Posts Tagged: enterprise

Generative Order – Reason for Change

Generally I have used the “generative order” as a theory to understand change. Based on this theory that is based on entropy (also that deals with systems dynamics) following is the brief discussion about when the change occurs. Change affects everybody. And it will happen again and again, when the entropic equilibrium is disturbed. ItRead… Read more »

Acquia (Drupal) Launches Free Social Software Distribution Project to Compete Against Jive Software, Others

Acquia, the leading commercial support, training and Cloud Services organization around Drupal, has announced that there is a forthcoming open source distribution that will compete head on head with the likes of Jive Software, Telligent and others called Drupal Commons. This will be 100% free, open source and available to any who wish to useRead… Read more »

Enterprise 2.0: What’s In It For Us?

While many Internet companies are still trying to figure out how to make money with Web 2.0, where it’s really taking off is the enterprise. Often referred to as Enterprise 2.0, this is the sweet spot for businesses – using social technology to empower your existing employees. Social applications let employees connect across organizations, andRead… Read more »

You Can’t Separate the ‘Social’ from Social Media

This post originally appeared in Federal Computer Week on Feb. 17, 2010. With all the media coverage of internal, behind-the-firewall social — excuse me, professional — networking platforms, such as NASA’s Spacebook, the Defense Department’s milBook and even my company’s internal tool, one might think we’re in the midst of fundamentally changing the way weRead… Read more »

AGA Research Study On Governance, Risk and Compliance

AGA Research Study On Governance, Risk and Compliance— AGA is conducting a study on Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) searching for real world application. The survey should take no more than 30 minutes to complete. Here is the link to the survey – http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/M28W3XS Thank you!

Will social media deliver on enterprise collaboration in 2010?

As the end-year reviews and new-year predictions and resolutions arrive in my inbox, I have been thinking about what has been the biggest impact or change in the collaboration arena. The biggest change I find is that the differentiation between social media software and collaboration applications has almost disappeared from the positioning messages. Traditional CollaborationRead… Read more »

What is Enterprise 2.0 – Amended

Previously posted at Navstar-inc.com Enterprise 2.0 is the concept of working smarter, not harder in a more transparent work environment, independent of location, computer, or one person doing a specific job. It is a methodology of doing better business and it is one of our Core Competencies at Navstar. Navstar has the leading experts inRead… Read more »

Is Chirp a safe “Twitter” for the Dept. of Defense/Intelligence Community?

Twitter has had a big impact in the way we communicate, but security concerns have put a damper on its use within the DoD/IC, until now… Welcome Chirp! Chirp is an Open Source Twitter clone available on Intelink. It is on NIPR, SIPR, and JWICS, has an official Authority to Operate (ATO) and on productionRead… Read more »

Employment grievance or disgruntled employee?

From the Government Business Examiner by Donna Quesinberry Blind inJustice of the Silent Majority Given the nature of the economy today and the unemployment statistics – people may appear desperate to be employed. When the marketplace is as tight as it is currently, do we move toward greater leniency in the regulation of federal, state,Read… Read more »

Department of Defense (DoD) Business Transformation Agency (BTA) EP&I Title 5 violations – part one

From the Government Business Examiner by Donna L. Quesinberry As the Department of Defense’s (DoD’s) champion for driving and accelerating improvements to business operations across the DoD and federal government – the Business Transformation Agency (BTA) is supposed to serve as a magnet that attracts talented and dedicated professionals thereby creating a model for transformativeRead… Read more »