The Fallacy of Social Networking
JULY 30, 2012
You may have noticed how over the course of the last couple of weeks I haven’t been much active on the external social networking tools out there that I usually hang out at, such as Twitter, Google Plus or LinkedIn. Social just for the sake of social is now dead.
How Social Networking Can Improve Work Meetings
MAY 18, 2013
You may be thinking that one of the disadvantages of having moved into this new job as Lead Social Business Enabler at IBM is that I basically spend far too much time meeting up with my new team.
How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
our networks) we would want to learn with / from. ” @Columbia_SPS @IKNS2016 #KMers #KM #lrng. General Interest Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open Leadership Personal KM
How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
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?
Enterprise Social Networking Tips by Luis Suarez
FEBRUARY 28, 2013
Over the course of the last few years there has been one particular aspect of social networking for business that I still haven’t come to terms with throughout all of that time. Perhaps the most vocal one being one of my favourite social networking tools: Google Plus.
Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business
MARCH 4, 2011
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?
Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Is Blogging Dead?
MARCH 9, 2011
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?
KM, Enterprise 2.0 and Social Business: One and The Same
MARCH 28, 2011
Now morphed into Social Business ) has started already to follow the same path that traditional Knowledge Management did back in the day. and KM are, essentially, one and the same! Including making some of the very same mistakes KM went through back in the day.
IBM Connect 2013 – Pardon The Interruption, Are You Ready?
JANUARY 21, 2013
On January 20th 1997, while I was holidaying in The Netherlands, I started my adventure into the corporate world with a new job at IBM, as a Customer Support Representative for the Mainframe. For your own benefit and for the benefit of your networks. IBM Open Business Travelling
Lotusphere 2011 Notes: IBM Social Business Partners
Portals and KM
FEBRUARY 1, 2011
I first came to co-present a Lotus Notes based KM project with my client. IBM provided a session for bloggers featuring IBM business partners who are helping their customers become social businesses and served sushi and sashimi whish was much appreciated.
BlueIQ at IBM Finally Goes External!
JANUARY 13, 2012
So, as I am ramping up the last few hours of my holidays, yesterday afternoon I found out, through my colleagues, that, after a long while, our IBM Social Software Internal Adoption Program is now ready to transcend the firewall and go external. Welcome everyone to BlueIQ at IBM!
Life Without eMail – 5th Year Progress Report – The Community, The Movement
MAY 6, 2013
A couple of months back I was talking about this with one of my fellow IBM colleagues, and very good friend, Rawn Shah , and while brainstorming on something that I am hoping to be able to share very soon (Which I am sure plenty of folks out there have been waiting for it for a while!),
There Can Be No Resilience Without Transformation
AUGUST 5, 2013
I have just concluded, and be dealt with for good, I hope, what I think is the first time ever in my 13 years of social software exposure what I never thought I would be confronting: a week of denial of the Social Web.
The Future of Work Is Learning
OCTOBER 5, 2011
And one of the various reasons why I keep digging quite a bit G+ over other social networking sites. If we have been talking for a little bit now about The Future of the Workplace , about what meaningful, networked, freelanced, intrapreneurial (corporate) work is all about, T.A.
Building networks, Selling KM, Meetings as KM behaviors, IBM in a KM shift, Super Crunchers
John Tropea - Delicious Community
JUNE 18, 2008
Weekly Knowledge Management Blog by Stan Garfield KM Question, Thought Leader, Blog, Link, and Book of the Week [ Blogroll - KM Home Page - Send a Question - Implementing a successful KM programme ]. KM Question of the Week. Q: I would like to know your insights on building people-to-people networks for increasing knowledge sharing and participation: how to go about it, using discussion forums, and other ways to create a knowledge-sharing environment.
Social Business in 2013 – An Opportunity (Open Business)
JANUARY 8, 2013
This piece would also highlight a shift of focus and purpose for yours truly with regards to the overall theme of Social Networking for Business. Have you noticed how little we see nowadays in writing that awkward, old, now obsolete, conversation about the ROI of Social Media?
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. Take IBM (My current employer), for instance.
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.
Reclaim Blogging – On Why Your Blog Still Is Your Best Personal Branding Social Tool
AUGUST 29, 2011
Over the course of the years Hugh MacLeod has always been posting some of the most amazing content available out there on the Internet Blogosphere on various different topics, specially, related to Social Networking. Does blogging still play a key part in your social interactions?
