Design Considerations For Enterprise Social Networks

Collaborative Thinking

While enterprise social networking has been covered extensively in the media and by IT analyst firms, one of the least discussed aspects of the topic has been the issue of design and the potential impact of design on employee adoption of such tools and applications. Instead, the information was presented at a holistic and inter-disciplinary level, covering a collection of related issues: Affordance-centered design. Social theory and design. design Enterprise 2.0

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A Social Network Development Model

The Bumble Bee

Way back in the social networking Dark Ages, OK - October 2005, I published a "A Virtual Community Development Model" with sports metaphors for each stage. Read A Virtual Community Development Model.

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Re-Thinking Follow Models Within The Enterprise

Collaborative Thinking

Past incarnations however were perhaps so subtle and housed within a particular use case scenario or application context, that we never really thought about how the model could be leveraged in a very broad and compelling manner. Social network sites ( defined by boyd and Ellison for consumer sites in 2007 and extended by myself (while at Burton Group) to apply to enterprise sites in 2008 ), were instrumental in making follow models more prominent.

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Poor Mental Models fail teams before they even start?

The Bumble Bee

One of the most powerful team exercises is to explore team leaders and team members "mental models" of teams, networks and groups. Mental models are the, often invisible, dictators of what actually happens in a team as opposed to what team leaders would like to happen.

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Design Considerations For Enterprise Social Networks

Collaborative Thinking

While enterprise social networking has been covered extensively in the media and by IT analyst firms, one of the least discussed aspects of the topic has been the issue of design and the potential impact of design on employee adoption of such tools and applications. Instead, the information was presented at a holistic and inter-disciplinary level, covering a collection of related issues: Affordance-centered design. Social theory and design. design Enterprise 2.0

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Socialprise: The Organizational Design Revolution

Green Chameleon

While the theme of FASTforward '08 was the User Revolution, the various keynote presentations actually presented compelling evidence for an even larger revolution: fundamentally redefining business models. It's about finally overthrowing over-yang'd classic business models with a healthier balance of yin. And now Jeffrey has joined forces with others to redefine The Future of Management , as instigated by Gary Hamel.

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“Designing Social Cities of Tomorrow” workshop – presentation notes

Making CommunitySense

Prior to this conference, a three-day “Designing Social Cities of Tomorrow” workshop was held in which international participants from various professional backgrounds collaborated with local stakeholder organisations on 4 real-world urban cases : Urban Pioneers Zeeburgereiland (Amsterdam), Haagse Havens (The Hague), Strijp-S (Eindhoven), and Amsterdam Civic Innovator Network. Fortunately, I managed to get one of the last tickets. New business model is key.

2012 172

Twitter's Golden Egg

Alchemy of Change

Twitter is so similar to the blogosphere – and so good at helping information networkers do their job – it’s almost as if it were specifically designed for that purpose.

Modeling spaces for self-directed learning at university courses

Taming the spaces

Today i sent away my paper: Modeling spaces for self-directed learning at university courses to the special call of Journal of Educational Technology & Society. The main idea is to bring out the ecological learning design framework elements and show how they were applicable at the course design. In the article I pointed to the need for the new learning design frameworks for self-directed learning with social software that were ecological.

Bioteams: Learning from Nature to improve Project Management

The Bumble Bee

When studying this topic, new ideas and solutions are introduced and explained, applied to one of the main projects management areas, which is the human resources management, with a structure, teamwork and leadership scheme that may represent the success factor in a given project.

2012 208

SpringCM Moves Beyond Content Management

Portals and KM

SpringCM Cloud provides an robust enterprise content management platform. It was founded in 2005 by some industry veterans who wanted to go beyond traditional on-premise content management. Spring CM refers to this capability as dynamic adaptive case management.

2011 151

Deb Lavoy on Promoting the Purpose Driven Organization and Designing the Collaborative Enterprise

Portals and KM

I recently spoke with Deb Lavoy, Director of Product Marketing for Digital and Social Media at OpenText , about enterprise design in the 21 st century.  She began by noting that we are moving from a mechanistic model for organizations to a more human model. Third, there is compounding collaboration which is designed is to “ensure that whatever our endeavor, we are leveraging, to the greatest extent possible, the work that has been done already.”

