Enterprise 2.0: social scorecard and social media karma

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Rewarding badges and points systems on your intranet – social scorecards – could be the turning point for turning your enterprise 2.0 Yesterday I attended the Sharepoint geekfest at The Hilton Sydney. ENTERPRISE awkward because enterprise is hierarchal from top down.

Beezy Integrates Yammer and SharePoint

Michael Sampson - Currents

Since its acquisition of Yammer in 2012, an improving level of integration between SharePoint and Yammer has been drip fed from Microsoft. Last week Beezy announced two-way integration between Yammer and SharePoint that is a great step up from what’s available from Microsoft: As a native SharePoint and Office 365 solution, Beezy displays all of your existing Yammer data within SharePoint, whether online and on prem, through the Beezy UI.

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Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2014 – Some Highlights

Michael Sampson - Currents

The week of the Microsoft SharePoint Conference for 2014 has arrived, and as is usual for such events, today’s opening sessions featured a bevy of new announcements about the roadmap for SharePoint, Office 365, and more. The Office Graph works across SharePoint, Exchange, Lync, Yammer, and Office. A few notes: - the Office Graph is an extension of the Yammer concept of an Enterprise Graph. Think YouTube for the enterprise, provided by Microsoft.

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News Roundup – Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2014

Michael Sampson - Currents

I know the Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2014 in Las Vegas was over a month ago, but here’s the news I saw coming out from the show (or a bit after). “ Qumu’s Speech Search for SharePoint 2013 … Qumu added speech search and other new capabilities to its Video App for SharePoint 2013. “ Speech Search, which is unique to Qumu’s enterprise video platform, is a revolutionary way to organize and ingest information from videos.

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Opening Keynote at the SharePoint Conference in Auckland

Michael Sampson - Currents

Day one of the SharePoint Conference in Auckland is kicking off, with a two-hour Microsoft keynote. ” Julia Jack, Head of Enterprise Marketing, Vodafone New Zealand. SharePoint, Integration, and Knowledge.

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harmon.ie Goes Mobile, Bringing SharePoint to the iPad

Portals and KM

Provides Social Email to Help Drive Enterprise Collaboration Adoption. Their tools focus on increasing user adoption of collaboration tools include bringing central components of SharePoint into both Outlook and Lotus Notes. Now they have moved a step further gone mobile and unveiling the capbility to bring Microsoft SharePoint document collaboration and social interactions to the iPad – “harmon.ie I have written about harmon.ie several times. See for example - Harmon.ie

The Cost of SharePoint = License Fee x9 (It's a Microsoft Figure)

Michael Sampson - Currents

In response to my post about making SharePoint not look like SharePoint , Mike asked where the figure I quoted came from. Just because a company does spend extra on SharePoint customizations doesn’t mean that it was needed in order to make the solution work. Take "SharePoint workflow," as an example. One client had spent three-and-half-weeks trying to build a (simple) workflow using SharePoint Designer, and could not get it to work properly. SharePoint

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Bravo! RIM - BlackBerry Client for Microsoft SharePoint

Michael Sampson - Currents

Research In Motion announced the BlackBerry Client for Microsoft SharePoint , an app for BlackBerry devices: " Connectivity between BlackBerry smartphones and SharePoint servers is made possible with the market-leading BlackBerry Enterprise Server software. Check-out, check-in, and versioning of files reflected on the SharePoint server. Content searches across multiple SharePoint sites from a BlackBerry smartphone ". Enterprise Mobility SharePoint

Research on Collaboration and SharePoint in the UK - All is Not Well

Michael Sampson - Currents

Fujitsu released results from a recent survey of IT managers in the UK (and maybe Ireland) on collaboration and SharePoint: " The research - commissioned by Fujitsu - shows that of all collaboration technologies, SharePoint is by far the most common. 92% of enterprise organisations using collaboration software use SharePoint and for over three-quarters of organisations (78%) SharePoint is the only collaboration technology that they use. Collaboration SharePoin

SharePoint's Potential: Enabling the Networked Enterprise

Portals and KM

This is the second of a six part series I wrote, Robust SharePoint Performance in the Emerging Distributed Enterprise: Turning the Potential for Chaos into the Means for Success, sponsored by Certeon. McKinsey reports that creating a networked enterprise that effectively supports collaboration is b oth a significant opportunity and a competitive necessity in today’s business world. SharePoint is a tool that can meet this requirement. 

