Are You Making Time for Your Team to Innovate?
“The great potential of collaboration: innovation.
“Using a team, rather than an individual, isn’t just a way to get things done faster, it’s also a way to do things better, and do better things. Gone are the days when innovation was handled by management. Smart businesses know that idea generation, prototyping and testing happens on the ground, on the frontline, at the coalface — whatever cliche you prefer.
“When viewed in this context, the shorter timeframes implied by the increased capacity in a team must necessarily expand. Why? Because innovation takes time.”
Email use Falls as Young Chat and Text (nytimes.com)
James E. Katz, the director for the Center for Mobile Communications Studies at Rutgers University, said this was not the death of e-mail but more of a downgrade, thanks to greater choice and nuance among communications tools.
“It’s painful for them,” he said of the younger generation and e-mail. “It doesn’t suit their social intensity.”
Good article on the significance of the Washington Post using the #election hashtag on Twitter
Social Networks saw a 43% increase in use in 2010 over 2009, and Email saw a drop of 28% in the same time period.
What Americans Do Online: Social Media And Games Dominate Activity | Nielsen Wire.
This is a really good list of Social Media Thought Leaders. Article from CIO.com
Check out these ten bloggers to increase your social media savvy and keep up with the ever-changing social media landscape.
Warning: Amazing Facebook Facts and Figures Overload Ahead! | Ask Aaron Lee.
Really terrific graphics that illustrate the depth and breadth of Facebook use.
Gmail, Calendar, Docs and more
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