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Business Technology Trends to Watch

Submitted by admin on Tue, 12/25/2007 - 09:44

"Eight business technology trends to watch", from Mckinsey Quarterly

Eight emerging trends are transforming many markets and businesses. Executives should learn to shape the outcome rather than just react to it.

Managing relationships

1. Distributing cocreation

The Internet and related technologies give companies radical new ways to harvest the talents of innovators working outside corporate boundaries.

Corporate social networks

Submitted by admin on Tue, 10/09/2007 - 11:11

With business social networking software - managers and employees now have a system for connecting informal interactions and discovering new information flows.

So, stop reading about social applications and collaboration tools. Unleash your imagination and start experimenting. The real power of social software can only be appreciated with hands-on experience. Consider a pilot project.

Facebook widgets, applications, and mashups

Submitted by admin on Thu, 10/04/2007 - 11:42

"In Facebook, Investing in a Theory", NY Times

"Thousands of software developers are creating features for Facebook, the rapidly growing social network, many hoping to strike it rich alongside Facebook's own employees."

We go even further... Users of our social web applications can use many already developed widgets, applications, and content (vids, images, text) to automagically apply on facebooks. Users/members are authenicated on login. All content is RSS/XML enabled.

Mashability to Mashups

Submitted by admin on Sun, 09/02/2007 - 12:01

The NY Times has an interesting article about mashups - Do the Mash (Even if You Don't Know All the Steps)

 

"POP music has its mash-ups that combine tunes and vocals from different songs. YouTube viewers do it, too, mixing together segments from various music videos."

Agnostic Tags - Part II

Submitted by admin on Tue, 07/26/2005 - 12:45
There are a lot of new developments going on in the tagging and microformat world. It's getting a little confusing trying to figure out what new directions things will take. I am excited because with all the new services, we'll eventually get to web 2.0 or 3.0.