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 Computing lowers the cost for sharing and organizing.

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.

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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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".

Green Chameleon » Social Computing and Learning

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Social Computing and Learning Three different, interesting takes on social computing: Mike Fisher has analysed various social computing tools into Bloom’s taxonomy of learning objectives – ie which tools fit where according to th level or depth of learning you want to achieve.

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!

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? only 1 in 10 students in low income communities will graduate college. social and collaborative technologies critical in a merger process.

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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

TownSquare … Social Networking and Social Computing R&D

Green Chameleon

One more piece of evidence that " organizations will have to realize … " is the recent announcement that Microsoft is testing, and may offer the corporate market, a Facebook-like application called TownSquare , a business-user-focused social networking application. And that re-tooling will consist largely of social computing capabilities. The latest, known as "TownSquare,” is a business-user-focused social-networking tool.

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.

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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.

Social Computing Magazine – Great Enterprise 2.0 Content Source

Portals and KM

Social Computing Magazine. There is also a news desk, community forums, and hot stories this week. Here is a very useful source for new on enterprise 2.0, They have been re-syndicating a few of the posts from the this blog recently so they must have good judgment, right?

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. nGenera - we run forums and offer online communities to get client feedback. 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.

Building an Engaging Community By Gautam Ghosh

Elsua

A few days back Spike Jones put together one of those wonderfully provocative blog posts on the topic of Online Communities that would surely make more than one person feel rather uncomfortable, specially, if they have got an online space and they call it a “ community&# , when it isn’t.

Community Managers and the Art of Facilitating Communities Effectively

Elsua

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.

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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.].

What Is (A) Community?

Elsua

You would remember how in the recent past I put together another blog entry around this very same topic trying to explain and define what a community is, and, most importantly, what it is not!, under the heading “ Community Management Fundamentals – Where Do I Start?&#

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Building an Engaging Community By Gautam Gosh

Elsua

A few days back Spike Jones put together one of those wonderfully provocative blog posts on the topic of Online Communities that would surely make more than one person feel rather uncomfortable, specially, if they have got an online space and they call it a “ community&# , when it isn’t.

Community Management Fundamentals – Where Do I Start?

Elsua

Knowledge Management, Collaboration, Learning, Social Computing within the Enterprise, Productivity, Work Life Integration, etc. Yes, of course, I am talking about (online) communities and community building. Well, how about some Community Management Fundamentals ?

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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. In the past, Hes been a community program manager, network administrator, a systems programmer, a web project manager, an author, a technology writer and editor. Wednesday August 20, 2008 Enterprise Tagging Service social software saves IBM $4.6 The following story focuses on a particular task, that of social tagging.

CommunityBuilders: The State of Community Management 2011 with Rachel Happe

Elsua

So I am pleased to share over here with all of you “ The State of Community Management 2011 with Rachel Happe “ That’s right! View more presentations from The Community Roundtable. Interest in Community Management Has Increased.

2011 197

Community Managers and the Art of Facilitating Communities Effectively – Part Deux

Elsua

Great points altogether shared across by Glen, specially, the fun aspect of being a community facilitator, which helps us reintroduce, once again, the whole concept of fun@work , which I will talk about in an upcoming blog post, as I feel it’s got enough meat to discuss it separately.

2011 204

Cognitive Edge - cops and social computing

John Tropea - Delicious Community

There is considerable interest in the issue of Communities of Practice (CoPs). 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.

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CommunityBuilders – Online Community Still Crazy After Years with Nancy White

Elsua

If you have been involved with virtual communities and online facilitation, I bet it’s almost impossible not having come across the absolutely fabulous work on facilitating online communities Nancy has done, and shared across!,

2011 208

[KMers] Training Community Managers and Facilitators

Elsua

It would also be rather helpful to go through for those folks who may be interested in online communities in general and who would want to learn a lot more about how they operate them and what it is like being a community facilitator / builder. Yes, Communities and ?Community

CommunityBuilders – Building and Sustaining On-Line Communities by Steve Dale

Elsua

Then you are ready to build and sustain an online community, because that’s what it takes, folks… It’s all about making delightful chocolate cakes! And that includes having perhaps one of the most important of those ingredients: your online community facilitator!

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CommunityBuilders: The State of Community Management 2010 with Rachel Happe and Jim Storer

Elsua

in order to help and support one another facilitating their own communities much more effectively. And so far the model seems to have been working really well, specially nowadays when online communities seem to be more popular and resourceful than ever!

2010 201

The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections — Communities: The Driving Force of Enterprise 2.0

Elsua

Yesterday we had that unique opportunity of re-launching one of the oldest internal communities at IBM. A community that has been there for almost 10 years, on and off, but that it keeps coming back time and time again. That’s the name of the community.

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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&#.

Intel Communities: IT@Intel Blog: Why Intel is investing in Social Computing

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Remember Me Search Home > Intel Communities > Open Port IT Community > IT@Intel > Blog > 2009 > February > 13 Up to Blog Posts in IT@Intel Previous Next IT@Intel Blog Currently Being Moderated 1 Why Intel is investing in Social Computing Posted by Laurie Buczek on Feb 13, 2009 10:37:38 AM In my post Testing Business Value in Social Networking I shared our results of extensive exploration to determine if there is value in adding professional networking for employee use.

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

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.

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The Social Enterprise – Welcome to the Era of Intrapreneurship!

Elsua

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.

2011 264

Global, Local, Personal

Elsua

Over the course of the last couple of years I have taken the chance to blog, every so often, about one of my favourite video series that has surely changed the perception of the real impact of the Social Web, not only within the corporate world, but also within our own society as a whole.

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

Elsua

Indeed, social bookmarking / tagging! Not sure what you would think, but I strongly believe that social bookmarking and social tagging are still an important and rather critical part of a successful Enterprise 2.0 Like any other standard social bookmarking site.

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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Why Is Knowledge Sharing Important? A Matter of Survival

Elsua

That man has got plenty of golden nuggets to share around the topics of Knowledge Sharing, Collaboration, Communities, Learning and Enterprise 2.0 Eventually, one of the biggest challenges for social networking within the enterprise is to be, basically, designed for virtual serendipity).

Social Business Forum Highlights – Social Business on the Shoulders of Giants

Elsua

Let’s see… How about Social Business is not something entirely new, we already knew about it from before. sharing further insights which mimic, almost too close, plenty of the main thinking behind Social Business from all along, even for Social Computing and Enterprise 2.0.

2011 242

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Elsua

Like I have mentioned yesterday, it’s been a few days already since I jumped the shark and joined the bunch of early adopters who have been hammering down, and taking for a spin, the latest iteration of Google to get social with Google Plus , right after Google Wave and Google Buzz.

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