Awareness Report on Understanding and Leveraging Social Capital

Portals and KM

Awareness has released an interesting free report, 3 Keys to Influence: Understanding and Leveraging Social Capital. The first key is growing social capital by leveraging external and internal influence. In the section on leveraging external influence they look at a number of tools, including one of my favorites, Traackr. It began with some useful statistics: 90 percent of all purchases are subject to social influence.

Cisco: Leveraging Networks To Seed Search Graphs?

Collaborative Thinking

Reading through the patent application itself , I wonder if this also proposal has applicability to Cisco Pulse (in an expanded view of what a search engine might be), given that the language also mentions a "webgraph". Perhaps this information also might describe how Cisco could possibly examine social graph connections as people-to-people connection requests traverse a network. Worth reading the article below: Will Cisco gear become search engine toll collectors? NetworkWorld.com Community.

Social Dashboards: Leveraging Streams, Relationships & Social Identities

Collaborative Thinking

Interesting space to watch. understanding the intersect between social networks, relationships, and identity remains key: Enterprise Friendly Social Network Dashboard PeopleBrowsr Launches Real-Time Search. PeopleBrowsr, a desktop and web browser-based dashboard for social networks, is adding a real-time search functionality that would let users make filtered searches into conversations on Twitter, Facebook and FriendFeed.

Online Community Software | Leverage Software

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Leverage Software Who We Are What We Do Client Stories Community Contact Us (415) 946-6164 Leverage Your People Leverage Your Employees Leverage Your Channel Leverage Your Citizens Leverage Your Customers Take The Tour!

Notes on BP304 Become a Social Business: Leverage User Adoption Through Gamification

Michael Sampson - Currents

Sasja Beerendonk, a collaboration consultant at e-office , is talking about the role of gamification in achieving user adoption. It's a very popular session - the room is about 80% full; easily 300 people in the room. Some notes: 1.

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Telebriefing: Leveraging Relationships and Managing Identity Two Sides of the Social Networking Coin

Collaborative Thinking

Next week, Alice Wang and I will be presenting our research and consulting findings on the intersect social media and social networking has with identity and security for Burton Group clients. This topic has been a major source of client inquires over the past few months as organizations are dealing with employee use of social media tools like Twitter as well as internal tools associated with "Enterprise 2.0".

Virtual Leverage and Your Social Marketing

Online Social Networking

A lever gives us the ability or leverage to move heavy objects with relative ease. The Internet gives us the ability to transfer information with relative ease, and it is also enables a great variety of online tools to provide us with virtual leverage. Metaphorically speaking, the same is true of any tool that can empower us to perform a function more effectively.

Leveraging Your Development of a Community for an Industry Job

Managing Communities

photo credit: carterse I received an email from a reader who has managed a good sized community for a number of years. It is the largest within it’s focused niche, growing to host meetups not only online, but also in person. This reader will remain anonymous because although he wrote me to suggest that I [.]. Managing the Community

Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

THANKS Triangulating for Success: a practitioner’s experience using external networks to leverage learning and outcomes within organizations and institutions Introduction Organizations and institutions are ostensibly places for learning and getting work done.

Collaborative Thinking: Integrating SharePoint And Confluence

Collaborative Thinking

Online Community Platform & Vendor Research

Online Community Strategy

Tags: Community 101 Community Management community drupal hivelive jive leverage lithium liveworld mzinga online platform satisafaction social media vendor webcrossing

Infocomm Industry Forum 2009

Collaborative Thinking

Leveraging Social Media to Promote Workplace Innovation. Organisations are leveraging Enterprise 2.0 Blogs, wikis and social network sites, coupled with community-building practices, help organisations leverage relationships in ways that promote more effective information sharing and innovation. For those readers who are in the Singapore area, I'll be presenting at the event below later this month: Date: 30 November 2009 Venue: Suntec Singapore Time: 8:45am - 7:00pm.

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Getting The Content Advantage 1: Show Up

Ken Carroll

It has no leverage. So, here’s the difference between the content that will give you the advantage and content that’s there for the sake of it: Leverage. Serious content creates leverage. And leverage is key. See here for a detailed discussion of leverage.).

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New Case Studies: How to Use Networks Strategically

Partnering Resources

Case Study #2: Leveraging Hidden Influencers to Support Change. Read how they used network knowledge to help staff adapt to change in Leveraging Hidden Influencers to Support Change.

