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December 28 2011Posted by: Mark Fidelman

5 Reasons Why CapGemini Just Re-Positioned their Management Consulting Practice to Focus on Social Business

Don’t believe the world’s businesses are going social?  Take this recent declaration from CapGemini’s Managing Director, Global Head of Practices, Didier Bonnet when discussing Social Business with me: “We've actually repositioned the entire practice around digital transformation. So for us it's not just changing one service offering; it's our entire focus globally for our teams to deliver and to sell.” He came to that crucial decision ...
December 16 2011Posted by: Mark Fidelman

The Fastest Way to Lose Your $3 Million a Year Job? Have a Zero email Policy

Every time I see an anti-email blog post or even more amusingly a company that issues a zero email policy, I’m always reminded of one of my favorite Einstein lines,  “"Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the the universe." You have to admire CEO Thierry Breton of Atos for taking a very public stance on the issue, telling ABC, “We are producing data on a massive scale that is fast ...
December 14 2011Posted by: Mark Fidelman

If Your Company is Still Blocking the Move to Social, Then Join Electronic Arts in Battle

The world’s largest gaming company is going through a remarkable transformation into a Social Business. Electronic Arts understands that today’s technologies, unlike those of the past decade, are no longer limited to the individual. They impact everyone. Impact that’s revolutionizing the way customers communicate. Impact that is forcing companies to listen, to learn, to adapt, to change its infrastructure and culture in order to stay competitive. ...
December 12 2011Posted by: Mark Fidelman

Thinking About Creating an eBook, Look at this Infographic First

  Aptara and Scott Abel (Content Wrangler) have created this interesting infographic on the state of the eBook publishing space.  As more and more content goes digital, it will be crucial to understand how to leverage eBooks and similar forms of digital information.  Below is a good guide to consider if you’re thinking about creating an eBook.  ...
December 8 2011Posted by: Mark Fidelman

REVEALED: eBay’s Playbook for Social Business Adoption

eBay’s going social. Its protagonists are building the next generation social platform called the HUB, to increase employee engagement, collaboration and effectiveness. It is instructive to follow the evolution of their strategy in response to the growing chorus of eBay employees who were demanding social tools, or had already snuck them in. On first impression, Ramin Mobasseri eBay’s Enterprise Portals Solutions Manager and Maarten Sundman a ...