Crap free computers | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I have let my replacement cycle get out of synch and am going to have to replace both my desktop and my laptop, but the laptop is more mission critical. Yes, there are design and usability issues. Got a great deal for being end of year and floor model. Once consideration for you might be the graphic design software you have.

2008 100

Designing for Civil Society: Do communities need boundaries?

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Designing for Civil Society David Wilcox on social media, engagement, collaboration ABOUT Mainly about engagement and collaboration using social media and events, with some asides on living in London. You need a business-innovation model.

2008 39

An Idea Worth Spreading: The Future is Networks « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Network

emergent by design Home who’s the architect? It seems like the wealth of the entire nation is being funneled right to a couple thousand fortunate people, and all of us are still working pretty damn hard to make ends meet, yet ultimately supporting that model. It doesn’t have to be professionally designed, it can be a simple free blog, but you need to have a place where you show off your work, whatever your work may be.

2010 44

Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Here Comes ItalianPod

Ken Carroll

New definitions of mobile learning » Here Comes ItalianPod Harold Jarche writes about how the traditional ‘business model’ of the universities is under pressure. But the business model of the University is as young as ever.

Convert excel spreadsheets into online simulations and dashboards

The Bumble Bee

There are two neat tools you can use to quickly turn excel spreadsheets into online simulations, what-if models and dashboards. They are Simulate from Forio and Crystal Dashboard Design (formerly known as xcelsius) from SAP. Here is an example model I built with Crystal.

2012 156

Clustered Networks Spread Behavior Change Faster | Wired Science |

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

The research has important implications for people designing online communities intended to change or maintain a behavior, like weight watchers or online health communities, Centola said. Wired Home Subscribe Sections Cars 2.0

Forrester: Mobile Apps Will Change the IT Market and Drive Software Innovation

Portals and KM

As innovation continues and services vendors help IT pick up the slack, the app Internet will also accelerate the evolution of the enterprise desktop and business applications markets. Second, task-oriented experience will drive modular design. Third, the consumerization of IT will promote a freemium model. Fourth, a range of different revenue models will emerge.

2011 141

FileMaker Offers Database Development for iPad, iPhone, and More

Portals and KM

It provides a comprehensive Platform used to design, build, deploy and manage data-driven business solutions for Mac, Windows, iPad and iPhone and the web. It is designed for business apps. Design is key for iPad and iPhone solutions, as the expectations are high.

2013 151

2016 – The Year I Went Mobile Only with My iPad Pro


From my user experience with other iPad models in the recent past, I knew I’d need to buy the Smart Keyboard , so I did purchase one. So, the initial round of reasons were as follows: Speed, Quality, Design, Cameras, Games, Friends, Price, Early Adopter, The Apps, Mobility.

2016 130

News Updates (March 1, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Unlike competitive offerings designed as specific-purpose products, the Sentrion Message Processor is a messaging platform with integrated enterprise messaging applications. The design largely emphasizes task-driven interaction and explores ways that this model can be enabled more effectively on the desktop. In the design document, there is a reference to research conducted at PARC which found that many people use their e-mail inbox as an ad-hoc to-do list.

2010 104

Notes from the Opening General Session at IBM Connect 2013

Michael Sampson - Currents

Releasing a new adoption model - with top 10 strategies. new adoption services - (a) social business adoption model, (b) social business adoption exhibition, and (c) customer council & adoption strategies. responsive design, that optimizes web experience on desktops and tablets. In Orlando at the Walt Disney World Dolphin, IBM is kicking off the Opening General Session for IBM Connect. Some notes : - The opening band is They Might Be Giants.

2013 141

News Updates (October 5, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

This version of the desktop manager software may also help small Mac-only businesses mobilize with BlackBerry devices. At that price—for the Focus model—a user gets a basic HD camera. For $3,499 for the PTZ model, the user gets a camera and can zoom in and out and pan an area.

2009 148

My KM World 2010 and Enterprise Search Summit 2010 Notes: Peter Morville on Making Maps for Knowledge Discovery

Portals and KM

He identifies design principles that apply across the categories of web, ecommerce, enterprise, desktop, mobile, social, and real time. We need to design for incremental progress, as well as immediate response and predictability. They are moving from a federated search model to an integrated search. Here is another in a series of session notes for  KM World 2010  and  Enterprise Search Summit 2010.

