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Roundup of the best social business research and analysis 2012

Roundup of the best social business research and analysis 2012

| January 3, 2013 | 3 Comments

I carried out this exercise at the end of 2011 and it seemed to go down fairly well so here is the list for 2012 (I tracked all the new research that I saw being published throughout the year). Beside this I learn loads in the process – I hope you do too :) I […]

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The right social technology for the right job

| March 28, 2012 | 3 Comments

I’m constantly being asked what tool is available to support a social business initiative or am talking to an organisation about how they are currently doing the job and inevitably the question of the right technology platform comes up. These days there are so many platforms that the choice is difficult (there are also many […]

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Leading social business platforms – list of reviews, articles, reports

| February 29, 2012 | 12 Comments

I’ve been plotting a piece of work similar to what I did in terms of reviewing, evaluating and selecting from a list of idea management systems (see report at bottom of page) for some time now. This latest exercise if I get to it, would focus on the major social business platforms. I’m not sure what […]

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Organising for the social marketplace of ideas aka Open Innovation

| February 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

A current area of focus for The Work Foundation is how the UK develops a strategy for open innovation. They are building a new employer-led research programme to examine the effectiveness of innovation ecosystems within organisations. One key question which forms the basis of this new research is what strategies organisations need to adopt to […]

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Five enduring themes around social business that ensure its longevity

| February 10, 2012 | 1 Comment

This is again one of those blog posts done for personal reasons, to collect my thoughts and to reaffirm my inspiration but hopefully it resonates with readers. This post has been rumbling around in my head for some time but I was prompted to finally get it out there by a similar post from Susan […]

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10 things that make an intranet social and critical

| February 1, 2012 | 17 Comments

I recently ran into a slew of articles and Tweets touching on this topic. Yet despite all the talk and the fact many organisations understand that the locked down intranet (1.0) of old wont do, I thought there is still much debate about what its new iteration (the social intranet) is and why it is […]

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Comparison of 100 Top Companies on Social Business and Innovation

| January 25, 2012 | 2 Comments

This post is inspired by an excellent post with a very similar title and purpose but different angle. Jay Baer just a few days ago looked at a Comparison of 100 Top Companies on Social Business and Corporate Culture. He took data from Dachis’ Social Business Index for the most social businesses and correlated it […]

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Social Business evidence mounting: best research, cases 2011

| January 11, 2012 | 14 Comments

Amongst the plethora of annual predictions that come out at this time of year, with some very worthy efforts, I thought it useful to look backward. I’ve listed some of the excellent articles, cases and research reports from the last year that show with mounting evidence, that the case for social business is mounting positively. […]

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10 Commandments for Social Business

10 Commandments for Social Business

| November 14, 2011 | 9 Comments

These are merely my views on what aspects of Social Business (see definition) are critical and should be taken into consideration before any initiative in this area, by an organisation of any kind is undertaken. I have looked at these before, each item in isolation at least, never before as an an entire list. I […]

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10 reasons why Social Business should start internally

| October 26, 2011 | 3 Comments

Becoming a social business (see definition) when you are starting from scratch and considering you have decided its appropriate for your company, has to start with the hard work of internalisation. I’m far from the first to say this so I’m not going to go into this in depth. It’s a fairly obvious point to […]

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