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Will social software startups "collapse into the orbit" of the big vendors?

Dion Hinchcliffe

With Microsoft finally making a major acquisition move in social software, are we now seeing the roll up of the entire social business industry? Or is this just an minor story in a vast parade of change when it comes to how enterprises are moving to social software

7 critical aspects of Tibbr’s big step forward for enterprise social software

Ross Dawson

Earlier this week I gave the opening keynote at the Sydney launch of Tibbr , the new social enterprise offering from TIBCO. Social media-style interface. Marc Benioff of Salesforce once asked “why isn’t all enterprise software like Facebook?&#. Part of the solution is in training people in how to use social media well.

Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

Not surprising, the terms most closely associated with Adoption are Adoption of Social Software and Adoption of Enterprise 2.0. Web 2.0

Emerging tech is transforming the workplace

Dion Hinchcliffe

While smart mobile devices, SaaS, and social software ushered in a wave of major change in the workplace, that''s nothing compared to what''s coming. Emerging Tech

The growing evidence for social business maturity

Dion Hinchcliffe

The journey of social software for changing the way we work has been a long and winding one. Now some organizations are going well beyond the basics to capture shared value. Enterprise 2.0

Connected Learning in the Workplace: the next generation of learning practices

Jane Hart

A recent article in Wired Magazine, Collaboration and Conversation: The next generation of working practices summarises it nicely “Today’s enterprises are seeing and experiencing the value of both social software and cloud-based content collaboration systems. Social learning

Enterprise 2.0, Finally?

Andy McAfee

Facebook’s recent announcement that it’s readying a version of its social software for workplaces got me thinking about Enterprise 2.0,

An enterprise-wide vision for social business: SAP's new take

Dion Hinchcliffe

Earlier today software giant SAP unveiled their latest vision for enterprise social software, along with an integrated set of functional offerings that focus on delivering targeted business value. CIO Collaboration Enterprise Software IT Priorities SAP Software Enterprise 2.0Is it enough?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine)

Mark Oehlert

" March 26, 2008 in Application Becomes the Platform | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine) : Comments The comments to this entry are closed. del.icio.us books futures Web 2.0

Should professional social networks make a play for the enterprise?

Dion Hinchcliffe

Social software has been making its way into the enterprise for a while, but usually from vendors that are experts at enterprise needs. Now it appears that professional social networks on the Internet will make an attempt at the space.

The promise and challenges of Benioff's social enterprise vision

Dion Hinchcliffe

Salesforce’s Marc Benioff continued his now-epic stream of social business thought leadership at this week’s Dreamforce 2011 in San Francisco. The messaging is certainly world class and the slew of announcements this week will address many of the shortcomings or features gaps in its social software product line.

"Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine)

Mark Oehlert

This article investigates the use of social software applications in digital library environments. It examines the use of blogging software as an interface to digital library content stored in a separate repository. ( LINK ).

Enterprise 2.0 success: Yum! Brands

Dion Hinchcliffe

Overcome the organizational challenges to geographic distribution is one of the primary use cases for enterprise social software. brands rolled out social networking to virtually all of their corporate back office workers Part 5 in our ten part series on Enterprise 2.0 success stories explores how global fast food leader Yum!

Finding the right person within your organization

Dion Hinchcliffe

Social software that delivers insight into the community can help by making it easier to find the right person. Understanding who knows what inside today’s modern organizations can be an exercise in frustration, especially when you’re trying to get things accomplished in tight timelines.

Ridiculous research findings on informal learning

Jay Cross

Informal learning is mushrooming as organizations implement social software. What an astounding finding! L&D people. Just Jay

Why microblogging has moved to the heart of enterprise social initiatives

Ross Dawson

Of all the social media platforms microblogging is the most akin to conversation,” he said. The rise of microblogging. Success and failure.

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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Data From The Edge

Andy McAfee

Deloitte’s Center for the Edge has just published a report titled “Social Software for Business Performance.&#

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Whose Connectivism?

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I would like to make just one point, that it is not "Siemen's 'Connectivism,'" that he gave a name to a theory and approach a number of us had been working on for some time. I don't mind saying I borrow the name from him, but I would certainly say this is as much my theory (and that of numerous other people) as it is his.

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. a new class of application, unsurprisingly called “social software.” But what sort of sociality were we looking for? ” Nah

Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking

Luis Suarez

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

IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise

Luis Suarez

That’s an important aspect of the role predictive analytics will play as social analytics evolve&#. Are we there yet? SIE ). Probably not!

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Inspiration for Working Out Loud

Harold Jarche

This is what we are used to, whether we hear it on the phone, read it in an email, or read it on a social software status update.

Social Business Begins by Unleashing Your Business Talent

Luis Suarez

the huge amount of hidden talent of your workforce by empowering them to make best use of social software tools! That’s right!

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!

The network is the solution

Harold Jarche

” Should not education move beyond ritualistic forms of subjects, classes, and certifications and toward ongoing, evolving social learning?

Social Task Management – When Social Business Got Down to Work – #e2conf Highlights

Luis Suarez

Cross-post from CMSWire …] Social Business (at long last!) Social Business is Maturing. The New Challenge for Social Business.

Putting Enterprise 2.0 into Context

Andy McAfee

Three recent posts have done a great job of showing where we are in the spread of Enterprise 2.0 – the use of emergent social software platforms by companies to get work done. Social Business.&# She makes a brilliant point: Culture will change as a result of the pervasive use of social tools. Conference. groupies.

The inside is the outside: The Möbius strip and Klein bottle as metaphors for the future of organizations

Ross Dawson

Some companies have been very effective at using social media and other tools of connection to engage external communities including their customers.

Learn Informal Learning Informally

Jay Cross

Next month I’ll be offering an experiential workshop on Informal Learning through Jane Hart’s Social Learning Center. Format.

How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools

Luis Suarez

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

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

Luis Suarez

Will Social Software follow the same trend? Welcome to Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking!

The Illusion of Control

Luis Suarez

workers, may have to blame ourselves for that to happen in this Social, Digital Age. We don’t need control in this Social Era , do we ?

Enterprise 2.0 success: Yum! Brands

Dion Hinchcliffe

Overcoming the organizational challenges to geographic distribution of employees is one of the primary use cases for enterprise social software. brands rolled out social networking to virtually all of their corporate back office workers. Part 5 in our ten part series on Enterprise 2.0 Collaboration

How Playing Games at Work Can Help Boost Your Productivity

Luis Suarez

And not just with the Social Web. The Social Web is brilliant at doing this. In fact, they shouldn’t at all! etc.; — Really?

Enterprise 2.0, Where Art Thou?

Luis Suarez

is the use of emergent social software platforms within companies, or between companies and their partners or customers. as well? .

Talking about the Network Era

Harold Jarche

Should not education move beyond ritualistic forms of subjects, classes, and certifications and toward ongoing, evolving social learning?

Social Learning at TELUS by Dan Pontefract

Luis Suarez

In case you haven’t seen it just yet, let me encourage you all and have a look into Social Learning at TELUS. In this case, at TELUS.

Network walking

Harold Jarche

But with enterprise social software, everything is different [Tom Kelly CEO of Moxie Software]. Conversations help us make sense.

The Art of Collaborating Effectively in Virtual Teams

Luis Suarez

Build a social life (integrated with your enterprise collaboration approach). … Maybe. Just do it! NikeTM). Lack of a clear process.