Culture

Why engagement on social networks and at work are different and how to tell

Why engagement on social networks and at work are different and how to tell

I’m often faced with confusion by customers that ask me questions around engagement or get things a little mixed up so I wrote this so I could point them in the right direction :) Engagement of employees at work probably has it’s roots way back but has only achieved real prominence in the last decade […]

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Is Football The Ultimate Social Business?

Is Football The Ultimate Social Business?

You may think it’s obvious that football is a naturally social business, but just how seriously are the clubs taking things? Let’s take a look at Manchester City  which is leading the way in the Premier League with the announcement that it is rolling out full-stadium High-Density WiFi at the Etihad. However, this move comes […]

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Technology

The Marketplace of the Future

The Marketplace of the Future

Our tech startup, Pinipa, is all about empowering people and gathering a community, to help drive change in an organisation. Social, with purpose. The ideas themselves are not particularly new, but how the ideas are applied is challenging long held beliefs on ‘best practice’. The pace of market-driven change, and the need for organisations to keep […]

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Keeping complexity in the social network, not the tool

Keeping complexity in the social network, not the tool

Once upon a time, in a decade far far away, systems of engagement were born and enterprise social was conceived. We branched off from systems of record and the promise was that these new systems of engagement would grow to forever nurture simple engagement, collaboration and interaction. What was the premise? Systems of record are […]

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Methods

Keeping complexity in the social network, not the tool

Keeping complexity in the social network, not the tool

Once upon a time, in a decade far far away, systems of engagement were born and enterprise social was conceived. We branched off from systems of record and the promise was that these new systems of engagement would grow to forever nurture simple engagement, collaboration and interaction. What was the premise? Systems of record are […]

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Every day is Day One

Every day is Day One

The title of this post is prompted by one of my first posts from the Day One app – more background on that below. I was looking for a simple writing tool and found it in this iPad app which also has a counterpart for the iPhone and Mac. I found and indeed already have […]

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Startups

The Marketplace of the Future

The Marketplace of the Future

Our tech startup, Pinipa, is all about empowering people and gathering a community, to help drive change in an organisation. Social, with purpose. The ideas themselves are not particularly new, but how the ideas are applied is challenging long held beliefs on ‘best practice’. The pace of market-driven change, and the need for organisations to keep […]

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From Iraq to Silicon Roundabout via the maternity ward

From Iraq to Silicon Roundabout via the maternity ward

I clearly remember one of the best pieces of advice I have ever received. I was newly pregnant and worried about the impact it would have on my career. A Partner from my firm was honest enough to say ‘You are in danger of hitting a glass ceiling. Not because you’re not capable enough, but […]

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Why engagement on social networks and at work are different and how to tell

Why engagement on social networks and at work are different and how to tell

| June 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

I’m often faced with confusion by customers that ask me questions around engagement or get things a little mixed up so I wrote this so I could point them in the right direction :) Engagement of employees at work probably has it’s roots way back but has only achieved real prominence in the last decade […]

Continue Reading

The Marketplace of the Future

The Marketplace of the Future

| June 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Our tech startup, Pinipa, is all about empowering people and gathering a community, to help drive change in an organisation. Social, with purpose. The ideas themselves are not particularly new, but how the ideas are applied is challenging long held beliefs on ‘best practice’. The pace of market-driven change, and the need for organisations to keep […]

Continue Reading

Keeping complexity in the social network, not the tool

Keeping complexity in the social network, not the tool

| June 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Once upon a time, in a decade far far away, systems of engagement were born and enterprise social was conceived. We branched off from systems of record and the promise was that these new systems of engagement would grow to forever nurture simple engagement, collaboration and interaction. What was the premise? Systems of record are […]

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Every day is Day One

Every day is Day One

| May 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The title of this post is prompted by one of my first posts from the Day One app – more background on that below. I was looking for a simple writing tool and found it in this iPad app which also has a counterpart for the iPhone and Mac. I found and indeed already have […]

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Expressing change resistance on social platforms

Expressing change resistance on social platforms

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

One of the questions that comes up regularly when talking about using an open platform, such as a social networking tool, to support change is whether it should be moderated. Undertaking change almost always put in the environment into a virtual pressure cooker. The intensity of needing to create and do something different, on top […]

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