2010 130

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The open source model allows Alfresco to use best-of-breed open source technologies and contributions from the open source community to get higher quality software produced more quickly at much lower cost. I have been using Central Desktop for a few weeks and love it.

2008 58

News Updates (October 19, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Products that are designated as being SISA compliant will have the ability to exchange information, processes, and tasks between two or more different SharePoint systems or components on a standard platform. The new and improved T1 is designed for executives working at satellite offices and requires about 50% of the space of a TANDBERG T3. Pricing is $139,000 for the base model which includes the camera, screen, table, and touch screen interface.

2009 89

News Updates (February 3, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Within five years, 70 percent of collaboration and communications applications designed on PCs will be modeled after user experience lessons from smartphone collaboration applications. - Gartner on Social Media at Work.

2010 136

Collaborative Thinking: Getting Started With Web Conferencing

Collaborative Thinking

Market structure Usage models Pricing models Convergence trends Understand the market structure Its important to understand some of the industry dynamics influencing how web conferencing technology is evolving. Below is one way to look at how vendors are positioned: Conferencing Service Providers : CSPs are vendors whose business framework is premised on a SaaS delivery model where web conferencing is the primary focus.

2008 100

Talking points for digital inclusion: do you have some?

Social Reporter

I dug around my old blog Designing for Civil Society and found these two lists, one from 2004 and one from 2006. Communication is wherever you are, not on the desktop. Challenge commercial models that divide. Technology is not the starting point for design.

2009 130

News Updates -- Lotusphere 2009 Special (January 20, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Alloy is a new style of software application that presents information and data from SAP applications in the context of what millions of business users are familiar with -- the Lotus Notes collaboration software desktop. LotusLive is built using open Web-based standards and an open business model allowing it to easily integrate with third party applications. Domino Designer 8.5, IBM's annual user conference -- Lotusphere 2009 -- is on this week in Orlando FL.

2009 89

The burnout risks for E2.0 community managers | Irregular Enterprise |

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Culture is sometimes a bone of contention in community building and maintenance discussions but history and experience tell us that many large organizations develop cultures either accidentally or by design. A Business Process Management Simulator IBM Innovate your business process model, play against the market, compete.

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.&#

2008 55

SXSW Notes: Content As a Means for Social Change

Portals and KM

He was enrolled in a program called boy rangers modeled after native Americans. At this time they were changing to desktop publishing and using Macs. He designed a book jacket while everyone at lunch. The art director liked it and asked him to be a book cover designer. This led him to becoming a Web designer and founding his first company. Here is another in my series on SXSW events. I am pleased to be attending SXSW for the first time.

2012 116

Using social software to reinvent the customer relationship | Enterprise Web 2.0 |

John Tropea - Delicious Community

In particular, Social CRM has recently come into its own as a leading model for this transformation. My sense is that Social CRM will be a more predictable, reliable model for applying Web 2.0 to customer relationships using many of the strengths of the community model.

Twelve best practices for online customer communities | Enterprise Web 2.0 |

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Many communities struggle for a while until they catch their stride when they reach the right participants, or offer the right means of engagement such as using a different model such as a social network instead of discussion forums (or vice versa.) Designed for bold living.

Collaborative Thinking: Social Presence: Time To Push The Reset Button

Collaborative Thinking

If you look at what’s going on in the consumer space and in social networking – the notion of a lifestream (like the Facebook news feed) and Twitter is a much more relevant model for think about a next generation “presence” framework in a broader sense. Presence makes too many assumptions (SIP/SIMPLE) and has a terrible data model. People are moving onto the next generation of presence (Social Presence) and looking at social networking as the new model (Facebook).

Clustered Networks Spread Behavior Change Faster | Wired Science |

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

The research has important implications for people designing online communities intended to change or maintain a behavior, like weight watchers or online health communities, Centola said. Wired Home Subscribe Sections Cars 2.0

Collaborative Thinking: Lotusphere 2008: Opening Session

Collaborative Thinking

SAP news: "Atlantic" first joint software product between the two - access SAP information from Lotus desktop. betted ID management, opening up Domino Directory, new data store (reduce mail file store, attachments, etc), Lotus Protector for e-mail security, Domino Design for Web 2.0 applications, reskin existing applications Demo: Designer improvements, new design elements, etc.

