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There is quite some buzz about a specific organizational governance approach these days – the “Holacracy” model. This week Zappos announced the implementation of this model and now the expert community is arguing about the pros and cons of the approach. Especially as it is labeled to “replace today’s top-down predict-and-control paradigm with a new way of achieving control by distributing power” the Holacracy model seems to be the organizational approach the social enterprise community is asking for so long. It seems to be somehow a logical next step, but we’re not quite there yet.
With the Enterprise 2.0 SUMMIT 2014 the objective is to discuss the further integration of the “social” ideas in the company’s structures and processes. One of these sessions that point in this direction is the discussion about how to align social with the business process organization. One of the two talks that are introducing the […]
Mit dem Anbruch des neuen Jahres haben wir gerade die erste Halbzeit in der Vorbereitungszeit zur Social Business Arena @ CeBIT hinter uns gebracht. In den kommenden Wochen steht für uns nun die Finalisierung des Programms (welches bisher in einer ersten Themenplanung feststeht!) sowie die Koordination der Networking- und Workshops-Events für die Veranstaltung am 10. […]
So here we are, 2014. Happy New Year everybody. A short intro then. I’m Rogier Noort, a Dutch guy living in Belgium (joining a German company for a conference in France). My professional tech roots lie in IT. Here I started in network management and worked through website management towards content management and support. I […]
As the new year is still fresh we are happily looking forward to this new year’s evolution in the “social business/enterprise” sphere. And to go with the quote of T.S. Eliot we will also still not argue whether “social business is dead” or still alive – but instead try to proceed with a more distinguished discussion on how to drive the business by the support and enablement of social initiatives.