Social Business

Web sites and Social Media; a wheel is still a wheel

Yes indeed, rather obvious isn't it. Yet when I look at development of technology, of tools, services, trends, as opposed to mindset, culture and strategy I sometimes wonder if the wheel, as a concept or idea, has been forgotten. The wheel is about a lot more than a means of propulsion, mobility, of transportation. It can also serve as a good model for building business,...

Tools for a smart digital presence

Social media can be pretty chaotic. While that might be a part of the game, it's also a tough challenge for those who intend to invest in marketing using digital channels. Unlike classical communication where one "cries" out a message, social media open for a dialogue with companies and organizations in a way never before possible. It is not at all unusual that it is...

Let’s talk about Social Business

Hey there, welcome back to "Tech-Rant & Co"! In a previous post i talked about (or ranted about) collaboration services open source style. A seriously good, free alternative for businesses, companies or organisations, whilst compared to those from IBM or Microsoft. One that... well click here to read/see it . In this post I will talk (or rant) about ... Social Business Whether a concept...

When facebook for companies comes....

....... or when Facebook launches a version of Facebook for companies, will that change things a whole lot? Will it become a success story equal to the original facebook concept? Which was launched at a time when there only was one competitor, Myspace , now more a shadow of its original social "self". Well, the rumors of such a creation have been out and about...

Social Business - IT Money Pit or Cash Cow?

It's been a few years since the concept of Social Business became a buzzword (to some), and began to flash across Power Point presentations. It's also been a few years since Gartner Group began to write about Social Business, perform analysis and benchmarking to support their, at least to some, well known Magic Quadrant predictions.