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

Elsua

And like every year, it is time for that yearly pilgrimage to what, to me, is *the* main IBM event of events on the topics of Collaboration, Knowledge Sharing and Social Business and, specially, this time around more than ever.

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IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – People-Centric vs. Content-Centric by Louis Richardson

Elsua

So, eventually, Louis picked up some of the biggest pain points that every single knowledge worker faces at the moment and for each of them he provides a potential solution from the Enterprise 2.0

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IBM Lotusphere and IBM Connect 2011 – The Agendas #ls12 #ibmconnect

Elsua

once the Lotusphere mayhem breaks loose and chaos unleashes with no remedy and I can already see lots of buzz and people getting excited about what’s to come over the next few days. But that’s all for Lotusphere. Both Lotusphere and IBM Connect are already here!

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Lotusphere and IBM Connect 2012 Highlights – Back to Basics of Conferences! #ls12 #ibmconnect

Elsua

As more and more blog posts are starting to come along sharing further insights on some of the major highlights from the recent IBM Lotusphere and IBM Connect 2012 events held last week in Orlando, Florida, I guess it’s now time for me to start sharing my two cents on what both events were like, what I learned, what I thought were some pretty interesting developments and happenings, as well as a bunch of other tidbits that I think would prove useful to share over here in this blog.

IBM Lotusphere 2009 Highlights

Elsua

A few days back, you would remember, I put together a couple of blog posts where I was sharing further details about the good number of online resources about the event itself, i.e. Lotusphere. Well, not many, I am afraid. At least, for now.

IBM’s Lotusphere 2010 Highlights – A Proposal for DIA

Elsua

Yes, of course, I am talking about last week’s IBM’s Lotusphere 2010 event that took place from the 17th till 21st of January. Once again , Lotusphere couldn’t cope with the demand of its thousands of attendees to provide a decent, and reliable!,

IBM Lotusphere 2009 Highlights - The Business Value of Collaboration Software

Elsua

Continuing further with some of the highlights from IBM ’s Lotusphere 2009 event that I attended in Orlando, FL, in January 2009, I thought I would cover what, to me, was one of the most inspiring and thought-provoking moments throughout the entire event.

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

Elsua

IBM’s Lotusphere 2010 is just around the corner (Starting next week already!) Lotusphere, as most folks who may have attended it already would know, is a huge event. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Social Computing Travelling

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

Elsua

I will be spending a couple of days off in both cities and in between I will be taking part of what promises to be quite an interesting couple of events taking place during next week: Lotusphere Comes to You 2009 ( Lotusphere llega a su ciudad 2009 ).

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

Elsua

Yes, indeed, it is that time of the year where very soon I will be on the road again for my second and third business trips of the year and already working towards finalising the last few details, before I embark on the not-to-be-missed and always interesting Lotusphere Comes To You events.

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

Elsua

Yes, indeed, it is that time of the year where very soon I will be on the road again for my second and third business trips of the year and already working towards finalising the last few details, before I embark on the not-to-be-missed and always interesting Lotusphere Comes To You events.

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

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

Elsua

So I thought I would go ahead and spend a few minutes today sharing plenty of the good progress I have made over the last five and a half months, since the last update. Well, that’s about to drop off this week, because we are in Lotusphere 2011 week!

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Collaboration Matters 8 and 9 - Lotusphere Highlights with “Los Dos Luis”

Elsua

heh) and on the agenda we were going to talk about Enterprise Social Software as well as detailing some of our key highlights from Lotusphere 2009 , held earlier on this year in Orlando, FL. And so we did take part on these two different fun podcasting episodes, where we talked about a whole bunch of different topics, but always with some of the best highlights, in our opinion, of Lotusphere 2009 running in the background. Lotusphere - the excitement and the challenges.

Want to Trust Your Employees? Give Them All Unlimited Vacation Days

Elsua

Indeed, in a rather inspiring and incredibly thought-provoking article, Joe Reynolds (From Red Frog Events ) shares the story of how over at his company (Red Frog) they celebrate vacation.

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Pardon the Interruption … From Adaptation into Engagement by Luis Suarez #soccnx

Elsua

Purely an intense two day long learning experience of passionate knowledge (Web) workers wanting to make the world, their world, a better place by sharing, collaborating and innovating out in the open. . IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open Leadership

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Social Business, Where Do You Stand?

Elsua

A few days back, just before I embarked on to another business trip to both London (To attend and present at the #UCExpo event ) and Paris (To present at the Lotusphere Comes To You event ) – more on both of those wonderful events shortly!,

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BlueIQ at IBM Finally Goes External!

Elsua

Pretty much along the lines of the kinds of articles I have been sharing myself on my own personal Internet blog as well over the course of time. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Enterprise( Note: You see?

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IBM’s Social Business Jam – Are You Jamming Yet?

Elsua

Of course, I am talking about IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 conference event that took place from January 30th till February 3rd and my short visit to Morristown, New Jersey, to conduct a couple of workshops for some customers on The Social Enterprise and Social Software Adoption.

Impact of Social Software Within the Enterprise by Jon Iwata

Elsua

After the wonderful Lotusphere Comes to You 2009 events (in both Madrid & Barcelona) from last week and after taking a couple of days off to enjoy thoroughly both cities, it is time to return back home and, with that, back into my usual and regular blogging activities.

The Business Value of Social Networking by David Tebbutt

Elsua

Some of those caveats are very tied in with what traditional Knowledge Management attempted to do from the very beginning but failed to deliver over the course of the years. Tags: Social Computing Communities Knowledge Tools Knowledge Management Enterprise2.0

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.

