The State of Social Business – A State of Maturity?

Luis Suarez

There was a time when a business decided to embark on that fascinating and truly empowering Social Business journey that the conversation would usually start with something along these lines: “ Yes, I want to have a Facebook for the Enterprise (running behind the firewall) and I want it yesterday! “, or, my favourite one: “ What’s the ROI of Social Media? Innovation Knowledge Management Open Business

Social Business in 2013 – An Opportunity (Open Business)

Luis Suarez

In previous blog entries I have reflected on the fact of how I keep seeing how more and more businesses seem to stagnate in their adoption efforts of becoming a Socially Integrated Enterprise after the first or second year of deploying social technologies behind the firewall (Never mind the external side for a minute… More on that one later on…). Have you noticed how little we see nowadays in writing that awkward, old, now obsolete, conversation about the ROI of Social Media?

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

This is something that gets discussed as emergent: see Emergent Knowledge Management , Direction of eLearning - Emergence or Big System , and Future Platforms for eLearning. Selling the Value Often it can be tricky to convince management of the value of providing these tools. I've not really seen good examples of business cases (future ROI) for using these tools. Firewalls - You can certainly install tools behind the firewall.