A recent IBM CEO study revealed innovation, along with global integration and a disruptive business model, to be among the key traits of the Enterprise of the Future.1 As to how that innovation will take place-CEOs include collaboration and the use of Web 2.0 tools at the top of the list.
Hear Alistair Rennie, General Manager of IBM Collaboration Solutions, talk about the application of social networking tools and culture to business roles, processes, and outcomes, and the positive correlation between improved operating margins.
IBM conducted more than 1,700 in-depth, face-to-face interviews with CEOs, general managers and senior public sector leaders from around the globe. Our newest CEO Study, the largest of its type ever undertaken, is the latest in the IBM C-suite Study Series. It explores how CEOs are responding to the complexity of increasingly interconnected organizations, markets, societies and governments – what we call the connected economy. Three themes emerged. Today's CEOs must:
- Empower employees through values
- Engage customers as individuals
- Amplify innovation with partnerships
Register now to access the insights that can help you lead more effectively through impactful connections with your employees, customers and partners.
In the age of the interconnected world where the primary touchpoints are digital, the purpose of the digital experience as part of the digital strategy is clear: deliver an engaging, useful and ideally, differentiating experience to the user – and make every experience truly “exceptional”.
Did you know that 88% of all job seekers have at least one social networking profile? Because of this, 92% of companies have used or plan to use social media to recruit. If businesses aren't using social media for recruiting, they can potentially miss candidates that wouldn't be found elsewhere. Don't let your competition find these great candidates first, and even worse, your competition can find these great candidates.
Networked business models are the wave of the future as we extend collaboration, knowledge sharing and networking beyond the corporate firewall to customers, partners and suppliers. Focusing resources on optimizing your relationships with these stakeholders can make you more resilient and adaptive to shifts in the market.
Learn how the BlackBerry Partners Fund created a publicly accessible website to promote the fund to applicants around the world and a private online community for the investment committee to vet potential partner fund submissions.
This case study describes how the MIN facilitates local and international transactions, establishes vital business connections and provides a knowledge exchange for sharing information, ideas and expertise.
Webinars are more than just isolated events - they are powerful, tactical tools for executing Marketing and Sales strategies. As any session organizer knows, much of the work (and worry) lies in sending invitations, collecting registrations, emailing reminders, recording, and distributing follow-up communications.
Companies emerging from the recent economic downturn must stay competitive, maintain cost reductions and support virtual workplaces for employees while improving communication between Marketing and Sales. Sound like a tall order?
For 2010 and beyond, research firm Frost & Sullivan sees Web conferencing as a key catalyst for improving business processes by facilitating remote group decision-making and action. This paradigm shift repositions web conferencing as a strategic tool, not only an email or travel substitute.
Published By: Intelladon
Published Date: Mar 08, 2012
Read this white paper to learn how to combine the best learning management system and talent management application to maximize revenue growth by addressing learning's role in onboarding, performance, succession, compensation and social networking.
Published By: Intelladon
Published Date: Mar 10, 2012
View three short videos to learn more about Cornerstone OnDemand's integrated talent management suite consisting of a business social networking and employee collaboration platform, a learning management system (LMS) and a performance management platform.
Providing healthcare is a global, multi-level proposition that transcends single providers. The stakeholders in Cerner’s world are not only clinicians, hospitals, and medical device partners but another whole world of consultants, researchers, and industry experts. Cerner leverages Jive Social Business Software to address a number of their key social business imperatives, including accelerating innovation and providing community-based support. They put Jive to work not only to make their own business operations more productive but to connect priorities and people outside of Cerner to solve broad healthcare issues for the greater good.
Cloud, social, big data, and the Internet of Things (IoT) are increasingly central to business decisions as the pace of digitization accelerates. The impact of software-defined networking (SDN), virtualization, and converged and hyperconverged infrastructure within the datacenter is substantial. These technologies add complexity but offer enticing opportunities for new business models, revenue streams, operating efficiencies, and agility that organizations must pursue if they want to remain competitive and viable. This pursuit requires businesses to keep up with current and emerging technologies and applications and transform the ways in which they conduct business. At the core of "keeping up" is an organization's datacenter strategy — with an associated technology and services strategy that will either create industry laggards or accelerate innovators.
Published By: Junta42
Published Date: Aug 20, 2009
How do you create trust and meaningful marketing content that doesn't read like a sales pitch? In an age of digital noise and an abundance of information, how do you reach your target audience and become a trusted brand? This eBook will show you how.
With detailed planning and execution by an experienced agency, social media marketing (SMM) can be a valuable channel within integrated marketing campaigns, complementing and enhancing the results from other efforts.
DatacenterDynamics is a brand of DCD Group, a global B2B media and publishing company that develops products to help senior professionals in the world's most ICT dependent organizations make risk-based infrastructure and capacity decisions.
Our portfolio of live events, online and print publishing, business intelligence and professional development brands are centred on the complexities of technology convergence. Operating in 42 different countries, we have developed a unique global knowledge and networking platform, which is trusted by over 30,000 ICT, engineering and technology professionals.
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