I just finished reading an advance US manuscript of 'The Secrets of CEOs - 150 Global Chief Executives lift the lid on business, life and leadership' by Steve Tappin, who is a managing partner in the global CEO & board practice of Heidrick & Struggles, and Andrew Cave, a leading English financial journalist.The book has a definite English slant despite being very much about the global economy, and provides fascinating insight through extensive interviews of the large enterprise CEO lifestyle.
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I'm fascinated by '30's depression era attempts to foster business innovation, not least because of the financial challenges that seem likely to dominate our coming years. Surprisingly I've found The Rotary International Club is in many ways a precursor to the looser social media movement which has been a feature of Web 2.
Jennifer Leggio asked the question 'Did Oracle burst the enterprise 2.0 startup bubble?
The large IT vendors have really latched onto the collaboration buzz created by enterprise 2.0 and are rolling out their offerings for the 2009 budgeting season in large enterprises.
A couple of thoughts on the large scale Oracle OpenWorld Conference, which has a downtown San Francisco street closed, over 40,000 people in attendance and 1,700+ sessions.The logistics of catering to this number of people is huge, and so is the associated airlift.
Although Oracle's Beehive (the successor to 'Oracle Collaboration Suite' launched on May the 8th of this year it officially launched at Oracle OpenWorld today. At a price of $120 per user seat this is not a system for most small or medium sized businesses but rather a secure solution that can be integrated with existing enterprise infrastructure.
Since Dr Sukh Grewal was kind enough to speak at the Office 2.0 conference earlier this month there has been much discussion of the mature large scale GE collaboration environment 'supportcentral'.
One of the amazing things about the age we live in is the speed at which information propagates, whether correct or not. Matthew Brown of Forrester Research touched on this recently on September 11th (an infamous date of course, which seven years ago had everyone clamoring for information to find out what had really happened).
With the global financial contagion continuing to spread today, forcing the 'invisible hand of the market' to roll up multiple titans of industry into single defensive units against the credit crunch, the frothier end of the tech scene parties on.The fall tech conference season is in full swing, with Interop and Web 2.
In another sign of the continuing maturity of Enterprise 2.0 technologies, open source social enterprise collaboration vendor MindTouch and open source data integration framework company SnapLogic announce a new partnership today.