What’s Your Purpose?

Elsua

Competitors driving your agenda : ‘ My competitors are all going through this Digital Transformation programme already. Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0 Apparently, ‘ two thirds of digital transformation projects fail ’.

Why Don’t You Show Your Work?

Elsua

competitors as well. Scott wonders that, after all, we may just need to have more role models to help shift gears and mentalities and somehow I think he’s right. Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

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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. . You would want to have every single employee wanting to use social tools be well aware of them even way before they dive right into it. .

2015 179

The Future of Collaboration Lies in Human Resources AND Management’s Hands

Elsua

Because it’s all exposed beyond the limits of the firewall not only to their clients and business partners, but, more importantly, to their potential competitors. The rather high rates of actively disengaged employees would certainly confirm that challenge as the most critical one for the successful adoption of the social business philosophy and mantras.”. Remember, only 13% of your total employee workforce is actively engaged at work.

2014 215

Collaborative Thinking: Socializing At Work - No Longer A Waste Of Time

Collaborative Thinking

Investments in human capital rise only when the risk to the core business model is self-evident (e.g., Social interaction has an immense (yet subtle) influence on how well an organization catalyzes relationships, leverages professional associations, and cultivates a sense of community among employees, customers, partners, and suppliers. the employees who work for the firm, the stakeholders that invest in the firm, and the customers that buy products and services from the firm).

2008 100

Social Business – *The* Ecosystem

Elsua

“ Tomorrow’s business models must not only be able to adapt to change, they must help drive that change “ Absolutely, and that’s where the Social Business Ecosystem kicks in eventually. That’s why competitors are so important in that ecosystem.

2012 242

Becoming a Strategic HR Professional

Partnering Resources

In other words, cut long-term employees whose salaries have increased, but who are no longer innovating (while the root causes of lack of innovation go unexamined). What trend is most likely to uproot the company’s business model or staffing structure?

2013 254

organizational responsiveness

Taming the spaces

Individual employees comprise organizations, and the aggregation of individual actions contributes ultimately to organizational performance. Organizational social responsiveness encourages employees’ collaboration and knowledge creation.

2010 153

Social Business, Where Do You Stand?

Elsua

and yet they still keep operating with the same good old mentality from the 20th century, with the same business models; the ones where command and control, micro-management, controlling the brand, as well as the message, optimisation of resources, etc.

2012 247

Reinventing Relationships with Social Business

Elsua

Now, you all know that I work for IBM, so I suppose the usual disclaimer applies in here, but must admit that the video clip itself even made me think about my own relationships as a customer, as a vendor, as an employee, as a partner, as a competitor, even as myself!

Masterclass: The cultures of collaboration - Inside Knowledge

John Tropea - Delicious Community

To create a culture that supports collaboration, leaders must understand, create conditions for and model collaboration for teams, communities and networks. Walking the talk  as leaders express their identity through deliberate role modelling, teaching, and coaching  so we follow!

From Social Insights to Social Business Innovation: MIT Enterprise Forum

Portals and KM

New and powerful business models are emerging – models based on social innovation.”. Microsoft was one of the first firms to allow employees to blog on a mass scale. They still have it as their Microsoft Community Blogs section on their site with a directory to find weblogs about Microsoft technologies written by Microsoft employees. Ekaternia said they are trying to get all employees to help answer customer questions through social media.

2011 130

MeasuredUp Enables Company to Customer Conversations

Portals and KM

I asked Marc how MeasuredUp handles the possibility of unwarranted trashing by a competitor or other party with bad intentions. They just have to dedicate an employee or employees to keep up with the support tickets. I asked Marc about the business model.

Custom 130

Social Architecture (a manifesto) | Management Innovation eXchange

John Tropea - Delicious Community

In a world where information is no longer scarce, productivity is about connecting customers and employees in a different way. The same goes for projects: ownership demands for inclusion of employees into the creative process. Management Innovation eXchange.

The Networked Enterprise and Bioteams in China

The Bumble Bee

All these problems have one common heading: Business collaborations fail for lack of a proven collaboration model which is exactly what the VEN model offers. There is a full stage model in the book].

China 116

Enterprise Twitter: Clarity Amid The Hype

Collaborative Thinking

Yes, someone could come along with a synchronization model but that's neither here nor there right now. For example, there can be a company-private discussion about a move by a competitor. Permission models will be a fundamental requirement and will be a source of competitive differential for vendors entering this space. In most companies, employees should have no expectation of privacy when it comes to email.