Google Plus and Twitter – How They Work for Me Hand in Hand
AUGUST 1, 2011
I am back to making active use of one of my favourite social networking tools out there, where I have been spending a large chunk of time over the course of the last four years and counting. Call it fine-tuning your social presence out there on the Social Web.
How Narrating Your Work Helps You Become More Effective by Saving Precious Time
AUGUST 16, 2012
owork ) that have always been highlighted as perhaps some of the major key benefits from using social networking tools for business in a corporate environment. Well, now we have the perfect use case for addressing those pain points: using social technologies to keep narrating our work.
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.
The Sharing Economy
MARCH 26, 2012
as perhaps one of the most forward thinking initiatives towards sustainable, social, purposeful and meaningful growth, maybe much deeply inspired by the world of Social Business. and so is that connection of Social Business and open (knowledge) sharing.
Google Plus – One50, Two50 and TheRest
JULY 13, 2011
The truth is that I am ready to make plenty of blunt moves on redefining my social networking presence out there on the Social Web, and I will be sharing some further insights on that regard very soon, but one thing for sure is that at this point in time my blog will remain where it is.
How Meaningful, Smarter, Freelance Work Is Redesigning the Social Enterprise
OCTOBER 4, 2011
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.
Don’t Underestimate the Power of (Social) Collaboration. It Is Not a Given
APRIL 30, 2012
Ok, back to Social Business. After the last few days where I have been blogging a number of different times about some musings on redesigning and refining further along the workplace of the future, it’s time to get down to business again and continue to share further insights around social networking / computing for business or the good old Social Business itself. Social collaboration is all about a mindset. without perhaps even relying on (social) tools.
Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary
JANUARY 6, 2012
into an incredibly powerful social messaging and notification system of content that’s stored elsewhere, i.e. social networking, collaborative and knowledge sharing tools eventually. Regardless of the huge, and rather disruptive, impact from corporate social networking.
Transforming the Workplace with Radical Management by Steve Denning
AUGUST 2, 2012
Yes, indeed, the good old mantra of “ If a service is free, you are the product “ Well, now more than ever, we are seeing that taking place and on a far too frequent basis helping diminish our own perception of how wonderful social networking tools for business can well be.
Liberate Your Company Through Employee Engagement
JULY 25, 2012
If there is one topic out there in the field of Social Business that has been bugging me for a long while, as perhaps one of my strongest pet peeves ever, way even before we first started using the concepts of Social Business and Enterprise 2.0,
The Big Three – How To Handle Your Fragmented Social Life
AUGUST 31, 2011
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.
40-Hour Work Week – The Magic of Sustainable Growth
APRIL 6, 2012
IBM Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Enterprise
Narrate Your Work, Working Out Loud, with Google Plus
SEPTEMBER 17, 2012
Public vs. private vs. dedicated interactions – through circles -, offline social networking through text, real-time with IM, videoconferencing with Plus Hangouts , one of my favourite features, without a doubt!,
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. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing
Reflections from 2011 – Redefining Your Social Web Presence
DECEMBER 29, 2011
After having put together last couple of blog posts about some of my reflections from the year we are about to end around The Social Web and Technology in general, I guess it’s now a good time to share with the world the third one from the series. Even after the Social Web.
The Trials and Tribulations of a Mobile Knowledge Worker in a Social Business World
MAY 30, 2012
Here is an interesting study that I have just bumped into a couple of days ago, and which may resonate with plenty of folks out there on the relevancy of Social Business in today’s corporate world. In the world of the Social Web who would have thought about that, right?
The Future of the WorkPlace – Social Business
DECEMBER 22, 2010
movement and, as we come to prepare things already for 2011 and beyond, one cannot keep but continue reflecting about the real impact of Social Computing within the enterprise and how it is changing the way we think (and behave!) Or not… Welcome to Social Business!
State of the Net 2012 – People Tweet Tacit Knowledge – Part Two
AUGUST 5, 2012
(This is Part Two of the series … Part One can be found over here) And on that spirit of what the real impact of Social Computing is, we are going to move onwards on to the second keynote speaker session that I would want to share with you all and talk for a bit about it.
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. Build a social life (integrated with your enterprise collaboration approach).
The Business Value of Serendipity: Improving Your Presentation Skills
MARCH 29, 2011
You gotta love serendipity, specially, when it is facilitated serendipity coming through to you, as if by magic, through your multiple daily interactions with your social networks, whether internal or external.
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. Why social?