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.

Social Bookmarking made simple…

Chris Collison

Another excellent and innovative video short from Commoncraft. Keep ‘em coming…

2009 Intranet Innovation Awards Now Live!

Elsua

A couple of days back my good friend Alex Manchester blogged about something that I think would be really exciting for folks out there working in a corporate environment and enjoying the many advantages of having a state of the art and innovative Intranet.

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8 Social Media Basics for 2010

Online Social Networking

I’ve bookmarked and skimmed a dozen or more articles that project the path of social media in 2010. Search Social Media 2010 on Google , and you’ll be able to compile your own social media 2010 reading list. If the information in all the articles isn’t sufficiently comprehensive, a list of 44+ social media books to buy and read can help fill the gaps. Not that I don’t like reading about trends and innovations — I do.

The Next Step in Open Innovation from McKinsey

Green Chameleon

I recently wrote about Cisco's I-Prize on this blog (see Mining the Web and the World for Innovation ) that is a great example of co-creation that allows the web world to participate. McKinsey recently released a study on the topic, The Next Step in Open Innovation. The abstract says, "The Internet and new social-networking technologies are allowing companies and their customers to interact with unprecedented levels of richness.

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Cisco I-Prize – Mining the Web and the World for Innovation

Green Chameleon

On the App Gap I recently wrote about Brightidea's Webstorm Idea Collection and Ranking Portal that facilitates the innovation process (see Brightidea - Brings Focused Enterprise 2.0 Capabilities to Innovation ). So there is a bit of "American Idol” plus at lot of social networking. I can see a TV reality show in the making; I hope it works and becomes a model for gathering innovation.

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Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Elsua

Like I have mentioned yesterday, it’s been a few days already since I jumped the shark and joined the bunch of early adopters who have been hammering down, and taking for a spin, the latest iteration of Google to get social with Google Plus , right after Google Wave and Google Buzz.

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OpenNTF – Bookmark Viewer for IBM Lotus Connections Dogear

Elsua

I am sure you would agree with me that Social Computing, and, in particular, social software tools, still have got plenty of different challenges within the enterprise in order to provoke that massive cultural shift most of us have been looking forward to for a long while.

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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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IBM SJ 46-4 | A model for CIO-led innovation

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

A series of unique open conversations among employees resulted in a new approach to collaborative innovation. This new model of innovation has become an important component of the IBM product and service strategy, as it has generated new solutions that have met quick market success. In this paper we describe this model of innovation and illustrate our experience in four case studies. We also describe the innovation process by briefly describing its various steps.

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Social Learning at TELUS by Dan Pontefract

Elsua

On a rather regular basis one keeps bumping into not only some rather interesting and engaging dialogue amongst your social network(s), but also precious little gems that are worth while sharing across beyond G+.

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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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Reflections from 2011 – Redefining Your Social Web Presence

Elsua

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.

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Personal Knowledge Management by Harold Jarche (BlueIQ Ambassadors)

Elsua

It’s one of those fascinating fields that has permeated successfully throughout time from traditional KM and into the world of Social Networking reaching a new level of awareness that surely makes it all worth while diving into, if you haven’t done so just yet.

Collaborating Externally with Your Customers: The Final Frontier of Enterprise 2.0

Elsua

I have been seeing this very same thing with some colleagues at work, who keep saying that the only way they have got to communicate, collaborate and innovate with their customers is through email, or Instant Messaging.

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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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From Office Space to the Social Office

Elsua

Sometimes you come across one of those videos that makes your fingers tingle quite a bit and you just cannot help but sharing it across through multiple venues (blog posts, tweets, social bookmarks, word of mouth, etc.etc.).

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Being Human – What Are You Afraid Of?

Elsua

Under the title Being Human he shared a few insights around the abstract that he submitted for the wonderful Social Business Edge conference event that will be taking place in New York in a couple of weeks and where he will be one of the many talented speakers.

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Killing Email: How and Why I Ditched My Inbox by Zen Habits

Elsua

Sometimes it’s more difficult than what people think, and other times, it just needs to happen… And that’s exactly what Leo seems to have done: move away from email and start using other forms of interactions, mostly making use of social software tools.

