Work Live Integration – 23 and 1/2 Hours


Instead, a long while ago I have made the transition into what some people have been calling work life integration, where one of key words / concepts that has started making the rounds in the last few years, that is, flexibility, is gaining more and more importance and relevance as we move forward.

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

2013 186

Adaptation: The Key to Become a Socially Integrated Enterprise


2013 239

IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise


That’s when the journey to become a successful social business will go into the next level, moving away from that technology focus into one where it is fully integrated into how we do and conduct business, how we all become a lot more engaged, transparent and nimble at what we already do.

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.

Newsgator Integrates Social Software into Core Work Process

Portals and KM

I recently spoke with their new CEO, Daniel Kraft, as well as Stefanie Lightman who runs marketing and corporate strategy. When asked how can NewsGator make social more useful, they were told to integrate it into work processes.

Racing to the Top Where Corporations Are People


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!,

2012 154

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. ".

2011 114

Open Text Adds Social Media, More Web 2.0 Features, and SAP Integration

Portals and KM

organizations to intelligently manage and deliver a broad set of corporate information to users over the Web, and features extensive usability upgrades, a new technology foundation, and deeper and more comprehensive integration with the Open Text ECM Suite and the SAP NetWeaver¿ Portal component.? Not only are they brining in social media components, but they are also offering tighter integration with legacy applications such as SAP.

SAP 126

Enterprise Micro-Messaging: Standalone or Integrated with Comprehensive Collaboration Platform? Or Both?

Portals and KM

Here is a post on the collaboration platforms that are integrating micro-messaging. There is a population that sees integration of microblogging with other collaboration tools as necessary for far reaching adoption.”. Most IM systems are no longer standalone but integrated with email and other communications systems. In fact, another comment raised some excellent issues with the integrated approach. What if email and collaboration both integrate microblogging?

CEOs Don’t Understand Social Media The Australian

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

In Japan, CEOs are placing chief public relations officers on their board to manage negative criticism, respond to crisis, protect the brand integrity and help ensure the share price bounces back from negative community feedback.

2013 283

Radical Connectedness and the Evolution of Business

Alchemy of Change

The Rouge Plant was the first large-scale example of “ vertical integration ” – where companies control all the inputs needed for their manufacturing processes. Why Vertically Integrate, When You Can Network? Why vertically integrate, when you can network?

2011 275

Enterprise 2.0: social scorecard and social media karma

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

And don’t be surprised if Facebook comes up with some kind of Facebook Credits/Work Game scorecard integration. 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.

The Call to Adventure – On Doing What You Love


Humanise Learning Life Open Business Work Life Integration

2014 223

The Soothing Effect of Blogging


Collaboration Communities elsua Freelancing Fun Stuff and Musings General Interest Learning Life Metablogging Open Business Work Life Integration It’s hard to believe, even for myself, how the last time I wrote a blog post over here was a bit over two months ago.

2014 230

There Can Be No Resilience Without Transformation


Essentially, more effective and productive at the same time by understanding that the corporate world is no longer ruled by the scarcity of knowledge stocks but by the abundance of knowledge flows through multiple social networks.

2013 219

2014, The Year That Was


However, this time around a little bit of a special one, since upon my return, on January 20th, I announced, after 17 years of (big) corporate life, I would be leaving IBM, my former employer, and embark on to whatever my next adventure may be like.

2014 206

Want to Trust Your Employees? Give Them All Unlimited Vacation Days


Why are we not doing it in today’s corporate world on a wider scale?” It’s no longer about striking a good balance between work and life, but more moving things into the next frontier: work life integration.

2012 245

The Divine Right of Capital: Waking Up

Alchemy of Change

We have an old model of the corporation that equates it with a tangible object like a railroad or factory. Today corporations are far less tangible, though our models remain tied to the old view of them as physical property. Chapter 3: The Corporation as Feudal Estate.

2011 163

The Social Enterprise – Welcome to the Era of Intrapreneurship!


IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing Work Life Integration

2011 264

Why I Fired Myself from IBM


I am sure that scenario could hold plenty of truth for various other countries, no doubt, but, in my case, I figured that before I would be getting too old, and after 17 years of big, corporate multinational work life, it probably was a good time to make a move, while I am still relatively young. Perhaps to even go back to big corporate world, although plenty of people have been advising me that once you become a freelancer and you get to experience freedom, there is no way back.

2014 171

Let The Next Adventure Begin – The Origins


And you are just an integral part of them and whatever physical and virtual barriers they are no longer an issue. Will he continue working in a large corporate environment helping people adapt to that brave new world of becoming a Social / Open Business? One where I am hoping my hybrid networks ( internal and external ) would become an integral part of to help us all continue learning along the way on what our purpose and meaning may have been all along….

2014 175

The Trials and Tribulations of an Independent Freelancer – The Path to Self-Discovery


And while I can sense how some of you may be thinking that must have been quite a difficult and exhaustive experience to go through (you know, going from one of the largest IT corporate environments out there into building your own business as a solopreneur ) it’s an experience that I strongly recommend everyone to go through: the self-discovery phase, that is. Probably as a result of that work life integration I have become such a huge fan of in the last few years.

2014 168

Relentless Networking and the Power of Now


Even though I am now an independent freelancer working as a trusted advisor to clients around Social Business and Digital Transformation, after 17 years of corporate life at IBM , there are still some things that I guess don’t change much, or, at least, not as fast as I would have hoped for. Collaboration Communities Learning Life Travelling Work Life Integration

2014 165

Gamers – A New Breed of Knowledge Workers in the Making?


