A recap of the previous week’s POV posts:
1/26: PulsePoint Group Corporate Communication Index Series Part 5: Managing Talent (video): Bob Feldman, partner at PulsePoint Group, provides commentary on the firm’s recently released Corporate Communication Index Study. This is the fifth in a series of videos where he provides insight into the findings.
1/25: LinkedIn Maps: Your Professional Universe Visualized: Have you ever wondered what your personal network looks like? Well now you can see it. Yesterday, LinkedIn launched InMaps an experimental project that creates a visualization of the connections within your business network.
1/24: Foursquare Grew 3400% Last Year: Foursquare had a big year in 2010. The company experienced 3400% growth in “check-ins” with a total of 381,576,305, and there was at least one “check-in” in every country in the world, including North Korea. We even saw the first “check-in” from space at the International Space Station on October 22, 2010.
1/21: Placing Open Innovation in the Professional Services Industry: A clear trend emerged in business over the last decade: the rise of “open innovation.” Forerunners in the practice of utilizing third parties in creating, developing, and disseminating innovative business practices and products include Dell, having introduced and successfully integrated their IdeaStorm platform to drive new product development, and Starbucks, which followed suit with My Starbucks Idea, garnering yet more feedback from customers looking to enhance their personal experience with the company.
1/20: The Continuing Evolution of Employee Engagement: Mashable recently featured a piece by Soren Gordhamer, founder of the Wisdom 2.0 Conference, on the evolution of the enterprise in the age of social media. It’s a fascinating read, here, but there were two things I wanted to point a spotlight on here.