Becoming a Successful Socially Integrated Enterprise – The Long Journey


Why are we embarking in such a journey to become a successful Socially Integrated Enterprise in the first place? Can we get to successfully challenge the status quo of how certain things operate?

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Maybe they get annoyed because you are more successful than you look

Net-Map Toolbox

I just had an interesting conversation with a friend about a very specific kind of uncomfortable interaction we experience as we move forward in our career and become more successful. And that’s the push-back you get for being more successful than you look.

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Four Pillars of Successful Communities of Practice

Chris Collison

Looking more deeply at this definition, I think there are four “pillars” of shared commitmen t successful communities. Every so often, it’s good to revisit some of the fundamentals of knowledge management and reflect on their continuing importance to the field.

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Rules and warnings for building successful online communities

The Bumble Bee

Most online communities are simply online ghost towns. People register, get their login details, visit once, decide its not for them and never return. This pattern is repeated over and over. Maybe online communities are not for you?

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Internal Knowledge Markets: A Framework for Success

Portals and KM

Where you have a comparative performance evaluation system you have killed off any chance of real success. The quest for uncovering internal knowledge within an organization has been around for a very long time and was one of the early goals of knowledge management. Hind Benbya and Marshall Van Alstyne address this issue again through their MIT Sloan article, How to Find Answers Within Your Company.

Success Lessons for Networks

Networking Action

In Toronto I was the keynote speaker at a meeting to investigate establishing an integrated network of animal, public health and food safety laboratories to improve the speed testing and improve the ability to identify contaminated foods and affected individuals.… … Net Dev

Hyper-Social Summit – Creating Successful Online Communities – Part Two

Portals and KM

He went over several factors that characterize successful companies on the social side. Successful companies also do not use social media as a channel.    Successful companies don’t just talk about themselves. Successful companies also create content that travels well so that people want to share it. Successful companies have stopped thinking about company or product centricity.   Successful companies embrace the messiness of social aspects.

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The Blueprint for a Successful reddit AMA

Managing Communities

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Herding the Smart Cats: Successful IT Change Leadership

Partnering Resources

The CIO recognized that success would take superior execution and implementation, not just of process, but also of people. Another piece critical to success was that executives weren’t distant. What techniques has your organization used to successfully lead change?

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Predictable Success, Truth Telling, Dealmakers, and Ecosystems: Highlights from the Inc 5000 Conference

Partnering Resources

Les McKeown, author of Predicable Success and The Synergist. I’m a Predictable Success fan (you can find my Predictable Success cheat sheet here ). The first one was that not every company needs to get to Predictable Success.

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(Intranets2011) "Three Success Stories from using Yammer at DET" - Karina Smith & Ellen Geraghty

Michael Sampson - Currents

The two speakers talked about three success stories. Key points: - (Success story) For a teacher struggling with finding English language support for a new student from Korea, they found support and ideas via Yammer on how to deal with it.

E L James and The Successful Twitter Chat

Managing Communities

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Hyper-Social Summit – Creating Successful Online Communities – Part One

Portals and KM

In the second part of my notes I will cover some of the traits and activities of companies who are successful with online communities.  I had the pleasure of attending an extremely useful meeting recently on a very snowy day in Cambridge, Mass. But then most days are snowy this winter. Here are my notes from the Hyper-Social Summit sponsored by the Human 1.0 Network.  It is based on research conducted by Francois Gossieaux cofounder of the Human 1.0

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How to plan your social engagement success

Ant's Eyeview Blog

Success in the Journey first means understanding your company’s current stage. As you plan for the year ahead, it’s time to consider how social media will change your company or brand in 2011. Recently, we (Ant’s Eye View) unveiled the Social Engagement Journey.

Secrets of Success 101 – by Nicholas Bate

Michael Sampson - Currents

Nicholas has published another one of his thought provoking 101 blog posts , this time on the secrets of success. Don’t expect everyone to love you as you gain success. There’s always a lot in each to prod toward action, cause thinking, agree with, disagree with, and ruminate on during the small hours of the night. Here’s the first five: “ 1.

