All in Content Management
The initial importation of text, images, categories, and links from 5 to 7 went very smoothly.
Or so I thought.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has joined other Federal agencies in seeking input on how to proceed with development of its “digital strategy.”
I’m impressed with the U.S. Environment Protection Agency’s mobile web site.
Collaboration can be messy. Convincing a group of people to work together to accomplish a common objective, especially when the group contains many people that don’t know each other, requires artful leadership.
It’s fashionable these days to point to Facebook’s ascendancy as why Google-type search’s dominance of the Internet is over.
I usually don’t pay much attention to “death of” web posts — unless I’m writing them, of course — but Kevin Cavanaugh’s Death of the Document is definitely worth a read.
Sometimes I need to be whacked on the side of the head to keep things simple.
Okay, I don’t have an iPhone and I don’t use Lotus Connections, but I think this demo of Lotus Connections on the iPhone is really cool:
The Knowledge Management Section of the U.S. Army’s Field Manual FM 6-01.1 is a classic example of the formal structure and organization one can apply to just about any organizational process that requires management.
Netherlands-based mega-publisher (and former employer) Elsevier BV has issued a grand challenge:
This presentation is a progress report on the dozen or so interviews I’ve conducted so far in my blogging and project management survey:
James Robertson’s recent post Collaboration tools are anti knowledge sharing? got me thinking about the introduction of technology-enabled collaboration into large organizations. (Thanks to Jack Vinson for bringing this article to my attention via Twitter).
CIO.com's Seven Reasons for Your Company to Start an Internal Blog lists the following:
1. Your enterprise e-mail applications are not easy to search.
2. Your e-mail is lost in the eye of the “cc storm.”
3. Ex-employees can take it with them.
4. Too much wasted time checking in with colleagues.
5. With blogs, the humble and the egotist both win.
6. Organizational openness and accountability.
7. People might already be using them.
The best podcasts I’ve heard recently on enterprise adoption of social media are two interviews with Toby Redshaw of Motorola by Dan Bricklin. One is from March of 2006 and the other from March 2007.
While tracking adoption of “web 2.0” applications such as internal blogs, wikis, and social book marking systems by large organizations, I’m seeing a couple of factors emerging that, anecdotally at least, appear to be associated with successful adoption.
Recently Dennis Howlett, another Social Media Collective member, wrote about Gartner and its views on Web 2.0. Since I had an opportunity recently on behalf of a client to do some digging through Gartner’s reports and data and to talk with a number of Gartner’s analysts, I thought I’d share here some of my own observations.
Ed Felten, in Judge Geeks Out, Says Cablevision DVR Infringes, provides an overviw of how technology played into a recent court decision on a case where Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp. was pitted against Cablevisions Systems Corp. (2007 WL 867093). The issue:
John Newton is one of the bloggers discussing SalesForce.com's purchase of content management software vendor Koral. (For information about Koral check out Zoli's Blog or Read/WriteWeb.)
This purchase is a significant move, for several reasons:
A visit from an appliance repair service this week to my home brought back some pleasant memories.
In a previous post I commented on the need to take into account, when developing strategies for implementing enterprise content management (ECM) systems, how social media can support not only internal and external corporate communications but also corporate innovation processes. In this post I discuss some of the issues associated with defining and assigning ownership and responsibility for such systems.