Social Networks at Work Promise Bottom-Line Results
But the purpose of this network is all business, and the ambitions for it are grand. Think of it as a nervous system for the enterprise, one that gets more valuable the more it’s used. Wachovia envisions a sophisticated knowledge-management platform integrated with multiple applications to let workers locate informationâ€” and the people who use itâ€”simply and intuitively. Look up coworkers, and you can see their relationships to other employees
Connect to survive? The implications of the digital divide
I was trying to raise the awareness of the audience that being part of the on-line digital community (and in particular social networking) was becoming an increasing factor in how we evolve and survive as human beings, and that those who fail to grasp this will find themselves ever more isolated â€“ cut off from the networks that are sharing, adapting and updating knowledge to create value.
Seven ways enterprise 2.0 differs from web 2.0
Enterprise 2.0 and web 2.0 environments may have their differences, but trying to veil transparency isnâ€™t going to do any good. We also have to work at generating network effects, we need to encourage and facilitate participation, and lastly we need a way to measure or value an individuals social productivity. This can all be helped by reviewing job descriptions, corporate strategies, and job evaluations to include or encourage social participation.
What’s Your Social Quotient? A Method for Assessing Social Media Risk
Oy. Its been a month and 2 days since last I posted. That is far too long. I will endeavor to tighten up. Ok, when last we spoke, I wrote on the use of the Social Quotient to determine the likelihood of success in a Social Media initiative. So its just sorta hangin out there now… how do you assess a companies’ SQ? So here are my measures, feel free to recommend your own.
Making business sense of unified communication
Unified communication is about improving productivity by providing a seamless model for conveying your message. Rick Seeto, vice president of Marketing for Nortel Asia, explains the fundamentals behind the technology and how companies can use UC to reach business goals.