Year-End Thoughts On Enterprise 2.0 Social Software

Collaborative Thinking

is more about how social software is used by people vs. what the social tool actually is. does not address all patterns of communication, information sharing, cooperation, collaboration, community-building, and social networking. filled in a critical gap that was long-missing in collaboration and knowledge management circles. community should perhaps work within the Wikipedia guidelines to refine the generic social software definition.

Will Social Software Replace Email in an Enterprise 2.0 World?


Perhaps, in a follow-up blog post I will talk a little bit about which social networking sites have now been become part of my recently created and ongoing " black list " Facebook, LinkedIn and Slideshare are just three of them, but there are a few more.

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 ).

Optimizing Social Software Design with Conceptual Graphs

Making CommunitySense

Today, I gave a presentation “Optimizing Social Software Design with Conceptual Graphs&# at LIRMM , Le Laboratoire d’Informatique, de Robotique et de Microélectronique de Montpellier: Abstract. The design of these systems includes the communal specification of communication and information requirements, as well as the selection, configuration, and linking of the software tools that best satisfy these requirements.

McAfee’s Hypothesis and The Adventures of Molly Discovering Social Software


Molly is a knowledge worker. A knowledge worker who always wants to do a good job. A knowledge worker. In short, in today’s corporate world, Molly is a knowledge worker who has taken responsibility for her work life.

Impact of Social Software Within the Enterprise by Jon Iwata


Many folks have been questioning the relevance and importance of social computing within the enterprise. I am one of those folks who thinks along those lines of the latter commentary, having been exposed to corporate social software tools behind the firewall as early as 2001.

The Business Value of Social Software by Luis Suarez


We all know that plenty of people nowadays are trying to figure out what is the main business value and various benefits of using social computing within the enterprise. ROI) conversations for Social Software that I like to talk about so much lately.

Barriers of Social Software Adoption within the Enterprise: It Will Cost You More than You Think!


Something that, to me, comes pretty close home as the main problem, issue, bottleneck, challenge (whatever other term you would want to use) on the full adoption of Social Computing within the enterprise by knowledge workers.

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Collaborative Thinking: Social Software`s Culture Clash

Collaborative Thinking

The portal might one day lead to the nascent internal social networking platform Schueller demoed, he says. Social Software`s Culture Clash March 15, 2008 in Enterprise 2.0 , Social Software | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Social Software`s Culture Clash : Comments You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

The Adventures of Molly Discovering Social Software – On the Importance of Status Updates


Yes, indeed, it looks like Molly’s adventures discovering social software at IBM continue and this time around, for episode #3 , on one of my favourite topics, although things around it haven’t been very smooth lately.

Collaborative Thinking: Social Software Vendor Roundup

Collaborative Thinking

Socialtext Traction Software TeamPage Twiki Open Source Social Bookmark Systems BEA Pathways Cogenz Connectbeam IBM Lotus Connections dogear component Scuttle Open source Feed Syndication Platforms Attensa KnowNow NewsGator Social Network & Community Sites Typically offer a mix of user profiles, blogs, wikis, social networking, etc. Our sales folks don't hear "we want a blog" or "we want a social network."

Green Chameleon » Information Neighbourhood as a Social Software Ecosystem

Green Chameleon

Check here and here for the background, and there’s a whole chapter in my book giving more detail on how information neighbourhoods fit into a knowledge organisation strategy for an enterprise.

Participatory Surveillance with Social Software in Creative Projects – Olga’s thesis

Taming the spaces

Participatory Surveillance with Social Software in Creative Projects. In this master thesis where the activities in web-based social software environments that support social creative projects are studied. The theoretical approach integrates social surveillance techniques with social software, participant behaviors in hybrid ecosystems, and also the new media art. Olga Ivanova , one of my students has finished her master thesis text.

Economist Finds Strong Belief in Business Value of Social Software

Portals and KM

Next was the use of blogs or wikis to initiate conversations and share knowledge inside or outside the company. It is appropriate that I learned about this work through social media, Jacob Morgan's blog post, Companies Believe Social Media Can Increase Revenue! It was one of the three most popular for the week on Social Media Today The Economist Intelligence Unit reported that Web 2.0 has moved from buzzword to reality in many of the world's largest corporations.

