Introductions Rooven is a veteran of the dot.com revolution, social business evangelist and Head of Social Rooven Pakkiri Business at leading IBM Business Partner Collaboration Matters. Collaboration Matters @roovenp Rooven is an author and speaker on the way in which Social Business technology , adoption and usage will transform the enterprise. Along with Dale Roberts he is the author of Decision Sourcing, to be published by Gower in 2013. Mike Morrison Mike is an agent of change for his RapidBI clients working through the mediums of training, learning, organizational change and social media. Having held a diverse range of HR & change related Rapid BI positions in sectors as diverse as engineering, professional services, public sector, transport and @rapidbi national government. As well as developing holistic business diagnostic tools use internationally, Mike runs several large online communities, and is a regular blogger and commentator on all things management, HR and learning, with the view of improving business bottom-line. Will McInnes Will is Managing Director of NixonMcInnes, a social business consultancy, and author of Culture Shock which provides an inspirational guide for better ways to do business in the 21st century Nixon McInnes (published August 2012). NixonMcInnes itself is constantly experimenting with its own radical @willmcinnes management practices and has been recognised by WorldBlu as one of the most democratic workplaces in the world. Clients include Barclays, Cisco, Channel 4, O2, Foreign & Commonwealth Office, RSPCA and WWF. Léon is a social media practitioner and has managed social implementations with organisations Léon Benjamin counting BA, Microsoft & BT. He is co-founder of Sei Mani, an enterprise social media adoption Sei Mani consultancy that helps large organisations transform the way they work. Léon is the author of @lfbenjamin Winning by Sharing, a book about the impact of social media on the future of work first published in 2005 predicting the use of social media in the workplace and its transformative impact on the nature of work. Dale Roberts Dale is half way through his second decade helping organisations make better decisions. Much of this time was with Business Intelligence leader Cognos as the UKMEA Professional Services Artesian Solutions Director. Most recently he is part of the Executive team of Artesian Solutions, an innovator in @decisionhacker social media monitoring and analytics. He is a commentator, blogger and regular speaker on the Business Intelligence, Analytics and Performance Management circuit. Along with Rooven Pakkiri he is the author of Decision Sourcing, to be published by Gower in 2013.
Cluetrain #94 To traditional corporations,networked conversations may appear confused, may sound confusing. But we are organizing faster than theyare. We have better tools, more new ideas, no rules to slow us down.