Agility Alliance - New open social network connects technology gurus and business masterminds
I’d like to reach out and invite all my IT/business friends to join the Agility Alliance, a free online network that helps bring together technology experts and business leaders:
The Agility Alliance network is an open social network, for experts, by experts. We’d like to keep it technical, friendly, open, fun, and non-commercial (i.e. no marketeering).
If you are into BRM, BRMS, BPM, BPMS, CRM, SCM, EDM, CEP, etc. there is a group for you. If not, create a group! It's flexbile so you can create your own group, blog, or forum to share with all of us.
If you're a programmer, analyst, designer, architect, engineer, business executive, VP, CTO, or CIO, and you are a leader in your field, or you want to hear what the leading minds in these fields have to say, join the network and become a member of your favorite group.
I hope this network becomes a place to share great ideas, learn from the best, and find "the best of" links to blogs, presentations, videos, and discussions in your favorite topics. Mine, as many of you know, are managing rules and knowledge.
What do you know? Share... Show and tell. This is not the place to sell.
It’s pretty open and flexible, so you can add groups, blogs, photos, slides, videos, chat, links, forums, tutorials, articles, etc. There are individual pages each member can customize, and each member gets his/her own blog (if you want it). You can post articles, templates, links, and add discussions to the forum. Invite your friends and colleagues to join. If you can’t figure out how it works, ask your kids!
Two months ago the idea of building a professional network for rulebase experts and knowledgebase exeprts was first proposed at ORF2008. I loved the idea. I started creating it, but it didn't feel right. Something was missing.
A big problem in our field is that business people talk dollars and IT people talk data. Alignment, or lack thereof is the biggest complaint CIO's have had for years.
Creating a closed network for just the top rule experts in the world was an awesome challenge, but I also wanted CIOs to have access and see what these genuises have to say. Business people need to hear what geeks have to say.
Geeks landed us on the moon; But business people paved the path and led the way.
We all need to bridge the gap between business and technology. I am extremely confident that the Agility Alliance network will help connect business and IT experts.
The time is right to create a network of IT experts and business leaders. The network is just a few days old, so this is just a start.
The rest is up to you.