Connected watches looking for compelling use cases

Connected watches are not really new but the launch of the Apple Watch is highlighting this market. The number of enthusiastic and skeptical voices show that the product is not uncontroversial. Will the smart...

The future of the web : chaos and sustainability

Digital transformation is a hot topic but it's in fact nothing but one step in a broader process that will make internet (and not necessarily the web) the infrastructure of our lives, of our...

CxOs and social media : knowing is not doing

In short : CEOs and corporate directors are aware of the importance of social media, of what's at stake and even use these tools in their personal lives but that does not lead to...

Social media dependence is a wrong concern

In short : there are more people wondering if there's a real dependence on social media. In fact people, social animals are dependent on others. To meet their needs they depend on some tools,...

Social networks are not medias. And reciprocally

In short: we too often consider that social networks and media are the same thing while they have different natures. The difference lies in relationship reciprocity and involves noticeable differences in the way each...

No technology is social. People and their practices do.

In short : developing practices and behaviors to bring them online and favor technology adoption is only the visible part of the iceberg. Before all a "social intention" should be created, so we need...

When gamification creates addiction and not engagement

Summary : gamification is often shown as the best way to engage employees and customers in a digital world where they are subjects to more and more appeals. But the mechanism has it weaknesses...

What should we think of a business that disdains its products ?

Summary : when one invests in a company, valuing it, it's normal to have a close look at the customers and the way currents ones could be devlopped and new ones acquired. The world...

Social Media is a Secondary Competence

Summary : Digital, social media and networks...businesses are looking for people mastering these new concepts and tools. But we need to be careful toward excesses we can see emerging today : knowing tools has...

CIOs told to be more business oriented

Summary : technology is not the property of the IT department anymore and CIOs must move from being the keeper of the flame to being a service provider for business lines and customers. With...

Email is not bad for productivity only

Summary : email causing organizational unwieldiness and information loss is nothing new. Businesses like ATOS decided to fix this issue once for all, using means which effectiveness will need years to be assessed. But...

From noise to situational intelligence

Sumary : many users say that the problem that enterprise social platforms is the risk of infobesity and informational noise. Reality is more complex. As for infobesity, these platformes only collect information and have...

Information leaks on social networks : that’s not the problem

Summary : businesses see social networks as possible channels for information leaks caused by negligence. What is right. But their retort, that is mainly technological, does not solve anything because social networks are only...

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...

Tomorrow’s businesses need strong processes and deep automation

Summary:Tomorrow's business will give people and their peculiar skills a good deal to increase overall performance. Creativity, problem solving, exception handling...everything that has nothing to do with processes and automation. But if excellence is...

Signals instead of conversations ?

Summary :  enterprises will have to enter the world of conversations. Everything will become conversations between enterprises, employees and customers. Such a concept, when not introduced the right way, is scary for lots of...

The other debt organizations may die of : the trust one

Summary : trust  is the fuel that will power new forms of work and management and make change possible. But trust can't be mandated and has to we won over time. In fact, it's being...

New White Paper on Enterprise 2.0

I'm happy to announce the release of a new white paper on enterprise 2.0. In fact irt's not that new. Last year, my fellow member Anthony Poncier gathered most of the more relevant french...

Google + : an enterprise tool ?

Summary : Can Google Plus become a major player in the enterprise software field ? It will depend on its positioning and the efforts Google will make to understand a field where things have...

Making the most of key resources in collaboration

Summary : tomorrow's organization will be connected and communicative. This is the only way to success in the knowledge economy. But communication and exchange, which are essential foundations for collaboration, need a sender and...
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