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How Playing Games at Work Can Help Boost Your Productivity

Luis Suarez

But what happens *if*  playing games actually makes you *more* productive? In fact, they shouldn’t at all! Like Angry Birds.

Why Blogging Still Matters

Luis Suarez

No, I know what you may be thinking, but I am not going to stop blogging nor give up on writing for that matter. The issue is, as usual, time.

Collaborators, Cooperators and People I Learn From

Luis Suarez

The company firewall and bureaucratic business practices? Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Personal KM Productivity Tools

The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social EnterpriseHowever, it won’t be easy.

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Social Media at Work

Luis Suarez

Off we go with my usual blogging activities and what a better way of getting things going, once again, than with the inspiring video of the week ?

Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary

Luis Suarez

But it doesn’t end up there just sharing those good practices, productivity tips and whatever other hacks on making the most out of email.

Narrate Your Work, Working Out Loud, with Google Plus

Luis Suarez

My blog is still my blog, my voice, my online CV, my business card , my virtual self. Take it to the next level. Quite the opposite.

Google Plus – One50, Two50 and TheRest

Luis Suarez

It’s a rather long blog post, but, believe me, it will be worth every single paragraph of it. Yes, to me, so far, Plus is a keeper!

Dare to Disagree through Critical Thinking

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social EnterpriseAnd sadly, big time. . Goodness!

Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking

Luis Suarez

In the last several months I have been having plenty of customers finding my Plus Profile before anything else… including my own blog!!).

Living “A World Without Email” … in Google Plus

Luis Suarez

Information Sharing: Along the lines of sharing links to interesting Web sites, blog posts, etc. Remember blogging back in the day? .

Social Business in 2013 – A Commitment

Luis Suarez

Perhaps we could go ahead and illustrate it with a cartoon  from Tom Fishburne  (Please do go ahead and  read his blog post  on the topic, too!

Four Principles for the Open World by Don Tapscott #hippie2.0

Luis Suarez

It’s no longer about providing good value and good products, but about having core values. Yes, I was advised that it was that good. And

State of the Net 2012 – People Tweet Tacit Knowledge – Part One

Luis Suarez

Yes, indeed, in short, I am spending now more time blogging than in the usual social networking sites, the so-called message boards. Never will.

IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – Get Social, Do Business!

Luis Suarez

Time to resume my usual blogging activities, once more! What an amazing couple of months so far!! Buzzing around all over the place non-stop!

becoming collectively smarter

Harold Jarche

PKM is not productivity improvement, though that may be an emergent result of the discipline. We had lots of time for our institutions to adapt.

Connectivity – The Achilles Heel of Remote Knowledge Web Work

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Open Business Personal KM Productivity Tools #elsuasworkbook A-World-Without-Email Life-Without-eMail At all. It never does.

BlueIQ at IBM Finally Goes External!

Luis Suarez

Pretty much along the lines of the kinds of articles I have been sharing myself on my own personal Internet blog as well over the course of time.

The Hybrid Experiment

Luis Suarez

guess that one has got to evolve over time in how one makes use of their own blog(s). No, it’s not about all of that and whatever else.

Social Business in 2013 – A Challenge

Luis Suarez

Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts in 2012 at [link]. Productivity Tips on Presentations: Inform, Inspire and Motivate. And here is why … .

Through the Workscape Looking Glass

Jay Cross

Training a novice may lead to   productivity gains in the future. You can see that the product is only as good as the weakest link in the chain.

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The Future of Collaboration Lies in Human Resources AND Management’s Hands

Luis Suarez

A few weeks ago I put together the attached article for CMSWire  where I tried to reflect on what I feel is the number #1 challenge for today’s corporations in terms of embracing a much more open, transparent, knowledge sharing culture through the emergence of social technologies behind the firewall. It’s a human trait. Effectively.

The State of Social Business – A State of Maturity?

Luis Suarez

How do we, eventually, become more effective and productive at what we do by working smarter, not necessarily harder? . My goodness! . and Why?

You JUST hired this you even know.

