Oliver Marks

With extensive senior management practical experience, Oliver consults with companies on international digital transformation strategy. Oliver previously ran HP's Global Digital Enterprise Transformation team, managed the Sony PlayStation 'WorldWide Studios' collaboration and workflow environment 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.

Latest Posts

The idea peloton

The idea peloton

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

March 7, 2012 by in Enterprise Software

It's the people, stupid

It's the people, stupid

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

March 2, 2012 by in Innovation

The corporate learning shuffle

The corporate learning shuffle

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?

February 20, 2012 by in Enterprise Software

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!)

January 18, 2012 by in Hardware

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

January 2, 2012 by in Collaboration

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

December 13, 2011 by in Legal

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