Liberate Your Company Through Employee Engagement

Elsua

If there is one topic out there in the field of Social Business that has been bugging me for a long while, as perhaps one of my strongest pet peeves ever, way even before we first started using the concepts of Social Business and Enterprise 2.0, that would be the one on Employee Engagement.

Reflections from 2011 – Is Employee Engagement Still a Myth?

Elsua

Of course, I’m talking about Employee Engagement or, in other words, how do you keep your employees motivated to excel at what they already do, driven by their distinctive passions, purpose and meaning? IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Life Social Enterprise

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Enterprise 2.0, Where Art Thou?

Elsua

Design, Change Management, Social Network Analysis , Wirearchy , and, specially, Employee Engagement , which I realise won’t be a new subject per se, since I have blogged about it for a good while already, but I still feel there is a lot more to share across and talk about. Enterprise 2.0

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Becoming a Successful Socially Integrated Enterprise – The Long Journey

Elsua

Why are we embarking in such a journey to become a successful Socially Integrated Enterprise in the first place? Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

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Adaptation: The Key to Become a Socially Integrated Enterprise

Elsua

Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

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Welcome to the Social Enterprise Awakening!

Elsua

And all of that thanks to the revolution social computing within the enterprise has, at long last, provoked within the business world, as well as in our society, as we know it. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Social Enterprise

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Employee Engagement Affects Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Enterprise CMS. Enterprise 2.0. Enterprise CMS List. Social Business Doesnt Mean What You Think It Does, Neither Does Enterprise 2.0. Summary: State of Enterprise 2.0 Employee Engagement Affects Collaboration. A few weeks ago, consulting and analyst firm Blessing White released its 2011 employee engagement report. Employees who are not engaged can still collaborate, and just because employees collaborate doesn’t mean they are engaged.

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The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise

Elsua

The key question would be whether your business is well prepared to invest, heavily enough, in shaping up its own culture to re- adjust and become a truly Social Enterprise. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Enterprise

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Drawing Parallels & Making Connections Between Youth & Employee Learning

Collaborative Thinking

One of the things I like to do is to explore areas outside the enterprise space to see if there are connections, crossover transitions, or parallels that can be learned and applied back to the enterprise. They are not about the enterprise, E2.0,

Do Your Employees Endorse Your Products?

Portals and KM

This is the season for employee appreciation. But do your employees appreciate what you company creates?    But do employees tend to recommend the products that their company produces? This is a question that Matt Brown asks in the Forrester report, Do Your Employees Advocate For Your Company? So what can companies do to improve their employees’ advocacy? Josh Bernoff addresses this in his post, How many of your employees love your products?

Screencast: Employee Profiles & Social Network Sites

Collaborative Thinking

I recorded a short (11 minute) screencast this morning to help a customer better understand the role of employee profiles within social network sites. Screencast: Employee Profiles & Social Network Sites. When organizations discuss the business value of social networking, online communities, or expertise location, the conversation invariably includes a discussion on the role of employee profiles. Posted to Cisco Enterprise Social Software Community.

How the Social Enterprise Defines the 21st Century Workplace – Moving To The Edge

Elsua

In a way, not his words, but mine, plenty of folks feel one of the culprits why the jobs market is not recovering fast enough is because of Enterprise 2.0. Or the Social Enterprise. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Social Enterprise

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Towards A More Participatory Culture: Enterprise Q&A

Collaborative Thinking

In October of 2011, AIIM (the Association for Information & Imaging Management, a non-profit research, community and educational association), published a survey-based report that examined social business and Enterprise 2.0 One of the more interesting data points and trending analysis I found intriguing was a growing interest in a class of social application AIIM refers to as “Enterprise Q&A”. Enterprise 2.0

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The Social Enterprise – Welcome to the Era of Intrapreneurship!

Elsua

While the various institutions I work with provide me some degree of support, their infrastructure and processes are geared to support their full time employees, not part-time professionals and contractors.

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IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise

Elsua

Here are a couple of my favourite quotes from the interview: “ At IBM we are trying to create a new way of working that connects our people with our customers, prospective employees, communities in which we want to do business and other constituencies in a more direct manner and meaningful way.

McKinsey spotlights The Networked Enterprise

The Bumble Bee

technologies intensively to connect the internal efforts of employees and to extend the organization's reach to customers, partners, and suppliers. We call this new kind of company The Networked Enterprise ". Read The rise of the networked enterprise: Web 2.0

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Design Considerations For Enterprise Social Networks

Collaborative Thinking

While enterprise social networking has been covered extensively in the media and by IT analyst firms, one of the least discussed aspects of the topic has been the issue of design and the potential impact of design on employee adoption of such tools and applications. At the June Enterprise 2.0 Enterprise architecture. At the Enterprise 2.0 Connects enterprise social networking efforts to its enterprise architecture (EA) program.

The Beginning of a New Work Adventure – Joining panagenda!

Elsua

Collaboration Communities elsua Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0 . On January 20th, it will mark the 20th year anniversary since I started working in the IT industry.

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Enterprise: List of 40 Social Media Staff Guidelines

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

This list also includes policies called; Staff blogging policies, enterprise social network guidelines, Employee Blogging Policies, Staff engagement in online communities, and so on. Managing staff who participate in social networks.

Moxie Employees Spaces Offers Comprehensive Social Workspace

Portals and KM

Leading edge enterprises are becoming more social and there are many financial and organizational benefits to this increased connectivity as McKinsey has documented for us. For example, a social platform needs to connect to rich profiles of employees.

