Your on the job contributions in collaborative environments are much more protected than elsewhere digitally, but getting credit for ideas is critical to continued use pattterns
Real world collaboration strategies and tactics for enterprises.
With extensive senior management practical experience in international enterprise collaboration, Oliver previously managed the Sony PlayStation 'WorldWide Studios' collaboration extranet, and has worked with the American Management Association, Sun, Docent/SumTotal Systems, Harvard Business School and McKinsey & Company on major initiatives around knowledge transfer and change management. Oliver has dual US/UK citizenship, speaks at various conferences and on the occasional webinar. He is based in San Francisco. His personal site is www.olivermarks.com.
In this era of multiple channels of communication, collecting your personal thoughts and ideas in one place is increasingly useful
Investing in long lasting, good quality ergonomic work furniture costs about the same as a new computer, but isn't as seductive as a new Apple laptop despite many great design attributes. (...I bought an expensive new office chair and am justifying it to myself!)
The W3C are getting more involved with defining standards around 'social business' - this is a very good thing IMO
A startlingly unhelpful TV commercial manages to both undermine Blackberry's enterprise credibility while apparently encouraging personal activities on company time
Clay Johnson makes a case for conscious information consumption in his new book, drawing analogies with our food habits and options. We are in danger of being drowned in information; strategies for finding the value amongst all the crud have never been more important
Financial market sentiment around Jive's growth prospects will now play an increasingly important role in the broader space they have come from. The big leagues are crowded and finding space to grow as a platform will be challenging but possible
Legacy application complexity coupled with next generation connected business needs is hugely challenging for large enterprise software companies. The SAP SuccessFactors purchase may signal a new approach to melding old with new
It takes hard work to create simplicity: unless IT security is allowed to move with the rapidly changing times to enable greater efficiencies, outmoded and sometimes irrelevant rules will hamstring enterprises. Relevant, informed governance is mission critical for effective collaboration...
Despite the apparent pace of urgent change proposed by hi tech company marketing, enterprises are more circumspect in identifying their best paths forward to achieve their goals. Never mistake a clear view for a short distance...
The global black market economy is estimated at around 10 trillion a year, easily making it the second-largest economy on Earth, rivaling the United States in size. Where does the 'informal' economy end and the black market begin, and how do we foster ingenuity in formal business collaboration without crossing criminal lines?
A pre Enterprise 2.0 Conference conversation with HR Technology expert Bill Kutik, discussing cultural shifts for Human Resources professionals in a rapidly changing global business world
There's lots of confusion around enterprise and consumer technologies and their use models
The distraction of increasing volumes of digital noise is arguably creating 'information inflation', which is causing quality information to be harder to find, have a shorter lifecycle and quickly become devalued
Businesses are involved in a war of the worlds - the entrenched old guard of IT and telephony suppliers and the cloud wave. The larger issue is configuration, organization and upkeep of information to make working together easier in our rapidly maturing global broadband era