Firewall Problems and Solutions

Tony Karrer

I would love to hear back from people on this as I received a question around firewall problems and solutions that I've not heard as much in the past couple of years. Their issue is that they are running into customers who are tightening their firewall settings and it causes some of their content to not work. Are you finding issues with firewalls these days? Anyone having issues with Windows Media and firewalls? Do Flash players cause any problems with firewalls?

Friends, trust and firewalls

Harold Jarche

Tear down the firewalls : article on freedom of information and expression by @birgittaj at artsforum Canada. Tweet Here are some of the things I learned via Twitter this week. jayshep -&# Timesheets are an admission that your clients don’t trust you, and that you don’t trust your clients.&# – via @jeffrey_brandt.

Firewall Problems and Solutions

Clark Quinn

I would love to hear back from people on this as I received a question around firewall problems and solutions that I've not heard as much in the past couple of years. Their issue is that they are running into customers who are tightening their firewall settings and it causes some of their content to not work. Are you finding issues with firewalls these days? Anyone having issues with Windows Media and firewalls? Do Flash players cause any problems with firewalls?

Blogging Inside or Outside the Corporate Firewall

Tony Karrer

I did suggest that they would either use a Wiki behind the firewall or use a password protected Wiki - because that's where the work product goes. If it's captured in a system inside the corporate firewall, it won't go outside. Stephen Downes commented on my recent post - Personal Work and Learning Environments (PWLE) - More Discussion and said - I am opposed to the trend coming from the corporate learning side of the house to treat PLEs as work tools.

Firewalls and Security in Software as a Service

Tony Karrer

Tools - A Summary - was general consensus around: Software as a Service is Great for Learning Professionals inside Corporations Firewall restrictions still pose a problem for SOME services Security is a concern, but generally should not stop use The reason that Software as a Service is so attractive is that it is often hard to get Corporate IT to spend time on getting even simple software packages set-up and even harder to get them to agree to support these packages.

Connecting with Communities of Practice

Harold Jarche

This often has to be done behind the firewall to protect competitive secrets. This means working outside the firewall on the wide open Web. Tweet This month, The Learning Circuits blog asks how do we break down organizational walls when it comes to learning?

Tools of your trade

Euen Semple

From the senior execs I worked with who winged at me about what IT wouldn't let them do, to that sinking feeling when trying to send a client a presentation and they say "your file doesn't work" or they can't work out how to get it through their organisation's firewall. Sadly I still encounter too many people who still feel that technology is being done to them.

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The Illusion of Control

Luis Suarez

Mastering the Art of Collaboration Through Conversation

Luis Suarez

‘ Indeed, except that room is no longer just the physical meeting room per se, but also the social networking tools put in place out there, whether inside or outside of the firewall. . Can you have too many conversations at work?

Blockchain Killer-Apps

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Instead of copying or moving the data across, the agreed upon queries are sent to the institution owning the data, executed behind the firewalls of the data owners, and only the encrypted results are shared.

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Go dark for SOPA – The SOPA Eclipse

David Weinberger

Here’s Rebecca MacKinnon’s op-ed on SOPA and its Senate version, which together would constitute a Great Firewall of America, as she says Jimmy Wales has proposed that Wikipedia might black out its English-language pages for a short period to register opposition to the SOPA law that would allow the US government to shut down access to sites that provide access to material that infringes copyright.

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. And because it’s happening inside the firewall, the vast majority of knowledge workers don’t notice.

To optimize your learning, optimize your networks

Jay Cross

These networks operate behind the firewall (e.g., They can be personal or professional on either side of the firewall (for example, the company football pool or machinists who support Obama’s re-election).

Is Blockchain the Major Next Step in the Evolution of the Internet

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Instead of copying or moving the data across, the agreed upon queries are sent to the institution owning the data, executed behind the firewalls of the data owners, and only the encrypted results are shared.

Should Companies Allow Facebook at Work?

Dan Pontefract

To anyone that is contemplating a ban on Facebook or any other social media site inside your organization’s firewall. Late last year I was at a dinner with a Board I won’t mention by name. There were roughly 50 people at the event.

Corporate Social Bookmarking Tools

Tony Karrer

I was just asked on twitter about use social bookmarking tools that work behind the firewall. I thought I had blogged about this before, but I'm not finding the post. Here are the social bookmarking tools that I commonly cite in presentations: BEA Pathways Cogenz Connectbeam del.irio.us - perl based, very similar to del.icio.us IBM Lotus Connections Scuttle – Open Source WSSsearch - SharePoint add-on Any others? Good comparisons of these?

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!)

UN’s Internet Governance Forum censors a mild mention of censorship

David Weinberger

A poster for the book — Access Controlled — contained the sentence: “The first generation of Internet controls consisted largely of building firewalls at key Internet gateways; China’s famous ‘Great Firewall of China’ is one of the first national Internet filtering systems.&#. Holy cow!

