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  1. 1. Technology trends Trending issues also in this issue The “social” trend Social business is blooming Business model view 5MARCH 2013 Social networks and business outcomes: The search for value Social Business
  2. 2. March 2013 | SOCIAL BUSINESS 03 The Social Trend....................................................................................4 Social Business is Blooming...................................................17 Business Model View....................................................................24 Global Snapshots..............................................................................34 BBVA & Social Business.............................................................42 Innovation Forecast.......................................................................45 In Depth.......................................................................................................50 Sections.........................................................................................................52 Trending Issues..............................................................................52 Technology Trends..................................................................59 Social Business & Banking event...................................63 BBVA Invest in innovation......................................................64 Credits............................................................................................................66 contents
  3. 3. 04 Some say that we, humans, have always been social. The rise of social technologies enables people to finally fulfill their innate desire to become more connected to one another. The possibility of managing the positive effects of social networks is upon us. The first wave of social technologies has firmly been planted in everyday experiences in both developed and developing economies. The world is rapidly becoming social and businesses need to be prepared. social trend The
  4. 4. 06 March 2013 | SOCIAL BUSINESS 07 Source: McKinsey Global Institute | The Social Economy: Unlocking value and productivity through social technologies, July 2012. 90%of companies using social technologies report some benefits Each week, knowledge worker spend 28hours writing emails, searching for information, and collaborating 70% of companies are using social technologies Improved communication and collaboration through social technologies could raise productivity of knowledge workers by 20to25percent social trend / figures The Global sector revenue: $6.6 trillion per year. Top value levers: Marketing andsales (value potential up to 24%) and customer service (value potential up to 26%). Social technology value potential: $256-423 billion annually.
  5. 5. 08 March 2013 | SOCIAL BUSINESS 09 Banks rely on Facebook than any other social media platforms (or at least it’s where people search for banks in social media), followed by YouTube and Twitter. For the short term, it makes sense for banks to focus on socially orientated customers via Facebook and YouTube than any other platform, while keeping an eye on upcoming platforms. Average 100 80 60 40 20 January 2009 January 2010 January 2011 January 2012 bank facebook x bank youtube x bank twitter x bank pinterest x INTEREST OVER TIME The number 100 represents the peak search volume Search terms Source: Google Trends | December 2012. Inspired by Financial Brand | Google Trends Reveal Banking Insights, Social Media Zeitgeist, October 2012. social trend / social media and banks The Gartner Hype Cycle for Social Software 2012 covers broad categories of social technologies: communication, conversation, or collaborative work software; and software that helps to search, filter, and analyze social content. Plateau of Productivity Slope of EnlightenmentTrough of Disillusionment Peak of Inflated Expectations Technology Trigger Expectations Time Social Software Social Network Analysis Gamification Content Analytics Social Content Social Learning Platform Simultaneous Co-Editing Tools Security Applications Embedded in Social Media AutomaticContentRecognitiont MDMandSocialData PersonaManagement CloudCollaborationServices Mass Collaboration Personal Subscriptions Social TV Social BPM Enterprise Internet Reputation Manegement Social Analytics Social Commerce Mobile Collaboration Client Enterprise File Sharing Activity Streams Cloud Synchronization Social Media Distribution External Community PlatformsSocial Profiles Social Software Suites Social Media Engagement Tools Internal Community Platforms Social Media Metrics Customer-Centric Web Strategies Expertise Location and Management Social Content Idea Management Mobile Social Networks Social Media Monitors No -Email Initiatives social trend / social technologies The Source: Gartner | Hype Cycle for Social Software 2012, July 2012. 5-10 years2-5 yearsLess than 2 years Obsolete before plateau
  6. 6. 10 March 2013 | SOCIAL BUSINESS 11 social trend / usage The users Key Players Smartphone Users Smartphones & young people Facebook Twitter Google+ Weibo RenRen Linkedin Baboo Instagram Yelp Tumblr Flickr Orkut MySpace Foursquare Pintrest SoundCloud XING Friendster Path Get Glue Ranking the Key Players From established players to red-hot phenoms, here is a look at how leading social media sites shake out in terms of userbase. Source: Social Networking Social Networking: Sharing Views on Music and Movies Most Popular Do you ever use social networking sites to sharew your views about...? Music and movies Community issues Sports Politics Religion Based on those who use social networking sites. Median % across 20 countries. Pakistan not included in calculation of median due to sample size. Smart Phone Users On your cell phone, do you regulary... Smart Phone Users On your cell phone, do you regulary... Based on those who own a cell phone and regulary use the internet on their phone. Pakistan not shown due to sample size. Source: PEW RESEARCH CENTER Q81e-h. Based on those who own a cell phone. Source: PEW RESEARCH CENTER Q81e-h.
  7. 7. 12 March 2013 | SOCIAL BUSINESS 13 social trend / users The Do you use social networking sites? Young people & social networking Do you use social networking sites? Do you ever use social networking sites to share your views about...? Young much more likely to use social networking % that use social networking (based on total) *Respondents who do not use the internet. Based on total sample. “Don´t know/Refused” not shown. Source: PEW RESEARCH CENTER Q77&Q79. Source: PEW RESEARCH CENTER Q77&Q79.
