Social networking for sure is a power tool for personal connection and is becoming more important in corporate business today. As enterprise businesses across the globe put it in their tool kits it comes with the need for IT involvmement and a bit more governance, at least that’s what we are finding out. Cisco comissioned a two part study to learn more about the the impact of social networking and collaboration applications in the enterprise with leading business schools in the United States and Europe and got some great insights to share.
Check out the video from Neil Hair of the Rochester Institute of Technology, discusses two of the study’s most interesting findings: the proliferation of social media tools to new areas of the business and the growing need for governance models.
Another voice on the subject is Cisco’s own Nick Earle, SVP Services who share highlights and talks about the research findings that indicates there may be some new public and private cloud tools that will be developed as corporate environments get their arms around and figure out how best to apply social networking.
All of the details on the study are posted on News@Cisco. Curious as to your thoughts…