Blog Entries By Bert Sandie

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Data Governance in a World of Big Data and Analytics

There is a growing trend in companies today to collect data and in most cases to collect big data sets. Analytics and data visualization are then applied to these big data sets to gain business ins... read more

AIIM Social Business Virtual Conference – A Teaser

I feel very fortunate to be invited to present at the AIIM Social Business Virtual Conference on September 8, 2011.  Provided below is a teaser of some of the hot topics that will be covered in my ... read more

Enterprise 2.0 Conference Boston - Tune-in for the Keynotes June 21 and 22

The Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston starts the week of June 20. The keynotes are on Tuesday and Wednesday. You can watch the keynotes streaming live from here: http://www.informationwee... read more

Learning 2.0 – Creating a Competitive Advantage for Your Company

Employees are one of most overlooked and underutilized resources available to a company. More specifically, if a company can harness the intelligence and efforts of their employees in a coordinated... read more

Putting the "F" back in Social

The digital workplace and digital living room are creating an interesting phenomenon of transforming our normal day-to-day communications to a combination of status updates, tweets, texts, blogs, a... read more

Building a Collaborative Culture


The growth and evolution of Enterprise 2.0 or Social Business has at its foundation the creation of a collaborative culture that will drive the way we work, what we create, and how we run our busin... read more

The Hardest E2.0 Problem - Culture


I have been fortunate to participate in a number of E2.0 & Collaboration oriented conferences over the past two years. As part of my participation, I have been given a great opportunity to present,... read more

Top 10 Trends at E2.0 Santa Clara


Enterprise 2.0 Santa Clara - Nov 8 to 11 Here are my top ten trends (i.e. best practices, lessons learned and observations) having spent the past three days at the Enterprise 2.0 event in Santa... read more

Accelerating Learning 2.0 through Enterprise 2.0

Instructor-led, classroom-based learning is the most common type of learning that most of us have experienced throughout our lives. However, new modalities of learning are being rapidly enabled as ... read more

Designing it Right

Over the past 20 years, I have been fortunate to work in a number of different high-tech industries including two massive ones which are telecommunications and video games. While you might at first... read more

Your Reading What!

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For anyone working in social media and enterprise 2.0 here are a few books that I recommend reading: The New Social Learning: A Guide to Transforming Organizations Through Social Media... read more

ROI for E2.0 – Money Talks

Recently there have been a number of blogs and articles written on the Return on Investment (ROI) for Enterprise 2.0 (E2.0) solutions as these systems have gained popularity and a foothold in compa... read more

Social Learning Powered by E2.0

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Social learning is a powerful instrument available to all organizations as part of enterprise 2.0 toolsets. Let’s start with a definition of social learning to get alignment on what we are talking ... read more

Found It – Embracing Enterprise Search

Companies from small start-ups to the mega corporations all encounter the day when they need to find critical internal information at the drop of a hat. This has led to the rise of companies invest... read more

Content is King!

As we examine the critical elements that make our E2.0 solutions a success we need to thoughtfully look at content. The first set of questions to consider with respect to content are: What ... read more

How to Reward and Recognize Employees in E2.0?


As we roll-out and gain maturity with Enterprise 2.0 (E2.0) in our workplaces there is a desire to reward and recognize employees who best exemplify the desired behaviors and actions in using the s... read more

Thinking Consumers First – Usability Rules!

“Do you know the employees at your company?”  Success in deploying, adoption and usage of Enterprise 2.0 (E2.0) solutions is highly dependent on one key factor. That factor is the employees at your... read more

Evaluating Enterprise 2.0 Solutions with a Usability Scorecard

During the evaluation, marketing and selling of Enterprise 2.0 (E2.0) solutions there is significant focus aimed at the features provided with little or no mention of the usability of the solutions... read more

Organizing Chaos -- Tag It!


One of the most powerful means of filtering, sorting and searching information that has emerged as part of social computing is the use of “tags” to classify content of all types. Associating tags w... read more

Things that I am thinking about…

Last week, I was fortunate enough to attend the AIIM Conference in Philadelphia to deliver a keynote on Thursday morning with my friend Ryan Duguid from Microsoft. At the end of our talk, we left t... read more

Who am I and why do I care about Enterprise 2.0?

This is a quick introduction about who am I and why I care about Enterprise 2.0. Below are a few questions to help you get to known me better. Q: What is your background? A: I have been wor... read more

What Drives Collaboration in the Enterprise – Behaviors or Technology?

In this day and age, we all too often hear about technology being the savior to solve the problem of collaboration in the enterprise. Some folks are talking about this thing called “Enterprise 2.0”... read more