Blog>> The Confluence of Human Resource and Knowledge Management

Green Chameleon

I will be speaking to a group of HR professionals on the confluence of KM and HR ( webpage ). They emphasise the employees’ role in updating staff profile and directory.

My New Role with AppFusions

Portals and KM

I am pleased to announce my new role working with the AppFusions team on the re-launch of their blog, Connecting the Enterprise --technologies and people daily. These connectors can play a major role in realizing the great cross-system efficiencies and potential when bringing engineering and business systems together ( Enterprise 2.0 ). AppFusions’ Integrations of iRise® Visualization with Atlassian JIRA, Confluence.

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New Publication: Public Libraries as Social Innovation Catalysts

Making CommunitySense

of the 10th Prato CIRN Conference “Nexus, Confluence, and Difference: Community Archives meets Community Informatics”, Prato, Italy, Oct 28-30 2013. Public libraries urgently need to reinvent their role in society. Through social innovation, libraries may adopt new functions and roles and even act as innovation catalysts in networks of increasingly interdependent stakeholders from different sectors. Just published: A. de Moor and R.

News Updates (June 23, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

PleaseReview v4 will feature true collaborative authoring of Word documents and many other enhancements: Enhanced look & feel, Collaborative authoring (aka co-authoring) of Word documents, Enhancements to the 'roles' model, General usability enhancements, Multiple authors per review, Reconciliation report enhancements, PDF review enhancements, System connector enhancements, and Revised licensing. Atlassian Confluence 3.0. of Confluence, its enterprise wiki offering.

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Being Collaborative - How Can We Tell?

Michael Sampson - Currents

According to this argument, we could conclude that a team was being "collaborative" if they used collaboration software - Traction TeamPage, Yammer, Atlassian Confluence, Central Desktop, or any one of the other alternatives. The tools play a very small role in whether a team is collaborative or not - it's how the team uses the tools that matters.

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Stowe Boyd, The collaborative tool manifestation of teams is.

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Dan Hill | We have reached a turning point where tech is so deeply embedded in our culture, like language, clothing, and buildings before it, that its role is as central as those, and now perhaps more so. He understands the confluence of human behavior and technology quite.

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Why 90% of Organisations would NOT Survive a Digital Disruption

Governance in a Networked World

In fact it should not be a competition, but a confluence of the formal and informal, if successful transformation is to be achieved. Today the ESNs play that role, but if your organisation hasn’t yet acquired an ESN, start using the group features to help you ‘work out loud’. Really?

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Key Differences Between Social and Collaborative Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Blog About Contact 21 Days of Wiki Adoption Apple Atlassian better meetings Business Collaboration Collaborative Technology collective action Community Confluence Course Using Wiki Creativity Design & Branding Digital Democracy Digital Learning Enterprise 2.0

News Updates (September 22, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

For the last year and a half, he’s been using a wiki-cum-blog tool called Confluence, from Atlassian. Yet the wiki has formal roles as well. Zoho Discussions. Zoho released it's first new product for 2009, Zoho Discussions.

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How to Manage Your Business in a Recession: "#6 Focus on Capital - How You're Getting It and Where You're Using It"

Michael Sampson - Currents

Let’s not spin the myth that the effective use of collaboration tools and platforms is all that’s needed to support such management, but they can play a role. In this category there are many -- both direct replacements for standard inhouse variants ( LotusLive for the IBM shops, Microsoft Online Services for the Microsoft shops), and those from alternative providers ( Central Desktop , Basecamp , Atlassian Confluence Hosted , Brainloop , and many, many others).

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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Atlassian ConfluenceConfluence is an enterprise wiki that makes it easy for your team to collaborate and share knowledge. Confluence - The Enterprise Wiki.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

For identity management you can use the LDAP plugin which add LDAP-support transparently (you will have users, groups, roles and permissions in the standard configuration anyway).

