Enterprise 2.0 and the Paradigm of Social Partnerships

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A significant portion of my work over the last decade (both as part of the marchFIRST/ Mitchell Madison team and later, my own practice) has been in the area of accelerating performance for business partner networks at large organizations. As is always the case, one of the outcomes of this economic downturn is going to […]

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The Culinary Craft and Enterprise 2.0? A hobby guest post…

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Vinnie Mirchandani of deal architect fame graciously invited me to contribute to his guest column ‘Technology and Hobby’ on his New Florence New Renaissance Blog. This very popular column covers the hobbies of some of the heavy hitters in the technology business with a focus on the role of tech. Some of folks who write […]

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Change! Change! How not to approach Enterprise 2.0

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I stumbled on this gem from Euan Semple labeled: The secret to success with Enterprise 2.0 … Euan comments: Don’t try to get your powerful people to behave differently – they have everything to lose. Don’t try to improve your existing processes – you will be seen to be breaking something. He does a far […]

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Social Web Design: Respond to human behavior. Don’t fight it.

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In my most recent post about how to avoid Enterprise 2.0 failure, I suggested that it’s important to understand and respond to human behavior if there’s any hope of accelerating business performance via social computing concepts. Here’s an excerpt: What’s in it for me’. Not just ‘What’s in it for us’ The single biggest point […]

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[Humor] 34 reasons why not to get on the Enterprise 2.0 Journey

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In response to my post on Five ways to Avoid Enterprise 2.0 Failure, the very clever Martin Koser led a hilarious discussion on “why not to get on the Enterprise 2.0 Journey.” Some gems: #7 who needs to attract new employees anyway? #10 We are running on Windows NT (alternative: AS/40) #10b Who needs E20 […]

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Post on ZDNet about How to avoid Enterprise 2.0 Failures

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I was largely off the grid for the last few days so this is a little late…. Michael Krigsman was nice enough to invite me to guest post over at his IT Project Failures blog on ZDNet. The topic centers on Enterprise 2.0 failure and how to avoid it. Five potential pitfalls include: 1. Consider […]

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Joining the Enterprise 2.0 Conference Advisory Board

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Quick post to tell you that I’m very happy to be appointed to TechWebs Enterprise 2.0 conference advisory board. Last week conference Chair Steve Wylie and I got together in San Francisco to chat about what social business ecosystems will look like as we move past this early stage of defining and justifying open collaborative […]

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