Putting Enterprise 2.0 into Context

Andy McAfee

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 I’ll post separately about Workdays Technology Summit.

Enterprise 2.0 transition

Harold Jarche

The E20 Meetup in Paris today discussed the role of “Organizational Development” (OD) and “Human Ressource Management” (HR) in the Enterprise 2.0 Here are my thoughts on some of the questions that were discussed. What are the obstacles in the Enterprise 2.0

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To Really Drive Enterprise 2.0 Forward We Need A Behaviour Change

Dan Pontefract

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. That’s a management and people challenge, not just a technology one. Enterprise 2.0

Call it Collaboration, Not Enterprise 2.0 or Social Business

Dan Pontefract

The meme forest fire of Enterprise 2.0 We’ve got Enterprise 2.0 As I’ve mentioned earlier, there is even a Quora question/answer/discussion burning finger typing calories. The ‘phrase-father’ of Enterprise 2.0 Enterprise 2.0

Enterprise 2.0 the Indian Way

Andy McAfee

Ashok is the head of the Web 2.0 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. It fulfills an important function not well supported by previous technologies, and it’s been shown to work by E2.0 So if a well-designed 2.0

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

Dan Pontefract

I was speaking at a conference recently, and a question was posed to me from someone in the audience near the tail end of the session. We deployed our enterprise social network last year, but it’s a ghost town. Fantastic question. enterprise social networks leadership esn

Are we addicted to the notification of notifications?

Dan Pontefract

You ask a question. You ask the question again, only this time you pinpoint Jason – one of the attention deficit culprits – asking him to respond. He asks you to repeat the question because in his words he “ didn’t hear the point you were trying to make.”.

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. As a first step, the C-Suite must ensure the organization is well equipped to utilize social technologies inside the organization.

Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0

Tony Karrer

With the recent launch of InGenius by SkillSoft, I believe it’s time again to raise a pretty important question: Where do Social Learning Tools belong? John Ambrose in Social Learning Will Fill Enterprise 2.0’s It’s finding content that can fill the empty drums of enterprise 2.0

Quora: Questions & Opinions not Questions & Answers

Dan Pontefract

I’ve spent just over a month on Quora , the so-called site that hosts a “ continually improving collection of questions and answers created, edited, and organized by everyone who uses it.”. A couple of examples for you: What are the distinctions between Social Business and Enterprise 2.0.

Study: Increased customer expectations are driving corporate uptake of social media

Ross Dawson

In relation to this, one of the questions I get asked the most frequently is who should lead social strategies inside organizations. Enterprise 2.0 Future of business Keynote speaker Social media Social trends Technology trends Web 2.0

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Scoop: Corporate directors understand change and embrace governance for transformation

Ross Dawson

I gave my keynote on How Technology is Transforming Business for Australian Institute of Company Directors this morning here in Beijing. Here are their answers on audience response units to questions I posed during my presentation. Australia Enterprise 2.0

New ideas: Building the organizations of tomorrow

Ross Dawson

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. The corporate form has been called into question, with many wondering whether new structures are possible. I then spoke about how technology is changing society. Crowdsourcing Enterprise 2.0

Four lessons learned from 12 years of blogging

Ross Dawson

There is no question that my blog has been central to my visibility and in turn the success of my work over the years. The process of putting into words your views about industry developments, technology, the future, or anything else requires you to structure your thoughts. Enterprise 2.0 Future of media Social media Twitter Uncategorized Web 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 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. These questions are designed to reveal what kind of person a respondent is, and what kind of colleague she’d be.

The future of business education will be centered on contextual learning

Ross Dawson

If you are interested you can read the full article online: Global Social and Technology Trends Shaping the Future of Universities. Modular knowledge provides resources in a specific context, in which a question is asked, a problem confronted. Enterprise 2.0

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 Collaboration Technologies. Thorough knowledge of both learning AND social collaboration technologies.

Why conversational skills are needed to create a high-performance, engaged, networked organization

Ross Dawson

Fostering conversation can be helped by appropriate technologies and processes, but most importantly it requires skills, both at executive level and through the organization. As we all know through experience, many managers do not have strong skills in conversation, in listening, questioning, probing, sharing, aligning, and relating to action. Enterprise 2.0

The Organization Needs to Ask Itself Tough Questions to Survive

Dan Pontefract

Other questions to consider: Does the organization treat everyone as leaders, or, is it rife with command and control tendencies, using ‘managers’ as a basis to carry out top-down objectives? Do they even use Enterprise 2.0 technologies to bridge the connection gap?

The growing appetite for learning how to crowdsource

Ross Dawson

It was a sell-out audience, and the question session following our presentations showed a strong eagerness to learn about how to use crowdsourcing effectively. Crowdsourcing Enterprise 2.0 SME Technology[Originally posted on Getting Results From Crowds book website ].

8 crowd insights from 8 crowdsourcing workshops

Ross Dawson

For now, I will quickly review the events I’ve run so far and highlight just one insight that was prominent in the questions or discussions from each event. A question that frequently arises when you discuss crowdsourcing is how to manage the sheer quantity of input you can get. Crowdsourcing Enterprise 2.0 Entrepreneurship Future of work Social trends Technology trends[This post first appeared on the Getting Results From Crowds book website ].

What is the future of the IT department?

