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Open Work: Using Social Software To Make Our Work Visible Again. One of the interesting side effects of the pervasiveness of technology today is that work in general is becoming so digital that it sometimes completely disappears from sight.

Open Work: Using Social Software To Make Our Work Visible Again

By this I mean it's trapped within our e-mail systems, IT systems, Web applications, SaaS, cloud services, document management tools, and so on. Thus the hard work we put into creating knowledge often isn't as collaborative, sharable, or discoverable as it should be. This is one of the central aspects of social media that has made it so prevalent in recent years and is the reason most of the Web today is being peer produced in such a manner.

SharePoint: Make No Little Plans. Craig Roth Managing Vice President: Communication, Collaboration, and Content 4 years at Gartner 25 years IT industry Craig Roth is a vice president and service director for Gartner Research, in Burton Group's Collaboration and Content Strategies service.

SharePoint: Make No Little Plans

Mr. Roth covers a wide range of knowledge and Web-related topics at the intersection of collaboration, content… Read Full Bio Coverage Areas: by Craig Roth | February 22, 2011 | Comments Off In my last posting, “ What SharePoint Planners Can Learn From City Planners” I introduced the idea of city planning as a metaphor for applying high-level SharePoint planning to shape the organic growth that occurs in an end-user developed (“built”) environment. I applied quotes from the book “The Plan of Chicago: Daniel Burnham and the Remaking of the American City” about Daniel Burnham’s 1908 Plan of Chicago. 3. 4. 5. ”make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men’s blood” Category: Microsoft SharePoint Tags: The Social Business Infographic  Trainingwreck. MGI_big_data_full_report.pdf - Powered by Google Docs. Creating a better workplace through internal communications, social media, and strong leadership. Vision for the Social Enterprise.

By Michael Idinopulos | May 12, 2011, 2:47 pm | 4 Comments When I talk with CIOs these days, there’s one question that comes up again and again: How does it all fit together?

Vision for the Social Enterprise

How does Social play with my Intranet? How does Social play with my document management system? How does Social play with my ERP system? How do Social profiles play with our HR directory? CIOs are asking these questions at level of both technical integration and user experience. These questions represent a big change in CIO thinking. Maybe it’s my McKinsey training, maybe it’s my Meyers-Briggs type (feel free to guess), but when I see complex, interconnected questions like these, I look for a simple framework or picture that tells the whole story.

So here goes. The Social Workplace ? Where collaboration and community mean productivity. MGI_big_data_full_report. Social Media. Making An Intranet More Social. In enterprises large and small around the world there's now a growing imperative to replace the outdated, inflexible, and limited legacy intranets of yesterday with something newer, richer, and more effective.

Making An Intranet More Social

These days this almost invariably means incorporating a significant social media element into an intranet redesign. While some organizations are still considering a basic social media facelift for their intranet, perhaps incorporating some blogs for corporate communication or a wiki area for some shared content authoring, it's almost certain that this is too little and too late for many companies. Over the last three years, the world has undergone a social media revolution that has changed the behaviors of most of the developed world that have gone on to be validated as beneficial for the workplace. The 100 Social Enterprise Truths. Much discussed, much re-tweeted, and full of 24 carat, crystal-pure verity, here is the full list of the 100 Social Enterprise Truths. 1.

The 100 Social Enterprise Truths

Measuring social impact is about improving what you do, not just proving how well it works 2. Social learning for collaborative work. The authors at Human Capital Lab say that social learning makes little sense and we should really be focused on collaborative learning: In its simplest form, collaborative learning is a model based on the idea that knowledge can be created through the interaction and collaboration of individuals.

Social learning for collaborative work

It is not driven by a specific tool, or learning plan, but is driven by the need for information and the accountability that those engaged have to one another. Where we decided to move from the verbiage “social learning” comes from the attempt to really define the term and realized that the focus continually goes back to “social” (and often social media tools) rather than to “learning.” It’s not about the tool, it’s about the learning and collaborative method by which it is accomplished. I disagree. How to Use Employee Engagement to Boost Your Business. Curating good, relevant content that matters to you is just such a wonderful thing!

How to Use Employee Engagement to Boost Your Business

Over the last couple of years there have been a good number of really insightful, and very helpful, blog posts that have caught my attention on what, to me, is still one of the most important topics within the corporate environment and perhaps well beyond as well, without not necessarily even being related to social networking alone per se: Employee Engagement.