KMers – Let Go of Control: Encourage and Monitor

Elsua

Namely, it’s about controlling the message, employees will goof off, social media is a time waster and employees can’t be trusted. Internal -neither embraced nor restricted – encouraged in some depts but employees disinterested.

2010 173

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

Collaborative Thinking

Cisco has transitioned presence into a model that not only supports XMPP and SIP/SIMPLE but has service oriented and REST interfaces. I also believe that Oracle seriously wants to have a stronger footprint in the collaboration market - leaving that space open to other competitors will leave its application business vulnerable to developers building collaborative applications in SharePoint for instance (especially given SP2010 improvements).

What If Everything Ran Like the Internet?

How to Save the World

It follows nature’s model of self-organizing, self-adapting, evolving complex systems, instead of the traditional business and government top-down, controlled, tightly managed, complicated system model. It’s a model of complexity.

2013 102

Masterclass: The cultures of collaboration - Inside Knowledge

John Tropea - Delicious Community

To create a culture that supports collaboration, leaders must understand, create conditions for and model collaboration for teams, communities and networks. Walking the talk  as leaders express their identity through deliberate role modelling, teaching, and coaching  so we follow!

News Updates (January 22, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The 675 Intel employees included in the study worked in 53 locations in 22 countries. In contrast, companies like Jive, that integrate with Sharepoint, are seen more as competitors. And it is this lesson we have incorporated in our business model. Don't Forget to Talk!! Globally distributed teams need to talk; not just swap emails and the like. "

2010 109

News Updates (November 20, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

and 2.0), custom firmware on many phones, and hardware differences between different models. Thus, this isn't so much a Windows 7 competitor as it is an attempt to provide a full-featured, operating system for netbooks and other mobile devices. MindTouch Cloud enables your employees & managers to pull and aggregate business data from data silos like your CRM, ERP, accounts payable, file servers, email, databases, and others to gain visibility through mashups. Play to Learn.

2009 104

innospivs

Engineers without Fears

Market-based approaches are slightly better but for a proper Innovation Support System you need to recreate an entrepreneurship network inside (& even outside) your organisation: You need ways of encouraging your employees to notice things - esp. You need to actively seek out and embrace innovations that could destroy your business model - because ultimately they will, but the edge is in changing faster than your competitors.

Education Technology Action Group consultation

SocialTech

The text from the website suggests that learners will be incentivised by access to data relating to their achievement in relation to others data: “They will understand their own data, be able to act on it directly, have a sense of "where I am" relative to others now, to preceding learners, to international competitors, to the younger learners behind them, and so on.”

List of "White Label" or "Private Label" (Applications you can Rebrand) Social Networking Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Join the thousands of GroupSwim customers helping their businesses collaborate and connect with their customers and employees today.

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News Updates (July 21, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Competitors need to pay close attention to seemingly un-related moves else they risk being caught off-guard when Cisco "connects the dots" in unexpected ways. gives your employees the ability to instantly communicate their current status, ask and answer questions, share media, and more with the revolutionary communications method pioneered by Twitter. BT announced plans to resell Microsoft's UC software in a hosted model. Mike on Cisco and Collaboration.

2009 89

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The open source model allows Alfresco to use best-of-breed open source technologies and contributions from the open source community to get higher quality software produced more quickly at much lower cost.

2008 58

The Power Of Pull: Joi Ito And Yossi Vardi Have Pull, And So Can You (Book Excerpt)

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

The change instantly set Google apart from its primary competitors at the time, where the line between paid and free search results was unclear.

2010 77

Jive SBS Structure Best Practices, Part 1 » Connected

John Tropea - Delicious Community

This is because an emergent structure tends to reflect how people truly think about and interact about your organization’s people, business processes, functions, business units, competitors, products and services, etc. It’s a great model for future folks to look at and think about.

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Education Technology Action Group consultation

SocialTech

The text from the website suggests that learners will be incentivised by access to data relating to their achievement in relation to others data: “They will understand their own data, be able to act on it directly, have a sense of "where I am" relative to others now, to preceding learners, to international competitors, to the younger learners behind them, and so on.”

