Sharing Decision in IBM Connections Next

Michael Sampson - Currents

This means that non-employees (non-licensed users) of a firm can be given access to Connections and the content inside. I would like to see: 1.

2014 25

Social Connections VI – From Adoption to Adaptation, from Enablement into Engagement, while #WOLWeek Kicks Off


And yet, while the journey has been incredibly good fun all along, never mind the massive learning experience, here I am preparing, non-stop, for the next business trip just around the corner: Social Connections VI. My goodness! Yes, I know, me neither! June 16th – 17th, 2014. Prague. Yes, I know, that Prague. Very sad and untrue.

2014 78

The Connection Economy – The One to Rule Them All


Indeed, welcome to The Connections Economy! But what if there would be something else? Goodness gracious me! Stop it! To name: . Trust.

2013 55

Secret Objectives v Shared Knowledge. Open Performance Management anyone?

Chris Collison

” Naturally you’ll need to conceal the ones which are commercially, personally or legally sensitive – but I would suggest that the majority of individual objectives could be shared, but remain barricaded into performance management silos. Behaviours Collaboration Knowledge Sharing Leadership HR Performance Management

2014 21

IBM Connections Conversations - 2: Overview of Next Release

Portals and KM

This is the second of a three part series on I BM Connections , their collaboration platform for social business.  

2012 59

Connect To Thrive | Psychology Today

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Connect To Thrive. Social Connection Improves Health, Well-Being & Longevity. But how many of us know that social connection is as important? Social connection improves physical health and psychological well-being. On the the flip side, strong social connection leads to a 50% increased chance of longevity. Julie K.

2012 30

IBM Connect 2013 – Pardon The Interruption, Are You Ready?


Throw yourself into the lions, once again, of those who are thirsty for your knowledge and share it across generously. Share it generously.

2013 52

IBM Connections File Sync for Mac

Michael Sampson - Currents

IBM announced yesterday that the file sync and share plug-in for Mac is (finally) available. IBM Connections

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Microsoft, Collaboration, Competition and how not to create a Knowledge-sharing Culture.

Chris Collison

I had the privilege to share a platform with Steve at a conference in the late 90′s. Most are lukewarm at best. event.

The Foreword for Doing Business with IBM Connections (2013) - by Jeff Schick

Michael Sampson - Currents

Here''s the Foreword that Jeff wrote for my new book - Doing Business with IBM Connections. The thinking at the time was that it was becoming easier and easier to publish and share information on the Internet and that this same phenomenon, if applied to the business enterprise, would really help people do their work. Many thanks Jeff!

2013 46

Explaining Sharing and Communities Inside the Enterprise

Michael Sampson - Currents

In The Wrench Connection above, DNV gives a real-to-life scenario about sharing and communities inside the enterprise. User Adoption

2011 35

What poets can tell us about ‘openness’ and ‘sharing’

Jenny Connected

The ModPo MOOC ( Modern and Contemporary American Poetry ) is surprising me in many ways, but mostly because in the poems we have studying in Weeks 1 and 2, there seem to be so many connections with my research into online teaching and learning. And here begins the connections I have seen with the poetry we have been reading in ModPo.

2013 18

Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections – Job Role and Responsibilities


Thus I thought to help out with that clarity I would go ahead and share it over here. Time to wake them up and get down to work! Very much so!

2013 66

Connected Learning in an Open World

Jenny Connected

Open’ means open in all senses, particularly in the sense of open sharing of thought processes, and should be the default position in Universities.

2014 23

IBM Connections Conversations 1: Review of 3.0

Portals and KM

This is the first of a three part series on IBM Connections , their collaboration platform for social business. I recently had an extended conversation with Suzanne Livingston, Senior Product Manager for Connections. We began by discussing Connections 3.0, On the Web facing side, Connections 3.0 Connections 3.0

IBM Lotusphere and CONNECT 2012 – Here We Go Again! #ls12 #IBMConnect


The main link for the livestreaming will be over here with the corresponding replays over as follows: Lotusphere and IBM Connect. Are you ready?

2012 73

Connecting with Communities of Practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Communities of Practice, supported by skilled community managers and appropriate knowledge-sharing tools can bridge these two areas.

Doing Business with IBM Connections Workshop in Switzerland – hosted by WebGate

Michael Sampson - Currents

Today I presented the Doing Business with IBM Connections workshop in Switzerland, at the invitation of WebGate Consulting. In my book Doing Business with IBM Connections (2013) on which the workshop is based, there are a couple of case studies aligned with each of the ten core scenarios. A couple of highlights for me from today: 1.

Konzepte, Kontakte, Kohle (Content, Connections, Currency)

Net-Map Toolbox

And finally there might be projects that make sense financially and you care about the content but they don’t do much in terms of connections.

2011 31

Easy First Steps – a User Adoption Strategy (and what IBM is doing in IBM Connections with Touchpoint)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Let’s use IBM Connections as an example when considering how the strategy could be used. IBM Connections offers capabilities that can be used across a broad variety of business scenarios, but this breadth can also be intimidating. Invite a colleague to join her in IBM Connections. Adoption IBM Connections Description.

2013 35

Connecting individuals in a large group meeting

Viv Mcwaters

This week I’m taking part in a global meeting of about 80 or so people and have about an hour to do some connecting activities.

At last we have a shared framework for deep thinking about digital engagement

Social Reporter

How to enable people in public services to connect and collaborate online with anyone else. Click to enlarge, or see the original here.

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Gotta Share! – The Ultimate Conference Event Experience


Care to share it in the comments, please? What do you reckon? Will it happen in 2011 this time around? It’s just not going to happen.

2011 21

Creating Global Knowledge Sharing Networks at ConocoPhillips

Portals and KM

On Friday I attended Driving Business Excellence With Formal, Global Networks led by Dan Ranta , Director of Knowledge Sharing, ConocoPhillips. Here is the session description: “In 2004, ConocoPhillips launched a large initiative to create internal communities of practice that would enhance knowledge sharing within the firm.