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Creating Global Knowledge Sharing Networks at ConocoPhillips

Portals and KM

On Friday I attended Driving Business Excellence With Formal, Global Networks led by Dan Ranta , Director of Knowledge Sharing, ConocoPhillips. Here is the session description: “In 2004, ConocoPhillips launched a large initiative to create internal communities of practice that would enhance knowledge sharing within the firm. Seven years later, the ConocoPhillips' knowledge-sharing program is ranked as best-in-class across industries.”.

Have Prediction Markets arrived as an Enterprise Knowledge Sharing & Innovation Platform?

21st Century Organization

This Inside Knowledge Prediction Markets Masterclass (co-authored with colleague Victoria Axelrod) describes the prediction market landscape in 2008. Quantitative skills + tie to business strategy + relationship building + technology are all essential.

Everything Is Connected to Everything

Elsua

Knowledge sharing with a passion! Brian Cox where in less than two minutes he gets to explain in very simple terms how everything is connected to everything. Brian Cox is, when telling and sharing stories, I bet that I would not have become an English teacher eventually.

2012 209

Can Using Facebook Within Your Organization Add Value?

Leading Virtually

They argue that the use of Facebook to engage in social chit-chat will distract employees from their work and make them unproductive. Research tells us that social interaction is very useful for facilitating knowledge transfer and innovation in organizations.

Relationships and Identity: Two Sides of the Social Networking Coin

Collaborative Thinking

An employee’s social network site profile, social graph, and use of other social tools and applications enable them to construct additional identity facets to suit their own needs. 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. improved relationships, more effective knowledge sharing). Facebook Connect, OpenSocial).

Keeping a Closer Eye on Employees’ Social Networking Will Give You More Than a Headache

Elsua

Even more when that trend collides, up front, with some fundamental privacy rights of knowledge workers. Have you read Keeping a Closer Eye on Employees’ Social Networking by Joshua Brustein? Or would you rather work for Company B, where ALL knowledge workers (No exceptions!)

Mock Thesis Proposal: Personal Support Networks During Periods Of Employee Transition, Part 1

Collaborative Thinking

Social Network Sites (SNS) create multiple affordances employees leverage during their employment lifecycle. In this Masters Thesis, I examine how a SNS helps employees during transitional periods such as: joining the company, moving into a new position, and navigating through organizational disruption. My belief is that personal support networks provide a direct benefit to employees and an indirect benefit to the organization and management. . Abstract.

2011 152

Can Using Facebook Within Your Organization Add Value?

Leading Virtually

They argue that the use of Facebook to engage in social chit-chat will distract employees from their work and make them unproductive. Research tells us that social interaction is very useful for facilitating knowledge transfer and innovation in organizations.

Happiness at Work Starts with #NoeMail

Elsua

I am still keeping track of the incoming email volume and the great news over here is that when I was a salaried employee my weekly average of incoming emails usually was around 16 emails per week. How could we get connected? Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

2016 170

Social Business in 2013 – An Opportunity (Open Business)

Elsua

Or, better said, the metamorphosis of Human Resources into Human Relationships. Knowledge workers ultimately adopt and embrace as well a much more open, public, trustworthy and transparent manner of collaborating and sharing their knowledge.

2013 249

#LeadWithRespect Meme: a Challenge for 21st Century Management

Elsua

A true privilege for yours truly, for certain, to be sharing my two cents when you see such notable and well-respected names such as these folks: . What does it mean to show respect to employees ? What are the costs of not respecting employees ?

2014 213

2013 – The Year of Social HR

Elsua

It may well be a matter of semantics, but for as long as we keep using gamification as the wording / concept it will never stick around in the corporate world as we know it, based on those couple of reasons I shared above. Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

2013 251

Notes on SW303 LeasePlan and Pensco Trust

Michael Sampson - Currents

2) new BPM technology provided a new technology foundation to allow IT to earn trust with the business groups, and this started to thaw relationships with the business groups. (3) Over 6000 employees. People are working with Connections. Conference Notes IBM Connections

2013 159

About Full Circle | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I founded Full Circle in 1997 to allow me to to tap both my and my network’s breadth of skills, knowledge and interest in a productive and creative way. The Full Circle Philosophy To connectconnect people with ideas, information, services and other people. To collaborate — utilize the full skills, knowledge and experience of each player in every collaboration To discern — apply the right tools and techniques for the right solution.

