Michael Krigsman


Michael Krigsman is an industry analyst and the host of CxOTalk, which tells stories of innovation and opportunity with the world's top business and technology leaders. He is a frequent speaker and panel moderator at technology conferences and advises the most successful enterprise companies on marketing and communications strategy. Michael's work has been referenced in the media over 1,000 times and in more than 50 books.

Michael Krigsman writes and speaks about technology in a manner that most observers consider to be fair and balanced. He maintains active personal and professional relationships with enterprise technology buyers, vendors, analyst firms (or individual analysts), consultants, and system integrators. As CEO of Asuret, Michael sells and delivers paid services to members of these same groups. Vendors regularly reimburse Michael's out-of-pocket travel expenses to attend industry conferences and events. Conference organizers frequently waive entry fees when Michael attends industry events. Michael often speaks at industry conferences and events. He is a member of the Enterprise Irregulars, a loose association of consultants, investors, industry representatives, analysts, and users of enterprise software. Interact with Michael on Twitter at @mkrigsman.

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Social media and enterprise power relationships

Social media and enterprise power relationships

Social media is a magnet for hype because it embodies the specifically Western desire to create democracy everywhere. Blogs, wikis, Twitter, and other "flattening" tools transfer power from IT to users, giving social media practitioners the special fervor of those fighting for their own version of peace, justice, and all-around goodness. The democratization of power, whether in society or inside an organization, brings strong passions; social media advocacy is no exception.

April 16, 2008 by in Social Media

Enterprise 2.0 irony [cartoon]

Enterprise 2.0 irony [cartoon]

Dennis Howlett raised the issue of posturing in the Enterprise 2.0 world and I followed with a discussion of social media power politics and naivete. Now, Geek and Poke offers up this cartoon in response.Sometimes humor tells the most serious story.

April 17, 2008 by in Social Media