Socialtext 5.0 - with Collaboration Auto-Discovery Capabilities

Michael Sampson - Currents

Earlier this week, Socialtext released Socialtext 5.0 , the next edition of its enterprise collaboration platform. Task management has taken a step-wise improvement too - with new capabilities like form-based creation of tasks. Well done to the Socialtext team.

Socialtext Continues to Focus on Workplace Integration

Portals and KM

I have admired the capabilities within Socialtext for some time. A couple of years ago they added Socialtext Signals, one of the first enterprise micro-blogging tools. A wrote about them a year ago on this blog (see Socialtext Adds Micro-messaging and Goes Mobile ). Eugene said that when Socialtext Signals and its microblogging capability, was introduced in 2008 the focus was on integration from the start. Socialtext wanted to enable more than water cooler chat.

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How to Know When You Need to Upgrade Your Intranet - Top 10 from Socialtext

Michael Sampson - Currents

Alan at Socialtext presents the top 10 reasons you know you need to upgrade your intranet : 10. For resources, check out Martin White's Intranet Management Handbook , James Robertson's Designing intranets: creating sites that work , and Jane McConnell's Intranet Trends Report. If the technology is to blame, make sure you see what Socialtext has to offer. The most common question about it is “What Intranet?”. Today employees just look for the cafeteria lunch menu.

Socialtext Helps Companies Find the People Inside - The Static to Social Intranet

Michael Sampson - Currents

Socialtext released Socialtext 4.6 , the latest edition of its enterprise social software platform. With its focus on people, Socialtext's secure enterprise social software platform improves intranets by making it simple to communicate and share, access content and rich media, and create a personalized intranet experience. The specific Socialtext tools include: - Signals, a Twitter-like service for internal people.

Collaborative Thinking: Socialtext Releases SocialPoint

Collaborative Thinking

Asterisk » October 31, 2006 Socialtext Releases SocialPoint This could be the smartest yet made by an emerging wiki company, or a simple matter of good "marketecture" Ill follow-up with Peter OKelly (our resident wiki guru) and post a more conclusive opinion but questions in my mind are: How does this integrate with the underlying content management system of SharePoint 2007? How does this integrate with the records management services within SharePoint 2007?

Socialtext People is in-the-Flow!

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Socialtext announced two major product announcements today: Socialtext People and Socialtext Dashboard. Enter Socialtext People. Socialtext People isn't just an inside-the-firewall social networking tool. It's a networking tool that integrates with Socialtext wikis where people are doing their in-the-flow work: posting messages, drafting meeting agendas, taking notes, documenting processes, spec'ing products, and so on.

An Early (and Smart) Step Towards “Mainstreaming� Enterpise 2.0

Green Chameleon

At the end of September (seem so long ago now) Ross Mayfield’s Socialtext announced the go-to-market of SocialText 3.0 ( Connected Collaboration With Context ), involving the integration of Facebook and Twitter functionalities into the wiki-based Socialtext collaborative platform. In the case of Socialtext 3.0, SocialText Brings Enterprise Facebook and Twitter to Wikis. Socialtext is making big news all over the Web this morning.

Collaborative Thinking: Lotusphere 2008: Social Computing Chess Match

Collaborative Thinking

Previously, Microsoft had integrated with Socialtext as well.

Intranets 2015: It’s Almost Show Time

Michael Sampson - Currents

James Robertson, the Founder and Managing Director of Step Two, has just told me that they are “almost sold out,” with just a few remaining seats available at the conference … so if you haven’t registered yet, you’d better get moving. The program for the conference is manageable and well-balanced , with presentations across just two tracks to choose from.

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Online Collaboration Tools by Robin Good | ZEEF

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Project & Task Management. SocialText. ZEEF works best with a modern browser. Browse Happy. Upgrade your browser today! Type Subject Company Personal Page name Curator Site or domain Tag Language EN NL FR. ui-button. This page. Subjects. Companies. Curators. Links. Create a page. Sign up. Login. Preferred region. Global (selected). Nederland. France. Online Collaboration Tools. Software tools, web apps and services for online collaboration. by Robin Good.

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The Essence of Collaboration Is Selfishness - Gartner Blog Network

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Managing VP. More in general, case managers, procurement officers, tax agents, and so forth, are compensated for doing their job and measured according to how productive and effective they are. For instance, when I did user research for building a new, more collaborative intranet years ago, believe me: I heard a lot of stories from all levels of organizations about Sharepoint, Jive, Socialtext, Yammer, MediaWiki, Newsgator, etc.) Security & Risk Management Summit.

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In The Next Version - It’s Like Facebook For Work. Wait It Is Facebook For Work

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

To explain this shift to potential buyers, early vendors such as Socialtext (where I was Director of Marketing), Yammer, SocialCast, Jive Software and others would use the analogy “It’s like a Facebook for the Enterprise". Social Task Management. In The Next Version.

