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Micro-blogging can help build your organisational culture

Dan Pontefract

As a consequence and according to Gallup Management Journal , this disengaged and disconnected culture (in US-based organisations) is costing $300b per year in lost revenues alone. Moving Towards a Culture of Sharing. Exchanging Ideas; Improving Culture, Knowledge and Networks.

Micro-blogging can help build your organisational culture

Dan Pontefract

As a consequence and according to Gallup Management Journal , this disengaged and disconnected culture (in US-based organisations) is costing $300b per year in lost revenues alone. Moving Towards a Culture of Sharing. Exchanging Ideas; Improving Culture, Knowledge and Networks.

Micro-Blogging is Good for Leadership, Good for Your Culture

Dan Pontefract

First of all, let’s discuss technology. I personally don’t care what tool, application or technology is being used to drive enterprise-wide micro-blogging, but it must be secure and ideally it’s behind the firewall. So what has this got to do with leadership and culture?

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. Is it because of technology? And because it’s happening inside the firewall, the vast majority of knowledge workers don’t notice. It’s a culture issue.

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.

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. ( Note: You see?

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!),

"Serious" Virtual Worlds Applications

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The IBM Academy of Technology comprises the most accomplished technical leaders from around the world who work across the spectrum of IBM's technical activities. Every Fall, the Academy hosts a three-day general meeting to help promote communications and a sense of community among its members, as well as to develop and debate new ideas. Besides its large annual general meeting, the Academy holds many smaller meetings throughout the year as part of its various studies.

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

Tweet People are now the engine of change and the fuel is communications, says Jay Deragon in Systemic Impact of Social Technology. 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.

Working smarter

Jay Cross

Working smarter draws ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 I make a point of trying to meet the people who matter to me. Higher ground.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

I tell them they need to go beyond dumb technology. “They want to do things together and get things done–and they really want to meet new people. In the past, corporate America relied on training and indoctrination to meet these objectives.

Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

If the group is part of a larger organization, is the purpose consistent with organizational goals and culture? Make up What is the gender, professional, cultural make up of the group? Technological Issues What kind of Internet access do most participants have?

Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

If the group is part of a larger organization, is the purpose consistent with organizational goals and culture? Make up What is the gender, professional, cultural make up of the group? Technological Issues What kind of Internet access do most participants have?

Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

If the group is part of a larger organization, is the purpose consistent with organizational goals and culture? Make up What is the gender, professional, cultural make up of the group? Technological Issues What kind of Internet access do most participants have?

Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

If the group is part of a larger organization, is the purpose consistent with organizational goals and culture? Make up What is the gender, professional, cultural make up of the group? Technological Issues What kind of Internet access do most participants have?

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

Collaborative Culture 15. They were all eclipsed by new technologies. Training technology focused on the person, not the group: PLATO introduced computer-based training; Stanford pioneered instructional television; teaching machines and programmed instruction enjoyed brief popularity.

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Communities and Networks Connection Hotlists

Nancy White

CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community - Full Circle , March 24, 2009. 45 provocative propositions about using social technology - Social Reporter , April 6, 2009. Is cassette culture to thank for web2.0?

Ten years after

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Or you may find that you’ve blown millions on dead-end technologies and projects that do not achieve their potential. 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. And what about those unpredictable flamingos of technology? Technology is not the driver here; people are. Technology is not always the impediment.

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.

Course 100

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., The technology is all based on the visualization of version control. It's odd - we can have anyone online meet anyone online almost instantly, basically for free. The museum director - who deals in tangibleheritage - who had no slides for his talk - the relation between tangible and intangible cultural heritages.

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

Dan Pink

Technology (7). I imagine a similar phenomenon where certain staff members never speak up in meetings because they’re worried about looking stupid. It’s not rocket science, but we do, unfortunately, deal with a culture where winning is #1 in front of everything else.