How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools

Elsua

and while I will be answering the first part over the course of time with the various blog entries I’m currently drafting along, I thought for today I’d focus on trying to answer the second part: how do I make sense of social networking tools today?

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An Update on my Trip to Europe in October – Two Workshops in London

Michael Sampson - Currents

I will in Europe for the first couple of weeks of October, presenting public and private workshops in various cities. Stuart writes: The two workshops can be thought of as firstly considering the value and benefits of IBM Connections at the personal and team productivity level (in the Doing Business workshop on day 1), and then expanding on the techniques required to encourage and drive adoption of Connections and other similar tools across your organisation (on day 2).

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I Think I May Have Just Experienced The Future…

Elsua

As a road / air warrior, I get to travel a fair bit and visit not just mainland Spain, but a bunch of other countries in Europe, and North America. General Interest Innovation Learning Life Metablogging Productivity Tools Social Enterprise Travelling

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The Trials and Tribulations of a Mobile Knowledge Worker in a Social Business World

Elsua

Like today, on my way to London, to participate and present at the rather intriguing Social Business Strategy Summit and then flying to Milan over the weekend to participate on the event of events on Social Business in Europe: the Social Business Forum 2012. .

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How Collaborative Tools Can Lead to Organisational Efficiency

Michael Sampson - Currents

On The Smarter Office, I posted on how collaborative tools can lead to organisational efficiency : " Given the current economic climate across Europe and the United States, and by implication the other regions around the world, a heightened focus on efficiency is natural. There are various ways that collaborative tools can help on the efficiency front. Read more: How Collaborative Tools Can Lead to Organisational Efficiency.

Slides from SharePoint Master Class in Europe

Michael Sampson - Currents

In late March and early April 2009, I presented a full-day Master Class on SharePoint in Europe -- London one day, and Copenhagen the next. Extending SharePoint with Third-Party Tools. You can purchase a copy of the slide deck for use at your firm. The deck is 307 pages long, and covers: - Overview of day. Frameworks for Improvement. Evaluating SharePoint for Collaboration. Adoption Strategies for SharePoint. Seamless Teamwork Approach to Adoption.

My Top 5 iPhone Apps of the Week – Week #1

Elsua

Fun Stuff and Musings General Interest Knowledge Tools Life Productivity Tools Social Computing Tools and Gadgets Work Life Integration iPhone #elsuapps iphone

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Volcanic Eruption in Europe Boosts Video Calling

Leading Virtually

Both AFP and Reuters are reporting a spike in video calling as air travel is halted in Europe due to volcanic eruption. According to Cisco, there has been a huge surge in demand for its telepresence facilities in Europe. Some executives who have been prevented from getting back to Europe are running their companies via Skype, according to reports. Collaboration technology collaboration technology collaboration tools communication technology technology videoconferencing

Volcanic Eruption in Europe Boosts Video Calling

Leading Virtually

Both AFP and Reuters are reporting a spike in video calling as air travel is halted in Europe due to volcanic eruption. According to Cisco, there has been a huge surge in demand for its telepresence facilities in Europe. Some executives who have been prevented from getting back to Europe are running their companies via Skype, according to reports. Skype, too, is seeing an increase in video-calling during the past few days.

Logitech Spotlight

Michael Sampson - Currents

I’m on my third at this time, the second breaking during a trip to Europe in 2013. Tools & TechnologiesAs a frequent presenter of workshops and other meetings involving slides, the Logitech Professional Presenter R700 has been my traveling companion on many, many trips.

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Why Do We Keep Insisting On Killing Productivity?

Elsua

It’s no longer a physical location, or a place, or having a set of tools. Work happens around you, wherever you may well be, and with whatever the tools you may have at your disposal, whether it’s your laptop computer, your smartphone or your tablet.

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Practical examples: Rede Nos in Brasil and PEM-Pal in Eastern Europe

Joitske Hulsebosch

It uses online discussions (Dgroups), a website, tours, seminars and storytelling as its main learning tools.

