Exploring the Two Sides of Cloud Computing

Green Chameleon

Web services guru David Chappell has published a think piece on “ cloud platforms ,&# which he defines as platforms that “let developers write applications that run in the cloud, or use services provided from the cloud, or both.&# Cloud platforms are also referred to as on-demand platforms and platform as a service (PaaS). David says there are two forms of cloud platforms: cloud infrastructure services and cloud applications services.

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Inside or Outside? Gartner Attempts to Clear Cloud ‘Confusion’

Green Chameleon

Analyst firm Gartner just issued a statement that it believes there is “confusion&# in the market over the definition of “cloud computing,&# and wants to set the record straight. Gartner defines cloud computing as “a style of computing in which massively scalable IT-related capabilities are provided ‘as a service’ using Internet technologies to multiple external customers.&#.

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Cloud Computing: Uh Oh, Now It’s Getting Serious

Green Chameleon

The beauty of cloud computing was that it was something you just did without having to think too hard about it. have just announced the creation of a “global, multi-data center, open source test bed for the advancement of cloud computing research and education.&#. Parties interested in using the test beds for their own budding cloud applications will need to go through a selection process, however.

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Demand for on-demand too demanding for enterprises?

Green Chameleon

The success of on-demand, Software as a Service, or Cloud computing has raised expectations beyond the point where enterprises and vendors can deliver, a new study concludes. The on-demand, cloud model of computing is poised to sweep enterprises — even those using traditional ons-ite software, Saugatuck predicts. Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages

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Enterprise 2.0 for Good Times, Enterprise 2.0 for Bad Times (And Everywhere in Between)

Green Chameleon

There would also be more interest in collaborative and cloud computing. “Organizations that are looking to move into new technologies, normally a project that would be put on hold when budgets are tight, can still do small implementations with SAAS, including blogs, wikis and social-networking tools to lower costs.&#. Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages

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2010 Update on IBM Social Software Efforts: Part Two

Portals and KM

This is the second in a series on an IBM social media press event I attended last week following part one posted yesterday. Jeff Schick, VP social software, mentioned that IBM Research has done a study on the implications of using social and infusing collaboration into commerce experience.

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Goodbye, Corporate Data Silo; Hello Linked Data

Green Chameleon

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. The emerging semantic Web — in which intelligence is applied to data in the cloud — is blurring all the lines that demarcated employees versus customers, work time versus personal time, and even enterprises versus individuals.Â

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

e-Moderation Station

the social web). Ditch your browser-based favourites/bookmarks, and start using social bookmarking tools such as Delicious or Diigo. Cloud computing : Web 3.0 You may already be moving increasingly into the cloud, without even realising it.

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

Elsua

is to reach further and beyond the corporate firewall and go where your customers are, and not necessarily on social tools like Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn, amongst several others. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

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CoP Series #8: Content and Community

Nancy White

In the new Ufi learndirect Childcare portal pilot (reminder: this series was originally written for Darren who works at Ufi) , learners can create “their learning plan&# and can draw on learndirect content and bookmark and rate content.

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Future of Social Business – Rest of the Story

Portals and KM

Charlie began by discussing what do you need to make social happen. Charlie said a major part of his role is to make it easy to integrate Lotus technology and add more social to apps.  They have taken the social core of the Connections Suite and added analytics.

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Social Media and Search: Where We Are Now and Where We Could Be

Green Chameleon

Search has not been at the forefront for many social media sites. But, there is a great opportunity for social media sites to leverage search in new ways. I decided to take a look at a few top social media sites to examine how they're using search and what's missing. Social media often becomes a sequential feed. Social media volume is growing. The cloud navigation feature started with "most popular” lists. Enter tag clouds.

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Communities and Collaboration " Communities of Practice: Conversations to Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Research Wiki Video Search Communities Google Facilitation Policy fun Standards Software Event Presentations Information Management Blogs Uncategorized Social Computing Reports Central Government Social Networking Tools Delicious Links Social Media Knowledge Management Public Sector Web2.0 Communities of Practice -- Powered by Category Cloud What Im Doing. Józefa Fawcett on Is social networking learning?

Everybody Loves Web Oriented Architecture

Green Chameleon

According to ITWorld Canada, Ron Huxter, CTO of the provincial government of Ontario, said that services will come from the cloud, and that’s what SOA will be all about as well. Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages

Why and How to SaaS – Jeff Kaplan at Serena Tag

Green Chameleon

THINKstrategies looks at the transition from on premise to cloud computing. Nicholas Carr has a new book, Big Switch, about moving IT to the cloud. This on-demand hosting is up from last year when 95% choose the cloud. Since custom learning materials often contain strategic company information, here is one more example of the growing confidence in the security within the cloud. I just came back from covering the Serena Tag 2008 conference.

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Cisco and WebEx Combine Strengths to Launch New Enterprise 2.0 Collaboration Platform

Portals and KM

This new cloud-based platform will be the foundation of Cisco’s collaboration strategy and will be the first solution Cisco has launched since announcing its collaboration strategic direction.

