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"Rethinking the Value of Talent"

Submitted by admin on Tue, 05/02/2006 - 16:43

"Rethinking the Value of Talent," Strateg+Business by Jeffrey Joerres and Dominique Turcq

"Classifying employees by their role in the success of your business rather than by their function can improve the effectiveness of recruiting, staff development, and deployment.

Social Media

"Enterprise 2.0: The Dawn of Emergent Collaboration"

Submitted by admin on Tue, 04/11/2006 - 17:33

Interesting piece from MIT Sloan about enterprise social networking software. I suppose the uptick or rate of adoption for businesses will accelerate in 2006 and 2007. LOL We've been spouting off about corporate social software, web 2.0 stuff for over three years to businesses that remain clueless. Of course, it's great to see Mr. McAfee introduce and explain Enterprise 2.0 (social-software, web-2.0) concepts in terms, hopefully, managers will GET.

Integrating Open Source - Web 2.0 - Applications For Business

Submitted by admin on Thu, 04/06/2006 - 06:45

Great piece about today's software development process and some of the cool web 2.0 applications.. These applications, such as social networking, community software, ajax, predications markets - use application programming interfaces (API's) so they can exchange data back and forth. This is becoming the year of the open application program interface - API or the Hook.

How Online Social Networks Benefit Organizations

Submitted by admin on Wed, 03/08/2006 - 15:30

For any employee, manager, founder, et al, I strongly suggest that you read what Ms. Kimball and Mr. Rheingold have to say about social networks and try to figure out (call us) how to get started using one in your orgainzation. I think it is great that Mr. Rheingold back in 2000 was championing social networks in organizations. The funny thing is, it took a bunch of kids on myspace to bust social networks wide open. From what I can remember, the same scenario played out with the adoption of instant messaging.

Make better strategy decisons

Submitted by admin on Mon, 01/02/2006 - 14:50

According to a new survey,"stop making plans; start making decisions"by management consulting firm Marakon Associates, and the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), companies following the traditional planning model - which is annual and focused on individual business units - make an average of only 2.5 major strategic decisions (those with the potential to increase annual company profits by 10% or more) a year.