Insights from Social Business Thought Leaders - September 2013


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Social business insights are revealed from the following thought leaders' recent publications: Tony Zingale, Sameer Patel, Jacob Morgan, Jeremiah Owyang, Brian Solis, Aaron Levie, Vala Afshar and Dion Hinchcliffe.

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Insights from Social Business Thought Leaders - September 2013

  2. "Companies are struggling to make their workforces more productive, and why? Because they are embedded in these old last-generation systems. We've seen with the boom of social networking technology in the consumer world bringing that to the enterprise is a better way to get work done." Tony Zingale CEO, Jive Software @TonyZingale CLICK HERE TO WATCH MORE
  3. 3 "If you have a way to improve on someone else’s idea, use that. Either way, move fast to execution. Rewarding an execution culture is far more useful in my book. You stop wasting time on competing with other team members on who is smarter and more time on how to organize to get it done better and faster." CLICK HERE TO READ MORE Sameer Patel GM, SVP, Enterprise Social and Collaborative Software, SAP @SameerPatel © Jive confidential
  4. 4 "Employees now have the unique opportunity to share their expertise, passions, and interests in a very public way (inside of their companies). This means that they can be recognized for their contributions, become subject matter experts, establish thought leadership, and ultimately shape their own career paths. Employees have a voice within their organizations that they never had before." 4© Jive confidential Jacob Morgan Principal, Chess Media Group @JacobM CLICK HERE TO READ MORE
  5. "With the acceleration of market changes from social media, new technologies, and increased competition, old-school corporations are at risk of becoming brittle and fragile. Traditionally-operated companies must establish resiliency by adapting to new models emerging in the marketplace. " CLICK HERE TO READ MORE Jeremiah Owyang Advisory Board Member, Altimeter Group @JOwyang
  6. "In this ever-changing environment characterized by the disruptive effects of the social web, I learned that there’s no “one best way” to organize and lead an organization. Instead, the optimal performance and results depend on the process adopted by the organization to plan and execute its initiatives, and by the multitude of factors that influence it." CLICK HERE TO READ MORE Brian Solis Principal Analyst, Altimeter Group @BrianSolis
  7. ”It wasn’t until you had enough penetration of the iPhone and 2010 when you had the tablet appear which really lead to us rethinking what mobile meant as a productivity and enterprise solution. And now you fast forward and a lot of the DNA in our business has evolved to meet that trend." CLICK HERE TO READ MORE Aaron Levie CEO, Box, Inc. @Levie
  8. "Organizations need to ask, "Is the culture of the company one that has the fabric of collaboration?" With the essence of collaboration being sharing, customer engagement can be a big challenge if the culture is not one that is open, collaborative and transparent." CLICK HERE TO READ MORE Vala Afshar CMO and Chief Customer Officer, Enterasys @ValaAfshar
  9. "The two major timeframes that matter the most overall are: 1) The initial process to define and justify a given social business initiative 2) The early work to develop an engaged community around the resulting social business solution Both of these are delicate time periods that require a careful focus on what matters most." CLICK HERE TO READ MORE Dion Hinchcliffe Chief Strategy Officer, Dachis Group @DHinchcliffe
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