Kristin Burnham – blogs.cio.com – Despite the huge success of Facebook, Twitter and others, enterprise social networks have an abysmal success rate. But that doesn’t mean you should ignore them: With a thoughtful deployment and careful curation, they can stimulate invaluable collaboration and innovation (continued…)
Robert Hewson – The Brainyard – Can social media help unlock your business’s inherent cultural knowledge?
Enterprise social networks are making waves across the world of business as more and more companies embrace the social revolution.
The argument is simple–corporate communications systems like email are outdated and should be replaced with software that functions more like the social networks people now use in their everyday lives (continued…)
Andy Jankowski – socialmediatoday.com – When you signed up for your first Facebook account back in the early 2000s, you were probably curious. You wanted to learn more about this new “social media” platform and see if it might be fun and useful to you. After a few weeks, you were hooked. Facebook made reconnecting with old friends possible. It made sharing photos of your newborn easy. And you were able to do it at your own speed, on your own time. The same ease of adoption doesn’t always happen in the enterprise (continued…)
CompTIA – Lessons learned from Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn can help companies improve internal and external processes
Downers Grove, Ill., March 19, 2012 – New research released today by CompTIA, the non-profit association for the information technology (IT) industry, suggests that businesses can improve communications, recruiting, customer relationships and other processes by expanding their social engagement beyond well-known public sites (continued…)
Harvard Business Review – Andrew McAfee of the MIT Center for Digital Business explains how new collaborative tools let everyone create and organize information (continued…)