A continuum of social models

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Friday October 05, 2007 A continuum of social models In my earlier view, I only identified two stages: social networks, and communities. Somewhere in between the social network and the community are other social models. Another model that is described aptly in The Starfish and the Spider (see my book list ).

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Employee social networking case study : Sabre's cubeless product

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

e-Health Intranet Blog Intranet Report Podcast Whitepapers and Handouts Resources Home > Articles > Intranet Articles > Employee social networking ? Sabre Town case study Document Actions Employee social networking ? While best represented by the quintessential MySpace and Facebook , social networking has made significant strides into the corporate intranet where employee networking is becoming a valuable asset to leading organizations that covet the new breed of employees.

qualities of different social experience models

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Friday August 01, 2008 Qualities of different social experience models (why there is no single idea behind "Community") I read Jonathan Trenns recent posts on the fallacy of community (and more on it ) which seems to argue the concept of community but combine a number of different elements together: culture (mostly), governance, and structure. I have other models for governance (but not yet for culture). After all more models may upset this in the future.

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Booz Allen Extends its Enterprise 2.0 Collaborative Platform

Portals and KM

MindTouch was added as the wiki platform because of its ability to scale and the flexibility to rapidly develop mashups and social applications. The new version of Hello includes a front end dashboard built on the iGoogle model.

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Circling Around To Enterprise 2.0 Again

Collaborative Thinking

Locking your data up in some wiki that has no data architecture, no services interface, no meta model and meta data model. SharePoint is a product mashup of sorts. In 2003, the first iteration of a "platform mashup" occurred with SharePoint 2003 that joined Windows SharePoint Services (the evolution of STS) with portal. I might suggest that the overall problem is the file-based workspace model itself (rather than a particulat product).

Understanding Cisco's Collaboration Strategy (Part 2)

Collaborative Thinking

Flexible deployment models: Cisco intended to offer application and infrastructure services for different computing models including SaaS/Cloud and on-premises, or hybrid combinations of both. Cisco believes that communication-centric and people-centric interaction models are the basis for next generation collaboration platforms and solutions. The following is Part 2 of a series on today's announcement by Cisco. What is Cisco announcing?

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News Updates (November 20, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

and 2.0), custom firmware on many phones, and hardware differences between different models. MindTouch Cloud enables your employees & managers to pull and aggregate business data from data silos like your CRM, ERP, accounts payable, file servers, email, databases, and others to gain visibility through mashups. You can mashup applications, such as Salesforce.com, SugarCRM, and Oracle, and integrate them into documents in team workspaces. Play to Learn.

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CPsquare’s Connected Futures Workshop

Nancy White

We will explore many readily available technologies, including web conferencing, teleconferences, blogging, RSS syndication, microblogging, social bookmarking and tagging, wikis, mashups, and social networking. NGO, Non-profit employee $795.

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News Updates (October 15, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Comprising secure, branded, online intranet, document management, project management and CRM, collaborators share documents, calendars, tasks, opinions and discussions, while employees can log sales opportunities, track customer issues and easily locate information on any customer or contact. Effectively Wave is a hosting site for disposable, single-purpose based Wikis and mashups. ROI on Advanced Collaboration Solutions.

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Rex's Thought Spot: Beyond Serendipity for Enterprise 2.0

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Each of the factors needs to be reviewed within context of your organization, and appropriate actions taken to leverage opportunities to improve employee engagement for specific business objectives.

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Decentralized communities & Spaces

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The reference is directly apt to communities, and in this light relevant to our Spaces model. In our model, the syndication not only helps to share information, but also acts a way to potentially draw more members based on their interest.

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Why and How to SaaS – Jeff Kaplan at Serena Tag

Green Chameleon

Now we have broadband networks, new technology, and pay-as-you-go business models. In the recent past, the move to SaaS was often triggered by renegades, who then spread the good news to their fellow employees. They have to restructure architecture, business models, sales models, etc. In the series I posted on my blog, you can also read what Oliver Young of Forrester and Anthony Bradley of Gartner had to say about mashups.

