The Future As Seen By Me In 2010

Well looky here, things one has scanned in eh. (ignore the photo, that's some guy that made some accounting software, not sure what became of him ;) MIKE RIVERSDALE is fuming. The expensive headphones he bought in Sydney three weeks ago have just died. His first reaction is not to randomly spill expletives into his coffee, but to use his iPhone to vent his frustration to his Twitter con- tacts, under the moniker Miramar Mike. "I will also put, 'What should I do?' It's a conversation. I'm reaching out to the people following me." The council predicts hand-held digital devices such as smartphones will rule the world in 2040. They already rule the life of Mr Riversdale, whose company WaveAdept helps businesses adapt - their computing sys- tems to allow staff to work from anywhere - and with anyone. In order of fre- equency, he uses his iPhone to tweet (1136 followers; 8363 tweets since joining), e-mail, make phone calls and use online services, such as checki

Event: Web 2.0 and Knowledge Management: Making Knowledge Work

This from the fine New Zealand Knowledge Management Network (NZKM) - for which I will soon be the official "online community wrangler":
Hello, just a reminder that this Thursday's NZKM Wellington event; 'Web 2.0 and Knowledge Management: Making Knowledge Work' (Tim Barrable, CIO at the Ministry for Culture & Heritage) is being run.

No need to RSVP - just turn up on the day to Archives New Zealand, 10 Mulgrave Street at 12noon.

Utilising Web 2.0 tools in the Enterprise to make Knowledge Management a reality. The Ministry for Culture & Heritage have recently launched their new Web 2.0 Intranet built using DRUPL open source CMS and utilising a number of Web 2.0 tools. They have also started making some changes to their public sites Te Ara:Encyclopedia of New Zealand, and NZHistory .net that utilise some of the same community building tools.

Tim is a former CIO at The New Zealand Herald and IT Director of Ask Jeeves UK; the internet search engine, and has a wealth of experience in utilising web tools inside and outside an organisation to encourage knowledge sharing.

Registration fee = Free for paid-up NZKM members, Gold-coin donation for non-members.

Date : Thursday 22nd May 2008
Time : 12 noon - 1.00 PM
Venue : Archives New Zealand, 10 Mulgrave Street, Wellington


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