What are Social Bookmarking Sites?

Online Social Networking

I’m writing about social bookmarking sites because of comments on my Facebook page indicating that people could still be unfamiliar with social bookmarking. Social Bookmarking Sites Defined. Reasons for Social Bookmarking Sites.

Social media in organizations: a reality check

Joitske Hulsebosch

You see level of exposure to social media slowly growing in these groups. There were already a number of people on Twitter and there was a fanatical gamer in the group, but the majority did not know what social media are. Tags: social media Web 2.0

What can development organizations do with Web2.0 tools?

Joitske Hulsebosch

are designed for participation, and what is more core business for development organizations? And I'd almost forget the feeds from the social bookmarking site delicious. Examples I can think of are the CIARIS website on social inclusion. Helpalot is an example of building a site using social networking site ideas. Some time ago, I compiled some examples of what you can do with web2.0 tools for communication within a development project.

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How You Too Can Bookmark with the Info Elite at the Business Exchange Site

Online Social Networking

I traced the visit back to Business Exchange , Bloomberg Business Week’s social bookmarking site “that helps professionals discover and organize information from across the Web… a great way to share content and find the most relevant news on business topics.&#. bookmark articles you discover into one or more topics. browse articles that have previously been bookmarked. react to articles that you or others have bookmarked.

If the US State Department Can Use Wikis and Blogs Effectively, So Can Your Organization ?

Green Chameleon

There continues to be much debate about whether and how to use social tools and social computing in organizations, and the effectiveness of open cultures and co-creation in order to foster innovation, flexibility, resiliency and responsiveness (see, for example, Bill Ives’ recent post titled The Next Step In Open Innovation From McKinsey ). It's grass-roots technology in a top-down organization,” said Eric M.

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A Practical Guide to Implementing Web 2.0 (aka Social Networking Tools) in Your Organization

How to Save the World

aka Social Networking Tools) in Your Organization. social networking tools, social media and social software. Many organizations and software developers are trying to cobble these on to the three lemons above to try to make these lemons less useless.

7 Introductory resources into web2.0 tools

Joitske Hulsebosch

Wikis, weblogs, mashups, photosharing, mapping, social bookmarking. The commoncraft show with its series of videos on tools like blogging, wikis, social bookmarking, twitter. Tim Davies has developed some one page guides like this on social bookmarking. The top 100 social media blogged by Steve Dale If I really want to browse for tools (level 5 in overwhelminess) I go to: 5. The organizer's toolkrib (less elaborate) and 7.

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

Joitske Hulsebosch

Diigo - or any other social bookmarker Diigo is very important to keep track off your online sources. An alternative to this bookmark tool is delicious. Yammer - or other tool for rapid, private conversations Yammer is widely known and used within organizations, often not by all employees. Ning is a social network, but it can also be a LMS (Learning Management System) such as Moodle. Ning is more focused on social interaction, works well and is affordable.

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Avoid Profile Potpourri

Collaborative Thinking

While initially identified as a social bookmark system for the enterprise (an "internal delicious"), the company has done a credible job of expanding the conversation beyond a tooling discussion. The Connectbeam Social Computing Blog: Putting the Social into Microsoft Outlook.

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Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Here comes everybody

Ken Carroll

Here’s the web in 2007 from a (ridiculously-condensed) learning perspective: Google organizes teraybytes of information and presents it to us almost instantaneously, while a slew of new web tools assist us with managing and participating in learning. Networks offer radically new ways to organize learning. When you find something of value, you simply bookmark it or include it in your reader where it becomes part of your learning network.

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What He Said

Green Chameleon

Be Organized vs Tag, Archive and Search. Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages Frankly I couldn’t have said it any better than Leo Babauta, in his piece Productivity 2.0: How the New Rules of Work Are Changing the Game. Indeed, he’s said a lot of relevant things I’ve wanted to say, but just haven’t gotten around to.

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Microenterprises and the Enterprise 2.0 Trajectory

Evolving Web

He explains: Enterprise social software isn't one application. It's a range of collaborative modes that includes blogs, wikis, micromessaging, personal dashboards, collaborative spreadsheeting, and social bookmarking. Focused Social Media " E20 "enterprise 2.0

More from Forrester on the Future of Enterprise 2.0 Technologies

Portals and KM

They focused on technologies considered most appropriate for employee collaboration and included 11 technologies: blogs, forums, mashups, microblogs, podcasts, prediction markets, RSS, social bookmarks, social networks, widgets, and wikis. Here is the breakdown but predicted success: Significant success: social networks and wikis Moderate success: blogs, forums, mashups, prediction markets, RSS, widgets Minimal success: microblogs, podcasts, social bookmarks.

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Google gets a little more enterprisey

Green Chameleon

The tool is essentially YouTube for your organization. You can upload videos, comment on them, add bookmarks and share the videos around. What do you think, what would you use video for inside your organization? Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages Google is announcing a new enterprise product today. Google Video for Business.

