The KM and Social Computing Culture Changes

Elsua

I know that for a good number of years Social Computing and Knowledge Management have been walking different paths. Each of them placing the focus on the own key areas: KM on the processes and tools and Social Computing on the people themselves.

Fair Process and Social Computing

Governance in a Networked World

So what has this got to do with Social Computing? Well we wrote a white paper recently about organisational networks and beyond business process mapping and analysis [link] which basically suggests that top down, compliance driven systems.

Social Computing Guidelines and Why You Would Still Need Them

Elsua

don’t work well in an unstructured, almost chaotic , network driven environment where democratisation of conversations by earning the merit, the attention and the conversation of your peers is the new modus operandi. And IBM’s official Social Computing Guidelines were born.

2015 179

Microsoft Social Computing Overview

Collaborative Thinking

Notes from Christian Finn, Director, Social Computing. 13 sessions in "social track". Microsoft design point is to co-mingle structured collaboration tools alongside social computing tools - it's unrealistic to think of social computing disconnected from collaborations strategies. find knowledge, share ideas, work in teams, feel valued, manage projects, build= a network and use content. Social Networking & Collaboration spc09

Social Computing Training Is All About Changing People’s Behaviours

Elsua

I know there are plenty of people out there who have been claiming all along that if your social software tools would require extensive training and education for your knowledge workers you are not doing things right, because they are far too complex to be used in the first place.

How Fun and Creativity Can Shape Your Own Social Computing Guidelines and Policy

Elsua

I remember the day when IBM was first facing that very same issue , on whether to put together a social computing policy and guidelines or not. which explains quite nicely their own social media policy that they are using: Fun stuff, eh?

One Way To Look At Social Computing

Collaborative Thinking

One of the slides that has been well-received is one that I use to peel away the different terms associated with social computing. It seems to add value and remove some of the confusion that people have when it comes to "social everything".

Validating Social Computing by Living a Historial Moment at IBM

Elsua

most of the time around the area of Knowledge Management, collaboration, communities and social computing. My initial first contact with social software dates back to 2000 and 2001, when I was a member of one of the most active IBM communities (And still going strong!

The Humanity of the Web: Reflections of a Social Computing Evangelist

Elsua

The title of the article / book chapter is “ The Humanity of the Web: Reflections of a Social Computing Evangelist ” and you would be able to find it as well over here. Back in my high school years, computing was one of the subjects that I kept struggling with time and time again.

2014 240

Green Chameleon » Social Computing and Learning

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Social Computing and Learning Three different, interesting takes on social computing: Mike Fisher has analysed various social computing tools into Bloom’s taxonomy of learning objectives – ie which tools fit where according to th level or depth of learning you want to achieve.

I Have Been Robbed – Social Computing Paranoia or Valid Concern?

Elsua

However, while I have been putting together some more security measures in place, I just couldn’t help thinking quite a bit about a recent article that my fellow IBM colleague Bill Sweeney put together under the title " Social Media paranoia or valid concern? " in the various social software tools available out there. How far do you go in sharing those "private updates" across various different social networks?

Collaborative Thinking: Lotusphere 2008: Social Computing Keynote

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Why Is Social Software So Important? social and collaborative technologies critical in a merger process.

2008 130

Why Intel Is Investing in Social Computing - Leading by Example

Elsua

Well, today I thought I would share with you what I exactly meant yesterday with that article and also what Rachel probably meant as well in hers: stop all the fuss you are going through to figure out the ROI of social software, and, instead, just go ahead and do it!

TownSquare … Social Networking and Social Computing R&D

Green Chameleon

One more piece of evidence that " organizations will have to realize … " is the recent announcement that Microsoft is testing, and may offer the corporate market, a Facebook-like application called TownSquare , a business-user-focused social networking application. And that re-tooling will consist largely of social computing capabilities. The latest, known as "TownSquare,” is a business-user-focused social-networking tool.

KMOL Interview - Luis Suarez on Knowledge Management and Social Computing

Elsua

We covered a good number of different questions and all of them pretty relevant to some of the work I have been doing myself for a while in the area of KM, Collaboration, Communities and Social Computing.

Japanese Business Culture & Social Computing

Green Chameleon

A couple of weeks ago I was in Sapporo at the Infinity Ventures Summit (the site’s in Japanese) to talk about the role of informal networks in business and show off Trampoline’s SONAR Suite. What interested me most, however, was the cultural alignment of Japanese enterprises with social computing solutions. On the face of it enterprise social computing tools are perfectly placed to fill this gap.

Collaborative Thinking: Lotusphere 2008: Social Computing Chess Match

Collaborative Thinking

So far, there are not of lot of details out yet but the social computing keynote is tomorrow morning so I expect more information to come out then. IBM can use Connections to compete with Microsoft by changing the focus to social computing rather than collaboration and content.

2008 130

Enterprise 2.0 Conference Notes: Three Approaches to Social Computing Platforms

Green Chameleon

They have developed a social computing solution to allow for user input to go with travel. (I I think this is great that they are including social computing components. Jive - we are more focused than Sharepoint - we try to make it easy for people to find each other, connect, and work together - we provide a very specific focus so it is easier to use - you need to make easy it so everyone can use it so you get the large network effect.

