Games connect

Viv Mcwaters

It seems easy to forget the power of games to connect. On our recent trip to Mongolia, in winter, I knew we’d be spending a lot of time indoors, with host families and with each other. It seemed like a good idea to take some table-top games to play.

2017 141

How to Create Live Maps of Conference Connections

Partnering Resources

I recently use a new tool called sumApp to map conference connections in real time. They can draw their ego network (the people that they’re connected to) and they have some sense of their second-degree networks (who those people might be connected to).

2018 130

Connections are Different than Relationships

Alchemy of Change

Gideon Rosenblatt Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Movement as Network « Networks and Autonomy How Connections “Wrap&# Our Engagement » Connections are Different than Relationships I used to use the words connection and relationship interchangeably.

Connecting More Deeply

Viv Mcwaters

Connecting more deeply. Connecting more deeply works for me at a number of levels, not just personal. One of my favourite ways of connecting is through play.

2016 130

Only Connect

Hildy Gottlieb

It was great to connect, even for just a little bit, with the joyful feeling of being mom to a dog. It was great to connect, even for just a bit, with someone who reminded me of the joy – and the hard work – of being a daughter caring for an aging mother.

IBM Connections File Sync for Mac

Michael Sampson - Currents

It is, however, only for IBM’s cloud offering at the moment; on-premises Connections isn’t supported yet. IBM Connections IBM announced yesterday that the file sync and share plug-in for Mac is (finally) available.

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In Connection We Trust

Alchemy of Change

Trust Connects Us – and Our Software. I wrote recently in another piece called Trust and Networks that “ trust is the lubricant that supports relationships and makes a network work. &# I also noted that “networks are the connections that allow peers to work together.&#

Explaining to London’s Deputy Mayor how mapping can help connect Londoners and #reclaimourspaces

Social Reporter

There’s a full report here on the Connecting Londoners blog, together with background on the Reclaim Our Spaces campaign who organised the event. We produced a poster summarising why we believe network connections are needed at different levels.

2017 207

Use and Adoption of IBM Connections – A Survey

Michael Sampson - Currents

I am running a research survey on how organizations are using IBM Connections. The survey has 17 questions, spread across four pages: – Demographics and Current State of Connections. – Current and Forecasted Use of IBM Connections. – Upgrading to Connections 5.0. On the front page of the survey it says: “ IBM Connections is a widely used collaboration and social business platform. IBM Connections

2014 131

Connecting Google Drive to YouTube for Video Uploads 2016

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Once in the cloud I can connect most services and then I don’t have to reupload them. How to transfer a video from Google Drive and sync it with YouTube.

2016 192

Europe in June - Social Connections V

Michael Sampson - Currents

In late June I'll be in Zurich for the Social Connections V conference. Social Connections is a user group focused on IBM Connections and social collaboration technology, with a mixed business and technical bent. IBM Connections Upcoming Events

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Reporting Structure in IBM Connections

Michael Sampson - Currents

One of the long-standing features in IBM Connections (and previous editions that were called Lotus Connections) is the ability to view the reporting structure of your organization. IBM ConnectionsFor someone visiting your profile and trying to figure out where you "fit in," the reporting structure gives the answer. It shows who you report to, who they report to, who they report to, etc., up to the highest ranking person (such as your CEO).

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Information overload and connectivity

Jenny Connected

On one side we are urged to increase our connectivity – we are told that all learning starts with a connection, to learn we need to be well connected, to keep up in a fast moving digital age we need to know how to filter, select, aggregate, remix, repurpose, feed forward. We are urged to be open and connected , and to become involved in global networks. Tagged: connectivity , informationoverload , networked learning , time.

Implementing Connections in the Real World of Gore: Successes and Pitfalls, Brian O'Neill (Social Connections V, Zurich)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Brian O''Neill is presenting a case study on implementing IBM Connections at Gore. Brian is one of the organizers for Social Connections, and has come across from the United States for the conference. Started with IBM Connections 2.5 Hire expert Connections administrators.

2013 152

Drive Business with IBM Connections Content Manager, Heidi Ambler (Social Connections V, Zurich)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Heidi Ambler, the Director of Product Management for Social Software at IBM Connections is presenting the opening keynote at Social Connections V. Heidi has been involved with "Connections" since 2005-2006, which wasn''t called Connections then.