Mark Oehlert

Do you know if they have a blog/tumblr? how many Twitter followers they have? LinkedIn Connections? Instagram followers? Why not? Why not?

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There Can Be No Resilience Without Transformation

Luis Suarez

There is just a whole lot more in life than just being an ignored  product of the system. Well, not really. Goodness! That was intense. You see?

Adaptation: The Key to Become a Socially Integrated Enterprise

Luis Suarez

In Adoption via Peer Pressure? But I am no longer certain that (social) peer pressure would eventually help much with those adoption efforts.

The Trials and Tribulations of an Independent Freelancer – Your Online Bio Profile and Digital Footprint

Luis Suarez

It’s been a month since I last posted a blog entry over here and I am sure plenty of you folks out there may be wondering what I have been up to and everything, right? The usual catch up with my close networks brought up some pretty inspiring and thought provoking insights I am hoping to be able to blog about over here in its due time.

How the Social Enterprise Defines the 21st Century Workplace – Moving To The Edge

Luis Suarez

Yes, I am referring to the so-called Knowledge Web Workers. Specially, those folks who have made the Social Web their new home. In Are Jobs Obsolete?

Community Management Fundamentals – Where Do I Start?

Luis Suarez

Knowledge Management, Collaboration, Learning, Social Computing within the Enterprise, Productivity, Work Life Integration, etc. Just brilliant!

Beyond the Course

Nigel Paine

Enterprise software is more complex and expensive but is locked, securely behind a firewall and integrate with other existing products.

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

They all offered great products. External blogs and news feeds. Content management systems, wikis, blogs, curation. References 21.

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Learning With and From Others: Restructuring Budgets for Social Learning

Dan Pontefract

The trend may have started with Facebook and Twitter being used inside company firewalls as a toe in the water, but it quickly shifted to specific social media tools being developed for specific corporate uses. Originally posted to T+D Magazine, January 2011 Edition. Reprinted here with permission. original link here ). By Dan Pontefract.

Pinterest? Not a fan.but I'm paying attention.the Re-Rise of the Visual

Mark Oehlert

I think I have a Pinterest account. I may have pinned something at some time. Anyway, that's not the point (BTW I do have  HUGE apron collection ;-)).

Toward a Pattern Language for Enterprise 2.0 : Andrew McAfee’s Blog

Andy McAfee

Andrew McAfee’s Blog The Business Impact of IT Home Home RSS Search Toward a Pattern Language for Enterprise 2.0 lies in the increases in productivity, innovation and enjoyment it enables. Introducing the pattern examples you say: "[runaway successful products]. work is different from Enterprise 1.0 vision. patterns.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

So the worker checks Google or SlashDot or other resources on the web to see who’s got books or articles or blogs or case studies on her topic.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

There were about 7 examples mentioned including Intuit using a Wiki-like system for customers to ask questions/get advice around taxes, using a group blog with students prior to a formal learning event, the US Army's use of collaboration tools to share best practices in Iraq, and several others. It could just as easily have been called Web 2.0

Tool Set 2009

Tony Karrer

The information in this series has been something I've been presenting, writing, blogging about and more recently doing workshops around. Productivity This series is going to be way too long as it is, so I have to draw the line somewhere. Blogging Inside or Outside the Corporate Firewall ). So, here goes.


Tony Karrer

Keeping with the theme of creating posts that really shouldn't be posts, but I need to have an appropriate page in my blog, I thought I should take the opportunity to create a page where I can list any and all disclosures about relationships with vendors, people, companies that may appear in my writing or speaking. What they are good at.

IBM Lotusphere and IBM Connect 2011 – The Agendas #ls12 #ibmconnect

Luis Suarez

You can find a pretty good and comprehensive blog post with the scheduling over at this link , put together by  Constance Daglis. W00t!!

More Discussion on Personal Work Learning Environments

Tony Karrer

There's some great discussion happening around the issues of control and resulting ownership of work product as we create personal work learning environments. if people will adopt these tools and approaches over time, then as a corporation, if you want to be able to keep the content after an employee leaves, especially blog content.