An intriguing article by 'meaning based computing' company Autonomy's CEO Mike Lynch in today's Financial Times: Embracing the friend, taming the beast – Web 2.0 in the enterprise.
Real world collaboration strategies and tactics for enterprises.
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Ten years ago Comdex - the gigantic Las Vegas hi tech conference and show - was reaching its high point. In that pre broadband internet era of CD ROM's, beige boxes and Windows 95, tens of thousands would converge on Vegas, stay in massively marked up hotel rooms and walk the haloed isles.
Taking a pragmatic approach on collaboration 2.0 strategy and tactics, here's an example of some realities from a client side perspective.
The 'shoot out' between Microsoft Sharepoint and Lotus Connections, two juggernauts in the enterprise space, played to a packed audience at the Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston.
I've been privileged to be around some amazing people recently, first at Enterprise 2.0 in Boston and now this week at SuperNova, Wharton Business school's conference, which this year explored "how decentralization and pervasive connectivity are changing our world".
A recurring theme for me at the Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston was defining 'Enterprise 2.
Veodia were the victors in the Boston Enterprise 2.0 conference 'Launch Pad' contest for up and coming technologies, beating a strong field.
Ironically this week has probably been my most offline in months - Sprint failed the brand new Westin Hotel in Boston disastrously with terrible or non existent wifi service. It was a real shame because Jive Software had an instance of Clearspace for the conference attendee community and there was a terrific back channel for each session sadly only usable by those with a connection.
Sue Bushell, who wrote a very thoughtful in-depth Enterprise 2.0 article for Australian CIO magazine recently, has an interesting question within Linked In to her connections: "Do we need "Management 2.
I'll be in Boston for the US Enterprise 2.0 conference next week.