Enterprise 2.0 is the use of Web 2.0 within a company or organization to increase productive communication between employees while streamlining the efficiency of business processes. The role of social media tools in business has been increasing progressively and Enterprise 2.0 aims to ease connectivity between employees, customers, suppliers and other participants. This term was coined in 2006 by Harvard Professor Andrew McAfee.
Enterprise 2.0 is the next generation of collective development, enterprise content management and knowledge management. Business capabilities of Enterprise 2.0 include: Corporate blogging and wikis, internal idea-sharing platforms, and social networking tools.

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Mindjet Spigit Engage fosters innovation in enterprise social package

Mindjet wants to differentiate itself from the Enterprise 2.0 pack by making the product about innovation and idea sharing--and that may not be a bad approach.

The White Board Fallacy: You don't have to be in the same room anymore

The Whiteboard Fallacy is the notion that you need to be in the same room at the same time to collaborate effectively.

Spotlight: Yammer adds on the fly translation

Yammer has added instant translation capability.

Marissa Mayer, meet Andrew McAfee

Marissa Mayer turned heads when she instituted a telework ban last week, but she needn't have taken such a radical step. She just needs to have a talk with Andrew McAfee who coined the term Enterprise 2.0.

Microsoft plans to integrate Yammer into SkyDrive Pro, Office Web Apps

Microsoft revealed plans to further integrate Yammer into the SharePoint cloud product.

Strategies for building successful social networks

Rachel Happe from Community Roundtable spoke at the Gilbane Conference last week and she outlined some strategies for building a successful enterprise community.

Central Desktop releases Pinterest alternative for enterprise

Central Desktop announced Moodboards, a Pinterest-like service for creative pros to collect visuals related to a campaign.

BroadVision announces Clearvale enterprise social analytics solution

BroadVision is on the right track providing tools to measure activity on the Clearvale social network, but they may be making it more complex than it has to be.

Webtrends SharePoint partnership brings analytics to SharePoint social experience

Webtrends has partnered with SharePoint to provide analytical insight into SharePoint social usage.

Telligent partners with Lionbridge on community translation

As Telligent and Lionbridge team up on an integrated translation software solution inside Telligent's Communities product, it provides a means for more individuals to participate and also to expand into new markets.