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The Untold Costs of Social Networking


But that’s where the problem lies, what I call the untold costs of social networking. It’s in our genes. At least, to some of us. On purpose.

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New Deloitte Collaboration Study laments meetings & distractions costs

The Bumble Bee

billion per annum. The survey suggests that 46% of a typical work day is spent interacting with others (compared to 39% doing individual work).

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The Business Case for Enterprise Social Bookmarking: $4.6 Million a Year in Cost Savings!


million a year in cost savings and productivity gain. Yes, in case you may not have seen it, it is that good! Worth while your time, for sure!,

Saving travel cost by Net-Mapping before you go

Net-Map Toolbox

Saving cost and reducing travel are a big thing at the World Bank at the moment – as in many organizations.

Public Shared Services Design: the service cost and quality balancing act

The Bumble Bee

I believe it achieves the best compromise possible between sharing around cost of service versus quality of service. 3 years). A Final Point.

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Online Community Feature Overload and the Cost of Spreading Your Activity Too Thin

Managing Communities

But, in the thirst to be “more,” it can be easy to forget the cost that you may incur. [.]. Community Cultivation Developing Your Community

The Postdigital Enterprise Needs to Shift Attention from the Cost Side to the Value Side

Portals and KM

As they write, if you focus on the cost side there is only so much you can squeeze out.  When done right it did also result in cost savings or increased revenue or both. These are not my words of wisdom but ones I have long agreed with. John Hagel is co-chairman of the Deloitte Center for the Edge. This is not a new issue.

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The Cost of Seeking Invulnerability to Pain

How to Save the World

chart of fears, from this earlier post. And by freedom I mean freedom to be oneself. What is driving this intolerance for vulnerability?…

The Cost of the Privilege of Post-Moderation is Patience and Understanding

Managing Communities

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Online only services: 1/46th of the cost?


I need to make it very clear that I am totally in favour of digital inclusion. It’s very easy to say online services can be better services.

Social media cost of inaction: COI

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

COI Cost of Inaction with Social Media. Technorati Tags: coi , cost of inaction , return on investment , ROI , social media , web 2.0.


COI: Cost of Inaction United Breaks Guitars

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

This is a follow on from my posts on Cost of Inaction , also Steak and Shake and Apple vs Engadget. United Airlines broke a guitar. Mashable ).

#Movistar – The Cost of Lying to Your Customers


Today is, officially, my first day at work for 2015 after the Christmas holidays. on January 16th. Or, perhaps, even worse, my trust. It’s always been.

Cutting Travel Costs

Michael Sampson - Currents

But when travel is required, there's a set of common sense ideas you can follow to reduce your costs: - plan ahead, and don't buy a fully-flexible airfare. - Many of the routine meetings we hold today can be replaced / enhanced with new ways of meeting, without having to travel to get there. rent a car, rather than relying on cabs.

The hidden cost of overzealous workflow systems

Governance in a Networked World

Unfortunately many of these workflow systems make light of the human cost of using them, especially if the need falls just 1% outside the tight scope of what they were designed for. I can't help but think what they would think if we charged our time spent in using these systems back to the same accounts that show the cost saving!

Book math -- does e-publishing cost less?

Endless Knots

For a printed book with a cover price of $26, the publisher gets 50% of gross revenues, or $13, out of which a whole lot of costs have to be covered: The publisher pays about $3.25 Marketing costs average around $1 but may go higher or lower depending on the title. Marketing is about 78 cents. So on a $12.99 to $3.25. Period.

How Much Is This Meeting Costing?

Michael Sampson - Currents

And doing so is costly. Bring TIM is a fun way for everyone to remember that meetings have a cost. are highly ineffective. are boring.

Next Generation Cost Effective IT Infrastructure

Collaborative Thinking

The continued aftershocks from the financial liquidity crisis which started in August 2007 continue to be felt this weekend, with venerable institution Lehman Brothers descending into insolvency, Merrill Lynch being absorbed into Bank of America and AIG seeking to raise cash. This is clearly a very bad economic situation and will continue to have a

Offshoring: The Management Layers and Physical Communication Costs Are Significant

Michael Sampson - Currents

Vodafone New Zealand has taken another look at its IT offshoring strategy , and concluded that it's more effective and cost efficient to hire the IT staff in New Zealand: " Vodafone NZ is embarking on a campaign to fill 100 IT department vacancies, following a decision to move its offshore operation in India back in house. Interesting times.

The real costs of car use


Note the presence of the British Embassy in the credits at the end. Mobility and change

Barriers of Social Software Adoption within the Enterprise: It Will Cost You More than You Think!


No, this is not going to be a blog post about any of those. I’m actually going back to basics. So let’s get things going with that context.

