Ken Thompson's bioteams microblog

The Bumble Bee

You might not have noticed but a few weeks back I launched my bioteams microblog for short articles you can read in under a minute. It also suits me when I am travelling and want to post via mobile phone.

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Enterprise Microblogging Use Cases: Help Reduce Your Inbox Clutter!


Roll-up: Businesses Love Microblogging “, which is pretty close to another one shared by her the previous day under the title “? What’s Trending in Enterprise Microblogging? Yes, indeed, businesses love microblogging and, to be honest, I can’t blame them.

Trending Sources

Beyond Microblogging: Conversation and Collaboration via Twitter


Beyond microblogging: Conversation and collaboration via Twitter. Tags: system:media:document cp2tech02 Twitter system:filetype:pdf collaboration microblogging To be published as: Honeycutt, C., and Herring, S. In press, 2009). Proceedings of the Forty-Second Hawai'i International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-42). Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Press. Nominated for a HICSS Best Paper prize.].


Engineers without Fears

James D talks about microblogging & Luis talks about a specific application for emergency services. I've noted my personal preferences recently but for me microblogging has got F.A. to do with blogging. My posts tend towards the terse but I generally break the 160 character barrier. For me, a blog post has to have an idea in there. It may not be yours. It may not be any good. But it's there.

Microblogging In The Enterprise

Collaborative Thinking

microblogging??? about how people foresee microblogging taking off within the enterprise ??? In fact, the other debate that will go on internally within enterprise organizations will be the overlap between microblogging tools and instant messaging tools that support group chat. beyond SIP/SIMPLE) to support concepts related to social presence as well as concepts related to microblogging? A Myriad of Microblogging Options??? A Myriad of Microblogging Options???

A Myriad of Microblogging Options…

Collaborative Thinking

The Microblogging world just got more complicated with Yammer winning the Pop Idol/American Idol style knock out ‘TechCrunch 50” competition, in which “52 of the best startups launched their products in front of the industry’s most influential venture capitalists, corporations, fellow entrepreneurs, and press”, along with a substantial audience and live feeds of sessions on

Enterprise Microblogging or Micromessaging or Microsharing Readling List

Portals and KM

Traction Team Page has also recently incorporated microblogging into their wiki-based platform. There seems to be a lot of names floating around for what many people call Twitter for the enterprise. Of course Twitter is not for the enterprise any more than Facebook is for the use inside the firewall. While these consumer web tools can be used by business people for public social networking, they lack the features for business applications.

ReTweet & other micro-conventions


Taiwanese twitterers showing us how to "retweet" in Angkor Wat Warning: If you haven't used Twitter or other microblogging services before, this post which focuses on citation issues will likely put you off completely. picture credit: kenworker ??????????????????Taiwanese

The 10 basic online tools every trainer and online facilitator should know

Joitske Hulsebosch

Twitter - microblogging Twitter is good for networking with colleagues, use and follow hashtags like #lrnchat. (photo by Kitty Terwolbeck ) There are lots of online tools that you can use for free or for very little money. Every week I try some new tools (like this week vialogues ) and honestly? Occasionally the high number of tools and possibilities make me restless.

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John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

socialnetwork vendor activitystream microbloggingHome What if I could.?

2011 13

How Narrating Your Work Helps You Become More Effective by Saving Precious Time


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My Favorite Tweets for April 15 - 30 2011

Portals and KM

RT @ outstart : RT @ bduperrin : Corporate Microblogging Helps Employees Migrate Work Conversations Online - [link]. RT @ outstart : RT @ bduperrin : Corporate Microblogging Helps Employees Migrate Work Conversations Online - [link]. Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information.    Some of these I did to link to things I found useful and others are RTs that I want to save for the same reason.

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Good on Employees for Not Mingling

Michael Sampson - Currents

The promise of a successful ESN deployment is appealing to businesses: implement a Facebook- and Twitter-like system for your workplace, with employee profiles, activity streams, document sharing, groups, discussion forums and microblogging, and watch employee collaboration bloom. With the middle of winter hitting down under aligned with the arrival of school holidays, I took a week of vacation with my family.

