Recently, I became an executive advisor to Kaavo, a Cloud Applications
Management software company. Kaavo is in a unique position to capitalize on
the soon to be obvious need to manage applications on the cloud. It's
interesting to see the cloud computing predictions and how it will change the
way we work with applications.
A solid majority of technology experts and stakeholders participating in the
fourth Future of the Internet survey expect that by 2020 most people will
access software applications online and share and access information through
the use of remote server networks, rather than depending primarily on tools
and information housed on their individual, personal computers. They say that
cloud computing will become more dominant than the desktop in the next
decade. In other words, most users will perform most computing and
communicating activitie... (more)
Today I have posted a white paper on the Digital Buyer approach and why
business providers must change their approach in order to obtain and retain
more of them. It's time companies and firms of all sizes organized their
revenue efforts around The Digital Buyer's needs. You don't want your
organization to be the last guy who saw the train go by.
From the paper...
Worldwide, business decision makers and influencers of trillions of dollars
of commerce are migrating to a digital buying experience improving the
precision, speed and convenience of their choices. They ... (more)
Dell Outlet is stating through a blog representative that Twitter's ability
to announce their promotions is meeting with success. This is an interesting
development as it portends the future of one-to-many instant messaging as a
From Stephanie N
"There was some buzz back in December around Dell generating over $1 million
in revenue by posting offers and responding to questions on
Twitter.com/DellOutlet—there’s still mention of it on Twitter even today.
Since we started back in 2007, we’ve earned more than $2 million in revenue
at @DellOutlet, attributed... (more)
There is so much going on in social media, it’s difficult to keep up. So
I’m starting a series on different aspects of the social media landscape.
We start with social networking and bookmarking sites. I tried to focus on
the sites with the most traction so the articles don’t get unwieldy. If the
reader feels like I missed a social networking or bookmarking site with more
traffic along with stickiness, please let me know (email@example.com).
I’ll be happy to update the list if I feel your argument has merit. Also,
if I made any mistakes, please let me know. There were a lot of ... (more)
Like all new markets or applications, Twitter has early adopters to be
followed by the early majority and late majority of the market. This is not
guaranteed, so it will be interesting to see if Twitter can break out of the
current usage patterns. I thought this was compelling data.
From Sysomos -
Over the past few months, Twitter has experienced explosive growth,
attracting celebrity users such as Oprah, and a growing mountain of media and
blog coverage. Sysomos Inc., one of the world's leading social media
analytics companies, conducted an extensive study to document Twitter... (more)