Balancing Tasks & Relationships – The Art of Engagement

Alchemy of Change

Gideon Rosenblatt Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Movement as Network « Our Intentions on Feedback Profits » Balancing Tasks & Relationships – The Art of Engagement Getting work done with other people is tricky. The bigger the task, the bigger the relationship.

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.

Relationship Mapping and Monitoring with Yammer

Governance in a Networked World

Its recent acquisition by Microsoft is not only good for Yammer, but for the many Microsoft Enterprise clients who have been struggling to ''connect'' via Sharepoint. Social network measures focus on the relationship. Relationships are jointly owned.

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Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking

Elsua

Greg mentions on that succinct tweet how he will be looking forward to potentially settle down on a single social networking site for 2012 and beyond to stay focused, which seems to be, and rightly so, the focus of attention nowadays for plenty of people, if I may add so myself.

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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?

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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.

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. Connecting the Social Graph to the CRM. That social connection should just be discoverable.

Relationship Centric Teaching – Part 3 of ISS Fellowship

Full Circle Associates

I also wanted to focus on relationship centric teaching using conversational approaches. My plan was to focus on identity and relationship as a key to engaged teaching and learning, and use methods from Liberating Structures as a set of exemplar processes to embody this approach.

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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.

Facebook And Power.com: It's About Honoring Mutual Relationship Rights

Collaborative Thinking

In a recent post I outlined some perspectives on social graphs - namely, that a change in context and situation alters how relationship connections are manifested. Facebook Connect limits the data flow of Facebook user data in ways a direct login would not.

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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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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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.

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.

2011 282

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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IBM Connect 2013 – Pardon The Interruption, Are You Ready?

Elsua

But, for now, I’m starting to get things ready for IBM Connect 2013 , which kicks off on January 27th till the 31st, and which surely promises to be one of those events difficult to forget around the space of Social Business.

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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.

2011 277

Social Network Sites As Connective Infrastructure

Collaborative Thinking

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: However, the organizational value is the more compelling aspect re: how these sites mediate the type of interactions and relationships necessary to master new roles and identities. The topic of "transitions" and its influence on identity is interesting and perhaps not always an area of focus within the E2.0

Connecting With Customers Through Social Media

Collaborative Thinking

with demonstrable impacts in addition to the relationship and community-building aspects: There’s no shortage of folks who have been saying that social media is the next big thing. Back then, it was all about connecting and responding to customers and just making social media work. Today it's not just Dell Outlet having success connecting with customers on Twitter. Continue our focus on scaling support of social media initiatives into the Dell business units.

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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?

2011 201

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. By focusing on putting the "WHO?"

2010 181

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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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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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

Focusing on the business challenges surrounding your application development. Innovation Organizational Networks Organizational Performance Relationship Networks Tags: Conferences Connected Business Enterprise 2.0 The FOWA Miama Conference web site promises: . "We’ve

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Collaborative Thinking: From Star Power To Network Power

Collaborative Thinking

brand, community, customer relationship), the more focused social network sites that cater to a specific audience can deliver qualitative value to a social media strategy. The brainchild of downhill idol Bode Miller, the social-networking site allows Witkovich to check out resorts and connect with skiers who frequent them. You are then a member of a more global community with the added luxury of having focused areas of participation.

2008 100

Think ‘Network Structure’ not ‘Networking’ « Connect « Innovation Leadership Network

John Tropea - Delicious Network

Because as it is usually practiced, networking consists of going out and making a whole bunch of new connections, and then hoping that something good will come of them. It is much more productive to think about your position within the network as you create connections.

2010 71

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

As conference contributor Patti Anklam wrote in describing The Business of Community Networking Conference scheduled for Boston, March 24-26: "This conference is focused on businesses that want to engage customers in interacting, networking, and exchanging knowledge using social media. Tags: Conferences Connected Business Facebook in Business Industry change Marketing Organizational Networks Participative Media Relationship Networks Social Networks

Netflix’s Tricky Dance with Facebook

Alchemy of Change

What this picture does show is Facebook’s crown jewel: the connection between you and me. So as the graph above shows, what Netflix is really about is my connections with movies and your connections with movies. For Your Personal Viewing Pleasure… One of the first thing to look at in the Netflix/Facebook relationship is the issue of identity. Well, it is to Facebook – that connection is their whole value proposition.

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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HP Researchers Design Intelligent Social Network with Focus on "Real" Friends

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

New from HP's Social Computing Lab comes news of Friendlee, an entirely new kind of social network that focuses on the intimate connections between close friends, family, and colleagues. That's a social network, yes, but it's not one that reflects your real-life relationships.

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Tech Talk: The “Gist” of Connecting Your Inbox with Your Social Network

Ant's Eyeview Blog

We’re still discovering many of the different ways Gist can be used, but one thing we’re sure of, this notion of building better relationships and maintaining connections is at the heart of Gist and the reason why it was created.

2010 73

Can Using Facebook Within Your Organization Add Value?

Leading Virtually

Gallup’s research did not focus on social interactions but I think it is reasonable to think that social interactions at workplace are an important precursor to having a best friend at work. The social networking tool has led to relationships that would not have existed otherwise.

SelectMinds Connects With $5.5M

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Sign Up | Login Go to Main Group Leah Messinger"s site RSS feeds reader About Me Leah Messinger Writer/Editor - Red Herring Belmont - United States My Site Menu My Articles My Profile My Feeds My articles My comments Topics Aol Apple Bebo British National Party Coca-Cola Comscore Facebook Fox Interactive Media Gartner Google Healthline Hitwise IDC Iphone Ivillage Mohr Davidow Ventures Myspace Nbc Social Networking Yahoo more topics Internet SelectMinds Connects With $5.5M

Notes on SW303 LeasePlan and Pensco Trust

Michael Sampson - Currents

Once the fundamental were dealt with, from 2009 to 2012 there was more alignment between the business groups and IT (the latter rebranded as Business Technology). - (Michael's comments) This talk was supposed to be focused on fostering a collaborative culture. Conference Notes IBM Connection

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Social Networks and the Renaissance of Local News

Alchemy of Change

This post focuses on the former and my next post on the latter. Every time we do these activities, we’re “ networking information &# – connecting it to people and connecting it to other bits of information in ways that distribute it across the web.

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Job Description - Cisco Career Connection - Cisco Systems

John Tropea - Delicious Community

You will work as a Product Manager for the Enterprise Collaboration Platform (ECP) BU with a focus to create the best product definition possible. Manage cross-functional relationships for the development of new products - including working with engineering, manufacturing, finance, and sales to bring a product to market.

Connection Before Content: Meetings That Are Knowledge-based

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

Connection Before Content: Meetings That Are Knowledge-based Peter Block has a rule of thumb that is very useful if you want a group to apply its collective knowledge to address a difficult issue, Connection before Content . Before a group attempts to use its collective knowledge to deal with serious issues it has to build the relationships that will allow the group to hold an open conversation.