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Why Is Knowledge Sharing Important? A Matter of Survival

Elsua

That man has got plenty of golden nuggets to share around the topics of Knowledge Sharing, Collaboration, Communities, Learning and Enterprise 2.0 Have you checked out one of his most recent blog posts on Why is Knowledge Sharing Important?

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.”.

The wilting initiative - Are you at risk?

Governance in a Networked World

A new corporate initiative has been established. Business sponsors are hand picked, a program office is established to manage it and the change team is driving the initiatives across the organization.

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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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?

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).

Can Using Facebook Within Your Organization Add Value?

Leading Virtually

Research tells us that social interaction is very useful for facilitating knowledge transfer and innovation in organizations. knowledge, service, products) by individuals within those business units. Users can also post photos, create lists to share their thoughts, and organize events.

Green Chameleon » From Data, with Love

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about From Data, with Love That most hallowed of mental models and glib explanations, the Data-Information-Knowledge-Wisdom hierarchy has taken a bit of a beating this week.

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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.

Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2

Nancy White

I like your meta skills, but … I was hoping that you would provide insight into the core skills and knowledge around communities and networks that learning professionals should have? Learning Community/Network Skills for Knowledge Workers and Learning Professionals. Connecting.

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Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking

Nancy White

In an informal evaluation of successful collaboration, learning and teaming initiatives in a variety of contexts, the author and her collaborators have noted a pattern for supporting learning and getting work done: triangulating one’s work with external colleagues, communities and networks.

Getting Lessons Learned Right! Part 1: Customers.

Chris Collison

Not only that, but the time was deliberately managed such that 50% of each day was available for connecting, networking and asking further questions., When we know who our customers are, then we can connect the supply with demand.

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Conversations With a Wonderful Client

Full Circle Associates

This is posted at Conversations with Nancy White around the implementation of CIAT’s internal communications strategy and reposted here for sharing! It seemed to me that we needed to create effective bridges to connect those four “populations”. Sometimes you just get lucky.

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Launch Day of Communities and Networks Connection

Elsua

For a good number of years, almost from the very beginning since I have gotten involved rather heavily with social software in my role both as a Knowledge Manager and Community Builder, I have been saying that the major drivers of social software adoption within the enterprise are communities, whichever flavour you would want to consider (of Practice, of Interest, of Purpose, etc. Thus as you can see a tremendous potential for Communities and Networks Connection.

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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The Man Who Should The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections – Tag, You’re It!

Elsua

In a way, it was triggered again by some of the conversations I had during the break(s) at the Social Business Summit, so I thought it would be a good time to finally address it, at least, with this initial blog post. Did you share your passion(s) across?)

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Community network mapping: just get going!

Making CommunitySense

Mapping a local farming community initiative in Kalolo, Malawi, September 2017. These include activities, workflows, business processes, initiatives, projects or whatever else you call the dynamics that make your community tick. Share links to relevant parts in social media.

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Journalism that Matters – Day 3 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I’m blogging from the opening circle – which feels both “in the moment&# and perhaps disrespectful to be tapping away at my computer while others share their thinking of our conversations to date.

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Journalism that Matters – Day 3 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I’m blogging from the opening circle – which feels both “in the moment&# and perhaps disrespectful to be tapping away at my computer while others share their thinking of our conversations to date.

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Want to Know What Community Members (a.k.a. Customers) Need? Just Ask.

Online Community Strategy

In many cases there seems to be a real fear (or at least discomfort) in connecting 1 to 1 with customers. Any community development (or refinement) initiative * requires * the input and direction of the members. WHY are they motivated to build relationships with each other? .

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CoP Series #2: What the heck is a Domain and why should I care? | 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… Sep 12 2008 CoP Series #2: What the heck is a Domain and why should I care? It has an identity defined by a shared domain of interest.

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CoP Series #2: What the heck is a Domain and why should I care? | 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… Sep 12 2008 CoP Series #2: What the heck is a Domain and why should I care? It has an identity defined by a shared domain of interest.

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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. My initial first contact with social software dates back to 2000 and 2001, when I was a member of one of the most active IBM communities (And still going strong!

Want to Know What Community Members (a.k.a. Customers) Need? Just Ask.