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Forrester on Enterprise 2.0 for KM Professionals

Portals and KM

Forrester recently sent me a review copy of their 30 page report - Forrester TechRadar™ For I&KM Pros: Enterprise Web 2.0 - Wikis And Social Networks Are Ready To Deliver High Value To Your Enterprise, Q4 2008 by Gil Yehuda with Kyle McNabb, G. Some of these tools can be cloud based but they also need to be business based. transform it…Experiment with social networking tools. status question will be part of new social and presence engines.

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Internet Evolution - The Big Report - Can Enterprise Social Networking Pay Off?

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Social media at the enterprise level should be no different. All social." vuuchon Can Enterprise Social Networking Pay Off? Reddit Email This Can Enterprise Social Networking Pay Off? Introduction Written by Andrew Conry-Murray 3/21/2009 3 comments 3 saves Login to Rate Bob Pearson is convinced that enterprise social networking software  blogs, wikis, social bookmarking, and the like  will transform the way Dell works.

Collaborative Thinking: Tagging Beyond Content: Applications & People

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Microsoft "People Ready" = Lotus "Super Human Software" | Main | CIOTalk Radio Interview: Making Enterprise Portals Work! Tags (and related tools like social bookmarks) offer another option that has some interesting possibilities. account number, product information) to aid in locating and recalling what was tagged or bookmarked.

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Enterprise 2.0 Conference Notes: Three Approaches to Social Computing Platforms

Green Chameleon

They have developed a social computing solution to allow for user input to go with travel. (I I think this is great that they are including social computing components. I later talked with Vassil Mladjev of Blogtronix who said may of his clients test the application int he cloud and then go inside the firewall for implementation.). Social Networking and Social Computing R&D for more). I went to an interesting session at the Enterprise 2.0

Internet Evolution - The Big Report - Can Enterprise Social Networking Pay Off?

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Social media at the enterprise level should be no different. All social." vuuchon Can Enterprise Social Networking Pay Off? Reddit Email This Can Enterprise Social Networking Pay Off? Introduction Written by Andrew Conry-Murray 3/21/2009 3 comments 3 saves Login to Rate Bob Pearson is convinced that enterprise social networking software  blogs, wikis, social bookmarking, and the like  will transform the way Dell works.

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The AppGap» YoolinkPro Provides a Useful Combination of Social Media Features Designed for Enterprise Adoption - Web apps for work; reviews + commentary; Work 2.0, Web 2.0, Enterprise 2.0

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

About | Contributors | Contact us | Subscribe: via RSS , via Twitter YoolinkPro Provides a Useful Combination of Social Media Features Designed for Enterprise Adoption by Bill Ives February 17, 2010 at 8:45 am · Filed under Web 2.0 Who is using social media tools?

Communities and Collaboration » Maximising the power of collective knowledge

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Tag Cloud. Socially excluded. cloud computing. Social Bookmarking. Social Business. Social Network Analysis. Social Enterprise. social web. Social Computing. Social Networking Tools. Social Media. Social Bookmarks -- Powered by Category Cloud Other blogs and resources. Engaging the Social Web for Personal Knowledge Management (PKM). Future Trends in Social Media & Social Networks.

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IBM Lotus Connections, in plain English " Connected

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

I am now the Social Enterprise Evangelist at Jive Software. In my opinion, IBM Lotus Connections is primarily social networking software, not collaboration software. The social task management bit, however, is all about collaboration.

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The AppGap » Connectbeam Offers New Social Networking Application Integration Possibilities : News, views, and reviews of Work 2.0 tools, apps and practices

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Connectbeam Offers New Social Networking Application Integration Possibilities by Bill Ives April 28, 2008 at 8:07 am · Filed under Reviews Recently, I had a chance to catch up with Puneet Gupta, CEO of Connectbeam. You can see a list of related tags, related users, and related bookmarks.

Steve Dale online " Value benchmarking of networks and communities of practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Research Wiki Video Search Communities Google Facilitation Policy fun Standards Software Event Presentations Information Management Blogs Uncategorized Social Computing Reports Central Government Social Networking Tools Delicious Links Social Media Knowledge Management Public Sector Web2.0

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What Enterprise Social Networks Do Well: Produce Higher Quality Ideas " I'm Not Actually a Geek

John Tropea - Delicious Network

Where brokerage is social capital, there should be evidence of brokerage associated with good ideas, and vice versa. The sociogram below depicts a typical social network structure: There are essentially three nodes in this social network: A, B, C (+D).

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Communities and Collaboration » Communities of Practice Case Studies

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Google Policy Facilitation Video Standards fun Software Presentations Event Blogs Uncategorized Information Management Reports Social Computing Central Government Social Networking Tools Social Media Public Sector Knowledge Management Delicious Links Communities of Practice Web2.0 -- Powered by Category Cloud What Im Doing.

