Mastering the Art of Collaboration Through Conversation

Luis Suarez

Collaboration is probably one of the most loaded words in today’s workplace that I can think of (And I am pretty sure there are plenty of other good candidates out there as well!) So when I started reading through Andrew’s article about ‘ How much collaboration is too much? ’

Collaborators, Cooperators and People I Learn From

Luis Suarez

Finally, after a good few days of tinkering Collaborators , Cooperators and People I Learn From were born. . Collaborators , Cooperators and People I Learn From. Working together, for me, can be seen in terms of two different types of interactions: collaboration and / or cooperation.

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. “ Here we are, 2014 and still wondering what the future of collaboration is — as if we didn’t know already. Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise

Luis Suarez

She eventually comes to talk about the stuff that most folks haven’t considered just yet in any open and transparent collaborative and knowledge sharing environment. Specially, since not all of us are true, natural collaborators. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

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Firewalls and Security in Software as a Service

Tony Karrer

One of the interesting outcomes of my recent course - Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 For us to be successful doing this, we first need to make sure that the system will work with whatever firewall restrictions exist. Elluminate did not work through several firewalls, so we had to switch to WebEx. Do not believe any vendor claim that "it works through firewalls" because a firewall can be configured to stop anything it wants.

Piecing together collaboration and cooperation

Clark Quinn

In an insightful piece , Harold Jarche puts together how collaboration and cooperation are needed to make organizations work ‘smarter’, integrating workgroups with the broader social network by using communities of practice as the intermediary.

Technologies for collaboration and cooperation

Harold Jarche

I find the model useful to look at what kinds of social tools are most suitable for the type of collaboration or cooperation we’re trying to foster. For instance, there is a big difference between Sharepoint and Facebook, though both enable some kind of collaboration.

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

What we’re talking about is a social work hub where every employee and external partner can come to collaborate, share information, get information and provide updates and ask questions. Your new social workscape needs to be mobile so people can collaborate from anywhere.

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Need for collaboration continues to grow

Harold Jarche

collaboration projects, I see growth. Because the business will find their collaboration needs to grow in 2009, while they see IT providing them with fewer services. Collaboration needs grow as a result of layoffs, mergers, and deepening external partnerships (requiring new infrastructure to collaborate outside the firewall with trusted, external partners).

The Illusion of Control

Luis Suarez

‘ He then pretty much nailed it with this other short, but rather thought-provoking sentence: ’ Collaboration is not an option, it’s an imperative. ’ Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools - A Summary

Tony Karrer

Background Over the past six weeks, I've been leading a course: Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 / eLearning 2.0 Approaches Course Description: The purpose of this course is to give you an opportunity to learn about collaborative learning by participating in collaborative learning. This course is designed to teach how to design and build collaborative learning experiences using Web 2.0 / eLearning 2.0 Our teams had mixed results in really collaborating virtually.

Harold Jarche » Need for collaboration continues to grow

Harold Jarche

collaboration projects, I see growth. Because the business will find their collaboration needs to grow in 2009, while they see IT providing them with fewer services. Collaboration needs grow as a result of layoffs, mergers, and deepening external partnerships (requiring new infrastructure to collaborate outside the firewall with trusted, external partners).

Building a Solid Library of Use Cases

Luis Suarez

And they would be right, because, more than anything else, if there is anything that all of these ESNs have got in common is that they are quite substantially different from what so far has been the king of both communications and collaboration in the enterprise.

Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections – Job Role and Responsibilities

Luis Suarez

And that is a good thing, that’s one of the many reasons why I got hired into this position in the first place: help Social / Open become the new fabric of how fellow knowledge workers get work done by becoming part of their collaboration DNA. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

Social Business in 2013 – A Challenge

Luis Suarez

Whether businesses are still blocking the use of social networks behind the firewall empowering inadvertently their knowledge workers to make that assumption (and rightly so!) Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

IBM’s Client Experience Jam Is Now History

Luis Suarez

Work Smarter, Not Necessarily Harder (53 Ratings – 48 Replies) Where we explored how social networking tools and having the right IT infrastructure can surely have a huge impact in terms of adoption, enablement, collaboration and knowledge sharing. .

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

Luis Suarez

And serendipity, as you all know, works in various mysterious and magic ways, so after having looked both inside and outside of the firewall, I am now pleased to announce I have got a new job. Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0 This is it! The moment of truth!

The State of Social Business – A State of Maturity?

Luis Suarez

Lucky enough, businesses, in general, have finally understood as well that they don’t need to have an exact copy to mimic Facebook’s behaviours behind the firewall. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

The Future of Work by 2020

Luis Suarez

Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0 Fascinating topic, don’t you think? And here we are, still in 2013, and already thinking about what the workplace of the future would be like by 2020.

