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.

A doorstop versus relationship rules

Viv Mcwaters

Many years ago I read a very good article about the differences between a Big Mac and the Naked Chef by Joel Spolsky. Under those circumstances, you’re connected and interacting with what’s around you.&#.

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.&#

IBM Aims at Reinventing Relationships with Northstar: We Better Watch…

Elsua

Did you have a chance to look into the brand-new shiny IBM’s Northstar tool suite that is supposed to provide us with an opportunity to reinvent relationships ? You know, one cannot get to reinvent relationships out of the blue and overnight, right? But today things are different.

Ten practical tips to profitable business relationships

The Bumble Bee

I am delighted to round out the coverage of this crucial area with an excellent guest article by business networking guru Tony Altham which offers ten practical tips for creating, building and sustaining profitable business relationships. The difference between listening and hearing is this.

What makes Facilitating With Confidence different?

Viv Mcwaters

So that’s what we focus on – each individual developing the confidence and self-awareness to step up, be present, respond in different ways to sticky moments or difficult people, to not be the centre of attention and to enable connection.

Everything Is Connected to Everything

Elsua

Brian Cox where in less than two minutes he gets to explain in very simple terms how everything is connected to everything. Science.

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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. Facebook Connect, OpenSocial).

How Social CRM “Friend Discovery” will Revolutionize the Way Organizations Collaborate

Alchemy of Change

Friend Discovery services connect the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database in an organization with the social networks of its customers and other stakeholders. The point is, “liking&# a web page is very different from liking the object that that web page represents.

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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Making Social CRM “Friend Discovery” Real

Alchemy of Change

“Friend Discovery&# is a new idea for Social CRM that connects the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database in an organization with the social networks of its customers and other stakeholders.

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.

Valuing friendships and connections

Viv Mcwaters

These are two extremes of experience with many shades inbetween and represent the great diversity of experiences we have at different events. While some people can be frustrated by the supposed lack of action, I think simply connecting with other people is somewhat undervalued, and misses the point of how action actually happens. There is a difference between activity and action. Have you ever been to an event where you have come away excited, but unclear why?

Connections Rule

Portals and KM

It was from the experience of working (in 1991) with a remarkable set of women that I first understood the power of relationship. Every Valentine's day, an email reminds me of my connection to that work. This year, the email provided a set of relationship tips. Think relationship - Move from the "me" and the "you" to the "we." Honor the desire for good connection - Research shows that people need relationships like they need air, food, or water.

Connectivity – The Achilles Heel of Remote Knowledge Web Work

Elsua

Yes, indeed, last week I experienced, in full force, what it would be like having an intermittent connection to internal networks, through VPN, as well as the Internet in general, through my ISP. connectivity issues in order to carry out their digital work.

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‘Superficial’ relationships: near-strangers, weak ties, and older men

Neighbourhoods

I’ve been exploring some of the social benefits of Good Neighbour schemes, and this has encouraged me to dust-off another, related theme – gender differences in the sense of aloneness among older people. There is a difference.

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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

Just to be clear, this is different from the way things work on Twitter and Facebook. 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.

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D’Arcy Norman – How do you connect to people online?

Nancy White

For this week’s Monday Video comes a piece near and dear to my heart – as a lover of connecting! How do you connect to people online? How do you connect to people online? These connections are not the same. The type of relationship and trust is diverse.

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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Using IBM Lotus Connections 2.5

Elsua

IBM’s Lotus Connections v2.5 My fellow colleague, and good friend, Luis Benitez , has already been sharing some details over at Lotus Connections 2.5 And relevant information resources are starting to become available for everyone as well, like the Lotus Connections v2.5

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‘Superficial’ relationships: near-strangers, weak ties, and older men

Neighbourhoods

I’ve been exploring some of the social benefits of Good Neighbour schemes, and this has encouraged me to dust-off another, related theme – gender differences in the sense of aloneness among older people. There is a difference. It starts by quoting Francesca Cancian who suggested that, in relationship research in later life, ‘men’s behavior is measured with a feminine ruler’. Back in 2009, in government guidance on meaningful social interaction , we were told that.

