Social Media Principle #3 Economies Have Currencies

Evolving Web

This post is third in a series of my Social Media Principles. The base post is 10 Social Media Principles. In a social media economy, the currencies are most often a combination of artifacts and recognition. You put them up to demonstrate your activity in the community.

Organizational Entropy and Information Abuse

Evolving Web

A social object. We return to Dee’s Quote. “ When organizations lose shared purpose and principles – their sense of community – they are already in process of decay…”. The gulf between the organization and the community widens.

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Don’t Underestimate the Value of Your Community Managers

Elsua

Never mind the community facilitators. Communities are different beasts. Key concepts like social capital skills, open knowledge sharing, collaboration, engagement, commitment, passion, trust, etc. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

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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.

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.

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.

Year-End Thoughts On Enterprise 2.0 Social Software

Collaborative Thinking

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). does not address all patterns of communication, information sharing, cooperation, collaboration, community-building, and social networking. Social Software

Year-End Thoughts On Enterprise 2.0 Social Software (Part 3)

Collaborative Thinking

& Social Software (Part 2). & Social Software. and social software) - in no particular order : Cisco Stumbles Early But Regains Composure & Sets The Stage . and its social media efforts. Microsoft Bets Its Social Fortune On SP2010. The SharePoint 2009 conference in Vegas provided the industry with the first look at SP2010 and its new/enhanced social computing capabilities. MySite - Social Architecture & Planning.

2010 Update on IBM Social Software Efforts: Part One

Portals and KM

Last week I attended an IBM media event where they conveyed a number of their recent efforts in social software. I think they are innovators in the social software space, both for enterprise and Web use.  Jeff Schick, VP social software, answered this comment.

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.

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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.

The Business Value of Social Software by Luis Suarez

Elsua

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.

The Elements in the Social Software Stack :: Personal InfoCloud

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Getting the two to mesh, while accounting for most of the important components of social software has been really difficult for me to square for quite some time. The strength of the graphic is having identity at the core of the social interaction.

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.

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)

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: 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?

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&#.

Internal and external community managers are not the same

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Enterprise 2.0 & Social Business. Social Software & Tools. & Social Business / Internal and external community managers are not the same. Internal and external community managers are not the same. Community management is like cholesterol.

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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.

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.

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.

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.”

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

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.

The Illusion of Control

Elsua

workers, may have to blame ourselves for that to happen in this Social, Digital Age. This may well be a bit too obvious, but both networks and communities don’t respond well to control. We don’t need control in this Social Era , do we ?

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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.

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&#.

The Art of Community Now Available For Free Download | Art Of Community Online

John Tropea - Delicious Community

My passion behind the book was to provide a solid guide to building, energizing and enabling pro-active, productive and enjoyable communities. Today I am pleased to announce the general availability of The Art Of Community under a Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike license.

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.

Vanity Killed the Social Media Star

Elsua

Or, better said, it all comes down to, finally, come to terms with the fact that our very own self-importance has managed to destroy Social Media and just leave it at Media , as we become … it. Our social network. Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

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Community management: The 'essential' capability of successful Enterprise 2.0 efforts | ZDNet

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Enterprise software Linux Microsoft Office Open source Software as a Service Virtualization Web browsers Microsoft Windows 7 4G iPhone Android Nokia BlackBerry Smart phones Windows Phone 7 Malware Patches Vulnerabilities McAfee Symantec Zero Day Blog SmartPlanet Forrester Galleries IT Failures TechRepublic Pro Reviews White Papers Videos Podcasts Special Reports ZDNet 20th Anniversary Special Happy birthday, ZDNet! and community building to succeed. Measure your community.

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