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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Compulsory viewing: A CEO perspective on the business value of internal social networks

Trends in the Living Networks

Shortly after Forrester announced that Deloitte Australia’s Yammer network had won its 2011 Forrester Groundswell award in the category of Collaboration Systems. Undoubtedly a major factor in Deloitte Australia’s success in internal social networks is the unreserved support of its CEO. However, as the video below clearly shows, Swiegers is not a man who likes social media for its own sake. Collaboration Enterprise 2.0

Dion Hinchcliffe’s Pragmatic Enterprise 2.0

Jay Cross

A thriving social network is the backbone of social learning in the enterprise. Hinchcliffe, a respected interpreter of all things enterprise 2.0, today announced an alliance with Socialtext and Asuret called Pragmatic Enterprise 2.0. Pragmatic Enterprise 2.0 The new service promises the moon: Pragmatic Enterprise 2.0 Pragmatic Enterprise 2.0 Whether Pragmatic Enterprise 2.0 Web 2.0

Google+ may miss the big opportunity: spanning internal and external social networks

Trends in the Living Networks

As many others have expressed, it is very frustrating to be delayed several months into the hottest new social space because we are more dedicated Google users than others. Individuals build social networks around their Profiles, and companies, brands, media etc. build Pages (in Facebook) in which there are slightly different parameters on how you communicate with their network. Some of your colleagues will also be in your social network. Enterprise 2.0

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

Trends in the Living Networks

While I closely followed the social networking space at the time, I didn’t join many. When I was writing Living Networks in 2002 there were no true social networking applications in existence. I had eagerly joined SixDegrees.com , the very first social networking application, not long after it was founded in 1997, highly excited by its potential. Ryze , one of the most popular social platforms of the day, is now a shadow of its former self.

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

Launch of Future of the CIO framework

Trends in the Living Networks

The post Launch of Future of the CIO framework appeared first on Trends in the Living Networks. Cloud Enterprise 2.0 Future of business Keynote speaker Marketing Mobile Social networks Social trends Technology trends Uncategorized Web 2.0Over the next few weeks I will be giving the keynote at the Tomorrow-Ready CIO Series organized by CIO magazine and sponsored by IBM.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Last week I presented a session at ASTD TechKnowledge entitled eLearning 2.0 - Applications and Implications. It could just as easily have been called Web 2.0 Question 1 - What are the most likely ways / places your organization might or does use Blogs, Wikis, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking or Collaboration Tools? I discussed my experience from Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Spending or Wasting Time on Web 2.0

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: SOA Versus Web 2.0?

John Hagel

At the end of last year, I posted on the relevance of Web 2.0 technologies for the enterprise. For those who have not been following my blog, I attempted my own definition of Web 2.0 Some of Dions key postings on this topic are "Running a business on Web-based software" , "Web 2.0 for the enterprise: Where the action is?" " and "Web 2.0 for the enterprise?" In contrast, Web 2.0

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

Trends in the Living Networks

MIT Sloan Management Review together with Deloitte have just launched 2012 Social Business Global Executive Study and Research Project , drawing out some very interesting insights from a survey of almost 3,500 executives from 115 countries. Social Business: What Are Companies Really Doing? The role of social business in attracting and retaining talent is fortunately now well recognized. Enterprise 2.0 Future of work Social media Social networks Web 2.0

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Social Media and the Future: Keynote slides at CIO Summit

Trends in the Living Networks

This afternoon I am giving a keynote on Social Media and the Future at the Australian CIO Summit in the Gold Coast. Keynote: Social Media and the Future from Ross Dawsn. To provide just a little context on the flow of my keynote: I begin with the imperative of adapting to accelerating external change, and how organizations are increasingly driven by technologies originated for consumer use, including social media. Enterprise 2.0

Why microblogging has moved to the heart of enterprise social initiatives

Trends in the Living Networks

I recently wrote Why conversational skills are needed to create a high-performance, engaged, networked organization , reflecting on an executive roundtable discussion I lead as part of the 21st anniversary celebrations of the Graduate School of Business of the University of New England. Of all the social media platforms microblogging is the most akin to conversation,” he said. When I wrote Implementing Enterprise 2.0 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

Keynote slides: Building Success in a Connected World

Trends in the Living Networks

Cloud Crowdsourcing Enterprise 2.0 Keynote speaker SME Technology Social media Social networks Twitter Web 2.0Tomorrow morning I give the breakfast keynote at Think Business 2011 , making it my third keynote this week. For those attending the breakfast, here are my slides, which go through and flesh out our recent Success in a Connected World framework and also touch on related issues such as personal branding.

