Get Bold - Book Review
"Get Bold: Using Social Media to Create a New Type of Social Business" by Sandy Carter (2012) explores transforming organizations into social businesses. Addressing topics from defining social businesses to technology support, Carter emphasizes cultural shifts, strategy formulation, and measuring outcomes. Highly recommended, it integrates real-world examples for comprehensive insights.
The Art of Social Media - Book review
"The Art of Social Media: Power Tips for Power Users" by Guy Kawasaki and Peg Fitzpatrick is a guide with 100+ tips for mastering social media. It covers profile optimization, content creation, link sharing, follower management, event promotion, effective responses, and upgrading your online presence. It emphasizes quality content and engagement.
Social Media for Government - Book review
"Social Media for Government" by Gohar F. Khan (2017) offers a practical guide for government entities to implement social media effectively. Khan defines social media, discusses its role in governance, and emphasizes the need for a supportive organizational culture. The book covers various stages, from strategy development to execution, monitoring, and risk management. It also explores different social media tools and provides real-world examples. Recommended for government professionals and anyone interested in digital communication strategies.
Digital Media Ethics - Book review
"Digital Media Ethics" by Charles Ess, originally published in 2009 and reissued in 2014, offers a comprehensive exploration of ethics in the digital realm. It covers theoretical approaches, privacy considerations, copyright dilemmas, dynamics of online membership, ethics in online sexual content, and ethical dimensions in gaming. While this summary focuses on methodology, the book provides in-depth insights for those interested in digital ethics.
Interview with Naama Halevi- Peer, Manager of the organizational portal in Hapoalim bank
The bank's organizational portal has become a central hub for organizational intelligence, communication, and knowledge management. It has won awards and serves thousands of employees, offering various solutions and tools for enhanced productivity and collaboration. The portal's success factors include innovation, technological integration, management support, and active employee engagement. Future plans include expanding the range of business solutions and implementing Web 2.0 principles for fostering a sharing culture. Starting knowledge management from a broad common ground and targeting communities with a high potential for knowledge consumption are recommended approaches for organizations.
Collaborative Decision Making
Business intelligence (BI) is crucial for organizations, but its success varies. Social and Collaborative BI combines BI with Web 2.0 technologies, enhancing decision-making by linking BI systems with collaborative input through social technologies. The "Wisdom of the Crowds" concept contributes to collaboration, and Collaborative BI provides capabilities for discussing, sharing, and collectively deciding the best course of action. Web 2.0 technologies enable intuitive sharing, enhancing the value of BI.
Why Digital Transformations Fail - Book review
Tony Saldanha's book, 'Why Digital Transformations Fail,' offers practical guidance for successful digital transformations. Drawing from his experience at P&G, he emphasizes discipline, methodology, and cultural change. The book provides valuable insights and strategies to navigate the challenges of digital transformation.
Using Social Media for Recruiting Employees
Social media has become a powerful tool for job recruitment. Companies leveraging social networks for hiring gain access to a large pool of potential employees. Knowledge management also plays a role in successful recruiting through social media.
A Conversation with Chris Collison
Chris Collision, an internationally recognized knowledge management consultant, shares insights on the adoption of social media platforms for knowledge management. WIKIs, micro-blogs, and knowledge communities are among the popular tools utilized in organizations for effective knowledge sharing and collaboration.
Social Business Intelligence, an emerging trend in the era of Web 2.0, leverages social media platforms for business insights. It enables understanding customer preferences, tracking trends, and enhancing inter-departmental collaboration for better decision-making and work processes.
An organizational blog serves as a knowledge source, promotes business processes, positions bloggers as experts, fosters learning and conversation, retains organizational knowledge, and supports marketing and change management processes.
Knowledge Management in our lives: part II
Approximately a month ago, I published an article that discussed defining Knowledge Management differently than the definition commonly found in various sources. In this article I wish to continue my journey, titled "Knowledge Management in our lives". I will discuss additional components of the field and how they manifest in our day-to-day lives, namely: sharing, development of new know