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This is why we do this

A recent McKinsey quarterley looked at the quality of content in wikis and blogs for coprorate use. They looked at 573 users of the four most popular video sharing sites in Germany and found that the motivation behind posting was … Continue reading

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5 Myths of Social Software – Myth #5 Timewasting

It’s curious that I come across concerns about adoption and timewasting in equal measure. People seem equally worried that people won’t use social tools at all, or, they will use them too much. What if people spend all their time … Continue reading

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5 Myths of Social Software – Myth #4 Adoption

This myth I have the most fun with. People spend a lot of time worrying that people won’t use a social platform. A lot of the worry comes down to whether or not they will want to spend time sharing … Continue reading

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5 Myths of Social Software – Myth #1 Facebook

In recent months I’ve been travelling a lot for IBM’s Get Social Do Business roadshows across UK, Ireland, Germany and Switzerland. One of the common themes has been the myths around social software – a view that it is just … Continue reading

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Social collaboration vs face to face time

There is an episode in The West Wing where wheelchair-bound President Bartlett bemoans the fact he can’t be physically present for crucial negotiations. “Decisions are made in the room!” he cries. I was reminded of this on Friday – and … Continue reading

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Sharepoint as an Enterprise 2.0 platform

After my recent posts on Jive, Socialtext and Connections, some people have been asking me where I see Sharepoint fitting in. I was planning a long post on it, but having read Thomas Vander Wal’s recent post I have nothing … Continue reading

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New features of Socialtext – Signals and Desktop

Socialtext have released Socialtext Signals, as well as Socialtext Desktop which I took a look at today. The easiest way to explain Signals is “Twitter for the Enterprise” but Socialtext have added a few features that give it extra value … Continue reading

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Headshift opening offices in USA

Attention US readers – Headshift is opening offices in the USA.  We’ll be looking to take our partnerships with IBM, Socialtext, Jive and Atlassian amongst others across the pond – but make sure to get in touch with Christoph if … Continue reading

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Social networking for the enterprise

Well – have just returned from Lotusphere in Orlando which is IBM’s conference for customers and partners for its collaboration software. I must admit I was a little apprehensive about the content – when I worked for IBM Lotus was … Continue reading

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First reactions

Well, it’s been only a day but have already had some interesting reactions to my new line of work. The general sentiment seems to be “interesting, but is there demand for it”? Well, there will be demand if there’s value … Continue reading

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