Enterprise Collaboration and Social Software – Your Perspective

Michael Sampson - Currents

When people ask me for input on their collaboration and social software choices, I always ask if they have purchased / read / analysed the report from The Real Story Group on this topic. At RSG, we have been tracking the enterprise collaboration and social software market for close to a decade now. So, if you are involved in your organization’s internal social or collaboration efforts please take fifteen minutes to participate in RSG’s survey.

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Year-End Thoughts On Enterprise 2.0 Social Software (Part 2)

Collaborative Thinking

In my last post, Year-End Thoughts On Enterprise 2.0 & & Social Software , I wanted to provide a background context on some of the areas where Enterprise 2.0 remains ambiguous: Enterprise 2.0 Enterprise 2.0 Enterprise 2.0 Enterprise 2.0

Year-End Thoughts On Enterprise 2.0 Social Software

Collaborative Thinking

A partial list of points-to-ponder: Enterprise 2.0 The industry can identify a "portal market", an "enterprise content management market", and even a "collaboration market". However, when it comes to Enterprise 2.0, If we are thinking in terms of a solution space, perhaps that's a better descriptor - but the word "market" should probably be avoided when it comes to Enterprise 2.0. Enterprise 2.0 Enterprise 2.0 When I sense that the term "Enterprise 2.0"

Research: Social Software Appeals More to Older Workers

Portals and KM

Paul Leonardi, a professor of communication at Northwestern University conducted a carefully controlled experiment to determine the extent, if any, that social software can improve employee content discovery and relevant expertise location.

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Social Software Market Keeps Growing

Portals and KM

A number of large and small companies are making big bets on social business through acquisitions like Microsft’s purchase of Yammer and IBM’s extensive acquisition strategy (see IBM's Mike Rhodin on the Convergence of Social Business, Analytics and Commerce ). billion in 2016, according to IDC's "Worldwide Enterprise Social Software 2012-2016 Forecast." million, followed by Jive Software ($65.3

Vuuch - Social Software for Manufacturing

Michael Sampson - Currents

Vuuch is social software for organizations making products : " Vuuch is an enterprise social system. Vuuch can be used with any kind of product: from manufactured goods to software and financial products. Collaboration Software

Enterprise Social Software Will be Pervasive by 2016 - Perhaps

Portals and KM

The Forrester report, Social Enterprise Apps Redefine Collaboration , predicts that enterprise social software twill become a $6.4   To quote Forrester directly, “By creating a social layer between information workers and the applications and communications infrastructure, social enterprise apps will overcome the adoption malaise that has affected UC&C. I have written about this before ( Putting Social Media to Work ).

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Will Social Software Replace Email in an Enterprise 2.0 World?

Elsua

Perhaps, in a follow-up blog post I will talk a little bit about which social networking sites have now been become part of my recently created and ongoing " black list " Facebook, LinkedIn and Slideshare are just three of them, but there are a few more.

Newsgator Integrates Social Software into Core Work Process

Portals and KM

I have written about NewsGator on a number of occasions (see for example:  NewsGator Enhances its Social Sites 2010 Platform for SharePoint ). NewsGator is a long time Microsoft partner for enterprise social on SharePoint with millions of active users of its Social Sites offering.

Using Social Software to Increase Business Performance

Portals and KM

The Deloitte Center for the Edge has issued a new paper, “ Social Software for Business Performance” that discusses how companies can leverage social software to improve business performance in the short-term and transform it in the long-term. It states that early adopters of social software have the potential for gaining financial benefits. finds its payday documents some of the financial and other benefits from social software.

Real Story Group: Enterprise Collaboration and Social Software Market in 2016

Michael Sampson - Currents

Real Story Group released its 2016 briefing on the state of the enterprise collaboration and social software marketplace, and a blog post with some highlights. Collaboration Software

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CIO Dilemma - Social Software vs ERP

Governance in a Networked World

This is part of a post I made to a recent discussion on Communities vs Social Processes. The bigger issue appeared to be how CIOs deal with the fact that their clients merely "tolerate" the existing ERP/CRM/BI enterprise apps but are really excited about the social software stuff.

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2010 Update on IBM Social Software Efforts: Part One

Portals and KM

Last week I attended an IBM media event where they conveyed a number of their recent efforts in social software. I think they are innovators in the social software space, both for enterprise and Web use.  Being a consultant and writer in the enterprise 2.0

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2010 Update on IBM Social Software Efforts: Part Two

Portals and KM

This is the second in a series on an IBM social media press event I attended last week following part one posted yesterday. Jeff Schick, VP social software, mentioned that IBM Research has done a study on the implications of using social and infusing collaboration into commerce experience.

