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5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload

Luis Suarez

From the very first beginning that I got exposed to them over at Twitter, over 4 years ago , till today, where I am using a bunch of various different microblogging / microsharing services, both internal and external, I couldn’t work, nor get much done!, Free them up, and you will be, very soon, accelerating how innovation happens around you, your customers and your business. I heart Activity Streams. I mean, I * love* them to bits!

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save Your From Information Overload

Luis Suarez

From the very first beginning that I got exposed to them over at Twitter, over 4 years ago , till today, where I am using a bunch of various different microblogging / microsharing services, both internal and external, I couldn’t work, nor get much done!, Free them up, and you will be, very soon, accelerating how innovation happens around you, your customers and your business. I heart Activity Streams. I mean, I * love* them to bits!

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Social Learning at TELUS by Dan Pontefract

Luis Suarez

In it, Dan shares how they keep making use of social tools like blogs, wikis, microblogging, etc. It’s all a matter of understanding that rather than managing it as a project and making it mandatory, it will always be much more productive leading the change, facilitating it, embracing it fully starting with yourself, regardless of where you may well be within the organisation, helping others how they could benefit themselves from making use of social networking.

Nancy White and Suzy – An Intro to Twitter

Luis Suarez

Can you imagine your business having an Enterprise microblogging platform, whether internal or external, behaving in such way for days, if not months already? Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingOver the last few days, perhaps last couple of weeks, I have been having, once again, that ongoing love / hate relationship with Twitter, inclining itself a little bit more on the hate side of things this time around.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: On the Return On R&D

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Saturday, 23 October 2010 On the Return On R&D After my last post , where I showed Apple to be the least innovative company around, some words were exchanged on that conclusion (.). Rephrasing that: Apple is just a little more innovative than HP, but SAP and Oracle are 5 times as innovative. Lets just define R&D as the attempt to innovate, Spend as the actual "attempt enhancer", and Innovation as the outcome.

Quip: conversations

Clark Quinn

How many times has a chance conversation ended up leading to a new product, service, acquisition, or more? We may execute individually, but the innovations, the changes, the needed learning happens by dialog. Microblogging (e.g. Profiles let you search for people who have knowledge you need. Conversations are the engine of business. Seriously.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Microsoft and Cloud - they.

Martijn Linssen

By the way, heres the video ad Watching the video, Microsoft tries to make a few businesscases to draw customers to their superb Cloud products: Uploading photos to the Cloud? No, not at all Cloud is the greatest threat to the innovation-free monopoly with which Microsoft luckily achieved world domination in the last 2 decades. adapt|change|Cloud computing|growth| Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Search blog Loading. Business or Pleasure? -

The New Polymath Booktour - Amsterdam

Martijn Linssen

From Leonardo da Vinci to Benjamin Franklin, we have relied on Polymaths to innovate and find creative solutions to the problems of the day. A former Gartner analyst and PwC consultant, he is now a prolific blogger, writing about technology-enabled innovation on his "New Florence, New Renaissance" blog and about waste in technology on his "Deal Architect" blog. Real Profitability Part I: The Big Three and Four Enterprise microblogging: measuring true value "is.

How Chatter made Marc humble

Martijn Linssen

Real-time is crucial to Salesforce’s offerings and Benioff emphasizes that real-time is the future of the company’s products. No comment Lets take a look at monetising this state-of-the-art app: According to Benioff, the customer can save “millions of dollars&# by using the service cloud and its “next-generation&# innovations. Real Profitability Part I: The Big Three and Four Enterprise microblogging: measuring true value "is.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Klout. Nail. Coffin. Who cares?

Martijn Linssen

This is how innovation happens and keeps this space moving forward. Klout has none out of those three, AFAIC Successful business depends on a delicate blend of Marketing , Product and Service. Marketing to attract consumers to the product, the product to self-support itself, and service to take care of the exceptions where consumers apparently have gotten dissatisfied with the product. Klouts product is bad. And Klouts product is far from that.

