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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?

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.

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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).

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.

Is this Knowledge Management’s most effective tool?

Chris Collison

Connection, Collection, Collaboration, Curation, Conversation, Communities, Culture…. One of knowledge management’s most powerful tools. We’re relationship-driven.” Having a coffee with someone is a pretty visible way to share knowledge.

2013 102

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.

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.

Full Circle Associates " Musings on "community management" Part 2

Nancy White

It is about spawning connections, not keeping existing connections organized. It is filtering and redirecting those messages to where they can do good. It is about sensing, scanning, filtering and connecting. These all Relationship Management in the 2.0

2008 133

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.

Why Do I Share My Knowledge?

Elsua

and Social Business thought leaders and blogger extraordinaire, Oscar Berg , put together a rather inspiring article that I thought would be worth while reflecting on, specially, since it is at the heart of not just social software, but also collaboration and knowledge management in general.

2012 285

Collaborating Externally with Your Customers: The Final Frontier of Enterprise 2.0

Elsua

10 years later one keeps hearing that very same inhibitor (Or excuse, who knows), when trying to collaborate and share their knowledge with external parties. I, too, have one I would want to share with you all: now we *do* have choices!

2010 207

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.

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. Think twice about private messaging.

2015 141

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

Learning to Change - Changing to Learn

Elsua

Last week one of folks I follow in Twitter, John Hovell , shared a link to perhaps one of the most thought-provoking, controversial, enlightening and spot on YouTube video links I can remember since I started getting exposed to social software back in 2002!

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Social Learning: Learning Never Ends…

Elsua

Whether it is due to serendipitous knowledge discoveries or just plain socialising there is always a good chance that there won’t be a single day where you don’t learn a single thing.

Happiness at Work Starts with #NoeMail

Elsua

Yes, indeed, this means, from now onwards, I am planning to start sharing some additional insights about presentations , interviews , recordings , vlogs , video clips , etc. Those of you who may be interested in going through the full interview can start playing the recording shared below:

2016 170

Killing Email: How and Why I Ditched My Inbox by Zen Habits

Elsua

That well crafted piece covers eventually the various steps he is attempting to go by in order to, slowly, but steadily, move away from email as his primary means of communicating, collaborating and sharing knowledge.

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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. Knowledge Management Open Business

2013 251

Top 10 Use Cases Enterprise Microsharing Will Help You Get Less Email

Elsua

Alan builds up from there sharing a rather short, but amazingly powerful, YouTube video clip that explains just that! And that’s why I decided to put together this blog post over here today sharing my list of the Top 10 Reasons Enterprise Microsharing Will Help You Get Less Email.

2010 229

What the … Is Social Media Anyway?

Elsua

Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Social Computing

2010 189

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. It’s about controlling the message.

2010 236

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…).

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

Elsua

or just simply because they feel they have lost control over you, or their message. Wouldn’t that help us build more trustworthy personal business relationships with those who we collaborate and share knowledge with the closest? Oh, dear, it looks like the Hippie 2.0

2010 201

Reinventing Social Media – The People by David Armano

Elsua

time and time again over the course of the years… Specially in the field of Knowledge Management. I couldn’t have agreed more with him on that point, plus a whole bunch of the nice slideware and visuals he used to deliver plenty of those key and powerful messages.

2010 220

How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools

Elsua

IBM Connections : Even though I left IBM nearly 2 years ago IBM Connections still remains my #1 business tool for work with my clients, specially, when they ask me their data to remain within the European Union borders. In this case, WhatsApp for messaging purposes.

2015 248

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

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.

What Are You Doing with That Duck?

Elsua

Right afterwards he shares some wonderful stories as references to the concept of the Long Tail by Chris Anderson , where the main message from this excerpt that wasn’t there before in past years is one of my favourite ones: choices.

2009 196

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.

Public Engagement - Public Empowerment by Stephen Collins

Elsua

If you really enjoyed the one I shared earlier from Deb Lavoy on Social Workplace for Government 2.0 (To Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Social Computing

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Twitter Is Where Conversations Go To Die

Elsua

Twitter has now become, once again, another messaging board system, like a good bunch of them out there of the once so-called social networking sites. because we all feel conversations are just that: sharing your messages never mind everyone else’s.

2012 257

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

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.

Iniciador Las Palmas – Q&A with Rodolfo Carpintier

Elsua

Now, after spending a bit of time the last few days reflecting on the many various outcomes, I thought today would be a good opportunity to share with you folks what were some of my main highlights from the event itself. Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Social Computing

2010 169

Blogging for Knowledge Workers by Lilia Efimova

Elsua

Indeed, the fact I have been blogging for almost seven years has surely made me understand how much appreciate sharing a few lines here and there about the stuff that I’m passionate and use my own personal business blog(s) as my own voice to the world.

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

Finding Experts in Your Company … While You Are on the Road!

Elsua

Hopefully all smartphone interfaces will be able to access such apps in the future " He is actually referring to this demo shared in YouTube that shows IBMs Lotus Connections on an Apple iPhone (Wish it would contain sound as well; it would be have so much more effective!

Defining Knowledge Management and Enterprise 2.0 – Sharing Your Story

Elsua

Funny enough, that has been like that for quite a while, having gotten started around 2001, when I was first getting exposed to Knowledge Management (KM or Knowledge Sharing, whatever you would prefer) as time and time again I kept bumping into multiple knowledge managers wanting to define it.

Finding Experts in Your Company … Through Micro-Sharing

Elsua

It’s probably, next to finding information, the number one challenge that every single knowledge worker faces on their day to day workload routines. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

IBM’s Smart Work Jam Under Way Already – Are You Jamming?

Elsua

I have already been navigating through some of the various discussions taking place and I must say that the quality of the ideas shared so far, and the various contributions to each and everyone of them, have been quite an amazing experience! So get out there and CONNECT!! Goodness!

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The Power of Collaborative Innovation by John Chambers

Elsua

That’s the case of this recent video interview where John Chambers , CEO of Cisco Systems , spends a little bit under five minutes sharing some great insights around the topic of Enterprise 2.0

Twitter Study – On the Power of Your Network

Elsua

In a recent blog post, if you would remember, I mentioned how, at the moment, I am enjoying a love / hate relationship (More the latter, to be honest…) with what, to date, has been one of my favourite social networking tools available out there, outside of the firewall.

2009 169