Designing Web-Based Communities for Professionals

Delicious/choconancy/online_community

Designing online communities for business is a subtle blend of creating the right business model, a clear understanding and service of member needs and a usable interface that enables professionals to focus on engagement. What’s unique about designing for a professional community?

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. 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? Our experienced designer frames these relevant models of social search and walks though how to think through the problems to get to a more optimal solution.

2010 148

Guidelines for Group Collaboration and Emergence « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Skip to content emergent by design Home support who’s the architect? As we design new systems, it will be important to frame the experience in a way that values and rewards productive participation and contribution. Project managers are responsible for group administration.

Openness or How Do You Design for the Loss of Control? | Blog | design mind

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

business / technology / design Magazine Articles Video Audio Blogs Events Subscribe frog design | about | contact | privacy policy | terms of use Elektroniker Tim Leberecht Digital lifestyle at the intersection of attention, beauty, productivity, and the social web. Openness or How Do You Design for the Loss of Control? conference: “Design for the loss of control.” If you design ways out of the system, they might as well serve as ways into the system.

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.

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.

The myth of managed culture change

Chris Corrigan

For a long time I have known that the idea that culture change can be managed is a myth. You have to look at the patterns from the work that you already do, not from how it illuminates a pre-existing model.

2017 75

Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Designing conversations

Ken Carroll

» Designing conversations By looking at speech ‘beyond the level of the sentence’, discourse analysis reveals some of the conventions that underlie it. There are things that work and things that don’t, and content designers definitely work in the R&D department of new media. Here is an example of a prototype lesson that targets young Chinese managers on the subject of time management. (It Ken Carroll networks, languages, and learning 2.0

Social Architecture (a manifesto) | Management Innovation eXchange

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Management Innovation eXchange. Its time to reinvent management. Management Innovation eXchange. The new Organizational Change Management is called Social Architecture. relationship management, 3. In other words: successful project managers are social architects.

Living by Design: Measuring Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Living by Design. Effective design, initial content seeding and proactive facilitation are critical factors for re-firing in the innovation engine. Of course, you can replace "communities" with "team" if it fits better with your model.

Change Management for Digital Transformation – my Keynote at the Digital Workplace Conference 2016

Michael Sampson - Currents

It was a great privilege to be able to speak at the conference, especially on the topic of change management for digital transformation, an area I have focused on for most of the past decade. slides 23-24) when looking inside a firm – and using Office 365 as an example – we can see the direct effects (on practices and processes) and indirect effects (on organisation structure, corporate culture, and business model).

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How to be a great community manager

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Community managers should know the subject in depth, have energy for stimulating collaboration among the members, and be able to devote sufficient time to leadership activities. Adapting details from Knowledge Management Leaders & Community Managers: Whats Needed?

2016 53

AdeoServe Launches in the United Kingdom - Hosted and Managed SharePoint

Michael Sampson - Currents

During a drive to Camberley one late night in October 2010, after Seb Matthews retrieved me from LHR (after I'd waited for 2 hours to pass through border control - which, incidentally was longer than it took to fly from Denmark), he told me about the work they were doing behind the scenes on a new set of hosted and managed services for SharePoint. Read more: AdeoPoint Unveils Hosted and Managed Services for Microsoft SharePoint.

My experiences of the E-Learning 3.0 MOOC to date

Jenny Connected

Design of the course. I like the course design and the fact that Stephen Downes ‘walks the talk’ and has been true to his educational philosophy as expounded in his theory of connectivism. It is calmer and more manageable than discussion forums, although there are no discussion forums in this course. This fits with his belief that the role of the teacher is to model and demonstrate. el30 cMOOC community course design stephen downesFirst a bit of background.

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Collaborative Thinking: Modern managers are all the same - Telegraph

Collaborative Thinking

" Sandra Siebenhüter, of the Catholic University at Eichstätt-Ingolstadt in Germany, has been researching these "managers with no profile" The results of dozens of interviews reveal an alarming trend towards managers with incredibly similar CVs – and just about everything else.

