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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. In the process platforms are evolving, made easier to use and integrate into day-to-day business processes.

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.

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).

It’s All About Work Life Integration; It’s All About You!

Elsua

Well, it’s been a long while since I shared a blog post on this topic, so I thought I would spend with you folks today a few minutes talking about it. After all, we are all smart and very productive knowledge workers, aren’t we not?

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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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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Reflections from 2011 – Redefining Your Social Web Presence

Elsua

After having put together last couple of blog posts about some of my reflections from the year we are about to end around The Social Web and Technology in general, I guess it’s now a good time to share with the world the third one from the series. Share them along, too, please!

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

Elsua

Wouldn’t you want your knowledge workers to have such amazing qualities to make a difference in your day to day business operations? Fun Stuff and Musings General Interest Innovation Learning Life Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing Work Life Integration

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The Liquid Network: Where Good Ideas Come From

Elsua

In that rather mind-boggling talk, Steven comes to share a whole bunch of different stories (Yes, he is quite an amazing storyteller, too!) IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Life Social Computing Work Life Integration

2010 193

The Leader Who Had No Title

Elsua

Will it match, and keep up with, the expectations I have just shared above? Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Personal KM Social Computing Work Life Integration

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What a coffee corner provides, how to call it and a research agenda

Mathemagenic

For a long time I’ve been interested in the fuzzy, informal, accidental and non-goal oriented parts of knowledge work – things that we often do implicitly, but that are actually essential to create a foundation to get things done later on. Integration Digital traces

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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.

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Blog>> Knowledge Management in Intranets

Green Chameleon

Knowledge sharing happens partially with technology, and also successfully without software. In my experience, these knowledge sharing tools are often add-ons to the classic intranet platform. Recently, many people argue (see also New Edge in Knowledge , chapter 1 ‘Primary Directives’) that knowledge sharing activities should happen in our daily work, in order to overcome usage barriers.

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.

Modelling, not shaping

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Tweet In social networks we can learn from each other; modelling behaviours, telling stories, and sharing what we know. There is strong evidence that we need to integrate learning into our work in order to deal with the increasing complexity of knowledge work.

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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.

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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…).

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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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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My New Role within OutStart’s Social Media Efforts

Portals and KM

OutStart offers an integrated suite of Knowledge Solutions that address social, mobile and learning efforts. Here is how they define knowledge solutions.  Then in the 90s I become involved with knowledge management, but the initiatives I was connected with were more like the social nature of what is now called enterprise 2.0. As always I will provide relationship disclosure when relevant.

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.

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7 Things You Should Know About Backchannel Communication

Elsua

It’s only then when you would be able to see how powerful such backchannel conversations can be to enhance the overall experience of what’s been shared across, and when you are soliciting input with a bunch of team / community members, that’s probably as good as it gets, too!

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!

Social Business Forum Highlights – Highlights from Breakout Sessions and Final Keynote

Elsua

Obviously, I couldn’t attend all of them, since I had a couple of customer commitments and press interviews I had to attend to, but from the ones I attended I learned a great deal of new and interesting sites and thought I would go ahead and share those over here.

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Reflections from 2011 on The World of Social Media

Elsua

And not just to present, attend or participate in various different conference events, but also, the vast majority to go and visit IBM customers to share the experiences of what a socially integrated enterprise is all about.

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My Top 10 Reasons Why I Bought an iPad

Elsua

Late last week you would remember how I put together a blog post where I started collecting a number of the Daily #iPad Apps that I keep sharing across over in Twitter, for those folks who may be potentially interested.

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Enterprise 2.0 – Towards Embracing a New Emerging Kind of Leadership

Elsua

But Rawn also hints what hierarchical, structured leaders need to do to start that exciting and thrilling new transformational journey to " become a truly connected leader ": "[.] IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Social Computing

Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

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 First, some context.

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Microsoft Social Computing Overview

Collaborative Thinking

find knowledge, share ideas, work in teams, feel valued, manage projects, build= a network and use content. The challenge for the Enterprise: Connecting the dots is the challenge of the enterprise. Social Computing lowers the cost for sharing and organizing. surfaces knowledge and networks (expertise) and increase employee engagement. Supports knowledge retention (interviews, user-generated videos on best practices).

Mathemagenic " PhD conclusions in a thousand words: blogging practices of knowledge workers

Mathemagenic

I can not wait to share it, but it will take a while before I have a version to post online (I guess in April). Personal nature of blogging plays an important role in establishing professional connections. Three categories of knowledge work.

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Essential Qualities of Open Business Ambassadors

Elsua

at IBM Connect a couple of weeks back, so better get things moving then. Innovative: Not necessarily an exclusive quality from Social Business Champions per se, but perhaps more from knowledge workers in general. Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Open Business

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Emerging Autopoietic Communities – Scalability of Knowledge Transfer in Complex Systems

John Tropea - Delicious Community

First IFIP International Workshop on Distributed Knowledge Management (DKM 2008), Oct, 18-19, 2008, Shanghai 1. Scalability of Knowledge Transfer in Complex. Abstract—Knowledge-based communities are important but. organizational integrity and address organizational imperatives. emergence and development of knowledge-based communities at. Knowledge-based communities are highly complex. practice, knowledge management, complexity, emergence.

Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

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 First, some context.

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Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

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 First, some context.

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A World Without Email — Year 2, Week 52 (Email Is Dead… Long Live Email!)

Elsua

using social software tools to collaborate and share your knowledge across vs. other traditional ones like email. ", specially after all I have written all along, and after all of the details I have shared over here over the course of the last few months? IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing After two years, I think that’s probably the first, and last time!,

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Collaborative Thinking: Why Is Social Software So Important?

Collaborative Thinking

First, before being a buyer or seller of products and services, an organization is a participant in a complex network of market and stakeholder relationships (e.g., Catalyzing stakeholder participation builds relationships that evolve into a groundswell of community action.

A World Without Email – Year 2, Weeks 38 to 41 (Why Do I Keep Doing This?)

Elsua

Now I’m not going to blog about it just yet, since I still have to finalise a couple of thoughts, but, don’t worry, over the next few entries you will see what’s being in my mind in this area over the last couple of weeks… For now though I thought I would resume my regular blogging activities sharing perhaps a few lines over what has been happening over the last few weeks, since I am way overdue from the last time that I’ve blogged about this topic.

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Enterprise 2.0 Conference Highlights – Day Three

Elsua

social software is to succeed within the corporate world, it’s got to stop putting together plenty of copycats all over the place from social interactions that do very very similar things and which hardly any of them are eventually integrated into business processes.

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KMers – Let Go of Control: Encourage and Monitor

Elsua

Earlier on today, on my blog post around 10 Reasons NOT to Ban Social Media in Organisations I was eventually sharing a number of different arguments as to why social computing within the enterprise is a worth while effort to pursue further.

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Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

This pattern has three phases: support and personal validation, connection to a community and/or network for practice and learning and finally, external validation. She feels her idea will accellerate knowledge sharing, increase learning and reduce duplication.

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.

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Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

SharePoint is many things, but it misses the critical element of social media which is networked connection between people and ideas, easy discoverability, makes visible and allows people to act on weak ties, and support for other network-like interactions rather than closed group performance.