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.
I Know It When I See It
JANUARY 27, 2009
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. Because of these facts I usually dodge questions about specific vendors and their offerings, and instead answer how I’d look at any particular deployment of collaboration software to see if it met my definition of Enterprise 2.0.
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.
e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine)
MARCH 26, 2008
e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Top Ten AntiSpyware Apps from CNET | Main | Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others » March 26, 2008 "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine) ( LINK ) "This article investigates the use of social software applications indigital library environments.
MIT global study on social business: Executives increasingly understand the value and success drivers
JUNE 1, 2012
MIT Sloan Management Review together with Deloitte have just launched 2012 Social Business Global Executive Study and Research Project , drawing out some very interesting insights from a survey of almost 3,500 executives from 115 countries. Social Business: What Are Companies Really Doing?
Chief Learning Officer Job Description: Change Needed
APRIL 25, 2010
The use of emergent social software platforms as well as formal and informal competence exchange processes, between companies, partners and employees, to improve both productivity and business results. Social Learning. Flat-based culture innovation.
Challenging the status quo
MAY 8, 2011
In a short exchange with Harold Jarche in the Social Learning Community created by Jane Hart (you should join it if you haven’t yet and are interested in the use of social media for working and learning ), I called it Renegade Knowledge , as it clearly subverts organizational behavior.
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. The biggest failure is the lack of workflow integration to drive culture change.
JANUARY 3, 2012
There is an existing managerial culture that says we need to measure things in order to control them. But with enterprise social software, everything is different [Tom Kelly CEO of Moxie Software].
Diversity, complexity, chaos and working smarter
JULY 1, 2011
question “How do we get adoption for social software?” Management at the bottom of the pyramid supports a work culture where staff use a variety of social media tools that enables effective social learning activities which fuels collaboration and innovation.
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.
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.
Social Networking and Going Back to Basics
MARCH 2, 2012
In “ Is Social Media Becoming a Vast Wasteland? Yet, very little seems to be happening in order to prevent the Social Web to become the new vast wasteland. The core aspect of social networking and the good old Web 2.0 Innovation Social Enterprise
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.
My top 10 favourite resources from February
MARCH 1, 2012
” 2 – Future hipsters - this video started off Social Media Week, 7 February 2012. “A workplace that encourages social learning can more easily become a social business. Social business emerges from social learning that itself emerges from collaborative work.
The Social C-Suite
MARCH 12, 2013
The Social C-Suite. Is the use of internal social media and social learning helping to drive up employee engagement? Should the C-Suite become more involved in social? How does the use of social by the C-Suite affect adoption of social learning in the organization?
Have social networks replaced groups?
AUGUST 25, 2014
Maxim Weinstein responded in an email to my post about what the social structure of the Internet looked like before Facebook, making the insightful point that Facebook meets the four criteria Clay Shirky listed for social software in his 2003 keynote at eTech. Groups are important because they enable social ties to thicken, which means they’re especially useful now to mitigate the Brownian motion of sociality on the Internet.
100 eLearning Articles and White Papers
APRIL 28, 2008
re a new brEEd Still new on campus, social software tools can support students and staff beyond the classroom, reaching around the world for learning and communication 17. We Learning, Part II Second part of an interesting article - We Learning: Social Software and E-Learning, Part II. E-Performance Essentials: ELearning and Social Software An interesting article - Early e-learning traded technology for human interaction.
How to Use Employee Engagement to Boost Your Business
MAY 18, 2011
It’s what the Social Web has managed to unleash and awaken from all of those years. Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Metablogging Personal KM Social Computing Work Life Integration
[berkman] Anil Dash on “The Web We Lost”
APRIL 2, 2013
In the mid to late 1990s, the social Web arose. ” The idea that there was a culture with shared values has been dismantled. He challenges himself to substantiate this: “We have a lot of software that forbids journalism.” ” All the social networks operate as common carriers — neutral substrates — except when it comes to monetizing. Social technologies follow patterns. Geeks will hack at software but treat ToS as sacred.
2013 – The Year of Social HR
JANUARY 9, 2013
Haven’t we learned anything in the last 18 years since we had the first instances of social software tools with blogs and wikis? Shouldn’t we be aiming higher with regards to HR and the impact of Social for that matter? .
Don’t Underestimate the Value of Your Community Managers
MAY 2, 2012
You would have expected that with the emergence of better community tooling with social networking tools that things would have improved quite a bit and the reality is that they have made things a whole lot better.
Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It
JULY 17, 2012
Collaborative Culture 15. What worked twenty years ago doesn’t work well in the social, always-on, networked world of business we now inhabit. The social revolution of the 1960s gave rise to the concept that learning is individual. Social & Collaborative Activities.
