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Our OutStart Blog Posts – August 2011

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As I mentioned on this blog I am now helping OutStart with their social media efforts as part of the OutStart team. I am one of several people contributing to our OutStart Knowledge Solutions Blog (see: My New Role within OutStart’s Social Media Efforts ). I am including posts by other members of the OutStart team. I will not be repeating my posts for that blog on this blog. However, about once a month I will post links to my writing there.

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My OutStart Blog Posts – October 2011

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As I mentioned on this blog I am now helping  OutStart  with their social media efforts as part of the OutStart team. I am one of several people contributing to our  OutStart Knowledge Solutions Blog  (see:  My New Role within OutStart’s Social Media Efforts ). I am including posts by other members of the OutStart team.

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OutStart Mobile Knowledge Solutions Use Case Series

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Here is the six part series from OutStart on the use of mobile to provide knowledge solutions. As mobile devices have progressed from being simple phones to becoming hand held computers with multiple capabilities there is increasing potential within these powerful, always available, always connected devices. They cover a range of examples including enterprise alignment, crisis management, learning, learning evaluation, change management, and the real time push of priority communication.

My New Role within OutStart’s Social Media Efforts

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I am now helping OutStart with their blog and Twitter efforts as OutStart’s Director, Social Media. OutStart offers an integrated suite of Knowledge Solutions that address social, mobile and learning efforts. awards for their OutStart LCMS and Hot Lava Mobile.   I am excited to be a part of the OutStart team as their offerings reflect the past thirty years of my work experience. They both cover the market space that includes OutStart and Darwin Ecosystem.

OutStart’s Participate Enables the Social Side of Enterprise Work Processes

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Founded in 1999, OutStart offers an portfolio of inter-related mobile, social, and learning Knowledge Solutions intended to accelerate and broaden access to colleagues and the knowledge they need to respond to business requirements more quickly and make better informed decisions.

My OutStart Blog Posts – January 2012

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As I mentioned on this blog I am now helping OutStart with their social media efforts as part of the OutStart team. I am one of several people contributing to our OutStart Knowledge Solutions Blog (see: My New Role within OutStart’s Social Media Efforts). I am including posts by other members of the OutStart team. I will not be repeating my posts for that blog on this blog. However, once a month I will post links to my writing there.

My OutStart Blog Posts – January 2012

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As I mentioned on this blog I am now helping  OutStart  with their social media efforts as part of the OutStart team. I am one of several people contributing to our  OutStart Knowledge Solutions Blog  (see:  My New Role within OutStart’s Social Media Efforts ). I am including posts by other members of the OutStart team.

My OutStart Blog Posts – December 2011

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As I mentioned on this blog I am now helping  OutStart  with their social media efforts as part of the OutStart team. I am one of several people contributing to our  OutStart Knowledge Solutions Blog  (see:  My New Role within OutStart’s Social Media Efforts ). I am including posts by other members of the OutStart team.

Our OutStart Blog Posts – September 2011

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As I mentioned on this blog I am now helping OutStart with their social media efforts as part of the OutStart team. I am one of several people contributing to our OutStart Knowledge Solutions Blog (see: My New Role within OutStart’s Social Media Efforts ). I am including posts by other members of the OutStart team. I will not be repeating my posts for that blog on this blog. However, once a month I will post links to my writing there.

My OutStart Blog Posts May – June 2011

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As I mentioned on this blog I am now helping OutStart with their social media efforts as part of the OutStart team. I am one of several people contributing to our OutStart Knowledge Solutions Blog (see: My New Role within OutStart’s Social Media Efforts ). I will not be repeating my posts for that blog on this blog. However, about once a month I will post links to my writing there. Here is the second set from mid May through June. I welcome your comments.

My OutStart Knowledge Solutions Blog Posts

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As I mentioned on this blog I am now helping OutStart with their social media efforts as part of the OutStart team. I am one of several people contributing to our OutStart Knowledge Solutions Blog (see: My New Role within OutStart’s Social Media Efforts ). I will not be repeating my posts for that blog on this one. However, about once a month I will post links to my writing there. Here is the first set going back to the beginning of April. I welcome your comments.

OutStart’s Hot Lava Offers a Flexible Mobile Communication Platform

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OutStart's Hot Lava Mobile enables you to reach, train and communicate with your mobile workforce and on-the-go employees, partners, and customers. I spoke with Mike Gregory from OutStart about its capabilities. 

