Gartner Research

The Business Impact of Social Computing on Company Governance

Published: 11 September 2008

ID: G00160972

Analyst(s): Anthony Bradley


Social computing is growing rapidly, and Gartner expects this to accelerate as more organizations view it less as a threat and more as an opportunity. It can create widespread benefits for organizations that understand when to use it and how to execute on effective social-application governance.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • The Situation Now
    • Folly
    • Fearful
    • Flippant
    • Formulating
    • Forging
    • Fusing
  • The Future and Transition of Social Computing
  • Recommendations to Users
  • Recommendations to Vendors

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