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The Future of Enterprise:
Living Social

As we established in previous weeks, the world of enterprise is currently undergoing a technological revolution that will transform the way business as we know it, is conducted. This is the eighth of an eight-part blog series examining the changes that will drastically alter the corporate landscape in the next five years.

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The Future of Enterprise: How Big Data Will Make Gut Instincts Irrelevant

As we established in previous weeks, the world of enterprise is currently undergoing a technological revolution that will transform the way business as we know it, is conducted. This is the seventh of an eight-part blog series examining the changes that will drastically alter the corporate landscape in the next five years.

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The Future of Enterprise: The Rise of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)

As we established in previous weeks, the world of enterprise is currently undergoing a technological revolution that will transform the way business as we know it, is conducted. This is the sixth of an eight-part blog series examining the changes that will drastically alter the corporate landscape in the next five years.

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The Future of Enterprise: How digital interactions are replacing face-to-face

As we established in previous weeks, the world of enterprise is currently undergoing a technological revolution that will transform the way business as we know it, is conducted. This is the fifth of an eight-part blog series examining the changes that will drastically alter the corporate landscape in the next five years.

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The Future of Enterprise:
The slow death of email

As we established in previous weeks, the world of enterprise is currently undergoing a technological revolution that will transform the way business as we know it, is conducted. This is the fourth of an eight-part blog series examining the changes that will drastically alter the corporate landscape in the next five years.

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The Future of Enterprise: How crowdsourcing is breaking the enterprise glass ceiling

As we established in previous weeks, the world of enterprise is currently undergoing a technological revolution that will transform the way business as we know it, is conducted. This is the third of an eight-part blog series examining the changes that will drastically alter the corporate landscape in the next five years.

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The Future of Enterprise: How Cloud Computing Will Make Your Workplace More Accessible

As we established last week, the world of enterprise is currently undergoing a technological revolution that will transform the way business as we know it, is conducted. This is the second of an eight-part blog series examining the changes that will drastically alter the corporate landscape in the next five years.

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The Future of Enterprise:
A Multi-Screen World

Once every 30 years or so, enterprise technology goes through what can only really be described as a perfect storm of innovation. The last time this happened, when the clouds cleared, we were left with the giants of today, like Microsoft, Oracle and SAP. Also left in its wake, were a handful of massive new industries. Perhaps most notably, the business of computer security software.

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Thinking Smart About Smartphones & Business

It’s no secret that SmartPhones are taking over in terms of convenient and easy to use tools for employees on the move. What is surprising though, is that construction companies are in the top 10 percent of industries making these gadgets part of their day-to-day operations.

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Is SharePoint a pain point? Maybe it’s time to ditch it.

If, despite its proven and consistent shortfalls, “someone” within your enterprise still defends Microsoft’s SharePoint righteously, you need to keep reading this post. When employees want simple, easy to use systems for everything they do, it’s hard not to wonder why a clunky, challenging system like SharePoint is still an office favourite? While we don’t actually have the answer to that mystery, we do have your potential solution.

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Empower employees outside company walls; you’ll be glad you did

Enterprise mobility isn’t just about smart phones.

The rise of mobile computing is staggering both in sheer scale and in its breadth of adoption-crossing age groups, socio-economic classes and geographic borders in a single bound.

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Social Intranets for the Enterprise: Where Vision and Result Don’t Usually Align

Social computing is not a fad. And it’s certainly not something to be dismissed as a youthful or consumer oriented hobby. More and more evidence is coming forward to support it as a new fundamental of company “intranets” — and we aren’t just talking about media sharing and social networking here.

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Web apps make you — harder, better, faster, stronger...

Web-based applications make it easier to do more with less. They help companies be as efficient as possible, by streamlining and automating activities that usually are time-consuming, and minimizing human error. The proposition to use web applications in your organization is not a call to get rid of humans and bring in robots to fill their positions.

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Step up or lose your company’s most valuable assets — your people

Last week I wrote about how companies could benefit by bringing an element of gamification within the workplace. As a recap, gamification is part of a strategy that uses elements such as leader boards, engagement and healthy competition to extract the best from employees.

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Promoting playing games in the workplace?

Forward looking organizations are incorporating aspects of “gamification” and are slowly integrating applications that aim at engaging employees and creating a more innovative culture.

Brian Burke, an analyst at Gartner Enterprise describes gamification as “the broad trend of employing game mechanics to non-game environments such as innovation, marketing, training, employee performance, health and social change.

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