Comments on the 2010 AIIM Report, "SharePoint - Strategies and Experiences"

Michael Sampson - Currents

Last year, AIIM published a 35-page market intelligence report on SharePoint. In this report, we look more closely at the impact SharePoint is having, both for existing ECM-suite users and for those choosing SharePoint to be their first ECM system. The report gives evidence of the widespread usage of SharePoint. Over 85% of respondents indicated wide geographical usage of SharePoint. The biggest project issues with SharePoint were more business-y than technical.

There's Product Announcements and There's Creative Product Announcements - Harmon.ie for iPad Fits into the Latter #sharepoint #ipad

Michael Sampson - Currents

provides a way of integrating SharePoint documents, data, and people information into Outlook, Lotus Notes, Google, and. If you have SharePoint and an iPad, you'd better check it out. (As Enterprise Mobility SharePointHarmon.ie

Results from 2012 SharePoint Study: Value is a Work in Progress

Portals and KM

Vizit , maker of SharePoint. collaboration and search tools, recently conducted a study: SharePoint Study: Insights into Content Use and Collaboration. There were 1100 participants who were responsible for SharePoint in their organizations. Less than 50% of SharePoint content is actively used each month. Yet 41% of organizations store over 100,000 documents in SharePoint. Over 60% of respondents said that users often email SharePoint files as attachments.

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Harmon.ie Provides Social Email to Push Enterprise Collaboration Adoption

Portals and KM

has now released a cross-platform suite of enterprise collaboration products designed to boost user adoption of the dominant enterprise collaboration tools.   These include bringing central components of SharePoint into both Outlook and Lotus Notes. Harmon.ie

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SharePoint on the iPad - SouthLabs Acquired by Infragistics

Michael Sampson - Currents

With more-and-more professionals carrying and actively using the Apple iPad, SouthLabs offered a good solution - called SharePlus - for gaining access to Microsoft SharePoint. The company was recently acquired by Infragistics : " Infragistics, the user experience software company and a world leader in user interface (UI) development tools, announced today the acquisition of SouthLabs, developers of SharePlus, the mobile SharePoint app. Collaboration Software SharePoint

Using SharePoint 2010 as an Enterprise Application Platform

Michael Sampson - Currents

Owen Allen, the VP of Solutions at Pingar is speaking at the SharePoint User Group in Christchurch tonight on using SharePoint 2010 as an enterprise application platform. He's seeing New Zealand as part of a tour of the different SharePoint user groups. Key points: - Planning for SharePoint is very important. Setting the foundation right for SharePoint is essential. - You will build SharePoint twice. how partners work with SharePoint: -.

Looming Danger: Failure of WAN SharePoint Deployments

Portals and KM

This is the third of a six part series, Robust SharePoint Performance in the Emerging Distributed Enterprise: Turning the Potential for Chaos into the Means for Success, sponsored by Certeon. The mix of SharePoint users’ requirement for instant access, coupled with the global distribution of the organization leads to a major  dependence on WANs and often leads to disastrous user experiences.

Forrester on Enterprise Content Management Suites, Q4 2011

Portals and KM

Forrester has release their report, The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Content Management Suites, Q4 2011 , by Alan Weintraub with Stephen Powers and Anjali Yakkundi. The are doing this thorough enhanced ECM features in SharePoint. Forrester uses 66-criteria to evaluate enterprise content management (ECM) vendors. The business ECM supports day-to-day workplace experience with compound document management, enterprise rights management, and team collaboration.

