There are fascinating parallels with the vision and pragmatic realities of rolling out effective corporate collaboration initiatives and the new US leadership's arrival at the White House this week.The White House has a substantial culture and bureaucracy peculiar to it regardless of its current inhabitants, much as leadership in the corporate C suite changes but the underlying infrastructure and culture has greater longevity and legacy quirkiness.
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.
MEMORANDUM FOR THE HEADS OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIESSUBJECT: Transparency and Open Government...Government should be collaborative.
Following on from my post yesterday about the incoming Obama administration's challenges in maintaining momentum in the face of legal restraints and obligations, here's an intriguing big media use of collaborative publishing.To some extent the transparency announced by the new administration will be influenced by external sources: the Washington Post today launches WhoRunsGov.
Image: Shorpy.comAt the close of a momentous day in American - and international - politics, it is not hard to actually feel the strong sense that one epoch has ended and another one has begun.
Over the next six months Stowe Boyd and I will be collaborating together on a broad study of the state of Enterprise 2.0, called 'Open Enterprise 2009'.
You may have seen the drama this week around a social media ad agency representative whose negative Twitter message about Memphis, Tennessee was read and responded to by one of his client FedEx's employees.James Andrews, '@keyinfluencer' on Twitter, was flying into Fedex global headquarters in Memphis to present on digital media to the worldwide communications group at FedEx (150+) people on behalf of his employer ad agency Ketchum.
The Linked Content Economy: Thomson Reuters Open Calais Toolkit to Create More Intelligent Applications
Thomson Reuters today announce Calais 4.0, 'a web service that uses natural language processing technology to semantically tag text that is input to the service.
Image: E.M. Ward, "The South Sea Bubble" (1846) Tate Gallery UKDavid Freeman, who has positive views about disordered individual work practices in his book 'A Perfect Mess', wrote an interesting piece I refer back to a lot in Inc magazine September '06 'What's Next: The Idiocy of Crowds'....
The images above, taken from Satyam's website, are now worthy of the fail blog.The shock waves rippling through the markets following Satyam's chairman and co-founder Ramalinga Raju's admissions of accounting fraud are world news, being dubbed 'India's Enron'.
A conversation with Léo Apotheker, co-CEO and a member of the Executive Board of SAP AG and Andrew Mcafee of the Technology and Operations Management Unit at Harvard Business School on PBS's Charlie Rose show.This TV appearance is a fascinating indication of how much more seriously Enterprise 2.