Yearly Archives: 2008

Rewarding social software participation within the corporation

Lots of information have been already distributed through out the net about the Enterprise 2.0 FORUM / Cologne, that took place already nearly two weeks ago. Now we finished cutting and setting up all the recorded video materials – so here we go with the presentation of Suw Charman-Anderson talking about the “adoption strategy for […]

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What are the answers to the CIO’s objections?

In a recent post Bernard Lunn of RWW lists some objections CIOs have towards social media. He comes up with the following issues: Unpredictable scaling issues. Security against IP loss. Integration. Loss of productivity. Accidental brand damage. I would say most of them derive from the software-as-a-service concept Bernard implies towards social media – but […]

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Microblogging as a Corporate Tool

The discussions about micro blogging services have reached another peak these days with Yammer winning the beauty contest at TechCrunch50. Despite all reservations regarding Yammer not being very innovative this incident at least turned on the light on looking at micro blogging services as Twitter, Jaiku, Pownce, Identi.ca or as well Yammer (see full list […]

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Research about Social Networking within the Enterprise

I have read at Mike Gotta about his research in the field of social networking within the enterprise. As we have some cases on this at the upcoming Enterprise 2.0 FORUM I wondered whether there are some more people out there that are interested in bringing together some case studies about this? Martin Koser (frogpond) […]

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Perturbation needed for innovations

I just stumbled upon an interesting research paper of the Harvard Business School (via Collaborative Thinking of Mike Gotta) that discusses the “struggle of balancing the conflicting demands of efficiency and innovation”. While it’s clear that efficiency (in the means of constant or better business results at less or at least constant expenses) and innovations […]

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Pre-conference interview – building a Web 2.0 knowledge base at Deutsche Bank

There’s an english summary of the latest pre-conference-interview up at my site (“Pre-Conference interview: dbWiki – building a Web 2.0 corporate knowledge base“). Joachim Niemeier talked to Dr. Matthias Büger, Vice President, Group Technology and Operations and Jamil Ouaj, GTO Communications of Deutsche Bank AG. One thing I analyzed is the understanding and rationale that’s […]

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Changing organisations via Enterprise 2.0 – Festo

Short notice that I blogged an english summary (and personal analysis) of the third pre-conference interview Joachim Niemeier did with Arne Schümann of Festo. It’s here at my personal site: “Changing organisations via Enterprise 2.0 – Festo“, while you can find the german language fulltext of the interview here at the Enterprise 2.0 Forum site: […]

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Which part of existing organisations dislikes E2.0 the most?

I attended a mashup* Event on Enterprise 2.0 in July at BT’s spectacularly plush little auditorium in London (you can watch the whole event on video at that link). It was a pleasant evening, characterised by hearing JP Rangaswami speak (the man is a walking recruitment advertisement for BT: “This could be your boss. Why […]

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Good sources of information

Two days ago Simon Wardley published a short list of people you want to know for answers to questions within the field of emerging enterprise technologies – while being very pleased that he mentioned this “very young” information ressource I would like to add some more people to his list: Enterprise 2.0: Sören Stamer of […]

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