Luis Suarez News & Analysis
| Tuesday May 13, 2014
I remember when things were just getting started with Enterprise 2.0, then Social Business, how we were all trying to prove the business value of social technologies and even our very existence as 2.0 practitioners in the workplace. Do you remember how tough it was to justify yours to senior management? How things have changed since then ....
Fast forward to 2014, and while the conversation around measuring the business value of Social Business persists and is perhaps more relevant, the focus and intent of the questions have shifted. There is no longer a need to justify it, but rather an opportunity to evaluate the maturity of different initiatives as you progress on the Social Business journey. No one can deny the impact of social technologies at the workplace anymore -- and that’s a good thing. We have finally moved on.
| Friday Feb 21, 2014
Here we are, 2014 and still wondering what the future of collaboration is -- as if we didn't know already.
Despite all efforts to trump it or get rid of it altogether in favor of other noble concepts like cooperation, the hard truth is that collaboration has always been here. And it will continue to be here for many years to come. It's a human trait. It's our capability of getting work done together. Effectively.
| Wednesday Nov 13, 2013
It’s a 24/7 year-round business world today. Really, was it ever not that way?
Now, though, in the digitized world, organizations that use social business tools effectively thrive, according to Luis Suarez, lead social business enabler in the Global CIO Office at IBM.
CMSWire.com talked to Suarez for the second of our three-part series on the Remote Work World. Yesterday, we discussed trust, setting goals and creating boundaries for effective environments.
| Thursday Dec 20, 2012
As we approach the end of 2012, it's that time of the year where predictions kick in for the new year ahead of us, especially in the field of Social Business, hoping to set the stage of what's to come in the following months. But when reflecting on what we may have achieved in 2012, I decided to take a different approach: I am focusing on a challenge, an opportunity and a commitment for social networking in 2013 so we can finally realize the business transformation we've been waiting for and anticipating all along.
| Thursday Jun 28, 2012
Social Business (at long last!) is getting down to some serious work, allowing knowledge workers to become more effective and productive at what they already do, that is, excel at their jobs.