Monthly Archives: March 2008

Wiki ROI – final thoughts

Just some final thoughts around wiki ROI and to pull together some conversations that have been happening off-blog. Luis was kind enough to get in touch and shed some light on some of my assumptions. Yes, he is internally facing … Continue reading

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Social software – balance ease of use with compliance

Interesting conversation at Go Big Always which starts off looking at how the simplicity of Social Software “cuts through the crap” of silos, file servers etc. that build up within an organisation and goes on to discuss the problem of … Continue reading

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Godless – a vampire novel by Oliver Mell

Off topic – but my brother has just finished Masters in creative writing and has published the first chapter of his first novel. It’s a little macabre and maybe not to everyone’s tast but if you like Vampire novels based … Continue reading

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Web 2.0 ROI – cost saving or revenue growth?

The intuitive view around the ROI of Web 2.0 tools such as blogs and wikis tends to be that using Web 2.0 on external sites grows revenue, your blog can gain you extra customers and brand loyalty. Using Web 2.0 … Continue reading

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Wikis as alternatives to email – find the ROI

There’s a really interesting article on with Ross Mayfield, the co-founder of Socialtext. In it, he talks about how wikis can end ‘Reply-All’ email threads. Luis Suarez of IBM has taken it a step further, and on 15th February … Continue reading

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I have finally got round to adding a blogroll. Enjoy!

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Secret of Apple and Google applicaitons

Love this cartoon from StuffThatHappens. What’s crazy is the comments it generated!

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Talking to Colin Mooney

I had the pleasure of spending an hour or so talking with Colin Mooney this week. Colin has the enviable job of “Wiki Champion” for a large bank. It was great to share experiences around the cultural adoption of Wikis … Continue reading

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Innovation as a differentiator

One of the trends I’ve been noticing over the last 6 months or so is the focus of IT solutions being seen as a way of squeezing cost out of a business has faded. Instead, there is much more of … Continue reading

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Corporate facebook

I was with a customer last week discussing the options available in building a corporate intranet that would encourage the social elements of on-line collaboration (posting photos from the company Christmas party, recruiting the company 5-aside football team, even photos … Continue reading

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