Enterprise 2.0 and ChromeOS – Strange Bedfellows?

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Google announced its intent to get into the Operating System business with the upcoming release of Google Chrome in 2010. You can get a sense of all the premature gushing on Techmeme – journalists and bloggers one upping each other on when (not if) Google will each Microsoft’s lunch. The blog title award goes to […]

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How did a leading chip manufacturer drive Wiki adoption?

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Simple: Delete all emails and attachments from the server after 45 days. Everyone flocked to the wiki for fear of loosing access to valuable discussions and attachments in the future. That’s what a friend who works there told me over 4th of July BBQ. Sounds a bit brute force-ish no? It does but its an […]

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What will the smart Twitter Client look like?

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TweetDeck, Seesmic Desktop and CoTweet -  three of the leading social media dashboards that are in fierce competition to be our chosen gateway into social networks such as Twitter, Facebook and FriendFeed. These, amongst other worthy competitors, have been analyzed with a jewelers loupe on criteria such as breadth of service, social network integration, stability, […]

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Enterprise 2.0 SaaS: Customer Benefit or Vendor Convenience?

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This is the second of a series of posts on my take aways from the Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston. My customers and I debate the applicability of SaaS to their operation on a regular basis, using garden variety criteria such as process alignment, cost, ease, integration, security and the like. A new dynamic hit […]

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Enterprise 2.0 Conference 09: A re-cap.

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The Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston ended earlier this week. This post covers my overall impressions about the conference material. Apologies in advance for a longish post. Overall Thoughts Given my insane meeting schedule and my objectives for the conference, I used 3 criteria to pick sessions. Here’s what I was looking for: a) Practitioners […]

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Looking for stuff that matters at the Enterprise 2.0 conference

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My pal Gil Yehuda wrote a post yesterday about meeting logistics at Enterprise 2.0. I encourage you to read it and see if you can gain from his suggestions. Gil’s post got me to write about how I expect the conference to play out for me. I’m part of the press corps so first and […]

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Enterprise 2.0 Software: Commoditization before Monetization

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That’s a comment that one of the leading Enterprise 2.0 vendors made to me recently. This morning, Socialcast, provider of a micro-messaging platform announced that it’s moving to a ‘free-mium’ model. Meaning, get all the user and administrative features for free, regardless of company size or usage needs. For those of you not familiar with […]

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