Blogging was where we began, and how we built our company so we have preserved this archive to show how our thinking developed over a decade of developing the use of social technology inside organisations

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We are Dachis Group London :)

Headshift is changing its name to Dachis Group London as we complete our integration with the global firm. This will bring new opportunities for our clients and partners.

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The Social Business Index is open

The Social Business Index launches to the public today. This is the first Dachis Group service based on our Social Business Intelligence as a Service (SBIaaS) platform and we think it is a big step towards providing companies with benchmarking and performance data for their social engagement efforts.

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From traditional business to social business

When businesses ask for a social media strategy, what they are often really asking for is: Get me a presence on Facebook, Twitter and the like. The mantra of cultural and organisational change that is required in the social web seems to ring hollow. To be fair, it is not their fault. With a traditional… read full post

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Would you like to test-drive Confluence 4.0?

Do you love Atlassian’s Confluence as much as we do? Do you think wiki markup is the best that has ever happened? But do you have users that avoid using wiki markup and are frustrated with the rich text editor experience in Confluence? If so, do not despair. Atlassian has been working on completely remodeling… read full post

Categories Corporate, Platforms, Uncategorized, Workforce Collaboration

Data-driven business improvement

Open data within the enterprise is set to become a leading driver of positive behaviour change and greater self-management, with real benefits for productivity. Here are some thoughts from my keynote talk at the E2.0 Conference about how this might work.

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Moving from Social Media Monitoring to Social Business Intelligence

Sharing and acting on real-time data for business improvement

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Take your SharePoint implementation to the next level

More and more Sharepoint implementations are hitting the adoption wall. This is an avoidable problem. This post covers how Sharepoint can be used as a capability layer to drive a successful social business platform, and how to work around its limitations.

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What makes for longevity in a large company or a city?

The average lifespan of a company is actually falling, and as they grow beyond a certain level of scale, so too is productivity. Dave Gray consider why this is, and compares the factors that make for a successful city with those that lead to long-lived companies.

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Social Business gets seal of approval

In its latest Web 2.0 survey, McKinsey gave its seal of approval to social business, finding a strong correlation between the use of Web 2.0 technology and actual business impact like market share gains, operating profits, and market leadership. Very explicitly, the firm urges executives “to push their organizations toward becoming fully networked enterprises.”

Categories Corporate, Enterprise

E20 Summit 2010: Beyond Adoption

Some thoughts on how we go beyond adoption of tools to drive real business change, including slide of my talk at the 2010 E20 Summit in Frankfurt

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