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Posts tagged "Web 2.0"

Opening up and letting go to strengthen market position

Two separate pieces of news came my way during the night, and although both were written about elsewhere whilst those of us on this side of the Atlantic slept, they remain worthy of mention; both in their own right and because of the wider trend of which they are part. First, Cloud Computing provider 3Tera...

Do Sociable Media herald the transition from complaint to FYI?

Image by luc legay via Flickr Much has been written about growing Enterprise use of social media (usually Twitter, these days) to successfully track and mitigate customer complaint. Many have been quick to spot that the disproportionately high cost of satisfying (or, more cynically, silencing) these early adopters is unlikely to scale effectively as an...

Paul Miller is bound for pastures new

In September 2005, I took the daunting step of leaving the safety, familiarity and final salary pension of the UK public sector to join the Senior Management Team of a commercial technology company; Talis. I will be taking a bigger step in 2009, when I move from full time employment with Talis to see what...

Gartner’s Daryl Plummer stresses user interaction with the Cloud

Daryl Plummer, the Analyst at Gartner with oversight of their Cloud Computing activity, offers an interesting post on the ways in which Cloud Computing will actually impact individuals; “Now that is actually different than what many Cloud aficionados are doing. They, I would argue, are still focusing on how infrastructure and software will be the...

How does ‘Freemium’ work for corporate SaaS?

Wired Magazine Editor in Chief (and Long Tail author) Chris Anderson has a short post on his blog exploring ways in which a ‘freemium’ business model might be applied to “one of the biggest software-as-a-service companies.” The concept of freemium has gained widespread acceptance amongst consumer-facing Web 2.0 companies, enabled by the low incremental cost...

Cloud Computing is so much more than a computer in the Cloud

Cloud Computing has taken significant steps forward in recent weeks, moving ever-closer to aspects of Web 2.0 and the Semantic Web. What does this mean, and where do we go from here?