Re-using existing intellectual assets and enabling people to perform to their full potential is the required next step in operational excellence. With better connections we can solve problems and act upon opportunities in a fraction of the usual time. We can achieve it fewer resources and by activating underutilized resources such as expertise hidden in distant corners of the enterprise. The digitalization of businesses has provided the foundation for building powerful networks and utilizing the power of those networks. All that has to be done now is to join up the dots, or rather, to enable them to connect by themselves, and make sure that the concepts of collective intelligence, crowd-sourcing and social collaboration find their way into the company.
Can your company survive without doing this, without connectedness?
I posted this question at a webinar hosted by Central Desktop this Tuesday. Below you can wiew the webinar recording or simply browse through the slides.
Collaboration Insights Webinar: Can Your Company Survive Without Connectedness? from Central Desktop on Vimeo.
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Saturday, October 15, 2011
Tieto has just published a strategy paper on how to transform into a social business at Slideshare. The paper, written by my colleague Philipp Rosenthal and me, questions the technocentric way that many organizations have approached social business (or rather social software) this far and suggests a business-oriented approach to socializing business operations, focusing on how to use social technologies to support prioritized business operations and on supporting the transformation with the right change management approach. Transforming into a social business
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