Browsing category: Social Media


“In God we trust; all others must bring data.” So said the legendary analytical mind of W. Edwards Deming.  Despite the vast improvements in both the concept of process improvement, and the supply of data to the workplace, the performance review still seems to be a rather subjective affair. For instance, a recent report by… Read on »


Those early days are perilous ones indeed for any new hire. Research suggests that your first 100 days in a job are when you are at your most likely to walk out on your new job. Aside from the fact that someone you previously thought was an essential hire might leave, there is also the… Read on »


Whilst there have been the occasional foray into the gamification world by local communities and policy makers, it’s perhaps fair to say that the bulk of gamified applications have been in the commercial world. That makes a test undertaken by four European cities all the more exciting. The four cities are attempting to use games… Read on »


With 2013 having come to a close, it’s commonplace for commentators and analysts to look back over the past year to see how their field has progressed in that time. In the past few weeks we’ve had a few such reports published for the social business industry, with quite a variance in quality. At the… Read on »


Whilst much of the last century has seen organizations trying to stockpile talent inside their walls under the belief that having the best brains is a surefire way of securing the best innovations.  You’re sure to stay ahead of the curve so long as you have the greatest minds available to you.  This brains arms… Read on »


Great post from the Financial Times, discussing the popular trend of using internal social networks to boost performance, productivity and collaboration. The article mentions Salesforce’s Chatter as one of these large internal networks and illustrates how it can dramatically reduce response times on important issues. From taste tests on a new burger to making the… Read on »

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Such is the regularity of workplace favoritism that a saying has entered the popular vernacular to typify the perceived unfairness of it all.  “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know” sums up nicely the apparently un-meritocratic practices that have infected our organizations. A new study from the University of Texas at Austin explores… Read on »