How are social computing technologies like blogs, wikis, portals, social media sites, idea management sites, communities, and others helping companies develop better products? How has it changed over the last several years our industry has learned more? We would like to hear from you, so please take 5-10 minutes to fill out a quick survey….
Mythbust Social Computing in Innovation – Fad, Future, or Fail?
This is an invitation to speak your mind on the use of social computing in product innovation, product development, and engineering. I have the honor of helping one of my favorite innovation and PLM consulting firms, Kalypso, with some new research. Please take our survey on using social media for product innovation now. My Thoughts…
Why does Facebook Fail for Product Development? (and how to fix it)
A quick peek into some research on … on social computing for product development. Why does Facebook miss the mark? Can it be fixed?
Mythbusting “Facebook and Business Don’t Necessarily Mix”
Some research (and “mythbusting”) on “Facebook and business don’t necessarily mix.” Does it really reflect the underlying research from MIT? I don’t think so.
Social Computing and Product Collaboration “2.0”
A quick peek into some research on the use of social computing and “Web 2.0” techniques to enhance product collaboration.
People Tagging in Product Development
What I learned this week … was sparked by some recent social networking announcements on people tagging. The most recent was that Facebook plans to offer tagging very similar to what Twitter offers. This follows other announcements around geo-tagging, but I am really most interested in how tagging people can help in product development (and overall in product innovation).