Tag: strategy
Author: Elizabeth Lupfer Posted: February 01, 2012 7689 views _ Comments
Without a doubt, the adoption of using social technologies inside the organization is rampant. So many companies are hearing the loud beat of the “employee engagement” drum, but the task of effectively assessing your needs, implementing technologies correctly, and measuring for success and sustainability is a daunting project. So, it’s okay to slow down, take a deep breath and work from a well-crafted roadmap. Few things make employees more cynical than a social media platform that no one uses. And if your company quickly deployed a ["insert social tool here"] only to find that it fell flat because no one saw the value in... Read the article
Author: Kaijus Asteljoki Posted: November 24, 2011 946 views _ Comments

Social media is playing an ever increasing role as part of the enterprise collaboration strategy. To include social media as part of their strategy organizations need to:

Understand the social universe

To understand the organization’s relation to social media requires understanding the social media universe at least on a high level. This easier said than done, since the social media universe is changing, growing and learning fast. Enterprises should get involved now.

Here’s a tool by Brian Solis and Jess3 to help with the first step... 

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Author: Esko Kilpi
Posted: October 13, 2011 713 views _ Comments
Almost all leadership concepts start with the assumption that a key role for the leader is to set a direction. This usually means designing and communicating a vision and a set of goals. Traditionally, the roles of vision and goals have been there to help people to understand the direction of the enterprise and how they can contribute to it.

Today we need something more.

We need to define what binds individuals together. Separate individuals connecting with the vision may not be enough if people don’t connect with one another. What we are striving to do is not enough if there is no discussion about who we are, and why we do the things we do. We cannot talk about an organization of people without... Read the article