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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?

The KM and Social Computing Culture Changes

Elsua

I know that for a good number of years Social Computing and Knowledge Management have been walking different paths. They are both trying to help improve the overall productivity of knowledge workers. From “Knowledge is mine” to “Knowledge is ours”.

Microsoft Social Computing Overview

Collaborative Thinking

Notes from Christian Finn, Director, Social Computing. 13 sessions in "social track". Microsoft design point is to co-mingle structured collaboration tools alongside social computing tools - it's unrealistic to think of social computing disconnected from collaborations strategies. find knowledge, share ideas, work in teams, feel valued, manage projects, build= a network and use content. Social Networking & Collaboration spc09

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!

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!

KMOL Interview - Luis Suarez on Knowledge Management and Social Computing

Elsua

A true honour and a privilege, indeed, since the interview was made for the super fine KMOL online resource on Knowledge Management and Organisational Learning. How is the Knowledge Management theory being translated inside organisations?

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?

The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections — Collaborating Effectively through Wikis

Elsua

It will also make you question, as a social computing evangelist / enthusiast (If you are one), what you have been advocating all along with regards to email and its (mis)use within the corporate world, to the point where perhaps it is not such evil after all.

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The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections — Communities: The Driving Force of Enterprise 2.0

Elsua

Being able to tap into a community of several hundred facilitators (Of their own communities, of course) to share experiences, lessons learned, knowhow, community building techniques, and so forth, is a privilege that very few people can get exposed to in a lifetime.

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The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections – On the Misuse of Email

Elsua

Funny enough, if you would ask me for the number #1 misuse of email file sharing will be it, by far!; the scenario that we go through every time we share a file through email.

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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.

The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections – On the Business Case for Corporate Blogging

Elsua

Well, it looks like Jean Francois decided to tap into this very same thing as well and the second episode of " The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections " is now based on blogging and the many benefits of having a corporate 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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Relationships and Identity: Two Sides of the Social Networking Coin

Collaborative Thinking

One of the interesting outcomes from my contextual research project on enterprise social networking was not only what was said by study participants but what was "not said". One such topic that did not come up to any great degree during the storytelling sessions was the topic of identity and its role in social networking. the people in the room, the way the conversations flowed, the project phase of the social networking project, etc). Social Networking & Collaboration

IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise

Elsua

Over the last couple of weeks there have been a number of rather interesting and insightful blog posts that have been covering IBM’s journey to become a social business. That’s an important aspect of the role predictive analytics will play as social analytics evolve&#.

Giving up on Work e-mail - Status Report on Week 51 (SNBC - Connect, Collaborate, Innovate)

Elsua

Time for that weekly progress report on giving up e-mail at work where I am getting really, really , close to the one year anniversary of such remarkable quest: reducing my incoming e-mail count consistently over the last few months and, instead, use more and more social software tools to get the job done! For now though, I thought I would share with you a couple of interesting links, which I am sure you are going to enjoy quite a bit. And we are back at it again, folks.

Future of Social Networks by Charlene Li

Elsua

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

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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 Three Eras of Knowledge Management – Towards the Collective Knowledge of Conversations

Elsua

In this case, Knowledge Management. If you are one of those knowledge workers interested in KM, or doing KM, this is one of those blog entries you should not miss out on! Leveraging Experiential Knowledge. Tags: Social Computing

Collaboration Is More Important Than Ever – 3 Barriers To Adoption

Elsua

Last Friday, my good friend Jack Vinson put together a rather good blog post where he was reminding us all how crucial collaboration has become for all businesses and knowledge workers out there. In the era of the Knowledge Economy, it can’t be otherwise.

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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!

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Why Social? To Help Colleagues Work Together Much More Effectively

Elsua

One of my all time favourite social networking tools for informal learning , as well as information discovery, on a good range of interesting and relevant topics, and specially Enterprise 2.0 / Social Computing and Social Business as of late is Slideshare. Why social?

