September, 2011

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The Social Enterprise – Welcome to the Era of Intrapreneurship!


And, more specifically, I would like to welcome you all to The Era of Intrapreneurship! But, as a self-employed individual, I am also on my own.

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Four Ways to Improve Our Online Emotional Intelligence

Alchemy of Change

As human beings, we’re born with a built-in ability to make sense of very subtle social signals from other people. Absolutely. Think

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You Mean I Cant Even Estimate? The Planning Fallacy in Action

Evolving Web

Hofstadter's Law: It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into account Hofstadter's Law. We like to estimate things. “I’ll

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Mary Poppins Online Community – Social Media Manager Leah Howard

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

We grabbed a drink, Vashti held the camera and we chatted on about Facebook, Twitter, audiences, story lines and the future of social entertainment.

Do We Need Defined Work Hours?

Portals and KM

Last week I asked if you were engaged in your work? Another post-Labor question is whether your job should have defined hours.    This is the question asked by Mathew Ingram at Gigaom. Many people already do not have defined hours and I am one. However, I do not think there is a blanket answer.   We thought this was silly.

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Flip My Switch: Standard Work or Soul Crushing Exactness

Evolving Web

In Lean there is a concept known as “standard work”. So, we’ve been trying to do this in software for years. Chasing the grail of standard work.

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Social Media for Training Departments in Companies

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I was invited to speak on social media in the Enterprise by Cadre eLearning to a group of corporate training people. Here are the slides for them. Training departments and social media. View more presentations from Laurel Papworth. The diagrams I used are on Flickr. Yammer for adhoc training and Q&A. All the ables.

Finding the perfect learning platform in 5 steps

Joitske Hulsebosch

I have a first blog post written about the broader range of platform options that exist for online discussions. Because it gives you a flying start.

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Future Mobile Learning

Nancy White

Last week in a workshop on mobile learning I was looking for something interesting in that difficult time right after lunch. What did I miss?

How Playing Games at Work Can Help Boost Your Productivity


In fact, they shouldn’t at all! I mean, that’s only half of the equation, isn’t it? And not just with the Social Web. etc.;

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Netflix Explodes Its Customer Goodwill

Alchemy of Change

A few months ago, pioneering movie rental company, Netflix announced some new price changes that really ticked off its customers. Customers howled.

Onset Bay Blues Festival 2011 - Rosemary's Baby Blues - Part One

Portals and KM

This is my sixth year in a row to attend the Onset Bay Blues Festival. This was the best one yet. Rosemary’s Baby Blues put on a great set.

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The End of Strategy

How to Save the World

I spent much of my professional career developing and implementing Strategic Plans. It’s about how , not about what. But old habits die hard.

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What is your Social Media ROI? Who Cares?

Ant's Eyeview Blog

The ongoing crusade of answering “what it the ROI of social media?”, comes around every season. Two years ago I blogged about “ Coping with Social Media ROI ” especially since ROI was the yellow flag thrown onto the playing field to stall social media efforts. The dogma? If you can’t measure the ROI, we can’t spend money on social media.

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Develop creativity and empathy through opposing perspectives

Joitske Hulsebosch

I have been rethinking my focus. I started working within the framework of knowledge management and communities of practice. Have a look, it's great!

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The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise


However, it won’t be easy. And it won’t take place overnight either. The soft skills. Off to work! Well, it doesn’t work that way.

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Community Building Isn’t About Influencers

Managing Communities

photo credit: jurvetson I’ve been hearing the word influencer a lot lately. People (companies) want other people, with big audiences, to talk about their stuff. There is nothing wrong with that. Just don’t confuse your pursuit of influencers with community building. Managing the Community Thinking

My App Gap Posts for August 2011

Portals and KM

Here are my AppGap posts for August. The AppGap posts began toward the end of January 2008.    Here, I am primarily doing product commentaries with a few other things thrown in. Below are the ones for August. There will be more in September. Endeca Moves Beyond Deterministic BI Reporting. Interact Provides Robust Intranet 2.0.

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Fascinating Social Media and SEO Case Study

Online Social Networking

Several hundred will attend this unique event at which luxury, fashion and sporty watchmakers will display a wide variety of timepiece collections.

Agile international development?

Net-Map Toolbox

Most innovations are not completely and utterly new ideas that no one has ever had before, but rather happen when you take an idea that works in one context and try it out somewhere else. The basics of this new approach are summed up in the: Manifesto for Agile Software Development. “We are uncovering better ways of developing.

Interview about the birth and growth of the HR community

Joitske Hulsebosch

On October 6th, we are going to work on a casebook learn and organise through social media with a group of about 12 learning professionals. Read dutch?

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How the Social Enterprise Defines the 21st Century Workplace – Moving To The Edge


This is not the first, nor the second time, and I am sure there will be a third time, and many more!, In Are Jobs Obsolete? Or the Social Enterprise.

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In defence of silos

Chris Collison

Are we being too hard on silos? I regularly hear clients describing their workplace as being siloed. It’s common in public, private and third sector.

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Onset Bay Blues Festival 2011 - James Montgomery and More

Portals and KM

It ia holiday in the US so here is a holiday post. This is my sixth year in a row to attend the Onset Bay Blues Festival. This was the best one yet.

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10 Tips for Inviting to Facebook Events

Online Social Networking

All media have the tendency to become over-saturated with intrusive commercial messages. Marketers send more messages or create snazzier headlines.



online_engagement engagement online_community online_facilitation

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Collaboration Is Misunderstood and Overused - Andrew Campbell - Harvard Business Review

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

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Welcome to the Social Enterprise Awakening!


phase I mentioned back then that is helping us all, knowledge workers, realise how this is our moment. Our true moment. really mean Enlightenment 2.0?

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IBM Support for Collaboration on Mobile Devices: An Update

Michael Sampson - Currents

I was mocked for the statement, but not only do I stand by it, I feel like we are even further out front now. How so? Ouch. That's a pity.

Onset Bay Blues Festival 2011 - Rosemary's Baby Blues - Part Two

Portals and KM

This is my sixth year in a row to attend the  Onset Bay Blues Festival. This was the best one yet. Rosemary’s Baby Blues put on a great set.

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How children share – Davenport’s Kindergarten Rationale

Chris Collison

I’ve always believed that we can learn a lot from children as analogues for behaviours in organisations. Image by Carol VanHook.

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The 3 Principles That Make Truly Great Tech Support Forums

Managing Communities

photo credit: @boetter Support forums exist for seemingly every form of popular technology and even for most forms of less popular and mainstream technology. They can be dedicated to specific trades or areas of knowledge, to specific brands and products and more. Interacting with Users Managing the Community

Still learning about facilitation

Viv Mcwaters

Here’s what I learnt about facilitating thanks to Melbourne Playback Theatre Group ‘s weekend workshop. You have to keep doing something long enough to notice what’s going on for you. Taking an activity beyond what might be considered reasonable can have enormous payoffs. Small moves are more interesting. The opposite is true.

How Fun and Creativity Can Shape Your Own Social Computing Guidelines and Policy


Even without having to use your company’s resources. And it all got started with just a bunch of bloggers! Quite the opposite!