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Connections are Different than Relationships

Alchemy of Change

Gideon Rosenblatt Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Movement as Network « Networks and Autonomy How Connections “Wrap&# Our Engagement » Connections are Different than Relationships I used to use the words connection and relationship interchangeably.

C3: a new approach to Collaborative Project Management

The Bumble Bee

For each of these groups you need to establish their: • Power (High, Medium or Low) - their leverage over your goal and 3 required outcomes. Think Differently

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Web Oriented Architecture and SOA: Different Acronyms, Same Things

Green Chameleon

Dave and I talked about the rise of WOA, and we both agreed that WOA and SOA have more in common than they are different. “SOA is boring, takes forever …no one ever seems to move the ball too far forward in the world of SOA… A lot of the service orchestration and successes in leveraging services.

What Difference A Year Doesn't Make: Lotus Connections & SharePoint

Collaborative Thinking

social computing as a solution that augments traditional collaboration and content tools0 - then IBM has a disruptive leverage point to exploit. The primary difference between a Gateway and Enhancement approach is that the Gateway's focus is primarily on attaining some level of interoperability with SharePoint. This integration model differs significantly from the Enhancement and Gateway model since the vendor becomes almost entirely dependent on SharePoint.

Different knowledge, same *

Engineers without Fears

It talks about the impact of the use of different knowledge resources by consulting sales teams. I observed proposal teams working under tight deadlines rip off leverage previous proposal documents. James D talks about this paper from this paper from Haas & Hansen. A lot of it rings true. This did not always result in a winning proposal as clients tended to prefer proposals tailored to them.

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Activity Streams: Moving Beyond Event Aggregation

Collaborative Thinking

FriendFeed harvests information from a variety of sources (music, photos, status messages), forcing the company to develop/maintain custom integrations for many different publishers and slowing down the ability to add new publishers. As the enterprise considers how activity streams can be leveraged, we see interest in role-based streams and process-related streams. When it comes to 2011 trends, I posted earlier on " Enterprise 2.0:

Two teachers

Ken Carroll

For us, this has opened the door to tremendous possibilities: Learners get more than one perspective on the topic - male/female, different cultures, etc - in a time-efficient way.

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Blog>> Trends in Knowledge Management

Green Chameleon

A McKinsey Quarterly article on knowledge workers’ productivity suggest to overcome contextual barriers by rotating employees across teams and divisions; this allows specialists in different areas to learn about one another’s work. In my work context, we are now trying to review our product and services portfolio to leverage on these trends. Traditionally, KM was more often than not a top-down driven approach.

Theorizing On Network Ties & Structures

Collaborative Thinking

The idea that team and community relations occur in a network context is important to note since we often treat them as "different" (that teams and communities are not social networks) when instead, networks underpin teams and communities. Simmel, Granovetter, Burt, and others) that leveraging relations are an essential means for people to locate information, solve problems, find jobs, etc.

Twitter for organisations

Joitske Hulsebosch

There are three different options: an organisation account (eg. Is it to offer webcare (a booming new approach to customer care) or something different? How to leverage employee accounts?

Literature Review: Improving Work Practices in Times of Change

Collaborative Thinking

The idea is to become comfortable with the purpose of a Review and leverage prior work done on the annotated bibliography completed earlier. profile, list of friends, news feed), the bulk of their subsequent analysis differs markedly from McAfee.

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Social media training on Foursquare Google Plus Pinterest Facebook Training for June and July 2012

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

What is the difference between the Facebook Business Page and a Google Business Page? But the privacy and circles of distribution are different enough for marketers and business people to ask: how can I reach and engage with my audience on Google in an effective way?

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Enterprise 2.0: A Transition From Destination Site To Platform Services

Collaborative Thinking

The secondary and tertiary impacts of a social network site selected as a stand-alone destination are much different than the criteria and discussions that might have occurred when thinking of that social platform as part of your core infrastructure. If there is a desire to leverage shared services and common infrastructure, what platform is best suited to deliver the broadest array of solutions?

