Mongrel Media: When Corporate Comms hijacks Traditional and Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Mongrel Media: Traditional vs Corporate vs Social Media. I’m betting on the mongrel Corporate taking over Heritage AND Social channels. The perils of losing traditional media to corporate media and ending up with Mongrel Media. Corporate Media – Owned Media.

Corporate Social Media Policies are Advancing

Portals and KM

Pam Sahota has provided a useful post, Examples of Corporate Social Media Policies , that actually contained links to 14 examples. While it is always good to look at what others are doing, Pam started with the proper caution that there’s no right policy. Your company needs to find what is right for your culture and needs. Here are a few. Best Buy has received a lot of press using Twitter for customer service.

Bring Back the Corporate Knowledge Managers - as Collaboration Connectors

Michael Sampson - Currents

Writing for the Harvard Business Review blog network, Tammy Erickson talks about the role of organizational hubs to encourage and enhance collaboration. The "hub" is a person who curates what's going on and both shares it more widely in the organization and also suggests connections for people who are seeking collaborative help: " The very premise behind extended collaboration is that sharing information broadly will have benefits.

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Mobile Iron for Managing Mobile Devices with Corporate Data

Michael Sampson - Currents

During one of my meetings yesterday, we started talking about the impact of the iPad on the corporate world - where employees bring their own iPad's in the door and want to use them for corporate tasks. If the device is lost, corporate IT can wipe the corporate image remotely.

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My TEDxRainier Talk on The Soulful Company

Alchemy of Change

The Soulful Company B Corporation corporations drive meaning mission soulful companyI'm excited to share my TEDxRainier talk on "The Soulful Company." This talk will serve as a catalyst to shift my focus here at Alchemy of Change into a place for exploring some of the questions I hope to pique with this talk.

The Divine Right of Capital: The Corporation as Feudal Estate

Alchemy of Change

Chapter 3: The Corporation as Feudal Estate. The Principle of Property: Like a feudal estate, a corporation is considered a piece of property — not a human community — so it can be owned and sold by the propertied class. Democracy Good Companies capitalism corporations

Blogging and Corporate Hippies by Luis Suarez


What were some of the themes that helped me get back on track on keep on pushing for Open Business with that rather well known, by now, flair of being the outlier , the corporate rebel , the outrageous heretic and free radical optimist, and, essentially, that hippie 2.0

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CEOs Don’t Understand Social Media The Australian

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Corporate Karma Media social media Social Media Australia social networks The Australian Australia Bernie Brookes CEOs Myers PR public relations

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How Do Corporations Embrace the Collaborative Economy? #collabeconadsk

Online Community Strategy

We want to pull ~100 really smart and passionate people together from the bay area to have a high signal / low noise discussion about the collaborative economy, and specifically, how corporations can embrace this next wave of social business.

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Social Media for Training Departments in Companies

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I was invited to speak on social media in the Enterprise by Cadre eLearning to a group of corporate training people. Training for Corporates is changing… Corporate Education Event Online Communities social media social networks Australia corporate training Course Facebook online Training Twitter workshopHere are the slides for them. Training departments and social media. View more presentations from Laurel Papworth. The diagrams I used are on Flickr.

Looking for interview partners on innovation in large corporations or government agencies

Net-Map Toolbox

How do mid- to higher level managers in large corporations or government agencies use their formal and informal influence networks to achieve innovation? Innovation Any Which Way (copyright by Cea on Flickr).

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Enterprise 2.0: social scorecard and social media karma

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I can’t remember the actual badges but it was something like Video Hero for people who rate or comment on Corporate Videos on the intranet, and so on. Tags: Online Communities social media social networks Australia badges Corporate enterprise 2.0

Enterprise: List of 40 Social Media Staff Guidelines

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I’ve done a few press (radio, print) interviews this week re: Telstra so I thought I should have another look at how Enterprise, Government, Corporates, Not for Profits are handling the fact that their staff are members of social networks too. .