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Social Media: A Cautionary Tale

Collaborative Thinking

Social media means different things to different people. For others, social media implies leveraging customer communities or use of social media by employees acting as brand ambassadors to the public. Internal use of social media in the context of an employee social network site or enterprise social networking initiative can also become part of strategic discussions. Many technologies are associated with social media.

Prescient Releases the Social Intranet Study

Portals and KM

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. The study examines social media use on corporate intranets, and the magnitude, use and popularity of social media by employees and executives. The findings indicate that there is rapid adoption of social media on the corporate intranet in the past year.

Introducting social media in organisations to improve the learning function is more difficult than you may think.

Joitske Hulsebosch

For some time now, I have an evaluation report of an organization that has experience with the introduction of social media (like wikis and blog) in the organization since 2009. The aim of the project was that increased use of social media within the organization would support the development of a global network: information would be better available in one central place (through wikis) and transparency about what is going on within the organisation would be enhanced.

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Leadership Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Networks Link to Results Leadership networks help communities, organizations, and people work more effectively and efficiently. Stanford Social Innovation Review : Articles : Ten Nonprofit Funding.

My Enterprise 2.0 Toolkit Q1 2010

Evolving Web

In a hyper connected world, one has little choice but to participate in Facebook - it's the 800 pound social media site. Every organization should be using Flickr for its images. Tagging Engine - While I have tried many, I still use Delicious more than any other social bookmarking site.

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World events - Hurricanes - Financial Crises and Politics - Twitter!

Green Chameleon

Many news organizations are now twittering as are of course us as individuals. Most news organizations are going there too - Now Citizen Journalism is I think being defined. Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages What a few weeks this has been. Twitter has become my primary news source. I have been able to get way ahead of the curve as Hanna and Ike developed.

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Inside or Outside? Gartner Attempts to Clear Cloud ‘Confusion’

Green Chameleon

By employing the same standards and principles, organizations will be supporting their own, secure internal “clouds&# as well as relying on the global cloud. Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages Analyst firm Gartner just issued a statement that it believes there is “confusion&# in the market over the definition of “cloud computing,&# and wants to set the record straight.

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Will you Twitter inside the enterprise?

Green Chameleon

Where Twitter solved a social/human need, Yammer falls down. Bringing social tools in to the enterprise is not as simple as just cloning a consumer tool. We see this all the time with Facebook clones that are unsuccessful inside large organizations. The primary one, I would argue, is still social, but it is wrapped in the added constraints of modern business processes.

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Where I get queasy with the Wisdom of Crowds.

Green Chameleon

I have seen a dozen or so Digg-like decision making systems inside of organizations right now and every time I look at them I get a heavy feeling in my stomach. I also know why it has been successful in being piloted inside of organizations. I’m sorry, but this whole thing about being social is really messy. Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages

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ZAAZ Hiring Community Managers

Web Social Architecture

Above all else, we need brand-savvy, social media literate, agency-experienced doers. Enact brand campaigns in social media. Promote content across social bookmarking and collaborative filtration engines. Experience interacting with customers through social media on behalf of brands. Broad and deep familiarity with social software and online community tools, including forums, discussion, blogs, ratings & reviews, IM, etc.

Enterprise 2.0 for Good Times, Enterprise 2.0 for Bad Times (And Everywhere in Between)

Green Chameleon

Organizations that are looking to move into new technologies, normally a project that would be put on hold when budgets are tight, can still do small implementations with SAAS, including blogs, wikis and social-networking tools to lower costs.&#. Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages

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The Sharepoint Sessions – Part One – Dispatches from the Front Lines

Green Chameleon

Some clients use blogs, wikis and social bookmarking because they are baked in but these tools are not a starting point. Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages

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Collaborative Thinking: Augmenting Search Via Tags & Bookmarks

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Microsoft UC (OCS) Presentations and Demos | Main | Videos from ODC 2008 » February 22, 2008 Augmenting Search Via Tags & Bookmarks Worth reading (via ReadWriteWeb ): This leads to the big question: what will be the next big thing that substantially improves search quality? Meanwhile, social bookmarking sites like del.icio.us Can Social Bookmarking Improve Web Search?

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KM World and Enterprise Search Summit 2010 Notes: Designing Social Search in the Enterprise

Portals and KM

I attended the workshop, Designing Social Search in the Enterprise. People are social, and people leverage social strategies to find information all the time-at work, with colleagues-to solve real problems. How do we add this social element into enterprise search systems? Our experienced designer frames these relevant models of social search and walks though how to think through the problems to get to a more optimal solution.

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ZAAZ Hiring Community Managers

Web Social Architecture

Above all else, we need brand-savvy, social media literate, agency-experienced doers. Enact brand campaigns in social media. Promote content across social bookmarking and collaborative filtration engines. Experience interacting with customers through social media on behalf of brands. Broad and deep familiarity with social software and online community tools, including forums, discussion, blogs, ratings & reviews, IM, etc.