  8. 8. 14 March 2013 | SOCIAL BUSINESS 15 10 09 08 07 06 05 04 03 02 01 benefits of social business includes: 10. Use social technology to match talent to tasks 9. Use social technologies to improve intra- or inter- organizational collaboration and communication 8. Provide customer care via social technologies 7. Social commerce 6. Generate and foster sales lead 5. Use social technologiesfor marketing and communication/ interaction 1. Co-create products 2. Leverage social to forecast andmonitor 4. Derive customer insights 3.Usesocial todistribute business processes Source: McKinsey Global Institute |The social economy: Unlocking value and productivity through social technologies, July 2012. social trend / business models The
  9. 9. 16 March 2013 | SOCIAL BUSINESS 17 By mashing up social media, work media, social listening, social work, social intelligence, and other social technologies, companies will inno- vate their business models by maximizing efficiency and/or by creating value. The world is already social and businesses must also be social. social trend / business models The Social Business is bloomingEarly social business pioneers are reporting positive benefits as they begin to confirm the opportunities promised by social technologies. Together with other key trends (mobile, cloud, and big data), social business is beginning to offer some really interesting value propositions. See video
  10. 10. 18 March 2013 | SOCIAL BUSINESS 19 INTEREST OVER TIME The number 100 represents the peak search volume Sources: Forrester | Social Enterprise Apps Redefine Collaboration, November 2011. Google Trends | December 2012. Social Business, the next social Make room for social business! According to Forrester, social business software will explode into a $6.4 billion business by 2016, growing from $600 million in 2010. social media social business social listening social intelligence Average January 2009 January 2010 January 2011 January 2012 2005 2007 2009 2011 2013 Social Business, trending higher Social business is currently a “top of mind” issue. It is forecasted that this trend will hit its historical high in the latter part of 2013. We should continue to expect social business to be actively discussed for the short term future, making further inroads in the c-suite. INTEREST OVER TIME The number 100 represents the peak search volume Source: Google Trends | December 2012. 100 80 60 40 20 0 100 80 60 40 20 0 110 88 66 44 22 0
  11. 11. 20 March 2013 | SOCIAL BUSINESS 21 Social Business, a c-suite view CEOs are getting very interested in social business, almost 2x that of CIOs and CFOs Source: MIT Sloan Management Review & Deloitte | Social Business: What Are Companies Really Doing? 2012. CEO / President / Managing director 28% 14% CEO / Treasurer / Comptroller 15% CIO / Technology Director 29% Other C-level executive focused on social media 17% Other C-level executive or equivalent Today 18% 40% 63% One year from today Three years from today beginning to spread out to other industries BY INDUSTRY Social Business, towards a definition According to industry pundits, successful social business initiatives need to be holistic, as they are much more than just technology issues. Getting serious about social business requires a re-think about business outcomes and the social nature of people, melding together technology, culture, and values. Here are two definitions of social business from leading companies. DACHIS “Social business draws on trends in technology (e.g., powerful mobile devices, widespread availability of high-speed Internet access, low cost of data storage), work (e.g., always-on culture, globalization), and society (e.g., propensity to share). Companies should care about social business because they can improve business outcomes ... The core principles touch on all areas of a business, whether for business- to-customer engagement, employee-to-employee collaboration, or supply chain optimization. Making social business work requires focus on a company’s culture, connections, content exchanges, and measurement and analytics.” IBM “We define social business as embedding social tools, media, and practices into the ongoing activities of the organization. Social business enables individuals to connect and share information and insights more effectively with others, both inside and outside the organization. Social business tools facilitate engagement in extensive discussions with employees, customers, business partners and other stakeholders and allow sharing of resources, skills and knowledge to drive business outcomes.” Sources: Dachis Group. IBM Institute for Business Value | Business of Social Business: What works and how it’s done, November 2012. Entertainment, Media and Publishing 37% 29% 23% 23% 19% 17% 14% 14% 14% 10% 9% 7% IT and Technology Telecommunications / Communications Education Professional Services Consumer Goods Govemment / Public Sector Other Healthcare Services Financial Services Manufacturing Energy and Utilities FIGURE 1 THE IMPORTANCE OF SOCIAL SOFTWARE The importance of social software is expected to rise by 250% within 3 years.
  12. 12. 22 March 2013 | SOCIAL BUSINESS 23 Social Business, @work An overall framework for applying social Business Source: IBM Institute for Business Value | Business of Social Business: What works and how it’s done, November 2012. Engage and listen. Build the community. Shift toward sales and service. Accelerate innovation Create valued customer experiences ENABLE THE SOCIAL ORGANIZATION ■■ Measure results ■■ Address risk ■■ Manage the change * Based on responses from individuals having personal experience with customer- related social business activities Global (n=599). 71% 83% 51% 74% 46% 69% 35% 61% Promote events/marketing campaigns Generate sales leads and revenue Provide product and services support Sell products directly to customers * Based on responses from individuals having personal experience with social innovation activities (n=446). 57% 78% 58% 78% 46% 73% 40% 68% 38% 72% Enable more effective internal collaboration Monitor customer comments for new ideas Obtain feedback from customers Enable customers to submit plans/solutions Enable more effective collaboration between partners/suppliers Capture new ideas from anyone. Use internal communities to innovate. Enable structured innovation efforts. USES OF SOCIAL BUSINESS * TODAY NEXT TWO YEARS USES OF SOCIAL BUSINESS * TODAY NEXT TWO YEARS Increase knowledge transparency and velocity. Find and build expertise. Leverage capabilities beyond organizational boundaries. Drive workforce productivity and effectiveness * Based on responses from individuals having personal experience with workforce-related social business activities Global (n=362). 39% 63% 28% 58% 24% 54% Enable customer interaction Enable vendor/partner interaction Leverage external talent (e.g., crowdsourcing) USES OF SOCIAL BUSINESS * TODAY NEXT TWO YEARS
  13. 13. 24 March 2013 | SOCIAL BUSINESS 25 Business model view Looking at social business from a business model point of view may help further understand the benefits and challenges associated with this trend. In this section, we conceptually explore the opportunities and risks of social business.
  14. 14. 26 March 2013 | SOCIAL BUSINESS 27 Sources: MIT Sloan Management Review & Deloitte | Social Business: What Are Companies Really Doing? 2012. IBM Institute for Business Value | Business of Social Business: What works and how it’s done, November 2012. Alex Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur | Business Model Generation, 2010. Business model canvas: the pros Benefits & Opportunities of so- cial software for business model innovation mainly center around Key Activities. Additional benefits also impact other building blocks of the business model, such as Value Propositions and Customer Relationships. Key Partnerships Key Resources Cost Structure Key Activities Customer Segments Revenue Streams Value Propositions Customer Relationships Channels Discover emerging opportunities. Innovation. Enable structured innovation efforts. Employee engagement with ext. parties. Supplier & partner engagement. Facilitate cross boundary collaboration. Identify expertise. Develop employee skills. Harness distibuted knowledge. Increase employee engagement. Improve leadership effectiveness. Preserve institutional memory Shift towards sales & service. Capture new ideas from anyone. Marketing, branding & reputation management. Customer service & audience management. Engage and listen. Internal innovation communities. Build the community.
  15. 15. 28 March 2013 | SOCIAL BUSINESS 29 Leading the way to social business Sales, marketing, customer service, IT, and product developments (functional business areas) are the leading users of social software in business organizations. Source: MIT Sloan Management Review & Deloitte | Social Business: What Are Companies Really Doing? 2012. MARKETING SALES PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT HUMAN RESOURCES GENERAL MANAGEMENT OPERATIONS SUPPLY CHAIN OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT RISK MANAGEMENT FINANCE CUSTOMER SERVICE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 47 % 26 % 9 % 8 % 10 % 30 % 29 % 9 % 14 % 18 % 29 % 28 % 10 % 15 % 18 % 28 % 32 % 8 % 16 % 16 % 21 % 27 % 9 % 18 % 24 % 18 % 31 % 8 % 20 % 24 % 16 % 29 % 9 % 24 % 23 % 13 % 25 % 9 % 25 % 29 % 8 % 18 % 12 % 24 % 39 % 7 % 19 % 11 % 25 % 39 % 6 % 14 % 9 % 27 % 44 % A GREAT DEAL SOMEWHAT DON’T KNOW NOT VERY MUCH NOT AT ALL Adding it all up (some initial numbers) According to Social Business by Design, there are four possible ways to think about ROI of Social Business: ■■ Revenue Creation Improved global sales processes (10% sales revenue increase) Increased customer satisfaction (30% higher) & re- tention (20% higher loyalty) ■■ Connected Culture More rapid new-hire ramp-up (35% increase in ac- cess of expertise) Quicker location of expertise (30% faster access to expertise) Improved connections between departments and internal teams (35% increase in collaboration and 20% reduction in communication costs) ■■ Increased Productivity Shorter customer support cycles (30% faster sup- port processes) Better investment decisions (20% increase in suc- cessful decisions) ■■ Cost Reduction Self-service support cycles (20% decrease in com- munication costs and 15% decrease in operational costs) Overcoming distance and time zone barriers to col- laboration (20% reduction in travel and communica- tion costs) To what extent do each of the following functional areas drive the use of social software within your organization? Source: Dion Hinchcliffe and Peter Kim | Social Business by Design, 2012.
