Out on the cutting-edge fringes comes a new idea that has a great deal of appeal to me – establishing a social network within the firewalls of a company – an internal Facebook, so to speak. Check out this post to see details. (Full disclosure – thanks to Paul Walker at GCI for the tip.) Though this idea entails some technology challenges, it may be an easier pitch than trying to convince corporate leaders to let their employees access their external networks – even if they do so in informal company groups.  Typically, internal directories and collaboration tools are high on the list for employee intranets, so I suspect this kind of network would be popular and productive. Another thing to put on my list….