My Favorite Tweets for April 1 - 14 2011

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RT @ outstart : Enterprise 2.0: RT @ outstart : RT @ jbowles : Social Objects as fulcrum for a community [link] by @ gautamghosh. RT @ outstart : Why Users Are More Engaged With #Social Media on Fridays [link]. RT @ OutStart : Mobile users still split app and browser usage [link] by @ ron_miller. RT @ outstart : Insurers See the Web 2.0 RT @ outstart : RT @ dhinchcliffe : Social Networks a Coming Trend at Work [link] HT @ demeto #socbiz.

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My Favorite Tweets for April 15 - 30 2011

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RT @ outstart : by @ robpatrob Measuring Influence and so Attention – New York Times [link]. RT @ outstart : 3 Must Read Articles on Management for Anyone in E2.0 RT @ outstart : Community Managers: What They Do, Why You Need Them [link] by @ cflanagan. RT @ outstart : RT @ bduperrin : Corporate Microblogging Helps Employees Migrate Work Conversations Online - [link].

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My Favorite Tweets for March 1 – 14 2011

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RT @ outstart : Skills for collaboration by @ jackvinson [link]. RT @ outstart : Enterprise Social 2.0 RT @ outstart : from @ absolutezero Enterprise Social 2.0 RT @ outstart : Social Media To Grow As Customer Service Tool [link] #sm. RT @ outstart : Collaboration Opportunities + Challenges for #Mobile Workforce [link]. Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information. 

My Favorite Tweets for May 1 - 14 2011

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RT @ outstart : New salary + career research via 2.0 RT @ outstart : The Hidden Power of Renegade Knowledge [link] good pts. 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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My App Gap Posts for June 2010

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OutStart’s Learning Content Management System Automates Key Aspects of Content Development. Here are my AppGap posts for June. I am also writing in another Corante blog, FastForward (see right side bar for links), The AppGap posts began toward the end of January 2008.    Here, I am primarily doing product commentaries with a few other things thrown in. Below are the ones for June. There will be more in July. Qontext.com Provides Greater Context to Enterprise Collaboration.

My App Gap Posts for April 2011

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OutStart’s Participate Supports the Social Side of Enterprise Work Processes. Here are my AppGap posts for April. I am also writing in another Corante blog, FastForward (see right side bar for links), The AppGap posts began toward the end of January 2008.    Here, I am primarily doing product commentaries with a few other things thrown in. Below are the ones for April. There will be more in May. Managing Content for Continuous Learning at Autodesk.

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My Favorite Tweets for August 15 - 31 2011

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RT @outstart : Mobile broadband expansion means jobs growth, experts say [link]. RT @outstart : RT @bduperrin : Incentivizing use of Enterprise 2.0 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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My Favorite Tweets for June 1 - 15 2011

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RT @outstart : RT @VMaryAbraham : How Online Education Is Changing Way We Learn [link]. RT @outstart : Slow Hunch: How Innovation is Created Thru Group Intelligence [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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My Favorite Tweets for August 1 - 14 2011

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RT @outstart : Apple patent filing details devices with linked projectors [link]. RT @outstart : Lessons in Co-Creativity [link]. RT @outstart : RT @dhinchcliffe : Enterprise Mobility, Social Business, Competitiveness + Future Workplace. Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information. 

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Social Enterprise Today: Useful New Content Aggregation Site

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There are also a number of bloggers who work I have covered on the OutStart Knowledge Solutions Blog : Michael Fauscette , Jane Hart , Harold Jarche , Clark Quinn , and Gautum Ghosh. Here is another excellent site created by Jerry Bowles, Social Enterprise Today. It aggregates a number of bloggers on the topic and I am pleased be to included.

My Favorite Tweets for February 16 – 28 2011

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via @ outstart RT @ christineptran : Mobile World Congress: 5 Trends to Watch from GigaOm « [link]. John Alonso @ outstart on #mobile #learning [link]. via @ outstart : Developing mobile content for last 4 ys by Nancy Munro of KnowledgeShift: [link]. Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information. 

My Favorite Tweets for December 1 – 15 2011

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RT @outstart : RT @rossdawson : Jane Hart’s @c4lpt 2011 Reading List - best articles of year [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. Since Twitter archiving is an oxymoron, I am now going to post my favorite links for the month so they can be easily accessed later.

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My App Gap Posts for May 2011

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OutStart’s Hot Lava Provides Flexible Mobile Communication Platform. Here are my AppGap posts for May. I am also writing in another Corante blog, FastForward (see right side bar for links), The AppGap posts began toward the end of January 2008.    Here, I am primarily doing product commentaries with a few other things thrown in. Below are the ones for May. There will be more in June. IBM Releases Social Jam 2011 Results. Enterprise 2.0 Study Needs Participation.