  16. 16. 30 March 2013 | SOCIAL BUSINESS 31 Customer Relationships Sources: McKinsey Global Institute | The Social Economy: Unlocking value and productivity through social technologies, July 2012. Alex Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur | Business Model Generation, 2010. Business model canvas: the cons The challenges and risks associ- ated with social business are re- lated to Value Propositions (brand reputation), Key Resources (pro- prietary information leaks), and Key Activities (worker productiv- ity, data security/privacy, and un- intended disclosure of company info). Since we are still relatively early in the trend, it makes sense that the negative version of the story has not materialized yet. Key Partnerships Key Resources Cost Structure Key Activities Customer Segments Revenue Streams Value Propositions Channels Worker productivity. Data security and privacy. Unintended disclosure of company information Proprietary information leaks Brand reputation.
  17. 17. 32 March 2013 | SOCIAL BUSINESS 33 Source: MIT Sloan Management Review & Deloitte | Social Business: What Are Companies Really Doing? 2012. Deeper dive into social business models For more detailed information related to social busi- ness and its impact on business and business models, please see the following reports: ■■ Deloitte (MIT Sloan Management Review) | Social Business: What are they really doing?, 2012. ■■ IBM Institute for Business Value | The Business of Social Business: What works and how it’s done, No- vember 2012. ■■ McKinsey Global Institute | The Social Economy: Unlocking value and productivity through social technologies, July 2012. 3,050 Lack of management understanding 2,314 No strong business case or proven value proposition 2,087 Too many competing priorities 1,885 Fear of lack of control 1,600 Security concerns (e.g., intellectual property leakage) 1,532 Lack of senior management sponsorship 1,349 Fear of employee abuse (e.g., wasting time) 1,306 Lack of a knowledge sharing culture 1,276 Lack of a robust strategy 1,226 Fear of challenging established norms and practices 845 Lack of implementation skills 824 Employee mistrust or resistance 584 Lack of policies or governance processes 386 Lack of incentives 5,036 Risk or security concerns 4,035 Insufficient customer demand or need 1,728 Absence of industry standards 1,474 Recessionary economy2,410 Legal issues 964 Lack of shareholder support 2,077 Concern over regulators´ stance towards social media Barriers: internal Internal barriers impeding social software adoption: Composite Score * Barriers: external External barriers impeding social software adoption: Composite Score *
  18. 18. 34 March 2013 | SOCIAL BUSINESS 35 Alcatel-Lucent “The Jive platform was rolled out April 6. Lowe initially sent an e-mail about the service to just 125 people in the company, giving them each a log-in and inviting them to join. Membership spread from there, and Alcatel-Lucent now (July 15th, 2010) has nearly 20,000 registered Jive users. According to Lowe, about 200 to 400 people join every day. On any given day, about 1,000 people use the system in one way or another.” Source: ZDNet | Enterprise 2.0 Success: Alcatel-Lucent, January 2012. BASF “BASF has enumerated the benefits they believe they have received from their internal social busi- ness initiative. These include faster and easier ac- cess to experts, increases in the value of existing knowledge, higher worker efficiency, better collabo- ration, reduction in e-mail overhead, and better align- ment with younger workers.” Source: ZDNet | Enterprise 2.0 Success: BASF, February 2012.. Burberry “The experience would be that a customer would have total access to Burberry, across any device, anywhere. And they would get exactly the same feel- ing of the brand, feeling of the culture, regardless of when, where, how they were accessing the brand. Everyone now can come into Burberry World the journey and mission that Burberry is on. And for any CEO that is skeptical at all: You have to create a social enterprise today. You have to be totally connected with everyone that touches your brand. If you don’t do that, I don’t know what your business model is in five years.” Source: ZDNet | Social Business Success: Burberry, February 2012. News Corporation “[We saw] these trends coming together at a very macro level around what workplaces were going to be like in 2020, where internal communication was moving and the rapid rise of social network- ing. Through putting those three themes together, there was a really big ‘aha!’ moment, in that social technology is changing the world and it will begin to challenge the way business gets done. Around the same time, we were also hearing requests from our employees – they were asking to connect with people in other parts of our businesses with similar jobs to theirs so they could learn from each other and innovate faster.” Source: ZDNet | Enterprise 2.0 Success: News Corp., February 2012. Extra: Social Business Index To see how other companies are faring with social business, check out the following index. “The Social Business Index analyzes the effectiveness of strate- gies and tactics organizations employ to engage the market through social channels. At launch, the Social Business Index analyzes signals from over one hun- dred million social sources globally and analyzes the performance of the largest global companies and thousands of those companies’ brands.” Source: Dachis Group | Social Business Index., December 2012. SOCIAL BUSINESS PRACTITIONERSThe early adopters Global snapshotsSocial business is currently a hot topic. In this section, we’ll take a quick look at some early adopters of social business, followed by fly-by of some of the hottest social technology companies in the work media and social media space.