It surely has changed my point of view to a point where I’m going to start challenging the corporate world I have been exposed to so far about finally demolishing that assumption that games are a total waste of time; specially in a working environment. I love TED Talks. Really.

2010 227

How to Use Employee Engagement to Boost Your Business


The clip itself starts off detailing what are some of the main challenges that every corporation faces today: Achieve more with less, reduce costs, improve efficiency, etc. Curating good, relevant content that matters to you is just such a wonderful thing!

You Are Not Perfect! Live With It


or at a time where we see how pervasive work has become with the emergence of social technologies, but, mostly, also, because of the huge impact on the corporate world by mobile altogether. IBM Innovation Learning Life Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Enterprise Work Life Integration

2012 207

Another Special Day


And how it’s that flexibility and work life integration that would surely help knowledge workers become a lot more attached to the work they do, with a rather strong sense of belonging, ownership and co-responsibility for wanting things to work out just all right.

2012 182

Telligent Releases an Integrated Suite of Collaboration Tools with High Powered Metrics | The AppGap

John Tropea - Delicious Community

s products also includes enhancements that address the issues that have impeded the adoption of community-driven collaboration technologies in the enterprise, such as integration with existing business applications, manageability, ease-of-use, measurability and ROI.

This Is What The Circular Economy Looks Like


Transparency will go a long way to revealing the unsavory underbelly of the corporate beast ” [Emphasis mine]. Innovation Learning Life Metablogging Work Life IntegrationOk, here we go, folks!

2012 179

Social Business Forum and a Touch with Reality


IBM Knowledge Management Knowledge Snippets Life Metablogging Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing Work Life Integration

2011 192

The Connectbeam Social Computing Blog: Forrester Reports that Corporate Social Networks will Augment Strategic HR Strategies

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

They understand that corporate social networks are not a replacement for human interactions; this technology should augment — not replace — existing process automation apps, and they will need broad internal support for their initiatives to succeed.”

2008 37

My Top 5 iPad Apps of the Week – Week #8


Like I said, a rather good and insightful read for those folks who may still be wondering whether the iPad has got a space within the corporate world or not.

2010 193

Maintaining a Successful Corporate Community at Fast Wonder Blog: Consulting, Online Communities, and Social Media

John Tropea - Delicious Community

About « ReadWriteWeb’s Seven Social Media Consultants A Structure for Your Corporate Community » Warning : join() [ function.join ]: Invalid arguments passed in /mnt/local/home/fastwonderblog/ on line 697 "> Maintaining a Successful Corporate Community Published by Dawn on September 17, 2008 in community. Apparently, this is corporate community week on the Fast Wonder Blog.

2006 28

My Top 5 iPad Apps of the Week – Week #7


Tags: Fun Stuff and Musings General Interest Knowledge Tools Life Productivity Tools Social Computing Tools and Gadgets Work Life Integration #elsuapps ipad

2010 184

Collaborative Thinking: Making Innovation Strategy Succeed

Collaborative Thinking

Some key quotes from the interview: " we set out to perform a robust test of the relationship between R&D spending and corporate success and found no statistically significant connection" "Innovation and new technology are not the same thing.

Green Chameleon » Getting Started on Your Intranet

Green Chameleon

What’s been missing is the big picture, the integrated view, a simple approach to a complex job, presented in one easily comprehended sweep.

Collaborative Thinking: Economic Concerns Will Renew Interest In Web Conferencing

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Social Networks Seem To Travel Well | Main | Getting Started With Web Conferencing » February 26, 2008 Economic Concerns Will Renew Interest In Web Conferencing Every so often, economic downturns, health-related outbreaks or acts of terrorism cause organizations to prioritize alternatives for corporate travel. I think we are sitting on the verge of a new era in corporate communications.

2008 100

The AppGap » Connectbeam Offers New Social Networking Application Integration Possibilities : News, views, and reviews of Work 2.0 tools, apps and practices

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Connectbeam Offers New Social Networking Application Integration Possibilities by Bill Ives April 28, 2008 at 8:07 am · Filed under Reviews Recently, I had a chance to catch up with Puneet Gupta, CEO of Connectbeam. We saw a demonstration of Connectbeam integration with Sharepoint.

The FASTForward Blog » Awareness Makes a Smart Move with Its Facebook Integration: Enterprise 2.0 Blog: News, Coverage, and Commentary

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Awareness Makes a Smart Move with Its Facebook Integration by Bill Ives May 5, 2008 at 7:12 am · Filed under Enterprise 2.0 We discussed their recently announced Facebook integration through their Awareness Facebook Application Framework. I have also written about how a number of firms have provided a means to integrate social software (aka enterprise 2.0) You can integrate it with your enterprise environment.

2008 28

Collaborative Thinking: YouTube + Digg + Obama = YouBama

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « SproutBuilder: Making Widget Creation Easy | Main | Peter Saint-Andre on Presence » January 31, 2008 YouTube + Digg + Obama = YouBama So what if employees where to create a "place" on a corporate intranet and upload user-generated content that they captured ( through inexpensive tools ) related to some internal strategy, project, idea, etc.,

Digg 100

Green Chameleon » Who Makes Policy?

Green Chameleon

One of the key enablers in organisation-wide KM implementations is having your policies relating to information management, records management, IT security, privacy, knowledge sharing, etc, all integrated and aligned with each other.

Policy 130

The Value of Community Ecosystems

Online Community Strategy

Integrate Community Into The Fabric of the Organization. Growth-minded companies are fully embracing community as a concept and integrating community ecosystem development practices into the fabric of their business with great success.

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