Employees don’t have time to waste narrating their work

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Summary : it's impossible to think about emergent collaboration and self-organized structures without visibility on others' work. That's the reason why employees are more and more expected to share statuses related to the progress...

Email vs social networks : it’s about the client, not the signal

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In brief : wondering if there's any reason to use a social network for a private conversation implies that having many tools coexisting is a given, a constraint. But it's not. The given is...

If you want to get rid of the cloud do it the cloud way

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The cloud is without any doubt the new model for enterprise IT. Tomorrow a large part - if not the whole - of enterprise IT will be in the cloud (but beware of easy...

The end of enterprise social networks ?

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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...

Does enterprise IT need macro generators ?

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In short :despite of noticeable efforts, corporate IT is still very siloed what restrains collaborative and social practices that often need double entry and involve task redundancies. Macro generators like IFTTT try to tackle...

What context means in social collaboration

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We it comes to social technologies adoption by end users, context is often mentioned as essential. It's now recognized as a pillar that gives meaning to technology and makes it seamless for users to...

Surviving in the social software jungle

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In brief: the advent of social software change shifted the balance of power between IT and business people by reinforcing the autonomy of the second. But as social networks projects become digital workplaces ones...
Saas and change

Is Saas a change killer ?

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If technologies makes major improvement possible, it's not self sufficient. In the last decade we saw the the adoption of software allowing to reinvent operations, work, business process and, on the other, it seems...

Is workload measurement the problem of the century ?

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Optimizing workload has always been a key concern for businesses and managers. A too heavy workload regarding to the capacity leads to explosion, a too low workload means resources are wasted. I don't even...

Why collaboration with customers and partners is a complicated matter

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All businesses want to improve the way they collaborate with their customers and partners. Quite logical. No one creates value alone and two businesses that are very good at internal collaboration won't make the...

Social and process integration is key. But for whom ?

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In short : being's both a matter of survival and credibility it's more important for enterprise social software process to structure around processes than for business process players to socialize. But this bipolar approach...

The future of enterprise : a matter of service

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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...

Is the Cloud compatible with a platform approach to social IS ?

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Is the Cloud, which has been so helpful to make social business initiatives blossom, becoming a limit to their success. That's a legitimate question and me may even fear the answer. As it's been already...

Interesting Report on IT depts role in value creation

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The CIGREF (french big companies CIO club) issued and interesting report co-writen with McKinsey. Although it's writen in French, I would like to share some points with you. And, if ever you know...

A zero-email organization ? Please be serious…

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There's not a person who's not aware of the current limits of email and the fact it has become a factor that limits employees performance. But very few really try deal with this issue...

Enterprise social software : knowledge worker’s paradise

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Summary : gathering people and bringing them closer does not often increase performance. If it's a good way to spur creativity, exchange, share points of view and refine, the productive part of work is...

Survey on the use of IT in french companies

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Two weeks ago I was invited by Microsoft to attend the presentation of a survey on the use of IT in fench companies. Two things made it really interesting • Although the fact new generations...

Digital Nomads : today’s community for tomorrow’s workers

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Perhaps you've already heard about Digital Nomads. More than a site it's rather a community for those who break the traditionnal link between working and being at the office and use the right tools...

Social Technologies may increase productivity by 25%

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Summary : according to a recent McKinsey study, organization may expect a 25% increase in productivity from social technologies. But, behind this appealing headline, the conclusions remain the same : nothing will happen until...

The implicit social network according to Sinequa

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One of the primary goals of businesses that implement an enterprise social network is expert location. Expert has often been a wasted word these last years, most of all from an HR standpoint but...
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