Visions of Business Ecosystems

Partnering Resources

These are all descriptions of business ecosystems. In this post, we’ll look at a few different ways organizations depict and understand their business ecosystems. The Corvallis Business Ecosystem. The Corvallis Business Ecosystem map shows the elements of the start-up ecosystem.

2013 195

Risky Business

How to Save the World

It would be unfortunate if the population were to discover, from a Davos report to the global business/political corpocracy, that one of the greatest risks to our planet is… the global business/political corpocracy.

2018 69

Busy is the new smoking

Joitske Hulsebosch

Unfortunately I got too busy myself during the first three months of this year. Want to be less busy? My daughter in the third year of secondary school went on a three-days internship and returned with the observation: "They talk all day, I have a painfull ass from all those meetings!"

2016 200

What are Business Ecosystems?

Partnering Resources

Business Ecosystem Model developed by Dr. James F. I recently wrote about business ecosystems, adaptability, and change leadership. This post takes us back to the basics: what are business ecosystems? Why are Business Ecosystems Important? What are Business Ecosystems?

2012 172

Curing Business Ecosystems Blindness

Partnering Resources

Evolution into business ecosystems. Business ecosystems are complex and ever-changing. Ecosystem entities are organizations that your company depends on in order to do its business. Business Ecosystems StrategyImage by Dion Hinchcliffe, Dachis Group.

2012 153

Start a Content Business

Ken Carroll

How To Start a Content Business. W hat do you need to start a content business? You see, building a business around content is kind of like a three act play: A ct One : You show people how to solve a problem. Content Business. Content Business. Business Models .

2014 127

Social Business Is People to People Business – The Iberia Story

Elsua

As part of the series of “ Social Business Is People to People Business “, here’s the next take of what living social is all about. Yes, just that, 2 or 3 exchanges in Twitter and we are back in business! That, folks, is what a Social Business is all about!

2012 164

Work Stream #2 – Remote Working in Social Business Is Dead!

Elsua

So why have I said remote working does not exist in today’s business world then? At least, in the realm of Social Business and Digital Transformation, which, if you ask me, I find it a bit too ironic altogether, if you know what I mean.

2016 151

Open Business – From Adoption into Adaptation

Elsua

So far, the journey has been incredibly fascinating, if anything, because we are just about to enter the last stage of Social Business Adoption and Enablement: Adaptation. Social Business Mandates. ” Open Business #elsuasworkbook Hippie2.0

2013 188

Play is serious business!

Viv Mcwaters

Play is serious business! The post Play is serious business! Too right! “Play is absolutely fundamental for children’s physical, social, mental, and emotional development.” ” Professor Roger Hart.

2014 130

Klout, Influence, and the Future of Business

Alchemy of Change

Engagement & Collaboration Permeability & Networks business engagement influence Klout marketing networks permeabilityKlout helps companies better understand the influence of employees and customers, and this opens the firm more fully to the outside world.

2012 197

Business Continuity Management: The Ideal topic for Business Simulation

The Bumble Bee

I have invited leading Business Continuity Management (BCM) expert Pierre Wettergren to write a short guest blog on Bioteams.com to introduce this increasingly critical topic. Business Simulation

2013 116

Social Business – *The* Ecosystem

Elsua

Well, more than anything else, because it’s probably one of the best, most comprehensive reads you will do to find out where Social Business comes from, where we are nowadays and what lies ahead as our next challenge. Digital Business: The Transactional Era.

2012 164

Social Business Is People to People Business – The #Movistar Story – Part Deux

Elsua

Over three years ago I wrote an article over here around the ‘ Joy of Business Travelling ’. And that’s exactly what I am starting to recover from nowadays, as I just finished my last round of business travelling for the year. Open Business

2015 130

Radical Connectedness and the Evolution of Business

Alchemy of Change

Back then, we relied on legal contracts to ensure each party upheld its responsibilities in a collaborative value creation process because we lacked the tools to coordinate lots of small, loosely joined pieces of work (or “business processes”) between firms.

2011 197

The Joy of Business Travelling

Elsua

However, adapting to that new mentality towards business travelling, where a while ago I decided to just take it as it is, hasn’t been easy. Fun Stuff and Musings General Interest IBM Learning Life Open Business Travelling

2012 141

Facebook Business Page Management

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Do you need a Business page on Facebook managed? We have grown Facebook Business Pages from a few thousand fans to 1 million and we look after brands such as reality TV shows (Junior Masterchef), and to journalists as well as small business and government pages.

Business models for communities

Learning Alliances

I’ve been thinking about these issues for the past five years, noticing that many communities have unconscious business models that situate them in their world. Because I was passing through on the way to Effat University , they organized a session about business models.

Model 130

Essential Qualities of Open Business Ambassadors

Elsua

After all, I committed this year to get rid of the Social Business moniker for myself, remember?, So what are some other key characteristics from Open Business Champions? Open: Indeed, Open Business is about being just that: open.

2013 164

2017 How to Create and Use Facebook Business Page Lists

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Dear students, In this video lecture I walk you through creating Facebook Business Pages especially for LISTS. We create a Facebook Business Page for that List – let’s call it Grower’s Market Facebook List Page or something.

