Enterprise 2.0, Where Art Thou?

Luis Suarez

Over the course of the years, if you have been a long time reader, you may remember how there were a number of themes I kept coming back to from Knowledge Management, to Collaboration, (Social) Learning, Online Communities and, specially, Social / Open Business. Enterprise 2.0

Enterprise 2.0 – A Joyful Definition

Luis Suarez

In previous blog posts I mentioned how, over the course of time, I would be putting together a bunch of articles on some of the major highlights from the recent Enterprise 2.0 What if Enterprise 2.0 While we were in Paris at the Enterprise 2.0

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What’s Needed First? Culture Change or Enterprise 2.0 Adoption

Dan Pontefract

Do we first require an organizational culture adaptation prior to any meaningful Enterprise 2.0 Or, do Enterprise 2.0 Obviously the aforementioned possibilities are not exactly Enterprise 2.0 To me, knowledge sharing is as “Enterprise 2.0

If I Were CEO, I’d Mandate Enterprise 2.0

Dan Pontefract

If I were a CEO, I’d mandate Enterprise 2.0 For those that are looking for a little more proof, I present to you three studies/surveys (of many) that can help one in their understanding of why Enterprise 2.0 One facet of Enterprise 2.0,

theTeam – Knowledge Management Done Right

Luis Suarez

Have you seen “ Using Knowledge Management “? Specially, if you are one of those folks who feels that Enterprise 2.0 As you can see, once again, traditional KM done right is pretty close to what we nowadays have with both Enterprise 2.0

KM, Enterprise 2.0 and Social Business: One and The Same

Luis Suarez

For a good number of years you have probably heard me state how Enterprise 2.0 (Now Now morphed into Social Business ) has started already to follow the same path that traditional Knowledge Management did back in the day. If you thought that Enterprise 2.0

State of Enterprise 2.0 Collaboration Survey by Chess Media Group

Luis Suarez

and Collaboration where they are gathering input from 2.0 practitioners to share some further insights, going through a short questionnaire, of the state of Enterprise 2.0 The rather interesting thing about this Enterprise 2.0

Is craigslist or eHarmony the Right Model for Enterprise 2.0?

Andy McAfee

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 they explained this to me I was, of course, nodding my head vigorously in agreement. 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.

A Window Into The Org

Dan Pontefract

Through the introduction of Web 2.0 Imagine if you will, in the learning space specifically, that every time a new eLearning course was developed, that a new portal, system or application was also introduced where the employee had to log into to access the actual course. This is a zany example of course, but the point is as we continue to introduce new Web, Learning, Enteprise 2.0 concepts need to become part of the enterprise ecosystem. learning 2.0

What’s Your Purpose?

Luis Suarez

On the other hand, there are also plenty of other great purposes for which people/organisations have pretty much nailed their efforts into becoming a Socially Integrated Enterprise. Frankly, to be 2.0 on the outside, requires that you may well be 2.0 Hippie 2.0

The Collaboration Cycle

Dan Pontefract

In a previous instalment entitled “ The Collaboration Curve ”, I discussed the basic premise that over a period of time and as the use of collaboration methods increase, a user’s knowledge, engagement, network and ultimately their performance would increase.

Social Business in 2013 – A Commitment

Luis Suarez

More than anything else, because over the course of the last few months, perhaps couple of years, I have seen very little of it, as I have blogged about a couple of times in articles like Why Social Business Keeps Failing to Deliver or Dear Social Business Evangelist, Where Art Thou?

Why Do I Share My Knowledge?

Luis Suarez

A couple of days ago, one of my favourite Enterprise 2.0 ” he comes to reflect on perhaps one of the toughest challenges to answer for any knowledge worker out there: why do you share your knowledge across? So, why do you share your knowledge?

Let The Next Adventure Begin – The With Whom (#CAWW)

Luis Suarez

In a now more than ever hyperconnected, networked and complex systems driven working environment I pretty soon came to the conclusion, as I went solo and independent, that my odds to make a bigger difference out there would have been more notorious by being part of a network of rather talented, passionate, engaged, inspiring and rather thought-provoking knowledge (Web) workers, with whom, if anything, you sense you aren’t anymore the smartest person in the room, the network is.

