Creating a Return on Investment (ROI) calculation for Enterprise 2.0 and internal social media

Ross Dawson

Chapter 16 of my report Implementing Enterprise 2.0 If so, also have a look at the free chapters from Implementing Enterprise 2.0 Return on Investment for Enterprise 2.0 Innovation. Enterprise 2.0 Future of work Social media Social networks Uncategorized Web 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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Enterprise 2.0 the Indian Way

Andy McAfee

Ashok is the head of the Web 2.0 Innovation Lab at Tata Consultancy Services ( TCS ). Among his many other responsibilities, Ashok has been one of the point people for Enterprise 2.0 Ashok told me that he started trying to make progress in this area by rolling out, enterprise-wide, a tool that would let people ask and answer questions. They skipped the constrained pilot and went enterprise-wide right away. So if a well-designed 2.0

Enterprise 2.0 and Social Business are Hollow Shells without Democracy

Harold Jarche

So is it possible to have Enterprise 2.0 In describing Enterprise 2.0, Commitment to democratic principles is often lacking in descriptions of Enterprise 2.0 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 To the point where I have been mentioning how some of the key aspects from both Enterprise 2.0 If you ask KMers about Social Computing, Social Networking or Enterprise 2.0

Can technology improve business innovation?

Dion Hinchcliffe

Useful innovation is one of the most meaningful outputs of human creativity. Today, technological aids are increasingly employed to improve and amplify the innovation process. Now new social methods, especially crowdsourcing, have fundamentally altered how innovation is achieved and even who does it. CXO Emerging Tech Enterprise Software Enterprise 2.0 Tech Industry Social Enterprise

6 key elements in effective innovation governance

Ross Dawson

Earlier this week I ran a two-day workshop in Bali for the Malaysian Directors Academy on The Innovation Zone: Unleashing The Mindset. Innovation and transformation at the board level is by far the dominant theme of my work at the moment. Enterprise 2.0

Value polarization and transcending job commoditization: Expertise, Relationships, Innovation

Ross Dawson

INNOVATION. Innovation stems from connecting expertise, ideas, insights, and experience. Collaboration Crowdsourcing Enterprise 2.0 Yesterday I released a first version of my Future of Work framework.

The new digital workplace: How enterprises are preparing for the future of work

Dion Hinchcliffe

As innovation in computing devices, apps, and potent new techniques for applying them proliferate in the consumer world, companies are struggling to close the gap. Social Enterprise Enterprise 2.0 Unified Comms IT Priorities Enterprise Software Emerging Tech Consumerization Collaboration Innovation

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

The role of informal social networks in building organizational creativity and innovation

Ross Dawson

This is evident in the California Management Review paper I co-authored on Managing Collaboration: Improving Team Effectiveness through a Network Perspective , in which we examined how to improve performance in sales, innovation, and execution. Collaboration Enterprise 2.0

Keynote slides: Crowds and the future of creativity and innovation

Ross Dawson

Earlier this month I gave the opening keynote at Crowdsourcing Week on Connecting the Crowd: The Future of Creativity and Innovation. Crowdsourcing Week keynote: The Future of Creativity and Innovation from Ross Dawson. Crowdsourcing Enterprise 2.0

APIs are enabling an unprecedented flow of innovation

Ross Dawson

Below are the slides for my keynote on The Flow of Innovation. APIDays Keynote: The Flow of Innovation from Ross Dawson. Business innovation can be applied across five domains: product or service, marketing, process, organization , and business model. APIs can dramatically enable innovation in each of those five domains, and I gave a number of examples of each. Innovation has become a flow, and must be a flow. Cloud Enterprise 2.0

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 Perhaps, if we truly want to flip the 90-9-1 phenomenon to improve employee engagement, company productivity, future innovation, etc.

If Your Enterprise Social Network Is a Ghost Town It’s Probably Due To Your Corporate Culture

Dan Pontefract

We deployed our enterprise social network last year, but it’s a ghost town. Is innovation and ideation a shared experience or left to a few? Consultant Jane McConnell of NetStrategyJMC , has been researching enterprise social networks (ESN) for the past decade.

MIT global study on social business: Executives increasingly understand the value and success drivers

Ross Dawson

It is encouraging to see that ‘Innovating for Competitive Differentation’ comes up as the second most prominent application of social approaches, especially since that is seen as the second most important challenge for organizations over the next two years, after growing revenue.

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Enterprise 2.0 a bright spot for software in 2012

Dion Hinchcliffe

As some expected, the move to incorporate social media into the way enterprises get work their done has been a difficult one, yet traction increasingly appears to be at hand. Along the way, new software products continue to emerge in the Enterprise 2.0 space, continuing the variety and innovation needed to keep lift going as the industry matures into a major component of the software business

Waiting For SuperExecutive: Why Executives Should Get on the Enterprise 2.0 Bus

Dan Pontefract

That stated, the following thoughts entitled “Waiting for Superexecutive” is a call to action for executives to get on the Enterprise 2.0 Although I am focusing the opportunities listed below on the tools of Enterprise 2.0, the link between Enterprise 2.0 The org will innovate in spite of you not sharing your thoughts. Tags: enterprise 2.0 I recently took in the film Waiting for Superman.

Vancouver is Home to Several ‘Social’ Rock Stars

Dan Pontefract

Although Boston, Austin and Silicon Valley are home to both companies and personalities considered to be heavyweights in the Collaboration, Enterprise 2.0, Take customer feedback, research, surveys and process improvement, add a little web and 2.0,

The Social C-Suite

Dan Pontefract

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. C-Suite enterprise 2.0 Originally published to CLO Magazine. The Social C-Suite. By Dan Pontefract.