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Connected Collaboration by Alan Lepofsky

Elsua

It was shared in Slideshare by my good friend Alan Lepofsky , former IBM colleague, now with Director of Marketing at Socialtext , a couple of months ago, and it is one of those presentations whose incredibly accurate value is going to remain valid for a long while.

The Evolving Web and Focused Social Media

Evolving Web

We used the SocialText platform for this group. SocialText’s new social elements (SocialText People and SocialText Signals), combined with the relational power of the wiki let the group get in and rapidly create focused products.

SharePoint: Is It Worth Using as a Collaboration Tool?

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

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How Long Before We Start Taking More Seriously Both Privacy and Security in Enterprise 2.0?

Elsua

I think it’s time to ensure and prove we are doing something about it, pretty much like SocialText, demonstrating, quite clearly, how we can eventually make it happen. And if they have managed to do it, why not everyone else?

Enterprise Social Messaging: Vendor Replies

Collaborative Thinking

On archive/logging, while individual sessions are captured - will conversation threads need to be built to satisfy records management and e-discovery needs. Policy Management. Socialtext (Vendor Supplied info). Socialtext provides an appliance that can be deployed behind the firewall for a high level of network protection. Socialtext Signals & Socialtext Desktop transmissions are encrypted via https when the server uses https. Policy management.

8 Great Tools for Private Social Networks and Online Communities: The 2011 Edition

Influence

It offers a very nice blend of social networking and web content management functionality, and is very customizable. It has more of a task / project management focus compared to Drupal Commons. It's great for topical discussions, event collaboration, "email-centric" communities, and any other use case where you have a group of people who want to post and share stuff and have less complex content management, permissions, and workflow requirements. SocialText.

Clay Shirky on Institutions vs. Collaboration – Business 2.0

Elsua

They will need custom built social platforms, or products such as Confluence, Jive, Socialtext and Lotus Connections. " IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

ONLINE BUSINESS TOOLBOX: 230+ Tools for Running a Business Online

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Invoice Genie - Online invoicing, time tracking, contact management, scheduling and financial management software that’s simple and intuitive to use. SantexQ - Time reporting, task management and billing all handled from one place.

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Manage, and you might survive. Facilitate, and you will thrive. :: Blog :: Headshift

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

Manage, and you might survive. Their exposed position allowed them to manage, a.k.a Managing might have been a valid notion in the past, but the only way to stay relevant now is to open up and interact with your environment. To a large extent managing is replaced by facilitating. Another example is knowledge management. The days of central knowledge repositories, gate-keepers and knowledge managers in its true sense are over. Facilitate, dont manage!

Culture is a destination not a starting point

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

My company, Socialtext, was one of the underwriters.) There's a lot of great material there about how managers perceive Enterprise 2.0. When managers complain that their organizations "just aren't collaborative enough" to embrace Enterprise 2.0, I was just checking out the results of the recent AIIM Survey on Enterprise 2.0. (My I was particularly struck by how prominently culture appears as a theme in the responses.

My App Gap Posts for October 2009

Portals and KM

Socialtext Adds Micro-messaging and Goes Mobile. Conformity Provides Enterprise Management Platform for Cloud Applications. Here are my App Gap posts for October. In addition to the Fast Forward blog (see side bar for links), I am writing in another Corante blog, the App Gap, sponsored by QuickBase, The posts began toward the end of January 2008.   In this case, I am primarily doing product commentaries with a few other things thrown in. Below are the ones for October.

News Updates (March 5, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Socialtext Signals. Socialtext released Signals, a new information sharing tool. Socialtext Signals™, the Twitter-style social messaging interface for the Socialtext platform. Socialtext Signals provides customers simple and efficient information sharing capabilities, and further expands the company’s enterprise social networking and collaboration platform. Courion Compliance Manager for SharePoint.

List of Social Computing Strategists and Community Managers for Enterprise Corporations 2008

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Having been a former Online Community Manager at Hitachi Data Systems, I want to make sure companies do it right. The first role is the Social Computing Strategist, the second is the Community Manager , although the titles vary, and sometimes it’s a part-time function, there’s clearly a trend as corporations staff. I can easily list out thousands of community managers at startups, but I’m trying to demonstrate how large corporations are moving forward.

Eight Great Tools for Private Social Networks and Online Communities - 2011 Edition

Influence

It offers a very nice blend of social networking and web content management functionality, and is very customizable. It has more of a task / project management focus compared to Drupal Commons. It's great for topical discussions, event collaboration, "email-centric" communities, and any other use case where you have a group of people who want to post and share stuff and have less complex content management, permissions, and workflow requirements. SocialText.

