'Social' SaaS and holiday timeshare sales pitches are alarmingly similar. Don't believe the hype: focus on where you need to go and what you'll digitally need to get there
Real world collaboration strategies and tactics for enterprises.
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.
Cloud strategy is now indivisible from enterprise computing - can Oracle retain its vast customer base in this new era?
Oracle's powerful offerings leverage the cloud's merger with mainstream enterprise computing, but their relevance are open to question
Harnessing the power of cloud computing requires that you understand underlying concepts: loose understanding can cause more harm than good
Branson & Benioff demonstrate world class salesman human qualities, SalesForce selling ever more connected and intelligent businesses
Musical entertainment, motivational speakers entice enterprise conference attendees, but the gap between understanding and doing remains large
John Hagel believes exploiting process exceptions is the way to find value in social initiatives; the challenge is often finding a common language with the business world
Faxed documents and telephone voice prompts are at the heart of the thorniest bureaucracies, despite plenty of better alternatives...
Sensible voices are starting to be heard again above the noise as the new social enterprise realities mature
My annual recorded chat with leading HR analyst Kutik, where we cover the upcoming HR Tech conference, the mood and concerns of the HR executive, the rapid shift of focus to SaaS and associated strategic & tactical shifts