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Who has time for Enterprise Social?

People say to me: How do you find time for yet another source of information? Keeping up with the enterprise social stream (in my case, Yammer) on top of email and Lync messages, not to mention personal social media just … Continue reading

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Understanding Enterprise Social Networking: Tapping into Collaboration and Knowledge Management

Enterprise social networking is not about “Facebook for the enterprise” and it’s not about using Twitter and Facebook for communicating with your customers. What it is about is enhancing your knowledge management and collaboration solutions by giving everyone access to … Continue reading

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Give and Take: Who loses, who gains?

I met a friend for a drink the other day, and we were discussing how we share our presentation materials. I said “I just send people my whole presentation – or make it available on Slideshare.org.” I do this because … Continue reading

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Intrigued about Dialogue Mapping? Check these videos

People who have seen me speak, or read my blog before know how much emphasis I place on visual tools for reaching shared understanding. The evolution of my practice with visual tools, from mind mapping to Dialogue Mapping was prompted … Continue reading

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Using MindManager for IBIS Dialogue Mapping

If you don’t know what Dialogue Mapping is, you have a bit of reading to do. I’d recommend Paul Culmsee’s excellent series of blog posts on the topic. Or, go back to the originator, Jeff Conklin and his Cognexus Institute. … Continue reading

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In the trenches with Windows Phone 8

I’m writing this post on the plane, flying home from the SPC12 conference in Las Vegas. When I used “in the trenches” in the title, I mean that particular bit of hell we’ve all been in: Crammed between the window … Continue reading

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Access-Ability? Waiting for insight at SPC12

My history with building business solutions goes way back to MS-Access 1.0 (“Cirrus”). Although it was meant to be a PowerUser tool, I found that I could employ it to build powerful (but not large-scale) business solutions relatively inexpensively. I … Continue reading

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A New Chapter Begins…

Hi friends and followers, today I want to tell you about a new chapter in my life: I am changing jobs once again. I never expected to be writing this only a year and a half after joining Navantis and … Continue reading

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Greenlight! My book is out.

Update 2: People looking to download the files mentioned in the book can find them here: http://bit.ly/sps-sample-files Update: To buy this book (Book/Kindle/Other), please see the links in the side bar over there → If you are responsible for any of the … Continue reading

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The report of the community’s death was exaggerated

The title of this post paraphrases Mark Twain who wrote this when his obituary was published in the paper. Today, Mark Rackley (the SharePoint Hillbilly) wrote a post asking: Is the SharePoint Community Past Its Prime? In my reply below … Continue reading

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