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.

Oliver Marks professional work is defined by an objective viewpoint of the broad spectrum of vendors and options available to his clients and readers of this blog. Oliver provides an impartial perspective of vendors and is focused on contractual affiliation with end user clients in order to select appropriate solutions. As such he has no business relationships with the companies or services he recommends. The opinions, concepts and views put forward in this blog are solely those of Oliver Marks.

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Wave: Adoption Fails to Get Adopted...

Wave: Adoption Fails to Get Adopted...

Google's decision to learn from their experiences so far with Wave, by ending the experiment, is evocative of their earlier beta business era. I'm sure we haven't seen the last of wave style thinking from the advertising juggernaut who also dabbles in the enterprise collaboration space.

August 5, 2010 by in Google

Get Me To The Parts Store On Time

Get Me To The Parts Store On Time

Sigurd Rinde has written an interesting take on the status quo in large enterprises and the need to quietly infiltrate enterprise 2.0 value rather than confront the powers that be, citing Sun Tzu the master military strategist.

May 13, 2009 by in Google