The way to survive - and flourish - in a tough economy is to be smarter, faster and leaner than your competition. Now is the time to explore and expand Enterprise 2.0 adoption in your organization.We presented a community survey to crowdsource answers on Enterprise 2.0 Adoption in your company. Here are some key findings from our preliminary results:
- 98% of those surveyed are using Enterprise 2.0 technologies for internal communication and collaboration within their company. The most popular technologies used are instant messaging (74%), wikis and team workspaces (67%), and blogs (51%).
- Despite, or perhaps because of, the economic downturn, the majority of respondents say their spending on Enterprise 2.0 will increase (58%) in 2009.
- Most respondents (64%) say that adoption of Enterprise 2.0 is company-wide. Although this trend is stronger at smaller companies, it seems large scale implementations are taking place
- The number one barrier to adopting Enterprise 2.0 is cultural: resistance to change (53%). Other challenges include difficulty in measuring ROI (43%), integrating with existing technologies (37%), and security concerns (31%).