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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. Behaviour Culture employee engagement enterprise 2.0

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. Businesses are being transformed into social businesses. The Evolllution.

The role of informal social networks in building organizational creativity and innovation

Ross Dawson

However what I particularly picked up on was the report’s references to the use of social network analysis.

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?)

Have social networks replaced groups?

David Weinberger

Maxim Weinstein responded in an email to my post about what the social structure of the Internet looked like before Facebook, making the insightful point that Facebook meets the four criteria Clay Shirky listed for social software in his 2003 keynote at eTech. Your friends and my friends on Facebook are part of a social network.

Culture is entangled

Dave Snowden

In practice (and in theory) culture is tangled, indistinct and difficult to tie down. The respondent does not know what is the right answer.

Collaboration Workflow 101

Dan Pontefract

collaboration Culture enterprise 2.0

Social as a Weapon of Class Destruction

Dan Pontefract

Becoming more social is not just a new business driver but also a societal imperative.” the physical place we go to learn. ” It can.

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Culture is our nature

Harold Jarche

And we did it by developing new abilities for cultural transmission and change. But culture is a biological phenomenon. Friday''s Finds

Employee Access to Social Media in the Workplace Decreases

Dan Pontefract

You might find it odd for a law firm, but they’re really interested in social media too. What a refreshing change.

MIT global study on social business: Executives increasingly understand the value and success drivers

Ross Dawson

Social Business: What Are Companies Really Doing? Future of work Social media Social networks Web 2.0Enterprise 2.0

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How technology is enabling the humanity of organizations

Ross Dawson

think social media is just one aspect of that. Technology doesn’t just help create the social enterprise.

Collaboration Workflow 101

Dan Pontefract

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‘Sharing’ culture

Clark Quinn

I was in a recent conversation about a company facing strong growth and worried about the impact on culture. Companies with a positive culture, a valuable offering, and a good business model are liable to face growth issues, and maintaining or starting a good culture becomes a critical issue to maintaining the organization’s success.

Culture of Hope

David Weinberger

Forum d’Avignon is an annual get-together in France to talk about culture, by which most of the attendees (and especially President Sarkozy who came to give a speech ) mean how they can squash the Internet and retain their stranglehold on culture. Does culture / creative imagination give you a reason to hope?”

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. then learning culture is soft and emotional. Social networking slots neatly into this model.

5 Use Cases for a Corporate YouTube in Organizations

Dan Pontefract

Once you have video sharing in place, what are some of the effective ways in which you can utilize it within your organization? 1) Social Learning.

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.

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.

Interlocutor: The Word of 2012

Dan Pontefract

The network is the medium. Interlocu-what? Let’s first start with the definition. Whatever the conversation is. The goal for 2012?

Research: The acceleration of Australian banks’ use of social media

Ross Dawson

Social media, used well, provides an opportunity to build relationships in a world in which most financial services are executed online.

Do You Exhibit Collaborative Attributes? Does Your Organization?

Dan Pontefract

Networked teams (not siloed business units). Social business supportive (not ERP & MSFT Office only). collaboration leadership organization Culture learning 2.0 social social networkingIndividual Attributes: Organizational Attributes: Proactive. Empathetic. Inspiring. Reciprocal. Helpful. Optimistic.

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?

You are the Collective Wisdom of both Strong & Weak Ties

Dan Pontefract

Mobilizing social networks beyond project team frontiers: The case of polar expeditions ; Lecoutre, Marc; Lièvre, Pascal. Cross, Rob.

How large professional service firms are shifting to networked services and open innovation

Ross Dawson

During the evening I had a very interesting conversation with one of the regional directors about how professional service firms are tapping external networks. As I wrote in Chapter 9 of Living Networks : Professional networks, although hardly a new phenomenon, are rapidly rising in importance.

What is possible: how the social enterprise drives differentiation

Ross Dawson

As such I gave a big picture view of how our increasingly networked world is changing organizations, spent some time on the vision of what a better-connected company can be and can achieve, and wrapped up with some of the realities to recognize in achieving the grand vision. This issue ties together internal and external social media.

The Cultural Impact of The Future of You

Luis Suarez

Cultural Impact of Social Networking in Defining the Workplace of the Future from Luis Suarez. Here is an example. Remember?

Open Spaces, Open Minds Redux (An Open 2.0 Culture)

Dan Pontefract

It is another example of how we are closing our minds, walling our innovation, and foregoing a more productive and networked organization.

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

Dan Pontefract

Two years ago, I wrote that ‘ Micro-Blogging is Good For Leadership, Good for Your Culture ’ and I haven’t flinched since. Limayem, M.,

When Culture Eats Your Foundation’s Social Media Strategy for Breakfast

Beth Kanter

What do you need to do less of to make time for social media? What keeps your organization from learning and improving social media strategy?

[2b2k] Has the Internet killed our theory of medias effect on ideas and culture?

David Weinberger

…as revolution spread from Tunisia to Egypt at the start of 2011, a controversy arose about how much credit social media such as Facebook and Twitter ought to get. Given Gladwells standing, and the fact that The Tipping Point is about the importance of social networks, his position surprised many. Of sociality?

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The Datafication of Business and Society

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Datafication is a fairly new concept associated with our recent data revolution.  They can tell you if you’re likely to get diabetes.”  .

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Social Networks and Urbanization

John Hagel

The article provides an interesting overview of social network sites and the various roles they tend to serve, especially for kids.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Social Networks and Urbanization

John Hagel

The article provides an interesting overview of social network sites and the various roles they tend to serve, especially for kids.

The Puzzling Technology Adoption Discrepancy Between Individuals and Institutions

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For the past decade, individuals have been embracing all kinds of new tools and social media platforms that make our communications easier and faster. 

Are social media killing real conversation? An antidote from John.

Steve Denning

» January 11, 2011 Are social media killing real conversation? An information exchange of words; the only currency of social media.

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The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: Women in High-Tech.

Steve Denning

It’s a backstabbing frat-boy alpha-male ultra-jock culture. Looking at the movie, The Social Network , the answer would be a resounding no.

Participation in Social Networking and KM

Tony Karrer

We find ourselves shifting from tooling into the realm of attitude and behavior change (some might include culture change) which are better understood through the lens of psychology, sociology, etc. agree with Kate that changing culture is difficult but not impossible. My gut tells me there is something different here now.

Micro-Blogging is Good for Leadership, Good for Your Culture

Dan Pontefract

So what has this got to do with leadership and culture? To me, it’s a natural example of both informal and social learning.

implementing network learning

Harold Jarche

In the network era , developing the skills of a master artisan in every field of work will be critical for success. Experience. Ideas. Opinions.