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If You Want a Culture of Collaboration, You Need to Accept the LOLCats Too

Social Media Strategery

Before wikis were used by the Intelligence Community to develop reports on IEDs , people were creating user badges to show off their favorite NFL teams. Before our VPs starting using Yammer to communicate with the workforce, we had groups of Android geeks and fitness gurus.I'm e2conf blog community community management E20 enterprise enterprise20 internal socbiz user adoption wiki Yammer

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Enterprise 2.0 Isn’t About Social Business, It’s Just About Business

Social Media Strategery

” She went on to say that instead of talking about social media, social business, building communities and why your organization needs to use blogs, wikis, and microblogging, you should be talking about increasing sales, increasing productivity, and cutting costs. If you’re talking with Director of HR, he doesn’t care that you are managing 100 new communities or that 1,000 Yammer messages were posted today. Last night, while flying home from the Enterprise 2.0

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Justifying Social Media to the Big Wigs

Social Media Strategery

Use an open source microblogging service like Yammer or QikCom. on our Social Media Investment team wiki page on our internal social media platform. on our Social Media Investment team wiki page on our internal social media platform. web20 wiki Have This Blog Sent to Your Email! web20 wiki Meta Register Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org © 2010 Social Media Strategery. Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

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12 Cloud-Based Tools to Stay Productive | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Yammer: We’re just deploying Yammer at New Marketing Labs but it is being used to keep our team connected so that we’re not constantly interrupting each other and so that we can stay in contact when we’re traveling. We had used other internal networks such as Socialcast and they worked great but a few of our partners were already using Yammer so we decided to give it a try.

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The 1-9-90 rule won't work for Internal Collaboration

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Ok, so you decide to implement an internal microblogging platform like Yammer or Socialcast, or even an internal Wiki platform like SocialText or Confluence. You go crazy making your business case based on the idea that people will be so much more productive. You sweat the long nights and the hard work that it takes to get your new platform stood up within your organization so that everyone can begin to collaborate.

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The Many Roles of an Internal Community Manager

Social Media Strategery

It’s very much like trying to teach someone to use a wiki for collaboration instead of using email. Get used to people copying and pasting the content off the wiki and into a Word document, turning on track changes, and then sending you the marked-up Word document for you to “take a look at&# before uploading to the wiki.

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Tired of All-Hands Meetings? Try an INTERNAL Unconference

Social Media Strategery

Pre-Conference After receiving approval to move forward, we established our “home base&# – a wiki page on our Enterprise 2.0 We established the hashtag that we would use when blogging or Yammering about the Uconference. About a month before the Unconference, we sent an email out to the team asking for people to propose potential topics via the wiki. To address this, we decided to use both Yammer and Adobe Connect , allowing chatting and live audio/video.

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Learn to Walk Before You Run | Social Media Strategery

Social Media Strategery

That’s the question I was recently asked by a colleague working on a project where they had just deployed an internal wiki. They said, “that’s what we want!&# They installed a wiki. And they waited… They soon discovered that their users weren’t actually, you know, using the wiki. The problem wasn’t that the users didn’t know how to use the wiki; the problem was that the users didn’t know how to collaborate.

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Be a Social Business: PR Trends in 2011

Proactive Report

Tools like blogs, feeds, IM, services like Yammer, wikis and social networks should be an integral part of your intranet. For three years or so savvy companies and organizations have been experimenting with how to become a social brand. They’ve experimented with social media campaigns and activities, mostly in the marketing and PR arena. Some have been dragged into social CRM by their customers.

