There are dozens of flavors of clever applications aimed at the office productivity market, often spawned as a result of the Web 2.0 explosion.
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It's been a fascinating experience helping Ismael Ghalimi organize the third Office 2.0 Conference, which runs from September 3rd to 5th at San Francisco's St Regis Hotel.
Mana from the heavens for cloud sceptics - on a day a lot of professional photographers lost all their images due to the failure of photo hosting site Digital Railroad which went under - as Twitter users fanned their egos en masse to parade their 'twitterank' to their followers.Twitterrank has no apparent purpose beyond a sketchy numerical rating, and there are rumors circulating on Twitter this afternoon that it is basically a fishing expedition.
"Competition has its place in the marketplace or against last year's performance -- perhaps even against another office or individual where there is no particular interdependence, no need to cooperate.But cooperation in the workplace is as important to free enterprise as competition in the marketplace.
Fast removal of old technology to enable new ways of working is essential but often under appreciated: HP are masters at orchestrating disposal governance compliance, financing and contractual reorganization
Digital platforms that are fit for today's specific business purpose are essentially far more agile, open and flexible versions of the old proprietary enterprise suites.