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The Untold Costs of Social Networking

Luis Suarez

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. On purpose.

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If Your Enterprise Social Network Is a Ghost Town It’s Probably Due To Your Corporate Culture

Dan Pontefract

We deployed our enterprise social network last year, but it’s a ghost town. enterprise social networks leadership esn

The Fallacy of Social Networking

Luis Suarez

Thanks much for the recent concerns shown upon out there through various social channels. Social just for the sake of social is now dead.

Detailed stats: Social networks dominate Internet usage, Australia still #1

Ross Dawson

Facebook completely dominates the social networking and blogging space, with over 70 times the next most prominent social networking site.

How Social Networking Can Improve Work Meetings

Luis Suarez

If there is anything that social networking shines and thrives at is helping us all stay connected, regardless of where we may well be in the world.

Industrialisation of Social Networking for the Enterprise

Luis Suarez

Or, to put it in other words, automation of your social networking presence. practitioner, specially, in the Social Web.

Enterprise Social Networking Tips by Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez

Specially, if you look into the rather significant impact it’s having across the board in multiple social networking tools.

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Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Luis Suarez

No longer would there be a need to keep up with multiple social networking environments, with multiple networks, with multiple levels of interactions.

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How kind are social networks?

David Weinberger

Fascinating report by Pew Internet on the emotional climate adults find on social networking sites. It’s easy to see how this compares with our expectations about social networks. It’s hard to know exactly what an online network compares to structurally Among their extended set of real-world friends?

Growing a Bigger Brain with a Larger Social Network

Eide Neurolearning

To calculate your social network, fill out the Social Network Index here. x28s Blog ZenPundit Poll Follow this blog

Social Networking Gets Serious – #prayforjapan

Luis Suarez

Social spaces where you goof off at work and get away with it, because they are all hyped and everything, and everyone needs to be there.

Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking

Luis Suarez

mean, we have only been having social software tools for merely 15 years and we are already starting to hate them, as end-users? So soon?!?!

Using social network analysis to uncover authority and centrality

Ross Dawson

As reflected by the title of this blog, networks have long been at the heart of how I see the world. However network analysis is an invaluable complement to that work, applying it as a tool to help improve performance. In a networked world, we must understand the networks in which we are embedded.

Reflections on the early days of social networking as LinkedIn reaches 100 million users

Ross Dawson

While I closely followed the social networking space at the time, I didn’t join many. The basic principle was inviting friends to connect, and using that to find the quickest social path to people you wanted to meet. As it happens this model closer to LinkedIn than any of the other major social networking platforms of today.

Forums vs. Social Networks?

Clark Quinn

I'm debating the value of forum / group / threaded discussion software vs. social network software for a particular situation. They could also do it as comments on a blog. Social Network Examples are Ning and KickApps. They form a network of people via interactions, groups, etc. Options are simple.

From Social Networks to Communities

Kevin Wheeler

Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World From Social Networks to Communities by Kevin Wheeler on June 16, 2010 Social media and social networks are all the rage.  Here are some other characteristics of communities. Join us.

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Is Blogging Dead?

Luis Suarez

Is blogging dead for you folks as well? Have you moved all of your conversations to social networking sites? Blogging is not dead!

It is the structure of social networks that shapes influence… and the structure is changing

Ross Dawson

Source : Modeling Information Diffusion in Implicit Networks. In general the influence of blogs tends to decay more slowly than other media.

Addressing Social Networking Gripes with Shared Value

Luis Suarez

Just think of it, what’s your social media pet peeve? More on this topic on an upcoming blog post, not to worry… hehe). No doubt!

The social Web before social networks: a report from 2003

David Weinberger

The Web was social before it had social networking software. It just hadn’t yet evolved a pervasive layer of software specifically designed to help us be social. new class of application, unsurprisingly called “social software.” But what sort of sociality were we looking for? and were getting?—?a

#e2conf 2011 Highlights – Offline Social Networking Still Rules!

Luis Suarez

Once again, it’s been a little while since I put together a blog post over here, but this time around for a very good reason. Big time!

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business

Luis Suarez

Will Social Software follow the same trend? You know, sending an email is not the same thing as putting together a blog post. … No?

Collaboration Workflow 101

Dan Pontefract

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Loyalty in Social Networks

Luis Suarez

Did we manage to kill already the conversation in the so-called traditional social media tools  landscape? My goodness! Goodness! Yikes! Maybe.

Compulsory viewing: A CEO perspective on the business value of internal social networks

Ross Dawson

Undoubtedly a major factor in Deloitte Australia’s success in internal social networks is the unreserved support of its CEO.

Blogging is fragmenting into multi-platform content creation – long live blogging!

Ross Dawson

First , blogs are not waning. All the major blogging platforms are growing. Mini-blogs, which sit in-between the two. No longer.

Let’s Rename Micro-blogging to Chatting

Dan Pontefract

Today, what I take umbrage with is the term micro-blogging. Blogging, for me at least, is an exercise in creative and thoughtful writing.

Collaboration Workflow 101

Dan Pontefract

micro-blogging organization social media social networking teams technology blogging collaboration curve collaboration cycle online

A Review of SAP Jam

Dan Pontefract

Blogs. You can easily scan all blog posts at the company, their level of engagement, etc. ( see pic ). Data Points to Date. Deployment.

Tweet Kings & Pretty Things (aka Micro-Blogging Habits)

Dan Pontefract

The crux of that argument is whether you believe micro-blogging is an active behavior or whether you treat it as passive oversight. Limayem, M.,

What blogging was

David Weinberger

At a recent Fellows Hour at the Berkman Center the topic was something like “Whatever happened to blogging?,” ” with the aim of thinking about how Berkman can take better advantage of blogging as a platform for public discussion. They asked me to begin with some reflections on what blogging once was, because I am old.

Nurturing Your Social Networks To Help You Find Your Purpose

Luis Suarez

I guess it’s now a good time to resume my regular blogging activities, once again, don’t you think? Was it needed? On the contrary.

Social Networking: The Benefits Outweigh the Constraints

Nigel Paine

If you sit in the average conference room with, say 40, executives from both the public and private sector and enthuse them about the power, speed and, indeed, empowerment of social networking, you have all the heads nodding in seconds. Social networking slots neatly into this model. Let me explain. Microsoft?s check?

I’m Not Scared of Email; I Developed a System called DADDIO

Dan Pontefract

Where I work, we also use micro-blogging and IM (instant messaging) applications. One of my favourite people on the planet is Luis Suarez.

The Social C-Suite

Dan Pontefract

The Social C-Suite. Is the use of internal social media and social learning helping to drive up employee engagement? Get Social.

Learning 2.0 is Dumb: Use ‘Connected Learning’ Instead

Dan Pontefract

How we fill the need may be one singular modality, or it may be a combination of formal, informal and social means. Learning 2.0

Why do you curate? The 3 intents of curation and how they create value

Ross Dawson

It is hard work to create content, but today simply by curating other people’s content you can build a powerful social media profile.

5 Use Cases for a Corporate YouTube in Organizations

Dan Pontefract

Previously I’ve discussed the benefits and uses of micro-blogging , badging and virtual worlds inside an organization. Well well well.

Why microblogging has moved to the heart of enterprise social initiatives

Ross Dawson

One of my most consistent messages is that high-performance organizations are increasingly driven by the quality of their networks.

In Defense of Alexandra Samuel

Dan Pontefract

also wrote a 90,000 word book entirely in Evernote … and blogged about it too. ” Who am I to argue with that? Shoot me, HBR commentators.