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Blog>> Business Jargon to Avoid

Green Chameleon

My more common abuses are: leverage, learnings and impact. I found myself chuckling to a few of the business jargon compiled by the writers of this Forbes article , basically because I’m guilty of using them too. I would add to the list: paradigm shift, mental model, best of breed, turnkey solution, disruptive technology. When I was on sabbatical at UN FAO , I was even reminded that knowledge management is a jargon

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Blog>> Videos on KM in Law Firms

Green Chameleon

· Leveraging Tacit Knowledge in Law Firms Our friends at eClerx Services in India have been busy building their short KM videos library, this time focusing on KM in law firms, in a series of short Q&A clips with Ginevra Saylor, head of KM at Denton’s. Topics are listed below – check out the channel here ! · · Improving Knowledge Management Adoption in a Law Firm. · · Making Knowledge Management Client Facing. ·

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Blog>> IKO Conference Materials Online and Reflections on Conference Design

Green Chameleon

There is nothing like leveraging the power of the participant knowledge and question-base to release knowledge sharing and show the power of KM. We have started posting the materials from the “Innovations in Knowledge Organisation” conference we organised last week. All the slides and notes are already posted , and we are now working our way through the videos. The video tutorials are posted already, the case studies will follow and then the keynotes.

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6 New Jobs & new site design

Community Guy

NEW - Client Services Manager - Leverage Software , San Francisco, CA. Have you checked out the new Community Guy Job Board website? link]. NEW - Online Community Lead , Denver, CO. NEW - Blellow Community Manager , San Antonio & telecommute. NEW - Come build the best Recycling/Reuse Community , Seattle, WA. NEW - The Blog Council Executive Director , Chicago, IL. NEW - Social Network Community Manager , Annapolis, MD.

My App Gap Posts for May 2012

Portals and KM

Understanding and Leveraging Social Capital. The AppGap posts began toward the end of January 2008.    Here, I am primarily doing product commentaries with a few other things thrown in. Below are the ones for May. There will be more in June. Convo Moves to the Web and Enhances Features. TIBCO Enhances tibbr with GEO and Other New Capabilities. State of CRM Customer Data Integration in 2012. Adobe Provides a New Set of Digital Marketing Capabilities.

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Weekend Reading 02.12

Michael Sampson - Currents

“ …When a user opts-in to the integration, the organization cannot leverage the data, only the user can. There are many people doing interesting work around the world. Here’s a selection of the interesting ideas I have come across this week.

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Group Process Design Principles in Times of Turbulance

Full Circle Associates

I have found myself pointing to Donella Meadows’ “ Leverage Places: Where to Intervene in a System ” more and more these days. Read the whole thing, but if you just want to scan the leverage points, check out the Wikipedia article. Her number one leverage place: 1.

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The Bottleneck Effect: Are You Getting In Your Own Way

Partnering Resources

If you’re the black hole in your department, consider how to leverage your network to get out of your way and get more done. Managers are responsible for product delivery, project implementation, new ideas, and service improvement. But all too often, things don’t go as planned. If you’re in this situation, you might gain feedback like this: You’re not performing up to expectations. You need to do better. Brush up on your time management. Your staff lacks skills and knowledge.

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From numbers to Narrative

Governance in a Networked World

John's theme was around the value of narrative in leveraging intangible value. I attended a talk at the NSW KM forum last night by my research colleague from Sydney Uni, John Dumay on valuing intangibles. John talked about the 'accountingisation' of intangibles i.e.trying to turn everyting into numbers. Perhaps there is a complementary theme here.

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Primer on Organization Network Dynamics & Analysis

Partnering Resources

Critical connectors : the five to ten percent of nodes in a network that have disproportionate influence over the whole and how to leverage them. We know that networks exist. But what we haven’t known until recently is how to work with them. A new article helps leaders understand just how to do so. The new NTL Handbook of Organization Development and Change features thirty-four chapters designed to help leaders and practitioners bring about meaningful change in organizations.

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Share2011 - On the Exhibition Floor with K2

Michael Sampson - Currents

So you can leverage your Microsoft investments out to other devices. K2 is showing its K2 Workflow product at Share 2011. For many years, K2 has helped with driving benefits from workflow.

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FOCUS: Collaboration Best Practices with SharePoint

Michael Sampson - Currents

Michael on FOCUS is asking about collaboration best practices with SharePoint in an enterprise: " Please list, in detail, 3 best practices that you would like to share with the Focus community on how organizations are leveraging Sharepoint to drive efficiency and reduce costs.