Social Task Management – When Social Business Got Down to Work – #e2conf Highlights

Luis Suarez

To get things going with the series of blog posts with highlights from the recent Enterprise 2.0 is getting down to some serious work, allowing knowledge workers to become more effective and productive at what they already do, that is, excel at their jobs.

#e2conf Highlights – Online Community Building Methodologies, SNA, Task Centric Computing, Gamification, Social Learning, Social Fatigue…

Luis Suarez

You may remember how on the last blog post that I put together over here a few days back, I mentioned how I was on my way to participate and attend the Enterprise 2.0 Of course, I am talking about Twitter and doing plenty of live tweeting on the sides while attending those sessions.

What is the future of the Learning & Development department?

Ross Dawson

I haven’t spent a lot of time explicitly in the learning space, though my experience from the mid-1990s in the knowledge management arena means I have long considered many of the same issues as those in learning. Creating and providing access to collections of digital artifacts, ranging from documents to meeting archives to videos, long dominated knowledge management. Enterprise 2.0

Social Business Forum 2011 – On Collaboration by Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez

Once more, and like every year, the Enterprise 2.0 Before #e2conf there will be another one of my favourite Enterprise 2.0 The Enterprise 2.0 Social Computing and Social Business events in Europe, along with the Enterprise 2.0

How connect.BASF Helped BASF Become a Social Business

Luis Suarez

In the recent past I have been blogging over here a couple of times already on some of the amazing piece of work that BASF ( disclaimer: An IBM customer) has been doing over the course of the last year or so on becoming a Social Business and behave and act as such.

2013 – The Year of Social HR

Luis Suarez

At least, judging from that article Jeanne Meister published earlier on under the heading “ 2013 – The Year of Social HR ” and where she gets to develop further on a good number of different social media trends that will be affecting HR over the course of the next year.

Social Business in 2013 – An Opportunity (Open Business)

Luis Suarez

Knowledge workers ultimately adopt and embrace as well a much more open, public, trustworthy and transparent manner of collaborating and sharing their knowledge. Ever heard of Talent Management or Talent Wars?

Social Business in 2013 – A Challenge

Luis Suarez

Why Do I Share My Knowledge? Ok, back to what I feel would be the main two key business challenges for Social Business over the course of the next few months. My initial reaction, of course, is… Really ? IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Open Business

Liberate Your Company Through Employee Engagement

Luis Suarez

If there is one topic out there in the field of Social Business that has been bugging me for a long while, as perhaps one of my strongest pet peeves ever, way even before we first started using the concepts of Social Business and Enterprise 2.0,

The Future of Collaboration Lies in Human Resources AND Management’s Hands

Luis Suarez

A few weeks ago I put together the attached article for CMSWire where I tried to reflect on what I feel is the number #1 challenge for today’s corporations in terms of embracing a much more open, transparent, knowledge sharing culture through the emergence of social technologies behind the firewall. Yet, in a business environment, knowledge workers typically keep hoarding and protecting their own knowledge as an opportunity to not relinquish their own power (i.e.,

Essential Qualities of Open Business Ambassadors

Luis Suarez

Passionate : Of course, otherwise what’s the point? Innovative: Not necessarily an exclusive quality from Social Business Champions per se, but perhaps more from knowledge workers in general. As my good friend Richard Collin once presented at the Enterprise 2.0

Snap Bird – Experimenting with Curation of Live Tweeting at Conference Events

Luis Suarez

Yes, I know what you are thinking by now… That can certainly get very tiring over the course of time, as you get to bump into the same content live tweeted over and over! To name: The Melcrum Digital Summit (In London), the brilliant Enterprise 2.0

The Future of Open Business At Stake

Luis Suarez

About a year ago, I put together an article where I was reflecting on the fact of how plenty of the early thinkers of Enterprise 2.0 I am pretty much in favour of collaboration and knowledge sharing.

