The KM and Social Computing Culture Changes


I know that for a good number of years Social Computing and Knowledge Management have been walking different paths. Each of them placing the focus on the own key areas: KM on the processes and tools and Social Computing on the people themselves.

Social Computing Guidelines and Why You Would Still Need Them


Those Social Computing Guidelines are your entrance door into modelling certain new mindset(s), behaviours and overall good business practices. . Now, let’s have a look into what it would be like not having those social guidelines in place.

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Microsoft Social Computing Overview

Collaborative Thinking

Notes from Christian Finn, Director, Social Computing. 13 sessions in "social track". Microsoft design point is to co-mingle structured collaboration tools alongside social computing tools - it's unrealistic to think of social computing disconnected from collaborations strategies. Long-term ROI of social computing is helping information workers feel valued (e.g., Social Networking & Collaboration spc09

Social Computing Training Is All About Changing People’s Behaviours


I know there are plenty of people out there who have been claiming all along that if your social software tools would require extensive training and education for your knowledge workers you are not doing things right, because they are far too complex to be used in the first place.

How Fun and Creativity Can Shape Your Own Social Computing Guidelines and Policy


I remember the day when IBM was first facing that very same issue , on whether to put together a social computing policy and guidelines or not. which explains quite nicely their own social media policy that they are using: Fun stuff, eh? Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

One Way To Look At Social Computing

Collaborative Thinking

One of the slides that has been well-received is one that I use to peel away the different terms associated with social computing. It seems to add value and remove some of the confusion that people have when it comes to "social everything". and Enterprise 2.0

On Governance and Compliance – IBM’s Social Computing Guidelines Webcast


If you have been following this blog for a while, you would know how I have been blogging for a good number of times about one of those topics that people keep asking me about to share my two cents of the conversation: Social Software Governance and what IBM is doing about it.

Validating Social Computing by Living a Historial Moment at IBM


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!

Why Intel Is Investing in Social Computing - Leading by Example


Well, today I thought I would share with you what I exactly meant yesterday with that article and also what Rachel probably meant as well in hers: stop all the fuss you are going through to figure out the ROI of social software, and, instead, just go ahead and do it! Collaboration

KMOL Interview - Luis Suarez on Knowledge Management and Social Computing


We covered a good number of different questions and all of them pretty relevant to some of the work I have been doing myself for a while in the area of KM, Collaboration, Communities and Social Computing. Tags: Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

Forrester on Using Social Computing To Boost IT Productivity

Portals and KM

IT is sometimes portrayed as the bad guy or the obstacle in the enterprise 2.0 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. I saw Nigel at the recent Enterprise 2.0   I think that IT has a great opportunity to get out in front of the enterprise 2.0

Collaborative Thinking: Lotusphere 2008: Social Computing Chess Match

Collaborative Thinking

So far, there are not of lot of details out yet but the social computing keynote is tomorrow morning so I expect more information to come out then. Enterprise 2.0).

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Enterprise 2.0 Conference Notes: Three Approaches to Social Computing Platforms

Green Chameleon

I went to an interesting session at the Enterprise 2.0 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. nGenera - we see the change to enterprise 2.0 Social Networking and Social Computing R&D for more). nGenera - we run user forums for new ideas - we are looking at how enterprise computing is going to change.

Collaborative Culture: On Reinventing the Social Enterprise


Those folks who have been following this blog for a long while now would probably realise how, for quite some time, I have firmly believed that the main challenge with regards to the successful adoption of social computing within the enterprise is no other than a cultural one.

State of Enterprise 2.0 Collaboration Survey by Chess Media Group


and Collaboration where they are gathering input from 2.0 practitioners to share some further insights, going through a short questionnaire, of the state of Enterprise 2.0 and Social Business within their own firms. The rather interesting thing about this Enterprise 2.0

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The Future of Enterprise Computing and Collaboration by Alan Cohen


or Social Computing within the corporate world and beyond. Plenty of very interesting and juicy insights on where we are heading with all of this social networking in the business world. Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Social Computing

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


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.

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IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise


Over the last couple of weeks there have been a number of rather interesting and insightful blog posts that have been covering IBM’s journey to become a social business. That’s an important aspect of the role predictive analytics will play as social analytics evolve&#.

The Social Enterprise and The Circular Economy


Under the rather thought-provoking title of “ Zen and the Art of Enterprise Maintenance &# Susan herself has set up some homework for all of those folks out there who may be involved with Enterprise 2.0, Delivering on the promise of social.

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The Social Enterprise – Welcome to the Era of Intrapreneurship!


There are plenty of blog posts out there that have covered very well the topic of “ The Future of the Workplace &# and the impact of social computing in helping shape up the business world to become a whole lot more open, engaged, transparent and nimble.

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The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise


The key question would be whether your business is well prepared to invest, heavily enough, in shaping up its own culture to re- adjust and become a truly Social Enterprise. Nothing to do with social computing tools alone, really. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

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Notes on "Apply Strategy and Governance to Social Computing Initiatives" (NewsGator)

Michael Sampson - Currents

NewsGator hosted a webinar this morning on strategy and governance for social computing initiatives. Although the call was about "social computing", Stacy started talking about intranet and portal governance. 1) A clear connection between intranet/portal/social technology and the business strategy and goals. "we reducing duplication of effort around social computing initiatives. (3) Greg interjected and gave a demo of NewsGator Social Sites.].

Enterprise 2.0 Perceived Risks: Myth or Reality?


