Engineering Life Work Integration


After all, it’s a beautiful, wonderful world out there and every extra hour that we spend doing overtime or not having that time off for ourselves to do other things as part of that personal work life integration strategy you should all start working your way through on it, you are losing out.

Technology Stewardship: App Integration Testing

Digital Habitats

So I went searching for a white board or pinboard app that had Slack integration. Why the integration? and Slack integration. I wonder if it has Slack integration? Dave Gray) … my response: Good question about why integrate. Good question about why integrate.

Becoming a Successful Socially Integrated Enterprise – The Long Journey


Why are we embarking in such a journey to become a successful Socially Integrated Enterprise in the first place?

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On homeschooling, integration and Dutch


Netherlands, thank you and goodbye – This one came on FB and on It’s written by Kai-Ting Huang, a Taiwaneese user experience designer who left Netherlands after four years on study and work.

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Facilitation as integration

Viv Mcwaters

In his book Mindsight , Dan Siegel writes about integration as the “way we avoid a life of dull, boring rigidity on the one hand or explosive chaos on the other&#. His thinking about integration is influenced by complexity science. Vertical integration At last!

Work Live Integration – 23 and 1/2 Hours


Instead, a long while ago I have made the transition into what some people have been calling work life integration, where one of key words / concepts that has started making the rounds in the last few years, that is, flexibility, is gaining more and more importance and relevance as we move forward.

integrated scaffolding model in communities

Taming the spaces

Here is the mapping of different aspects of an integrated scaffolding model of Learning layers project in semantic adaptive support systems: I. Scaffolded learning perspective considers interactions of the learner with scaffolds provided by the community II. Distributed cognition perspective considers the cognitive aspect of learning in the community settings III. Community knowledge perspective deals … … Continue reading → learning layers

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Statistics: Why integrate Facebook into your business

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Here’s what Facebook says about media sites using Like buttons and other social plugins: The average media site integrated with Facebook has seen a 300% increase in referral traffic. STATISTICS WITHIN What are the social media statistics of engaging on Facebook?

The Further Integration of Cloud Services

Portals and KM

Their platform offers a means for workers with little coding experience to create applications and workflows that integrate with its core SaaS CRM offering. It is also a good thing as it enhances the integration required to really make enterprise 2.0

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Integrating Alfresco with Office Online in Office 365 – Options?

Michael Sampson - Currents

The latest version of its integration is called Alfresco Office Services , which: … provides a fully-compatible SharePoint repository that allows Microsoft Office Suite applications (for example, Word, PowerPoint and Excel) to interact with Alfresco as if it was SharePoint.

Mix and Match: integration of social media

Joitske Hulsebosch

You can integrate your Wikipage as a page in your social network (this is possible in the example of Ning). by Beth Kanter) • Social media integration: examples and tips. Tags: integration social media When you use social media, it may seem very chaotic and dispersed.

Testing G+ WordPress integration

Alchemy of Change

#gwp Google+: View post on Google+. More Google gwp

Testing G+ WordPress integration

Alchemy of Change

#gwp Google+: View post on Google+ Post imported by Google+Blog. Created By Daniel Treadwell. More Google gwp

Moxie Integrates with Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Portals and KM

I have written about the need to combine the collaboration capabilities of the new social tools with the enterprise transaction and documentation apps such as CRM (see for example, Integrating the Interactions with the Transactions).

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Portals and KM

This integration makes a lot of sense to me and is consistent with the trends I am seeing across the social platforms I have covered before (see New for Office 2013 Simplifies SharePoint Access in the Cloud and Elsewhere and Mobile Brings SharePoint to the iPad ). Now ® has created a way to bridge the gap between Apple and Microsoft to create a unified social user experience for the enterprise across the iPad, iPhone and desktop with

Badgeville Integrates with IBM Connections

Portals and KM

Recently I spoke with Chris Lynch about their integration with IBM Connections. Through the Badgeville for Yammer integration, those achievements were then published into the Yammer stream. This sales best practices example is one of the ways that Badgeville integrates with IBM Connections. Another feature in the Connections integration is reputation management.