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Connecting Big Society? Bring in the young social reporters.

Social Reporter

I’m in Cardiff for the Promoting Respectful Relationships on anti-bullying, and you can see on the site a rich mix of streaming video from SwitchNewMedia, live blogging from Tim Davies , and video reporting from a team of young people.

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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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Social Network Sites As Connective Infrastructure

Collaborative Thinking

One of the more interesting articles I came across while on winter break was the dissertation abstract and presentation below on the role social network sites play as people adapt to different life transitions. The idea of "connectivity infrastructure" I thought was very relevant and influenced some of the points I made in an earlier post " Enterprise 2.0: Social network sites represent a connective infrastructure within personal networks.

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? Does Cisco see SaaS as equal to WebEx Connect?

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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. IBM Connections 4.5 - nested folders, social tagging, document workflow. -. Foresee in Germany, have integrated Connections with a full touch capable table. -. Social Edition (coming in March), IBM Connections Content Manager 4.5 They want to build a relationship. network of 191 dealers worldwide; been building customer relationships over 85 years.

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Launch Day of Communities and Networks Connection

Nancy White

Connections make the world go round. With that, I’m pleased to announce the launch of the Community & Networks Connection. And perhaps to stimulate a new connection between you and these brilliant people. . Connectable Dots.

"Socially Challenged" - Putting the WHO in Enterprise 2.0 at Frankfurt Workshop

21st Century Organization

I'm in outstanding company as Mark Masterson will bring next practice into the room sharing how CSC used Organizational Network Analysis (ONA) to ensure their C3: Connect, Communicate. 21st Century Skills Collaboration Complexity Conferences Connected Business Enterprise 2.0

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Engaging Vetrans with CRM

Alchemy of Change

This is an example of a technology project that makes a difference. It’s helping to build community and bring a little bit of happiness and connection for this community of people who have given so much in service of their country. Engagement, Relationships & Connection Innovation & Technology CRM IAVA Salesforce self-service veterans

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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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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/Message: Everything Is Different

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

In 1929, Karinthy published his forty-sixth book, a collection of short stories entitled “Everything Is Different” (Minden masképpen van), which is now out of print and apparently lost to us. /Message « Enterprise 2.0

Connecting Big Society? Bring in the young social reporters.

Social Reporter

I’m in Cardiff for the Promoting Respectful Relationships on anti-bullying, and you can see on the site a rich mix of streaming video from SwitchNewMedia, live blogging from Tim Davies , and video reporting from a team of young people.

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Why Projects Fail: Realities from the PMINJ Symposium

21st Century Organization

Cultural differences. Social business" is the rage but in reality, since the earliest market places, business has run on relationships. Monday, May 3, I was a privileged speaker at the Project Manager Institute New Jersey's (PMINJ) Annual Symposium.

The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections — Collaborating Effectively through Wikis

Elsua

However, during that time that I have been doing this, I’m now more convinced than ever before that for the rest of the various different interactions email is as bad as it can get.

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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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Launch Day of Communities and Networks Connection

Elsua

So, when both my good friends Nancy White and Tony Karrer kindly invited me to take part of the superb initiative they just launched called " Communities and Networks Connection " where the contents of my blog [link] will be syndicated to provide some further insights on how communities and (social) networks are shaping the wider adoption of social tools within the corporate world and beyond, I just couldn’t resist such lovely offer.

The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections – On the Misuse of Email

Elsua

A different matter would be email as a collaboration tool, although that’s perhaps the subject for another blog post at some point in time.

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The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections — Communities: The Driving Force of Enterprise 2.0

Elsua

We eventually had two different online events along with their corresponding conference calls, trying to cover as many countries as we possibly could.

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Are you connected to your neighbours?

Neighbourhoods

Respondents were asked how connected they feel to their neighbours. But we can interpret the scale as: Not at all connected. Not very connected. Neither connected nor disconnected. Fairly connected. Very connected.

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