Social Business in 2013 – An Opportunity (Open Business)
JANUARY 8, 2013
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.
Radical Connectedness and the Evolution of Business
Alchemy of Change
NOVEMBER 16, 2011
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.
Why Social Business Keeps Failing to Deliver
MARCH 21, 2012
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?
Essential Qualities of Open Business Ambassadors
FEBRUARY 11, 2013
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.
Open Business – From Adoption into Adaptation
MAY 26, 2013
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
Social Business in 2013 – A Challenge
JANUARY 5, 2013
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.
Social Business in 2013 – A Commitment
JANUARY 7, 2013
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?
What are Business Ecosystems?
AUGUST 8, 2012
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?
Racing to the Top Where Corporations Are People
AUGUST 24, 2012
But today I just want to highlight his, once again, brilliant insights around the area of Social Business and the Social Enterprise, because a couple of his recent blog posts have pretty much nailed it for yours truly on why social networking for business makes sense, business sense, that is. If a local businessperson did this, no one in town would ever do business there again “ And rightly so!
Social Business – Where Bosses and Managers Become Servant Leaders
MAY 7, 2012
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.
Bring Back the Corporate Knowledge Managers - as Collaboration Connectors
Michael Sampson - Currents
MARCH 25, 2012
Writing for the Harvard Business Review blog network, Tammy Erickson talks about the role of organizational hubs to encourage and enhance collaboration. One of the biggest challenges of successful collaboration within businesses is putting aside the idea that having more connections is automatically better and address the serious issue of enhancing connection productivity.
My New Cheese – Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections
APRIL 20, 2013
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.
Business Can’t Succeed in a World That’s Failing
AUGUST 29, 2012
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.
Open Business Strategies – Helping Someone Else Achieve Their Goals
JANUARY 15, 2013
This is all about embracing something that we may have struggled with for far too long, but that yet, when done correctly, could be the next huge thing in the corporate world: become more open. . Open Business
The Case for Corporate Social Networking
John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM
MAY 9, 2011
When this generation enters the workplace, they are put off by the traditional business applications – which are not social and collaborative. This also results in employees focusing on the business imperative, every single day.
How connect.BASF Helped BASF Become a Social Business
MAY 26, 2011
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.
Social Business Begins by Unleashing Your Business Talent
MARCH 7, 2011
Going as far back as 1996 with the first iteration of BluePages (Check out this snapshot from 2000/2001 to get an idea of what it was like), or 1997 when VP Buddy first came about (The first corporate Instant Messaging client I relied on to get my job done!),
Situational Leadership in the Era of Open Business
AUGUST 30, 2013
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.
Blogging and Corporate Hippies by Luis Suarez
JULY 5, 2013
What were some of the themes that helped me get back on track on keep on pushing for Open Business with that rather well known, by now, flair of being the outlier , the corporate rebel , the outrageous heretic and free radical optimist, and, essentially, that hippie 2.0
Aligning Collaboration with Business Processes
Portals and KM
MAY 25, 2011
The report noted that while organizations are actively investing in collaboration tools to support their increasingly decentralized workforce, 62% of companies say that these tools still mainly benefit travel and corporate communications.
The Future of the WorkPlace – Social Business
DECEMBER 22, 2010
Or not… Welcome to Social Business! Even more when large %s of the corporate world are increasingly becoming more and more distributed and mobile than ever! It’s just around the corner, if not there already … Welcome to Social Business!
Social Business – Rethinking Innovation, Organization and Leadership
MARCH 1, 2011
Well, here is one potential answer to them all: Social Business – Rethinking Innovation, Organization and Leadership. are helping provoke the necessary changes of how we conduct business nowadays.
Radical Transparency in the Era of Open Business
MAY 3, 2013
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.
Australia Enterprise: list of business online communities
Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy
MARCH 9, 2009
A “top list of social networks and online communities for business and corporate. Australian Business Forum - have a forum, tumbleweed territory - John Rashleigh, Chairman. Australian Women Online - supporting women in business. Australia’s community for solo & micro business. OzSmallBiz.net - by Stephen Spry Small Business Support Network (perhaps more of a blog than an online community?). Idea Cafe - business forums ( Tagline: CyberSchmooze.
