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The path to becoming a Social JediUnderstanding the productivity improvements and pitfalls ofsocial software
Social software isn’t a fad, it’s the future. Understanding how the tools available within the applications work and how they can dramatically increase your productivity is the first step to becoming a Social Jedi … But beware the dark side! There are pitfalls inherent in the transition to social that can lead you down the wrong path. Mat will take you on a journey to unleash your inner social, and reveal how the onlyimpediment to a successful implementation is … YOU!
:The CodeJedi are the guardians of peace in the social sphere.Jedi use their powers to defend and to protect information.Jedi respect all knowledge, in any form.Jedi serve others rather than ruling over them, for the good of all.Jedi seek to improve themselves through knowledge and training.
!FearFear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Angerleads to hate. Hate leads to suffering!
Rebellion!Users will demand/use the tools they think work for them
Communicate● Start the conversation● Open conversation ● Start a Discussion ● Post on a Wall ● Reply with a comment● Private conversation ● Instant messaging ● Email ● Beware of closing the lines of communication, the antithesis of social
CoordinateGather the teamDetermine availabilityChoose the toolSchedule the Actions
Coordinate● Agile teams,● relevant experience,● not location centric
Understand the ToolsProfilesBlogsWikisForumsBookmarksFilesActivities
Profiles● Detail qualifications and experience● Provides contact information● Shows activity and interaction● Allows access to that persons CONTENT
Blogs● Blogs: express an opinion, detail an experience, or share a discovery, which invite others to interact through comments● Micro-blogs are smaller expressions of opinion and the fastest way to communicate and provide immediate feedback● Comments are how you respond and contribute
Wikis● Wikis are reference documents that others may use as an authoritative guide● Can be SHARED at any time● They have an AUDIT TRAIL● Can be easily VERSIONED
Forums● A concentrated, permanent discussion thread● Topic focussed● Response based
Bookmarks● Better than Google● Share your results● Integrates into your Bookmark bar● Easily Discoverable
Files● No more VPNs.● No more file shares● No more Silos● See WHO has accessed the file● VERSIONING!● Smaller Mail Databases
Activities● Collate the content● Coordinate the milestones● Track the deliverables