Archive | Web2.0

25 May 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Government 2.0: Government As Platform

As the Gov2.0 Expo kicks off this week I wanted to highlight a few notable open government/government 2.0/gov2.0 goings-on.

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10 September 2009 ~ 1 Comment

The Fractured Digital Life: How many more social and media sharing sites can we handle?

What doesn’t exist yet is a useful, intuitive dashboard that allows for digital lifestyle aggregation. The problem is some content I don’t want to miss — certain feeds, contacts from friends, emails — while other content I am happy to look in on occasionally — Twitter, links posted by friends, news sites.

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10 March 2009 ~ 2 Comments

Guest Author Post on ReadWriteWeb: Get Satisfaction Leads Among Idea Aggregators

I recently published my first guest author post on ReadWriteWeb covering idea/suggestion/complaint aggregators.

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23 February 2009 ~ 2 Comments

Cognitive Surplus: What are you going to do with yours? Clay Shirky explains…

Some of you might wonder why anyone would participate in many of the activities discussed here or whether it is all sustainable given that they result in little to – more commonly – no money, should ponder what Clay Shirky has to say about what he calls Cognitive Surplus, a concept I just can’t get enough of.

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01 June 2008 ~ 4 Comments

Part 1: Figuring out crowdsourcing: What does it mean? What’s working? What isn’t?

I lack a specific definition or term for what I have been writing about here — mainly because there isn’t one. “Crowdsourcing” comes close, but it is a bit constraining in that it connotes outsourcing work to the crowd, which is only part of the story. Thus, in light of that, I will be posting a series covering the various aspects of whatever the hell this is that I am talking about with examples of each portion in action. It will by no means be exhaustive, but it should provide a good overview of some interesting orgs that are leveraging these principles.

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16 September 2007 ~ 0 Comments

What comes after Web 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0?

According to Patricia Seybold in these two great posts from a while back, Biz 3.0.  While I don’t think we need another buzz-phrase, she does a great job of summarizing why this is all so important and lasting. Business is in the midst of being transformed by the evolution of the Internet in ways that […]

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13 April 2007 ~ 0 Comments

What all companies should be doing.

Josh Bernoff, over at my fabulous former employer Forrester, is working on a book related to just about everything I am talking about here. He’s got a great post up laying out the major sections of Groundswell, which he is writing with Charlene Li. (Who I helped out with RSS research back in the magical […]

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08 April 2007 ~ 0 Comments

Cluetrain Manifesto: Still kickin…

I don’t know why it took me so long to get to reading it, but the oddly titled Cluetrain Manifesto is as ridiculously right on today as it was in 2000 when it was published. Summing it up: “Markets are conversations”. And just about everything else they discuss has come to pass or at the […]

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