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4 Challenges Inherent in Digital Transformation

A core set of digital technologies — mobile, social, the cloud and data, among others — are transforming companies at both an operational and a strategic level. Upon committing to digital transformation, the first concern becomes obvious: What are the challenges inherent in digital transformation? There are four trends driving real change across industries today […]

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Facebook at Work is a Game-Changer, Folks

In the world of enterprise social networks, Facebook’s somewhat stealthy new offering has the potential to be a real game-changer.  According to TechCrunch, the product, known simply as “Facebook at Work”, is slowly building up a long waiting list of interested corporate customers. Of course it is.  And why wouldn’t it?  Most everyone these days […]

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Lessons from 2014: How to get more clicks on Facebook.

Merry Christmas!  As I have some time off at the end of the year, I’m looking back at information I have gathered in my reading list that I find interesting.  I came across the article We tested all the best advice to get more clicks on Facebook. Here’s what worked by Kevan Lee at Buffer’s Social blog. […]

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Lessons from 2014: The Problem with Sentiment Analysis

As we wind down 2014, I’m taking a look back at some items in my reading list and bringing forward the ones I found important from a learning standpoint.  The article The Problem with Sentiment Analysis by Sarah Kessler at Fast Company in November 2014 qualifies as one of those “aha” articles. Analyzing social media has […]

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G2 Crowd scores Salesforce Chatter top social collaboration tool

I saw the following tweet from Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff: This was interesting enough for me to follow the link to see why Salesforce Chatter was rated the best social collaboration system.  Barry Levine at Venture Beat had a nice article about G2 Crowd’s grid on social collaboration.  Here are the first two paragraphs: Salesforce’s Chatter […]

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A Day in the Life of a Social Media Manager

In the BufferSocial blog, Kevan Lee posted an article for Social Media Managers.  The post takes a look a “typical” social media manager’s day and breaks down that day into many different activities, represented in the info graphic here.    Mr. Lee also provides several different views on how other people spend their days managing social […]

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Why Social Needs to be Part of Your Portal

IBM’s 2014 Digital Experience Conference started Wednesday off with a great session by Mac Guidera, Social Workforce Strategist from IBM, titled “Why Social Needs to be Part of Your Portal.”  The session was very insightful blending a mix of statistics, trends, best practices and insightful thoughts. Social Business Patterns Patterns represent modernized processes with dynamic, […]

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Cool Tools by Gartner

Gartner analysts, Tom Austin and Mike Gotta, presented some cool tools, that have a social angle, primarily Virtual Personal Assistants (VPA) Welltok – a virtual personal assistant for health care, see CafeWell as an initial application – community for health and wellness – provides advice to individuals MindMeld – conversational application, connect through Facebook, conversational assistant – […]

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The rise of smart machines … the dawn of automated workers

Tom Austin presented on the rise of smart machines and their application in the work place, and society at large. I think this is pretty cool technology, and will revolutionize the way man and machine interact over the coming decades. It will probably come faster than we keep up with and Uncle Sam will probably […]

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Case Study: Implementing Social-Based Collaboration

At the Gartner Portal conference, John Stepper, Managing Director at Deutsche Bank told his story of implementing a social network within a large German bank. Most (large) companies are stuck in finding the right people and data Early adopters – usually the same people Little lasting change occurred Introduced MyDB – Social Network – basically rebranded […]

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