Enterprise 2.0, Finally?

Andy McAfee

Facebook’s recent announcement that it’s readying a version of its social software for workplaces got me thinking about Enterprise 2.0, Five years ago I published a book with that title, arguing that enterprise social software platforms would be valuable tools for businesses. It’s hard to get the tools right — useful and simple software is viciously hard to make. Is Enterprise 2.0

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

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Enterprise 2.0, Finally?

Andy McAfee

Facebook’s recent announcement that it’s readying a version of its social software for workplaces got me thinking about Enterprise 2.0, Five years ago I published a book with that title, arguing that enterprise social software platforms would be valuable tools for businesses. It’s hard to get the tools right — useful and simple software is viciously hard to make. Is Enterprise 2.0

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 Social Business.&# I know Laurie, and know that she’s been working tirelessly in the trenches for several years to bring 2.0

Learnerprise 2.0: Why Learning 2.0 & Enterprise 2.0 Should Align

Dan Pontefract

Most of the dollars are spent on formal events such as ILT classroom and eLearning rather than informal and social learning concepts or initiatives. Ironically, the real benefit is felt moreso during informal and/or social learning exchanges. Which brings me to Learnerprise 2.0. Andrew McAfee has coined the term Enterprise 2.0 as: the use of emergent social software platforms within companies, or between companies and their partners or customers&#.

Enterprise 2.0 success: Yum! Brands

Dion Hinchcliffe

Overcome the organizational challenges to geographic distribution is one of the primary use cases for enterprise social software. Part 5 in our ten part series on Enterprise 2.0 brands rolled out social networking to virtually all of their corporate back office workers success stories explores how global fast food leader Yum!

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Enterprise 2.0: The Prodigal.

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Wednesday, 10 November 2010 Enterprise 2.0: Following the Enterprise 2.0 conference on Twitter via its hashtag #e2conf , I noticed a strange phenomenon: most tweets werent about Enterprise 2.0, but Social Business In a post of over a year ago , appropriately titled Social Business Design - the beginning or end of E2.0? , Later-on that month, Andrew made another attempt : Enterprise 2.0

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 CSC has an Enterprise Social Collaboration Officer (who also runs KM.). Workers have been able to betray secrets with email and phone; enterprise 2.0 Bullshit Web 2.0

Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

Not surprising, the terms most closely associated with Adoption are Adoption of Social Software and Adoption of Enterprise 2.0. There are some great resources on this such as: Ten tips for choosing & using social software Adoption of Web 2.0 and eLearning 2.0 Revisited Social Media - The Challenge of Adoption - Rob’s Dummies Guide The secret sauce to successful Enterprise 2.0 adoption Facilitating Adoption of Web 2.0

Enterprise 2.0 Has Arrived

Tony Karrer

Great article by Dion Hinchcliffe - The State of Enterprise 2.0. Increasing evidence abounds that Enterprise 2.0 adoption has begun in earnest with a typical example being Wells Fargo taking the plunge , having rolled out Enterprise 2.0 From the production side, a brand new analysis indicates that the business social software market will be nearly $1 billion strong this year and over $3.3 Lesson #2: Effective 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 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.

State of Enterprise 2.0 Collaboration Survey by Chess Media Group

Luis Suarez

if you haven’t started just yet, if you would want to keep up with what’s happening around Social Computing within the Enterprise ) you would know how the folks from Chess Media Group , with my good friend Jacob Morgan being the main instigator, are conducting a rather interesting study on Enterprise 2.0 and Collaboration where they are gathering input from 2.0 and Social Business within their own firms.

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. I know many masters of Twitter and other consumer social tools.

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. But 2.0 Weak ties: Social networking software. Is this Web 2.0 But people don’t need Web 2.0

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? My contention (as expressed in LMS and Social Learning ) is that most of the vendors are getting this wrong. Instead of looking at providing tightly coupled Social Learning Tools, they should instead be looking at how their offering can integrate or leverage Enterprise 2.0 Web 2.0

The growing evidence for social business maturity

Dion Hinchcliffe

The journey of social software for changing the way we work has been a long and winding one. Enterprise 2.0 Now some organizations are going well beyond the basics to capture shared value.

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

An enterprise-wide vision for social business: SAP's new take

Dion Hinchcliffe

Earlier today software giant SAP unveiled their latest vision for enterprise social software, along with an integrated set of functional offerings that focus on delivering targeted business value. CIO Collaboration Enterprise Software IT Priorities SAP Software 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 software. Web 2.0

Chief Learning Officer Job Description: Change Needed

Dan Pontefract

Learnerprise is the combination of Enterprise 2.0 and Learning 2.0 The use of emergent social software platforms as well as formal and informal competence exchange processes, between companies, partners and employees, to improve both productivity and business results. No longer should the term learning be the only adjective used to describe this new 2.0 Social Learning. Thorough knowledge of both learning AND social collaboration technologies.

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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? BRANDfog – an external consulting firm – conducted a survey in 2012 and discovered when members of the C-Suite began engaging in external social media (like Twitter, Facebook, etc.)

