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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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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Social Experience Design: one method, two tools, three tips, the lecture

Given how much I like teaching, last week for me was great: I had to speak at UX Conference 2011 in Lugano, and I got an invite to give a lecture at Digital Accademia near Venice the day before. The topic was one of my core subjects: Social Experience Design, tailored for the specificity of the… read full post

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Can IBM Connections provide the missing social layer for Sharepoint intranets?

Sharepoint dominates the corporate intranet platform market, but still lags on social features. Could SharePoint + IBM Connections provide a short-cut to a social intranet?

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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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Adoption strategies for Social Software

This post deals with adoption of social software in enterprises. It might echo with people that have faced problems in getting others to believe that their approach works. It promotes how to “get a feel” for success; rather than a measure of adoption. It’s in-house employees and veterans of the company that know how dispersed… read full post

Categories Best of, Enterprise, Legal and Professional Services, Platforms, Workforce Collaboration

We’re hosting the next London WordPress Meetup – come along!

We’re big fans of WordPress at Headshift. A fair few of us have been building sites with it since the 1.2 days, and these days, a good portion of our work involves extending it for clients, and advising them on how to get the most from the platform. In fact, if you’re viewing this post… 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

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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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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