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Euen Semple

From the senior execs I worked with who winged at me about what IT wouldn't let them do, to that sinking feeling when trying to send a client a presentation and they say "your file doesn't work" or they can't work out how to get it through their organisation's firewall. have never been a fan of technology as an end in itself.

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Finally a great E20 tool - and people play the social card!

Martijn Linssen

Again, these tools don’t facilitate emergence, although this may be starting to change. tibbr is literally about applying Web 2.0 Get it?

Tool Set 2009

Tony Karrer

I thought I'd kick off this year by posting a series of posts on topics related to tools and methods for work and learning. I'm hoping to address questions such as: How do you create a personal tool set or Personal Learning Environment (PLE) for yourself? What should be in your tool set? Should twitter be part of your tool set?

The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise

Luis Suarez

Nothing to do with social computing tools alone, really. However, it won’t be easy. And it won’t take place overnight either.

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How Playing Games at Work Can Help Boost Your Productivity

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social EnterpriseLike Angry Birds.

Google Plus – One50, Two50 and TheRest

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingYes, it’s that good!

Dare to Disagree through Critical Thinking

Luis Suarez

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

Narrate Your Work, Working Out Loud, with Google Plus

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Open Business Personal KM Productivity ToolsTake it to the next level.

What tools should we learn?

Harold Jarche

As this image shows (click to expand), there are many web tools that can help develop critical thinking. Social Bookmarks. Blogs. More Reading.

Social Business in 2013 – An Opportunity (Open Business)

Luis Suarez

This is while we have witnessed and experienced the rampant adoption of social networking tools behind the firewall. It’s gone!

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?!?!

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

Living “A World Without Email” … in Google Plus

Luis Suarez

Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingAnd here is why. Yes, that’s right.

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

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Social EnterpriseIn Are Jobs Obsolete? Or the Social Enterprise.

Why Looking After Your Personal Brand in the Social Era Still Matters

Luis Suarez

General Interest Open Business Personal KM Productivity Tools I can’t remember when was the last time that I updated my Curriculum Vitae.

Social Business in 2013 – A Commitment

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Open Business Personal KM Productivity ToolsAbout 15 to 18 years ago. Very worrying.

Blogging Inside or Outside the Corporate Firewall

Tony Karrer

Stephen Downes commented on my recent post - Personal Work and Learning Environments (PWLE) - More Discussion and said - I am opposed to the trend coming from the corporate learning side of the house to treat PLEs as work tools. If it's captured in a system inside the corporate firewall, it won't go outside. It is an interesting issue.

How to Use Employee Engagement to Boost Your Business

Luis Suarez

Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Metablogging Personal KM Social Computing Work Life IntegrationAnd here is why.

Connecting with Communities of Practice

Harold Jarche

This often has to be done behind the firewall to protect competitive secrets. This means working outside the firewall on the wide open Web.

Firewalls and Security in Software as a Service

Tony Karrer

Thus, there is real attraction in being able to sign up for hosted services that provide these tools without Corporate IT being involved. For us to be successful doing this, we first need to make sure that the system will work with whatever firewall restrictions exist. Instead, we should have used Del.icio.us. That's its job.

Community Management Fundamentals – Where Do I Start?

Luis Suarez

That’s one of the great things that better community tooling, as well as social software tools, have managed to change over the course of time.

Enterprise 2.0 – A Joyful Definition

Luis Suarez

Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Social EnterpriseSummit event that I attended in Paris by the beginning of February.

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

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Life Personal KM Productivity Tools Social EnterpriseYes, I was advised that it was that good. And

Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools - A Summary

Tony Karrer

However, I found little value over using separate tools such as Yahoo Groups and a PBWiki. Because of this I could easily have used another two weeks to more gradually introduce the tools. Or dedicate the first 2 sessions to learning and applying the tools one at a time in our homework. approaches. See the next topic.

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

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social EnterpriseAnd today has been no different. Never will.

State of Enterprise 2.0 Collaboration Survey by Chess Media Group

Luis Suarez

experiences behind the firewall. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Social ComputingIt’s worth it. Not yet?

Corporate Social Bookmarking Tools

Tony Karrer

I was just asked on twitter about use social bookmarking tools that work behind the firewall. thought I had blogged about this before, but I'm not finding the post. Good comparisons of these? originally included: Jive Software - because I thought they had it, but it appears they don't

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

Luis Suarez

social software tools and their adoption; and, eventually, the new buzzword: Social Business. What an amazing couple of months so far!!

Why Blogging Still Matters

Luis Suarez

IBM Learning Metablogging Open Business Personal KM Productivity Tools #elsuasworkbook The issue is, as usual, time. And so do I.

Technologies for collaboration and cooperation

Harold Jarche

Some web tools hinder communication while others may enable it. Communities of practice are a mix of both.

BlueIQ at IBM Finally Goes External!

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Enterprise( Note: You see? 8rAYW. Moonshots.

The Illusion of Control

Luis Suarez

that is, the workforce. workers, may have to blame ourselves for that to happen in this Social, Digital Age. It’s not our job to worry about that.

The Hybrid Experiment

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Metablogging Personal KM Productivity Tools Work Life Integration

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.

Organizational Knowledge Mastery?

Clark Quinn

And yes, the experiments can be outside the firewall, trying new things with customers and visitors and reading reactions, but that’s still in the realms of the understood or expected. And so while big data is a powerful tool, I think there’s something more required. Ok, I get it. And I’m all for this. Perhaps an OKM?

The Smart Worker : recognises she learns to do her job as she does her job

Jane Hart

This post looks at L&D’s approach to the wider concepts of informal and social learning in the organisation. Smart Worker

Mastering the Art of Collaboration Through Conversation

Luis Suarez

 . Can you have too many conversations at work? To quote: . More than anything else, because, if anything, as a knowledge (Web 2.0) At all. Ah-ha!

Web 2.0 Tools in the Enterprise

Tony Karrer

Then I saw Bill Ives Is Blogging Inside the Firewall an Oxymoron? Not really - see Use of Wikis as Compared to Other Tools. I first saw Andrew McAffee's post on uses of Web 2.0 approaches inside of corporations - quite good at identifying some different patterns. It's just a really easy way for a group of people to put up web pages.

Social Business in 2013 – A Challenge

Luis Suarez

This has now essentially backfired, as we have all seen the use of social media tools increasing more and more over time. And here is why … .

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.