Portals and KM Blog Begins it Eighth Year

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I also started writing on several group blogs and now there are four in this category: FastForward , The Appgap , The Darwin Awareness Engine™ blog , and most recently, the OutStart Knowledge Solutions Blog. It is hard to imagine that I have been writing this blog for over seven years now. I certainly would not have predicted that when I started the blog on May 2, 2004 with three posts: Is KM the Killer App for Portals? Some good articles on blogs and blogs on blogs , and Is RSS TNBT ?

My Favorite Tweets for November 1 - 15 2011

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RT @outstart : RT @jaycross : Substitute "Internet" for "television" in The Medium Is the Massage and McLuhan is 100% on target. 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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My Favorite Tweets for October 15 - 30 2011

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RT @outstart : RT @charlesjennings : RT @hjarche social aspect of learning is fundamental. 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. Since Twitter archiving is an oxymoron, I am now going to post my favorite links for the month so they can be easily accessed later.

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My Favorite Tweets for May 15 - 30 2011

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" RT @outstart : using #education as a marketing tool [link]. RT @outstart : Social Media's Secret Weapon - Email [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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My Favorite Tweets for March 15 – 31 2011

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RT @ outstart : #Learning Fosters Psychologically Healthy Workplaces [link]. RT @ outstart : Are Businesses Missing Benefits Of Collaboration Tech? 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.

Review of Kate Pugh’s Sharing Hidden Know-How

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I did a brief review on the OutStart blog but will go into more depth here. Kate Pugh, president of Align Consulting, has provided us with some useful guidelines on in her recent book: Sharing Hidden Know-How: How managers solve thorny problems with the knowledge jam. The book describes Knowledge Jam, “a facilitated collaborative method for helping organizations rediscover the fundamental discipline of knowledge transfer – the conversation.”

My Favorite Tweets for February 1 - 15 2012

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RT @TechCrunch : Kenexa Acquires E-Learning Solutions Company OutStart tcrn.ch/yMVUnQ 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. Since Twitter archiving is an oxymoron, I am now going to post my favorite links for the month so they can be easily accessed later.

My Favorite Tweets for July 1 - 15 2011

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RT @outstart : RT @DavidGurteen : The One Thing That Makes Collaboration Work [link] #KM. 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. Since Twitter archiving is an oxymoron, I am now going to post my favorite links for the month so they can be easily accessed later.

IBM Picks Up Kenexa To Enhance Social Business Initiatives

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I know about a bit about Kenexa as they acquired OutStart , a company that provides learning, mobile, and social media services. I helped Outstart with their blog for about a year prior to the Kenexa acquisition in January of this year. has acquired Kenexa in a cash transaction for around $1.3 billion.

My Favorite Tweets for June 15 - 30 2011

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  RT @outstart : Driving Adoption of Social Collaboration Tools by @MFauscette. 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. Since Twitter archiving is an oxymoron, I am now going to post my favorite links for the month so they can be easily accessed later.

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

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I also follow people related to three different twitter accounts I am connected with (@billives, @darwineco, and  @outstart ). I had not been paying too much attention to  Klout  until I saw this article in the New York Times, Got Twitter? You’ve Been Scored. I skimmed it and tweeted about it to save the link for further reading.

Joining the Merced Group to Offer Social Business Consulting Services

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I am also continuing my support of the OutStart blog and Twitter efforts, and providing software reviews on the AppGap blog.  Social business has great potential and I have shared much of my excitement over its opportunities, as well as ideas for its success on this blog.    I am now pleased to announce that I have joined with Catherine Shinners and the Merced Group as a partner.

My Favorite Tweets for January 15 - 31 2012

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RT @outstart : RT @C4LPT : Sleeping giant – Social Business stirs in 2012 [link]. RT @outstart : RT @jbowles : RT @socbiz2day Democratization of workplace #socbiz #workplace [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.

My Favorite Tweets for December 16 - 30 2011

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RT @outstart: RT @bduperrin: Social Business Predictions for 2012 [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. Since Twitter archiving is an oxymoron, I am now going to post my favorite links for the month so they can be easily accessed later.

My Favorite Tweets for July 15 - 30 2011

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Mobile Authoring Tools: @outstart Hot Lava #Mobile [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. Since Twitter archiving is an oxymoron, I am now going to post my favorite links for the month so they can be easily accessed later.