Second-wave adopters are coming! Are you prepared? Part III

[ I originally published this post on the Headshift blog in 2009. ] This is the 3rd part of a blog post looking at user adoption. Overview of barriers to introducing Enterprise 2.0 and user adoption Scrutinizing barriers to user adoption Thoughts on how to attract second-wave […]

Second-wave adopters are coming! Are you prepared? Part II

[ I originally published this post on the Headshift blog in 2009. ] This is the 2nd part of a blog post looking at user adoption. Overview of barriers to introducing Enterprise 2.0 and user adoption Scrutinizing barriers to user adoption Thoughts on how to attract second-wave […]

Second-wave adopters are coming! Are you prepared? Part I

[ I originally published this post on the Headshift blog in 2009. ] I decided to break this blog post down into three parts, as it had become way too long during all those endless nights of writing. The general theme is that in the near future […]

From the local village to the global village and back

[ I originally published this post on the Headshift blog in 2009. ] Over the past decades we have seen the world becoming smaller and smaller thanks to new technologies. Location has almost become irrelevant when it comes to communicating, collaborating and connecting with other people. If […]

A visit to the R&D department of the New York Times

[ I originally published this post on the Headshift blog in 2009. ] Recently I was fortunate enough to visit the Research and Development department of the New York Times thanks to the kind invitation of the people of Agency.com that I am working with here in […]

Is the concept of microblogging scalable?

[ I originally published this post on the Headshift blog in 2009. ] This blog post was originally published by me on the Headshift blog in 2009. It seems that there are only two topics people talk about these days . One is the economic turmoil and […]

Edutainment and competition makes the world go round

[ I originally published this post on the Headshift blog in 2009. ] The New York Times published an article today on how utilities turn their customers green. For years and years the Sacramento Municipal Utility District had tried to push people to using less energy […]

Should knowledge retention be high on organizations’ agenda?

[ I originally published this post on the Headshift blog in 2008. ] Yesterday I stumbled across a post by Gordon Ross of Thoughtfarmer talking about a client where 50% of its staff is eligible to retire in the next eight years. What a massive brain drain! […]

social business

Manage, and you may survive! Facilitate, and you may thrive!

[ I originally published this post on the Headshift blog in 2009. ] Recently I went to see an organization, and a good while into a very pleasant conversation I was asked: ‘Will we (organization) become obsolete in ten years’? What a daunting question! What had happened? […]

EU blogging on the rise?

[ I originally published this post on the Headshift blog in 2007. ] Earlier this week Mariann Fischer Boel, Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development entered the blogosphere. Welcome, Mariann! As far as I know, is she the second high-ranked person at the EU who blogs. She […]