Connectivity – The Achilles Heel of Remote Knowledge Web Work

Elsua

We are entering the stage where broadband penetration, at least, in (Western) Europe, is pretty much a good myth, specially, if you don’t live in big cities. IBM Innovation Open Business Personal KM Productivity Tools #elsuasworkbook A-World-Without-Email Life-Without-eMail

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Europe Tour: User Adoption Strategies Masterclasses (Denmark with IntraTeam, London with AdeoPoint)

Michael Sampson - Currents

I leave for Europe next Friday. The User Adoption Strategies Masterclass provides a forum for learning and engagement about encouraging user adoption for new collaboration tools. for two weeks of presenting workshops, speaking at conferences, and hosting masterclasses. I am presenting the User Adoption Strategies Masterclass in two countries: - Denmark, in Copenhagen, with IntraTeam , on October 12. London, in Surrey, with AdeoPoint , on October 14.

Adoption Strategies for Unified Communications

Michael Sampson - Currents

This included reading the literature on adoption activities for deployments of UC, interviewing organizations on the strategies they used to introduce new tools such as Microsoft Lync and IBM Sametime, and presenting the adoption strategies workshop in Europe with a UC emphasis. First, that the term “adoption” is generally used to refer to the purchase or acquisition decision for UC, not the use of strategies to drive the effective use of UC tools.

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4 Meetings, 6 Planes, and lots of amazing friends | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

How the World Sees the US | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

In Europe (probably much of the rest of the world – but I don’t have much experience traveling there), there seems to be a great hunger for a more moral American government.

Social Media Training: 3 Day Intensive Advanced Class

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Please note: I will be in Europe from next week for the month of May and then in Asia for most of June, so after Friday 4th May, please contact Cheryll via email pa@laurelpapworth.com. Computer Based Session: Build a business hub on emergent social tools such as Google Plus and Pinterest . COMPUTER SESSION: Maximise Twitter account, and apps to schedule, measure effect of tweets, auto tweeting do’s and don’ts and tools.

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Footprints in Frankfurt – GMW2013

Jenny Connected

She writes: I have been using the footprints since the fall of 2012 and they have become a valuable tool for reflection on both the design of learning scenarios developed by me as well as my own learning processes… I have learned to read Footprints and draw conclusions from them.

Two teachers

Ken Carroll

This week, I came across some CLIL initiatives in Europe, where the classrooms have two teachers in what is called ‘team teaching’ Here, one teacher is a subject matter expert who delivers the lesson (history, biology, whatever) in the target language (or ‘L2′).

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Where Did February Disappear?

Michael Sampson - Currents

calls with various people about projects for 2014, including a workshop tour of Europe in May, a conference keynote and workshop in Australia, and some partnering opportunities around business engagement and adoption strategies. waiting for the final green light on a piece of work focused on introducing IBM Connections and other IBM tools into an organization. Friday next week is the last day of February. Where have those weeks gone?

Internal and external community managers are not the same

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Social Software & Tools. Software & Tools. Software & Tools. Social Collaboration in Europe : leadership and misunderstandings. Software & Tools. Bertrand Duperrin's Notepad About the author. Bookmarks & links. My trending tweets.

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Lessons from Three Months on the Road

Michael Sampson - Currents

One of the highlights for me in presenting a workshop is cultivating an awareness among the delegates that they are not alone in experiencing challenges when introducing new collaboration tools and approaches at work. Getting new collaboration tools deployed quickly and into the hands of employees is a common desire, but I have heard several examples where organizations have taken a long time to undertake this process and have reaped various benefits.

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Next: Innovation Tools & Trends Social Networks -- or the "Informal Organization" -- at Work - BusinessWeek

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

RSS Feed: Next: Innovation Tools & Trends Recent Posts Amazon.com at the Morgan Library: A Kindle among the Gutenberg Bibles?

My social learning experiences

Joitske Hulsebosch

Albania was also part of it because they had no partners in Eastern - Europe. This is where I got my interest in social tools and first learned about LinkedIn and Flickr in 2005. For a long time I organizing a blog carnival was on my bucket list and I finally took the plunge.

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User Adoption Strategies Workshop in Gouda with Silverside (June 26, 2013)

Michael Sampson - Currents

We will be talking about principles you can apply regardless of the tooling you are using. Thanks to Roland and Femke for making this workshop a possibility while I'm in Europe. In conjunction with Silverside in Netherlands, I will be presenting a one-day User Adoption Strategies Workshop in Gouda on June 26. The details are now live, and registration is open. I'm looking forward to being back in the Netherlands for this workshop.

