Archive: August 6th, 2011

Enterprise 2.0: The Future Digital Workplace Makes Work Flow

Enterprise 2.0: The Future Digital Workplace Makes Work Flow

Enterprise portals over the last decade have been less than successful in making knowledge work flow smoothly. The future digital workplace could do a much better job of accomplishing this task if these key elements are put into place.

The future of social networks #2

The future of social networks #2

To understand some of the ways in which online social networking may change as it evolves, we also need to understand what will remain constant. This has been difficult, because much of the development of social networking over the past decade – and much of the media commentary and advice to businesses, brands, and marketers – has been led by technology and has privileged novelty.

Jive seeks to up IT’s game with social apps

Jive seeks to up IT’s game with social apps

While app stores have become enormously popular with users, particularly on mobile devices, they are now moving to the enterprise. The new Jive Apps Market provides an interesting approach that combines apps with direct integration into the flow of a worker’s primary social experience. Not to be outdone, Apps Market is also designed to appeal to IT as well. It will be one of the enterprise app stores to watch closely.

The future of social networks #1

The future of social networks #1

Thinking back a decade, you have to pinch yourself. In 2001, when internet penetration ran at 10% or less even in advanced markets, online social networks barely existed. Today, they are the most widely-used online services, with membership of the largest networks reaching well into the hundreds of millions.