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Web 2.0 And How To Sabotage A Business

Thanks to David Weinberger for his post on the enterprise 2.0 conference.

Dave... "At the Enterprise 2.0 conference (which I didn't attend), Don Burke and Sean Dennehey from the CIA gave a talk on Intellipedia, the CIA's internal wikipedia. As part of their talk, they cited a manual, including, I'm told, this from page 28:

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The future of management?

As the need for knowledge workers increases, hopefully, business development managers will consider these innovative management ideas along with the new web 2.0 technologies (social networks and community applications) to implement them.

From Harvard Business review. "MANAGEMENT 2.0"Some of the ideas might be near to you... Lots of good comments.

What Does the Future of Management Look Like to You?

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Open Source Is the Big Disruptor

Great news. "Open Source Is the Big Disruptor" - eWeek

"Open-source software is going to erode proprietary sales revenue by offering less-expensive or free alternatives, expanding the total market potential by meeting the demands of SMBs (small medium businesses) for affordable solutions, and creating a new business model for established and emerging service providers to provide selection, customization and management services for open-source solutions,"

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Why Do Good Managers Set Bad Strategies?

Here's an interesting article from Wharton with Michale Porter, the strategy guru. (reg req)

Mr. Porter makes an excellent point with, "...it is important for everyone in the organization to understand the strategy and align everything they do with that strategy every day." Too bad most employees don't have a clue to what strategy is or how it relates to their daily work activities.

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Future Trends - Map of the Decade - 2005

One of my regular reads comes out with this handy annual trend-watching tool. Most of the trends are connected to the net and imply a great deal of social networking software.  If you're a manager you really need to be asking yourself, what am I doing today to participate in these trends that are already unfolding?

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Advancing Insights - Keeping an Eye on Distant Events

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