The Emerging Data Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Instead of copying or moving the data across, the agreed upon queries are sent to the institution owning the data, executed behind the firewalls of the data owners, and only the encrypted results are shared. .

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New Hire Onboarding Blog or Social Network

Tony Karrer

How about asking select new hires to keep an inside the firewall blog as they begin their jobs at your company? Just wanted to through an idea at everyone that came up during several discussions today at DevLearn. or If they come into the company in waves, how about providing them a discussion group or better yet a social network tool that has good discussions as a means of communicating with each other and with coaches? Is this already being done all the time? If not, why not?

Berkman Buzz + accepting applications

David Weinberger

Ethan Zuckerman asks how many jump the Great Firewall. The weekly Berkman Buzz , as compiled by Seth Young: * Charles Nesson responds to Joseph Reagle’s talk on “Good Faith Collaboration.&#. OpenNet Initiative on demand for less Net censorship in China. Facebook and privacy, again — and Harry Lewis isn’t surprised. Future of the Internet Topics and Links of the Week. * Dan Gillmor explains why he’s not buying many Kindle books.

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

Luis Suarez

Now that the word is out there, and since I have been in the new job for a couple of weeks already, I guess it’s a good time to reflect on what does the Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections do on a daily basis in terms of my job role and responsibilities.

Johnnie Moore, Monoliths and Individuals

Nancy White

How does it compare for engagement and collaboration with anything inside the firewall of organisations? Johnnie Moore’s Weblog: The genie out of the bottle. All this inventive technology is being made available to just about anyone with a web connection.

Disclosures

Tony Karrer

Editorial Firewall Before I mention these relationships, with any and all companies that I work with in a consulting capacity and who I will discuss in my blog, I include in my contract what I call an editorial firewall clause.

I Will Dispense This Advice on Blogging

Luis Suarez

I have been blogging myself since early 2002; first, in an internal blog behind my former employer’s firewall, and, secondly, since 2005, over here in this blog.

More Discussion on Personal Work Learning Environments

Tony Karrer

Stephen Downes Work PLEs internet futures and social relations Jay Cross - Nonsense from Stephen Blogging Inside or Outside the Corporate Firewall Stephen Downes Personal Work and Learning Environments (PWLE) - More Discussion Jay Cross - Semantics & the first place Personal Work and Learning Environments PLEs are power tools Be the Node The Psychology and Skills of Personal Learning Environments Stephen Downes PLEase Stop Corporations aren't Allowed to be Personal This has made me wonder.

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.

Industrialisation of Social Networking for the Enterprise

Luis Suarez

During all of this time I have been thinking hard about what I would want to do, whether I would want to automate part of my digital external footprint, or just disappear into thin air with that new focus area of behind the firewall interactions.

A bit more detail

Clark Quinn

Those communities span both internal to the organization (if it is big enough), but also across the firewall out to other practitioners that are in other organizations.

Building a Solid Library of Use Cases

Luis Suarez

IBM’s Client Experience Jam Is Now History

Luis Suarez

As an example, the deck I put together some time last year on this topic, and which I am hoping to share it out there, outside of the firewall, pretty soon, once I go through a final update and a bit of sanitation, has been downloaded over 3,000 times!

digital transformation skills

Harold Jarche

But they are not allowed to contribute to the external networks outside the firewall. Oscar Berg has further developed his digital collaboration canvas that describes nine capabilities required for collaborative knowledge work. He includes a handy CC-licensed worksheet to go with it.

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The Guru Problem

Martijn Linssen

An example: I was meeting with a client who asked about our internal usage analytics – my firm has a page anyone behind the firewall can see that shows company-wide usage and trends for our collaboration tools.

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. This is it! The moment of truth! The wait is over.

Giving up control

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

They’re worried about secrets slipping over Chinese walls and firewalls. In an article titled Taking the Social Media Plunge: Learning to Let Go , Andy McAfee explores the reluctance of traditional organizations to embrace social media (and informal learning).

The Future of Work by 2020

Luis Suarez

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. Well, one thing for sure is that it won’t be anything like we have today or what we may have had over the course of the last 50 years.

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?

Lessons from a Very Mobile Industry

Andy McAfee

The large majority of the world’s smartphones now run on an operating system originating from an American company, and I bet that most of the most popular apps in the world are of American origin (especially if we exclude the very large walled garden behind the Great Firewall of China).

Reflections on Linux and Mainframes

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Later that decade, Linux was also widely used in a variety of Internet applications, including web servers and firewall systems. . A year ago, McKinsey Quarterly published a special edition, Management: The next 50 year, to commemorate its 50th anniversary.

From the irritating to the interesting

Dave Snowden

It took about half an hour to explain to people how to use Explorer (the analysis tool within SenseMaker™) although it took about two hours to work around the deficiencies of Windows (thank God I have a Mac) an the firewall policies of public bodies!