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...
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.
Social Business is the new trend, whether for smaller or larger companies. Social Business change the way people work, and how business is done. Imagine Facebook in a company or corporate context, solutions exist in plenty, open source and licensed.
Since the mid 1990s Collaboration services have evolved from nice to have, to need to have. Doing business on national or international level one should invest in functional, up to date collaborative services & as much culture.
Investing in broader, customer oriented services with simplicity and design to support mobile connectivity is vitally important. Those who can or will read signs may observe the break-down of all kinds of services to suit mobility.