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15 Social Media Collaboration Platforms

Social media is not just about conversations; it’s also about collaborationWith this in mind we thought it would be interesting to take a look at some of the most well known collaboration tools on the market at the moment.

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What Will Make Social Strategies Even Better in 2011

I tried to shy away from creating lists about things, top tens and how to's in 2010. However, its clear that they have their usages and fortunately mine aren’t selfishly about driving SEO, these are about genuine beliefs in what I think will make Social Strategies even better in 2011.

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Social Technologies Are Changing Many Aspects of the Future of Enterprises. We Have Yet to Understand the Full Implications. But It Is Not Happening Fast.

I came across a recent article “Making Social Business Strategy Work” posted on AMA and I forgot who wrote it because I didn’t want to know. The title is bad enough but it managed to attract me to spend three minutes reading the article. The article was written by a ‘consultant’ obviously and advocates that formulating a sound social business strategy requires understanding the key factors driving current market opportunity which includes the following:

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Patentwiki – An Idea Incubator

I’m working on a concept called Patentwiki.cc, a site where people, communities, and organizations can share and refine concepts prior to patenting and/or copywrite protection. The idea is to create shared ownership by early contributors, supporters and sponsors of innovative processes and ideas. It should also provide a simple structure for non-contributors to license the use of the idea for commercial use with fees going to pay the owners of the patent/licence.

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Ollie Nørsterud Gardener on Creating Originals through Enterprise Learning

Can social networks be environments for real learning? What would happen if you tried to mash up social networking and knowledge management with a human-centred approach to how people learn and develop in organisations?

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Local vs. International Social Media Platforms: A Thorough Study by Sofrecom

Carlos Jordan de Urries (left) and Chrystele Bazin (below), senior consultants at Sofrecom (a France Telecom Company) have updated us on the status of Social Media in emerging markets last Monday in Cairo. In this presentation, we’ll focus less on international Social media platforms and more on what the motivations are for people to follow – or not follow – brands like Coca Cola for instance.

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Musings on the Future of Capitalism: What's Mine Is Yours

In their new book What's Mine is Yours, Rachel Botsman and Roo Rogers brilliantly capture the current socio-economic zeitgeist. While the last 50 years were all about the hyper-consumerism fueled by advertising and credit, the current period is all about the creation of a new model of collaborative consumption that is based on a belief in the commons, trust between strangers and new ways to exploit excess capacity.

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Jane McGonigal at CFFDC: Nobel Prize for Game Designer by 2023

This morning I was at one of the excellent Creativity Forums that FlandersDC regularly organizes. This one had a special twist – female speakers only, including Randi Zuckerberg, Christine Heffner, and my personal favourite, Jane McGonigal of the Institute for the Future.

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Five Guidelines for Collaboration

At the Picnic Conference back in 2008 Charles Leadbeater presented, as a part of his talk, five guidelines for collaboration. I gently copied them and made them into a micro presentation. This morning I did a short video running through it.

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Describing the Social Web in Just 5 Tags

A while ago, I was asked to describe the Social Web in just 5 keywords. Here are the 5 tags which I have chosen to summarise it:

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