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

Luis Suarez

Lately, I have been thinking quite a bit around the topic of Social / Open Business Transformation. Something completely different to what we may have experienced so far in the last three to four years on living social for the sake of social , which is perhaps what we pretty much keep seeing today all over the place. that been sent around through either traditional tools like *cough* email *cough* or Instant Messaging or, even worse, through social file sharing services. .

I Know It When I See It

Andy McAfee

Established vendors of collaboration software are modifying their offerings and repositioning them as social software platforms that have all the features and functions necessary to support the new modes of interacting and getting work done. – are just windowdressing on products that are still essentially geared for Collaboration 1.0. Whose products at present come closest to enabling Web 2.0-style collaboration and interaction in enterprise environments?

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Survey: Are you ready, willing and able to support learning in the new social workplace?

Jane Hart

Some time ago I wrote a blog post about how I believed that as social businesses emerge, and new social and collaboration platforms (or social intranets) are introduced into enterprises, L&D will have an extended role in the organisation in order to support the new community and collaboration skills that will be required to underpin a successul social business initiative. (In Social learning

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

Luis Suarez

There will be other entries that I will be putting together over the course of the next few days sharing along what else I learned throughout the event, but for now, let’s get things started with this one: Social Task Management – When Social Business Got Down to Work. Cross-post from CMSWire …] Social Business (at long last!) Social Business is Maturing. The New Challenge for Social Business. Social Task Management: A New Level of Engagement.

Don’t Underestimate the Value of Your Community Managers

Luis Suarez

As you well know, Rachel is the co-founder of The Community Roundtable, along with Jim Storer , a rather smart, helpful and very resourceful and talented peer to peer network of community builders that has been around for a couple of years already and that time and time again they keep producing some of the most amazing reports, and other brilliant deliverables, that one can find out there on the Social Web around the art of managing online communities, whether internal or external.

What Are the Chances of Pragmatic Pathways for Social Business?

Luis Suarez

It looks like the blog post I put together on “ The Fallacy of Social Networking ” seems to have hit a chord with a large number of folks out there and while I am still catching up with plenty of the conversations that have sparked as a result of it, including some pretty compelling commentary on the article itself (Thanks much everyone for those lovely comments! From Stress to Success – Pragmatic pathways for Social Business – John Hagel from SocialBizForum on Vimeo.

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. Collaborate with a self-organizing team to solve problems. Network socially with Socialcast, Buddypress, GoToMeeting, Google+. experience learning hands-on through collaborative work, community, search, social software, blogs and tweets. find out how to integrate learning into workflow.

9 Ways To Increase Your Productivity While Working From Home

Luis Suarez

Specially, thanks, amongst several other reasons, to the flexibility and freedom of being in control of your own workflow. Mashable’s Nellie Akalp ‘s piece on “ 9 Ways To Increase Your Productivity While Working From Home &# is just another proof of how it can work out in setting up the right expectations for both remote knowledge workers and those co-located in the same traditional office to inspire that collaborative environment where everyone can benefit from it.

The Other 90% of Learning

Jay Cross

Increase the effectiveness of experiential learning (the 70%) by packing more varied experience into the workflow. Learning is social. Social software facilitates conversation. Chatter, Jive, Socialcast, Yammer, Podio, and other social networking systems simplify listening in and joining purposeful conversations. Collaboration takes hold. Serving enterprise customers. This appears in the August 2012 CLO magazine. They changed the title on me.).

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Open Business Strategies – Helping Someone Else Achieve Their Goals

Luis Suarez

Over the course of the last few years, there have been a good number of occasions where, when working with fellow colleagues, customers or business partners, plenty of knowledge workers kept asking me what would be the best way for them to get started with their own adoption efforts of social software, both inside and outside of the firewall, so that it wouldn’t be too painful, but at the same time they wouldn’t lag behind too much in the attempt.

I Know It When I See It : Andrew McAfee’s Blog

Andy McAfee

Established vendors of collaboration software are modifying their offerings and repositioning them as social software platforms that have all the features and functions necessary to support the new modes of interacting and getting work done. – are just windowdressing on products that are still essentially geared for Collaboration 1.0. Whose products at present come closest to enabling Web 2.0-style collaboration and interaction in enterprise environments?

Increasing “Jointness” and Reducing Duplication in DoD Intelligence

Martijn Linssen

Home About Complexity Reading List Knowledge Management Reading List Increasing “Jointness&# and Reducing Duplication in DoD Intelligence John 0 comments National Security , Social Media Oct 06 When the Secretary of Defense asks you to do something, you need to heed the call, whether you are in government or not. tools such as wikis, blogs, social bookmarking services, and document storage all of which were indexed by Google Search Appliance.

My top 10 favourite resources from February

Jane Hart

” 2 – Future hipsters - this video started off Social Media Week, 7 February 2012. 3 - The collaboration pyramid (or iceberg) , Oscar Berg, 14 February 2012. What we see when we think of collaboration in the traditional sense (structured team-based collaboration) is the tip of the iceberg – teams who are coordinating their actions to achieve some goal. ” 5 – Workforce collaboration in the network era , Harold Jarche, 23 February 2012.

Toward a Pattern Language for Enterprise 2.0 : Andrew McAfee’s Blog

Andy McAfee

Interesting post Andrew, especially the analogy of architecture 'usability' I recall being amazed when I was first exposed to ideas that building and urban design can have an impact on social issues like crime and health. The term "Software Architecture" tends to be used to describe how software systems are constructed - and "Software Architect" describes a person with skills that focus on technology, economics, compatibility and hard rather than soft requirements.

Communities and Networks Connection Hotlists

Nancy White

The following are the top posts in March from featured sources based on social signals, with a few annotations from posts that I found useful. Twitter Compared to IM, Email and Forums - Collaborative Thinking , March 2, 2009. Social Media ROI: Measuring the unmeasurable? Again - Collaborative Thinking , March 12, 2009. Understanding Communities of Practice - Collaborative Thinking , March 6, 2009. Workflow 2.0 - Library Clips , March 23, 2009.