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. I have been reflecting on the quite extraordinary rise of microblogging over the last few years. The major microblogging players.

Enterprise microblogging: measuring true value "is relative"

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Friday, 14 January 2011 Enterprise microblogging: measuring true value "is relative" Yammer announced a new feature yesterday : Leaderboards Leaderboards gives users access to statistics about their network activity. Business or Pleasure? -

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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. Micro-blogging — to truly become effective whether personally or organizationally — ought to become both a personal and an organizational habit.

Enterprise microblogging should be pay-per-use

Martijn Linssen

Yet, when it comes to paying the bill, all of them are considered equal Dennis makes a very valid point about the freemium model and when the time comes to pay the bill: this usually doesnt happen until you have a considerable amount of users on your trial enterprise blogging platform.

#Top #5 #Reasons #To #Love #Hashtags #In #Your #Enterprise #Microblogging #Platform

Dan Pontefract

#Enterprise #Micro-blogging #is #a #very #powerful #tool #that #connects #people #to #people, #people #to #information, #people #to #knowledge, #and #people #to #skills. Why more organizations haven’t implemented an internal only, micro-blogging platform for their company is mind boggling.

Let’s move tweeting off Twitter

Doc Searls

Blogging, emailing and messaging aren’t owned by anybody. Meanwhile, I’m also raising a cheer for whatever Dave is doing toward “building a microblog platform without a company in the middle&#. Blogging Ideas infrastructure problems Technology

Why I Love D’Arcy Norman’s Blog

Nancy White

I have lost track of my blog readers, buffeted by eddies of excess digital content. I stumbled back upon D’Arcy Norman’s blog this afternoon with pure delight. It has been a long time since I visited D’Arcy’s blog.

The Social Organisation Manifesto

Martijn Linssen

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The To Tweet Or ReTweet Flowchart

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Thursday, 13 January 2011 The To Tweet Or ReTweet Flowchart A few posts ago I blogged about behaving differently on Twitter or not. Real Profitability Part I: The Big Three and Four Enterprise microblogging: measuring true value "is.

Sharing pointedly or broadly

Clark Quinn

On the other hand, a microblog lets anyone decide to ‘follow’ your quick posts. Typically, microblogs (and chat) are for short messages, such as requests for help or pointers to something interesting. The limitations mean that more lengthy discussions typically are conveyed via… Formats supporting unlimited text, including thoughtful reflections, updates on thinking, and more tend to be conveyed via email or blog posts.

Twitter punctuation manners

Martijn Linssen

Real Profitability Part I: The Big Three and Four Enterprise microblogging: measuring true value "is. Enterprise microblogging should be pay-per-use In retrospect 2000-2010: omphaloskepsis ruled The evident relationship between solar and ice? Business or Pleasure? -

Forgiveness - damned if you don't

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Sunday, 9 January 2011 Forgiveness - damned if you dont A tweet by Patrick Brinksma just chased me into my blogging curtains again: Forgiving is letting go of victimhood and judgments. Business or Pleasure? -

How Narrating Your Work Helps You Become More Effective by Saving Precious Time

Luis Suarez

Plenty of people keep stating that meetings are essential, if not, critical, for every business, yet, we keep bumping into a good number of resources , cites , quotes , articles , blog posts , research , etc.

Why Work Out Loud? (for #wolweek)

Clark Quinn

You can blog your thoughts, microblog what you’re looking at, make your interim representations available as collaborative documents, there are many ways to make your work transparent. This blog, Learnlets, is just for that purpose of thinking out loud: so I can get feedback and input or others can benefit. Yeah, there are risks (I have seen my blog purloined without attribution), but the benefits outweigh the risks.

Putting Enterprise 2.0 into Context

Andy McAfee

Narrating your work via blogs or microblogs so that others can find you and access your expertise is a great standalone use case, as is narrating your ignorance — asking questions to the enterprise as a whole without guessing in advance who will know the answer. 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.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Enterprise 2.0: The Prodigal.

Martijn Linssen

The Prodigal Parent Stranger titles have appeared on this blog. Go to a business person and start talking about E20 and micro-blogging, tagging, folksonomy, etc. Real Profitability Part I: The Big Three and Four Enterprise microblogging: measuring true value "is.

2010 - year in review

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Monday, 3 January 2011 2010 - year in review 2010 marked the first full year of blogging for me. On a side note, I commented an estimated 150-200 times on other peoples blogs At the end of the year I made an extraordinary effort to squeeze out 100 posts exactly.

How connect.BASF Helped BASF Become a Social Business

Luis Suarez

In the recent past I have been blogging over here a couple of times already on some of the amazing piece of work that BASF ( disclaimer: An IBM customer) has been doing over the course of the last year or so on becoming a Social Business and behave and act as such.

Andyasks , and Hopes for Answers

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet Andyasks , and Hopes for Answers by Andrew McAfee on November 25, 2008 I’ve been told by a few people that if I want to really understand the power of the microblogging utility Twitter (which I wrote about here and here ) I need to use it more broadly. Would it be possible for you to write a short blog posts summarizing the answers you get to spread the answer wealth?

Andyasks , and Hopes for Answers

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet Andyasks , and Hopes for Answers by Andrew McAfee on November 25, 2008 I’ve been told by a few people that if I want to really understand the power of the microblogging utility Twitter (which I wrote about here and here ) I need to use it more broadly. Would it be possible for you to write a short blog posts summarizing the answers you get to spread the answer wealth?

