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. Remember Web 2.0

Social networks and engineering serendipity in the workplace

Trends in the Living Networks

and Google are doing in the space, the article continues: As Yahoo and Google see it, serendipity is largely a byproduct of social networks. As brought out in the New York Times article, this relates strongly to the domain of social networks, which I have been studying since the 1990s.

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

Trends in the Living Networks

A major challenge for organizations that are considering internal social media initiatives is that a business case including a financial justification is frequently required. To be frank, I think ROI calculations for social initiatives are in most cases a waste of time, because so many of the benefits and costs are unknowable before the initiative. Chapter 16 of my report Implementing Enterprise 2.0 Return on Investment for Enterprise 2.0 Social capital.

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. or Social Business today.

The Enterprise 2.0 Recovery Plan

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet The Enterprise 2.0 I wouldn’t know, for example, what major enterprise systems needed to be deployed, integrated, consolidated, upgraded, etc. In other words, Enterprise 2.0 Another is to ‘widen the flow’ so that job descriptions include ‘enterprise-level helpfulness / collaboration.’ How would I know if Enterprise 2.0

[berkman] Berkman lunch: Andrew McAfee on Enterprise 2.0

David Weinberger

Andrew McAfee, the Enterprise 2.0 He begins by defining the term as “the use of emergent social software platforms by organizations in pursuit of their goals.&# “The huge shift&# is that the 2.0 To answer these questions, Andrew points to what a knowledge worker’s view of the enterprise is, from the inside. Instead, people work their networks. But 2.0 Weak ties: Social networking software. Is this Web 2.0

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, The social media dashboard juggernaut app known as Hootsuite is used by the NBA , Fox and even the White House.

The Social C-Suite

Dan Pontefract

The Social C-Suite. Is the use of internal social media and social learning helping to drive up employee engagement? Should the C-Suite become more involved in social? How does the use of social by the C-Suite affect adoption of social learning in the organization?

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? The company harnesses this power by creating “internal corporate social networks that accelerate, deepen and extend purposeful relationships around the work that needs to be done. “So this is Facebook meets eHarmony for the enterprise?&# So can we have both in the enterprise?

Open Spaces, Open Minds Redux (An Open 2.0 Culture)

Dan Pontefract

It is another example of how we are closing our minds, walling our innovation, and foregoing a more productive and networked organization. Enterprise 2.0, Social Learning, Learnerprise , whatever you want to call it, clearly articulates that an open 2.0

Yammer and why activity streams are a key foundation for integrated applications and organizations

Trends in the Living Networks

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. Tibbr put activity streams squarely on the map, by integrating status messages from people with notifications generated by enterprise software including ERP, CRM, and HR systems. Tibbr was very well positioned to do that given Tibco’s history in providing enterprise integration middleware.

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Are we addicted to the notification of notifications?

Dan Pontefract

Basex, a research firm based in America published a report in 2005 entitled, The Cost of Not Paying Attention: How Interruptions Impact Knowledge Workers Productivity. hours of productivity every day due to interruptions and distractions. addiction email enterprise 2.0

Review of Tibbr social enterprise platform – keynote at Sydney launch on February 8

Trends in the Living Networks

The launch last week in San Francisco of Tibbr , the social enterprise computing platform from TIBCO, attracted an immense amount of attention from the leading commentators in the space. Dennis is a famous curmudgeon and cynic, a while ago summarizing his views as Enterprise 2.0:

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New ideas: Building the organizations of tomorrow

Trends in the Living Networks

In a hyperconnected world any business initiative can be copied, driving ever-shorter product cycles and the imperative of innovation. 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 Future of work Social networks Uncategorized

Why Do We Keep Insisting On Killing Productivity?

Luis Suarez

decided to kill my own productivity? And I am not just referring to the things we can do ourselves to avoid those productivity killers, since I am sure we all know how we could get rid of each and everyone of those!, That, right there, is already 8 hours of lost productivity!

Six steps to success in a world driven by cloud computing

Trends in the Living Networks

The result of new work practices like these are increased efficiencies and productivity. ‘It It’s about trying to see people are being productive and engaged.’. have extraordinary business flexibility, you can move into new markets, take on new products, improve customer service, far more quickly than before,’ Dawson says. Social networks Tags: Cloud Crowdsourcing Enterprise 2.0

Productivity Tips for the Mobile (Social) Knowledge Web Worker – Mophie, Gum Max and Logitech

Luis Suarez

As I have mentioned on my last blog post , here’s a follow-up entry for today where I’m going to pick things up from where I left them around some additional Productivity Tips for the Mobile (Social) Knowledge Web Worker. So while I was in Boston, for the Enterprise 2.0

Thoughts on the future of workplace communication

Trends in the Living Networks

Those that tap the networks, to access expertise, to bring together people who can learn from each other. Also, these networks are not just within organization. Workplace communications is just as much about communicating across your extended business network as it is inside the organization. There are various social media tools to facilitate connections and networks both inside and beyond organizations.

Insights into effective social media policies

Trends in the Living Networks

Last week I was part of a panel on the SkyBusiness Technology Behind Business program discussing corporate social media policies, comprised of Peter Williams of Deloitte, Adrienne Unkovitch of Workplace Guardian, and myself. Deloitte actively encourages staff to use social networks.