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Going from social networks to Communities

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Instant Communities: List of companies that provide Web Collaboration Suites or Platforms

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The open source model allows Alfresco to use best-of-breed open source technologies and contributions from the open source community to get higher quality software produced more quickly at much lower cost.

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List of "White Label" or "Private Label" (Applications you can Rebrand) Social Networking Platforms

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Join the thousands of GroupSwim customers helping their businesses collaborate and connect with their customers and employees today.

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Twelve best practices for online customer communities | Enterprise Web 2.0 | ZDNet.com

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Many communities struggle for a while until they catch their stride when they reach the right participants, or offer the right means of engagement such as using a different model such as a social network instead of discussion forums (or vice versa.) On CBSSports.com: Hottie Hall Of Fame ?

The FASTForward Blog » Serena has Adopted Facebook as Their Intranet: Enterprise 2.0 Blog: News, Coverage, and Commentary

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A few weeks ago I wrote a post, It is Time for Facebook Fridays: A Idea that Should Spread , that briefly mentioned Serena Software’s policy of allowing employees one hour of personal time during the workweek to spend on their Facebook profiles and connect with co-workers, customers, family and friends. René explained that the firm is just over 800 employees but is still globally based (operations in 18 countries) with 35% of their employees working virtually. mashups.

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Forrester Wave Report: The Leaders in Community Platforms for Marketers (Part 4/4)

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We are pleased to have begun working with Fortune 25 retailers, Fortune 50 banks, and Fortune 100 media and tech companies since the completion of the report, on both external and internal employee communities. Former LiveWorld employee.)

Clay Shirky on Helping People Find You, Content as Mere Conversation Fodder, and Letting Users Identify Their Needs

How to Save the World

As Shirky puts it (and Dave Snowden has illustrated in many case studies) "employees do better at sharing information with one another directly than when they go through official channels." It enables them to do their jobs more effectively, and for many employees (especially the young) that's more important than doing what they're told. using some combination or mashup of existing. Could this 'customer-supplier' enterprise co-development model work?

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

As Shirky puts it (and DaveSnowden has illustrated in many case studies) "employees do better atsharing information with one another directly than when they go throughofficial channels." It enables them to do their jobs more effectively,and for many employees (especially the young) thats more importantthan doing what theyre told. Couldthis customer-supplier enterprise co-development model work? turns out to be a betterpredictor of success than Whats the business model? "

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Three "Best Practices" that Kill Collaboration

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Well defined, measurable set of objectives directly linked to compensation, recognition & rewards tailored for each employee. The first concern is around the competitive aspects of this kind of model. 5 Facebook Lessons to Improve Employee Engagement.

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Facilitating Networking

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Bill has previously reported both on a major software developer, Serena, which has adopted Facebook to REPLACE their intranet (supporting 800 employees — the numbers can matter here) and WorkBook. The culture of 800 employees can be far more readily influenced, as a collective – particularly when replacing an intranet in total — than situations with the following: Thousands of employees. Business Model 2.0

IBM developerWorks : Blogs : Community and social computing

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The FASTForward Blog » Why the Future of Corporate Computing is ‘Informal’ : Enterprise 2.0 Blog: News, Coverage, and Commentary

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mashups. The leadership wanted all employees to be better connected so they could be on the same level of understanding, excitement, and commitment to this transition. Business Model 2.0 Why the Future of Corporate Computing is ‘Informal’ by Joe McKendrick December 1, 2007 at 6:07 pm · Filed under 2.0 Design Thinking , Barriers , Enterprise 2.0 , Enterprise Software , Facebook , IT Department , Information Management , Messy World , Social Computing , Web 2.0

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Zude May Be A Better Netvibes

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Thus, Zude can serve as anything form a simple personal site, to a tribute to your favorite band, or become the “ultimate mashup” where you combine information from all of your social networking profiles, blogs, widgets, and favorite web sites. The company’s business model is straight-forward – with a free account, your page will have advertising, but if you pay an annual fee (likely $25), it will not. Zude has raised $5M in private investment, and currently has 21 employees.

