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Micro-blogging can help build your organisational culture

Dan Pontefract

In the corporate world where deadlines are rampant, constant innovation is indispensable, workloads are mounting, and financial pressures are omnipresent, it’s no wonder the employees of many organisations feel as though they are disconnected from one another.

Micro-blogging can help build your organisational culture

Dan Pontefract

In the corporate world where deadlines are rampant, constant innovation is indispensable, workloads are mounting, and financial pressures are omnipresent, it’s no wonder the employees of many organisations feel as though they are disconnected from one another.

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

Luis Suarez

OCM), execute, and, finally, meetings galore. Yes, indeed, I have now been one full month in the new job and I can tell you that it’s been quite a culture clash the one I have experienced in these first four weeks. Meetings galore.

Adaptation: The Key to Become a Socially Integrated Enterprise

Luis Suarez

Lately, at work, I have got a tendency to attend a whole bunch of meetings, well, not really meetings like these ones , or these other ones , that my good friend Bertrand Duperrin would love to ditch for good (He surely has got my vote, too!),

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. Key Innovations & Timeline.

The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise

Luis Suarez

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? Corporate culture has always influenced collaboration.

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IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – Get Social, Do Business!

Luis Suarez

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.

Transparent work

Harold Jarche

System outcomes can be influenced by numerous factors such as: Competitor innovation that attracts the market away from your business. I’ve attended various meetings over the past six months; meetings with groups that I haven’t had dealings with before. I would say that all the problems discussed at these meetings were, at root, communications issues. Just compare informal learning on the web with what happens inside the firewall.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

“They want to do things together and get things done–and they really want to meet new people. Innovating in the face of change. In the past, corporate America relied on training and indoctrination to meet these objectives. 3. Create a supportive learning culture.

Is it too late to save the Net from the carriers?

Doc Searls

The neutral and level playing field provided by permissionless innovation has empowered all of us with the freedom to express ourselves and innovate online without having to seek the permission of a remote telecom executive. Culture is not Free.

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

Collaborative Culture 15. Apologists who had fallen for the lure of computerizing all aspects of learning supplemented eLearning with face-to-face meetings and other forms of support and dubbed it “blended learning.”. General conversations and meetings with people.

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Ten years after

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

In the information age, innovation is the competitive advantage. As the MIT Media Lab’s Nicholas Negroponte said, “Incrementalism is the greatest enemy of innovation.”. But it you don’t invest, you may lose competitive advantage, put relationships with customers at risk, fail to meet your business objectives, decrease morale, and extinguish the flame of innovation. To cope with discontinuous change, businesses must continually innovate and be light on their feat.

Communities and Networks Connection Hotlists

Nancy White

Is cassette culture to thank for web2.0? Can you shift your organisational culture by introducing social media? The cultures of collaboration - Inside Knowledge - Full Circle , April 11, 2009. Travel Budget Slashes, Meeting Crunch and Going Virtual - Full Circle , April 2, 2009.

From workplace courses to global conversations

Nancy White

A true story… Rural Portugal/Josien: I have a call scheduled for a tele-meeting. In this way, a 3 day event for 90 of our community fellows, all working in different organizations and from over 15 countries, is organized by volunteers without one single face-2-face meeting. We have interacted for many years, so the start of our meeting is full of greetings and “catch up&# on our lives until everyone has joined the call.

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From courses to community: Josien Kapma and Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

A true story… Rural Portugal/Josien: I have a call scheduled for a tele-meeting. In this way, a 3 day event for 90 of our community fellows, all working in different organizations and from over 15 countries, is organized by volunteers without one single face-2-face meeting. We have interacted for many years, so the start of our meeting is full of greetings and “catch up&# on our lives until everyone has joined the call.

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Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Blockages come from unsupportive superiors, a risk-aversive culture stifling innovation, a need for taking of credit by management, a lack of diversity of opinion and thought amongst staff, and simply the inertia of large organizations.

Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Blockages come from unsupportive superiors, a risk-aversive culture stifling innovation, a need for taking of credit by management, a lack of diversity of opinion and thought amongst staff, and simply the inertia of large organizations.

TTI Vanguard Conference Notes - 7

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

What we're interested in at github is where we take all these ideas, and put them inside a firewall, with permissions, etc., There aren't those formal rigid processes that keep you from innovating. Riley - temporary links are the innovation that will happen. It's odd - we can have anyone online meet anyone online almost instantly, basically for free. But I had experience - every meeting had to be open.

Why do we care about some things and not others? | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

← How to deliver innovation overnight. I imagine a similar phenomenon where certain staff members never speak up in meetings because they’re worried about looking stupid. Our culture has made this way hard to do. This could have have been a local cultural influence.