This is summary of some recent blog posts of Dion Hinchcliffe – for faster browsing through his great blog posts on Web 2.0! I have generated this summary using Yahoo Pipes.
This is an excellent article on ReadWriteWeb.com, written by Marshall Kirkpatrick
Quote from the article: ‘We’ve noticed that many people don’t use some tools that would make their lives online much more effective and efficient. Here’s our list of some tools we’d suggest are essential. Several of these tools will deliver huge value to your workday and take less than 10 minutes to get set up.’
Based on this article, I started using some of them – these are indeed essential tools!
Multi-service IM: makes IM more easy!
Cross Platform Screensharing Tool: not used yet; is similar to Microsoft NetMeeting used in the corporate environment
A Custom Search Engine: this is really useful; you can now search only on my blog using google
Startpage: I use Netvibes, this is really great!
Blog With Your Name and Contact Info: will put my gmail address on the blog
Do you know other essential tools?
Great tips for users like myself who use wordpress.com (and do not self-host)
Tweeting for companies 101 – very interesting!
‘Before I wrap this up, there are a few other ‘Tweet like a pro’ ideas:
- Shorten your URLs at Tweetburner where you can also track stats on these links !
- The mother of all places to find everything awesome Twitter is: http://twitter.pbwiki.com/
- Want to set up a ‘group’ tweet? This is way cool: Grouptweet (have multiple employees send messages to d companyname with a message that you can aggregate at @companyname)
- Give people beer for good deeds with Foamee
Now you are ready to tweet like a pro!’
JetBlue corporate Twitter:
‘@stevebaker Twitter matters because our customers matter. Brevity enforces honesty, and honesty breeds loyalty. The market IS a conversation’
Some great videos of the Web2.0 Expo! ‘Web2Expo: Web 2.0 Expo is a global annual gathering of technical, design, marketing, and business professionals who are building the next generation web.’ (…) Web 2.0 Expo is co-produced by O’Reilly Media and TechWeb.’ Most interesting are: Matt Mullenweg (WordPress.com) Matt Cutts (Google) Jonathan Schwarz (SUN Microsystems) Marc Andreesen (Ning) […]
A McKinsey Global Survey http://www.mckinseyquarterly.com/article_page.aspx?L2=16&L3=16&ar=1913&gp=0&pagenum=5 Great article from McKinsey Quarterly (free registration required). Key topics and conclusions: – initiatives start at grassroots level – improves internal communication, in speed and in quality – facilitates communication with customers ‘ (…) A key theme that emerges from the discussions is that many of these technologies start at a […]
Great Harvard Business Review podcast interview with featured Guest: Josh Bernoff, coauthor of Groundswell: Winning in a World Transformed by Social Technologies. Recommendations in this podcast to succeed with Social technologies: 1. start small company procedures are setup to work the ‘normal way’ pick a single objective generate success in a small way 2. get an executive sponsor example of Dell (Michael […]
Dosh Dosh made a good overview of ways Twitter is used. I find it interesting to see that Twitter is used also for: internal business communication: connecting employees with one another; for customer services – notifying customers of e.g. new products and releases More at: 17 Ways You Can Use Twitter: A Guide for Beginners, Marketers and Business Owners […]
Excellent and comprehensive overview of Web 2.0 by Ed Yourdon! Covers main technologies, suppliers; and implications for sectors (e.g. Government): slideshow
Healthcare providers that make their quality of services more transparent to patients will improve quality of service in that way! This is a very entertaining presentation of Paul Levy at a Dutch healthcare congress 2008. ‘Paul Levy Paul F. Levy MBA, CEO & President, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center “Those hospitals that publish their results will do better” When starting […]
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10 Must Have Online Office Apps – ReadWriteWeb Change Management News » Blog Archive » Web 2.0 and Change Management Enterprise 2.0 To Become a $4.6 Billion Industry By 2013 – ReadWriteWeb Facebook … the new email? Google Docs Gets Forms, More Access Like Little By Little Microsoft Popfly Mashups Are Breaking the Mold at Microsoft – New York Times Plaxo going […]
‘Your favorite books on Business Strategy are?’ ‘Which are your favorite books on Business Strategy; and what is special about them? My favorites are: – Strategy Maps by Robert Kaplan and David Norton. They show very clearly how to operationalize the mission, vision and strategy of a company. It contains many striking examples. This book also gives you good […]