Connections are Different than Relationships

Alchemy of Change

Gideon Rosenblatt Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Movement as Network « Networks and Autonomy How Connections “Wrap&# Our Engagement » Connections are Different than Relationships I used to use the words connection and relationship interchangeably.

Social Network Travel Logging

Governance in a Networked World

I thought it might be interesting to have a travel log (including an evolving network map) which starts with people we meet and then support this with the places that we meet, rather than the other way around. There is a connection to ‘Social Business’ here.

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Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

Gideon Rosenblatt Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Movement as Network « Thank you, Benoît Mandelbrot Keep Stretching… » Twitter is Not a Social Network That’s right, Twitter is not a social network. So, is Amazon a social network?

Social Network Sites As Connective Infrastructure

Collaborative Thinking

One of the more interesting articles I came across while on winter break was the dissertation abstract and presentation below on the role social network sites play as people adapt to different life transitions. The idea of "connectivity infrastructure" I thought was very relevant and influenced some of the points I made in an earlier post " Enterprise 2.0: Title : Networked Information Behavior in Life Transition. Identity Social Networking & Collaboration

Relationships and Identity: Two Sides of the Social Networking Coin

Collaborative Thinking

As organizations explore the use of social networking, the enterprise is no longer the only participant in managing identity. An employee’s social network site profile, social graph, and use of other social tools and applications enable them to construct additional identity facets to suit their own needs. As a result, organizations should incorporate “social identity” claims within identity management practices. Facebook Connect, OpenSocial).

Balancing Tasks & Relationships – The Art of Engagement

Alchemy of Change

Gideon Rosenblatt Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Movement as Network « Our Intentions on Feedback Profits » Balancing Tasks & Relationships – The Art of Engagement Getting work done with other people is tricky.

Design Considerations For Enterprise Social Networks

Collaborative Thinking

While enterprise social networking has been covered extensively in the media and by IT analyst firms, one of the least discussed aspects of the topic has been the issue of design and the potential impact of design on employee adoption of such tools and applications. e-mail, community site, social collaboration platform, etc.). Social theory and design. Connects enterprise social networking efforts to its enterprise architecture (EA) program.

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How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools

Elsua

and while I will be answering the first part over the course of time with the various blog entries I’m currently drafting along, I thought for today I’d focus on trying to answer the second part: how do I make sense of social networking tools today?

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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).

Privacy & Social Network Sites: A Case Of Conflicting Agendas

Collaborative Thinking

Many will disagree that privacy is a concern only to certain demographics and many will also disagree that people have to cede privacy simply to leverage social networking. Key Video From The World Economic Forum’s Social Networking Powerhouse Panel.

Ten practical tips to profitable business relationships

The Bumble Bee

Bioteams.com has previously published a number of articles on Social Networking which have addressed the Analysis perspective. Experienced networkers will notice you on your own and will invite you to join them as well. Playing Connections. Social Networking

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Elsua

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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Relationship Mapping and Monitoring with Yammer

Governance in a Networked World

Yammer is a leading social networking platform for use inside organisations. Its recent acquisition by Microsoft is not only good for Yammer, but for the many Microsoft Enterprise clients who have been struggling to ''connect'' via Sharepoint. Relationships are jointly owned.

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Social Networks and the Renaissance of Local News

Alchemy of Change

But there are two additional factors in the renaissance of local news: social networks and mobile computing. Networking News Distribution. In that world, a physical distribution network was difficult to build. Today, readers distribute the news by networking it.

2011 182

Design Considerations For Enterprise Social Networks

Collaborative Thinking

While enterprise social networking has been covered extensively in the media and by IT analyst firms, one of the least discussed aspects of the topic has been the issue of design and the potential impact of design on employee adoption of such tools and applications. e-mail, community site, social collaboration platform, etc.). Social theory and design. Connects enterprise social networking efforts to its enterprise architecture (EA) program.

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Year-End Thoughts On Social Media, Social Networking Social Analytics

Collaborative Thinking

& Social Software (Part 3). & Social Software (Part 2). & Social Software. While a lot of my research agenda and client interactions focused on collaboration and Enterprise 2.0 / social software during 2009, the most sizeable amount of time and energy for me this year was spent on social media, social networking, and social analytics (externally as well as internally). Social Media. Facebook Connect).

The State of Social Network Analysis in Business: LINKS Workshop Report

21st Century Organization

June 7- 11 I had the good fortune of taking a deeper dive into social network analysis (SNA) at the University of Kentucky's Links Center Summer Workshop. . For these reasons, social network analysis will remain an untapped source of insight in most organizations."

The Real Business Value of Social Networking

Elsua

The entry I would want to encourage you all to take a look at and read is one by Kevin Jones titled " I Finally Get It – Why Social Networking Is So Important " It’s one of those good reads that after going through it you won’t be the same person any longer.

16 Tips for Ning Social Networking

Online Social Networking

Many Ning social networking sites are easier to navigate and operate than those of Facebook or LinkedIn. However, while mastering Ning’s features isn’t difficult, using Ning to network effectively can be. Small Business Network is the Ning site I created and run.

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Social Network Analysis in the public sector

Collaborative Thinking

SAP Innovation: Social Networking at the Service of the French Public Sector | SAP Web 2.0. Once the data has been gathered, people can search for experts and discover relationships using an intuitive interface. The result is that the standard corporate hierarchy, which is often the only relationship information available, rarely reflects how people really work together. SAP Innovation: Social Networking at the Service of the French Public Sector | SAP Web 2.0.

Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking

Elsua

I mean, we have only been having social software tools for merely 15 years and we are already starting to hate them, as end-users? Yes, the main purpose, if you want to call it that way, for social software, still today: connecting people to people and connecting people to content.