Enterprise 2.0 a bright spot for software in 2012

Dion Hinchcliffe

As some expected, the move to incorporate social media into the way enterprises get work their done has been a difficult one, yet traction increasingly appears to be at hand. Along the way, new software products continue to emerge in the Enterprise 2.0 space, continuing the variety and innovation needed to keep lift going as the industry matures into a major component of the software business.

New Framework: The Transformation of Business

Ross Dawson

Pace of innovation. Distributed innovation. Enterprise 2.0 Our latest visual framework is The Transformation of Business.

20 contemporary enterprise collaboration tools

Dion Hinchcliffe

Innovation in enterprise collaboration software continues unabated, to the point that there are nearly too many to keep track of. Collaboration Mobility Software Enterprise 2.0 Social Enterprise Here are 20 interesting new or established players you may not have heard of.

Don Tapscott: The arc of history is a positive one, towards openness

Ross Dawson

This week’s TEDGlobal2012 event is themed Radical Innovation. Collaboration Enterprise 2.0 The opening presentation, very fittingly, was by Don Tapscott , who spoke about Four principles for the open world. Do take the 18 minutes to see his exceptional presentation.

Every business document should be in the cloud and concurrently editable

Ross Dawson

I’m at the Melbourne Google Enterprise Atmosphere on Tour event , the first of 25 events around the world. The most valuable work in organizations today – ranging from innovation to crisis response – requires instant collaboration. Clearly there are a number of providers for this functionality, with pretty much all enterprise software platforms now moving to at least the option of cloud-based simultaneous collaboration. Cloud Collaboration Enterprise 2.0

Research: The acceleration of Australian banks’ use of social media

Ross Dawson

As such, establishing governance frameworks that enable innovation and experimentation while managing potential risks is now a core competence for banks. Australia Enterprise 2.0 Financial services Social media Social networks Technology trends Twitter Uncategorized Web 2.0

Moving the CIO to the heart of strategy

Ross Dawson

Innovative. Cloud Enterprise 2.0 Technology trends Uncategorized Web 2.0

11 recommendations to create the future of government

Ross Dawson

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

Ross Dawson

In a hyperconnected world any business initiative can be copied, driving ever-shorter product cycles and the imperative of innovation. He then spent two years working for KPMG setting up an innovation arm, and is now developing a software venture. Crowdsourcing Enterprise 2.0 I recently spoke at an event organised by Building the Organisation of Tomorrow , a group created by alumni of University of Technology Sydney’s Master of Business in IT Management program.

Open Meeting Protocol and the structure of emergent collaboration

Ross Dawson

I have been actively exploring structures for shared value creation for close to two decades now, and much of my book Living Networks (particularly the latter section of Chapter 5 on Distributed Innovation ) focused on this issue. Business relationships Collaboration Enterprise 2.0 Last week I had an early evening meeting set up with Indy Johar , the inspiring co-founder of Hub Westminster.

Chief Learning Officer Job Description: Change Needed

Dan Pontefract

Learnerprise is the combination of Enterprise 2.0 and Learning 2.0 No longer should the term learning be the only adjective used to describe this new 2.0 Flat-based culture innovation. and Learning 2.0 clo enterprise 2.0 learning 2.0

Scoop: Corporate directors understand change and embrace governance for transformation

Ross Dawson

The message is clear: directors recognize the importance of risk-taking and driving innovation, and understand that governance is a fundamental tool in helping companies to transform themselves. Australia Enterprise 2.0

Qantas Business Radio: why crowdsourcing will drive the future of organizations

Ross Dawson

Open innovation is an important and well-established class of crowdsourcing, already central to the positioning and strategy of many large companies such as IBM and Boeing. Crowdsourcing Enterprise 2.0

The law of requisite variety: Why flexibility and adaptability are essential for success

Ross Dawson

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.

Reflections on the early days of social networking as LinkedIn reaches 100 million users

Ross Dawson

In February 2004, the same month that Facebook launched, I gave a presentation on The Rise of Social Networking Technologies (incidentally the second presentation ever at the Innovation Bay network). Spoke , a pioneer of enterprise social networking, was already well established. Enterprise 2.0 Social media Social networks Web 2.0Last week LinkedIn reached a significant milestone: 100 million users.

Is Enterprise 2.0 a crock?

Jay Cross

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.

8 crowd insights from 8 crowdsourcing workshops

Ross Dawson

Two of the topics were Future of Intellectual Property and Future of Product Development and Innovation. Those that can establish (preferably lightweight) IP governance processes have a solid foundation for using crowds successfully for product development and innovation. Crowdsourcing for Startups and Social Innovation at Hub Westminster London. Crowdsourcing Enterprise 2.0 [This post first appeared on the Getting Results From Crowds book website ].

The growing appetite for learning how to crowdsource

Ross Dawson

A diverse group including small business owners, entrepreneurs, creative agency executives, and corporate innovation executives are joining us at the workshops. Crowdsourcing Enterprise 2.0 [Originally posted on Getting Results From Crowds book website ].

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Enterprise 2.0: a simple.

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Sunday, 14 November 2010 Enterprise 2.0: a simple SWOT analysis My last blog post, Enterprise 2.0: As is the case with humans, strength and weakness are strongly linked, as are opportunity and threat Enterprise strength : size.

Cisco - Enterprise 2.0

Tony Karrer

I don't know how I missed this, but thanks to Bill Ives for covering it on the FastForward blog - More Web 2.0 Stories, Part One: Cisco Goes All Out on Enterprise 2.0 This sounds a bit like IBM's innovation jams which have been very successful in generating ideas and discussion across the organization. In September [2007] it launched a website that is a microcosm of everything evoked by the phrase "Web 2.0."