Information provided to managers is useless

That's the conclusion of an Accenture Report (via Toby Ward). It inspired me some conclusions. We often focus on searching information. But before being searched, information has to be published. It's not only a matter...

Do managers have to spend all their time managing interactions ?

Indeed another way to ask this question would be : "must people be given tools to organize themselves their interactions or is it the manager's job to control everything". In fact you can see both...

Why answering people’s questions ?

One of the main interests of an intranet 2.0 is its ability to favor exchanges and interactions. At the time organization have to be not only productive but also intelligent and when knowledge workers...

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...

Is spiral notebook the new collaboration killer app ?

This could have been a joke but it isn't. It's just the retranscription of a talk I had with a friend yesterday at lunch. - We have a reporting tool in which we have to...

Using wikis as a coaching tool

I've already writen someting about blogs as a self development tool, now this is wiki as a coaching tool . You can also find things in English here. It's a very interesting concept because...

Self managed communities at Schlumberger

Very interesting article in the Wall Street Journal, about communities of practices at Schlumberger (52.000 employees over 80 countries). The institution of such communities is a success and the company now counts more than...

What emails can’t do, and how much they cost

How many emails a day do you receive? And how long does it takes to read it all? 2 hours? How many of them are useful ? 50% ? Considering every people in your...

ICC’06 meeting

Last week I attended ICC (french acronym for Innovation, Competitiveness, Knowledge) meeting in Paris. Here are my feelings based on conferences I attended and products I saw. 1°) 2.0 is going mainstream. It's not fashionable...

When blueKiwi meets HR problematics

If you're staying in France next week and want to see how an collaborative intranet 2.0 can help you to manage your HR problematics, you can attend the conference that will take place at...

Collaboration or office automation application 2.0?

Last week I attended a Microsoft prensatation about "collaborative work optimization and information organization" based on their new SharePoint and Office packages. Hearing concepts and premises I was satisfied Microsoft was going the 2.0 way....

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...

Management 2.0 (2): facts and premises

So that's the continuation of this post. We'll make a quick tour of company's needs, see whats done to improve things and acknowledge that's it's not fully efficient (and very far from that) and see...

Organizational learning (2) and KM lawyers

This is the second part of my post about organizational learning. It will end with a little case study about KM in law companies. In the second part of the process (double loop learning), 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...

About collaboration-driven intranets and enterprise information portals

A few of my first thought inspired by the Razorfish report on intranets bet practices. It concerns the distinction made beetween two kind of intranets according to the...

Best Practices in Corporate Intranets

That's the title of an Avenue A/Razorfish report (you can dowload it here for free) I found more than interesting. There's so much to say about this report that I will only focus on...
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