The Beginning of a New Work Adventure – Joining panagenda!
JANUARY 18, 2017
I can tell you they are an amazing team of rather talented, gifted, very helpful and knowledgeable folks doing some pretty mind-blowing things while helping organisations transform the way they work as they join the 21st century.
Vanity Killed the Social Media Star
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
Or, better said, it all comes down to, finally, come to terms with the fact that our very own self-importance has managed to destroy Social Media and just leave it at Media , as we become … it. General Interest Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open Leadership
Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment – The Follow-Up
NOVEMBER 2, 2016
highlighting how there may well be other more effective and engaging ways of connecting, learning, collaborating and sharing our knowledge with others, but that we may not have discovered just yet.
The Untold Costs of Social Networking
AUGUST 17, 2016
We have got it in our DNA an irresistible yearning to wanting to connect with other people, get to know them well by learn with / from them, to then collaborate more effectively by sharing your knowledge with them more openly. Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open Leadership
Mastering the Art of Collaboration Through Conversation
OCTOBER 17, 2016
Now, let’s go back in time, about 17 years ago, when The Cluetrain Manifesto was first published , and let’s have a look into this particular quote from David Weinberger himself about the one main role of knowledge workers, according to him. . Can you have too many conversations at work?
When Context Transcends Change Management
NOVEMBER 28, 2016
What if everything we have been told about Change Management over the course of the last few decades was all just … plain wrong? What if all of that literature around change management could be smashed with just a couple of tweets?
What’s Your Purpose?
OCTOBER 8, 2015
Whether we like it or not, we just can’t change organisations, nor can we change people, for that matter; we can only provide the (right) conditions for knowledge workers to be self-empowered to come forward and change themselves leaving it all up to them.
How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
Those absolutely mind-blowing and rather provocative sentences, as depressing and as exciting as they may sound, don’t come from a knowledge worker working in a particular corporation protesting about the poor state of workplace learning or learning in general.
Stop Blaming the Tools when Collaboration Fails
DECEMBER 7, 2016
It’s something that should be very much encouraged as our mere means of survival for us all knowledge Web workers. Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open Leadership
Why Do I Share My Knowledge?
SEPTEMBER 19, 2012
and Social Business thought leaders and blogger extraordinaire, Oscar Berg , put together a rather inspiring article that I thought would be worth while reflecting on, specially, since it is at the heart of not just social software, but also collaboration and knowledge management in general.
Life Without eMail – 5th Year Progress Report – The Community, The Movement
MAY 6, 2013
To design a new kind of work, a new mindset of work habits that would inspire each and everyone of us to become much more collaborative and keen on sharing our knowledge out there openly through digital tools, whatever those may well be.
Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016
SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
So from the initial list of 40 different tools I eventually came down to the following 10 for 2016, where I have just selected them based purely on learning terms versus other key elements such as productivity, life hacks, curation, content management, etc.
The Future of Work Is Learning
OCTOBER 5, 2011
It’s probably just a matter for us, knowledge workers, to define how we would want to make it work for ourselves; basically, have knowledge workers create and define their ideal job role(s) and get down to business.
Social Business – Where Bosses and Managers Become Servant Leaders
MAY 7, 2012
In the past we have talked a couple of times about the undeniable impact that social networking (for business) is having in traditional management and thought leadership by helping reshape and redefine some of their various long time existing conceptions. Management is service, not control.
How Social Networking Can Improve Work Meetings
MAY 18, 2013
Specially, when those meetings are not set up by you, but by everyone else, and therefore making you lose the control , once again, in terms of one of the most precious things all of us, knowledge workers, have that we don’t seem to treasure well enough: Time.
Collaborators, Cooperators and People I Learn From
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
A business and management system that haven’t changed much fundamentally in the last 150 years or perhaps even more so our very own mindset and behaviours and our inability to change even more so, if for the better? Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Personal KM Productivity Tools
The Crisis of Meaning in the Knowledge Workforce
SEPTEMBER 30, 2011
to me, are all part of the knowledge workforce and, if anything, instead of talking about different generations at work, I always tend to think that it is mostly about embracing and facilitating different working styles within the workforce.
Can IBM Watson Workspace Save Our Productivity?
OCTOBER 28, 2016
The thing is that I have always been a bit concerned about the specific role we seem to have placed upon AI to come to our rescue and solve all of our societal / business problems, even to the point of replacing our very own decision making processes, therefore becoming the new managers.
The Social Enterprise – Welcome to the Era of Intrapreneurship!
SEPTEMBER 5, 2011
as well the fears of no longer being considered indispensable, despite the the huge amount of knowledge they have accumulated over the course of the years, or those other fears of no longer being considered the experts they once thought they were.
IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise
AUGUST 9, 2011
The amount of knowledge, expertise, know-how, skills, experiences, project / team / community related work that has come out as a result of using these social tools can be quite overwhelming, given the sheer numbers.
