7 critical aspects of Tibbr’s big step forward for enterprise social software
FEBRUARY 9, 2011
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?. It has been fascinating to watch the evolution of social media over the last decade and the trial and error discovery of what works. Part of the solution is in training people in how to use social media well.
Social Software Adoption
AUGUST 10, 2009
Not surprising, the terms most closely associated with Adoption are Adoption of Social Software and Adoption of Enterprise 2.0. There are some great resources on this such as: Ten tips for choosing & using social software Adoption of Web 2.0 A prime example are blogs.
Reclaim Blogging – On Why Your Blog Still Is Your Best Personal Branding Social Tool
AUGUST 29, 2011
Over the course of the years Hugh MacLeod has always been posting some of the most amazing content available out there on the Internet Blogosphere on various different topics, specially, related to Social Networking. One of them is my Flickr account and the other one, of course, is my blog.
Applications and Theory of Educational Social Software
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
MAY 15, 2007
Social Software session Terry Anderson Independent study - type I for information type study Collaborative - Distance Education - Type C Social software fits somewhere in the middle - allows collaboration, but also things like tagging, the search and sort thing that we're used to. metaphor: wisdom of crowds In the middle of these: personal learning environment (social learning 2.0) We depend on social connections.
I Know It When I See It
JANUARY 27, 2009
Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet I Know It When I See It by Andrew McAfee on January 27, 2009 More and more often these days I get asked “Does [offering X] from [vendor Y] qualify as an Enterprise 2.0 Smaller companies and startups often say that the established vendors “just don’t get it and that the new features they’ve incorporated – blogs, wikis, discussion forums, tags, etc.
Inspiration for Working Out Loud
NOVEMBER 18, 2014
My own working out loud on this blog has resulted in speaking opportunities and meeting interesting clients. ” Initial inspiration for PKM came from Lilia Efimova , whose blog was a view on her doctoral research into knowledge-sharing.
Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Enterprise 2.0: The Prodigal.
NOVEMBER 10, 2010
The Prodigal Parent Stranger titles have appeared on this blog. but Social Business In a post of over a year ago , appropriately titled Social Business Design - the beginning or end of E2.0? , returns to Social Business almost as a prodigal Dad, begging to be let in.
Why microblogging has moved to the heart of enterprise social initiatives
DECEMBER 12, 2012
Of all the social media platforms microblogging is the most akin to conversation,” he said. in January 2009, I included in the “Tools” section Wikis, Blogs, Social Networks, RSS and Syndication, Social Bookmarking, and Microblogging.
Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking
DECEMBER 28, 2011
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? Yes, the main purpose, if you want to call it that way, for social software, still today: connecting people to people and connecting people to content.
IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise
AUGUST 9, 2011
Over the last couple of weeks there have been a number of rather interesting and insightful blog posts that have been covering IBM’s journey to become a social business. That’s an important aspect of the role predictive analytics will play as social analytics evolve.
Enterprise 2.0, Where Art Thou?
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
While I was putting together yesterday’s blog post I kept thinking about something that’s been on my mind for a while and which I think is also going to help redefine, or reassure, depends on how you look into it, the next stage of my blogging mojo over here.
How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
In one of my earlier blog posts from last week, I got asked the following question: “ So, what we all want to know is what have you been doing and what/where can we find you in the future? ” And SmartCloud for Social Business does that beautifully.
The social Web before social networks: a report from 2003
AUGUST 22, 2014
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? What sort could such software bestow? The two talks, especially Clay’s, serve as reminders of what the Internet looked like before social networks.
Learn Informal Learning Informally
JUNE 13, 2012
Next month I’ll be offering an experiential workshop on Informal Learning through Jane Hart’s Social Learning Center. Tweet, blog, link, bookmark, narrate, and record. Network socially with Socialcast, Buddypress, GoToMeeting, Google+.
Social Business Begins by Unleashing Your Business Talent
MARCH 7, 2011
Over the last couple of days, two rather interesting, and noteworthy, articles over at Technology Review , written rather nicely by Erica Naone , have been making the rounds out there on Social Web around Enterprise 2.0 An employee reconceived the service, adding better social features.
How Playing Games at Work Can Help Boost Your Productivity
SEPTEMBER 19, 2011
I am not sure whether folks may have noticed it, or not, but it surely looks like every couple of years, or so, we keep having an influx of articles , blog posts , mainstream media items , etc. And not just with the Social Web. The Social Web is brilliant at doing this.
My New Cheese – Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections
APRIL 20, 2013
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. Indeed, an openly Socially Integrated Enterprise.
Putting Enterprise 2.0 into Context
SEPTEMBER 6, 2011
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. Lack of cultural change is not social business’s biggest failure. Chatter will turn these into social objects to foster collaboration.
Social Task Management – When Social Business Got Down to Work – #e2conf Highlights
JULY 3, 2012
To get things going with the series of blog posts with highlights from the recent Enterprise 2.0 Cross-post from CMSWire …] Social Business (at long last!) Social Business is Maturing. The New Challenge for Social Business. W elcome to Social Task Management, I guess!
Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business
MARCH 4, 2011
Yesterday evening, my time, I attended a rather interesting webcast with Sandy Carter , IBM’s Worldwide Sales Vice President, IBM Social Business, Collaboration, and Lotus Sales and Evangelism, along with Jeremiah Owyang , Industry Analyst at Altimeter Group , on the topic of Why Be Social?
