The Future of Media Strategic Framework - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

About Ross Dawson Keynote Speaking/Strategy AHT Group Future Exploration Network The Insight Exchange Repyoot Recent Media Appearances « Announcing the Future of Media Summit 2006 | Main | Will mainstream advertising die? » The Future of Media Strategic Framework Ross Dawson, June 28, 2006 9:48 PM US PT [UPDATE:] A slightly updated version of the Future of Media Strategic Framework, together with lots of related content, is available in the Future of Media Report 2006.

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Analyzing media industry networks - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

About Ross Dawson Keynote Speaking/Strategy AHT Group Future Exploration Network The Insight Exchange Repyoot Recent Media Appearances « Babies and blogging | Main | Languages of blog posts » Analyzing media industry networks Ross Dawson, August 7, 2006 12:45 AM US PT One of the more interesting and original aspects of the Future of Media Report 2006 was the Media industry network analysis.

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Open innovation in collaborative filtering - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

About Ross Dawson Keynote Speaking/Strategy AHT Group Future Exploration Network The Insight Exchange Repyoot Recent Media Appearances « IBM drives open business | Main | Changing investor disclosure could transform the world of blogging » Open innovation in collaborative filtering Ross Dawson, October 2, 2006 4:15 PM US PT Netflix has just announced a $1 million prize to whoever can improve the accuracy of their movie recommendation engine.

Trend map for 2007 and beyond - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

About Ross Dawson Keynote Speaking/Strategy AHT Group Future Exploration Network The Insight Exchange Repyoot Recent Media Appearances « Speaking about corporate innovation and the future of business | Main | Happy holidays! Off to Japan… » Trend map for 2007 and beyond Ross Dawson, December 18, 2006 10:11 PM US PT Given it’s festive season now, it’s probably time for a bit of fun.

Being in two places at the same time - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

About Ross Dawson Keynote Speaking/Strategy AHT Group Future Exploration Network The Insight Exchange Repyoot Recent Media Appearances « The social nature of Search 2.0 | Main | Mobile traffic data will pressure local radio » Being in two places at the same time Ross Dawson, July 21, 2006 5:02 PM US PT I really like this.

What accelerates – and slows – the development of social networking mobile platforms - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

I’m happy that the journalist used what I felt were my most important comments in my interview for the article: But while initiatives in the US, Japan and Switzerland are flying thick and fast, Australias slow entry into the third-generation mobile market, and the prohibitive cost of mobile data downloads has meant that comparable services here remain thin on the ground, said Ross Dawson, the chairman of technology consultancy, Future Exploration Network.

Organizational network analysis goes mainstream - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

and Microsoft of the 53 companies that are members of the Network Roundtable. Rob Cross of the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia set up the Network Roundtable 18 months ago so that leading organizations could share what they are learning in applying network analysis to enhance performance, and thus accelerate the development of this immensely valuable discipline.

Peer-to-peer banking - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

About Ross Dawson Keynote Speaking/Strategy AHT Group Future Exploration Network The Insight Exchange Repyoot Recent Media Appearances « Positive word of mouth | Main | The Seven MegaTrends of Professional Services - Introduction » Peer-to-peer banking Ross Dawson, February 13, 2006 1:19 PM US PT A new peer-to-peer bank, Prosper.com , is launching in the US, attracting articles in both the New York Times and BusinessWeek, with the latter titling the story “ The eBay of Loans ”.

Six Facets of the Future of PR - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

About Ross Dawson Keynote Speaking/Strategy AHT Group Future Exploration Network The Insight Exchange Repyoot Recent Media Appearances « Monitoring the future | Main | Video goggles will unleash mobile video » Six Facets of the Future of PR Ross Dawson, May 5, 2006 3:49 AM US PT I recently wrote an article on the future of PR that appeared in the premier March edition of Marketing magazine.

Microsoft enters enterprise social network software - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

This squarely puts Microsoft into a space – enterprise social network software – that has previously been populated by Spoke , Visible Path , Contact Networks , and Tacit. The broader theme here is that there is now unambiguous recognition that social networks are central to organizational performance, and to cracking the “expertise location” issue that is fundamental to any large knowledge-based organization.

