Blogging and Corporate Hippies by Luis Suarez

Elsua

What were some of the themes that helped me get back on track on keep on pushing for Open Business with that rather well known, by now, flair of being the outlier , the corporate rebel , the outrageous heretic and free radical optimist, and, essentially, that hippie 2.0

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Corporate Blogging Goes Mainstream – Happy Bloggiversary elsua!

Elsua

Well, it looks like the trend may be turning around, as I have mentioned elsewhere on the blog some time ago, and it seems that corporate blogging is becoming more and more relevant by the day within the corporate world and beyond. Collaboration, Learning and Communities.

New Technology – The Threat to Our Corporate Information

Elsua

Well, go and have a look into New Technology – The Threat to Our Corporate Information. Yes, that’s the premise of this Slideshare presentation I mentioned above: New Technology – The Threat to Our Corporate Information. Tags: Collaboration Enterprise2.0

Corporate Learning Trends - Conversations about Learning in Organisations

Elsua

Yes, that’s right, Corporate Learning Trends and Innovation is happy to announce Conversations about Learning in Organisations ! Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

Collaborators, Cooperators and People I Learn From

Elsua

Finally, after a good few days of tinkering Collaborators , Cooperators and People I Learn From were born. . Collaborators , Cooperators and People I Learn From. Working together, for me, can be seen in terms of two different types of interactions: collaboration and / or cooperation.

2015 241

The KM and Social Computing Culture Changes

Elsua

And Social Computing doesn’t want to do anything with Knowledge Management because all of the "management" piece of knowledge and that willingness from KM to control both the flow of information and knowledge within an organisation.

Death of the corporate portal?

Governance in a Networked World

but as a former corporate KM person I know how hard it is to encourage staff to participate in collaborative corporate portals. In contrast getting people to join up with the corporate portal was like pulling teeth. Obviously not all are current employees but where is the corporate knowledge going to reside in the future Maybe thats a bit harsh.

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Stop Blaming the Tools when Collaboration Fails

Elsua

. We, human beings, seem to always be very keen on blaming the tools (and technology, in general, for that matter) whenever things just don’t work out all right , specially, in the collaboration space. Collaborative technologies by themselves are not the problem.

2016 190

The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections – On the Business Case for Corporate Blogging

Elsua

Well, it looks like Jean Francois decided to tap into this very same thing as well and the second episode of " The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections " is now based on blogging and the many benefits of having a corporate blog.

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The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise

Elsua

She eventually comes to talk about the stuff that most folks haven’t considered just yet in any open and transparent collaborative and knowledge sharing environment. Specially, since not all of us are true, natural collaborators. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

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Collaborative Culture: On Reinventing the Social Enterprise

Elsua

Nothing to do with technology, or the tools, nor the processes, but the culture itself; and the interesting situation about all of this is that every single corporate culture, from every single business out there, is different. Is your corporate culture ready for it?

Collaboration Is More Important Than Ever – 3 Barriers To Adoption

Elsua

Last Friday, my good friend Jack Vinson put together a rather good blog post where he was reminding us all how crucial collaboration has become for all businesses and knowledge workers out there. So why is it that we are not that good at collaborating then, in the first place?

2010 264

The Case for Corporate Social Networking

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

When this generation enters the workplace, they are put off by the traditional business applications – which are not social and collaborative. The key to achieving success in using a corporate social networking tool is not in the tool, but in the objective behind using the tool.

Listing of Mary Abraham’s KM World 2012 Notes

Portals and KM

My friend, Mary Abraham, writes the great blog, Above and Beyond KM. She attended the 2012 KM World conference and produced a very impressive and useful series of session notes.  Lt Col David Sanchez Keynote:Aligning Corporate Information Governance and Content#KMWorld. Flow Systems and KM #KMWorld. Driving KM Adoption and Collaboration with Gamification #KMWorld.

