My OutStart Blog Posts – July 2011

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As I mentioned on this blog I am now helping OutStart with their social media efforts as part of the OutStart team. I am one of several people contributing to our OutStart Knowledge Solutions Blog (see: My New Role within OutStart’s Social Media Efforts ). Jay Cross on Working Smarter in the Enterprise. The Quest to Locate Relevant Experts in the Enterprise and How Social Business Software Can Help. Oscar Berg on Enterprise Transparency.

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My OutStart Blog Posts – January 2012

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As I mentioned on this blog I am now helping OutStart with their social media efforts as part of the OutStart team. I am one of several people contributing to our OutStart Knowledge Solutions Blog (see: My New Role within OutStart’s Social Media Efforts). I am including posts by other members of the OutStart team. Social Business Software as a Platform for the Connected Enterprise. Charles Jennings on the 70:20:10 Model for Learning within the Enterprise.

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My OutStart Blog Posts May – June 2011

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As I mentioned on this blog I am now helping OutStart with their social media efforts as part of the OutStart team. I am one of several people contributing to our OutStart Knowledge Solutions Blog (see: My New Role within OutStart’s Social Media Efforts ). Embracing Complexity in the Enterprise Through Social Learning. Using Social Tools to Open Up Conversations within the Enterprise. My 2011 Enterprise 2.0 My 2011 Enterprise 2.0

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Our OutStart Blog Posts – August 2011

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As I mentioned on this blog I am now helping OutStart with their social media efforts as part of the OutStart team. I am one of several people contributing to our OutStart Knowledge Solutions Blog (see: My New Role within OutStart’s Social Media Efforts ). I am including posts by other members of the OutStart team. Andy McAfee on the Fifth Year of Enterprise 2.0.

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Our OutStart Blog Posts – September 2011

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As I mentioned on this blog I am now helping OutStart with their social media efforts as part of the OutStart team. I am one of several people contributing to our OutStart Knowledge Solutions Blog (see: My New Role within OutStart’s Social Media Efforts ). I am including posts by other members of the OutStart team. Sharing Social Business Software Success Stories on the Web and within the Enterprise.

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My OutStart Blog Posts – January 2012

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As I mentioned on this blog I am now helping  OutStart  with their social media efforts as part of the OutStart team. I am one of several people contributing to our  OutStart Knowledge Solutions Blog  (see:  My New Role within OutStart’s Social Media Efforts ). I am including posts by other members of the OutStart team. Social Business Software as a Platform for the Connected Enterprise.

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My OutStart Knowledge Solutions Blog Posts

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As I mentioned on this blog I am now helping OutStart with their social media efforts as part of the OutStart team. I am one of several people contributing to our OutStart Knowledge Solutions Blog (see: My New Role within OutStart’s Social Media Efforts ). Social Software’s Contributions to Enterprise Collaboration. I will not be repeating my posts for that blog on this one. However, about once a month I will post links to my writing there.

My New Role within OutStart’s Social Media Efforts

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I am now helping OutStart with their blog and Twitter efforts as OutStart’s Director, Social Media. OutStart offers an integrated suite of Knowledge Solutions that address social, mobile and learning efforts. awards for their OutStart LCMS and Hot Lava Mobile.   I am excited to be a part of the OutStart team as their offerings reflect the past thirty years of my work experience. They both cover the market space that includes OutStart and Darwin Ecosystem.

OutStart’s Hot Lava Offers a Flexible Mobile Communication Platform

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OutStart's Hot Lava Mobile enables you to reach, train and communicate with your mobile workforce and on-the-go employees, partners, and customers. I spoke with Mike Gregory from OutStart about its capabilities. 

OutStart’s Participate Enables the Social Side of Enterprise Work Processes

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Founded in 1999, OutStart offers an portfolio of inter-related mobile, social, and learning Knowledge Solutions intended to accelerate and broaden access to colleagues and the knowledge they need to respond to business requirements more quickly and make better informed decisions.

OutStart’s Learning Content Management System Automates Key Components of Content Development

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I recently spoke with Mike Gregory about OutStart’s Learning Content Management System (LCMS).  As a disclosure I am helping OutStart with their blog and Twitter efforts. OutStart’s mobile platform, Hot Lava , is one of the many delivery channels that can be used (see OutStart’s Hot Lava Provides Flexible Mobile Communication Platform ). The LCMS can integrate with a variety of LMS’s, including the LMS that OutStart offers.

