Tag Archives: enterprise 2.0

Will Jive’s Acquisition Revive the Company’s Fortunes?

Will Jive's Acquisition Revive the Company's Fortunes?

Jive CEO Elisa Steele took the stage at the company's JiveWorld conference in Las Vegas today to reassure customers and partners alike following yesterday's announcement of its acquisition by ESW Capital.  The message Steele shared was clear: the company faced some tough choices in the past which drove the

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The Smoke and Mirrors of Enterprise Social Networking Metrics

The Smoke and Mirrors of Enterprise Social Networking Metrics

Carrie Basham Young issued an ominous warning to enterprise social network community managers in her 2013 CMSWire article. “It’s time to realize that the metrics and data displayed to you inside your analytics dashboard aren't creating value, and in fact, might be causing you harm," she wrote.

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Moving from Google Search Appliance? The Time is Now

Moving from Google Search Appliance? The Time is Now

Earlier this year, Google announced it will be winding down sales of its Google Search Appliance (GSA) through 2017 and will ultimately transition from on-premises to a cloud-based solution.   But the full details of a cloud-based solution are still in limbo.

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When the Machines Report to Work, Digital Ethics Should Too

When the Machines Report to Work, Digital Ethics Should Too

Connected things, intelligent automation and even robots — what we broadly define as smart technologies — have begun to dramatically transform the way we work and interact with organizations in a digital world.  As more smart machines report to work, recent research  (pdf) illustrates what’s on the minds of C-level

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Can You Squeeze Real Value from Artificial Intelligence?

Can You Squeeze Real Value from Artificial Intelligence?

It’s 1985 and I’m at UCLA, attending my very first International Joint Conference on artificial intelligence. As a young researcher tasked with pioneering AI in my corporate research lab, this is an exciting opportunity. We are at the very peak of the AI hype curve.

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How to Get Employees to Fill In Their Directory Profile

How to Get Employees to Fill In Their Directory Profile

“Can my manager make me fill in my profile?”  The Guardian featured this question in a workplace column called "Dear Jeremy." The profile was for the person's intranet (which sounded a lot like a SharePoint My Site) and the reader worried that strangers would see their personal information.

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Overhaul Human Resources to Meet Today’s Challenges

Overhaul Human Resources to Meet Today's Challenges

Human Resources used to mean processing payroll, sending birthday gifts, arranging company outings and making sure forms were filled in.  But human resources' role has evolved from administrative to strategic.  Human resources now employs people, trains them, compensates them, develops performance management policies and develops retention strategies.

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