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The Intersection of Online Communities and Learning Management Systems

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This post originally appeared on Online Community Results. SocialFish and OCR partner on many online community strategy and implementation projects – contact us if you need help with yours. We’re seeing some interesting things going on in the association industry at the intersection of online communities and learning management systems (LMS).

Social Media Software + Silos=Trouble

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Whether it’s social media monitoring, social media management, social CRM, community platforms, social media measurement, the bottom line is that every company seemingly wants a piece of the social media pie. Avectra acquired NFi Studios , a white label online community platform. HighWire Press’s H2O platform incorporates social features.

The Fifteen Classes of the Social Business Software Suite (Q4, 2010)

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Despite the explosion of innovation, expect a Social Business Suite to appear that consolidate many of these features for enterprise buyers] Categorization is crucial in managing this rapidly evolving space It’s very difficult to completely segment this space as many of the vendors cross into multiple categories so I’ve separated it into major function groups.

Class 33

List of Social Media Management Systems (SMMS)

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The issue of lack of scale is resonating with social strategists –as a result, the market is developing new tools that will help them manage them. Definition: Social Media Management Systems are collection of procedures used to manage work flow in a disparate social media environment. This is not unlike traditional editorial processes used in CMS systems.

Brand Monitoring, Social Analytics, Social Insights

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More customers, buyers, and consumers are creating content everywhere they go. They don’t want to end up being trilobites and have become part of a larger system: Recent acquisitions include Scoutlabs+Lithium(community), Filtrbox+Jive(Community), Techrigy+Alterian(WCM) and others. Social data is overwhelming. So what do I see happening next? Not here, yet.