Six ways to make Web 2.0 work | McKinsey Quarterly

May 30th, 2009

Interesting stuff going on the the web world, and this summer promises a whole new round of innovation from startups to new releases from the big guys Google (see Wave) and Microsoft (see Bing)

The McKinsey report Six ways to make Web 2.0 work  excerpt here can help keep things in context.

Top 10 Tech Investments For Your Business |

April 26th, 2009

"Although times are lean, many companies are finding that they can't afford to postpone IT investments that lead to increased security, efficiencies or revenues. Organizations also are trying to make sure they are prepared for growth when conditions improve, and enhancing their IT infrastructure is part of that process.

Tribes by Seth Godin – I have read it & it is good

March 20th, 2009

I have read the book Tribes by Seth Godin and it is good.

The book is rife with examples of those who took a risk, went outside the box and changed the world – or their part of the world.

The ‘barriers to entry’ for leadership have come down. Social networking, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, Blogs, etc. are changing our ability to impact virtually any part of the world.

OMG LOL: A Completely Unscientific Yet Accurate Look at Social Sites

February 26th, 2009

If you're getting a little tired of all the chatter and hype surrounding 'Social Media,' you're going to really get a kick out of this: A Completely Unscientific Yet Accurate Look at Social Sites:

"Interested in joining a community based site but not sure which one is right for you? There are many different options out there that will cater to your specific interests and demographic.

How the Enterprise Moves to 2.0 | CIOInsight

April 30th, 2008

 Clay Shirky: How the Enterprise Moves to 2.0

There's much to consider as we move toward tools that allow us to share information more freely internally and externally in the business world. Shirky makes some good points about how these new Web 2.0 socila tools are valuable for all types of businesses: manufacturing, consumer products, construction-- as well as technology companies:

"The consultant, author and professor says businesses are just beginning to understand the value—and challenges—of social technologies.

Cloud Control to Major Tom | ReadWriteWeb

April 18th, 2008

Google App Engine: Cloud Control to Major Tom - ReadWriteWeb

"Google has just launched Google App Engine, "a developer tool that enables you to run your web applications on Google's infrastructure." This will allow startups to use Google's web servers, APIs, and other developer tools to build a web app on top of.

Happy New Year! JPMorgan Predicts 2008 Will Be “Nothing But Net”

January 3rd, 2008

JPMorgan Predicts 2008 Will Be “Nothing But Net”

Some great stats and graphs for us all to use and get off to bright start.

 "JPMorgan’s Internet analyst Imran Khan and his team released a massive 312-page report this morning titled Nothing But Net that paints a bullish picture for the major Internet stocks (Google, Amazon, Yahoo, eBay, Expedia, Salesforce.

Google Profiles: making new friends (not)

December 16th, 2007

Google Profiles

Hmm, I think the folks at Facebook, MySpace and LinkedIn are going to be having some rather somber meetings this Monday morning:

"Until now, you could create profiles in Blogger, orkut, Google Groups, Google Co-op and all of them could contain different information.