2014 40

Prescient Releases the Social Intranet Study

Portals and KM

  Other tools followed with IM at 63% on the intranet, wikis at 61%, RSS at 56%, tagging at 51%, social networking at 43%, microblogging at 42%, podcasts at 39%, content ratings at 29%, social bookmarking at 23%, and mashups at 10%. Prescient Digital Media will be officially releasing their report on the Social Intranet Study at the Intranet Global Forum conference in NYC, Nov 9-10. I had a chance to look at a preliminary copy and there are some interesting findings.

How connect.BASF Helped BASF Become a Social Business


The use case for microblogging that he gets to share as part of that story is fantastic!

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Looking at the Social Enterprise with eXo CEO Benjamin Mestrallet

Portals and KM

While eXo has microblogging features, these columns can aggregate more than the microblogging content. In addition to the microblogging capability, you can follow people as you do in Twitter and get feeds from objects such as sales leads or projects. ?Much has happened to bring social applications into the enterprise in the past few years. I recently spoke with eXo CEO Benjamin Mestrallet who shared his observations on this trend. First, a bit about eXo.

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Moving Beyond “Collaboration” Meaning Video and Calling: Cisco Partners with Jive

Michael Sampson - Currents

From Cisco Retires Webex Social, Partners with Jive Instead : Cisco and Jive are marketing a bundle that includes Cisco’s WebEx Meetings and Jabber for online meetings, Web conferencing, IM and audio/video communications and Jive’s ESN software, which provides “Facebook like” capabilities for workplace collaboration, like employee profiles, activity streams, microblogging, document sharing and group workspaces.

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In The Next Version - Enterprise Collaboration Vendors I’m Currently Tracking

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

socialnetwork_km socia microblogging activitystream enterprise2.0 In The Next Version. Alan Lepofskys blog about technology, travel and the occasional golf post. About. Enterprise Collaboration Vendors I’m Currently Tracking. January 7 2012 01:30:27 PM. Add/Read Comments [5]. The following lists are sorted alphabetically, not by my ranking. Several could be placed in more than one column. Not all are publically available yet.

Can Twitter Benefit Business Executives?

Leading Virtually

Tags: Leadership Collaboration technology business executives business leaders CEO culture leading virtually microblogging social media technology twitter

Corporate Social Media Policies are Advancing

Portals and KM

Content is broadly defined as “as anything you have placed on your website, blog, microblog, or video sharing account.” Pam Sahota has provided a useful post, Examples of Corporate Social Media Policies , that actually contained links to 14 examples. While it is always good to look at what others are doing, Pam started with the proper caution that there’s no right policy. Your company needs to find what is right for your culture and needs. Here are a few.

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The Business Value of Serendipity: Improving Your Presentation Skills


And then people keep telling me that they don’t see the business value of using Status Updates, Activity Streams, Microblogging , Microsharing or whatever other fancy term to go along with one of my favourite quotes as of late: “ narrate your work; it will make you smarter.

Igloo Offers Comprehensive Platform for Social Business

Portals and KM

One of the features I like is the ability to separate activity streams from microblog chatter as you can see above. Microblogging is the Twitter-like manual updates provided by users.

2012 28

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business


Whether you are new to Twitter and the whole world behind microblogging / microsharing, or whether you are a seasoned power user of Twitter, Twitter for Business is one of those education sessions you can’t miss!

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Social Business – Rethinking Innovation, Organization and Leadership


Twitter allegiance


Tags: beer cats Christmas communities community engagement friendship microblogging organ donation social networking services social networking sites survey twitter zombies

Book review: the new social learning

Joitske Hulsebosch

Information is organised neatly per chapter around online communities, multimedia (stories), microsharing/microblogging, collective intelligence, virtual environments and the use of social media to support events. I read 'the New Social Learning' by Tony Bingham and Marcia Conner.