Adaptation: The Key to Become a Socially Integrated Enterprise


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Technology Stewardship: App Integration Testing

Full Circle Associates

So I went searching for a white board or pinboard app that had Slack integration. Why the integration? and Slack integration. I wonder if it has Slack integration? Dave Gray) … my response: Good question about why integrate.

IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise


That’s when the journey to become a successful social business will go into the next level, moving away from that technology focus into one where it is fully integrated into how we do and conduct business, how we all become a lot more engaged, transparent and nimble at what we already do.

Facebook IM Integration

Collaborative Thinking

First thought: If Meebo can integrate with XMPP systems - why can't Microsoft? Second thought: Why hasn't IBM integrated with Facebook's XMPP-based IM system? Third (and last) thought: Given Cisco's acquisition of Jabber and efforts with WebEx Connect - you would imagine integration with Facebook as well. Note: This is not the first time I've picked on Microsoft (and others) for ignoring XMPP-based IM.

Polycom Integrations and Extensions for Lync 2013

Michael Sampson - Currents

At the Lync Conference, Polycom announced new capabilities for integrating Lync 2013 with Polycom equipment: " Together, Polycom® RealPresence® video and voice solutions and Microsoft Lync unify communications across work environments - on the go, home and work offices, conference rooms, and immersive theaters. Integrations include: - A forthcoming room based video conferencing system, that integrates with Lync 2013.

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State of Customer Data Integration in 2012

Portals and KM

In February 2012, Scribe Software surveyed 300 business leaders and channel partners to uncover opportunities and challenges associated with customer data integration. “ The State of Customer Data Integration in 2012” report contains input from C-level executives, business analysts and IT engineers, and systems integrators and consultants who design and implement data integration for their enterprise clients. This possible integration is an interesting fact in itself.

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BroadVision’s Clearvale Offers Integrated Enterprise Social Networking Platform

Portals and KM

However, these are often different programs using different tools that are not integrated.   You can create separate networks for each group but manage them as an integrated system. If they had done both he asked how many have integrated the two.

Novell Vibe 3.3 Includes Seamless Integration with Microsoft Office

Portals and KM

offers integration with Microsoft Office 2007 and 2010 as one of the major enhancements. This integration provides rich additional functionality to Office users. It includes tight integrations with Novell GroupWise 2012, giving users access and interaction across Vibe and GroupWise content from one place, bridging the gap between personal and team productivity to make people more efficient throughout their work day.

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Newsgator Integrates Social Software into Core Work Process

Portals and KM

When asked how can NewsGator make social more useful, they were told to integrate it into work processes. This was already happening for some work with their SharePoint integration.

Blogger integrates feedburner feeds

Joitske Hulsebosch

A short blogpost to alert all blogger-bloggers to the fact that feedburner and blogger have apparently collaborated to make the integrating of a feedburner feed into your blogger blog easy. You go to settings, then site feed and add the URL of your feedburner feed. Having a feedburner feed is very useful if you want to monitor the subscriptions to your blog. You can read more here.

Integrating a 1-to-1 tablet initiative at primary level

e-Moderation Station

In this guest blog post Dimitris shares his experience from Doukas school in Athens which integrated ICT into the syllabus (one tablet PC per student) in 2009 and has become a Microsoft Case Study for adopting this approach. ICT educators: Dimitris Primalis. Image by gterez.

Integrating the Interactions with the Transactions

Portals and KM

I recently read about the Five Top Challenges of Integrating Social Media Data with Business Applications by Elias Terman on the CTOEdge. However, as I wrote in Putting Social Media to Work , to be effective these systems that support interactions have to integrated with the systems of record that support transactions.  The biggest failure is the lack of workflow integration to  drive culture change.”.

