Innovating the government

2012-02-20 15:03 EET LumoFlow by Lumo Research Ltd Earlier this month I visited the event Ambtenaar 2.0 (roughly translated Government Worker 2.0) in The Hague. At this event the aim was to share experiences about how to collaborate more effectively and increase innovation using social collaboration/media tools. The event was attended by more than 400 government workers in The Netherlands.

Six Best Practices of Enterprise Collaboration

2012-01-27 14:30 EET LumoFlow by Lumo Research Ltd Lumo Research, the company behind award winning social collaboration solution LumoFlow, has gathered six best practices of improving group work across boundaries. Discover the latest trends and learn in practical terms how companies and networked organizations worldwide are benefiting from social collaboration.

Benefiting from shadow IT

2012-01-12 14:56 EET LumoFlow by Lumo Research Ltd How can both IT and business benefit from Shadow IT? In our case we see firstly that the people that we talk to at our customer organizations are very knowledgeable. These are executives who know exactly what is missing, what value the new solution should deliver and what obstacles there are to implement a new solution. Secondly, in most cases the IT department is involved in the decision-making.

Going from idea to implemenation

2011-12-19 12:19 EET LumoFlow by Lumo Research Ltd Some research suggests that innovation often fails because organizations tend to invest more on the ideation part then the actual implementation. Our view is that to be productive in a networked environment, where people often do not see each other or innovation happens ad hoc, it is crucial to link the need, idea and the implementation.