Archive: June 27th, 2011

Driving Usage and Adoption for Today’s Social Intranet

Driving Usage and Adoption for Today’s Social Intranet

Intranets have been around in one form or another for years. And while how we have used them has changed greatly, how we get people to use them continues to be an ongoing challenge.

Online Communities for Rapid Knowledge Sharing: An Often Missed Opportunity

Online Communities for Rapid Knowledge Sharing: An Often Missed Opportunity

When it comes to improving organizational performance, some organizations seem almost obsessed with fixing existing things that are broken, such as existing practices, processes and solutions. In their obsession they often fail to see and act upon even quite obvious opportunities.

With AmEx Partnership, Foursquare May Prove Social Media’s Real ROI

With AmEx Partnership, Foursquare May Prove Social Media’s Real ROI

Today Foursquare announced a nationwide partnership with American Express to offer discounts to cardholders when they check in at select merchants. Now, after linking your AmEx card to your Foursquare account, you’ll be able to earn special offers at certain retailers and restaurants: Spend $75 at H&M, for example, and you’ll get $10 back on your next statement.

Enterprise Collaboration: Start Celebrating Adoption, Not Deployment

Enterprise Collaboration: Start Celebrating Adoption, Not Deployment

So, you think that new shiny tool or technology you found will be the answer to your organization’s problems. Unfortunately it’s not the tool that provides business value, it’s adoption of it you should be looking at.

Women Rule Social Networks

Women Rule Social Networks

Women are valuable stakeholder to nonprofits. They make contributions to twice as many charitable organizations as men do, and they are more likely to take greater risks in organizations with a strong vision for change, according to Lisa Witter and Lisa Chen, co-authors of The She Spot: Why Women are the Market for Changing the World and How to Reach Them.