Blog Entries By Oscar Berg
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Making Virtual Collaboration The Norm
I often argue that in order to realize the benefits of the virtual organization, such as reduced travel costs, flexibility in resource allocation and rapid access to expertise to wherever it might ...
No Business Case for Social Business
If a business can check all or most of the items on the checklist below, then there is probably no business case for social business. It can carry on with business as usual.
The lifespan of...
How to Enable Co-creation
Just a few thoughts on co-creation.
The act of creating something together with others is something that builds community, culture (shared attitudes and behaviors within the community) an...
“Social” Isn't Really Such a Big Deal
Transforming an enterprise towards becoming more social and collaborative isn't as radical as it might sound. Not if you just take a closer look at the kind of work that is the very basis of value ...
How to Design For Adoption
When I started my professional career in the mid 90ies, I did it as an interaction designer / requirements analyst. My passion was usability and my mission was to design usable business application...
Why transparency is key to Enterprise 2.0
Transparency is about making our decisions and actions visible to others. It is about sharing information. It is about knowing who provided a certain piece of information. It is about accountabilit...
Why Twitter is hard to use
Have you ever wondered why so few of the people who have registered a Twitter account actually use Twitter on a regular basis? According to a survey by ExactTarget:“Amongst the estimated 26 millio...
Information is like water
Information needs to flow like water. As knowledge workers, we need ubiquitous and instant access to information. We need to be able to access the information we need from anywhere, at any time. Th...
What's your Enterprise 2.0 slogan?
Enterprise 2.0 is a term which is often hard to explain for those who are new to it. It always helps to have good stories to tell, great visuals and things like elevator pitches to introduce the te...
How to Break the Tyranny of E-mail
"Identifying where email is being overused and abused is a good indicator as to where collaboration tools will be valuable"
- Nikos Drakos, Research Director at Gartner
E-mail is the digita...
Lessons learned from the dot-com era
This time of year ten years ago, one of the big American management consulting firms identified a window of opportunity to launch student community websites in Europe. They advised our future custo...