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Enterprise Social Networking is More Than Facebook Behind a Firewall
   

More input from Brian Solis at Altimeter Group on the "you" in social in business:
Everything you see in social networks is unique to you because you are at the center of the entire experience. This is why I lovingly refer to social media as the Egosystem. By design, everything revolves around you. Your friends, co-workers, the businesses and organizations you support, are linked to by you. You have become the ringmaster of your personal connectivity and in many ways, serve as the IT department not only for yourself, but also the people who rely upon you to ease their way into the egosystem. You know better than anyone what it takes to engage you and also inspire you to take action.
The article highlights some current enterprise social media trends and some good action items for success.

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http://khobert.blogspot.com/2012/03/enterprise-social-networking-is-more.html
Mar 08, 2012
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Not Surprising
Wed, Apr 4th 2012 6:24p   Karen Hobert
Consumers really do care about their privacy, according to a Consumer Reports survey: According to a Consumer Reports press release, the national survey found that 71% of respondents said they were very concerned about companies selling or sharing their information about them without their permission. Another 65% of smartphone owners don't like that apps can access their contacts, photos, locations and other data without permission from them. Who knew? ;-) [read] Keywords: blogger
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Social in Business: The Technology of Being Social
Tue, Apr 3rd 2012 10:03a   Karen Hobert
In this installment of the social in Business we address the Technology of Social in business. Rather than rattling off the current social tools market with my color commentary, I felt this topic is a good opportunity to talk about the “technology” of Social Technology. My main point is that there are many tools that fall into the social technology market category. The social capabilities that each tool supports are key to knowing which tools to deploy in the business. You've by now likely [read] Keywords: collaboration connections ibm lotus notes blogger facebook google microsoft mobile security sharepoint
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Social in Business: Rubber meet Road
Fri, Mar 16th 2012 11:44a   Karen Hobert
In this next installment of Social in Business we focus on Strategy. Hopefully the thesis of this post shouldn’t knock your socks off; in a nutshell, businesses need a social software strategy in order for the social in business to be successful at the firm. Want to reach the holy grail of an e-mail free working environment? In reality what you’ll likely find, especially if you do the strategy legwork, is that the goal is not getting rid of e-mail. Rather, the goal is to improve e-mail usa [read] Keywords: blogger development network social software
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Enterprise Social Networking is More Than Facebook Behind a Firewall
Thu, Mar 8th 2012 1:04p   Karen Hobert
More input from Brian Solis at Altimeter Group on the "you" in social in business: Everything you see in social networks is unique to you because you are at the center of the entire experience. This is why I lovingly refer to social media as the Egosystem. By design, everything revolves around you. Your friends, co-workers, the businesses and organizations you support, are linked to by you. You have become the ringmaster of your personal connectivity and in many ways, serve as the IT departmen [read] Keywords: blogger enterprise facebook networking
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Social in Business: What are we doing here anyway?
Thu, Mar 8th 2012 11:04a   Karen Hobert
This is the third post in the Top Dog/Elguji Social in Business blog series. The first post was entitled "Social in Business: What we are talking about" and the second was entitled "Social in Business: Build it and they will come (?)". Today we focus on Objectives. So if you’ve followed my blog (or other similar minded bloggers) you’ve likely come across one of my occasional rants about the pitfalls of buying technology for technology’s sake. This is sort of one of those posts in thi [read] Keywords: blogger enterprise social software wiki
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Oliver Marks, ZDNet: It's the People, Stupid
Fri, Mar 2nd 2012 1:24p   Karen Hobert
Another point of view on the people factor of social (or collaboration) in enterprise: There’s plenty of great online and mobile technology available across a wide range of price points for small & medium businesses right up to global enterprises, but none of them will be of much use without successfully motivating your prospective participants to start interacting through these channels Read full article here: http://www.zdnet.com/blog/collaboration/its-the-people-stupid/2361 [read] Keywords: collaboration blogger enterprise mobile
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Social in Business: Build it an they will come (?)
Tue, Feb 28th 2012 6:04p   Karen Hobert
This is the second post in the Top Dog/Elguji Social in Business blog series. Today we focus on people. Social - tending or form cooperative and interdependent relationships with others.1 By its very nature, the term social implies people. I particularly like this definition of “social” since it is open-ended enough to us to consider “others” as either people or information. After all, in the world of “social software” what we're really discussing here are technologies that foster r [read] Keywords: blogger enterprise facebook google mobile office social software




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Social in Business: What we are talking about
Mon, Feb 20th 2012 3:43p   Karen Hobert
For the last 6 months I’ve been having regular discussions with Bruce Elgort on the subject of Social Software in business. Bruce is in the business of helping companies collect and build ideas. The firm he co-founded, Elguji, is, as the web site masthead says, “Helping Companies Innovate” by offering tools (such as its best-selling IdeaJam) that facilitate collaboration to effectively bring new ideas to market. Together we’ve been looking at the ins-an-outs of deploying social media in [read] Keywords: collaboration ibm notes blogger enterprise ideajam server social software
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IBM's Social Business Gambit - What do I think?
Thu, Feb 2nd 2012 1:43p   Karen Hobert
In my last post I outlined what I consider IBM’s Social Business gambit coming out of the Lotusphere/Connect 2012 conference this month. But I really didn't get into my opinions whether I think it will work. So, here goes... Am I buying it?Yes, the message. The IBM Social Business gambit and re-brand away from the Lotus marque is primarily a marketing message. Overall IBM clearly articulated and streamlined its message on the communications/collaboration tools market. I think this is a very g [read] Keywords: collaboration connections domino ibm lotus lotusphere notes blogger development eclipse enterprise google microsoft oracle social software
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IBM's Social Business Gambit
Wed, Jan 25th 2012 3:23p   Karen Hobert
Although I did not attend the IBM Lotusphere 2012 and Connect 2012 events in Orlando last week, I managed to wake up early enough (I'm in California) to watch the Opening General Session (OGS) and Keynote live-streams. These main "messaging" sessions are IBM's opportunity to tell its customer and partner base how it sees the current communication/collaboration/productivity IT market and what IBM plans to do about it. Largely the message includes a resolute - and not unexpected - re-branding [read] Keywords: collaboration connections domino ibm lotus lotusphere notes quickr xpages applications blogger enterprise exchange exchange integration microsoft mobile sharepoint twitter websphere wiki




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