Archive for November 2009

ANYWHERE – Still Not Here

The other day I was in a Tacos del Mar munching down a burrito and scanning through email on my BlackBerry. An email push from Yankee Group CEO Emily Nagle Green caught my eye. She was hyping her new book called ANYWHERE about the global connectivity revolution. The email made it sound intriguing so I…

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Dinosaurs Didn't Adapt, But You Should

Say what you want about social media, but I firmly believe that it’s here to stay and it’s changing the way the world works. And it’s not even social media. Why bother waiting for the morning newspaper to learn about world events or national politics when I can go onto www.cnn.com of www.foxnews.com (always fair…

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Where the Rubber Meets the Road

What do the following publications, Government Computer News, Pharmaceutical Engineering and Maintenance Technology have in common? They are the publications that cover how software solutions are actually being used by real industry customers. They are the vertical publications for these industries … and on their pages is where the “rubber meets the road.” My very…

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Blogger Conduct: Official blogs vs. Personal blogs

While blogging has been largely accepted in most companies, there are many details still to be sorted out. One significant grey area is around what’s acceptable in corporate vs. personal blogs. Many employees share insights and information in their company-sponsored wikis and blogs. Yet those same employees also may participate in non-work related blogs, tweets…

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Let’s Get Brand Appy

With the successful launch of the Verizon Droid, the best-selling Android phone to date, app-capable smartphones are well on their way to becoming the standard for cell phones.  The wireless service providers such as AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile are all seeing big spikes in revenue and profit as consumers sign up for data plans in…

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