The Business Case for Enterprise Social Bookmarking: $4.6 Million a Year in Cost Savings!


My good friend, Harold Jarche , talked about this very same thing as well not long ago on a virtual IBM event for the community of social software evangelists that I co-lead with one other colleague and which I blogged about over at ? million a year in cost savings and productivity gain.

No, You Can't Pick My Brain. It Costs Too Much - Forbes

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

It Costs Too Much. My brain costs money to maintain. There’s training, classes to attend, reading (I have to buy books), gaining certifications, costs of memberships so I can network, attending conferences and mastering my skills that all cost me money. And in neither case were any of the free loaders at the store, or in Vietnam or Iraq asking if they could pick up the costs for the gear or experience. Videos (). Business. Autos. Energy.

2012 61

With a 50 Friends Limit, Path Is the Opposite of Twitter

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Path Path calls itself “The Personal Network&# because it’s determined to go against the example set by Twitter Twitter ’s follower model; you are limited to just 50 friends on Path. With a 50 Friends Limit, Path Is the Opposite of Twitter [.]

2011 80

Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

If you are interested in some on-the ground conversations about SharePoint, dig around the Ning site): SharePoint is not low-bandwidth friendly. The false economy is the customization costs eat up any savings and then some for these organizations.

Digital Identity Workbook for NPO/NGO Folks | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I think I would make slightly more use of white space in it – but that also depends on other concerns such as printing costs.

Ngo 130

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In my experience most of therest of the mountains of information in Intranets costs more tomaintain than it provides in value. And the value of these tools bears nocorrelation to their cost.

2009 46

Visiting Rome with a Wheelchair User

Jenny Connected

It was so easy and a fraction of the cost of taking a taxi. The bedroom must be big enough for a wheelchair and the bathroom must be wheelchair friendly. The hotel staff were very friendly and helpful and the breakfast was extremely good and certainly enough to set you up for the day.

2018 181

Notes on "Three Stories in Beca's Collaboration Journey" - Vaughan Robertson (Beca Applied Technologies)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Story 2 - unified communications and Microsoft Lync, for group video in the business. -. drivers - geographic dispersion of our business, growth in collaboration with partners and clients, need to lower costs, etc. prior to Lync, had experience with TANDBERG video conferencing units that could be wheeled from room to room. -. Need to find a way that gets rid of substantial cost, eg., You can reserve some bandwidth for voice and video traffic, for example.

2012 118

ALTMOOCSIG Conference: MOOCs – Which way now?

Jenny Connected

All the sessions I attended were interesting and thought provoking and there was a very good atmosphere – relaxed and friendly, but intent on discussing the issues. and then there is the cost of the tutor’s time, especially if running a MOOC is additional to a tutor’s normal workload.

2014 200

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

August 20, 2008 Understanding Media Redux: Making Better Use of Space and Time Online L ast month I contrasted the wordle (a collage of words with size proportionate to frequency of use) of the contents of my personal profile and my friend Sionas , and commented on how hers seemed more reflective of me than mine did. We can now use video to make words movein ways that are both informative and expressive.

2008 35

What did Socrates ever do for us?

Jenny Connected

With thanks to Lisa Lane for sending me this video, which made me laugh). Jesus said: “What will a man gain by winning the whole world, at the cost of his true self?” ‘What did the Greeks ever do for us?’

2019 138

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

When youre figuring out how to make the world a better place, please dont forget our animal friends. And if all you wantis video chat for a group, try MeBeam. Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

2008 35

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

The Ghost in the Hologram: Back in 2005, my friend Joe Bageant was invited to be part of a conversation on "the condition of the world". Imagine Why The World is So Sad: An interesting video by a religious group suggests that theres not much point in getting angry or upset with people -- were all struggling in a world of quiet desperation, and if weunderstood what others were struggling with, wed go much easier onthem, and save ourselves and them a lot of stress.

2008 35

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

hopeful for a change: "Conversation as Radical Act": Juanita Brown and David Isaacs of World Café fame are trying through real community-based activism to use conversation and self-organization as a vehicle for grassroots change , Thanks to my new friend Nancy White in Seattle for the link. How to Build a Village: My friend Dave Smith points us to a new book that shows, with real life examples, how an Intentional Community can be created.

2007 35

#openedMOOC Week 3: The 5Rs, CC, and open Licensing

Jenny Connected

This image is a screenshot taken from a YouTube video – [link]. David Wiley has pointed out that the cost of textbooks in the US prohibits access for many students or causes them to drop out. in a class, in a study group, on a website, in a video).

