Exploring the uncharted territory of user behavior data in web "walled-gardens"
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What steps can businesses take to manage social media as a market opportunity, rather than react to it as a hard-to-fathom threat?
Companies need to clearly define their goals before analyzing social media data. There are differing degrees of sentiment, and not all translate equally well.
HP's 48Upper moves IT beyond the 'anti-social' motif into a more community-oriented, socialized flow future
HP's goal is to foster far better collaboration and knowledge sharing among and between IT practitioners, as well as make the shared services movement align with the social software phenomenon in as many directions as possible.
This is a clear sign that the enterprise software and social software worlds are munging. Get ready to see a lot more.
The founding members of OMA share a common interest: promoting the open, free-to-use Enterprise Mashup Markup Language (EMML) for the development, interoperability and compatibility of enterprise mashup offerings.
This laissez-faire attitude has worked pretty darn well for building out the Web as an industry, thankfully. But now we're talking about more than building out the no-holds-barred Web, we're talking about social contracts ... We're talking about what the user possesses from their role in building out the Web, in populating the social networks, the authoring of the blogosphere. Is there any social collective ownership or rights by the participants in the Web? Or is it only really -- in the final analysis -- owned those who control the means of production of the services?
The cloud compute-based, automated, bid-auction-driven, buyer-seller matchmaker powerhouses will be necessary partners for most enterprises. In other words, you will be doing business with the top one or two cloud leaders.
Latest 'The Group' podcast delves into Google Android, Yahoo's China syndrome, and Facebook gestures (again)
Steve's guests this week include, your's truly, Jason Calacanis, Sam Whitmore, Mike Arrington, Dan Farber, Mike Vizard, Robert Anderson and New York Times Bits columnist Saul Hansell.
I'm very glad to see that Steve is producing this independently. No more Pod.*. And Facebook will make a fascinating viral platform. It's good to experiment. Just open enough. He might even be able to measure the audience; might even be able to define the audience members, might even be able to invite the audience individually. Ah, the good old days of controlled circulation ... much better rates that way. And the list -- My God, he could sell the list! Elitism has its advantages.