The Fallacy of Social Networking

Elsua

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 just for the sake of social is now dead.

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How Social Networking Can Improve Work Meetings

Elsua

Specially, when those meetings are not set up by you, but by everyone else, and therefore making you lose the control , once again, in terms of one of the most precious things all of us, knowledge workers, have that we don’t seem to treasure well enough: Time.

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How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations

Elsua

Those absolutely mind-blowing and rather provocative sentences, as depressing and as exciting as they may sound, don’t come from a knowledge worker working in a particular corporation protesting about the poor state of workplace learning or learning in general.

2016 72

How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools

Elsua

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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Enterprise Social Networking Tips by Luis Suarez

Elsua

Over the course of the last few years there has been one particular aspect of social networking for business that I still haven’t come to terms with throughout all of that time. Perhaps the most vocal one being one of my favourite social networking tools: Google Plus.

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Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Is Blogging Dead?

Elsua

Have you moved all of your conversations to social networking sites? Where else would you be sharing lengthier ideas or thoughts that have been crossing your mind and that you would want to revisit again at some point in time?

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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.

My favourite things…

Chris Collison

One particular type of activity stands out as my favourite, running a knowledge-sharing and learning consortium. Here are my reflections… Lessons, recommendations and design principles for a knowledge-sharing consortium.

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Green Chameleon » Filenaming Conventions and Knowledge Sharing

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Filenaming Conventions and Knowledge Sharing Sometimes we get so wrapped up in the high flown theory and rhetoric of knowledge sharing, we forget the mundane, almost mechanical ways in which we can enhance it.

Knowledge Management, Stories, Roald Dahl and Matilda!

Chris Collison

For the uninitiated, it’s a musical production of Roald Dahl’s book of the same name – about a little girl who develops her own knowledge, imagination, stories and her own special powers in some pretty extreme family and school circumstances.

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Green Chameleon » What is Knowledge Sharing?

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about What is Knowledge Sharing? One of our participants was Awie Foong who’s studying knowledge sharing motivation for his PhD (by the way, he’s looking for companies to participate in his knowledge sharing culture study next month - you’ll get a customised report if you participate as a company). KNOWLEDGE SHARING IS GOOD.

More On Digital's Knowledge Sharing Efforts

Collaborative Thinking

John commented on my post, Why History Is Relevant To The Future Of Collaboration , which itself was a call-out reference from Patti Anklam that I caught on Twitter re: The Camelot of collaboration: The case of VAX Notes - Inside Knowledge. More on " Understanding collaborative learning in networked organizations " in the article below - please follow the citation link. Knowledge Ability Paper: Web 0.0 Social Media. social media (notably blogs and wikis).

Enterprise 2.0 Summit Highlights – “Knowledge Shared Is Power”

Elsua

Like I mentioned in yesterday’s blog post, there are lots of things that I would want to share across with you folks over the next few weeks, but for today I thought I would go ahead and get started sharing some initial highlights from the Enterprise 2.0

Green Chameleon » Tools for Knowledge Sharing

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Tools for Knowledge Sharing At the same iKMS session as Gabriel Szulanski (previous post) we aired a pre-recorded podcast with Prof Eric Tsui from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University’s KM Research Centre. He was sharing some interesting work he’s been doing with the KMRC’s clients, around identifying appropriate knowledge sharing tools.

Green Chameleon » Training and Coaching in Knowledge Sharing and Knowledge Transfer Techniques

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Training and Coaching in Knowledge Sharing and Knowledge Transfer Techniques For those of you in or near Singapore, we’re about to launch a comprehensive training and coaching programme in different techniques for knowledge sharing and transfer. Search Green Chameleon and Straits Knowledge Newsletter Subscribe to our newsletter for regular updates.

AIIM Conference: Communities Social Networks

Collaborative Thinking

I'll also be sharing some of the findings from our field research study on the topic of social networking within the enterprise. COL02: Improve Productivity, Talent Management, Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing with Communities and Social Networks. What solution areas are driving organizations to pursue community and social networking solutions. Tags: Social Networking & Collaboration

Have Prediction Markets arrived as an Enterprise Knowledge Sharing & Innovation Platform?

21st Century Organization

This Inside Knowledge Prediction Markets Masterclass (co-authored with colleague Victoria Axelrod) describes the prediction market landscape in 2008. Their platform targets "innovation management" and embeds prediction in a social networking platform.

Want to Know What Community Members (a.k.a. Customers) Need? Just Ask.

Online Community Strategy

As I mentioned in my kickoff post to “ Network Thinking “, there are really five core questions to frame your community strategy: WHO are your customers? Using social network analysis tools like LittleBird or NodeXL to analyze open networks like Twitter.

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Green Chameleon » A Simple Knowledge Sharing Ritual

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about A Simple Knowledge Sharing Ritual It was wonderful when someone I knew said to another recently “That’s knowledge management, making knowledge explicit. Each day, one staff member got to share in about 5-10 minutes a topic of interest just before roll-call which happens at the start of a new shift. I liked this simple, easy and light knowledge-sharing ritual.

Future of Social Networks by Charlene Li

Elsua

Tags: Productivity Tools Social Computing Innovation Communities Knowledge Tools Knowledge Management Enterprise2.0

Did You Know? Social Networks in Spain

Elsua

Who hasn’t heard about the now incredibly popular series of video clips shared in YouTube, amongst several other places, under the heading " Did You Know? " on the overall use of social networks across the world!

The Real Business Value of Social Networking

Elsua

After the amazing reactions from yesterday’s blog post on Defining Knowledge Management and Enterprise 2.0 And just include over here, as a teaser, one of the many little precious gems you will find in that article, so you can go ahead and read further on: " Why Social Networking?

