Collaboration Technology 2.0

September 2008

  • Mutually Assured Collaboration #1

    Michael Pincher 29 Sep 2008
  • This week I have decided to pen a few blog entries focussed around the future of collaboration. However before looking to the future it is worth considering a little of life before collaborative ...

  • Follow the money - Honey

    Ian White 27 Sep 2008
  • Technology has never been a glamour business, attracting few women and recently, less young men. However, advertising is and has always been full of both. There's now a hybrid world - on-line ...

  • A Mixture of Art and Science

    Ian White 26 Sep 2008
  • Collaboration technology was on show this week at the Project and Programme Management exhibition in London. It was good to see that the PM world now includes more risk analysis and benefit ...

  • The short arm of the law

    Michael Pincher 25 Sep 2008
  • 'Aren't your policeman wonderful', this is a common refrain from tourists to the UK who find out that you can ask a Bobby for directions without being shot. The above may be true, however the ...

  • Its not just any data, its M&S data

    Michael Pincher 25 Sep 2008
  • Marks and Spencer knows how to deliver a compelling message, millions of waistbands across Europe will testify to its effectiveness, however its laptops are as compelling as its food and clothing ...

  • Cross-dressers and Collaboration (with a touch of pink champagne)

    Michael Pincher 24 Sep 2008
  • Yesterday I read on the BBC Website that Ray Davies is hoping a reunion of The Kinks may happen sometime soon. Apart from my favourite track, Waterloo Sunset which is one of the best ever songs ...

  • IBM says "Its our ball and we are not playing - so there'

    Michael Pincher 24 Sep 2008
  • I wish IBM was in charge of running Formula 1, if it was then Lewis Hamilton would probably be many points ahead of where he is today and heading for motor racing glory.Following ...

  • Entering the Beehive - be careful you don't get stung!

    Michael Pincher 23 Sep 2008
  • Oracle are at it again, over a number of years they have tried to become a 'player' in the messaging / collaboration market. Yesterday they announced Beehive, their latest attempt to get a piece of ...

  • Think globally - act locally

    Ian White 23 Sep 2008
  • Glocal is a term not only used as a marketing mantra but is also an in-joke among mathematicians (used where the global structure of an object can be inferred from the local structure). So ...

  • Not 'Rich' = not interested

    Michael Pincher 23 Sep 2008
  • So a Yahoo mail account has been hacked, well they are only one or two belonging to the Governor of a US State, potentially the next Vice-President and therefore only a vote / heartbeat away from ...

  • Dealing with unplanned events

    Ian White 22 Sep 2008
  • There's nothing worse than unplanned events overtaking a well-planned conference. In Mumbai, last Tuesday a CTO summit was held to look into the effective implementation of core banking technology. ...

  • Twitter - cleaning up its act

    Michael Pincher 21 Sep 2008
  • Thursday saw the updating of the Twitter UI and some its technology. At a time when Facebook is starting to look like an 'accident in a paint factory', the denizens of Twitter are producing a UI ...