How many times has it come out in your day to day conversations as a social software evangelist? It’s about how much a business trusts their knowledge workforce to make a responsible use of all of these social tools. Tags: Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

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


Something that, in my opinion, is one of the fundamental pillars from Enterprise 2.0. Indeed, social bookmarking / tagging! I would even go one step further and state that social bookmarking / tagging are probably essential key elements behind the social computing philosophy altogether.

KM, Enterprise 2.0 and Social Business: One and The Same


For a good number of years you have probably heard me state how Enterprise 2.0 (Now Now morphed into Social Business ) has started already to follow the same path that traditional Knowledge Management did back in the day. or Social Business today.

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Enterprise 2.0 vs. Social Business – The Final 2.0 Transformation


Of course, I am referring to the transition we are all, finally, making towards Social Business vs. just Enterprise 2.0. shifting gears from that technology focus only from over the course of the years with Enterprise 1.0, into purely a business related one with Social Business?

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The Social Enterprise – Nothing New Invented Here!


and Social Computing ? Have you watched through Enterprise 2.0: Thus here we go: The Social Enterprise – Nothing New Invented Here! : Indeed, he comes to conclude that if there is anything that Enterprise 2.0 surely needs to enter the Enterprise (2.0)

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Social Business Forum 2011 – On Collaboration by Luis Suarez


Once more, and like every year, the Enterprise 2.0 Before #e2conf there will be another one of my favourite Enterprise 2.0 and Social Business events taking place in Milan, Italy, on June 8th. Indeed, mark your calendars as well for the Social Business Forum 2011.

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Collaboration Is More Important Than Ever – 3 Barriers To Adoption


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?

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Enterprise Microblogging Use Cases: Help Reduce Your Inbox Clutter!


Enterprise 2.0 What’s Trending in Enterprise Microblogging? In fact, enterprise microblogging is helping people fight the good fight with one of the biggest corporate productivity drains in history : corporate email! Tags: Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

Executing Enterprise 2.0: Dachis Group Acquires Headshift


I am sure that by now, if you are in the Enterprise 2.0 What a Crock " and which comes to question the validity of efforts behind such concept as that one of Enterprise 2.0. Enterprise 2.0. Leaving behind the niche world of enterprise 2.0,

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Google Plus and The Enterprise – What’s The Deal?


And lately, my mind has been buzzing with how my overall experience with the external Social Web has changed rather dramatically thanks to Google Plus. That’s why, to me, Google Plus, has got that huge potential from an enterprise perspective.

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The Art of Collaborating Effectively in Virtual Teams


Plenty of people say that collaboration is not an easy task, whether face to face or whether remote, but certainly it looks like collaborating effectively online still presents a good bunch of challenges and issues, and Aliza’s article surely highlights some of the most relevant ones.

Enterprise 2.0: Two Success Stories on Connecting People with People to Make a Difference!


If you remember, a couple of months back, I briefly talked about a recent business trip that I did to Germany to come and visit a customer for a couple of days where we would have a bunch of events, and plenty more conversations, to talk about Enterprise 2.0,

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Top 10 Use Cases Enterprise Microsharing Will Help You Get Less Email


Also thinking that using email, versus social tools, to keep in touch with other family members sounds like a good approach to me. Questions and Answers : Probably one of the most popular use cases for enterprise microsharing; give people an opportunity to ask questions and get answers.

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Defining Knowledge Management and Enterprise 2.0 – Sharing Your Story


Yes, I am talking about the recent Enterprise 2.0 Here we are again, after 15 years of trying to successfully define Knowledge Management, trying to do the very same thing with Enterprise 2.0. but from knowledge sharing and collaboration, in general.

Will Social Software Replace Email in an Enterprise 2.0 World?


Perhaps, in a follow-up blog post I will talk a little bit about which social networking sites have now been become part of my recently created and ongoing " black list " Facebook, LinkedIn and Slideshare are just three of them, but there are a few more.

Trip to Boston to Attend and Present at the Enterprise 2.0 Conference


First due to a rather interesting and very fruitful business trip to Madrid for a customer workshop on social software adoption as well as host my first face to face reverse mentoring meeting with an executive at work. Because, once again, it’s Enterprise 2.0

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IBM’s Smart Work Global Jam – Towards the Smarter Enterprise


and social software are helping out address and fix quite nicely and certainly provoke that knowledge workers continue to work smarter and not necessarily harder. How can collaboration help business process management evolve to drive optimization for all parties involved?

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Enterprise 2.0 – Towards Embracing a New Emerging Kind of Leadership


One of the toughest challenges that any business faces when embracing Social Computing within the enterprise is how, time and time again, social software tools keep challenging themselves the already existing status quo of the corporate world.

Welcome to the Social Enterprise Awakening!


And all of that thanks to the revolution social computing within the enterprise has, at long last, provoked within the business world, as well as in our society, as we know it. Social Business is about respecting people&#. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

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How Long Before We Start Taking More Seriously Both Privacy and Security in Enterprise 2.0?


Will they really become the troublemakers on the adoption of social tools in the enterprise? and Enterprise OpenSocial – A Year of Progress ). Last year, during the course of the Enterprise 2.0 the Enterprise 2.0

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Connected Collaboration by Alan Lepofsky


Because, in most cases, it is self-explanatory; there would be very little I would need to add, in order to understand the concept of true collaboration and the power of social software within the enterprise. Collaboration IBM