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Office 365 Video

Michael Sampson - Currents

It, too, leverages Yammer and the Office Graph to deliver a social, personalized experience within Office 365. Microsoft announced early availability of Office 365 Video earlier today, ticking off an action point for something promised at the SharePoint Conference in March.

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Central Desktop User Conference - September 2011

Michael Sampson - Currents

Learn best practices and tips on how to leverage Central Desktop. I think it's very exciting for a vendor and their user community when they get to the point of putting on an in-person conference.

Polycom UC Board - Polycom with eBeam Inside

Michael Sampson - Currents

Polycom released the Polycom UC Board , a Polycom-branded version of the eBeam whiteboard add-on: " Polycom, Inc.,

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One participant of my last seminar writes…

Net-Map Toolbox

The technique helped our team quickly get good perspective on how to advance the issue we are working on — key players, linkages between them, gaps and leverage points in the social network. Eva, Just wanted to note — I took action as a result of the Net-Map session last week and things are moving in a better direction here as a result.

DomainPatrol Social for IBM Connections

Michael Sampson - Currents

DomainPatrol Social is an uber-admin toolkit for working with, managing, and leveraging content in IBM Connections, providing capabilities not available out-of-the-box in Connections. Infoware released an updated version of DomainPatrol Social for IBM Connections. Capabilities include: – New support for IBM Connections 5 CR2. – Merging two communities into one community. – Moving sub-communities into and out of parent communities.

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Cognitive Analysis for Sentiment of Project Reports – Level35 and IBM Watson

Michael Sampson - Currents

Level35 have also signed up The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) who are also looking to leverage Watson within their enterprise Portfolio Management Office. Level35 provides a cloud-based project portfolio management platform.

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To Be Successful, Write About Success

Ken Carroll

Success Is Your Leverage. Leverage. And that’s where the leverage comes in. And although there are differing versions of it, that drive (and your leverage) never goes away. By doing that you’re leveraging the most powerful driver in human nature: The survival instinct.

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Blog>> Expertise Workshop in Washington DC on November 10th

Green Chameleon

Thanks to the generous support of the National Defense University in Washington DC and some hard work by Neil Olonoff, Gretchen Schlag, Jeff Alexander, Janet Scheitle, Janice Herd and others, we’ll be offering a free workshop on “Managing and Leveraging Expertise&# on November 10, from 8am to 2pm. Introduction to our leveraging expertise project (presentation format).

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Beezy Integrates Yammer and SharePoint

Michael Sampson - Currents

The result is a truly integrated experience, leveraging the strengths of each platform. Since its acquisition of Yammer in 2012, an improving level of integration between SharePoint and Yammer has been drip fed from Microsoft. It hasn’t been a speedy integration.

Introducing Cisco "Wave Connect"

Collaborative Thinking

Cisco could leverage its Jabber acquisition (people, technology) and come out with Wave Connect as an extension of WebEx Connect. Cisco could also then turn around and leverage its XMPP and SIP resources to bring the XMPP/Jingle world into unified communications - offering its third-party cloud tenants that additional competitive differential. OK - so that product/service does not exist yet. But it could.

Defining Social Media

Collaborative Thinking

Social media strategies include practices that facilitate behavioral and cultural contexts necessary for social media to be adopted and leveraged by its participants. Social media itself is not a single technology or set of technologies as much as it is a design point for the application of social tools or leveraging of social platforms. leveraging Facebook or Twitter).

Get Regular Inspiration For Your Content Creation

Ken Carroll

Help you create “content leverage” and influence. I’ve been creating content in 1988 – training material, initially, and then lots of marketing and other types of content. Since then I''ve worked in radio, TV, podcasting, and done an endless amount of writing.

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NewsGator Social Sites 2.5

Michael Sampson - Currents

introduces new capabilities for optimizing the value of an enterprise social network, accelerating new employee productivity, improving search results, automating robust activity streams, and leveraging its Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 foundation.". NewsGator released an update to Social Sites, its SharePoint add-in for enterprise social networking.

Organization Next: Managing the Networked Workspace

Collaborative Thinking

The type of agility necessary to achieve breakthrough levels of innovation and growth will rely on people and the ability of the organization to leverage the network of relationships that inter-connect them. How can the strengths each generation brings be leveraged? The Human Capital Institute is offering a webinar sponsored by Cisco that will air on April 26, 2011; details below: Organization Next: Managing The Networked Workspace.

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