By Anshu Sharma on November 6, 2017
Amazon quietly turns the user profile social Shopping should be social. In the past, companies like Facebook and Twitter have tried to turn their social networks into shopping ‘with friends and family’. But its harder to turn a social network into a shopping site than to turn a shopping app, already used by 80M households into a […]
By Dion Hinchcliffe on June 14, 2016
The company that first brought the industry the then-breakthrough technology of groupware in the 1990s is now moving towards cognitive collaboration for differentiation, says IBM’s new head of product management for collaboration, Ed Brill, as he grapples with the company’s many offerings in the space.
By Dion Hinchcliffe on May 6, 2015
While there are a number of key factors that help organizations create important new types of business results using enterprise social networks or online communities, leadership is almost always at the top of the list. There is no avoiding the fact that what executives and middle managers actually do when it comes to leadership with […]
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By Sameer Patel on January 14, 2015
So, Ingrid Lunden at TechCrunch announced that Facebook has finally entered the world of work. As far as the consumer market goes, think about it. Facebook is worth 212 billion dollars by having a strong hold on your actions, interests, and preferences from 5pm to 9am and some fraction of your work day. If only it could […]
By Dion Hinchcliffe on May 27, 2014
Two tracks seem to be emerging with today’s enterprise collaboration tools. Either they’re becoming full-sized suites with the kitchen sink, or they’re focusing making a few core features work better than anyone else.
By Susan Scrupski on April 9, 2014
It should come as no surprise that a one-dimensional approach to network “deployment” will yield lackluster results. In the heyday of the Enterprise 2.0 movement, it was largely IT that introduced social networks to the workforce. The mistake that many customers made in those early days was viewing social networks as a technology platform vs. […]
Posted in Trends & Concepts | Tagged adoption, change agents, Change Management, Digital Workplace, Enterprise 2.0, future of work, Leadership, Organizational Change, Social network, social network analysis
By Dion Hinchcliffe on March 6, 2014
A seemingly esoteric question actually turns out to be vital for dealing effectively with the trend toward silos of communication everywhere, from social networks to online communities.
By Susan Scrupski on November 14, 2013
Let’s be honest: change bites! Most people do not like change. Change brings uncertainty, a loss of security and control, a fleeting feeling of helplessness, and even panic. Helping large organizations embrace disruptive change is a tall order. What’s needed are roadmaps, play books, guidance, intelligence, patience, and a little inspiration. But, change can be […]