Can Using Facebook Within Your Organization Add Value?

Leading Virtually

They argue that the use of Facebook to engage in social chit-chat will distract employees from their work and make them unproductive. I believe that these business leaders are not seeing the value of the social interaction that is facilitated by a tool such as Facebook.

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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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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?

Using IBM Lotus Connections 2.5

Elsua

IBM’s Lotus Connections v2.5 My fellow colleague, and good friend, Luis Benitez , has already been sharing some details over at Lotus Connections 2.5 And relevant information resources are starting to become available for everyone as well, like the Lotus Connections v2.5

Lotus Knows IdeaJam Still Under Way!

Elsua

Yes, indeed, check out Lotus Knows IdeaJam. Yes, the usual 72 hours for these kind of online collaborative events where thousands of people flock into a single online space to share their ideas on how to do things better around a specific set of topics that have been predefined before.

The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections – On the Business Case for Corporate Blogging

Elsua

Well, it looks like Jean Francois decided to tap into this very same thing as well and the second episode of " The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections " is now based on blogging and the many benefits of having a corporate blog.

Can Using Facebook Within Your Organization Add Value?

Leading Virtually

They argue that the use of Facebook to engage in social chit-chat will distract employees from their work and make them unproductive. I believe that these business leaders are not seeing the value of the social interaction that is facilitated by a tool such as Facebook.

The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections — Communities: The Driving Force of Enterprise 2.0

Elsua

Being able to tap into a community of several hundred facilitators (Of their own communities, of course) to share experiences, lessons learned, knowhow, community building techniques, and so forth, is a privilege that very few people can get exposed to in a lifetime.

The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections — Collaborating Effectively through Wikis

Elsua

It will also make you question, as a social computing evangelist / enthusiast (If you are one), what you have been advocating all along with regards to email and its (mis)use within the corporate world, to the point where perhaps it is not such evil after all.

The Man Who Should The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections – Tag, You’re It!

Elsua

In a way, it was triggered again by some of the conversations I had during the break(s) at the Social Business Summit, so I thought it would be a good time to finally address it, at least, with this initial blog post. Did you share your passion(s) across?)

The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections – On the Misuse of Email

Elsua

Funny enough, if you would ask me for the number #1 misuse of email file sharing will be it, by far!; the scenario that we go through every time we share a file through email.

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.

A World Without Email – Year 3, Weeks 11 to 18 (Social Networks Spur the Demise of Email in the Workplace)

Elsua

So I guess it’s a good time to come back and share with you folks what’s been happening. I am not planning on sharing the various weekly progress reports , since you would be able to check out all of those eight weeks directly from the latest one.

Enterprise Microblogging Use Cases: Help Reduce Your Inbox Clutter!

Elsua

Roll-up: Businesses Love Microblogging “, which is pretty close to another one shared by her the previous day under the title “? Yes, “ businesses *love* microblogging “, but just as much as knowledge workers do as well! Serendipitous Knowledge Discoveries.

Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary

Elsua

And what a better way of finishing that year end report than sharing with you all the last week, i.e. week #52, along with the overall yearly report itself. I know, a long time ago, but still worth while sharing across before we catch up with 2011′s, don’t you think?

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IBM Lotusphere and CONNECT 2012 – Here We Go Again! #ls12 #IBMConnect

Elsua

Yesterday was my last vacation day and today, once again, to kick off another exciting year ahead of living social , and a few other things, I am sure!, And this year both events come fully loaded with lots of social mobile opportunities.

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IBM Drives Enterprise Adoption of Social Networks with New Enterprise Adaptability Practice

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

6 March 2008 IBM Drives Enterprise Adoption of Social Networks with New Enterprise Adaptability Practice Enterprise-class Social Networking Is Closer than You Think—Resetting the Adoption Clocks Shades of Web 3.0—The How do companies create value with knowledge?

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Green Chameleon » Cynicism and the Propaganda of KM

Green Chameleon

Bloggers whose views I otherwise respect have been waxing lyrical about a slew of IBM and Lotus videos on KM released onto YouTube. One in particular, made by Lotus in 2000 (back when KM was still chic) particularly gets my goat.

E L S U A ~ A KM Blog by Luis Suarez » Blog Archive » IBM Drives Enterprise Adoption of Social Networks with New Enterprise Adaptability Practice

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Check out the article over at IBM Drives Enterprise Adoption of Social Networks with New Enterprise Adaptability Practice ! IBM Atlas and IBM’s Lotus Sametime family products. to start sharing their knowledge and collaborating with other knowledge workers.

Enterprise 2.0 Executive Forum | Blog | Enterprise Twitter – or how to tap social networks for expertise without using email

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

experts and consultants in Australia share their expertise in workshops at Enterprise 2.0 Executive Forum Blog Enterprise Twitter – or how to tap social networks for expertise without using email In organizational network analysis circles, an MIT study on how people find information is often cited. The early knowledge management systems were largely based on broadcast systems within organizations to be get help on particularly issues.

Breakfast with Alistair Rennie in Sydney - Some Notes

Michael Sampson - Currents

I'm in Sydney this week, and it just so happened that IBM Lotus is running a breakfast session wih Alistair Rennie on IBM's Advanced Collaboration work. Last few years have been good for Lotus - new customers, better products, innovative developments (Vulcan, Northstar, etc.), Matt Cain from Gartner (2009 conference) commented that the "future of email" could be Lotus Notes - because the Notes client integrates into a single interface. Tags: Conference Notes Lotus

Green Chameleon » Sharepoint and Magic

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Sharepoint and Magic In Singapore we’re surrounded by people who are struggling with dense jungles of Lotus Notes databases and Team Rooms which, because they were so easy to use, sucked up vast amounts of wonderful collaboration… but because they had very little governance or structure, grew like Topsy in all directions and eventually became too confusing to use.