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IBM Lotus Connections, in plain English " Connected

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

If you want to use the integration between Connections Communities and Atlassian Confluence , SocialText , and/or Lotus Sametime broadcast tools, you’ll need to configure that. that fit their personality, their role, and their work behavior.

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Collaboration vs sharing

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

A big part of the role of KM (or whatever you want to call it) is the development of shared contexts between groups within an organisation because without that shared context you cant transfer anything. Engineers without Fears Sunday, October 14, 2007 Collaboration vs sharing James Robertson talks about collaboration tools as anti-knowledge sharing. If I understand JR correctly, his point is that collaboration tools are great for specific teams.

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Anecdote: Collaboration consulting—fostering a collaboration culture

John Tropea - Delicious Community

There are a relatively small set of things leaders do that affect culture: What leaders pay attention to, measure, and control on a regular basis How leaders react to critical incidents and organisational crises How leaders allocate resources Deliberate role modelling, teaching, and coaching How leaders allocate rewards and status How leaders recruit, select, promote, and excommunicate The short-hand for this list is, “How do you get ahead around here?”

More collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Engineers without Fears Saturday, September 15, 2007 More collaboration James Dellow takes up the conversation about collaboration. James D makes the point that collaboration happens within organisations & that people will use any tools that come to hand. Absolutely agree with this. James goes on to say: This cycle by the way is taking place at an enterprise level, but also at the level of individual workgroups, teams and projects.

Headshift : Gettin' Wiki With It

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The deployment has to be carefully planned so that all stakeholders are informed well in advance potential problems are foreseen and catered for before they occur everything is "roll-back-able" a schedule is agreed and stuck to In other words, its all about the three -ations: Anticipation Coordination Communication Weve been using our enterprise wiki, Confluence , to keep track of things, and I have to say, its proved an invaluable tool for this situation.

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The Four Tenets of the Community Manager

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Methodology Recently, I’ve been doing some research on the Community Manager role, which is appearing at most brands that take online communities and communication seriously. In nearly all the job descriptions, the following beliefs were spelled out as requirements for the role.

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Engineers without Fears: collaboration tools: stags

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Engineers without Fears Tuesday, April 15, 2008 collaboration tools: stags Ive been thinking about different collaboration tools for various groups recently and I was pondering on some of the different factors you need to consider and I came up with this (click to enlarge) : Lets take each of these in turn: Size - One thing to consider are the numbers of people who will be collaborating. Three rough groups sizes come to mind: Teams (15 approx) - small number of people.

Collaboration tools

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Engineers without Fears Tuesday, September 11, 2007 Collaboration tools James Robertson has been thinking about collaboration tools. Which is interesting because I have as well. As ever, James is practical & clear in his thinking and suggests a 5 phase model (0-4) for organisations thinking about collaboration.

Manage, and you might survive. Facilitate, and you will thrive. :: Blog :: Headshift

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

While key employees of the organization have built up an impressive wealth of knowledge about members, members themselves dont know the faces, roles, interests, or connections of other members making it very hard for them to effectively network on their own. If you set up a platform to provide online networking among your members, you will still play a role, not as a manager but as a facilitator.

The Connectbeam Social Computing Blog: Forrester Reports that Corporate Social Networks will Augment Strategic HR Strategies

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

These younger employees may then turn to consumer web tools that are not designed to support business functions (see The Role of Facebook in the Enterpris e) and will only operate in silos of the subset who might engage with them.

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Core Principles for the New Economy: Human Agency & Enlightened Self-Interest « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

I want to make this happen in an online environment, which we’re doing now using enterprise collaboration software, Confluence Atlassian.). 8 Tools for Self-Analysis: Mapping Your Strengths, Gifts & Roles. Skip to content. emergent by design. future of facebook project. future of money project. support. who’s the architect? Core Principles for the New Economy: Human Agency & Enlightened Self-Interest. January 10, 2012.

