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Thoughts on “The New Economy”

Jeff Jarvis makes hundreds, if not thousands of great points in his book “What Would Google Do?” Perhaps the most relevant point is about building a platform that others can build upon. It is what has created the seemingly unlimited success that Google has experienced through its “Maps” offering.  Consider this: Maps is free, well…

Google Apps Goes After Microsoft Office

From Information Week: “An early peek at the upgraded Google Apps and an exclusive series of interviews with Google engineers reveals how the productivity apps have been formulated to take on a bigger role in the office — and a bite out of Microsoft’s Office suite.” More…

Google Voice

From Entrepreneur Magazine: “Telecom systems killed the receptionist.  Now Google Voice is set to kill telecom….” Check it out at:  http://www.google.com/googlevoice/about.html

Google tweaks search results with mystery site speedometer

Google is now using site speed – “how quickly a site responds to web requests” – as part of the criteria for ranking links on its world-dominating search engine.”  More…

SEO and the World

Thinking aloud: It is amazing how many SEO firms have popped up in the last few years.  Everyone seems to be claiming to deliver top 10 results – which is impossible.  In making a selection, remember one thing: a search engine builds its credibility and reputation upon the relevance of the results returned. Some of the best…

So Many Choices

As noted in the title, it is easy to become enamored by the various synonyms and technical jargon that applies to the modern computing space.  ERP, ECM, CRM, SaaS, OnDemand, Cloud – help! It is obvious that the best and brightest minds, both marketing and technical – have dedicated themselves to the next generation of business…

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