Report On Intranet Analytics – Required Reading for Collaboration Teams and Analytics Vendors

Michael Sampson - Currents

The first four vendors provided interviews; the last three did not. At the end of 2011 I published Collaboration Roadmap , and then faced a decision about what to do regarding User Adoption Strategies.

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Enterprise 2.0, Where Art Thou?


Pretty much like for Enterprise 2.0 , since I still feel we are only now just getting started with it and its role in transforming organisations from the inside out. . Let’s have a look into Andy’s original definition for Enterprise 2.0 Enterprise 2.0

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Trending Sources

In The Next Version - Enterprise Collaboration Vendors I’m Currently Tracking

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Enterprise Collaboration Vendors I’m Currently Tracking. Enterprise Collaboration SAP StreamWork For Collab Why Startups Win Over The The Renewed Focus On Gett What’s Next For Soc 3 Things I Find Wrong Wit A Look Back At 2011 In So Predictions For 2012 From Podio’s Integration Will Enterprise Collaboration Enterprise Collaboration Enterprise Collaboration Enterprise Collaboration Enterprise Collaboration.

IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise


However, fast forward to 2011 and I still get asked, every so often, how is IBM doing in the social business space, not just from a vendor perspective, but also from its own internal social transformation.

Real Story Group: Enterprise Collaboration and Social Software Market in 2016

Michael Sampson - Currents

Real Story Group released its 2016 briefing on the state of the enterprise collaboration and social software marketplace, and a blog post with some highlights.

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The Social Enterprise and The Circular Economy


Under the rather thought-provoking title of “ Zen and the Art of Enterprise Maintenance &# Susan herself has set up some homework for all of those folks out there who may be involved with Enterprise 2.0,

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Forrester on Enterprise Search Trends

Portals and KM

Here is a new report on 2011 enterprise search trends from Forrester, Enterprise Search: Six Key Trends to Watch by Leslie Owens with Stephen Powers and Anjali Yakkundi. As Leslie and her colleagues write, “First-generation enterprise search was not easy to use and produced unsatisfactory results from a usability and relevance standpoint. It will be become increasingly recognized that the knowledge and insight revealed on social platforms and enterprise 2.0

What is an Enterprise Social Network? :: Blog :: Headshift | Dachis Group Asia Pacific

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

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Enterprise Social Software Will be Pervasive by 2016 - Perhaps

Portals and KM

The Forrester report, Social Enterprise Apps Redefine Collaboration , predicts that enterprise social software twill become a $6.4   To quote Forrester directly, “By creating a social layer between information workers and the applications and communications infrastructure, social enterprise apps will overcome the adoption malaise that has affected UC&C. It also means that there is an important technology component to enterprise 2.0

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Enterprise Collaboration and Social Software – Your Perspective

Michael Sampson - Currents

At RSG, we have been tracking the enterprise collaboration and social software market for close to a decade now. This survey assesses different issues like common use cases, tools, vendors, and challenges faced by organizations like yours. When people ask me for input on their collaboration and social software choices, I always ask if they have purchased / read / analysed the report from The Real Story Group on this topic.

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Forrester: Enterprise Search is Maturing and Becoming More Social

Portals and KM

Forrester has provided an interesting new report, Enterprise Search: Six Key Trends to Watch by Leslie Owens with Stephen Powers and Anjali Yakkundi, and social is more positive here. Enterprise search used to be difficult and often unproductive. As the industry standards for search evolve, vendors will change their products to adapt to new customer investment trends with changes in semantics capabilities and increased usage of search-based applications (SBA).

Forrester on Enterprise Content Management Suites, Q4 2011

Portals and KM

Forrester has release their report, The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Content Management Suites, Q4 2011 , by Alan Weintraub with Stephen Powers and Anjali Yakkundi. Forrester uses 66-criteria to evaluate enterprise content management (ECM) vendors. The business ECM supports day-to-day workplace experience with compound document management, enterprise rights management, and team collaboration. The report goes into great detail on each of the vendors

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Global Mobile Awards

Nancy White

Additional information is available at [link] (Korean) OnPoint Digital for CellCast Solution CellCast is the premiere platform for enterprise mLearning delivery and allows teams to create, deliver and track mobile content and tests to worker’s mobiles and tablets. GSMA 2012 vendor award

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Building Great Enterprise 2.0 Communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Enterprise CMS. Enterprise 2.0. Enterprise CMS List. EMC, Microsoft, OpenText Among Gartner Enterprise CMS Magic Quadrant Leaders. Gartner Magic Quadrant: Update Your Enterprise CMS If Its More Than Five Years Old. Oracle Targets Documentum Customers, Time to Switch Enterprise CMS Platforms? The 5 Deadly Sins of SharePoint in the Enterprise. Enterprise CMS Vendors Must Adapt or Die. Building Great Enterprise 2.0 Enterprise 2.0:

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Enterprise 2.0 User Profile from Forrester

Portals and KM

Forrester has released a useful report, The Enterprise 2.0 This is certainly a different story than the vendors present. 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. At the same time these enterprise social media users consider themselves more productive than non-users.