Making successful decisions: Technology Purchase Influence Networks - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

About Ross Dawson Keynote Speaking/Strategy AHT Group Future Exploration Network The Insight Exchange Repyoot Recent Media Appearances « Social networks and search | Main | MeshForum 2006: Connecting networks » Making successful decisions: Technology Purchase Influence Networks Ross Dawson, April 18, 2006 1:20 AM US PT There can be few more important IT issues—for both large corporations and the vendors that service them—than making major technology purchasing decisions successfully.

The Seven MegaTrends of Professional Services - Introduction - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

Continued: : The Seven MegaTrends of Professional Services - #1 Client Sophistication For the most current insights and trends in the living networks, follow @rossdawson on Twitter! He is Founding Chairman of four companies: professional services and venture firm Advanced Human Technologies , future and strategy consulting group Future Exploration Network , leading events firm The Insight Exchange , and influence ratings start-up Repyoot.

The relevance of knowledge management today - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

About Ross Dawson Keynote Speaking/Strategy AHT Group Future Exploration Network The Insight Exchange Repyoot Recent Media Appearances « How capitalism is broken and the shift to real-time reporting | Main | The Web 2.0 Network approaches, including social networking platforms, organisational network analysis and industry network development, are proving to be fundamental business tools.

A manifesto for the newspaper industry - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

About Ross Dawson Keynote Speaking/Strategy AHT Group Future Exploration Network The Insight Exchange Repyoot Recent Media Appearances « The gradual rise of music collaborative filtering | Main | Web 2.0 In a network economy, leadership is required to show the potential of collaboration, and to bring participants together to create and share collective value.

Seven MegaTrends of Professional Services - Create a highly networked firm - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

Create a highly networked firm Many professional services organizations are not really firms, they are a set of individual professionals working under the one banner. The perfectly networked firm, where all professionals are able and willing to draw in any other professional in the firm, is a pipe dream. Yet even slightly improving the internal networks in the firm along these four key dimensions will result in significantly better performance.

Talking about the future. - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

About Ross Dawson Keynote Speaking/Strategy AHT Group Future Exploration Network The Insight Exchange Repyoot Recent Media Appearances « No astroturfing around here! Ross Dawson, July 16, 2006 4:20 AM US PT Last Thursday I was interviewed by Tony Delroy on the Nightlife program , an ABC program broadcast nationally.

Can technology create world peace? - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

About Ross Dawson Keynote Speaking/Strategy AHT Group Future Exploration Network The Insight Exchange Repyoot Recent Media Appearances « Job advertisement: Exceptional Executive Assistant/ Professional Support | Main | Giving structure to citizen journalism » Can technology create world peace? Ross Dawson, September 20, 2006 4:34 AM US PT I was interviewed for a podcast today by the enormously energetic Sanjana Hattotuwa , for his ICT for Peacebuilding blog.

Video goggles will unleash mobile video - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

August 6, 2006 6:39 PM About the blog author Ross Dawson is globally recognized as a leading futurist, entrepreneur, keynote speaker , strategy advisor, and bestselling author. He is Founding Chairman of four companies: professional services and venture firm Advanced Human Technologies , future and strategy consulting group Future Exploration Network , leading events firm The Insight Exchange , and influence ratings start-up Repyoot.

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The promise and challenges of South Africa - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

About Ross Dawson Keynote Speaking/Strategy AHT Group Future Exploration Network The Insight Exchange Repyoot Recent Media Appearances « Open source spying and blogging for intelligence agencies | Main | Journalists get outsourced too » The promise and challenges of South Africa Ross Dawson, December 9, 2006 2:29 AM US PT I’m currently in Johannesburg, just back from two days in a game park, where one of my clients was holding a board strategy offsite.

Mobiles leapfrog the fixed internet in Africa - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

He is Founding Chairman of four companies: professional services and venture firm Advanced Human Technologies , future and strategy consulting group Future Exploration Network , leading events firm The Insight Exchange , and influence ratings start-up Repyoot.

How capitalism is broken and the shift to real-time reporting - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

The auditors’ report, titled Global Capital Markets and the Global Economy: A Vision from the CEOs of the International Audit Networks , provides a comprehensive yet compact view of the state of financial reporting, and where it needs to go.

