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 […]

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 […]

My Views on Learnist, the latest ‘social learning’ venture

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There are those who can’t avoid the temptation of beer, salt and sugary snacks at night and there are people like me who treat new learning and collaboration platforms infectiously. I wish I could turn my eyes away from these calorie-induced sites or applications, but I just can’t. Perhaps at the core I yearn to […]

Hey Microsoft! Why Not Merge Outlook with SharePoint?

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It’s perhaps fair to say a majority of Microsoft Outlook email users might utilize the following adage if pressed into a decision: “I’ll give you my email when you pry it from my cold, dead hands!” People sure do love their email. The Radicati Group recently published findings suggesting in 2012, Microsoft Exchange (the back-end […]

Future of Work: Add Open Leadership, Enterprise 2.0, Connected Learning and Mix

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Mark Fidelman recently published a piece on Forbes entitled, “Microsoft’s View of the Future Workplace is Brilliant, Here’s Why“. I’m not sure if Mark wrote the title or whether Forbes editors were in charge, but it really doesn’t do the post justice. The second half of the piece is where the true brilliance is … […]