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The Fallacy of Social Networking


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 Networking Sites Need to Grow Up into the 21st Century.

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KM, Enterprise 2.0 and Social Business: One and The Same


and KM are, essentially, one and the same! Including making some of the very same mistakes KM went through back in the day. If you ask KMers about Social Computing, Social Networking or Enterprise 2.0 put together under “ Don’t Do KM!

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How Social Networking Can Improve Work Meetings


Never mind as well how by shifting gears and moving the interactions of those meetings into social networking tools we would have the opportunity to get rid of the two main reasons I mentioned above as to why we are so obsessed with hosting meetings at the moment.

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How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools


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?

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Social Networking Gets Serious – #prayforjapan


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.

Addressing Social Networking Gripes with Shared Value


I am sure that if I would go ahead and ask you the very same question for social networking tools, they may not well be the same pet peeves, but I am certain you could name quite a few of them as well.

My KM World Session Notes: Creating a Semantic Infrastructure Platform

Portals and KM

Here is the first in my notes from the 2011 KM World. In the early days of KM, there were numerous attempts to utilize information technologies and approaches (search, taxonomies, etc.) However, today, with a rich array of text analytics and knowledge platform software, we are in a position to support real knowledge creation and sharing, but only if we approach it with the right foundation. He asked how many people were involved in KM and everyone raised their hands.

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


on providing education on making use of all of these social software tools, which I found rather intriguing, because it looks like we are bound to repeat the very same mistakes we did back then when something called email, or Instant Messaging, for that matter!

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Building networks, Selling KM, Meetings as KM behaviors, IBM in a KM shift, Super Crunchers

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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.

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3 Benefits of KM, 3 Types of Community and Online Facilitation, Social Network Software, X-teams - Weekly Knowledge Management blog by Stan Garfield

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KM Blog of the Week Platform neutral by Ed Mitchell Three types of community This is a brief overview of three community models. Centralized facilitation De-centralized facilitation Distributed facilitation KM Link of the Week Trampoline Systems Enterprise software that harnesses social behavior Enterprise software is changing. Trampoline has gone right back to the underlying social behavior and created software that harnesses human instincts instead of disabling them.

Networks Eat Strategy for Breakfast.Everyday - Keyhubs

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Networks Eat Strategy for. Networks Eat Strategy for Breakfast…Everyday December 23, 2011. Each company’s ”networks” are different and unique. Following are network maps for two organizations we have worked with. socialnetwork_km strategy culture

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Enterprise 2.0, Where Art Thou?


Design, Change Management, Social Network Analysis , Wirearchy , and, specially, Employee Engagement , which I realise won’t be a new subject per se, since I have blogged about it for a good while already, but I still feel there is a lot more to share across and talk about.

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There Can Be No Resilience Without Transformation


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 reason why all of these social networking tools are so popular with 2.0

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How the Social Enterprise Defines the 21st Century Workplace – Moving To The Edge


Why would you want to hire more people when your current workforce has tripled their productivity, as well as their customer satisfaction, by using social software tools, don’t you think? IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Social Enterprise

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The Case for Corporate Social Networking

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There are many benefits to implementing social networking. Here are some of them: Employee Engagement – Today’s generation is entering into the workforce after spending years on social networks. For them, usage of computers has primarily been to network with classmates and friends.

Google Plus and Twitter – How They Work for Me Hand in Hand


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. It’s something difficult to see work just right and scalable in other social networking sites.

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The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise


There is no doubt that effective collaboration that is happening amongst individuals, teams, networks and communities, as part of that social transformation of culture, process and people, is a key success factor to become a Social Enterprise.

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


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.

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Why Best Practices Don’t Work for Knowledge Work


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. Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Social Computing

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Google Plus – One50, Two50 and TheRest


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.

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Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary


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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5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload


In the end, that tacit knowledge will be shared across through multiple social networks, reach a plateau of sustainable flows and from there onwards we would be able to manage it all much better. I heart Activity Streams. I mean, I * love* them to bits!

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Hierarchy and Network: Two Structures, One Organization - John Kotter - Harvard Business Review

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John Kotter Blogs John Kotter On: Leadership , Managing People , Change Management Hierarchy and Network: Two Structures, One Organization 1:01 PM Monday May 23, 2011 | Comments () Email Tweet This Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Print Almost all companies organize people in a hierarchy, and then run well known managerial processes (planning, budgeting, staffing, measuring, etc) with it. hierarchy socialnetwork_km enterprise

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Reflections from 2011 – Redefining Your Social Web Presence


How can I summarise this new strategy towards social networking in a short sentence, so that you would be able to have a glimpse of what I am about to get started with?

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Social Business Forum 2011 – Communities or Organisations – The New Collaboration Ecology


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Why Social? To Help Colleagues Work Together Much More Effectively


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.

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Google Plus – A Vitamin or an Aspirin?


One of those ideas that Louis mentions on that presentation that I actually find quite thought-provoking is how most organisations would need to look at social software within a business context. I am not saying that social software is problematic.

The Art of Collaborating Effectively in Virtual Teams


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. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

The Future of the WorkPlace – Social Business


Today, in this blog post I would want to reflect a little bit further more on what the future of the workplace is , and, more specifically, how the use of all of these social software tools is changing the way knowledge workers get their jobs done.

Working Smarter … (IBM Lotus Software)


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?

Green Chameleon » Social Software Guides

Green Chameleon blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Social Software Guides Max Kiesler has published an extremely useful list of 40 downloadable open source social software applications (thanks Maish ).

Year-End Thoughts On Enterprise 2.0 Social Software (Part 2)

Collaborative Thinking

& Social Software , I wanted to provide a background context on some of the areas where Enterprise 2.0 This was the fundamental mistake that doomed many KM projects in the late nineties. Social Software lacks definition. is about when it comes to use of social software.

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


IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing A-World-Without-Email

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How to Use Employee Engagement to Boost Your Business


Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Metablogging Personal KM Social Computing Work Life IntegrationCurating good, relevant content that matters to you is just such a wonderful thing!

Ten Reasons Your Corporate Social Network Should be an Innovation Social Network

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Innovation Management Products Customers Partners News Center Blog About Us The Leader In On-Demand Innovation Management Categories Current Affairs Innovation Tips Archives April 2009 March 2009 December 2008 Subscribe to our RSS Feed Ten Reasons Your Corporate Social Network Should be an Innovation Social Network Posted by Matthew Greeley at 10:48 AM, March 24, 2009 1. If your social networking platform is generic, beware, you may be fighting with one hand tied behind your back.

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


My good friend, Harold Jarche , talked about this very same thing as well not long ago on a virtual IBM event for the community of social software evangelists that I co-lead with one other colleague and which I blogged about over at ? Enterprise Tagging Service social software saves IBM $4.6

Social Business in 2013 – A Commitment


Why they are not provoking their own business transformation through social networking when they may well be big advocates themselves of the change? IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Open Business Personal KM Productivity Tools

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Social Task Management – When Social Business Got Down to Work – #e2conf Highlights


conference event were the two different breakout speaker sessions that Alan Lepofsky , along with Yvette Cameron (both VP and Principal Analysts, from Constellation Research ), did on leveling up the game for social software. Taking the Training Wheels Off Social Software.

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9 Ways To Increase Your Productivity While Working From Home


Impose Time Limits on Specific Tasks: Oh, yes, ever since I have introduced The Pomodoro Technique to help me schedule time chunks on specific tasks, specially, rather complex ones, also even the time I spend on social networking tools, it’s made a huge difference for me.

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