Time-bounding Innovation

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Pundits, strategists and even product managers often talk about future states with no timelines. In other words, “I predict that in the future, X will happen”. Here’s an example: This Huffington Post article claims that “Enterprise Social Networks May One Day Replace Email. (emphasis, mine). Sure, email will absolutely be replaced “one day”. But as witnessed […]

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Social Media: Is the juice worth the squeeze?

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Nora Aufreiter, Julien Boudet and Vivian Weng at McKinsey and Co. have published some excellent research on the current state of consumer email that came my way via my old pal and newly minted colleague, Maggie Fox. Just as Altimeter Research founder Charlene Li’s work on internal social technology usage showed less than what you might […]

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Networked Enterprises: Social Business Forum #sbf13

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This week I have the privilege of keynoting the Social Business Forum in Milan once again, along with esteemed industry colleagues such as R “Ray” Wang, Esteban Kolsky, Sandy Carter, Michael Brito and others. The concept of networked enterprises is something that’s top of mind for me these days as we chart the next chapter of […]

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Why I’m Optimistic about 2012

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TechCrunch quotes a warning of sorts by Venture Capitalist Josh Kopelman who basically says 2012 will be more like a correcting 2008, as opposed to a euphoric 2011. Lots of good for and against arguments on the VC investing front by the likes of Dave McClure and others in the comments on TC. Regardless of […]

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Teeing it up: What’s in store for enterprise social in 2011

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I’ve largely taken the last few weeks off from the consumption and production treadmill to frame what I see as pivotal data points that brought us to where we are and what’s on the horizon for the next 12-18 months. This was largely a rationalization based on what were seeing with customers  as well as […]

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Keynote: Defragging Innovation

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A few months ago I opined on the difference between Innovation and Innovation Cultures here, on this blog. It was a riff inspired by a post by Pat Lencioni on Bloomberg/Businessweek that largely dismissed Innovation programs, saying": As heretical as that may seem to those who want to believe that “innovation is everyone’s business,” consider […]

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Innovation 1.0, Served Here

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Riveting article on Bloomberg / Businessweek about how leaders really don’t want employees to innovate. Rather: “Businesses need most of their workers to carry out their primary duties with enthusiasm and consistency,” writes Pat Lencioni” As to how organizations should lead and execute, the article opines in two seperate areas: “What should leaders do? Be […]

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