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.

Reinventing Relationships with Social Business

Elsua

Specially, since time and time again I kept relating how I struggle constantly getting connected, finding the time and eventually write down a blur of entries while on the road. Engagement (Connected). Let’s go and Reinvent Relationships with Social Business.

Chit Chat + Relationship Building = $

Michelle Laurie

Networking is a medium to create relationships, learn about people and ultimately build trust. The ability to connect, i.e. small talk, is what is moving careers. In summary, the heart of Knowledge Management is connecting people, ideas and experience.

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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.&#

Green Chameleon » Connect, Contribute, Develop

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Connect, Contribute, Develop Tony Burgess of Company Command fame made a very striking contribution on the Comprac listserve the other day, which I’m quoting here with his permission.

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Guest Post: Net-Map in cultural development in Germany

Net-Map Toolbox

First time-use of a Net-Map-procedure in a culture development process. With the decision to perform a network analysis, the Institute for Cultural Policy entered new territory within the framework of cultural development processes.

How “Membranes” Build Great Organizations

Alchemy of Change

In this article, you’ll learn about a new way of thinking about organizational boundaries; one that helps connect what’s inside the organization with what’s outside it. Networks connect us in powerful ways that simply did not exists just a decade ago.

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An Exercise in Balancing Engagement

Alchemy of Change

Many of you know that I write a lot about engagement and think about it as “ the process of building relationships with people and putting those relationships to work to accomplish some goal.” Co-Creative Connected connection engagement impact relationship task

The Connection Economy – The One to Rule Them All

Elsua

How about if we would start focusing quite a lot more on the Connection Economy instead, to eventually have a bigger impact beyond just focusing on the money, the power and the greed? . Indeed, welcome to The Connections Economy!

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What can knowledge interventions contribute to development?

Joitske Hulsebosch

I pointed out my belief in the power of south-south learning to increase the impact of development efforts. I explained my vision that in my idea the counterpart model in development (the northern expert working with a southern person for a longer period of time) has disappeared because it is not how people learn and change happens. Can we in the Netherlands also learn from developing countries? We focus on collecting, but not enough on connecting the learners.

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Relationship Centric Teaching – Part 3 of ISS Fellowship

Full Circle Associates

I also wanted to focus on relationship centric teaching using conversational approaches. This was supported by a graphic facilitation workshop, which in the end, applied the relationship centric approach while introducing the joy of visuals and graphic facilitation in teaching and learning.

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Without Relationship, We Are Nothing

Hildy Gottlieb

One of the things we learned in the week with our Consultants Class was the extreme value placed by the Maori on relationship-building. “It It is expected that every session will absolutely open by building a foundation of relationship between those in the room.

Trust and Networks

Alchemy of Change

When trust is low and relationships are plagued by suspicion, networks collapse into brittle organizational structures that rarely offset their operational costs in real world outcomes. I suggest the following: “Networks are voluntary connections between autonomous peers.&#.

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3 Principles of “Friend Discovery” Social CRM

Alchemy of Change

Friend Discovery connects the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database in an organization with the social networks of its customers and other stakeholders. Information about customers’ relationships with their friends belongs in those customers’ social graphs.

Relationships and Identity: Two Sides of the Social Networking Coin

Collaborative Thinking

When we think of relationships, and study it from a social perspective, we look at: how people construct facets of their identity based on social structures in a particular context and activity. When we study relationships from a purely identity management focus, we look at the people, process, and technology arenas such as: how the organization ensures that authenticated and authorized employees are securely accessing information and applications.

Google+ Hints at a Social Media Marketing Revolution

Alchemy of Change

As a company, I can start to organize my connections with people on Google+ based on a variety of factors and use that to track what I send to and receive from them. Connecting Google+ to Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

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How People Define Smart Organizations: The Biology of Great Organizations Part II

Alchemy of Change

In my last post, I wrote about how the membrane of the cell provides a new perspective on the way organizations connect with the world around them. Spokespeople are just a more visible example of people who connect their organizations with the outside world.

