Posted by: karisyd | July 30, 2013

Groups in Enterprise Social Networks

We have recently published our latest study into Enterprise Social Networking, this time looking at how communication proliferates at the micro-level with a focus on the role of groups in large ESNs. While you can download the full report below, I wanted to share some of the findings here (more to come over the next days).

One thing we did in our study (which again is based on the Yammer network of Deloitte Australia) is compare communication threads in the ‘All network’ stream with those in a select number of well frequented groups in the network. The main outcome of this comparison is summarised in the following figure:

groups

Download the full report here:

Riemer, K, Tavakoli, A (2013) The role of groups as local context in large Enterprise Social Networks: A Case Study of Yammer at Deloitte Australia, BIS Working Paper series BIS-WP2013-01.

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