Reflecting on the State of Enterprise 2.0 as an Organizational Culture Change Agent
FEBRUARY 17, 2014
I promised not to utilize the moniker 2.0 in 2014 but how else can I reflect back on the state of Enterprise 2.0 After partaking in the June, 2011 Enterprise 2.0 My sadness wasn’t aimed at Andrew or the brilliance of his prescient Enterprise 2.0
Enterprise 2.0, Where Art Thou?
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
Design, Change Management, Social Network Analysis , Wirearchy , and, specially, Employee Engagement , which I realise won’t be a new subject per se, since I have blogged about it for a good while already, but I still feel there is a lot more to share across and talk about. Remember Web 2.0
Enterprise 2.0 transition
SEPTEMBER 27, 2012
The E20 Meetup in Paris today discussed the role of “Organizational Development” (OD) and “Human Ressource Management” (HR) in the Enterprise 2.0 What are the obstacles in the Enterprise 2.0 Enterprise 2.0
To Really Drive Enterprise 2.0 Forward We Need A Behaviour Change
NOVEMBER 28, 2011
One key line struck me: Whether using new or traditional technologies, the key to digital transformation is re-envisioning and driving change in how the company operates. Enterprise 2.0 As McKinsey & Company points out in their 5 th annual Business and Web 2.0
Putting Enterprise 2.0 into Context
SEPTEMBER 6, 2011
Three recent posts have done a great job of showing where we are in the spread of Enterprise 2.0 – the use of emergent social software platforms by companies to get work done. The first is Laurie Buczek’s “ The Big Failure of Enterprise 2.0 I know Laurie, and know that she’s been working tirelessly in the trenches for several years to bring 2.0 Lack of cultural change is not social business’s biggest failure.
Future of Work: Add Open Leadership, Enterprise 2.0, Connected Learning and Mix
MAY 28, 2012
The second half of the piece is where the true brilliance is … if you’re someone like me who is passionate, fascinated and somewhat dogged about the future of work, and how it is made up of open leadership, enterprise 2.0 connected learning Culture engagement enterprise 2.0
Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Enterprise 2.0: The Prodigal.
NOVEMBER 10, 2010
why not both Home About Contact Wednesday, 10 November 2010 Enterprise 2.0: Following the Enterprise 2.0 conference on Twitter via its hashtag #e2conf , I noticed a strange phenomenon: most tweets werent about Enterprise 2.0, Enterprise 2.0
Future of Work: Add Open Leadership, Enterprise 2.0, Connected Learning and Mix
MAY 28, 2012
The second half of the piece is where the true brilliance is … if you’re someone like me who is passionate, fascinated and somewhat dogged about the future of work, and how it is made up of open leadership, enterprise 2.0
Everything You Need to Know About Social Business and Enterprise 2.0 in Three Short Reports
FEBRUARY 2, 2012
Throughout the second half of 2011, I worked with AIIM (the professional organization for information management and collaboration pros) on a task force to understand the state of Enterprise 2.0 / social business / call-it-what-you-will. Enterprise Q&A is a technologically-facilitated way to achieve serendipity. That headline is, of course, a pathetic lie. But the reports are still quite good.
The growing evidence for social business maturity
FEBRUARY 12, 2015
The journey of social software for changing the way we work has been a long and winding one. Enterprise 2.0 Now some organizations are going well beyond the basics to capture shared value.
What is the difference between Social Business and Enterprise 2.0?
