Launches A Ning Competitor

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

They’ve also integrated the Google AdSense API, so site admin can earn 50% of revenue displayed on their network. They’ve also integrated the Google AdSense API, so site admin can earn 50% of revenue displayed on their network. [.]

Top 10 Twitter-LinkedIn Integration Takeaways

Online Social Networking

Take for example the recent integration of LinkedIn with Twitter. 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. The Twitter-LinkedIn integration helps Twitter by attracting new professional users from LinkedIn who were previously too skeptical to join.

Social Business – *The* Ecosystem


Thus why do I keep insisting that our, and your, competitors, should be part of the mix? But if there is anything that competitors would be good for you, and your social business ecosystem, it would be how they have become essential to help your products grow further and become better.

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May 2011: Social Media Course

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

We setup a social media dashboard for monitoring your keywords, brand, products and services, competitors, vendors, clients, employees in Social Media. Learn how to integrate Facebook and Twitter, YouTube and Flickr into your website (new or old).

2011 207

Alchemy of Change Weekly Links (weekly)

Alchemy of Change

What Virgin is doing is listening and integrating that feedback back into their company. Consider their competitors that are not. The Secret to Virgin America’s Social Business Success (an Infographic Comparison). Social Business is about using the data — social media monitoring data — to make mission critical decisions. Consider a company that does listen and respond. Maybe it won’t make a difference today, but look forward 2, 5, or 10 years.

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What’s Your Purpose?


On the other hand, there are also plenty of other great purposes for which people/organisations have pretty much nailed their efforts into becoming a Socially Integrated Enterprise. The Journey of Becoming a Socially Integrated Enterprise .

Thoughts on Managing Your Social Vendor Relationships

Online Community Strategy

Guiding the vendor into partnership & integration discussions with other vendors that you use. If not, this should be a huge red flag (and see previous point re: Competitors).

Avoid Profile Potpourri

Collaborative Thinking

It's understandable - people want to have a richer understanding of their fellow employees and vendors want to differentiate their products from competitors - profiles help meet those needs. You might avoid some messy integration and user adoption issues down the road. .

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Curing Business Ecosystems Blindness

Partnering Resources

Trainers, resellers, developers, and system integrators all benefit from their association with Microsoft. Evolution into business ecosystems. Image by Dion Hinchcliffe, Dachis Group. Business ecosystems are complex and ever-changing.

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June 2011: Social Media Course computer based

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Want to know what customers, competitors and staff are saying about you on social networks? Learn how to integrate Facebook and Twitter into your website and your overall strategy. Another set of social media classes for Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane at the end of June.

2011 169

Dell – The Future of E-tailing is Social Commerce | Social Commerce Today

Online Community Strategy

One challenge that remains to be met, according to Dell, is how to apply the learnings to create an integrated and coherent socially-enhanced digital experience – shopping, community and service. Listen : Begin with a simple social media monitoring solution that monitors conversations and competitors – how are competitors using social commerce? Apply – Apply learning and build on tools that work for you, integrating social commerce into your overall digital strategy.

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Community Input: SharePoint 2010

Collaborative Thinking

Thought-leadership was lost as competitors (e.g., Atlassian, NewsGator) whose products integrated into SharePoint in ways that alleviated some of the worst functionality (e.g., Competitive offerings will be assessed by how well they integrate in an overall SP2010 ecosystem - even when the competitive offering is retained for its social capabilities. There are more integration points however, and a lot of cross-dependencies, and inability to really substitute components.

2010 146

Google+ Hints at a Social Media Marketing Revolution

Alchemy of Change

If you haven’t yet tried it yet, Google+ (pronounced “Google Plus”) is a worthy competitor to Facebook and Twitter. While there are lots of CRM solutions out there, my guess is that the first one to do deeper integration with Google+ will be Salesforce.

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Relationship Mapping and Monitoring with Yammer

Governance in a Networked World

Like most of its competitors, the analytics are what we would call "ego-centric". Yammer is a leading social networking platform for use inside organisations.

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eModeration expands their services

Community Guy

eModeration will: assess what is working and what isn’t; evaluate the community goals; create or enhance a community integration strategy; evaluate and recommend community tools and products; evaluate and advise on tone and culture; and lead the overall change management process. My friends at the fantastic moderation company, eModeration , have launched a new suite of services that are worth checking out. Setting up a new community.