2013 127

Bloomfire Provides Comprehensive Knowledge Connections

Portals and KM

is a relatively new offering in the knowledge management space, founded in 2010, that is meeting a need that has remained with us for some time: how do you connect people with the knowledge they need to accomplish their work tasks? Bloomfire.

2013 158

Heading to IBM Connect 2013

Michael Sampson - Currents

Late next week I head to IBM Connect 2013 , previously known as Lotusphere, in Orlando FL. A couple of other points of note: - There is a bookstore onsite at IBM Connect. I will have a couple of copies of the in-progress manuscript for my latest book with me - Doing Business with IBM Connections. Roll on IBM Connect 2013. Conference Notes IBM Connections

2013 98

Round-Trip Editing in Connections Content Manager

Michael Sampson - Currents

As part of the announcement around Mac Sync, Luis from IBM also mentioned that round-trip editing is available for Connections Content Manager : IBM Connections Content Manager (CCM) users can now do round-trip editing. This is good news then, and although it is limited to Libraries (in Connections Content Manager for the moment), it portends good things are on the way for Files and Community Files. IBM Connections

2014 89

Use and Adoption of IBM Connections: State of the Market 4Q2014

Michael Sampson - Currents

A couple of months ago I kicked off a global survey on the use and adoption of IBM Connections. The report contents includes: - Use and Adoption of IBM Connections: About the Survey. Business Activities Supported by IBM Connections. Employee Use of IBM Connections. Versions of IBM Connections Being Used Among Organizations. Plans to Upgrade to IBM Connections 5.0. - Key Features in IBM Connections 5.0. - Add-On Products for IBM Connections.

2014 136

Social Connections VII – Next Week in Stockholm

Michael Sampson - Currents

The seventh Social Connections event is being held in Stockholm next week. The event provides two days of content and discussions on social business and IBM Connections. Conferences & Events IBM Connections I attended and spoke at the fifth event in Zurich (June 2013). I wish I could go to this one … but having just got back from Europe, I can’t. The agenda looks great.

2014 89

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment

Elsua

I use it every single day of the week, it’s my favourite personal learning network by far, but I am starting to question the value of connections over there. When you decide to stop following everyone and question the purpose of that connection in the first place?

2015 189

Ordering a Copy of Doing Business with IBM Connections (2013)

Michael Sampson - Currents

As a consequence, you can now place an order for your very own copy of Doing Business with IBM Connections (2013). IBM Connections Michael''s Books The book is underway at the printers, and I''m hoping to be able to sign off on the proofs tomorrow afternoon.

2013 136

Two tactics: resist and connect

Chris Corrigan

So let me be clear about two tactics tactics: resist and connect. So two tactics: resist and connect. Connecting is critical. Last weekend the conversation on facebook about my previous posts took a turn. We are in an emotionally charged time and misunderstanding are everywhere.

2017 72

ALTC2013 Blogging connections

Jenny Connected

In the meantime, it has been great to make two new connections through this blog. One of the pleasures of ALT-C 2013 for me was that I discovered/met two readers of this blog who I was not aware of. These contacts were very meaningful for me and from them I was reminded of two reasons why blogging works for me. Blogging for me is about personal reflection. One of these two readers told me that for him his blogging days had dried up two years ago.

2013 100

Sponsors at Social Connections V (Zurich)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Social Connections V is a user group conference, which does not charge a conference fee. Here''s the vendors that were on the showcase floor: - Ephox, showing EditLive for IBM Connections. It''s an add-in for IBM Connections that brings rich text editing into the Connections tools. Takes scanned documents and routes it to Connections Files, Content Manager, or FileNet. Cobra is launching this add-in for Connections today. Conference Notes IBM Connection

2013 98

Review of Doing Business with IBM Connections (2013) - Luis from the IBM Connections Team

Michael Sampson - Currents

Thanks to a long flight yesterday, Luis Benitez, a Social Software Product Manager at IBM, finished my book on IBM Connections. The book is intended for collaboration strategists, line of business managers and users of IBM Connections. This book provides independent advice on how to drive business with IBM Connections, accelerate adoption, and reduce time to value. ". IBM Connections

2013 104

It is done. The History of Doing Business with IBM Connections (2013)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The idea was to define 10-12 common collaboration scenarios, and then put a variety of products through an evaluation - Microsoft SharePoint, Lotus Connections, Cisco Quad, and others - to see where each excelled and didn''t excel when matched against the different scenarios.

