Book review of “The Age of Context” by Robert Scoble and Shel Israel. The authors contextualize what they call the “five forces” in this megatrend: mobile, sensor devices, social media, big data and location-based technologies. These forces add up to a formidable package, one that deserves scrutiny far beyond the boundaries of greater Silicon Valley, where much of the action takes place.
Social Business Design (CC image by Dachis Group) Annual look at the best strategies, tactics, case studies & insights in the enterprise space Compared to 2009 and 2008, the past year was a relatively calm one because the amplitude of market gyrations clearly diminished and businesses began to find a new floor on which to […]
A Gowalla heat map of Austin, Texas, by Bramus on Flickr Evaluating the business potential of location-based social applications—is the tail wagging the dog? If you read any mainstream media or social media sites, you might have started to get the impression that a Foursquare, Gowalla or Loopt application is your only hope to make […]