Social Enterprise Today: Useful New Content Aggregation Site

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Here is another excellent site created by Jerry Bowles, Social Enterprise Today. There are also a number of bloggers who work I have covered on the OutStart Knowledge Solutions Blog : Michael Fauscette , Jane Hart , Harold Jarche , Clark Quinn , and Gautum Ghosh. It aggregates a number of bloggers on the topic and I am pleased be to included.

My Favorite Tweets for March 1 – 14 2011

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RT @ outstart : Skills for collaboration by @ jackvinson [link]. RT @ outstart : Enterprise Social 2.0 RT @ outstart : from @ absolutezero Enterprise Social 2.0 RT @ outstart : Social Media To Grow As Customer Service Tool [link] #sm. RT @ outstart : Collaboration Opportunities + Challenges for #Mobile Workforce [link]. Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information. 

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My App Gap Posts for June 2010

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Qontext.com Provides Greater Context to Enterprise Collaboration. Software Announcements at the Boston Enterprise 2.0 OutStart’s Learning Content Management System Automates Key Aspects of Content Development. Traction Introduces TeamPage Attivio Plus and Social Enterprise Web. Here are my AppGap posts for June. I am also writing in another Corante blog, FastForward (see right side bar for links), The AppGap posts began toward the end of January 2008. 

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My App Gap Posts for May 2011

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Enterprise 2.0 OutStart’s Hot Lava Provides Flexible Mobile Communication Platform. Index Engines Looks Deep into Enterprise Data. Here are my AppGap posts for May. I am also writing in another Corante blog, FastForward (see right side bar for links), 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 May. There will be more in June.

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My App Gap Posts for April 2011

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OutStart’s Participate Supports the Social Side of Enterprise Work Processes. Here are my AppGap posts for April. I am also writing in another Corante blog, FastForward (see right side bar for links), 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 April. There will be more in May. Managing Content for Continuous Learning at Autodesk.

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My Favorite Tweets for April 1 - 14 2011

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Gartner: 91% of enterprise arch efforts don't have business input [link] via [link]. RT @ outstart : Enterprise 2.0: RT @ outstart : RT @ jbowles : Social Objects as fulcrum for a community [link] by @ gautamghosh. RT @ outstart : Why Users Are More Engaged With #Social Media on Fridays [link]. RT @ amcafee : New post - "Enterprise 2.0 RT @ OutStart : Mobile users still split app and browser usage [link] by @ ron_miller.

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My Favorite Tweets for August 1 - 14 2011

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RT @outstart : Apple patent filing details devices with linked projectors [link]. RT @outstart : Lessons in Co-Creativity [link]. RT @elsua : [Blog] IBM's Trip To Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise [link] #socbiz #ibmsocial #e20. RT @outstart : RT @dhinchcliffe : Enterprise Mobility, Social Business, Competitiveness + Future Workplace.

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IBM Picks Up Kenexa To Enhance Social Business Initiatives

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I know about a bit about Kenexa as they acquired OutStart , a company that provides learning, mobile, and social media services. I helped Outstart with their blog for about a year prior to the Kenexa acquisition in January of this year. The adoption of social business technology is fueling the growth of big data and generating both the opportunity and the need for analytics in the enterprise. has acquired Kenexa in a cash transaction for around $1.3 billion.

My Favorite Tweets for May 1 - 14 2011

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RT @ outstart : New salary + career research via 2.0 RT @ ITSinsider : News Flash: Social in the Enterprise is not for Amateurs [link]. RT @ outstart : The Hidden Power of Renegade Knowledge [link] good pts. Social enterprise’ moves closer to reality [link] by @ joemckrendrick. Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information. 

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My Favorite Tweets for August 15 - 31 2011

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RT @outstart : Mobile broadband expansion means jobs growth, experts say [link]. RT @outstart : RT @bduperrin : Incentivizing use of Enterprise 2.0 Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information.    Some of these I did to link to things I found useful and others are RTs that I want to save for the same reason.

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Joining the Merced Group to Offer Social Business Consulting Services

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The services we offer include: online communities, enterprise collaboration, social media marketing, as well as product marketing and management. I also plan to get more involved in consulting now, putting into practice all that I have learned in the social business space, both inside the enterprise on the Web. I am also continuing my support of the OutStart blog and Twitter efforts, and providing software reviews on the AppGap blog. 

