Remember when Social Capital was cool back in the mid-90s at the same time Knowledge Management (KM) was in fashion? Remember when we decided to kill both just a few years later, as we purposely defaulted to focus, almost exclusively, on business processes and technology, leaving behind the people component from the good old KM … Continue reading Myth Busting – Can’t Build Social Capital with Remote / Distributed Work
Today has been one of those days where my regular social networking activities in general have been rather light and slow, more than anything else because of a rather hectic day with meetings and conference calls, along with one other special event I was invited to participate in and which I couldn’t ignore just like … Continue reading Making Use of Virtual Worlds to Improve Your Social Capital Skills – Mardi Grass Parties
I am sure that over the course of the last few days most of you folks out there may have bumped into one article or another around the subject of the usefulness, or not, from Facebook. So far, it looks like knowledge workers may not be completely sold out on it just yet and keep … Continue reading How to Boost Your Social Capital with Facebook
Over the last couple of weeks you have seen how in a couple of times I have been talking about the importance of social capital and trust in order to help organisations succeed in providing the value add not only to their customers but also to their own employees. Both social capital and trust are … Continue reading How Trust Builds Social Capital – Social Capital and Trust
As a result of the article I put together over here in this blog a little while ago under the title ’The Home You Never Left’, and after a bit of a conversation going on in Twitter on the same topic, Anke Holst put together this rather helpful and very insightful piece under the rather suggestive heading … Continue reading Trusting People in This Social Age Is a Tough Job!
I remember, rather fondly, the early days of the Social Web, where true pioneers, social computing evangelists, die-hard advocates of everything social and, of course, every other curious mind out there wanting to figure out what the fuss was all about that (online) activity called social networking tried to explain (with a certain degree of success) … Continue reading The Untold Costs of Social Networking
Before we move further on in trying to address the final conclusions I shared on a recent blog post under the heading Social Business in 2013 – A Challenge, I thought I would go ahead commenting further first on that third piece from that recent CMSWire article that I published earlier on, where I talked about … Continue reading Social Business in 2013 – A Commitment
Over the last couple of weeks there have been a number of rather interesting and insightful blog posts that have been covering IBM’s journey to become a social business. A journey that started back in 2001, but that it had its main roots well substantiated within the company for much longer. Interestingly enough, when everyone … Continue reading IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise
Once again, I am on the road on to another business trip. This time around to Boston, MA, to attend and present at *the* Enterprise 2.0 event of events. Of course, I am referring to the Enterprise 2.0 Event, a.k.a. #e2conf. So over the next few days you will see how this blog, once again, … Continue reading Social Business Forum Highlights – Highlights from Breakout Sessions and Final Keynote
Scott Monty has got a rather interesting and very insightful blog post where he comes to ponder how every year there are a bunch of people out there, coming from different places, who keep questioning whether blogging is dead or whether we are enjoying the last few days of that phenomenon that got started over … Continue reading Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Is Blogging Dead?