2012 140

Social Business Forum 2011 – On Collaboration by Luis Suarez

Elsua

Can we, knowledge workers, collaborate effectively even while working remotely?: How far does culture help influence how collaborative and social a certain business can / will be?: Collaboration Communities Conference Events Enterprise2.0

2011 218

The Impact of Corporate Culture on Social Media (IBM’s Case Study) by Adam Christensen

Elsua

And when corporate culture and social media are pitted against each other, social media will always fail. The impact of corporate culture on enterprise social media. and 2) corporate culture " Just perfect! Collaboration IBM

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Social Business Forum 2011 – Communities or Organisations – The New Collaboration Ecology

Elsua

The new Collaboration Ecology – Luis Suarez. I would love to know more … Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0 IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Enterprise

2011 196

Aligning Collaboration with Business Processes

Portals and KM

Forrester recently issued a new report, The State Of Collaboration Software Implementations: 2011 by TJ Keitt with Matthew Brown and Joseph Dang. The tipping point for gaining benefits related to flexible working styles is after a business deploys four or five collaboration technologies.

2011 198

Green Chameleon » A KM Safety Briefing

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about A KM Safety Briefing I’m writing this mid-air over France, en route to a workshop in Warsaw. While many KM projects look alike, each one has its own distinctive features.

2007 130

Don’t Underestimate the Power of (Social) Collaboration. It Is Not a Given

Elsua

Indeed, I am referring to good old Knowledge Management and Collaboration, once again, just to detail a bit more the parallel roads both fields have been running all along. And it’s interesting to notice how when I used to work within the European Knowledge Management deployment team inside IBM, about 11 years ago, we faced the very same upsetting reality: KM (And Collaboration, for that matter), wasn’t the business top priority at the time.

2012 182

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

Elsua

10 years later one keeps hearing that very same inhibitor (Or excuse, who knows), when trying to collaborate and share their knowledge with external parties. Thus both email and IM still remain *the* main collaboration tools suite as back then.

2010 207

Social Business Forum 2011 – On Collaboration by Luis Suarez – Part Deux

Elsua

“) around the subjects of Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing and how can both, through cooperation, help solve business problems more efficiently. And see what you think on this rather important topic around fostering and boosting collaboration within the workplace.

2011 182

The Power of Collaborative Innovation by John Chambers

Elsua

and Social Computing and its wider impact in the corporate world as well as ourselves, trying to answer (Very successfully in my opinion!) these questions: " What does the Annual Meeting theme "The Power of Collaborative Innovation" mean to your Business? Collaboration

Collaborative Thinking: Making Innovation Strategy Succeed

Collaborative Thinking

Some key quotes from the interview: " we set out to perform a robust test of the relationship between R&D spending and corporate success and found no statistically significant connection" "Innovation and new technology are not the same thing.

Big Blue’s Collaboration Challenges with Mark Hennessy

Elsua

So I am afraid you will have to head over there and watch Big Blue’s Collaboration Challenges. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing Tags: Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

A World Without Email - Year 2, Weeks 11 to 14 (Email as a Collaboration Tool? No, Thanks!)

Elsua

" Well, let me help you answer that one by referencing what, to date, is perhaps one of my favourite blog posts of all times over at the super fine Wikinomics blog: Wiki collaboration leads to happiness. and trustworthy knowledge / information sharing, as well as open collaboration.

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Green Chameleon » Dead KM Walking

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Dead KM Walking In the land of taxonomy there are only two species: the Lumpers who gather related things together and look for their commonalities (these are the categorisers), and the Splitters who look for the distinctions between things and separate them based on those distinctions (these are the classifiers). In fact: our corporate library is being dismantled. So we have KM.

2008 100

Green Chameleon » Doing KM One Person at a Time

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Doing KM One Person at a Time Yesterday, for the first time in my KM consulting career I did something that I had not had the chance to do before. This is not the usual high-level stuff that we do with clients, eg, KM strategy and roadmap development, but for some reason it felt very satisfying. These are not big, sexy KM projects. I like the idea if a KM clinic.

2008 100

Collaborative Thinking: YouTube + Digg + Obama = YouBama

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « SproutBuilder: Making Widget Creation Easy | Main | Peter Saint-Andre on Presence » January 31, 2008 YouTube + Digg + Obama = YouBama So what if employees where to create a "place" on a corporate intranet and upload user-generated content that they captured ( through inexpensive tools ) related to some internal strategy, project, idea, etc.,

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IBM Lotusphere 2009 Highlights - The Business Value of Collaboration Software

Elsua

The entire article is filled up with plenty of precious gems that clearly state what are some of the challenges the corporate world has to face in the Knowledge Economy of the 21st century, as well as some of the advantages of embracing and fostering an effective knowledge sharing culture.

