The Role of the CIO in Digital and Social Business Transformation

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Research continues to show that one of the single most important activities that senior leaders can engage in — to drive real change and realize results with digital and social business — is to lead from the front. Of course, this shouldn’t come as a surprise to most business leaders. Yet we find it still… Read more »

Realizing Effective Digital Collaboration in the Enterprise

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One of the scenarios we still see all too often these days is the broad — yet relatively unfocused — introduction of new general purpose collaboration tools to a largely unsuspecting enterprise workforce. Even though very few collaboration initiatives — social or otherwise — actually desire to pursue a “Field of Dreams” approach, this is… Read more »

Collaborative Performance Improvement: The Second Wave of the Contemporary Workforce

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Over the last 10 years, enterprises have been inundated with an endless stream of new collaborative technologies. These have ranged from the high concept — enterprise social networks, co-created intranets, and related social business tools — to the merely incremental, such as unified communications, enterprise chat, improved content/document management systems, and now mobile collaboration. That… Read more »

The Strategic Benefits of Modern Workforce Collaboration

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Most people would agree that the way we work together has changed quite a bit over the last few years. Or more accurately, how we can better collaborate has vastly improved, largely because of new digital tools, along with important new supporting concepts that they enable (see podularity, Holacracy, etc.) But just because there are… Read more »

How to Improve Global Workforce Collaboration

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One of the signature challenges of large organizations today is the unique set of issues they face when trying to improve the way their workers interact, communicate, and collaborate together. The collaborative environment in a typical enterprise is complex: A dozen or more time zones, vast distances between offices, regional cultural differences, corporate politics, bureaucracy,… Read more »

Rethinking How We Transform Our Organizations for the Future

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It wasn’t all that long ago that getting the right information to make decisions with was relatively hard. Information was scarce, difficult-to-access, and expensive to produce. None of that is the case any longer. Now we have too much information. It’s also relatively cheap and abundant, and only getting more so. The very same could… Read more »