Detailed stats: Social networks dominate Internet usage, Australia still #1
SEPTEMBER 12, 2011
Research company Nielsen has just released detailed statistics on online activity , focusing on social networks and blogging, which at 22.5%
Analysis: US, Australia social network usage flat, New Zealand now the world’s biggest user of social networks?
FEBRUARY 3, 2013
While Air New Zealand is the 36th largest airline in the world, it ranks 6th in its social media presence.
What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks
SEPTEMBER 23, 2012
What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. Businesses are being transformed into social businesses. The Evolllution.
Social Networking and Going Back to Basics
MARCH 2, 2012
In “ Is Social Media Becoming a Vast Wasteland? The core aspect of social networking and the good old Web 2.0
Scenarios for the downfall of Facebook and a new landscape for social networks
JULY 24, 2012
Today I gave the keynote on Social Media and the Future at Marcus Evans’ CIO Summit. In question time after my keynote I was asked whether Facebook will still be the dominant social network in 5 years. In this case, we need to tell a credible story on how Facebook loses its predominant position in social networks.
Why microblogging has moved to the heart of enterprise social initiatives
DECEMBER 12, 2012
Of all the social media platforms microblogging is the most akin to conversation,” he said. When I wrote Implementing Enterprise 2.0
Futurist conversations: Ross Dawson and Gerd Leonhard on the future of Twitter
AUGUST 10, 2011
Flipboard, paper.li, Twittertim.es, Geneio and so on are seeking to filter Twitter and social media. Enterprise 2.0
Serendipity is at the heart of today’s emerging society
APRIL 21, 2011
Serendipity is for me a deeply meaningful word. A majority of the worthwhile connections I make these days come from Twitter.
Social Media Strategy Framework: Explanation and guide
MARCH 22, 2012
I have used the framework extensively as a starting point to help executives understand the space and clients to develop social media strategies.
The continuing devaluation of LinkedIn connections
SEPTEMBER 6, 2011
As one of the first 10,000 users, I early on saw the potential of a purely professional social network. Possibly, if you treat Facebook as a more open network, you might connect with someone you don’t know who is genuinely wanting to be friendly. Enterprise 2.0 How many LinkedIn requests are you getting?
Compulsory viewing: A CEO perspective on the business value of internal social networks
SEPTEMBER 26, 2011
Undoubtedly a major factor in Deloitte Australia’s success in internal social networks is the unreserved support of its CEO.
Creating a Return on Investment (ROI) calculation for Enterprise 2.0 and internal social media
SEPTEMBER 6, 2012
A major challenge for organizations that are considering internal social media initiatives is that a business case including a financial justification is frequently required. Chapter 16 of my report Implementing Enterprise 2.0 If so, also have a look at the free chapters from Implementing Enterprise 2.0 and social media.
Using social media to track and drive organizational success metrics
OCTOBER 14, 2011
This week I was MC for the AHRI HR Technology conference , and ran one of the workshops on the following day, on Creating Results Using Social Media. One of the many topics discussed was the use of social media to track metrics and correlate these with organizational success metrics. Get going with social media. Enterprise 2.0
Research: The acceleration of Australian banks’ use of social media
AUGUST 21, 2011
Social media, used well, provides an opportunity to build relationships in a world in which most financial services are executed online.
The state of expert networks and the rising role of LinkedIn
JULY 10, 2011
It is some years now since ‘expert networks’ have become a significant force, linking subject matter experts in science, technology, and business to clients, largely in funds management and finance, usually at very healthy hourly rates. The reality is that LinkedIn has been used as a proxy expert network by many for some time now.
5 things to tweet and 5 things NOT to tweet
MARCH 21, 2012
Keynote speaker Social media Social networks Twitter Uncategorized Web 2.0Earlier this week I spoke at a financial advisor retreat in the stunning Margaret River region of Western Australia, a region of wide-open beauty that is the source of many extraordinary wines. This is what I suggested: WHAT TO TWEET.
The inside is the outside: The Möbius strip and Klein bottle as metaphors for the future of organizations
DECEMBER 10, 2012
Some companies have been very effective at using social media and other tools of connection to engage external communities including their customers.
Launch of Future of the CIO framework
MARCH 5, 2013
The post Launch of Future of the CIO framework appeared first on Trends in the Living Networks. Cloud Enterprise 2.0
On my 3rd Twitter birthday: 7 reasons Twitter is central to my life
JUNE 20, 2011
In contrast to most social networks, Twitter provides a space for unbounded conversation. In Living Networks I wrote how technology facilitates human connection. The breadth of a person’s interests become visible, and often their fundamental social views. Social media Social networks Twitter Web 2.0
Keynote: Building Business in a Connected World
MARCH 28, 2011
Business relationships Cloud Crowdsourcing Influence Keynote speaker Reputation Social media Social networks Twitter Web 2.0
Keynote: Social Media in Fashion Retailing
JUNE 7, 2011
The Power of Social Media in Retail. Being Social : How to get people to Like you and share your content.