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Towards A More Participatory Culture: Enterprise Q&A

Collaborative Thinking

If activity streams are leveraged, is posting a question into a stream cluttered with lots of other items vying for attention the right approach? If so, we can then define a notification process and ping those individuals and groups through different alerting options? Organizations are often interested in connecting people and groups from different parts of the enterprise.

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Enterprise 2.0 Conference: Call For Papers Community, Voting Process

Collaborative Thinking

There are interesting areas of how the combination of participation and tools enable employees to establish an identity different than the one assigned to them by the enterprise, and take on social roles (wiki gardener, idea person, answer person, expert) that augment formal structures used to identify talent. Employees can also leverage the participatory culture of E2.0 Leadership teams face a multi-generational workforce with different expectations, values, and work styles.

Visions of Business Ecosystems

Partnering Resources

In this post, we’ll look at a few different ways organizations depict and understand their business ecosystems. What difference did the diagram actually make? Others found a hobby could be leveraged to create additional income.” Incredible complexity. So many moving parts.

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Connectedness – The New Differentiator

Governance in a Networked World

High performing individuals are exactly that because they are able to get things done faster by leveraging their connections to access resources. Back in 2005 Thomas Friedman wrote about the globalized world in his bestseller book ‘ The World Is Flat ’.

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

Portals and KM

This second wave of innovation will leverage cloud-based services. Fourth, a range of different revenue models will emerge. 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. McCarthy.

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Learning While Building eLearning: Part 3 – Facilitating Online

Full Circle Associates

Another take away is the real leverage of technology. I could be doing different things in different places in the world and still deliver a course. Once I woke up I did not realize the time difference in the office hours and had to wake up at 3am.

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Future of Social Business – Rest of the Story

Portals and KM

They are also doing things to leverage the social network. He showed us a dashboard with different possibilities and connections.  There will be more deployment choices with different types of cloud options as well as new hardware software configurations.

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Growing the Tilburg urban farming community map

Making CommunitySense

Kumu gives you the tools to track, visualize, and leverage relationships to overcome your toughest obstacles. On the map, you can define different perspectives , in which Kumu only shows those elements and connections which interest you at that moment. Introduction: The Tilburg Urban Farming Community. The Tilburg Urban Farmers Community is part of the Urban Farmers for a Liveable Brabant project.

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Sharing our inspiration from the Learning Technologies conference with links to all our liveblogs

Joitske Hulsebosch

Something which struck us when we reflected on all different sessions: People are aware of 70-20-10 and talk about it as if everybody should just know what it is.

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Learning While Building eLearning: #4 Lessons from the Pilot

Full Circle Associates

We have so many different units. Then she started talking about her very different needs and experiences. I would have to have something different. I had warned Emilio beforehand that facilitating online learning is a bit different than teaching face to face.

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

Portals and KM

She notes that, ”in a purpose driven organization, every conversation, every meeting is infused with “how do we get better at making this important difference” The company is creating value faster than its taking it out of the market. 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.”

Social Media Club of Boston 5th Anniversary Celebration: The Evolution of Social Business

Portals and KM

The discussion now is how to leverage the network of people. Their stores are quite different by location. A question: How do you accommodate different cultures in social media?    Alistair said they are seeing more common behavior rather than differences and they have been studying this a lot. They needed a difference type of performance at Lowe’s and social media enabled it.

Boston E20 Notes: Design Considerations For Enterprise Social Networks: Identity, Graphs, Streams & Social Objects

Portals and KM

This session examines key social networking building blocks and how design practices should accommodate multiple networking strategies as employees seek to mobilize their connections to satisfy different work and professional needs. I am pleased to be back for my sixth Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston. Here is a link to a summary of last year’s notes. This is another of my notes for this year. There will be more to follow.

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Some lessons about capacity building in social media for development organisations in the South

Joitske Hulsebosch

What would I do differently if I had to do it again? So those are good entry points to leverage social media for your own purposes as a development NGO.

