IBM Verse fixes email to give you back your day. If you have been around the IBM software ecosystem this week, you probably couldn’t have missed our announcement about IBM Verse. IBM has been working to bring the world of social collaboration into a context where many of us still work – email.
With such a strong focus these days on digital communication channels, my company recently conducted a communications channel audit of our 40,000 employees. The results of the survey show that email remains, today, the NUMBER ONE preferred method of communication, with the Intranet coming in second.
Some years ago, while working at SAP, I was involved in a global workforce enablement program. Our challenge was to look ahead to 2015 (yes, we are now almost there), model the future demand for software, services and skills and put in place programs that would ensure there were enough skilled and experienced SAP practitioners available to deliver to the expected demands of our customers. What we realized was that learning could no longer be seen as a single event.
With any kind of business in the start-up process, there are three phases it will go through in order to grow: Traction, Transition, Growth. During each individual phase, the goals, metrics, volume, channels, optimization and team differ. In order to efficiently work through these phases towards success, you have to pay close attention to these differences and plan your actions for your product accordingly.
Mobile device management solutions will provide IT with a way to minimize risk. IT will be able to lock down device functionality, limit access, guard against security breaches, and protect critical data. Companies will be able to put BYOD to work for them and manage users effectively.
As the Digital Era continues to progress and social and digital technologies become more fully integrated into not just the work we do, but how we do it, there's an increasing need for all workers to be digitally literate and competent. Here are some things individuals can and should do to increase their current capabilities and lay a foundation for ongoing growth and development.
As employee advocacy becomes bigger, it’s going to skyrocket the ability to lead individual brands and help spread authentic messages to people faster and with more trust than ever before. So how do you build content that employees want to share? Here are five ways to align personal and business brands together.
As the Digital Era continues to progress and social and digital technologies become more fully integrated into not just the work we do, but how we do it, there's an increasing need for all workers to be digitally literate and competent. Here are some of the things organizations and organizational leaders can do to help increase current capabilities and lay a foundation for ongoing growth and development.