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What’s Really Behind the Deceleration of Enterprise Innovation?

|   Mar 2, 2016
The biggest business brains agree: enterprise innovation is the secret sauce for longevity and sustainability, and technology is the key mechanism for enabling radical change in the digital landscape. Through 2016, growth remains a top business priority, and CEOs believe technology-enabled change is the primary means to achieve it, as reported in a 2015 Gartner survey. As a result, the enterprise world is witnessing a proliferation of innovation labs, increasing spend on research and development (R&D) and a prioritization of innovation and digital transformation like never before.… Read more »

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#TipTuesday – Never Be Satisfied – Keep Growing

|   Nov 24, 2015
In this final post in my series on building a successful enterprise social network (ESN), I draw on my learning background and goal orientation. So here is tip #12: Never be satisfied – keep growing. This is true in a variety of areas for someone who has responsibility for a company’s ESN. First, let’s consider the area of technology.… Read more »

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#TipTuesday – Set Goals and Track Progress

|   Nov 17, 2015
I suspect this 11th tip in my 12-part series on building a successful enterprise social network (ESN) is talked about more often than it is actually done – at least in a meaningful way. Tip #11 is: Set goals and track progress. That sounds simple enough, but determining which goals to set may not be as easy as it sounds. Tracking the accomplishment of the goals may not be easy, either, depending on what the goals are and how well they were written in the first place.… Read more »

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New Report: Workforce Productivity Tops List of Business Mobility Goals

|   Nov 11, 2015
In a report launched today by VMware, global executive and IT business leaders cited workforce productivity as the top objective for current and upcoming business mobility initiatives. The VMware 2015 Business Mobility Report delves into the current state of enterprise mobile and the future of business mobility, based on responses and feedback from global executive and IT leaders. When asked about their business mobility initiative objectives, workforce productivity ranked highest on the list: 45%: Increase workforce productivity 34%:… Read more »

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#TipTuesday – Train, Train, Train

|   Nov 10, 2015
After sharing nine previous tips on building a successful enterprise social network (ESN), we come to a subject that has been near and dear to my heart for decades – training and learning. I was a professional educator/trainer for over 30 years before switching gears in 2009 to a different path. I am, therefore, very confident and experienced in the subject matter of this post. For the first nine ESN tips, see my previous blog posts. For now, let’s concentrate on tip #10:… Read more »

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