An effective culture, as James Heskett has shown, can account for a 20%-30% performance differential when compared with “culturally unremarkable” competitors.
— Robert Plant, Associate Professor at the School of Business Administration, University of Miami
I've always passionately argued that the content from these global and regional conferences should be shared openly and widely - not just the decks themselves, but also audio and (preferably) video recordings. JiveWorld17 is a fantastic example of this being delivered.
Interesting new IBM case study video profiling the University of Zürich's use of IBM Connections
It’s always good to read a successful customer reference story, particularly when the organisation’s culture and productivity has truly been revolutionised by deploying a new internal community. This is definitely the case with this new case study, featuring UNIQA Insurance Group. Based in Vienna, UNIQA have grown incredibly quickly over the past decade, particularly via a <a class="read-more" href="https://stuart-mcintyre.com/a-compelling-new-multinational-insurance-esn-case-study/">[…]</a>
One of the key differentiators between the community solutions developed by Jive Software and those from IBM and Microsoft (talking Sharepoint rather than Yammer) is the relative lack of focus on the requirement for document management. That’s not to say that Jive platforms do not allow the sharing and management of documents – far from it – <a class="read-more" href="https://stuart-mcintyre.com/document-management-in-online-communities/">[…]</a>