Engineering Life Work Integration


Smart companies like Evernote are already doing it and proving that it can be done and I guess at this point in time you may be wondering what you would need to do in order to make it happen for yourself, right?

Badgeville Integrates with IBM Connections

Portals and KM

Recently I spoke with Chris Lynch about their integration with IBM Connections. He gave the example of a large consulting company that implemented Yammer to break down silos. Through the Badgeville for Yammer integration, those achievements were then published into the Yammer stream.

Work Live Integration – 23 and 1/2 Hours


Instead, a long while ago I have made the transition into what some people have been calling work life integration, where one of key words / concepts that has started making the rounds in the last few years, that is, flexibility, is gaining more and more importance and relevance as we move forward.

Should Companies Block Access to Digital Tools?


In “ Should Companies Allow Facebook at Work? ” he comes to talk about that number of companies out there who, still, in 2013!,

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Statistics: Why integrate Facebook into your business

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The answers can be sliced and diced many ways (I have to figure out that company representative’s priorities before I answer) but most organisations are at least looking for some hard statistics. STATISTICS WITHIN What are the social media statistics of engaging on Facebook?

The Further Integration of Cloud Services

Portals and KM

More specifically, IaaS offers infrastructure for companies to get on-demand virtual machines, storage, databases and other services. It is also a good thing as it enhances the integration required to really make enterprise 2.0 Integrating cloud services is a good thing.

2013 181

IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise


A journey that started back in 2001, but that it had its main roots well substantiated within the company for much longer.

BroadVision’s Clearvale Offers Integrated Enterprise Social Networking Platform

Portals and KM

However, these are often different programs using different tools that are not integrated.   You can create separate networks for each group but manage them as an integrated system. If they had done both he asked how many have integrated the two.

Integrating Transactions and Interactions: A Fable

Portals and KM

In the last two days, I wrote about: Integrating the Interactions with the Transactions, and Maybe Enterprise 2.0 I this post I want to share an example of an early success with this type of integration using old school tools. Many years ago in the dark ages of the early 90s there was a property casualty insurance company in deep trouble, especially in their commercial lines.

Organizations Struggling to Integrate Customer Channels

Michael Sampson - Currents

Recent research by Pitney Bowes points to the problem of low integration between different marketing channels , and the consequential costs of this: " Pitney Bowes Software (PBS), a global leader in customer data, analytics and communication software and services reveals, through a study of large B2C organisations in UK, France and Germany, that customers are being lost through fragmented and inconsistent communications and failure to integrate marketing channels.

Vizit 4.0 for SharePoint - with Integrated Conversations about Documents

Michael Sampson - Currents

the company also introduced Social eXchange (SX). Vizit Social eXchange integrates social conversations with SharePoint content, workflow, records management, and security. Vizit released Version 4.0 of its SharePoint add-on product.

AppFusions Integrates iRise® Visualization with Atlassian JIRA, Confluence

Portals and KM

I spoke with Ellen at the most recent Lotusphere and they have been working on a number of integration tools. Here is a video on this integration. iRise’s patented software visualization technology helps companies and government agencies meet these raised expectations of elegant design and ease of use. I have known about AppFusions for some time and respect the vision of their leader Ellen Feaheny.

Cisco, The Social Experience Company?

Collaborative Thinking

Platform for Media & Entertainment Companies. LAS VEGAS - January 7, 2009 - At the 2009 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Cisco ® today announced the availability of the Cisco Eos TM hosted white-label software platform that allows Media & Entertainment companies to create, manage and grow online communities around their content. Platform for Media & Entertainment Companies -> News@Cisco.

Radical Connectedness and the Evolution of Business

Alchemy of Change

This Ford Motor Company factory was once the wonder of the industrial world, where Henry Ford pioneered America’s leadership in last-century manufacturing. Think Legos, but with the various tasks and jobs companies do in order to create value.

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A Great Example of Collaborative Tools Being Integrated into an Appropriate Way of Working

Michael Sampson - Currents

What I really liked in David’s article was his explanation of how they have integrated their physical working world (and the use of private offices with collaborative physical places) with the use of online collaborative tools: We are an online company: we’ve been remote from day one and still to this day over half of the team (aside from sales) works from home. Writing on the StackExchange Blog , David lays out an argument for private offices.