2008 109

Green Chameleon » The Mobile Phone is a Knowledge Retention Tool

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about The Mobile Phone is a Knowledge Retention Tool In KM, one of the reasons we say why we need to capture and share knowledge is that it could walk out the door. It seems though that even when that knowledge has walked out the door, the connection may not. So, is the argument of knowledge walking out the door still valid?

2006 100

Validating Social Computing by Living a Historial Moment at IBM

Elsua

most of the time around the area of Knowledge Management, collaboration, communities and social computing. that used, rather heavily, a wiki as its main collaboration and knowledge sharing tool amongst community members. Yes, of course, I am referring to Lotus Connections.

10 Reasons NOT to Ban Social Media In Organisations – The Meme

Elsua

side ) blog post where I shared a couple of thoughts on the Top 10 Reasons to Ban Social Media in the Organisations that Jane Hart shared over at her blog coming from a YouTube video put together by Ron Desi with that same title. Employees will goof off.

2010 236

Millenials Won’t Change Work; Work Will Change Millennials – Really?

Elsua

To me, work happens around you AND those knowledge workers, across the organisation, you connect and collaborate with in various social networks and communities. instinct tells me that very few knowledge workers will be looking forward to such kind of knowledge Web work ahead of us.

Change 201

The Company as Wiki by Best Buy

Elsua

to create the next generation of collaboration and knowledge sharing tools within the company to help employees connect with one another across the various different sites and share their knowledge in smarter ways.

Wiki 130

SOMESSO 2009 - Openness and Innovation in a Web 2.0 World by Andy Piper

Elsua

Then, as a follow up, I would recommend you have a look into a couple of blog posts he shared late last week to help provide plenty more context and background on the purpose of the slide deck he used. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Social Computing

2009 191

theTeam – Knowledge Management Done Right

Elsua

So now you know why I keep bumping into some pretty amazing video clips and why I just can’t help the urge to share them across with other people who may be interested as well. Have you seen “ Using Knowledge Management “?

Being Human – What Are You Afraid Of?

Elsua

Under the title Being Human he shared a few insights around the abstract that he submitted for the wonderful Social Business Edge conference event that will be taking place in New York in a couple of weeks and where he will be one of the many talented speakers.

2010 198

New Technology – The Threat to Our Corporate Information

Elsua

Specially, in the context where some people keep postulating that social tools make things a whole lot easier with regards to sharing your company’s secrets across, as well as leaking confidential information out to competitors and whoever else.

Enterprise Microblogging Use Cases: Help Reduce Your Inbox Clutter!

Elsua

Roll-up: Businesses Love Microblogging “, which is pretty close to another one shared by her the previous day under the title “? Yes, “ businesses *love* microblogging “, but just as much as knowledge workers do as well! Serendipitous Knowledge Discoveries.

Enterprise 2.0 Conference: Call For Papers Community, Voting Process

Collaborative Thinking

The session will connect the process, cultural, and tooling aspects of profiles, social graphs, etc. There are interesting areas of how the combination of participation and tools enable employees to establish an identity different than the one assigned to them by the enterprise, and take on social roles (wiki gardener, idea person, answer person, expert) that augment formal structures used to identify talent. Employees can also leverage the participatory culture of E2.0

Why 90% of Organisations would NOT Survive a Digital Disruption

Governance in a Networked World

Now just a ‘little bit’ of science Those of you who have been following our activities at Optimice will know that we are passionately focused on relationships and the networks that they form; in essence the ‘network’ side of Kotter’s dual operating system. Really?

2015 141

Using Unconference in the Enterprise – Manifesting Social Business

Online Community Strategy

Along with all the great knowledge-sharing and network-building that typically happens, an Unconference can be one of the key catalysts for the culture change needed to evolve to a more social business : a day of suspended organizational hierarchy, authentic communication (no PPTs), collaboration, learning and relationship development. Unconferences tend to be very effective when there is a large group of knowledgeable people struggling with a complex problem set.

2011 57

Top 10 Reasons to Ban Social Media in the Organisation! — Really?