Ross Dawson

The future of enterprise technology is a massively important theme, which impacts organizations, vendors, governments, and indeed society at large. How could privacy and confidentiality issues evolve as new technologies emerge? Cloud Enterprise 2.0

7 Shifts: The Future of Social Media and Internal Communications

Ross Dawson

A key question will be whether email and other communications forms will reside in the same or separate interfaces. The promise of social search will finally bear fruit, with for once enterprise technology moving ahead of consumer tech. Ross Dawson is Chairman of international consulting firm Advanced Human Technologies and author of books including Implementing Enterprise 2.0. Enterprise 2.0

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. I’d set about trying to learn answers to these questions, of course, but this would be a long, slow process. In other words, Enterprise 2.0 How would I know if 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 Whose products at present come closest to enabling Web 2.0-style collaboration and interaction in enterprise environments? The Web as a whole, and especially the Web 2.0 In the case of Enterprise 2.0,

[berkman] Berkman lunch: Andrew McAfee on Enterprise 2.0

David Weinberger

Andrew McAfee, the Enterprise 2.0 This technology tends to be emergent, bottom up, etc. “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. Classically inside orgs, “we’ve had lousy technology,&# particularly at the outer two rings. But 2.0 He notes that these technologies are useful only at those rings.). Web 2.0

Toward a Pattern Language for Enterprise 2.0 : Andrew McAfee’s Blog

Andy McAfee

Andrew McAfee’s Blog The Business Impact of IT Home Home RSS Search Toward a Pattern Language for Enterprise 2.0 It’s an amazing piece of work, and it popped into my head recently as I was trying to articulate for myself how Enterprise 2.0 work is different from Enterprise 1.0 work — from how knowledge workers used technology to get their jobs done before all these weird (and wonderful) Web 2.0 And I thought that in best 2.0

Why Social Business Keeps Failing to Deliver

Luis Suarez

I am starting to question the validity and merit of a good number of motives from companies to become successful social businesses, because in reality they aren’t. Here it goes: What if Enterprise 2.0 or whatever other 2.0

Learning With and From Others: Restructuring Budgets for Social Learning

Dan Pontefract

Add to this the rising inferno (and demand) of social media, informal learning, and anything to do with a 2.0 Given the meteoric rise of social media in the consumer space, it was only a matter of time before various 2.0 technologies surfaced within the organization. Andrew McAfee of MIT recognized this dilemma and argued there was a place for it inside a company and coined it Enterprise 2.0, Social learning can be thought of as the use of Enterprise 2.0

In Memoriam: Chris Argyris

Andy McAfee

But no, he wanted to talk to me about these weird new ‘Web 2.0′ ′ technologies and what they might mean for organizations. I won’t try to summarize Chris’s career by giving his answers to any of those questions here.

Talk With Me About All Things Digital on May 3 at 2 pm EDT

Andy McAfee

We covered the Cloud ; Big Data ; Enterprise 2.0 ; technology, skills, and jobs ; and lots else. Martha asked great questions; I hope my answers were in the same league.

IT & HR: Should They Merge?

Dan Pontefract

Enterprise 2.0 = Work 2.0 = Learning 2.0. If HR & IT were to merge, the employee does not have to distinguish whether they require technology related, process related, human related or job related questions answered. without Work 2.0 Work 2.0 (the

eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 eLearning Solutions Enterprise 2.0 Heres his brief description: The particular course in question is approximately 2 hours of classroom soft skills training that needs to be delivered in an eLearning format. Interactions should be basic form-based questions created within the development application. I agree with your questions and have some of my own.

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

My Two Top 2008 Technologies

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet My Two Top 2008 Technologies by Andrew McAfee on December 30, 2008 For a year-end post I’d rather not try to recap the year in technology, or in anything else. So I thought I’d wrap up this blog for this year with a bit of reflection, and talk about my two favorite technologies of the year (I just got my first iPhone yesterday, but will consider that a 2009 technology).

Thoughts on the future of workplace communication

Ross Dawson

In the bigger context we also have to question whether organizations as we know them today will exist. I think organizations and workplaces will still exist, but the question will be why they exist. They are not advanced technologies, but enable very different work structures. The other key issue in workplace technology is very rich interfaces. Technology hasn’t been nearly enough on the agenda in this election.

Democratization of the workplace

Harold Jarche

Double-loop learning requires an understanding, and a constant questioning , of the governing variables and of course this is where learning abruptly comes up against command & control. Critical thinking is not just thinking more deeply but also asking difficult and discomfiting questions.

What’s Your Purpose?

Luis Suarez

When looking into it with a bit more detail though, one can find that perhaps, right at the heart of the matter, one of the most powerful reasons as to why that happens is because most organisations haven’t been able to answer properly the one question that matters: ‘ What’s your purpose?’.

The Collaboration Curve

Dan Pontefract

Now that I’m on a mission to merge the terms Social Business and Enterprise 2.0 It increases first because, typically, we are not obligated to give back – we can take all we want, and this is through the process of adopting (and adapting) to collaboration technologies and methods. .

Favourite Posts and Articles of 2013 That I Read

Dan Pontefract

Technology and corporate culture: a combination that can drive bottom line results by Marc Jadoul. Six Drucker Questions that Simplify a Complex Age by Rick Wartzman. Leadership in enterprise technology must come from all organizational functions by Ross Dawson.