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The Mesh: Why the Future of Business is Sharing

Alchemy of Change

We’re just starting to understand the implications of software capturing some representation of our relationships with people – what technologists call our “social graph.&# I just finished reading Lisa Gansky’s The Mesh and there’s much to like about the book.

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To Develop a Community, Think Network First

Online Community Strategy

a helpful answer must be developed in the context of the host organization and their extended network and 2.) What is true for the machines all around us now is true for us too: We are what we are connected to.

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Connecting Big Society? Bring in the young social reporters.

Social Reporter

Reporting from a conference in Cardiff today brought home to me how combining low-cost video, social media, and the skills and versatility of young (and older) people in using these tools could provide a way to develop Big Society … or Good Society … and certainly Our Society.

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Re-Inventing Collaboration: CRM as Social Technology

Alchemy of Change

Though we don’t often see it as such, CRM (or Customer Relationship Management) truly is a social technology. Organizations use CRM to manage relationships with customers and partners, and one day they’ll likely use it to manage relationships with employees. CRM is more than just a database for managing information about relationships, however. So how did companies keep track of the relationships behind all this internal sharing of social objects?

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Notes from the Opening General Session at IBM Connect 2013

Michael Sampson - Currents

In Orlando at the Walt Disney World Dolphin, IBM is kicking off the Opening General Session for IBM Connect. Best of Show / CTO Award - winner is ISW Development from Australia. Added Kenexa via acquisition in December, for talent development and recognition. IBM Connections 4.5 - nested folders, social tagging, document workflow. -. Foresee in Germany, have integrated Connections with a full touch capable table. -. They want to build a relationship.

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Rules for (digital)ecosystem growth and development?

Taming the spaces

I have been reading a good paper of ecosystem growth and development and thinking to the interrelations with digital ecosystems. This paper gives useful guidelines to explain the development and changes in digital ecosystems. Ecosystem growth and development.

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Cisco WebEx Connect Questions

Collaborative Thinking

Predictions: WebEx Connect will need a strong IdM (Identity Management) play and will do so either through expanding what exists within PostPath or through an acquisition or a deep partnership. The cloud-based identity service will be key to expand on social networking aspects that will emerge around WebEx Connect. What about offline - does WebEx Connect implement Dojo Offline which is based on Google Gears? Development test environment - how supported?

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To Develop a Community, Think Network First

Online Community Strategy

a helpful answer must be developed in the strategic context of the host organization and their extended network and 2.) What is true for the machines all around us now is true for us too: We are what we are connected to.

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Connect To Thrive | Psychology Today

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Connect To Thrive. Social Connection Improves Health, Well-Being & Longevity. But how many of us know that social connection is as important? Social connection improves physical health and psychological well-being. One telling study showed that lack of social connection is a greater detriment to health than obesity , smoking and high blood pressure. On the the flip side, strong social connection leads to a 50% increased chance of longevity.

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The Power of Pull + Social Business Edge + 140 Character Conference= ?

21st Century Organization

A tide of irreversible, technology and edge driven transformation of how businesses need to operate is underway, not just in the surrounding Manhattan offices, but in every office around the globe where individuals are connected. Change is in the Air and in Business It's spring in New York.

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Connecting Big Society? Bring in the young social reporters.

Social Reporter

Reporting from a conference in Cardiff today brought home to me how combining low-cost video, social media, and the skills and versatility of young (and older) people in using these tools could provide a way to develop Big Society … or Good Society … and certainly Our Society.

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Lotusphere and IBM Connect 2012 Highlights – Back to Basics of Conferences! #ls12 #ibmconnect

Elsua

As more and more blog posts are starting to come along sharing further insights on some of the major highlights from the recent IBM Lotusphere and IBM Connect 2012 events held last week in Orlando, Florida, I guess it’s now time for me to start sharing my two cents on what both events were like, what I learned, what I thought were some pretty interesting developments and happenings, as well as a bunch of other tidbits that I think would prove useful to share over here in this blog.

