Agile talent management software – Your survival plan?

I read with interest this morning Dr John Sullivan’s article looking at how to survive in such turbulent economic times, his concept seems to be a play on the software development process Agile. To quote Wikipedia Agile software development is: Agile software development refers to a group of software development methodologies based on iterative development,Continue reading “Agile talent management software – Your survival plan?”

Google Wave and the Enterprise

With a fair bit of fanfare on May 28th Google pre-released a brand new tool/suite/ concept/framework for collaboration called Google Wave. I am not going to cover all the technical details, you can see them over at http://wave.google.com. But you do need to understand that Google Wave is actually three things all in one package.Continue reading “Google Wave and the Enterprise”

Internet usage at work makes you productive

(Source: Flickr dietpoison)An Australian report released yesterday found that employees who “surf the Internet work” are 9% more productivity than those that don’t! The study was conducted by Dr Brent Coker from the Department of Management and Marketing. The study covered 300 workers and found that 70% engage in what has has termed “workplace InternetContinue reading “Internet usage at work makes you productive”

Productivity paradox of social networks

Social networking tends to take a bit of a beating in the mainstream press when it comes to the business value.¬†They seem to ignore the good examples of how organisations use these tools, such as Dow Chemical to encourage their alumni and employees on long term leave to return. In the first three months ofContinue reading “Productivity paradox of social networks”

Great places to work in Australia

The Great Place to Work Institute has launched their 2009 program partnering with BRW. They have over 20 years experience in measuring employee engagement from all over the globe, they define a great place to work as one where trust exists. At the heart of our definition of a great place to work¬†– a placeContinue reading “Great places to work in Australia”

Halo HP’s Telepresence Solution

Yesterday I attended a media event, as a blogger, for the Australian launch of HP’s Halo Telepresence product. The event was simultaneously held at HP’s office in Sydney and Melbourne using HP’s Halo product and included a Halo hook up to the US and audio hook up to HP’s PR company. Down to the product:Continue reading “Halo HP’s Telepresence Solution”

Self Management & Inspecht Update

The last month to 6 weeks has been very busy, but I have to say I have not made a lot of progress in many different areas. Before we get to the challenges let me review the positive things from the last month. I started attending Jelly in Melbourne and have met some great folks.Continue reading “Self Management & Inspecht Update”

Enterprise 2.0, employees and profits

Last night at PubCamp I led a small unconference session around Enterprise 2.0, employees and profits, overall it was Ok but not as good as I would have liked. A part of the issue was a couple of vocal participants in the front row who kept heckling the group the robust debate going, Duncan RileyContinue reading “Enterprise 2.0, employees and profits”

PubCamp Melbourne

I have been able to clear my schedule and can now attend PubCamp Melbourne on 23rd June. What is PubCamp and why should you attend? Glad you asked, from their site: Understand the most important trends and technologies for Web 2.0 and beyond – social and citizen media, the semantic web, widgets, the shift toContinue reading “PubCamp Melbourne”