January, 2008

Transparent Office: Supply and demand 2.0

Transparent Office

A primary reason why I've started an external blog is to share and elicit insights about how organizations are using social software to improve the way they work. I do that by telling stories with morals

The Bamboo Project Blog: The Social Media Spiral

The Bamboo Project Blog

One of the first things you learn as a trainer is that you have to anchor new knowledge in previous knowledge. That is, for people to understand new concepts and develop new skills, you have to start with what they

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About That Training Budget

Evil HR Lady

The next time your management complains that your management training budget is too high, perhaps you can show them this New York Times article : The Lockheed Martin Corporation, the military contractor, has agreed to pay a former employee $2.5 million, more than any person has received in the settlement of a racial discrimination case filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, lawyers for the agency said on Wednesday.

Give me what I need not just what I want!


I was just checking my Yahoo! mail where I saw an email highlighting a really cool piece of research recently done in the UK, studying how the Google generation (people born after 1993) go about getting information. The study, information behaviour of the researcher of the future, was commissioned by the British Library. Guess what […]. Uncategorized Analysts

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Transparent Office: Email overload: what went wrong?

Transparent Office

Every so often I run across a historic quote that reminds me how little we've advanced. Here's a good one I just found, from Jakob Nielsen back in 2000. Special thanks to Kishore Balakrishnan for pointing me to this gem

People are not only an expense post but also a strategic asset


70% of total cost of doing business is people cost 80% of the value of a company is not found on the balance sheet Why are people only an expense post on the income statement? Today: Profitable companies see their people as a necessary cost of doing business. Tomorrow: The economy goes in cycles […]. SuccessFactors Research