Negative viral infection of social networks is an increasing issue: digital cliques can calcify into silos inside companies, and sophisticated communicators can be a force for good or bad.
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.
Is there too much reliance on software to lead businesses into the future? Strategic thinking should arguably come from within firms, not as purchased generic techniques & enabling tools.
The cult of me continues...data from a survey of US freshmen shows increasing perceptions of being 'above average': Are they deluded or the greatest generation?
The biggest solar storm on record in 1859 brought down US and European telegraph systems and lit up the world sky with Aurorae; a similar storm today would wreak havoc with power grids and fry delicate electronics. Your cloud infrastructure platforms are particularly vulnerable...
The glare of the public spotlight can bring out the worst in our digital connections: the same can be true n the dark side of the workforce rat race.
Google+ communities is good technology, but adds to the problem of too many digital locations and fragmentation of information
Mary Meeker's slide vividly depicts the relentless march of mobile OS into the heart of desktop QWERTY keyboard land
E2 evolves to focus on mobile, data, analytics, cloud services and user experience and design
Who should own the digital keys to your private files and who can you trust as cloud file hosting struggles with archaic legal precedents and laws? Surprisingly Michael Chertoff & Kim Dotcom appear to agree: you should control encryption...
Next gen browsers are the high ground on the maturing cloud battlefield, whether at individual or collaboration scale. Permissions, groups & filters configurations could be centralized in future vendor specific proprietary formats