Social Business Forum Highlights – Reinventing Conference Events

Elsua

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.

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JAC 2012 – Joint Alumni Conference Event Highlights

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More than anything else, because it’s been a rather eye-opening experience for yours truly with regards to where we are with the adoption of social software and that social business transformation that a bunch of us have been advocating for for a few years now.

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Trending Sources

Gotta Share! – The Ultimate Conference Event Experience

Elsua

Once again, like I have been doing for the last few years, I keep wondering whether events organisers would take into account some of these various different suggestions, helping us all progress further into what ( social) conferences should be like. and Social Computing.

The Social Enterprise – Welcome to the Era of Intrapreneurship!

Elsua

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.

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IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – People-Centric vs. Content-Centric by Louis Richardson

Elsua

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.

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Why Best Practices Don’t Work for Knowledge Work

Elsua

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.

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Social Business Forum Highlights – Social Business on the Shoulders of Giants

Elsua

Let’s see… How about Social Business is not something entirely new, we already knew about it from before. That would pretty much nail it, as far as I can see, for those couple keynote speaker sessions that kicked off the event to a great start!

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CommunityBuilders – Online Community Still Crazy After Years with Nancy White

Elsua

Alas, life had other plans for all of us, and we eventually hosted the event by the end of March! Collaboration Communities Conference Events Enterprise2.0 IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Social Computing

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Social Business Forum and a Touch with Reality

Elsua

There will be, as usual, plenty of live tweeting from my side over at @elsua under the hash tag #sbf11 and a couple of follow-up blog posts with plenty of highlights from the overall event as well, but that would be the subject for another blog post or two.

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#e2conf 2011 Highlights – 10 Reasons Why I Enjoyed the Event

Elsua

conference that took place in Boston, MA, a few days back, by yours truly, but the truth is that in the last couple of days I have been distracted by what seems to be raving the Social Web as of late: Google’s attempt to get social with Google Plus.

Social Media Revolution 2011

Elsua

If you ever want to re-energise yourself or charge your batteries to keep living social #sbf11 is a good one example of how it can be done! Welcome to the Social Media Revolution 2011 ! Collaboration Communities Conference Events Enterprise2.0

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IBM at 100 – Once an IBMer, Always an IBMer

Elsua

Not too bad for a dinosaur, archaic, computing based, rather strict business, don’t you think? Something that I will always appreciate and treasure quite a bit, specially as we all keep humanising the corporate environment we work at with all of this Social Business stuff.

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Social Business Forum 2011 – On Collaboration by Luis Suarez

Elsua

June is just around the corner and, once again, that can only mean that one of my favourite times of the year for conference events is about to kick off as well. event in Boston is approaching really fast and before you know it it’s already here! and start living social !).

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The Big Three – How To Handle Your Fragmented Social Life

Elsua

A few days back my good friend Jack Vinson posted a rather interesting and thought-provoking blog post that would be incredibly relevant for all of those folks who happen to be rather active in various different social networking sites and who may be facing such a common problem as well.

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Building an Engaging Community By Gautam Ghosh

Elsua

Perhaps it will become available at some point, but for now I would want to leave you with the embedded code of his presentation, so that you can have a look into some of the other relevant ideas that he shared during that event: . Communities using social media – gautam ghosh.

A World Without Email – Year 3, Weeks 29 to 51 (The Email Starvation Continues…)

Elsua

Imagine now when people start relying more and more on these social tools and they reach similar levels to the ones I have been enjoying myself for the last few months. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing A-World-Without-Email

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IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – Get Social, Do Business!

Elsua

Another week on the road has just gone by without me hardly ever noticing it, as I was doing some more business travelling to both Madrid and Barcelona, meeting up with customers to talk further on around the subject of Social Computing and Social Software Adoption.

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Microsoft Social Computing Overview

Collaborative Thinking

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.

Green Chameleon » Social Computing and Learning

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Social Computing and Learning Three different, interesting takes on social computing: Mike Fisher has analysed various social computing tools into Bloom’s taxonomy of learning objectives – ie which tools fit where according to th level or depth of learning you want to achieve.

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business

Elsua

Yesterday evening, my time, I attended a rather interesting webcast with Sandy Carter , IBM’s Worldwide Sales Vice President, IBM Social Business, Collaboration, and Lotus Sales and Evangelism, along with Jeremiah Owyang , Industry Analyst at Altimeter Group , on the topic of Why Be Social?

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Social Business Forum Highlights – Highlights from Breakout Sessions and Final Keynote

Elsua

event of events. Event , a.k.a. But, for now, I thought I would go ahead and leave you folks with that other article from the series of the Social Business Forum event that took place in Milan a few days ago, and which I was due one last update.

