Enterprise microblogging should be pay-per-use

Martijn Linssen

Yet, when it comes to paying the bill, all of them are considered equal Dennis makes a very valid point about the freemium model and when the time comes to pay the bill: this usually doesnt happen until you have a considerable amount of users on your trial enterprise blogging platform.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: The product-to-service.

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Saturday, 21 August 2010 The product-to-service financial ratio Yesterday I saw a tweet by Frank Scavo : Chatting with a vendor about implementation cost to software license cost ratios. Because the product is more expensive. " Business or Pleasure? -

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How Narrating Your Work Helps You Become More Effective by Saving Precious Time

Luis Suarez

The mind-blowing thing is that we all know how pernicious and damaging it can well be to one’s productivity spending too much time just handling your email, recent research quoting how we spend up to one quarter of our day just doing that, making a fine total of 650 hours per year on it.

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment

Luis Suarez

Over three years ago I wrote a blog entry over here about Twitter under the provocative heading: ‘ Twitter is where conversations go to die ’. Since I am not too sure how long they would be there anyway, that is, on Twitter, I thought I would add them all to this blog entry as well.

The Business Value of Serendipity: Improving Your Presentation Skills

Luis Suarez

Earlier on today, I had plans to put together a blog post on the topic of finding experts, referencing this superb piece at WSJ’s “ Who Knows What? Not too bad for this blog post to have originated as an accidental discovery, right?

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Business or Pleasure? - why not both: From profitability to.

Martijn Linssen

application development|financials|stats|transactions| Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Search blog Loading. Real Profitability Part I: The Big Three and Four Enterprise microblogging: measuring true value "is. Business or Pleasure? -

Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary

Luis Suarez

To get us started I thought it would be a good entry point to refer folks to the last article I published on this topic over here in this blog, where I covered the latest progress report up to Year 3, Week #51. We are now approaching the end of this rather long blog entry.

Social Learning at TELUS by Dan Pontefract

Luis Suarez

In it, Dan shares how they keep making use of social tools like blogs, wikis, microblogging, etc. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload

Luis Suarez

From the very first beginning that I got exposed to them over at Twitter, over 4 years ago , till today, where I am using a bunch of various different microblogging / microsharing services, both internal and external, I couldn’t work, nor get much done!, I heart Activity Streams.

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save Your From Information Overload

Luis Suarez

From the very first beginning that I got exposed to them over at Twitter, over 4 years ago , till today, where I am using a bunch of various different microblogging / microsharing services, both internal and external, I couldn’t work, nor get much done!, I heart Activity Streams.

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment – The Follow-Up

Luis Suarez

So this blog post is not intended, at all, as an opportunity for me to convince you all about how you should use Twitter from here onwards. That’s why I added in my Twitter bio a link to the blog post explaining the experiment in detail.

Nancy White and Suzy – An Intro to Twitter

Luis Suarez

Can you imagine your business having an Enterprise microblogging platform, whether internal or external, behaving in such way for days, if not months already? That’s an interesting and rather thought-provoking question (“ Blogging, emailing and messaging aren’t owned by anybody.

The Art of Collaborating Effectively in Virtual Teams

Luis Suarez

Her blog entry highlights, according to her, and rather accurately, too!, Use collaboration to drive product development and R&D efforts. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

Social Trojan Horse versus Troj enterprise

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Wednesday, 4 August 2010 Social Trojan Horse versus Troj enterprise My latest blog post has gotten great views and comments. Real Profitability Part I: The Big Three and Four Enterprise microblogging: measuring true value "is.

IBM’s Social Business Jam – Are You Jamming Yet?

Luis Suarez

By the time that you folks would be reading this blog post I will be back home, trying not to fall in the trap inducted by the usual jet-lag, but still with a huge amount of energy and excitement that I would want to share with everyone! What an exciting 10 days it’s been so far!