2013 179

Badgeville Integrates with IBM Connections

Portals and KM

Recently I spoke with Chris Lynch about their integration with IBM Connections. I was especially interested in this as I covered Connections extensively (see first of recent three part series - IBM Connections Conversations 1: Review of 3.0 ).

IBM Connect 2014 - I'll Be There

Michael Sampson - Currents

I will be attending IBM Connect 2014 in Orlando at the end of January. A couple of people have asked if I will have Doing Business with IBM Connections (2013) in the bookstore.

2014 159

Leadership, Connectivity, Execution, Organization

The Bumble Bee

Very nice short article by Harold Jarche in his blog "Life in Perpetual Beta" which revisits the 4 key zones of Bioteams: Leadership, Connectivity, Execution, Organization.

Doing Business with IBM Connections - December Update

Michael Sampson - Currents

The writing continues for Doing Business with IBM Connections , my current book project. He had about 30 minutes with it, and said that he really liked the emphasis on the business processes and collaboration scenarios people do each day, rather than starting with the features of Connections. I will have a couple of copies at IBM Connect late next month. IBM Connections

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Mapping the community networks of Centres of Expertise: the “Rotterdam Connections”

Making CommunitySense

My community mapping work is taking off. I have been very busy with it, and have had little time to share the stories recently. Upcoming a series of blog posts introducing some of the very interesting mapping projects I have been doing since last year.

2017 191

RSA and Connected Communities

Nancy White

One is the Connected Communities Report: How social networks power and sustain the Big Society by Jonathan Rowson, Steve Broome and Alasdair Jones. Download Connected Communities: How social networks power and sustain the Big Society (PDF, 1.5MB). via RSA – Connected Communities.

The Essence of Connected Learning

Elsua

It’s probably a good time now to, at long last, rethink the Essence of Connected Learning. The Essence of Connected Learning from DML Research Hub on Vimeo. . Talking about Connected Learning.

2012 141

WorX for Secretaries (Social Connections V, Zurich)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Nienke (Saxion University) and Sasja (e-office) are talking about one use case of IBM Connections - for secretaries. Created a ladder booklet, for showing levels of skill with IBM Connections. Conference Notes IBM Connections Some notes: 1. Saxion WorX is the vision of the new way of working. Objectives include efficiency, collaboration, and co-creation, among others.

2013 98

IRRODL Special Issue: Emergent Learning, Connections, Design for Learning

Jenny Connected

Vol 12, No 7 (2011): Special Issue – Emergent Learning, Connections, Design for Learning. Tagged: #change11 , #PLENK2010 , CCK08 , connections , Connectivism , connectivity , emergent learning , IRRODL , learning , Research. ChangeMOOC11 Research #change11 #PLENK2010 CCK08 connections Connectivism connectivity emergent learning IRRODL learning

The magic of connecting the dots

Mathemagenic

What I like the most about facilitating learning is the magic of connecting the dots. Or, better, being patient enough to see the kids connecting the dots by themselves.

2015 156

Viewing Activities in IBM Connections as a Kanban Board

Michael Sampson - Currents

ISW Development, the team behind the Kudos Badges gamification engine for IBM Connections, has recently taken the wraps of its IBM Connect 2014 announcement: Kudos Boards. The new offering transforms Activities in IBM Connections into a visual drag-and-drop Kanban Board style interface, for new ways of working with tasks and entries. “ We love Activities in Connections. IBM Connections featured

2014 114

IBM Takes the Wraps off Connections 4

Michael Sampson - Currents

In late August I posted about the imminent release of Version 4 of IBM Connections, a suite of applications that supports team collaboration, enterprise community formation, and social sharing in a business context. Here's what I think is most interesting in IBM Connections 4: 1.

2012 167

Community and connection

Viv Mcwaters

This is one of the new skills we have to navigate in this connected world. I think we all crave connection and understanding, empathy and love. Community and connection is a post from: vivmcwaters.com.au. Is it over sharing or reaching out? Is it possible to get this on-line? I’ve seen friends reach out on-line and receive an outpouring of support, ideas, encouragement and love.

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