Vanity Killed the Social Media Star

Elsua

Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

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Enterprise 2.0: A Transition From Destination Site To Platform Services

Collaborative Thinking

This first post concerns Enterprise 2.0 and social network sites: Trend : The focus of “Enterprise 2.0”-related related solutions will expand from social network sites to social applications hosted on the social network site itself and social networking services capable of adding social context to productivity suites, collaboration tools, enterprise portals, business processes, and mobile applications. Detail : In general, the first wave of Enterprise 2.0 Enterprise 2.0

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Following the Voice of the Employee within SharePoint

Portals and KM

Most companies are not talking advantage of this rich data source to listen to the voice of the employee , as described by Forrester’s Leslie Owens. Most collaborative platforms do not provide the means to overcome this information overload to discover the patterns and trends of conversation with the enterprise. The Awareness Engine can easily be focused on content within the enterprise.

What’s Your Purpose?

Elsua

On the other hand, there are also plenty of other great purposes for which people/organisations have pretty much nailed their efforts into becoming a Socially Integrated Enterprise. The Journey of Becoming a Socially Integrated Enterprise .

Stop Blaming the Tools when Collaboration Fails

Elsua

Well, mainly, because of an article Sean Winter wrote at CMSWire yesterday under the rather suggestive title of ‘ Do Collaboration Apps Make Employees Less Productive? Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

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Enterprise 2.0 Finds Its Pay Day - McKinsey

Portals and KM

A new McKinsey report , The rise of the networked enterprise:  Web 2.0 aka enterprise 2.0. The state that “our data show that fully networked enterprises are not only more likely to be market leaders or to be gaining market share but also use management practices that lead to margins higher than those of companies using the Web in more limited ways.”. I imagine that this report will get great circulation by the vendors in the enterprise 2.0

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Social Business in 2013 – An Opportunity (Open Business)

Elsua

In practical terms, something much more mundane that I suspect is going to become the main, key focus for most businesses over the next few months, if not already: Employee Engagement. Ever read about plenty of research done around the huge %s of disengaged employees at work?

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What’s Next for the Social Enterprise? – #SocBizChat

Elsua

Take, for instance, the one that was hosted for June 2013, earlier on last week , where the following hot topic was discussed and covered widely: What’s Next for the Social Enterprise? What are the key challenges still blocking adoption of social in the enterprise? Tweet Jams.

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Working Out Loud with Google Plus – Part Deux

Elsua

Collaboration Communities elsua Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

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Forrester's Leslie Owens Covers Enterprise Search

Portals and KM

She spoke at this event the next day and here are my session notes ( Forrester's Leslie Owens on Harnessing the Voice of the Employee ).  (Leslie’s expertise includes: enterprise search, semantic tools, information classification, and taxonomies and I have covered her work before (see for example, Forrester on Enterprise Search Trends ). We first discussed looking into the voice of the employee, the topic covered in her talk and recorded in my session notes above.

Social Computing Guidelines and Why You Would Still Need Them

Elsua

Organisations need to become comfortable with their employees making good, smart and responsible use of these social tools, so they can put together a green check on their corporate legal records, and move on…. Innovation Employee Engagement elsua

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Enterprise 2.0 Five Years Later: From Tools To Platforms To Ecosystems

Collaborative Thinking

In 2006, Andrew McAfee’s article on Enterprise 2.0, initiatives began a long journey to improve the way employees build communities and collaborate on business activities. Today, the challenges of culture and metrics remain persistent issues for the industry, but there have also been two significant technology-oriented transitions that are worth noting as we look ahead to the upcoming Enterprise 2.0 CiscoCollab Enterprise 2.0

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There Can Be No Resilience Without Transformation

Elsua

And not just externally, but also internally, behind the firewall, with all of those Enterprise Social Networking tools and across the corporate world. Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

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The Rise of the Social CEO within Enterprise 2.0

Portals and KM

So here we are at Enterprise 2.0 Saul Berman, a partner in IBM’s global business services organization is quoted as saying, “It’s all part of this move towards openness, both with your customers, with your employees, your business partners, and engaging them all together in what I call this redefinition of the organization—more broadly defined.” It is social business of which enterprise 2.0 in Boston. I will be reporting on it on this blog over the next few days.

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2013 – The Year of Social HR

Elsua

In fact, it’s been in the making for nearly 10 years now, even way before Enterprise 2.0 There is nothing for HR to take more pride on than having your employee knowledge workforce being enticed by talent hunters to make a move.

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Never Underestimate the Power of Education and Enablement

Elsua

10 minutes of practice, where you, essentially, go live into the Enterprise Social Networking tool you may have at your disposal and spend some time walking the audience live through the different steps of how you achieve and complete that old task in a new way.

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The Number One Fear of Enterprise Social? Mutiny! - Forbes

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

The Number One Fear of Enterprise Social? As partners with the tibbr enterprise social network, I was there with my Teamly hat on showing our wares and what we bring to the platform. I’d love to hear your success stories from enterprise social, so please share them in the comments.

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BroadVision’s Clearvale Offers Integrated Enterprise Social Networking Platform

Portals and KM

Many organizations are implementing both external facing social networking programs, as well as enterprise social networking tools.   The cloud has arrived along with the move of social networking from the Web to the enterprise, resulting in enterprise 2.0. 

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

Elsua

Indeed, an openly Socially Integrated Enterprise. Luis will be driving the successful adoption of Connections across IBM, in support of our Workplace of the Future goals of transforming the way employees work in a globally integrated enterprise. This is it! The moment of truth!

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Enterprise 2.0 User Profile from Forrester

Portals and KM

Forrester has released a useful report, The Enterprise 2.0 The employees currently using social business software are early adopters with high incomes and positive attitudes about technology. Going back to 2004, I have heard many stories about what became to be known as enterprise 2.0. For example, see what Al Essa did at MIT - An Enterprise 2.0 It was one of my awakenings to the power of social media in the enterprise. They also “view enterprise 2.0