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
Real world collaboration strategies and tactics for enterprises.
Oliver Marks leads the Global Digital Enterprise Team at HP, having previously provided seasoned independent consulting guidance to companies on effective planning of business strategy, tactics, technology decisions, roll out and enduring use models that make best use of modern collaborative and social networking tools to achieve their business goals. These are Oliver's views and not those of his employer HP.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens: the trend of the loudest voices parading knowledge online and dominating conversations is slowly maturing as people realize that too much online publishing means those voices aren't doing much else...
Being active on social networks and demonstrating your subject matter expertise will help make you visible in modern recruiting apps like Jobvite, which are rapidly gaining traction in forward thinking companies
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?
Achieving great collective performance has the same basic principles for musicians, sports teams and other groups of individuals.
Cloud thinking is everywhere this spring with diminishing fear factor and business advantages being seriously considered. As this new era of enterprise technology gains momentum, fluffy conceptualizing needs to be replaced with more pragmatic thinking if challenger momentum is to gain weight and heft
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