Social Media in International Development Podcast: Bill Anderson

Nancy White

As I noted earlier , I’m starting to record a set of podcasts about the role of social media in international development. Today’s podcast is with William (Bill) Anderson and focuses on the science and research aspect of international development.

Re-Inventing Collaboration: CRM as Social Technology

Alchemy of Change

Social technologies change the way we collaborate. That’s because of a general law I am now proposing: The systems we use to manage our relationships eventually transform into our systems for collaborating with those relationships. When we collaborate, we share objects. Collaborative sales are just one aspect of third-order engagement. So how did companies keep track of the relationships behind all this internal sharing of social objects?

2011 201

Notes on “Deployment of SharePoint 2013 document, records and collaboration solution at AUT” (Alan Marshall, Stephen McWilliams, Shelley Tasele)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Stephen is the Information and Collaboration Architect at AUT. - Mix of internal and external people. content migration? The file system / folder structure was tidied up before migration. Documents that are frequently used were / are being migrated first.

2014 156

Collaborative Culture, or the Real Enterprise 2.0

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Im already subscribed Collaborative Culture, or the Real Enterprise 2.0 But the internal impact — the way we work with each other and why — is, perhaps, even more profound and likely to have a greater impact on most of our lives and careers. collaboration 2.0,

Tough Week for IBM Notes

Michael Sampson - Currents

Coca-Cola Bottling Company United (one of 200 Coca-Cola bottlers worldwide) migrated 1,100 users to Microsoft Office 365, and PwC announced a new global alliance with Google and the migration of 45,000 PwC employees from Lotus Notes to Gmail and other Google apps. It will focus on three areas: helping companies better collaborate ­internally with staff and externally with customers ?and Collaboration Software

2014 113

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

Portals and KM

Cisco has launched a new collaboration platform with its acquisition WebEx, Cisco WebEx Connect , a software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform that integrates, presence, instant messaging, web meetings and team spaces with traditional and web 2.0

Webex 130

infoarch: Crafting Collaboration with Stigmergy

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

infoarch About my experiencesas an information architect Tuesday, October 14, 2008 Crafting Collaboration with Stigmergy Its been a while since I bumped into a PhD thesis on mass collaboration. The thesis was written by Mark Elliott and is titled "Stigmergic Collaboration.

2008 36

News Roundup – Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2014

Michael Sampson - Currents

“ Metalogix Migrates to Office 365 … Metalogix released tools to help organizations shift to Office 365 , with support for email, files, and SharePoint. Metalogix has expanded its best of breed suite of content and collaboration tools with the announcement of Email Migrator 3.0 which work together, or independently to expedite the migration of email, files and SharePoint into Office 365 and better enable an organization’s journey to the cloud.

2014 128

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All


ICT ) around the same time; in 2003 I got things started with my first internal corporate blog, followed in 2005 with my first social bookmarking site called Dogear. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

2011 274

Thoughts on Managing Your Social Vendor Relationships

Online Community Strategy

Have you ever been through an Online Community platform migration? They sessions were a great way to get the internal team on the same page and also to spur brainstorming and collaboration amongst the vendor partners.

Time Flies When You Are Having Fun – Happy IBM Anniversary!


Long gone are the years where I spent one of the most unforgettable years on a physical assignment in Dublin helping out with the migration of the Help Center from Zoetermeer, NL, to Dublin itself. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0 Whoahh! Who would have thought about that, eh?

2012 182

Should You Move Your Email To The Cloud?

Portals and KM

I am attending Forrester's Content & Collaboration Forum 2011. This will change everything in workplace IT support from designing workplace information strategies for collaboration, to delivering content experiences to people across channels, to engaging the next-generation workforce to serve customers better. I attended the session, Extending Workplace Strategies To The Age Of Distributed Work - Should You Move Your Email And Collaboration To The Cloud?

Cloud 192

News Updates (May 14, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Internally, we go through a process of looking at bits of information and try to make sense of it by adding to our existing knowledge or testing out new patterns in our sense-making efforts. There are also three externally focused activities that I believe complement our internal learning.

2009 116

7 Pillars Analysis of IBM

Michael Sampson - Currents

I was on a call tonight with a client, and among other topics, we talked about the business and user adoption challenge of having the latest and greatest collaboration and communication technology from IBM. The following is lifted from an internal working paper doing a 7 Pillars analysis of IBM: " IBM offers a tremendous range of technical capabilities to support shared access to team data that is stored in its products. Tags: Enterprise Collaboration 7 pillars

IBM 89

Oracle Beehive 1.5: Still A Work-In-Progress

Collaborative Thinking

Last week Oracle announced enhancements to its nascent collaboration platform, Beehive. David Gilmore, founder of Tacit, is now Senior Vice President, Collaboration Technologies, Oracle (focused on Beehive). Beehive Collaboration Software. David Gilmour • SVP Collaboration, Oracle Beehive. Background: Beehive (announced at Oracle Open World 2008) is the successor to the failed Oracle Collaboration Suite. Past attempts have failed for a variety of internal (e.g.,

2009 100

Moxie Spaces Enhances Customer Engagement

Portals and KM

Spaces converges customer communications with employee collaboration into a single offering that I think is a great idea. as it conveys both an internal focus and the need to align them. The second major effort is the introduction of an internal product fro the enterprise.

