Building A Social Business – It’s Not Just About Technology

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The 8 Step Guide to Building a Social Workplace While social business has become a hot buzzword over the last few years, the evidence of success has been hard to capture and measure. Successes are much more clearly identified and defined when it comes to technology and collaboration platform adoption, but much the lines become more blurry when it comes to emotional, cultural impacts and business successes as a result of becoming a social workplace.

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Star Trek Out of Darkness and Into Enterprise Mobility

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This article originally appeared: What Star Trek Can Teach Us About Enterprise Mobility, Citrix Online


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Being on the Starship Enterprise was like being in the workplace of the future. In fact the Enterprise operated with the same challenges that enterprises face today. Everyone had lots of devices, needed access to lots of different apps and desktops from these devices, and the ability to share data and do this with complete security and control. On top of that, everyone wanted the ability to work at any time, from any device and from anywhere. The Enterprise was definitely the workplace of the future.

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Company Culture the Biggest Hurdle to Becoming a Social Business

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Image courtesy of Moleskin.comTo find out what people actually think about social, cloud enablement technology company, Appirio recently conducted a survey with 300+ international (UK and US) respondents where they  focused on end-users of social and what they think of it. Interesting findings include:

  • People’s bosses uses social tools twice as much as they do
  • Brits are more social at work than people in the US
  • Everyone generally recognizes the potential of social and wants their company to invest more in it

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