The Future of Open Business At Stake
JUNE 1, 2013
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.
CEOs Don’t Understand Social Media The Australian
Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy
MAY 28, 2013
There is no doubt PR professionals do a great job of training their CEOs to speak to business, to shareholders, to board members – but they do a lousy job of preparing the boss for social media.
Change Leadership Challenge 2: Compelling Business Case
JANUARY 15, 2014
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.
Social Business Accelerates Work as a State of Mind
SEPTEMBER 7, 2012
And it makes perfect sense, specially, if you take into consideration how initiatives like BYOD ( Bring Your Own Device ) have taken the corporate world by storm. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Open Business
How to Use Employee Engagement to Boost Your Business
MAY 18, 2011
Take a look into this nearly three and a half minute long video clip under the title of “ How to Use Employee Engagement to Boost Your Business to see what I mean. Yes, it’s that good: How to use Employee Engagement to boost your business – Explania.
Social Business Is People to People Business – The Movistar Story
JULY 15, 2012
And that company that has finally understood what a social business is all about is one that I never expected that it would be coming around, as seen on this blog a few times already. That social business with a success story on providing excellent customer service and support is Movistar.
How Do Corporations Embrace the Collaborative Economy? #collabeconadsk
Online Community Strategy
SEPTEMBER 29, 2013
We want to pull ~100 really smart and passionate people together from the bay area to have a high signal / low noise discussion about the collaborative economy, and specifically, how corporations can embrace this next wave of social business.
How Mobility Empowers Work as a State of Mind in the Era of Social Business
SEPTEMBER 10, 2012
And it’s just too funny that I am mentioning that today, as I’m just about to get started with a new round of business travelling where I am beginning to get the feeling that I will be taking the whole concept of work mobility into a new extreme.
The Business Value of Stories
Portals and KM
APRIL 18, 2012
With the advent of text and storage devices such as clay tablets and papyrus, other forms of documentation became possible and stories went underground in certain contexts such as business. Within business however, although stories have remained important in informal knowledge transfer, they have not been fully recognized for their value and have not been used to achieve maximum benefit. “Sometime reality is too complex. Fiction gives it form.” Jean Luc Godard.
Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business
MARCH 4, 2011
Yesterday evening, my time, I attended a rather interesting webcast with Sandy Carter , IBM’s Worldwide Sales Vice President, IBM Social Business, Collaboration, and Lotus Sales and Evangelism, along with Jeremiah Owyang , Industry Analyst at Altimeter Group , on the topic of Why Be Social?
Giving Up Control in the Era of Open Business
SEPTEMBER 3, 2013
You may as well start looking around right away, as they may already be disrupting your business, without you not knowing it …. Open Business
Open Business – The Narrative vs. The Ruthless Measurement
JUNE 6, 2013
Oh, metrics, what would we do without you in the business world, right? They are the main reason, apparently, of our mere existence in a corporate environment. Unless you’re busy measuring what’s easy to measure as opposed to what’s important.”
Enterprise 2.0: social scorecard and social media karma
Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy
JUNE 16, 2010
I plonked myself down in the front row, iPad at the ready, to listen to Daniel McPherson ( danmc ) talk about socialising the business with Sharepoint. Tags: Online Communities social media social networks Australia badges Corporate enterprise 2.0
The Trials and Tribulations of a Mobile Knowledge Worker in a Social Business World
MAY 30, 2012
Here is an interesting study that I have just bumped into a couple of days ago, and which may resonate with plenty of folks out there on the relevancy of Social Business in today’s corporate world. All in all, 7 different social business events in an 8 day long timeframe.
Social Business Forum 2011 – Communities or Organisations – The New Collaboration Ecology
SEPTEMBER 22, 2011
A couple of months back you would remember how I put together a couple of posts over here in this blog where I shared some of the highlights from the recent Social Business Forum 2011 event, which took place on June 8th in Milan, Italy.
Social Business Forum and a Touch with Reality
JUNE 7, 2011
They keep saying that a good personal business blog is that one that has struck that perfect 80% / 20% balance; 80% business and 20% personal. around the potential impact social has way beyond just a business context.