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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Cult of leadership

Cult of leadership

Enterprise leadership is often out of touch with innovation, collaborative processes and the levers for success: 'Car Guys vs Bean Counters - The battle for the soul of American Business' by Bob Lutz encapsulates much of what is wrong

published September 9, 2011 by

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Riotous times

Riotous times

Digital tools of choice in a world where our social fabric is rapidly changing can be used to market jeans or orchestrate looting.

published August 8, 2011 by

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Changing Times in the HR World...

Changing Times in the HR World...

Like accountancy software and spreadsheets, HR Technology has been around as long as business computing. Recruiting, payroll, tracking work time, performance appraisals,  employee benefits administration, managing training and learning and performance reviews and records...

published July 28, 2011 by

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Cults of Personality

Cults of Personality

The conventional wisdom about personally leveraging the 'social' web has been the idea that  promoting your attributes and sharing ideas will make you more visible online, and therefore attract more business success or job offers.

published July 18, 2011 by

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Google's Social Network++

Google's Social Network++

Google's pivot from search to social technologies occurred last week and my early impressions of their new service Google+ are very positive, particularly around their efforts on allowing you to group your contacts. The giant global advertising company have many years experience analyzing your search and email history, and often display eerily accurate recommendations contextually based on your past online activities and threads.

published July 3, 2011 by

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