Jevon McDonald, someone whose opinions I rate highly, has posted a stellar piece on 'The uncertain future of Blogging' today.The idea of user-generated content was once almost exclusively owned by blogging.
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There's an interesting dynamic I've been noticing and discussing a lot recently - people and companies are grappling with how to project some facets of their lives and information online while keeping other areas secret.As i suggested in my previous post, it was entirely possible that the Mumbai attackers were monitoring communications and the media live during their rampage - there is now firm evidence they were using Blackberries.
There is a huge difference between verified information, speculation, incorrect information and disinformation.The net is buzzing about the communication enabled by Twitter, Flickr, youtube, wikipedia and bloggers from Mumbai, with CNN stating “It was the day social media appeared to come of age and signaled itself as a news-gathering force to be reckoned with.
When most people think of how businesses are organized, they visualize command and control management: the pine tree visual with the leaders at the top. Since we are entering the Western festive season here are some appropriate images to illustrate this.
There is a thought provoking piece in the November issue of the Harvard Business Review written by James I. Cash, Jr.
I've just spent a couple of fascinating days at the HCL Global Meet in Orlando, Florida. As the name suggests this was a very international gathering of HCL's partners, clients, staff and thoughtleaders in the management and collaboration space.
The Twitterank experience this week is a sobering example of how equilibrium around an online application can quickly change.Twitter is a powerful tool used by a huge number of people worldwide (Japan enjoys the greatest usage and the most sophisticated usage model - only the Japanese currently enjoy user groups using 'Twicco', as this video by Seesmic's Loic Lemeur illustrates).
After my post yesterday afternoon about Twitterank, its creator Ryo Chijiiwa contacted me by email to ask if I'd like to hear his side of the story: I offered him a guest post. Over to Ryo:I blame the Family Guy.
Mana from the heavens for cloud sceptics - on a day a lot of professional photographers lost all their images due to the failure of photo hosting site Digital Railroad which went under - as Twitter users fanned their egos en masse to parade their 'twitterank' to their followers.Twitterrank has no apparent purpose beyond a sketchy numerical rating, and there are rumors circulating on Twitter this afternoon that it is basically a fishing expedition.
Oracle, who have several code line families to care for and nurture, are announcing Siebel CRM 8.1.