The inside is the outside: The Möbius strip and Klein bottle as metaphors for the future of organizations

Trends in the Living Networks

In a number of my recent keynotes, including at Connected Enterprise and the CIO Summit , I have discussed the blurring of the inside and outside as a critical facet of the future of organizations. Some companies have been very effective at using social media and other tools of connection to engage external communities including their customers. Others have used social software and the tools of Enterprise 2.0 Crowdsourcing Enterprise 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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Why microblogging has moved to the heart of enterprise social initiatives

Trends in the Living Networks

Of all the social media platforms microblogging is the most akin to conversation,” he said. When I wrote Implementing Enterprise 2.0 in January 2009, I included in the “Tools” section Wikis, Blogs, Social Networks, RSS and Syndication, Social Bookmarking, and Microblogging. Intriguingly, I am hearing that some companies are using Twitter as a free enterprise microblogging platform, using protected accounts. Enterprise 2.0

Too Dot Oh: Making Sense of the Terrible 2’s

Dan Pontefract

I knew things were starting to go a little 2.0 crazy when our 3 rd child (and second daughter) was being referred to as Claire 2.0 So how are we to make sense of this 2.0 landscape when everything seems to be coined 2.0 that organizations need to flatten and become community connected in heterarchical structure, I’d like to take a stab at defining some key examples and implications for HR and the Org using (ironically) the 2.0 Web 2.0 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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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

Chapter 1 of Enterprise 2

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet Chapter 1 of Enterprise 2 by Andrew McAfee on June 16, 2009 Harvard Business Press has made the first chapter of my book Enterprise 2.0: Attendees at next week’s Enterprise 2.0 I would love to have your book since it tackles more in enterprising issues. Leave a Comment { 1 trackback } Enterprise 2.0

Should Knowledge Workers have E2.0 Ratings, Part 3

Andy McAfee

Ratings, Part 3 by Andrew McAfee on November 21, 2008 My previous two posts on measuring knowledge workers’ participation in Enterprise 2.0 Instead, the organization’s leaders can guide Enterprise 2.0 One other problem with measuring high level outcomes like innovativeness and productivity is that they’re typically measured at the level of the group or the entire enterprise. In this way, Enterprise 2.0

Judging by the Cover…

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet Judging by the Cover… by Andrew McAfee on May 1, 2009 In the interests of naked self-promotion I wanted to show off the cover to my book Enterprise 2.0 : New Collaborative Tools for Your Organization’s Toughest Challenges , which will be published this fall by Harvard Business School Press. Looks like an explosion when the idea for 2.0

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McAfee Keynote at DevLearn 2009

Clark Quinn

Andy McAfee gave us a lively and informative presentation on his view of Enterprise 2.0. Punctuated by insightful examples, he defined Enterprise 2.0

Data From The Edge

Andy McAfee

Deloitte’s Center for the Edge has just published a report titled “Social Software for Business Performance.&# Its accurate subtitle is “The missing link in social software: measurable business performance improvements,&# and it takes some important first steps toward providing this link. Alcoa put in place Traction Software’s wiki tool to reduce the amount of time spent on compliance activities.

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Enterprise 2 at 5

Andy McAfee

Next week the Enterprise 2.0 It’s fair to say that the use of emergent social software platforms (whatever you want to call it) has become a mainstream business phenomenon. If Enterprise 2.0 If you do, welcome to the enterprise software old-timer’s club). The best thing about Enterprise 2.0 He said (as near as I can recall), “The real change here is that people now have a much greater voice inside the enterprise.

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’ 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

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 !).

Control Technology Choice, Not Technology Use

Andy McAfee

Like a lot of his peers these days, he was pretty interested in Enterprise 2.0 , and was digging in on figuring out what it meant for his company and putting a plan together. When I see 20-page social media policy documents, I always think they could be reduced to one sentence: “We’d really prefer that you not use social media.&#. His company had just finished a lengthy effort to draft its social media policy, which was also lengthy.

The Hare, the Tortoise and the Jackass of Social HR

Dan Pontefract

On one hand, we have vendors from the larger technology companies and spaces (Oracle, SAP, Microsoft, IBM, Salesforce et al) snapping up HR technology companies whilst other smaller cloud-based companies continue to sell themselves as the “social business” or “human capital cloud” saviour. To those social business, collaboration, HR technology and Enterprise 2.0 I tweeted a joke hashtag last week.

Learning With and From Others: Restructuring Budgets for Social Learning

Dan Pontefract

Now is the time for learning professionals to embrace social learning as an emerging and engaging way to enhance an organization’s learning strategy. Add to this the rising inferno (and demand) of social media, informal learning, and anything to do with a 2.0 moniker—including social learning—and you have yourself a full-blown learning crisis for the learning profession. Enter social learning. Social learning can be thought of as the use of Enterprise 2.0

Individual Value Required

Tony Karrer

Aaron's main point is that enterprise 2.0 software or enterprise social software should not focus on: social networks or social software, which is focused entirely on enabling conversations Instead, Aaron points to what he calls Collaborative networks: Rather than focusing on socialization, one to one interactions and individual enrichment, businesses must be concerned with creating an information fabric within their organizations.

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

No Predictions, Just Some ‘Hopes’ for Learnerprise in 2010

Dan Pontefract

Previously I wrote about how Learning 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0 I then defined Learnerprise as: the use of emergent social software platforms as well as formal and informal competence exchange processes, between companies, partners and employees, to improve both productivity and business results. Uncategorized learning 2.0 formal informal learnerprise learning management system social learning training vendors Tags: 2.0