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Web 2.0 in the Enterprise

From O'Reilly Media, "Web 2.0, Principals and Practices " is an exceprt of their latest on web 2.0 and how it applies to the enterprise.

"Web 2.0 is a set of economic, social, and technology trends that collectively form the basis for the next generation of the lnternet - a more mature, distinctive medium characterized by user participation, openness, and network effects.

Front end of innovation

Below is information on an innovation conference that I received in an email. What's interesting is that conversations on all of the topics and the core competencies are freely available on the net. Use (the filtered net), technorati, google or yahoo blog search to find deep smarts. Aside from meeting new people or making contacts, conferences hold little value for me anyhow.

This is the new era of the unconference and enterprise 2.0. The net is the new meeting place. Limited not by cash resources but by imagination.

Social Media

Big consumer trends

From Wharton, "Unilever';s Michael Polk: It';s All about Dislocating Ideas "

"...definition straight from the dictionary: Innovation: a new idea or method; a change in something established. "It's not invention.... It's innovation""

Unilever is one company that has bought in to the enterprise 2.0 ideas.

Social networking software gives business the blues.

Social Networking Software - Community Drivien Sites - Collaborative Tools

Creating communities, connecting people, sharing knowledge, capturing ideas, and spurring mashups scares the hell out of most organizations, businesses, and associations.

Knowledge Sharing - Cast a wide net

Knowledge Sharing - Cast a wide net.

As a business professional, you know that now, more than ever, knowledge sharing is becoming a crucial aspect of the business process. Having an open mind and casting a wide net yields the greatest results.  

Here's an interesting article, Selling Soup, from The NY Times. Go a head, read it.

Connecting in a Complex World

"Supernova 2006: Connecting in a Complex World (reg req)

This year's Supernova -- a conference on emerging technologies co-sponsored by Wharton and held in San Francisco -- asked participants to consider the new "industry ecosystems" and technological innovations that are emerging in response to an increasingly connected world."