Why Our Software Needs Social Context

Alchemy of Change

We live in a time when we do a much of our work with others in an online environment, which is why I’ve argued recently that we need our software to get much more emotionally intelligent. Healing Software’s Split Personality.

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IBM Rational Offers Collaboration and Innovation within Software Development

Portals and KM

IBM Rational is an open software development platform that supports sharing and interactions among software and systems design and development teams. She began as a developer and has moved through strategy and operations. 

Trending Sources

Agile international development?

Net-Map Toolbox

So while I talked with the software developers and coaches at the agile coach camp last weekend, I kept thinking: What if we used the principles that they use to make software development more participatory, user-oriented and faster learning and adopted them in international development projects? The basics of this new approach are summed up in the: Manifesto for Agile Software Development. “We are uncovering better ways of developing.

Future interactions design: tapping the wisdom of the crowd

Making CommunitySense

His group is developing a method to let groups design scenarios of future interactions. Design explores new horizons. How can design methods address promises and pitfalls of emerging technologies? Preparing for the future.

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

Portals and KM

Forrester has issued a new report, Mobile App Internet Recasts The Software And Services Landscape: App Innovation On Phones Will Spread To Cars, Appliances And Entertainment by John C. It notes that while the explosion of app innovation started with the iPhone, the rise of the “App Internet” significantly impact the enterprise software and services market. Second, task-oriented experience will drive modular design.

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F-Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

emergent by design. I decided to touch base with my colleague Frank Spencer, founder of the foresight and design consultancy, Kedge. 2-way monetary exchange of goods is the only means to job development and economic growth. living design. Design Earth.

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Avoiding Bias In Social Software Design

Collaborative Thinking

Interesting point in this article, however if the design of IBM's social software is over-reliant on use cases within its own workforce, the risk is that those traits unique to its own culture and operation are passed onto clients of Lotus Connections (user experience, etc). The earlier in the development process, the better. Tags: Social Software

Four Ways to Improve Our Online Emotional Intelligence

Alchemy of Change

Our software needs to keep our emotional intelligence intact. We can’t expect software, by itself, to give us emotional intelligence. With that said, however, there are some concrete things that software can do to maintain our online emotional intelligence.

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IBM Verse – It’s Here

Michael Sampson - Currents

IBM makes the statement that IBM Verse is a direct result of the $100 million it has spent on Design Thinking. IBM has the opportunity to prove that design thinking offers a fantastic new approach to designing software for humans; opportunities of this magnitude should not be wasted.

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The Customer Community

Online Community Strategy

The last few years have seen big brands make extraordinary investments in developing massive “digital transformation” and social media programs. Developing Customer communities. and considers development of the Community the primary. Image © Leigh Prather.

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Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

As Community Architects (and Builders, Managers, Hosts, etc), we’ve always known that we needed to define a community’s purpose as part of strategic development, but we generally haven’t paid much attention to the role of purpose for community participants. Purpose.

Build your unique business development system using only free software

The Bumble Bee

This is the first in a series of 4 articles where I will share with you how you can build a sustainable business opportunity generation system using only free web-based software and some inside knowledge.

iRise - A Collaborative Approach to Building Agreement for Software Development

Michael Sampson - Currents

I recently spoke with iRise, a developer of simulation software for software development, about its approach to improving software development.

Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

Through my work as a Fellow with Life Reimagined, I have (with my team of Fellows) developed an approach that taps into the power of purpose to drive community engagement. The host organization evolves from an authoritarian role to become a responsive partner in co-development. Purpose.

Software success in Ghana

Joitske Hulsebosch

The BBC posted an article on software success in Ghana. (I Guido Sohne, a Ghanaian software developer (through his blog I learned he has some German blood somehow) developed the software for this system. I copied the picture from there).

Social Networks And Group Formation - Boxes and Arrows: The design behind the design

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

He helps clients leverage digital technologies to develop meaningful and value driven customer and employee relationships.Most recently, Shiv founded and led the Enterprise Solutions practice at Avenue A | Razorfish. I’m told that Plaxo does this with the new version of their software.

News Roundup – Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2014

Michael Sampson - Currents

As growth of the Office 365/SharePoint Online platforms continues to accelerate, so too will Bamboo’s commitment to developing apps that extend the platform. The apps let users, developers and IT professionals automate workflows quickly and easily while maintaining power and manageability. Collaboration Software Microsoft Office 365 Microsoft SharePoint

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

John Tropea - Delicious Network

emergent by design Home who’s the architect? quickening] They got bigger still and couldn’t be chasing after food all the time, so they domesticated animals and developed agriculture. The developed a barter system. I realized we all have skills that we learn, expertise that we develop, a trade, a craft, an art. Those things are different for all of us, and they develop and grow over time as we learn through experience.

Collaborative Thinking: Designing A New User Experience

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Are Old-Tech Companies In Search Of A Fountain of Youth?

Participatory design experiment: Storytelling Swarm in Hybrid Narrative Ecosystem

Taming the spaces

I have struggled in formulating the narrative swarming in hybrid ecosystem as a participatory design experiment. This paper describes a participatory design experiment that is influenced by the swarming activity. In the participatory design experiment we developed a hybrid virtual storytelling playground that augments the real world – a hybrid ecosystem of narratives. hybrid ecology narrative ecology participatory design research swarming

3 Benefits of KM, 3 Types of Community and Online Facilitation, Social Network Software, X-teams - Weekly Knowledge Management blog by Stan Garfield

John Tropea - Delicious Community

If engineers learn why highways and buildings collapsed during a previous earthquake, they can design new ones to better withstand future earthquakes. Centralized facilitation De-centralized facilitation Distributed facilitation KM Link of the Week Trampoline Systems Enterprise software that harnesses social behavior Enterprise software is changing.