Organizations Struggling to Integrate Customer Channels

Michael Sampson - Currents

Recent research by Pitney Bowes points to the problem of low integration between different marketing channels , and the consequential costs of this: " Pitney Bowes Software (PBS), a global leader in customer data, analytics and communication software and services reveals, through a study of large B2C organisations in UK, France and Germany, that customers are being lost through fragmented and inconsistent communications and failure to integrate marketing channels.

Socialtext Continues to Focus on Workplace Integration

Portals and KM

Eugene said that when Socialtext Signals and its microblogging capability, was introduced in 2008 the focus was on integration from the start. As I wrote in my 2010 interview with Ross Mayfield, it is fully integrated with the complete Socialtext platform. I recently added in a post, Putting Social Media to Work , this integration is what enterprise 2.0 The platforms that Socialtext can easily integrate with include SharePoint and

Integrating Transactions and Interactions: A Fable

Portals and KM

In the last two days, I wrote about: Integrating the Interactions with the Transactions, and Maybe Enterprise 2.0 I this post I want to share an example of an early success with this type of integration using old school tools. Is About the Technology. The new enterprise 2.0 could make this type of effort both easier and more powerful.    We did this before the term knowledge management was pervasive.

The 1-minute guide to integrating technology into teaching

e-Moderation Station

One of the biggest challenges facing EFL (and other) teachers today is how to integrate technology into our classes in a meaningful and principled way. Integrating technology is not just finding a great new tool or idea and then trying it out. blended edtech integration tips

Moxie Integrates with Collaboration and Communication Software

Michael Sampson - Currents

Moxie Software announced new integration options between Employee Spaces and various other enterprise collaboration and communication tools, including SharePoint, Outlook, Skype (for presence availability), and Atlassian Confluence, among others: " Microsoft SharePoint Integration. Microsoft Outlook Integration. Moxie Software has built bi-directional integration between Microsoft Outlook and Employee Spaces.

BlackBerry Client for Microsoft SharePoint — Update on Calendar Integration

Michael Sampson - Currents

The calendar integration to the BlackBerry calendar was of particular interest to me, as I haven't seen this done before. It's a good first step, but more is needed on the calendar integration. Last week I pointed to RIM's announcement on its BlackBerry Client for SharePoint.

BlogBridge Integrates Twitter with Its Latest Release

Portals and KM

This is smart move to integrate two content discovery tools as they did with Recently I caught up with Pito Salas, founder of my favorite RSS reader, BlogBridge.

Facebook Developers | Integrating Facebook Chat Everywhere

Collaborative Thinking

Now developers can integrate Facebook Chat with their Web-based, desktop, or mobile instant messaging products. Facebook Developers | Integrating Facebook Chat Everywhere. Finally. certainly took a while. Interesting given discussion of Facebook offering traditional email services as well. Every day people send more than two billion chat messages to each other on Facebook.

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Building an Integrated Social Media Dashboard

The Bumble Bee

I have been looking for way to monitor and track all my websites/blogs plus all my social media accounts (linkedIN, Twitter etc) from a single dashboard. I figured this would be pretty easy - a thing that most people would want to do! Not so - despite the abundance of great social media tools I found it surprisingly difficult to find one which met all my requirements. Social Networking

Collaborative Thinking: Integrating SharePoint And Confluence

Collaborative Thinking

It would be valuable for Microsoft to continue down this path of providing well-defined and public interfaces (as opposed to vendor point-to-point deals) so that other blog and wiki vendors could integrate with the platform.

Vizit 4.0 for SharePoint - with Integrated Conversations about Documents

Michael Sampson - Currents

Vizit Social eXchange integrates social conversations with SharePoint content, workflow, records management, and security. Vizit released Version 4.0 of its SharePoint add-on product.

MicroGuilds Musings on Scrum and Team Integration

Evolving Web

Scrum and Agile are wonderful team organizational systems. It’s been easy to see the benefits, but over time, we’ve started to see some issues appear. Since the benefits are measurable and the battle to get Agile accepted has been hard-fought, those that have suggested there may be improvements to the system have been treated with suspicion. No one wants to go back to the mistakes of the past. Guilds are rarely discussed now, except as anachronisms.