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.

Latest Posts

Duplicated Information Tsunamai

By 2014 internet traffic will triple in volume to 64 exabytes a month globally, according to Cisco's (probably conservative) estimate, but your ability to filter the tsunamai of online information it is so easy for you to personally invoke is a much larger issue.My main email inbox is ground zero for the communications flowing in from thousands of sites and individuals worldwide.

December 6, 2010 by


Wikileaks: Collaboration vs Silos & Stovepipes

I expect more than a few CIO's have reached for the Pepto Bismol after hearing the news about WikiLeaks releasing 251,287 leaked United States embassy cables on the public internet, given how similar the situation is to their responsibilities for protecting data and information.

November 29, 2010 by


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


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


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