Let’s change our point of view. Let’s move away from the framework of popular misconceptions. Let’s dare to simply rethink things. A tool is first and foremost… a tool. It’s at your service, and must provide you with a service. It is devoted to your efficiency whilst aiming to be productive and reliable. What do you make of a tool that would become a counterproductive burden, that would take control, as a real-time black hole? For instance, is it normal for us to say that we’re going to lose a morning’s work as we’re cleaning up our e-mail inboxes because we’ve “just” come back from annual leave?
Something isn’t running smoothly in the company realm any more. It’s time to escape from the vicious circle in which e-mail shuts all of us away.
And why not have an enterprise social network?
A private social network isn’t intended to come along and add a layer to the existing ones. You don’t have time for that. It’s being introduced in a complementary fashion to capture every single piece of communication with your colleagues or service providers. And, indeed, to replace some of what you already do with your e-mail inbox. And it’s far more effective.
I’m getting the sense that you’re wary. So, let’s examine the 5 elements that will create a true virtuous circle for your everyday activity:
1. Dynamically connecting with the right people and collaborating more quickly: you can anticipate, rank priorities, manage and intervene should needs arise and deal with information more effectively.
2. By simplifying and enriching exchanges, you work more intelligently, improve collaboration, promote innovation and enhance competitiveness. In addition, your company benefits from a productive environment, marked by engaging conversations, new ideas, creative energy and satisfied employees.
3. Connecting your employees, partners and customers. In specific terms, an enterprise social software, like bluekwi, allows companies to create and manage a social network where employees, partners and customers can easily exchange their ideas, knowledge and good practices within a secure environment.
4. Thanks to the driving force of social recommendation, you have direct access to technical experts, communities and useful content. By promoting innovative ideas and the dissemination of knowledge and information between teams and departments, you identify and increase the value of critical skills.
5. Finally, promoting community conversations naturally results in a collective intelligence that can assist with everyone’s problems.
These 5 elements are the components of a virtuous circle, of a new approach that’s set to shake up a few habits. But it really will be worth the effort!