Blog Archive

Blog posts for July 2011

Enterprise 2.0: Key Steps For Successful Implementation

Implementing an entreprise collaboration platform is not easy and is different from other projects. So, what can you do to give a chance to your project to be a success? In his article, Karthik Chakkarapani gives the key strategy steps and activities to follow. A true check-list!

  • STEP 1: Develop a compelling Strategy
  • STEP 2: Develop a strong Business Case
  • STEP 3: Develop a Road map/Implementation Plan
  • STEP 4: Form a Steering Committee (Advisory council or Governance Committee)
  • STEP 5: Understand the Current Environment
  • STEP 6: Define Requirements & Design
  • STEP 7: Evaluate Vendors & Select the right Platform/Solution
  • STEP 8: Develop an Adoption Strategy & Plan
  • STEP 9: Develop Communication, Marketing, Change management & Training plans
  • STEP 10: Implement Solution & Adoption Strategies
  • STEP 11: DO Communication & Marketing
  • STEP 12: Conduct Training
  • STEP 13: Listen, Monitor and Analyze Usage
  • STEP 14: Do Continuous Improvements and Changes
  • STEP 15: Partner & Collaborate with the Vendor

We will come back on some of these steps in coming posts, on the way our customers make the promotion of their project.

Enterprise 2.0: How To Measure That?

Here is an excellent presentation made by Rawn Shah and Hardik Dave from IBM at the 2011 Enterprise 2.0 Conference in Boston. The presentation explains "how to create a strategy to collect the metrics that are best for your social business implementation" (V Mary Abraham). The metrics are meant to track the progress and/or success of your social environment.

You can also find some interesting notes here. Thanks Bill for being at the event. emoticon_smile

Understanding the difference between data, information and knowledge management in one graphic

Here is a great graphic by that explains the differences between data, information and knowledge management: 

data cake
Image by EpicGraphic