Why Don’t You Show Your Work?
SEPTEMBER 5, 2016
There used to be a time when plenty of knowledge (Web) workers flocked to the Social Web to nurture, cultivate and build their own external social networks. It’s what knowledge (Web) workers do. Knowledge sharing is our job, we just need to do it! .
Redefine the Workplace of the Future with Social Learning
JUNE 13, 2012
it’s been a long while since last time that I participated on a Blog Carnival, specially around the topic of Collaboration, Knowledge Sharing and Learning. Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Personal KM Social Enterprise
Social Computing Guidelines and Why You Would Still Need Them
DECEMBER 17, 2015
Rules, control, entitlement, arrogance, (a certain) position or status, micro-management, etc. Collaboration Communities Knowledge Management Open Business Learning Enterprise2.0
Social Business in 2013 – An Opportunity (Open Business)
JANUARY 8, 2013
Knowledge workers ultimately adopt and embrace as well a much more open, public, trustworthy and transparent manner of collaborating and sharing their knowledge. Ever heard of Talent Management or Talent Wars?
2013 – The Year of Social HR
JANUARY 9, 2013
You can’t engage knowledge workers by treating them like kids playing silly games of gaining points here and there, competing with one another in an unhealthy manner, showing with pride their badges. Knowledge Management Open Business
The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise
SEPTEMBER 14, 2011
She eventually comes to talk about the stuff that most folks haven’t considered just yet in any open and transparent collaborative and knowledge sharing environment. Sharing your knowledge will relinquish your power, don’t you think?).
Reclaim Blogging – On Why Your Blog Still Is Your Best Personal Branding Social Tool
AUGUST 29, 2011
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How Playing Games at Work Can Help Boost Your Productivity
SEPTEMBER 19, 2011
Yes, of course, there will be a group of knowledge workers, on every company out there, who would try to find any means of not wanting to do their jobs and, instead, do something else.
Don’t Underestimate the Value of Your Community Managers
MAY 2, 2012
Key concepts like social capital skills, open knowledge sharing, collaboration, engagement, commitment, passion, trust, etc. To train the entire organization on social media, internal social software, social business, social processes and workflows and community management.
Never Underestimate the Power of Education and Enablement
OCTOBER 26, 2016
Finally, a quick short tip in terms of helping you potentially identify how many ways, and methods of delivery, you would want to make available to knowledge (Web) workers for whenever they may ask you what kinds of enablement materials are out there.
40-Hour Work Week – The Magic of Sustainable Growth
APRIL 6, 2012
But what happens when you stumble on perhaps the most essential and critical article you have come across in a long while that manages to question a good number of the things we have been taking for granted at work for years?
How Meaningful, Smarter, Freelance Work Is Redesigning the Social Enterprise
OCTOBER 4, 2011
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Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary
JANUARY 6, 2012
Like I have been saying in a good number of occasions, there are a couple of incredibly good use cases for corporate email to still survive nice and dandy: 1) Managing Calendaring & Scheduling events and 2) Hosting 1:1 confidential, or rather sensitive, conversations in a private manner.
Google Plus and Twitter – How They Work for Me Hand in Hand
AUGUST 1, 2011
IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingIt’s been over a month since I first started making use of Google Plus. Yes, me, too!, I still can’t believe I have been there for that long already!
Reflections from 2011 – Is Employee Engagement Still a Myth?
JANUARY 4, 2012
Yes, I know, we have seen , or been exposed , to a good number of really good articles that talk extensively about how to keep your employees , i.e. your knowledge workers , motivated to do their best and keep growing further in their career aspirations , contributions, purpose, meaning , etc.
The Sharing Economy
MARCH 26, 2012
Well, now, here it comes The Share Economy with a far too similar mantra that most of us, socially networked knowledge workers, have been embracing, and living!, “ In the context of real need few people will withhold their knowledge ” by Dave Snowden ).
theTeam – Knowledge Management Done Right
MAY 13, 2011
Have you seen “ Using Knowledge Management “? and Social Business are pretty close to some of the basic key principles behind traditional Knowledge Management, drafted back in the day, like I have blogged about, just recently, under the heading “ KM, Enterprise 2.0
The Fallacy of Social Networking
JULY 30, 2012
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How the Social Enterprise Defines the 21st Century Workplace – Moving To The Edge
SEPTEMBER 16, 2011
Yes, I am referring to the so-called Knowledge Web Workers. Knowledge workers are not getting hired, because social computing tools are helping solve most of the companies’ problems / issues without having to spend extra money on hiring new resources.
Liberate Your Company Through Employee Engagement
JULY 25, 2012
But the most worrying thing is that it will never become a reality unless we shift gears with regards to our mindsets in jumping forward on to what it would really mean nonetheless: a dual-lane highway of engagement between knowledge workers and their employers.