Earlier this week I attended Fortune magazine's Brainstorm Tech conference which "aims to sharpen the thinking of (the very well heeled) attendees about the escalating impact of tech-driven change for all business and global society".There was a terrific menu of topics on offer: I live 'micro blogged' on Twitter (in this case using the hashtag #brainstormtech).
Real world collaboration strategies and tactics for enterprises.
Oliver Marks leads the Global Digital Enterprise Team at HP, having previously provided 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. These are Oliver's views and not those of his employer HP.
General Electric, the venerable multinational that was founded in 1878 in New Jersey, have at their core a hugely sophisticated enterprise collaboration system that is arguably the largest in the world.I was able to see Dr Sukh Grewal, Manager of GE's 'SupportCentral' collaboration and workflow environment, present a succinct overview of this ecosystem at San Francisco's Social Networking Conference on July 10.
Following on from my previous post about AIIM's upcoming 'Findability' report, Daniela Barbosa of Synaptica at Dow Jones Client Solutions, has created a colorful free ebook called 'The Taxonomy Folksonomy Cookbook: Finding the right recipe for organizing enterprise metadata'Designed in the style of a 1960's cookbook, Daniela does a great job of discussing a pretty dry subject in very accessible and digestible terms.
There is a torrent of information available on Web 2.0 and Enterprise 2.
At the San Francisco Social Networking Conference today, Steve Wozniak, Apple co founder and personal computer legend, shared some fascinating insights into the modern world of social networking and mobile phones.I was able to organize a one on one interview with Steve (thanks Marc Lesnick & Mark Brookes!
When the Czarist autocracy was overthrown in the 1917 Russian revolution, fundamental changes in Russian society under the new political structure occurred.A fascinating example for me is that while most of the world was busy building out telephone communications infrastructure, the Soviets chose to focus on installing loudspeakers everywhere.
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.
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.