The continuing devaluation of LinkedIn connections

Trends in the Living Networks

As one of the first 10,000 users, I early on saw the potential of a purely professional social network. It consistently grew in size and user value over the years, however now that everyone is piling on to the LinkedIn bandwagon, the value of LinkedIn personal connections and networks are decreasing at what seems like an accelerating pace. Enterprise 2.0 Reputation Social media Social networks Uncategorized Web 2.0

Social Media Strategy Framework: Explanation and guide

Trends in the Living Networks

Our Social Media Strategy Framework has been one of our most popular frameworks, with well over 100,000 views, as well as more for the translations into 12 languages. I have used the framework extensively as a starting point to help executives understand the space and clients to develop social media strategies. To help that I have made a brief video explaining and going through the Social Media Strategy Framework. Enterprise 2.0

Futurist conversations: Ross Dawson and Gerd Leonhard on the future of Twitter

Trends in the Living Networks

Some of the topics we discuss include: * “Twitter News Network&# or TNN describes how Twitter is now a news distribution media, dramatically increasing the speed of news, with most news hitting Twitter within 40 seconds. * Flipboard, paper.li, Twittertim.es, Geneio and so on are seeking to filter Twitter and social media. Enterprise 2.0 Social media Social networks Twitter Web 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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Using social media to track and drive organizational success metrics

Trends in the Living Networks

This week I was MC for the AHRI HR Technology conference , and ran one of the workshops on the following day, on Creating Results Using Social Media. A real highlight of the conference was the Social Media: Risks and Rewards panel, which I chaired, with the participation of a fantastic cast of Peter Williams of Deloitte, Steve Barham of LinkedIn, Laurel Papworth of The Community Crew, and Sam Mutimer of ThinkTank Media. Get going with social media. Enterprise 2.0

Making social media happen in government: case study of NSW Department of Education

Trends in the Living Networks

I’m at the launch meeting of the social media community of practice set up by Institute of Public Administration NSW (IPAA). At the conference I wrote about the case study of Queensland Police , which is a great example of government bodies creating value through social media. At today’s event Tracey Sen of the NSW Department of Education & Training (DET), which has 110,000 employees, presented on the Department’s social media initiatives. Enterprise 2.0

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

Trends in the Living Networks

Financial services is one of the most industries in which the use of social media is the most relevant, not least because customer service is a critical differentiator between highly commoditized offerings. Social media, used well, provides an opportunity to build relationships in a world in which most financial services are executed online. Smaller banks are strongly behind in their social media presence. * Only CBA promotes its social media presence on its official website.

Themes of the day: Consumerization of IT, Crowdsourcing for small business, Crowdsourcing in PR

Trends in the Living Networks

I have tried to find a better term than Consumerization of IT but so far have been unsuccessful, as it does capture what is perhaps the most central theme in how enterprise technology is shifting today. From now on, users will drive enterprise technology. During the night my time I presented to Ketchum PR’s Global Media Network on Tapping the Power of Crowdsourcing for PR. Cloud Crowdsourcing Enterprise 2.0

What is possible: how the social enterprise drives differentiation

Trends in the Living Networks

As such I gave a big picture view of how our increasingly networked world is changing organizations, spent some time on the vision of what a better-connected company can be and can achieve, and wrapped up with some of the realities to recognize in achieving the grand vision. I have written before about creating competitive differentiation with Enterprise 2.0 This issue ties together internal and external social media. Enterprise 2.0

7 Shifts: The Future of Social Media and Internal Communications

Trends in the Living Networks

Melcrum recently released a report on How to use social media to solve critical communication issues , with as usual some great case studies and many practical insights. I was asked to write the closing section in the report, on The Future of Social Media and Internal Communications. The Future of Social Media and Internal Communications. The most important implication of the rise of social media is that companies will increasingly diverge in how they communicate internally.

My Views on Learnist, the latest ‘social learning’ venture

Dan Pontefract

Brought to you by the makers of Grockit – an online social learning test prep service for items such as GMAT, SAT, ACT and GRE – Learnist is an attempt to crowd-source knowledge, information and content into a manner that is a cross between Web 2.0 An individual can electronically grab photos, videos, articles, blogs and facts from all sorts of Web 2.0 It is attempting to mash up the user experience of current Web 2.0 enterprise 2.0

If I Were CEO, I’d Mandate Enterprise 2.0

Dan Pontefract

How can one ‘mandate’ something in a world whereby we’re striving to be flatter, more connected, less hierarchical and ostensibly more socially aware of our brethren? 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, of course, is social networks.