Custom 141

Saba Social Left Out Of IBM Deal

Collaborative Thinking

The Saba partnership provides IBM with a few things: It allows IBM to exist this business and provide existing Lotus Learning customers a migration path (to Saba). Given Saba's platform exploits IBM infrastructure, that tactical workaround might become strategic unless the company can shift gears and extend other collaboration platforms, such as Microsoft SharePoint, or focuses on vertical capabilities (such as social network analysis with learning and talent in mind). .

IBM 100

News Updates (June 25, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Apart from providing editing capability for existing documents, the add-in also provides collaborative editing functionality. Based on sharing permissions defined in SharePoint, multiple users can collaboratively work on documents/spreadsheets/presentations real-time.

2009 116

The AppGap " " Collaboration — What's in it for me?!: News, views, and reviews of Work 2.0 tools, apps and practices

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Collaboration — What’s in it for me?! by Matthew Hodgson August 28, 2008 at 7:39 pm · Filed under Collaboration , KM , Web 2.0 For a growing majority, the collaborative tools that Web 2.0 Collaboration–What’s in It for Me?! [.]

News Updates (February 26, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Central Desktop released a major update to its hosted collaboration service, with a revised UI, an online file viewer, improved wiki navigaton, and more. " In the crowded collaboration software market, Central Desktop remains the only full-featured SaaS collaboration solution designed specifically for the mid-market since 2005. Google's finding it hard going in the enterprise collaboration market, 3 years after the release of its hosted collaboration services. "

2010 104

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Discover which of your prospective (and current) customers actuallyspend significant time online, other than answering internal e-mails,and what they do during this online time. And in the process youll learn somefascinating lessons about teamwork, collaboration and human nature.

SharePoint's Potential: Enabling the Networked Enterprise

Portals and KM

McKinsey reports that creating a networked enterprise that effectively supports collaboration is b oth a significant opportunity and a competitive necessity in today’s business world. Effective distributed access to content needed for collaboration is key to facilitating this work and realizing the benefits. The shift to today’s more social enterprise requires a balance between control and collaboration. This also drives the need for enhanced support for collaboration.

2012 143

News Updates (September 10, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Intercompany Cisco TelePresence gives businesses the ability to use Cisco TelePresence to meet with key suppliers, customers and partners to improve their competitive advantage, speed the time to market, and foster better collaboration in their businesses. To spearhead the expansion of its global partner ecosystem, Metalogix has recruited Miguel Nhuch to develop its International Partner Network. Ubidesk , an online team collaboration service. Cisco on TelePresence.

2009 114

Is Your Social Capital Helping or Hindering Your Leadership Aspirations?

Governance in a Networked World

It may happen that you are looking to migrate from a domain specialist to becoming an entrepreneur. In this case you will have to migrate your network to a new, more appropriate form.

2012 151

Share2010 Session: Lynn Warneke from Pearson Australia Group on "Monster Moves: How One Information Architecture Successfully Brought 8 Businesses Together"

Michael Sampson - Currents

Vision - to move from 15 static intranets, no search, over-reliance on email, minimal organizational collaboration - to a single coherent platform for company information, staff profiles, navigation, collaborative work spaces, and more. thehive" - four major areas (1) intranet, (2) teams (ongoing team collaboration), (3) projects and titles (finite lifespan projects), and (4) My (profile sites). Did not migrate any content using automated processes.

News Updates (September 17, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Michael asks whether collaboration applications bend to the will of the users, or the other way around. So are we really making any progress when it comes to collaboration, or are we just spinning our collective wheels? Collaboration Demonstration. CubeTree is providing a collaboration environment for attendees at the SAP for Utilities conference. Co-Working for Collaboration. Co-working offers collaboration benefits. " Cisco's Collaboration Strategy.

2009 117

Notes on ASK102 Ask the Product Managers

Michael Sampson - Currents

Frisco - We are talking collaboration / social. How do we do external collaboration using an internal Connections environment? - (Big applause). - (Luis) Use SmartCloud Connections. What about migration tools? - (Lots of applause). - (Rene) Very good questions. With Connections Content Manager, will provide a migration tool for moving documents from Quickr (on Domino/Portal) to Connections. Is that coming? - (Pete) Will talk about this internally.

2013 117

First Take: Microsoft Business Productivity Suite Online - Communications Online

Collaborative Thinking

I assume since group chat is supported that the IM conferencing server is now hosted but the other components (telephony conferencing server, A/V conferencing server, mediation server) will eventually be migrated as well.

Implementing Wikis in the Age of Enterprise 2.0 at Océ

Portals and KM

Océ is a leading international provider of digital document management technology and services. This manager wanted to create an internal version of the Wikipedia to share best practices and refine processes in their R&D group. It contains people from large Dutch-based international organizations such as Shell, Heineken, and Unilever. For example, wikis are often used for collaborative editing of a document.

How Can We Prepare For an Unknowable Future?

