All Posts: collaboration



(Excerpted from the November 2008 Issue of Business Management US
http://www.busmanagement.com/currentissue/article.asp?art=275618&issue=287)

“Community” is a word that gets thrown around a lot these days. Pretty much everyone under 30 has heard of MySpace and Facebook, and professionals are using the LinkedIn service more and more to connect with people they know. Given the rising tide of what analysts dub “social media” there has been increasing...

 

So, I have been an advocate of using social media for a long time. One of most popular social mediums is video in my opinion. Back in 1994, when I first started to play with intranet and web video on the stock exchange I almost got fired at first for webcasting a video during market hours. If we jump 14 years later, we can now see that many companies are embracing internal video streaming for collaboration, communications, educations, and mar...
The New York Times



This is a great article by Brad Stone here. The only thing that I would like to add is that most big companies (as well as the small and the mid size once) should be very careful when using open social networks for their internal collaborations. If I was Merrill or any other bank for example would I let my users share corporate info and insides on LinkedIn? Come on. Where is the corporate compliance here?! How can you be sure that all members in...
Today one of the radio industries pioneering services for morning radio show content and broadcast industry news, announced that last weekend they "turned off the lights" on their old web service and moved into the new world of "Live Interactive Media".

Bob Hamilton, President of New Radio Star (NRS) announced in a press release today, that during the 24 1/2 years he has been producing his news service, he has never been more excited at the new o...
Another question from Jeff:

Question 2. A recent survey put the percentage of companies operating internal blogs at only 4%. Why do you think this number is so low and of those companies who are publishing internal, employee-only corporate blogs, what is their main motivation? What is the main benefit they expect to get, in your experience?

Answer:
You are right. It is low. I am also certain that it will go up. The top level CEOs and the PR and Ma...