Oliver Marks

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.

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Don't put your neck on the line...

Don't put your neck on the line...

Investing in long lasting, good quality ergonomic work furniture costs about the same as a new computer, but isn't as seductive as a new Apple laptop despite many great design attributes. (...I bought an expensive new office chair and am justifying it to myself!)

published January 18, 2012 by

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The information diet

The information diet

Clay Johnson makes a case for conscious information consumption in his new book, drawing analogies with our food habits and options. We are in danger of being drowned in information; strategies for finding the value amongst all the crud have never been more important

published January 2, 2012 by

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Jive Software: the end of the beginning...

Jive Software: the end of the beginning...

Financial market sentiment around Jive's growth prospects will now play an increasingly important role in the broader space they have come from. The big leagues are crowded and finding space to grow as a platform will be challenging but possible

published December 13, 2011 by

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Benign and dark 'informal' supply chains

Benign and dark 'informal' supply chains

The global black market economy is estimated at around 10 trillion a year, easily making it the second-largest economy on Earth, rivaling the United States in size. Where does the 'informal' economy end and the black market begin, and how do we foster ingenuity in formal business collaboration without crossing criminal lines?

published November 13, 2011 by

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The State of HR Tech

The State of HR Tech

A pre Enterprise 2.0 Conference conversation with HR Technology expert Bill Kutik, discussing cultural shifts for Human Resources professionals in a rapidly changing global business world

published November 2, 2011 by

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The signal to noise crisis

The signal to noise crisis

The distraction of increasing volumes of digital noise is arguably creating 'information inflation', which is causing quality information to be harder to find, have a shorter lifecycle and quickly become devalued

published October 19, 2011 by

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