Social Business – Rethinking Innovation, Organization and Leadership
MARCH 1, 2011
Well, here is one potential answer to them all: Social Business – Rethinking Innovation, Organization and Leadership. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0 Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Life Social Computing
Racing to the Top Where Corporations Are People
AUGUST 24, 2012
And it all has got to do with a key concept that we have been discussing over here for a while: corporations are people and people are corporations, after all, so we may start behaving as such. Indeed, in the rather insightful blog post “ The Race to the Bottom ” Seth comes to confirm how easy it is for businesses and corporations today to be enticed by the good old forces of money, power and greed, at whatever the costs, even human ones!,
The Customer Community
Online Community Strategy
MARCH 30, 2017
Companies now realize they have been renting their customer communities on social platforms. . Developing Customer communities. Specifically, online Customer communities that companies build, host and manage. Community is the Fabric of Brand. the “Community”).
Life Without eMail – 5th Year Progress Report – The Community, The Movement
MAY 6, 2013
Did I give up on giving up on corporate email? The (corporate) world is not going to do it. eMail still has got its place in the corporate world. Life Without eMail – The Community, The Movement. Hello and welcome to the Life Without eMail community.
Social Architecture (a manifesto) | Management Innovation eXchange
John Tropea - Delicious Community
JANUARY 10, 2012
Management Innovation eXchange. Management Innovation eXchange. Innovative 4.44. The result is a new balance between hierarchy and community that is called social architecture. Redefine the work of leadership Reinvent the means of control Enable communities of passion.
Blogging and Corporate Hippies by Luis Suarez
JULY 5, 2013
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
Community Managers and the Art of Facilitating Communities Effectively
APRIL 21, 2011
Of course, I am talking about the role of the Community Manager , or Community Facilitator , which has been my preferred term from the beginning. Who else out there nowadays doesn’t consider themselves a community manager, right? Any community.
Ten Reasons Your Corporate Social Network Should be an Innovation Social Network
John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM
JULY 3, 2009
Innovation Management Products Customers Partners News Center Blog About Us The Leader In On-Demand Innovation Management Categories Current Affairs Innovation Tips Archives April 2009 March 2009 December 2008 Subscribe to our RSS Feed Ten Reasons Your Corporate Social Network Should be an Innovation Social Network Posted by Matthew Greeley at 10:48 AM, March 24, 2009 1. The innovation process is a natural fit for 4. Until next time, Keep Innovating.
Why Your Innovation Contest Won’t Work - Tim Kastelle - Harvard Business Review
John Tropea - Delicious Community
NOVEMBER 11, 2013
For Corporate Buyers. |. Why Your Innovation Contest Won’t Work. What’s the best way to quickly improve innovation in your organization? He asked because their CEO had just announced a new innovation initiative. To innovate, you need to be good at all of these things.
How Do Corporations Embrace the Collaborative Economy? #collabeconadsk
Online Community Strategy
SEPTEMBER 29, 2013
We want to pull ~100 really smart and passionate people together from the bay area to have a high signal / low noise discussion about the collaborative economy, and specifically, how corporations can embrace this next wave of social business. Online Community
Community Management Fundamentals – Where Do I Start?
MARCH 2, 2011
Yes, of course, I am talking about (online) communities and community building. Well, how about some Community Management Fundamentals ? Yes, indeed, online communities are hot! Community managers anyone? Community Management Fundamentals.
Social Business Forum 2011 – Communities or Organisations – The New Collaboration Ecology
SEPTEMBER 22, 2011
So I thought I would put together this quick entry to point you all to the main site where you would be able to find them all, including the recording of the breakout session I did on Organisations or Communities. Here is the embedded code of the video recording: Organizations or Communities?
Communities & Technologies finally meeting Community Informatics
JANUARY 23, 2014
attending the Communities & Technologies Vision workshop. Goal of the workshop is to build more common ground between the two very related fields of Communities & Technologies (C&T) and Community Informatics. Put the local back in communities.
The Beginning of a New Work Adventure – Joining panagenda!
JANUARY 18, 2017
Collaboration Communities elsua Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0 Freelancing General Interest IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Life Metablogging Open Business Open Leadership
Becoming a Jedi Master – The Secret Art of Cultivating Online Communities #sbf12 #cmgr
JULY 17, 2012
topics (like online community management, social CRM, customer service, etc. around the subject of managing, leading, facilitating or stewarding online communities. The secret art of cultivating online communities Luis Suarez.
Australia Enterprise: list of business online communities
Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy
MARCH 9, 2009
A “top list of social networks and online communities for business and corporate. Not blogs - they must have community features of many-to-many discussions, leaders, UGC etc. Here’s my Australian list: Aussie Innovation - drupal site with forums and so on. Australian Businesswomen’s Network - run mentoring programs (private community). Australia’s community for solo & micro business. QuickBooks Community - from Intuit.
Stop Blaming the Tools when Collaboration Fails
DECEMBER 7, 2016
It’s all about understanding that different groups (and individuals) have got different needs to cater for; that is, diverse sets of habits, mindset, behaviours, corporate culture, contexts, constraints, conditions, understanding of the business world surrounding them, etc.
How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
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.
The Future of Work Is Learning
OCTOBER 5, 2011
If we have been talking for a little bit now about The Future of the Workplace , about what meaningful, networked, freelanced, intrapreneurial (corporate) work is all about, T.A. “ Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0
Why Do I Share My Knowledge?