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Building Great Enterprise 2.0 Communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Enterprise CMS. Enterprise 2.0. Enterprise CMS List. SharePoint Best Practices. What is SharePoint 2010? EMC, Microsoft, OpenText Among Gartner Enterprise CMS Magic Quadrant Leaders. Gartner Magic Quadrant: Update Your Enterprise CMS If Its More Than Five Years Old. Oracle Targets Documentum Customers, Time to Switch Enterprise CMS Platforms? The 5 Deadly Sins of SharePoint in the Enterprise. Building Great Enterprise 2.0

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BroadVision’s Clearvale Offers Integrated Enterprise Social Networking Platform

Portals and KM

Many organizations are implementing both external facing social networking programs, as well as enterprise social networking tools.   The cloud has arrived along with the move of social networking from the Web to the enterprise, resulting in enterprise 2.0. 

Improving User Adoption of SharePoint By Streamlining Essential Tasks - the Harmon.ie Study Findings

Michael Sampson - Currents

shared the results of its recent challenge about making SharePoint easier to use for business users , and the impact of this on adoption and uptake: " Business users can complete Microsoft SharePoint document sharing and other collaboration tasks six times faster when accessing SharePoint directly from Microsoft Outlook or IBM Lotus Notes, based on the results of the SharePoint User Challenge conducted by social email vendor harmon.ie SharePoint User Adoption

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SharePoint: Is It Worth Using as a Collaboration Tool?

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

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Huddle vs. SharePoint

Michael Sampson - Currents

Ben on Cool Tools writes about his use of Huddle , and positions it against SharePoint due to Huddle's cloud strategy: " Huddle is a great alternative to SharePoint, as we were not on the same network, intranet, or VPN. We used Huddle in a similar manner to SharePoint (if you are familiar with that enterprise Microsoft product); it features document libraries, shared calendars, private wiki pages, etc. Collaboration Software SharePoint

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

Portals and KM

There is also integration with systems such as SharePoint, MS Office Communication Server and CRM. Inside the enterprise there can be a community blog, as well as individual blogs.

Enterprise Collaboration Requires Critical New Skills

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

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Colligo for SharePoint — on iPad

Michael Sampson - Currents

As well as updating its web site (nice work, btw), Colligo Networks announced a unified portfolio of tools for email and document management in SharePoint , including a new iPad app: " Colligo Briefcase is an iPad application that makes it simple to store, sync, find, view, and share files, lists, documents and emails, including Outlook.msg files, in SharePoint. SharePoint content is automatically synchronized to the iPad, providing instant access, even when offline.

Tweet Jam 2012: The State of the SharePoint Community

Portals and KM

Yesterday I sat in on the Tweet Jam 2012: The State of the SharePoint Community (#SPJam) hosted by Mark Fidelman (harmon.ie), It was sponsored by harmon.ie. Q1 -- was whether the SharePoint community was still relevant. Q3: What Microsoft/SharePoint developments will affect the community? Q3.having mobile connectivity to #SharePoint is a game changer, Windows 8 Tablet facilitates this! Q4 A good SharePoint architect/guru/guy/gal knows when *not* to use SharePoint.

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Following the Voice of the Employee within SharePoint

Portals and KM

Companies that use SharePoint (or Lotus Connections , Jive , Newsgator , Traction , and other social software platforms) are generating massive volumes of user generated unstructured data. Most collaborative platforms do not provide the means to overcome this information overload to discover the patterns and trends of conversation with the enterprise. The Awareness Engine can easily be focused on content within the enterprise.

In The Next Version - Enterprise Collaboration Vendors I’m Currently Tracking

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Enterprise Collaboration Vendors I’m Currently Tracking. Enterprise Collaboration SAP StreamWork For Collab Why Startups Win Over The The Renewed Focus On Gett What’s Next For Soc 3 Things I Find Wrong Wit A Look Back At 2011 In So Predictions For 2012 From Podio’s Integration Will SalesForce.com&. Enterprise Collaboration Enterprise Collaboration Enterprise Collaboration Enterprise Collaboration Enterprise Collaboration.

Gartner: "Don't Deploy Collaboration Software Out of the Box" - I Disagree

Michael Sampson - Currents

Here's the opening from CIO Australia: " IT managers implementing collaborative software such as SharePoint have been warned that simply installing applications out of the box will put strain on relationships throughout the business. Speaking at the Gartner BI summit in Sydney, analyst Mark Gilbert said social software must be adapted to suit the needs of business functions across the enterprise. Mark Gilbert from Gartner spoke at the Gartner BI summit in Sydney recently.