JANUARY 14, 2011
There is an interesting Quora discussion going on What are the distinctions between Social Business and Enterprise 2.0? I find it interesting that many people seems to think that Enterprise 2.0 My standard definition of Enterprise 2.0 The application of Web 2.0 To my mind, Enterprise 2.0 However, somewhat similarly to how the term ‘knowledge management was commandeered by vendors, ‘Enterprise 2.0′
What’s Needed First? Culture Change or Enterprise 2.0 Adoption
MARCH 25, 2010
Do we first require an organizational culture adaptation prior to any meaningful Enterprise 2.0 Or, do Enterprise 2.0 Peter Bregman states that an easy way in which to begin changing an organization’s culture is by telling stories. Tags: 2.0
Economic structural change is NOT industry compositional change
MAY 16, 2013
In preliminary conversations with one group I encountered a very common and deeply misleading view of how business is changing today. We engaged in discussions on “economic structural change”, that were in fact only about changes in industry composition. Enterprise 2.0
Linking Company Growth to Enterprise 2.0 & Learning 2.0
NOVEMBER 4, 2010
As I’ve previously written about, the new Cultural Trinity of implementing a new Leadership Framework, along with Learning 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0, Couple this with a formal-informal-social Learning 2.0 model and Enterprise 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0
Chief Learning Officer Job Description: Change Needed
APRIL 25, 2010
Learnerprise is the combination of Enterprise 2.0 and Learning 2.0 Some of those searches involve Chief Learning Officer titles and at this point in time, I still believe some change is needed to augment the new intent of the 2010 CLO. and Learning 2.0 learning 2.0
If Your Enterprise Social Network Is a Ghost Town It’s Probably Due To Your Corporate Culture
MAY 29, 2015
We deployed our enterprise social network last year, but it’s a ghost town. In part, it’s why enterprise social networks haven’t fully become a crucial component to an organization’s operating practice. Behaviour Culture employee engagement enterprise 2.0
Concept video: The Future of Work
AUGUST 4, 2014
Over the past year I have used the framework extensively as a starting point for executive briefings and strategy workshops on the strategic implications of the rapidly changing world of work. Crowdsourcing Enterprise 2.0
Timeframes for the future of work: trends and uncertainties in this decade and beyond
DECEMBER 9, 2013
The key executives understand that in their planning they need to engage with the broader issues of how the world of work is changing, and not just the immediate issues of office space and workforce structure. Enterprise 2.0
Scoop: Corporate directors understand change and embrace governance for transformation
MAY 18, 2011
Based on the responses of the 500+ company directors in the audience, they absolutely understand the need for change. One of my key messages was that social and technological change are inextricable – they drive each other and cannot be understood separately.
The Social C-Suite
MARCH 12, 2013
If we were to borrow from Winston Churchill, it seems we’re nearing the ‘end of the beginning’ of social in the enterprise, both internally and externally. It’s not happening enough, and it needs to change. CLO’s could become the social change agent for the entire C-Suite.
The role of informal social networks in building organizational creativity and innovation
AUGUST 8, 2011
Innovation is of course a particularly pointed issue today, with the increasing pace of external and industry change driving the necessity of effective, applied creativity. Collaboration Enterprise 2.0
Social networks and engineering serendipity in the workplace
APRIL 5, 2013
employees) is far less likely to create serendipitous connections than enabling connections with a constantly changing array of external nodes. Business relationships Collaboration design Enterprise 2.0
New Framework: The Transformation of Business
MAY 11, 2011
Many of my keynotes and client workshops at the moment are to high-level business audiences such as boards of directors and top executive teams who need to understand the essence of how the business landscape is changing and the implications. Exponential change. Enterprise 2.0
The future of Chief Marketing Officers and leadership
OCTOBER 25, 2011
This shift is not just about how marketers and customer service staff engage externally, but requires changes across the organization. Enterprise 2.0
The continuing devaluation of LinkedIn connections
SEPTEMBER 6, 2011
Perhaps you do know them but have forgotten or they’ve changed their name. Enterprise 2.0 Reputation Social media Social networks Uncategorized Web 2.0How many LinkedIn requests are you getting? Very likely significantly more than you were getting just a few months ago. LinkedIn reached 100 million users in March. As one of the first 10,000 users, I early on saw the potential of a purely professional social network.
5 facets of employees’ increasing technology expectations
NOVEMBER 10, 2011
I wove a broader story about social change and its implications, though I briefly brought out five points on what employees expect from technology. One of the fastest-developing trends in enterprise technology is the ‘bring your own technology’ movement. By then the market will be different and needs will have changed. Enterprise 2.0 Social trends Technology trends Web 2.0
Moving the CIO to the heart of strategy
JULY 3, 2012
In addition, organizational strategy increasingly depends on changing information flows, including in how they introduce new competition, change industry structure, and often shift the locus of value creation. Cloud Enterprise 2.0 Technology trends Uncategorized Web 2.0
11 recommendations to create the future of government
MARCH 28, 2011
A few quick comments on the recommendations copied below: * For anyone exposed to Government 2.0 ideas, some of the recommendations are fairly obvious and straightforward, such as using social tools to facilitate collaborative and flexible work, and making public sector information available (see my earlier post on Government 2.0 The Government should embrace the recommendations and proposals from the Government 2.0 Task Force and ensure that the tools and platforms of Web 2.0
New ideas: Building the organizations of tomorrow
FEBRUARY 28, 2012
I then spoke about how technology is changing society. The changing boundaries of work and how humans have been replaced by technology, from the spinning jenny through to artificial intelligent in law, have shaped our society and who we are. The rise of social networking tools is both drawing out our ‘ latent humanity ‘ and changing the actual structure of our brains. Crowdsourcing Enterprise 2.0
Study: Increased customer expectations are driving corporate uptake of social media
AUGUST 10, 2012
This happens to be highly aligned with my perspective that increased expectations are at the heart of social change, as expressed in my Transformation of Business framework. Marketing departments see themselves as understanding and responding to changes in customer expectations.