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If Steve Was "Collaborative," Would Apple Be More Successful?

Michael Sampson - Currents

Yet it is a huge success. Evan: Well, there are always examples of companies that are successful even though they're command-and-control oriented. But the question I always ask is, "How much more successful would they be if they were truly collaborative?" ". My view is that Apple is so successful because Steve is who Steve is - from my outside perspective, he has a clear vision, a clear timeframe, and people work to bring Steve's dreams to life.

If You Want a Community Initiative to Be Successful, Don’t Forget the Direct Approach

Managing Communities

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Community management: The 'essential' capability of successful Enterprise 2.0 efforts | ZDNet

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Community management: The essential capability of successful Enterprise 2.0 Although my own research has started showing a strong correlation between successful Enterprise 2.0 Mgr, KM and Enterprise Social Software Strategy, CSC There were also more general statements of affirmation like: I can’t imagine a success story without some manner of engagement/governance/particpation. These will likely be the successful factors with community management and Enterprise 2.0:

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Customer service : avoid being the victim of you social media success - Bertrand Duperrin's Notepad

John Tropea - Delicious Community

You are here: Home / Customer Relationship & Marketing / Customer service : avoid being the victim of you social media success. Customer service : avoid being the victim of you social media success. Bertrand Duperrin's Notepad About the author. Bookmarks & links.

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Lessons Learned - a Collaborative Process with "Collaboration Success" Indicators

Michael Sampson - Currents

He shares some of the initial research for the book on his blog, including a list of key success factors to get right : " It seems that effective lesson-learning contains many elements, each of which has a positive impact on the success of the system, and that a successful system needs to incorporate as many of the elements as possible. The success indicators in Nick's list above are non-technology factors.

Ten Steps to Better Negotiation Success

The Bumble Bee

In order to achieve success in negotiations, with your employer or team, incorporating the following techniques would ensure that you get what you want while also giving the desired results to the party you are negotiating with. In a perfect world, negotiation would be unnecessary.

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Discovering hidden influencers that make or break project success

Net-Map Toolbox

Beyond the org. chart: Conflict and personal friendships influencing innovation. “It’s time to re-invent management. You can help!” ” That’s how the Management Innovation Challenge is introduced on their website, and I though: “Well, if you think so, I’ll help…” So together with my colleague Michael Lennon I contributed a Hack that describes how you can use Net-Map as an easy and approachable tool to discover hidden influencers.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

What Makes A Successful Community Manager? Behind every successful community, youll find an uberchampion of that community, an instigator of conversations, and a catalyst for change. While you need many different types of participants to make a community successful, the one that is often overlooked--and yet paramount to the success of the community--is the community manager. The most important thing community managers can do to be successful is to be there.

Community and Customer Success Make a Good Mix

Managing Communities

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Community Milestones and Successes are to be Shared

Managing Communities

photo credit: dougtone No matter the size of your community, you will have the opportunity to celebrate milestones or some other form of success. But, success and notoriety can come in many forms. Milestones tend to be number based: 5 years online, 1,000 posts, 20,000 members and 100,000 threads. For example, being mentioned in a [.]. Managing the Community

Ephraim on Collaboration: "Collaboration 1.0 at the Heart of Enterprise 2.0 Success"

Michael Sampson - Currents

Ephraim reminds us of the necessity to get the basics right with collaboration , even with Enterprise 2.0 tools in the mix: " Let’s call a spade a spade: Enterprise 2.0 means collaborative and social web tools. Make it more complicated if you have to, but this is the heart of it. Modern web tools bring people to the forefront and enable collaborative work like never before. The technology is basically catching up with our needs and becoming more human-centered.

IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – A Proposal for DIA Now Delivered Successfully!


Fully delivered successfully and big time: Lotusphere 2011′s wi-fi connection worked amazingly well during the entire week!

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Enterprise 2.0: Two Success Stories on Connecting People with People to Make a Difference!


initiative (As my good friend Luis Benitez describes nicely over at this blog post ) their success is more than guaranteed ! right from the start: the opportunity to successfully connect people to people AND make a difference as a result of such serendipitous encounters.