Your Knowledge of Enterprise 2.0, Knowledge Management, Work Design In Action …

Green Chameleon

I’d also like to bring your attention to a new book by British author Niall Cook (with foreword by Don Tapscott of Wikinomics fame) titled " Enterprise 2.0 - How Social Software Will Change The Future of Work " Â .

2010 Update on IBM Social Software Efforts: Part Two

Portals and KM

Jeff Schick, VP social software, mentioned that IBM Research has done a study on the implications of using social and infusing collaboration into commerce experience. They are connecting social with IBM commerce software.

eLearn: Best Practices - Online Course Design from a Communities-of-Practice Perspective

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Queensborough Community College/CUNY and Stevens Institute of Technology Learnscape Architecture (8/20/08) Jay Cross, Internet Time Group Tips for Delivering a Successful Online Experience (4/30/08) By Richard Watson, Technical Trainer and Instructional Designer How to Motivate Your Students (4/18/08) By Errol Craig Sull Usability Testing of E-Learning: Easy, Effective, Affordable (4/02/08) By Carol M. Best Practices How Will Online Courses Weather the Economic Downturn?

Three Big Benefits of Social Software | Blogs | ITBusinessEdge.com

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

ITBusinessEdge Newsletters Welcome, Guest Log In | Register Home Topics Resource Centers Blogs News Knowledge Network White Papers Premium Tools Events Blogs : Ann All Business of Tech Alignment, staffing and culture are often more critical than software and apps About this Blogger RSS | Next > Subscribe Sign up now and get the best business technology insights direct to your inbox. We recently started using the DRE Software BCN collaboration tool a few months ago.

Collaborative Thinking: Designing & Enabling Communities

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « PARC Forums: People & Social Technologies | Main | Social Applications: Leave The Rough Edges Alone » December 19, 2007 Designing & Enabling Communities Very effective at getting some key concepts across - well worth viewing.

The Elements in the Social Software Stack :: Personal InfoCloud

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Getting the two to mesh, while accounting for most of the important components of social software has been really difficult for me to square for quite some time. One of my starting point for visualization has been Gene Smiths wonderful honeycomb adaption of the social software building blocks.

Opportunities for Brands in the Collaborative Economy

Online Community Strategy

Most are as simple as technical support forums, but many organizations have explored community engagement that touch most parts of their businesses, from product, to marketing, even recruiting and talent development. Maker’s Row helps match factories with designers.

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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.

Collaborative Thinking: Social Software`s Culture Clash

Collaborative Thinking

Social Software`s Culture Clash March 15, 2008 in Enterprise 2.0 , Social Software | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Social Software`s Culture Clash : Comments You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Collaborative Thinking: Why Is Social Software So Important?

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Lotusphere 2008: IBM Research - Glimpsing The Future | Main | Lotusphere 2008: Social Computing Keynote » January 22, 2008 Why Is Social Software So Important?

Collaborative Thinking: Social Software Vendor Roundup

Collaborative Thinking

Socialtext Traction Software TeamPage Twiki Open Source Social Bookmark Systems BEA Pathways Cogenz Connectbeam IBM Lotus Connections dogear component Scuttle Open source Feed Syndication Platforms Attensa KnowNow NewsGator Social Network & Community Sites Typically offer a mix of user profiles, blogs, wikis, social networking, etc.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

applications move more deeply into the strategic operations of enterprises, a unique hybrid of social software has emerged to help businesses deal with the giant sea of customers that awaits them on the other side of the network.

IBM XWork Server - for Web and Mobile Applications

Michael Sampson - Currents

It's designed to reinvigorate the ISV channel around developing applications on Domino: " Tomorrow, IBM will announce IBM XWork Server 8.5.3. The new IBM XWork Server will be available for ordering tomorrow, and the software release is scheduled for Friday, October 7, in English. ".

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Social Media in International Development Podcast: Bill Anderson

Nancy White

As I noted earlier , I’m starting to record a set of podcasts about the role of social media in international development. Today’s podcast is with William (Bill) Anderson and focuses on the science and research aspect of international development. product development.

Green Chameleon » Information Neighbourhood as a Social Software Ecosystem

Green Chameleon

Here’s a recent workshop video explaining the idea and the steps involved in designing an information neighbourhood.

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.

Cisco Community Central: Enterprise Social Software : Pushing The Reset Button On How We Look At “Collaboration”

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

We audaciously attributed the problem as being rooted in the end-user not changing their behavior and using a tool never designed as a collaboration environment. The influx of new vendors and new “enterprise social software&# (ESS) tools (e.g., helped fill the void for people to develop informal collaborative relationships in-and-around work activities that come and go.

Intervening in a complex system: 5 Ps

Chris Corrigan

This can be done with the SenseMaker(tm) software, and it can also be done with dialogic interventions. Probe: Once you have identified some patterns, you can make some hypotheses about what might work and it’s time to develop some safe to fail probes. Prototype: If a probe shows some promise, you might develop a prototype to develop a concept. Prototypes are designed to have tolerance for failure, in that failure helps you to iterate and improve the concept.

CubeTree Engages Its User Community in Product Development

Portals and KM

They are also using social software to engage their users in determining the course of their weekly software update releases. I was interested in their software development process and will explore it in greater depth in this post. It is designed to minimize waste.