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Jive Adds More Team Collaboration Capabilities to its Social Platform

Michael Sampson - Currents

Jive has offered a social collaboration platform for some years, and is one of the leading vendors. Producteev is a leader in cloud-based social task management with customers around the world. Real-time capabilities were the focus of Pillars 3 (Real-Time Joint Editing), 4 (Calendaring), and 5 (Social Engagement).

Secure Your Community’s Brand (Username) on Third Party Platforms

Managing Communities

And it’s a brand worth protecting on third party communities and social platforms, especially the ones that you may one day engage in. What is the ideal username, on a platform I don’t control, for photo credit: Joybot Your community is a brand. In other words, secure your username. karateforums.

IBM Connections Conversations - 2: Overview of Next Release

Portals and KM

This is the second of a three part series on I BM Connections , their collaboration platform for social business.  

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Boston E20 Notes: Social as a Layer, Not a Place: Are We There Yet?

Portals and KM

I attended session - Social as a Layer, Not a Place: Are We There Yet? " Here is the session description: “As enterprise social collaboration efforts mature, enterprises increasingly seek to put these new capabilities "in the flow" of colleagues' daily work. Of course, social-as-a-service is much easier said than done.

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Facebook Eavesdropping and Spree Murders: Neomugicha Killings and Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Social Media sites apparently are running AI software that listens to discussions and then can flag the discussion for monitoring. Mashable ).

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Forrester: Enterprise Search is Maturing and Becoming More Social

Portals and KM

Yesterday I wrote about social search and the Web. Forrester has provided an interesting new report, Enterprise Search: Six Key Trends to Watch by Leslie Owens with Stephen Powers and Anjali Yakkundi, and social is more positive here. Social media, especially activity streams through enterprise micro-blogging, is on the rise.

Forrester on Enterprise Search Trends

Portals and KM

It will be become increasingly recognized that the knowledge and insight revealed on social platforms and enterprise 2.0 Here is a new report on 2011 enterprise search trends from Forrester, Enterprise Search: Six Key Trends to Watch by Leslie Owens with Stephen Powers and Anjali Yakkundi. What is the source of optimism? 

Rethinking Intranets as Social Workplaces (Dion Hinchcliffe, DachisGroup) #intranets2012 @dhinchcliffe

Michael Sampson - Currents

Dion Hinchcliffe from the DachinGroup is talking about "Rethinking Intranets as Social Workplaces." He is the co-author of "Social Business By Design," with Peter Kim. Dion does a lot of writing for various places - ZDNet, Social Computing Journal, and more. friction-less interaction platforms - eg., It used to be the 2.0

State of Social Media Marketing 2012

Portals and KM

Social Media continues to grow. The recent McKinsey report, “ The Social Economy: Unlocking Value and Productivity through Social Technologies, ” reports that there are 1.5 billion members of social communities globally and 80% interact regularly with social networks. Awareness. Limited outsourcing.  

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The Number One Fear of Enterprise Social? Mutiny! - Forbes

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Log in with your social account: Or, you can log in. The Number One Fear of Enterprise Social? or sign up. using Forbes. New Posts. +1

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Activity Streams: Moving Beyond Event Aggregation

Collaborative Thinking

A Transition From Destination Site to Platform Services ". Trend : Activity streams will continue to be a much hyped capability within social platforms. There are many examples of “stream-based” platforms in the consumer market (e.g., Activity streams can also mediate social networking and community building.

TIBCO Upgrades tibbr with GEO and Other New Capabilities

Portals and KM

I have covered TIBCO before (see:  TIBCO Spotfire Brings Self-Service Data Analysis to the Enterprise with a Social Twist ). had HTML5. 

2012 34

Igloo Offers Comprehensive Platform for Social Business

Portals and KM

Igloo provides a full featured SaaS solution for social business that bridges internal and external collaboration and networking.  

Are We In A "Post E2.0 Era"?

Collaborative Thinking

Era: Social in the Context of My Work "). is the use of emergent social software platforms within companies, or between companies and their partners or customers. Social software enables people to rendezvous, connect or collaborate through computer-mediated communication and to form online communities. Era? . And No.

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Moxie Employees Spaces Offers Comprehensive Social Workspace

Portals and KM

Tom said that social platforms are now moving beyond simple communication and connection to deploy more robust functionality and more elegant design.

Cisco on Enabling the New Collaborative Workspace

Portals and KM

  The Forum explores the “current demand for more portable, social workplace experiences means for your workplace strategy.” It “shares the latest trends in technology adoption and how firms forge better business outcomes from a more mobile, social, and virtual workforce.” They have a social platform called Quad.

IBM Global CMO Study: Highlights

Portals and KM

  At the same time that the average CMO is trying to figure out how the tsunami of social media – blogs, Twitter – is impacting the company brand, he or she is being asked by the boss – the CEO – to demonstrate the return on investment of marketing activities.”. I am looking forward to attending IBM's Connect 2013 next week. 


Jon Mell on a "Day without Email"

Michael Sampson - Currents

If I needed to send a file, I uploaded it to our social platform (IBM Connections) and Connections sent the email notification on my behalf. Jon Mell (of IBM now and Headshift previously) had to go e-mail-less a few days ago, and he didn't die. If people weren’t online, I called them. Read more: My day without email

Social Networking at Work: A Business Revolution, or a Ruse? Knowledge@Wharton

Michael Sampson - Currents

The Knowledge@Wharton web site recently asked whether business-centric social networking is a revolution, or a ruse? Research firm IDC projects that the global market for social platforms will jump from $630 million in 2011 to $1.86 For large companies, social networking services can help with breaking down silos.

