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.
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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.
I've lost count of the number of conversations about enterprise collaboration that revolve around the elephant in most company's living space - Sharepoint.Described to me recently as SiloMaker by a disgruntled user, Sharepoint is everywhere in companies of all sizes.
Dennis Howlett makes some terrific points in comparing the new Jive Software 'Social Business Software' that refreshes the Clearspace 2.5 product line today with existing enterprise incumbents.
Jive Software announced the latest iteration of their Clearspace product today, and it has expanded significantly in size and scope.From origins as a forums and instant messenger vendor, Jive in 2006 launched 'Clearspace', a single application with wikis, blogs, discussions, instant messaging, RSS, email integration and files into spaces organized by topic.
I had the opportunity to attend a screening of the film 'Us Now', a documentary film project about the power of mass collaboration, government and the internet last week at the Barbican Arts Centre in London, and to interview director Ivo Gormley for 'Open Enterprise 2009'.'Us Now' is a film that is likely to attract accusations of naivety: at its heart is the premise that trust can be enhanced by the human interconnectivity allowed by the net.
Kimberley Swann of Clacton on Sea in England was fired from her job at Ivell Marketing and Logistics Limited after she wrote that her job was dull on her Facebook profile."all i do is shred holepunch n scan paper!!!