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Social Software is Enabling the Old “to-do” List to Make a Comeback

Portals and KM

I recently read an IDG article, 'To-do' software makes comeback, welcomed by enterprise IT , that covers how social task management applications are on the rise. Even closer to this theme is my post, Giving Social Media a Good Job.

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Social Software Survey

Portals and KM

He and his colleague Mike Reid have started an Enterprise 2.0 Social Software Research initiative and are fans of my book, Net Work. Enterprise decision makers are the primary audience for this -- they are looking to understand what particular technologies and products are being adopted, but many of the questions are applicable to organizations and networks of all types.

Impact of Social Software Within the Enterprise by Jon Iwata

Elsua

Many folks have been questioning the relevance and importance of social computing within the enterprise. I am one of those folks who thinks along those lines of the latter commentary, having been exposed to corporate social software tools behind the firewall as early as 2001.

Standards Can Help Put Social Software to Work

Portals and KM

million on social software globally in 2011, and will spend almost $4.5 is the involvement needed from IT departments to deploy and integrate the software. Dion Hitchcliffe, address one critical means to address this integration issue in his post, Enterprise Social Networks Need Open Standards. But they usually have quite limited interoperability when it comes to our identities, data integration, and inter-social network user experience.

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Barriers of Social Software Adoption within the Enterprise: It Will Cost You More than You Think!

Elsua

Something that, to me, comes pretty close home as the main problem, issue, bottleneck, challenge (whatever other term you would want to use) on the full adoption of Social Computing within the enterprise by knowledge workers.

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Cisco Community Central: Enterprise Social Software : Don't Think Profile, Think Identity

Collaborative Thinking

When organizations discuss the business value of social networking, the conversation invariably includes a discussion on employee profiles. From an enterprise perspective, the employee has no identity other than the one the organization has defined for that individual. My first blog post over on the Cisco community site for enterprise social software (registration required

McAfee’s Hypothesis and The Adventures of Molly Discovering Social Software

Elsua

Well, of course, through her adventures discovering social software at IBM (that’s where she works, by the way!). So, perhaps, it may be a good time now to look for alternatives, i.e. social software tools.

Social Software Gaining Greater Traction with the Enterprise and Vendors Respond

Portals and KM

Forrester’s Rob Koplowitz writes that 2010 will be a defining year for enterprise 2.0 in his report, Enterprise Social Networking 2010 Market Overview. With enterprise social technologies, buyers must now assess vendors pursuing three distinct strategies: commoditization, horizontal and vertical solutions, and integration with adjacent technologies.”

The Business Value of Social Software by Luis Suarez

Elsua

We all know that plenty of people nowadays are trying to figure out what is the main business value and various benefits of using social computing within the enterprise. ROI) conversations for Social Software that I like to talk about so much lately.

Collaborative Thinking: Why Is Social Software So Important?

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Lotusphere 2008: IBM Research - Glimpsing The Future | Main | Lotusphere 2008: Social Computing Keynote » January 22, 2008 Why Is Social Software So Important?

Collaborative Thinking: Social Software`s Culture Clash

Collaborative Thinking

The portal might one day lead to the nascent internal social networking platform Schueller demoed, he says. Social Software`s Culture Clash March 15, 2008 in Enterprise 2.0 , Social Software | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Social Software`s Culture Clash : Comments You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Collaborative Thinking: Social Software Vendor Roundup

Collaborative Thinking

Socialtext Traction Software TeamPage Twiki Open Source Social Bookmark Systems BEA Pathways Cogenz Connectbeam IBM Lotus Connections dogear component Scuttle Open source Feed Syndication Platforms Attensa KnowNow NewsGator Social Network & Community Sites Typically offer a mix of user profiles, blogs, wikis, social networking, etc. Our sales folks don't hear "we want a blog" or "we want a social network."

social software round-up

Engineers without Fears

Forrester says Enterprise 2.0 James Dellow says Enterprise 2.0 5 Social Computing Benefits that Adoption Rates Don't Show - good on yer, Rex. social software e2.0worth $4 billion - which puts it at about the same size as the online porn industry - based on my exhaustive research. is not KM - good on yer, James.

The Adventures of Molly Discovering Social Software – On the Importance of Status Updates

Elsua

Yes, indeed, it looks like Molly’s adventures discovering social software at IBM continue and this time around, for episode #3 , on one of my favourite topics, although things around it haven’t been very smooth lately.

Green Chameleon » Information Neighbourhood as a Social Software Ecosystem

Green Chameleon

Check here and here for the background, and there’s a whole chapter in my book giving more detail on how information neighbourhoods fit into a knowledge organisation strategy for an enterprise.

