Launching a Collaboration or Content Management System: 8 Tricks for Adoption

Influence

So, you have decided you need a tool for collaboration or content management. And you are ready to invest the money in selecting and developing the greatest system ever. Below I discuss some adoption strategies that you should consider if you plan to launch a collaborative platform or content management system. Hire a Community/Content Manager! The importance of a community manager cannot be understated. Model Wanted Behavior.

Collaborative Thinking: Socializing At Work - No Longer A Waste Of Time

Collaborative Thinking

Many organizations, as a result, foster a leadership, decision-making and information-sharing environment that values certain types of management activities and styles (e.g., Often, these management actions focus heavily on activities that optimize the efficiency and effectiveness aspects of its products and services. Corresponding management styles often created overly restrictive walled gardens that limit cross-functional interaction and information stovepipes.

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Compliance Doesn't Sell E2.0. But It Should

Collaborative Thinking

Compliance-related features are lagging (which is normal) but some of the gaps are showstoppers for some organizations and need to become a higher priority by vendors selling social platforms - one option is to partner with vendors already delivering compliance and security-related tools for more traditional collaboration, communication, and content management systems. believes that "compliance isn't a first-order design point for more enterprise 2.0

iQuest: Putting Greater Transparency into the Enterprise

Portals and KM

iQuest greatly reduces the amount on manual management than is often found in enterprise search engines. It enables you to leverage the index of your enterprise information without having to build and maintain knowledge models using controlled vocabularies, taxonomies, and ontologies. ? iQuest will do the same thing within any enterprise content management system. ? Content is ingested “as is.” iQuest is also designed for ease of use.

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Instant Communities: List of companies that provide Web Collaboration Suites or Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Collaboration tools and social features Common features, but are not limited to, include: forums, wikis, blogs, media, rss, aggregation homepages, presence, instant messaging, and ability to connect to identity systems such as LDAP/Active Directory. formerly Twisted Systems, Inc.)

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List of "White Label" or "Private Label" (Applications you can Rebrand) Social Networking Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Small World Labs “Small World Labs provides the design, implementation, and hosting services for your online social or professional network.&# Build your community today and start generating incremental revenue from user generated content.&#

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Ten leading platforms for creating online communities | Enterprise Web 2.0 | ZDNet.com

John Tropea - Delicious Community

LDAP Live ID openid Lightweight Service Models Mashups Enterprise Mashups Situational Software Network Effects Open APIs Products Rich Internet Applications (RIA) Ajax SaaS SOA Business Process Management Global SOA Governance Orchestration Web-Oriented Architecture (WOA) WS-* Social Computing Social Software Community Customer Community Grassroots Community Social Media Social Networking Tolerance Continuum Web 2.0

Anecdote: Revitalising communities of practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

He said that I should start by thinking about the Etienne Wenger’s CPD model (community, practice and domain). Thinking about this model will prompt you to ask a series of questions, he said. ” Get the members to design the community activities, the domain, the practices.

Forrester Wave Report: The Leaders in Community Platforms for Marketers (Part 4/4)

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Then to pick an Objective that aligns with their business, next, they will spend most of their time scoping out the Strategy , which includes internal processes, stakeholders, roles, budgets, empowerment, policy, and change management.

The FASTForward Blog » Serena has Adopted Facebook as Their Intranet: Enterprise 2.0 Blog: News, Coverage, and Commentary

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Serena is really replacing its existing intranet with Facebook as a front end linked to a low-cost content management system behind the firewall. In each case you learn about the people providing the information through their Facebook profiles, and not simply the content, itself. search, the user revolution, the future of content, and much, much more. Business Model 2.0 Design Thinking 3.0

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A Practical Guide to Implementing Web 2.0 (aka Social Networking Tools) in Your Organization

How to Save the World

internal content management systems) that serve up content almost no one uses. like SharePoint) designed to improve internal collaboration, that actually discourages collaboration. So what are you, as the manager leading a Web 2.0 Talk to senior management.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

So what are you, as the manager leading a Web 2.0 Intranets provide a placefor content providers in various parts of the organization to housetheir content somewhere visible to the whole organization, that theycan point to and say "I produced this; Im doing productive work".

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Getting started with enterprise social networking :: Blog :: Headshift

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Conversely, in the enterprise tools space, users are of secondary importance and therefore there are few evolutionary pressures that can improve the generally poor quality tools and systems that IT departments force on the business. The imprint of the industrial revolution, and its model of machine-based production efficiency, is still present today. So too is the bureaucratic model described by Max Weber.

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The FASTForward Blog » Why the Future of Corporate Computing is ‘Informal’ : Enterprise 2.0 Blog: News, Coverage, and Commentary

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Design Thinking , Barriers , Enterprise 2.0 , Enterprise Software , Facebook , IT Department , Information Management , Messy World , Social Computing , Web 2.0 However, the catch is “ most corporate IT systems, unfortunately, are geared to the needs of the formal organization and ignore the informal one. In stark contrast to corporate IT systems, social networks shape themselves to their users rather than forcing the users to adapt to preset specifications.&#

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BT Web 2.0 adoption case study " Inside out

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

But what happens when you bring these tools into the constrained, policy-driven, risk-averse world of the corporate intranet where the user population is small, where expressing oneself as an individual and on a personal level can feel threatening, and where management is watching your every move?

Video and Debate: Who really owns the Community?

John Tropea - Delicious Community

A brand manager can act as a community proxy on behalf of an official understanding of a brand, but even those actions are but part of the soup of understanding in which the brand is suspended. Think Norman’s “Mental Model&#.

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BT Web 2.0 adoption case study « Inside out

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

But what happens when you bring these tools into the constrained, policy-driven, risk-averse world of the corporate intranet where the user population is small, where expressing oneself as an individual and on a personal level can feel threatening, and where management is watching your every move?

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Dave Pollards papers on business innovation & knowledge management Friday, May 29, 2009 A Practical Guide to Implementing Web 2.0 (aka So what are you, as the manager leading a Web 2.0 So whats the best model for a corporate website?

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