Social Computing Guidelines and Why You Would Still Need Them


Haven’t we learned much from the last 10 years or so? Those Social Computing Guidelines are your entrance door into modelling certain new mindset(s), behaviours and overall good business practices. . And IBM’s official Social Computing Guidelines were born.

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The Humanity of the Web: Reflections of a Social Computing Evangelist


The title of the article / book chapter is “ The Humanity of the Web: Reflections of a Social Computing Evangelist ” and you would be able to find it as well over here. Back in my high school years, computing was one of the subjects that I kept struggling with time and time again.

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Trending Sources

Life in a Connected Day


So how about if we get started with “ Life in a Connected Day “? Like I said at the beginning of this short post, there is probably not many interesting and exciting things out there to watch other than “ Life in a Connected Day “, don’t you think?

Life In A Perpetual Learning State


Specially, if you are heavily involved with the Learning and Education field, which, as most of you know already, is another one of my other passions, specially the concept of Social Learning in a work environment. is no longer the learning from our children and youngsters today.

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The Future of Work Is Learning


And one of the various reasons why I keep digging quite a bit G+ over other social networking sites. And all of that thanks to the emergence of social networking tools within the enterprise and beyond!

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Reclaim Blogging – On Why Your Blog Still Is Your Best Personal Branding Social Tool


Over the course of the years Hugh MacLeod has always been posting some of the most amazing content available out there on the Internet Blogosphere on various different topics, specially, related to Social Networking. honest, insightful, willing to learn and share plenty more, etc.

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Google Plus and Twitter – How They Work for Me Hand in Hand


I am back to making active use of one of my favourite social networking tools out there, where I have been spending a large chunk of time over the course of the last four years and counting. It’s something difficult to see work just right and scalable in other social networking sites.

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What Is (A) Community?


Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Social Computing

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Social Media at Work


Alas, my local Internet Service Provider, movistar , had other plans for me: no other than disrupt an entire week with a rather poor performance of my ADSL line to the point where I spent more time being offline, disconnected, than connected. This time around Social Media @ Work.

Google Plus – One50, Two50 and TheRest


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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The Big Three – How To Handle Your Fragmented Social Life


A few days back my good friend Jack Vinson posted a rather interesting and thought-provoking blog post that would be incredibly relevant for all of those folks who happen to be rather active in various different social networking sites and who may be facing such a common problem as well.

2011 81

Google Plus – Bridging Together Too Irreconcilable Worlds


But what I think G+ provides us with is a new breaking ground that no other social networking tool, at least, till now, has dared to bridge just yet: combining both online (As in real-time!) By enabling audio (voice) and video right into your social streams.

Building an Engaging Community By Gautam Ghosh


Lots of rather interesting insights I wish we would have available as well through audio / video, so that we could learn plenty more from Gautam on what has worked for him over the course of the years and what not. Communities using social media – gautam ghosh.

Why Ideas Are Obvious to You But Amazing to Others


Fun Stuff and Musings Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

2011 77

Why Social? To Help Colleagues Work Together Much More Effectively


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.

2011 76

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All


Like I have mentioned yesterday, it’s been a few days already since I jumped the shark and joined the bunch of early adopters who have been hammering down, and taking for a spin, the latest iteration of Google to get social with Google Plus , right after Google Wave and Google Buzz.

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How connect.BASF Helped BASF Become a Social Business


In the recent past I have been blogging over here a couple of times already on some of the amazing piece of work that BASF ( disclaimer: An IBM customer) has been doing over the course of the last year or so on becoming a Social Business and behave and act as such.

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How to Use Employee Engagement to Boost Your Business


It’s what the Social Web has managed to unleash and awaken from all of those years. Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Metablogging Personal KM Social Computing Work Life Integration

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


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.

2011 74

9 Ways To Increase Your Productivity While Working From Home


Impose Time Limits on Specific Tasks: Oh, yes, ever since I have introduced The Pomodoro Technique to help me schedule time chunks on specific tasks, specially, rather complex ones, also even the time I spend on social networking tools, it’s made a huge difference for me.

2011 77

Community Managers and the Art of Facilitating Communities Effectively


So I thought I would develop further on this topic, specially since, earlier on today, I bumped into a couple of rather relevant and interesting links very much connected to this topic that I am sure you would enjoy quite a bit.

2011 72

Shell All of That Knowledge, Please!


But does video really have a place within the corporate world to help facilitate open knowledge flows as well as encourage knowledge workers to connect and collaborate with one another? If not, judge for yourselves: SHELL ASK LEARN SHARE from studionx on Vimeo. .

