Pragmatic beer – Dallas

Re-posting from Scott Watermasysk: http://simpable.com/code/pragmatic-beer-dallas/ Come join us for a beer and a chat about software. See Scott’s post for more details.
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Email is part of the DNA of Social Software

I don’t understand why email is so often disregarded when it comes to collaboration software. Everyone wants to talk about how their software gets you out of email – whereas when you look at how organizations operate email always plays a fundamental role in how information is shared. When we set out to build Community Server 4 years ago one of the bigger problems we wanted to solve...
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The "I'm a PC" new Microsoft Ad

Jerry and Bill just didn’t do it for me. In fact I was really, really disappointed with the first set of ads. I love Seinfeld (the show) and realize that these ads were in that spirit, but it just didn’t do it for me. Furthermore while I have a tremendous amount of respect for what Bill Gates has done at Microsoft — and for the computer industry as a whole — I think he...
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Beware your Facebook is showing

The Wall Street Journal’s September 18th issue has an article in the Personal Journal section titled, College Applicants, Beware: Your Facebook Page is Showing – sorry not sure where the online version of this article is, if I find it I’ll link to it. The article states that, “…survey of 500 top colleges found that 10% of admissions officers acknowledge looking at...
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Hungry for Change

I just read IBM’s 2008 CEO Study entitled The Enterprise of the Future. It’s about an 80pp document and does have some good insights into what global CEOs are thinking about. There is lots of great blog fodder in the document. Some of the points that surprised me what how much mention social networking and collaboration received. While I did expect some coverage I wasn’t...
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The many-to-many aspects of Web 2.0

PriceWaterhouseCoopers published an article recently titled Operational Web 2.0. I’m pretty sure this is the same article I was given that first used the term Knowledge Trails (I love that name). My copy was a paper copy of the report so I was happy to find the digital copy which included a wonderfully descriptive graphic that talks to the many-to-many collaborative nature of the...
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