Archive: August 3rd, 2011

Making Enterprise Applications Social: Looking at the Intranet and OpenSocial

Making Enterprise Applications Social: Looking at the Intranet and OpenSocial

Just in case you’ve been spending time on a deserted island, you might not know that the Web these days has been moving rapidly towards a profoundly more social and interconnected version of itself. It was just over a year ago now that social networking eclipsed e-mail as the primary form of communication in the online world.

Why The Next App You Use Might Be In A Social Network

Why The Next App You Use Might Be In A Social Network

While social networks are still just getting their sea legs in most organizations, the next big leap forward — in addition to social analytics — is likely to be the integration of our productivity and line of business apps into our activity streams. Will this unleash significant new value? Very probably. But it’s also possibly the big integration opportunity that businesses have long looked for.

4 stages of intranet maturity

4 stages of intranet maturity

European intranet expert Jane McConnell has defined 3 stages of intranet maturity. So what’s next for the organisations that have reached stage 3? Lately, I’ve been discussing this with several of our intranet community of practice members and it seems like even the best intranets still have many areas in which they can improve.

Social Software a Jump into Enterprise 2.0

Social Software a Jump into Enterprise 2.0

Social Networking as evolved to a point where it’s now crucial for business to be part of different social media networks. The tendency is so upbeat that we’re now seeing products and companies integrate social softwares to facilitate collaboration, communication & organization within the enterprise.