Filtering is about trust

Harold Jarche

Some things I learned on Twitter this past week (the first article describes what I’m trying to do here with Friday’s Finds ): @cdn – Filtering is the new search. Search is about Where. JaneBozarth [ Jane was looking for some case studies on Twitter in the workplace]: microblogging at Qualcomm & Qualitative Study on Micro-blogging at Work.

Reframing the news

Doc Searls

In the early days Twitter was called a “microblogging” platform. Today a search for “RSS” on Google brings up over two billion results. Therefore, the challenge for news organizations has been, for the last couple of decades, to learn how to incorporate the experience of these users and their new publishing tools, into their product — the news. …all experience is an arch wherethrough. Gleams that untravelled world, whose margin fades.

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Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Larry's magic numbers - bite.

Martijn Linssen

What's important is the absolute $ spend, the breadth of product range on which its spent, and how much results in free-on-upgrade enhancements vs new products. A $10m software company can spend 20%, 50% on R&D but its not going to move its product forward as fast as a company 10, 100 times as big. However, as you point out, it is important to consider how a software company's R&D spend is "spread across more products and more verticals."

My 25 Years of Ed Tech

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

2000 – Learning Objects Also: Portals, CoI I wrote my paper 'Learning Objects' in 2000 - it was the product of a presentation I did on IMS-LOM a few months earlier, building on a lot of the idea people like Dan Rehak had already developed. What made my paper different, I think, was that I had already worked out a number of the practical applications (and problems) with OLe, and so I was in a good position to present the full case from principle to product.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

Harvard Business Review, Forbes, and Fast Company say collaboration and collective intelligence are the engines of innovation. How do I search for information?”. We rely on colleagues and social networks to separate the signal from the noise; their advice makes our experiential learning productive. McKinsey & Company reports that implementing social business creates: Improved business performance (profit, productivity, margins, etc).

Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt

Martijn Linssen

Sending one-way emails to their subordinates, creating Innovation Programmes in perfect isolation, populating those with their next-of-kin, preaching New Ways but practicing Old Ways, adding and adding to the already abundant overhead, suffocating any margin there is. Make sure to copy your comment before you click Post or Preview, comments have been reported to get lost sometimes - my apologies for that Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Search blog Loading.

Social (hiccup) CRM tools

Martijn Linssen

Creativity, innovation, collaboration, to be valued What does the Social Customer give? Improved product, better advertising, great WOM How can you please the Social Customer? Heck theres not even a nice GUI to do a Twitter Search: command line is the way to go I would qualify this as a Social Customer Support / Service. Jive When I visited Jives products page and their solutions page, all I got in Firefox was a blank page. Business or Pleasure? -

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Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Enterprise 2.0: The Prodigal.

Martijn Linssen

Though triggered by tech usage patterns, these will be reliant more on the mental model innovation rather than tech innovations that the various vendors claim to be doing. Yet who would argue 20 years later that the virtual standardization around Microsoft Office has resulted in a huge increase in productivity? Now we have a whole generation that has grown up with PC's and personal productivity tools, such as Microsoft Office, and gone much beyond that.

Learning and KM: Separated at birth?

Jay Cross

A social media consumer, HBS professor, MIT research scientist, and author, McAfee focuses on how emergent social software platforms are benefiting enterprises, and how smart organizations and their leaders are making effective use of them to share knowledge, inspire innovation, and enable decision making. Speakers paint a compelling vision of the future knowledge innovation highway. and how it organically facilitates collaboration and productivity?

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Toward a Pattern Language for Enterprise 2.0 : Andrew McAfee’s Blog

Andy McAfee

Andrew McAfee’s Blog The Business Impact of IT Home Home RSS Search Toward a Pattern Language for Enterprise 2.0 a Vendor's QoS and image are the product of longstanding trust and publicity campaigns 2.0 lies in the increases in productivity, innovation and enjoyment it enables. Introducing the pattern examples you say: "[runaway successful products].

E-Learning Generations

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Through thefirst three generations, a familiar process of innovation occurs: first thedevelopment and piloting of the technology (which is also when the open sourcecommunity springs up around it), then the commercialization of the technology,then the consolidation of that commercial market as large players eliminateweaker competitors. The same vendors thatsold these tools - companies like Microsoft and Adobe - sold web production andviewing tools.