The Admittedly High Cost of Social Media

Online Social Networking

The High Cost of Using Digital Media. It is costly, and so are website development and search engine optimization. Sharing is Caring!

conferences & the cost of organising

Engineers without Fears

Doing it at cost. I know of several events that are run on a cost-recovery basis but how can we make this as interesting as possible? It used to be really tricky & expensive to find people. Finding speakers. Finding venues. Finding attendees. You needed contacts & experience & these were high barriers to entry.

The financial cost of child poverty: government responds in the worst possible way


No surprise that the topic of child poverty keeps cropping up.  billion lost to individuals in net earnings (after paying tax).  to be.

The Cost of Doing Business with Email - The EQC Privacy Breach and What To Do About It

Michael Sampson - Currents

The Earthquake Commission in New Zealand has been in the news over the past few days, due to a privacy breach where an EQC staffer mistakenly sent a spreadsheet by email to the wrong recipient. Ian Simpson, the CEO of EQC wrote yesterday : " Today I confirmed the scale of the privacy breach on Friday was larger than first thought.

Interview with Cirrus Insight on User Adoption – for Salesforce

Michael Sampson - Currents

It’s costing you money. Salesforce adoption is one of the biggest issues facing orgs today. Read the blog post: on Cirrus Insight.

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Green Chameleon » Forgetting

Green Chameleon blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Forgetting KerrieAnne Christian has picked up an interesting story from the US Government Audit Office about cost overruns in the refurbishment of the warheads for Trident missiles. If only we could count the cost of forgetfulness more often.

About Hootsuite's Costly 'Freemium' Plans and Free Twitter Alternatives


Recently, HootSuite, a prominent social media dashboard, introduced a new “Freemium” pricing structure, which offers basic Web services at different price points. Their once entirely free service is now being offered in distinct bundled packages - the basic features will stay free, but more advanced features will require a monthly fee.

Blog>> Taxonomy Development Infographic

Green Chameleon

We’re going to look at costs/prices for printing this on high quality poster paper and shipping it if there’s a demand. Here is a poster design I’ve been working on for a while – it summarises the empirical, evidence based taxonomy development process we recommend. This is the link to an A4 pdf version. Let us know

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Green Chameleon » Easy Pickings

Green Chameleon

The idea of going after low hanging fruit is to get low-cost buy-in and support for your KM initiative. So what should we go after? Who knows?

Green Chameleon » Faith

Green Chameleon

It’s my first time in the new Terminal 3 , built at a cost of more than US$1 billion. I mean paying passengers and planes. RSS2.0

Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Here Comes ItalianPod

Ken Carroll

Universities evolved in in another era and remain stacked with inefficiencies (cost, structural, learning inefficiencies). We need them.

300,000 Hours a Year For One “Non-Essential” Meeting

Michael Sampson - Currents

At a cost of $45 million per year. The numbers were: – 7000 direct hours by 11 executives. Result: a re-evaluation of the meeting.

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300,000 Hours a Year For One “Non-Essential” Meeting

Michael Sampson - Currents

At a cost of $45 million per year. The numbers were: – 7000 direct hours by 11 executives. Result: a re-evaluation of the meeting.

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Community Building Isn’t About Influencers

Managing Communities

There is some overlap, sure, but if you focus on “influencers&# at the cost [.]. photo credit: jurvetson I’ve been hearing the word influencer a lot lately. People (companies) want other people, with big audiences, to talk about their stuff. There is nothing wrong with that. Managing the Community Thinking

How-to Guides>> How To Develop a Taxonomy

Green Chameleon

We’re going to look at costs/prices for printing this on high quality poster paper and shipping it if there’s a demand. Let us kno

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Bring Back the Corporate Knowledge Managers - as Collaboration Connectors

Michael Sampson - Currents

On one side of the scale is the cost to the individual of participating — the time required, the hassle involved if the system is cumbersome, and so on. Progressive companies, searching for better ways to spread tacit know-how, need to find ways to tip the scales by decreasing the cost or increasing the return. Or both.

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Collaborative Thinking: Economic Concerns Will Renew Interest In Web Conferencing

Collaborative Thinking

Given growing energy costs and recession concerns, decision-makers are likely to "dust off" prior programs aimed at streamlining travel budgets. Some strategists may be encouraged to leverage business interest in travel-related cost reduction as justification to pursue standardization efforts (e.g., time to update them.

Washington DC the End of October? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Published by Nancy White at 11:10 am under events Every time I contemplate getting on an airplane, I’m thinking “how do I maximize the carbon, cost and time of this plane ride. So in that vein, I’ll be going to Washington DC the last week in October. I’ll be booking my ticket pretty soon, so let me know! United States.

User Adoption Strategies (2nd Edition): Now Available as Digital Book

Michael Sampson - Currents

The digital book is US$19, compared to the previous price of US$49 for the printed book (with the majority of the difference the cost of postage).

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