Oliver Marks

Oliver Marks & Associates provides seasoned, technology agnostic independent consulting guidance to companies on effective Digital Enterprise Transformation business strategy, tactics, infrastructure & technology decisions, roll out and enduring use models and management.

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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".

June 19, 2008 by


Enterprise 2.0 Conference notebook

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.

June 12, 2008 by


Do we need "Management 2.0"?

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.

June 8, 2008 by


Email is the enemy

I'll always remember as a child a very old gentleman in Manchester, Northern England telling me about the Dickensian office he worked in during his youth - everyone sat in rows at desks equipped with ink wells and quills, writing and copying documents. The boss sat with a bullhorn on an overview platform and shouted at anyone who stopped working.

June 2, 2008 by