Author: Allison Maguire

continuous learning
Continuous Learning and Talent Development: Key to Competitive Growth

Co-Author Tobi Anderson The need for knowledge work continues to grow. You've likely heard the recent buzz about artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, chatbots, and the like - and the threat to jobs by these disruptive technologies. Despite the threat of automation, the reality is that knowledge...

community
Community Management: A Catalyst for Your Social Business Strategy

This updated post originally appeared on Sitrion's blog. Community management is not often seen as a critical element for your social business strategy. Some organizations may recognize the importance of community management to adoption and consider it at some later point in their planning efforts or,...

communications
Internal communications is just the beginning for social success

This post originally appeared on Sitrion's blog. First let me start by saying that internal communications is a very valid use case for enterprise social. In many organizations it is a leading use case and the communications group or department may be a leading stakeholder and...

COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT
Teach Them to Fish — Community Management Builds the Community

Last week I was working with a customer, planning for their 2016 community management education and awareness program.  One thing that struck me was her reference to wanting to teach her community managers "how to fish".  I loved this analogy. Where this was coming from was that...

Letting Go – Embracing Imperfection

This post originally appears on Allison Maguire's LinkedIn. Have you ever written an email that was received by someone in a way you did not intend? I'd wager that scenario only had to play out a couple of times before you modified your behavior, reading and re-reading...