The Credit Crisis and Social Software - Part 1 - Why we need a return to credit based on social relationships

Green Chameleon

Here is the first of a series that will, I hope, help you see why we are in such a jam now and why social software may offer us a a healthy and sustainable way out. The core idea is that the natural reality of sound credit is that it is not transactional but social.

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Why Do I Share My Knowledge?


and Social Business thought leaders and blogger extraordinaire, Oscar Berg , put together a rather inspiring article that I thought would be worth while reflecting on, specially, since it is at the heart of not just social software, but also collaboration and knowledge management in general.

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Social Software Vendor Roundup

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta See how were connected Connections February 2009 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Categories Attention Management blogging BurtonGroupCatalyst07 BurtonGroupCatalyst08 Business_IT_Alignment Collaboration Commentary Communication design digital+life e-Mail Enterprise 2.0

Knowledge diversity

Bas Rues

Today I would like to discuss something about knowledge. The first thing I would like to mention about knowledge, is that there are many understandings about the concept. This post does not try to explain knowledge, nor my view of knowledge.

Giving up on Work e-mail - Status Report on Week 50 (Impact of Social Software in HR)


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.

Why Is Knowledge Sharing Important? A Matter of Survival


That man has got plenty of golden nuggets to share around the topics of Knowledge Sharing, Collaboration, Communities, Learning and Enterprise 2.0 Have you checked out one of his most recent blog posts on Why is Knowledge Sharing Important?

Green Chameleon " Priming Social Software Adoption

John Tropea - Delicious Community

I suggested they do a barn-raising then and there to (a) learn how the wiki works, and (b) get used to the idea of sharing their knowledge about the product and the sales process by contributing stuff that everyone could share.

Social Software Is Not Enough - The BrainYard - InformationWeek

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Rachel Happe ( @rhappe ) is a co-founder and principal at the Community Roundtable , a peer network for social media, Read Full Bio >> See More From This Columnist >> SHARE. Social Software Is Not Enough. Companies considering using social tools in their organizations must also come up to speed on community management. Social software is a bit of a Trojan horse. This cannot be addressed with software alone. Software Developers.

Knowledge Is … All About Working Smarter, Not Necessarily Harder!


You could probably say that it is not even knowledge work altogether, right? What if we would have that unique opportunity of injecting both smart collaboration and open knowledge sharing into the mix? Because, after all, “ knowledge is … passion and desire to learn!

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Blogging for Knowledge Workers by Lilia Efimova


Those people, who know me rather well, would probably tell you folks how if I were to single out a specific and unique social software tool that has always been my all time favourite, and still is!,

Why Best Practices Don’t Work for Knowledge Work


And here is why … "Best Practices" are the worst thing you can apply to any kind of knowledge work. Social Computing is no different! Always leaving room to improve the already existing knowledge by acquiring plenty more!

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Personal Knowledge Management by Harold Jarche (BlueIQ Ambassadors)


If you have been following this blog for a little while now, you would know how Personal Knowledge Management , a.k.a. And here is why … Managing knowledge is quite a daunting task; in fact, most people claim (I am one of them, too!)

Three Big Benefits of Social Software | Blogs |

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

ITBusinessEdge Newsletters Welcome, Guest Log In | Register Home Topics Resource Centers Blogs News Knowledge Network White Papers Premium Tools Events Blogs : Ann All Business of Tech Alignment, staffing and culture are often more critical than software and apps About this Blogger RSS | Next > Subscribe Sign up now and get the best business technology insights direct to your inbox. We recently started using the DRE Software BCN collaboration tool a few months ago.

Learning and Knowledge - Partners in Learning


For a good number of years, both Knowledge Management and Learning have always been associated with one another and overlapping quite a bit. A recent article published by Matt Moore over at Innotecture ’s Learning + Knowledge = ?

teens & the elderly getting fresh: innovation & social software

Engineers without Fears

The use of social software inside the firewall (or Enterprise 2.0) which I find tediously like the question "what is knowledge?" Knowledge and innovation are such diverse entities the local context of discussion really defines the answer that will help you. In the late 90s, the joke in KM circles was that KM in business was like teenage sex - lots of people talking about doing it, far fewer people actually doing it.

Can Twitter Serve as a Personal Knowledge Management Tool?


So when Bill Ives just recently questioned whether you could make use of Twitter as a Personal Knowledge Management tool I couldn’t help but wonder myself whether I am using it as well as my PKM tool of choice, along with my own personal business blog and a couple of other tools.

