Archive for February, 2007

GM, Ford and Chyrsler suffer business myopia

Wednesday, February 28th, 2007If your culture insulates departments from creative destruction, discourages risk-taking, and thus resists bringing customers into company decision-making, then your organization faces huge problems.The Wall Street Journal reports that AutoNation wants General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler to work ...

Engagement, technology, hybrid, media & advertising

Monday, February 26th, 2007I am in Helsinki today prepping for a few days of intensive action.Currently I am working on developing a hybrid technology platform that has the words Engagement, Technology, Hybrid, Media and Advertising linked together.It is truly an exciting time.[caption id="attachment_3416" ...

Before mash gets smashed…

Sunday, February 25th, 2007Was an old advertising slogan which came to mind when reading this post. Oracle and IBM roll out business-oriented products that raise the profile of this Web 2.0 technology. This event will be seen as historic, the nitroglycerine in ...

People, your music station awaits?

Saturday, February 24th, 2007A group of British entrepreneurs who made millions in the dotcom era are taking on the might of Apple and its eagerly awaited iPhone with a new mobile music service which gives fans access to more than 1m tracks ...

Business mashups: in the Y of convergence

Saturday, February 24th, 2007Tomi has a fascinating theory about the Y of convergence.The white heat of data, media and mobile + internet. Disintermediating the old and creating the new media and business platforms of our worldSomething I will be talking about in ...

Trust and transparency: a survival guide

Friday, February 23rd, 2007I think of social networking as leading the customers to us in a form that allows them to transparently communicate with us, I think this is incumbent for all of us to provide if we are going to survive ...

The open society and the one web

Friday, February 23rd, 2007Judy Breck writing at her blog mentions Tim-Berners Lee.She writesWhen the biographers look back on our times and the hype of contemporariness has faded Tim Berners-Lee will be recalled as one of the great ones. He will ...

Muslim identity and the media

Tuesday, February 20th, 2007Has today global ramifications. Here is a thought pieceThe importance of media for shaping the policies of the State on the one hand, and the public opinion on the other–neither can neither be denied nor be disputed. According ...

Keeping up with the 2.0 Jones’s

Tuesday, February 20th, 2007Wanna keep up with the digital Jones's, well the web 2.0 space is virtually exploding, excuse the pun. But whose doing what? And why is that important? Well it you could do a lot worse than go and have a ...

Harnessing collective intelligence

Sunday, February 18th, 2007Its amazing, when I think about it. Tomi and I wrote CDB the winter of 2004 and published in 2005.Whoever thought that such breakthrough case histories such as OhmyNews, perhaps the first in citizen journalism and the first in indicating ...

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