Social Computing Guidelines and Why You Would Still Need Them
DECEMBER 17, 2015
Those Social Computing Guidelines are your entrance door into modelling certain new mindset(s), behaviours and overall good business practices. . Now, let’s have a look into what it would be like not having those social guidelines in place.
How Fun and Creativity Can Shape Your Own Social Computing Guidelines and Policy
SEPTEMBER 7, 2011
I remember the day when IBM was first facing that very same issue , on whether to put together a social computing policy and guidelines or not. which explains quite nicely their own social media policy that they are using: Fun stuff, eh?
The Social Enterprise – Welcome to the Era of Intrapreneurship!
SEPTEMBER 5, 2011
There are plenty of blog posts out there that have covered very well the topic of “ The Future of the Workplace and the impact of social computing in helping shape up the business world to become a whole lot more open, engaged, transparent and nimble.
IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise
AUGUST 9, 2011
Over the last couple of weeks there have been a number of rather interesting and insightful blog posts that have been covering IBM’s journey to become a social business. That’s an important aspect of the role predictive analytics will play as social analytics evolve.
KM, Enterprise 2.0 and Social Business: One and The Same
MARCH 28, 2011
For a good number of years you have probably heard me state how Enterprise 2.0 (Now Now morphed into Social Business ) has started already to follow the same path that traditional Knowledge Management did back in the day. or Social Business today.
Becoming a Successful Socially Integrated Enterprise – The Long Journey
OCTOBER 31, 2016
Social Computing Guidelines and why you would still need them. Why are we embarking in such a journey to become a successful Socially Integrated Enterprise in the first place?
Google Plus and The Enterprise – What’s The Deal?
AUGUST 23, 2011
And lately, my mind has been buzzing with how my overall experience with the external Social Web has changed rather dramatically thanks to Google Plus. That’s why, to me, Google Plus, has got that huge potential from an enterprise perspective.
How Meaningful, Smarter, Freelance Work Is Redesigning the Social Enterprise
OCTOBER 4, 2011
CoPs), Complexity, Enterprise 2.0 and Social Computing. Plenty of food for thought for those internal social computing evangelists out there who feel they are on to another league trying to shift gears and change their corporate culture as they know it to start living social.
The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise
SEPTEMBER 14, 2011
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. Nothing to do with social computing tools alone, really.
The Business Case for Enterprise Social Bookmarking: $4.6 Million a Year in Cost Savings!
SEPTEMBER 1, 2010
Something that, in my opinion, is one of the fundamental pillars from Enterprise 2.0. Indeed, social bookmarking / tagging! I would even go one step further and state that social bookmarking / tagging are probably essential key elements behind the social computing philosophy altogether.
State of Enterprise 2.0 Collaboration Survey by Chess Media Group
MAY 4, 2011
practitioners to share some further insights, going through a short questionnaire, of the state of Enterprise 2.0 and Social Business within their own firms. The rather interesting thing about this Enterprise 2.0
How the Social Enterprise Defines the 21st Century Workplace – Moving To The Edge
SEPTEMBER 16, 2011
Specially, those folks who have made the Social Web their new home. Douglas keeps questioning whether technology (And the (Social) Web) are part of the main problem we have been having over the last few years in the jobs market with having less and less of them.
Enterprise Microblogging Use Cases: Help Reduce Your Inbox Clutter!
SEPTEMBER 27, 2010
Enterprise 2.0 What’s Trending in Enterprise Microblogging? In fact, enterprise microblogging is helping people fight the good fight with one of the biggest corporate productivity drains in history : corporate email!
How connect.BASF Helped BASF Become a Social Business
MAY 26, 2011
In the recent past I have been blogging over here a couple of times already on some of the amazing piece of work that BASF ( disclaimer: An IBM customer) has been doing over the course of the last year or so on becoming a Social Business and behave and act as such.
Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All
JULY 5, 2011
Like I have mentioned yesterday, it’s been a few days already since I jumped the shark and joined the bunch of early adopters who have been hammering down, and taking for a spin, the latest iteration of Google to get social with Google Plus , right after Google Wave and Google Buzz.
5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload
MAY 4, 2011
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. I heart Activity Streams. I mean, I * love* them to bits!
Why Best Practices Don’t Work for Knowledge Work
APRIL 13, 2010
Social Computing is no different! However, that’s typically not my answer to their amazement when confronted with the fact there aren’t any best practices for social software, and for knowledge work, in general.
Enterprise: List of 40 Social Media Staff Guidelines
Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy
APRIL 23, 2009
Managing staff who participate in social networks. This list also includes policies called; Staff blogging policies, enterprise social network guidelines, Employee Blogging Policies, Staff engagement in online communities, and so on. Intel Social Media Guidelines [link].
The Future of the WorkPlace – Social Business
DECEMBER 22, 2010
As we come to wrap up another another one of those unforgettable years (2010, that is…), specially, for the Enterprise 2.0 Or not… Welcome to Social Business! will be coming along thanks to the emergence of social networking within the workplace.
Microsoft Social Computing Overview
OCTOBER 19, 2009
Notes from Christian Finn, Director, Social Computing. 13 sessions in "social track". Microsoft design point is to co-mingle structured collaboration tools alongside social computing tools - it's unrealistic to think of social computing disconnected from collaborations strategies. Long-term ROI of social computing is helping information workers feel valued (e.g., Social Computing lowers the cost for sharing and organizing.
Living “A World Without Email” … in Google Plus
AUGUST 3, 2011
In the last few weeks a lot has been written about whether Google Plus is the ultimate killer social networking site of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or several others, you name it. And no longer just a social networking activity per se, necessarily, on its own.
