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Launching the Web 2.0 Framework - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

[UPDATE:] We have taken the Web 2.0 Framework and applied it to the enterprise in our Implementing Enterprise 2.0 report - You can download Chapter 2 on Web 2.0 and the Enterprise here. Alongside our corporate strategy consulting and

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Victus pro Scientia Opus -- Food for the Knowledge Worker: Office 2007 in "Classic Mode"

Victus pro Scientia Opus -- Food for the Knowledge

In celebration of this week's release of Service Pack 1 for Office 2007, half-jokingly referred to by some jaded IT people as the first viable release, I'll start with a story. Over a year ago, at the very first presentation to

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Leveraging Organizational Knowledge: “Knowledge management strategies that create value”

Leveraging Organizational Knowledge

I found a very good article with the same name as this post on the Accenture site. It was written in 1999 by Leigh P. Donoghue, Jeanne G. Harris and Bruce E. Weitzman. Accenture.com article) It presents a rather visionary KM approach

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Eight steps to thriving on information overload - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

Many of my keynote speeches focus on the future of business and where technology is going. One of the most common responses, and one I've heard many times after my speeches over the last few weeks, is to be staggered by the implications

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Data Analytics in the Cloud for Developers and Founders

Speaker: Javier Ramírez, Senior AWS Developer Advocate, AWS

You have lots of data, and you are probably thinking of using the cloud to analyze it. But how will you move data into the cloud? In which format? How will you validate and prepare the data? What about streaming data? Can data scientists discover and use the data? Can business people create reports via drag and drop? Can operations monitor what’s going on? Will the data lake scale when you have twice as much data? Is your data secure? In this session, we address common pitfalls of building data lakes and show how AWS can help you manage data and analytics more efficiently.

Extinction Timeline: what will disappear from our lives before 2050 - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

When people talk about the future, they usually point to all the new things that will come to pass. However the evolution of human society is as much about old things disappearing as new things appearing. This means it is particularly

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How to survive Christmas parties: A practical guide to festive conversations - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

As we move into Christmas season, many people will find themselves in social situations they may not want to be in. They may find themselves sitting next to distant relatives or acquaintances who are tedious, obnoxious, annoying

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Value Networks Masterclass in New Zealand with Verna Allee - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

Business and society are founded on networks – networks of communication, people, organizations, infrastructure, trade, and far more. This has always been true, but in our hyper-connected world the fundamental networked nature of our

The latest on Web 2.0 in Australia: Showcasing the best - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

[POST-EVENT:] Also see post-event comments and release of Web 2.0 Framework. The Web 2.0 in Australia event on 6 June is turning out pretty much exactly as designed. It will be a compact, senior executive, invitation-only event covering

Professional services are the future of the economy - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

When I was in Singapore recently to deliver a keynote for a client, I was interviewed by Radio Singapore International. Click here for the transcript and podcast of the interview on the Radio Singapore website – the complete interview

Sneak preview: Future Files: A History of the Next 50 Years by Richard Watson - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

Do you want to have your brain vigorously shaken? Those in search of serious provocation on what the future holds need look no further than Future Files: A History of the Next 50 Years, by the inimitable Richard Watson, Chief Futurist

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

ERP: automating processes | Enterprise 2.0: enabling knowledge work - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

There has been some very interesting discussion over the last week about enterprise software, which began with the question of whether it is sexy or not. It has since covered a wide range of related topics, including the usability of

Self-publishing in a networked world: The case study of David Maister - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

Ask any business author who has published a book what the experience was like: for the vast majority, the horror stories are endless. Basically, publishers don't actually add any value. Yes, they can edit a manuscript and get a book

Openness, network effects, and competition in social networks - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

The social networking space has opened out significantly today, with two significant announcements changing the state of play and introducing a new level of competition. From the very beginning of the social networking space, with the

The relationship economy and vendor relationship management - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

VRM, or Vendor Relationship Management, is the reciprocal of CRM or Customer Relationship Management. It provides customers with tools for engaging with vendors in ways that work for both parties. CRM systems until now have borne the

How to Choose the Best Embedded Analytics Solution to Modernize Your Application

If you are looking to modernize your application to improve competitiveness, then one of the quickest wins you can have is to embed sophisticated analytics that will wow your existing and prospective customers.