2017 130

What can you learn from a chatbot?

Joitske Hulsebosch

The telegram MUSIC bot or youtube bot helps you find music or video. Chatbots are your new friend or colleagues on whatsapp or Slack. It is true that there are still many concerns, like the quality, security and costs.

2016 153

The Mesh: Why the Future of Business is Sharing

Alchemy of Change

Things we use a lot, and that are relatively low cost, don’t lend themselves that well to sharing through the mesh; think your toothbrush. A couple friends of mine are proving this latter point quite effectively with a startup called ShareZen.

2011 253

Rhizomatic learning, knowledge and books

Jenny Connected

Dave Cormier has said in his introductory video: There is something about print I’ve never trusted. I have been discussing McGilchrist’s book for two years with my friend.

2014 207

SEEFA symposium identifies challenges to innovation in Ageing Better – it’s culture as much as tech

Social Reporter

Cost is a barrier, and then personalisation is important). Confirmation at the symposium about cost – or perceived cost – as a barrier to adoption, and the need for personalisation of devices and use. A lot of support for “simpler” Some people were urging inclusion of older people as users of the latest tech, while others favoured more simple, low-cost options. Video interviews, and ideally streaming. He does great video too).

2015 174

The Managerial Class Sucks At Content And This Is Your Opportunity

Ken Carroll

We’re talking about video, audio, text and all the the limitless creative potential for every kind of content, from drama to pure information, that you could dream up. Nor does it recognize the potential for influence that meaningful, innovative, human-friendly content can unleash.

2015 127

12 Ways to DO and NOT DO a Social Media Press Release – MSF Medecins Sans Frontieres

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

But then some clunkers like this: Additionally, there are further ways we could have increased the social engagement on the site – such as through enabling comment functions directly under video content being shown. Like the article (forward to a friend), 2.

2012 285

Snap! by Lectora - Turn PowerPoint into an e-Learning Authoring Environment

Michael Sampson - Currents

The basic idea is that you can transform a PowerPoint slide deck into a Flash-based presentation or e-learning course, with narration, video, and tests. by Lectora empowers both novice and expert users to transform basic PowerPoint presentations into brilliant, interactive Flash masterpieces in minutes without the hefty cost. Add sizzle with audio, video and images. Want to share your PowerPoint presentation with your friend who works remote?

Smartphones use outside work hours cause exhaustion: the case against mobile learning?

Joitske Hulsebosch

You can only do one thing at the time, hence engaging in smartphone activities often implies not being their with your attention for your family or friends. Last Friday I had a dinner with 3 colleagues, our yearly dinner.

2018 130

In which ways do you use social media for your own learning?

Joitske Hulsebosch

If you see it as something distracting you from your work, it is costing time. I met Niel van Meeuwen some time ago when we talked about using social media in learning trajectories. He already mentioned his talk in Lissabon during the Eapril conference.

2010 206

Community management: The 'essential' capability of successful Enterprise 2.0 efforts | Enterprise Web 2.0 |

John Tropea - Delicious Community

On TechRepublic: Weirdest error messages of all time BNET Business Network: BNET TechRepublic ZDNet ZDNet Members login Newsletters Site Assistance RSS Feeds Home News & Blogs Videos White Papers Downloads Reviews Popular Enterprise Web 2.0 practitioners So a couple of weeks ago I reached out to my good friend Susan Scrupski , a maven of all things social computing in the enterprise and — not coincidentally — founder of The 2.0

Asiana Airlines Flight 214

Michael Sampson - Currents

The impact of those fateful few moments will live on for years for those onboard, the family and friends they had just said goodbye to in Korea, and the family and friends who were waiting for them at San Francisco. There''s a tremendous human cost to pay for going through such an event. I watched the video taken by Fred Hayes of the landing, and fully agree with his initial prayer— O Lord have mercy.

2013 151

What Will It Take?

How to Save the World

I arranged it, since the film profiles Ken Ward, who is a friend of Tree’s and who I’ve met a couple of times myself. Ken joined us for Q&A via video link after the screening. Since 2011, Ken has become a Direct Activist, at enormous personal cost, but with no regrets.

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News Updates (November 25, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Video on LotusLive Meetings. Chris has a cool video about using LotusLive Meetings (it's funny too!). It is a user-friendly business platform for business collaboration and automation. And of course, you can launch a MindTouch Cloud site in seconds for very little cost.

2009 127

Transitioning towards personal and community resilience

Social Reporter

The core idea is that we need to evolve our local communities in ways that will enable us to deal with peak oil, increasing energy costs, and the challenges of climate change. It work well – as you can see at the start of the 16 videos I have shot so: listed here.