Toward a Pattern Language for Enterprise 2.0 : Andrew McAfee’s Blog

Andy McAfee

Andrew McAfee’s Blog The Business Impact of IT Home Home RSS Search Toward a Pattern Language for Enterprise 2.0 a Vendor's QoS and image are the product of longstanding trust and publicity campaigns 2.0 lies in the increases in productivity, innovation and enjoyment it enables. Introducing the pattern examples you say: "[runaway successful products]. In an Apr 9, 2009 blog post ( [link] ) Andrew Gent did a great job responding to the question: ".

How Chatter made Marc humble

Martijn Linssen

Real-time is crucial to Salesforce’s offerings and Benioff emphasizes that real-time is the future of the company’s products. Real Profitability Part I: The Big Three and Four Enterprise microblogging: measuring true value "is. Business or Pleasure? -

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Enterprise 2.0: The Prodigal.

Martijn Linssen

The Prodigal Parent Stranger titles have appeared on this blog. Go to a business person and start talking about E20 and micro-blogging, tagging, folksonomy, etc. Real Profitability Part I: The Big Three and Four Enterprise microblogging: measuring true value "is.

On value and valuation

Doc Searls

We would hardly have blogging or online journalism without it. At this point in history, Twitter soaks up nearly all the oxygen the microblogging room. Thus there is no widely adopted open infrastructure for microblogging. But in time companies will discover how much more value can be created by contributing to open infrastructure, and by offering original products and services based on that infrastructure, than by trapping customers in closed spaces.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Why customer service can't.

Martijn Linssen

It stands without reasoning that such a great product doesnt need service during a purchase either. Chicken and egg really, if you havent sold a product to your customer, there isnt a customer, hence there can be no service to speak of. Due to the product, or the user - irrelevant.

Quip: conversations

Clark Quinn

How many times has a chance conversation ended up leading to a new product, service, acquisition, or more? Microblogging (e.g. Blogging lets you put out more formed thoughts and look for feedback. Conversations are the engine of business. Seriously. How many problems are solved by saying “go talk to <so-and-so>&# , or ideas sparked by conversations around the water cooler?

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Microsoft and Cloud - they.

Martijn Linssen

By the way, heres the video ad Watching the video, Microsoft tries to make a few businesscases to draw customers to their superb Cloud products: Uploading photos to the Cloud? Real Profitability Part I: The Big Three and Four Enterprise microblogging: measuring true value "is.

Stop breaking down silos, let's enginize the pistons

Martijn Linssen

Simply swap the words and then visualise that scene again: "Hi were social evangelists and our product will break down your enterprise kingdoms!" Integration|Social Business Design|social media|transactions| Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Search blog Loading.

In retrospect 2000-2010: omphaloskepsis ruled

Martijn Linssen

This only works for products with short lifecycle Which is very true of course - but who determines that lifecycle? application development|B2C|Social Business Design|trust| Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Search blog Loading. Business or Pleasure? -

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Social shifts the focus from Presales to Aftersales

Martijn Linssen

In (very) short, heres your entire product life-cycle: you need to attract customers to your product (presales), your product needs to be good and self-sustainable, and then you need to please customers who have become dissatisfied with the product (aftersales): 3 phases to a successful product then.

Social Customer Service - proving you failed?

Martijn Linssen

And on second thoughts, of course your product can break down and people complain about it, but if it ROIs to dig out an entirely new channel to approach them, arent your existing ones lacking beyond recognition? Business or Pleasure? -

ServiceDeskPhobia: one-idiot-fits-all

Martijn Linssen

Real Profitability Part I: The Big Three and Four Enterprise microblogging: measuring true value "is. Enterprise microblogging should be pay-per-use In retrospect 2000-2010: omphaloskepsis ruled The evident relationship between solar and ice? Business or Pleasure? -

The Evangelist, the Priest and the Monk?

