Ease Information Reuse
InfoCloud Solutions helps ease the interaction between
an organization's information and the people interested in it,
so people may use and reuse it easily to meet needs in their life.
InfoCloud Solutions provides strategic insight and expertise to augment your organizations' knowledge of social and collaborative tools. This knowledge leverages our years of deep and broad experience planning, building, maintaining, and growing these tools and services. Through experienced advising on lessons and models for understanding and planning, your organization will have a framework to best implement and improve enterprise social solutions while saving money and time in very short order.
Social Comfort Webinar to eXtension
Thomas presented a full presentation on social comfort to eXtension universities on the 24th of March. Previously, Thomas has only presented the idea of understanding social comfort as one to four slides in his public workshops or presentations. This opportunity has allowed him to expand the ideas in a more public manner. The slides are available on Slideshare for this Understanding Social Comfort to improve Social Tool Adoption presentation.
Guest Column to ZDNet's Collaboration 2.0
Thomas Vander Wal filled in on Oliver Marks' Collaboration 2.0 ZDNet colomn with Tax On What? Taxonomy on the Intranet guest post. One of common problems stated by nearly every intranet owner is the problem that people can not find anything, nor refind anything. This guest post not only discusses the value and hurdles needed develop and use a taxonomy to help resolve some of these issues, but also includes how to also include a folksonomy to further augment that solutions for even greater value to the organization.
Enterprise Social Tools & the Knowledge Organization - Keynote to KMWorld
Thomas presented "Enterprise Social Tools & the Knowledge Organization" keynote presentation to KM World 2009, Enterprise Search, and Taxonomy Bootcamp - November 2009 in San Jose. The slides from the presentation are:
Interop 2009 Las Vegas Shows Strong Interest in Social Search & Social Tools
Thomas had a presentation on Next Generation Search: Social bookmarking and tagging and a full-day workshop on Building the Social Enterprise at Interop Las Vegas 2009. Both were well attended and had really solid questions and interest from those attending.
Head Virtual Conference Presentation Overview
Thomas Vander Wal was one of the presenters at the Head Conference, a completely virtual global conference. He presented his "Seeping Freely Through the Garden Walls" that is previously presented at Reboot.
Web 2.0 Expo NYC Workshop & Interop NYC Presentation
Web 2.0 Expo NYC and Interop NYC 2008 both shared the gigantic Javitz Center in New York and Thomas presented a half-day workshop "Enterprise 2.0 Jumpstart" at Web 2.0 Expo. At Interop he presented "Next Generation Search".
Copenhagen Full-day Workshop Full-house
FatDUX in Copenhagen helped produce a full-day workshop of of Thomas' on understanding and improving social tools.
Reboot 2008 Presentations Included Folksonomy & Social Comfort
Reboot 2008 was Thomas& first year attending and presenting. Thomas provided an overview Folksonomy as one presentation and presented Freely Seeping Through the Walls of the Garden. The Freely Seeping... presentation has proved to be quite popular and was the first public discussion around Thomas ideas and finding around social comfort as a key unlocking improve adoption and use of social tools.
Coming To Terms With Sociality at dev.aol.com a Smash Hit
Thomas' recent presentation to dev.aol.com on "Coming to Terms with Sociality" was a smash hit. Feedback from this presentation has been very positive and the organizers have been getting rave reviews and flooded with requests for the video and slides from the presentation.
Thomas Vander Wal Listed at Enterprise 2.0 Leader
Nial Cook (Worldwide Director of Marketing Technology at Hill and Knowlton and founder and chairmen of Cogenz put together a list of Enterprise 2.0 Oscars and lists Thomas Vander Wal as nominated for the "The Wake Up and Smell the Coffee Award (for making business leaders consider Enterprise 2.0 seriously)". The nomination is deeply appreciated.