Why Is Knowledge Sharing Important? A Matter of Survival

Elsua

That man has got plenty of golden nuggets to share around the topics of Knowledge Sharing, Collaboration, Communities, Learning and Enterprise 2.0 Have you checked out one of his most recent blog posts on Why is Knowledge Sharing Important?

The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise

Elsua

The key question would be whether your business is well prepared to invest, heavily enough, in shaping up its own culture to re- adjust and become a truly Social Enterprise. Sharing your knowledge will relinquish your power, don’t you think?).

Skills 129

Trending Sources

Enterprise 2.0 – A Joyful Definition

Elsua

In previous blog posts I mentioned how, over the course of time, I would be putting together a bunch of articles on some of the major highlights from the recent Enterprise 2.0 What if Enterprise 2.0 While we were in Paris at the Enterprise 2.0

2012 58

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

Elsua

Yes, I am referring to the so-called Knowledge Web Workers. In a way, not his words, but mine, plenty of folks feel one of the culprits why the jobs market is not recovering fast enough is because of Enterprise 2.0. Or the Social Enterprise.

2011 117

IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise

Elsua

Let’s just look, for a minute, into some of the social analytics that have been shared in both articles referenced above… If you take a look into them closely you will notice how a good number of them are rather staggering, to say the least.

Enterprise 2.0 Summit Highlights – “Knowledge Shared Is Power”

Elsua

Like I mentioned in yesterday’s blog post, there are lots of things that I would want to share across with you folks over the next few weeks, but for today I thought I would go ahead and get started sharing some initial highlights from the Enterprise 2.0

Have Prediction Markets arrived as an Enterprise Knowledge Sharing & Innovation Platform?

21st Century Organization

Adoption Prediction Market made news at the recent San Francisco Enterprise 2.0 Andrew McAfee lists prediction markets as part of Enterprise 2.0. High Profile Proven Enterprise Prediction Market Applications. Growing Enterprise Understanding.

Enterprise Microblogging Use Cases: Help Reduce Your Inbox Clutter!

Elsua

Enterprise 2.0 Roll-up: Businesses Love Microblogging “, which is pretty close to another one shared by her the previous day under the title “? What’s Trending in Enterprise Microblogging? Serendipitous Knowledge Discoveries. Identify Knowledge Gaps.

Dear Social Business Evangelist, Where Art Thou?

Elsua

They were, essentially, the change agents who were helping act as catalysts for that business transformation that was becoming a full socially integrated enterprise. If knowledge flows, it is undermining the foundation of people power in organisations.

2012 123

The Sharing Economy

Elsua

Well, now, here it comes The Share Economy with a far too similar mantra that most of us, socially networked knowledge workers, have been embracing, and living!, for a good while now: Sharing! And all of that, because of a single magical word: share! Let’s share!

Share 111

Redefine the Workplace of the Future with Social Learning

Elsua

it’s been a long while since last time that I participated on a Blog Carnival, specially around the topic of Collaboration, Knowledge Sharing and Learning. Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Personal KM Social Enterprise

2012 121

Social Business, Where Do You Stand?

Elsua

Well, while we try to figure out a way out to rebel against that ugly landscape we’ve allowed to grow further along, in today’s blog entry, and as way to resume my regular blogging activities, once again , I would like to spend a few minutes covering Enterprise 2.0

2012 117

Don’t Underestimate the Value of Your Community Managers

Elsua

Just because they all share that common passion: wanting to help and learn from others on that particular subject matter that gathers them around. Key concepts like social capital skills, open knowledge sharing, collaboration, engagement, commitment, passion, trust, etc.

2012 113

The Number One Fear of Enterprise Social? Mutiny! - Forbes

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

The Number One Fear of Enterprise Social? As partners with the tibbr enterprise social network, I was there with my Teamly hat on showing our wares and what we bring to the platform. My favourite example though was told to me privately, so sadly I can’t share the company name.

2013 36

Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary

Elsua

And what a better way of finishing that year end report than sharing with you all the last week, i.e. week #52, along with the overall yearly report itself. I know, a long time ago, but still worth while sharing across before we catch up with 2011′s, don’t you think?

Email 119

Business Can’t Succeed in a World That’s Failing

Elsua

I think I would just go ahead and take the liberty of embedding the screen shot over here that Jim re-shared, so you can see what I mean with that redefinition of the state of work: . totally disengaged with (knowledge) workers AND their societies.

2012 97

Liberate Your Company Through Employee Engagement

Elsua

If there is one topic out there in the field of Social Business that has been bugging me for a long while, as perhaps one of my strongest pet peeves ever, way even before we first started using the concepts of Social Business and Enterprise 2.0,

Twitter Is Where Conversations Go To Die

Elsua

because we all feel conversations are just that: sharing your messages never mind everyone else’s. Of co-shared responsibility for one another, to help each other, to connect, collaborate and innovate together. Our shared, networked and interconnected world: . .

2012 103

The Fallacy of Social Networking

Elsua

Now, that reflection I have just shared above has helped me tremendously to see things in a little bit better perspective, specially, after what I have been witnessing in the last couple of years See?

2012 108

Social Business Forum 2011 – Communities or Organisations – The New Collaboration Ecology

Elsua

A couple of months back you would remember how I put together a couple of posts over here in this blog where I shared some of the highlights from the recent Social Business Forum 2011 event, which took place on June 8th in Milan, Italy.

2011 78

Enterprise 2.0 Conference: Call For Papers Community, Voting Process

Collaborative Thinking

For the upcoming Enterprise 2.0 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. In the session below, I wanted to bring together some pragmatic thought leaders to debate the different sides of how Enterprise 2.0

Reflections from 2011 – Redefining Your Social Web Presence

Elsua

After having put together last couple of blog posts about some of my reflections from the year we are about to end around The Social Web and Technology in general, I guess it’s now a good time to share with the world the third one from the series. Share them along, too, please!

