Business or Pleasure? - why not both: On the Return On R&D

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Saturday, 23 October 2010 On the Return On R&D After my last post , where I showed Apple to be the least innovative company around, some words were exchanged on that conclusion (.). Rephrasing that: Apple is just a little more innovative than HP, but SAP and Oracle are 5 times as innovative. Lets just define R&D as the attempt to innovate, Spend as the actual "attempt enhancer", and Innovation as the outcome.

What will change in 2010?

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Now, innovation often goes the other way. Twitter hosts more than 10 million microblogs and is growing at 1200+% a year. Just as the Google Search Appliance enables companies to find needles in haystacks behind their firewalls, Wave is likely to replace lots of wikis and content management systems. Tags: innovation I nnovations in computing used to trickle down from business and government to consumers. Mainframes evolved into personal computers.

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5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload

Luis Suarez

From the very first beginning that I got exposed to them over at Twitter, over 4 years ago , till today, where I am using a bunch of various different microblogging / microsharing services, both internal and external, I couldn’t work, nor get much done!, Free them up, and you will be, very soon, accelerating how innovation happens around you, your customers and your business. I heart Activity Streams. I mean, I * love* them to bits!

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save Your From Information Overload

Luis Suarez

From the very first beginning that I got exposed to them over at Twitter, over 4 years ago , till today, where I am using a bunch of various different microblogging / microsharing services, both internal and external, I couldn’t work, nor get much done!, Free them up, and you will be, very soon, accelerating how innovation happens around you, your customers and your business. I heart Activity Streams. I mean, I * love* them to bits!

Social Learning at TELUS by Dan Pontefract

Luis Suarez

In it, Dan shares how they keep making use of social tools like blogs, wikis, microblogging, etc. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

Nancy White and Suzy – An Intro to Twitter

Luis Suarez

Can you imagine your business having an Enterprise microblogging platform, whether internal or external, behaving in such way for days, if not months already? Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingOver the last few days, perhaps last couple of weeks, I have been having, once again, that ongoing love / hate relationship with Twitter, inclining itself a little bit more on the hate side of things this time around.

Quip: conversations

Clark Quinn

We may execute individually, but the innovations, the changes, the needed learning happens by dialog. Microblogging (e.g. Profiles let you search for people who have knowledge you need. Conversations are the engine of business. Seriously. How many problems are solved by saying “go talk to <so-and-so>&# , or ideas sparked by conversations around the water cooler?

HubSpot and RentJuice: When New Technologies Meet Old Ways of Working

Andy McAfee

Its founders felt that the classic methods — cold-calling, blanketing prospects with snailmail and email, setting up booths at trade shows, buying advertising, and so on — were losing their effectiveness in a world of caller ID, spam filters, search engines, TiVo, social networking software, and limited attention spans.

Friday’s Finds #26

Harold Jarche

A burning platform for an innovation economy and transforming education. Video : Discussions about using Twitter and microblogging in education. “The capitalist nightmare : search is both theft & the very ontology of the web.&# What I learned on Twitter this past week: Work. The Taylorist Stranglehold on buildings, management & IT via @drmcewan. “Hierarchies aren’t evil, networks aren’t chaotic.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Microsoft and Cloud - they.

Martijn Linssen

No, not at all Cloud is the greatest threat to the innovation-free monopoly with which Microsoft luckily achieved world domination in the last 2 decades. adapt|change|Cloud computing|growth| Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Search blog Loading. Real Profitability Part I: The Big Three and Four Enterprise microblogging: measuring true value "is. Business or Pleasure? -

The New Polymath Booktour - Amsterdam

Martijn Linssen

From Leonardo da Vinci to Benjamin Franklin, we have relied on Polymaths to innovate and find creative solutions to the problems of the day. A former Gartner analyst and PwC consultant, he is now a prolific blogger, writing about technology-enabled innovation on his "New Florence, New Renaissance" blog and about waste in technology on his "Deal Architect" blog. Real Profitability Part I: The Big Three and Four Enterprise microblogging: measuring true value "is.

Real Profitability Part II: classical System Integrators

Martijn Linssen

So, my conclusion: at best these companies treat innovation and training as hidden costs - and certainly not as an opportunity Next post will be the non-classical system integrators: Indian players In the final post, Ill compare them all and have a little chat about cost, margins and the very near future for all players. Real Profitability Part I: The Big Three and Four Enterprise microblogging: measuring true value "is. Business or Pleasure? -

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How Chatter made Marc humble

Martijn Linssen

No comment Lets take a look at monetising this state-of-the-art app: According to Benioff, the customer can save “millions of dollars&# by using the service cloud and its “next-generation&# innovations. application development|Facebook|Integration|maturity|social media|Twitter| Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Search blog Loading. Real Profitability Part I: The Big Three and Four Enterprise microblogging: measuring true value "is.

Want another Apple? No thanks?!

