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Ten Primary Design Considerations for Delivering Social Software Solutions: The PLANT SEEDS Framework

Published: 13 July 2009

ID: G00169438

Analyst(s): Anthony Bradley


Social software technologies can enable transformational enterprise benefits but success depends on effective community building and cultivation. The PLANT SEEDS framework identifies 10 critical design considerations for delivering Enterprise 2.0 solutions.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Introduction
  • PLANT SEEDS Framework
  • Purpose
    • Example: A Professional Services Firm Provides Access to Social Networking to Improve Consultant Collaboration
    • Example: A Global Professional Services Firm Delivers a Social Networking Solution for Business Development Leads Generation
  • Liberty
  • Authorship
  • Nurture
  • Tipping Point
  • Structure
  • Ease of Use
  • Ecosystem
  • Discoverability
  • Seeding
  • Recommended Actions

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