The cost of online advertising sales and media globalization - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

This is the primary logic behind the blog networks such as b5media , Gawker Media , and Weblogs Inc., in which you bring together a pool of blogs, spread the cost of advertising sales across the network, and get the full potentail advertising value from your sites. This is particularly pointed if the site is based on communities or social networks.

Interview on MySpace and social media - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

Businesspeople are finding that they can build their networks online at least as well as they can in the usual cocktail parties. He is Founding Chairman of four companies: professional services and venture firm Advanced Human Technologies , future and strategy consulting group Future Exploration Network , leading events firm The Insight Exchange , and influence ratings start-up Repyoot.

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The greater the uncertainty, the greater the value of scenario planning - Trends in the Living Networks

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He is Founding Chairman of four companies: professional services and venture firm Advanced Human Technologies , future and strategy consulting group Future Exploration Network , leading events firm The Insight Exchange , and influence ratings start-up Repyoot.

The Web 2.0 Revolution: keynote speech - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

About Ross Dawson Keynote Speaking/Strategy AHT Group Future Exploration Network The Insight Exchange Repyoot Recent Media Appearances « The relevance of knowledge management today | Main | Sydney goes for municipal WiFi » The Web 2.0 Revolution: keynote speech Ross Dawson, November 29, 2006 4:08 PM US PT I recently did the keynote for an event on Web 2.0

The gradual rise of music collaborative filtering - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

That’s a high figure, given that social networks and personal recommendations will always be at the heart of individual musical discovery, but I do agree that much of the way new music will become visible will be through these kinds of tools.

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Total immersion video games - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

About Ross Dawson Keynote Speaking/Strategy AHT Group Future Exploration Network The Insight Exchange Repyoot Recent Media Appearances « Blogging, PR, influence, and free conference calls | Main | Creating enhanced serendipity » Total immersion video games Ross Dawson, May 27, 2006 4:27 AM US PT The whole direction and ultimate point of video games is total immersion.

Job advertisement: Exceptional Executive Assistant/ Professional Support - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

About Ross Dawson Keynote Speaking/Strategy AHT Group Future Exploration Network The Insight Exchange Repyoot Recent Media Appearances « Interview on MySpace and social media | Main | Can technology create world peace? » Job advertisement: Exceptional Executive Assistant/ Professional Support Ross Dawson, September 19, 2006 11:37 PM US PT I am currently advertising for someone to work at the core of my team, based out of Sydney.

Web 2.0 and user filtered content - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

About Ross Dawson Keynote Speaking/Strategy AHT Group Future Exploration Network The Insight Exchange Repyoot Recent Media Appearances « A manifesto for the newspaper industry | Main | Impressions of Influence Forum 2006 » Web 2.0 and user filtered content Ross Dawson, September 9, 2006 4:04 AM US PT Tomorrow I’m heading off to the Influence conference run by Phil Sim ’s Mediaconnect.

The Seven MegaTrends of Professional Services – #1 Client Sophistication - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

About Ross Dawson Keynote Speaking/Strategy AHT Group Future Exploration Network The Insight Exchange Repyoot Recent Media Appearances « The Seven MegaTrends of Professional Services - Introduction | Main | 10 Trends for 2006+ » The Seven MegaTrends of Professional Services – #1 Client Sophistication Ross Dawson, February 19, 2006 2:02 AM US PT [link] Download the complete White Paper: The Seven MegaTrends of Professional Services Continued from Introduction.

The slow pace of change in distribution channels - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

About Ross Dawson Keynote Speaking/Strategy AHT Group Future Exploration Network The Insight Exchange Repyoot Recent Media Appearances « Funds management and investment in the modular economy | Main | The gradual rise of music collaborative filtering » The slow pace of change in distribution channels Ross Dawson, September 1, 2006 5:07 PM US PT BusinessWeek reports that Apple is readying release of move downloads from its iTunes site , pitched at $14.99

Seven MegaTrends of Professional Services - Evolve your business models - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

The challenge for professional firms today is both to implement technologies that will give them great flexibility in their business operations, and to use this enabling platform to build the relationships, transparency, networks, business models, and strategies that will create extraordinary business success.

