Applying six questions from Peter Drucker to social business initiatives

With today’s ever accelerating pace of change, Peter Drucker’s thinking remains relevant today. How his six questions can help us define a social business strategy.

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Organizational vs. Personal Values and Voluntary Adoption

Social business is maturing and becoming part of the mainstream tool belt of many companies, yet success is still illusive for many.

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Social Business moving to the cloud – myth or trend?

We’re seeing growing adoption of cloud-based platforms for communities and social intranets, but can we call it a trend? Are we seeing companies switching from on-premise and hosted installations to Software as a Service (SaaS).

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The “X” Factor Behind Implementing a Successful JiveX Community

What is the “X” factor that makes the JiveX platform successful? JiveX changes the external community game and gives a direct line to your customers with the flexibility and innovation that comes with a Jive community.

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Going External: Social Business and Customer Service

Have you been thinking about using an online external community to reach your customers in a truly helpful and “sticky” way? It’s a fast-growing trend with which many large companies are exploring and experimenting.

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Video: Technology at Social Edge

How can Social Edge help your firm develop a successful Jive community? Whether embarking on a full scale Jive implementation or building upon a more mature social ecosystem, Social Edge has a deep bench of IT experts available to meet your technical needs.

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Getting to Know Gamification in Jive: Bunchball’s Nitro Console

With gamification and user engagement strategies becoming more prevalent within corporate environments, it can be a challenge to navigate the options available. As we work with our clients in their Jive communities, we’ve become very familiar with Nitro, Jive’s Bunchball Gamification Console.

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The 5 Cs of Social Business Communities

The 1% Rule of the Internet states that 1% of people create content, 9% edit or modify that content, and 90% view the content without contributing. This rule is pretty spot-on throughout most of the Internet but using collaborative and social technologies, like Jive, gives us the opportunity to turn lurkers into contributors, creators, connectors and collaborators.

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Illumination is Near: Balancing Transparency and Privacy in the Social Space

At Social Edge, we know that online exchanges within a social collaboration space between clients and service providers strengthens the relationship while breaking down silos. The idea that privacy is possible no matter how public your space, is good news to any business.

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Why You Need A Social Intranet

Let’s have a frank discussion about your current Intranet.  It’s terrible!  You know it.  Your employees know it.  Your management team knows it.  If you are like most companies, there are probably only four features that are used on your Intranet...

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Social Edge can create the social intranet you need and suggest best practices to manage your online community. We help train staff to overcome issues such  as compliance concerns, archiving and categorizing content, marketing to diverse demographics and cultures, as well as help with translation services. 

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We can help you navigate Jive’s administrative console and provide guidance regarding system integration. Social Edge provides personalized system administration support to supplement existing I/T on Jive module installation.

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Social Edge offers additional services including Jive-savvy staff to supplement your core team and custom metrics (big data). We can generate reports measuring usage and growth along business lines, as well as usage by country or region.

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