2.0 adoption : management matters

There are sentences you read as divine messages since they bring an approach to 2.0 adoption that seems to fit much more enterprises stakes and context than tools-centric visions do. Seen on Euan Semple's blog,...

On august 1st, some companies will start giving up email

To all employees: Beginning August 1st, you will no longer be able to send an e-mail to another employee of our organization. After some study, we have concluded that such e-mails are almost never the...

Techno populists come to power at Unilever, GE…and in your company ?

I discovered the term "techno-populist" while reading this businessweek article. This expression, originally due to Forrester, designates people who flout their company's IT policies in order to use in their professional lives the tools...

Participate in the 4th Global Intranet Strategies Survey

As every year, Jane McConnell is working on her yearly survey about intranet Strategies. A survey that is eagerly-expected because of the high quality of her works. You can still participate until August 31st. The 4th...

I’m more productive when I get rid of the tools I use

After a long reflection I realized that the tools I use were the cause of a high level improductivity. And that the others gives me incredible services. Try to pay attention to this in the...

About cultural differences on intranets

Following my quick synthesis of the report of best intranet practices, a few questions inspired by Jane McConnel and Razorfish people's comments on both my french and english blogs. - In wich ways cultural differences...

Are you swine flu-ready ?

Swine flu, or more exactly Influenza A H1N1 (that has nothing porcine) is waiting close to our doors and is a real threat to businesses. Ok, we should stop spreading doom and gloom. I...

Intranets are made for working

I'm afraid not as many people as we can expect are aware of that when social media in emerging within the enterprise. As a matter of fact I attented one of Jane McConnell's famous breakfasts,...

Enterprise 2.0 is about trust

Trust will be the common theme linking all speeches at the "KM projects day" at ENSAM (one of the French Greatest Schools) on next tuesday. Of course, a lot of things condition enterprise 2.0...

Let me introduce you blueKiwi 2009

Many of you asked me if I can share the slides of the new blueKiwi edition (aka bk2009) unveiling. So I managed to get an english version to share with you. And for screenshot addicts...

Sometimes you don’t have an intranet problem but a search problem

Summary : there's a common belief according to which the raise of user generated content will improve information sharing in the workplace. It's obviously a part of the solution but not the whole one....

Tags and networking drive E 2.0 adoption…and relativize importance of collaboration

I wrote a few lines about the discovery of the power of web 2.0 tools at accenture a few months ago. This article from socialcomputing magasine tells us more about what's happening there. The conclusion...

About social computing’s ROI

There's a lot of interesting conversations about social computing's ROI these days. The fact is as social computing has a very strong human component, it's also very qualitative. So let's try to to translate...

Internal communication and the available brain time syndrom

Summary : the recent evolution of intranets make internal communication face many new challenges. First they have to broadcast their message on a information system that's more and more split and where their own...

Enterprise 2.0 and social business : what to expect in 2012 ?

Résumé : what will be the enterprise 2.0 / social business in 2012 ? It will highly depends on choices organizations will make to deal with the paradox of finding ways to go out...

Blogs increase IBM’s intranet readership

As we all now, IBM counts thousands bloggers. What people often ignore is that IBM also have internal blogs that preceded the public blogs. In this interview, Christopher Barger, IBM's "chief blogging officer" tels something...

When Mac Manus glances at french 2.0

A post I enjoyed by Richard Mac Manus, one of the web 2.0 references. On his virtual tour of the state of web 2.0 projects in France, he mentionned two companies I'm very close...

Transform usages and boost social networks adoption with email

Summary : there's no biggest enemy for any enterprise social network than the email it's supposed to replace and that will remain central on user's screen for years through its client. What is a...

Welcome to communication departments 2.0 (or social com’ depts)

Summary : with new generation intranets coming in the workplace, many departments will have to redefine their role in these new systems...and even acquire one. Among them, communications departments. Intranet has been their prerogative...

Enterprises far beyond enterprise 2.0

A few weeks ago I amused myself proposing a few tracks on what enterprise 2.0 may be in 2009. But I think pushing the reflection beyond would be worth : enterprise 2.0 is only...
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