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A must-read for new and future adopters of social computing (mirror)

Initially published on the Headshift’s blog.   Niall’s book, Enterprise 2.0 How social software will change the future of work, finally was made available and I must admit I am a fan !!! Finally, we have in one single piece a

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Enterprise 2.0 revisiting fundamentals of General Management (12/16) – Hypertext rather than Top-Down

Organisations keep on being represented as a whole by organisation charts. Organisation charts traditionally reflect the top-down, silo-based side of the organisation. This is another reductionism that is being confused with simplicity. We all know that it does not reflect

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Enterprise 2.0 revisiting fundamentals of General Management (11/16) – Situational Measurement (rather than a priori ones)

I already had the opportunity to share my view on this topic in a past blog post @ Headshift. The simple argument is that, because social computing is about situational, group-oriented, user-centric, functionally simple tools, there is no need to

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Enterprise 2.0 revisiting fundamentals of General Management (9/16) – IS are about access to information (as much as stock)

When it comes to defining knowledge, it really is easy to have a hard time, because there are different ways of understanding it.   There is a natural confusion between data, information and knowledge. Data is 1) a factual information

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Enterprise 2.0 revisiting fundamentals of General Management (8/16) – The cultural level

But ‘Enterprise 2.0’ is nothing without the cultural level. Let’s be clear about it: if the introduction of new tools brings in new ways of doing things, it does not necessarily change the whole thing. For those who have social

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