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Why Our Software Needs Social Context

Alchemy of Change

Healing Software’s Split Personality. I’m not arguing against designing software for either professional or personal uses.

2011 84

Open Business – From Adoption into Adaptation


Indeed, there will always be different waves of adopters and each and everyone of us, social software evangelists, should be ok with that.

2013 74

Newsgator Integrates Social Software into Core Work Process

Portals and KM

SharePoint is not really social software but a system of record, in this case, documents. Here is a sample Social Sites interface.  

Territory Destroys ThoughtAn Open Letter to Jabe Bloom

Evolving Web

Dear Jabe It strikes me that we humans often like to think. Yet we are still territorial creatures. We are protectors of our territory. territory.

2012 134

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


Lately, I have been thinking quite a bit around the topic of Social / Open Business Transformation. Open Business To quote: . Whatever.

2013 64

The place of ‘the teacher’ in relation to open content

Jenny Connected

Open courseware is increasing and the uptake had been high (e.g. sites such as MITOpencourseware , Khan Academy , the Open University’s Openlearn site, DaveConservatoire’s music site , OpenStudy and there must be many more). So where will the ‘awesome teachers’ feature in relation to the increasing provision of open content.

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The place of ‘the teacher’ in relation to open content

Jenny Connected

Open courseware is increasing and the uptake had been high (e.g. sites such as MITOpencourseware , Khan Academy , the Open University’s Openlearn site, DaveConservatoire’s music site , OpenStudy and there must be many more). So where will the ‘awesome teachers’ feature in relation to the increasing provision of open content.

2012 45

Forrester: Mobile Apps Will Change the IT Market and Drive Software Innovation

Portals and KM

Forrester has issued a new report, Mobile App Internet Recasts The Software And Services Landscape: App Innovation On Phones Will Spread To Cars, Appliances And Entertainment by John C. The app stores have really opened up the market. McCarthy. Apple has over. iPhone 350,000 apps, and Android has countered with more than 150,000.

2015 40

Opening Keynote at the SharePoint Conference in Auckland

Michael Sampson - Currents

opening comments from Microsoft New Zealand. Projects – tunnels, tall buildings, avionics software, project management.

2014 42

Open Letter – Take a Strategic Approach to the Use of Microsoft Office 365

Michael Sampson - Currents

Microsoft Office 365 offers a collection of software applications for various user devices plus an array of cloud-delivered online services to both power and complement any installed software. This is somewhat perplexing. In recent years this has included a mix of products (e.g., decision strategy, governance, user adoption). Michael.

2016 44

Vanity Killed the Social Media Star


We would need, instead, to look elsewhere for those social software tools we once thought would change the world, because, you know what?,

2016 95

Mastering the Art of Collaboration Through Conversation


You are now part of a massive exchange of conversations happening out there in the open and pretty much like with the good old known Web 2.0

2016 87

IBM Rational Offers Collaboration and Innovation within Software Development

Portals and KM

IBM Rational is an open software development platform that supports sharing and interactions among software and systems design and development teams.

The Illusion of Control


Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open Leadershipthat is, the workforce. It’s not our job to worry about that. Instead.

2016 83

What’s Your Purpose?


Take a look, for instance, into IT vendors, specially, in the Social Software / Collaboration space. Projects Fail ’. Even today. To no avail.

Gartner: "Don't Deploy Collaboration Software Out of the Box" - I Disagree

Michael Sampson - Currents

He said that firms shouldn't deploy collaboration software "out of the box" - I disagree, but I disagree because I'm being pedantic, although I think it is important to be so given this is a Gartner person speaking. Read more: Collaboration software shouldn't be deployed out of the box: Gartner. Ditto with wikis. Ditto with Yammer.

Cetis 2013 Keynote - Digital Citizenship: Underpinning Open Education


adoption of open learning technology specifications and standards is. creating open education opportunities for all, through free and open.

2013 21

Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016


Top 100 Tools for Education – for use in schools, colleges, universities, adult ed . I suppose better late than never, right? etc. . That powerful.

2016 63

Enabling Early Adopters to Lead Your Change Initiatives


Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open LeadershipMy dear fellow BlueIQ Ambassadors ? Are you all still out there? Great!

2016 51

JISC Netskills – The Rhetoric of Openness

Jenny Connected

The first JISC Netskills online seminar, ‘The Rhetoric of Openness’ by David White was delivered on Tuesday 21st June; if you couldn’t join the session – you can still watch & listen to a recording of the session here: [link] – you can also comment on the recording, or if you’re tweeting use #nstalks.

