“Jobs asked some questions about education, and Gates sketched out his vision of what schools in the future would be like, with students watching lectures and video lessons on their own while using the classroom time for discussions and problem solving. They agreed that computers had, so far, made surprisingly little impact on schools—far less than on other realms of society such as media and medicine and law. For that to change, Gates said, computers and mobile devices would have to focus on delivering more personalized lessons and providing motivational feedback.”—Isaacson, Walter (2011-10-24). Steve Jobs (pp. 553-554). Simon & Schuster, Inc..
"An intranet that features multiple social media tools for most or all employees to use as collaboration vehicles for sharing knowledge with other employees. A social intranet may feature blogs, wikis, discussion forums, social networking, or a combination of these or any other Web 2.0 (intranet 2.0) tool with at least some or limited exposure (optional) from the main intranet or portal home page."
“This strategy [social media], should be aligned to the company’s overall customer experience strategy and value proposition. … Digital transformation typically involves the elimination of traditional business distinctions. It is not uncommon for social media strategies to follow a more collaborative, team-based approach involving senior representation from marketing, sales, service and IT.”—Scott Clarke quoted in “Discovering the Social Network’s $2 Billion Pot of Gold”
“The mark of an innovative company is not only that it comes up with new ideas first, but also that it knows how to leapfrog when it finds itself behind.”—Isaacson, Walter (2011-10-24). Steve Jobs. Simon & Schuster, Inc..
“You’re headed for a one-term presidency, To prevent that, he said, the administration needed to be a lot more business-friendly. He described how easy it was to build a factory in China, and said that it was almost impossible to do so these days in America, largely because of regulations and unnecessary costs.”—Isaacson, Walter (2011-10-24). Steve Jobs (pp. 544). Simon & Schuster, Inc.
“Systems that were traditionally built for only one channel are now being used across numerous channels with completely different requirements, technology, customer expectancies and processes.”
“I could go on and on, but it’s time to face the brutal facts: with the rise of the multichannel challenge, Web CMSs, as they have been built in the last ten years, could face toppling down because of their own functional weight in the Web channel world.”
Methinks: Yeah, no kidding. I’ve been talking about this for at least 3 or 4 years. While many of the ‘heavy-weight’ CMS stacks offer many advantages for web-applications, their weight is to bulky to respond to new decentralized multi-channel delivery formats. I’ve pushed for movement into mixes best of bread pieces and parts and often free or very inexpensive cloud based storage and management mechanisms. Come on guys (vendors) catch up already!
“He didn’t invent many things outright, but he was a master at arranging ideas, art and technology in ways that repeatedly invented the future.”—Isaacson, Walter (2011-10-24). Steve Jobs (p. 565). Simon & Schuster, Inc..
Methinks: This is a very clear example of what is fundamentally wrong with our patent and IP system of laws. The idea of patients is to protect and reward NON-OBVIOUS work as inventions. A feed system drawn in abstract and dynamic page generation? Are those not basic fundamental parts of every list and every document a computer generates? I am not sure who to blaim, but clueless patent examiners are right at the top.
#1: Determine your target audience
#2: Identify the influencers
#3: Know the keywords and trends
#4: Form a social business strategy
"The future is all about hearing what your business ecosystem (customers, business partners, constituencies, employees, etc.) has to say and collaborating internally and externally to meet their expectations.”
"I really believe diseases are verbs," says Dr. David Agus, one of Steve Jobs’s oncologists and a medical researcher at the University of Southern California. "You’re cancering. So I want to take you from a cancer state to a health state."