Yammer and why activity streams are a key foundation for integrated applications and organizations
MARCH 26, 2012
In the massive convergence of enterprise social platforms that we’ve seen over the last years, one of the major emerging spaces is activity streams. Collaboration Enterprise 2.0 Future of work Social media Social networks Web 2.0
Blogging is fragmenting into multi-platform content creation – long live blogging!
FEBRUARY 21, 2011
Third , young people under 18 are certainly not drifting to Twitter, but to social networks such as Facebook. No longer.
The dilemma for professionals: How do you respond to anonymous leaks and slander?
JULY 12, 2011
However if you do you should do that on a similar social platform to where they originally appeared. The possible responses are: 1. Absolutely.
Keynote slides: Building Success in a Connected World
MAY 12, 2011
Cloud Crowdsourcing Enterprise 2.0 Keynote speaker SME Technology Social media Social networks Twitter Web 2.0
What is possible: how the social enterprise drives differentiation
FEBRUARY 2, 2011
As such I gave a big picture view of how our increasingly networked world is changing organizations, spent some time on the vision of what a better-connected company can be and can achieve, and wrapped up with some of the realities to recognize in achieving the grand vision. This issue ties together internal and external social media.
Making social media happen in government: case study of NSW Department of Education
DECEMBER 11, 2011
I’m at the launch meeting of the social media community of practice set up by Institute of Public Administration NSW (IPAA). At the conference I wrote about the case study of Queensland Police , which is a great example of government bodies creating value through social media. Enterprise 2.0
Social Media and the Future: Keynote slides at CIO Summit
JULY 23, 2012
This afternoon I am giving a keynote on Social Media and the Future at the Australian CIO Summit in the Gold Coast. Keynote: Social Media and the Future from Ross Dawsn. Enterprise 2.0 Future of work Keynote speaker Social media Social networks Web 2.0Here are the slides from my presentation.
The Question: What is the most interesting thing you came across today?
OCTOBER 6, 2011
’, and now describes itself as an ‘ information network ‘ The Twitter News Network is a manifestation of the global brain , in which we create value for others by contributing to the visibility and availability of high-value information. It is a choice we make, by how we engage in our social networks.
The many and varied risk factors in Facebook’s IPO
FEBRUARY 1, 2012
Social media Social networks Uncategorized Web 2.0My favorite part of reading S-1 IPO filings is always the risk factors. They are seemingly endless, as the company tries to cover its ass for all the things that might conceivably go wrong. Our business is highly competitive.
Top 10 posts of the year on social media
DECEMBER 22, 2010
Some thoughts on why Australians are #1 globally on social media usage (from a slow start). Email use will be eroded by social media.
Le futur de Facebook et le rôle de la France
MARCH 14, 2012
La France est le deuxième pays en Europe par le nombre des utilisateurs de Facebook, avec 25 millions d’internautes sur ce réseau social.
Web 2.0 Applications in Learning
MARCH 3, 2008
Last week I presented a session at ASTD TechKnowledge entitled eLearning 2.0 - Applications and Implications. It could just as easily have been called Web 2.0 Question 1 - What are the most likely ways / places your organization might or does use Blogs, Wikis, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking or Collaboration Tools?
Data: What the Fortune Global 100 are doing (and not doing) on social media
AUGUST 15, 2012
A recent study from Burson-Marsteller looks in depth at what the Fortune Global 100 are currently doing on social media. Burson-Marsteller Global Social Media Check-Up 2012 from Burson-Marsteller. Overall, the data points to a high and increasing level of engagement with social media by large corporations.
Yelp leaps into the underserviced consumer review space in Australia
NOVEMBER 29, 2011
Australia Business relationships Reputation Social media Social networks Web 2.0Jeremy Stoppelman, CEO of Yelp , is in Australia for the launch of Yelp Australia. I was invited to interview him on Monday (embargoed until today) as part of a major media campaign to kick off the site.
Everything’s Coming Up Networks (except learning)
FEBRUARY 8, 2012
Sloan Management Review has a great interview with Andy McAfee on What Sells CEOs on Social Networking. Networks were made for learning.
The secrets of BigCommerce’s success
NOVEMBER 2, 2011
SME Technology Social media Social networks Technology trends Uncategorized Web 2.0
7 Shifts: The Future of Social Media and Internal Communications
AUGUST 31, 2010
Melcrum recently released a report on How to use social media to solve critical communication issues , with as usual some great case studies and many practical insights. I was asked to write the closing section in the report, on The Future of Social Media and Internal Communications. Email use will be eroded by social media.
KBB: Interview on the essentials of online business
OCTOBER 30, 2011
Business relationships Crowdsourcing SME Technology Social media Social networks Web 2.0Kochie’s Business Builders program on Channel 7, which focuses on helping growing businesses improve their performance, has just started its fifth series. The program has been excerpted in online videos.
The extraordinary personal value of the web: $140 billion is the tip of the iceberg
AUGUST 15, 2011
How much value do you get from the web? These figures in fact massively underestimate the true surplus value of the web.