  19. 19. 36 March 2013 | SOCIAL BUSINESS 37 Yum Brands “While Yum! Brands itself isn’t necessarily a house- hold name, its three top brands -- Taco Bell, KFC, and Pizza Hut -- are instantly recognizable around the world. The international fast food giant is truly global with over 330,000 workers in 110 countries with a combined annual revenue in excess of $11 billion. Starting several years ago, the company realized it had significant challenges in being highly geographi- cally distributed. Such dispersion created silos of knowledge and know-how, something that is poten- tially disastrous in the highly competitive industry of food service.” Source: ZDNet | Enterprise 2.0 Success: Yum! Brands., February 2012. Cemex “Designed to innovate and help make the company more efficient and agile by letting employees or groups of employees with similar objectives share opinions, thoughts, information, experience, knowl- edge and best practices.” Source: ZDNet | Social Business Success: Cemex, February 2012. SAP: SAP Community Network SAP Community Network (SCN) is a professional social network that orchestrates collaboration between SAP customers, partners, employees and experts. SCN has more than 2 million members. See video Yammer “Yammer is an Enterprise Social Network that brings together employees, content, conversations, and business data in a single location. Built for the enter- prise and loved by users, Yammer empowers em- ployees to be more productive by enabling them to collaborate in real-time across departments, geog- raphies, and business applications. Employees can create groups to collaborate on projects and share and edit documents. It is a new way of working that fosters team collaboration, employee engagement, and business transformation. With a Freemium model, Yammer enables employ- ees to voluntarily adopt the service. A premium ver- sion is available to paying customers and includes additional administrative and security controls, in- tegration with other applications, priority customer service, and a dedicated customer success manag- er. More than 5 million users, including employees from 85 percent of the Fortune 500, have adopted Yammer’s Software-as-a-Service solution.” Source: CrunchBase | Yammer, December 2012. Yammer | December, 2012. Socialcast (VMWare) “Socialcast is a leading provider of Enterprise col- laboration software to facilitate real-time employee communication while analyzing the social graph for measures of productivity. Socialcast is deployed either on-premise or on-demand using activity streams to effectively accelerate information aware- ness amongst employees.” Source: CrunchBase | Socialcast, December 2012. Socialcast | December 2012. IBM “Leading in today’s business world means knowing how to work as a social business. It starts with integrating social technology into your most critical business processes. Social business technologies can help you activate your workforce to improve productivity and delight your customers to create advocates and increase revenue.” Source: IBM | Social Business, December 2012. Podio (Citrix) “Combining hundreds of specialized and flexible work apps with messaging, tasks, reporting, work- flow and contact management, Podio lets you build and shape the online workplace most fitting to your role. It eliminates scattered, unorganized work routines, and replaces multiple products from different companies with a single environment and a single login. Currently based in Copenhagen, Podio is building a multinational team of German, French, British, and Danish employees. Thomas Madsen-Mygdal is chair of the board of directors. Tommy Ahlers, formerly of Zyb, is CEO and investor.” Source: CrunchBase | Podio, December 2012.Podio | December, 2012. SAP “Delivering on its social strategy, SAP introduced two new offerings: the SAP Jam social software platform and the SAP Social OnDemand solution. SAP Jam enables today’s workers to drive rapid business re- sults by integrating social capabilities into their ap- plications and daily business processes, eliminating social silos. SAP Social OnDemand transforms so- WORK MEDIA The following work media platforms were analyzed in five different parameters by GigaOm: short-term work relationships, microtools, networks>processes, consumerized IT, and social communications. The benchmarked companies are presented in the order, from the highest to the lowest scores. Detailed results of the benchmark can be found at GigaOm Pro, “Sector RoadMap: work media tools in 2012, published in September 2012. Source: GigaOm Pro | Sector RoadMap: work media tools in 2012, September 2012.
  20. 20. 38 March 2013 | SOCIAL BUSINESS 39 cial media conversations into rich business insights. The solution helps marketing and customer service organizations better engage with customers to in- crease brand loyalty, manage reputational risks and capitalize on opportunities.” Source: SAP | Press Release (31 October 2012), October 2012. Oracle “Businesses are becoming more social every day. It’s not a matter of when to become a social business, but how to become a social business. To accomplish this, CIOs need to help create engaging user experiences that integrate yesterday’s enterprise applications with today’s social technologies. Architected correctly, companies can solve business problems more quickly, resulting in increased innovation and greater sales.” Source: Oracle | Social Business, September 2012. Huddle “Established in 2006, Huddle creates cloud-based collaboration and content management software for the enterprise. Its patent-pending intelligent technol- ogy locates and recommends valuable information to users, with no need for search. Huddle is used by more than 100,000 business and government organizations worldwide, including the central US and UK government, AKQA, HTC and Kia Motors, to securely store, share and collaborate on content with people inside and outside of their organization. Huddle can be accessed online, on desktops and on the move with BlackBerry, iPhone and iPad apps. The company is privately held and backed by ven- ture capital firms DAG Ventures, Eden Ventures, Ma- trix Partners and Jafco Ventures.” Source: CrunchBase | Huddle, December 2012. Huddle | December 2012. Jive “Jive is the largest and fastest growing independent vendor in the Social Business Software market. Jive allows companies to engage employees, custom- ers, and the social web. Just as social technologies have changed our personal lives, Social Business is changing how enterprises get work done. The com- pany was founded in 2001, with its headquarters in Palo Alto, CA and offices in Portland, OR; Boulder, CO; Brentford, United Kingdom; and Frankfurt, Germany. Jive combines the power of community software, collaboration software, social networking software, and social media monitoring offerings into an inte- grated platform. The company is focused on solu- tions to increase team and work productivity. Jive makes it easy for groups to brainstorm, share ideas and see what everyone is working on. The product includes team member blogs, wiki-docs for group editing and discussion tools. Recent versions include video, analytics, and social media monitoring. Jive is backed by Sequoia Capital and KPCB.” Source: CrunchBase | Jive, December 2012. Jive | December 2012. Cisco “The new business collaboration workspace is a platform of communications and collaboration capabilities that can be delivered to every user, regardless of their location or device. What is new is that this new business collaboration workspace is inherently: ■■ Mobile: Users access the tools and information when and where they need them ■■ Social: Enterprise social software and collaborative platforms connect users ■■ Visual: The addition of video enhances commu- nications ■■ Virtual: Deliver applications and data securely and reliably from clouds” Source: Cisco | Collaboration, December 2012. Chatter “Chatter is a social platform that integrates with Salesforce’s infrastructure and development platforms. Chatter is a social network for the company. It give users access to real-time information about what’s going on in the company.” Source: CrunchBase | Chatter, December 2012. Salesforce Chatter | December 2012.