Google Plus – A Vitamin or an Aspirin?
JULY 6, 2011
While I am trying to keep up with all of them sharing across some additional feedback I thought I would go ahead though and put together this blog post sharing one additional thought that’s been in my mind ever since I started using Plus a few days back.
Welcome to the Social Enterprise Awakening!
SEPTEMBER 9, 2011
If you have been reading a couple of the blog entries I wrote this week, and, most importantly, a good bunch of the links I shared in those articles, I think we are witnessing that Awakening 2.0 Social Business is about respecting people.
The Art of Collaborating Effectively in Virtual Teams
APRIL 26, 2011
Her blog entry highlights, according to her, and rather accurately, too!, Specially, now that we have got social software tools available to us all to help improve, augment and develop further our own collaborative skills altogether.
Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections – Job Role and Responsibilities
APRIL 22, 2013
Now that the word is out there, and since I have been in the new job for a couple of weeks already, I guess it’s a good time to reflect on what does the Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections do on a daily basis in terms of my job role and responsibilities.
Social Learning at TELUS by Dan Pontefract
JULY 15, 2011
On a rather regular basis one keeps bumping into not only some rather interesting and engaging dialogue amongst your social network(s), but also precious little gems that are worth while sharing across beyond G+.
How the Social Enterprise Defines the 21st Century Workplace – Moving To The Edge
SEPTEMBER 16, 2011
Specially, those folks who have made the Social Web their new home. Douglas keeps questioning whether technology (And the (Social) Web) are part of the main problem we have been having over the last few years in the jobs market with having less and less of them.
Challenging the status quo
MAY 8, 2011
Tweet Euan Semple’s fantasy : A business where everyone blogs. blogging) is a pragmatic way to deal with this. Blogging, or any other form of narration, lets you create, contextualize, connect and co-create in many ways.
The Hare, the Tortoise and the Jackass of Social HR
SEPTEMBER 30, 2012
To those social business, collaboration, HR technology and Enterprise 2.0 software vendors — on-premise and/or cloud — that continue to flog features versus behaviour change, your hare-like attitude is becoming annoying if not alarming. I tweeted a joke hashtag last week.
Why Social? To Help Colleagues Work Together Much More Effectively
JUNE 1, 2011
One of my all time favourite social networking tools for informal learning , as well as information discovery, on a good range of interesting and relevant topics, and specially Enterprise 2.0 / Social Computing and Social Business as of late is Slideshare. Why social?
How connect.BASF Helped BASF Become a Social Business
MAY 26, 2011
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.
Google Plus – One50, Two50 and TheRest
JULY 13, 2011
The truth is that I am ready to make plenty of blunt moves on redefining my social networking presence out there on the Social Web, and I will be sharing some further insights on that regard very soon, but one thing for sure is that at this point in time my blog will remain where it is.
Non-Research Citations in the Siemens Research Study
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
APRIL 30, 2015
There are many non-research articles cites, with a particular preference toward foundations, consultants, a few blogs and news and magazine articles. Life with alacrity: Tracing the evolution of social software. ELearnSpace Blog. Defending himself against my criticism of his recently released research study on distance and online learning, George Siemens tweets: Au contraire mon frère.
IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – People-Centric vs. Content-Centric by Louis Richardson
FEBRUARY 18, 2011
It was one of those great presentations that makes you think about the daily challenges we all face when confronting work and our own productivity and how by shifting gears and opening up to social tools, we may find plenty of solutions to the problems we face today.
The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise
SEPTEMBER 14, 2011
Over at the BrainYard , my good friend, Rachel Happe , put together, just recently, a rather interesting and insightful blog post under the heading “ Got Culture? Nothing to do with social computing tools alone, really.
IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – Get Social, Do Business!
FEBRUARY 28, 2011
Another week on the road has just gone by without me hardly ever noticing it, as I was doing some more business travelling to both Madrid and Barcelona, meeting up with customers to talk further on around the subject of Social Computing and Social Software Adoption.
Favorite 2009 posts on Informal Learning Blog
Jay Cross's Informal Learning
DECEMBER 29, 2009
Here are the most popular posts on the Informal Learning Blog in 2009. Business Impact of Social and Informal Learning. T o implement social/informal learning infrastructure projects, learning and development professionals need to shift their focus from learning to earning.
Smart Filtering – On Humanising and Socialising the Web
MAY 5, 2011
world, and followed by some of the most popular social networking sites at the moment today: like Facebook. So this is not something harmful for the overall Social Web alone, but for the Internet as a whole, as we have known it for years altogether.
Vanity Killed the Social Media Star
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
Or, better said, it all comes down to, finally, come to terms with the fact that our very own self-importance has managed to destroy Social Media and just leave it at Media , as we become … it. Our social network.
Reflections from 2011 – Redefining Your Social Web Presence
DECEMBER 29, 2011
After having put together last couple of blog posts about some of my reflections from the year we are about to end around The Social Web and Technology in general, I guess it’s now a good time to share with the world the third one from the series. Even after the Social Web.
Social Learning: Key resources from January
FEBRUARY 6, 2012
Here is my pick of 10 articles about social learning since my last posting just before Christmas. … Informal learning and social learning are no doubt stealing the tarts. ” 3 - 10 enterprise social networking obstacles , the brainyard, Information Week 3 January 2012.