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Can you find the people you need? | Jon Mell - Web 2.0 ideas and strategy

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Home About Jon Mell Jon Mell - Web 2.0 ideas and strategy Contact me If you would like my help with your Enterprise 2.0

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Delta Knowledge: Creating Knowledge Cultures - Post 7

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Roles include Knowledge Management, Application Design and Project Management. 6 hours ago Liako.Biz The future is webiqitous 11 hours ago ChiefTech Consuming conversations and information - guess what, we have choice 12 hours ago Atlassian News Confluence 3.0

BT Web 2.0 adoption case study « Inside out

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Consequently, we will be migrating information off the JotBox into a number of different tools ranging from WordPress, Mediawiki, and Confluence to SharePoint 2007 over the coming months. roles.

infoarch: Crafting Collaboration with Stigmergy

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Overall, stigmergy is found to play a central role in not only the structure, nature and ongoing expansion of the Internet, ranging from the coordination of its most basic navigational features to the emergence of cutting-edge practices increasingly referred to as ‘Web 2.0’,

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SelectMinds Provides Secure Social Networking Platform for Enterprise Use | The AppGap

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

SelectMinds can be integrated with other applications such as Confluence for content sharing. I think that social networks will continue to play an increasing role within enterprise 2.0.

SocialText Putting A Little Social Into.Enterprise Wikis

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Last November , Mayfield moved into the Chairman/President role to make room for a new CEO, Eugene Lee. reply Stuart Glendinning Hall - April 17th, 2008 at 7:47 am PDT Hmm, be interesting to see how enterprise wiki competitors like Atlassian’s Confluence respond too.

Awareness, Phased Growth are Keys to Participation on Wikis

John Tropea - Delicious Community

blog boris mann business CeBIT change change management citizen journalism city Clay Shirky cognition collaboration Collaborative Technology collective action Community Confluence conversation Course Using Wiki creativity culture customers data center David Weinberger Design & Branding Digital Democracy digitallearning DITA documentation earmarks EDUCAUSE2006 email encyclopedia enterprise 2.0

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freezing out on the scarpa flow

Engineers without Fears

Engineers without Fears Monday, January 14, 2008 freezing out on the scarpa flow Michael Idinopulos writes about in-the-flow and out-of-the flow activities and wiki beahaviour and Andrew McAfee takes his point a bit further. Andrew asks: How outlandish would it be for a company to put participation in emergent social software platforms in the flow for at least some employees?

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Getting started with enterprise social networking :: Blog :: Headshift

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Another important tip is to look at the role of information and communication professionals, and seek to find ways of making their activity more focused on information networking and helping others develop key competencies around searching, sharing and personal information management.

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Enterprise 2.0 = Emergence Software | innovation Creators

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

Don’t get me wrong, I’m not dissing the new wave of enterprise-focussed apps (I use — and love — Confluence for example). there will always be a very important role for the CIO and the IT team. I just think that this technology means that the role is changing. Instead of being in charge of a hiarchy of defined solutions, the CIO takes on the role of the standards used to govern interactions.

infoarch: Collaborative Thinking: Communication (and Coordination?) in a Modern, Complex Organization

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

First the main question of their research: “The basic question we explore asks, what is the role of observable (to us) boundaries between individuals in structuring communications inside the firm? However… “Despite the fundamental role of coordination – and the communication that enables it – to the purpose of organizations, we have little understanding of actual interaction patterns in modern, complex, multi-unit firms.

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Innovation and Communities of Practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Children’s role in Home-school. Given the roles those individuals may play in innovation, knowledge executives and innovation managers who don’t ask these questions, do a disservice to their company. 6 Communities come in different shades and play different roles in value creation. Idea stage: knowledge confluence, trust flows, and taxonomies In the idea stage of innovation, we collect, evaluate, connect, and re-contextualize ideas.

Connected - IBM Lotus Connections, in plain English

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

If you want to use the integration between Connections Communities and Atlassian Confluence , SocialText , and/or Lotus Sametime broadcast tools, you’ll need to configure that. that fit their personality, their role, and their work behavior.

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