Archive: May 29th, 2011

Gartner: Businesses Need Web 2.0

Gartner: Businesses Need Web 2.0

Andrew McAfee of Harvard University created the term Enterprise 2.0 as a way of describing the effect that Web 2.0 technologies will have on the enterprise. I think it’s fair to say that that most people would assume that the adoption of Web 2.0 into the enterprise will simply be a matter of putting up executive blogs and a user forum.

Enterprise 2.0 Risks and Benefits, Web 2.0 Tools

Enterprise 2.0 Risks and Benefits, Web 2.0 Tools

According to Implementing Enterprise 2.0 there are many elements to consider when assessing how web 2.0 technologies impact enterprise these include: organization size, employee distribution, age distribution, specific industry, knowledge intensity, regulation, organization culture, stakeholder outlook and current technology system within the enterprise.

Is it Enterprise 2.0 or Social Business?

Is it Enterprise 2.0 or Social Business?

What are the distinctions between Social Business & Enterprise 2.0? These terms are used mostly by vendors and practitioners. Most corporate leaders prefer to speak in business terms referring to professional networking, collaboration, or online communities, among other generic terms.