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

Michael Sampson - Currents

The CFO thought microblogging was cheaper than blogging. Alan at Socialtext presents the top 10 reasons you know you need to upgrade your intranet : 10. The most common question about it is “What Intranet?”. Today employees just look for the cafeteria lunch menu. The CEO was given upgrade suggestions from their 5th grader. The employee directory still lists job titles from 6 years ago. You want to level the playing field between the introverts and extroverts.

NewsGator Enhances its Social Sites 2010 Platform for SharePoint

Portals and KM

Microblogging is one of the feeds into the Activity Stream. NewsGator recently launched Social Sites 2010 2.0, the next version of their flagship enterprise social computing software.

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My New Cheese – Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections


This is it! The moment of truth! The wait is over. The long hiatus of silence is now a thing of the past. The soul-searching period is finished and dealt with. It is, at long last, official and I am now ready to announce it to the world!

2013 100

Enterprise Social Networks Fail Without the Proper Approach—a Roadmap is Needed

Michael Sampson - Currents

The main mistake organizations make is not defining clearly the reasons for adopting ESN software, which offers features and capabilities like profiles, status updates and microblogging popularized by consumer social media sites like Facebook and Twitter, but adapted for workplace use.

Nancy White and Suzy – An Intro to Twitter


Can you imagine your business having an Enterprise microblogging platform, whether internal or external, behaving in such way for days, if not months already?

2011 49

Does Social Business Help or Hinder Findability?

Michael Sampson - Currents

The widely used mix of Yammer and Sharepoint, which makes sense because microblogging eases the pain to get cross talk compared to document-sharing which is the upbringing of the Sharepoint platform. Fredric contemplates if fundability will suffer as Enterprise 2.0 and social business tools become mainstream: " For me being a Linked Enterprise Data enthusiast I would bet a coin or two on that pragmatic way of bridge different data sets and uses.

Open Business – From Document-Centric to People-Centric Collaboration


Think about how perhaps you could achieve that very same goal through the use of a blog post, or a microblog entry, or a wiki page, or just an activity. Lately, I have been thinking quite a bit around the topic of Social / Open Business Transformation.

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5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload


From the very first beginning that I got exposed to them over at Twitter, over 4 years ago , till today, where I am using a bunch of various different microblogging / microsharing services, both internal and external, I couldn’t work, nor get much done!, I heart Activity Streams.

2011 106

Research on Tweeting Inside and Outside the Enterprise

Portals and KM

I recently read an interesting study by my friend Kate Ehrlich at IBM and her colleague Sadat Shami, It is titled, Microblogging Inside and Outside the Workplace and looks at how corporate employees use microblogging tools. We need more research like this. This effort conducted a content analysis comparing over 5,000 posts between March and June 2009 from individuals who were using an internal IBM proprietary tool, Blue Twit, and Twitter simultaneously.

Socialtext Continues to Focus on Workplace Integration

Portals and KM

Eugene said that when Socialtext Signals and its microblogging capability, was introduced in 2008 the focus was on integration from the start. They were likely the first to provide a microblogging capability within a collaboration suite and now many of the others have made this move. I have admired the capabilities within Socialtext for some time. It was one of the early enterprise 2.0 providers, well before the term was coined.

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The Art of Collaborating Effectively in Virtual Teams


Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment – The Follow-Up


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Conversations in Context: A Twitter Case for Social Media Systems Design

Making CommunitySense

Social media like microblogging tool Twitter have great potential for supporting these conversations. On September 1, I gave the invited talk for the 5th AIS SIGPrag International Pragmatic Web Conference Track of the I-SEMANTICS 2010 conference in Graz, Austria. Here are the abstract of and link to the paper , as well as the presentation. Abstract. Conversations are the lifeblood of collaborative communities.

Social Learning at TELUS by Dan Pontefract


In it, Dan shares how they keep making use of social tools like blogs, wikis, microblogging, etc.

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