Today is a special day for lots of reasons, not least because it’s the last time for a very long time that we’ll see a perfectly repeating date: 12/12/12.
It’s also No Email Day – a day when us social types use social networks, twitter and all other “social” communication methods to show that email is less useful these days for collaborating with our colleagues than other media available to us now.
With this in mind, I have prepared the attached which you might want to use for your desktop background or something similar. Enjoy.
How I saved eight minutes today by doing nothing
Mon, Apr 29th 2013 3:16p Alan Hamilton This is a short example of something that landed in my inbox today which, I confess, I was so impressed with I just had to share it. In the nearly twenty years I have been working with Notes I have become accustomed to receiving emails with DocLinks, and more recently URLs to databases or other applications which a user wants me to interact with.
A DocLink, for the uninitiated, is basically like a URL but specifically for a Notes document in a database somewhere. This predates URLs by about [read] Keywords: connections
Fri, Mar 15th 2013 12:11p Alan Hamilton I am pleased to announce that from Monday 18th March I will have joined IBM to further my career in Social Business.
I am joining the world-wide ICS SWAT/Tiger team as a Social Business Consultant, focused on the UK, Ireland and Nordics.
I am really looking forward to some new challenges and perspectives having spent nearly 20 years in the IBM Business Partner community, so I hope you continue to follow my blog. [read] Keywords: ibm
How can we create Predictive Knowledge?
Fri, Feb 22nd 2013 3:10p Alan Hamilton Lew Platt, HP. “If only HP knew what HP knows, we’d be three times more productive.”
Much is discussed these days about Big Data and the role of Predictive Analytics to help create better business decisions and provide information from data. How would it be, however if we could apply Predictive Analytics to knowledge?
What I am getting at here is the role that Predictive Analytics can play in recommending information to you, suggesting next steps for you in a business process, co [read] Keywords: connections
Microsoft: Late to the Party Again
Mon, Feb 4th 2013 2:11p Alan Hamilton Microsoft recently published a white paper, “The new world of social collaboration” where they set out their vision for
“cultural, technological, business and industry trends that are driving social collaboration in the enterprise”
I invite you to have a read of it, if only for two reasons:
To recognize the same facts and phenomena which IBM and others have been evangelizing about for a very long time;
For the quote “Today, Yammer and SharePoint are connected throu [read] Keywords: collaboration