2011 90

Everything Is Connected to Everything

Elsua

Knowledge sharing with a passion! How long before we can see empowering passionate stories being shared in a business environment to help us transfer knowledge, collaborate effectively, and connect with other knowledge workers? Science.

2012 63

In Frankfurt Enterprise 2.0 = Organizational Change & People Challenges

21st Century Organization

Enterprise 2.0 The "Enterprise 2.0" Implementing enterprise social software platforms is changing organizations but that's a topic not being discussed widely in adopting companies because people don't like change. . Collin told us: "Enterprise 2.0 Enterprise 2.0

Want to Trust Your Employees? Give Them All Unlimited Vacation Days

Elsua

Indeed, in a rather inspiring and incredibly thought-provoking article, Joe Reynolds (From Red Frog Events ) shares the story of how over at his company (Red Frog) they celebrate vacation.

2012 68

IBM Lotusphere and CONNECT 2012 – Here We Go Again! #ls12 #IBMConnect

Elsua

And like every year, it is time for that yearly pilgrimage to what, to me, is *the* main IBM event of events on the topics of Collaboration, Knowledge Sharing and Social Business and, specially, this time around more than ever. IBM Innovation Learning Social Enterprise Travelling

2012 73

Why Do I Share My Knowledge?

Elsua

A couple of days ago, one of my favourite Enterprise 2.0 Indeed, in “ Why do people share? ” he comes to reflect on perhaps one of the toughest challenges to answer for any knowledge worker out there: why do you share your knowledge across?

2012 142

Enterprise 2.0 Summit: Learning from Alcatel-Lucent, IBM, Yves Caseau, BASF & More "How People Matter"

21st Century Organization

Surrounded by really smart, disciplined business thinkers, Enterprise 2.0 The important conversations were not about the abundant technology platforms vying for "Enterprise 2.0" Coinciding with Enterprise 2.0 Cordelia Kroos, Senior Community Manager for Enterprise 2.0

2012 31

Reflections from 2011 on The World of Social Media

Elsua

And not just to present, attend or participate in various different conference events, but also, the vast majority to go and visit IBM customers to share the experiences of what a socially integrated enterprise is all about.

2011 64

Power Shift – People Running Companies by Apple?

Elsua

IBM Innovation iPad iPhone Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Productivity Tools Social EnterpriseI have been in the IT industry for well over 15 years now and for a good number of them I have been relying on multiple different systems.

2012 46

Enterprise 2.0: Two Success Stories on Connecting People with People to Make a Difference!

Elsua

If you remember, a couple of months back, I briefly talked about a recent business trip that I did to Germany to come and visit a customer for a couple of days where we would have a bunch of events, and plenty more conversations, to talk about Enterprise 2.0,

Four Principles for the Open World by Don Tapscott #hippie2.0

Elsua

Don’t worry, once again, I am not going to spoil the fun and share with you folks a summary of what Don talked about throughout that time. Sharing : This is probably one of the toughest to comply with, embrace and live through principles that Don talked about.

2012 55

Social Business in 2013 – An Opportunity (Open Business)

Elsua

Knowledge workers ultimately adopt and embrace as well a much more open, public, trustworthy and transparent manner of collaborating and sharing their knowledge. From there onwards Enterprise 2.0 , followed by the Social Enterprise and, lately, Social Business.

2013 119

Enterprise 2.0 vs. Social Business – The Final 2.0 Transformation

Elsua

Of course, I am referring to the transition we are all, finally, making towards Social Business vs. just Enterprise 2.0. shifting gears from that technology focus only from over the course of the years with Enterprise 1.0, Welcome to Knowledge Management 2.0 … done right!

2011 11

Addressing Social Networking Gripes with Shared Value

Elsua

And we probably won’t be able to address it and fix it properly during the course of 2012 either, as my good friend, Bill Johnston , annotated a couple of days back on a brilliant tweet he shared over at his stream: .

There Can Be No Resilience Without Transformation

Elsua

That’s actually one of the reasons why I haven’t been actively sharing content across, but I have been observing how my networks have been interacting during that week, without me, and, interestingly enough, things have changed quite a bit and not sure it’s for the better.

2013 116

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload

Elsua

capabilities that any company can turn into, if they would want to dive into the fascinating world of Enterprise Social Computing, and start seeing the business value right away. Yet, in the world of Activity Streams both serendipitous knowledge discoveries and informal learning, a.k.a.

2011 106

2012 Global Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise MAKE Winners

Portals and KM

Inaugurated by Teleos in 1998, the Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) research program seeks to identify those organizations (for-profit, non-profit and public sector) which are using knowledge-driven strategies to out-perform their peers by above average growth in intellectual capital and wealth creation (in the case of the public sector, increased societal capital). Developing knowledge workers through senior management leadership. Innovation.

Why Best Practices Don’t Work for Knowledge Work

Elsua

And here is why … "Best Practices" are the worst thing you can apply to any kind of knowledge work. Always leaving room to improve the already existing knowledge by acquiring plenty more! So can you capture those "Best Practices" on knowledge work?

2010 102

Luis Suarez on the Power of Activity Streams for Enterprise Collaboration

Portals and KM

Last month Luis Suarez provided a very useful summary of the power that activity streams can bring to the enterprise in his post , 5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload. I agree with his assessment of the transformative role that this innovation can bring to the enterprise. Luis adds, “both serendipitous knowledge discoveries and informal learning, a.k.a. They inspire an open knowledge sharing culture.”

2011 16