Kevin Mitnicks' exciting 'Ghost in the Wires' book is fundamentally a memoir of solo social engineering capers; is the modern 'social' web vulnerable to the few controlling the many in the style of the East German STASI?
Real world collaboration strategies and tactics for enterprises.
Oliver Marks leads the Global Digital Enterprise Team at HP, having previously provided seasoned independent consulting guidance to companies on effective planning of business strategy, tactics, technology decisions, roll out and enduring use models that make best use of modern collaborative and social networking tools to achieve their business goals. These are Oliver's views and not those of his employer HP.
Enterprises often appear to be like rocks - never changing. The pace of global change socially & technologically is increasingly catching out sedentary firms who fail to evolve, but what are their options?
Enterprise leadership is often out of touch with innovation, collaborative processes and the levers for success: 'Car Guys vs Bean Counters - The battle for the soul of American Business' by Bob Lutz encapsulates much of what is wrong
Salesforce exhibit marketing & presentation genius on a par with Apple to roll out new products across the global internet; pragmatic challenges in planning and realizing your needs are sometimes underestimated during roll out after digesting the dream
Unlocking information from elderly IT silos is essential to realize the benefits of modern technologies; CIMTrek show how to quickly extract content from Domino & Notes applications
Salesforce tour de force in providing digital tools at Dreamforce is a great way to learn how to get the most out of all conferences and events
Don't overlook the value of Autonomy and its competitors to help make sense of unstructured data at scale as HP struggles to remain relevant.
Establishing true location is getting harder across multiple 'presence' red herrings in online applications
Digital tools of choice in a world where our social fabric is rapidly changing can be used to market jeans or orchestrate looting.
Regardless of improvements in collaboration software, the real business challenge is in identifying who takes responsibilities for collaboration, overcoming internal political agendas & driving new working methods