Chitter Chatter: Salesforce ups the Enterprise 2.0 Ante

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Marc Benioff unveiled what he described as Salesforces’ “biggest breakthrough” – an enterprise social networking platform dubbed Chatter. Here’s a video interview, courtesy of Dennis Howlett, that provides insight into the drivers, challenges and opportunities for moving to more open constructs in the workplace, as Salesforce sees it:   VentureBeat has a straightforward run down […]

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KMWorld: Notes from Toby Wards Intranet 2.0 Session

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I’m at the KMWorld Conference in San Jose for a couple of hours this afternoon, sitting in on the Intranet 2.0 session with Toby Ward. Toby’s got some good pointers on the value and current state of Intranet 2.0. Many findings from his firms Intranet 2.0 research report as well. I’ve tried to capture some […]

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Why Process Barfs on Social

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ZDNet Blogger and eternal pragmatist, Dennis Howlett is at it again. As a follow up to his original “Enterprise 2.0: What a Crock” post and an attempt by a panel at the Enterprise 2.0 conference to respond to his contention, he validates his original argument, saying: What I find staggering is that despite the panel’s […]

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Making the Business Case for Enterprise 2.0

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Oliver Marks and I are co-chairing the Enterprise 2.0 Strategy and Execution Planning Track at the Enterprise 2.0 Conference in San Francisco next week. Details on each session can be found here. The premise of this track is two-fold: – help folks understand the conceiving, selling and planning phases of a transformation to social constructs […]

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Will Enterprise 2.0 software take its cue from Portals?

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I just saw something go by by my tweet stream that brought back some old memories (thanks @rpolom) – the 2009 Gartner report on the horizontal Portal Vendor landscape. Here’s the Magic Quadrant: Around 2001, I led a strategy and execution planning engagement for a then F500 Hi tech firm looking to recast how its […]

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First Open Source Election Software Released in the United States

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This has little to do with Enterprise 2.0. But its a celebration of open constructs and transparency around a topic that’s significantly larger than the business of social computing – how we vote. I’m thrilled to see this report in Wired Magazine that OSDV – the Open Source Digital Voting Foundation, has officially released the […]

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Five fragments that make up Defrag.

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Yet again, thanks to Eric Norlin, a bunch of us get the opportunity to escape to Denver next month to talk about what’s next in social software. At the Defrag conference next month on November 11th and 12th. I’m going to spare you a diatribe about why its a great event and distill it down […]

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