Summary of posts of last 3 weeks


  • Web 2.0 Expo videos

    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) […]

    • How businesses are using Web 2.0: A McKinsey Global Survey

    • 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 […]

    • Be a Social Technology Provocateur

      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 […]

      Twitter and business management

    • 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

        Excellent and comprehensive overview of Web 2.0 by Ed Yourdon! Covers main technologies, suppliers; and implications for sectors (e.g. Government): slideshow

        • “Those hospitals that publish their results will do better” – transparency and quality improvements in healthcare

          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 […]

        • Most important from David Maister

          This is an entry to the most important information David Maister is willing to share with all readers! I post this here for easier access. Presentations: Managing download Clients download Strategy download Careers download ——————————————- Strategy: “The One-Firm Firm” – new free seminar | “Values in Action” – new free seminar | A Case Study In professional Ethics | A Home Fit For Heroes? | Alignment and Accountability […]

          • Web 2.0 trends

            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 […]

            • 10 Favorite Books on Business Strategy

              ‘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 […]

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