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. I have written before about creating competitive differentiation with Enterprise 2.0 However it is perhaps in the marketplace for talent that the social enterprise most builds differentiation.
Understanding organizational change: Exceptional visualizations of evolving org charts
JULY 1, 2015
In fact, organizations are completely dynamic, changing in ways small and large every single day. While Autodesk was probably a particularly fast-changing organization in this period, the video gives a powerful indication of the extent to which organizations restructure. Enterprise 2.0
MAY 14, 2007
Posts covering topics related to Enterprise 2.0, especially the adoption of Enterprise 2.0 and Web 2.0: Enterprise 2.0 - What's the PU? Where Will the Change Come From? Facilitating Adoption of Web 2.0 Tools Emergence or Big System Web 2.0 Tools in the Enterprise
Why conversational skills are needed to create a high-performance, engaged, networked organization
NOVEMBER 16, 2012
As organizations are challenged by a rapidly shifting world, it is through internal conversations that they make sense of and create appropriate responses to those changes. Enterprise 2.0 I have been frustrated recently in having been too busy to blog about all but a handful of the insights generated in my many client engagements over the last months. Fortunately things are close to easing up into the end of the year so I’ll try to cover a bit of the backlog.
Crowdsourcing goes mainstream, shaping organizations and the future of work
JUNE 29, 2011
The reality of global distributed work is going to change how we work, the work we do, and the shape of organisations,” he says. Crowdsourcing Enterprise 2.0 Crowdsourcing is rapidly gaining visibility as a mainstream business topic. The current issue of Outsource magazine has a good article titled The Road of the Crowd. It was written by Steve Bynghall , who produced the recent IBF24 event run by Intranet Benchmarking Forum, and who is collaborating with me on some projects.
Social Media and the Future: Keynote slides at CIO Summit
JULY 23, 2012
To provide just a little context on the flow of my keynote: I begin with the imperative of adapting to accelerating external change, and how organizations are increasingly driven by technologies originated for consumer use, including social media. Enterprise 2.0 Future of work Keynote speaker Social media Social networks Web 2.0This afternoon I am giving a keynote on Social Media and the Future at the Australian CIO Summit in the Gold Coast.
Is craigslist or eHarmony the Right Model for Enterprise 2.0?
FEBRUARY 23, 2009
Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet Is craigslist or eHarmony the Right Model for Enterprise 2.0? As I’ve written before , I believe that the new crop of digital tools for building, maintaining, and exploiting social networks are both novel and powerful for individuals and enterprises alike. “So this is Facebook meets eHarmony for the enterprise? So can we have both in the enterprise?
Reconfiguring the world of business around the customer
SEPTEMBER 5, 2011
The esteemed JP Rangaswami , who was at the very front of creating Enterprise 2.0 at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein and is now at Salesforce.com , has just written a compelling post Thinking about the Social Enterprise , in which he distills the essence of social business. The second step is at the heart of what is changing in business today, with social media giving customers a voice, and an increasing proportion of companies engaging with that.
The law of requisite variety: Why flexibility and adaptability are essential for success
AUGUST 29, 2012
Last week I gave the opening keynote at Thunderhead Innovate , where I explored the changing nature of organizations and the imperatives for effective leadership today. Enterprise 2.0 I first came across the law of requisite variety almost 20 years ago. Ross Ashby proposed the idea in his 1956 book An Introduction to Cybernetics (see p.202-218), and expanded on it in his paper Requisite variety and its implications for the control of. complex systems.
Is Enterprise 2.0 a crock?
NOVEMBER 5, 2009
Yesterday I attended the Enterprise 2.0 Next up was a panel session entitled “Is Enterprise 2.0 None of them thought Enterprise 2.0 The panel addressed Enterprise 2.0’s Booz is employing enterprise 2.0 Bullshit Web 2.