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Process Over Hierarchy - CEO Insights on Enterprise Social

In a fascinating 2-part series of posts on Linkedin Laurie Lock Lee captures and puts into context insights from David Thodey ex-CEO of Telstra and an enlightened advocate of enterprise social networks. Read more...

Report - Enterprise Collaboration Software Yields Substantial ROI

Establishing the ROI of enterprise collaboration systems often proves elusive. IBM engaged Forrester to research the financial impact of implementing the IBM Connections social collaboration platform through conversations with real customers, and came up with some very positive results. Read more...

Author Interview - The Future of Work by Jacob Morgan

We recently interviewed Jacob Morgan. Jacob is the author of the newly released The Future of Work: Attract New Talent, Build Better Leaders, and Create a Competitive Organization (Wiley) He is also the principal and co-founder of the future of work consulting firm Chess Media Group and the FOW Community, an invitation only membership community dedicated to the future of work and collaboration. Read more...

How Co-creating Personal Brands Builds Value for Dell

This Primp Your Profile post by Brittany Podolak in the Direct2Dell Community explains an important concept which still causes angst among many business people with whom we discuss the benefits of their employees being "on social". The angst is the fear of their people being poached. It starts from a fear of their employees even just being on Linkedin and spreads to the fear of their employees having a "personal brand" which might make them more attractive to other employers. The positive concept is that a positive perception of your employees on social creates value for both the employees and the organisationRead more...

Positive leadership at social scale

Kinship is everywhere. It’s empathy in action: a hug, a comforting word, the backbone of a friendship. Kinship is fundamentally selfless, intrinsically rewarding, a vital and extremely human part of being, well, a human being. Kinship is all about the affinity between people – the connection and relationship that two or more people share.  Read more...