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.

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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?

published February 20, 2012 by

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Roll up, roll up! Oracle digests Taleo

Roll up, roll up! Oracle digests Taleo

We're in for more cloud/SaaS merger and acquisitions this year. Will continued innovation triumph over old guard purchase integrations? And do the customers and prospects care as much as the financial markets think they do?

published February 9, 2012 by

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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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