Why do so many family businesses struggle so much with survival beyond the first generation? Richard Hughes from Burges Salmon explains why.
The idea of harnessing the success of social networks such as Twitter and Facebook and applying these techniques to business communication is not new. For several years, many thought leaders and vendors have been describing enterprise social networks (ESNs) as a solution to many of email’s failings, particularly in the areas of group discussions and capturing collective knowledge.
Does your company have a presence on at least one of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or LinkedIn? If the answer is “no”, then you are in an ever-decreasing minority, probably less than one in twenty.
The way businesses communicate with their customers, their partners and their employees is changing. Email has been the de facto communication tool for business, but the rise of social networking has made the inadequacies of email increasingly apparent.
"Social business is dead," we hear, and see the warning lights go up. Was social media for business just a short-term hype?
For anyone planning an enterprise social network (ESN) project to get their employees working together more effectively, there's no reason to leave your chances of success to luck.
What will make your social business project work? Here are the seven phases that social business projects should include in order to increase their likelihood of success.
Not so long ago, senior managers were terrified of company secrets being divulged on Facebook and Twitter, and perceived internal use of social networking to be nothing more than a waste of time, a haven for office gossip