Linking Communication Collaboration and Talent

There was a time when if you wanted to collaborate, the only way to do it was either walking over to someone and having a conversation, or perhaps you could

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Talent Particles in Action

Until tonight, I’ve never seen a lightning storm from above the clouds.  I’m not sure what percentage of lightning strikes actually are visible below the clouds, but this storm over

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HR Web 2.0 Supply Chain

In most businesses, if the supply chain stops, everything stops.  Ford can’t make cars if they don’t have wheels, hospitals get pretty jammed up if all the CT machines are

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Enterprise Digital Interactions

I know we don’t need any more buzzwords, but at the same time, HR and corporate organizations really seem to hate calling their internal blog, wiki, networking and collaboration tools

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Enterprise Web 2.0 and Personal Brands

I started systematicHR something like 5 years ago as a true weblog – a place where I could record my thoughts as I went through my daily reading and research. 

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Going Too Far: Social Media Notifications

I don’t know about the rest of you, but pretty much every time I receive a notification about farmville or gangster wars on Facebook, I pretty want to shoot the

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Lessons Learned From Gaming

Ok, I’ll admit that I’ve been playing this on-line game.  It’s a MMORPG (I can’t believe I remembered that whole thing) and I play a priest in a guild of

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The “Other”

Why can’t we get along with payroll?  What makes them so different?  It really does not matter when Payroll reports up to HR and when they report up to Finance. 

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Immediacy without Details

I’ll have to be honest – I’m having a really hard time with some of the new technology.  I’m supposed to be a technologist and be up on all the

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Training Innovation

I’ve been thinking a lot about whether you can teach people how to be innovators.  As North America and EMEA slowly loses production and manufacturing work to countries like India

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I usually write about cycling here, but I generally make it no secret that I’m a wannabe foodie.  ((My other blog is a food blog))  Great food is sometimes about

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A friend of mine was recently telling me about taking his son and son’s friends to a movie.  At the end, rather that talking to each other , they all

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Thanks to Bill Tincup for bringing us the marvelous series of “what’s next by some of HR’s greatest thought leaders.  I’m embarrassed to admit it, but I love Sumser and

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3 Words Follow-up to yesterday’s post written by David Zinger. I am so pleased you took so much away from 3 little words. It makes me feel stronger than the

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“The Power of Six Degrees” recently re-ran on the Science Channel here in the U.S.  The basic premise of 6 degrees was that you can connect yourself to any other

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From where the conductor stands, she sees and hears everything.  This is the perfect place from which to direct and convey small changes in vision.  The conductor is perfectly situated

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04-20 I’ll admit that as much as I talk about web 2.0 and collaboration networks, collaboration is simply not a set of tools.  Collaboration can be made more efficient with

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04-15 In a symphony, there are no individual performers.  There can’t be.  The whole point of a symphony is individual elements coming together to form a single cohesive vision of

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Michael Specht linked over to some survey results presented by Microsoft and Insurity.  There were a couple of interesting findings and in my opinion they certainly do point to our

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I ran across this quite interesting and comprehensive e2.0 diagram and thought I’d share.  I like how it’s organized with Actors, Technologies and Methods as part of the engine behind

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