Time Flies When You Are Having Fun – Happy IBM Anniversary!

Elsua

Can you imagine yourself in today’s world, 2012, where the average knowledge worker hangs around a job for 4 years approximately, lasting in any business for 15 years and still have a feeling that you are just getting started? Whoahh! Who would have thought about that, eh?

New Experiement: Splitting Personalities

Elsua

To name: Knowledge Management, Collaboration, Communities, Learning, Social Computing and Social Software Adoption. For the last few days I have already been using that second Twitter account to continue sharing nuggets about the very same topics as with the other one, but with a slight twist.

Giving up on Work e-mail - Status Report on Week 47 to 49 (On a Steady Pace)

Elsua

This time on another plane from Raleigh / Durham (RDU) to Atlanta (ATL) and from there on to Orlando (MCO), as I am on my way to attend and participate at the IBM event Lotusphere 2009. Finally, typically, by now, after I have commented on the various weekly status reports, I would go ahead and share with you folks an interesting link or two, relevant to the topic of re-purposing e-mail and which I would consider worth while mentioning. Let Lotusphere begin!

Enterprise 2.0 Conference Highlights – Finally, Decent Internet Access

Elsua

As mentioned in yesterday’s blog post, I’m now ready to start sharing with you folks a number of different articles that I have been drafting together over the last few weeks around the topic of some of the major highlights from the recent Enterprise 2.0

Trip to London to Participate in SOMESSO / Headshift’s Social Business Summit

Elsua

So much to share, so much to learn from, so many conversations and discussions to dive into; in short, now you know where my excitement originates from and why I am really looking forward to participating in this Social Business Summit.

Staying Connected Always Comes with a Price – Are You Willing to Pay for IT?

Elsua

That’s all what matters for Web Knowledge Workers nowadays don’t you think? IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Social Computing Travelling

E L S U A ~ A KM Blog Thinking Outside The Inbox by Luis Suarez » Successful Social Networking for Business Collaboration by Ed Brill

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

At the same time on one of the presentations you would be able to see how he is sharing his insights on having a good balanced approach towards adopting both behind the firewall social software tools as well as external ones.

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?

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

Very helpful tools not only capable of enhancing your real-time collaboration experience, but also with great potential to help you find the experts right when you need them and when they can collaborate and share their knowledge with you.

E L S U A ~ A KM Blog by Luis Suarez " Blog Archive " APQC KM & Innovation 2007 - The Role of Knowledge Management in Innovation by Carla O'Dell - Part Deux

John Tropea - Delicious Community

If you would remember, the last weblog post that I created was on the keynote session that Carla O’Dell did around the subject of The Role of Knowledge Management in Innovation. Support and enhance a knowledge-sharing culture.

E L S U A ~ A KM Blog " Blog Archive " Communities of Practice and Their Business Value

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Anyway, in one of the e-mail exchanges Douglas actually shared with one a link to a web site there you would be able to watch a very interesting interview that details the true business value of Communities of Practice (a.k.a. Thanks, Douglas , for sharing the link !

E L S U A ~ A KM Blog by Luis Suarez " Blog Archive " APQC KM & Innovation 2007 - Measuring the Impact of Knowledge Management

John Tropea - Delicious Community

And that was exactly the one day training I attended: Measuring the Impact of Knowledge Management. Say, how do you measure your own knowledge? Category: Communities , Enterprise2.0 , IBM , Innovation , Knowledge Management , Knowledge Tools Tags: 1 Comment » Dennis D.

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E L S U A ~ A KM Blog by Luis Suarez » Blog Archive » Is Social Networking Good for the WorkPlace? - Something in the Water…

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

How can we say whether it is going to help us improve the way we interact with other knowledge workers and customers, if we first do not try the tools for ourselves and see if they would meet our needs or not? IBM Lotusphere 2009 Highlights Trip to Barcelona on 19th May - Fancy Meeting Up?

E L S U A ~ A KM Blog by Luis Suarez " Blog Archive " Social Media Today - The Art and Science of Forming Successful Online Communities

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But, before I do that, let me just share with you as well that you can also watch the webcast yourself by going into the following URL and then click on the Join Event button. As you would be able to see from the link I shared above , the featured speakers were actually incredibly good.

Collaborative Thinking: Enterprise 2.0: A Critical Assessment

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Hierarchy and formal controls can inadvertently result in compliance policies, decision-making roles, and work handing rules that constrain the ability of people to effectively communicate, share information, and collaborate. security), but they have unintended consequences: communication may not be timely, relevant knowledge might not be shared, and collaboration may not occur across departmental boundaries.

Collaborative Thinking: Building a Culture of Collaboration

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Edmondson of Harvard discuss reasons employees are reluctant to share creative ideas to improve products, processes or performance. Based on 200 interviews, they conclude that many employees, without justification, feel uncomfortable sharing their ideas: "Making employees feel safe enough to contribute fully requires deep cultural change that alters how they understand the likely costs (personal and immediate) versus benefits (organizational and future) of speaking up."

E L S U A ~ A KM Blog by Luis Suarez " Blog Archive " Damaka - Experience the Joy of Communicating with a Twist

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Perhaps at a later time I will share a couple of weblog entries on what that experience is like, specially with the latest client available and which brings the client a bit closer to the social computing realm. Desktop Sharing : No need to have additional plugins installed.