Have Blackberry missed the point?

A TechCrunch article yesterday announced that Blackberry are launching a social network of sorts designed to give Berry users a targeted experience. I suspect this is in response to the dismal download numbers from the Blackberry App Store. I can’t help but wonder, have these guys missed the point? If you want a social network ...

Will you be leaving Microsoft for Google? 4

There have been a number of Google announcements in the past few weeks of interest: Chrome OS has beenĀ announced Google Apps has been taken out of beta Google Docs has been taken out of beta Gmail has been been taken out of beta Gmail labels has been enhanced to make it more intuitive for people ...

Why Google Wave will conquer the enterprise 1

The recent Google Wave announcement has caused considerable interest amongst us online social media geeks. There’s a lot published about what it is and how brilliant it will be so I’ll avoid that here. Instead, I’ll just make one observation: Google Wave can be privately hosted. That’s quite important. I work for a consulting firm ...

What's Twitter good for?

Recently I’ve spent a fair amount of time talking to colleagues about Twitter and why it’s useful. We’ve been discussing whether Twitter is useful either for ourselves (a medium sized consulting firm) or for any of our clients. In order to dehype the conversation, I’ve been trying to distill my thinking around what can be ...

I'm everywhere

I'm everywhere
Way back in 2006 I realised that my name was all over the web, LinkedIn, TripAdvisor reviews, eBay sales, blogs, etc. I pulled together a google pages page which collated all of my personal web presence in one place. It’s a bit hammish, but it got the job done then. I didn’t give it much ...
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