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The Customer Community

Online Community Strategy

Specifically, online Customer communities that companies build, host and manage. Further, communities can be a catalyst for development and innovation, and will be critical to future business models. Image © Leigh Prather.

2017 58

The Value of Community Management

John Tropea - Delicious Community

significance) – our experience shows us that communities without community managers are much more likely to die off, go off track, become thorny stews, or get so insular that they can’t grow or evolve. So having a community manager is definitely worthwhile.

2011 66

Check Out Our Entry for Management Innovation eXchange M-Prize Hack

Portals and KM

I recently wrote about the Management Innovation Exchange(MIX) – see Collaborative Innovation at the Management Innovation eXchange (MIX). It is “an open innovation project aimed at reinventing management for the 21st century. The premise: while "modern" management is one of humankind's most important inventions, it is now a mature technology that must be reinvented for a new age.”. M-Prize for Management Innovation. are rooted in Management 1.0

Attributes of Thriving Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

I was primarily focused on designing the site, rolling out new features (like one of the first peer networks in the space), and tweaking architecture. Defined rank and reputation model; extending management to members.

2013 93

My Favorite Knowledge Management Story and its Lessons Learned for Today

Portals and KM

Knowledge management has been around for over twenty years now. This is also one of the clearest cases I have seen of an organization moving to a knowledge-based business model and then aligning its knowledge management system to directly support this new model. In the 1990s, Ryder’s management began to notice important changes in the company’s markets. A key part of this strategy would be to move to a more knowledge-based business model.

2012 136

Green Chameleon » From Data, with Love

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about From Data, with Love That most hallowed of mental models and glib explanations, the Data-Information-Knowledge-Wisdom hierarchy has taken a bit of a beating this week.

2010 189

The Future of Crowdsourcing: An Interview With Bastian Unterberg of Jovoto

Online Community Strategy

Bastian Unterberg is the founder and CEO of Jovoto, a Berlin-based platform that enables global brands and enterprise businesses to solve design and innovation challenges – ranging from new product design to sustainable architecture – with a community of over 60,000 creative professionals.

2016 58

What Could the Future of Money Look Like? « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Network

Skip to content emergent by design Home support who’s the architect? We need to be thinking much more deeply about social models which do not depend on any form of currency. As Rushkoff tells us so clearly, that system was designed with a different purpose.

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Lessons on the hard job of designing communities in the organization | Bertrand Duperrin's Notepad

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Bertrand Duperrin's Notepad Thoughts on management, HR, social networks…and enterprise 2.0 entrepreneurship HR & Management 2.0 communities can be facilitated, lightly managed but never imposed. Considering the gap between management 2.0

2011 61

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.

ID and Other Reflections: Managing Diversity through Community Management

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Blogging about social business and community management, workplace learning, knowledge management, capability development and organizational learning with occasional digressions. Managing Diversity through Community Management. Hofstede’s Cultural Dimension Model.

The Customer Community

Online Community Strategy

Specifically, online Customer communities that companies build, host and manage. Further, communities can be a catalyst for development and innovation, and will be critical to future business models. Image © Leigh Prather.

2017 46

Monetizing: Virtual Goods venture capital 2009

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Offerpal Media is the first “Managed Offer Platform&# for social applications, online communities and e-commerce sites. By the way, why is virtual goods an important part of business models for social networks? business models virtual goods

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Take your pick - Facilitating, leading, managing, hosting, community-ship

Delicious/choconancy/online_community

Prior to this I touched on one point called " follow the energy ", which is what the spirit of social business design or enterprise 2.0 A discussion on G+ led to points about control, managing, leadership, and facilitation; which Luis Suarez has kindly summarized.

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. Imagine your mind as a construct – a series of models, assumptions, biases, values, beliefs, memories, past hurts and joys, experiences, expectations, and blind spots. It’s easy to get trapped in our most comfortable assumptions and models.

2012 75

The Future of Crowdsourcing: An Interview With Bastian Unterberg of Jovoto

Online Community Strategy

Bastian Unterberg is the founder and CEO of Jovoto, a Berlin-based platform that enables global brands and enterprise businesses to solve design and innovation challenges – ranging from new product design to sustainable architecture – with a community of over 60,000 creative professionals.

2016 46