Dear C-Suite: We Don’t Do Training Anymore

Dan Pontefract

But it is my argument learning professionals must help the C-Suite understand that training is merely an event and that learning must now be defined as a connected, collaborative and continuous process. In 2012, Peter Aceto, the President and CEO of ING DIRECT – a Canadian bank with 1.78

Pardon the Interruption … From Adaptation into Engagement by Luis Suarez #soccnx

Luis Suarez

That special flair of an incredibly strong sense of community that goes beyond the borders of vendor(s), customers (and their firewalls) and business partners. Collaboration Communities Conference Events Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

Peeragogy

Jay Cross

Peeragogy is a set of techniques for collaborative learning and work. Persistent reputations, as at eBay, so you can trust who you’re collaborating with. You can’t afford to replicate Facebook or Google behind your firewall. Collaboration Workscaping

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Social Business in 2013 – An Opportunity (Open Business)

Luis Suarez

Knowledge workers ultimately adopt and embrace as well a much more open, public, trustworthy and transparent manner of collaborating and sharing their knowledge. This is while we have witnessed and experienced the rampant adoption of social networking tools behind the firewall.

2013 – The Year of Social HR

Luis Suarez

And, overall, bring back into the conversation topics like equity, democracy, meritocracy, social eminence, trust , open knowledge sharing and collaboration, meaning, purpose, focus, motivation and so forth, which have been missing on HR’s narrative for far too long!

Adaptation: The Key to Become a Socially Integrated Enterprise

Luis Suarez

You know, acquiring new habits is not an easy thing to do, specially, when your natural inclination is that one of defaulting to what you are used to, what you have been doing over the course of the years, through traditional collaborative tools, whatever those may well be.

Enterprise 2.0 – A Joyful Definition

Luis Suarez

Summit Fabian presented about Dundu , a collaborative research project that aims at helping teams become more effective around open knowledge sharing and collaboration. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

The Future of Open Business At Stake

Luis Suarez

They thought that people would find it difficult to navigate if it didn’t follow the familiar patterns “ I guess nowadays it’s what most people would be calling Collaboration, but this time around happening through social software tools.

One Month Anniversary on the New Job as Lead Social Business Enabler

Luis Suarez

Will it change me for good to the point where I may not come out of the firewall in a good while? Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

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

Luis Suarez

Collaboration Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0 I can’t remember when was the last time that I updated my Curriculum Vitae. Actually, that’s not accurate. Of course, I do. It was around beginning of 2009 and it surely sounds like ages ago!

Business Can’t Succeed in a World That’s Failing

Luis Suarez

After all, it’s perhaps our only way to make this world a better place, not just for a few, but for everyone else altogether for that matter… Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

What’s Next for the Social Enterprise? – #SocBizChat

Luis Suarez

Q2 They are not, should be kept separate, because *some* conversations still *need* to happen behind the firewall #brave #SocBizChat. Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0 Tweet Jams.

Social Business in 2013 – A Commitment

Luis Suarez

” That’s the Commitment (with the Capital C) that we are about to see unfold and unleash, both inside and outside of the firewall for most businesses out there. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

BlueIQ at IBM Finally Goes External!

Luis Suarez

So, as I am ramping up the last few hours of my holidays, yesterday afternoon I found out, through my colleagues, that, after a long while, our IBM Social Software Internal Adoption Program is now ready to transcend the firewall and go external. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

Social Business – Rethinking Innovation, Organization and Leadership

Luis Suarez

Globalization, Tranparency, Social Media, Collaborative software – all part of a social revolution that forces companies to engage in Social Business Innovation and Open Business Leadership. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

Why Blogging Still Matters

Luis Suarez

Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0 It’s been a little while since the last time that I had a chance to write another post over here in this blog, so I guess it’s now time for another experiment then.

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

Luis Suarez

And all thanks to having watched, in much anticipation, two of my favourite mentors and thought leaders in the space of the Social Web, Knowledge Management, Collaboration, Narrative and Sensemaking: Euan Semple and Dave Snowden. Collaboration Communities Conference Events Enterprise2.0

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

Luis Suarez

As a network, or as a community, interacting and collaborating with one another. So why neglect it or ignore it any longer when we are all starting to understand how the most powerful component of collaboration is that concept of co-creation? Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

Narrate Your Work, Working Out Loud, with Google Plus

Luis Suarez

Well, in that context of narrating your work, working out loud, I keep getting asked by folks outside of the firewall what it is that I do for work eventually inside IBM as a Social Computing Evangelist.

There Can Be No Resilience Without Transformation

Luis Suarez

And not just externally, but also internally, behind the firewall, with all of those Enterprise Social Networking tools and across the corporate world. Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

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

Luis Suarez

This increases the need for collaboration (working together on a problem) and cooperation (sharing without any specific objective). Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0 This is not the first, nor the second time, and I am sure there will be a third time, and many more!,

How Playing Games at Work Can Help Boost Your Productivity

Luis Suarez

on how more and more businesses are continuing to block the use of social software tools inside of the firewall, just because they feel their employee workforce may be goofing around more than they should. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

Work Stream #4 – Speaking at Client Events

Luis Suarez

In fact, if there would be a need to justify the business case of social networking tools behind the firewall (Yes, in 2016 we still seem to have to do plenty of that!), Collaboration Communities Conference Events elsua Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

Why Don’t You Have an Internal YouTube Video Sharing Service?

Dan Pontefract

Security issues arise from an organization’s inability to trust their people, thus believing employees would inappropriately share videos and knowledge with those outside the organization and/or firewall. A few facts about YouTube: 24 hours of content is uploaded every minute.

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