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IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – People-Centric vs. Content-Centric by Louis Richardson

Elsua

how eventually change took place for the better, how content is no longer king explaining what some of its main challenges are at the moment and how building trust worthy, lasting connections, personal business relationships is the way to go, specially since your people are your company.

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Is Multitasking Bad for the Brain?

Elsua

Do you think that, as the title of this blog post suggests, all of us, knowledge Web workers, are damaging our brains when we multitask? is tackling my biggest source of multitasking, which happens to be one rather common to most knowledge workers out there already: meetings!

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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. Social Media is a time waster.

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Culture Eats Strategy For Lunch

Elsua

In short, they would probably tell you about a new set of social tools that have transformed the Web as we know it making it much more open and participatory for everyone. To me, social computing within the enterprise is about everything, but the tools.

A World Without Email — Year 3, Weeks 19 to 23 (Breaking the Email Addiction)

Elsua

But might social media ever win the war with email? I can certainly recommend folks have a read at Tony’s HBR piece, as I am sure that plenty of the tips he shares on breaking our email addiction could also be applied to taming that very same addiction leaning towards social networking.

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

Elsua

Last week took place one of those conference events that surely has carried on with the conversations all over the place around the subject of social computing within the enterprise. Like I said, one event on social computing within the enterprise to remember!

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Reinventing Social Media – The People by David Armano

Elsua

Well, I have just had one of those moments: Reinventing Social Media by David Armano. To get things started, he makes a great point that media is *not* social; people are. time and time again over the course of the years… Specially in the field of Knowledge Management.

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Overcoming Resistance to Change – Isn’t It Obvious?

Elsua

or Social Computing within the enterprise, whatever term you would want to make use of, I keep stressing out that this movement hasn’t got anything to do with technologies, nor processes, but, mainly, with people! Well, may be. But then again, may be not!

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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 E-mail: One Man’s Vision of a Social Workplace – Wear Sunscreen

Elsua

Usually, weekends, as most of you already know, are rather quiet over here in this blog and in most of my virtual social networking hang-out places. of email has been causing within the enterprise for decades as a knowledge sharing and collaboration tool.

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

Elsua

We also still have office politics and intrigue, careerism, coalitions and rivalries, informal structures and processes, and all the other elements of a dense and hierarchical social system" Rather fascinating, don’t you think? Do you really think so? I mean, * really *?

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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.

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What the … Is Social Media Anyway?

Elsua

about social media, social software, or whatever other related term. I know I will, even if I don’t agree with statements like this one: "[On Facebook] It has won the social networking war" Well, maybe it’s still a little bit too early to say, don’t you think?

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The Future of Enterprise Computing and Collaboration by Alan Cohen

Elsua

or Social Computing within the corporate world and beyond. So I thought I would go ahead and share with you folks another interesting video interview I bumped into from another executive at Cisco Systems. Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Social Computing

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Curmudgeons Unite!

Elsua

At least, I wasn’t expecting it this soon, even though I have been using social software tools since as far back as 2000 and 2001. Because if you don’t have a presence there it means you don’t get social software and social networking within a business context?

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Collaborative Culture: On Reinventing the Social Enterprise

Elsua

Those folks who have been following this blog for a long while now would probably realise how, for quite some time, I have firmly believed that the main challenge with regards to the successful adoption of social computing within the enterprise is no other than a cultural one.

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

Elsua

This time around with the Top 10 Reasons to Ban Social Media in the Organisation. 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

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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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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?

Social Learning: Learning Never Ends…

Elsua

We talked as well about a good number of other business benefits of using social tools that I have been mentioning over here over the course of time; and one of those benefits is, without any doubt, that one of Learning , specially the concept of Informal (Social) Learning.

The Surprising Science of Motivation by Dan Pink

Elsua

associated very closely with traditional Knowledge Management and which doesn’t seem to have escaped as well the world of Social Computing: awards and incentives within a knowledge sharing culture!