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Why Our Software Needs Social Context

Alchemy of Change

Healing Software’s Split Personality. I’m not arguing against designing software for either professional or personal uses.

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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.

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?

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.

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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. Second, task-oriented experience will drive modular design. McCarthy. Apple has over. I was pleased to receive a review copy of the report.  

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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.

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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.


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.

2011 91

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. Some Provisos. My answer is yes.

2015 78

Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

Our community experiences today are largely designed around the limitations of the platform we choose to grow our communities on. Purpose.

Build your unique business development system using only free software

The Bumble Bee

First the bad news. There are 3 main problems for small companies or consultants in the area of opportunity generation: 1. Feast or Famine. The Radar.

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

Our community experiences today are largely designed around the limitations of the platform we choose to grow our communities on. Purpose.

Software success in Ghana

Joitske Hulsebosch

The BBC posted an article on software success in Ghana. (I Guido played a role in developing the semacode necessary for this technology.

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. and Content Matrix 7.0,

2014 42

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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

When designing your social network, be aware that most of the network will be outside the giant component. and social media. 2000). 2006).

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.

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. hybrid ecology narrative ecology participatory design research swarming Tags: designs elearning 2.0 ABSTRACT.

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. Trampoline has gone right back to the underlying social behavior and created software that harnesses human instincts instead of disabling them. A: There are many benefits.

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

Green Chameleon

I am pleased to report that I will be speaking at KMWorld 2008 in San Jose, California later this year. Web 2.0, and KM 2.0."Â Powered by Qumana.

2010 Update on IBM Social Software Efforts: Part Two

Portals and KM

They are connecting social with IBM commerce software. For example: How can collaboration be infused into product development?

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Quinn, Director, Quinnovation Online Course Design from a Communities-of-Practice Perspective (9/22/06) By John D. Khan, Associate Professor, George Washington University Designing for Learners, Designing for Users (2/3/03) By Dave Smulders The Demand-Driven Learning Model as a Standard for Web-Based Learning (12/27/02) By Colla J.

Three Big Benefits of Social Software | Blogs |

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Vendors trying to sell organizations tools designed to facilitate collaboration are among the biggest proponents of collaboration. IT Business Edge VP Ken Hardin made that point in a post from 2008 in which he noted that the simple software-as-a-service collaboration platform used by our editorial team hadnt exactly wowed him. silos).

Opportunities for Brands in the Collaborative Economy

Online Community Strategy

To borrow a phrase from one of my favorite professors in my Sustainable Development program: “Start where you are, do what you can.”

2015 16

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. Trust Us.

Designing for Civil Society: Do communities need boundaries?

John Tropea - Delicious Community

You can register for the RSA Networks site, and find discussion about membership here and site development here. Its pretty challenging. Thanks.

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. Trust Us.

Collaborative Thinking: Why Is Social Software So Important?

Collaborative Thinking

Two assertions form the baseline for why social software is important to the enterprise. and Enterprise 2.0, Activities are slightly different.

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 |

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Many organizations I talk to these days are now evaluating the way social software seems to be altering the CRM landscape. As Web 2.0 Web 2.0

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.

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. Any formal use?

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. All rights reserved.

FileMaker Offers Database Development for iPad, iPhone, and More

Portals and KM

It is designed for business apps. Design is key for iPad and iPhone solutions, as the expectations are high.    

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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., CRM, ERP). From an IT perspective – life was good. meme circa 2006.

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. The goal is to develop something that is working.

KM World and Enterprise Search Summit 2010 Notes: Designing Social Search in the Enterprise

Portals and KM

I attended the workshop, Designing Social Search in the Enterprise. Even as large companies have scaled up their investment in search and intranet development, one key ingredient is missing: the people. How do we know what to look for in search tools, services to add into the mix, and or design elements that will make an impact?

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.

Handbook of Research on Socio-Technical Design and Social Networking Systems

Making CommunitySense

Handbook of Research on Socio-Technical Design and Social Networking Systems. Brian Whitworth and Aldo de Moor have gathered valuable material from an international panel of experts who guide readers through the analysis, design and implementation of socio-technical systems. Community network research and design. ID=3 3019.