This week’s High Five highlights social media trends and how they are affecting the enterprise.
#5: Enterprise 2.0 explained to our managers in 10 principles
This is a great article, but I’d argue the title is a little misleading if not a lot condescending. It lists ten principals of social media, but those articles are a dime a dozen. I like this one because the ten principals are contrasted against their diametrically opposed status quo principals.
Link: Heavy Mental
#4: LinkedIn users: the most rich, young, educated, and powerful
Guy Kawasaki observes some interesting demographics when you compare users of LinkedIn to subscribers of the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Business Week.
Link: Holy Kaw!
#3: Dell Rings Up $6.5 Million in Sales Using Twitter
Dell has been one of the earlier adopters of Twitter and it seems they are starting to get some traction.
#2: How to protect your ideas in the digital age
“If we’re in the idea business, how to protect those ideas?” Seth Godin is oft-quoted in this blog (and many others for that matter), and here’s one more. Godin discusses traditional mechanisms for intellectual property protection like patents, trademarks, and copyrights offers a new approach to protecting ideas… don’t.
Link: Seth’s Blog
#1: Clay Shirky on journalism’s future: Revolutions get worse first
Clay Shirky is another thought leader whom I often quote. In this short interview, Shirky provides insights and predictions on how the digital age will impact journalism.
Link: Sustainable Journalism
Feel free to provide your thoughts and/or contributions…