What's Next After Knowledge Management? A Scenario

How to Save the World

And senior managers are too busy to spend much quality time with either employees or customers. As for the line employees, they usually have never been exposed to or taught about what goes on in other parts of the organization, or how managers make decisions. This is getting worse: The current generation of young employees are likely to work in 12 organizations in their careers -- not enough time to really figure out "the business of the business" in any of them.

HR Magazine - Exclusive: Google research heralds arrival of the human systems director

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Employee benefits. By 2020 the workplace will be transformed by the sharing and development of ideas, according to a study of 3,500 employees, 100 HR managers and 100 IT managers across the UK, France, Germany, the US and Japan, conducted by the Future Foundation on behalf of Google. "It In the UK employees who are given the opportunity to collaborate at work are nearly twice as likely to have contributed new ideas to their companies. Features. HR TV. Blogs. About. Contact.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

As for the line employees, they usually have never been exposed to ortaught about what goes on in other parts of the organization, or howmanagers make decisions. This is getting worse: The current generationof young employees are likely to work in 12 organizations in theircareers -- not enough time to really figure out "the business of thebusiness" in any of them. E-mail has allowed amassive increase in the amount of work delegation between employees inmost organizations.

2009 37

How To Develop a Business-Aligned Social Media & Social Networking Strategy

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Improve communication among employees, customers, members, and/or stockholders. Create and implement a competitor monitoring system to track competitor activities on blogs, social networks, public wikis , feed subscription services, and social bookmarking systems.

2007 48

NetAge Report #4: Organizing at the edge of chaos

Endless Knots

Suddenly storms erupt—thanks to revolutionary technologies, unforeseen competitors, safety accidents, world events—that bring chaotic change. There's an obvious subtitle for this post: "Stop before you chop."

2009 116

Twelve best practices for online customer communities | Enterprise Web 2.0 | ZDNet.com

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Many communities struggle for a while until they catch their stride when they reach the right participants, or offer the right means of engagement such as using a different model such as a social network instead of discussion forums (or vice versa.) On CBSSports.com: Hottie Hall Of Fame ?

Forrester Wave Report: The Leaders in Community Platforms for Marketers (Part 4/4)

John Tropea - Delicious Community

We are pleased to have begun working with Fortune 25 retailers, Fortune 50 banks, and Fortune 100 media and tech companies since the completion of the report, on both external and internal employee communities. Former LiveWorld employee.)

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John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

About a third of the book, at the end, describes the five dysfunctions model. Like all good models its nice and simple and can be drawn on a whiteboard. Each part of the model is interlocked. Inspiring action is more important than gaining insight.

2012 36

The Enterprise Social Network, Auto-Generated And Visually Mapped

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

But much of the intelligence in the system requires employees to so the heavy lifting, which is boring. This allows employees to create profiles, watch a news feed of colleagues’ activity and use a contacts list. Dashboard automatically tracks employees’ everyday work activity, such as email. SONAR works with a full range of mainstream enterprise systems, unlike certain competitors which are tied to a single vendor’s stack.

2008 29

Implementing the Cisco Collaboration Framework

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

every employee across the globe. model. and expertise is shared among employees, partners, and their communities. Younger employees—especially Generation. Y, employees now in their twenties—and. stored” within employees, partners, customers, and even the broader public (which might. and expertise is shared among employees, customers and partners. operational models. Y employees). If employees do not actively use the tools, then.

When online communities go to work | Enterprise Web 2.0 | ZDNet.com

John Tropea - Delicious Community

While debate still occurs about whether consumer social networking is an effective model for how we should run our organizations in the future, one under-appreciated online phenomenon has been quietly and steadily remaking the very notion of business itself.

A Practical Guide to Implementing Web 2.0 (aka Social Networking Tools) in Your Organization

How to Save the World

So what's the best model for a corporate website? Don't expect your employees to self-manage this 'corporate directory' -- there's a completely different dynamic at work than exists in voluntary communities of interest where there's a shared passion driving behaviour.

IBM Drives Enterprise Adoption of Social Networks with New Enterprise Adaptability Practice

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Enterprise Adaptability integrates several recognized IBM competencies: Enterprise-class Web 3.0ish social software via SmallBlue/IBM Atlas —this software analyzes IM (instant messaging), email and other digital knowledge artifacts to create synthetic profiles and social web models among people.

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