Emerging tech transforming the workplace

Emerging tech transforming the workplace

While smart mobile devices, SaaS, and social software ushered in a wave of major change in the workplace, that’s nothing compared to what’s coming.

Enterprise online communities mature, quantify value

Enterprise online communities mature, quantify value

The world of enterprise online communities is one of the more interesting phenemona of social business. For one, it’s not considered very glamorous, attached as it is typically to older, less exciting traditional businesses. Nor are they on the cutting edge of high technology, often making use of simple social tools like online forums. But […]

The enterprise products with disruptive potential for 2014

The enterprise products with disruptive potential for 2014

If you were a CIO trying to lead the business from the front and begin deeper transformation to digital/social engagement, what would be on your short list? I asked myself that question as I reviewed products based on some of the more interesting — or, in a few cases, only likely to be much-discussed — enterprise […]

Businesses have digitized, but not transformed

Businesses have digitized, but not transformed

After nearly a half-century of digital technology advancement — fueled by years of steady exponential gains from potent digital growth factors like Moore’s Law and Gilder’s Law — businesses are still at the crossroads when it comes to applying technology to their business. Despite decades of largely automating existing processes instead of fundamentally rethinking what they do in digital terms, our […]