2011 58

Google Plus – A Vitamin or an Aspirin?


My good friend, and fellow colleague, Louis Richardson , is a tremendously engaging public speaker with an amazing talent in delivering key, powerful messages in various different topics; one of them being Social Business. I am not saying that social software is problematic.

Smart Filtering – On Humanising and Socialising the Web


world, and followed by some of the most popular social networking sites at the moment today: like Facebook. So this is not something harmful for the overall Social Web alone, but for the Internet as a whole, as we have known it for years altogether.

2011 62

Google Plus and The Enterprise – What’s The Deal?


Internet connectivity, provided by Movistar , le sigh, prevented me not posting it sooner… More on that in an upcoming blog entry though, but for now regular blogging will resume, once again from today onwards… Welcome back!).

2011 64

The Business Case for Enterprise Social Bookmarking: $4.6 Million a Year in Cost Savings!


Indeed, social bookmarking / tagging! Not sure what you would think, but I strongly believe that social bookmarking and social tagging are still an important and rather critical part of a successful Enterprise 2.0 Like any other standard social bookmarking site.

Enterprise 2.0: Two Success Stories on Connecting People with People to Make a Difference!


Social Software Adoption, online Communities and Knowledge Management 2.0 , amongst several other topics. Needless to say that those conversations were all rather engaging and very enlightening, more than anything else, because I probably learned just as much as we all did!

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Social Business Forum Highlights – Reinventing Conference Events


As mentioned in previous blog posts, here I am, once again, putting together this particular series of articles detailing some of the various highlights from the recent Social Business Forum event held in Milan, Italy, on June 8th, that I attended and presented at.

2011 63

CommunityBuilders – Online Community Still Crazy After Years with Nancy White


We all learned tons! Lots of wonderful insights shared across in them as well, mainly, on the topic of online communities and (social) networks and how they both work together in unison to get the most out of those member interactions and their conversations.

2011 62

Living “A World Without Email” … in Google Plus


In the last few weeks a lot has been written about whether Google Plus is the ultimate killer social networking site of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or several others, you name it. And no longer just a social networking activity per se, necessarily, on its own.

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The KM and Social Computing Culture Changes


I know that for a good number of years Social Computing and Knowledge Management have been walking different paths. Each of them placing the focus on the own key areas: KM on the processes and tools and Social Computing on the people themselves.

Social Media Revolution 2011


If you ever want to re-energise yourself or charge your batteries to keep living social #sbf11 is a good one example of how it can be done! Welcome to the Social Media Revolution 2011 ! Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Social Computing

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Vacation Is A State Of Mind


But I am now back and my state of mind is “ back to work, back the social grid!&#. In the whole time that I spent on vacation, this time around going back home to León , mainland Spain, I hardly managed to be connected to the Social Web. Living Social FTW!

2011 56

A World Without Email – Year 3, Weeks 29 to 51 (The Email Starvation Continues…)


Imagine now when people start relying more and more on these social tools and they reach similar levels to the ones I have been enjoying myself for the last few months. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing A-World-Without-Email

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It’s Time to Try Social Technologies by Kevin Jones


You could say I am having a blast with it, to the point where most of my other external social networking activities have gone a bit dormant in the last few days! We all remember that social for the sake of social is not going to take us anywhere. Your social networks.

2011 56

Social Business Begins by Unleashing Your Business Talent


Over the last couple of days, two rather interesting, and noteworthy, articles over at Technology Review , written rather nicely by Erica Naone , have been making the rounds out there on Social Web around Enterprise 2.0 An employee reconceived the service, adding better social features.

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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. Long-term ROI of social computing is helping information workers feel valued (e.g., Social Computing lowers the cost for sharing and organizing.

The Social Enterprise and The Circular Economy


Social Networking / Computing or Social Business (In my case, Social Enterprise ). Delivering on the promise of social. I am not sure what you folks would think about it, but this key trait from the Social Web / Web 2.0

2011 55

Enjoying a Disconnected Life in an Interconnected World


through the Social Web, there are plenty of times when you know you probably should disconnect a bit to look around and treasure those precious little moments that one gets to enjoy in life, specially when living through those tiny things that really matter.

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Social Networking Gets Serious – #prayforjapan


One of the main inhibitors with regards to a successful adoption of social software within the enterprise that I keep bumping into from fellow knowledge workers and, specially, their managers!, that Social Networking can be serious. That, folks, is the real value of social networking.