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Clearing the Air About Corporate Blogging

Leading Virtually

Blogs have been around more than a decade now, but corporate blogging, or the use of blogs within firms, is not very common. Tags: Blogs leadership blogging virtual teaming task performance social relationships communication corporate performance virtual teams Leadership Collaboration technology

Brumby’s Bakeries and Negative Criticism in Social Media COI

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The small enterprise will often fight back if dealt unfairly by the social network, the bigger guys less likely to… Corporate Karma Online Communities social media social networks anti marketing backlash bakeries brumbysHow a Facebook page might save a company in Brand disgrace!

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Corporate Communications: Talk or Tell?

Governance in a Networked World

The dictionary throws up definitions like “…a document or message imparting views, information etc.”; “the science or process of conveying information especially by electronic or mechanical means…”; which in the world of corporate communications, its all about crafting and sending the message.

Ten Reasons Your Corporate Social Network Should be an Innovation Social Network

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Innovation Management Products Customers Partners News Center Blog About Us The Leader In On-Demand Innovation Management Categories Current Affairs Innovation Tips Archives April 2009 March 2009 December 2008 Subscribe to our RSS Feed Ten Reasons Your Corporate Social Network Should be an Innovation Social Network Posted by Matthew Greeley at 10:48 AM, March 24, 2009 1.

Compatibility Communication System : CCS CORPORATION

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

This is our busiest time of year and the team is humming!" | Using the CCS with teams ©2010 CCS Corporation Pty Ltd Tel: +61 2 4977 1211 contact us • site map • search • copyright and legals • TOP. You are here: home What is the CCS?

5 Reasons Why Corporate Social Tools Fail - I Agree with Some, Question Others

Michael Sampson - Currents

Aliza at GigaOM outlined 5 reasons why corporate social tools fail , and what to do about it: " While millions of people interact daily in public-facing social media channels, there are a growing number of internal social media solutions for the enterprise, becoming modern-day intranets of sorts. And why might trying to bring social tools inside your gated corporate walls fail? Here are just a few reasons for corporate social networking failure — and ways to avoid them. ".

Apple Goes Corporate - BusinessWeek

Michael Sampson - Currents

Peter at BusinessWeek looks at Apple's move into the corporate market , lead by the widespread adoption of the iPad: ". the iPad faces little competition among corporations such as financial services and pharmaceutical firms. That has helped set the stage for Apple’s Mac computer to make its own inroads in the corporate world. “We The real threat to the corporate-technology industry is if Apple decides to pursue the market more aggressively. ".

If Companies are People, Where’s Their Soul?

Alchemy of Change

One such question that we wrestle with today is whether our Constitution provides corporations the same rights of “personhood&# it grants to real people like you and me. This legal fiction, that corporations are “persons,&# is counter-intuitive to most people. The U.S.

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The Divine Right of Capital: Corporations Are Not Persons

Alchemy of Change

Chapter 11: Corporations Are Not Persons. The Principle of Justice: In keeping with equal treatment of persons before the law, the wealthy may not claim greater rights than others, and corporations may not claim the rights of persons. The issue of corporate personhood has deep roots.

More on corporate strategy - #NACD

Endless Knots

I mentioned the “ Board’s Role in Corporate Strategy ” session below at the NACD Corporate Governance Conference. It gives you a different perspective on corporate responsibility. This is very important to developing corporate strategy. Tags: Business Corporate governance NACD Here are a few more tidbits from the absolutely packed session, so popular that three rounds of additional chairs had to be brought in and people still were left standing in the back. 

Corporate Twitter Resources

Community Guy

I’ve had several people ask me lately for information on what corporations are doing on Twitter. Here’s some great content around the topic: 40 of the Best Twitter Brands and the People Behind Them. Four ways companies use micro-blogging. Executive twittering without the time suck. Twitter: How to get started guide for business people. Twitter for Business.

Corporate Blogging Goes Mainstream – Happy Bloggiversary elsua!


Well, it looks like the trend may be turning around, as I have mentioned elsewhere on the blog some time ago, and it seems that corporate blogging is becoming more and more relevant by the day within the corporate world and beyond.

Green Chameleon » Corporate Alzheimers

Green Chameleon

Do we need an officially recognised function of corporate memorialist? What happens if the corporate memorialist leaves?

Death of the corporate portal?