2017 163

Our Egos and Business

Alchemy of Change

The Ego in Business – the latest article in Alchemy of Change’s successor site, The Vital Edge. What happens when egos get too wrapped up in work? When we confuse our title, position and even our organization with our sense of self?

2013 130

6 Reasons Your Business Doesn’t Need Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The Top 6 Reasons why a business doesn’t need social media. However I recently gave a presentation on Facebook, Advertising and Big Data at a conference and an audience member was adamant he and his business didn’t need social media.

2016 198

High performance leadership/decisions: business game findings

The Bumble Bee

Over the part few years I have been running in-house business games with a number of major enterprises who form executive teams for a global enterprise for a three year period over a single (intensive) day. Business Simulation

2013 152

Social Business in 2013 – A Commitment

Elsua

More than anything else, because over the course of the last few months, perhaps couple of years, I have seen very little of it, as I have blogged about a couple of times in articles like Why Social Business Keeps Failing to Deliver or Dear Social Business Evangelist, Where Art Thou?

2013 158

Social Business in 2013 – A Challenge

Elsua

More than anything else, because in the last three months, while I was mostly away from this blog, I kept bumping into a couple of relatively new challenges that I think are going to present lots of great opportunities for us all in the year ahead in the space of Social Business.

2013 158

Defining What Social Means in Business

Alchemy of Change

The Battle to Define "Social Business": A David and Goliath Story. Mission & Outcomes Social Media & Information Technology social business

2013 130

Radical Transparency in the Era of Open Business

Elsua

Remember, long gone are the days where you were alone in your own little cubicle, your own little silo, minding your own business, fighting everyone out there, so you could just get ahead of everyone that could get in between you and your quarterly / yearly bonus.

2013 197

The Forest and the Trees: Managing in Business Ecosystems

Partnering Resources

The Forest and the Trees: Managing Business Ecosystems. It’s time for us to pay attention to our business ecosystems. What is a business ecosystem? In the olden days, businesses competed against one or maybe a few specific rivals. Business Ecosystems Strategy

2013 181

Creating Business Value

Alchemy of Change

Stop for a moment and think of something you own that you really value. Mission & Outcomes mission value

2013 130

Challenges of Social Business in the Workplace

Elsua

A couple of weeks ago the smart and talented folks from Bloomfire approached me through Twitter to ask me whether I would be willing to participate on an interview around Social Business and be featured on the series of bloggers and influencers they have got going on for a little while now. Why aren’t more Enterprise 2.0 / Social Business vendors doing the same thing? . The challenge AND the opportunity while embarking on the so-called Social Business Transformation journey.

2014 126

Change Leadership Challenge 2: Compelling Business Case

Partnering Resources

The second factor in successful change leadership is creating a clear, compelling business case for change. Workers are more likely to change when the business case is obvious, specific and urgent. Business cases like this one get attention.

2014 183

Open Business and The Power of Habit

Elsua

So when thinking about that Social / Open Business Transformation I just couldn’t help thinking whether we have got it figured out how we can inspire those new habits in terms of how people connect, collaborate and share their knowledge across.

2013 141

The Future of Open Business At Stake

Elsua

and Social Business, the social evangelists, were starting to become rather scarce and very rare to be seen out there on the Social Web. “ I suppose I know now where a good number of those social business evangelists are hanging out nowadays.

2013 141

The Power of Networks in a Complex (Business) World

Elsua

And since they are all incredibly busy and hectic processing 4 to 5 hours of email they just can’t seem to go beyond their own eyes. The task today is to understand what both social business and complexity mean. Open Business

2013 182

Open Business – From Document-Centric to People-Centric Collaboration

Elsua

Lately, I have been thinking quite a bit around the topic of Social / Open Business Transformation. Chances are that, right there, without you not knowing, you may have just gotten started with your own Social / Open Business Transformation. Open Business

2013 179

Silos Kill Business

Michael Sampson - Currents

In a recent blog post, he talks about how silos kill business , and recommends tighter communication / coordination / collaboration instead: “ If there’s been one overarching theme I’ve heard in dozens of discussions with people the past few months at various conferences, it’s this: so many businesses have put various marketing components in silos that never communicate. Incongruous communications that confuse the customer and deter the prospect from doing business with you.

2014 104

Open Business – The Narrative vs. The Ruthless Measurement

Elsua

Oh, metrics, what would we do without you in the business world, right? That’s probably the main reason as to why very few people are continuing to question the value of social networking for business. Every single business out there needs one. Social Analytics.

2013 169

Social Impact Strategy and Business

Alchemy of Change

Social impact strategy aligns societal and business objectives, creating enormous brand value in the process. Mission & Outcomes impact mission strategy

2013 130

The State of Social Business – A State of Maturity?

Elsua

And what a better resume than talking a little bit about one of the main conversations I have been having in the last few weeks: Has Social Business matured enough compared to, say, two to three years ago? What’s the state of Social Business today?

2012 176

A real-life Groupon business story

Community Guy

Our office neighbors, Paloma , recently went through the Groupon experience to promote their spa business. We are very pleased with the amount of business Groupon brought in because it seems so far to have significantly bolstered our regular/pre-booked client base. Business Strategy