A socialnomics Manifesto

I rencently mentioned the word "socialnomics". Whatt's the interest ? In an interconnected world (not only by the net...a world were everything can impact everything, it's essential to understand the context to define the...

Is Innovation an Affair of State ?

Innovate, Innovate ! You must innovate. That's this year's hit ! Even this crisis' hit, since crisis and especially this one force us to review many certainties and reinvent many things we used to...

Will you have to throw your marketing outside of the window ?

McKinsey recently issued a report entitled Managing beyond web 2.0 which is about constraints businesses are meeting in a connected world. Those who relied on the title to pounce on it may have been...

Innovation : from a “OR” to an “AND” culture

What I can draw from this video is that what charaterize really innovatve companies is that they can find their way between assumptions that seem contradictory. They think in terms of "AND" instead of...

How to integrate innovation in your organization…with your IT dept.

I'coming back on an article titled "Teaming Up to Crack Innovation Enterprise Integration" and issued in the Harvard Business Review in last november. It has many interests : it's about the vital problematic of...

Managing in a downturn

The Alumni Network of the famous french "Ecole Polytechnique" issued a report on "how to manage in a downturn'. Here are a few excerpts :• Urgency does not mean lack of vigilance : state...

Web 2.0 tools to improve information readiness

Today, many opinions converge to admit two things :• companies need to be more and and more reactive in order to run their traditionnal activities in a more and more complexe context, where foreseeability...

Is web 2.0 dead or is business replacing buzzyness ?

You must have felt this agitation that went through the blogosphere these last day, but that was also relayed by traditional medias. Web 2.0 is dead. The rumor didn't start from this note from...

Disintermediarization : how a 2.0 practice can help against credit crunch

Enterprise 2.0 is enterprise before being 2.0 and social tools are tools before being social. It's very important to understand that anything 2.0 is, before all, characterized by a vision of interactions between people...

Innovation and cultural change : ID-ah at Bell Canada

A few months ago I wrote about my meeting with Rex Lee, a nice conversation during which we talked about what he implemented at Bell Canada, he showed me a few projects and, above...

Once knowledge will be outsourced, enterprises will only be expertise coordinators

In a previous post I was saying that, one day, enterprise's main role will be to organize a value chain and coordinate expertises, some of them being internal and some others internal. Economy's "knowledgization"...

With I-Prize Cisco Hammer It into Crowdsourcing for Innovation

A little time ago I wrote about Cisco's Human Network. One of the point I raised was to know is Cisco was about to only play a facilitator's game or try to exploit its...

How Enterprise 2.0 can help managing and improving organizational capital to support strategy

This is the third (and last) post of the series about enterprise 2.0 and intangible assets. Why do "organization capital" ? It's the ability to mobilize and support the change process that is needed...

The Next Step in Open Innovation

Distributed innovation, collaboration with clients and partners are becoming central in companies' strategic reflexion.To learn more about this subject I often discuss here, it's at McKinsey's.

Developing and managing information capital to support strategy : can enterprise 2.0 help ?

After some days "off" (too busy at work to take care of my blog), this is the second post of my series about how enterprise may support strategy. After human capital comes information capital.It's...

Meeting Rex Lee : collaboration, problem solving and innovation on the programme

I took advantage from my trip to attend Webcom Montreal to make a flying visit to Toronto. The main purpose was family but it was also the occasion to meet Rex Lee in...

Organization’s networking potential will drive talents

I've just read with a real interest this post, about the power of people networks. Top make it short it says that people will be increasingly attracted by regions who offer a strong potential...

With Human-Network Cisco steps into societal innovation

When we talk about enterprise 2.0 it's often about organization or marketing. But it can also be about activities that are not directly business related but ma be important considering the societal role enterpises...

How to link formal and informal within the enterprise : the “still” company

Since intangible assets only create value when they support formal business process, enterprises don't have to create an enterprise 2.0 organization relying on informal but a system allowing formal and structured activities to take...

Creating a corporate memory is about telling stories

I really believe conversations are key to capturing tacit knowledge, best practices,  all those things that are parts of the individual's patrimony and can only be captured an harnessed by stimulating individual memories through...
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