The Social Business Value Creation Model | Social Media Blog for Business | Michael Brito
Social Business isn’t a theory, buzz word or the “Next Big Thing”. It’s simply a natural business evolution. It’s why companies like  Accenture, Deloitte, KPMG and others have been in business and  profitable for several decades, and in some cases, over 100 years.  They  help companies change behavior, improve processes and expand into new  markets because the dynamic nature of business is consistently changing.  And, many of the traditional management consulting firms are now  expanding their service offerings to include “social” (fill in the  blank) because organizations are now faced with new & improved  challenges.
The sole focus of social business,  social enterprise, enterprise 2.0 or whatever it’s going to be called  tomorrow isn’t just about making  business more social because it’s the  “thing to do” or to collaborate for the sake of collaboration. Sameer  Patel’s latest post sums it up quite well (referencing Professor McAfee) … “organizations  are looking to optimize their 9-5 in the face of market chaos,  globalization, and seriously inefficient demand and supply chains, and  yes, the changing dynamic of the prospect and customer, thanks to the  social web.” I would also add that many organizations are looking  to bring order to the internal chaos (and in some cases complete  anarchy) that social media has inflicted on business as well.

The Social Business Value Creation Model | Social Media Blog for Business | Michael Brito

Social Business isn’t a theory, buzz word or the “Next Big Thing”. It’s simply a natural business evolution. It’s why companies like Accenture, Deloitte, KPMG and others have been in business and profitable for several decades, and in some cases, over 100 years.  They help companies change behavior, improve processes and expand into new markets because the dynamic nature of business is consistently changing. And, many of the traditional management consulting firms are now expanding their service offerings to include “social” (fill in the blank) because organizations are now faced with new & improved challenges.

The sole focus of social business, social enterprise, enterprise 2.0 or whatever it’s going to be called tomorrow isn’t just about making  business more social because it’s the “thing to do” or to collaborate for the sake of collaboration. Sameer Patel’s latest post sums it up quite well (referencing Professor McAfee) … “organizations are looking to optimize their 9-5 in the face of market chaos, globalization, and seriously inefficient demand and supply chains, and yes, the changing dynamic of the prospect and customer, thanks to the social web.” I would also add that many organizations are looking to bring order to the internal chaos (and in some cases complete anarchy) that social media has inflicted on business as well.

Are You Ready For the Social Workplace?

Are You Ready For the Social Workplace? 

Experts from the Center for Creative Leadership, the Sovos Group and IBM explore how social computing is transforming the way employees collaborate and work together. Live on the IBM New Intelligence Channel


Description: The 2010 IBM Global Chief Human Resource Officer Study found that despite the emerging importance of tapping into insights of employees who are spread across functions and around the globe, the majority of organizations struggle to effectively collaborate and share knowledge. This virtual panel explores how the hyperconnectedness of social computing is transforming how people work and collaborate across organizations small and large.

Panelists:

  • Jennifer Okimoto, Associate Partner, IBM Strategy & Transformation, Organization & People
  • Sameer Patel, Partner, the Sovos Group, Enterprise 2.0, Organizational Leadership & Collaboration Strategist
  • Dr. Jennifer Deal, Research Scientist, the Center for Creative Leadership
  • Josip Petrusa, Gen Y blogger and marketing thinker

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