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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Cloud transparency & sanctity of your data

Cloud transparency & sanctity of your data

While many people muse over the possibilities for cloud computing, not unlike the trailer for the Cloud Appreciation Society DVD called 'Cloud Spotting' above, enterprise end users try to divine their path forward through the thick information fog of possibilities.Spoilt for choice this spring in an increasingly crowded market of technology vendors, many of whom are adopting a consumer style service mantra of 'we'll take care of that'.

January 25, 2011 by in Security

Information Clutter Busting & Organization

Information Clutter Busting & Organization

Remember when you had a new digital device with an enormous amount of storage space on it compared to your previous version? Way back around 1993 I remember buying a one hundred meg hard drive and thinking what an amazing new world we lived in.

August 1, 2010 by in Security

White House email hosed...

White House email hosed...

Robert Gibbs, White House press secretary explains why your email may not have got through......The Obama administration is making the White House feel more like a modern corporation every day: the email servers were down for a couple of hours Monday.

January 26, 2009 by in Security

Mumbai Attacks : Knowledge is Power

Mumbai Attacks : Knowledge is Power

There is a huge difference between verified information, speculation, incorrect information and disinformation.The net is buzzing about the communication enabled by Twitter, Flickr, youtube, wikipedia and bloggers from Mumbai, with CNN stating “It was the day social media appeared to come of age and signaled itself as a news-gathering force to be reckoned with.

November 27, 2008 by in Security