Cisco's John Chambers explains their approachI think this is a wonderfully succinct interview with Cisco CEO John Chambers by Harvard Business School Publishing, which is well worth 6.5 minutes of your life if you're interested in modern 'lead from the middle or behind' management strategy.
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.
''The New York Fox News video report above by John Seutzman describes a well coordinated attack on 130 automatic teller machines (ATM's) in 49 cities worldwide within 30 mins, which jeopardized sensitive information and netted over $9 million.Shortly after midnight Eastern Time on November 8 2008, the FBI believes that dozens of people used hacked RBS WorldPay payroll cards (which are similar to debit cards) in a coordinated attack on ATM machines around the world.
So it seems it is broadly true, young people really are more open and older ones more set in their ways, according to a fascinating article in the Scientific American.• Studies of personality development often focus on traits such as extroversion, conscientiousness, agreeableness, neuroticism and openness to new experiences.
Reuters is reporting a big shake up at Salesforce tonight pst, with President and chief strategy officer Steve Cakebread resigning along with two other senior executives. (Cakebread is still listed as chief financial officer on the Salesforce website executive leadership page).
Box.net, the online file hosting and sharing service that allows users to store, access and share files remotely, is moving further into the collaboration space.
My son Alexander showed me the above fascinating four part informal HD video tour of the international space station over the weekend, and it really made me think about the similarities between the enterprise business world and this collaborative environment.The 15 nation ISS partnership has various connected modules orbiting above you as you read this and sees 15 sunrises and sunsets a day at 17,210 miles per hour...
There's a solid, wide focused article by Tim Weber on the BBC News website's Davos coverage which articulates well the challenge many companies have in understanding and engaging with the internet on the most basic strategic level.
Robert Gibbs, White House press secretary explains why your email may not have got through......The Obama administration is making the White House feel more like a modern corporation every day: the email servers were down for a couple of hours Monday.
Best Buy, the retail box store and internet source for electronics, televisions, DVD players, home & car audio, computers, cameras, music, movies, software, games etc is at the cutting edge of modern online technologies and facilitating their use by as many purchase prospects as possible.The embedded video above has various internal talking heads extolling the virtues of 'Best Buy Remix' http://remix.
Seth Godin, author of Purple Cow and other insightful books, is also a prolific blogger who is well worth reading. He has posted the fascinating graphic above, attributed to Jessica Hagy - no accompanying text except the title 'Lonely, scared & Bitter' and the chart.