Monthly Archives: September 2012


September 2012

Happy Monday! Social Business Coffee Break on Value of Social Example! #ls13 #socbiz #ibmsocialbiz #hr #interconnect

By |September 24th, 2012|

Our coffee break this week focuses on a simple value from Social Usage inside an organization.  This topic came up from the crowdsourcing I did with you, our readers! Let me know your thoughts!

Africa and Social Business! #ls13 #ibmsocialbiz #ibmconnect #socbiz #ibm

By |September 19th, 2012|

IBM takes its Social Business focus to Africa. Africa is the next frontier, perhaps, as I read the latest ads from HSBC, the last emerging market! South Africa is already in the social media era! South Africans leverage a plethora of tools, and has one of the highest growths in social media per the latest [...]

Whirlwind Social Business launch day in Sydney! $4B planned investment in Social Business in 2012! WOW! #socbiz #ibmsocialbiz #ibm #marketing 2.0

By |September 18th, 2012|

With the Social Business world tour, I went Down Under to discuss social.  Again, the interest level has grown tremendously since last year!   While I was here, I saw the new report, The Global impact investment market study by JP Morgan, and the Global Impact Investment Network (GIIN).  It showed that  investors see the social [...]

Social makes me Happy! How about you? #ibm #ibmsocialbiz #socbiz #marketing 2.0

By |September 17th, 2012|

Happy Monday!  And I am happy!  I am home from my 2 weeks in Asia and Africa with great meetings with clients and great changes in the market.  What a difference that a year makes! Here's your request on this week's video which is an update on Social and Happiness!  What do you guys think? [...]

Singapore – Here now back for IBM Interconnect October 9-11 #IBMInterConnect #ls13 #ibmsocialbiz #socbiz #ibm

By |September 14th, 2012|

On the Social Busines World Tour, I am now in Singapore,!!  It was a short visit but still time for the IBM team and clients!   We are back here in October 9-11 -- will you be here too? Hear from our ASEAN leader on the new buyer for Social and why INTERCONNECT in Singapore on [...]

5 New Trends from the newest GlobalIndex Trend report! #ls13 #ibmsocialbiz #social #socbiz

By |September 12th, 2012|

From the GlobalWebIndex Trend report, some very interesting facts about social!   My friend Tom Smith, founder of GlobalWebIndex. has some interesting new findings!  Take a read through it! Five key trends in social media: 1. Social media is the internet:  Social media is so ingrained into the modern internet experience that a staggering 90% of [...]

Social Business in Vietnam! Rocking in a Booming Economy! #ls13 #ibm #ibmsocialbiz #socbiz

By |September 11th, 2012|

I am here in Saigon, or Ho Chi Minh City, for our next stop in the Social Business Roadshow!    Did you know that in terms of economic growth, Shanghai gets top rating followed by Ho Chi Minh City!  And there are more motorbikes on the road than I have ever seen!  I saw one motorbike [...]

Jamie has a WIKI! Our Social Business Coffee Break! #ls13 #ibmsocialbiz #socbiz

By |September 10th, 2012|

Happy Monday!   This is our focus today per your ideas in our IDEATION for the next set of Social Business Coffee Breaks! With Collective Intelligence, organizations can improve the effectiveness of their knowledge workers by 20-25% through the effective use of Social!  So what do you do when Jamie does have a WIKI?   Take a watch! [...]

Where in the world is Sandy? Social Media Matters in Hong Kong and China! #ls13 #socbiz #ibmsocialbiz

By |September 9th, 2012|

Our Social Business World Tour now has taken me to Hong Kong/ China.  Ogivly has a great show called "Social Media Matters" and it was again a sold out affair.   They had to figure out how to fit 500 seats into the expanded room and we still ended up with people standing!  The conference was [...]

Japan Gets Social! What’s your favorite Connections 4 Focus? #ibm #ls13 #ibmsocialbiz #socbiz

By |September 7th, 2012|

IBM had a CIO Magazine sponsored "Social means business" event in Tokyo with a sold out crowd!   What a difference a year make!    Japan is rocking Social!  The question went from what's social to how do we get started? The message was clear around the IBM Platform for Social Business!  (see below)   The Platform has Social Content, [...]