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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Why In-Memory Needs Collaboration to Tango

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I stumbled upon this insightful blog post by SAP CIO Oliver Bussmann about how SAP realizes value from its own SAP HANA (High-Performance Analytic Appliance). HANA is powered by in-memory computing – a way to store and process data in the main memory as opposed to disk storage . For a primer on In Memory, […]

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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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“Twitter is Not a Social Network” – Back of the Napkin Analysis

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From the ReadWriteWeb article by Sarah Perez: “Kevin Thau, Twitter’s VP for business and corporate development, announced during a presentation at Nokia World 2010 today that everyone’s favorite micro-blogging network is not actually a social network. It’s not, you say? No, says Thau: Twitter is for news. Twitter is for content. Twitter is for information.“ […]

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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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