Loyalty in Social Networks

Elsua

I suspect that, somehow, the Social Web slows down a fair bit when blogging kicks in and that may well be the reason why I am having plenty more conversations over here in this blog, since I resumed my blogging mojo just recently, than in the last few months on media tools.

2016 211

Social Network Travel Logging

Governance in a Networked World

I thought it might be interesting to have a travel log (including an evolving network map) which starts with people we meet and then support this with the places that we meet, rather than the other way around. There is a connection to ‘Social Business’ here. Networks aren’t selective.

2014 130

The Untold Costs of Social Networking

Elsua

Little did we know that, fast forward to 2016, all of those networking activities would come with a really high price tag: your own data in unwanted hands. We, human beings, have got an inner urge to wanting to belong to a group, a tribe, a team, a community, a network, you name it.

2016 201

How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations

Elsua

our networks) we would want to learn with / from. Hope you enjoy the presentation, just as much as I did back then, and I still do today, as a self-empowered lifelong learner through applying heutagogy’s principles and making extensive use of social networking tools.

2016 250

Monetization: Social Network Advertising

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Social Media Monetization is becoming THE hot issue in online community chatter. Looking more closely, the ComScore data show that the average pricing for online ads exclusive of social-networking sites, namely Facebook and MySpace, would be much higher, about $2.99

The Fallacy of Social Networking

Elsua

You may have noticed how over the course of the last couple of weeks I haven’t been much active on the external social networking tools out there that I usually hang out at, such as Twitter, Google Plus or LinkedIn. Social just for the sake of social is now dead.

2012 169

Can Ethnography Save Enterprise Social Networking

Collaborative Thinking

To read the full article: Can Ethnography Save Enterprise Social Networking (guest blog post on Ethnography Matters ). Recently, Cisco’s collaboration blog featured an essay by Mike Gotta, Design Considerations For Enterprise Social Networks.

2012 130

Tools for social network analysis from beginners to advanced levels

Joitske Hulsebosch

This year I''ve been drawn to the power of social network analysis. Even though this is quite a scientific course, you learn new ways of looking at networks and for instance using Gephi with all its possibilities. What kind of people would you like to have in your network.

How Social Networking Can Improve Work Meetings

Elsua

You may be thinking that one of the disadvantages of having moved into this new job as Lead Social Business Enabler at IBM is that I basically spend far too much time meeting up with my new team.

2013 192

Place-Based Networks: A New Kind of Social Network

Alchemy of Change

Place-Based Networks are mobile social networks that help you connect with other people based on your shared interest in a place. Contextual Computing Local Android Facebook Google iPad iPhone location mapping mobile place Place-Based Networks social networks

2012 154

Social Network Marketing Campaigns: Features Attributes

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Stephen Collins and I and a bunch of Twitterati got into a discussion about social media marketing campaigns and whether they should exist earlier today. By the way, I first raised these points in February 2008 in a post called Of course there ARE social media marketing campaigns.

Social Networking Gets Serious – #prayforjapan

Elsua

One of the main inhibitors with regards to a successful adoption of social software within the enterprise that I keep bumping into from fellow knowledge workers and, specially, their managers!, that Social Networking can be serious.

How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools

Elsua

and while I will be answering the first part over the course of time with the various blog entries I’m currently drafting along, I thought for today I’d focus on trying to answer the second part: how do I make sense of social networking tools today?

2015 173

Enterprise Social Networking Tips by Luis Suarez

Elsua

Over the course of the last few years there has been one particular aspect of social networking for business that I still haven’t come to terms with throughout all of that time. Perhaps the most vocal one being one of my favourite social networking tools: Google Plus.

2013 164

Design Considerations For Enterprise Social Networks

Collaborative Thinking

While enterprise social networking has been covered extensively in the media and by IT analyst firms, one of the least discussed aspects of the topic has been the issue of design and the potential impact of design on employee adoption of such tools and applications. e-mail, community site, social collaboration platform, etc.). Social theory and design. Connects enterprise social networking efforts to its enterprise architecture (EA) program.

Design 116

Best Social Network Site Advice

Nancy White

Josie Fraser offers spot on advice to anyone using a social network. Social networking sites are not built to protect or serve you and your context. Tags: networks social media Facebook participation social_networks

Industrialisation of Social Networking for the Enterprise

Elsua

Or, to put it in other words, automation of your social networking presence. Have we forgotten that with social networking for business we are all in it for the long run? Where did we leave behind the social business transformation?

2013 158

Making the invisible visible with social network analysis

Joitske Hulsebosch

Together with Koen Faber , Josien Kapma and Niels Schuddeboom we have an informal dutch group who want to learn about social network analysis. It is good to have conversations about a network. What is the role of ''a true picture'' of the network? social network analysis

Best Buy & Enterprise Social Networking

Collaborative Thinking

It is a corporate sponsored social network site that is voluntary, open-source, operates outside of the corporate firewall and is moderated by its users. Since I’m not a Best Buy employee, I’ve never been given access to the network. Social Networking & Collaboration

A Social Network Development Model

The Bumble Bee

Way back in the social networking Dark Ages, OK - October 2005, I published a "A Virtual Community Development Model" with sports metaphors for each stage. The Networked Enterprise: Competing for the future through Virtual Enterprise Networks.

Model 116

Enterprise Social Networking Mindshifts by Catherine Shinners

Portals and KM

My Merced Group business partner, Catherine Shinners , has published a useful series on Enterprise Social Networking Mindshifts. As McKinsey has shown there is a lot of value to working with social tools and processes. Enterprise Social Networking Mindshifts #1 - Think Community.

