Social Computing Guidelines and Why You Would Still Need Them

Elsua

Those Social Computing Guidelines are your entrance door into modelling certain new mindset(s), behaviours and overall good business practices. . Now, let’s have a look into what it would be like not having those social guidelines in place.

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Fair Process and Social Computing

Governance in a Networked World

So what has this got to do with Social Computing? I was reminded recently of a diagram published in one of my favourite HBR articles on organisational change management called "Fair Process"by Kim and Mauborgne back in 1997.

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.

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. Long-term ROI of social computing is helping information workers feel valued (e.g., Social Computing lowers the cost for sharing and organizing.

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.

On Governance and Compliance – IBM’s Social Computing Guidelines Webcast

Elsua

If you have been following this blog for a while, you would know how I have been blogging for a good number of times about one of those topics that people keep asking me about to share my two cents of the conversation: Social Software Governance and what IBM is doing about it.

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.

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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!

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!

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".

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.

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.

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Japanese Business Culture & Social Computing

Green Chameleon

What interested me most, however, was the cultural alignment of Japanese enterprises with social computing solutions. Within the “shushin koyo&# model of life-long relationships between employer and employee, many aspects of the individual’s social life were organised and supported by the corporation. On the face of it enterprise social computing tools are perfectly placed to fill this gap.

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?

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.

Social Computing Magazine – Great Enterprise 2.0 Content Source

Portals and KM

Social Computing Magazine. Here is a very useful source for new on enterprise 2.0, They have been re-syndicating a few of the posts from the this blog recently so they must have good judgment, right? The online magazine covers a wide variety of topics related to enterprise 2.0.

Forrester on Using Social Computing To Boost IT Productivity

Portals and KM

space as some times they attempt to block or curtail social media activities. Forrester’s Nigel Fenwick presents a nice twist to this view by offering research on how social computing can boost IT productivity. It concluded that their “survey of social media users indicates that IT staff increase productivity by adapting Social Computing to their role. Social media can support c increased collaboration that fuels innovation.

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.

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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. Social Networking and Social Computing R&D for more). nGenera - we run user forums for new ideas - we are looking at how enterprise computing is going to change. I went to an interesting session at the Enterprise 2.0

PKM Post on Enterprise 2.0 Market Even in Difficult Times – Appears in Social Computing Magazine

Portals and KM

Thanks to Dion Hitchcliffe and Social Computing Magazine for republishing my 11/13 post, Are You Seeing Growth in the Enterprise 2.0 Market Even in Difficult Times? This is a great resource to check out along with Dion's Enterprise Web 2.0 blog on ZDNet

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.].

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.

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. Wednesday August 20, 2008 Enterprise Tagging Service social software saves IBM $4.6 million a year Measuring ROI on social software is an elusive topic, so it’s wonderful when I find projects that have managed to quantify it in some way. The following story focuses on a particular task, that of social tagging.

Social Computing on Your Intranet Can Improve Employee Retention

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

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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?

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. Zach offers a number of useful HR related applications for social networking applications in the report. and social networking.

Intel Communities: IT@Intel Blog: Why Intel is investing in Social Computing

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Remember Me Search Home > Intel Communities > Open Port IT Community > IT@Intel > Blog > 2009 > February > 13 Up to Blog Posts in IT@Intel Previous Next IT@Intel Blog Currently Being Moderated 1 Why Intel is investing in Social Computing Posted by Laurie Buczek on Feb 13, 2009 10:37:38 AM In my post Testing Business Value in Social Networking I shared our results of extensive exploration to determine if there is value in adding professional networking for employee use.

What's my scene — user roles and needs in social computing " Matt's Musings

John Tropea - Delicious Community

What’s my scene — user roles and needs in social computing Do you allow people to comment, review, rate and ask questions on your website’s articles? By using the taxonomy of social computing , the market segmentation, and user needs, become much clearer. This breakdown of users very useful when considering what sorts of social computing tools you may need to deliver. and taping into social computing tools.

The Connectbeam Social Computing Blog: Economic Downturn: Putting a Dollar Figure on the Value of Enterprise 2.0 for Companies

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. industry, this is indeed the time to demonstrate the business case of social software.

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Building an Engaging Community By Gautam Ghosh

Elsua

Communities using social media – gautam ghosh. Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise

Elsua

Over the last couple of weeks there have been a number of rather interesting and insightful blog posts that have been covering IBM’s journey to become a social business. That’s an important aspect of the role predictive analytics will play as social analytics evolve&#.

Forget Social Strategy, Think Social Philosophy: Hippie 2.0

Elsua

For Social Computing to sink in and be that critical and crucial part of the ins and outs within the corporate world we would ALL need to make that blunt move. For a successful adoption of social software within any business, it needs to be, right there, part of the company’s DNA.

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How connect.BASF Helped BASF Become a Social Business

Elsua

In the recent past I have been blogging over here a couple of times already on some of the amazing piece of work that BASF ( disclaimer: An IBM customer) has been doing over the course of the last year or so on becoming a Social Business and behave and act as such.

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Global, Local, Personal

Elsua

Over the course of the last couple of years I have taken the chance to blog, every so often, about one of my favourite video series that has surely changed the perception of the real impact of the Social Web, not only within the corporate world, but also within our own society as a whole.

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Building an Engaging Community By Gautam Gosh

Elsua

Communities using social media – gautam ghosh. Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

The Business Value of Serendipity: Improving Your Presentation Skills

Elsua

You gotta love serendipity, specially, when it is facilitated serendipity coming through to you, as if by magic, through your multiple daily interactions with your social networks, whether internal or external.

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The Business Case for Enterprise Social Bookmarking: $4.6 Million a Year in Cost Savings!

Elsua

Indeed, social bookmarking / tagging! Not sure what you would think, but I strongly believe that social bookmarking and social tagging are still an important and rather critical part of a successful Enterprise 2.0 Like any other standard social bookmarking site.

The Social Enterprise – Welcome to the Era of Intrapreneurship!

Elsua

There are plenty of blog posts out there that have covered very well the topic of “ The Future of the Workplace &# and the impact of social computing in helping shape up the business world to become a whole lot more open, engaged, transparent and nimble.

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Why Is Knowledge Sharing Important? A Matter of Survival

Elsua

Eventually, one of the biggest challenges for social networking within the enterprise is to be, basically, designed for virtual serendipity). Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

Social Business Forum Highlights – Social Business on the Shoulders of Giants

Elsua

Let’s see… How about Social Business is not something entirely new, we already knew about it from before. sharing further insights which mimic, almost too close, plenty of the main thinking behind Social Business from all along, even for Social Computing and Enterprise 2.0.

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