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Bad Advice Awards for Social Software Solutions

by Anthony Bradley  |  July 1, 2009

Today I reviewed a client's draft social solution strategy document. It was comprehensive and well researched with several references from analyst firms, media outlets, and academics. Unfortunately, some of the...

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Gartner "Cool Solutions with Social Software" Research

by Anthony Bradley  |  February 2, 2009

I am leading a significant 2009 Gartner case-based research effort around how clients are deploying social software and achieving business value. You may be familiar with Gartner’s “Cool Vendors” research....

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If You Have To Train Your Users on Your Social Application, You've Done it Wrong.

by Anthony Bradley  |  January 29, 2009

I get a great deal of kick back from clients on this statement, as I did from one today, but I am sticking to my guns. How many of you...

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How Important is Having a Business Case for Social Applications?

by Anthony Bradley  |  January 29, 2009

I wanted to point my blog readers to an interaction I had (or am having) with Andrea DiMaio on his blog post entitled Forget a Business Case For Web 2.0....

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Less Than 50 Essential Strategies For Creating a Social Application

by Anthony Bradley  |  January 27, 2009

Dion Hinchcliffe has an excellent post "50 Essential Strategies For Creating A Successful Web 2.0 Product" directed at the vendor side of Web 2.0. However many of the points are...

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Social Emergence and the Fallacy of Enterprise Agility

by Anthony Bradley  |  January 27, 2009

Just finished a conversation with a client and I see an interesting trend evolving. Interesting in that the emergence benefit from the social computing movement can and often does lead...

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Are Gartner Blogs Annoying? Are all Blogs Annoying? Is Twitter Annoying?

by Anthony Bradley  |  January 26, 2009

I was alerted to this twitterer's sentiment that that Gartner blogs are annoying, "Gartner blogs annoy! What's the point of blogging openly, then ref'ing subscription. only reports. Either extract or...

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Large Retailer Improving Social Skills

by Anthony Bradley  |  January 21, 2009

I spent four hours recently with the CIO (and his team) of a large retailer discussing their strategy (or current lack thereof) for social applications. We had about 3 half...

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Should We Get Excited About the Obama Administration's Efforts with Social Software?

by Anthony Bradley  |  January 15, 2009

Andrea DiMaio with this post is trying to quell my excitement over Obama's leadership in social software. He and I work together pretty closely on government and Web 2.0 (I focus...

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The OBAMA Administration Gets The Social Movement

by Anthony Bradley  |  January 15, 2009

As I had expected (and hoped), President Elect Obama is employing social software to get the people involved in government. They have launched an idea engine to gather the best...

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