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

A Re-Focus Of This Blog

Hey everyone, just thought I'd let you know that this blog is going to get a lot more focussed around the following areas where I think I can offer the most useful insight:
  • Becoming and being an 'open' organisation with special attention to:
    • What it means for organisational culture
    • Use of Open Source software
    • Where agile techniques fit in
  • What is and how to benefit from on-line collaboration:
    • Generating good information, communication and connections
    • Stories from those that have succeeded
    • Hints, tips and traps for young players
  • Use of Google Apps within organisations
    • Moving to the "cloud"
    • Getting benefits from the tools
    • Hints, tips and traps for young players

I'm sure I won't resist popping out of those three key areas now and again :-)

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