The Art of Collaborating Effectively in Virtual Teams
APRIL 26, 2011
Specially, now that we have got social software tools available to us all to help improve, augment and develop further our own collaborative skills altogether. Identify the appropriate tools for each enterprise collaboration strategy.
The KM and Social Computing Culture Changes
OCTOBER 13, 2009
I know that for a good number of years Social Computing and Knowledge Management have been walking different paths. Each of them placing the focus on the own key areas: KM on the processes and tools and Social Computing on the people themselves.
Why Social? To Help Colleagues Work Together Much More Effectively
JUNE 1, 2011
One of my all time favourite social networking tools for informal learning , as well as information discovery, on a good range of interesting and relevant topics, and specially Enterprise 2.0 / Social Computing and Social Business as of late is Slideshare.
IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – People-Centric vs. Content-Centric by Louis Richardson
FEBRUARY 18, 2011
It was one of those great presentations that makes you think about the daily challenges we all face when confronting work and our own productivity and how by shifting gears and opening up to social tools, we may find plenty of solutions to the problems we face today.
Community Managers and the Art of Facilitating Communities Effectively
APRIL 21, 2011
IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing
Google Plus – A Vitamin or an Aspirin?
JULY 6, 2011
My good friend, and fellow colleague, Louis Richardson , is a tremendously engaging public speaker with an amazing talent in delivering key, powerful messages in various different topics; one of them being Social Business. I am not saying that social software is problematic.
Collaborative Thinking: Lotusphere 2008: Social Computing Keynote
JANUARY 23, 2008
Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Why Is Social Software So Important? social and collaborative technologies critical in a merger process.
Smart Filtering – On Humanising and Socialising the Web
MAY 5, 2011
I still believe it’s going to be one of the Holy Grails from a successful Enterprise 2.0 world, and followed by some of the most popular social networking sites at the moment today: like Facebook.
Forrester: Enterprise Search is Maturing and Becoming More Social
Portals and KM
APRIL 15, 2011
Yesterday I wrote about social search and the Web. Forrester has provided an interesting new report, Enterprise Search: Six Key Trends to Watch by Leslie Owens with Stephen Powers and Anjali Yakkundi, and social is more positive here. Enterprise search used to be difficult and often unproductive. However, plans for standalone enterprise search services in the cloud lag far behind cloud-based email or collaboration. Search and social are very interrelated.
Community Management Fundamentals – Where Do I Start?
MARCH 2, 2011
Knowledge Management, Collaboration, Learning, Social Computing within the Enterprise, Productivity, Work Life Integration, etc. That’s one of the great things that better community tooling, as well as social software tools, have managed to change over the course of time.
Social Business Forum Highlights – Social Business on the Shoulders of Giants
JUNE 16, 2011
Let’s see… How about Social Business is not something entirely new, we already knew about it from before. sharing further insights which mimic, almost too close, plenty of the main thinking behind Social Business from all along, even for Social Computing and Enterprise 2.0.
One Way To Look At Social Computing
SEPTEMBER 15, 2009
One of the slides that has been well-received is one that I use to peel away the different terms associated with social computing. It seems to add value and remove some of the confusion that people have when it comes to "social everything". and Enterprise 2.0
Complete Listing of My 2011 Enterprise 2.0 Boston Conference Notes
Portals and KM
JUNE 24, 2011
Here is the complete series of notes I took on the 2011 Enterprise 2.0 My 2011 Enterprise 2.0 My 2011 Enterprise 2.0 My 2011 Enterprise 2.0 My 2011 Enterprise 2.0 My 2011 Enterprise 2.0 My 2011 Enterprise 2.0 My 2011 Enterprise 2.0 Conference Notes: Selling Enterprise Sales Collaboration Up the Chain. My 2011 Enterprise 2.0 My 2011 Enterprise 2.0 Conference Notes: UC + Social Computing = Best of Both Worlds?
On Governance and Compliance – IBM’s Social Computing Guidelines Webcast
OCTOBER 29, 2009
If you have been following this blog for a while, you would know how I have been blogging for a good number of times about one of those topics that people keep asking me about to share my two cents of the conversation: Social Software Governance and what IBM is doing about it.
Forrester's Leslie Owens Covers Enterprise Search
Portals and KM
NOVEMBER 21, 2011
The Forum explored what the “current demand for more portable, social workplace experiences means for your workplace strategy.” It shared the “latest trends in technology adoption and how firms forge better business outcomes from a more mobile, social, and virtual workforce.” (Leslie’s expertise includes: enterprise search, semantic tools, information classification, and taxonomies and I have covered her work before (see for example, Forrester on Enterprise Search Trends ).
Global, Local, Personal
MAY 30, 2011
Over the course of the last couple of years I have taken the chance to blog, every so often, about one of my favourite video series that has surely changed the perception of the real impact of the Social Web, not only within the corporate world, but also within our own society as a whole.
Social Business Forum Highlights – Reinventing Conference Events
JUNE 14, 2011
As mentioned in previous blog posts, here I am, once again, putting together this particular series of articles detailing some of the various highlights from the recent Social Business Forum event held in Milan, Italy, on June 8th, that I attended and presented at.
Enterprise 2.0: Two Success Stories on Connecting People with People to Make a Difference!
OCTOBER 5, 2010
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,
Social Business Forum 2011 – On Collaboration by Luis Suarez
MAY 23, 2011
Once more, and like every year, the Enterprise 2.0 Before #e2conf there will be another one of my favourite Enterprise 2.0 and Social Business events taking place in Milan, Italy, on June 8th. Indeed, mark your calendars as well for the Social Business Forum 2011.