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 Social Software lacks definition. is about when it comes to use of social software. Emergent Social Software Platforms remain ill-defined as well.

Avoiding Bias In Social Software Design

Collaborative Thinking

Interesting point in this article, however if the design of IBM's social software is over-reliant on use cases within its own workforce, the risk is that those traits unique to its own culture and operation are passed onto clients of Lotus Connections (user experience, etc). For IBM, however, with about 400,000 employees , it has the potential to be its own best laboratory, one that becomes even more potent when mixed with active participation in open-source communities.

Green Chameleon » Social Software Guides

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Social Software Guides Max Kiesler has published an extremely useful list of 40 downloadable open source social software applications (thanks Maish ).

Optimizing Social Software Design with Conceptual Graphs

Making CommunitySense

Today, I gave a presentation “Optimizing Social Software Design with Conceptual Graphs&# at LIRMM , Le Laboratoire d’Informatique, de Robotique et de Microélectronique de Montpellier: Abstract. Collaborative communities are complex and rapidly evolving socio-technical systems. Supporting the effective and efficient community-driven design of such complex and dynamic systems is not trivial.

CIO Dilemma - Social Software vs ERP

Governance in a Networked World

This is part of a post I made to a recent discussion on Communities vs Social Processes. The bigger issue appeared to be how CIOs deal with the fact that their clients merely "tolerate" the existing ERP/CRM/BI enterprise apps but are really excited about the social software stuff.

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Impact of Social Software Within the Enterprise by Jon Iwata

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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.

The Business Value of Social Software by Luis Suarez

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We all know that plenty of people nowadays are trying to figure out what is the main business value and various benefits of using social computing within the enterprise. ROI) conversations for Social Software that I like to talk about so much lately.

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?

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: Social Software`s Culture Clash

Collaborative Thinking

The portal might one day lead to the nascent internal social networking platform Schueller demoed, he says. Social Software`s Culture Clash March 15, 2008 in Enterprise 2.0 , Social Software | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Social Software`s Culture Clash : Comments You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

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."

Green Chameleon » Information Neighbourhood as a Social Software Ecosystem

Green Chameleon

Click To Play Now, Thomas Vander Wal has stirred up my thinking with what I think will be widely recognised as a very important seminal post called “ The Elements of the Social Software Stack&#.

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

Elsua

Well, of course, through her adventures discovering social software at IBM (that’s where she works, by the way!). So, perhaps, it may be a good time now to look for alternatives, i.e. social software tools. Tags: Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

Cisco Community Central: Enterprise Social Software : Don't Think Profile, Think Identity

Collaborative Thinking

When organizations discuss the business value of social networking, the conversation invariably includes a discussion on employee profiles. Rich employee profile data that is broadly accessible by co-workers will enable the organization to improve its ability to locate experts, discovery new sources of talent, connect people across the globe working on similar business activities, and enable better community-building.

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. It’s probably the community.

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.

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Economist Finds Strong Belief in Business Value of Social Software

Portals and KM

The most cited use was the creation of online communities to help with product marketing or product development. It is appropriate that I learned about this work through social media, Jacob Morgan's blog post, Companies Believe Social Media Can Increase Revenue! It was one of the three most popular for the week on Social Media Today The Economist Intelligence Unit reported that Web 2.0 has moved from buzzword to reality in many of the world's largest corporations.

Participatory Surveillance with Social Software in Creative Projects – Olga’s thesis

Taming the spaces

Participatory Surveillance with Social Software in Creative Projects. In this master thesis where the activities in web-based social software environments that support social creative projects are studied. The theoretical approach integrates social surveillance techniques with social software, participant behaviors in hybrid ecosystems, and also the new media art. Olga Ivanova , one of my students has finished her master thesis text.

The Credit Crisis and Social Software - Part 1 - Why we need a return to credit based on social relationships

Green Chameleon

Here is the first of a series that will, I hope, help you see why we are in such a jam now and why social software may offer us a a healthy and sustainable way out. The core idea is that the natural reality of sound credit is that it is not transactional but social.

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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. Forrester’s Rob Koplowitz writes that 2010 will be a defining year for enterprise 2.0

Even More Research on the Use of Social Software in the Workplace from IBM

Portals and KM

Millen, Werner Geyer, Casey Dugan recently published, Research on the Use of Social Software in the Workplace. It focused on their Beehive social networking website behind IBM’s firewall. Beehive was launched in 2007 by IBM Research as “an internal social network site for IBM employees designed to blur the boundaries of work and home, professional and personal, and business and fun.”

