The continued aftershocks from the financial liquidity crisis which started in August 2007 continue to be felt this weekend, with venerable institution Lehman Brothers descending into insolvency, Merrill Lynch being absorbed into Bank of America and AIG seeking to raise cash.This is clearly a very bad economic situation and will continue to have a major impact on international business in the coming months if not years.
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Oliver Marks provides 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. He is technology agnostic and focused on helping end users obtain maximum value with forward thinking business strategies and associated technology investments and integrations.
The Microblogging world just got more complicated with Yammer winning the Pop Idol/American Idol style knock out ‘TechCrunch 50” competition, in which “52 of the best startups launched their products in front of the industry's most influential venture capitalists, corporations, fellow entrepreneurs, and press”, along with a substantial audience and live feeds of sessions on ustream.tv for those not in the building.
Video of Dr Sukh Grewal talking about GE's 'Support Central' environment at last week's Office 2.0 Conference.
David Allen discussed his 'getting things done' methodology with conference creator Ismael Ghalimi during the opening keynote session at the Office 2.0 conference at the St Regis Hotel, San Francisco.
I recorded a 25 minute conversation about my enterprise collaboration consulting work and blogging with David Spark a couple of weeks ago for his 'Be The Voice' thought leadership series of podcasts, which is primarily focused on how to drive business growth.David summarized our conversation pretty well on his site: I put forth some pretty candid views on how people collaborate (or in some cases don't!
It's been a fascinating experience helping Ismael Ghalimi organize the third Office 2.0 Conference, which runs from September 3rd to 5th at San Francisco's St Regis Hotel.
My friend David Spark sent me the link to the above video while we were chatting online this morning, and I facetiously commented it was a little like TechCrunch vs ZDNet.The bizarre contest above, which appears to be between a Capoeira performer and a boxer, doesn't end well for the showboater...
Clearspace, Jive Software's 'social productivity' collaboration software, hits version 2.5 today.
At Today's WordPress Camp in San Francisco - covered in detail by ZD's Andrew Mager here - Founder Matt Mullenweg discussed impressive growth for WordPress.com and WordPress.
There are dozens of flavors of clever applications aimed at the office productivity market, often spawned as a result of the Web 2.0 explosion.