Tuesday, 5 June 2012

Social Business Strategy Summit

 

   I followed the tweets from the Social Business Strategy Summit in London last week.  I didn’t get to go as 1. I was busy, 2. they didn’t invite to speak and 3. I’ve been getting increasingly irritated by how much focus there is on IT in these events to the exclusion of all else.  It’s absolutely not that I’m against technology, but it doesn’t need to be the starting point! (see it’s not not not about the technology).

This event followed pretty much the same pattern, but there were some interesting points on HR’s role in social business, eg:

31 May Luis SuarezLuis Suarez @elsua

@joningham Yes, me, too, Jon! I can’t wait to dive into learning more about HR is shifting gears & see how we can all help #sbss12

31 May Luis SuarezLuis Suarez @elsua

@tdebaillon @joningham @deb_lavoy @krcraft @ValdisKrebs They aren’t,but we r!, they need to readjust, if they’d want to retain their talent

31 May Luis SuarezLuis Suarez @elsua

@joningham Amen! And why i’m very interested in finding out about HR related events to learn more about their change #sbss12

31 May Thierry de BaillonThierry de Baillon @tdebaillon

@joningham @deb_lavoy @krcraft @valdiskrebs @elsua Problem is HR isn't wired for distributed knowledge sharing & social evaluation#sbss12

31 May Jon InghamJon Ingham @joningham

@deb_lavoy @krcraft @tdebaillon @ValdisKrebs @elsua HR's already stepping up. Now, as for Marketing & IT- there's another story!!!! #sbss12

31 May Luis SuarezLuis Suarez @elsua

RT @ValdisKrebs: @elsua @tdebaillon @deb_lavoy @krcraft Yes! Why Social Capital is the Killer App for "HR"https://orgnet.com/HumanCapitalSocialCapital.pdf #sbss12 /+1

31 May Luis SuarezLuis Suarez @elsua

@tdebaillon @deb_lavoy Probably not,but if that gets them to question what they r doing to think deeper I’m happy w/ it;it’s a start#sbss12

31 May deb louison lavoydeb louison lavoy @deb_lavoy

no RT @krcraft: @tdebaillon Can the advances in HRTech overcome the inherent HR 'Catbert' culture? @ValdisKrebs @elsua@deb_lavoy #sbss12

31 May deb louison lavoydeb louison lavoy @deb_lavoy

HR needs to step up RT @tdebaillon: @ValdisKrebs @elsua@deb_lavoy @krcraft Agree. And maybe the way out from outdated HR processes #sbss12

31 May Thierry de BaillonThierry de Baillon @tdebaillon

@ValdisKrebs @elsua @deb_lavoy @krcraft Agree. And maybe the way out from those outdated HR processes #sbss12

31 May Kelly CraftKelly Craft @krcraft

RT @deb_lavoy: no RT @tdebaillon: @elsua @deb_lavoy And still are. A question: is adopting social enough to make them change?#sbss12

31 May Valdis KrebsValdis Krebs @ValdisKrebs

@elsua @tdebaillon @deb_lavoy @krcraft Yes! Why Social Capital is the Killer App for "HR"https://orgnet.com/HumanCapitalSocialCapital.pdf #sbss12

31 May Thierry de BaillonThierry de Baillon @tdebaillon

@elsua @deb_lavoy And still are. A question: is adopting social enough to make them change? Not sure #sbss12

31 May Luis SuarezLuis Suarez @elsua

@hyounpark And funny enough I would include HR in that lot, too! Interestingly enough hehe #sbss12 we had it right at the heart!


 

I do think some of the remarks were unfair – HR (or more precisely often OD) is doing some great work in this area.  But I do wish HR practitioners would show more interest in the non-HR areas of social business too.

 

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