Monday, January 12, 2009

The World is Flat: Thomas L. Friedman

Thomas L. Friedman describes i.e.

10 Flatteners
1. 11/9/89 Berlin Wall came down windows Operating System upsing - see think of world as one - there was a wall before
2. 8/9/95 Netscape browser brought the internet alive people could connect to each transmission protocols - interoperability , triggered the dotcom boo - overinvestmentment into fiberoptic cable - keeps giving made Bejing Bangalor connected - glut of fiber allowd free communication
3. Workflow all software from standards - allows the work to flow - applications did not connect - 90s people are able to work together
Genesis moment: Netscape revolution people allowed to connect communicate ; Workflow more apps connecting -> we careated was a global platform for multiple form of collaboration. More people could collaborate and connect on more stuff than ever before that was the genesis moment.
Additional 6 new forms of clooaboration
4. Outsourcing 5. Offshoring 6. Open sourcing - new form of collaboration, Open University - of MIT 7. Supply chaining - Walmart dont make anything - created an efficiant - making easy - supply chain tough 8. Insourcing 9. Informing - Google - collaborating search collaborate with data
Flatteners 1-3 created the new platforms of multiple forms of collaboration;
10. "Steroids" - Wireless, VoP, FileSharing - turbocharging the other forms


Thursday, January 08, 2009

Wahljahr 2009 im Netz: SPD legt vor und ist jetzt blau!

Wie der Spiegel heute berichtet, ist die rote Tante jetzt blau; - auch bei youtube, flickr und all dem ganzen 2.0 Gedöns von "Ja, wir schaffen das" - Obama.

In der Tat!


In diesem Sinne auch ein staatsmännisches gutes Wahljahr 2009

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Wednesday, January 07, 2009

[Enterprise 2.0] Cisco: Building the Next Generation Company: Innovation, Talent, Excellence

While the ongoing world economic crisis has left many business leaders sweating (or worse), John Chambers is rolling up his sleeves in anticipation of an eventual recovery. After every economic challenge, he says, Cisco has come out with dramatic gains in market share. This time won’t be different, if Chambers’ bets pay off.

John Chambers (Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cisco Systems, Inc.) ... about blogs, wikis and corporate culture, cultural change