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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Some practical steps towards collective intelligence in the enterprise

Looking beyond the immediate challenge of the adoption of social tools in the enterprise,
what can we hope to achieve when there is a healthy ‘flow’ of content, traffic and ideas flowing around internal networks? Companies with hundreds or thousands of people have the scale required to achieve some interesting network effects, and through intelligent use of social tools, basic forms of collective intelligence are remarkably achievable.

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Fascinating use of tag cloud to track the evolution of language

Presidential speeches tag cloud shows the evolution of keywords and issues in official speeches and documents

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Words to use and lose

Thomas M-M suggests we lose a few lazy words and develop some new labels that put language to the service of people

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What’s in a tag?

What’s in a name? Are there times when we should avoid terms such as ‘tag’ in favour of more common terms such as ‘label’, or should we try to convert people to our way of talking?

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Midpoint at the BBC Innovation Labs

Al Davidson reports back from the midway point of the BBC Innovation Lab on “making it people-shaped” and “making it beeb-shaped”

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