Oliver Marks

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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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Jive Software: the end of the beginning...

Jive Software: the end of the beginning...

Financial market sentiment around Jive's growth prospects will now play an increasingly important role in the broader space they have come from. The big leagues are crowded and finding space to grow as a platform will be challenging but possible

December 13, 2011 by in Legal

SXSW: An A Priori Gold Rush?

SXSW: An A Priori Gold Rush?

South by South West, the music and arts festival which also has an 'interactive' component starts next weekend, and I'm already getting irritated with it again.According to this year's websiteSouth by Southwest (SXSW, Inc.

March 7, 2010 by in Legal

Your Privacy, Information Transparency & Short Attention Spans

Your Privacy, Information Transparency & Short Attention Spans

What looks to be a terrific US Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) 'Frontline' program 'Digital Nation' airs February 2nd in North America and will be available online internationally: the trailer is above and continues an ongoing examination by PBS of the remaking of modern culture by digital media in ways that we’re only beginning to understand.

January 24, 2010 by in Legal

Life In The Vast Plane...

Life In The Vast Plane...

Why is it that laptops and the internet have been around for a generation and yet the infrastructure we live in still doesn't support them? I'm talking primarily about travel.

October 8, 2009 by in Legal

The Movers & Shakers Conference...

The Movers & Shakers Conference...

I tend to think of Fortune Brainstorm Tech, which happened last week in Pasadena, as a conference for industry titans. Last year's event was held amid tight security and featured the likes of Rupert Murdoch (News International) , Philippe Daulman (Viacom) and Jeff Bezos (Amazon) in a foggy northern California Half Moon Bay.

July 27, 2009 by in Legal