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"One inbox to rule them all, one inbox to find them" … Communication and Collaboration in a Social Business World | Social Media Today

„One inbox to rule them all, one inbox to find them“…oh, sorry was channeling a little Tolkien. Consolidation for integrated management is still only a dream. I personally struggle with this a lot just with multiple email accounts and the sheer volume of email in general. I have found that there are a few decent ways to address email but beyond email is no-mans land today. Facebook recently has made some statements about becoming the „one“ inbox but it has a long way to go to get there and a difficult task of convincing enterprise IT that it should be used as a business tool (if it should). … The mobile device might offer the best vehicle to drive an integrated comm/collab approach, it’s already making it easier to use many of the tools and of course in real time, all the time and in my pocket. I guess I’m just dreaming of a uber aggregator that could pull in all of the different streams and communications methods into one manageable „inbox“…

Interesting piece on Communication and collaboration in a Social Business World. I am not as pessimistic as Michael Fauscette. In a business environment I don’t belive in Facebook either. But I believe that concepts like the Activity Streams defined in the Project Vulcan (and as API available on Greenhouse) are at least a reasonable vision – hopefully more.

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... arbeitet in Communications bei Kyndrl Deutschland, dem weltweit führenden Anbieter zum Management kritischer IT-Infrastruktur. Den gelernten Journalisten hat seine Leidenschaft für das Schreiben, Beobachten, Kommentieren und den gepflegten Diskurs nie verlassen. Diese Passion lebt er u.a. in seinem privaten Blog StefanPfeiffer.Blog oder auch als Moderator von Liveformaten wie #9vor9 - Die Digitalthemen der Woche und Podcasts aus. Digitalisierung in Deutschland, die digitale Transformation in der Gesellschaft, in Unternehmen und Verwaltung oder die Zusammenarbeit am modernen Arbeitsplatz sind Themen, die in leidenschaftlich bewegen. Vor Kyndryl hat Pfeiffer in der IBM im Marketing in unterschiedlichen internationalen Rollen gearbeitet. Seine weiteren beruflichen Stationen waren FileNet und die MIS AG. Auf Twitter ist er als @DigitalNaiv „erreichbar“. 

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