Working Out Loud with Google Plus – Part Deux


One of the themes around both Social and Open Business I have grown rather fond of over the course of the last 2 to 3 years is that one of Working Out Loud (Other related topics would be as well narrating your work or observable work , a.k.a. owork ).

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: IBM Social Business Partners

Portals and KM

Jim Engelking is Director of Business Development and Marketing for Genus Technologies , a US-based business partner specializing in integration between FileNet Content Manger, FileNet BPM, IBM Content Manager and IBM Lotus Software. This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2011.

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News Updates (December 3, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

collaborators, in striving for a win-win solution, almost always believe that progress is being made as minor issues are agreed upon, but in the long run, even these minor agreements are broken by competitors. And when you are up against a competitor, the only effective strategy is to become a competitor. Update. Tungle released various updates for, including a profile bar, custom availability, and free time display.

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Business Can’t Succeed in a World That’s Failing


A new reality where if it is not an integral part of helping improve the well-being of our societies, of our qualified workers, pretty soon we are going to reach that point where we may not have those workers anymore, not even qualified ones.

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organizational responsiveness

Taming the spaces

Furthermore, they contend that these agile organizations actually “thrive” because they are proficient at predicting changes in demand, reconfiguring their processes, sharing information across organizational boundaries and, adopting new processes ahead of their competitors.

2010 153

Washington Post Reinvents Itself on the Web

Portals and KM

The editors now stress online metrics and freely borrow from the playbooks of more nimble online competitors like Politico and The Huffington Post.”. They expanded their “Web presence by trying to meld what was great about the old Post with new traffic-baiting tricks of online start-ups — creating new, high-minded blogs…” They also integrated their digital and print operations that had been run separately.

My Top 5 iOS Apps of the Week – Week #11


Notes : Well, this one won’t be much of a surprise to anyone out there, since it’s one of Apple’s own iOS apps that comes pre-installed in the operating system already, but I must confess, after iOS 10, it’s proved to be a rather noteworthy competitor from other note-taking apps.

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News Updates (October 5, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

It doesn't support Exchange integration on Snow Leopard (yet). Passport is also much more affordable than competitors' devices, he said, at a starting price of $2,499. IBM vs Google Apps.

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Building a Solid Library of Use Cases


What matters most at the end of the day is what kinds of behaviours do we want to inspire with these change initiatives to eventually provoke a shift of mindsets that will help stick around those relatively new efforts of becoming a successful Socially Integrated Enterprise. .

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My Top 5 iOS Apps of the Week – Week #6


. Continuing further along with the series of blog posts for My Top 5 iOS Apps of the Week , here we are, once again, with the next round of iOS apps I would want to share across that may be worth while checking out, in case you may not have played with, nor seen, them just yet.

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News Updates (November 19, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Thanks to SharePoint's tight integration with Microsoft Office, editing documents is as easy as clicking them to open, making a change, then saving it directly back to SharePoint. For example, a user can set up a Twitter search for a competitor and view those Tweets within an app.

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News Updates (September 1, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

I don't want to suggest that there aren't viable competitors to SharePoint. Tokbox integrated EtherPad into its video-chat service, for real-time document collaboration. Small also mentioned that EtherPad will be integrating TokBox into their service in the next couple of weeks. Zoho and VMWare. Zoho partnered with VMWare, for easier behind the firewall deployment of Zoho's software. "

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Social Computing Guidelines and Why You Would Still Need Them


And IBM’s official journey to become a Socially Integrated Enterprise had just begun. A few weeks back I wrote about the first of the 5 pillars I keep using with clients, time and time again, whenever they are embarking on the so-called Digital Transformation journey.

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Google Joins with Intel and Sony to Go After TV

Portals and KM

With print, the Web has initially been a competitor that has brought many outlets down (see Who killed the Rocky Mountain News? However, with TV, it seems that the Web firms are trying to better integrate and the traditional TV content producers are mostly on board to make this work. I have written on how Apple might impact the television business model. Google is also getting into the act. Amy Vernon writes how Google's Open-Source TV: Coming soon to a set near you.

