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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
Sep072012

Social Business Transformation (#SWChat)

This #SWChat event was sponsored by:

Introduction

According to Gartner, a social organisation is an organisation that handles significant business challenges and opportunities using social media platforms to engage stakeholders, such as employees, customers and suppliers, to work and collaborate together. A social organisation empowers employees, which creates openness, creativity and collaboration. It is all about the people.

So how do you go about transforming your business to become a Social Business? This event delved into the why and how of Social Business transformation.

Guest Hosts

Andy Jankowski
Founder of Enterprise Strategies

 Business Guru Peter Drucker said 'the most valuable asset of a 21st century organization will be its knowledge workers and its productivity', I see Social Business as fundamental to enabling both. 

Andy is a Social Business researcher, advisor and public speaker. During the last 17 years he has served as a trusted advisor for several industry leading organizations including Andersen, Ernst & Young, JP Morgan Chase and Oracle. He is a career long student of enterprise communication and collaboration and loves sharing what he has learned. Andy is a frequent conference speaker and an avid road cyclist. He enjoys connecting people and dots.

@andyjankowski | LinkedIn | Google+ | Facebook

 

Greg LoweEnterprise Strategies Advisor

Greg constructively challenges the status quo to achieve real change in organizations. With a background in IT, communications and collaboration, Greg is passionate about making technology usable to make people's jobs easier and changing the way companies do business. He does this by demonstrating value through building business cases and leading organizations to develop and support new behaviors, by working with leadership to help them understand how and why to leverage social business systems within their enterprise to achieve better business outcomes. He also writes and speaks about strategies and tactics that can be employed by companies to drive success in the Social Business space.

@Greg2dot0 | LinkedIn | Google+

Event Questions

Q1) Why does any business want or need to become a Social Business?
Q2) Why are organisations much slower to adopt social methods of engagement compared to the outside world?
Q3) What's more important for Social Business Transformation, cultural change or technology enablement?
Q4) Groundswell approach or top down leadership - which has the better chance of success of sustained transformation?
Q5) What are the key steps in transforming any business to become a Social Business?

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Spreecast Social Video Channel

Guest: Greg Lowe (Advisor to Enterprise Strategies)

Participants (confirmed): Jenn Emerson, Colin Hope-Murray, Andrew Sim

Producer: @LizCpher

Playback: (see below)

 

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Thursday
Aug302012

Twitter Etiquette: Tips & Tricks III (#SWChat)

Introduction

There are many different approaches to using Twitter, some work and some don't. This event shared tips & tricks of how brands should use Twitter to engage better.

 

Event Questions

Q1) For business use what should your #Twitter Avatar be - Brand logo or human face?
Q2) What's your policy on following back people that follow you - autofollow, review first, never?
Q3) What 3 things do you look for to follow someone on #Twitter?
Q4) What 3 things stop you from following someone on #Twitter?
Q5) Is #Twitter a listening, broadcasting or engagement tool?
Q6) What #Twitter tools do you use to help listen, broadcast and engage with others?
Q7) <not asked>
Q8) <not asked>

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Spreecast Social Video Channel

Participants (confirmed): Jenn Emerson, Colin Hope-Murray, Andrew Sim, Steve Cassady, Greg Lowe, Mark Moehlert

Producer: @LizCpher

Playback: (see below)

 

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Thursday
Aug162012

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

Thanks to everyone who took part in this weeks Social Workplace event.

What's Hot In Social Media II

 

Introduction

The previous What's Hot in Social Media event was such a popular one that we have decided to make this a monthly event.

This event is discussing 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...).

Event Questions

Q1) Why are B2B Social Media firms so hot right now? [ ref http://on.mash.to/LDeam2 ]
Q2) App.net raises $600k to build ad-free alternative to Twitter [ ref http://on.mash.to/Olq5WU ]. Can they really compete?
Q3) Olympics 2012 - Will Social Media be the catalyst for encouraging future Olympians [ref: http://on.mash.to/NkOVXb ]
Q4) What's hot in social media legislation. Is freedom of speech dead ?
Q5) <not asked>

 

Twitter Channel

Hashtag: #SWChat

Guest: n/a

Moderators: @DavidChris (host)

Stats: 925 Tweets; 202k Reach; 2.7 Mil Impressions

 

Spreecast Social Video Channel

Participants (confirmed): Mark Moehlert; Andrew Sim; Colin Hope-Murray

Producer: @LizCpher

Playback: (see below)

 

 

 

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