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Leadning by Example: Ada Lovelace Day

Elsua

I am sure that by now most folks out there would be familiar with what’s about to start happening in a few hours from now in the social software space, specially out there in the blogosphere.

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innovation Creators " Email is critical to Enterprise 2.0 and Office 2.0

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

innovation Creators Successful innovation is not about the ideas or inventions; it’s about the people. However, anti-spamming technology, and business social conventions prevent you for sending to the whole company, for example. 2) Increase the Pace of Internal Innovation For those who are long time readers of this blog, please forgive me for repeating myself a bit here. To do that, you need to take your knowledge workers and turn them into innovation creators.

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Interview with a teacher making smart use of social media

Joitske Hulsebosch

What always strikes me in contact with teachers is that there is so much difference in their attitude towards social media. One teacher loves social media and widely experiments with various media, another says "it's not for me" and doesn't want to try anything. education social media

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NPR opens the Kimono - Inside NPR

Green Chameleon

Whether it’s rolling out social networking, building new mobile products or improving our online strategy in general, we’re hoping we can develop better tools if you’re a part of the conversation. Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages

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Microenterprises and the Enterprise 2.0 Trajectory

Evolving Web

He explains: Enterprise social software isn't one application. It's a range of collaborative modes that includes blogs, wikis, micromessaging, personal dashboards, collaborative spreadsheeting, and social bookmarking. Focused Social Media " E20 "enterprise 2.0

A World Without Email – Year 2, Weeks 34 to 36 (On Meaningfully Managing Streams of Content)

Elsua

She comes up with a good number of very valid reasons as to why most of the social software tools available out there don’t work out for her rather well. She talks about information overload emerging from these social tools, a term that I’m sure we are all familiar with, and, perhaps, get to suffer from on a regular basis. Otherwise, we are going to continue suffering from information overload for a long while still… And not just from social software.

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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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Creating Order out of Chaos: Virtual Conference on Enterprise 2.0

Green Chameleon

David Mitchell Smith, VP & Gartner Fellow, will kick off the event with a discussion of how innovations in the consumer Web 2.0 Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages It couldn’t be more appropriate for the subject of Enterprise 2.0 than a virtual conference?  ebizQ will be hosting a virtual conference covering various aspects of Enterprise 2.0 opportunities and challenges on July 23rd.

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Leadership Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Social Network Analysis Social network analysis (SNA) is a set of theories, tools, and processes for better understanding the relationships and structure of a network. Stanford Social Innovation Review : Articles : Ten Nonprofit Funding.

ZAAZ Hiring Community Managers

Web Social Architecture

Above all else, we need brand-savvy, social media literate, agency-experienced doers. Detailed job description below: COMMUNITY MANAGER We are looking for a candidate that can thrive in a creative environment where collaboration, innovation and passion for the web are a must. Enact brand campaigns in social media. Promote content across social bookmarking and collaborative filtration engines. High emotional intelligence and online social skills.

Blog>> Knowledge Management Explained in Five Disciplines

Green Chameleon

social bookmarking tools that classify websites and allow other users to share them. People need to be engaged in conversations and encourage to share what they already know, in order to achieve more and to innovate. Again, we need to engage people in conversations; typical platforms are communities of practice, forums, and social networking tools. Overall, Knowledge Management supports smarter decisions making and innovation.

ZAAZ Hiring Community Managers

Web Social Architecture

Above all else, we need brand-savvy, social media literate, agency-experienced doers. Detailed job description below: COMMUNITY MANAGER We are looking for a candidate that can thrive in a creative environment where collaboration, innovation and passion for the web are a must. Enact brand campaigns in social media. Promote content across social bookmarking and collaborative filtration engines. High emotional intelligence and online social skills.

A Practical Guide to Implementing Web 2.0 (aka Social Networking Tools) in Your Organization

How to Save the World

aka Social Networking Tools) in Your Organization. social networking tools, social media and social software. This will be a lot of work, and will entail a lot of conversations with a lot of people (it is 'social software', after all)! Category: Social Networking.