I Know It When I See It

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet I Know It When I See It by Andrew McAfee on January 27, 2009 More and more often these days I get asked “Does [offering X] from [vendor Y] qualify as an Enterprise 2.0 product?&# – are just windowdressing on products that are still essentially geared for Collaboration 1.0. The Web as a whole, and especially the Web 2.0 Few would yet consider enterprise 2.0

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 Cross-post from CMSWire …] Social Business (at long last!) This insight came after attending the the recent Enterprise 2.0 Social Business is Maturing.

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 and Social Business events taking place in Milan, Italy, on June 8th. Indeed, mark your calendars as well for the Social Business Forum 2011.

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?

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

Luis Suarez

All in all with the main premise behind all of that fun and play to figure out new methods to become more productive, effective and efficient at what I have been aiming all along: work smarter, not necessarily harder. Summit (In Paris), Congreso de Empresa 2.0

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 Trials and Tribulations of an Independent Freelancer – Your Online Bio Profile and Digital Footprint

Luis Suarez

Right after I announced I was joining Change Agents Worldwide , a lot of things have happened, as I am sure you would be able to guess, including my first business trip as an independent freelancer to the Enterprise 2.0 And right after that realisation I had that strong, big ah-ha moment, while talking to plenty of folks in my network (And many more to come, I am sure!, Ok, so, why is it so difficult to rewrite your online bio/profile on social spaces out there?

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 world, and followed by some of the most popular social networking sites at the moment today: like Facebook.

Is Social Business Ready to Face Internet Traffic Jams?

Luis Suarez

You know, there will always be a time, when you head back home, for you to catch up with everything in your social streams. At least, that’s what has just happened to myself, upon my return from my recent business trip to Boston for the Enterprise 2.0

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

Luis Suarez

CoPs), Complexity, Enterprise 2.0 and Social Computing. Plenty of food for thought for those internal social computing evangelists out there who feel they are on to another league trying to shift gears and change their corporate culture as they know it to start living social.

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.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Wanna new job? How about CEO at SocialText?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Slow Week.Goin Campin | Main | PSP in the Classroom (UK style) » July 20, 2007 Wanna new job? " ( click for more ) Now that, is recruiting 2.0. books futures Web 2.0

The Hybrid Experiment

Luis Suarez

Yes, yes, I know that the cool kids call it nowadays Social Business , but I will get back to that one, again, shortly…). And, like most social software evangelists out there would tell you, the more your own business / company embarks in diving into Enterprise 2.0,

IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 – Here We Come!

Luis Suarez

And this year, if I were to describe what the conference event would be all about I guess I could do a pretty good job with just a single keyword: Social! going Social and I surely can’t wait for it to get started! With the main theme as Get Social. Let’s get social!

Working Smarter in Social Business

Jay Cross

To be successful, a social business’s learning function must break out of the training department and spread throughout the organizational infrastructure. Installing social network software and encouraging people to exploit their connections is only the beginning.

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‘Social Business’ is Past Retirement Age

Andy McAfee

The single biggest group of books and articles we read, though, had to do with business as a social system. Social Network Theory, particularly Mark Granovetter’s 1973 paper “ The Strength of Weak Ties “ James MacGregor Burns’s ideas on leadership as collaboration, developed during the 1970s. “Should this movement be called ‘Social Business’ or Enterprise 2.0?’&# In the 2.0

Working Smarter in the Enterprise

Jay Cross

On April 27, 2011, Clark Quinn and I kicked off a meeting of the Chief Learning Officer Executive Network at Symantec in Mountain View. The Executive Networks people took notes; here are the main points from my presentation. Social Networks. Andrew McAfee: Enterprise 2.0.

Everything’s Coming Up Networks (except learning)

Jay Cross

Sloan Management Review has a great interview with Andy McAfee on What Sells CEOs on Social Networking. CEOs excitedly agree with Lew Platt’s old observation about Hewlett-Packard: “If only HP knew what HP knows, we’d be three times more productive.”

Social Business in 2013 – A Challenge

Luis Suarez

More than anything else, because in the last three months, while I was mostly away from this blog, I kept bumping into a couple of relatively new challenges that I think are going to present lots of great opportunities for us all in the year ahead in the space of Social Business.

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. Benioff says that Salesforce Chatter is the “magic of Facebook and Twitter brought to the enterprise.&# The social threshold - why cross it?

Social Learning doesn’t mean what you think it does!

Jane Hart

A few days ago my Internet Time Alliance colleague, Harold Jarche, shared this article, written by Deb Lavoy, with me: Social Business Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Does, Neither Does Enterprise 2.0. Social Business” is not about technology, or about “corporate culture.” So, for instance the first paragraph would now read: “Social Learning ” is not about technology, or about “corporate culture&#. We ban access to social media resources – just to make sure.

Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

So, of course, I went to eLearning Learning and I looked at Wiki , Collaborative Learning with Wikis , Wikis and eLearning 2.0 , Wikis Corporate eLearning , Social Learning with Wikis , Wiki Security and a few others. Experiencing eLearning , July 27, 2009 Wikis at Work - eLearning Technology , February 25, 2007 Control and Community: A Case Study of Enterprise Wiki Usage , May 4, 2009 Blog or Wiki?

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What’s Your Purpose?

Luis Suarez

Throughout all of these years of having been involved in Social Business Adaptation (both while at IBM and nowadays as a freelancer) I have been exposed to a good number of different purposes as to why both people AND organisations embark on that so-called Digital Transformation journey.

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

Luis Suarez

Specially, those folks who have made the Social Web their new home. Douglas keeps questioning whether technology (And the (Social) Web) are part of the main problem we have been having over the last few years in the jobs market with having less and less of them. Hippie 2.0