Lotusphere: Looking for the Business In Social Business

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Vinnie Mirchandani, in his patented ‘what’s really happening’ style of analysis pens an insightful post on his impressions of Lotusphere 2011. “Doug did not use the word “Grand Challenges”  but he might as well have because in IBM’s vision a “social business” rethinks traditional CRM, HRM, PLM, SCM – almost every area of business where […]

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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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GigaOM Net:Work 2010 – Analyzing the State of Collaboration

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I had the pleasure of attending and speaking at the awesome Net:Work Conference by the GigaOM Network in San Francisco last week. Net:Work offered a wide spectrum of important topics that together projects what the future of work will look like: collaboration in context, remote work, mobility and cloud. And its impact both on the […]

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Free Chatter, Death of Enterprise 2.0 startups, and all that bunk

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At its’ annual Dreamforce conference, Salesforce.com announced a version of Chatter, its collaboration application as a free utility. There’s lots of opining on Twitter and the blogs about how enterprise 2.0 start ups are going to be in serious trouble as Chatter steam rolls into their markets. There’s no question that Chatter is going to […]

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Giving Thanks

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I started engaging on the social web exactly two years ago. Unlike most “veterans”, when I dipped my toes into the proverbial participatory pond, I started the other way around. Twitter first, then blog. Which might seem inconsequential but there’s an interesting dynamic there. I don’t want to get all Match.com on you but getting […]

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[Event] Babson Research on Enterprise Social Initiatives

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On Dec 2nd, distinguished faculty members from Babson College (my Alma Mater) – MBA Dean Raghu Tadepalli and Dr. P.J. Guinan, professor of technology, operations, and information management will present research on the use of Social Media in the Enterprise in San Francisco. Ragu is someone I’ve come to know recently and I keep in […]

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2010 Prediction on Telcos and Enterprise 2.0. Check.

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About this time last year, I threw out a prediction that in 2010 Telcos will get into the Enterprise 2.0 business by bundling social software solutions for the SMB space. In December of 2009, I said: Telcos will start looking at picking up affordable SaaS Enterprise 2.0 suites. Why? As mindshare starts to get split […]

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