Successful social business stories from Germany

I recently published a guest post called “A German perspective on successful social business stories” on the Ripple Effect Group blog. Many know of examples of social business transformation in the Anglo-American hemisphere, but in the past few years some German companies have stepped into […]

Crumbling infrastructure - change or be changed

Change or be changed!

There is a lot of talk about how 20th century organisations need to change to be successful in the 21st century. And when we say organisations need to change, we actually mean people, as they make up and shape organisations. Change is a process, not […]

Engaging the workforce

16 interesting event formats to engage your employees

Many traditional businesses are exploring ways to adapt to the 21st century and become social businesses. A social business is a fancy word for a networked business or connected business. In the end it’s about networks and connections and its radical impact and mindshift to […]

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Corporate website trend: From static to real-time information

Summary: Moving ‘from static to real-time information’ is the first corporate website trend we identified. This post is part of a series of blog posts in which we look at trends for corporate websites. Whilst static content will probably always be the biggest share of […]

Change Agents WorldWide

How to increase adoption from your enterprise social network

[ I originally published this post on the tibbr blog in 2012. ] This week the McKinsey Global Institute published a report on unlocking the value and productivity through social technologies. While it was light on actionable recommendations, it provides a superb overview of how social technologies impact both […]

Alumni relations in a connected world

[ I originally published this post on the Dachis Group blog in 2012. ] Let me ask you a question: are you still in touch with a company where you worked previously? I assume most of you are, but who you are in touch with: HR? External […]

The evolution of business

[ I originally published this post on the Dachis Group blog in 2012. ] The social business movement appears to be in full swing. Over the past weeks, I have read time and time again that 2012 will be the year of social business (Business Computing World, SXSW, We […]

From traditional business to social business

When businesses ask for a social media strategy, what they are often really asking for is: Get me a presence on Facebook, Twitter and the like. The mantra of cultural and organisational change that is required in the social web seems to ring hollow. To be fair, […]