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Social Computing Guidelines and Why You Would Still Need Them

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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. May 2005. .

2015 71

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?

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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 58

I Think I May Have Just Experienced The Future…

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while you are carrying on with your work and personal life helping it become ever so much more engaged, participative and interconnected with the Social Web available out there! Social, for me, while on the road, has taken a new meaning.

2012 112

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.

Google Plus and Twitter – How They Work for Me Hand in Hand

Elsua

I am back to making active use of one of my favourite social networking tools out there, where I have been spending a large chunk of time over the course of the last four years and counting. It’s something difficult to see work just right and scalable in other social networking sites.

2011 125

What Is (A) Community?

Elsua

Well, earlier on today, I bumped into this short blog post by my good friend Nancy White where she is referencing a brief video clip, rather inspiring, I may have to add, that pretty much explains it all very nicely on what distinguishes a community, and its many traits, and what not.

2011 109

Social Media at Work

Elsua

This time around Social Media @ Work. With the existence, and abundance, of social networking tools, we are no longer having to depend on one or two individuals, or a small team of communicators, to help spread the message around.

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 114

Google Plus – One50, Two50 and TheRest

Elsua

The truth is that I am ready to make plenty of blunt moves on redefining my social networking presence out there on the Social Web, and I will be sharing some further insights on that regard very soon, but one thing for sure is that at this point in time my blog will remain where it is.

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Why Best Practices Don’t Work for Knowledge Work

Elsua

Years have now gone by and I suppose you may be wondering whether I have changed my opinion on them, or not, right? Social Computing is no different! Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Social Computing

2010 102

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload

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capabilities that any company can turn into, if they would want to dive into the fascinating world of Enterprise Social Computing, and start seeing the business value right away. Now, some of you folks may have already reached that status. May reason why?

2011 106

The Evolution of the Knowledge Web Worker

Elsua

But I can imagine how there may well be a bunch of folks out there, who may not be doing Knowledge Management work, who may be wondering what Knowledge Workers are all about and how they can find them within their organisation, right?

2011 96

KM, Enterprise 2.0 and Social Business: One and The Same

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Now morphed into Social Business ) has started already to follow the same path that traditional Knowledge Management did back in the day. If you ask KMers about Social Computing, Social Networking or Enterprise 2.0 or Social Business today.

2011 89

The Big Three – How To Handle Your Fragmented Social Life

Elsua

A few days back my good friend Jack Vinson posted a rather interesting and thought-provoking blog post that would be incredibly relevant for all of those folks who happen to be rather active in various different social networking sites and who may be facing such a common problem as well.

2011 81

Why Ideas Are Obvious to You But Amazing to Others

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Fun Stuff and Musings Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

2011 77

Living “A World Without Email” … in Google Plus

Elsua

In the last few weeks a lot has been written about whether Google Plus is the ultimate killer social networking site of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or several others, you name it. And no longer just a social networking activity per se, necessarily, on its own.

2011 90

Radical Management – A Different Kind of CEO

Elsua

Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Life Social ComputingDuring the course of yesterday, my good friend, the always insightful Ana Silva was wondering, over in Twitter , and in her own blog, too!,

The Hidden Power of Smiling by Ron Gutman

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Innovation Learning Life Social Computing Work Life Integration

2011 78

The Secret Life of Your Bodyclock – Redefining How You Work for Best Performance

Elsua

It may be a bit too early to judge what the results would be like, but so far it’s been very encouraging! You will see how this entry doesn’t actually have anything to do with the stuff I regularly blog about over here about KM, Collaboration, Communities or Social Computing.

2011 79

Google Plus – Bridging Together Too Irreconcilable Worlds

Elsua

The overall sentiment is that G+ may not be ready just yet for a full implementation of unified communications and I would probably agree with that statement. By enabling audio (voice) and video right into your social streams.

Building an Engaging Community By Gautam Ghosh

Elsua

So, what is eventually a community, then, you may be wondering, right?, Communities using social media – gautam ghosh. Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

The Future of the WorkPlace – Social Business

Elsua

movement and, as we come to prepare things already for 2011 and beyond, one cannot keep but continue reflecting about the real impact of Social Computing within the enterprise and how it is changing the way we think (and behave!) Or not… Welcome to Social Business!

The Art of Collaborating Effectively in Virtual Teams

Elsua

Specially, now that we have got social software tools available to us all to help improve, augment and develop further our own collaborative skills altogether. Build a social life (integrated with your enterprise collaboration approach).

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.

A World Without Email – Year 3, Weeks 29 to 51 (The Email Starvation Continues…)

Elsua

Thus what has happened in the last five and a half months, since I published the last progress report , you may be wondering, right? IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing A-World-Without-Email

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Why Social? To Help Colleagues Work Together Much More Effectively

Elsua

One of my all time favourite social networking tools for informal learning , as well as information discovery, on a good range of interesting and relevant topics, and specially Enterprise 2.0 / Social Computing and Social Business as of late is Slideshare. Why social?

2011 76

How to Use Employee Engagement to Boost Your Business

Elsua

Don’t worry, it will be worth while your three minutes, for sure; in fact, after watching it I can guarantee you would be wondering why you may not have thought about Employee Engagement in the first place within your organisation a while ago. You may be doing something wrong, perhaps.

Social Business – Rethinking Innovation, Organization and Leadership

Elsua

But, I am sure you may be wondering, what would it look like, right? Well, here is one potential answer to them all: Social Business – Rethinking Innovation, Organization and Leadership. Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Life Social Computing

IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – People-Centric vs. Content-Centric by Louis Richardson

Elsua

It was one of those great presentations that makes you think about the daily challenges we all face when confronting work and our own productivity and how by shifting gears and opening up to social tools, we may find plenty of solutions to the problems we face today.

2011 74

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.

Green Chameleon » Social Computing and Learning

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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.

9 Ways To Increase Your Productivity While Working From Home

Elsua

Hopefully, we can add some further insights that may be helpful to others… So here we go, let’s do it!: That seems to be the right measure for me as to how much time I spend using social software tools every day.

2011 77

Google Plus – A Vitamin or an Aspirin?

Elsua

My good friend, and fellow colleague, Louis Richardson , is a tremendously engaging public speaker with an amazing talent in delivering key, powerful messages in various different topics; one of them being Social Business. I am not saying that social software is problematic.

Community Managers and the Art of Facilitating Communities Effectively

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IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

2011 72

Life In A Perpetual Learning State

Elsua

Specially, if you are heavily involved with the Learning and Education field, which, as most of you know already, is another one of my other passions, specially the concept of Social Learning in a work environment.

2011 67

Smart Filtering – On Humanising and Socialising the Web

Elsua

Well, it looks like we may need to “ Beware online “filter bubbles&# “ And pretty seriously! world, and followed by some of the most popular social networking sites at the moment today: like Facebook.

2011 62

Shell All of That Knowledge, Please!

Elsua

Nick actually shares along a few reasons as to why it may well be a rather effective method for transferring knowledge across. Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Social ComputingCan video make a difference in Knowledge Transfer?

2011 58

Community Management Fundamentals – Where Do I Start?

Elsua

Knowledge Management, Collaboration, Learning, Social Computing within the Enterprise, Productivity, Work Life Integration, etc. That’s one of the great things that better community tooling, as well as social software tools, have managed to change over the course of time.

2011 66

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

Elsua

Yes, in case you may not have seen it, it is that good! 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