The Business Case for Enterprise Social Bookmarking: $4.6 Million a Year in Cost Savings!

Elsua

Indeed, social bookmarking / tagging! Not sure what you would think, but I strongly believe that social bookmarking and social tagging are still an important and rather critical part of a successful Enterprise 2.0 Like any other standard social bookmarking site.

CommunityBuilders: The State of Community Management 2011 with Rachel Happe

Elsua

Well, as a starting point you would be able to get a good reminder, and a refresher, of the excellent Community Maturity Model along with a good dive into the main key themes from the 2011 study / research: “Social Business Becomes A Strategic Imperative.

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Global, Local, Personal

Elsua

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.

IBM’s Social Business Jam – The Fun Part Starts Now!

Elsua

Yes, IBM ‘s Social Business Jam is now over, actually, it finished already on Friday noon EST last week, but the fun part starts now! Indeed, my favourite part of the online event, since it provides an opportunity to follow up AND make a difference with not just talking but also DOING!

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The Power of Words – Back to Blogging!

Elsua

Was it because I participated presenting in some amazing Social Business conference events both in Barcelona (April 5th) and Madrid (April 7th)? IBM Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing Travelling Work Life Integration

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Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Is Blogging Dead?

Elsua

Have you moved all of your conversations to social networking sites? Where else are you going to host conversations of stuff that matters to you and your community where you would want to own it and facilitate it with your various social networks?

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Social Business Begins by Unleashing Your Business Talent

Elsua

Over the last couple of days, two rather interesting, and noteworthy, articles over at Technology Review , written rather nicely by Erica Naone , have been making the rounds out there on Social Web around Enterprise 2.0 An employee reconceived the service, adding better social features.

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Social Networking Gets Serious – #prayforjapan

Elsua

One of the main inhibitors with regards to a successful adoption of social software within the enterprise that I keep bumping into from fellow knowledge workers and, specially, their managers!, that Social Networking can be serious. That, folks, is the real value of social networking.

Forget Social Strategy, Think Social Philosophy: Hippie 2.0

Elsua

For Social Computing to sink in and be that critical and crucial part of the ins and outs within the corporate world we would ALL need to make that blunt move. For a successful adoption of social software within any business, it needs to be, right there, part of the company’s DNA.

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Amo La Vida

Elsua

conference event ( #e2conf ), as well as sharing a series of posts with highlights from the Social Business Forum event in Milan from last week, I thought I would get things started with another week @ work with that inspiring video entry I have been sharing over the last few weeks.

Why Work Doesn’t Happen at Work – A World Without Meetings?

Elsua

His notion of these social tools as our modern smoke breaks is terrific and rather descriptive of what we used to have back then when we used to hang out at the coffee corner, or water cooler, having a short break talking to colleagues before getting back to work.

Social Computing Magazine – Great Enterprise 2.0 Content Source

Portals and KM

Social Computing Magazine. Their event calendar includes the upcoming Enterprise 2.0 Here is a very useful source for new on enterprise 2.0, They have been re-syndicating a few of the posts from the this blog recently so they must have good judgment, right?

How to Avoid Multitasking – The Pomodoro Technique

Elsua

If you would want to read further on the instructions you could have a look into the blog post he put together describing the event itself and how that technique works out eventually. Do you still remember the article " Is Multitasking Bad for the Brain? ",

IBM at 100 – Where The Wild Ducks Go

Elsua

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Social ComputingToday is *the* day, indeed! Today marks the end of the first 100 years of the company that has employed me for the last 14 and still going strong.

IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – A Proposal for DIA Now Delivered Successfully!

Elsua

If you would remember, a couple of weeks back, I mentioned how I was making my way to Orlando, FL, to attend IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 event, as part of my yearly pilgrimage to one of *the* top notch Enterprise Collaboration conferences out there nowadays!

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My Top 10 Reasons Why I Bought an iPad

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conference event (Yes, I couldn’t buy one over here in Spain after having visited 18 shops!). Before I wasn’t very keen, at all, to sit in front of the computer or the TV, for that matter, and play games after the good amount of hours I use to spend in front of the computer.

Enterprise 2.0: Two Success Stories on Connecting People with People to Make a Difference!

Elsua

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,

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Taking Notes Episode 126: Introducing Social Business with Luis Suarez

Elsua

internal social software adoption and 2.0 evangelism, and, lately, the new social term that seems to be en vogue nowadays: social business. conference event in Santa Clara , there seems to be a growing trend of switching away from the Enterprise 2.0

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Enterprise 2.0 Conference – What to Expect – The Pre-Event

Elsua

event taking place in Boston next week, here is the first of a couple of entries where I will be covering briefly the actual agenda of the event and, perhaps much more interestingly, what you may expect from each of the sessions per day. pre-event in Boston.