Wed.Mar 16, 2011

Chrysler tweet: an issue of process

Community Guy

Over the weekend, I had several people from big brands ask me what I thought about the Chrysler tweet debacle, and whether I thought the right actions were taken.

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Google Enhances the Discussion Capabilities in Google Docs - I Like It

Michael Sampson - Currents

Google announced a new approach to providing discussion capabilities inline to a document in its Google Docs service: " The discussion about a document is as important as the document itself, but until now, there hasn’t been a great medium for this discussion to happen.

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Carfi recaps SXSW 2011

Community Guy

Recently hired Ant, Chris Carfi recaps his experience at SXSW 2011. This one is worth the watch/listen. That’s right, he’s so cool he added audio to his slides and posted the whole thing on Slideshare for our viewing pleasure.

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Overcoming Information Overload on the Web: Part 1: Too many sources, too many events.

Portals and KM

This is the first of a three part series on how the Darwin Awareness Engine ™ addresses some of the key problems generated by information overload on the Web. The Awareness Engine is a Web aggregation utility for anyone needing to maintain awareness of emerging events from the Internet and intranet.    The technology provides a temporal semantic visualization of events, by means of a Scan Cloud™ that facilitates a rapid understanding of trends, outliers and anomalies.

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If Steve Was "Collaborative," Would Apple Be More Successful?

Michael Sampson - Currents

Lee from Technology Review interviewed Evan Rosen on the culture of collaboration , and how more than technology is needed to make collaboration work. Evan is the author of The Culture of Collaboration. The following comment struck me: " Lee: How [does culture create collaboration]? Evan: Organizational culture stems from our collective culture. And our collective culture in the United States is star-oriented. We read and hear about "star athletes," "star chefs". the list goes on.

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Collaborative Decision Making - the IBM Approach

Michael Sampson - Currents

IBM is hosting a webinar next week on making decisions collaboratively using Cognos Business Intelligence and Lotus Connections : " IBM Cognos Business Intelligence provides built-in collaborative and social networking capabilities to fuel the exchange of ideas and knowledge that naturally occurs in decision-making processes today. Teams can lose tremendous productivity as they search for invaluable information hidden in various meeting notes, manual processes, emails and people’s notebooks.

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Is big society rhetoric becoming counter-productive?

Neighbourhoods

I heard today from a practitioner working at area level in a northern town, the strong impression that residents are distrustful of big society rhetoric and negative about any association with it. Not just because they already picking up Mrs Jones’s prescription for her and help out at the school fete and report fly-tipping; but also because they think it’s demanding something for nothing. So in this particular area at least, it would be a mistake to label anything as ‘big society’.

Kraft Foods - "Social business is not just about technology"

Michael Sampson - Currents

NewsGator is hosting a webinar next week, at which Vinicius from Kraft Foods and Doug from Microsoft will talk about social business being about more than just the technology : " Kraft Foods is in the middle of a dramatic transformation to embed innovation into every aspect of its business.

Big Lottery funds UK-wide Your Square Mile digital platform on SocialGo

Social Reporter

As part of the announcement of a People Powered Change event this month, the Big Lottery Fund has confirmed that it will be funding the Your Square Mile initiative – currently part of Big Society Network – to build a UK-wide digital platform.

Martin White's Book Turns Up - But Without a Signature!

Michael Sampson - Currents

Look what I got in the mail today! What an awesome day for Martin's book to turn up. but it's not signed :-(. I'll have to carry it to London next week to get him to sign it! I've already reviewed the book - see: - Martin White on Intranet Management. Review of Part 1. Foundations. Review of Part 2.

Carfi recaps SXSW 2011

Community Guy

Recently hired Ant, Chris Carfi recaps his experience at SXSW 2011. This one is worth the watch/listen. That’s right, he’s so cool he added audio to his slides and posted the whole thing on Slideshare for our viewing pleasure.

Turning 39, March 17

Michael Sampson - Currents

It's that day again. The second post on this blog, back on March 20, 2006 , was about turning 34. Now another five years have shot passed. Thank you for reading my work, following my blog, and allowing me to serve you. Michael's Happenings

Chrysler tweet: an issue of process

Community Guy

Over the weekend, I had several people from big brands ask me what I thought about the Chrysler tweet debacle, and whether I thought the right actions were taken.

My Favorite Tweets for April 1 - 15 2011

Portals and KM