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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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How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools

Luis Suarez

And SmartCloud for Social Business does that beautifully. still make use of some Apps from the darker side of the Social Web. Openness.

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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.

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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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.

Social Networking and Going Back to Basics

Luis Suarez

In “ Is Social Media Becoming a Vast Wasteland? The core aspect of social networking and the good old Web 2.0 Remember?)

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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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? Really?

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.

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!

Reclaim Blogging – On Why Your Blog Still Is Your Best Personal Branding Social Tool

Luis Suarez

One of them is my Flickr account and the other one, of course, is my blog. This blog. Well, the answer, right now, as we stand, is No.

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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!

What’s Your Learning Tool Stack?

Clark Quinn

I woke up this morning thinking about the tools we use at various levels. From there, we talk about team tools. Maybe OneNote?

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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.

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?

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

Introduction to Social Networking

Harold Jarche

Introduction to Social Networking. Online social networks facilitate connections between people based on shared interests, values, membership in particular groups (i.e., They make it easier for people to find and communicate with individuals who are in their networks using the Web as the interface.

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Should Companies Block Access to Digital Tools?

Luis Suarez

are blocking the use of social networking tools for their employees, so that they wouldn’t waste time at work, or goof around unnecessarily.

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.

1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

So, if you are looking for some ideas, then here are the Top 100 Tools 2012 , organised into 12 different categories. OFFICE TOOLS.

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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.

What corporates can learn from the Top 10 Tools for Learning 2012

Jane Hart

On 1 October I released the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list , and in my introductory analysis I said. Top Tools 201210 -  Wikipedia.

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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?

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.

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.

Techniques and Tools: How To Visualize Your Network

Beth Kanter

Here’s some additional thoughts sparked by our conversation after reflecting on various blog posts I’ve written and others. Gender.

Should CEOs Blog?

Luis Suarez

You just can’t afford to go through that and that’s where most of your reluctance to blogging comes from nowadays. Most probably. .

Social Media is not Social Learning

Dan Pontefract

Social media is not social learning. So why is social media not social learning? Social learning is a behavior.

The Soothing Effect of Blogging

Luis Suarez

It’s hard to believe, even for myself, how the last time I wrote a blog post over here was a bit over two months ago. Go figure. I doubt it.

Three Analytics Tools to Gauge Your Social Audience’s Pulse

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: “ Measuring the Networked Nonprofit ” is getting a lot of good feedback as people read and apply the ideas in the book.

Should Employees Be Incented to Use Social Technologies?

Dan Pontefract

Which brings me to the question, “ Should employees be incented to use social technologies ?”. Yes – We Should Incent Employees. And You?

Is George Siemens Right? Social Media is like Letters to the Editor

Dan Pontefract

As best I can interpret what he argued, George suggests that: Social Media (SM) is defined as external Web 2.0 Is it substantive? mostly ).

On my 3rd Twitter birthday: 7 reasons Twitter is central to my life

Ross Dawson

The primary reason I held off getting started on Twitter was that I felt that my blog was my primary space for content sharing, and I didn’t want to divide my limited spare attention across platforms. I now know that blogs and Twitter are highly complementary. In Living Networks I wrote how technology facilitates human connection.

DARPA offers $42 million for ‘revolutionary’ research on social media analysis

Ross Dawson

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) (slogan: Creating and Preventing Strategic Surprise) is offering $42 million in funding for “revolutionary&# research into social media in strategic communication. Recognize persuasion campaign structures and influence operations across social media sites and communities. 3.

Enterprise 2.0, Where Art Thou?

Luis Suarez

Essentially, what will I continue to blog about? Tools) and Social Business (Processes AND People). Remember Web 2.0  as well? .

Why conversational skills are needed to create a high-performance, engaged, networked organization

Ross Dawson

I have been frustrated recently in having been too busy to blog about all but a handful of the insights generated in my many client engagements over the last months. We now all understand that markets are conversations, and organizations must have great ability to build real conversations with their customers in a world of social media.

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.