Social Networking Gets Serious – #prayforjapan

Elsua

One of the main inhibitors with regards to a successful adoption of social software within the enterprise that I keep bumping into from fellow knowledge workers and, specially, their managers!, that Social Networking can be serious.

Notes on "Apply Strategy and Governance to Social Computing Initiatives" (NewsGator)

Michael Sampson - Currents

NewsGator hosted a webinar this morning on strategy and governance for social computing initiatives. Although the call was about "social computing", Stacy started talking about intranet and portal governance. 1) A clear connection between intranet/portal/social technology and the business strategy and goals. "we reducing duplication of effort around social computing initiatives. (3) Greg interjected and gave a demo of NewsGator Social Sites.].

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Elsua

Like I have mentioned yesterday, it’s been a few days already since I jumped the shark and joined the bunch of early adopters who have been hammering down, and taking for a spin, the latest iteration of Google to get social with Google Plus , right after Google Wave and Google Buzz.

2011 274

The Real Business Value of Social Networking

Elsua

The entry I would want to encourage you all to take a look at and read is one by Kevin Jones titled " I Finally Get It – Why Social Networking Is So Important " It’s one of those good reads that after going through it you won’t be the same person any longer.

Cognitive Edge - cops and social computing

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Are they dead, are they at the end of their life cycle, will Social Computing Tools replace them, are they something so fundamental they will continue regardless. Social Computing is what most CoPs have been waiting for a long while now.

2007 36

Future of Social Networks by Charlene Li

Elsua

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

Future 170

The Liquid Network: Where Good Ideas Come From

Elsua

In fact, his notion that “ An Idea Is a Network &# is quite provocative on its own, not only because of what it tries to illustrate for all of us, but mainly because it makes perfect sense as well! Your network(s)!

2010 193

IBM developerWorks : Blogs : Community and social computing

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

His job involves measuring usage and behavior of social software as it impacts productivity and interfacing with infrastructure teams. In the past, Hes been a community program manager, network administrator, a systems programmer, a web project manager, an author, a technology writer and editor. Wednesday August 20, 2008 Enterprise Tagging Service social software saves IBM $4.6 The following story focuses on a particular task, that of social tagging.

Did You Know? Social Networks in Spain

Elsua

" to share some further insights on the kind of significant impact that social computing and social networks are having not only within the business world, but in our society as a whole? on the overall use of social networks across the world!

Spain 151

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 are you going to host conversations of stuff that matters to you and your community where you would want to own it and facilitate it with your various social networks?

2011 216

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

Elsua

Yesterday evening, my time, I attended a rather interesting webcast with Sandy Carter , IBM’s Worldwide Sales Vice President, IBM Social Business, Collaboration, and Lotus Sales and Evangelism, along with Jeremiah Owyang , Industry Analyst at Altimeter Group , on the topic of Why Be Social?

2011 204

Networks of Experts – An Oxymoron

Elsua

", where I was referencing another entry by my good friend Euan Semple (" Being Human ") as he was introducing the pitch of his upcoming presentation at the Social Business Edge event that webthropologist Stowe Boyd organised earlier on in the month?

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

Elsua

Have you read Keeping a Closer Eye on Employees’ Social Networking by Joshua Brustein? That being happy at work connecting with your social networks across the board, where your knowledge resides deeply, delivers big results time and time again?

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!

2010 158

Twitter Study – On the Power of Your Network

Elsua

In a recent blog post, if you would remember, I mentioned how, at the moment, I am enjoying a love / hate relationship (More the latter, to be honest…) with what, to date, has been one of my favourite social networking tools available out there, outside of the firewall.

2009 169

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.

2010 179

The Connectbeam Social Computing Blog: Forrester Reports that Corporate Social Networks will Augment Strategic HR Strategies

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. The report begins with a section titled, “professional networks are the backbone of business.” and social networking.

2008 37

The Untold Costs of Social Networking

Elsua

Little did we know that, fast forward to 2016, all of those networking activities would come with a really high price tag: your own data in unwanted hands. We, human beings, have got an inner urge to wanting to belong to a group, a tribe, a team, a community, a network, you name it.

2016 202

A World Without Email – Year 3, Weeks 11 to 18 (Social Networks Spur the Demise of Email in the Workplace)

Elsua

by making use of these social tools! and, instead, communicate and collaborate through other means, whether face to face, through the telephone, or, of course, making use of a social networking tools (Microblogging in this case).

Email 192

Enterprise 2.0 Conference Highlights – The Networking

Elsua

conference in Boston, since I haven’t been much online, hanging out in my usual external social software spaces. Back into my usual regular blogging and slowly, but steadily, re-surfacing again in all external social software spaces where I usually hang out.

2009 130

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.

2012 245

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? "…

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?

2008 37

Enterprise 2.0 Conference Highlights – The Networking – Part III

Elsua

conference highlights from Boston on the topic of networking, here is Part III, last one I had planned to share over here in this blog on this topic, and which will be talking about my thoughts on the networking experience throughout the event itself.

2009 130

Launch Day of Communities and Networks Connection

Elsua

For a good number of years, almost from the very beginning since I have gotten involved rather heavily with social software in my role both as a Knowledge Manager and Community Builder, I have been saying that the major drivers of social software adoption within the enterprise are communities, whichever flavour you would want to consider (of Practice, of Interest, of Purpose, etc. Thus as you can see a tremendous potential for Communities and Networks Connection.