Category: Enterprise 2.0

Enterprise 2.0 – Regulatory and Compliance Concerns

I’m once again speaking at the Enterprise 2.0 Conference. Social Media & Social Networking: Some Cautionary Tales (Location: Room 312) Social media (Twitter, LinkedIn) and enterprise social networking solutions (profiles, activity streams, social analytics) can deliver compelling business value. However, benefits do not come without risks. This panel discussion with experts and practitioners will provide

Legal Enterprise 2.0 Success Story

Penny Edwards of Headshift shares a Legal Enterprise 2.0 Success Story. Matthew Arnold & Baldwin LLP, a regional firm in the United Kingdom, put the firm’s intranet, “The Cube”, up for the Law Society’s Excellence in Innovation Awards. The firm came away with a Shortlisted Award. The Cube is Matthew Arnold & Baldwin LLP’s adoption

Enterprise 2.0, Policies and Compliance

Mike Gotta asked me to join him on a panel about the policy and compliance issues at the Enterprise 2.0 Conference in Boston. This was my fifth Enterprise 2.0 conference: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2009 San Francisco. That the audience was interested in compliance and regulatory issues is an indication of the industry maturing. “Policy formation,

Snake Oil 2.0

From Hugh MacLeod of Gaping Void: “Anyone who has spent a lot of time studying blogs and Web 2.0, will be fully aware of all the blethering hyperbole that comes with it. Every business model that ever came before is DEAD, to be replaced forever by community! YAY! Well, some dinosaur business models may be

Enterprise 2.0 Conference in Boston

Next month, I’m attending the Enterprise 2.0 Conference happening June 14-17 at the Westin Boston Waterfront. This will be fifth Enterprise 2.0 conference: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2009 San Francisco. I’ll be talking about social media policies with these folks: Mike Gotta, Principal Analyst, Burton Group Bruce Galinsky, IT Director, Global Insurance Company Abha Kumar, Principal,

Enterprise 2.0 Conference: Session Proposals

The Enterprise 2.0 Conference is coming back to Boston on June 14-17.  They are letting attendees vote on the sessions. This is a great way for the conference organizers to take advantage of 2.0 tools in organizing the conference. I am part of two panels, if they get approved. If either of them interest you,

Perception, Dilbert and a Magical Management Necklace

Are your assumptions correct? You get a new tool to help manage your processes and everything starts working better. Is everything actually working better? Or is the data just being manipulated to look better? As is often the case, the pointy-haired boss can show us the problem. Often the compliance officer is like the pointy-haired

Enterprise 2.0 – The Book

At the Enterprise 2.0 Conference in San Francisco, Andrew McAfee handed out a few copies of this new book: Enterprise 2.0. I was one of the recipients of a shiny new copy with his autograph on the cover page. If you have heard of Enterprise 2.0, they you have heard of McAfee. He coined the

Criticism and Praise

Do criticism and praise work to affect performance? Leonard Mlodinow briefly addressed this topic in The Drunkard’s Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives. He explores the studies of Daniel Kahneman who was lecturing the Israeli air force flight instructors on behavior modification. Kahneman was trying to make the point that rewarding positive behavior works, but

PBWorks and Real Time Collaboration

PBWorks has announced a “Real-time Collaboration Update”  which brings integrated Instant Messaging collaboration, Live Notifications (activity streams), Live Editing (rather than standard wiki asynchronous editing) and integrated Voice Collaboration with on-demand voice conferencing. This is a big step up. Instead of being a  mere wiki, the platform now offers different ways to collaborate, but still