Reflecting on the State of Enterprise 2.0 as an Organizational Culture Change Agent

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I know. I promised not to utilize the moniker 2.0 in 2014 but how else can I reflect back on the state of Enterprise 2.0 without actually using the term? I’ll simply lay blame to Andrew McAfee for originally coining the term and move on. After partaking in the June, 2011 Enterprise 2.0 conference in […]

Do We Need Textpectations?

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Do you receive texts? Seems like an innocuous question, right? According to Portio Research, 7.8 trillion texts were sent in 2011 and 8.6 trillion in 2012. By 2016 they predict earthlings will send almost 10 trillion texts. That’s even more than the total number of complaints Yahoo! employees sent to their HR office this past […]

The Social C-Suite

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The Social C-Suite By Dan Pontefract for CLO Magazine Among the 47,361 employees surveyed in 120 countries worldwide, Gallup – a research-based performance-management consulting company – pegs the percentage of employees who are engaged at 11 percent. In Canada employee engagement creeps up to 20 percent and in the United States it’s slightly better at […]

An Infographic Depicting Learning & Collaboration in Action

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Some of you know I actually have a ‘real job’ where each and every day I get to work with great people and turn ideas into action. That role sees me employed by TELUS; an organization that was recently inducted into Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures Hall of Fame. Yes, I’m a lucky lad. […]

I Wrote a 90,000 Word Book Entirely in Evernote

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Take that Microsoft Word. Sorry Scrivener and Pages. When I started the quest of writing my first book — aside from the instant classic I wrote as a 9 year-old that detailed with intricate depth the entire universe of Star Wars droids — I debated how to actually write it. I’m a digital packrat; I […]