Year-End Thoughts On Enterprise 2.0 Social Software (Part 2)

Collaborative Thinking

& Social Software , I wanted to provide a background context on some of the areas where Enterprise 2.0 This was the fundamental mistake that doomed many KM projects in the late nineties. does not address all patterns of communication, information sharing, and collaboration.

Year-End Thoughts On Enterprise 2.0 Social Software

Collaborative Thinking

The industry can identify a "portal market", an "enterprise content management market", and even a "collaboration market". is more about how social software is used by people vs. what the social tool actually is. projects are focused on people-centric solutions that promise to deliver "soft" benefits related to community, employee engagement, talent management, learning, collaboration, etc). Social Software

Will Social Software Replace Email in an Enterprise 2.0 World?

Elsua

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.

Collaborative Thinking: Why Is Social Software So Important?

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Lotusphere 2008: IBM Research - Glimpsing The Future | Main | Lotusphere 2008: Social Computing Keynote » January 22, 2008 Why Is Social Software So Important?

McAfee’s Hypothesis and The Adventures of Molly Discovering Social Software

Elsua

Especially after reading through his rather provocative and perhaps controversial, too, McAfee’s Hypothesis : " Within organizations, collaboration technologies are dictated by the most powerful person involved in the collaboration " Well, meet Molly.

Collaborative Thinking: Social Software`s Culture Clash

Collaborative Thinking

In January, the Cincinnati-based company began a pilot program that gives employees a single Web-based entry to specialized company content, including news feeds and team rooms, browser-based applications that let groups collaborate on documents. The portal might one day lead to the nascent internal social networking platform Schueller demoed, he says. Day: Peripheral Vision: Detecting the Weak Signals That Will Make or Break Your Company Collaborative Thinking Powered by TypePad

Impact of Social Software Within the Enterprise by Jon Iwata

Elsua

Many folks have been questioning the relevance and importance of social computing within the enterprise. I am one of those folks who thinks along those lines of the latter commentary, having been exposed to corporate social software tools behind the firewall as early as 2001.

Collaborative Thinking: Social Software Vendor Roundup

Collaborative Thinking

Socialtext Traction Software TeamPage Twiki Open Source Social Bookmark Systems BEA Pathways Cogenz Connectbeam IBM Lotus Connections dogear component Scuttle Open source Feed Syndication Platforms Attensa KnowNow NewsGator Social Network & Community Sites Typically offer a mix of user profiles, blogs, wikis, social networking, etc. Our sales folks don't hear "we want a blog" or "we want a social network."

Barriers of Social Software Adoption within the Enterprise: It Will Cost You More than You Think!

Elsua

Something that, to me, comes pretty close home as the main problem, issue, bottleneck, challenge (whatever other term you would want to use) on the full adoption of Social Computing within the enterprise by knowledge workers. Tags: Collaboration Enterprise2.0

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The Adventures of Molly Discovering Social Software – On the Importance of Status Updates

Elsua

Yes, indeed, it looks like Molly’s adventures discovering social software at IBM continue and this time around, for episode #3 , on one of my favourite topics, although things around it haven’t been very smooth lately. Tags: Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

Social Software Gaining Greater Traction with the Enterprise and Vendors Respond

Portals and KM

in his report, Enterprise Social Networking 2010 Market Overview. With enterprise social technologies, buyers must now assess vendors pursuing three distinct strategies: commoditization, horizontal and vertical solutions, and integration with adjacent technologies.” I was especially interested in his data on social media adoption through a survey of US and European KM decision makers. The use cases for collaborative platforms were interesting.

The KM and Social Computing Culture Changes

Elsua

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.

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

Elsua

Now morphed into Social Business ) has started already to follow the same path that traditional Knowledge Management did back in the day. and KM are, essentially, one and the same! Including making some of the very same mistakes KM went through back in the day.

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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

Giving up on Work e-mail - Status Report on Week 50 (Impact of Social Software in HR)

Elsua

Still on the road, currently in Madrid (Where tomorrow I am scheduled to do a couple of internal events on Social Software at IBM ), and after a rather interesting event in Orlando with Lotusphere 2009 , here I am again back at my regular blogging, this time around with another weekly progress report on my quest to giving up e-mail at work that I have started a few months ago, as most of you already know.

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?

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The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise

Elsua

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. Corporate culture has always influenced collaboration.

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The Art of Collaborating Effectively in Virtual Teams

Elsua

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.

Collaborative Culture: On Reinventing the Social Enterprise

Elsua

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.

Social Business Forum 2011 – On Collaboration by Luis Suarez

Elsua

and Social Business events taking place in Milan, Italy, on June 8th. Indeed, mark your calendars as well for the Social Business Forum 2011. Social Computing and Social Business events in Europe, along with the Enterprise 2.0 and start living social !).

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Collaborative Thinking: Common Craft Adds Additional Videos

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Social Media & Pharmaceuticals | Main | Social Software Vendor Roundup » December 04, 2007 Common Craft Adds Additional Videos Blogs is the latest addition.

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

Elsua

A couple of months back you would remember how I put together a couple of posts over here in this blog where I shared some of the highlights from the recent Social Business Forum 2011 event, which took place on June 8th in Milan, Italy. The new Collaboration Ecology – Luis Suarez.

