June 17, 2011
I’ll be attending the 2011 Edition of the Enterprise 20 Conference in Boston.
Many great speakers, many vendors and the opportunity to meet IRL some Enterprise 2.0 superstars I’ve been discussing with via Blogs, Twitter and Facebook for a couple of years.
Very excited about the whole thing. I will surely blog in length about it so stay tuned and see you there if you’re around.
(See the #hypertextual wrap-up of the conference).
There are many interesting feedbacks on the topic. Most importantly it seems to emerge some kind of convergence : Enterprise 2.0 is mature enough now so we need to talk about “getting real” i.e implementing it successfully in the company.
That was the good news.
The bad news is that the best way brought forward for implementation is to integrate Enterprise Social Networks (ESN) with existing process to make the implementation successful. Oh dear.
May 18, 2010
(…) Opposing a top-down and directive model an emerging relying on the existence of an “ invisible hand” that, in the same way as Adam’s Smith theory in economics, would make people personal actions and choices contribute to a collective purpose without the need of organizing anything.
I guess the difference between the enterprise and the market is that within the former, people (ideally) are working with the clear goal of collectively creating value and making the company richer. While in the latter the goal is to individually create value to make oneself richer.
Bertrand then sets a table comparing Enterprise 1.0 (strict), 2.0 (anarchy) and Rationalized 2.0 (ideal organisation).
My take : Bertrand’s Rationalized 2.0 is Enterprise 2.0 with a strong and clear leadership. The invisible hand in Adam Smith Enterprise is the leadership. Read the rest of this entry »