To Be Successful, Write About Success

Ken Carroll

I’m going to help you become more successful. You can rest assured that people the world over want to be successful. Write about success. So, here''s what you do: You write human-friendly content on something that you have done successfully. Success Is Your Leverage.

Study Details Use and Success Rate of Social Media Tools by Inc. 500 Companies

Managing Communities

Nora Ganim Barnes, a Chancellor Professor of Marketing and the Director of the Center for Marketing Research at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, has released the results of the center’s fourth annual study into the usage of social media by Inc. 500 companies. The survey asked participants about seven particular types of social media: [.]. Research

There is No One Path to Successful Online Community Management (and the Importance of Listening)

Managing Communities

photo credit: Roy Montgomery When you have a unique level of experience in a certain area, have written a book about it, author a blog on it, speak about it at conferences and events and regularly offer thoughts on the topic on other platforms, often when asked, there’s a lot of good. But, there are [.]. Managing the Community Thinking

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Microsoft Updates Windows Phone 7 - 10% Failure or 90% Success?

Michael Sampson - Currents

Michael from Microsoft said it was actually a 90% success rate , and while that's mathematically correct, it's far too low for such a critical device as a phone. 10% of users upgrading their Windows Phone devices had problems, according to BBC Technology News : " Microsoft has revealed that 1 in 10 users who tried to install a software update on their Windows mobile experienced problems. The company had previously said that only a "small number" of handsets were affected.

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Do You Love Your Community Enough to Let it Go? Why I Gave My Most Successful Community Away

Managing Communities

It was my biggest, most successful community. photo credit: Jetske19 I love I spent 11 years managing it. And that is why it was so hard for me to give it away. was launched on April 6, 2001. I created it because I needed it. As someone who used the phpBB forum software, [.]. Managing the Community

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What's the Key to Successful Adoption of "Social Business"?

Michael Sampson - Currents

At the Unified Communications Expo in London in early March, IBM asked six experts for their views on what it takes to achieve successful adoption.

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Hyper-Social Summit – Creating Successful Online Communities – Part Three

Portals and KM

A community can be successful either way. The objectives considered most successful were: generate more word-of-mouth 40%, increase brand awareness 27%, increase customer loyalty 25%, bring outside ideas into the organization 24%, and improve customer support quality 23%.    The least successful was to increase sales at 22% of the respondents. Success factors included: ability to connect with like minded people 50% and ability to help others 45%.

Leading collaborative business networks - 10 rules for success

The Bumble Bee

To be successful you need to know The Ten Rules for herding cats! When you are leading or facilitating any kind of collaborative business network or venture you need to know that these are very different kinds of team than you encounter inside organisations.

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Advance Notice is Essential to Successful Change on Your Online Community

Managing Communities

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Notes from IBM's Social Business Success Story #ibmsocbiznz @socialbizguy

Michael Sampson - Currents

Vaughan Rivett from IBM New Zealand is presenting on the IBM Social Software Success Story. The session is in Auckland New Zealand, and there's about 80 people here for a 7.30am breakfast and presentation. Vaughan's struck an engaging tone for the session, lots of people are nodding and laughing. it's a good atmosphere. Key points: - Vaughan talked about his background with social media, and customer engagement. He's @SocialBizGuy on Twitter.

Share2011 - The Seven Most Important SharePoint Success Factors (Richard Harbridge, Allin Consulting)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Richard Harbridge: 7 SharePoint Success Factors View more presentations from SharePoint Saturday NY. In the first session after lunch (I need a black shirt for lunch at this conference, not a white shirt), Richard Harbridge from Allin Consulting is talking about SharePoint success.

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"The Successful Virtual Office in 30 Minutes"

Endless Knots

Comes now Melanie Pinola’s contribution to Lamont’s series with “ The Successful Virtual Office.” Ian Lamont’s “ In 30 Minutes ” series demystifies and simplifies topics that leave non-techies scratching their heads for insight, if not plain old comprehension.