Building Social Business: The Seven Types of Social Roles in Employee Communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

A lurker needs to be coached by the community manager and exposed to content that evokes a response from him. As we say, buying a software license for making basic to complicated employee communities using tools like SocialText, Yammer, SocialCast, Salesforce, Lotus Connections et al is the easy part - but being the lone warrior for "corporate social networking" is the surest way to failure Cross Posted at the 2020 Social Blog Posted by Gautam Ghosh at 18:09 Email This BlogThis!

News Updates (April 21, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The 7 heuristics that we've come up with are focused on the management-side of collaboration rather than on specific collaboration functions. The thinking here is that the collaboration effort should be managed with the same rigor and commitment as other business functions and not left to chance. Socialtext Webinar. Socialtext is hosting a Webinar on April 23 re Twitter-like tools in the enterprise. " Kindling, a new collaborative idea management tool for groups.

News Updates (June 25, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Socialtext Free 50. Socialtext released Free 50, a new for-free licensing option for firms and groups with up to 50 people. Socialtext Free 50 also offers the ability to seamlessly upgrade to Socialtext Hosted and secure Onsite Appliance deployment options for the Socialtext Platform.

Collaborative Writing Tools And Technology: A Mini-Guide

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

per year Link: [link] Read our review of Near-Time Socialtext Socialtext is a collaboration platform that allows everyone to work on the same page. Socialtext provides both a hosted service and a hardware / software appliance for installation. The service includes deadlines management, email invitations and reminders.

‘Communities’ and ‘Networks’: A Conceptual and Linguistic 2.0 Mess | Sonnez en cas d'absence

Delicious/choconancy/community

is, besides embodying new relationships between brands and customers, raising awareness among top managers about the potentials of collaborative work. Socialtext’s claim is ‘Social Networking with Enterprise 2.0

Understanding Cisco's Collaboration Strategy (Part 3)

Collaborative Thinking

How are storage and records management requirements satisfied? Are there any network management concerns? Does Cisco believe that it is now competing in the content management market with Microsoft, IBM, Oracle as well best-of-breed vendors like EMC? market with Microsoft, IBM, Jive, and others (Telligent, Socialtext, Atlassian…)? The following is Part 3 of a series on today's announcement by Cisco. Clarifications & Questions.

Social Software Gaining Greater Traction with the Enterprise and Vendors Respond

Portals and KM

Another popular use case for wikis is as “a lightweight workspace and project management tool where teams can author content or coordinate activities and tasks with confidence that the information is up to date.”. Then 39% of the respondents said they were integrating our collaboration platform’s calendaring, scheduling, and task management features with their email messaging system and 28% said they were using a collaboration platform’s Web 2.0

Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I am not an IT manager, nor would I say my main competence is in portals and intranets. The organizations that have successfully implemented SharePoint have good connectivity, robust IT and support teams and usually have a strong content management (file sharing) practice.

Darwin Ecosystems Listed in 2010 – 2011 EContent 100

Portals and KM

Others include Coveo , EMC , Google , IBM , Inmagic ,  Microsoft , MindTouch , Newsgator , Oracle , Socialtext , Traction , Twitter , and Yammer.  The EContent 100 categories are: Content Commerce, Content Creation, Production & Digital Publishing, Content Management, Fee-Based Info Services, Mobile Content, and Search Technologies. Good things continue to happen to us.

News Updates (October 20, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The applications featured in the Intuit App Center help users grow their businesses, reduce costs and manage workflow and customers. " Socialtext removed the beta tag from SocialCalc, its distributed spreadsheet service. Central Desktop in Intuit App Center.

News Updates (February 27, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Jive vs IBM vs Socialtext. Jon puts Jive Clearspace, Lotus Connections and Socialtext through their paces. " The three leaders in this space are Jive Clearspace, Lotus Connections and Socialtext. There are many ways to fuel the creative fires—from management techniques, to team-building, and effectively leveraging existing and emerging technological investments.

Enterprise 2.0 Boston June 2010 Highlights: Making Technology Work in Organizations

21st Century Organization

As evidenced by SocialText's "Connect" announcement this year "social" functionality has turned to harnessing activity streams and integrating flows of information from multiple sources into platforms where the individual is front and center.

Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I am not an IT manager, nor would I say my main competence is in portals and intranets. The organizations that have successfully implemented SharePoint have good connectivity, robust IT and support teams and usually have a strong content management (file sharing) practice.

LCG Enterprise Technology Blog – Good Enterprise 2.0 Read

Portals and KM

It was sponsored by Socialtext , one of their business partners. They also provide some coverage of ecommerce issues such as, eCommerce Management Strategies: Taking Command at the Top. Lyons Consulting Group recently started their Enterprise Technology Blog. It offers “best practices and candid insight on eCommerce and Collaboration solutions.” There appears to be a nice mix of original thoughts based on their experience and commentary on research and other’s blog posts.