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The Great Unbundling and Collapse of Local Newspapers

Alchemy of Change

Over time, the volume of automotive sales running through CarPoint (some $600 million – every month ), when added to that of our competitors, began to seriously undermine the local papers’ value proposition to car dealers.

2011 246

From Adaptation into Engagement by Luis Suarez


At least, that’s what I keep telling myself about how important it is to build a narrative you would feel rather comfortable with when interacting with other people, whether your peers, your customers, your business partners, even your competitors. Language matters.

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IBM’s Client Experience Jam Is Now History


Plenty of people would venture to confirm that my employer, IBM, is a successfully Socially Integrated Enterprise , and they might be right. You may have noticed how over the course of the last few days, things have been a bit too quiet over here in this blog and for a good reason.

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Your online Business Development System: The Alerts Radar

The Bumble Bee

Key Competitor Activity. However bear in mind that whilst Twitter is an excellent way to find out who is saying what about who (such as you or your competitors) it is not normally a channel organisations will use to post tenders or other business opportunities.

2010 152

News Updates (October 8, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Jive announced a new connect and integrate (rather than replace) strategy, for integrating with other enterprise systems. The first module under the new strategy is the Jive SharePoint Connector, a deep integration between Jive SBS and Microsoft SharePoint. The integration with SharePoint be available later in 2009. - A Documentum integration will ship in 2010. - The SharePoint integration will be a competitor to NewsGator Social Sites.

2009 114

Social Task Management – When Social Business Got Down to Work – #e2conf Highlights


This is where Social Task Management kicks in to help us achieve our business goals much easier, whether those social technologies are standalone , integrated or native. . To get things going with the series of blog posts with highlights from the recent Enterprise 2.0

2012 213

Tech Talk: The “Gist” of Connecting Your Inbox with Your Social Network

Ant's Eyeview Blog

In today’s business world, the average working professional sends and receives about 160 e-mails a day and costs companies around $650 billion per year in wasted productivity.

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Blog>> Simple Things

Green Chameleon

For a product which does enterprise document and content management (including metadata and taxonomy handling) badly in its native state, and collaboration only in a mediocre fashion compared to competitors, it’s not the best deal for knowledge managers to have to grapple with. Everybody, it seems, is using Sharepoint.

News Updates (October 21, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Address Book integration, for task resource assignments. Four options for integrating iCal events and to-dos with maps, including "Smart Calendar To Dos". Jive Gets $12 Million. Jive took $12 million of Series B funding from Sequoia Capital.

2009 116

Racing to the Top Where Corporations Are People


We can extort workers to show up and work harder for less, in order to underbid a competitor. The race to the top is the long-term path with the desirable outcome “ How brilliant is that quote as an inspirational definition of what a Socially Integrated Enterprise should be like, don’t you think?

2012 154

Portals and KM - Untitled Article

Portals and KM

Unlike the other two competitors, QikCom is offering the basic service for free. In addition, they will soon release an API that allows the integration of third-party Twitter applications into QikCom. There is also a competitor monitoring Tab. The huge success of Twitter has triggered a number of firms (e.g., QikCom , Yammer , and ) that now provide micro-messaging for use behind the firewall. This is yet another example of a personal web 2.0

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Social Architecture (a manifesto) | Management Innovation eXchange

John Tropea - Delicious Community

In his free ebook ‘ One Tribe at a Time ’ he talks about an “acceptable level of integration.”: Social validation is done from several directions at the same time: employees, supervisors, colleagues and even competitors. Management Innovation eXchange. Its time to reinvent management.

Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

What about other profitable service areas that rely on big networks of people, networks like Amazon or eBay – are these future partners, or competitors?

Will Google Succeed with TV Where Apple and Microsoft Have Fallen Short?

Portals and KM

Sean Portnoy looks at a different set of competitors for Google TV and asks on ZDNet, Will Google TV Threaten Cable Providers? First, Sean notes that by buying a Google TV box for a one-time fee or a new HDTV with Google TV built in, you are then not resigned to pay an extra monthly fee when pay TV providers decide to add new features like Web integration to their packages. Leslie D'Monte recently covered Google's linking of TV and the Web.

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