My Network is my Net Worth: A Personal Story

Dan Pontefract

The new cultural trinity that I somewhat incessantly write and speak about combines a new leadership framework for all levels of people, Enterprise 2.0 thinking and Learning 2.0 Through the combination of being more open, transparent, connected and collaborative, one is employing the premise of said leadership framework, whilst utilizing Enterprise 2.0 (and and perhaps Web 2.0) aka Learning 2.0). It’s our network. and Learning 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? 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?

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

Australian government releases Government 2.0 Primer

Trends in the Living Networks

The Australian government is gaining momentum in its Government 2.0 initiatives, marked today by the launch by the Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) of a handy Government 2.0 The Report of the Australian Government 2.0 Although the Taskforce chairman Nicholas Gruen had earlier noted that Australian Government 2.0 The primer is exactly what it says, a compact guide to Government 2.0 It has three main sections: * Government 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

7 critical aspects of Tibbr’s big step forward for enterprise social software

Trends in the Living Networks

Earlier this week I gave the opening keynote at the Sydney launch of Tibbr , the new social enterprise offering from TIBCO. Social media-style interface. Marc Benioff of Salesforce once asked “why isn’t all enterprise software like Facebook?&#. It has been fascinating to watch the evolution of social media over the last decade and the trial and error discovery of what works. Part of the solution is in training people in how to use social media well.

My Views on Learnist, the latest ‘social learning’ venture

Dan Pontefract

Brought to you by the makers of Grockit – an online social learning test prep service for items such as GMAT, SAT, ACT and GRE – Learnist is an attempt to crowd-source knowledge, information and content into a manner that is a cross between Web 2.0 An individual can electronically grab photos, videos, articles, blogs and facts from all sorts of Web 2.0 It is attempting to mash up the user experience of current Web 2.0 enterprise 2.0

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

Technological infrastructure for social learning. In its place enters social and informal learning hubs like on-demand content, live online discussions, wikis and forums, and searchable content archives. The great news is that social and informal learning don’t require new systems because learning can take place on the same “platform” as the existing social network, if a company already has one. Social computing. Learning Networks.

11 recommendations to create the future of government

Trends in the Living Networks

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 Picking up the recommendations of the Government 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 Web 2.0

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 It is time for Socialtext to be taken to the next level,and for that, I want to openly recruit the CEO 2.0 " ( click for more ) Now that, is recruiting 2.0.

No more business as usual

Jay Cross

Social business , Enterprise 2.0 , Radical Management , the Connected Company , Living Networks , Management 3.0, and Working Smarter suggest such techniques as putting the customer in charge, harvesting collective intelligence, self-organizing teams, speedy cycle times, collaboration, transparency, openness, agility, trusting one another, responding to feedback, bottom-up organization, peer learning, web 2.0 culture, and optimizing networks.

February’s Top 50 Posts on Working Smarter

Jay Cross

Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, complexity theory, and more. Working smarter embraces the spirit of agile software, action learning, social networks, and parallel developments in many disciplines.

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. ” They understand the power of weak ties in enterprise social networks. Sure, there are fears of losing control, the fact that hierarchy and social networks are not comfortable bedfellows, and the inevitable paradigm drag. ” Yesterday IBM presented a compelling case for social business excellence at the Enterprise 2.0

Individual Value Required

Tony Karrer

Interesting post found via the Communities and Networks Connection - The Future of Collaborative Networks by Aaron Fulkerson, CEO of MindTouch. Aaron's main point is that enterprise 2.0 This information fabric is a federation of content from the multiplicity of data and application silos utilized on a daily basis; such as, ERP, CRM, file servers, email, databases, web-services infrastructures, etc. See Enterprise 2.0 - What's the PU? & Web 2.0

Learning and KM: Separated at birth?

Jay Cross

Andrew McAfee , Principal Research Scientist , Center for Digital Business – MIT Sloan School of Management and Author, Enterprise 2.0. Today, Enterprise 2.0 A social media consumer, HBS professor, MIT research scientist, and author, McAfee focuses on how emergent social software platforms are benefiting enterprises, and how smart organizations and their leaders are making effective use of them to share knowledge, inspire innovation, and enable decision making.

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