Defining Knowledge Management and Enterprise 2.0 – Sharing Your Story


Funny enough, that has been like that for quite a while, having gotten started around 2001, when I was first getting exposed to Knowledge Management (KM or Knowledge Sharing, whatever you would prefer) as time and time again I kept bumping into multiple knowledge managers wanting to define it.

Social Software, Community, and Organization: Where Practice Meets Process « Skilful Minds

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Collective understanding and collaborative understanding , as Thomas Vander Wahl makes clear, are different parts of what he refers to as the social sofware stack. In fact, we still design organizations to prevent practice and cultures that hoard knowledge and communities.

The Three Eras of Knowledge Management – Towards the Collective Knowledge of Conversations


In this case, Knowledge Management. If you are one of those knowledge workers interested in KM, or doing KM, this is one of those blog entries you should not miss out on! Leveraging Experiential Knowledge. Tags: Social Computing

Forum communities vs social software " eme ká eme

John Tropea - Delicious Community

eme ká eme Social media. Knowledge management. About Forum communities vs social software 1 10 2008 Well, who’d have guessed. While looking for a software fix, I landed on Matt Mecham’s blog and his unscripted rant about the difference between forums and social networks. He sees social networks as pervasive (everyone’s in it) whereas forums are “like content islands&# in which only a group of people participates.

A World Without Email — Year 3, Weeks 24 to 28 (Email Is Where Knowledge Goes to Die – The Presentation)


years now, where one day I decided to give up on corporate email altogether and, instead, make heavier use of social networking tools to collaborate and share knowledge with other fellow knowledge workers. Even your knowledge!

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The Connectbeam Social Computing Blog: Three Ways to Double the Value of Your Social Software

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

The Connectbeam Social Computing Blog A resource and viewpoint from Connectbeam on how social computing is changing the way we work. So how exactly does one “double the value” of social software? Prognostications for 2009 by Industry Leaders Connectbeam as Social CRM?

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An adoption strategy for social software in enterprise. Strange Attractor: Picking out patterns in the chaos

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

He uses blogs, social networks, Web 2.0 There are two ways to go about encouraging adoption of social software: fostering grassroots behaviours which develop organically from the bottom-up; or via top-down instruction. What specific problems does social software solve?

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Enterprise 2.0 Summit Highlights – “Knowledge Shared Is Power”


Now, I have accumulated a good number of draft posts with various insights around what I learned and thought about the event overall, but how about if we get started with some “ Knowledge Shared *Is* Power “?

Traditional Knowledge Management Systems - Adapt or Die


If you have been following this blog for a while, you would know how my professional background comes from various different areas associated for quite some time now with Knowledge Management, in particular, traditional Knowledge Management: Collaboration, Community Building, Learning, etc.

My OutStart Knowledge Solutions Blog Posts

Portals and KM

As I mentioned on this blog I am now helping OutStart with their social media efforts as part of the OutStart team. I am one of several people contributing to our OutStart Knowledge Solutions Blog (see: My New Role within OutStart’s Social Media Efforts ). McKinsey: Social Technologies Lead to Many Business Benefits. The Impact of Social Learning on Evaluation Models: Is the Kirkpatrick Model Still Relevant. Setting the Conditions for Social Learning.

Gamers – A New Breed of Knowledge Workers in the Making?


Wouldn’t you want your knowledge workers to have such amazing qualities to make a difference in your day to day business operations? Fun Stuff and Musings General Interest Innovation Learning Life Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing Work Life Integration

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Knowledge Sharing Behaviours 2.0

Chris Collison

I’m currently working with the Henley KM Forum on a project which is exploring how the rise of social media have changed knowledge-sharing competencies and behaviours – and how we can help people to understand and embrace this. We’ve set up a LinkedIn Group entitled Knowledge Sharing 2.0 You know – the kind of knowledge-sharing activities that we’ll tell our kids about one day, and they’ll laugh at us. Behaviours Knowledge Management Web 2.0

A World Without Email – Year 2, Weeks 49 to 51 (EMail Is Where Knowledge Goes to Die)


I can certainly share with you folks how the number of those online interactions through social software tools have tripled during that time. Specially, for my second most frequently used social software tool while at work: Lotus Connections ( Lotus Sametime is still number #1, by the way). Yes, it’s plenty of good fun seeing how after these two years, nearly, I am not that crazy weirdo anymore for abandoning email and, instead, using social software tools.

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