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By Ross Mayfield on December 17, 2009
This week the NY Times explores how failing to pass health reform will have an impact on innovation — and archetypal Silicon Valley startups. In the cradle of American innovation, workers are making career choices based on co-payments, pre-existing conditions and other minutiae of health insurance. They are not necessarily making decisions based on what […]
By Dion Hinchcliffe on December 17, 2009
It’s that time of year again, when we look back at the year that was while making next year’s technology and business predictions. 2009 was an exciting year across the board for all things Web 2.0 in the enterprise and related topics. I often find that it’s when we take time to look back at […]
Posted in Featured Posts, Trends & Concepts | Tagged 2009 review, collaboration, community management, Enterprise 2.0, Enterprise Web 2.0, Enterprise Wikis, Products, social computing, Social Economy, Social Enterprise, Web 2.0, Web 2.0 Platforms, Wikis | 1 Response
By Brian Sommer on December 17, 2009
2009 had some interesting twists to it as far as the software and services industries go. Here are top five services stories of 2009. 1) The breakup of BearingPoint – BearingPoint had some big bills to pay this year. When the time came to do so, they couldn’t. The company began the process of selling […]
Posted in Business | Tagged Accenture, BearingPoint, it Services, Managed Hosting, Network Administration, PPM, PSA, SaaS, Satyam, software as a service, Systems Management, Technology / Software | 1 Response
By Michael Krigsman on December 17, 2009
Although geeky eggheads may become enamored by cool technology, real users care about solving practical, day-to-day business problems. We call that adoption.
Posted in Featured Posts, Technology / Software | Tagged CIO issues, Cultural issues, Enterprise 2.0, Failure 2.0, Governance, IT issues, PaaS, project management, SaaS, Service-oriented architecture, SOA, Social Enterprise | 1 Response
By Jeff Nolan on December 17, 2009
Yesterday my pal Tom Raftery posted about PG&E’s smart meter rollout in California and problems customers were experiencing, and he featured some comments that I made during a phone conversation we had. “It seems that PG&E’s smart grid rollout is woefully under-resourced at the back-end. What PG&E should have is a system where customers can […]