Getting online in places you've never been before can be a huge challenge, especially if you're on the move a lot. Paying for hotel wifi and staying late at conferences or clients are options, but what about when you're visiting a country for the first time - how do you get connected?
Real world collaboration strategies and tactics for enterprises.
Oliver Marks provides 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. He is technology agnostic and focused on helping end users obtain maximum value with forward thinking business strategies and associated technology investments and integrations.
Sigurd Rinde has written an interesting take on the status quo in large enterprises and the need to quietly infiltrate enterprise 2.0 value rather than confront the powers that be, citing Sun Tzu the master military strategist.
Collaboration - How Leaders Avoid the Traps, Create Unity, and Reap Big ResultsMorten T. HansenHarvard Business PressISBN 978-1-4221-1515-2The great power of Morten Hansen's book 'Collaboration', the result of fifteen years of research into internal collaboration in companies, is in providing leadership with a very solid underlying 'management architecture' with which to make decisions on collaborative efforts.
David Gilmour, senior vice president, Collaboration Technologies, Oracle.Oracle Beehive, which quietly launched a year ago this month, and was more noisily celebrated at last fall's OpenWorld, has some additional new functionality updates announced this week.
Jive Software are launching a free for 90 days cloud version of their 'Social Business Software' (SBS) today - a lighter weight hosted solution for those who are grappling with internal infrastructure and resources challenges but need to get up and running with a collaboration environment.
There's a world of difference between watching the amazing in-car footage from this race car during April's Portugal World Rally Championship event and actually experiencing it.Driver Jari Matti-Latvala and navigator Miikka Anttila plunge their BP Ford Focus RS off the road near the end of this footage of the Portugal World Rally Championship event last month, after an amazingly visceral run over switch back roads with sheer drops on either side.
Larry Dignan wrote here about the reality that Microsoft's Internet Explorer 6 & 7 are the official, formal web browsers for 78% of companies, a figure arrived at by Forrester research.The simple reason for this is basically security and software compatibility.
With compliance discovery typically averaging out at a million US dollars per legal case, the whole area of retrieving all digital dialog around a dispute is the time and money sink that stresses IT staff and slows line of business technology adoption.
Padmasree Warrior is, to quote her biography on their company blog "Cisco Systems’ Chief Technology Officer. As CTO, she is responsible for helping drive the company’s technological innovations and strategy, and works closely with its senior executive team and board of directors to align these efforts with Cisco’s corporate goals.
Gary & the Hornets Oskar Weiner US TV Commercial, 1967While it is highly desirable to stimulate dialog between business units, individuals, partners and of course customers in order to encourage cross pollination and capture ideas collaboratively, there is a parallel challenge of the quality and quantity of information.