Phil Bradley's weblog To the Chair of a professional library interest group, I’m angry, depressed, sad and disappointed that I need to write this open letter to you. You sent a member of your group onto two courses that I ran, and the total cost was £198. I try and keep my costs as cheap as I can because I think making sure we have well trained and informed professionals is important. My fee has been tightly worked out, and as an independent trainer it’s important that I get it right. Entreprise, medias sociaux, management, collaboratif, business model … vers la transformation digitale At the end of the XIX century, the contrast between blue-collar and white-collar was important and helped in strengthening the class war concept. The first still being treated worse than the second. With the digitization of business, when more and more things are automated, are we going to reinforce this pattern? Digital transformation and internal communication Few month ago, I attended as a speaker at a conference on digital transformation of organizations, in which I put forward that enterprise had to move in as one to this digitalization and leave no one behind. One of the speakers replied, correctly, that in a large organization, you can’t do everything at once and there were priorities to be set.
Developing an Effective Learning Strategy - Blog Global Learning & Development As more organisations focus on return on investment, it has never been more important to create an effective development and learning strategy. But what are the key pointers to developing a learning strategy where organisational, functional and an individual’s learning goals are aligned for the good of the organisation? What measures can you take to ensure successful implementation? In this article, we’ll look at the central tenets that underpin a successful learning strategy. While some consider a strategy as simply a statement of intent for the organisation, we’ll look at the learning activities that support a strategy as well as how to implement it. Firstly, we’ll examine the significance of putting a structure in place for your learning strategy – the importance of being goal-driven and differentiating between short-term and long-term goals, as well as the need to accurately determine what the learning needs are.
Responsabilité sociale des entreprises (RSE) - Entreprises durables et reponsables - Entreprises et industrie Corporate social responsibility (CSR) refers to companies taking responsibility for their impact on society. As evidence suggests, CSR is increasingly important to the competitiveness of enterprises. It can bring benefits in terms of risk management, cost savings, access to capital, customer relationships, human resource management, and innovation capacity.
6 ways to persuade your boss to say 'yes' to social media One of the most difficult problems in the social media world is getting the boss to understand and support an initial effort. If you hope to pressure your boss into supporting your nascent social media initiative through a "grassroots" effort, it's not going to work. Not in the long run. For effective, lasting organizational change to occur, it must be supported from the top. How do you gain that support when your boss doesn't get it?
Social Media in 2011: Six Choices You Need to Make - Alexandra Samuel by Alexandra Samuel | 10:00 AM January 4, 2011 2011. This is the year that will shape the future of our lives online. After all, 2010 was the year we woke up and started asking the tough questions about our always-on, connected lifestyle. Blog Adobe Launches Massive Creative Cloud Update Over 6000 art directors, designers, artists, production professionals, influencers, and users descended to the LA Convention Center for the annual creative class pilgrimage known as Adobe MAX. This year’s event lived up to all expectations with massive product announcements, important partnerships, and a delightful trademark Adobe Sneaks session. Source: […] 16 retweets
Rise of the networked enterprise: Web 2.0 finds its payday - McKinsey Quarterly - Organization - Strategic Organization Every new technology has its skeptics. In the 1980s, many observers doubted that the broad use of information technologies such as enterprise resource planning (ERP) to remake processes would pay off in productivity improvements—indeed, the economist Robert Solow famously remarked, “You can see the computer age everywhere but in the productivity statistics.” Today, that sentiment has gravitated to Web 2.0 technologies. Management is trying to understand if they are a passing fad or an enduring trend that will underwrite a new era of better corporate performance. Podcast The rise of the networked enterprise: Web 2.0 finds its payday Digital Canvas - Part 3 We’re diving back into the most exhilarating part of the Super Bowl… the commercials! Only kidding, but it’s where we saw some great visual effects. Check out our favorites from this year’s game. 1. Dodge – “Wisdom” This Super Bowl commercial for Dodge was simply classic.
Social Media Books & Experts One thing that has always puzzled me is the sheer number of books about social media. When your industry changes almost daily - not to mention that it's one rooted in the digital space - is it helpful to read (or write) books about it? At the same time we've seen the rise of the social media "expert," we've seen a proliferation of books on the topic. From a business perspective, it's not surprising: it's a hot topic; everyone is trying to make sense of it; and people will cash in while they have the chance. But someone new to this space needs to be aware of who's the true leader and who is the charlatan. Calling oneself an expert does not an expert make;
Intranet design continues to shine in 2015 - Column Two An attractive design is a key element of a successful intranet. While intranets must be useful and help employees get their work done, an aesthetically pleasing design contributes to a compelling user experience, and that helps increase adoption. Conversely, an outdated and poorly designed interface gives users the wrong impression about the value of the intranet and can be a barrier to use. A beautiful intranet is far more likely to inspire employees to visit the homepage. For a long time intranet design lagged way behind external websites.