Avanade Research on Social Collaboration in the Enterprise

Michael Sampson - Currents

Earlier this year Avanade released its research on the state of social collaboration in the enterprise. Today we announced the findings of our latest global research study that shows how the consumerization of IT plays a huge role in driving perceptions about enterprise social collaboration. And, in the next 12 months, even more businesses plan to adopt enterprise social collaboration tools, creating a significant opportunity in this emerging market. ".

Overcoming the Potential Chaos in WAN SharePoint Deployments

Portals and KM

This is the first of a six part series I created, Robust SharePoint Performance in the Emerging Distributed Enterprise: Turning the Potential for Chaos into the Means for Success, sponsored by Certeon. A critical business necessity is now the ability to collaborate on an enterprise scale at the employee, business partner, and customer level. Recognizing this, Microsoft has made major investments in SharePoint , its content and collaboration platform.

Community management: The 'essential' capability of successful Enterprise 2.0 efforts | ZDNet

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Enterprise software Linux Microsoft Office Open source Software as a Service Virtualization Web browsers Microsoft Windows 7 4G iPhone Android Nokia BlackBerry Smart phones Windows Phone 7 Malware Patches Vulnerabilities McAfee Symantec Zero Day Blog SmartPlanet Forrester Galleries IT Failures TechRepublic Pro Reviews White Papers Videos Podcasts Special Reports ZDNet 20th Anniversary Special Happy birthday, ZDNet! Microsoft Office Green tech Enterprise Web 2.0

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Report On Intranet Analytics – Required Reading for Collaboration Teams and Analytics Vendors

Michael Sampson - Currents

– in order to move away from reiterating a list of features or capability areas, the report runs the products through eleven scenarios , including intranet / enterprise social network / email, site-based activity, content and contributions, and collaboration.

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Jed on Collaboration (Redux) - SMB, Department, and Enterprise

Michael Sampson - Currents

Earlier this week Jed talked about collaboration in the enterprise, in an article on CMSWire called Enterprise Collaboration: What Does It Mean to You. I commented on his post a few days ago, but I've been thinking about something else he said in the article: " What about 'Enterprise'? So, we have suddenly gone from smaller teams and work groups consisting of many teams to introducing the concept of collaborating across the whole enterprise!

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Office 365 Video

Michael Sampson - Currents

Microsoft announced early availability of Office 365 Video earlier today, ticking off an action point for something promised at the SharePoint Conference in March. In essence you get YouTube for the enterprise, powered by both SharePoint Online and Azure Media Services.

Avanade Research on Social Collaboration in the Enterprise

Michael Sampson - Currents

Earlier this year Avanade released its research on the state of social collaboration in the enterprise. “ Today we announced the findings of our latest global research study that shows how the consumerization of IT plays a huge role in driving perceptions about enterprise social collaboration. And, in the next 12 months, even more businesses plan to adopt enterprise social collaboration tools, creating a significant opportunity in this emerging market.

Collaborating in Office 2013

Michael Sampson - Currents

SharePoint 2013 is coming. Collaboration Software Document Co-Authoring Enterprise Mobility Multi-Enterprise Collaboration SharePoint

Price Increases in the Microsoft Ecosystem

Michael Sampson - Currents

On August 1 a range of prices in the Microsoft ecosystem are going up: – the User CAL for on-premises software (including Exchange, SharePoint, and Lync) is increasing by 13% ; and. – pricing for enterprise cloud products, including Office 365 and Azure in certain regions, are increasing by between 8% and 26%. Collaboration Software Microsoft Office 365 Microsoft SharePoint

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The Psychology of Collaboration - Dr Irene Greif for Technology Review

Michael Sampson - Currents

I know of one Notes organization that is transiting to SharePoint. The SharePoint fans inside are delighted because they think they'll be able to create SharePoint sites whenever they want. And we aren't going to allow you to do so in SharePoint either." Last year, I wrote a report about the need to introduce control in SharePoint land, so as to avoid site proliferation. The same may / could happen with SharePoint.