My Favorite Tweets for May 15 - 30 2011

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" RT @outstart : using #education as a marketing tool [link]. RT @dhinchcliffe : Flawed Premise of “Facebook for the Enterprise” [link] #socbiz. Enterprise App Store And Self-Service IT: [link] great post by @dhinchcliffe. RT @lbenitez : Enterprise 2.0 RT @outstart : Social Media's Secret Weapon - Email [link]. RT @Gartner_inc : Microsoft-Skype Deal Will Advance Enterprise-Consumer Convergence: Gartner [link].

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My Favorite Tweets for June 1 - 15 2011

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Collaboration: What’s Your Enterprise Social Networking Style? RT @outstart : RT @VMaryAbraham : How Online Education Is Changing Way We Learn [link]. RT @outstart : Slow Hunch: How Innovation is Created Thru Group Intelligence [link]. Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information. 

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Portals and KM Blog Begins it Eighth Year

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I picked the title as I had recently led the knowledge management and enterprise portals practice in a division of a large consulting firm. Now I was operating as an enterprise of one. I soon discovered that I generated more market awareness for this small enterprise than the PR people at my former firm had done for me. It is hard to imagine that I have been writing this blog for over seven years now.

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My Favorite Tweets for March 15 – 31 2011

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RT @ jackvinson : Google shared: KM, Enterprise 2.0 + Social Business: One + Same [link] thx @ elsua. RT @ outstart : #Learning Fosters Psychologically Healthy Workplaces [link]. RT @ outstart : Are Businesses Missing Benefits Of Collaboration Tech? Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information. 

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My Favorite Tweets for January 15 - 31 2012

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RT @forrester : Apple infiltrates enterprise: Globally, 21% of info workers use Apple for work [link]. RT @outstart : RT @C4LPT : Sleeping giant – Social Business stirs in 2012 [link]. RT @dhinchcliffe : Email and Enterprise Social Network [link] #socbiz #CoIT HT @digitalnaiv. RT @ellenfeaheny : JIRA+ Enterprise Activity in IBM Connections, by AppFusions: [link] via @youtube. RT @dhinchcliffe : Email and Enterprise Social Network [link] #socbiz #CoIT HT @digitalnaiv.

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My Favorite Tweets for November 1 - 15 2011

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RT @outstart : RT @jaycross : Substitute "Internet" for "television" in The Medium Is the Massage and McLuhan is 100% on target. Forrester: Enterprise social barely out of the starting gate? Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information.    Some of these I did to link to things I found useful and others are RTs that I want to save for the same reason.

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My Favorite Tweets for December 16 - 30 2011

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RT @SmartDataCo: 2012 Outlook for Enterprise Architecture by @joemckendrick [link]. RT @outstart: RT @bduperrin: Social Business Predictions for 2012 [link]. 2011 Global Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise (MAKE) Winners [link]. Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information. Some of these I did to link to things I found useful and others are RTs that I want to save for the same reason.

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My Favorite Tweets for July 1 - 15 2011

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RT @outstart : RT @DavidGurteen : The One Thing That Makes Collaboration Work [link] #KM. RT @SameerPatel : Inching Towards Enterprise 2.0 Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information.    Some of these I did to link to things I found useful and others are RTs that I want to save for the same reason.

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My Favorite Tweets for July 15 - 30 2011

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Mobile Authoring Tools: @outstart Hot Lava #Mobile [link]. Enterprise social networks are not (only) corporate communication tools by @bduperrin [link]. Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information.    Some of these I did to link to things I found useful and others are RTs that I want to save for the same reason.

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Review of Kate Pugh’s Sharing Hidden Know-How

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I did a brief review on the OutStart blog but will go into more depth here. It is this transparency that is one of the main benefits of enterprise 2.0 Kate Pugh, president of Align Consulting, has provided us with some useful guidelines on in her recent book: Sharing Hidden Know-How: How managers solve thorny problems with the knowledge jam.

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My Favorite Tweets for June 15 - 30 2011

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via @dhinchcliffe : Enterprise 2.0   RT @outstart : Driving Adoption of Social Collaboration Tools by @MFauscette. Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information.    Some of these I did to link to things I found useful and others are RTs that I want to save for the same reason.

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eLearn: Best Practices - Online Course Design from a Communities-of-Practice Perspective

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Smith, Learning Alliances and CPsquare, and Beverly Trayner, Superior School of Enterprise Sciences, Setúbal, Portugal Development Principles for Online Courses: A Bakers Dozen (11/25/05) By Rory McGreal, Athabasca University At-Risk Online Learners: Reducing Barriers to Success (8/11/05) By JoAnn T. 9/5/03) By Massood Zarrabian, President and CEO, OutStart, Inc. Best Practices How Will Online Courses Weather the Economic Downturn?

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