Archive: July 23rd, 2011

Enterprise 2.0 – What’s in it for me?

Enterprise 2.0 – What’s in it for me?

When discussing emergent collaboration solutions with clients (e.g. Enterprise 2.0, Social Business) or with organisations seeking to implement them, the best piece of advice that can usually be given is to focus on the value and not on the features or the technology of a platform.

Social media in business: Useful tools

Social media in business: Useful tools

The early days of business use of social media (about two years ago) were characterised by companies merely replacing one channel – traditional media – for another – social media.

Everything is changing and innovation is the key

Everything is changing and innovation is the key

Many employees are no longer relying on IT to provision, manage, and run their technology because they feel IT is too slow and puts unnecessary restrictions on their use of technology.

Gartner: 141 Million Consumers Will Spend $86.1 Billion Using Mobile Payments In 2011

Gartner: 141 Million Consumers Will Spend $86.1 Billion Using Mobile Payments In 2011

A few weeks ago, Juniper estimated that the transaction value of mobile payments for digital and physical goods, money transfers and NFC transactions will reach a whopping $670 billion by 2015, up from $240 billion this year. Today Gartner is releasing its data report, taking a look at actual users of mobile payments services.