The Social Workplace – A Video Cast hosted by IBM

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A few weeks ago I did a video cast hosted by IBM on the “Social Workplace”.   We talked about what tomorrows workplace will look like, discussed what is a red hot issue these days – preparing for millennials and their expectations for the workplace, and finally, the challenges and the opportunities for HR and performance acceleration in the […]

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Working beyond Borders – HR Leadership Study by IBM

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IBM has recently completed a study on the Social Workplace, based on conversations with over 700 Chief Human Resource Officers worldwide. The study is focused on the following: Cultivating creative leaders — who can more nimbly lead in complex, global environments Mobilizing for greater speed and flexibility — producing significantly greater capability to adjust underlying […]

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[Webinar] Talent Performance and Enterprise 2.0

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Next week, The Future of Talent Institute will be hosting its monthly webinar on talent performance. The good folks at the institute were kind enough to ask me to speak about why HR should care about Enterprise 2.0. I’m going to keep it pretty high level – talk about where we’ve been as organizations over […]

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Oracle OpenWorld 10: Enterprise 2.0 In Fusion

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Ever since I started blogging about the work we do around collaboration and strategic use of enterprise social software, I’ve long advocated for purpose built, in context use of social constructs to make a meaningful impact on business performance. One one hand, Enterprise 2.0 – the value proposition and enabling software began its journey as […]

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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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No Context? No Collaboration. Goodbye, Google Wave

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The innovation zealot in me felt instant disappointment today upon reading that Google Wave is no longer. The official word from Google: The use cases we’ve seen show the power of this technology: sharing images and other media in real time; improving spell-checking by understanding not just an individual word, but also the context of […]

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[Event] What is the Future Of Work?

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Next week the GigaOM network hosts yet another addition of its clandestine famous Bunker Sessions. This event brings together a select group of industry thought leaders to discuss the business ramifications of a given emerging technology topic. The setting resembles a town hall format, inviting everyone to participate and share experiences. This time around the […]

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