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A Practical Guide to Implementing Web 2.0 (aka Social Networking Tools) in Your Organization

How to Save the World

So what's the best model for a corporate website? Don't expect your employees to self-manage this 'corporate directory' -- there's a completely different dynamic at work than exists in voluntary communities of interest where there's a shared passion driving behaviour.

Worklight Enters the Enterprise Facebook Market

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software platform currently in use by Global 500 companies, allows employees to interact with their colleagues using the hugely popular Facebook service, while eliminating the security issues that have constantly dogged organizations looking to leverage and embrace the social networking revolution.” Business Model 2.0 Worklight Enters the Enterprise Facebook Market by Bill Ives December 20, 2007 at 11:40 am · Filed under Enterprise 2.0

Ten leading platforms for creating online communities | Enterprise Web 2.0 | ZDNet.com

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LDAP Live ID openid Lightweight Service Models Mashups Enterprise Mashups Situational Software Network Effects Open APIs Products Rich Internet Applications (RIA) Ajax SaaS SOA Business Process Management Global SOA Governance Orchestration Web-Oriented Architecture (WOA) WS-* Social Computing Social Software Community Customer Community Grassroots Community Social Media Social Networking Tolerance Continuum Web 2.0

An Idea Worth Spreading: The Future is Networks « emergent by design

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It seems like the wealth of the entire nation is being funneled right to a couple thousand fortunate people, and all of us are still working pretty damn hard to make ends meet, yet ultimately supporting that model. Now imagine, if you’re a entrepreneur, or an organization, or a non-profit, or a corporation, and you understand this message and spread it to each and every one of your employees. I took it one a little mind journey that got to this model.

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illumio – a Smart Content and Request Filter for Enterprise 2.0

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It proposes new connections between employees in response to a request created by an employee facing a particular work situation. It is up to the employees receiving requests whether they accept the proposed connections or allow their profile to be public within the enterprise. space, they wanted provide a tool that addresses individual employee issues and they wanted to make use of their opt-in capabilities. Business Model 2.0

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Facebook as a Corporate Portal Platform

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

I think the minute a central authority gets behind it — and instinctively mandates some available MOBIG (Microsoft/Oracle/BEA/IBM/Google) software because it happened to be familiar or free — is the minute the system will lose its appeal to rank-and-file employees.&# In the end, the result should accomplish what I normally champion, but Tony did a great job: Start by institutionalizing an attitude that says, “how can we help our employees be more effective?&#

34 More Ways to Build Your Own Social Network

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SelectMinds exclusively builds private networks for the employees of corporations. Afterall, they wouldn’t want people to be that close for employee Union organizations. It has had a yahoo-maps mashup component since before people were calling that ‘web 2.0′ Also, I found that price points and pricing models varied quite a bit but most were flexible.

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Column 2 : Enterprise 2.0: Group Intelligence Panel

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Rolling this together with the email traffic that went around for the same project, they were able to look at the total communication model and correlations between face-to-face/email traffic and factors such as the quality of the group interactions; the final result is that face-to-face communication communication is better than email. ESB Links mashups off topic open source outsourcing Rant SaaS Six Sigma SOA Software design torcamp Vendors Web 2.0 Column 2 BPM, Enterprise 2.0

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Enterprise 2.0 = Emergence Software | innovation Creators

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is the synergy of a new set of technologies, development models and delivery methods that are used to develop business software and deliver it to users.&# Most of these regulations deal with privacy or transparency or accountability for our employees’ actions. It does require breaking away from a strict waterfall model and embracing a prototyping, agile or extreme programming model.

Getting to Know Collective and Collaborative :: Personal InfoCloud

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

If you switch from a single system to the Internet as a whole, then, you might think about a collective of many groups publishing information in an independent way, while the aggregation is done through common formats, linking open data, scrapers and mashups etc.

Video and Debate: Who really owns the Community?

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Think Norman’s “Mental Model&#. And, companies are finding they must integrate back into the marketplace in a meaningful way (the fortress model failed).

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