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Social Software, Community, and Organization: Where Practice Meets Process « Skilful Minds

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

He offered a discussion of distributed collaboration and community , specifically on the question of which organizational stakeholder is the most effective leader of community (internal and external) initiatives. Ross believes “there is no such thing as collaboration without a goal.&#

My KM World Notes: Resetting the Enterprise With 2.0 Collaborative Tools

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of notes from the 2009 KM World. Collaborative Tools by Andrew McAfee. Andrew McAfee focuses on how emergent social software platforms are benefiting enterprises, and how smart organizations and their leaders are making effective use of them to share knowledge, inspire innovation, and enable decision making. He shares strategies, stories, and real-world examples of successful enterprise collaboration using 2.0

Collaborative Thinking: PARC Forums: People & Social Technologies

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Enterprise-enabling Facebook | Main | Designing & Enabling Communities » December 19, 2007 PARC Forums: People & Social Technologies Both presentations are worth viewing. What I find interesting is that we are "telling old stories in new ways" with much of the narrative around social software. Where can I find your software programs?

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Collaborative Thinking: Social Applications: Leave The Rough Edges Alone

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Designing & Enabling Communities | Main | Enterprise 2.0 How do we create social contexts that catalyze emergent activities and serendipitous interaction?

Obama is a KM expert

Michelle Laurie

Firstly, his use of Web 2.0 - online social software and collaboration tools - created huge networks of supporters, helped raise millions of dollars and shared knowledge to influence a victory for America’s top position. In future courses I give on social softwares and their uses, I will definitely focus on how Obama used these tools to have a winning campaign. I will be keeping my eyes open for more KM tips along the way.

Social software - the basics | Jon Mell - Web 2.0 ideas and strategy

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

roi wiki adoption wiki roi wikis wisdom of crowds Blogroll A Portal to a Portal AppleInsider Caspar Craven Colin Mooney Collaboration Matters! If so, then the question is not why would you use social software, but why would you not? Home About Jon Mell Jon Mell - Web 2.0

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.

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Collaborative Thinking: Bloggers Interview: Mike Rhodin, Lotusphere

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « The Value Of Being A "Generalist" | Main | XMPP and Microblogging (Twitter) » February 04, 2008 Bloggers Interview: Mike Rhodin, Lotusphere More and more, execs at tech events need to single out bloggers as a distinct audience in addition to traditional press, media and IT analysts. Topics include social software, Lotus Connections, Bluehouse, etc.

An adoption strategy for social software in enterprise. Strange Attractor: Picking out patterns in the chaos

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

He uses blogs, social networks, Web 2.0 BeebCamp: Co-creating content with BBC stuff BeebCamp: Online Books BeebCamp: Collaboration and prototyping BeebCamp: Collaborative storytelling BeebCamp: Does UGC add anything? What specific problems does social software solve?

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

Elsua

As I have mentioned in a blog post a couple of days ago , on June 8th I will be participating in the upcoming Social Business Forum 2011 event in Milan, Italy. And see what you think on this rather important topic around fostering and boosting collaboration within the workplace.

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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

Connected Collaboration by Alan Lepofsky

Elsua

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

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. where they both talked about social software and the business value they are both getting from making use of these social tools.

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

Elsua

People couldn’t find me online readily to engage through my usual various social software tools, more than anything else because of how incredibly busy those couple of days were with what I call meetings galore , which means people decided to send me an email instead.

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IBM Lotusphere 2009 Highlights - The Business Value of Collaboration Software

Elsua

Specially since it ties in, quite nicely, with a couple of blog posts I have shared over here recently around the topic of Social Software and figuring out its Return on Investment or ROI. But with it, social software can transform the way we collaborate and share information."

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Clay Shirky on Institutions vs. Collaboration – Business 2.0

Elsua

looking at business driving enterprise social software tools, rather than the other way round [link] " And the suspense was over! They will need custom built social platforms, or products such as Confluence, Jive, Socialtext and Lotus Connections. "

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Knowledge diversity

Bas Rues

Tagged: collaboration , communities of practice , complexity , diversity , enterprise 2.0 , km , knowledge management , reification , self-organization , social software. km knowledge management reification social software

LotusLive Engage - Collaboration with Customers Just Got a Whole Lot Easier

Elsua

If last week I shared a whole bunch of links to some rather educational and enlightening presentation materials around the subject of social computing within the enterprise, this week I shall be sharing a few links to some very interesting video clips, but around the very same subject.

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The FASTForward Blog " More on War as the accelerant for Social Software: Enterprise 2.0 Blog: News, Coverage, and Commentary

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

More on War as the accelerant for Social Software by Rob Paterson November 29, 2007 at 7:44 am · Filed under 2.0 So back to social software. The true potential of social software is that it allows many to many to meet in real time at low to no cost.

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Enterprise 2.0, Where Art Thou?

Elsua

Over the course of the years, if you have been a long time reader, you may remember how there were a number of themes I kept coming back to from Knowledge Management, to Collaboration, (Social) Learning, Online Communities and, specially, Social / Open Business.

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KM World and Enterprise Search Summit 2010 Notes: Designing Social Search in the Enterprise

Portals and KM

Here is the first in a series of session notes for  KM World 2010  and  Enterprise Search Summit 2010. I attended the workshop, Designing Social Search in the Enterprise. People are social, and people leverage social strategies to find information all the time-at work, with colleagues-to solve real problems. How do we add this social element into enterprise search systems? He now went through several types of social search.

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