Enterprise Social Messaging: Vendor Replies

Collaborative Thinking

Yammer, despite multiple requests, did not respond to my earlier post on the need for tools in this category to support policy, integration, security and other capabilities expected by enterprise decision-makers. The notes below are vendor supplied comments to the earlier post, I just wanted to call them out rather than see the information lost in the comment section. SocialCast (Vendor Supplied info). Socialtext (Vendor Supplied info). Tags: Enterprise 2.0

Enterprise 2.0 Conference: Call For Papers Community, Voting Process

Collaborative Thinking

For the upcoming Enterprise 2.0 It is definitely not specific to any one vendor. There are interesting areas of how the combination of participation and tools enable employees to establish an identity different than the one assigned to them by the enterprise, and take on social roles (wiki gardener, idea person, answer person, expert) that augment formal structures used to identify talent. Enterprise 2.0

New themes for “Enterprise 2.0?

Patti Anklam

I spent two days at the Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston last week to get the pulse of this emergent ecosystem of vendors, practitioners, consultants, and thought leaders and to connect with many of my favorite fellow travelers from the KM world. A lot has been written already about the conference, and as usual the

Enterprise 2.0: The Human Challenge

21st Century Organization

Having visited the Paris Enterprise 2.0 Summit in February, June 18, I made the trip to Boston to compare developments at the Enterprise 2.0 Bill Ives Enterprise 2.0 Ron Miller Enterprise 2.0 For me, however, the Boston Enterprise 2.0 If that was true in 2008, then listening to “Enterprise 2.0” Skills for a Big Data World Where the Product of “Social" is Simply Another Big Data Pool Here’s my take from exploring the June Enterprise 2.0

Boston E20 Notes: Design Considerations For Enterprise Social Networks: Identity, Graphs, Streams & Social Objects

Portals and KM

I am pleased to be back for my sixth Enterprise 2.0 I attended session - Design Considerations For Enterprise Social Networks: Identity, Graphs, Streams & Social Objects led by Mike Gotta , Senior Technical Solution Marketing Manager for Social Software, Cisco. Mike provided a vendor neutral view of design considerations.   You want to integrate the existing enterprise apps and the data and content within them. 

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Does a Senior Exec Need to be in Charge of Enterprise Collaboration?

Portals and KM

Whatever you decide to call this person, I think that there is a compelling argument that someone at a senior level needs to have his or her sole responsibility be to support collaboration across the enterprise. McKinsey has well documented the financial benefits of the connected enterprise and Jacob offering some strong arguments to support this role. Certainly technology needs to play a role as I have written elsewhere (see Maybe Enterprise 2.0

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Collaborative Thinking: Social Software Vendor Roundup

Collaborative Thinking

" They're looking to invest in a comprehensive suite solution--in a practical, enterprise software product and more--in a vision of how this can help deliver enterprise visibility and productivity. I would also be curious if you had any predictions for 2008 - We see our clients increasingly looking for ways to add the value of social software to their existing enterprise applications.

Ephraim on Collaboration: "Collaboration 1.0 at the Heart of Enterprise 2.0 Success"

Michael Sampson - Currents

Ephraim reminds us of the necessity to get the basics right with collaboration , even with Enterprise 2.0 tools in the mix: " Let’s call a spade a spade: Enterprise 2.0 In a growing trend, folks are starting to replace “Enterprise 2.0? If you want to succeed at Enterprise 2.0, Ephraim finishes with: " Bottom line, if you want to succeed at Enterprise 2.0 You’ll see only marginal value from your Enterprise 2.0

Enterprise 2.0 Vendors need to get more serious about mobile

Green Chameleon

applications for the Enterprise. There is one major common denominator that I see between the current Enterprise 2.0 The truth is that the most successful Enterprise 2.0 The market for enterprise mobile applications is, depending on who you ask, somewhere in the range of $12bn per year. This would, by my finger-in-the-wind method of guessing, vastly eclipse the current size of the enterprise 2.0 Enterprise 2.0 Mobile Enterprise 2.0

Looking at the Social Enterprise with eXo CEO Benjamin Mestrallet

Portals and KM

?Much has happened to bring social applications into the enterprise in the past few years. provides a foundation for portal-based enterprise apps.  It is an application development platform and it can manage social interactions within the enterprise. You can set up activity streams within it to integrate enterprise communication. In the past most of their clients were large enterprises.

