Finally a thoughtful, hype free book worth reading about digital marketing, the relationships we have with vendors and a vision for a better future where we have greater control of our personal data
Real world collaboration strategies and tactics for enterprises.
With extensive senior management practical experience in international enterprise collaboration, Oliver previously managed the Sony PlayStation 'WorldWide Studios' collaboration extranet, and has worked with the American Management Association, Sun, Docent/SumTotal Systems, Harvard Business School and McKinsey & Company on major initiatives around knowledge transfer and change management. Oliver has dual US/UK citizenship, speaks at various conferences and on the occasional webinar. He is based in San Francisco. His personal site is www.olivermarks.com.
Oracle appear to be executing very efficiently to serve the cloud era and are accelerating hard, while some of their competitors continue to discuss disjointed constructs, ideas and future plans
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Is Wall Street's current enthusiasm for profit from enterprise social technologies good for the end user, and will the old guard vendors outflank the challengers with feature offerings?
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The largest software company in the world and the 'no software' cloud world are colliding, and in the perceptions battle Sharepoint are shining a lot brighter
Who's going to be the primary technology 'parents' and who will be the 'children' in order to solve the fragmentation and information filtering issues that are plaguing efficiency in many larger firms? More importantly, who is going to be responsible for this important task?
Recognizing who has created ideas and concepts, and who has done the relatively unglamorous work of achieving success with detail work is instrumental to the success of enduring confidence in collaborative work
There's plenty of great online and mobile technology available across a wide range of price points for small & medium businesses right up to global enterprises, but none of them will be of much use without successfully motivating your prospective participants to start interacting through these channels
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Collective business collaboration is very different to our individual digital interaction choices: how do we leverage past generations of training technologies to align with new opportunities to define and formalize the best ways to work together, and which CxO group should be responsible for this, or should this be a cross enterprise initiative?
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Alfresco create cloud and mobile offerings to augment their core standards based enterprise content management competencies