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Enterprise 2.0 culture | Socialtext Enterprise Wiki

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Your free trial is a hosted service that includes everything your organization needs to be agile including powerful social networking, wiki workspaces for fast collaboration, integrated weblogs for ongoing conversations, and a customizable home page to help each user focus on whats most important.

Adventures in Knowledge: Social Networks - A People focus

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Innovation iPhone Knowledge in Practice Knowledge Strategy Networks Presentation RSS Sensemaking SNA Social Bookmarking Social Networks Story Telling Talent Management Web 2.0 Indeed when we talk about connecting people and the impact of social networks it is not the technology that is important, but rather the "whats in it for me" in order that people in the organisation will want to participate.

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The Connectbeam Social Computing Blog: Forrester Reports that Corporate Social Networks will Augment Strategic HR Strategies

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

The Connectbeam Social Computing Blog A resource and viewpoint from Connectbeam on how social computing is changing the way we work. Zach offers a number of useful HR related applications for social networking applications in the report. and social networking.

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Getting to Know Collective and Collaborative :: Personal InfoCloud

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The two terms are rather similar in definition (in some dictionaries they are nearly identical), but the differences between the two terms have a huge difference when it comes to value in social software.

Collaboration Loop - Social Networks vs. Online Communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Hat tip: Justin Jarvis Tags: Collaboration , documents , Google Cloud Computing , Collaboration , Google No Comments yet Feb 19th, 2009 | Venkatesh Rao Cloud, Farm, Grid, Utility or IaaS: What’s in a Name? Continue Reading » Cloud Computing , Enterprise 2.0

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Dissident: Responsibilities and Guidelines for Communities of Practice.

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Dissident Just one of the silent majority saying what I think. I do my best not to offend, but apologies in advance to the over-sensitive!

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Observing Sociality and Reality » Blog Archive » Tim on Etienne (Part III: Design for Learning)

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The dualities that need to be addressed in learning are: reification and participation (a duality to negotiate meaning): Social software make a great case for these design dimensions. reacted by rebranding its website as ‘the social music revolution’.

Work Together: 60+ Collaborative Tools for Groups

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

8apps.com - A mixture of social network and productivity applications. Family and Social Collaboration Cozi.com - Helps families organize and communicate in a web based method. It's very simple to use, you can take advantage of calendar, wiki, blog, messages, tag cloud, sharing documents and manage your tasks and milestones with projects and interaction with your team. Currently especially interested in the use and development of social media.

Collaborative Thinking: Enterprise 2.0: Culture Required?

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta See how were connected Connections February 2009 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Categories Attention Management blogging BurtonGroupCatalyst07 BurtonGroupCatalyst08 Business_IT_Alignment Collaboration Commentary Communication design digital+life e-Mail Enterprise 2.0

Social Software Vendor Roundup

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta See how were connected Connections February 2009 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Categories Attention Management blogging BurtonGroupCatalyst07 BurtonGroupCatalyst08 Business_IT_Alignment Collaboration Commentary Communication design digital+life e-Mail Enterprise 2.0

The AppGap » » Socialcast Brings Twitter Style Functionality into the Enterprise: News, views, and reviews of Work 2.0 tools, apps and practices

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Then he got involved in developing a social networking system for several colleges at the same time that Facebook was starting to take off. Inspired by that effort, he started Socialcast in 2005 as a firm that provided social networking platforms for companies to connect with their customers.

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Collaboration Loop - Jive Software Launches New Edition of Clearspace X

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Hat tip: Justin Jarvis Tags: Collaboration , documents , Google Cloud Computing , Collaboration , Google No Comments yet Feb 19th, 2009 | Venkatesh Rao Cloud, Farm, Grid, Utility or IaaS: What’s in a Name? Recently, a colleague attended a cloud-computing workshop and mentioned a bit of trivia. One of the experts at the event didn’t like the word ‘cloud’ and insisted on using the term “Infrastructure as a Service.&#

Steve Dale online " Identifying Community of Practice Needs

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Research Wiki Video Search Communities Google Facilitation Policy fun Standards Software Event Presentations Information Management Blogs Uncategorized Social Computing Reports Central Government Social Networking Tools Delicious Links Social Media Knowledge Management Public Sector Web2.0 Communities of Practice -- Powered by Category Cloud What Im Doing. Józefa Fawcett on Is social networking learning?

The social process | Web 2.0 and business process management

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

The protest had been organised via social networking sites including Facebook and Twitter, earning it the nickname “the Twitter Revolution” Organisers expected a few hundred students to turn up; in the end, 20,000 Moldovans took part, and the demonstration – which ultimately turned violent – lasted for several days. Not only did social networking sites play a crucial role in getting the protesters together, they also made the uprising visible across the globe.

Social Networking More Popular Than Email

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

The far-reaching study also explored a number of other trends within the social networking space. As has been reported elsewhere, Facebook’s fastest growth demographic is older users – the social network tacked on 12.4 MySpace remains the most profitable social network, generating an estimated $1 billion in revenue versus $300 million for Facebook in 2008. Well, I think that's very possible as social networking sites today are growing like mushrooms.

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