Yearly Archives: 2010

Culture starts with the difference between the sales and IT guy

As the Enterprise 2.0 SUMMIT is a European conference, we certainly need to discuss the multi-cultural challenges of introducing E 2.0 in international companies. Last year, Craig Hepburn from the UK hosted the panel consisting of E 2.0 experts from all over Europe: Bertrand Duperrin/France, Mark Masterson/Germany, Emanuele Quintarelli/Italy and Dr. Frank Schoenefeld/Germany. Here is […]

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Enterprise 2.0 helps to avoid disaster

It seems that the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil platform was foreseeable. The workmen on the platform saw a lot of problems with the technique, but were afraid to inform the management of Transocean (owner of the platform). I won’t judge about the company and reasons of the accident (but I am very sad […]

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Review Enterprise 2.0 Forum Paris

The Enterprise 2.0 Forum in Paris this week started with a review of the Boston event two weeks ago by Richard Collin and Bertrand Duperrin. They introduced some Enterprise 2.0 best practices. One example was the successful CSC Project. SCS started Enterprise 2.0 as a pilot project and reached round about 45.000 of their 90.000 […]

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Social Messaging – Killer App. for Enterprises 2.0?

Today Twitter is a mainstream application. Millions of people are using it for sharing information and networking, because it’s fast and useful. What does it mean for using social messaging in enterprises? I think we’ll see the same development like on the web with Twitter. It will work in companies as well. I had the […]

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Recap of E2.0 practices at CSC

It’s not a pilot anymore. It was too successful to stay in pilot phase. 50% of the employees are joining the (pilot) project after 6 month. CSC started Enterprise 2.0 as a pilot project, but not as a small one like usual. The project was limited by time and not by focus. “A small pilot […]

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International Forum on Enterprise 2.0 in Milan: Top-down versus bottom-up

On June 9 and 10, the International Forum on Enterprise 2.0 was held in Milan. Organized by Emanuele Quintarelli (aka @absolutesubzero), the event covered the latest development, trends and innovations in the Enterprise 2.0 field. Interestingly, the conference did not only look into the classical topics regarding E 2.0 inside the company, but also had […]

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Watch out – the E20 community is heading to Milan and Boston!

Just let me guess – the hashtags “#e20forum” and “#e20conf” will reign the E20 Twitter discussions during the next weeks. There is not much to add on this but that I expect some interesting discussions and forward-thinking on the E20 adoption problem during the next week. But for those who might not be familiar with […]

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Right in the middle of the E20 (r)evolution!

The headline of the post represents somehow the project background and conference expectations of the attendees at the third E20 FORUM in Cologne. Though still most of the attendees are coming from corporate communications, there are already some HR and org people at the conference. And for most of them it is not a question […]

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