Tag Archives: social technology; communities; corporate communities

Pierce chain mail with social channels

Internal social media channels are often neglected when creating communication plans; especially as part of change management. That’s too bad as it can be a far more effective tool than traditional hierarchical email blasts. I’ve made this the focus of … Continue reading

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Getting to the Tasks at Hand

Do you hate using MS Project or a spreadsheet to track your project? I do. Project is too complicated and spreadsheets are not sophisticated enough to do the job properly. But by using a SharePoint Project Task List and some … Continue reading

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Let’s chat about live chats

At my company we have great enthusiasm for social learning, which is awesome. We also have an enormous gap in social learning and social media savvy and skill, which sucks. At the intersection of those points rests part of my job; the place … Continue reading

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Enough with the folders

May the Apple gods forgive me for saying, but there are many things I really love about SharePoint, especially its ability to serve up content from Libraries or Lists. When I see people at my company using a SharePoint library … Continue reading

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Social twist on a stand-up idea

One of the social learning pillars I’ve written about is integrating social learning into existing programs. The Marketplace is an instance where we took an instructor led activity and made it digital and social. In the classroom, the facilitator asks … Continue reading

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Be a social learning general contractor and build the structure

I like to do my own home improvement projects and because of that, when I’m not watching sports or Game of Thrones, I’m checking out my favorite shows on HGTV. That’s a good frame of reference for today’s topic because building … Continue reading

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