Social Business in 2013 – An Opportunity (Open Business)

Elsua

This piece would also highlight a shift of focus and purpose for yours truly with regards to the overall theme of Social Networking for Business. And, yes, businesses eventually do. And that’s where Social Business kicks in. A business problem.

2013 119

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 142

Trending Sources

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 124

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 128

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 132

Why Social Business Keeps Failing to Deliver

Elsua

I am starting to question the validity and merit of a good number of motives from companies to become successful social businesses, because in reality they aren’t. and Social Business are one of the main culprits why it’s taking us all so long to recover from this financial crisis?

2012 140

Being Better: Strategic Leadership for Business Ecosystems

Partnering Resources

Adaptive Business Ecosystems. Image from the Alliance for Business Innovation. Today’s businesses are not single entities. The methods you learned in business school are probably not helping you (unless you had some really hip professors). You’re in a business ecosystem.

2012 120

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 55

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 83

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

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 78

Dear Social Business Evangelist, Where Art Thou?

Elsua

There used to be a time when social business evangelists were perceived, mainly, as disruptors, to a certain degree, of any given status quo within the corporate environment out there at large. We are no longer seeing ourselves, social business evangelists as disruptors? Our business.

2012 123

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 74

Reinventing Relationships with Social Business

Elsua

It’s been nearly two weeks already since the last time I put together a blog post over here, on purpose, and, yet again, another round of business trips is now done and dealt with. Still think we are living on a Social Business Era? .

The Rise of Trollmarketing and Trashtweeting on Business Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Using trolling as a marketing campaign on social media. Advertising used to be so polite. Well except when it wasn’t. When Apple ripped into IBM with the Superbowl 1984 Ad, it was a shocker to the world. And unusual.

2014 139

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 60

Social Business, Where Do You Stand?

Elsua

A few days back, just before I embarked on to another business trip to both London (To attend and present at the #UCExpo event ) and Paris (To present at the Lotusphere Comes To You event ) – more on both of those wonderful events shortly!, So, dear social business, where do you stand?

2012 117

Social Business Adoption – The Laggards, The Critics and The Skeptics

Elsua

and it’s rather interesting to see how almost three years later the challenge seems to be there still, alive and kicking: Social / Open Business Adoption is hard. Where is the business value? That you have got issues with Social then switch over to Open (Business).

2013 92

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 86

Slack: Be less busy

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

socialnetwork_km social business Have an account? Sign In. “So So yeah, we tried Slack.”. The Sandwich Video team tried Slack. Turns out it really did change the way they communicate.

2014 43

The Sole of a Business

Alchemy of Change

Shoe repair man, Mr. Lee, teaches me the beauty of business and its ability to be of service to society. Creating Meaning alchemyofchange Google

2012 76

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

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 52

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 60

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 61

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 56

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 54

Social Business – Where Bosses and Managers Become Servant Leaders

Elsua

In the past we have talked a couple of times about the undeniable impact that social networking (for business) is having in traditional management and thought leadership by helping reshape and redefine some of their various long time existing conceptions.

2012 135

My New Cheese – Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections

Elsua

I am thrilled to announce that Luis Suarez is joining my team as Lead Social Business Enabler for w3 and www Connections. Luis will be an excellent champion for the CIO office as he helps to communicate our direction of becoming a truly social business and what it takes to get there.

2013 100

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 51

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 64

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 40

22 Business Networking Tips

Online Social Networking

I’ve also written Top 16 Reasons I Like Facebook More Than Twitter and 10 Simple Ideas for Setting Up a New Twitter Business Account. You and I both know that there’s much more to business networking than engaging on business networking sites.

2011 32

Open Business Strategies – Helping Someone Else Achieve Their Goals

Elsua

Open Business

Goals 63

Endeca Provides Dynamic Business Intelligence

Portals and KM

While the volume and variety within big data are a significant issues, Gartner, among others, notes that the real issue is making sense of big data and finding patterns in it that help organizations make better business decisions. Big data is a hot topic.

2011 58

Business Can’t Succeed in a World That’s Failing

Elsua

One of my favourite topics du jour is that one of the Future of Work and, more specifically, how the world of Social Networking is helping redefine it by provoking one of the most profound business transformations we have lived through in our entire history.

2012 97

How Do I Use OneDrive for Business?

Michael Sampson - Currents

At a recent meeting in Christchurch one of the participants grumped about his experiences with moving to Office 365, and in particular OneDrive for Business. He was the owner of a small business, and he had moved all of his files into OneDrive for Business (which if I recall correctly was 50 GB of data), and then gave access to the various folders to staff members. All business-related content should be in a SharePoint document library.

2016 49

Social Business Begins by Unleashing Your Business Talent

Elsua

A norm that will start becoming contagious from business to business, from customer to customer and so forth. Now who couldn’t resist embarking on such a liberating experience, as a business?

2011 59

How connect.BASF Helped BASF Become a Social Business

Elsua

In the recent past I have been blogging over here a couple of times already on some of the amazing piece of work that BASF ( disclaimer: An IBM customer) has been doing over the course of the last year or so on becoming a Social Business and behave and act as such.

2011 105

Situational Leadership in the Era of Open Business

Elsua

If you look into the world today, not just the business world, by the way, but the world in general, you would see how there is a massive crisis in terms of both Management and Leadership. That one that would thrive in an Open Business world.

2013 50