Legacy application complexity coupled with next generation connected business needs is hugely challenging for large enterprise software companies. The SAP SuccessFactors purchase may signal a new approach to melding old with new
Real world collaboration strategies and tactics for enterprises.
Oliver Marks provides 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. He is technology agnostic and focused on helping end users obtain maximum value with forward thinking business strategies and associated technology investments and integrations.
It takes hard work to create simplicity: unless IT security is allowed to move with the rapidly changing times to enable greater efficiencies, outmoded and sometimes irrelevant rules will hamstring enterprises. Relevant, informed governance is mission critical for effective collaboration...
Despite the apparent pace of urgent change proposed by hi tech company marketing, enterprises are more circumspect in identifying their best paths forward to achieve their goals. Never mistake a clear view for a short distance...
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?
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
There's lots of confusion around enterprise and consumer technologies and their use models
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
Businesses are involved in a war of the worlds - the entrenched old guard of IT and telephony suppliers and the cloud wave. The larger issue is configuration, organization and upkeep of information to make working together easier in our rapidly maturing global broadband era
Kevin Mitnicks' exciting 'Ghost in the Wires' book is fundamentally a memoir of solo social engineering capers; is the modern 'social' web vulnerable to the few controlling the many in the style of the East German STASI?
Enterprises often appear to be like rocks - never changing. The pace of global change socially & technologically is increasingly catching out sedentary firms who fail to evolve, but what are their options?