2009 130

How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations

Elsua

Those absolutely mind-blowing and rather provocative sentences, as depressing and as exciting as they may sound, don’t come from a knowledge worker working in a particular corporation protesting about the poor state of workplace learning or learning in general.

2016 250

Measuring KM

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Revisited The Four Paradoxes of KM ► April (2) What is Enterprise 2.0? Already Is Corporate KM Obsolete? KM is not just a menu of services. On the other hand, I understand the desire to get a handle on exactly what is the business benefit of a program such as KM.

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10th Year Blogiversary – The Unfinished Journey of Blogging and Why It Matters

Elsua

Collaboration Communities elsua Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0 Freelancing Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Metablogging Open Business Personal KM Productivity Tools

2015 266

Belonging networks corporate social networking - paper

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

to corporate documents in a document management system.) Blog Effective Collaboration Conversation Matters Mopsos Heads-Up!

The Future of Enterprise Computing and Collaboration by Alan Cohen

Elsua

or Social Computing within the corporate world and beyond. Tags: Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

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Collaborative Thinking: Economic Concerns Will Renew Interest In Web Conferencing

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Social Networks Seem To Travel Well | Main | Getting Started With Web Conferencing » February 26, 2008 Economic Concerns Will Renew Interest In Web Conferencing Every so often, economic downturns, health-related outbreaks or acts of terrorism cause organizations to prioritize alternatives for corporate travel.

2008 100

Social Networking "Creates" a Collaboration Culture - Kim Nash

Michael Sampson - Currents

Kim argues that social networking creates a culture of collaboration : " Remember knowledge management? In the 1990s, KM emerged as a way to collect and share expertise across a company. Pooling employee brainpower, KM proponents said, would speed up and refine how a company operates by facilitating collaboration. But KM never swept the corporate nation. For KM to work, people have to want to capture, catalog and share what they know.

Enterprise 2.0 initiatives and corporate culture awareness. | Gil Yehuda's Enterprise 2.0 Blog

John Tropea - Delicious Community

initiatives and corporate culture awareness. Check out this recent article and blog about corporate culture and the adoption of social business tools. A negative : A caustic corporate culture can severely debilitate collaboration initiatives.

My KM World Session Notes: Jeremiah Owyang on Architecting a Connected Enterprise

Portals and KM

I am primarily posting my notes from the  2011 KM World  on the  Darwin blog. Owyang, a leading web strategist and industry analyst, discusses collaborative enterprises of the future. I like this as I never liked the management part of KM and action is a better objective. The second is centralized where one group exercises top down control, often it is corporate communication.

2011 122

Large Company Collaboration SuccessDigital Equipment with VAX Notes in the 1980s

Michael Sampson - Currents

The ability to find a subject matter expert quickly and get the answer to a question or assistance in solving a problem, is a key KM priority. Employees of Digital Equipment Corporation worked in an environment that got this combination of technology and culture about right, back in the 1980s. Collaboration Culture Collaboration SoftwarePatti wrote (in 2001) about the use of VAX Notes at Digital Equipment : Imagine.

2011 137

The Trials and Tribulations of Freelance Work

Elsua

I guess that was the toll I had to pay for having an extensive corporate life, according to today’s standards. Collaboration Communities elsua Enterprise2.0 Freelancing Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Open Business Personal KM

2015 209

How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools

Elsua

In fact, any business tool that aims to improve both the way we communicate AND collaborate AND kill email in the process will always have my full attention. Ohhh, and when I am online Twitter becomes my living, rather dynamic, and collaboratively filtered RSS newsfeed.

2015 248

The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections — Collaborating Effectively through Wikis

Elsua

It will make you think twice about how you may have viewed email as a collaboration tool all along. That online web collaborative space where people can keep adding content top of each other’s content in a very open and transparent manner.

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