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Enterprise 2.0 Reflects the Culture | Social Media Strategery

Social Media Strategery

If you think that the enterprise-wide wiki you’ve been pushing to install is going to change the culture of your organization, think again. That wiki is going to reflect the culture of your organization, not change it. Use wikis to eliminate email! But in many of these social media implementations, I’ve come across a lot more people saying, “I have an internal blog but no one reads it,&# or “We have a wiki, but no one uses it!&#

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Make Sure Your Social Media Evangelists Feel the Love

Social Media Strategery

Reading “ starting the organization’s Yammer network &# doesn’t sound all that impressive until you actually join the network and see thousands of people from across the organization collaborating with each other in ways that were impossible using existing technology. While writing my last post , I got to thinking about all of the conversations I’ve had with the talented, ambitious, entrepreneurial colleagues I’ve gotten to know over the last few years.

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I Started a Blog But No One Cared | Social Media Strategery

Social Media Strategery

Why isn’t anyone editing the wiki pages?) These aren’t trivial questions – people take the time to create a blog post or add content to a wiki because of the promise of emergent collaboration. So, what do I tell these folks when they ask me why no one is reading their forum posts, commenting on their blogs, or editing their wiki pages? Post your blog entry, wiki content, forum thread, etc. web20 wiki Have This Blog Sent to Your Email!

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Enterprise 2.0: social scorecard and social media karma

Laurel Papworth

ENTERPRISE : points for logging in, points for updating status, points for completing a ToDo item, points for rating anothers business blog post, points for contributing to the wiki (I think Confluence has that built in?) ENTERPRISE : contributing to an unpopular wiki subject, logging in before 9am, talking like a pirate on pirate day. Atlassian Confluence wiki karma.

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Let Luck Be a Lady: Attending blogworld 2008

Social Media Strategery

8:45 AM “STATE OF THE BLOGOSPHERE ADDRESS&# & OPENING KEYNOTE 10:00 AM Free time 11:00 AM Twitter: Building the Connections that Drive Traffic 12:15 PM Bloggers & PR 1:30 PM free time 9:00 AM OPENING KEYNOTE 10:00 AM Free time 11:00 AM 7 Habits of Highly Effective Business Blogs 12:00 PM Free time 2:15 PM Steelers vs. Eagles 10:15 PM Head to airport In addition to posting here, I’ll also be live-tweeting, live-Yammering, and posting pictures and videos to Flickr and YouTube.

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Grading Social Media

Social Media Strategery

I think I’ve been quite lucky in that my coursework in Science, Tech & Society @Stanford has pretty deeply integrated social media, from the study of blogging as a socio-technical phenomenon, to collaborative authoring through class wikis, to case-studies on social media businesses to actually coding/designing social media applications. web20 wiki Have This Blog Sent to Your Email! Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

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Looking Back at My 2009 Social Media Resolutions

Social Media Strategery

Despite the availability of tools like hello.bah.com , Yammer , and instant messenger, email remains the least common denominator. web20 wiki Have This Blog Sent to Your Email! web20 wiki Meta Register Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org © 2010 Social Media Strategery. Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0 Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Government 2.0

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My Social Media Resolutions for 2009

Social Media Strategery

Use email less (internally) – One thing I’ve realized is that if I keep answering people’s emails, people will continue to send them to me, even if I explicitly tell them that they’re more likely to get a hold of me by posting their question/comment to my internal blog, contact me on Yammer, use my internal wiki page, etc. web20 wiki Have This Blog Sent to Your Email! Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

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Social Pros 18 – Ike Pigott, Alabama Power

Convince & Convert

Maria Ogneva from Yammer was on the podcast last week , and she talked about I think it was either a study or best practice from Deloitte, where with some of their clients, they were actually partnering the senior executives with a lot of the younger management talent in a reverse mentoring relationship , where the younger talent was coaching up the older management people on why this stuff matters and how it works. Ike : Link to the Social Pros Wiki at the end.

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7 Levels of Social Media Engagement

Laurel Papworth

There are plans to set up an internal blog, wiki, collaborative knowledge management system, Yammer. There are seven stages to social media engagement from shallow monitoring to deep peer to peer economies. How deep is the rabbit hole of social media? Is your organisation doing the minimum they can do, or are they quite advanced?