Adoption of social enterprise software will grow rapidly over the next few years. That’s a key takeaway from a new report byInternational Data Corporation (IDC) on the dramatic rise of enterprise-oriented social networking applications.
2 - Piecing together collaboration and cooperation - Clark Quinn
In an insightful piece, Harold Jarche puts together how collaboration and cooperation are needed to make organizations work ‘smarter’, integrating workgroups with the broader social network by using communities of practice as the intermediary. This makes a lot of sense to me, and I was inspired to take a look at the practices within those categories. (Jay Cross has explored different facets of the implications of this way of thinking and talks about how we are building on this.)