Crowdsourcing has never been more popular. My last blog showcased the latest NASA Hackathon that saw thousands come together to offer solutions to scientific problems. The wisdom of crowds was also incredibly prominent during the aftermath of the Boston bombing, with people from around the world looking over photos from the event in an attempt to track down the bombers.
Social Business isn't just about connecting employees and customers to "collaborate better" wherever they are, from whatever device. It's about delivering real value to businesses, to the tune of $1.3 trillion annually, according to McKinsey Global Institute.
If you were glued to your Twitter updates last Monday through Friday, you were probably more aware of what was happening in Boston than most law enforcement on the scene and certainly more than CNN.
Space agency NASA have recently completed their latest collaborative hackathon. It marked the largest hackathon ever held, with over 9,000 people and 484 organisations from around the world coming together both online and offline to tackle a series of challenges.
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We all agree that an onboarding program is important. A study conducted by “Aberdeen Group” in the matter provides facts stressing the need and values of an onboarding program
Last year the UK government produced a report into the best way of both mitigating and responding to disasters. A major part of it was on the use of social media to both find out about what was happening on the ground, and to disseminate information to those in need.
Mobile and social concepts and technologies are redefining knowledge work and transforming our digital work environments. Mobile technologies enable us to get our work done regardless if we are at the office or not. Social technologies allow us to collaborate in new and smarter ways, within and across organizations.
To kick start your week, we have some interesting social business links from the likes of IBM, Wired and the New York Times.
NoSQLUnit is a JUnit extension to make writing unit and integration tests of systems that use NoSQL backend easier.
Research reveals yet more evidence that engaging people in management delivers better outcomes. This time the research looks at public sector budgeting.
A new study found that an overwhelming number of employees blame poor collaboration for failures in the workplace. Here’s an infographic that explores where these collaboration breakdowns happen — and how to prevent them in the future.
After a year writing about and working with social business strategy, tools, and change management I find it helpful to take a step back and assess what’s important and what could be – no, needs to be – better.
“What is the purpose of an education system?” If your answer is, “To provide the structure for training people in subjects that align with their skills needs”, you’d be thinking in the pre-disruption way.
Analysing the keywords we use when we search Google is not a new thing. Google Flu Trends is the most popular example, using keyword analysis to determine the spread of flu. Could it also provide insight into our eating habits?