Fighting the tension between privacy and freedom of speech

Having just spent a week at South By Southwest (SXSW) in Austin Texas, I heard a number of recurrent themes throughout many of the panels and sessions I attended. Two of the themes struck me as most paradoxical: the right … Continue reading

The Future of Learning – How should your company adapt and encourage constant learning?

Learning Organizations: New ways of managing As companies grapple with the effects and opportunities of the Internet, social media and the smartphone, internal organizations are having to adapt and transform to accommodate new ways of communicating, new marketing methods and … Continue reading

Politics And The Web: Choosing The Right Digital Media Strategy

Digital Marketing by the Pols I made a presentation a couple of weeks ago at Hotel Napoleon, at the Conference entitled “Innovation Napoleon.”  This conference, at which I have made a number of presentations, unites a heterogeneous crowd around digital … Continue reading

Airlines getting personal while airports get intimate?

How to customize marketing efforts without violating personal data? With all the news about the “close quarter” searching in the United States at airport security check points, one might be excused for thinking that airlines are getting a bit too … Continue reading Continue reading

Are we there yet? Companies ‘saying’ they are web 2.0 need to show it

The window into your company is open In the mad race to become, overnight, enterprise 2.0 and web 2.0-friendly, companies are seeking to talk up their “engagement” in the new process in an attempt to lure in talent.  I had … Continue reading Continue reading

Twitter etiquette: Twitterquette & How to get many followers

After a recent thread in the “Tweeple” discussion group on Linkedin, I am spurred to write a piece about twitterquette or perhaps one could say, about the twitter quest: what’s Twitter for and how do you get many followers? What’s Twitter for? Twitter is … Continue reading

LeWeb Paris : Business Consequences for 2010-2011

Digesting all the information at #LeWeb conference 2009, I wrote up what I found were the nine most interesting points in three separate posts (one, two, three).*  Here are the consequences of these highlight points, as I see them, for business: Le … Continue reading

Ontologies and the Semantic Web – The future of Knowledgement Management?

If you are like me, you will have said, “what on earth is an ontology?” Some form of scientific anthology? Well, I first came across the word “ontology” here, a post in which Professor Michael Wesch from Kansas University said/wrote … Continue reading

Ontologies and the Semantic Web – The future of Knowledge Management?

If you are like me, you will have said, “what on earth is an ontology?” Some form of scientific anthology? Well, I first came across the word “ontology” here, a post in which Professor Michael Wesch from Kansas University said/wrote … Continue reading

Permanent Changes arising from the Economic Crisis

Changes? What Changes? The ongoing worldwide economic crisis has created many obvious changes in behaviour, mostly focused on the effects of reduced funds. Whether it is the fear that makes a salaried person “tighten” his or her budget or someone … Continue reading