  21. 21. 40 March 2013 | SOCIAL BUSINESS 41 Other social platforms Social business is a concept made up of many different parts. For now, the world is very familiar with social media and work media, the “good looking” twins in the social business family. However, there are other lesser known siblings in the space which are poised to make some impact further down the road. The up and coming technologies are social listening, social intelligence, and crowd labor technologies. Also, we have listed some “older,” precursors: ERP, Enterprise 2.0, etc. SOCIAL MEDIA Social media companies are continuing to evolve. There are seven major business categories for social media: platform, publishing, sharing, playing, networking, buying, and localization. For each category, we list some of the leading brands. Along with devices (PCs, SmartTVs, Smartphones, tablets, etc.), connectivity, and interactions, these categories make up the social media ecosystem. Source: Fred Cavazza | Social Media Landscape 2012, February 2012. SOCIAL LISTENING ■■ Radian6 (Salesforce) ■■ RightNow (Oracle) ■■ Collective Internet (Oracle) ■■ Vitrue (Oracle) ■■ Cognos Insight (IBM) ■■ Kosmix (purchased by Walmart) CROWD LABOR ■■ Clickworker ■■ CloudFactory ■■ CrowdComputing Systems ■■ CrowdFlower ■■ CrowdSource ■■ Houdini ■■ Humanoid (acquired by CloudFactory) ■■ MobileWorks ■■ Samasource ■■ Servio (formerly CloudCrowd) COLLABORATION ■■ Google (App & Drive) ■■ Skype ■■ ■■ Huddle ■■ Zoho ENTERPRISE 2.0 PLATFORM ■■ Jive ■■ Moxie ■■ Clearvale ■■ NewsGator ■■ Yammer ■■ Traction ■■ Socialtext ■■ Chatter ■■ blueKiwi Platforms ■■ Facebook ■■ Twitter ■■ Google+ Sharing ■■ Pinterest ■■ Spotify ■■ YouTube ■■ Instagram ■■ Dailymotion ■■ Vimeo ■■ Slideshare ■■ Scribd ■■ Flickr ■■ Digg ■■ Delicious Playing ■■ Electronic Arts ■■ Zynga ■■ Playdom ■■ Playfish ■■ Kobojo ■■ Digital Chocolate ■■ Pop Cap ■■ hi5 Networking ■■ Viadeo ■■ LinkedIn ■■ myYearbook ■■ NetLog ■■ Classmates ■■ Tagged ■■ Badoo ■■ MySpace Buying ■■ Hunch ■■ TripAdvisor ■■ PowerReviews ■■ BazaarVoice ■■ Polyvore ■■ Blippy ■■ Baasket Localization ■■ DisMoiOu ■■ SCVNGR ■■ Foursquare ■■ Plancast ■■ Yelp ■■ Path Publishing ■■ WordPress ■■ Wikipedia ■■ Blogger ■■ TypePad ■■ Tumblr ■■ Quora ■■ Posterous ■■ Wikia SOCIALIZING ERP ■■ Oracle ■■ LotusLive Connections ■■ SharePoint ■■ Cisco Quad ■■ SAP StreamWork
  22. 22. 42 Not only can Social technologies be applied to customer-facing applications (social media), they may be used for employee- facing and third-party facing applications. In 2012, BBVA made headlines by adopting Google Apps for its 110,000 employees; transforming the way work is done in the enterprise, and now, BBVA is launching Yo Soy Empleo, using social technologies to collaborate with third- parties to create value for the community. BBVA & Social Business In essence, they are communities of people gathered around common interests. Overall, BBVA’s communities in social networks exceed four million users, grouped around themes in which the bank can add value to the conversation. Thus, the objectives of notoriety and affiliation with the brand on the Internet improve - but we can’t just stop there. The next step is to ensure users of our communities benefit directly from their participation in them, in a way that is genuinely useful to the business of our clients. If they grow, we also grow. Under this premise we have developed “Yo soy empleo” (I am employment), a community that allows its members to combine efforts with a clear objective: to generate jobs in Spain. Social networks are much more than Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or LinkedIn.
  23. 23. 44 March 2013 | SOCIAL BUSINESS 45 The “social” trend is part of something bigger ... much bigger: the coming convergence of social, mobile, cloud, and big data. Many industry analysts are envisioning major disruptions caused by the coming together of these four major trends, which will change the way we live, work, and play. Whether it is known as the “Nexus” (Gartner) or the “3rd Platform” (IDC) or by any other name, the ultimate mashup is set to shine in the era of the customer-centricity. When peeking into the convergent future with a social focus, keep the following in mind: The community aims to match demand with supply, to link those companies that in spite of the crisis continue to grow with those individuals who are seeking for a job in these complicated times. BBVA’s contribution to the community is not just limited to the creation of a so- cial platform connecting both parts - it includes an incentive scheme for new hires, with direct financial support for each job created, a business advisory service and a training plan participated by the country’s leading business schools. In other words, the aim is to bring together several existing communities that share a same interest - the creation of jobs -, and try to find common solutions which may benefit all their members. Therefore, we use typi- cal social web tools to obtain a greater benefit for the community, with a system that allows to join efforts in order to obtain a common asset. Social platforms are nothing but a meeting point. In this case we believe that gathering in a same virtual place all the parties involved in the gen- eration of jobs and providing differentiated support to help achieve the ultimate goal can be beneficial for everyone. This is not something BBVA is managing alone, since the proper perfor- mance of a community depends on all its users. That is why, from the beginning of the project, “I am employment” counts with the implication of companies that demand workforce; of Infoempleo, as facilitator in the recruitment processes; of leading business schools, for the training plans; of BBVA Empresas, for the advisory service, etc. Once launched, anybody willing to contribute to meet the objective of generating jobs will have the door of the community open in
  24. 24. 46 March 2013 | SOCIAL BUSINESS 47 New mindsets Leaders must lead the change from industrial-based models of pro- ductivity (product-centric) towards knowledge-based models of pro- ductivity (customer-centric). System of records > engagement This little, short history of computing shows us that the “know-how” (or knowledge) in the current computing environment is found in conver- sations, social conversations. In this era, businesses must effectively manage these conversations to create new or more value and/or to maximize efficiency. source: McKinsey Global Institute | The Social Economy: Unlocking value and productivity through social technologies, July 2012. IT leaders will also need to adopt new mindsetsFROM TO Transaction processes. structured and routine workflows Formal structures, departments, functions, hardwired processes Planned rollouts based on roadmaps Enforce enterprise standards Top-down, efficiency and consistency-oriented Labor-capital trade-offs. IT productivity/ROI efficiency, throughput Labor AND capital, total factor productivity, effectiveness, outcomes User-centric, usage- and effectiveness-oriented Experiment, scale, and deply based on usage and adoption Proliferate the most adopted enabling technologies Communities of work, social networks, intra-/extra- company, customers Patterns of interactions, user models, how work really gets done, community formation ECONOMICS OF IMPACT UNDERSTANDING OF BUSINESS FOCUS OF IMPACT POLICY APPROACH TECHNOLOGY DEPLOYMENT DECISION MAKING Years Typical thing Best known company Content management focus Mainframe 1960-1975 A batch transaction IBM Microfilm Mini 1975-1992 A departamental process Digital Equipment Image Management PC 1992-2001 A document Microsoft Document Management Internet 2001-2009 A web page Google Content Management Social and Cloud 2010-2015 A conversation Facebook Social Business Systems SystemsofRecordSystemsofEngagement source: Geoffrey Moore, TCG Advisors & AIIM | Systems of Engagement and the Future of Enterprise IT: A Sea of Change in Enterprise IT, 2011.
  25. 25. 48 March 2013 | SOCIAL BUSINESS 49 The Ten Tenets of Social Business These tenets are the most succinct and useful statements of what so- cial business is (or should be), free of jargon or technology, courtesy of social business experts: Dion Hinchcliffe and Peter Kim. source: Dion Hinchcliffe and Peter Kim | Social Business by Design, 2012. source: ZDNet | The Social Enterprise: nine insights, November 2012. 2Create shared value by default. 3While participation is self-organizing, the focus is on business outcomes. 4Enlistalarge enough community to derive the desired result. 1Anyone can participate. 10The most effective social business activities are deeply integrated in the flow of work. 8Listen to and engage continuously with all relevant social business conversations. 9The tone and language of social business are most effective when they’re casual and human. 6Participation can take any direction. Be prepared for it, and take advantage of it.5Engage the right community for the business purpose. 7Eliminate all potential barriers to participation. Ease of use is essential. Nine insights of social enterprise Allen Blue (LinkedIn), Jon Froda (Podio) and Tony Zingale (Jive Soft- ware), the rock stars of the social business world, discuss their insights of the social enterprise. 1 “email and spreadsheets are powering the work of today.” 2 “The conversation itself is the way the work gets done in the enterprise.” 3 “15% of all people searches on LinkedIn are for their own colleagues.” 5 At work, “we don’t want to cc: everyone on a email, because it’s rude. But we should. It’s not a secret.” 6 “Users are people. No matter where they are, they’re just people.” 4 “The number one reason people leave their organization is because they don’t feel connected.” 8 As the power of the individual increases, company culture is going to be the single most important factor to success. 7 “Every technology is a transitional technology. It’s just a matter of what transition you’re in middle of.” 9 Yourcompany should have a six- to 12-month plan and a 10-year plan. Nothing else matters.