Martijn Linssen

Oh wait, they are very innovative, right? On average, Apple spends 3% of revenue on R&D - thats even less than SAP, IBM, Oracle or even HP - making Apple the least innovative company on paper There. Apple sells hardware and is the least innovative company around. Im not saying it should end - heck Apple is to the world what the world was to Microsoft Windows: an endless innovator filling the gaps. Business or Pleasure? -

Filtering is about trust

Harold Jarche

Some things I learned on Twitter this past week (the first article describes what I’m trying to do here with Friday’s Finds ): @cdn – Filtering is the new search. Search is about Where. JaneBozarth [ Jane was looking for some case studies on Twitter in the workplace]: microblogging at Qualcomm & Qualitative Study on Micro-blogging at Work.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Klout. Nail. Coffin. Who cares?

Martijn Linssen

This is how innovation happens and keeps this space moving forward. adopt|application development|change|data quality|growth|information|social media|stats|trust|Twitter| Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Search blog Loading. Real Profitability Part I: The Big Three and Four Enterprise microblogging: measuring true value "is. Business or Pleasure? - why not both Home About Contact Thursday, 25 November 2010 Klout. Coffin. Who cares?

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Enterprise 2.0: a simple.

Martijn Linssen

Vinnies main message: its an age of AND, not OR - abundantly proving so by giving tailor-made examples of companies combining all sorts of tech and non-tech innovations in order to ameliorate a companys general (dis)position It never is about black or white, it always is about the sheer endless surface of greyscale in between: where do we take position? Real Profitability Part I: The Big Three and Four Enterprise microblogging: measuring true value "is. Business or Pleasure? -

Reframing the news

Doc Searls

In the early days Twitter was called a “microblogging” platform. Today a search for “RSS” on Google brings up over two billion results. This last semester I worked for awhile with a small group of students in one of Clay’s classes, consulting The Guardian — one of the world’s most innovative news organizations. …all experience is an arch wherethrough. Gleams that untravelled world, whose margin fades.

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Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt

Martijn Linssen

Sending one-way emails to their subordinates, creating Innovation Programmes in perfect isolation, populating those with their next-of-kin, preaching New Ways but practicing Old Ways, adding and adding to the already abundant overhead, suffocating any margin there is. Make sure to copy your comment before you click Post or Preview, comments have been reported to get lost sometimes - my apologies for that Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Search blog Loading.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

Harvard Business Review, Forbes, and Fast Company say collaboration and collective intelligence are the engines of innovation. How do I search for information?”. As social learning began to create a buzz, LMS vendors have responded by tacking blogs and microblogs (tweet streams) onto their registration and delivery systems. What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. By Jay Cross | Chief Executive Officer, Internet Time Alliance.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Enterprise 2.0: The Prodigal.

Martijn Linssen

Though triggered by tech usage patterns, these will be reliant more on the mental model innovation rather than tech innovations that the various vendors claim to be doing. Make sure to copy your comment before you click Post or Preview, comments have been reported to get lost sometimes - my apologies for that Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Search blog Loading. Business or Pleasure? -

My 25 Years of Ed Tech

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

They are now standard parts of LMSs, widely used in educational institutions (as a quick Google search will show), and invaluable to students for job applications, especially in creative fields. There's a lot of serious thinking happening about things like federated social networks (including ActivityPub, decentralized IDs, Mastodon, WebMentions, microblogs, and much more) as well as cloud-based learning networks, data-driven learning resources, and more.

Social (hiccup) CRM tools

Martijn Linssen

Creativity, innovation, collaboration, to be valued What does the Social Customer give? Heck theres not even a nice GUI to do a Twitter Search: command line is the way to go I would qualify this as a Social Customer Support / Service. Make sure to copy your comment before you click Post or Preview, comments have been reported to get lost sometimes - my apologies for that Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Search blog Loading.

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Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Larry's magic numbers - bite.

Martijn Linssen

Not exactly innovation - on the last I honestly would love to see governments recover royalties from these sw companies - they define new laws, payroll algorithms etc that vendors then code. Make sure to copy your comment before you click Post or Preview, comments have been reported to get lost sometimes - my apologies for that Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Search blog Loading. Business or Pleasure? -

Learning and KM: Separated at birth?

Jay Cross

A social media consumer, HBS professor, MIT research scientist, and author, McAfee focuses on how emergent social software platforms are benefiting enterprises, and how smart organizations and their leaders are making effective use of them to share knowledge, inspire innovation, and enable decision making. Speakers paint a compelling vision of the future knowledge innovation highway. Search is certainly being affected by the increasingly social nature of online activities.

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Toward a Pattern Language for Enterprise 2.0 : Andrew McAfee’s Blog

Andy McAfee

Andrew McAfee’s Blog The Business Impact of IT Home Home RSS Search Toward a Pattern Language for Enterprise 2.0 lies in the increases in productivity, innovation and enjoyment it enables.

E-Learning Generations

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Through thefirst three generations, a familiar process of innovation occurs: first thedevelopment and piloting of the technology (which is also when the open sourcecommunity springs up around it), then the commercialization of the technology,then the consolidation of that commercial market as large players eliminateweaker competitors. Innovators moved on and began to tryradical new technologies like RSS and AJAX, Twitter and Technorati.