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All Digital Workplace, All the Time

by Carol Rozwell  |  October 2, 2015

This week was my sandwich week between the Digital Workplace Summit in London which just concluded and Symposium in Orlando next week. What struck me about the meetings during the Summit is...

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The delicate balance between knowledge sharing and rules

by Carol Rozwell  |  May 1, 2014

One of the tenets of KM initiatives that rings true based on my experience is that knowledge sharing is a voluntary activity. In contrast to previous deployments of enterprise wide...

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Outputs are important, but behaviors are better

by Carol Rozwell  |  August 20, 2013

Our research prediction paints a gloomy picture for the success of social initiatives. We expect them to fail to deliver the hoped for value 80% of the time. The culprits...

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Of Autopsies and Analytics

by Carol Rozwell  |  March 13, 2013

Recently, I read an interesting article from MIT Tech Review which diagnosed why the social network Friendster failed - An Autopsy of a Dead Social Network. The research done by...

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It’s Nice When Old Clothes Still Fit

by Mike Gotta  |  January 28, 2013

It’s been three months since I re-joined Gartner and I thought it would be a good time to re-introduce myself via the Gartner Blog Network. For those not familiar with...

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Stalking the Elusive Requirements Definition!

by Carol Rozwell  |  January 2, 2013

I've been lucky to have had some very interesting jobs during the course of my career. One stint as an applications auditor gave me lots of insight that applies directly...

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With Yammer, Microsoft Needs to Rethink the Office Suite

by Larry Cannell  |  November 9, 2012

Next week I will be at the SharePoint Conference, where Microsoft is introducing SharePoint 2013. While a big question on many people’s minds is Microsoft’s plans for integrating SharePoint and...

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The Month of Thinking Differently

by Carol Rozwell  |  August 30, 2012

This has been a month of thinking differently. I've been working a maverick research project with my colleague Deb Logan. We've been delving into the characteristics that epitomize a socially...

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No Email or More Social?

by Jeffrey Mann  |  August 16, 2012

Friend or Foe?” cries the clichéd sentinel on a foggy castle keep. With email, it seems no one knows how to answer that question. Without email, I could not live...

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