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Friends, trust and firewalls

Harold Jarche

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

Google Plus and Twitter – How They Work for Me Hand in Hand

Luis Suarez

But I am back to Twitter. Does this all mean that I will be using both Twitter and Google Plus, in conjunction, when a couple of weeks back I ventured to state that my days in Twitter were numbered? Not Twitter’s any longer.

Preparing for change

Harold Jarche

Tweet One of the reasons (not the only one) behind our Net Work Literacy programme is to prepare people for a digital economy, much of which is blocked by organizational firewalls. On Twitter , I asked: “Did you have an unexpected career change recently?

Google Plus – One50, Two50 and TheRest

Luis Suarez

I actually copied the same model I have been cultivating and nurturing with my Twitter Lists for over the last few months. The good thing though is that in G+ it’s been much much easier to implement, because of the already existing work done with my Twitter timelines.

Social Business in 2013 – A Challenge

Luis Suarez

Twitter Is Where Conversations Go To Die. Janetter or How I Started to Enjoy Twitter Once Again. 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!)

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.

Narrate Your Work, Working Out Loud, with Google Plus

Luis Suarez

Well, in that context of narrating your work, working out loud, I keep getting asked by folks outside of the firewall what it is that I do for work eventually inside IBM as a Social Computing Evangelist. Yes, in Google Plus I no longer get to post as frequent as I perhaps do in Twitter.

Dear C-Suite: We Don’t Do Training Anymore

Dan Pontefract

Why don’t you visit him on Twitter (@ceo_ingdirect) or his open blog at blog.ingdirect.ca. In 2012, Peter Aceto, the President and CEO of ING DIRECT – a Canadian bank with 1.78

Micro-blogging can help build your organisational culture

Dan Pontefract

If executives believe that Twitter or micro-blogging is either a waste of time or simply a fun outlet, they are missing the point entirely. You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: “If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.”

Business Social Media Benefits

Clark Quinn

First, there are corporate equivalents: for every Facebook and Twitter there’s a behind-the-firewall and/or industrial strength and secure solution. For the Australasian Talent Conference that will run in Sydney May 24-26 (where I’m speaking), they’ve been drumming up interest with a press release. As a consequence, I’ve been doing some interviews, some live, some via email.

A truckload of Twitter tools and some peachy keen visualizations.

Mark Oehlert

My netvibes page is rapidly falling into disuse thanks to Twitter. I understand that there is a masked asymmetry involved in Twitter but it just feels like a great rolling conversation in the hallway of this awesome conference where everybody interesting just happens to be chatting it up. BigTweet : A way to post to your Twitter feed from any Web page. Found it through Twitter of course.

Micro-blogging can help build your organisational culture

Dan Pontefract

If executives believe that Twitter or micro-blogging is either a waste of time or simply a fun outlet, they are missing the point entirely. “If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.” Henry Ford.

Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking

Luis Suarez

FB, Twitter & G+. Effectiveness , that’s all the rage coming along for 2012, and beyond, with regards to our overall user experience with social networking tools, whether inside, or outside of the firewall. Take, for instance, Twitter.

Further (slow) thoughts on learning #change11

Clark Quinn

They take the social media cigarette breaks to go out and connect to their networks when the office blocks access through the firewall. They’re discussing work topics in LinkedIn groups, and using Twitter to both track new things and to get questions answered.

Let’s destroy the panopticons

Doc Searls

In this context, intranets look like salvation to many companies, their protective firewalls a form of corporate encryption designed to insulate against a scary new kind of market: unpredictable, unmanageable, unwilling to be manipulated. They want to participate in the conversations going on behind the corporate firewall. In the bedrock beneath the castles of Facebook, Google and Twitter, it still is.

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

Salesforce.com’s Chatter began its life as in-house Twitter. Activity streams, like Twitter, so I know what’s going on and what people are talking about. You probably can’t afford, and definitely don’t need, to create your own Facebook or Google behind your firewall.

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

Dan Pontefract

The problem, however, is that due to the rise in popularity of Twitter and its consumer driven use as a life-casting tool, the inherent company benefits get lost in the shuffle. Tags: Culture social networking formal informal micro-blogging social social learning twitter yammer

State of Enterprise 2.0 Collaboration Survey by Chess Media Group

Luis Suarez

If you have been following the #e20 and #socbiz hash tags in Twitter over the last few days (You should!, experiences behind the firewall.

Living “A World Without Email” … in Google Plus

Luis Suarez

In the last few weeks a lot has been written about whether Google Plus is the ultimate killer social networking site of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or several others, you name it.

