Preview: PanIIT Enterprise Social Networking Panel

Sneak preview: the only social networking panel at 2009’s PanIIT, featuring insights from executives from Alcatel-Lucent, Allstate and Experian as well as two enterprise social networking consultants. […]

New Panel at PanIIT: Social Networks for Disruptive Innovation

Christopher S. Rollyson will lead a panel, “Using Social Networks for Disruptive Innovation,” at the global Pan IIT conference on October 9, 2009 in Chicago. […]

Social Networking Conference: Jeff Bruce on Enterprise Digital Networks

Dow Jones’ Jeff Bruce presents the concept of “enterprise digital networking” and Dow Jones’ solution: Linkedin meets business intelligence. […]

How to Manage Your LinkedIn Network Post-Employment or Consulting

How to manage your LinkedIn network when you leave an employer or consulting client: quick checklist […]

New LinkedIn Seminars in Chicago, Cleveland

seminarsLearning how to leverage social networks for business will be one of the top five requirements to thriving in 2009, and LinkedIn is an ideal place to begin because it helps to find opportunity: new customers, partnerships or jobs. The Executive’s Guide to LinkedIn has scheduled three new Collaborative Seminars in Chicago and Cleveland. Here is how participants increase their results:

EGLI participants create their individualized LinkedIn plans They learn how to build their networks and manage their time according to the plan They learn how to use LinkedIn’s advanced tools […]

LinkedIn Case Study and ROI: Business Development in Professional Services

Emerging LinkedIn case studies; here is one in which a LinkedIn member generated a quarter of a million dollars through LinkedIn – plus he landed an SVP job […]

Enterprise and Individual Drivers for Social Networks

Demand drivers for enterprise social networks: global enterprises suffer innovation crisis while individuals seek employment security; cross-boundary collaboration is a win-win for enterprise and employee […]

Event Brief: Mashing up Mergers & Acquisitions and Web 2.0 at the AM&AA's Summer Conference

Web 2.0 and the Mergers and Acquisitions Industry at the AM&AA reveals how digital social networks are affecting mergers and acquisitions in the mid-market

Reports of “Character Building” Market—Significant Parallels with High Tech Bust—Plus, the Emerging Web 2.0 Vein

Web 2.0 and the Mergers and Acquisitions Industry at the AM&AAThe sub-prime induced correction of the U.S. financial sector has changed the context around M&A during the last year, and mergers and acquisitions experts met last week to share success stories, lessons learned and admonitions at the Alliance of Mergers & Acquisition Advisors Summer Conference July 22-25, 2008 at Chicago’s Wyndham Hotel. I was asked to present a new talk, “Leveraging a Web 2.0 Ecosystem to Grow Your Business,” and I had the opportunity to attend some of the other sessions. I’ll summarize their key points before adding some thoughts on the promise that Web 2.0 and social networks bring to deal marketing due to significantly decreased transaction costs.

AM&AA members hail from all parts of a rich ecosystem of investment bankers, attorneys, private equity, brokers, intermediaries, CPAs and others who specialize in every aspect […]