2013 130

Social networks and social networking

Portals and KM

I've been doing social network analysis since 2001. With the upswing over the past few years of the social networking sites the language has got a bit blurry. When I do my NetWork workshops, I now need to help people distinguish the basics of "social networks" as distinct from the phenomenon of linking. This notion of the structure underneath networks is one of the core principles I use in my book to help people learn to use the network lens.

Teams, Communities, And Social Networks

Collaborative Thinking

Perhaps one of the most well-intentioned yet misunderstood categorizations I’ve seen made by a variety of sources has been a segmentation model which draws sharp distinctions between “teams”, “communities”, and “social networks” – essentially treating them as separate entities. Teams and communities are social networks. In fact, you could basically say that all teams and communities are social networks but not all social networks are teams and communities.

Australia Job: Social Networking Guru

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Online Marketing & Social Networking Guru. Build our Social Networks. High-level experience with Facebook, Twitter and other social networking media. Develop and implement creative, Online Marketing strategies including all channels of Social Networking, email, promotional ideas, advertising & blogs. Australia Job: Social Networking Guru is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy.

Addressing Social Networking Gripes with Shared Value

Elsua

I am sure that if I would go ahead and ask you the very same question for social networking tools, they may not well be the same pet peeves, but I am certain you could name quite a few of them as well. Just think of it, what’s your social media pet peeve?

Social Networking and Going Back to Basics

Elsua

In “ Is Social Media Becoming a Vast Wasteland? Yet, very little seems to be happening in order to prevent the Social Web to become the new vast wasteland. The core aspect of social networking and the good old Web 2.0 Innovation Social Enterprise

2012 151

Commoncraft video on social networking

Joitske Hulsebosch

Here's the new video in the series by commoncraft explaining social networking. Ofcourse I'm eagerly waiting for the social bookmarking one after our own attempt. Tags: social networking technology

2007 130

KFC Potholes and Social Network Spotlights

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

There is a danger on social networks that sell spotlight advertising of the same kind of backlash. Spotlight ads on social networks sometimes come across the same way - a company doing their customers a favour by fixing their little problems in return for slapping logos everywhere.

Social Intranet: Open Atrium social network for internal use

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I’m about to install and muck around with Open Atrium as an social network intranet product for a client. It’s based on social networking software Drupal, and is free to download: Social Intranet Open Atrium. Twitter: Social StoryTelling (14).

AIIM Conference: Communities Social Networks

Collaborative Thinking

I'll also be sharing some of the findings from our field research study on the topic of social networking within the enterprise. COL02: Improve Productivity, Talent Management, Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing with Communities and Social Networks. What solution areas are driving organizations to pursue community and social networking solutions. Tags: Social Networking & Collaboration

Replay Information: Enterprise Social Networking

Collaborative Thinking

If you missed the live webcast today on enterprise social networking, you can listen to the replay my following this link: Enterprise Social Networks: A Field Research Study. If you are interested in the topic of enterprise social networking, I will be running a workshop on the topic which will go much further into the results from this field research project. The workshop session outline is below: Notes from the Field: Social Networking in Action.

Privacy & Social Network Sites: A Case Of Conflicting Agendas

Collaborative Thinking

Many will disagree that privacy is a concern only to certain demographics and many will also disagree that people have to cede privacy simply to leverage social networking. Key Video From The World Economic Forum’s Social Networking Powerhouse Panel.

Social Network Sites: Webinar Today

Collaborative Thinking

Timely - we just published a reference architecture template on social network sites so if you are a Burton Group client, check out the document here (note: client access required). IT Best Practices for Enterprise Social Networking – Burton Group Webinar. With the popularity of consumer sites such as LinkedIn, Facebook, MySpace, and Bebo, IT professionals are facing an increased demand to review and implement social networking capabilities for their enterprise.

Screencast: Employee Profiles & Social Network Sites

Collaborative Thinking

I recorded a short (11 minute) screencast this morning to help a customer better understand the role of employee profiles within social network sites. Screencast: Employee Profiles & Social Network Sites. When organizations discuss the business value of social networking, online communities, or expertise location, the conversation invariably includes a discussion on the role of employee profiles. Posted to Cisco Enterprise Social Software Community.

Communicating Diagonally: New Value Pathways via Enterprise Social Networking?

Governance in a Networked World

One of the keystone value claims for implementing an Enterprise Social Networking (ESN) platform like Yammer, Jive or IBM Connect is facilitating horizontal communication paths across the enterprise.

2015 130

Social Network Sites As Connective Infrastructure

Collaborative Thinking

One of the more interesting articles I came across while on winter break was the dissertation abstract and presentation below on the role social network sites play as people adapt to different life transitions. Do these types of sites help augment the personal networks of employees in ways that enables them to handle these transitions more effectively? Title : Networked Information Behavior in Life Transition. Identity Social Networking & Collaboration

Nurturing Your Social Networks To Help You Find Your Purpose

Elsua

Even more so when plenty of my closed networks strongly discouraged me to publish it, because they thought it just wasn’t me. I guess it’s now a good time to resume my regular blogging activities, once again, don’t you think?

2013 151

Why you should apply Living Systems Theory to Social Network Design

The Bumble Bee

With the explosion in social software and the recognition that these types of systems need to reach critical mass to survive and prosper it is amazing that so few people are applying the well-established philosophical principles of living systems ( autopoiesis ) to design for sustainability.

2012 142

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 197

FINRA - Compliance Considerations for Social Networking Sites

Collaborative Thinking

Compliance Considerations for Social Networking Sites. This webinar covers compliance and regulatory considerations when using social networking sites to communicate firm business. With the advent of Facebook, LinkedIn, MySpace and Twitter, business use of social networking sites has become popular and can present supervision challenges for firms. FINRA - Compliance Considerations for Social Networking Sites.