The state of social networking software for the enterprise - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

Social networking software is at the center of technology hype, with MySpace, Bebo, Cyworld, Facebook, Piczo and many others attracting extraordinary valuations. Yet social networking is not just about friends and personal networks

Network Roundtable: Building Collaborative Teams - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

The current presentation at the Network Roundtable conference is from Tamara Erickson, who has an article out in the latest issue of Harvard Business Review on Eight Ways to Build Collaborative Teams. Her organization, The Concours

Innovation Timeline 1900 – 2050: what we might invent in the next few decades - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

Following the big success of the Trend Blend 2007+ trend map, Future Exploration Network partner organization Nowandnext.com has followed up with an Innovation Timeline 1900-2050. It represents visually (and as usual somewhat tongue in

Breaking down silos and building networks in financial services - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

Yesterday I gave the keynote at a senior management offsite for a top-tier global financial services institution. One of the key issues for the organization – as for its peers – is building collaboration within and between a very

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

How to make Facebook secure for organizational use: no more excuses! - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

How to make Facebook secure for organizational use: no more excuses! Ross Dawson, December 19, 2007 2:44 PM US PT. I have written and being interviewed many times in the last few months on the use of Facebook in organizations

Trends in the Living Networks: Review of Day One of Enterprise 2.0 conference – Sydney 3 December

Trends in the Living Networks

About Ross Dawson Keynote Speaking/Strategy AHT Group Future Exploration Network The Insight Exchange Repyoot Recent Media Appearances « Keynote: The Potential of Enterprise 2.0 - Six Lessons for Success | Main | Corporate bloggers set up council to share and promote best practices » Review of Day One of Enterprise 2.0

Trends in the Living Networks: Presentation: Transcending commoditization in professional services

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Web 2.0 creating value in organizations: Enterprise 2.0 Executive Forum - Sydney, Australia - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

Web 2.0 creating value in organizations: Enterprise 2.0 Executive Forum - Sydney, Australia. Ross Dawson, December 16, 2007 12:08 AM US PT. The first hard-copy flyer for our Enterprise 2.0 Executive Forum has just been mailed out

Machine Learning for Builders: Tools, Trends, and Truths

Speaker: Rob De Feo, Startup Advocate at Amazon Web Services

Machine learning techniques are being applied to every industry, leveraging an increasing amount of data and ever faster compute. But that doesn’t mean machine learning techniques are a perfect fit for every situation (yet). So how can a startup harness machine learning for its own set of unique problems and solutions, and does it require a warehouse filled with PhDs to pull it off?

The convergence of the Internet and TV: how will it happen? - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

Several media executives have asked me about the convergence of the Internet and TV over the last couple of months. I now have a nice reference point for them about the short-term obstacles and possible solutions, courtesy of Nick

Network Roundtable: the state of organizational network analysis - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

Having spoken at several of the Network Roundtable conferences since they were initiated three years ago, it was fantastic to come back to speak again at this year's event in Charlottesville, Virginia. The predominant impression is that

Organizational networks: The variety of external networks - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

I'm at the Network Roundtable conference at the University of Virginia, where I'm doing a keynote tomorrow on Tapping Networks to Bring the Best of the Firm to Clients. I'll do a few posts over the next couple of days on what's

Announcing Enterprise 2.0 Executive Forum: Sydney, 19 February 2008 - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

Future Exploration Network is running an Enterprise 2.0 Executive Forum in Sydney on 19 February 2008. The event website is at www.futureexploration.net/e2ef. The official description and current speakers are below

Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

Sir Martin Sorrell: WPP mimics Google and Microsoft, driving the PR industry - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

Sir Martin Sorrell: WPP mimics Google and Microsoft, driving the PR industry. Ross Dawson, October 26, 2007 6:24 PM US PT. Yesterday I heard Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP Group, speak about the Changing Nature of PR and Communications

Delivering Tomorrow’s Newspaper: The view from 2020 - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

This is something you just have to see. Richard Watson of Future Exploration Network has created a fabulous article on the future of newspapers titled Delivering Tomorrow's Newspaper, written from the perspective of 2020

Implementing Web 2.0 is critical for attracting talent to legal and professional firms - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

AUSTRALIAN LAW firms risk losing clients as well as talent if they don't make use of Web 2.0 technologies, an expert warns. Ross Dawson, chairman of Future Exploration Network, said that Australian firms are lagging far behind their US

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Bill Amelio, CEO of Lenovo, and Ross Dawson interviewed on global sourcing - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

Mark Jones of The Scoop, a recently launched podcast series from the Australian Financial Review and MIS Magazine, recently interviewed Bill Amelio, CEO of PC manufacturer Lenovo (formerly the PC division of IBM), and myself in a

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Microservices: The Dark Side

Speaker: Prem Chandrasekaran

A few years ago, Barclays embarked on a journey to migrate its legacy services to a modern tech stack with the objective of achieving a high level of scale, resilience, and reliability. During the incremental, iterative move towards an ecosystem of focused, distributed services, it’s fair to say that the company discovered the challenges of distributing objects. Join us for an episode you can’t miss if you’re finding it a lot harder to architect in practice than in theory, and learn how you can shed light on the dark side of microservices.