  26. 26. 50 March 2013 | SOCIAL BUSINESS 51 A list of links to other useful tools and resources that you may find useful as a supplement to the information offered on the ‘Social Business’ report. Books & Publications Sandy Carter | Get Bold: Using Social Media to Create a New Type of Social Business, September 2011. Forrester | Social Enterprise Apps Redefine Collaboration, November 2011. Forrester | The Social CIO, August 2012. Gartner | Hype Cycle for Business Use of Social Technolo- gies 2012, July 2012. Gartner | Hype Cycle for Social Software 2012, July 2012. GigaOm Pro | Sector RoadMap: work media tools in 2012, September 2012. GigaOm Pro | Sector RoadMap: crowd labor platforms in 2012, November 2012. GigaOm Pro | Listening Platforms: finding the value in so- cial media data, September 2012. GigaOm Pro | Future of Work Platforms, February 2011. David Gray | The Connected Company, September 2012. Dion Hinchcliffe and Peter Kim | Social Business by Design, 2012. Huffington Post | What’s the Difference between Social Media and Social Business?, December 2012 IBM | The Social Business: The Advent of a New Age, April 2012. Indepth Badoo Bank Systems & Technology | Social Business: 4 Ways Socia Media is Transforming Banking, October 2011. Blogger Bloomberg | Dell President’s Advice to CEOs: Get Social, November 2012. Fred | Social Media Land- scape 2012. Cisco Collaboration CMS | The Pursuit of Social Business Excellence Is Not About Technology, November 2012. Dachis Group Dachis Group | Social Business Index Daily Motion Delicious Digg Facebook Financial Brand | Google Trends Re- veal Banking Insights, Social Media Zeitgeist, October 2012. Financial Post | Social Business Changes the Dynamics of Collabora- tion, November 2012. Flickr Forbes | Executives: Get Social or Get Out, November 2012. Forbes | How to Jump to a Social Business Model, December 2012. Forbes | Rethinking the Customer Journey in a Social World, November 2012. Forbes | Social Business Enlighten- ment, November 2012. Forbes | The Move from Systems of Record to Systems of Engagement, August 2012. Forbes | The Rise of Social Enterprise, July 2012. Foursquare GigaOm | Pinterest paves the way for new business platform with brand options, November 2012. Google Trends Google+ The Guardian | How Social Business is Changing the Way We Work, December 2012. Harvard Business Revew Blog | How to Find New Competitive Knowledge in Social Media, December 2012. Harvard Business Revew Blog | Inno- vation Isn’t Tied to Size, but to Oper- ating Rules, October 2012. Harvard Business Revew Blog | Social Media Will Play a Crucial Role in the Reinvention of Business, November 2012. Huddle IBM Social Business InformationWeek | 10 Signs You’re Not a Social Business, December 2012. Instagram Jive LinkedIn Oracle Social Business Path Pinterest Podio Posterous Quora IBM Institute for Business Value | Business of Social Busi- ness: What works and how it’s done, November 2012. Charlene Li | Open Leadership: How Social Technology Can Transform the Way You Lead, May 2010. McKinsey Global Institute | The Social Economy: Unlocking value and productivity through social technologies, July 2012. McKinsey Quarterly | Demystifying Social Media, April 2012. McKinsey Quarterly | How ‘Social Intelligence Can Guide Decisions,’ November 2012. MIT Sloan Management Review & Deloitte | Social Busi- ness: What Are Companies Really Doing? 2012. Geoffrey Moore, TCG Advisors & AIIM | Systems of Engage- ment and the Future of Enterprise IT: A Sea of Change in Enterprise IT, 2011. Nielsen | State of the Media: The Social Media Report 2012, 2012. Alex Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur | Business Model Generation, 2010. Pew Research Center: Global Attitudes Project | Social Net- working Popular Across Globe, December 2012. Salesforce Chatter SAP Social Business SAP | SAP Community Network, December 2012. Scribd Slideshare Socialcast Spotify TechCrunch | Another Social Media Inbox? Source Metrics Says This One’s All About ‘Actionable Mentions’ ..., November 2012. TripAdvisor Twitter Tumblr TypePad Vimeo Wikia Wikipedia WordPress Yammer Yelp YouTube ZDNet | Enterprise 2.0 Success: Alca- tel-Lucent, January 2012. ZDNet | Enterprise 2.0 Success: BASF, February 2012. ZDNet | Enterprise 2.0 Success: News Corp., February 2012. ZDNet | Enterprise 2.0 Success: Yum! Brands., February 2012. ZDNet | Social Business Success: Burberry, February 2012. ZDNet | Social Business Success: Cemex, February 2012. ZDNet | The Social Enterprise: nine insights, November 2012. On the Web
  27. 27. March 2013 | SOCIAL BUSINESS 53 In this section, readers will find summaries of the most relevant news of selected topics that have been published over the course of the month based on its relevance to the Banking industry. The summaries were prepared by the editorial board. Further information is made available for each given topic. Trending issues Core Banking Platforms New Formats SocialBusiness MobileBanking “Debt” is to blame for software glitches Lloyd’s Faster Payment System was in name only, as glitches caused delays, andPayPal’s Instant Payment charged customers 2x. Other big name institutions have suffered software related failures including, NatWest; RBS; and notably Knight Capital, whose software anomalies decimated its balance sheet. So what’s going on? A technology guru attributes the outages to “technical debt,” the price for cutting corners where unfixed code come back to bite. Source: Merge: the “product offering of the future” Generally, mobile banking is “thought of as a new channel or product, yet it is actually a reiteration of an old product.” According to one web strategist, banks should find ways to bring the 2 world together. He suggests: ■■ Consolidate vendors ■■ Combine Marketing Platforms ■■ Make Desktop Multi-Device Compatible ■■ Fully Mobilize Desktop Features ■■ Re-think Desktop Banking Design ■■ Unify the Visitor Experience Source: A crowd-sourced money dispensing system??? Apple recently filed for a patent that essentially allows nearby iTunes users to become cash-dispensing systems. The system is entitled, “Ad-Hoc Cash Dispensing Network” and would allow Apple users provide cash to other users, splitting the “service” fee with Apple. Source: Trading Places: Apple and IBM According to Mark Fidelman, a contributor to Forbes, over the last 25 years, Apple and IBM seem to have switched roles: “Big Blue” is becoming “Big Open” (and less “Big Brother”), while Apple is more like “Big Brother,” given their tight, wall-gardened approach. At the end, Mr. Fidelman believes that “you can no longer create great products alone” and the approach that IBM is taking seems to make more sense. Source: 52