5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload
MAY 4, 2011
capabilities that any company can turn into, if they would want to dive into the fascinating world of Enterprise Social Computing, and start seeing the business value right away. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing
What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks
SEPTEMBER 23, 2012
What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. Increasingly, businesses are looking to more social approaches to employee learning and development. THE ISSUE IS NOT whether you are going to become a socially networked university but how soon. Networks Social Learning
‘Social Business’ is Past Retirement Age
NOVEMBER 10, 2010
The single biggest group of books and articles we read, though, had to do with business as a social system. Social Network Theory, particularly Mark Granovetter’s 1973 paper “ The Strength of Weak Ties “ James MacGregor Burns’s ideas on leadership as collaboration, developed during the 1970s. “Should this movement be called ‘Social Business’ or Enterprise 2.0?’ Because business is so social, this quantum leap is a big deal.
Social computing in knowledge-intensive workplaces
FEBRUARY 9, 2010
Ross Dawson discusses a Gartner report on social software, looking at some particular forecasts for the next three to five years out: 20% of businesses using social media instead of e-mail by 2014. 20% of businesses will use social network analysis by 2015. 70-95% of IT dominated social media initiatives will fail through to 2012. I’ve highlighted the last point because it’s time to look at social media as a connecting force in the enterprise.
Social Business – *The* Ecosystem
JULY 11, 2012
Well, more than anything else, because it’s probably one of the best, most comprehensive reads you will do to find out where Social Business comes from, where we are nowadays and what lies ahead as our next challenge. I was part of that social transformation.
Social Business Forum 2011 – On Collaboration by Luis Suarez
MAY 23, 2011
and Social Business events taking place in Milan, Italy, on June 8th. Indeed, mark your calendars as well for the Social Business Forum 2011. Social Computing and Social Business events in Europe, along with the Enterprise 2.0 and start living social !).
Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary
JANUARY 6, 2012
into an incredibly powerful social messaging and notification system of content that’s stored elsewhere, i.e. social networking, collaborative and knowledge sharing tools eventually. Regardless of the huge, and rather disruptive, impact from corporate social networking.
BlueIQ at IBM Finally Goes External!
JANUARY 13, 2012
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?
Simultaneity and Openness
JULY 22, 2011
One of the key lessons was that it was critical to have built their social media presence before it was needed. And when Scotland Yard’s leadership , and even Downing Street appear compromised by an evil corporate culture like News Corp.’s, Open Work : Using Social Software To Make Our Work Visible Again - Too few social business Enterprise 2.0, social media efforts know of open work - by @dhinchcliffe.
Social Business in 2013 – A Challenge
JANUARY 5, 2013
More than anything else, because in the last three months, while I was mostly away from this blog, I kept bumping into a couple of relatively new challenges that I think are going to present lots of great opportunities for us all in the year ahead in the space of Social Business.
Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Enterprise 2.0: The Prodigal.
NOVEMBER 10, 2010
but Social Business In a post of over a year ago , appropriately titled Social Business Design - the beginning or end of E2.0? , is the use of freeform social software within companies Needless to say, that definition is hugely tool-focused, as is the entire post.
2013 – The Year of Social HR
JANUARY 9, 2013
Haven’t we learned anything in the last 18 years since we had the first instances of social software tools with blogs and wikis? At least, judging from that article Jeanne Meister published earlier on under the heading “ 2013 – The Year of Social HR ” and where she gets to develop further on a good number of different social media trends that will be affecting HR over the course of the next year.
Too Dot Oh: Making Sense of the Terrible 2’s
SEPTEMBER 15, 2009
train has left the station; failure to get on will be disastrous if culture is to actually evolve and HR/Leaders want to understand their employees. Definition (via Andrew McAfee ): the use of emergent social software platforms within companies, or between companies and their partners or customers. Definition: the shift from a predominantly formal instructor-led/eLearning model to one that encompasses formal, informal and social learning methodologies. Culture 2.0.
How I use social media
AUGUST 4, 2009
This afternoon I’m spending a half hour on a Skype video conversation to share a bit of how I use social media. I figured it would be good to exercise my memory a bit and unearth some of the key stories that led me to to my social media use today, and perhaps surface some of my patterns.
Building a Solid Library of Use Cases
OCTOBER 20, 2016
and Social Computing Guidelines and why you would still need them ) I guess it’s now a good time to talk further along about the next pillar in the framework: Building a Solid Library of Use Cases. . It’s a cultural one.
The Future of Open Business At Stake
JUNE 1, 2013
and Social Business, the social evangelists, were starting to become rather scarce and very rare to be seen out there on the Social Web. The organizational culture must change!”, “The technologies must be put into place!”, “The hierarchy and silos must fall!”.
Conversations about learning in organizations
APRIL 21, 2009
He’s discussing all the details of bringing social software into a large multinational organization covering the social, data and technology dimensions. We’re nine hours into our global (free) 24-hour online conversation about learning in the workplace.