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Search and the Enterprise Social Network

by Larry Cannell  |  April 9, 2012  |  3 Comments

Many people have pointed out the similarities between the messaging in email and enterprise social network sites. However, the synergy between search and enterprise social network sites is discussed far less. As enterprise social network sites integrate with more business applications, the similarities between enterprise social network sites and search will become evident from two [...]

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Frictionless Sharing and the Enterprise Social Network

by Larry Cannell  |  January 27, 2012  |  Comments Off

Facebook’s new “frictionless sharing” enables someone to automatically post what they are doing online in a stream of status updates. To some, this is a little too much sharing. However, “enterprise frictionless sharing” should be the norm for internal social network sites. As a result of Facebook’s frictionless sharing I am constantly seeing what songs [...]

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Email and the Enterprise Social Network

by Larry Cannell  |  January 20, 2012  |  2 Comments

Are enterprise social network sites an opportunity to remove the burden of email from information workers’ workload and move into a more collaborative messaging environment? While social networks have the opportunity to redefine messaging within enterprises, replacing email should not be a primary goal of their deployment. First off, let’s not fool ourselves into thinking [...]

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My Enterprise 2.0 Session Proposal

by Larry Cannell  |  January 6, 2012  |  Comments Off

Just a quick note to let you know that I have submitted a session proposal to the Enterprise 2.0 Conference and to ask for your support in getting this on the agenda. You can help by posting a comment or “Liking” the submission (available here). The session is based on a Gartner for Technical Professionals [...]

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The Post-2.0 Era: Social in the Context of My Work

by Larry Cannell  |  January 5, 2012  |  1 Comment

Let’s face it. Enterprise 2.0 is getting old. Coined in 2006, the term originally implied using Web 2.0 technologies within company networks. Almost six years later “Enterprise 2.0” hardly has the metaphorical oomph it may have once had, which is why we’ve seen the emergence of new labels such as “Social Business” or “Social Collaboration.” [...]

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IT’s Frustration with Enterprise 2.0 (Free Gartner Webinar)

by Larry Cannell  |  July 5, 2011  |  Comments Off

Now that the Enterprise 2.0 conference is over, what can you do to move these ideas forward? If you are in IT, this can be a difficult question. For one thing, we have already seen a long line of innovative collaborative technologies over the years. A few have been successful, while many others have looked [...]

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Putting Social Software to Work

by Larry Cannell  |  July 15, 2010  |  1 Comment

At the North America Catalyst Conference, taking place in San Diego later this month, I will be presenting a session that addresses how social software can be used to improve worker effectiveness. It is entitled “Putting Social Software to Work: Adding Social to the Online Workplace Framework (OWF).” The benefits of social software are often [...]

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