After McKinsey, Pierre Audoin Consultants issues their report on the state on social collaboration in Europe. If also offers a comparative vision of how things are doing in France, England and Germany and provides a very sound analysis that matches with what practitioners actually see on the field. German and english are operational, french prefer [...]
Chess Media Group is conductiong a survey on the future of work and how it’s transforming. The main area of focus are collaborative and social tools, flexible work arrangements and BYOD policiesa. Click here to take the survey The survey consists of 28 questions and you should take 10 minutes to complete it. Participants can [...]
In short :the adoption of new organizational models is made necessary by the need for optimizing the way businesses leverage their intangible assets. Beyond this complex matter there’s another emerging reality : businesses should learn to mobilize and devalop assets that are not theirs. What raises questions about engagement models and the relevance of current [...]
Summary : social networks won’t die but deeply mutate. Since they only cover a small part of user’s needs, they show their limits in the same way email did. But rather than dying, their principles will integrate into tools with a larger scope of business use and will, at last, deserve the name of business [...]
Summary : nothing better than thinking about service when imagining the future of enterprise. Because it’s both the foundation of new economic models. Because these models force us to rethink how our organizations work toward more agility and adaptability and see people and competences as services. Last because because providing people with a work environment [...]
Summary : gamification is often shown as the best way to engage employees and customers in a digital world where they are subjects to more and more appeals. But the mechanism has it weaknesses and simplistic short cuts can lead to failure. Gamification remplaces engagement or follows it but does not precede it. And when [...]
Summary : we’re being told that workers spend too much time on email and that may be true. But contenting ourselves with this single argument to make them switch to other tools is a little bit too easy : what would be different if they spend the same amount of time elsewhere ? So the [...]
In short : The IBM Institute for Business Value recently issued a report on social business and the best ways to make it work. Beyond these points, this report will be very useful to built one’s roadmap of the new capabilities they need to develop and what it means in terms of technology. The IBM [...]
Summary : another book on enterprise social networks ? Yes but this one avoids many traps and commonplaces. “The Collaborative organization” is a very practical and documented guide on the whys and hows of your implementation strategy. No overpromise, a lucid look and relevant analysis. A book any project manager should have. I’m often mistrustful [...]
The Collaborative Organization: A Strategic Guide to Solving Your Internal Business Challenges Using Emerging Social and Collaborative Tools (Hardcover)De: Jacob Morgan
Solve problems, seize opportunities, and ignite innovation with a powerful collaborative technology business strategy
"In today's global economy collaboration is key to building a connected, engaged, and sustainable organization. Jacob's book guides leaders on how to develop strategies to build this type of a 'Collaborative Organization.’”
”Everyone knows that the future of work is engaged employees who collaborate to get things done but struggle to figure out how to get there. Jacob’s book is a valuable strategic guide to help leaders deploy emerging collaboration technologies and strategies to ‘get there.’”
“ManpowerGroup recognizes that in the Human Age, it is people that power the world of work and people are capable of much more when they collaborate to achieve their goals. Leaders looking to build this type of a Collaborative Organization should read this book."
"A valuable strategic guide for organizations looking to tap the power of new social and collaborative tools to create more connected, engaged, and successful organizations."
"This book gets to the very real issues that companies of all sizes, in all industries, continue to face. Social and collaborative tools are certainly part of the picture, but Morgan goes beyond this to look at true enterprisewide collaboration that is inextricably tied to business strategy."
"The rise of social and collaborative technologies is driving a new type of business conversation. Morgan provides valuable insights on how companies can evaluate today's options and implement successful strategies and solutions to seize this opportunity."
"Most business leaders understand how critical collaborative tools are to the success of their companies. What they need now is a guide based on hard data and practical experiences that shows how to put those tools to work. Morgan fills that need with this book."
“The value of collaboration is intuitive: we accomplish more, faster, better when we work as a team and play well with others. But collaboration at the scale and pace of modern enterprise isn’t simple, easy, or straightforward: harnessing the power of organizational collaboration requires the right mix of art and science, and an expert coach would sure be helpful. The Collaborative Organization provides a plan, real-world lessons, insights, and expertise born of broad-based research tempered by the rich and diverse experience of early pioneers.”
"A fresh, honest, and actionable guide to internal collaboration. The Collaborative Organization delivers practical insight into what it takes to successfully launch, maintain, and evolve the initiatives that are designed to address collaboration challenges unique to your business. A valuable read."
About the Book:
While there are few guarantees in business these days, there is one simple truth we can all agree upon: Companies that embrace social and collaborative technologies and strategies stand the best chances of succeeding; those who don’t will fail.
Still, the question remains: How do you get the most out of these world-changing tools and how do you develop strategies to succeed?
Jacob Morgan, the cofounder of Chess Media Group, says that you have to start where it all begins--with your employees--and in The Collaborative Organization, he shows how to do it.
In this nuts-and-bolts guide, Morgan provides the information, insight, and strategic framework you need to use emergent collaborative software behind your company's firewall to solve business problems, unearth new opportunities, and drive innovation.
The Collaborative Organization takes you from the starting gate to the finish line of creating and executing a profit-driving, growthfocused strategy that leverages the power of social and collaborative technologies and strategies in your company. Learn all there is to know about:
Dozens of case studies and contributions from companies from around the world, such as the Children's Hospital, the U.S. Department of State, UPS, Vanguard, and Pabst Brewing Co., clearly illustrate what works, what doesn't, and why.
Whether your company has 100 employees or 100,000, The Collaborative Organization gives you what you need to get everyone on board to foster lasting success and growth in today's uncertain but exciting business landscape.
Summary : in a world of conversations and relationships, influence is the new Grail anyone has to acquire and measure. But influence is nothing as long as it does not make people undertake an action that impacts the business. Considered alone from usual business indicators it proves nothing except except a vague ability to spread [...]