Notes on Tuesday's Keynote on Becoming a Social Business

Michael Sampson - Currents

Impact of social technologies in business. But how do we improve efficiency and effectiveness of knowledge workers. Knowledge sharing. Networked enterprise - what about regulated industries? Do social networks become the ongoing knowledge bases of the organizaiton? Becoming a social business requires a cultural shift. Wendy Arnott, VP Social Media and Digital Communications. -. Become a social business.

Green Chameleon » The Technology Question in KM Tools

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about The Technology Question in KM Tools In my recent posts I was rather focusing on some soft factors of implementing knowledge related activities, like suggestions for organising your knowledge or on how to promote knowledge management initiatives. In order to enable knowledge sharing, we require tools and platforms.

Top 10 Use Cases Enterprise Microsharing Will Help You Get Less Email

Elsua

Also thinking that using email, versus social tools, to keep in touch with other family members sounds like a good approach to me. Alan builds up from there sharing a rather short, but amazingly powerful, YouTube video clip that explains just that!

Validating Social Computing by Living a Historial Moment at IBM

Elsua

most of the time around the area of Knowledge Management, collaboration, communities and social computing. My initial first contact with social software dates back to 2000 and 2001, when I was a member of one of the most active IBM communities (And still going strong!

News Updates (September 8, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

cBrain Knowledge Worker Desktop. cBrain announced an upcoming product line, the Knowledge Worker Desktop. " More , see also the Knowledge Worker Desktop blog. Headshift on Social Networking in Law. Lotus Connections Story.

IBM’s Lotusphere 2010: Getting the Most out of It (Virtually)

Elsua

A bunch of the folks I usually interact with online through various different social networking tools are going to be there and it’s going to be great seeing them again and continue, face-to-face, with the various conversations that we have been covering on line for the last few months.

Enterprise 2.0 Conference – What to Expect – The Pre-Event

Elsua

Continuing further with that series of blog posts I mentioned yesterday I would be sharing during the course of this week on the upcoming Enterprise 2.0 Getting Started With Enterprise Social Networking #e2conf4 (With Mike Gotta ).

Trip to Madrid and Barcelona to Present at Lotusphere Comes to You on Enterprise 2.0

Elsua

In this particular edition there are plenty of news to be shared as well and as such there are plenty of new sources of information. products IBM is offering at the moment: Lotus Quickr & Lotus Connections.

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

Elsua

10 years later one keeps hearing that very same inhibitor (Or excuse, who knows), when trying to collaborate and share their knowledge with external parties. I, too, have one I would want to share with you all: now we *do* have choices!

Trips to Madrid and Barcelona to Present at Lotusphere Comes To You

Elsua

Next week Tuesday and Thursday, 9th and 11th of March, I will be in both Madrid and Barcelona, respectively, presenting a couple of times per event on the topic of the Social Enterprise (What else, right? The Social Enterprise ) and Smart Work / Collaboration.

Trips to Madrid and Barcelona to Present at Lotusphere Comes To You

Elsua

Next week Tuesday and Thursday, 9th and 11th of March, I will be in both Madrid and Barcelona, respectively, presenting a couple of times per event on the topic of the Social Enterprise (What else, right? The Social Enterprise ) and Smart Work / Collaboration.

Big Blue’s Collaboration Challenges with Mark Hennessy

Elsua

The interview itself was hosted over at Forbes’ CIO Network , where I hoped the embedded options would be a rather pleasant user experience to go through overall, but I guess I was asking for a bit too much.

Enterprise 2.0 Conference Highlights – IBM Blogger Q&A

Elsua

The reason why I thought about sharing some further insights from this event is not necessarily to detail what went on all along throughout the whole time, but certainly share with you folks a few hints of what happened during that time that I am sure would be worth while sharing over here.

Work The Web

Elsua

How many times have you heard already, and over the last few months specially, how Social Computing (And social software along with social networking for that matter!) IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

IBM Lotusphere 2009 Highlights - We Can Work Smarter, Together

Elsua

Both The Power of the Lotusphere Community as well as Ed Brill have already talked about it and thought I would share it over here as well, since it is a rather short one (Under 3 minutes), as I am preparing for the weekend: Lotus Software - We Can Work Smarter, Together.

IBM’s Smart Work Global Jam – Towards the Smarter Enterprise

Elsua

and social software are helping out address and fix quite nicely and certainly provoke that knowledge workers continue to work smarter and not necessarily harder. There is just so much to share, discuss and learn from one another!

IBM Lotusphere 2009 Highlights - Social Softwre in the Enterprise by Chris Reckling & Sandra Kogan

Elsua

That superb presentation that Scott Gavin has shared a little while ago and which certainly set up a standard on what Enterprise 2.0 Social Software in the Enterprise.

KM World Session Notes: KM for the Future

Portals and KM

Buckman , Retired Chairman & CEO - Bulab Holdings, Patrick Lambe , Founder - Straits Knowledge, Dave Snowden , Founder & CSO - Cognitive Edge, Verna Allee , Founder - ValueNet Works and author, Value Networks & the True Nature of Collaboration. Longtime KM practitioners and industry pioneers reflect on the key strategies that are necessary for successful knowledge-sharing and application in any organization. The focus is less on storage and more on sharing.