Community management: The 'essential' capability of successful Enterprise 2.0 efforts | ZDNet

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Enterprise software Linux Microsoft Office Open source Software as a Service Virtualization Web browsers Microsoft Windows 7 4G iPhone Android Nokia BlackBerry Smart phones Windows Phone 7 Malware Patches Vulnerabilities McAfee Symantec Zero Day Blog SmartPlanet Forrester Galleries IT Failures TechRepublic Pro Reviews White Papers Videos Podcasts Special Reports ZDNet 20th Anniversary Special Happy birthday, ZDNet! Microsoft Office Green tech Enterprise Web 2.0

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Social Networking and Going Back to Basics


Innovation Social Enterprise

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Should Enterprise 2.0 Software Vendors Offer Professional Services?

Portals and KM

An interesting question was raised in the post, Should Software Vendors Also Sell Professional Services? , I certainly agree here and was even part of a panel at Enterprise 2.0 Stewart then implies that software vendors will not have the objectivity of third party implementers who can use a variety of tools. s slightly more subtle than vendors only trying to validate the sale. If that also happens to validate the vendor?s

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

Portals and KM

This is exactly why we need more education, organizational learning, and enterprise collaboration (aka knowledge management.)  As customers harness the tools of the Web to gain more information about products and vendors, they are putting increasing pressure on these vendors to deliver more value at lower cost. They are also requiring the vendors to have knowledgeable and empowered employees to talk to these empowered customers.

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Unleashing Meeting Go on the Enterprise

Michael Sampson - Currents

Somewhere in a meeting room of a collaboration software vendor around the world, I imagine the following brainstorm is currently taking place: “Have you heard seen this new Pokemon Go game? ” “We already provide great tools to enable virtual collaboration across the enterprise.

Social Business, Where Do You Stand?


Well, while we try to figure out a way out to rebel against that ugly landscape we’ve allowed to grow further along, in today’s blog entry, and as way to resume my regular blogging activities, once again , I would like to spend a few minutes covering Enterprise 2.0

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Reinventing Relationships with Social Business


In fact, I would venture to state that, if anything, it’s deteriorated big time and from a very dangerous point of view: not just from customers to vendors, but, more worryingly, from vendors themselves to their customers. IBM Innovation Learning Social Enterprise Travelling

Social Software Gaining Greater Traction with the Enterprise and Vendors Respond

Portals and KM

Forrester’s Rob Koplowitz writes that 2010 will be a defining year for enterprise 2.0 in his report, Enterprise Social Networking 2010 Market Overview. He goes on the writes that “ a very broad and rich landscape of technology vendors will differentiate to stay relevant in this crowded market. I would add that vendors are creating very feature rich tools as the many of the more pure play offerings are now adding such additions as micro-blogging within their suite.

Missing Pieces: The Activity Stream Aggregator

Collaborative Thinking

Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn in the consumer space as well as many enterprise social software vendors) display a chronological list of human-readable content fragments that describe actions taken by people and applications. Activity streams are becoming an integral part of any discussion on the enterprise social graph. Today, every enterprise SNS solution in the market aggregates activity stream items that originate within its own environment.

My Notes from the 2011 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium: Enterprise Analytics = Business Values

Portals and KM

Here are more of my notes from the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium: Enterprise Analytics = Business Values. Michael asked Brad about what obstacles he has seen as he is the one non-vendor on the panel.

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Making Greater Use of Smart Content in the Enterprise

Portals and KM

Here is a useful Gilbane research report on Smart Content in the Enterprise by Geoff Bock.   However, it has been hard for XML champions to get greater acceptance within the enterprise.  All of these are traits that can be useful in the more social enterprises and Web sites that are emerging and, according to the research, benefits are there. The report is addressed to both implementers and vendors in this space and should provide great value to both.

DoubleDutch™ Provides HYVE™ - as a Enterprise Geo-Social, Collaboration Mobile App Suite

Portals and KM

Mobile enterprise apps are now on the rise with tablets and smart phones passing desktops and laptops in usage.    A number of vendors are rushing to provide capabilities to this emerging opportunity.

Aligning Web Content Management with Digital Business Goals Inside and Outside the Enterprise

Portals and KM

As he writes, “To compete in the digital economy, we actually need to use content to power useful applications for the enterprise. and enterprise 2.0. tools within the enterprise tended to make them more productivity oriented and less marketing driven. This alignment is one reason I like the term social business over enterprise 2.0. This can be the foundation for content alignment within and without the enterprise.

Social Business – *The* Ecosystem


And that’s why if you look into a good number of very successful large enterprises from the last 10 to 15 years and see where they are now, one of the many reasons probably was their thinking that competitors would never catch up, but, guess what, they eventually did and big time!

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Activity Streams: Moving Beyond Event Aggregation

Collaborative Thinking

When it comes to 2011 trends, I posted earlier on " Enterprise 2.0: The enterprise faces the same situation. Note: In fact I have often talked about activity streams representing the next generation of the “presence” capability we associated with enterprise Instant Messaging systems.) As the enterprise considers how activity streams can be leveraged, we see interest in role-based streams and process-related streams. Enterprise 2.0