In uncertain times, Enterprise 2.0 takes the stage

Green Chameleon

Complexity reduction, efficiency increases and fast response times have been the cornerstone of many Enterprise Social Software pitches in the last 5 years. These organizations can no doubt weather this storm, but with this shift, opportunity is found. As traditional enterprise vendors suffer, a panacea for investors and customers is emerging with the nascent enterprise social software industry. Social Software is software which “allows users to interact and share data.&#

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

aka Social Networking Tools) in Your Organization BLOG A Practical Guide toImplementing Web 2.0 (aka social networking tools, social media and social software. The other need youre likely to find in most organizations is foraccess to company policies and procedures.

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Awareness Report Shows Significant Rise in Enterprise Social Media - Will It Continue?

Green Chameleon

It shows that social media initiatives are on are increasing and continue to evolve. Highlights include: Employers are starting to allow social media participation more freely in their organizations: The number of organizations that allow social networking for business purposes has increased dramatically to 69 percent in 2008 up from 37 percent last year. I think it is fine to do this for business social networking.

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Rebooting the conference

e-Moderation Station

An excellent range of short sessions was run by participants on topics from IWBs to social bookmarking. Subscribe to the comments for this post? Tweet This! Share this on Facebook. Add this to Google Reader. Email this to a friend? [or: or: What’s an Unconference?]. No plenary speakers.

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Part 2 - Relationships and Identity: Two Sides of the Social Networking Coin

Collaborative Thinking

The following archetypes help illustrate dynamics involving identity within social structures. In addition, call center agents are not considered knowledge workers by the organization. Product strategists following her blog posts tag those pages and bookmark them to be shared on the Corporate Facebook site. Mary takes on a social role (i.e., Performing this "social role" elevates Mary in ways not possible in her formal role and work activity. Part 1 is here.

CoP Series #8: Content and Community

Nancy White

Learners may wish to track and organize their own content. This can be done outside of a learning platform using a social bookmarking tool like [link] , [link] or [link] / (the latter is specifically designed for research and education contexts).

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TownSquare … Social Networking and Social Computing R&D

Green Chameleon

implementation and adoption as organizations circle it like a group of neighbourhood dogs nervously eyeing and sniffing a porcupine, it seems clear that eventually organizations will have to realize that the tools and services that comprise what we call Enterprise 2.0 And that re-tooling will consist largely of social computing capabilities. be needed before or after an organization addresses E2.0 ?

Tact, efficiency define a balanced approach

Green Chameleon

in your organization. Bringing social computing in to your organization in the near term will require measured amounts of tact and enthusiasm. If a transformation is going to take place successfully in your organization, it will be through thousands of small efforts, not one large push. Learn to be ready : Only when you fully realize the potential for your organization can you find the right help.

The Future of Collaborative Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Aaron Fulkerson is co-founder and CEO of MindTouch , which has grown from a small open source project into a very popular collaboration platform that enables users to connect and customize enterprise systems, social tools and web services. "Social profiles: check.

Social Behavior, Usage Patterns, and Adoption: My Enterprise 2.0 Conference Notes

Portals and KM

This post covers the session, Social Behavior, Usage Patterns, and Adoption. I have interviewed both David and Walton about their organizations and looked forward to this session. Then he asked about where does social media work? Walton began by noting the large numbers of people they are hiring and added that social media can help onboard them.   Social media can help here also. Sean responded that there are two different worlds of social media.

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Our Obsession with Scoring is Now Taking on Individuals on the Web

Portals and KM

I often use my Twitter feed,  @billlives , as a social bookmarking tool so I remember and have access to posts and articles I want to save. Darwin does not try to impose an order on content, it lets content self-organize. The Darwin approach does not require human intervention to be organize the content; it is self-organizing based on the content itself and therefore more representative of what is happening as it occurs, and respectful of each unique context.

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Enterprise 2.0 - Now a necessity in a low/no capital world - The Death of the Dinos

Green Chameleon

A deep undercurrent of this blog has been how difficult it is for a conventional organization to adopt a 2.0 So until last week, it was still possible for organizations to chug along with a 1.0 It will use the network effect and it will use social capital to do big things.

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Socialprise: The Organizational Design Revolution

Green Chameleon

Via social media and social networking, the stars and the moon aligned and the Age of Aquarius came into view. It occurred to me today that Jeffrey has quietly been engaged in the larger social 'conversation' for a long time — albeit in more traditional form of a newsletter, with a personal message from Jeffrey in each issue. Yes, a fundamental element of Seventh Generation is social responsibility.

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Even More Research on the Use of Social Software in the Workplace from IBM

Portals and KM

Millen, Werner Geyer, Casey Dugan recently published, Research on the Use of Social Software in the Workplace. It focused on their Beehive social networking website behind IBM’s firewall. Beehive was launched in 2007 by IBM Research as “an internal social network site for IBM employees designed to blur the boundaries of work and home, professional and personal, and business and fun.” I recently wrote about More IBM Research on Enterprise 2.0 – Activities and Other Tools.

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