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 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.

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Blogging and Corporate Hippies by Luis Suarez

Elsua

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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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. ".

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

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.

Corporate Blogging Goes Mainstream – Happy Bloggiversary elsua!

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.

When Personal Brands and Corporate Brands Collide

Alchemy of Change

This case brings up some tricky issues around what happens when individuals step forward to represent the organizations they work for in social networks like Twitter and here on Google+. What happens when they leave? There are some great folks on Google+ who happen to work for Google and that position within the company has … Continue reading » Engaging People Google+ Posts alchemyofchange communitymanagement glia Google socialmedia

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.

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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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Racing to the Top Where Corporations Are People

Elsua

And it all has got to do with a key concept that we have been discussing over here for a while: corporations are people and people are corporations, after all, so we may start behaving as such. Indeed, in the rather insightful blog post “ The Race to the Bottom ” Seth comes to confirm how easy it is for businesses and corporations today to be enticed by the good old forces of money, power and greed, at whatever the costs, even human ones!,

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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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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.

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

New Technology – The Threat to Our Corporate Information

Elsua

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.

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. 

Green Chameleon » David Vaine on Corporate Blogging

Green Chameleon

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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.

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Green Chameleon » Corporate Alzheimers

Green Chameleon

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

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.

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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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.

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Corporate Learning Trends - Conversations about Learning in Organisations

Elsua

Yes, that’s right, Corporate Learning Trends and Innovation is happy to announce Conversations about Learning in Organisations !

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.

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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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.

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

Grand Circle’s Corporate Leadership for Social Change Blog

Portals and KM

Here is a new blog on leadership from Grand Circle that offers stories and examples of how their leadership principles “helped Grand Circle Corporation grow over 15% per year from a small travel business to a major global company that systematically delivers on its motto to "change people's lives." This just one example of the stories found on the Grand Circle’s Corporate Leadership for Social Change Blog.

IT Governance as a part of Corporate Governance?

Governance in a Networked World

I have provided my perspective here in this LinkedIn forum

The Case for Corporate Social Networking

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

The key to achieving success in using a corporate social networking tool is not in the tool, but in the objective behind using the tool.

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.

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.

Intellectual In-Breeding and Mutations of Corporate Governance

Evolving Web

That’s why Stalin limited information flow, it’s why corporations do too. Why do people resist change? What causes stasis in organizations? Why do groups run for a while and do really well, then get bogged down? And why do I feel I can answer this in a blog post?)

Where to Start? 20 Questions for Corporate Social Media

Web Social Architecture

Typically corporate social media efforts emerge out of PR, Marketing, or Customer Service. Have you defined a corporate policy for engaging with customers through social media? Corporate blogs? Our social media engagements typically start with some kind of assessment, with varying degrees of formality and scope. We have an internal list of questions we use to plan these assessments, some of which are more relevant and important for a given engagement than others.

Seven misconceptions about corporate social networking - SmartPlanet

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

7) You can control your brand: The power of brand creation is shifting away from corporate corner offices and toward consumers. My corporate writing work usually consists of crafting research white papers about some aspect of technology.

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.

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Where to Start? 20 Questions for Corporate Social Media

Web Social Architecture

Typically corporate social media efforts emerge out of PR, Marketing, or Customer Service. Have you defined a corporate policy for engaging with customers through social media? Corporate blogs? Our social media engagements typically start with some kind of assessment, with varying degrees of formality and scope. We have an internal list of questions we use to plan these assessments, some of which are more relevant and important for a given engagement than others.

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

Forum Corporation Blog Provides Thought Leadership in the Learning Space and More

Portals and KM

The Forum Corporation blog. The Forum Corporation began in 1971 and it “ helps senior leaders execute innovative, people-driven solutions that accelerate business growth, corporate change and overall performance.”. offers some excellent content on such topics as learning, leadership, collaboration, enhancing customer experiences, and accelerating strategic execution. It is a collaborative effort by a number of the Forum team members.

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. ".

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Corporate Learning Trends and Innovations Nov 17-21 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Oct 25 2008 Corporate Learning Trends and Innovations Nov 17-21 Published by Nancy White at 2:55 pm under communities of practice , events , learning , networks 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.

Corporate Learning Trends and Innovations Nov 17-21 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Oct 25 2008 Corporate Learning Trends and Innovations Nov 17-21 Published by Nancy White at 2:55 pm under communities of practice , events , learning , networks 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.