Waxing Lyrical On Leadership, Engagement, Purpose & Innovation

Dan Pontefract

Wikis, blogs, microblogging, video-sharing are all very important aspects of an organization’s culture. The fine folks at Learnnovators conducted an interview with me recently, where I spouted off on aspects of leadership, engagement, purpose and innovation.

The Business Value of Serendipity: Improving Your Presentation Skills

Luis Suarez

Earlier on today, I had plans to put together a blog post on the topic of finding experts, referencing this superb piece at WSJ’s “ Who Knows What? Not too bad for this blog post to have originated as an accidental discovery, right?

Why acquisition beats retention

Martijn Linssen

I knew I had another blog post to write Everyone reading this must be familiar with it: getting something new is commonly viewed upon as much sexier than restoring or prolonging something old. change|growth| Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Search blog Loading.

Quip: conversations

Clark Quinn

Microblogging (e.g. Blogging lets you put out more formed thoughts and look for feedback. Conversations are the engine of business. Seriously. How many problems are solved by saying “go talk to <so-and-so>&# , or ideas sparked by conversations around the water cooler? How many times has a chance conversation ended up leading to a new product, service, acquisition, or more?

My New Cheese – Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections

Luis Suarez

As you may remember from a previous blog post , I mentioned how late last year someone decided to move my cheese and how that turned around into becoming a very good opportunity for me to make the move into the next big thing. This is it! The moment of truth! The wait is over.

Learning With and From Others: Restructuring Budgets for Social Learning

Dan Pontefract

Blogs, wikis, microblogging, YouTube-like video sharing, tagging, ranking, virtual worlds, discussion forums, and generally any other form of user-generated content (for learning, communication, and marketing) are both practical and engaging ways to complement the learning strategy of any organization. Social software such as video servers, collaboration platforms, and microblogging tools do in fact require an investment to reap benefit thereafter.

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

Luis Suarez

You know, sending an email is not the same thing as putting together a blog post.

Real Profitability Part I: The Big Three and Four

Martijn Linssen

Real Profitability Part I: The Big Three and Four Enterprise microblogging: measuring true value "is. Enterprise microblogging should be pay-per-use In retrospect 2000-2010: omphaloskepsis ruled The evident relationship between solar and ice? Business or Pleasure? -

HubSpot and RentJuice: When New Technologies Meet Old Ways of Working

Andy McAfee

’ This world is marked by blogs and microblogs, video and audio, professional and personal social networks, lead generation and tracking, and non-sleazy SEO. One of the themes I keep harping on here, over at HBR.org , and elsewhere is that digitization is pervasive — it’s affecting every part of the business world. More and more, I struggle to find any industry, company, process, task, or function that’s not being affected these days by technology.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Why customer service can't.

Martijn Linssen

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Egypt: Cairo, tens of thousands of people protesting

Martijn Linssen

Real Profitability Part I: The Big Three and Four Enterprise microblogging: measuring true value "is. Enterprise microblogging should be pay-per-use In retrospect 2000-2010: omphaloskepsis ruled The evident relationship between solar and ice? Business or Pleasure? -

Mark Zuckerberg no longer a social norm

Martijn Linssen

Real Profitability Part I: The Big Three and Four Enterprise microblogging: measuring true value "is. Enterprise microblogging should be pay-per-use In retrospect 2000-2010: omphaloskepsis ruled The evident relationship between solar and ice? Business or Pleasure? -

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload

Luis Suarez

From the very first beginning that I got exposed to them over at Twitter, over 4 years ago , till today, where I am using a bunch of various different microblogging / microsharing services, both internal and external, I couldn’t work, nor get much done!, I heart Activity Streams.

Your Twitter security is an egg, not an onion

Martijn Linssen

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Reframing the news

Doc Searls

In the early days Twitter was called a “microblogging” platform. What made it blogging was its format: latest stuff on top and a “permalink” to every post. On his blog he explains how a river of news aggregator works. Remember that blogs have a river format of their own: they flow, from the tops to the bottoms of their own pages.) …all experience is an arch wherethrough. Gleams that untravelled world, whose margin fades.

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Open Business – From Document-Centric to People-Centric Collaboration

Luis Suarez

Think about how perhaps you could achieve that very same goal through the use of a blog post, or a microblog entry, or a wiki page, or just an activity. Thus what are you waiting for to put together that blog post or that other wiki page? .

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment – The Follow-Up

Luis Suarez

So this blog post is not intended, at all, as an opportunity for me to convince you all about how you should use Twitter from here onwards. That’s why I added in my Twitter bio a link to the blog post explaining the experiment in detail.

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Quora: a gossiper's wet dream

Martijn Linssen

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Nancy White and Suzy – An Intro to Twitter

Luis Suarez

Can you imagine your business having an Enterprise microblogging platform, whether internal or external, behaving in such way for days, if not months already? That’s an interesting and rather thought-provoking question (“ Blogging, emailing and messaging aren’t owned by anybody.

Real Profitability Part II: classical System Integrators

Martijn Linssen

Real Profitability Part I: The Big Three and Four Enterprise microblogging: measuring true value "is. Enterprise microblogging should be pay-per-use In retrospect 2000-2010: omphaloskepsis ruled The evident relationship between solar and ice? Business or Pleasure? -