Awareness Report Shows Significant Rise in Enterprise Social Media - Will It Continue?

Green Chameleon

It shows that social media initiatives are on are increasing and continue to evolve. Highlights include: Employers are starting to allow social media participation more freely in their organizations: The number of organizations that allow social networking for business purposes has increased dramatically to 69 percent in 2008 up from 37 percent last year. I think it is fine to do this for business social networking. Social media partially addresses this issue.

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10 Keys to Building a Social Media and Web Presence

Online Social Networking

Seven years ago in November 2003, I began my online networking exploration on Ryze , a new social web site which was, along with LinkedIn , one of the first social networking and business networking sites. Building My Social Media and Web Presence.

In uncertain times, Enterprise 2.0 takes the stage

Green Chameleon

Complexity reduction, efficiency increases and fast response times have been the cornerstone of many Enterprise Social Software pitches in the last 5 years. As traditional enterprise vendors suffer, a panacea for investors and customers is emerging with the nascent enterprise social software industry. “My clients always see my value as providing strong benefit of getting the most value out of social tools,&# of his work implementing and designing Enterprise 2.0

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Collaborative Thinking: Augmenting Search Via Tags & Bookmarks

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Microsoft UC (OCS) Presentations and Demos | Main | Videos from ODC 2008 » February 22, 2008 Augmenting Search Via Tags & Bookmarks Worth reading (via ReadWriteWeb ): This leads to the big question: what will be the next big thing that substantially improves search quality? Meanwhile, social bookmarking sites like del.icio.us Can Social Bookmarking Improve Web Search?

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Australia EVENTS: Free Social Media seminars

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

SOCIAL MEDIA SEMINARS OVERVIEW : April 22nd 9:30- 1pm Innovation in Cross Platform content. We basically showed TV and film using social media in a really really extended way, including games and full collaboration. Social Media is a lot more than just people chatting about a viral video. Browsers, RSS readers and social media mash-ups have evolved into being effective one-stop-shop views on a world of relevant content. … not all are free, some are $60.

The Future of Collaborative Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Aaron Fulkerson is co-founder and CEO of MindTouch , which has grown from a small open source project into a very popular collaboration platform that enables users to connect and customize enterprise systems, social tools and web services. "Social profiles: check.

The Firefox Story from Mitchell Baker- Engagement and Participation

Green Chameleon

McKinsey published an interview with Mozilla’s Mitchell Baker , titled Succeeding at open-source innovation. In addition they created scaffolding for people to work from, so that even if they were not innovating themselves, other people could. Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages

Social Behavior, Usage Patterns, and Adoption: My Enterprise 2.0 Conference Notes

Portals and KM

This post covers the session, Social Behavior, Usage Patterns, and Adoption. Then he asked about where does social media work? Walton began by noting the large numbers of people they are hiring and added that social media can help onboard them.   Social media can help here also. Here is a post I did in 2005 of their efforts then (IBM’s Social Software Initiatives: Blogs, Wikis, Tagging, and More – Part Three- Internal Applications ).

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Tact, efficiency define a balanced approach

Green Chameleon

Bringing social computing in to your organization in the near term will require measured amounts of tact and enthusiasm. Never before in business have so many innovations and creations been available for free. Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages In my first post here in the FastForwardBlog , I offered some tips on getting started down the path of Enterprise 2.0 in your organization.

An Early (and Smart) Step Towards “Mainstreaming� Enterpise 2.0

Green Chameleon

What I mean by trend is that over the past two years all the major workplace software vendors - Microsoft, IBM Lotus, Open Text, Google, Oracle, EMC Documentum, SAP, Adobe and so on - have all launched (or acquired companies that provide the elements of) "renovated" platforms that have collaboration and social computing at their cores. Dawn Foster notes the move of Enterprises to social. Zoli Erdos says “ Socialtext Becomes Really Social.

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Demand for on-demand too demanding for enterprises?

Green Chameleon

Continuous growth and innovation are core competitive requirements in most SaaS markets -addressing an ever-expanding array of customer and partner desires and requirements for interfaces and function. Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages

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