Tammy Erickson, President of nGenera Innovation Network proclaimed that 2009 will be remembered as the year of "A-ha!". Her presentation was very much in the spirit of Alvin Toffler''s Future Shock. Erickson pointed out some problems impacting upon the adoption of enterprise 2.0 and the changes needed to mitigate those problems. She believes that the train is leaving the station for enterprise 2.0 but that the fundamentals need to be addressed.
Old approaches have been mastered
Technology enables a very different level of performance
Competition will shift the playing field
Erickson believes that Enterprise 2.0 is as game changing as the telex was in days gone by. The twentieth century icons where those who had the ability to master scale and cost. The steel mills, the auto makers. Today''s organizations are simply not optimized for the future. Reason #1 - they''re optimized with;
Division of responsibility
Strict accountability - providing excellent control
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What The Business Really Thinks Of IT: 3 Hard TruthsThey say perception is reality. If so, many in-house IT departments have reason to worry. InformationWeek's IT Perception Survey seeks to quantify how IT thinks it's doing versus how the business views IT's performance in delivering services - and, more important, powering innovation. The news isn't great.
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