Microsoft’s Office Web Apps Is “Me Too” To Google Docs –Yet Gives Enterprise Options for Collaboration and Security

This post was collaboratively written on a wiki by Jeremiah Owyang, who maintains a focus on Customer Strategy and Ray Wang, who maintains a focus on Enterprise Strategy. Together, we’re covering the convergence of emerging technology, Ray has cross-posted on his blog. Summary Microsoft gets serious about collaboration using the web and it’s office products…

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People on the Move in the Social Media Industry: Sept 16, 2009

Despite a downturn in the economy, we continue to recognize those moving in the social media space. I’ve started this post series (see archives) to both track and congratulate folks who get promoted, move, or accept new exciting positions. Please help me congratulate the following folks: Former colleague covering social and enterprise Oliver Young departs…

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Jive and Radian6 Partner: Great For Business, But Could Fragment IT Systems

Left Image: Companies can monitor and manage the discussions in their marketplace, screenshot of Jive Market Engagement This post was collaboratively written on a wiki with my colleague R “Ray” Wang who focuses on enterprise strategies such as CRM. My focus is on customer strategy which encompasses social technologies. Together, we’re covering convergence of the…

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The Three Spheres of Web Strategy –Updated for 2009

I hope this is one of those resources you print out pin to your desk, and share with others. This is the core theme of this blog, the balance needed for successful web endeavors in organizations. I originally posted this diagram in 2006, then updated it in 2007, and it’s time to revisit the core…

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Video: What’s Next For Mobile, A Discussion on Augmented Reality, Custom Content, and Video Games

One of the best ways to conduct research isn’t just to go to the field, but centralized the field. Last week, mobile analyst Michael Gartenberg was in town for Apple’s new video iPod announcement and there were dozens of others in town for GigaOm’s Mobilize conference, so we organized a Tweetup on Union Square in…

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The Dentist, Nitrious Oxide & Jack Johnson – Gone People

Stoked! I’m all done with the dentist. $7000 later, and a whole bunch of pain has given me a nice set of pearly whites. Yesterday was my last appointment and I got my permanent crown put on, some cleaning, and periodontal…

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Slides: What’s The Future of Business?

The Future Of Business by Altimeter Group View more presentations from Charlene Li. Thanks for everyone who attended our webinar today (799 registrants, 458 attendees) to discuss Altimeter’s vision on the future of business, and to tell a little about ourselves. Yet, for us to be successful, we know that we need to be part…

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Salesforce Pushes Social CRM Technology –But Don’t Expect Companies To Be Successful With Tools Alone

Above: Pictures from Salesforce’s event This post was co-written on a wiki with R “Ray” Wang, Partner and Colleague at Altimeter Group Salesforce launches a new set of social apps that make CRM connected to the social web. So what does it mean? Salesforce’s Twitter integration and application launch helps brands monitor what’s being said.…

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Twitterville: A Desktop Reference for the Social Strategist

Shel, a contemporary, a friend, a mentor,  knocks it out of the park yet again with this follow-up book on the next set of smaller faster tools: microblogs.  Twitterville is a collection of stories that tell how the protagonist overcomes challenges from organizations, cultures, or crises. One of the challenges of writing a technology book…

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Help! My Boss Wants To Be My Friend On Facebook

“Help! My boss wants to be my my friend on Facebook” was exactly the text message I received from someone close to me early last week. Career Limiting Move or A Platform To Build A Great Relationship? This young member of the Gen Y generation recently joined the workforce –and was experiencing the pain as…

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