Oliver Marks

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.

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Useful ReadySteady Flip Camera Image Stabelizer

Despite the amazing advances in hi def video devices there are still huge issues with the competence of the person behind the camera. Lighting and camera stability are two fundamentals of watchable video, and if you own Flip cameras I'm sure you've been disappointed by your herky jerky footage of important occasions you'd been looking forward to seeing, whether business or pleasure, which turned out to be virtually unwatchable.

November 25, 2010 by

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MacBook Air First Impressions

My new MacBook Air has arrived, shipped from Shanghai on October 23rd after I ordered it post 'Apple Special Event' and arriving in San Francisco on the 27th.First impressions: as light as an empty ringbinder and impressively fast.

October 28, 2010 by

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Chambers on Process and Cultural Change

Here's a very revealing clip of Cisco CEO John Chambers at the Gartner Symposium being interviewed by Gartner analysts Mark Raskino and Ken Dulaney in front of 7,000 CIOs and IT directors.Understandably, given the audience, the focus is on IT budget spend, but note how Chambers answers the IT product question "what is the greatest technology investment that CIO's can make today that Cisco doesn't make or sell?

October 20, 2010 by

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The Aging Workforce

I got my paper copy of (US) Foreign Policy magazine in the mail yesterday and was startled by Philip Longman's cover story 'Old World', which details how global population is rapidly getting older......It's true that the world's population overall will increase by roughly one-third over the next 40 years, from 6.

October 19, 2010 by

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