Archive: June 25th, 2011

What’s Wrong with Enterprise Software Anyway?

What’s Wrong with Enterprise Software Anyway?

Constellation Research CEO and principal analyst R “Ray” Wang recently gave a talk called “Why Enterprise Software Sucks and How Disruptive Technologies Converge to Change This” at the AMPLIFYfestival. It’s a good talk introducing many of the concepts we cover here frequently.

Driving Adoption for Social Computing Technology: Kill Your Email

Driving Adoption for Social Computing Technology: Kill Your Email

Here’s a simple yet powerful trick for driving social computing technology adoption: kill your internal email for everybody in your organization.

Linear Strategies for Enterprise 2.0: Kill ‘Em

Linear Strategies for Enterprise 2.0: Kill ‘Em

People love lists and step-by-step directions because they make life easy (unless you’re putting together Ikea furniture). However, directions and steps really only make sense if you’re trying to do something such as bake a cake (which I still can’t do) or put together a couch.

Community as the Cornerstone of Social Business

Community as the Cornerstone of Social Business

Although Enterprise 2.0 and social business have been hot topics among practitioners and more forward-thinking organizations for some time now, it seems like we’ve crossed a tipping point of sorts: I’ve encountered very few organizations in any industry over the last few months that aren’t at least beginning to dabble in E2.0.

Microsoft’s Christian Finn Talks SharePoint and the Future of Enterprise Collaboration #e2conf

Microsoft’s Christian Finn Talks SharePoint and the Future of Enterprise Collaboration #e2conf

Microsoft’s Director of SharePoint Product Management Christian Finn, an Enterprise 2.0 keynote speaker, talks about SharePoint, the future of enterprise collaboration and the value of community.