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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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IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise

Elsua

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&#.

Badgeville Integrates with IBM Connections

Portals and KM

Recently I spoke with Chris Lynch about their integration with IBM Connections. I was especially interested in this as I covered Connections extensively (see first of recent three part series - IBM Connections Conversations 1: Review of 3.0 ).

IBM Covers the Transformation of Business Email

Portals and KM

  As IBM mentioned, organizations still consider email to be their most important, mission-critical application. Recently, I had an interesting conversation with Ed Brill, IBM’s new leader for social collaboration on how email use is changing because of social media.

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Organizational Entropy and Information Abuse

Evolving Web

A social object. IBM has done an excellent job of reinventing itself.

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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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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.  Teach for America uses social media.

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. They are connecting social with IBM commerce software. Jeff now sees the social concept everywhere.

State of Enterprise 2.0 Collaboration Survey by Chess Media Group

Elsua

and Social Business within their own firms. case studies from businesses who have already implemented Enterprise Social Software. This piece of research by the Chess Media Group is eventually sponsored by both the Enterprise 2.0

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Results from IBM Releases Social Jam 2011

Portals and KM

In early February 2011, following Lotusphere, IBM hosted an online conversation (called a “Jam”), bringing together over 2,700 participants—representing corporations, academic institutions, nonprofit organizations and government agencies—to discuss social business and the ways in which it can redefine how we work in the years ahead. Here is a copy of the Social Jam 2011 results. Developing participatory organizations through social adoption.

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Year-End Thoughts On Enterprise 2.0 Social Software (Part 3)

Collaborative Thinking

& Social Software (Part 2). & Social Software. and social software) - in no particular order : Cisco Stumbles Early But Regains Composure & Sets The Stage . In 2010, expectations will continue to rise that Cisco will have a decent critical mass of large enterprise accounts before we go too far with putting them on par with traditional collaboration heavyweights IBM and Microsoft. and its social media efforts.

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.

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. Gran Canaria IBM

Three Big Benefits of Social Software | Blogs | ITBusinessEdge.com

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How Playing Games at Work Can Help Boost Your Productivity

Elsua

I am not sure whether folks may have noticed it, or not, but it surely looks like every couple of years, or so, we keep having an influx of articles , blog posts , mainstream media items , etc. And not just with the Social Web. The Social Web is brilliant at doing this.

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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."

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.

Reclaim Blogging – On Why Your Blog Still Is Your Best Personal Branding Social Tool

Elsua

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?

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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. IBM Research is looking at four main areas: understanding adoption, usage patterns, motivations, and impact. The IBM researchers at looking at sound level three behavioral changes.

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?

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

Elsua

At IBM. 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 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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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.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

applications move more deeply into the strategic operations of enterprises, a unique hybrid of social software has emerged to help businesses deal with the giant sea of customers that awaits them on the other side of the network.

The Future of the WorkPlace – Social Business

Elsua

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!

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.

Don’t Underestimate the Value of Your Community Managers

Elsua

You would have expected that with the emergence of better community tooling with social networking tools that things would have improved quite a bit and the reality is that they have made things a whole lot better.

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Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary

Elsua

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.

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The Fallacy of Social Networking

Elsua

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.

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Social Business – *The* Ecosystem

Elsua

Well, more than anything else, because it’s probably one of the best, most comprehensive reads you will do to find out where Social Business comes from, where we are nowadays and what lies ahead as our next challenge. I was part of that social transformation.

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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.

Notes from IBM's Social Business Success Story #ibmsocbiznz @socialbizguy

Michael Sampson - Currents

Vaughan Rivett from IBM New Zealand is presenting on the IBM Social Software Success Story. Key points: - Vaughan talked about his background with social media, and customer engagement. Vaughan has seen the power of social - through blog aggregators (like Planet Lotus), meeting people at conferences that he's already "met" through various social tools. Social is changing the face of business.

Social Software Gaining Greater Traction with the Enterprise and Vendors Respond

Portals and KM

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.” I was especially interested in his data on social media adoption through a survey of US and European KM decision makers.

How IBM Uses Social Media to Spur Employee Innovation

Elsua

I have mentioned already a couple of times how my first contact with social software tools inside IBM , my current employer, was around the year 2000, when one of the communities I still belong to (And still one of my favourite ones , too!)

Social Business in 2013 – A Challenge

Elsua

More than anything else, because in the last three months, while I was mostly away from this blog, I kept bumping into a couple of relatively new challenges that I think are going to present lots of great opportunities for us all in the year ahead in the space of Social Business.

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Working Smarter … (IBM Lotus Software)

Elsua

Remember that short video clip I shared not long ago under the title " Smarter Collaboration Your Way (Video from IBM) " that reminded us all of how social software, and its enterprise adoption, is all about making us work smarter, but not necessarily harder?

IBM Lotusphere 2009 Highlights

Elsua

That’s to be expected, I would think, specially coming from where it is coming: IBM. Because I realised that even my own company cannot put together a proper wi-fi network connection for us all attending it live to cover the IBM event of events as thoroughly as we would have hoped for!

Social Software Vendor Roundup

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

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Using IBM Lotus Connections 2.5

Elsua

IBM’s Lotus Connections v2.5 is * the* main Enterprise Social Software tool that I use rather heavily on a daily basis to help me escape corporate email and live " A World Without Email " Yes, that’s right!

Giving up on Work e-mail - Status Report on Week 50 (Impact of Social Software in HR)

Elsua

Still on the road, currently in Madrid (Where tomorrow I am scheduled to do a couple of internal events on Social Software at IBM ), and after a rather interesting event in Orlando with Lotusphere 2009 , here I am again back at my regular blogging, this time around with another weekly progress report on my quest to giving up e-mail at work that I have started a few months ago, as most of you already know.