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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 Tagging Community

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.

Green Chameleon " Priming Social Software Adoption

John Tropea - Delicious Community

At its heart, it’s pretty close to what you might do in establishing a community: find a topic or problem as an attractor, pull people together, get some structure around the focus area, and then get stuck in.

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. discussing “who owns community?&#.

Social Software Is Not Enough - The BrainYard - InformationWeek

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Rachel Happe ( @rhappe ) is a co-founder and principal at the Community Roundtable , a peer network for social media, Read Full Bio >> See More From This Columnist >> SHARE. Social Software Is Not Enough. Companies considering using social tools in their organizations must also come up to speed on community management. Social software is a bit of a Trojan horse. This cannot be addressed with software alone.

Social software: are we building networks or communities? - PRAXIS101

Delicious/choconancy/community

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Forum communities vs social software " eme ká eme

John Tropea - Delicious Community

eme ká eme Social media. About Forum communities vs social software 1 10 2008 Well, who’d have guessed. While looking for a software fix, I landed on Matt Mecham’s blog and his unscripted rant about the difference between forums and social networks. He sees social networks as pervasive (everyone’s in it) whereas forums are “like content islands&# in which only a group of people participates. It’s “anti-social&#.

Using social software to reinvent the customer relationship | Enterprise Web 2.0 | ZDNet.com

John Tropea - Delicious Community

applications move more deeply into the strategic operations of enterprises, a unique hybrid of social software has emerged to help businesses deal with the giant sea of customers that awaits them on the other side of the network.

Exciting unconference for online community pros

Connectable Dots

The best get-togethers for online community professionals are hosted by Forum One. Their sold-out summer 2008 Online Community Unconference was just held at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View.

Ideas from Online Community Summit

Connectable Dots

Kim Baine after the session at Online Community Summit. I was pleased to attend Forum One’s Online Community Summit again this October. For me some of the most exciting ideas on design and group behavior came out of the “ Recent Research in Online Community &# session.

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Cisco Community Central: Enterprise Social Software : Pushing The Reset Button On How We Look At “Collaboration”

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The influx of new vendors and new “enterprise social software&# (ESS) tools (e.g., Over the past few years, the emphasis on “everything social&# has made collaboration a hot topic again. Communities and social networking have been the “next right answer&# just as virtual workspaces were thought to be the next right answer over a decade ago. Social tools (Enterprise 2.0)

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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Categories Apple Basketball behaviour blogging ROI blogs business process exceptions clearspace community compliance corporate facebook cost saving customer insight Dell democratising information ease of use email Enterprise 2.0 Social software - the basics | Jon Mell - Web 2.0

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 Instead, active steps need to be taken to both foster use amongst key members of the community and to provide easily accessible support. What specific problems does social software solve?

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Decentralization is Freedom - Social Media Principle #4

Evolving Web

This post is fourth in a series of my Social Media Principles. The base post is 10 Social Media Principles. People coming into the workforce now become very disgruntled very quickly because they’ve grown up with social media.

My Enterprise 2.0 Toolkit Q1 2010

Evolving Web

Does it care if people are in Kenya on a netbook or that they don't have the most recent version of the latest software installed? In a hyper connected world, one has little choice but to participate in Facebook - it's the 800 pound social media site.

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Personal Kanban Discussed on the Business 901 Podcast

Evolving Web

Focused Social Media Life Management online communities Personal Kanban social software Tags: Business Cooperation Community Indicators Cooperation Enterprise 2.0 In late March, I had the good fortune to be on Joe Dager's Business 901 Podcast. The topic, of course, was Personal Kanban. Joe edited the conversation into two parts which can be found below: Part 1 Powered by Podbean.com Part 2 Powered by Podbean.com.

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.

Appreciating people who reach out: influencers revisited

Connectable Dots

Yet anybody who works in online community knows some people do add tremendous value. What can we give to those who are providing community connective tissue? I wish we could pay a living wage for being part of a community and being fabulous.

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BookBlog » Blog Archive » Conversation curation - Adina Levin's weblog. For conversation about books I've been reading, social software, and other stuff too.

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