Warning! This web roundup may be so amazing that it harms your eyeballs. Viewer discretion is advised. This month’s collection covers huge topics including how enterprise mobile apps need a makeover and how enterprise social networking can revolutionize the medical industry.
Jeffrey Mann – www.gartner.com Rich mobile devices like Windows and Android phones and tablets and Apple iOS devices have raised expectations about accessibility and the user experience. This shapes expectations about how people work. Enterprise collaboration planners must anticipate how mobility will affect collaboration (continued…)
Carrie Basham Young – www.cmswire.com Enterprise social network community managers, step away from the data. Walk backwards slowly, one step at a time, and take a deep breath. It’s time to realize that the metrics and data displayed to you inside your analytics dashboard aren’t creating value, and in fact, might be causing you harm.
Inside most enterprise social networking software, administrators have access to a set of measurement tools that quantify basic activities such as the number of users, messages posted, comments, likes and so (continued…)
Jennifer Bresnick – www.ehrintelligence.com Crowdsourcing rare diagnoses to amateur medical sleuths may still be a contentious topic with dubious medical value, but physicians are increasingly sharing patient records with their colleagues through dedicated social networks designed to provide HIPAA-compliant arenas to share knowledge, research, and suggestions. Could these web-based workarounds be a solution to the lack of interoperability that still plagues EHR adopters everywhere, or are social networks too limited in scope to replace the basic infrastructure improvements of external HIEs and data standards (continued…)
Ram Menon – www.venturebeat.com Six years after smartphones first hit the shelves, I have my bank, newspaper, games, and shopping a swipe away. But what about getting actual work done? To enter a purchase order, approve an invoice, or access a work order, I still have to go back to the desktop to do it right. Most enterprise mobile apps suck when it comes to getting work done on the go, but there are three things we can keep in mind to make them better (continued…)
Duane Craig – www.techrepublic.com Before deploying enterprise social media, consider your organizational nuances, what problems you’re trying to solve, and your company’s goals.
Enterprise social media usually causes people to change the way they’ve been working. In many cases, that’s a good thing, because organizations with silos, entrenched professional hierarchies, and far-flung operations stand to gain the power locked up in sequestered data and sequestered people (continued…)