The truly networked world we still can’t quite grasp

This post is on behalf of the CIO Collaboration Network and Avaya As the world races to connect, share, interact, and learn, new pathways are opening up for value to be created along the way. Parallel to these connections happening, the lines between information, people, and things are blurring. … Read More»

Seizing Opportunity in a Hyper-Dynamic Environment

This post is on behalf of the CIO Collaboration Network and Avaya Did you know that in the past 3 years, we've seen: Encyclopedia Brittanica go out of print after 244 years Newspaper Ad Revenue surpassed by Internet Advertising after 305 years Number of Landlines surpassed by Mobile … Read More»

Creating Measurable Business Value through Social Collaboration

This post is on behalf of the CIO Collaboration Network and Avaya Well, it's only taken us 3,000 years, but we're finally getting back together. You may be familiar with this story from Genesis. But the Lord came down to see the city and the tower the people were building. The Lord said, “If … Read More»

How Social Technologies Contribute to a Better Customer Experience

This post is on behalf of the CIO Collaboration Network and Avaya During each interaction with a brand, organization, or institution, the person on the other end of the interaction has a perception of how things went. Over time, the accumulation of these touch points deepen the customer's … Read More»

Connections, Channels, and Collaboration: New Imperatives for Today’s CIO

This post is on behalf of the CIO Collaboration Network and Avaya This week, I was reminded of an interesting stat that frames the current era in an interesting way. "More people own mobile phones than toothbrushes" - Bill McDermott, SAP CEO— Brian Vellmure (@BrianVellmure) May 14, … Read More»

Exploring new frontiers of real time customer feedback

This post is on behalf of the CIO Collaboration Network and Avaya Growing up, I spent much of my time playing competitive team sports. I played soccer, basketball, and (American) football. In each case, almost immediately after some level of effort, I knew how I had done. I got immediate feedback … Read More»

Optimizing the Full Spectrum of Customer Interactions

This post is on behalf of the CIO Collaboration Network and Avaya Last weekend I had the pleasure of introducing a movie for the first time to my 5 year old son - a movie that incidentally, I first saw when I was 5 years old. In it, an iconic message was communicated via a channel that … Read More»