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ROI and ESN and IBM's Social Business Journey

When IBM's Ed Brill gave the INFORM 2015 opening keynote address he revealed the lessons IBM itself has learned through the implementation and use of its collaboration software.  Read more...

Why Executive Leaders Don't Need to Use Social

In this world of "digital business" and social technologies there is a rising crescendo of demands on executives to "become social" e.g. to become the Social CEO. And many executives are reacting to this pressure and are feeling the need to use social technologies and are (reluctantly) beginning to do so. But they are making a mistake. Read more...

Jeremy Scrivens Keynote Future of Work Expert at Digital Workplace 24

On 20th and 21st May this year the Digital Workplace Group will produce Digital Workplace 24 #DW24.  This 24 hour webinar will go live for free to thousands of digital workplace professionals and experts across the world. 14 hours of the programme are live audio and visual. Read more...

Celebrities CEOs and Mystique Shattered in a Sharing World

Charlene LiIn a very recent blog post on Business 2 Community Charlene Li was asked why people don't use corporate social networks. Her first reason is because executives don't engage themselves, possibly, she says, "because it will make them look like less of a leader if they get close to people".  However these type of executives are on a very short fuse, as even once-reluctant celebrities have come around to embracing social even if it erodes the mystique. Read more...

Enterprise Social as work not just networking - supply chain

We all know and McKinsey, Gartner and Forrester confirm, that the majority of implementations of enterprise social networks fail to meet their goals. No doubt we're all getting better at implementing them more successfully, but in many cases we find that even those improved implementation rates hide a disturbing truth. And the truth is that many ESN implementations have never moved beyond being part of "employee / corporate communications". The potential is so much broader, for example in supply chainRead more...