A Slow Community Movement?

Nancy White

I was on a Skype call with a friend and colleague from Germany this morning and he was reflecting on how much he was enjoying working on an unfunded project. For a few months things were so easy that I became lightheaded and couldn’t believe that this had ever cost me any sweat.

2008 164

Defining and Measuring Enterprise Collaboration - Managing Technology - Dennis D. McDonald's Web Site

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The same goes for audio and video conferencing via tools such as Skype. Understanding how processes change will also drive your understanding of how collaboration initiates might impact or even reduce your operating costs.

2011 47

News Updates (July 7, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The full suite costs $15 per month per employee, though companies can opt for a $3-per-month version for non-desk-workers. CSC, which already manages 700,000 Exchange and Lotus Notes e-mail accounts, will now have a trio of offerings, according to Brian Boruff, vice president of cloud computing for CSC: BPOS hosted by Microsoft; BPOS hosted in CSC's "Trusted Cloud," which will offer better security and will cost 20% to 40% more; and CSC's existing outsourced e-mail management services.

2009 109

Links of the Quarter: September 2018

How to Save the World

There’s increasing acceptance that it is a disease — that our globalized industrial society is inherently debilitating and requires us to spend our whole lives attempting to heal from its negative effects (video elaborating on this here — thanks to Susan Nelson for the link).

2018 59

Microsoft Social Computing Overview

Collaborative Thinking

control costs, provide solutions, maintain security, do more with less, ensure compliance, reduce islands, etc. Social Computing lowers the cost for sharing and organizing. Supports knowledge retention (interviews, user-generated videos on best practices). social graph, Facebook friends, can organize colleagues into groups with privacy controls at group level. Video streaming built into SP2010. natively stream of video up to 2GB from store.

Media Trust launches Newsnet site and network

Social Reporter

I’ve embeded above the launch video featuring Media Trust Marketing director Gavin Sheppard, and there will shortly be a news story on the site with more detail.

2012 179

How Twitter brought an event organiser to offer free tickets

Social Reporter

Even so the costs went down badly with some folk who actually work at grass roots in digital engagement, and who were put out to see government departments and other agencies that promote inclusion lending their logos and support to what seemed a rather exclusive do. They are excellent posts, prompting well-balanced discussion about the style and content of the day as well as the cost. You can see the videos I shot here.

2009 133

Notes on SW303 LeasePlan and Pensco Trust

Michael Sampson - Currents

Kramer showed this video on Lincoln Trust: 3. Pensco acquired Lincoln Trust (see video above). IT costs too much as it always late" vs. "The business is never clear about what they want."

2013 159

Building the Big Social Apps Store

Social Reporter

Yesterday we had the first Open Night for Big Society Network, with more than 150 enthusiasts, sceptics and critical friends working through just what Big Society might mean in practice. You can see Paul and Steve above, and all videos below.

2010 199

The Future of Collaborative Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Suddenly social networks, social bookmarking, forums, blogs, video sharing and microblogging are the new path to productivity. Friending: check. How do we cut costs and increase revenue?

Carl Jackson on Supporting Online Communities in International Development

Nancy White

Carl Jackson of Westhill Knowledge Group (formerly at IDS – Institute of Development Studies ), colleague at KM4Dev , friend and all around smart and funny guy took 20 minutes to share some of his experiences supporting and participating in online communities in international development.

JISC Netskills – The Rhetoric of Openness

Jenny Connected

Dave was enthusiastic about Nottingham University’s Periodic Table videos, which he described as friendly. Dave discounts ‘free’ as in beer saying that open source resources are not necessarily free of charge – they incur costs – but he seems more in favour of ‘free as in liberty’, saying that the Creative Commons license can mean that you are free to do what you like with the open source materials.

Open 151

Social Networks and the Renaissance of Local News

Alchemy of Change

It costs money to put reporters in city hall, and I don’t happen to be one of those people who believe that volunteer, citizen journalists are an alternative. The vast majority of the images, videos and other stuff we post on line isn’t really “news&# but personal updates.

2011 182

News Updates (January 27, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

today announced an alliance focused on improving the reliability, cost-effectiveness and quality of the customer experience for telepresence and video conferencing services. Scheduled for release in mid 2010, the alliance will deliver an intelligent service provider solution that enables assured-quality managed video services over a converged network. Polycom and Juniper. Polycom and Juniper announced a partnership to improve visual collaboration tools.

2010 109