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Communicating Diagonally: New Value Pathways via Enterprise Social Networking?

Governance in a Networked World

One of the keystone value claims for implementing an Enterprise Social Networking (ESN) platform like Yammer, Jive or IBM Connect is facilitating horizontal communication paths across the enterprise.

2015 130

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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BroadVision’s Clearvale Offers Integrated Enterprise Social Networking Platform

Portals and KM

Many organizations are implementing both external facing social networking programs, as well as enterprise social networking tools.   The cloud has arrived along with the move of social networking from the Web to the enterprise, resulting in enterprise 2.0. 

Google+ Hints at a Social Media Marketing Revolution

Alchemy of Change

How often do you follow companies, organizations or products on social networks? As a company, I can start to organize my connections with people on Google+ based on a variety of factors and use that to track what I send to and receive from them.

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#e2conf 2011 Highlights – Offline Social Networking Still Rules!

Elsua

Yes, I am now back to work, back to the social grid, back to carry on with my usual blogging mojo. conference event for yours truly: the offline social networking interactions!

2011 216

Did You Know? Social Networks in Spain

Elsua

" to share some further insights on the kind of significant impact that social computing and social networks are having not only within the business world, but in our society as a whole? on the overall use of social networks across the world!

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Musings on Oracle/Sun re: social networking

Collaborative Thinking

This could help bootstrap an Oracle effort to deliver a dedicated social network site (ala Lotus Connections) to compliment WebCenter (which is more of a portal-centric play for social networking). However, Oracle has not indicated that it believes in the concept of a destination site for social networking. There is some internal work going on to pilot an enterprise social messaging systems ( called !sweet

Making Social CRM “Friend Discovery” Real

Alchemy of Change

“Friend Discovery&# is a new idea for Social CRM that connects the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database in an organization with the social networks of its customers and other stakeholders. Yellow: The Customer’s Social Graph.

How Much Real Networking on Social Networking Sites?

Online Social Networking

I’ve written many articles about social networking sites. Facebook , LinkedIn and Ning call themselves social networking sites , while Twitter does not. However, Twitter has features like messaging and re-tweeting that can facilitate social networking.

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?

3 Principles of “Friend Discovery” Social CRM

Alchemy of Change

As I talked about in my last post, “ Friend Discovery &# is a concept for a new branch of Social CRM. Friend Discovery connects the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database in an organization with the social networks of its customers and other stakeholders.

Tech Talk: The “Gist” of Connecting Your Inbox with Your Social Network

Ant's Eyeview Blog

Needless to say, for many businesses and working professionals alike, this inbox infomania coupled with social networking and increased touchpoints can be a serious and costly problem.

2010 73

Facebook And Power.com: It's About Honoring Mutual Relationship Rights

Collaborative Thinking

In a recent post I outlined some perspectives on social graphs - namely, that a change in context and situation alters how relationship connections are manifested. and " The Dawn Of Federated Social Networks? "). Credit: Rafe Needleman/CNET Networks).

Influence and local social networks

Neighbourhoods

About ten years ago in community development and policy circles there were lots of conversations about using social network analysis to get at understandings of 'community' and thereby contribute to policy.   Neighbourhood relations Social capital Social exclusion

Can You Back Up Facebook Relationships?

Online Social Networking

I asked you, “How can you protect your interests by diverting or diversifying your networking and marketing efforts starting right now?&#. Some readers recommended that we back up our data, but I pointed out that we can not back up our relationships like pictures or profiles.

NewsGator's Social Sites ™ Brings Comprehensive Enterprise Social Networking to SharePoint

Portals and KM

So I was very pleased to see that they have greatly expanded their offering beyond RSS to a comprehensive suite of social networking tools. They continue to closely work with Microsoft and have already enhanced Social Sites to work well with SharePoint 2010.

Boston E20 Notes: Design Considerations For Enterprise Social Networks: Identity, Graphs, Streams & Social Objects

Portals and KM

I attended session - Design Considerations For Enterprise Social Networks: Identity, Graphs, Streams & Social Objects led by Mike Gotta , Senior Technical Solution Marketing Manager for Social Software, Cisco. Here is the session description: “Organizations can improve how employees connect to co-workers by understanding the influence design has on participation within social platforms. All work interactions should occur in a social network context.

2012 156

Keeping a Closer Eye on Employees’ Social Networking Will Give You More Than a Headache

Elsua

Have you read Keeping a Closer Eye on Employees’ Social Networking by Joshua Brustein? tries to monitor and control who you are, who you connect with, who you share your knowledge across with? Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Social Computing

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment

Elsua

It was a cathartic article I needed to get out of my system in order to re-find my love with that social networking tool. I use it every single day of the week, it’s my favourite personal learning network by far, but I am starting to question the value of connections over there.

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Blog Talk Radio – Business Value of Social Networking: Become a Hippie 2.0!

Elsua

John asked us a few rather interesting, insightful and provocative questions on what we thought were some of the major key points behind figuring out the business value of social networking.

2010 179

Everything Is Connected to Everything

Elsua

Brian Cox where in less than two minutes he gets to explain in very simple terms how everything is connected to everything. Innovation Knowledge Tools Learning Social EnterpriseScience.

2012 209

"Socially Challenged" - Putting the WHO in Enterprise 2.0 at Frankfurt Workshop

21st Century Organization

Summit 2010 I'll be in Frankfurt, October 26, leading a workshop on " Social Networking Culture- Made Simple ". . Collaborate enterprise wide networking platform introduction succeeded. IT's under pressure to deliver Facebook-like social networking inside companies.

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