My SAP Global Survey project has been interesting so far with lots of great answers from several bright and knowledgeable people. Before it's over, I plan to interview about 100 people from a very broad swatch of the world.
But, unlike the Naked Conversations project, the SAP Survey has found some legs of its own and has walked off in directions that I had not previously thought about. Hugh started a trend by posting his answers on his own site. From there, the questions were lifted by someone else, and then someone else. I've received more than 50 answers to survey-related questios I've asked on Facebook and Linked-In and the nature of the answers has taught me a few things about the differences in my two social networks.
I've also received a few email requests from interesting people who wish to be interviewed, and the folks at SAP and I both agree that the bigger the crowd, the wiser we will become with the results. So below is a generic SAP Global Survey questions set. You can answer them on your own site and send me a link, or you can email me your answers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I'll post as many of them as I can. If you respond, you will be credited in the final SAP Global Survey Report.
One more thing. This is an Open Source Survey. Feel free to ditch some questions below and ask/answer some of your own.
1. From where you sit in the world, how has social media changed your life? How about the lives of your other family members?
2. From where you sit in the world, how do you think your personal and business lives will change over the next five years? Hw about for the rest of your family?
3. What do you feel are the ascending social media tools and which are descending?
4. The folks at SAP are particularly interested in social media's impact on the global enterprise as well as small to medium-sized corporations. Do you have any knowledge or advice for them?
5. Do you have any interesting case studies of unique uses of social media?
6. What social media tools do you use? Which are your favorites? Why.
7. Do you see language as a barrier for social media? Will English become the global language of the Internet? Should it?
8. Are you reading more blogs or less these days? Are you watching more online video or less these days?
9. Write a question(s) for yourself and answer it.
10. Additional comments?