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How To Implement The Future of Work Culture Successfully #NewWayToWork
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#20Questions with Daniel Newman
Tue, Mar 24th 2015 117
How To Implement The Future of Work Culture Successfully #NewWayToWork
Thu, Mar 26th 2015 79
Gen Y Entrepreneurs Show Us a New Way to Startup
Fri, Mar 27th 2015 72
IBM, Twitter and Digital Engagement
Mon, Mar 23rd 2015 42
The Thread of Social Media and Real-Time Data
Mon, Mar 30th 2015 42
Social Business Frontier: IBM Expertise with Arnon Yogev
Mon, Mar 30th 2015 30
Paco the Canine Consultant Says You Need a New Way to Work!
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Adapting to Technology or Driving Change? #NewWayToWork
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How Social Business Leaders Are Shattering the Traditional Workplace
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Let Go of Your Fear! Embrace Employee Advocacy!
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Social Business Frontier: IBM Expertise with Arnon Yogev
Mon, Mar 30th 2015 4:12p   Colleen Burns
“The Social Business Frontier” is a video blog series consisting of a number of short interviews taking a deeper look inside the IBM Research Labs to explore the groundbreaking and innovative social analytics research that's redefining the future of social business. In the fourth episode of The Social Business Frontier we speak to Arnon Yogev, IBM Research Software Developer, about how IBM Expertise provides an example of how businesses can increase collaboration.
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The Thread of Social Media and Real-Time Data
Mon, Mar 30th 2015 11:08a   Colleen Burns
Kudos TED Talks, kudos! This past week I had the pleasure of attending their annual event, TED2015 in Vancouver, BC and nobody walked out of there without having their mind blown. Never before had I been a part of such a who’s who list of thought leaders, social advocates, political figures, artists…the list goes on. Although the speakers’ topics varied greatly, there was one common theme that could’ve easily gone unnoticed: business as it used to be don
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Gen Y Entrepreneurs Show Us a New Way to Startup
Fri, Mar 27th 2015 5:45p   Colleen Burns
Anyone who has experienced the SXSW Interactive festival in Austin, TX knows that there is an almost unmanageable number of events, parties and sessions to choose from — and you can’t possibly attend them all … so when IBM hosted the New Way to Startup Pitch Party last Monday night, I was delighted to see a room completely filled with excited young entrepreneurs, tech enthusiasts and unfamiliar faces. It’s no secret that Big Blue has been doing some
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How To Implement The Future of Work Culture Successfully #NewWayToWork
Thu, Mar 26th 2015 10:07a   Colleen Burns
When postulating the future of work culture, we need to examine our proposed ideas and compare them to current (and proven) best practices. There will always be trends, but trends can be fads, and it’s a very expensive proposition to turn the culture of a company on a whim. Attempting to make a major changes in procedures, for example to adapt to millennial needs, may be fruitless. There will always be maturation in methodologies and conscientious planning must be implemented. Ye
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#20Questions with Daniel Newman
Tue, Mar 24th 2015 2:45p   Colleen Burns
Meet Daniel, an MBA, adjunct business professor, a Forbes, Entrepreneur and Huffington Post contributor, Founder of BroadSuite Consulting, and author of best-selling business books including "The Millennial CEO" and "The New Rules of Customer Engagement," not to mention his recently released book "Evolve: Marketing (as we know it) is Dead." Try saying all that in one breathe! Daniel recently participated on a panel discussion around the launch of the IBV Millennial Study where his experi
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IBM, Twitter and Digital Engagement
Mon, Mar 23rd 2015 10:04a   Colleen Burns
Digital engagement was a hot topic at SXSW 2015. Last week I blogged about an employee advocacy roundtable where IBM’s Amber Armstrong and others spoke of the need to trust employees to be the voice of your brand. That theme came up again in the “IBM and Twitter: The Future of Digital Engagement” panel moderated by Maria Winans, CMO, IBM Commerce, MobileFirst, Social Business and featuring guests Will Mayo, Senior Manager, Data Partnerships, Twitter; Bryan Kramer, C
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How Social Business Leaders Are Shattering the Traditional Workplace
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 1:11p   Colleen Burns
Inspiration. A powerful word that awakens our imagination and maybe even causes a bit of “what-if’ing.” Inspiration truly does come in all shapes, sizes and forms – as evident from the stories shared with us by 25 Global Social Business Leaders. Their inspiring stories lay the foundation that is shifting our thinking of social business as a verb, rather than a noun. Last year, on behalf of IBM, I had the pleasure of teaming with The Economist Intellig
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Paco the Canine Consultant Says You Need a New Way to Work!
Fri, Mar 20th 2015 10:07a   Colleen Burns
Paco the Chihuahua is one savvy dog. On the Jimmy Kimmel Live! show on Tuesday night on ABC, Paco and Kimmel’s loveable sidekick Guillermo schooled a meeting room full of suit-and-tied corporate professionals on a New Way to Work. Speaking through dog whisperer/entrepreneurial hipster Guillermo, Paco the Canine Consultant displayed an impressive amount of business acumen for a five-pound pup as he talked—uh, barked—about the necessity for the harried execs to get
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Adapting to Technology or Driving Change? #NewWayToWork
Thu, Mar 19th 2015 2:22p   Colleen Burns
Technology is advancing at a rapid pace and changing us in so many ways. The possibilities are endless and it is invigorating! The evolution of robots, nanocomputers and genetic engineering is only a first step—we can only imagine what the future holds. Rapidly changing technology is resulting in changes in the workplace. Let’s take a take a step back and look where we came from. Personal computers weren’t around when I was born, but today it’s difficult
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Expanding Reality – David Eagleman at TED2015
Thu, Mar 19th 2015 1:58a   Colleen Burns
When my family first moved to the United States from Italy, my mother expressed her utter contempt for Mister Potato Head, a toy that I swiftly learned is beloved among many American children. She found Mr. Potato Head inane and essentially refused to let him into the house and more importantly, she shook her head in disapproval at American mothers. How ironic then that today at TED2015, the brilliant and infectiously energetic David Eagleman used that classic plastic toy as one of the central




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