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Using social software to reinvent the customer relationship | Enterprise Web 2.0 | ZDNet.com

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Application , Productivity , Web 2.0 , Product Marketing , Customer Relationship Management (CRM) The elimination of decades of inadequate communication channels will suddenly unleash a tide of many opportunities, as well as challenges, for most organizations.

Why Our Software Needs Social Context

Alchemy of Change

In other words, when we’re online, we have weaker social context recognition - and our difficulty in correctly interpreting whether someone else is in “task mode&# or “relationship mode&# is a big part of that.

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Visualize Your Own LinkedIn Network

Alchemy of Change

I just mapped all my LinkedIn connections onto a visual graph through a new web service called InMaps. After connecting InMaps with my LinkedIn account, it clustered all my connections into eight clumps that you can see in the image to the right.

Future of Web Apps (FOWA) Miami February 23-24: The Place to Be

21st Century Organization

Please feel free to tell me your experience is different but what I've seen over decades is coding and development of applications is the easy part. T echnology is developed in support of a clear business strategy. Tags: Conferences Connected Business Enterprise 2.0

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GE's Ecoimagination Challenge: The Power of Ideas, Ecosystems and Scale

21st Century Organization

And winners get access to " GE's army of product developers, engineers and sales people ". Eli Lilly's outsourced research and development program that became I nnoCentive dates to 1998 ; Procter and Gamble has inspired others with Connect and Develop , that CEO Lafley instigated in 2000; and IBM has been using Innovation Jams since 2001.

D’Arcy Norman – How do you connect to people online? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Nov 30 2009 D’Arcy Norman – How do you connect to people online? How do you connect to people online?

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Building Social Business: Connecting, Sharing and Collaborating

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

and Organization Development. The answer is elusive and yet critical for us to understand the processes that lead from connecting to sharing and finally to collaborating. Connection - happen often serendipitously around common interests, passions, practices.

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Connected - IBM Lotus Connections, in plain English

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Connected Search Archives IBM Lotus Connections, in plain English Edit: I used to be the IBM Lotus Connections Technical Evangelist. I’m part of IBM Lotus Technical Sales, and it is my job to help folks understand what Lotus Connections is and how to use it well.

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Connecting Yourself to a New Job

TNT - The Network Thinker

Networking is commonly defined as quickly connecting with many people -- focus on quantity over quality -- sometimes mockingly called schmoozing. Everyone has dormant connections that can be re-activated. He expects a connection, but is not eager to offer one of his own.

The Business of Community Networking Conference, March 24-26, Boston. Please Join Us

21st Century Organization

Victoria Axelrod and I are also leading a workshop "Developing a Community Networking Strategy- Steps to Take". Tags: Conferences Connected Business Facebook in Business Industry change Marketing Organizational Networks Participative Media Relationship Networks Social Networks

Four Ways to Improve Our Online Emotional Intelligence

Alchemy of Change

Building relationships takes work. Touching : Nothing strengthens relationships more reliably than checking in with others on matters that are personally important to them. To do that, we need a whole new field of practitioners to join in the software development process.

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IBM Lotus Connections, in plain English " Connected

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Connected Search Archives IBM Lotus Connections, in plain English Edit: I used to be the IBM Lotus Connections Technical Evangelist. I’m part of IBM Lotus Technical Sales, and it is my job to help folks understand what Lotus Connections is and how to use it well.

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The Value of Connections

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Social network sites encourage their users to create rich profiles that can be used to facilitate connection, to identify connections with people on the network that they already know, and to invite their friends to join and connect.

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RSA - Connected Communities - How social networks power and sustain the Big Society

John Tropea - Delicious Community

In this report we argue for a new approach to community regeneration, based on an understanding of the importance of social networks, such an approach has the potential to bring about significant improvements in efforts to combat isolation and to support the development of resilient and empowered communities. Such an approach has the potential to bring about significant improvements in efforts to combat isolation and to support the development of resilient and empowered communities.

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