Cooperation Flows

I've posted before of the shift toward conversations and relationships within the enterprise and how new value and productivity would come from flow based collaboration apps. I believe the enterprise is: Being redefined around people – not tasks or processes Improving productivity by unlocking people's conversations and relationships – not focusing on transactions Delivering new […]

Social by Design: Design Thinking & Business

I came across another insightful presentation from David Armano (@armano) … this time on Design Thinking & Business. My favorite line: "Design Thinking gets us thinking holistically and differently". Social by Design: Design Thinking & Business View more presentations from David Armano

Google Unlocks Voice Data

Google announced that starting today, you can download a copy of all your Google Voice and other communications data.   This is a huge move by Google that unlocks new value for end users, for application vendors and advertisers by enabling new ways to benefit from our communications and conversation data. The value of voice […]

Games @ Work

I wanted to refresh my thinking on the Guiding Principles of Game Design @ Work from my earlier post.    The Guiding Principles for Games @ Work were focused on making it easy for collaboration leaders and business users to: 1. Define clear boundaries, shared problem(s) and a community of collaborative business users   2. […]

Evolution of the Enterprise Applications Industry

John Mancini, the President of AIIM International, provides his perspective on the evolution of enterprise IT in one slide: Personally, I like the way John describes the shift from managing "a web page" to managing "a conversation" as we see systems of engagement emerge in the enterprise… but… While the balance of the slide is […]

LoSoPhoMo and Mobile Enterprise Pure-Plays

Steve Rubel believes the next media disruptors are Mobile Pure-Plays.  I agree.   From Steve's post: "Now a new era is under way. The next wave of media disruptors are laser focused on being tailored, rather than retrofitted, for mobile devices. They start out sometimes just as apps, creating a strong beachhead in your pocket. Then […]

Ambient & Incidental Media

“We look at the near future, a universe next door in which media travels freely onto surfaces in everyday life. A world of media that speaks more often, and more quietly…" “In contrast to a Minority Report future of aggressive messages competing for a conspicuously finite attention, these sketches show a landscape of ignorable surfaces […]