Martijn Linssen

Theyre pretty much like Sales Directors: they know the product range, can very convincingly tell you whats best for you, and are fairly short of breath. Real Profitability Part I: The Big Three and Four Enterprise microblogging: measuring true value "is. Business or Pleasure? -

Real Profitability Part II: classical System Integrators

Martijn Linssen

One would expect consulting to be the product for these companies, and training / education being the R&D. Real Profitability Part I: The Big Three and Four Enterprise microblogging: measuring true value "is. Business or Pleasure? -

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Real Profitability Part IV: The Verdict

Martijn Linssen

Tweet op 1/19/2011 12:12:00 AM Labels: financials , information , stats Real Profitability Part IV: The Verdict 2011-01-19T00:12:00+01:00 Martijn Linssen financials|information|stats| Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Search blog Loading. Business or Pleasure? -

Twitter Tweet Button Test

Martijn Linssen

Make sure to copy your comment before you click Post or Preview, comments have been reported to get lost sometimes - my apologies for that Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Search blog Loading. Business or Pleasure? -

Twitter's accidental path to monetisation

Martijn Linssen

Make sure to copy your comment before you click Post or Preview, comments have been reported to get lost sometimes - my apologies for that Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Search blog Loading. Business or Pleasure? -

2010-2020: The Great Divide

Martijn Linssen

Publish them on your wiki, your blog, the walls of your cafeteria if all else fails. PaaS your DTAP: Test, Acceptance and Pre-production systems have never come at a cheaper price. Real Profitability Part I: The Big Three and Four Enterprise microblogging: measuring true value "is.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Klout. Nail. Coffin. Who cares?

Martijn Linssen

Joes highly likely referring to Klouts blog post of November 17th , which merely announces the daily score , unfortunately also stating that On your score analysis page you can see the new daily score data going back to October 21st. Klouts product is bad. Business or Pleasure? -

Facebook Groups: their own Trojan Horse

Martijn Linssen

Still, so much noise around these 2 small and slight improvements One of Augies tweets in particular made me worried: "Its not a product or algorithm problem, or someone else wouldve solved it. Business or Pleasure? -

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Why I think @Klout is Krap

Martijn Linssen

So, it wasnt Philip - who, by the way, is Chief Product Officer at Klout I have had my share of issues with Klout here and here , and via email. Real Profitability Part I: The Big Three and Four Enterprise microblogging: measuring true value "is. Business or Pleasure? -

Learning With and From Others: Restructuring Budgets for Social Learning

Dan Pontefract

Blogs, wikis, microblogging, YouTube-like video sharing, tagging, ranking, virtual worlds, discussion forums, and generally any other form of user-generated content (for learning, communication, and marketing) are both practical and engaging ways to complement the learning strategy of any organization. Social software such as video servers, collaboration platforms, and microblogging tools do in fact require an investment to reap benefit thereafter.

How locked-in are you, really?

Martijn Linssen

off-the-shelf product Third-party lock-in starts when your company decides to single out a single third party. Real Profitability Part I: The Big Three and Four Enterprise microblogging: measuring true value "is. Business or Pleasure? -

My 25 Years of Ed Tech

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I notice Weller cites Alan Levine's early use of BBS technology (it's unfortunate that this is the only bit of Levine's massive contribution he cites, and that it's nothing more than a comment on Weller's own blog). I remember the black "I'm blogging this" t-shirts.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Would more Influence fix.

Martijn Linssen

Lithium was one of the Social CRM tools Ive taken a look at lately, and they had very flashy sentiment dashboards, showing product, blog or item sentiment across the Web. Real Profitability Part I: The Big Three and Four Enterprise microblogging: measuring true value "is.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: On the Return On R&D

Martijn Linssen

The products are least innovative, the people are not at all motivated. Make sure to copy your comment before you click Post or Preview, comments have been reported to get lost sometimes - my apologies for that Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Search blog Loading.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Get your act together! @Klout

Martijn Linssen

Or, in their words: Every individual now has a network value based on their ability to leverage word of mouth and social media to influence their network and spread the word about a product or service. Our CEO actually wrote a blog post about this a few days ago.

The New Polymath Booktour - Amsterdam

Martijn Linssen

A former Gartner analyst and PwC consultant, he is now a prolific blogger, writing about technology-enabled innovation on his "New Florence, New Renaissance" blog and about waste in technology on his "Deal Architect" blog. Business or Pleasure? -