Interview mit dem Zukunftsforscher Paul Saffo

Auch der iPod liegt voll im Trend. Warum eigentlich? “Weil er kein Produkt, sondern ein System ist. Ohne das Online-Geschäft iTunes, wo man Songs einkaufen kann, wäre der iPod ja nur ein weiterer hübscher MP3-Player. Apple liefert aber ein ganzes Erlebnispaket, ein ganzes System von Diensten. Ich kann nicht nur Musik online kaufen, sondern auf […]

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Rethinking the Value of Talent

Jeffrey Joerres and Dominique Turcq in strategy+business on Rethinking the Value of Talent: “Two significant barriers stand in the way of a more productive or strategic approach to recruiting, developing, and deploying employees. First, many managers are reluctant to categorize people, for fear of appearing elitist. Second, human resources departments typically classify individuals according to […]

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The Trends Underlying Enterprise 2.0

Andrew McAfee in the HBS Faculty Blog on Why is Enterprise 2.0 is an appealing reality now? He describes three broad and converging trends: Simple, free platforms for Self-Expression Emergent structures, rather than imposed ones Order from chaos

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Trends im Softwareentwicklungsmarkt 2006

Die Newmedia-Branche wird am Standort Deutschland auch weiter eine Zukunft haben. Nach der aktuellen adesso-Umfrage “Trends im Softwareentwicklungsmarkt 2006” sehen die IT-Entscheider in deutschen Unternehmen erhebliche Schwächen bei der Offshore-Softwareentwicklung. Zwar werden den Anbietern aus Billiglohn-Ländern Kostenvorteile bescheinigt, doch dieser Preisvorteil wird durch den deutlichen Vorsprung deutscher Dienstleister bei Produktivität und Fach- bzw. Prozesswissen mehr […]

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Ajit Jaokar: Tim O’ Reilly’s seven principles of web 2.0 make a lot more sense if you change the order

Ajit Jaokar has made an attempt to formulate a unified theory of Web 2.0 based on the seven principles layed outlined by O’Reilly. According to Ajit Web 1.0 was hijacked by the marketers, advertisers and the people who wanted to stuff canned content. His recap about Web 2.0: What is web 2.0? It’s the intelligent […]

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Update on Dennis and Jeremiah’s Web 2.0 White Paper-Podcast

Update on Dennis and Jeremiah’s Web 2.0 White Paper – A Podcast

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Business and I.T. Must Work Together to Manage New “Web 2.0” Tools

A white paper by Dennis D. McDonald and Jeremiah Oeyang: “Significant opportunities to meet market and customer needs are emerging as corporations harness the next generation of “Web 2.0″ tools and applications. Many business units recognize this and want to move quickly. But are corporate I.T. (Information Technology) departments ready — and willing — to […]

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More Colors of Web 2.0

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On Corporate Resistance to Enterprise Web 2.0

Dennis D. McDonald on enterprise acceptance of Web 2.0: “What’s this got to do with enterprise acceptance of Web 2.0 applications developed using new technologies and development tools? I don’t pretend to understand all the software architecture ins and outs, but it seems to me that if Web 2.0 applications built around AJAX and related […]

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The Boom is Back

FORTUNE Magazine on Net Companies by Adam Lashinsky: “You don’t need us to tell you that today the Net is fulfilling many of the visions its wild-eyed prophets were preaching about just a few years ago. All the impossibly cool applications that seemed so elusive in the late 1990s–Internet phone calls, (legal) downloadable music and […]

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