Economist Finds Strong Belief in Business Value of Social Software

Portals and KM

than internal enterprise 2.0 marketing efforts than enterprise 2.0 It is appropriate that I learned about this work through social media, Jacob Morgan's blog post, Companies Believe Social Media Can Increase Revenue! It was one of the three most popular for the week on Social Media Today The Economist Intelligence Unit reported that Web 2.0 has moved from buzzword to reality in many of the world's largest corporations.

My Enterprise 2.0 Toolkit Q1 2010

Evolving Web

Lately I've received several requests for my most current Enterprise 2.0 Does it care if people are in Kenya on a netbook or that they don't have the most recent version of the latest software installed? Enterprise 2.0

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magic quadrant for social software

Engineers without Fears

James D points us towards the Gartner magic quadrant on team collaboration & social software that Socialtext are quite proud of. As James notes, the criteria for inclusion seem a little erratic -with established software vendors such as IBM, MS, Vignette, EMC, Open Text & BEA (Oracle is noticeable by its absence) mixed in with Atlassian, Social Text & TWiki. At the moment, Enterprise 2.0 gartner social software e2.0

Welcome to the Social Enterprise Awakening!

Elsua

And all of that thanks to the revolution social computing within the enterprise has, at long last, provoked within the business world, as well as in our society, as we know it. Social Business is about respecting people&#.

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Using social software to reinvent the customer relationship | Enterprise Web 2.0 | ZDNet.com

John Tropea - Delicious Community

On mySimon: Top Deals on Car Speakers And Subwoofers BNET Business Network: BNET TechRepublic ZDNet ZDNet Members login Newsletters Site Assistance RSS Feeds Home News & Blogs Videos White Papers Downloads Reviews Popular Enterprise Web 2.0 Dion Hinchcliffe Get Enterprise Web 2.0

Circling Around To Enterprise 2.0 Again

Collaborative Thinking

Products are neither Enterprise 2.0 were a product check-list, life would be so easy, unfortunately it's not. - "emergent use of social software" - gets to how social software is used, not so much what it is. - The MySite capability for user profiles existed in earlier releases but was designed as a personal site for file sharing - it was never designed to be a social networking component. If you go back to my tweets - Enterprise 2.0

One Way To Look At Social Computing

Collaborative Thinking

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 Or, if Enterprise 2.0

Even More Research on the Use of Social Software in the Workplace from IBM

Portals and KM

I recently wrote about More IBM Research on Enterprise 2.0 – Activities and Other Tools. Millen, Werner Geyer, Casey Dugan recently published, Research on the Use of Social Software in the Workplace. It focused on their Beehive social networking website behind IBM’s firewall. At the time I wrote that the Beehive tools are exploring how to use Facebook features like fun walls, photo posting, and high 5’s inside the enterprise.

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Enterprise 2.0, Where Art Thou?

Elsua

Over the course of the years, if you have been a long time reader, you may remember how there were a number of themes I kept coming back to from Knowledge Management, to Collaboration, (Social) Learning, Online Communities and, specially, Social / Open Business. Enterprise 2.0

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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. Nothing to do with social computing tools alone, really.

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Enterprise 2.0 Conference: Session Proposals

Collaborative Thinking

As we did with the San Francisco event where I submitted sessions that were accepted on enterprise micro-blogging and OpenSocial in the enterprise, we can load-balance and shuffle moderators. As a member of the Enterprise 2.0 posted by Mike Gotta in Technology Foundations of Enterprise 2.0 This panel session will engage Cisco in a frank and open discussion on the merits of its collaboration strategy, implications to the Enterprise 2.0

Industrialisation of Social Networking for the Enterprise

Elsua

Or, to put it in other words, automation of your social networking presence. Have we forgotten that with social networking for business we are all in it for the long run? Where did we leave behind the social business transformation? practitioner, specially, in the Social Web.

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Social Software Vendor Roundup

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta See how were connected Connections February 2009 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Categories Attention Management blogging BurtonGroupCatalyst07 BurtonGroupCatalyst08 Business_IT_Alignment Collaboration Commentary Communication design digital+life e-Mail Enterprise 2.0

More on Potential Social Software Winners in our New Economic World

Portals and KM

This a follow up to my post yesterday, Will We See Major Price Reductions for Enterprise 2.0 It offers the Active Intelligence Engineâ„¢ (AIE) for Unified Information Access, bringing together business intelligence and enterprise search capabilities. He noted that some of the large enterprise application providers are seeing decreasing sales. Some of the new enterprise 2.0 Applications? A few months ago, I wrote about Attivio on the AppGap.

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