Organising Knowledge » Social Networks and Categories

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Social Networks and Categories An interesting post from Graham Durant-Law pointing to a republished 1965 article by Harrison White on the ability to discern categories within social networks. “In this article White introduces the notion of a “catnet&# , where he brings together the ideas of categories and networks – hence catnet.

Social Media Planning and Evaluation for NGOs | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I thought I’d share a few of them on this blog. Social Media Strategy Planning & Measurement – What’s Working? With social media, however, strategy is a compass, not a map, because it is a fast changing territory.

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Green Chameleon » What Would a Knowledge Sharing Policy Look Like?

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about What Would a Knowledge Sharing Policy Look Like? When you want to introduce new information or knowledge management practices and habits in an organisation, it’s usually a good idea to make sure that your organisation’s policies reflect the things you want to happen. Search Green Chameleon and Straits Knowledge Newsletter Subscribe to our newsletter for regular updates.

Green Chameleon » What a Knowledge Sharing Policy Might Look Like

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about What a Knowledge Sharing Policy Might Look Like When you want to introduce new information or knowledge management practices and habits in an organisation, it’s usually a good idea to make sure that your organisation’s policies reflect the things you want to happen. Search Green Chameleon and Straits Knowledge Newsletter Subscribe to our newsletter for regular updates.

Knowing what good looks like…

Chris Collison

When it comes to organisations, with such a wide range of available knowledge-related ingredients, tools and techniques which can have a potential impact, it can difficult to discern “what good looks like” and which ingredients should be given prominence at different times.

Relationships and Identity: Two Sides of the Social Networking Coin

Collaborative Thinking

One of the interesting outcomes from my contextual research project on enterprise social networking was not only what was said by study participants but what was "not said". One such topic that did not come up to any great degree during the storytelling sessions was the topic of identity and its role in social networking. the people in the room, the way the conversations flowed, the project phase of the social networking project, etc).

Green Chameleon » Social Networks and Identity Mapping

Green Chameleon

It all started with Josh Porter who has been blogging ( here and here ) on how we form networks that look like concentric circles, where trust dissipates outwards, using Ben Shneiderman’s “Circles of Relationships&# visualisation.

Relationships and Identity: Two Sides of the Social Networking Coin

Collaborative Thinking

As organizations explore the use of social networking, the enterprise is no longer the only participant in managing identity. An employee’s social network site profile, social graph, and use of other social tools and applications enable them to construct additional identity facets to suit their own needs. As a result, organizations should incorporate “social identity” claims within identity management practices. social networking, etc.

The Business Value of Social Networking by David Tebbutt

Elsua

You will be able to access the presentation from this direct link , or you can watch the embedded version below: The Business Value of Social Networking. Which is just the perfect end of the slide deck itself with " So, what is the value of social networking? "…

Green Chameleon » Ethics and Social Network Analysis

Green Chameleon

Posted by Patrick Lambe on 09/01/08 at 12: 16 PM | Categories: KM Applied , Social Network Analysis | Permalink 1 Comment so far Graham Durant-Law Hi Patrick. Search Green Chameleon and Straits Knowledge Newsletter Subscribe to our newsletter for regular updates.

Knowledge Networks

Net-Map Toolbox

Steve Borgatti is my all time favorite Social Network Analysis author. I found this brief text about the meaning of different network structures for knowledge sharing and he does a good job of explaining how you can quantify the quality of a connection by looking at it’s multiplexity (do these two people just share knowledge or do they have more than one different link). Other people's work Quote Social Networks

Blog Talk Radio – Business Value of Social Networking with Mark Masterson and Luis Suarez

Elsua

I know, indeed, one of my favourite topics from all along: the good old ROI of Social Networking. And be ready to share your thoughts on what you think the business value of social networking is all about!

Keeping a Closer Eye on Employees’ Social Networking Will Give You More Than a Headache

Elsua

Even more when that trend collides, up front, with some fundamental privacy rights of knowledge workers. Have you read Keeping a Closer Eye on Employees’ Social Networking by Joshua Brustein? Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Social Computing

Blog Talk Radio – Business Value of Social Networking: Become a Hippie 2.0!

Elsua

John asked us a few rather interesting, insightful and provocative questions on what we thought were some of the major key points behind figuring out the business value of social networking.

Social Networking Webinar

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

for the corporate social networking community and will be presenting on the following topic: Title: Connectivity Powers Talent: Leveraging Employee Social Networks. Organizations that provide talent with tools to connect, build and manage their personal and professional networks, bond people to each other and to the organization. Implement the tools to facilitate improved knowledge sharing across globally dispersed organizations. FYI: I???m

“Command and control is dead”: the shape of next gen organisations is social networks | Open (minds, finds, conversations).

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Questions about how you manage companies, organisations, in the age of networks, when you have to move beyond the cloying constrictions of command and control hierarchies. This networked, cross-functional approach is prioritised for all.

A World Without Email - Year 2, Weeks 2 to 5 (Social Networking More Popular than Email)

Elsua

Ok, instead of sharing with you every single snapshot of each of the previous different weeks, since you can find them all at my Flickr account , I thought I would go ahead and just share the last one from last week, where you can see that incoming count of emails from all previous weeks.

SCoPE: Managing Multimembership in Social Networks: Oct 27-Nov 9, 2008 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

SCoPE: Seminars: Managing Multimembership in Social Networks: Oct 27-Nov 9, 2008 How do you track and keep up with blog conversations? How do you manage your time as you engage in social networks? Many of us confess to fumbling along and we engage in multiple networks.