Online Community Strategy

In many cases there seems to be a real fear (or at least discomfort) in connecting 1 to 1 with customers. Any community development (or refinement) initiative * requires * the input and direction of the members. WHY are they motivated to build relationships with each other? .

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Happiness at Work Starts with #NoeMail

Elsua

That way you can see how I have used it as an initial conversation starter to then converse and learn plenty more about other related aspects of that transformation process, and the corresponding change initiatives, that have emerged over the course of time. How could we get connected?

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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

Why 90% of Organisations would NOT Survive a Digital Disruption

Governance in a Networked World

He bemoans the fact that some 70% of major organisational change initiatives fail (so that is 70% already right?). The lines show the proportion of these relationships that are formed between people from across Location/BU and Discipline. Really?

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A World Without E-mail: One Man’s Vision of a Social Workplace – Wear Sunscreen

Elsua

More than anything else, because I use that time to unwind properly; to chill out, relax, charge some batteries from that week at work and, eventually, connect with my real life social networking connections (Those who don’t live on the Web…).

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.

A World Without Email - Year 2, Week 7 (Open Enterprise 2009 with Oliver Marks)

Elsua

Oh, well, let’s move on to sharing with you one interesting link that I hope you would enjoy, just as much as I did, as it touches on a recent videoconference I did with my good friend Oliver Marks on the topic of Enterprise 2.0. Blog , Trust , Flexibility , Knowledge Workers.

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State of the Internet 2010 – What Is Social Media?

Elsua

So today I thought I would share the links to both of those video links, so you could have a look at them yourself, sit back, get yourself a cup of coffee, or tea, and enjoy them. Many thanks for sharing them across and for adding further up into the conversation!

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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.

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Collaborative Culture: On Reinventing the Social Enterprise

Elsua

Not even with a cross-sharing of " best practices" on this very same topic. It becomes one of those traits that will help improve the way knowledge workers collaborate and share their knowledge out in the open, and available to everyone.

Re-visiting the challenge of networking civil society as Khub closes

Social Reporter

News that the Local Government Association is closing its Knowledge Hub as part of a £2 million savings plan provides a reminder of how difficult it is to maintain big one-stop-shop knowledge-sharing systems. It may be the Knowledge Hub , with 18,500 users, could have continued if LGA hadn’t faced a big cut in support from Government, but I suspect there is more to it than that. Help me save the Knowledge Hub (in some form).

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Rethinking networks as passionate human clouds

Social Reporter

Warning: this is a bit of ramble that also takes in the RSA, NCVO, cloud computing and the local government knowledge hub. I used the interview with Peggy as a peg for a slightly provocative piece on the RSA City London network - “Is the network quiet because we have no shared passion?

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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. tries to monitor and control who you are, who you connect with, who you share your knowledge across with?

Google Plus – One50, Two50 and TheRest

Elsua

The truth is that I am ready to make plenty of blunt moves on redefining my social networking presence out there on the Social Web, and I will be sharing some further insights on that regard very soon, but one thing for sure is that at this point in time my blog will remain where it is.

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Open Enterprise 2009 - Dion Hinchcliffe Interviewed by Stowe Boyd

Elsua

initiative whose results and final outcome(s) they will be presenting at the upcoming Enterprise 2.0 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.

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Open Enterprise 2009 - Charlene Li Interviewed by Stowe Boyd

Elsua

If in a recent blog post I was eventually talking about the wonderful initiative that both Stowe Boyd and Oliver Marks started a little while ago on the topic of Open Enterprise 2.0 , and which they will be presenting their key findings at the upcoming Enterprise 2.0

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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.

The Company as Wiki by Best Buy’s Brad Anderson

Elsua

Looks like some of the social software initiatives I talked about previously , like Loop Market (Idea generation), Tag Trade , Blueshirtnation ( BSN ), etc. Align your social software initiatives with your own corporate values and live by them all the way through!

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Overcoming Resistance to Change – Isn’t It Obvious?

Elsua

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing Well, may be. But then again, may be not!

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Networks of Experts – An Oxymoron

Elsua

Or, at least, not how you would have expected as a knowledge worker of the 21st century’s Knowledge Economy. There are lots and lots of things I could share about Euan’s presentation , which match, quite nicely, the original blog post I put together on this subject already.