The results of a unique and ground-breaking research study (n=644+) indicate four main barriers to increased adoption of social technologies in organizations: lack of knowledge and understanding, unprepared leadership, fear, and the absence of a well-grounded business case. This post highlights those findings and offers recommendations for overcoming the barriers. It also…Continue
Added by Courtney Hunt on September 24, 2013 at 9:31am — No Comments
What does it mean to be a leader in the Digital Era? Have the requirements for success drastically changed, or are they fundamentally the same? This post invites people to share their thoughts, as well as related resources, on the defining characteristics of leadership as the Digital Era progresses and evolves.
In honor of President’s Day in the United States, I’d like to solicit people's…Continue
Added by Courtney Hunt on February 19, 2013 at 9:52am — No Comments
The advance of social and digital technologies continues unabated. We witnessed dramatic changes in 2012, and the anticipated changes in 2013 promise to be equally profound. My first blog post of the year provides resources that capture some of the key trends and predictions and offers nine bottom-line insights about what these trends mean for both…Continue
Added by Courtney Hunt on January 9, 2013 at 9:48am — No Comments
The digital divide has increasingly become about knowledge and adoption of new technologies rather than access. Which side of the divide are you on - are you a leader or a laggard? This post offers insights into the factors contributing to the growing chasm between those who have embraced and leveraged new technologies and those who haven’t. It…Continue
Added by Courtney Hunt on May 1, 2012 at 2:31pm — No Comments
I'm working on a new blog post* focused on the key characteristics of Digital Era leaders. I've started a list of what I consider defining traits, and I thought I'd crowdsource additional ideas. Thinking across sectors and disciplines, but focusing on the role of digital technology in organizations, economies, and societies, what do you think are the most important aspects for leaders to be successful? Thanks in advance for your insights.
*For the Digital Era Thinkers blog on…Continue
Added by Courtney Hunt on August 23, 2011 at 10:36am — No Comments