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The social web is full of _ _ _ _

It is so refreshing being around people who just “get” social! No need to explain the value of social — instead one can just dwell in various nerd conversations. On May 19th I had the pleasure of just this, as

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Posted in Barriers and challenges, Business value, Platform and tools, Vision

50 people are worth more than 50.000 likes

So, here is a new part of the journey starting. I’m setting out on a short trip to prove a statement I made my self: “50 people are worth more than 50.000 likes”. And through a series of blog posts here

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Posted in Barriers and challenges, Business value, Culture, Reflection, Results

Case from Mads Nippers Blog

We promised to share a few cases on the why and how of Mads’ Blog here in Grundfos. Naturally, we will only share stuff that is non-critical in terms of IP, business and hot issues. But learnings and advice stand

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Posted in Adoption, Barriers and challenges, Business value, Culture, Empowerment, Leadership

5 simple ways Executives can engage in the enterprise social network

For some time now I have thought about the difference between “Executive support” vs. “Executive engagement” when it comes to Social Business Strategy and Adoption. Especially during the production of our Social Business Cookbook. Support is the easy one to

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Posted in Adoption, Barriers and challenges, Culture, Leadership

Working Out Loud and Culture Cooking

Managers and leaders in the growing and globalizing Grundfos have been forced to deal with the need for agility in an increasingly complex business. On top of this, we are met with increasing demands for better internal co-ordination and efficiency

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Posted in Barriers and challenges, Business value, Culture, Leadership, Strategy, Uncategorized

Social Zombieism – not really dead, but for sure not part of the living either

We’ve seen it before — many times — people start social media initiatives with good intentions, but a large number of them die out due to lack of engagement and participation, among other things. Blogs, wikis, communities — you name

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Posted in Adoption, Barriers and challenges, Culture, Platform and tools, Policy

Our enterprise social networking story so far – Purpose, communication, and comfortable shoes…

A while back we were approached by the Danish tech site/newspaper “Computerworld” who would like to know a little more about our Yammer journey. Although Yammer plays an important role we were much more interested in talking about the bigger

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Posted in Barriers and challenges, Culture, Reflection

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