Governance in a Networked World

but as a former corporate KM person I know how hard it is to encourage staff to participate in collaborative corporate portals. In contrast getting people to join up with the corporate portal was like pulling teeth. Obviously not all are current employees but where is the corporate knowledge going to reside in the future Maybe thats a bit harsh.

Techy lunch in the City shows community spirit of corporate lawyers

Social Reporter

While the City of London Corporation has good general listing of services, attractions and events , they can’t cover the whole range of smaller groups and informal activities in and around the City. City of London Corporation – and Things to Do.

The Person I Wish Corporations Would Be

Hildy Gottlieb

Listening to yet another pundit on yet another soapbox about corporate personhood today, I found myself talking back to the television. The real issue isn’t that corporations are people,” I told the guy on the screen. “It’s Stuff I'm Thinking About Corporate personhood corporations

Next up: NACD Corporate Governance Conference (#NACD, tweeters)

Endless Knots

Pleased to say that I'm chairing a panel at the National Association of Corporate Directors' 2009 Corporate Governance Conference taking place in Washington, DC, Oct 18-20. I've had the chance to prep a bit with the panelists, leading me to believe that this will be a real eye-opener for corporate directors. savvy -- promises a stellar moment in the development of corporate governance. Tags: Corporate governance NACD

Green Chameleon » David Vaine on Corporate Blogging

Green Chameleon

The Divine Right of Capital: New Citizens in Corporate Governance

Alchemy of Change

Chapter 10: New Citizens in Corporate Governance. The Principle of Democracy: The corporation is a human community, and like the larger community of which it is a part, it is best governed democratically. Chapter 3: The Corporation as Feudal Estate.

Australia Enterprise: list of business online communities

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

A “top list&# of social networks and online communities for business and corporate. Hoover’s Connect - manage professional network and connect to corporate network (Tagline: Find the people you want to meet through the people you know). Technorati Tags: angel investors , Australia , business , Corporate , enterprise , entrepreneurs , Investment , list , Online Communities , social networks.

Stop Banging Your Tanker Corporate Microclimates

Evolving Web

A microclimate is a small area that has differing weather than the surrounding area. Architects often design buildings specifically to avoid or create a microclimate.

New Technology – The Threat to Our Corporate Information


Well, go and have a look into New Technology – The Threat to Our Corporate Information. Yes, that’s the premise of this Slideshare presentation I mentioned above: New Technology – The Threat to Our Corporate Information.

College Presidents Blog and Tweet Much More Than Corporate CEO’s

Portals and KM

Nora and Ava Lescault recently published an interesting report, College Presidents Out-Blog and Out-Tweet Corporate CEO’s ?as Nora Ganim Barnes and her colleagues at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Marketing Research.

Corporate Learning Trends and Innovations Nov 17-21

Nancy White

Most of you know me in the non profit world, but Tony Karrer of Tech Empower convinced me I could contribute to a corporate learning event. So take a look at what he, Jay Cross and George Siemens have put together for Corporate Learning Trends and Innovations » Corporate Learning Trends and Innovations 2008. November 17-21, 2008 | Online | Free.

Blog>> Cross Post: The Body Corporate

Green Chameleon

I’m guest blogging over at Cognitive Edge right now… here’s my first post.————-. ————-. I have a few posts in mind which will attempt to use what we know of the human body as an analogy to help us make sense of the social body we call the organisation.

The Divine Right of Capital: Wealth Reigns

Alchemy of Change

The Principle of Sovereignty: Corporations assert that they are private and the free market will self-regulate, much as feudal barons asserted a sovereignty independent of the Crown. Economic sovereignty trumps political sovereignty in the corporation.

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Goodbye, Corporate Data Silo; Hello Linked Data

Green Chameleon

Alas, the corporate data silo that we’ve all learned to love and cherish is slipping away. However, the enterprise, cross-enterprise, and cloud-based metadata and semantic data world taking its place means more than just lots of more data available to everyone. It means profound changes to the way we look at work, relationships, and the enterprise itself. Paul Miller provides a summary of Kingsley Idehen’s comments at the recent Linked Data Planet conference in New York.