Social Computing Guidelines and Why You Would Still Need Them

Elsua

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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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.

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

Elsua

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

Elsua

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

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

Elsua

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.

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".

Collaborative Thinking: Lotusphere 2008: Social Computing Keynote

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Why Is Social Software So Important? Content, collaboration and innovation as key factors. Inefficient ad-hoc collaboration, expertise location, etc.

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The Humanity of the Web: Reflections of a Social Computing Evangelist

Elsua

The title of the article / book chapter is “ The Humanity of the Web: Reflections of a Social Computing Evangelist ” and you would be able to find it as well over here. Back in my high school years, computing was one of the subjects that I kept struggling with time and time again.

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Why Intel Is Investing in Social Computing - Leading by Example

Elsua

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

Elsua

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

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. It concluded that their “survey of social media users indicates that IT staff increase productivity by adapting Social Computing to their role. Social media can support c increased collaboration that fuels innovation.

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. IBM can use Connections to compete with Microsoft by changing the focus to social computing rather than collaboration and content.

2008 130

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. 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.

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.].

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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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 !).

2011 218

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.

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.

State of Enterprise 2.0 Collaboration Survey by Chess Media Group

Elsua

and Collaboration where they are gathering input from 2.0 and Social Business within their own firms. case studies from businesses who have already implemented Enterprise Social Software. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

2011 193

“elsua’s ragbag” – The State of Social Collaboration

Elsua

I need to start curating all of that content a bit more socially. Collaboration Enterprise2.0 Fun Stuff and Musings Knowledge Management Knowledge Snippets Knowledge Tools Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingI need an online ragbag.

2011 203

The Future of Enterprise Computing and Collaboration by Alan Cohen

Elsua

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

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

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

Cognitive Edge - cops and social computing

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Are they dead, are they at the end of their life cycle, will Social Computing Tools replace them, are they something so fundamental they will continue regardless. Social Computing is what most CoPs have been waiting for a long while now.

2007 36

The Child-Driven Education: Where Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Collaboration Come Together!

Elsua

It would be interesting as well to see how we shift from that individual learning experience that our education systems seem to have forced upon our students quite effectively for decades, when we all know that learning is a collaborative and knowledge sharing activity amongst individuals.

2010 205

IBM developerWorks : Blogs : Community and social computing

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

His job involves measuring usage and behavior of social software as it impacts productivity and interfacing with infrastructure teams. Wednesday August 20, 2008 Enterprise Tagging Service social software saves IBM $4.6 million a year Measuring ROI on social software is an elusive topic, so it’s wonderful when I find projects that have managed to quantify it in some way. The following story focuses on a particular task, that of social tagging.

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.

2011 182

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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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?

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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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.

Building an Engaging Community By Gautam Ghosh

Elsua

Communities using social media – gautam ghosh. Your ultimate goal is to “ be a part of the community in the full sense “ And participate actively in the conversations… Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

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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IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise

Elsua

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&#.

Communities of Practice: Conversations to Collaboration by Steve Dale

Elsua

For a good number of years, while working as a community builder for various different business units , I have been saying that the major driver of the adoption of social software within the Enterprise are actually communities themselves. Collaboration

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. "

2009 130

How connect.BASF Helped BASF Become a Social Business

Elsua

In the recent past I have been blogging over here a couple of times already on some of the amazing piece of work that BASF ( disclaimer: An IBM customer) has been doing over the course of the last year or so on becoming a Social Business and behave and act as such.

2011 276

Twouble with Twitters and Smarter Collaboration Your Way

Elsua

By now you probably know how crazy I am about Twitter , as perhaps one of the social networking tools outside of the firewall where I spend a good amount of time on a regular basis. Check out: Smarter Collaboration Your Way (Video from IBM). Collaboration Fun Stuff and Musings

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."

2009 130

Us Now - On the Power of Mass Collaboration, Government and the Internet

Elsua

Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Social Computing Tags: Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

Forget Social Strategy, Think Social Philosophy: Hippie 2.0

Elsua

For Social Computing to sink in and be that critical and crucial part of the ins and outs within the corporate world we would ALL need to make that blunt move. For a successful adoption of social software within any business, it needs to be, right there, part of the company’s DNA.

2010 277

The Business Value of Serendipity: Improving Your Presentation Skills

Elsua

You gotta love serendipity, specially, when it is facilitated serendipity coming through to you, as if by magic, through your multiple daily interactions with your social networks, whether internal or external.

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