Corporations in virtual worlds

There has been a fair amount written over the last couple years of corporation running public presentations and employee communication sessions in virtual world such as SecondLife. Some of the largest users have been IBM, Sun Microsystems and Cisco, however most fo this work seems to have been public type presentations. A couple of weeksContinue reading “Corporations in virtual worlds”

Personal productivity and motivation

Over the last couple of weeks I have had two discussions on productivity that struck home. recently. Firstly how for many people they only get things done when there is a negative outcome for not doing things, ie they lack motivation. For example self financial fines or performance rating by managers. But what happens toContinue reading “Personal productivity and motivation”

5 Ways to Engage Employees

Over the last few days there has been a really stir over Jason Calacanis‘s “Fire non Workaholics” statement. While he has updated the words in his post (completely I disagree with his first version) I feel the bottom line message is still there. Jason wants his employees to be engaged and committed with him onContinue reading “5 Ways to Engage Employees”

Zoho launches Zoho People for the SME market

A couple of days ago SaaS vendor Zoho launched their latest product Zoho People, designed for small to medium sized organisations. The product has 5 modules up front:-     Organization Module: This module is used to define the structure of your organization including departments, designations/titles and also the Org Chart. Recruitment Module: The Recruitment moduleContinue reading “Zoho launches Zoho People for the SME market”