Using social software to collaborate and connect

"The good and bad Of Web 2.0 tools", By J. Nicholas, IT News

It once bet its collaboration strategy on Microsoft tools. It's expanded to consider more Web 2.0 tools, but getting them implemented and used is far from easy.

Internal social software for business

In the workplace, leveraging information in new ways improves decision making, customer service, and how people get work done. Business managers, team leaders, and customer facing employees will be amazed with the power and flexibility of social networking software.

Why Do Good Managers Set Bad Strategies?

Here's an interesting article from Wharton with Michale Porter, the strategy guru. (reg req)

Mr. Porter makes an excellent point with, "...it is important for everyone in the organization to understand the strategy and align everything they do with that strategy every day." Too bad most employees don't have a clue to what strategy is or how it relates to their daily work activities.

Corporations As Complex Adaptive Systems?

Grant McCracken, This Blog Sits at the Intersection of Anthropology and Economics, has an interesting post, "Remodelling the corporation" that fits with the cluetrain, 1999 "markets are conversations", and the hughtrain, 2004 "THE MARKET FOR SOMETHING TO BELIEVE IN IS INFINITE", ideas.

Knowledge Sharing - Cast a wide net

Knowledge Sharing - Cast a wide net.

As a business professional, you know that now, more than ever, knowledge sharing is becoming a crucial aspect of the business process. Having an open mind and casting a wide net yields the greatest results.  

Here's an interesting article, Selling Soup, from The NY Times. Go a head, read it.

Communications Scale with Social Networks

Most social network platforms we set-up and run are for business organizations. Organizations that want to connect people, ideas and information - mashups - so they can improve decision making and performance amongst employees, customers, suppliers, etc. But some of the ideas Mr. Young writes about, scaling self-expression, reach of distribution, and decentralizing the ecosystem apply to what we enable inside businesses.

Delivering new business value with social software

Mr. Hinchcliffe writes about the use of Web 2.0, social software in the enterprise and how organizatins can apply it as a light weight solution to some of the vexing customer relationship problems.

 "With IT budgets slack, delivering business value is paramount" Posted by Dion Hinchcliffe.

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