SEPTEMBER 19, 2012
However, if I come to think about what drives me to share my knowledge out in the open over the last 15 years that I have been working in the corporate world, the motivators are sligthly different. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0
Want to Know What Community Members (a.k.a. Customers) Need? Just Ask.
Online Community Strategy
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
In its most basic form, a community strategy is a balance of an organization’s goals and its member’s (a.k.a Any community development (or refinement) initiative * requires * the input and direction of the members. What types of members does the community want to include?
Why Social Business Keeps Failing to Deliver
MARCH 21, 2012
may well be to the corporate world was on a Twitter exchange with Eric Norlin , organiser of the always inspiring, thought-provoking and wonderful Defrag conference event, in Denver, Colorado, where he was mentioning how more and more he was convinced that Social Business, Enterprise 2.0
There Can Be No Resilience Without Transformation
AUGUST 5, 2013
Vast majority of practitioners don’t really care what features a social networking tool may well have or not, if the community is there. And not just externally, but also internally, behind the firewall, with all of those Enterprise Social Networking tools and across the corporate world.
The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise
SEPTEMBER 14, 2011
It’s how most of us have been brought up in the corporate world for decades and why, despite all of that time, we still have to come to terms with a truly collaborative and an open knowledge sharing culture where Knowledge SHARED *is* power. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0
Social Business in 2013 – An Opportunity (Open Business)
JANUARY 8, 2013
It’s just a matter of figuring out the How, so that you can incorporate it into your overall business processes and corporate culture. That’s not what I would call ruling the corporate world. Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0
Social Computing Guidelines and Why You Would Still Need Them
DECEMBER 17, 2015
Organisations need to become comfortable with their employees making good, smart and responsible use of these social tools, so they can put together a green check on their corporate legal records, and move on…. Don’t over engineer nor add too much corporate speak into them.
The Arbejdsglaede of Employee Engagement
MARCH 7, 2013
Specially, when it’s abused left and right by HR departments and corporations alike, in general, as that magic bullet that will help address and fix the number #1 business problem of today’s corporate world: employee disengagement. IBM Innovation Learning Life Open Busines
Social Business – Where Bosses and Managers Become Servant Leaders
MAY 7, 2012
“[…] a management philosophy which implies a comprehensive view of the quality of people, work and community spirit. A servant leader is someone who is servant first, who has responsibility to be in the world, and so he contributes to the well-being of people and community.
Dear Social Business Evangelist, Where Art Thou?
JUNE 12, 2012
There used to be a time when social business evangelists were perceived, mainly, as disruptors, to a certain degree, of any given status quo within the corporate environment out there at large. Have we, finally, been assimilated by the corporate world, before our job is done and completed?
Adaptation: The Key to Become a Socially Integrated Enterprise
SEPTEMBER 12, 2013
Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0 IBM Innovation Learning Open Business Open Leadership #elsuasworkbook
The Social Enterprise – Welcome to the Era of Intrapreneurship!
SEPTEMBER 5, 2011
Quite the opposite, in most cases, the center of gravity has been, finally, lowered down tremendously, to the point where it’s through those informal social networks and communities they themselves co-facilite the ones who will be defining what work needs to get done and with whom.
How Social Networking Can Improve Work Meetings
MAY 18, 2013
Just like 5 years ago I started challenging the status quo of corporate email with the “ A World Without eMail ” movement, I think this week it’s a good time to start its follow-up: Life Without Meetings. . Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0
Reflections from 2011 – Is Employee Engagement Still a Myth?
JANUARY 4, 2012
The reality is that Employee Engagement still remains a critical success factor for most employers and large corporations, and small businesses, too!, without losing track of the business revenues, which is what most corporations care about nowadays anyway (Always have, I am afraid!).
Redefine the Workplace of the Future with Social Learning
JUNE 13, 2012
And if there is a topic dear to my heart around learning and education in general, specifically, in a corporate environment, that would have to be Informal / Social Learning. That’s probably as good as it gets… Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0
Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary
JANUARY 6, 2012
And that basically means that I have consistently gone down on the amount of incoming corporate emails year in year out. And that, basically, means that in Year 4 of reporting progress the average of corporate email I’m receiving on a weekly basis is now down to 16 emails per week.
How Narrating Your Work Helps You Become More Effective by Saving Precious Time
AUGUST 16, 2012
owork ) that have always been highlighted as perhaps some of the major key benefits from using social networking tools for business in a corporate environment. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0
IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise
AUGUST 9, 2011
Here are a couple of my favourite quotes from the interview: “ At IBM we are trying to create a new way of working that connects our people with our customers, prospective employees, communities in which we want to do business and other constituencies in a more direct manner and meaningful way.
The Sharing Economy
MARCH 26, 2012
Imagine an example: what do you think would happen if all of a sudden, everyone in the corporate world, going from the bottom line to all the way to the top (i.e. Still consider that sharing doesn’t add any value to you, as an individual, or to a group, a network or a community?
How Fun and Creativity Can Shape Your Own Social Computing Guidelines and Policy
SEPTEMBER 7, 2011
And here is a good example of a social computing policy and guidelines that combines fun, creativity, innovation and the right messages to be shared across in a format that’s very easy to digest. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0
Business Can’t Succeed in a World That’s Failing
AUGUST 29, 2012
This country was not built by the huge corporations or government bureaucracies. “ Business can’t succeed in a world that’s failing “ Indeed, I do strongly believe that the corporate world has been, long enough, perhaps for far too long!,