Standards Can Help Put Social Software to Work

Portals and KM

million on social software globally in 2011, and will spend almost $4.5 is the involvement needed from IT departments to deploy and integrate the software. Dion Hitchcliffe, address one critical means to address this integration issue in his post, Enterprise Social Networks Need Open Standards. Customers spent $767.4

Enterprise 2.0, Where Art Thou?


is the use of emergent social software platforms within companies, or between companies and their partners or customers. Remember Web 2.0

2015 95

Making webinar software more open

Digital Habitats

I’ve always found webinar software like WebEx , Elluminate , or GoToMeeting to be constraining and, because they try to be a “total solution&# they don’t play well with other uses or software. Interesting to see them innovate by using webinar software in such an open way.

Why Do I Share My Knowledge?


Even more so when the vast majority of people just don’t share theirs out there openly and transparently in the first place. You see?

2012 142

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


Indeed, an openly Socially Integrated Enterprise. IBM Learning Open Business This is it! The moment of truth! The wait is over.

2013 100

How Social Networking Can Improve Work Meetings


Finally, an Open Business without meetings. But perhaps enough is enough. And here is the funny thing. Euan Semple (@euan) April 18, 2013.

2013 122

There Can Be No Resilience Without Transformation


IBM Innovation Learning Life Open Business Personal KM Work Life Integration #elsuasworkbook Hippie2.0 Well, not really. Goodness! Very painful.

2013 116

2013 – The Year of Social HR


Haven’t we learned anything in the last 18 years since we had the first instances of social software tools with blogs and wikis? Really?

2013 114

Future directions for the Footprints of Emergence framework

Jenny Connected

Previous posts relating to this presentation are: Evaluation of Open Learning Scenarios. Characteristics of Open Learning Environments.

2014 46

Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections – Job Role and Responsibilities


Indeed, an openly Socially Integrated Enterprise. IBM Innovation Learning Open Business Time to wake them up and get down to work!

2013 66

Industrialisation of Social Networking for the Enterprise


Open Business #elsuasworkbook Or, to put it in other words, automation of your social networking presence. Yes, it happens. And what for?

2013 89

Life Without eMail – Year 6, Weeks 1 to 20 – (Back to Basics)


Open Business #elsuasworkbook Life-Without-eMail Thinking-Outside-The-Inbox Yes, that drastic. How illusory, I know! side of me and fight back!

2013 72

Lovd By Less -- Open Source Social Network -- Who loves you, baby?

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

So we said we should just build an open source social network platform and give it away. While we dont believe that the world needs another social network, we do believe that most sites can benefit from some sort of social interaction, software is about communication after all. Lovd offers a free open source social network platform.

Ruby 15

Enterprise Social Networking Tips by Luis Suarez


IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Personal KM Productivity ToolsSomehow it just sounds a bit too meta. To quote: .

2013 72

Green Chameleon » Social Software Guides

Green Chameleon

Thanks to Cory Banks and Steven Kaye for this lead (via actKM ). URLs are automatically converted into links. Thank you Edgar for your post! RSS2.0

Thoughts on IBM Connections Mail (“Mail Next”)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Mail Next was introduced in the Opening General Session, and then there was a very well attended full hour session later in the day; mail is still clearly a hot topic for many. Collaboration Software Latest Updates (thanks to @joebaxter for the photo). It was positioned as a re-think of email. Nice eye candy.

2014 61

Yammer: Better for Teams

Michael Sampson - Currents

With respect to what’s next after the current round of improvements, the Office Team said: Up next in 2016: deeper integration with Office 365 to open up even more possibilities for teams. Collaboration Software Managing Projects Microsoft Office 365 Multi-Enterprise Collaboration

Social Media Principle #3 Economies Have Currencies

Evolving Web

While recognition can be a contest, many studies show that performance in an open and transparent environment yields the best recognition.

No 10 petition urges open sourcing council software

Social Reporter

If councils spend citizens’ money on developing systems to inform and engage citizens, shouldn’t they also share the software? A while back I wrote about my experience of sitting on a Government advisory board discussing plans to spend £2 million of public money on Citizen Engagement Tools. That attracted over 300 contributions.

Organizational Entropy and Information Abuse

Evolving Web

Leadership becomes critical in open structures. Open structures require strong leadership. It’s an awesome observation. A social object.

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