Archive: October 24th, 2011

Four Things to Know about Web 2.0

Four Things to Know about Web 2.0

Earlier this week, I watched the livestream of the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco. (Summary of interview with Michael Dell, Steve Ballmer, Mary Meeker and Google’s Sergey Brin and Vic Gundotra here and here.) If you’re confused about what the term Web 2.0 means and which companies can be considered Web 2.0 companies, check out Tim O’Reilly’s 2008 article on the power of real time enterprise (yeah, he was way ahead of the curve on this one).

Tech to Get More Social in 2012, Research Suggests

Tech to Get More Social in 2012, Research Suggests

The evolution of social-networking capabilities in corporate systems, and technologies that dramatically boost productivity and reduce risk, are themes that dominate the “Top Ten Predictions 2012″ from one IT research firm.

Social networks are becoming your personal operating system

Social networks are becoming your personal operating system

Today’s biggest trends — the mobile web, social media, gamification, real-time — are changing the landscape for business. Consumers are connecting with one another, and in the process they’re becoming increasingly empowered and influential.