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Collaborative Thinking: Build Your Companys Receptor Capacity

Collaborative Thinking

June 25, 2005 in In The News | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Build Your Companys Receptor Capacity : Comments You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

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Collaborative Thinking: Integrating SharePoint And Confluence

Collaborative Thinking

It would be valuable for Microsoft to continue down this path of providing well-defined and public interfaces (as opposed to vendor point-to-point deals) so that other blog and wiki vendors could integrate with the platform.

Socialcast Adds Sharepoint and Outlook Integration, New Features, and Enhanced Metrics

Portals and KM

To support this strategy they have made a number of moves, including enhanced features that we will look at: Outlook and SharePoint integration, and increased support for mobile devices. To further support this email integration, Socialcast has integrated with Outlook.

Webtrends Moves Toward Greater Openness for Products and Company

Portals and KM

  We went over some of the major directions for the company.   They are culturally open as a company. This included how-to-dos for their products, bugs, fixes and other company information that had been behind a firewall and only previously accessible to customers. They are also sharing the lessons that they have learned inside their company. On the data extraction side they allow for integration of their data into other tools within the enterprise.

2010 116

Notes on CCS105 Bayer MaterialScience - Integrating IBM Connections and Microsoft Technologies

Michael Sampson - Currents

Bert Oberholz and Cindy Schlebusch from BMS are talking about BMS's implementation of Connections, and the integration with Microsoft technologies. Have companies in almost every country. plan for 2012 - Bayer-wide availability, integration with SharePoint, and Connections 4 late in 2012. integration challenges: -. integrating Profiles.

2012 120

Top 10 Twitter-LinkedIn Integration Takeaways

Online Social Networking

Take for example the recent integration of LinkedIn with Twitter. However, increasingly, people and companies are branding themselves and exchanging ideas on Twitter, 140 characters or one link at a time. The Twitter-LinkedIn integration helps LinkedIn by adding new life and meaning to its neglected status-update function and by adding much more dynamic content to the site as a whole.

Socialtext Helps Companies Find the People Inside - The Static to Social Intranet

Michael Sampson - Currents

Socialtext also empowers IT with the tools it needs to extend and manage the platform, providing their company with an intranet that maximizes business value. ". Presence is integrated with Signals now, via integration with Lotus Sametime and Microsoft Office Communicator. Yes, first-generation intranets were about content publishing and other stuff, but many firms have been experimenting with integrating collaboration and people into the intranet before today.

Open Text Adds Social Media, More Web 2.0 Features, and SAP Integration

Portals and KM

organizations to intelligently manage and deliver a broad set of corporate information to users over the Web, and features extensive usability upgrades, a new technology foundation, and deeper and more comprehensive integration with the Open Text ECM Suite and the SAP NetWeaver¿ Portal component.? user interface to both the people editing content within the company and to the consumers of this content.? This will better support their work process integration.

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Enterprise Micro-Messaging: Standalone or Integrated with Comprehensive Collaboration Platform? Or Both?

Portals and KM

Here is a post on the collaboration platforms that are integrating micro-messaging. I have dropped the names and the names of companies (to protect the innocent) and vendors as this is a general discussion that goes beyond individual tools. There is a population that sees integration of microblogging with other collaboration tools as necessary for far reaching adoption.”. Most IM systems are no longer standalone but integrated with email and other communications systems.

Collaborative Thinking: Are Old-Tech Companies In Search Of A Fountain of Youth?

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « OLPC in NYC | Main | Designing A New User Experience » February 08, 2008 Are Old-Tech Companies In Search Of A Fountain of Youth?

2008 130

Another Example Of Facebook Integration

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

link] April 15, 2008 in Enterprise 2.0 , social_media | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Another Example Of Facebook Integration: : Comments You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post. Facebooks primary allure is its ability to integrate other social media platforms.

The Perks of Being an Early Riser


I am having a blast helping my company understand and embrace that new brave world of Social / Open Business. Fun Stuff and Musings General Interest Learning Life Open Business Personal KM Productivity Tools Work Life Integration #elsuasworkbook

2013 229

Want to Trust Your Employees? Give Them All Unlimited Vacation Days


Indeed, in a rather inspiring and incredibly thought-provoking article, Joe Reynolds (From Red Frog Events ) shares the story of how over at his company (Red Frog) they celebrate vacation. The rather interesting and exciting thing though is that Red Frog is not the only company doing this.

