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 with a enterprise theme

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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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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Researching Enterprise 2.0 in the EU

Enterprise 2.0 tools, platforms and services have the potential tomake companies more agile and competitive, reducing IT costs whilsthumanising business processes and structures. They represent animportant shift in the way that people in organisations work. Insteadof centralised, one-size-fits-all applications that emphasise processover people, enterprise 2.0 gives people the ability to collaborateflexibly around information and knowledge… read full post

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Announcing the Social Business Summit, Europe: London, March 18, 2010

On March 18, SOMESSO and Headshift/Dachis Group will host Europe’s first Social Business Summit; an invitation-only event in the city of London, which is aimed at business and technology thought leaders interested in the future of social business design.

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A tale of two E20 cities – from San Francisco to Frankfurt

The E20 baton has been handed over from the San Francisco conference to the Frankfurt 20 Summit, and I hope we are in for a good event that focuses more on practice than semantics and definitions

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Social Business Design for the Finance Sector

Summary, video and slides of a talk at the SOMESSO Conference in Zürich, November 2009, on social business design in the finance sector.

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Behavioural transition strategies for E2.0

Adoption was a big them at this year’s E20 conference. My focus was on some of the little techniques that we can use to smooth the adoption path for second wave adopters.

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Social Networking for the Legal Profession

We are proud to announce a major new report, published in association with Ark Group, entitled Social Networking for the Legal Profession, which looks in depth at current practice in social networking and social technologies within the legal sector

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Five Things Every Legal Practice Should Know About Web 2.0

V. Mary Abraham and I ran a session at Legaltech New York earlier this month about the impact of Web2.0 technology and ideas on Law firm IT. Here is an overview and some slides from that session.

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Challenges and Opportunities for Mainstream Enterprise Social Computing

The adoption of social tools in the enterprise is accelerating, but if we are to avoid the pitfalls of previous periods of technology innovation, then we need to focus more on addressing concrete business use cases and meeting the needs of second wave adopters. This presentation briefly covers some of the opportunities and challenges we see in the field, and some of the IT culture myths that can sometimes get in the way.

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