2008 100

When online communities go to work | Enterprise Web 2.0 |

John Tropea - Delicious Community

While debate still occurs about whether consumer social networking is an effective model for how we should run our organizations in the future, one under-appreciated online phenomenon has been quietly and steadily remaking the very notion of business itself.

Collaborative Thinking: Lotusphere 2008: What Ill Be Looking For

Collaborative Thinking

By the end of 2008, I expect IBM to have reached a level of parity with Microsoft when you consider the business and technology model that it has defined (i.e., IBM has some advantages in this particular area versus Microsoft so Im looking forward to see how the storyline for application development and delivery is evolving - including integration with desktop applications and back-end systems. The more we show our work as we design, the better our final products can be.

2008 100

Collaborative Thinking: Tagging Beyond Content: Applications & People

Collaborative Thinking

Similar tag functions could be added as client-side plug-ins to traditional desktop applications. There are similarities in this model for how users could also tag applications (through a controlled vocabulary or entry of ad-hoc labels). Connections Categories Attention Management AugmentedReality blogging Books BurtonGroupCatalyst07 BurtonGroupCatalyst08 Business_IT_Alignment CiscoCollab Collaboration Commentary Communication design digital+life e-Mail Enterprise 2.0

2006 116

The New Socialism: Global Collectivist Society Is Coming Online

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

It is designed to heighten individual autonomy and thwart centralization. Instead of state factories, we have desktop factories connected to virtual co-ops. It is a design frontier and a particularly fertile space for innovation. Wired Home Subscribe Sections Cars 2.0

Brad's Thoughts on the Social Graph

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

There are plans on how to model a lot of that public non-content, non-friend profile data in the graph, and the plan is do that later, but thats definitely Phase Two. link] -- desktop software to download your photos, sync them to other photo sites, etc.

2007 65

Ten leading platforms for creating online communities | Enterprise Web 2.0 |

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

Work Together: 60+ Collaborative Tools for Groups

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration - Share concept designs and allow invited workers to mark-up, comment, and give feedback. - Allows two computers to connect securely to share their desktops for collaborative work and transfer of files. - Designed for collaborative work in the fields of PR, advertising, marketing, design and more. - Designed specifically for creating and sharing sitemaps amongst web teams.

Adventures in home working " Does improving collaboration depend on culture change?

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Adventures in home working I’m Steve Richards a strategist and all round tech enthusiast working on enterprise desktop, application delivery and collaboration solutions.

2004 36

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. the design is attractive. Doesn't look like a smart model.

2011 80

The Changing Enterprise

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Design philosophies that drive consumer experiences matter increasingly in the enterprise too. Just look at the number of organizations that have successfully launched mini-wikis within their organizations borrowing the Wikipedia model.

Smart Phones: What Comes Next

How to Save the World

The cellphone company thought it was too wild, and couldn't see the 'business model' (how they could make money from it), so it never went anywhere. It's designed to improve users' social interaction, work effectiveness and time management, not to sell products.

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Social Software, Community, and Organization: Where Practice Meets Process « Skilful Minds

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

In fact, we still design organizations to prevent practice and cultures that hoard knowledge and communities. Indeed, that principle appears to guide the design of Socialtext People.

Exclusive: First Look At Genome, A Next-Gen Social Networking Service - ReadWriteWeb

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Youll be able to access Genomes service from a web app, a desktop client (they have a Windows, Mac, and Linux client planned), and a mobile app. Invited by Vlad, I am currently helping the design of Genome service. for me is a Linux Desktop Environment.

2008 37

VelvetPuffin, a social network masquerading as unified IM | Webware : Cool Web apps for everyone

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

But that function is really a Trojan horse designed to get you to move yourself, and your friends, onto the VelvetPuffin network.

2007 36

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

How to Save the World

like SharePoint) designed to improve internal collaboration, that actually discourages collaboration. Groupware, of which the most notorious example is SharePoint, was designed to facilitate 'communities of practice' (CoPs). So what's the best model for a corporate website?

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

A study done by one largemultinational organization discovered their actual user audiencecomprised, in order: Needless to say, since the website was designed for customers, itwasnt reaching its intended audience, and wasnt meeting the needs ofits actual audience.

2009 76