Oliver Marks

Oliver Marks consults and advises with on international digital business strategy, 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. 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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Do we need "Management 2.0"?

Do we need "Management 2.0"?

Sue Bushell, who wrote a very thoughtful in-depth Enterprise 2.0 article for Australian CIO magazine recently, has an interesting question within Linked In to her connections: "Do we need "Management 2.

June 8, 2008 by in CXO

Email is the enemy

Email is the enemy

I'll always remember as a child a very old gentleman in Manchester, Northern England telling me about the Dickensian office he worked in during his youth - everyone sat in rows at desks equipped with ink wells and quills, writing and copying documents. The boss sat with a bullhorn on an overview platform and shouted at anyone who stopped working.

June 2, 2008 by in Collaboration

You are being talked about online…

You are being talked about online…

Regardless of security restrictions inside your enterprise, you and the projects you are working on are probably being talked about online. There’s always been dialog between colleagues and friends – after work in the pub, on the phone, through personal emails.

May 20, 2008 by in Networking

Topography, roadmaps and directions

Topography, roadmaps and directions

Very few of us are fortunate enough to start with a clean slate when planning 2.0 business collaboration projects; depending on the size and age of your enterprise you are likely to be dealing with powerful existing and legacy systems and their associated processes and departments.

May 19, 2008 by in Innovation

Frenemies

Frenemies

Enterprises both large and small are psychologically complex places. Industrial and organizational psychologists are full of fascinating anecdotes about the ways the individual people that make up an enterprise organize themselves to hinder, help, block or share with one another.

May 15, 2008 by in Innovation

Collaboration 2.0...

Collaboration 2.0...

For the last couple of years I’ve been in the trenches managing a sizeable collaboration space across three continents for a large multinational enterprise.The diplomacy, strategy, tactics and sheer hard work of managing, building and running this type of space can be all consuming, particularly with global time differences.

May 15, 2008 by in Collaboration

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