  28. 28. 54 March 2013 | SOCIAL BUSINESS 55 Trending issues Brands & BrandingMobile Payments Mobile Payment Market in 2013 The US mobile payment market is projected to reach $90 billion transactions in 2017, an 48% compounded annual growth rate from 2012’s $12.8 billion. According to, here are the key stocks to watch in in 2013: ■■ Square (Starbucks): in November, Square an- nounced was handling $10 billion in annual transactions. ■■ PayPal (eBay): PayPal CEO expects to see over $20 billion in annual sales volume in 2013. The 5 Best Ads of Super Bowl XLVII, according to AdWeek 5. Taco Bell: “Viva Young” - Agency: Deutsche 4. Oreo: “Whisper Fight”/”Dunk in the Dark” - Agencies: Wieden + Kennedy, 360i & Media West 3. Samsung: “The Next Big Thing” - Agency: 72andSunny 2. Budweiser: “Brotherhood” - Agency: Anomaly 1. RAM: “The Farmer” - Agency The Richards Group Source: Crowd-funding, Chinese style “Tencent’s platform breaks new ground in China and could become a significant source of investment and publicity for social entrepreneurs”. In China, due to legal restrictions, funds cannot be solicited from individuals. In order to satisfy the need for funding, Tencent is offering a platform that allows social enterprises and NGOs to share proposals and “tweets” (via Weibo) for support. “Each time a member of the public re-tweets a message, the beneficiary is credited with .07€ which will be donated by Tencent’s charity foundation.” Source: 97% of senior executives believe that Customer Experience (CX) is critical to success A recent survey comissioned by Oracle, “Global Insights on Succeeding in the Customer Experience Era,” revealed that although 93% of senior executives stated that CX is a top 3 priority in the next two years. However, only 37% of firms have CX initiative in progress and 20% opine that their program is advanced. Brian Curran, Oracle’s VP of Customer Experience offers his top 5 tips on how to get started: ■■ Span silos for a consistent, cross-channel experience ■■ Get serious about mobile ■■ Personalize interactions ■■ Get social ■■ Empower customers & employees Source: Source: Customer-Centricity Crowd Finance
  29. 29. 56 March 2013 | SOCIAL BUSINESS 57 Trending issues App Ecosystem New Banking Experience Big Data Gadgetology Free Apps! Everyone is doing it ... For most, the dominant business model for the app economy is “Free”. It helps the company to ramp-up users in a hurry. However, it doesn’t offer a lot of flexibility for its business model: companies either end-up selling themselves or begin selling ads. A recent article in Verve talks about a “sustainable app development model: “the future of app development is to give away as much value as possible and empower those who receive more value to pay more for it.” An app business model should show how it can create, deliver, and capture value in a sustainable way. Branches to Serve as “Living Labs” For Vancity, two new branch prototypes serve to bring “the brand and business model alive” by continually evaluating new retail approaches, new products and new merchandising strategies. Vancity’s COO points out, “As we learn from these changes, we hope to replicate successes in other branches over time.” Source: Apple, please give me a phablet! Phablets handsets sales are expected to grow to 230 million units in 2015, exploding from a base of 27 million in 2012. Recently, two prominent analysts are pointing out that Apple is “leaving money on the table” by not offering something that consumers want: a bigger screen. It would be so phabulous. Source: Big Data or Big Brother? Big Data is believed to be a key tool to solve some of the world most pressing problems, such as the ability to spot flu trends earlier; and also, to increase value to both customers and companies. However, skeptics are fearful that Big Data really means Big Brother. Recently, PayPal’s co-founder recent speech warned about the dangers of big data: people can be “just resources that are not being utilized efficiently”. Something to think about as Facebook has 1 billion users. Source:
  30. 30. 58 March 2013 | SOCIAL BUSINESS 59 Trending issues Future of Work DIY Work in the Future: friendlier, healthier, and more efficient Work, as we know it, is changing: “Quantified Employees, Pop-Up Workplaces & More Telepresence.” Recently, Fast Company reviewed PSFK’s report, and shares their key takeaways: ■■ Start-up Training & Skills Marketplaces ■■ Office Feedback Culture ■■ Quantified Workers ■■ More Social Communication Tools ■■ Telepresence Proliferates ■■ The Pop-up, Healthy Workplace Source: Offering a 5 year old boy, a helping hand; the DIY way Two DIYers, Van As and Ian Owen, manufacture an open-source, lightweight, personalized prosthetic hand for a 5 year old boy, who was born without fingers on his right hand; for less than $150. “The 3-D parts were made possible by Makerbot, which donated two 3-D printers, one each for Van As and Owen so they could swap CAD files as they refined the designs.” Liam now can “hold a basketball, and even pick up small things like coins by activating his new lightweight hand with a bend of his wrist.” The duo is currently raising funds to further develop the Robohand. Source: The following section outlines the upcoming technologies that will change everything, with predictions on what may come of them in financial industry. Dashlane-Expresscheckout One of online shoppers’ biggest complaints is that checking out takes too long. Online seamless payment processes are considered one of the main goals since were launched in 2012. The idea of avoiding a tedious checkout has a great acceptance, and there are some tools that are helping to make purchase processes fast and easy, similar to the non-digital world (remember Digital is NOT different). Dashlane is going further than being more than just a seamless digital wallet. Considered one if the Innovation of the Year Dashlane launched a tool for doing checkout almost instanta­neously, filling automatically all the fields required, all the passwords needed, the payment information of credit cards, ma­naging multiple identities, addresses,andpaymentinformation inaextremelysecureway,usingany device sync with the app. Technology trends
  31. 31. 60 March 2013 | SOCIAL BUSINESS 61 Beyond Passwords We are going towards a world in which we will con- nect to our laptops, tablets and smartphones with our biometric features. James Bond’s technology is no longer science-fiction. Our patterns are data. IBM Research predicted back in December 2011 that in five years passwords would be replaced by biometric recognition processes such as digital fingerprints, retina and iris readers, voice and the geometry and veins of the hands. Technology trends Its main feature is storing safely all our account in- formation of all the web services in which we are already signed up. We can access to these accounts instantaneously since Dashlane will log in without press any button. All the information and passwords saved in Dashlane are protected by a master pass- word, that is only saved and encrypted locally, not by dashlane (and it can never be recovered if it’s forgot- ten!!), by using AES-256 encryption method,used by military, financial and government institutions. Dashlane also creates new encrypted accounts credentials and generate secure passwords for ser- vices not used before, and learns a user’s habits for frequently visited sites, filling in password, payment information, and shipping specs with nearly twice the accuracy of its competitors. All these features make the checkout process much more easier than any other tool, and it can be com- pleted in almost one click, also storing the purchase information and the bill in the app for you to track your expenses. Watch the video in youtube to see how it works: This start-up, with HQ in Paris and NY, was launched in 2009, and received $5Million funding (serie A), will be demoing at Finovate Europe next month present- ing this express checkout process. We will be tuned, it sounds interesting (and it works!). But Intel has already created a tablet with a new software including a sen- sor able to recognize the palm vein pat- tern of a person just from a simple wave of the hand. See video Source: Sydney Morning Herald Sridhar Iyengar, director of Security In- vestigation in Intel Labs, showed this technology at the Intel Developer Forum 2012. When the device recognizes the person, all services are enabled, granting access with no need of passwords. The mechanism has accelerometers which detect if the user has moved away from the device and automatically block the session and cut the access.