Representing ourselves and creating avatars - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

He is Founding Chairman of four companies: professional services and venture firm Advanced Human Technologies , future and strategy consulting group Future Exploration Network , leading events firm The Insight Exchange , and influence ratings start-up Repyoot.

Will economic growth transcend flattening population? …keynote speech on the long-term future of investment - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

About Ross Dawson Keynote Speaking/Strategy AHT Group Future Exploration Network The Insight Exchange Repyoot Recent Media Appearances « Will the 1% rule change? Main | Microsoft’s Zune player enables social networks for music » Will economic growth transcend flattening population? keynote speech on the long-term future of investment Ross Dawson, August 24, 2006 8:49 PM US PT Yesterday I did the closing keynote at the PortfolioConstruction conference.

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Moving beyond zero-sum thinking - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

About Ross Dawson Keynote Speaking/Strategy AHT Group Future Exploration Network The Insight Exchange Repyoot Recent Media Appearances « David Maister and marketing as a conversation | Main | Mass media is “nearly obsolete” for some buyers » Moving beyond zero-sum thinking Ross Dawson, February 1, 2006 8:52 PM US PT John Hagel has a very interesting piece on zero-sum thinking - the idea that there if one person wins, another must lose.

Seven MegaTrends of Professional Services - #6 Globalization - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

About Ross Dawson Keynote Speaking/Strategy AHT Group Future Exploration Network The Insight Exchange Repyoot Recent Media Appearances « A conversation with my newsagent | Main | Organizational network analysis goes mainstream » Seven MegaTrends of Professional Services - #6 Globalization Ross Dawson, February 28, 2006 3:38 AM US PT Download the complete White Paper: The Seven MegaTrends of Professional Services Continued from #5 Modularization.

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Keynote on the Future of Global Business at the Harvard Club in New York - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

You must have at least one world-class capability, and then tap into global networks for both suppliers and clients. Those organizations that can create effective collaborative networks will dominate. Today it is still about who you know, but also about how you can create value with your personal networks.

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Seven MegaTrends of Professional Services - Build strategic transparency - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

He is Founding Chairman of four companies: professional services and venture firm Advanced Human Technologies , future and strategy consulting group Future Exploration Network , leading events firm The Insight Exchange , and influence ratings start-up Repyoot.

Seven MegaTrends of Professional Services - #4 Transparency - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

About Ross Dawson Keynote Speaking/Strategy AHT Group Future Exploration Network The Insight Exchange Repyoot Recent Media Appearances « Doing microfinance well | Main | The future of blogging » Seven MegaTrends of Professional Services - #4 Transparency Ross Dawson, February 23, 2006 6:57 PM US PT Download the complete White Paper: The Seven MegaTrends of Professional Services Continued from Connectivity.

Seven MegaTrends of Professional Services - #3 Connectivity - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

About Ross Dawson Keynote Speaking/Strategy AHT Group Future Exploration Network The Insight Exchange Repyoot Recent Media Appearances « Mashups and Edgeio give power to the edge | Main | Doing microfinance well » Seven MegaTrends of Professional Services - #3 Connectivity Ross Dawson, February 22, 2006 12:52 AM US PT Download the complete White Paper: The Seven MegaTrends of Professional Services Continued from #2 Governance.

Federal cyber incidents grew an astounding 1,300% between 2006 and 2015

Network World

That’s one amazingly scary number: Since 2006 cyber incidents involving the Federal government have grown 1,300%. More on Network World: Network security weaknesses plague federal agencies + “Federal information systems and networks are inherently at risk. This complexity increases the difficulty in identifying, managing, and protecting the myriad of operating systems, applications, and devices comprising the systems and networks.

Spring Systems Conferences

All Things Distributed

The programs for 2 conferences with mainly operating and distributed systems contributions are online now: 1st EuroSys Conference, April 18-21, 2006, Leuven, Belgium 3rd Symposium on Networked Systems Design & Implementation (NSDI’06), May 8-10, 2006, San Jose, CA With 58 papers between the two conferences the systems research field appears to be very healthy

Fulfilling

All Things Distributed

One of the services customers repeatedly asked us for was to open up our fulfillment network for them to use. Amazon continues on the path of opening up all of its services for customers and partners to use. Currently there are over 1 million small and large active sellers on the Amazon platform and most need to do their own fulfillment and shipping