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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Posts categorised as Future Trends

Sharing the Social Business cake

Some of you may have received some slices of our cake via some kind of paper-based medium (imagine!), but we wanted to share the whole thing with you to say thank you for helping us take social business mainstream in 2011: We have big plans for expanding Dachis Group’s European operations in 2012, and you… read full post

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Social Business Transformation in Legal and Professional Services

More and more legal and professional services firms are now focusing on social business ideas as a route to greater operational efficiency and closer client relationships. We have a mature practice in this area, and here is how we might help.

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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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Design strategy for the changing web

Co-authored with Davide Casali We create social tools and systems that work for users, so-called situated software that feels native to a particular context. Social software solutions informed by case studies and driven by a constant focus on the user experience. In a world of rapid technological advancement, we must acknowledge that our interaction with… read full post

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Bridging the physical barrier: QR Codes, NFC & AR

QR Codes, Semacodes and other similar technologies are a very tricky topic to address, they’re also subject to quite intense waves of hype that repeat themselves every few years. The hype in this case isn’t completely unfounded, because creating the connection between the physical and digital worlds is something everyone is aiming for, and something… read full post

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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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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 Media Influence, Inside and Outside

We are very excited about the forthcoming Social Media Influence conference in London on June 22

Categories Best of, Corporate, Customer Participation, Enterprise, Events, Future Trends, Media and Publishing, Workforce Collaboration