BLUG Session Slides: Get Social but not THAT social

Presention delivered at BLUG in Antwerp 23-3-2012: “Company regulation versus personal individuality, how do you get your employees to be responsible partners in a Social Business and how do you weigh freedom versus restriction? The whole Social Business idea is based on the idea of each individual having […]

Silverside Kudos Badges partner

As of today Silverside is proud to announce that it hassigned a partner agreement with ISW Australia for distribution of Kudos Badges software in The Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg. Kudos Badges, asolution that provides gamification for IBM Connections to stimulate use andadoption for social collaboration, is a product […]

Yammer: a wolf in sheep's clothing?

Last week I talked about visiting the Yammer on Tour (YoT) event in Amsterdam. Somehow it is still playing my mind. Not that I changed my mind about it but mostly because I’m wondering why it is so popular among the Dutch. If the announced number of 500.000 […]

Yammer on Tour – Ehh…yeah….ehh

Yesterday I attended the Yammer on Tour business event in Amsterdam. Advertised as “an interactive, educational and fun event to learn how to harness the power of Enterprise Social Networks“. As my knowledge about Yammer was fairly limited and I’m always interested in anything having to do with […]

Trusting the social way

In 2009 I was on a IBM Redbook team, today I am again. I love it. This is such a great opportunity to learn, to meet, to share and to get a glimpse into how other people topple topics like Social, Collaboration and connecting at the business level. […]

Social seating

KLM yesterday (unofficially) announced that they are looking into ways to make the seating process more social by allowing people to upload their Social Media profile information on check-in. The idea is to have people pick a seat based on the profiles of people sitting next to them […]

Social calendar

I found this great blogpost on what ‘Social Business’ is. Read it its worth it. What prompted me to actually search for it was that I lay in bed yesterday checking my calendar for this weekend realizing it was empty and that I was happy with two days […]

IBM Social Business social media residency

You know that Redbook Residency I wrote about a couple of weeks ago…..? Well I got accepted! So for the next three weeks I will be in frantic mode to get everything arranged, book flights, reschedule appointments, rearrange work and concentrate on Social Business. Fantastically exciting times! Will […]

No email day – The conclusion

Today was ‘No Email Day’ and I decided I had to put it to the test. So last night I activated my Out of Office with the following text: ‘Global no email day’ Go Social! Today (11/11/2011) is ‘Global No Email Day’ A day to see if we […]

Living outside the Inbox

IBM Benelux launched its “Outside the Inbox” campaign today with an inspirational video by Luis Suarez about working & living without being consumed by email. Must see for everyone! Link to the official site here