More and more companies are implementing social software for employee use, and many more that aren't find that employees are taking advantage of services that exist outside the firewall in order to do their work more collaboratively. One of the first books to appear on this subject is "Enterprise 2.0: How Social Software Will Change the Future of Work," by Niall Cook of Hill & Knowlton, the global PR agency. In this interview, Niall provides an overview of the book and explores some of the issues arising from integrating social media into an organization.
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Niall Cook is the Worldwide Director of Marketing Technology at communications consultancy Hill & Knowlton. He frequently advises the agency's Fortune 500 clients on the effective use of technology to support internal and external marketing strategy. Prior to joining Hill & Knowlton, he held positions at the online currency beenz.com, Answerthink Consulting Group, UBS and Reed Elsevier. He hold an honours degree in Typography & Graphic Communication and lives in Suffolk, United Kingdom.
Niall has arranged a 20% discount code on the book for FIR listeners. Visit the Enterprise 2.0 and use the code G8AQL20.
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