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Predicting The Battle Over Collaboration Infrastructure In 2009

gil_yehuda December 12, 2008
It’s always the short questions that make my job interesting. Like this one. Gil, do you think companies will cut back on Enterprise Web 2.0 in light of the economy? First reaction–it depends. I’m an analyst, that’s always our first answer. But what does it depend on? What are all the factors at play and […]

Enterprise Mashups Need Complexity To Create Value

gil_yehuda November 19, 2008
By Gil YehudaThose who drink the Web 2.0 Kool-aid live in a idealistic world where we can mentally connect a great idea to a great implementation of that idea. We live on faith that the great implementation will come, since there are plenty of smart people out there who will eventually figure out how to […]

Why the big fuss over microblogs?

gil_yehuda October 2, 2008
By Gil Yehuda I microblog. Why? The truth is, I learn by doing and by speaking with others who do. So I dabble with Twitter, Plurk, Pownce, Spoink, Rakawa, Tumblr, Utterli, Yammer, FriendFeed, 12seconds, and probably a few others that I signed up for and forgot to use. I have found a nice collection of […]

Blogging At Work Is Like Choosing Which Tie To Wear

gil_yehuda July 25, 2008
By Gil Yehuda I had a conversation with a client the other day about Blogging at work. The question came up, as it often does, how to ensure that employees blog appropriately at work. We spoke about corporate policies regarding appropriate use of the intranet, discussing if they really make an impact on behavior, or […]