Topic: social networking for business

e-Book: Business Value of Social Media

This research explores the value generated by social media. CIOs can learn how to leverage social media to create value for their enterprise. Excellent Read!

What Are Companies Really Doing With Social Business?

This research report found that social media’s importance to business is growing rapidly, business leaders want to embrace this change but lack tangible metrics to make the case for it, both small and large companies see the potential advantages but mid-sized companies do not, and the adoption rate is higher in tech and media industries. What does this have to do with you? Read On!

Business Use of Professional Social Networks

This research studies professional social networks – are they used by decision makers? do they trust these networks? how do they use these networks? will these networks change the way we do business?

Social Media Opportunities and Risks

This presentation provides an overview of social media, its drivers and benefits and the risks associated with its use – especially, cyber criminals using it to attack your organization.

Social Media Policy

This presentation discusses best practices for setting a social media policy for your organization based upon use cases – social media use by employees creates opportunities and has risks and those organizations that manage these risks reap the benefits. Good discussion.

How Not to Botch Social Media

Conversations about your business are taking place every day on blogs, forums, and social media sites. What do you do about them? This whitepaper discusses dos and don’ts of managing conversations about your brand.

Managing Business Risks of Social Media

This paper makes the case for senior leaders in every organization to understand the risks associates with the social media revolution and have a clear plan to monitor, manage and mitigate threats that can and will occur.

Using Wikis For Business

This paper defines and describes wikis – taking Wikipedia as an example – in depth and then discusses their use in the corporate context. The author argues that to understand wikis one must focus on two concepts – the simple web based multi-user document management technology and a management philosophy that encourages knowledge management rather than dictates it.

Using Wikis for Collaboration

This paper looks at the wiki phenomenon and how it fits into web 2.0 to enhance collaboration among geographically dispersed teams and groups. The discussion leverages extensive literature review and case studies to provide guidance on using wikis in the corporate context.

Editor's Picks

Sample IT Strategy Plan

A good IT Strategy Plan that you can use as a template to create your own.

IT Strategy Presentation

This in-depth – 78 pages – presentation goes into just about everything you would have wanted to know about IT Strategy aka business IT alignment (ICT Strategy, IS strategy, IS strategic alignment, IT Alignment, strategic information systems planning (SISP)…)

IT Strategy Example

This is an in-depth information technology strategic planning example that details the process and framework that CIOs can adapt to give direction to their own IT Organizations. Excellent Read!! (200 pages)

IT Strategy Template

Use this template to create an IT strategic plan for your organization – aligning business with IT strategy. IT Strategy Template can be downloaded for free by CIO Index members.

7 Steps to Business and IT Alignment

No business will ever reach the goal of “business and IT alignment”. Should this discourage you from pursuing business and IT alignment? NO! It is a worthy goal to pursue. Indeed, it is a critical one to pursue. You might never reach alignment but you can take steps to get ever closer. This requires a process. Often, we ignore the fact that business and IT alignment is a process. This process does not have a starting point nor does it have an end. It is a series of “learn and do” cycles that incrementally get towards alignment. Let me explain.

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