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Entries in social media (43)

Saturday
Feb092013

Winners & Losers in Social Business (#SWChat)

We know the impact of companies not willing to get on board with social media. We also know the impact of those not willing to have trained crisis management teams in place to react and respond quickly to situations via social media. And we have talked a lot about how companies need to have an internal Social Business strategy to support their external social media one. But who really are the winners and losers when it comes to embracing Social Business?

Live Show Playback

On Monday 4th Feb, Liz Christopher hosted our #SWChat Live Show on Winners & Losers in Social Business with panelists:

Saturday
Nov172012

Infoglut: Excuse Or Reality? (#SWChat)

Introduction

 Infoglut: The result of too much information to be able to make an informed business decision.

With so many social channels now available, the flow of information we have to consume is increasing causing companies real problems on how to cope with their communications. But is Infoglut real or is it just a case companies have to adapt their strategy to manage communication flows better?

This event looked at whether Infoglut is real and how to manage communication flows better.

Event Questions

Q1) Is social media the problem or solution to infoglut?
Q2) Is infoglut really a problem or have we just become lazy in how we manage our information flows?
Q3) "...and one ring to rule them all" -is a single social platform the key to manage all information flows effectively?
Q4) Scheduling time slots to only consume content makes us more effective. Agree / disagree?
Q5) What top 3 tips would you recommend to eliminate infoglut?

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Spreecast Social Video Channel

Participants: Greg Lowe, Colin Hope-Murray, Jenn Emerson, Alastair Walker

Producer: @LizCpher

Playback: (see below)

 

 

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Friday
Oct122012

Next Generation Innovation (#SWChat)

Introduction

Innovation & technology have always walked hand in hand, but with the explosion of social media and social networks in recent years, how has this impacted innovation in business?

This event debated how the evolution of technology, and people's mindset to adopt these new technologies, has changed the very fundamentals of Innovation.

Event Questions

Q1) 90% of businesses believe Innovation is a priority. But where is the real value in investing in Innovation?
Q2) How important is failure to be a successful Innovator?
Q3) Should Innovation be taught better through our education system?
Q4) How has social media and social networks impacted Innovation today?
Q5) Due to the introduction of collaborative networks, has innovation now become part of our daily work culture?

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Spreecast Social Video Channel

Panelists: Terri Griffith, Colin Hope-Murray, Greg Lowe, Jenn Emerson, Mark Oehlert

Producer: @LizCpher

Playback: (see below)

 

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Friday
Sep282012

How Social Media Is Changing HR (#SWChat)

Introduction

When it comes to the corporate world, HR is often one of the last to adapt to change. Mostly because they are the keepers of policy, procedure, order, and the employee. They were the keeper of the employee until social media changed the game.

(extract from Jessica Miller-Merrell)

This event looked at how HR needs to change and adapt to Social Media and the barriers to overcome in doing so.

Event Questions

Q1) What role should HR play in Social Business Transformation?
Q2) When it comes to change, HR is generally the last to adapt. Why is this?
Q3) How is Social Media changing HR to benefit its employees?
Q4) What benefits does social media have in recruiting the right people compared to more traditional recruiting methods?
Q5) Should HR be checking out potential candidates social profiles and streams before hiring?

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Spreecast Social Video Channel

Participants (confirmed): Tbd

Producer: @LizCpher

Playback: (see below)

 

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Saturday
Sep222012

What's Hot In Social Media III (#SWChat)

Introduction

The previous What's Hot in Social Media events have proved to be very popular, so we have decided to make this a regular occurrence on #SWChat.

This event discussed what is hot right now in the world of Social Media (from social technologies / platforms to conferences, to mobile apps to the very latest acquisitions etc...). No topic is taboo....

Event Questions

Q1) Prince Harry deletes Facebook account over nude photo scandal http://on.mash.to/PMEl7R - Is FB a security risk for Royals+Celebs?
Q2) Man Arrested For Racist Tweets To Soccer Star http://on.mash.to/PMExnx - Should people be arrested for what they say?
Q3) How To Complain About Your Boss on FB And Not Get Fired http://on.mash.to/RRdGMp -How should people protect themselves?
Q4) Winklevoss's invest $1M in niche SM Network for prof investors http://bit.ly/NCfKVX -Are niche SM networks the future?
Q5) How has social media changed in the last 12 months and how have you adjusted to this change?

Related Articles

Spreecast Social Video Channel

Participants: Jenn Emerson, Colin Hope-Murray, Greg Lowe, Mark Moehlert

Producer: @LizCpher

Playback: (see below)

 

Useful #SWChat Links

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