  32. 32. 62 March 2013 | SOCIAL BUSINESS 63 Technology trends Biometric systems for security because… … traditional identification processes are vulner- able to cyber-attacs. The number of attacks has in- creased during the last year, as seen in the graphic obtained from RSA’s monthly report on online fraud. Experts predict that the sales of biometric process- es will grow at an annual rate of over 22 percent, and revenues will reach 9 trillions in 2014. ATMs with palm vein pattern recognition processes were launched in Japan and Brazil at the end of 2011. It is expected that the banking sector will introduce biometric systems in the medium to long term to ensure greater security against spyware and mal- ware on online banking due to the large increase of transactions done through smartphones, in continu- ous growth. Sources: IBM Research | IBM 5 in 5: Biometric data will be the key to personal security. David Nahamoo. 19/12/2011. Bloomberg | Intel seeks to eliminate computer passwords with wave of hand. Ian King. 13/09/2012. ebanking | Intel, la palma de tu mano, será tu nueva contraseña. 16/09/2012. RSA Online Fraud Reports. September 2012. Deutsche Bank | Homo biometricus. Biometric recognition systems and mobile internet services. AThomas F. Dapp. 10000 0 Aug 11 26907 389730 Sept11 24019 O ct11 28365 Nov 11 21119 Dec11 29974 Jan 12 21030 Feb 12 19141 M ar12 35558 Apr12 37878 M ay 12 51906 Jun 12 59406 Jul12 49488 Aug 12 20000 30000 40000 50000 60000 Source: RSA Anti-Fraud Command Center Event Social Business Along with other key trends, social business is beggining to offer some interesting and valuable proposals. The first “social” wave is now consolidating and enterprises have to be ready. Make sure you don’t miss it! Some of the corporations that have begun to develop social business policy, such as IBM or LinkedIn, will share their experiences along with BBVA’s. On March 20th, at the BBVA Innovation Center we will analyze this increasingly popular trend. From 9:30 to 14:00 h. Plaza de Santa Bárbara, 2. 28004. Madrid Follow the conference via streaming through BBVA Innovation Center website. If you’re not able to make it, search our archive for the best potos and videos on the subject, all taken during the event. Attend the event in order to listen to the most reputed experts More info
  33. 33. 64 March 2013 | SOCIAL BUSINESS 65 ■ LA CONVERSACIÓN BLOGS This event will try to depict the enormous im- pact that the internet has on different fields of society. Hot topics and breaking news will be discussed in order to achieve so. Date: March, 14th. 11:00 a.m. at BBVA Innovation Center ■ KNOWSQUARE Know Square is an independent managers’ net- work, both online and face-to-face, that focuses on sharing analysis, opinions, knowledge and experience appliable to managing enterprises. Date: April, 9th. 6:00 p.m. at BBVA Innovation Center Events BBVA Innovation Center “Investing in start-up companies committed to new business models enables BBVA to learn and anticipate the new environments that the sector will face in the future,” said Jay Reinemann, co-founding executive director for BBVA Ventures. “Moreover, en- trepreneurs and co-investors can use BBVA’s exten- sive experience, brand and global distribution net- work to accelerate their growth.” By making strategic investments in venture backed start-ups, BBVA’s aim is to stimulate the research on developments in technology and emerging busi- ness models, both of which already are of capital importance for the bank. Mobility, data analytics and e-commerce, among others, are some of the key ar- eas to be covered by the companies in portfolio, which in exchange will get soundness and the pos- sibility to implement innovations in an experienced group with a strong international presence. “We believe that the partnership model of BBVA Ven- tures provides the most efficient and effective ac- cess to emerging trends and disruptive innovation which ultimately maximizes shareholder value,” stated Carlos Torres, head of Strategic and Corpo- rate Development division at the BBVA Group. And it does. In early 2012, BBVA Ventures completed its first investment in Silicon Valley, through “The 500 Start-ups Fund”, set up by Dave McClure, former marketing executive at PayPal and a highly re- spected engineer and entrepreneur. Up to 300 companies have taken advantage of this invest- ments, and it’s already turning up results. Simple, inDinero, PeerTransfer or WePay, are only some examples of the fruition of the programme. The BBVA Group has been investing in innovation and technology for many years now, in order to an- ticipate the deep transformation the financial industry is eventually undergoing. Actually, this transformation is already taking place with the development of new digital channels and means of payment that are gen- erating new customer relationship models. Against this backdrop, BBVA’s firm commitment to new tech- nologies through functions such as BBVA Ventures makes it one of the few banks that are ready to tackle the changes and compete in the market. Follow us: BBVA invests in innovationA new strategic initiative by BBVA, by the name of BBVA Ventures, will invest $100 million in start-up companies that prove crucial for the development of the financial services industry. Entrepreneurs and venture capital investors alike are teaming up with BBVA Ventures to look for innovation and emerging trends on financial services, as well as exchanging knowledge for the industry’s sake.
  34. 34. March 2013 | SOCIAL BUSINESS 67 ©BBVA2012 BBVA Innovation Edge is the result of a collaborative work done by all the people who are involved in innovation at BBVA Group. CONTRIBUTORS TO THIS ISSUE: Alfonso Bey Reyes Bolumar Vanesa Casadas Antonio García Luz Martín Carlos Méndez Alvaro Morón Manolo Moure Alicia Sánchez Javier Sebastián Jose Manuel Valenzuela María Teresa Vázquez Ignacio Villoch Gustavo Vinacua Shang Gu “Phil” Yim No part of this publication can be reproduced or communicate in any form or by any platform electronic o mechanic, including photocopying, recording o any other system of storage and retrieval, without permission of the publisher, BBVA. Produced by Prodigioso Volcán ( BBVA Innovation Edge is the first corporate magazine focused on innovation. Innovation Edge aims to explore new trends and technologies that may impact the financial industry, especially retail banking. Are you interested in Innovation Edge? Subscribe to our newsletter and be informed of new issues. WEB: ... and also on the web: APP: Available on the App Store... More info PDF: To read off-line DL: M-38720-2012