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cbabcock
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cbabcock,
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11/14/2013 | 10:28:11 PM
re: Why Enterprise Social Collaboration Means Business
Company culture is as important as proximity, a point sometimes forgotten. If heirarchy is minimized and peer to peer communication maximized, collaboration occurs between interested co-workers, regardless of where they are located.
Lorna Garey
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Lorna Garey,
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11/7/2013 | 3:46:23 PM
re: Why Enterprise Social Collaboration Means Business
Do you see this as the root of the trend started at Yahoo to limit telecommuting and require workers to be physically in an office at least much of the time? And if so, do you think that constant physical proximity necessarily improves collaboration?
MobileAberdeen
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11/6/2013 | 5:19:42 PM
re: Why Enterprise Social Collaboration Means Business
The report cited above found that organizations with an ESC initiative were almost 4-times as likely as those without an official initiative to provide staff
training / workshops focused on effective team collaboration (41% vs. 14%)...
MobileAberdeen
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MobileAberdeen,
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11/6/2013 | 5:13:07 PM
re: Why Enterprise Social Collaboration Means Business
resistance is futile
WKash
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WKash,
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11/4/2013 | 8:13:03 PM
re: Why Enterprise Social Collaboration Means Business
As organizations continue to squeeze out middle management, the need for virtual collaboration naturally rises in importance. The question remains, are organizations doing enough to really train those left to do the work to learn how to use and leverage these tools?
TerryB
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11/4/2013 | 5:57:16 PM
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Of course the Borg wants collaboration. We will assimilate you into the Collective...
You must get so tired of those bad jokes from old Trekkies like me. :-)
GALVAREZ100
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11/4/2013 | 5:57:06 PM
re: Why Enterprise Social Collaboration Means Business
Good post. I am not surprised to see that a well planned and strategically deployed enterprise social collaboration leads to significant business results. Measuring the ROI of such platforms is sometimes difficult to do. I've written a blog post that provides five tips on how to measure the ROI of an enterprise social network. You may find it here: http://good2bsocial.com/2013/1...


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