Hyper-Social Summit – Creating Successful Online Communities – Part Two

Portals and KM

Francois gave the great example of a Europe scissors company. This is not just putting social tools in place but looking at the human characteristics of reciprocity and fairness, You need to get people to help each other even if it is not their job. Think culture before tools. This is the second part of my notes from the Hyper-Social Summit sponsored by the Human 1.0 Network.    It is based on research conducted by Francois Gossieaux of the Human 1.0

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Mapping a community – easy and not-so-easy

Learning Alliances

I’m resonating with how Joitske Hulsebosch has organized “ Tools for social network analysis from beginners to advanced levels.” When you have almost 3,500 rows (representing one member in each row) a tool like OpenRefine is pretty important.

A World Without Email - Year 2, Week 7 (Open Enterprise 2009 with Oliver Marks)

Elsua

Knowledge is power vs. Knowledge shared is power (and the state of social software adoption in Europe, as well as KM & Collaboration). IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing A-World-Without-Email

Community reporting grows up with its own Institute

Social Reporter

In a news release Gary Copitch, PVM’s Chief Executive says: “We now have over 1000 reporters on the database from across the UK and a further 600 across Europe so it seems to make sense to develop the network and recognise the achievement of the reporters.” Good to see another burst of energy from the Manchester-based People’s Voice Media , with the launch of their Institute of Community Reporters, and also a European Network for community reporters.

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Community reporting grows up with its own Institute

Social Reporter

In a news release Gary Copitch, PVM’s Chief Executive says: “We now have over 1000 reporters on the database from across the UK and a further 600 across Europe so it seems to make sense to develop the network and recognise the achievement of the reporters.” Good to see another burst of energy from the Manchester-based People’s Voice Media , with the launch of their Institute of Community Reporters, and also a European Network for community reporters.

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Art of Hosting Beyond the Basics, October 21-23, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Chris Corrigan

Over the past two years Art of Hosting Beyond the Basics has travelled across Canada, the United States and once to Europe and we have been lucky to welcome nearly 300 people to our three day program.

Global Tech Spending on the Rise According to Forrester

Portals and KM

It is interesting to note that what is often considering the developing areas (Latin America and Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EEMEA) regions) will have the highest growth rates in 2011, both at 9.8 Western and Central Europe and will have the lowest growth rate, at four percent, with the combination of weak economic growth and a depreciating euro combining to hold dollar-denominated growth down. This is good news.

Relentless Networking and the Power of Now

Elsua

But it’s rather interesting to see how I essentially morph, on purpose, how I use this social networking tool whether I am working at my home office or while on the road. Well, that’s just what happened last week while enjoying one of my favourite cities in Europe, Brussels.

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#Movistar Killed the Web Star

Elsua

I have also lost the opportunity to continue working with current clients because we just can’t hold up any kind of knowledge work like collaborating remotely through digital tools, video conferencing, conference calls, etc.

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Is Social Business Ready to Face Internet Traffic Jams?

Elsua

but do we feel that social networking tools would also need to be available offline for us to be productive? In fact, most of the major social software vendors do not provide local access to social networking tools. .

“Designing Social Cities of Tomorrow” workshop – presentation notes

Making CommunitySense

However, most of Europe is dealing with same issues. Every city in Europe has such a map of vacant plots. It’s a very simple tool that may work, also since there are not many lunch facilities around there. Connecting the conversation in the bus with digital tools also is very interesting, the approach could indeed help to build trust. To get a true “Civic Innovators Network”, we should not think in terms of tools, apps, websites.

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Becoming a Social Business Client Panel

Portals and KM

How to deal with governance issues with the implementation of social tools?  Also certain countries in Europe have strict privacy requirements for employees and they need to deal with this. This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2011.

2011 28

Keeping a Closer Eye on Employees’ Social Networking Will Give You More Than a Headache

Elsua

There are lots and lots of things I could say about the subject of monitoring and controlling employees’ online interactions in social networking tools and perhaps a single blog post would not suffice. Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Social Computing

Customer service : avoid being the victim of you social media success - Bertrand Duperrin's Notepad

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Social Software & Tools. If tools and organization don’t make these actions possible, community management becomes a bottleneck where problems pile up without being solved. That’s not because the even is exceptional that the requests are exceptional tool.

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