How Meaningful, Smarter, Freelance Work Is Redesigning the Social Enterprise

Luis Suarez

CoPs), Complexity, Enterprise 2.0 Of course, I am talking about the one and only: John Tropea , whose blog posts , tweets , plussings and tumblrs are always highly recommended reads and a must-subscribe, too!, Hippie 2.0

How the Social Enterprise Defines the 21st Century Workplace – Moving To The Edge

Luis Suarez

Yes, I am referring to the so-called Knowledge Web Workers. In a way, not his words, but mine, plenty of folks feel one of the culprits why the jobs market is not recovering fast enough is because of Enterprise 2.0. Or the Social Enterprise. Hippie 2.0

Smart Filtering – On Humanising and Socialising the Web

Luis Suarez

I still believe it’s going to be one of the Holy Grails from a successful Enterprise 2.0 to have a touch of civic responsibility , be rather transparent and provide knowledge workers with a bit more control of what goes through and what doesn’t.

Social Business Forum Highlights – Social Business on the Shoulders of Giants

Luis Suarez

Welcome to the 2.0 sharing further insights which mimic, almost too close, plenty of the main thinking behind Social Business from all along, even for Social Computing and Enterprise 2.0. Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Social Computing Travelling

#e2conf 2011 Highlights – 10 Reasons Why I Enjoyed the Event

Luis Suarez

I know that plenty of folks out there are probably waiting for the next blog post in the series of #e2conf 2011 Highlights from the Enterprise 2.0 Thus during the course of the week we saw how we have been shifting from that mentality of “ What is Enterprise 2.0?

Why Social? To Help Colleagues Work Together Much More Effectively

Luis Suarez

One of my all time favourite social networking tools for informal learning , as well as information discovery, on a good range of interesting and relevant topics, and specially Enterprise 2.0 / Social Computing and Social Business as of late is Slideshare. Hippie 2.0

The Social Enterprise and The Circular Economy

Luis Suarez

Under the rather thought-provoking title of “ Zen and the Art of Enterprise Maintenance &# Susan herself has set up some homework for all of those folks out there who may be involved with Enterprise 2.0, Hippie 2.0

IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – People-Centric vs. Content-Centric by Louis Richardson

Luis Suarez

So, eventually, Louis picked up some of the biggest pain points that every single knowledge worker faces at the moment and for each of them he provides a potential solution from the Enterprise 2.0

Community Managers and the Art of Facilitating Communities Effectively

Luis Suarez

Of course, I am talking about the role of the Community Manager , or Community Facilitator , which has been my preferred term from the beginning. Who else out there nowadays doesn’t consider themselves a community manager, right? Project Manager.

Social Business Begins by Unleashing Your Business Talent

Luis Suarez

Over the last couple of days, two rather interesting, and noteworthy, articles over at Technology Review , written rather nicely by Erica Naone , have been making the rounds out there on Social Web around Enterprise 2.0 Free your knowledge workforce to do what they know best.

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Social Business Forum Highlights – Highlights from Breakout Sessions and Final Keynote

Luis Suarez

This time around to Boston, MA, to attend and present at *the* Enterprise 2.0 Of course, I am referring to the Enterprise 2.0 which are mostly labour based, from the quantum orgs, which are mostly knowledge work based.

Ghost Writing – Good or Bad?

Luis Suarez

The Social Enterprise has always demanded authenticity, co-ownership, responsibility, trust, transparency, commitment, engagement, motivation, being the real you, your self, the don’t pretend to be who you are not, etc.

The Hybrid Experiment

Luis Suarez

And, like most social software evangelists out there would tell you, the more your own business / company embarks in diving into Enterprise 2.0, It’s given me so much over the course of the years that it wouldn’t be fair to let it go just like that.

IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 – Here We Come!

Luis Suarez

Of course, if Lotusphere is going to be more social than ever, I will surely be looking forward to the many face to face conversations, over a drink or two!, Yes, you can see I am pretty excited about how, at long last, IBM has finally decided to join us, Enterprise 2.0

IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – Get Social, Do Business!

Luis Suarez

If I were to summarise the entire week I was there in Orlando at Lotusphere in a single sentence I could probably do a pretty good job by just sharing these few words: never before was I busier than during that week talking about social computing, enterprise 2.0,

Open Business and The Power of Habit

Luis Suarez

So when thinking about that Social / Open Business Transformation I just couldn’t help thinking whether we have got it figured out how we can inspire those new habits in terms of how people connect, collaborate and share their knowledge across. Remember Knowledge Management?