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Boston E20 Notes: The Post-2.0 Era: Social in the Context of My Work

Portals and KM

Focus on the individual, leverage familiarity, acknowledge constraints such as security, policy, budget. You can search on different dimensions such as people, communities, as well as content.  But it requires a different IT. I am pleased to be back for my sixth Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston. Here is a link to a summary of last year’s notes. This is another of my notes for this year. There will be more to follow. I attended session - The Post-2.0

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Breaking down silos, what does that mean? | @Greg2dot0's Blog

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Lastly, breaking down silos enables expertise to be leveraged across the entire enterprise. Employees also want this so that they can be better leveraged across the organization. @Greg2dot0's Blog. …this I believe. Search. Main menu. Skip to primary content.

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Viewing Activities in IBM Connections as a Kanban Board

Michael Sampson - Currents

Working together on projects and leveraging Social Tools is a very powerful way of getting stuff done. Sometimes users want to look at things in a slightly different way or organise the Activity slightly differently. ISW Development, the team behind the Kudos Badges gamification engine for IBM Connections, has recently taken the wraps of its IBM Connect 2014 announcement: Kudos Boards.

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Clearing the ground to claim Big Society for ourselves

Social Reporter

We need to unpack the bag, re-assemble the pieces, claim them for ourselves, and stick on some different labels. I don’t believe it is helpful to promote Our Society as an alternative Big Society … it comes from a different direction and process that’s bottom up, organic, and sensitive to the needs and passions of those involved. My contact readily agreed to use mainstream media leverage to help this bottom-up process.

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Enabling Participation: More Art Than Science

Collaborative Thinking

A top-down approach enables project teams to leverage management as champions. The difference between a bottom-up and viral approach (to me at least) is that bottom-up is a designed intent. Over the years, I’ve talked to a lot of project teams and people involved in Enterprise 2.0 initiatives. What I’ve derived from those interactions is that the biggest hurdle to success has to do with the “soft” issues related to adoption.

Enterprise Collaboration Requires Critical New Skills

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Collaboration is a different model. An age where we are learning so fast that there is no meaningful difference between learning and acting. We know that differing perspectives, give and take, mutual analysis and common understanding leads to better, faster learning — which means better, faster outcomes. Collaboration is a different model.

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Blog>> Videos on KM in Law Firms

Green Chameleon

· Differences and Similarities in Approach to KM. · · Leveraging Tacit Knowledge in Law Firms Our friends at eClerx Services in India have been busy building their short KM videos library, this time focusing on KM in law firms, in a series of short Q&A clips with Ginevra Saylor, head of KM at Denton’s. Topics are listed below – check out the channel here ! · · Improving Knowledge Management Adoption in a Law Firm. ·

Thinking about the Big Shift and the Social Enterprise – confused of calcutta

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The first wave sets up the foundations, leveraging the digital infrastructure and where appropriate the significant shifts in public policy that have eroded barriers to entry, participation and movement in most arenas. As more and more companies become “social enterprises” we’ve been learning about the common elements as well as the distinctive differences. Skip to content. confused of calcutta. a blog about information. About me. About this blog. Disclaimer.

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Extending the Four Fold practice of the Art of Hosting

Chris Corrigan

Using theory from the science and sociology of complex adaptive systems creates a more powerful way to see and understand and leverage people’s participation in their own work.

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Understanding Users of Social Networks — HBS Working Knowledge

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Women and men use these sites differently. He has also applied many of the insights to help companies develop strategies for leveraging these various online entities for profit. Piskorski has also found deep gender differences in the use of sites.

The village as a venue

Chris Corrigan

this is an almost archetypal journey, and it marks a thresh hold to a different experience. How’s this for a conference centre? Last week, we hosted a group of 35 emerging and legacy leaders in the human services sector on Bowen Island to kick off our sixth Leadership 2020 cohort.

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Getting The Content Advantage 1: Show Up

Ken Carroll

You’re showing how you're different , how you create value , where you are unique. It has no leverage. SEEING THE DIFFERENCE. So, here’s the difference between the content that will give you the advantage and content that’s there for the sake of it: Leverage.

The ‘Sisterhood’ Goes Missing at Board Level

Governance in a Networked World

From network science, this is a high leverage position to be in. Network analysis can make visible the best and most diversely connected directors: The above graphic shows the shared board membership relationships within the different board role categories.