Category Archives: organization

Do companies TRULY embrace social learning – yes and no


@jentolbert tweeted, “curious, do you think companies are TRULY embracing social learning?” I don’t think I can limit my reply to 140 characters … except to brusquely say “yes and no” or “perhaps, it depends.” So, let the blogging begin. … Continue reading

Posted in enterprise 2.0, learning, organization, social networks, web 2.0 | 1 Comment

Firewalling knowledge workers


From Ignatia Webs … AG08 breakfast bytes about managing knowledge, personal and team productivity … One of the biggest problems in companies is the firewall if you want to work with social media. You need to ask permission and you … Continue reading

Posted in informal learning, learning, organization, social networks | 1 Comment

KPMG Survey on Enterprise2.0/Web2.0


Interesting information from a KPMG survey:  Web 2.0 Tools Fostering Collaboration – and Risk. Trying to bring participative web apps/platforms/tools into work (focusing on getting tasks done or managing a small project) is generally not difficult on an individual level. … Continue reading

Posted in collaboration, enterprise 2.0, organization, productivity, social networks, technology, web 2.0

Collaboration isn’t easy. Duh! But ignore at your peril


Irwin Lazar at Collaboration Loop has an article: Collaboration Is Hard, Let’s Go Shopping … where he opines about his experiences with organizations who try to deploy collaboration tools and platforms. In my conversations with enterprises I’ve seen hodge-podge of … Continue reading

Posted in collaboration, customer service, organization, productivity, web 2.0, web culture, wiki

I dread these kind of meetings/gatherings


I am a “virtual employee” – this is the language used in my firm. Oh, I’m real enough … it’s just that I work from home … far far far away from the central hub that is the office building … Continue reading

Posted in organization, technology

She’s one of the busiest project managers on the team (Umm – So What?)


I was facilitating a presentation between India and US teams … and near the end of the presentation, a team leader chimed in (with the intent of praising the project manager) saying, “She’s one of the busiest project managers we … Continue reading

Posted in organization, productivity | 5 Comments

"Focus should be on design and adoption patterns" – Maybe the CIO’s and their minions are just plain wrong


From ComputerWeekly … an article that makes some really great points (although I must admit that I was skeptical from its title) – Social software is improving collaboration The end of the article has some bullets on how to implement … Implementing … Continue reading

Posted in Net Generation, organization, technology, web 2.0