How to Save the World

That means relearning how to relate to each other, to collaborate, coordinate, research needs, build local capacity, deal with conflicts, create local infrastructure and resources to replace the centralized ones that will no longer be available, and identify and overcome obstacles.

2019 70

Social capital/ism


There are many, very big issues like migration, climate change, poverty, and international security which will stress the willingness to work together, such as demonstrated by the increased levels of xenophobia displayed everywhere. Globalization does have its positive sides, such as increased wealth for many and international collaboration, travel, and exchange of ideas.

2009 100

Why Systems Thinking is Awesome and a Trap: Quote 5-Nancy: They wouldnt send us any money! They said wed spend it on DRUGS! Sid: We would!

Evolving Web

We can using mechanical, humanistic, collaborative, creative, Tayloristic, abstract, punitive, rewarding … whatever fits the situation. In reality, both cities we simply optimizing their networks to internal and not regional traffic. Quote 5: Nancy: They wouldn’t send us any money!

2011 158

Why Lotusphere 2009 Is Important

Collaborative Thinking

The important point to remember is that the "strategy" demonstrated that IBM management (1) did not understand its customers, (2) did not understand the competitive advantage Lotus Notes/Domino had in the collaboration market, and (3) did not understand the nature of collaboration (a techno-centric focus). But again, "Workplace" missed the mark when it came to collaboration. Internally, this "cultural alignment" was actually pretty important in my view.

2009 100

News Updates (February 11, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Chambers on Cisco and Collaboration. Video interview with John Chambers from Cisco about re-wiring the organization for greater collaboration. Chambers talks about the gradual huge transition in the management of the company - the shift from Command and control management to collaboration and teamwork. More recently Cisco’s internal processes and discipline applied to web 2.0 Fostering User Adoption of Collaboration Tools. Mobile Working.

2009 89

More Follow-up to Our Enterprise 2.0 Conference Panel on Twitter and Business Panel

Portals and KM

Tweets also help you get a sense of who a person is, and whether it’s a person you may want to collaborate with. In addition to dealing with the very real security concerns, these include migrating people who are already using Twitter to an internal tool. It is also important for enterprise micro-blogging tools to enable the option to post out to Twitter anything posted internally. collaboration platform will have one.

2009 100

News Updates (June 11, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

By connecting Microsoft Office Communicator Server R2 to Interoute’s pan-European network via SIP trunking, enterprises can move straight to unified communications and VoIP with Interoute One, without having to discard their previous investment in PBX platforms or by embarking on expensive migration projects. O3Spaces releasd the beta of Workplace 3.0 , its document collaboration product. KnowledgeTree Update. KnowledgeTree released Version 3.6.1

2009 89

Implementing Enterprise Micro-messaging with Yammer at Océ

Portals and KM

Océ is a leading international provider of digital document management technology and services. Samuel said he has seen the same migration with blogging, as people have started a blog inside Océ and then added an external facing one. I think this will be a great way to showcase the benefits of a focused discussion in a collaborative tool, rather than the usual email.

Yammer 154

2014, The Year That Was


Spent vast majority of the time reflecting on what I wanted to do next, whether it was working for another vendor in the Social Business & Enterprise Social Networking space, or work for an international business, or work at a startup or, eventually, set up my own business.

2014 206

A Complex Predicament: How Our Energy, Economic and Ecological Systems are Connected (repost)

How to Save the World

massive numbers of climate change refugees, migrating (mostly north) thousands of miles in search of lands that are still habitable and arable. A Great Migration: What we will see, I think, is a gradual swell of people, a Great Migration over a few decades fleeing famine, thirst and disease.

2016 74

Enterprise 2.0 Conference Notes: Three Approaches to Social Computing Platforms

Green Chameleon

Jive - we allow for both - sometimes the issues is internal collaboration vs also external collaboration - customers tend to think hosted when arrive - three drivers, HR, business, IT - different questions so might change to an on-premise solution. I went to an interesting session at the Enterprise 2.0 conference on Wednesday led by our very own Jevon MacDonald.

Creating Information Architecture at Océ in the Age of Enterprise 2.0

Portals and KM

Océ is a leading international provider of digital document management technology and services. Security needs to be more granular to support both multi-site and multidisciplinary collaboration. Information security is intended to be defined at the information object and transaction level, to facilitate global collaboration with other Océ sites and trusted partners. With multi-site Océ means: collaboration between multiple Océ and non-Océ sites.

Swarms on primetime TV

The Bumble Bee

Killers bees mount an attack on an international football match in Costa Rica, while in the US the Illinois River literally boils with leaping silver carp, an alien species that has hijacked the river smashing into boats and injuring people.

Swarm 116

The dawn of service economy | Enterprise 2.0 Blogs

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

community All You Need to Know About Enterprise Collaboration About Communities FAQs Contact Us Join Login Enterprise 2.0 to be able to deliver a customized service to customers and even prospects, those who are virtually "in front of them" need to behave as internal clients and have colleagues who behave toward them as service providers too. One don't need the same state of time whether to collaborate or to serve. Skip to Navigation Enterprise 2.0