Why The Healthcare Industry Needs More Than Microsoft Plus YammerTags: social software, enterprise collaboration, yammer, Social Business
The social software industry is red hot. In case you missed it, Microsoft officially announced it will acquire Yammer, an enterprise social networking platform, for $1.2 billion in cash. This follows Jive’s very successful IPO as analysts estimate the company’s revenue may jump 157%.Read more » « Collapse
Voice of the DoctorTags: social media, healthcare, physician social networks, physician, social software
The Voice of the Doctor is an internet radio show hosted by Dr. Nick van Terheyden, Chief Medical Information Officer for Nuance, that looks at healthcare from the perspective of a clinician. This Friday’s show, June 22, will focus on social media in healthcare and Dr. van Terheyden has asked me to join him.Read more » « Collapse
PWC report shows how much social media “likes” healthcareTags: social media, healthcare, physician social networks, Health 2.0, social software
According to Social Media "Likes" Healthcare: From marketing to social business , PwC’s consumer survey of 1,060 U.S. adults, about one-third of consumers are using social sites and tools as a natural habitat for health discussions. As overall use of social networking sites has grown from 5% of all adults in 2005, to half of all adults (50%) in 2011, this should come as little surprise. More importantly, PWC’s survey does a terrific job highlighting what “social” consumers really want from healthcare providers and how healthcare organizations (such as Aetna, Kaiser and Texas Health) are already transforming into social businesses.Read more » « Collapse
Social intranets are on the riseTags: social software, enterprise collaboration, Social Intranet
Recent studies, including an employee satisfaction report from APCO Worldwide and Gagen MacDonald, point to several benefits that arise from social intranets as enterprises deploy new social communication solutions. Enterprise social networks, when configured and used properly, are becoming the main knowledge repositories and communication hubs in the enterprise. They are replacing corporate intranets as the most comprehensive and reliable places to find information about the company, its processes and procedures, and the people who work there.Read more » « Collapse
2012: Social Business Trends ConvergeTags: Facebook, social software, Social Business, trends, big data, social analytics, electronic medical record
For those who have been keeping tabs on the rise of social business in healthcare, McKinsey's 5th annual survey on the way organizations use social tools & technologies finds that they continue to seep into many organizations, transforming business processes and raising performance.Read more » « Collapse
Is Social Business Ready to Grow Up?Tags: ozmosis, social software, enterprise collaboration, jive software, IBM, Social Business, Salesforce.com, social content management
According to Forrester, 57% of enterprises are making some investment in enterprise social in 2011.Read more » « Collapse
CIOs see real-time communication tools replacing emailTags: social software, enterprise collaboration
According to a recent survey from Robert Half Technologies, More than half (54 percent) of chief information officers (CIOs) interviewed recently said real-time workplace communication tools will surpass traditional email in popularity within the next five years. At Ozmosis, we see this shift already taking place with early adopters spread across the healthcare industry.Read more » « Collapse
Enterprise 2.0 Descends on BostonTags: collective knowledge, healthcare, social software, enterprise collaboration, best practice
Last week, the annual Enterprise 2.0 Conference made its way to Boston. For those unfamiliar with the term, Enterprise 2.0 refers to a new generation of innovative technologies and proceses (primarily "social" and "collaborative" tools) that improve productivity and reduce cost.Read more » « Collapse
Looking Ahead to the Enterprise 2.0 ConferenceTags: healthcare, EHR, social software, enterprise collaboration, mckinsey, accenture, CPOE
The Enterprise 2.0 Conference is still more than five months away, but conference organizers are already hard at work crafting a terrific agenda. With more than 320 papers submitted for presentation, the conference’s main theme of “Open Collaboration” is being put into practice as the E20 Community across the world discusses the virtues of each proposal and casts their vote.Read more » « Collapse
Enterprises are Riding the Social Wave. Will Healthcare Keep Up?Tags: healthcare, social software, enterprise collaboration, yammer, jive software, chatter, saleforce
For anyone keeping score these days, the market for social business software, especially enterprise collaboration, is heating up.
Large software players such as Microsoft, IBM and Salesforce.com all tout the “collaboration capabilities” of their products, from Microsoft's enhanced social features in SharePoint 2010 to the release of Chatter 2.0 by Salesforce. However, the real push is coming from a rapidly growing number of pure-plays like Yammer, Jive Software and Lithium.
IDC reports 41% of respondents have already deployed an enterprise social software solution. Which isn't surprising, since Chatter has more than 60,000 customers and Yammer is used by over 90,000 companies and organizations, including over 80% of the Fortune 500.