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Literature Review: Improving Work Practices in Times of Change

Collaborative Thinking

Santa Clara on Architecting the Building Blocks of Enterprise Social Networking. Social Network Sites. Use of social tools (e.g.,

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Boston E20 Notes: Designing Social Applications

Portals and KM

I attended session - Designing Social Applications " a panel session led by David F.  The panel included: Ellen Feaheny, CEO, AppFusions, Mark Weitzel, Director, Platform & Ecosystem; President, OpenSocial Foundation, Jive Software, and Michael Weir, CEO, Sparqlight. They discussed what makes app social? adoption. 

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Social Media for Schools #NBN October 2016

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Session for Staff managing social profiles, pages & groups (Eg. WRITING A SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY. Facebook or elsewhere).

How SNA Combats the Tyranny of Top Down

Governance in a Networked World

See Social Analytics 2.0 – Its Time. Much of the early thinking around inverted hierarchies can be attributed to J.B. The circles are people.

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My Favorite Tweets for March 15 – 31 2011

Portals and KM

Malcolm Gladwell: Social Media Still Not Big Deal [link] > it passed tippin point. RT @ jackvinson : Google shared: KM, Enterprise 2.0 + Social Business: One + Same [link] thx @ elsua. via @ SBoSM RT @ Captico : What Chrysler Did Wrong: Remembering Human Side of Social [link]. I hope this is also useful for you. 

Boston E20 Notes: Building a Unified Communications and Collaboration Roadmap

Portals and KM

Anyway you work with someone else: video, voice, messaging, social computing, document sharing. Most companies do find social to be useful.

2012 21

Tweet Jam 2012: The State of the SharePoint Community

Portals and KM

' Community makes real platform real and open. SPJam #Q3 Trend of integrating SP with other social platforms will widen the community and attract people from different backgrounds. There was a group of invited panelists but anyone could participate. The panelists were: John Anderson (Bamboo Nation). Ant Clay (21 Apps).

2012 16

SharePoint: Is It Worth Using as a Collaboration Tool?

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Vision and Reality view comments The True Nature of a Social Intranet view comments Is Your Enterprise CMS Ready to Move to the Cloud?

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IBM Connect 2013: My Opening Session Notes

Portals and KM

The IBM Social Business Platform is now licensed by 60% of the Fortune 500. This platform was featured next. Connection is key.

2013 11

The Connection Between Metadata, Social Tools, and Personal Productivity (Christian Buckley, Axceler) - Share 2012, Atlanta

Michael Sampson - Currents

Christian Buckley from Axceler is talking about the connection between metadata, social tools, and personal productivity. the online tools and the social platforms help teams work together more collaboratively. -. Social CRM - links the social profile into the CRM system. more usage on the platform. -.

What Makes A Successful Community Manager? - The BrainYard - InformationWeek

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Jamie is Vice President of Social Media at AMP Agency , the leader in inspiring brands with integrated digital and. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the Social Media Club, Boston Chapter and the Enterprise 2.0 You can connect with her online at her blog, Social Media Musings , or via Twitter @JamiePappas. VIDEOS.

How Amplify, and Posterous Help Spread the Word

Online Social Networking

Can social aggregation websites make life online easier? These are my current favorites: Amplify - A social bookmarking site. by email.

Collaborative Applications Market Remains Strong

Portals and KM

IDC found that some of the largest year-over-year growth came from the emerging social platforms submarket. I frequently speak with vendors in the collaborative applications market as I cover this space for the AppGap blog. Many of the smaller best of breed vendors have been reporting strong revenue despite the economic down turn.

An Ant’s Eye Point-of-View: Google+

Ant's Eyeview Blog

While this isn’t out of the ordinary, as all social platforms are constantly evolving over time, the use of third-party extensions to manipulate the user experience demonstrate areas of weakness in Google+’s infancy. This not surprising given the fact that Google+ is still technically in testing and not officially ready for primetime.

Contextual Collaboration -

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Structured process data is captured through Business Process Management (BPM) front-ends. Tell us what you would like to know. All Rights Reserved.

Google Friend Connect now available for Drupal and Joomla

Collaborative Thinking

The social gadgets can be placed anywhere in the site using the standard Drupal and Joomla administration interfaces. Social Graph API (Labs).


Social Media and Learning: Implications


Jason Willensky – “Will we be forced to chase hot tools and social platforms to stay competitive… is this an ever-expanding universe of tech goodies? Specifically, what are some design options for courses that might be “open ended&# that the social networking tools allow? What questions still linger?

Notes on SPOT107 Governance, Compliance, and eDiscovery for IBM Connections

Michael Sampson - Currents

A social platform like IBM Connections does not fall outside of governance and compliance mandates. By using something like Actiance to do real-time monitoring of content against regulations, people can be social. Demo of using Actiance Socialite: - Socialite creates an aggregated place for all of your social media channels.

It's Time - Digital Workplace Trends 2013 Research

Michael Sampson - Currents

In this survey, we will use the term “digital workplace” to refer to the combination of information, collaboration and application platforms, services and tools used by the workforce to support their work. The digital workplace may be on one or several technology platforms. This is not the focus of this survey.) ".

Are We In A "Post E2.0 Era"? (Collaborative Thinking)

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Perceptions on collaboration and social networking by Mike Gotta. Era: Social in the Context of My Work "). is the use of emergent social software platforms within companies, or between companies and their partners or customers. Abstract: Social Capital (Key Ideas). Social Networking & Collaboration.

2011 13 Connect Integrates with SharePoint

Portals and KM

Now ® has created a way to bridge the gap between Apple and Microsoft to create a unified social user experience for the enterprise across the iPad, iPhone and desktop with Any changes made on one platform immediately become visible on the other. I have covered before (see New With