Monthly Archives: July 2008

The Enterprise 2.0 pendulum

  Ok – so I can’t see this becoming as catchy a meme as the Enterprise Octopus, but wanted to introduce this concept.  Fads and trends come and go, both in and out-side of IT, and opinions tend to swing … Continue reading

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Enterprise 2.0 and the 90-9-1 rule

Some ideas get so ingrained in an industry you struggle to remember where they came from.  One such rule is the 90-9-1 rule around participation in Enterprise 2.0.  The idea is that in any community, only 1% will contribute heavily, 9% … Continue reading

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Anonymous use of Web 2.0

In the consumer world, there are some web sites which can take advantage of the anonymous nature of the web. One of our clients, Linwood Manor, runs their web pages on their alcohol dependency treatment programme on the premise that the … Continue reading

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Second wave adoption

Great post by Steward Mader on second wave adoption of wikis. “This demonstrates that no matter how much effort is put into designing a better product or tool, an equal-or greater-amount of effort must be dedicated to showing people how … Continue reading

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Fear of Failure in Enterprise 2.0

“Fear of failure” is often seen as an inhibitor in life, both professionally and personally.  I was with a client the other day who certainly had a fear of failure around Enterprise 2.0.  They wanted to get it absolutely right, … Continue reading

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Enterprise 2.0 and Generation Y

Whilst at the Enterprise 2.0 conference at Varese I had the pleasure of listening to Dr Norman Lewis speak about Digital Natives or Generation Y.  Whilst the Varese conference was excellent, Dr Lewis’s session was the most engaging because he … Continue reading

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Migrate to WordPress

Just had a very smooth migration to WordPress from Blogger after pressure from various people.  I’ve managed to keep the same domain and I think/hope my Google/Technorati juice.  Here’s how… jonmell.co.uk is registered via Pipex.  I have been using Custom … Continue reading

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How to make people engage with Enterprise 2.0 – your vote counts!

Whilst looking at the videos from the Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston one thing jumped out at me in terms of engagement. A panelist (I can’t remember who, sorry!) said that in US Elections the number one indicator as to … Continue reading

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