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  • There are certainly ways to encourage faster community maturity. Creating aggressive content strategies and adoption campaigns certainly helps. Having a constituency that is already familiar with social media tools is also helpful. Regardless of adoption and tool use robust communities require community leaders (not just sponsors), rich interactions between members, and a collective sense of the community as a whole. Those subtle characteristics cannot be manufactured in any other way but to have the community develop those traits organically over time.

    Communities are one of the hardest types of organizations to launch, develop, and sustain. Two years is a reasonable ramp period and growth comes in fits and starts €“ metrics have to change over time too. I suggest the following:

    tags: communities, metrics, launch, time, benefits, roi, maturity

  • tags: information, datas, knowledge, sensemaking

  • […]knowledge as an interpreter in the abililty to turn data into information. And then using a sensemaking process (making sense of this information/understanding it) which can create new knowledge to you.

    tags: knowledge, sensemaking, sense, information, interpretation, interpreter, datas

  • But a new type of workplace is emerging, one that is more results oriented and focuses on what you accomplish rather than how many hours you log in.

    tags: timemanagement, time, results, organization

  • – while the need for coordination of big tasks doesn’t disappear (and organizations will continue to thrive) a more 21C-way of working may appear alongside – flexible ad-hoc value networks, business ecosystems, companyconglomerates, etc.

    – to leverage the full potential of your knowledge workers you better design for emergence and adaptivity, ie. allow for heterarchic configurations

    tags: flexiblity, knowedgeworkers, coordination, hierarchy, socialnetworks, adhocracy, organization

  • The quest of any business is to solve problems faster and more effectively. There are many problem solving models to follow but the critical ingredient for all the models is perspectives from different people within and outside the organization.

    tags: problemsolving, socialmedia, collaboration

  • Japanese corporations have historically placed a much higher value on the informal networks amongst their employees than their Western counterparts. Within the “shushin koyo” model of life-long relationships between employer and employee, many aspects of the individual’s social life were organised and supported by the corporation

    tags: socialnetworks, socialcomputing, culture, management, japan

  • What do you think? Is turning off some of the communications channels the only way to solve the information overload? Or can you manage the “flood” of email while not reducing your ability to get things done? How do you manage your things to do?

    tags: information, informationoverload, infobesity, email

  • Fields said that many of corporate America’s young workers’ engagement levels “fall off the table” after about a year on the job because “we give them no means of input.”

    To change that, Wachovia is giving its Gen Y workers a role in helping its Enterprise 2.0 makeover succeed. Younger employees are assigned to teach senior staffers about the benefits of using collaborative networks.

    tags: enterprise2.0, generationy, wachovia, digitalnatives, mentoring, adoption

Head of People and Operations @Emakina / Ex Directeur Consulting / Au croisement de l'humain, de la technologie et du business / Conférencier / Voyageur compulsif.
Head of People and Operations @Emakina / Ex Directeur Consulting / Au croisement de l'humain, de la technologie et du business / Conférencier / Voyageur compulsif.

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