2012 245

Instant Communities: List of companies that provide Web Collaboration Suites or Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Community

I get asked by a lot of folks to provide recommendations for products, often there’s too many companies to keep analyze, so I make these lists and refer folks to them. Web Crossing “Web Crossing helps companies strengthen brands and build relationships.

2008 58

Netflix’s Tricky Dance with Facebook

Alchemy of Change

Netflix is going to get more social, with deeper integration with Facebook – and it’s going to be a tricky dance. Thanks to Liz Gannes at NetworkEffect for her “ Netflix Gets Social: “Extensive” Facebook Integration Is Coming &# piece, highlighting Netflix’s plans as outlined in this recent letter to shareholders. It’s also what makes companies like Netflix want to partner with them.

Why I Fired Myself from IBM


Most people may not know this, but back in June 2005, while I was still an IBM Netherlands employee, I got laid off and after having received the well-known compensation package I decided that I wasn’t ready, just yet, to leave the company. You can imagine how shocked and surprised (in equal terms) my boss was when I communicated to him, while I was still enjoying my holidays back in January, that February 3rd would be my last working day at the company after 17 years of work in there.

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The Divine Right of Capital: Waking Up

Alchemy of Change

Respect for the right to attain wealth is integral to the American psyche. Democracy Good Companies Mission Ownership capitalism corporationsAs I mentioned in my original post , I just finished reading The Divine Right of Capital by Marjorie Kelly.

2011 163

Telligent Releases an Integrated Suite of Collaboration Tools with High Powered Metrics | The AppGap

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Telligent is an enterprise collaboration and community software company that offers a social software suite for both public and internal-facing online communities. Telligent has correctly recognized this and designed for integration.

Collaborative Thinking: Social Media & Pharmaceuticals

Collaborative Thinking

partnership with a doctors Web site could attract fresh attention to how drug companies interact with physicians. Michael Berelowitz, Pfizers senior vice president for global medical, says the company wants to communicate more openly, despite the risk.

2007 130

The Social Enterprise and The Circular Economy


It all came clearer to me when I re-discovered a rather inspiring video clip that re-introduces a very innovative and creative concept that I would love to see it being explored by the enterprise world and not just by a few companies: The Circular Economy (Re-Thinking Progress).

2011 225

Enjoying a Disconnected Life in an Interconnected World


find some time to disconnect from everything and find that space where you can not only treasure the moment you are experiencing, but also enjoy being the company of those around you who matter, because, at the end of the day, isn’t that what life is all about?

2011 188

How to Use Employee Engagement to Boost Your Business


Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Metablogging Personal KM Social Computing Work Life IntegrationCurating good, relevant content that matters to you is just such a wonderful thing!

Time Flies When You Are Having Fun – Happy IBM Anniversary!


If someone would have told me that after IBM making its 100th anniversary last year , and with over 50% of its population less than 5 years in the company, while I just hit 15 years, I would have told them there would be no way for me to last that long! Whoahh!

2012 182

The Hybrid Experiment


And, like most social software evangelists out there would tell you, the more your own business / company embarks in diving into Enterprise 2.0, IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Metablogging Personal KM Productivity Tools Work Life Integration

My Top 5 iPad Apps of the Week – Week #4


We use Lotus Traveler as the core platform to integrate with our messaging collaboration system, Lotus Notes — and users have full access to our VPN infrastructure “ Indeed, I can relate, very much, to what John ?Prusnick

2010 164

Green Chameleon » Have You Done Something Wonderful With Your Intranet?

Green Chameleon

My company Straits Knowledge is proud to be a supporter of the new Intranet Innovation Awards launched by James Robertson’s company Step Two Designs. Since work focus, work patterns, coordination needs and organisation structure change on an increasingly frequent basis, big, highly integrated homogeneous environments are just not adaptive or nimble enough.

2007 100

Collaborative Thinking: Delver - Social Search As Another Relevancy Filter

Collaborative Thinking

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Collaborative Thinking: WebEx Connect: Tough Decisions Ahead For Large Enterprises

Collaborative Thinking

Despite the drop in share price, this is a very prudent move by the company. As web conferencing becomes more of a function rather than a distinct product, on-premise solutions from Microsoft and IBM that integrate Avaya, Cisco, Nortel and others are likely to marginalize WebEx over time.

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