Recorded Webinar, 58 Minutes
While social software has been growing in use among knowledge workers, it is rarely cited as a benefit to traditional industry. Yet, using today's modern E2.0 technologies - we are witnessing a technological renaissance that promises to bring new life to many embattled industry sectors.
In this session, you'll hear from esteemed author and principal MIT research scientist, Andrew McAfee about the impact social collaboration and communications technologies are having on the modern industrial landscape. We’ll also speak with executives from Industrial Mold about the transformative changes they are leading with the use of social software in their company.
In this webinar you’ll learn:
Principal MIT Research Scientist
Andrew McAfee, author of "Enterprise 2.0: New Collaborative Tools for Your Organization's Toughest Challenges," studies the ways that information technology (IT) affects businesses and business as a whole. His research investigates how IT changes the way companies perform, organize themselves, and compete. Andrew is widely known for having coined the term Enterprise 2.0 in 2006.
Head OF IT, Industrial Mold
Larry Housel is a visionary technology leader who is passionate about leveraging information system technology to give organizations a competitive advantage. In his career, Larry has worked with a range of businesses to deliver LEAN concepts into information systems. While at Industrial Mold, Larry has transformed the company’s approach to information technology, propelling Industrial Mold into a position of technological thought leadership in an industry traditionally seen as slow to innovate and embrace new technologies.
President, Industrial Mold
As President of Industrial Mold & Machine Wendy Wloszek came up through the ranks of the company holding various roles in the company such as Mold Designer, Engineering Manager, and Head of Operations before assuming her role as President. Wendy is a leader who is thoroughly committed to human development and creating a culture of learning at IMM. Wendy is an active Industry participant, sitting on several industry boards and organizations.
Over 6,500 organizations across the globe use Socialtext to unlock knowledge, expertise, ideas and data. Socialtext eliminates information silos to drive superior business performance. Socialtext's enterprise social networking products — including microblogging, blogs, wikis, profiles and social spreadsheets — provide simpler ways to share vital information and work together in real-time. Delivered in a variety of hosted cloud services, as well as on-site appliances, customers are provided with flexible deployment options, including a secure behind-the-firewall solution. Built on a flexible, web-oriented architecture, Socialtext integrates with virtually any traditional system of record, such as CRM and ERP, enabling companies to discuss, collaborate, and take action on key business processes.