The CIPD have recently published an infographic on the use of social media at work. The graphic is based on some research they have completed looking at our usage (or not) of these powerful collaboration tools.
What is interesting to me is that 61% of employers that responded to the survey do not use any form of collaborative or social platform within the business.
From experience I know that even the firms that have them are struggling to make them work, but when they are used, they create significant leverage for businesses in terms of cooperation, collaboration, increased productivity and performance… but getting them started, and showing managers and end users alike the value is not always an easy “sell”
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