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We (OK, Rebecca mainly) muse on our favourite online tools, knowledge management practices and where we want to take our technology.
There is somewhat of an oxymoron in this title. Social Media - as the title suggests - is public and far-reaching. "Internal" automatically puts limits on the reach of a message. Many of us use social media tools precisely for this vast reach, so we can learn from others, network and hold virtual conversations about topics of interest. All of which we want to do within our organisations as well.
This conflict is raised in an article by Oz Benamram - friend to Linex Systems - printed on the Managing Partner blog: Why most law firms' internal collaboration systems are doomed to fail.
... just in case you are on the losing end of a battle from the previous post.
I jest, of course. This was the title of another session I attended at the SEAALL conference, run by Steve Lastres.
The ideas and tactics he explained in this presentation were really about networking on social media, just with added attention to resumè building and job searching. The main points however a good roadmap to using social media to grow your network in general.
That's what you are asking yourselves and are probably worried I am about to go off on a rant on this blog.
I'm not: this was the title of a panel discussion I attended at the SEAALL conference a couple of weeks ago. And yes: the title caught my attention as well.