Pew Internet on How Teens Create and Communicate

by Fredrik Savin 16 December 2009

Tweet An important aspect of my dissertation on Enterprise 2.0 and Millennials is understanding the extent to which today’s teens and youth are using the Internet to communicate and collaborate with their peers. For example, if a great majority of today’s teens use social networks such as Facebook on a daily basis, will this have [...]

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Five Reviews of McAfee’s New Book on Enterprise 2.0

by Fredrik Savin 14 December 2009

Tweet Andrew McAfee, who originally coined the term Enterprise 2.0 in 2006, published his new book on the subject in UK about two weeks ago. Are you still trying to decide whether or not to buy his new book? If so, here’s five reviews from the blogosphere and traditional media that might help you make [...]

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McAfee on How Enterprise 2.0 is Changing the Way We Work

by Fredrik Savin 24 November 2009

Tweet I recently wrote about McKinsey Quarterly’s survey on how organisations are using Web 2.0 tools and technologies. McKinsey has now posted a video interview with Andrew McAfee, who will publish his new book on Enterprise 2.0 in the very beginning of December. Among other things, McAfee discusses how companies can measure the success of [...]

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McKinsey Quarterly on the Business Benefits of Enterprise Web 2.0

by Fredrik Savin 22 November 2009

Tweet For the past three years, McKinsey Quarterly has surveyed executives across the globe on how organisations are using Web 2.0 technologies. In their latest report, which was published in September ’09, some 1,700 individuals from a variety of industries and functional areas were surveyed on the value they have gained from their Web 2.0 [...]

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Report Shows Today’s Youth “Cannot Live” Without the Internet

by Fredrik Savin 17 November 2009

Tweet Previous research*, e.g. by Neil Howe and William Strauss in 2000 and Don Tapscott in 1998, have found that those individuals born since the early 1980s hold unique capabilities centred on Internet communication. Howe and Strauss (2000) refer to the generation born roughly between 1982 and 2002 as Millennials. A recent report published by [...]

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Enterprise 2.0 at Adidas Group

by Fredrik Savin 10 November 2009

Tweet I just found this interesting slideshow on the Enterprise 2.0 initiatives at Adidas Group by Christian Kuhna. Christian, who’s Head of Internal Communication at Adidas, looks at the shift from Traditional to Social Media (or institutional control to user control) and presents some of company’s new Internal Communications channels. For example, Rebook is using [...]

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McKinsey on using Technology to Improve Workforce Collaboration

by Fredrik Savin 29 October 2009

Tweet McKinsey’s What Matters recently published an essay on how technology can improve collaboration among knowledge workers and make them more productive. The essay includes an interactive feature that examines twelve different types of collaboration efforts in the workplace and the tools required for these interactions to thrive. According to the authors, one must understand [...]

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Writing the book on Enterprise 2.0 – an Interview with Andrew McAfee

by Fredrik Savin 25 October 2009

Tweet Andrew McAfee’s new book on Enterprise 2.0 entitled ‘Enterprise 2.0, New Collaborative Tools for Your Organization’s Toughest Challenges’ will be published in December ’09 by Harvard Business School Press. KMWorld, a magazine focusing on Content, Document and Knowledge Management, recently interviewed McAfee on his new book. In the interview, McAfee describes the genesis of [...]

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What is Enterprise 2.0?

by Fredrik Savin 21 October 2009

Tweet I’ve been spending most of the day looking into various definitions of Enterprise 2.0, the term coined by Andrew McAfee, a principal research scientist at the Center for Digital Business in the MIT Sloan School of Management and a fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society. Professor McAfee coined the term in [...]

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Fsavin.com – New Design and Mission Statement

by Fredrik Savin 19 October 2009

Tweet Fsavin.com has now been updated with a new design and Content Management System (CMS). It’s still work in progress and should be completed within the near future. I will from now on mainly use this site to blog about Enterprise 2.0 (E 2.0), the topic for my dissertation. More specifically, I will be looking [...]

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