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. Pretty much like for Enterprise 2.0 , since I still feel we are only now just getting started with it and its role in transforming organisations from the inside out. . Remember Web 2.0

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.

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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. was that employees who ate at cafeteria tables designed for 12 were more productive than those at tables for four, thanks to more chance conversations and larger 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.

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. 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 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, Social Business, Technology, Open Leadership, Social Learning and Social Media spaces, — phew — I’d like to introduce you to Vancouver – or, as I’d like to rename it, Vancoolver. Where they take this product is anyone’s guess. > collaboration enterprise 2.0

The Social C-Suite

Dan Pontefract

The Social C-Suite. To be engaged – whether for Gallup, BlessingWhite or any other HR consulting firm – is for an employee to feel a part of the organization, like she wants to go the extra mile, is willing to stay and will recommend her place of employment – and products and services – to others. 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? Get Social.

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 Our organizations need to embrace the open culture, Enterprise 2.0, It’s the reclamation of an open, networked, and dare I say wirearchical organization. Culture enterprise 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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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

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. Even worse, that research was before Twitter, Google+ and Facebook … and for the most part, the launch of Enterprise 2.0 addiction email enterprise 2.0 Picture this for a minute.

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

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. The offering is not directly comparable to any existing enterprise social software suites, and draws on TIBCO’s strong integration heritage to create an offering that works fully across an organization’s activities. ReadWriteWeb says TIBCO’s tibbr May Be 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.

Why Do We Keep Insisting On Killing Productivity?

Luis Suarez

decided to kill my own productivity? Indeed, in such pretty demanding times, where more and more is expected from us, knowledge workers, where we are continuously asked to produce more with less, where remaining effective, if not even more productive, has taken a new meaning for all of us, it seems like we are doing a pretty bad job at getting rid of productivity killers and help us get better at what we are already doing. No, I’m not being anti-social.

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. you may be working, just to keep up with your productive day work. How do we keep our productivity levels up while on the road? . So while I was in Boston, for the Enterprise 2.0

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

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. Example of Commonwealth Bank which introduced social media policies that impinged on staff’s personal rights, and quickly reversed them based on the response. Deloitte actively encourages staff to use social networks. 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 There will be other entries that I will be putting together over the course of the next few days sharing along what else I learned throughout the event, but for now, let’s get things started with this one: Social Task Management – When Social Business Got Down to Work. Cross-post from CMSWire …] Social Business (at long last!)

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. The Enterprise 2.0 Social Computing and Social Business events in Europe, along with the Enterprise 2.0 and start living social !).

Social Business in 2013 – A Commitment

Luis Suarez

Before we move further on in trying to address the final conclusions I shared on a recent blog post under the heading Social Business in 2013 – A Challenge , I thought I would go ahead commenting further first on that third piece from that recent CMSWire article that I published earlier on, where I talked about perhaps one of the most important, key concepts for Social Business to thrive in 2013 and beyond: A Commitment. Or how 7 out of 10 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?

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

Luis Suarez

One of the many activities I keep enjoying quite a bit over the course of the years with regards to social networking is its innate ability to experiment and play with social technologies in order to figure out new use cases, proofs of concept, additional bursts of productivity, new business uses, etc. To name: The Melcrum Digital Summit (In London), the brilliant Enterprise 2.0 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, It’s a one way lane that has been imposed over us by the business world as perhaps the Holy Grail of social networking.

Smart Filtering – On Humanising and Socialising the Web

Luis Suarez

In yesterday’s blog post under the heading “ 5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload &# I mentioned how crucial and critical collaborative and social filtering of relevant content and people would become within the Social Computing realm in the coming years, if not already altogether, in order to allow knowledge workers manage their various streams much more efficiently and effectively.

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 And here I am, musing on the irony of things and witnessing how Movistar takes a toll on my own productivity as a social knowledge Web worker not allowing me any longer to do my job properly.

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

Luis Suarez

Continuing further with that series of blog posts on meaningful and smarter work and how it is helping the corporate world redesign the future of the workplace to make it much more networked, interconnected, open, egalitarian, non-hiearchical, unstructured, porous, chaotic, trustworthy, engaging, transparent, agile, dynamic, empowering and whatever else you would want to add further up (Phew!) CoPs), Complexity, Enterprise 2.0 and Social Computing. Hippie 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. That’s why today I would like to introduce to you a couple of them, in case you may not have seen them just yet: Why Social? and How Social Software Helps Get Work Done. Why social?

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? Ross is the founder of Social Text , "the first wiki company and leading provider of Enterprise 2.0 Weve grown to3,000 customers, 50 people, the leading brand in the space, aninnovative product, solid revenue growth and are targetingprofitability.

The Hybrid Experiment

Luis Suarez

As you would well remember, I returned back from my holidays a couple of weeks back and so far it’s been massively hectic , in a healthy way; still pretty much under control, incredibly excited about what lies ahead for the new year, and really looking forward towards another special year, just like 2010 was, in the area of Social Computing and Enterprise 2.0 (Yes, Things have finally started to move into networked and interconnected conversations.

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. is the Lotusphere 2011 Social Media Aggregator where folks who may be attending the event have got an opportunity to sign up and register to aggregate the streams of their favourite social networking tools.

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. The fabric of the social business must incorporate structures and guidance to help people learn. This takes more than access to social networks, blogs, and wikis.

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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. The need for personal, informal networks – to be able to find information — has never been greater. Learning: Natural, social, spontaneous, informal, unbounded, adaptive, fun. 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.” ” They understand the power of weak ties in enterprise social networks. ” Yesterday IBM presented a compelling case for social business excellence at the Enterprise 2.0

Social Business in 2013 – A Challenge

Luis Suarez

While I was pondering further along preparing my coming back to blogging I just couldn’t help reflecting on a good number of the various different articles that I have posted over here in the last few months, some of them exposing, quite frankly, perhaps too bluntly, at times, some of the various different challenges that Social Business, still today in 2013, keeps facing in order to provoke that massive business transformation we have all been anticipating for quite a bit.

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.&# no info] Chatter-only user licenses are available for customers using Professional Edition, Enterprise Edition or Unlimited Edition for $15 per user, per month, which seems fairly affordable. 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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May – June 15 Great Ones

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010. Education 2.0: The Productivity Myth - HarvardBusiness.org , May 5, 2010. What does Government 2.0 Study: Twitter Is Not a Very Social Network - ReadWriteWeb , May 11, 2010. Blog – The Fundamental Limits of Privacy For Social Networks - Technology Review Feed – Tech Review Top Stories , May 4, 2010.

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What’s Your Purpose?

Luis Suarez

I know that headline may well be both a bit too provocative and rather pessimistic at best, but I guess we can’t deny there are far too many reasons out there as to why that may be happening, as Dion Hinchcliffe himself wrote, quite nicely, over 6 years ago, in a rather insightful article titled: ’ 14 Reasons Why Enterprise 2.0 What is it that you expect to happen, once you get started with the Social Business journey? Frankly, to be 2.0 Hippie 2.0