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via Twitter: May 25, 2012 at 01:41AM via http://bit.ly/JxeYnG

I take a hard look at a recent Financial Times opinion piece by SAP Co-CEO, Jim Snabe, and although it’s not necessarily socialwash, it doesn’t really get to the heart of the matter: how to create a social environment that runs above the entrained business processes of the enterprise, as opposed to creating a social sidebar to an enterprise model dominated by inflexible and mechanical business processes.

Read the complete piece at Work Talk Reports.

(via stoweboyd)

Posted at 7:18pm and tagged with: work, social media, tech, technology,.

@stoweboyd: Can SAP Make Business Processes Social? http://t.co/haXECM7i A social environment that runs above business processes, or just a sidebar?

This INSANE Graphic Shows How Ludicrously Complicated Social Media Marketing Is Now


Full Story: Business Insider

Posted at 7:14pm and tagged with: marketing, tech, technology, social media,.

This INSANE Graphic Shows How Ludicrously Complicated Social Media Marketing Is Now

Full Story: Business Insider

stoweboyd:

Two things today made me assess the small progress made in hyperlocal journalism to date, and to reconsider the direction we might be headed in.

First, I saw a tweet go by pointing to a WSJ story:

Keach Hagey, For AOL, a Costly Gamble On Local News Draws Trouble

Mr. Armstrong, has held his…

Posted at 6:27am and tagged with: media, social media, tech, technology, business models,.

What GM’s retreat really shows is the harsh reality that other brands must face: Making social-media communications work requires heavier lift than many organizations can muster.

stoweboyd:

Over at Work Talk Reports, I’ve written a short introduction to a big idea that I call Open Work. I use the term ‘work media’ to refer to the enterprise social networking tools that are being rapidly adopted in business these days, but I think the basic premises for those tools are too limiting…

Posted at 7:21pm and tagged with: social media, work, tech, technology,.

Paul Higgins: That is just fantastic

and it reminds me of the story about the turkey by Nassim Taleb. All the available evidence the turkey has is that humans are a benevolent and caring species that houses and feeds turkeys until one day ……….

futuristgerd:

(via Facebook Changes – Everybody Panic! — TweetFindTV)

So true: WE are the content of Facebook the broadcaster- it’s free but they sell our information!!

Posted at 8:15am and tagged with: data, business models, social media, tech, technology,.

Paul Higgins: That is just fantastic
and it reminds me of the story about the turkey by Nassim Taleb. All the available evidence the turkey has is that humans are a benevolent and caring species that houses and feeds turkeys until one day ……….
futuristgerd:

(via Facebook Changes – Everybody Panic! — TweetFindTV)
So true: WE are the content of Facebook the broadcaster- it’s free but they sell our information!!
What the story of Craigslist and Facebook shows is that online network effects are strong barriers to entry to FRONTAL competition but not to LATERAL competition.