Tag Archives: Business

CH Open Source Awards 2014: Here are the Winners

For several years I have had the honor to have been serving in the jury for the Swiss Open Source Awards. This year the decision was a tough one. Entries were interesting and mature. But the jury had to come … Continue reading

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Personalized Medicine and Big Data

While many doomsayers describe the Pharmaceutical industry as one where the golden days are over and where more and more enterprises are bound to be falling off the “Patent Cliff” or get lost in space, many rather visionary companies have … Continue reading

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Ten Preventable Social Marketing Mistakes

Terri Seymour ponders about 10 Preventable Social Marketing Mistakes. She writes: Social media have made a profound impact on the way businesses market their products and services. Did you think Facebook and Twitter wouldn’t last when they first came out? Many of … Continue reading

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If Zuckerberg Deleted Facebook: Social Networks – Can We Survive Without Them?

In many previous postings I have been pondering on the importance of Social Media for business and how it will change our cooperation. Today I would like to discuss our dependence on such technologies: I still remember the days in … Continue reading

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Social Media Prism Infograph (Ethority.de)

Ethority created a rather beautiful graphic called “Social Media Prisma“– now available in its version 3.0. It unfolds the different categories of social media and shows some of the actual products in the different sections. I think a classification like … Continue reading

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Social Media Around the World 2011

Interesting and inspiring slide set by Prof. Steven Van Belleghem of InSights Consulting: Social media around the world 2011. From the transcript: What to expect from this presentation? 20 eye-catching facts about social media around the world. >1.000 facts & figures … Continue reading

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Will SuperCooperation Beat Command-and-Control in the Network Age?

Within the last couple of days I read two articles, a book review and a printed blog. Both were published at completely different places but reading them in a timely context made me see some interesting connection between the two. … Continue reading

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Cloud Computing: From Designer Clothes To Prêt-à-Porter

Today I read the June issue of the “Informatik Spektrum” (Organ of the German Informatics Society). It has a contribution by Prof. Gunter Dueck titled “Cloudwirbel” (cloud vortex). Gunter Dueck regularly publishes a column in this periodical under the header “DUECK-ß-INSIDE, many with … Continue reading

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