Social revolution or information revolution

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Presentation about social media and social change at the Making It Happen event (http://www.akabusi.com/MakeItHappen.aspx?sid=12). The event was a fund raising event in support of The Akabusi Charitable Trust Action for Children.

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Social revolution or information revolution

  1. 1. Social revolution or information revolution?David Mitchell, Research Director, Gartner david.mitchell@gartner.com
  2. 2. Technology adoption starts in differentplaces.More focused on social and behaviorsciences than on technology invention
  3. 3. You must adopt social in yourbusiness, or face the humiliation ofthe consumer..and the humiliation of potentialemployees..
  4. 4. • In the war for talent people choose you..and it also impacts the war ontalent that will impact every business company, not the other way around
  5. 5. Everything is now being measured….
  6. 6. ..all of this generates mountains of data..• Information explosion
  7. 7. • Automation is the other side of the coin ..and automating is an approach
  8. 8. ..but automation and conformity are not the answer to everything• 100% command and control will be the image for some, but is not possible, and shouldn’t be the goal
  9. 9. • Information needs to be open and shared not controlled ..but social media supports other types of change
  10. 10. SOCIIAL• Revolutionary change – tahrir square, will happen in your company if information and social are not democratised.
  11. 11. Social revolution or information revolution?David Mitchell, Research Director, Gartner david.mitchell@gartner.com

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