Social computing in knowledge-intensive workplaces

Harold Jarche

Here are some notes from a Twitter conversation with Treena Gravatt and Dennis Callahan yesterday: Harold: RT @ecollab The Real Secret to Social Learning Success in 2010 by @LearningPutty. Every department in the enterprise is part of the problem: IT: for locking down computers and treating all employees like children, closing off a wealth of information, knowledge and connections outside the artificial firewall.

Working smarter

Jay Cross

Among the top four pointers in last Thursay’s edition was a post from Jane Hart about Twitter as a learning tool for surgeons. I am encouraging companies to consider using private versions behind their firewalls for dynamic knowledge management. Higher ground.

IBM’s Client Experience Jam Is Now History

Luis Suarez

My self-inflicted Twitter and Google Plus silence was supposed to end up last week as well, but didn’t. You may have noticed how over the course of the last few days, things have been a bit too quiet over here in this blog and for a good reason.

Community Management Fundamentals – Where Do I Start?

Luis Suarez

So today I am putting a remedy to that and will start sharing the odd blog post from now onwards on what I strongly believe it’s one of the major drivers of social software tools adoption , both inside and outside of the firewall.

Pardon the Interruption … From Adaptation into Engagement by Luis Suarez #soccnx

Luis Suarez

That special flair of an incredibly strong sense of community that goes beyond the borders of vendor(s), customers (and their firewalls) and business partners. He can also be contacted over in Twitter at @elsua or Google Plus.

Finally a great E20 tool - and people play the social card!

Martijn Linssen

technologies now starting to penetrate the firewall. Twitter, Facebook, social interactions: people speaking to people, not a machine to be seen. Quora: a gossiper's wet dream Twitter punctuation manners Ask not what your company can do for you,? Business or Pleasure? -

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

Workers are frustrated with corporate training because outside the firewall they have better equipment, enjoy unrestricted access to the riches of the Internet, and find it easier to network with friends and acquaintances. Instant messenger, Twitter clones, podcasts.

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Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary

Luis Suarez

Check out this blog post where he announced a while ago that he, too, would be moving off away from work email and still going strong at it, judging from his Twitter bio. As he recently announced over on Twitter: .

Learning With and From Others: Restructuring Budgets for Social Learning

Dan Pontefract

The trend may have started with Facebook and Twitter being used inside company firewalls as a toe in the water, but it quickly shifted to specific social media tools being developed for specific corporate uses. Originally posted to T+D Magazine, January 2011 Edition. Reprinted here with permission. original link here ). Now is the time for learning professionals to embrace social learning as an emerging and engaging way to enhance an organization’s learning strategy.

Why Blogging Still Matters

Luis Suarez

It’s been a little while since the last time that I had a chance to write another post over here in this blog, so I guess it’s now time for another experiment then. No, I know what you may be thinking, but I am not going to stop blogging nor give up on writing for that matter.

Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Are there any organizational firewall issues?

State of the Net 2012 – People Tweet Tacit Knowledge – Part One

Luis Suarez

Who would have thought that blogging would be so powerful in the era of social tools, errr, I mean messaging board systems like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and so forth?

Transparent work

Harold Jarche

For more contextual knowledge, I ask my network via text message, Twitter, blog or forum. Just compare informal learning on the web with what happens inside the firewall. Tweet People are now the engine of change and the fuel is communications, says Jay Deragon in Systemic Impact of Social Technology. System outcomes can be influenced by numerous factors such as: Competitor innovation that attracts the market away from your business. Cost of goods increases and margins shrink.

Tool Set 2009

Tony Karrer

Should twitter be part of your tool set? Sue's description of a personal learning network is: Personal Learning Networks (PLNs) are all about using web tools such as blogs, wiki, twitter, facebook to create connects with others which extend our learning, increases our reflection while enabling us to learn together as part of a global community. Blogging Inside or Outside the Corporate Firewall ).

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?

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).

[aspen] Eric Schmidt on the Net and Democracy

David Weinberger

We were wrong, and we moved to Hong Kong, on the open side of the Great Firewall. (We ES: They could use the Chinese equivalent of Twitter. Eric Schmidt is being interviewed by Jeff Goldberg about the Net and Democracy. I’ll do some intermittent, incomplete liveblogging… NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information. Introducing artificial choppiness. Over-emphasizing small matters. Paraphrasing badly. Not running a spellpchecker.

Origins of “eLearning”

Jay Cross

Learning is whatever gets past their personal firewalls (AKA skulls) and lodges in the brain.

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Origins of “eLearning”

Jay Cross

Learning is whatever gets past their personal firewalls (AKA skulls) and lodges in the brain.

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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!

Social media without the BPR

Harold Jarche

Other small steps that I think can work without major business process re-engineering (BPR): Use e-mail only for contractual/legal/official communications that need to be tracked, and add an internal Jaiku or Yammer instance of Twitter for business conversations inside the firewall.