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. Two acquisitions this week have added strength to its social platform, but are more aligned with team collaboration: " Meetings.io, a next generation real-time communication platform, allows people to seamlessly and simply create video and chat connections instantly with anyone around the world via a web browser.

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 KarateForums.com? photo credit: Joybot Your community is a brand. In other words, secure your username. I run KarateForums.com. karateforums. If [.]. Promoting Your Community

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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. The common underlying theme is the movement from Connections providing a suite of applications to becoming a comprehensive social business platform with tighter integration.

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The Customer Community

Online Community Strategy

The last few years have seen big brands make extraordinary investments in developing massive “digital transformation” and social media programs. Companies now realize they have been renting their customer communities on social platforms. . Image © Leigh Prather.

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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. Yet, most tools assume that social networking and collaboration will reside in a separate "place," often a siloed application that notifies you of new activity via yet another set of e-mail alerts.??

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Enterprise 2.0: A Transition From Destination Site To Platform Services

Collaborative Thinking

and social network sites: Trend : The focus of “Enterprise 2.0”-related related solutions will expand from social network sites to social applications hosted on the social network site itself and social networking services capable of adding social context to productivity suites, collaboration tools, enterprise portals, business processes, and mobile applications. Is “social” viewed as a standalone decision or part of a collaboration platform?

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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. Search vendors are making it easier to develop search based applications on top of their platforms via prebuilt components and templates. 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.

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. lots of the case studies that Dion will address today come from the Social Business Council. friction-less interaction platforms - eg., the rise of social capital. 5) other social applications - eg.,

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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. The found that one in five hours spent online is now spent on social networks, increasingly on mobile devices. Tighter integration between social and rest of marketing and business overall.

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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. Identity Social Networking & CollaborationWhen it comes to 2011 trends, I posted earlier on " Enterprise 2.0:

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? As partners with the tibbr enterprise social network, I was there with my Teamly hat on showing our wares and what we bring to the platform.

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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 ). Recently I spoke with Ram Menon, TIBCO President of Social Computing about their upgraded social business offering.

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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. It combines the file sharing capabilities of traditional intranets with the collaboration capabilities of a social business platform.

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.

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 But while proponents tout the push for a more "social" business sector as a new era that will alter the way companies manage employees, skeptics say it could amount to nothing more than a ploy to help software companies sell more products. ".

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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. Platforms are digital environments in which contributions and interactions are globally visible and persistent over time.

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Moxie Employees Spaces Offers Comprehensive Social Workspace

Portals and KM

Leading edge enterprises are becoming more social and there are many financial and organizational benefits to this increased connectivity as McKinsey has documented for us. For example, a social platform needs to connect to rich profiles of employees.

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.” It’s about breaking past traditional boundaries by empowering and engaging people with a workspace that’s inherently social, mobile, visual, and virtual. 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.”. IBM reported that while Investments in IT have long been the domain of the CIO, this is changing as CMOs increasingly impact IT investments in our changing social and digital world.


Literature Review: Improving Work Practices in Times of Change

Collaborative Thinking

Santa Clara on Architecting the Building Blocks of Enterprise Social Networking. Gartner, Burton Group) researching topics related to collaboration, social networking, and “Enterprise 2.0”. Social Network Sites. Social Network Sites: From Consumer Roots To Business Technology.

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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 also talked about apps embedded in the enterprise or apps embedded in a public social network. They discussed what makes app social?

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How SNA Combats the Tyranny of Top Down

Governance in a Networked World

With the help of enterprise social networking tools, it will be possible to provide peer feedback in real time, through mapping conversational patterns on social platforms. See Social Analytics 2.0 – Its Time.

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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. idea: metadata is fundamental to making social, knowledge management, and SharePoint work. -. social and search are at the heart of the next version of SharePoint. social.

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]. study - Twitter isn't very social [link] via @ SBoSM > it is for me. nice read from @ robpatrob Social Media – New Literacy – The Haiku [link] #sm.

Social Media for Schools #NBN October 2016

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Hey there, teachers and school type people, tomorrow (Tuesday 19th October) I’m running some webinars with TTEDSC and NBN on how Schools can us Social Media Marketing Strategies. Session for Staff managing social profiles, pages & groups (Eg. WRITING A SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY.

Boston E20 Notes: Building a Unified Communications and Collaboration Roadmap

Portals and KM

We'll discuss how to address organizational and management strategies, how to extend collaboration services to remote and mobile workers, how to cross company boundaries, and how to implement new collaboration methods with respect to budgets and the installed base of platforms.”.

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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. Yesterday I sat in on the Tweet Jam 2012: The State of the SharePoint Community (#SPJam) hosted by Mark Fidelman (harmon.ie), It was sponsored by harmon.ie. There was a group of invited panelists but anyone could participate. The panelists were: John Anderson (Bamboo Nation).

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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? Conference Boston: Building Social Business Sep 12, 2011 – Semphonic X Change 2011 Web Analytics Conference Whos Hiring?

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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. Sandy Carter and Jeff Schick demonstrated the social platform. Sandy said that social is a life style change. Email messages can be made social.

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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. A couple of people from Actiance are presenting on governance, compliance, and eDiscovery for IBM Connections.

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. Jamie is Vice President of Social Media at AMP Agency , the leader in inspiring brands with integrated digital and experiential marketing, where she leads the development and execution of strategic social media solutions for clients across a range of digital and social channels. Guide to Understanding Social CRM.

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. The digital workplace concept, for some organizations, may include their external websites, collaborative spaces with external partners and customers and external social platforms.

How Amplify, Ping.fm and Posterous Help Spread the Word

Online Social Networking

Can social aggregation websites make life online easier? I wrote in Hubze is a New Business Site for Personal Branding and Social Media Aggregation that “the aggregation of social websites will be a major focus of 2010, as enabling technologies like semantic web come to the forefront.&#.

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. They have been helped by the need for tighter budgets as they are often seen as a lower cost alternative. A recent IDC report supports these observations.

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. For more information on Google+ for enterprises, check out Christopher Carfi ’s post on The Social Customer Manifesto: “ How the Enterprise Can Use Google+.&#.

Contextual Collaboration - Qontext.com

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Google Friend Connect now available for Drupal and Joomla

Collaborative Thinking

Helpful for social platforms based on Drupal - would like to see relevant features of Friend Connect supported within Apache SocialSite (still hopefull that this effort gains more attention and traction). Social Graph API (Labs).


Interactions 2012 - Inside the Social Business - Lee Bryant #iic @leebryant

Michael Sampson - Currents

Lee Bryant from Dachis Group is talking about social business. need to be social on the inside, not just the outside. - key capabilities of new social platforms - profiles, social network, microblogging, activity streams, collaboration and discussion spaces, idea crowdsourcing, anytime / any device. there's a range of results about the business gains possible with enterprise social media. Key points: - (1) Poor user experience leads to low adoption. (2)

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? Design for after the course, using tools like social bookmarks, so that artifacts can be used for reference or performance support.