Elsua

Wouldn’t that help us build more trustworthy personal business relationships with those who we collaborate and share knowledge with the closest? Innovation Knowledge Management Social Computing Hippie2.0Oh, dear, it looks like the Hippie 2.0

2010 201

How Playing Games at Work Will Help You Build Trust for Your Business

Elsua

Yesterday I put together a blog post where I tried to share some further insights on how if today’s current corporate world would want to survive in the 21st century, it would probably need to start thinking about how to bring back again into the workplace the fun factor.

2010 191

My KM World Session Notes: Carla O'Dell on KM in a 2.0 World

Portals and KM

I will share a few key sessions here and then a list of all of them with links. I World, by Carla O'Dell , President - APQC Author, The New Edge in Knowledge. The session was more about knowledge management in general but it was excellent.  World is the reliance on employees to create, share, rate, and consume content. Every employee can be an author, arbiter, and consumer at once. If knowledge flows miracles happen.

2011 116

The Impact of Corporate Culture on Social Media (IBM’s Case Study) by Adam Christensen

Elsua

Tags: Social Computing Innovation Learning Communities Knowledge Tools Knowledge Management Enterprise2.0

IBM 130

Overcoming Resistance to Change – Isn’t It Obvious?

Elsua

and which I think would make plenty of people think twice about how they can not only get things started, but move along at a lovely pace, too, with the rest of the employee workforce! IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

2010 200

The Company as Wiki by Best Buy’s Brad Anderson

Elsua

Traditional hierarchical structures are changing tremendously right as we speak, as social software is helping executives and regular employees interact with one another at the same level. Keeping your employees happy will help you keep your customers happy , too!

Wiki 158

Open Enterprise 2009 - Dion Hinchcliffe Interviewed by Stowe Boyd

Elsua

However, there are a number of other relevant topics that I thought I would share over here as well, since I feel rather identified with them. I have been sharing very similar thoughts all along since I started getting involved with the area of Social Computing a few years back.

2009 141

Gamers – A New Breed of Knowledge Workers in the Making?

Elsua

I mean, who wouldn’t want to have, as a business, an employee workforce with all of that amazing talent to perform while at work? Wouldn’t you want your knowledge workers to have such amazing qualities to make a difference in your day to day business operations?

2010 227

IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise

Elsua

Here are a couple of my favourite quotes from the interview: “ At IBM we are trying to create a new way of working that connects our people with our customers, prospective employees, communities in which we want to do business and other constituencies in a more direct manner and meaningful way.

Dear Baby Boomers, Gen Xers, Gen Yers … Can We Please Move On?

Elsua

This is all about working styles ; about identifying the strengths from one and another and make them work together in a rather complex business environment where what matters is how people collaborate and share their knowledge across to become more productive at what they already do.

2010 228

Why Social? To Help Colleagues Work Together Much More Effectively

Elsua

Both of them have been put together by a couple of really good friends who are very well versed on this whole topic of Social Business, Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing. Anyway, moving on to some of the most thought-provoking slides he shared across.

2011 219

Why Intel Is Investing in Social Computing - Leading by Example

Elsua

Well, today I thought I would share with you what I exactly meant yesterday with that article and also what Rachel probably meant as well in hers: stop all the fuss you are going through to figure out the ROI of social software, and, instead, just go ahead and do it!

The Whuffie Factor by Tara Hunt (a.k.a. missrogue)

Elsua

Thing is that if you have been working around for a while in the field of Knowledge Management, I bet you have. Amongst many various reasons, because I wanted to share with you folks a link to a presentation that Tara Hunt did just recently (And the Web 2.0

2009 130

Big Blue’s Collaboration Challenges with Mark Hennessy

Elsua

Won’t say much more on that topic, since I’m working on whether I can share that podcasting episode outside of the firewall some time soon! IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

A World Without Email – Year 3, Weeks 11 to 18 (Social Networks Spur the Demise of Email in the Workplace)

Elsua

So I guess it’s a good time to come back and share with you folks what’s been happening. I am not planning on sharing the various weekly progress reports , since you would be able to check out all of those eight weeks directly from the latest one.

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IBM’s Smart Work Global Jam – Towards the Smarter Enterprise

Elsua

hours per employee per week due to inefficient processes impacting how they work. and social software are helping out address and fix quite nicely and certainly provoke that knowledge workers continue to work smarter and not necessarily harder.

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