Oracle are announcing the ability to drill down into sensitive behind-the-firewall data via gadgets securely embedded in Google Sites web pages powered by Google Secure Data Connectors (GSDC).If that last sentence was a mouthful, think of it this way: where we rely heavily on VPN today to connect with rich contextual Oracle information behind your firewall, Oracle allows you to expose and access this same information in your browser using GSDC.
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.
Morten T. Hansen, a Danish professor in Entrepreneurship at INSEAD business school, has a terrific piece in the April edition of the Harvard Business Review entitled 'When Internal Collaboration Is Bad for Your Company'.
I attended last week's Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco with a sense of trepidation.
Mindtouch announce today a new message bus that enables bi-directional notifications when changes are made both within MindTouch 2009 or to the many applications that users plug into or connect to with MindTouch 2009. Examples of these could be Web services, enterprise systems, databases, office productivity applications and more.
"Competition has its place in the marketplace or against last year's performance -- perhaps even against another office or individual where there is no particular interdependence, no need to cooperate.But cooperation in the workplace is as important to free enterprise as competition in the marketplace.
I'm at the Open Source Business Conference where Jonathan Schwartz, Chief Executive Officer, Sun Microsystems, Robert Youngjohns, President, Microsoft North America and Dr. Robert Sutor, Vice President, Open Source and Linux, IBM Corporation have just keynoted.
Here we are again in another commercial nuclear winter - last time it was predominantly a tech bust, this time tech will be the engine that pulls us out of the recession.I've had several conversations recently about the whole 2.
Microsoft are doing a terrific job of demonstrating how to run a conference with their Mix09 conference, which is happening in Vegas right now. Click on the conference url while the keynotes are on and it is as if you're there.
I had the pleasure of attending the GTD summit last week: the inaugural conference arranged by The David Allen Company around the GTD methodology outlined in Allen's book 'Getting Things Done: The art of stress free productivity‘.GTD has gone on to sell over 2 million copies since it was published in 2001 and is available in multiple languages.
Twittering from the jury he was serving on as it was awarding a massive settlement against a building materials company by Jonathon Powell of Fayetteville Arkansas has resulted in defense motions for a mistrial.Powell "was predisposed toward giving a verdict that would impress his audience.