Date: Tuesday April 13, 10:00 AM PST / 1:00 PM EST
Connecting teams and employees across the country and the world, increasing productivity, fostering innovation, enabling access to subject matter experts: the promised benefits of Enterprise 2.0 are significant and transformational.
So why is it that user adoption of these tools is often so difficult?
ThoughtFarmer presents InfoCloud Solutions principal and author Thomas Vander Wal in this free 1-hour long webinar as he provides insight into social interaction design and its role in overcoming social intranet adoption hurdles.
- Learn about the barriers to communication, engagement, and adoption on the intranet, and how social interaction design can help make a difference.
- Find out how you can help foster sharing and encourage collaboration through the structure and design of your intranet.
Thomas Vander Wal, Principal, InfoCloud Solutions, Washington DC
Thomas Vander Wal is an analyst, strategist, advisor, and popular speaker. He focuses his work on increasing value and optimizing use of social tools inside, through, and outside the firewall. He works with organizations of all sizes and focus (non-profit and education to Fortune 500) to help them better understand the values and hidden considerations in building, implementing, and optimizing these social tools. He has a broad and deep background covering more than 20 years of experience in project/product/program management, application development, and user experience.
Thomas’s recent writing and speaking include presentations at Enterprise 2.0 San Francisco, KM World 2009, Interop2009, Web 2.0 Expo NYC 2008, and Reboot 2008. He coined the term folksonomy in 2004 and his work on metadata and tagging continues with a recent article on tech publisher ZDNet’s Collaboration 2.0 blog. He’s a Steering Committee member on the Web Standards Project and a Founding Leadership Council member of the Information Architecture Institute.
Thomas is the principal of InfoCloud Solutions, an internationally-focused consultancy based in the Washington, DC area.