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Finally, Facebook at Work

by Jeffrey Mann  |  January 14, 2015

Over the last several years, I have done many inquiries which are some variation of "How do we get Facebook for use internally?" or "When will Facebook issue a version...

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New Year’s Anti-Resolutions for 2013

by Jeffrey Mann  |  January 1, 2013

For the last several years, I have written a series of blog posts on my anti-resolutions for the year. It’s easy to publish predictions and yearly previews in a blog...

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Microsoft BPOS To Become Office 365

by Jeffrey Mann  |  October 19, 2010

In an announcement from San Francisco today, Microsoft provided more details about next year's planned revamp of its Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS) cloud-based collaboration suite. Gartner's official take on...

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It Might Be Creepy, but Is It Evil?

by Jeffrey Mann  |  September 26, 2010

I've been thinking about "creepiness" over the last couple weeks. I've been finding the concept come up more and more as I speak with end users and vendors about social...

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If Google Can Pull the Plug on Wave Like This, What's Next?

by Jeffrey Mann  |  August 5, 2010

So Google announced yesterday that it was pulling the plug on its high profile Wave initiative. Gartner will soon publish a First Take with the official reaction, but the way...

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Internet Tech in Europe: LeWeb 2009

by Jeffrey Mann  |  December 19, 2009

It was a hectic, but fun and informative two days at entrepreneur Loic Lemeur's LeWeb conference for high tech startups in Paris earlier this month. I was looking for exposure...

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Google's Eric Schmidt Needs Media Training, Not a Privacy Spanking

by Jeffrey Mann  |  December 18, 2009

Google CEO Eric Schmidt is getting a lot of flak for a statement he made about privacy in a CNBC interview. Here is the quote that many people are upset...

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Looking Back on Cannes Symposium

by Jeffrey Mann  |  November 9, 2009

The time period after an intense conference like Symposium closes down is always a bit strange for analysts. We inhabit an isolated world with the delegates, revolving around presentations, workshops,...

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Journalists ask the darndest things

by Jeffrey Mann  |  October 22, 2009

A journalist for an industry publication in Chile asked me some questions recently about Web 2.0 business models, when there doesn't seem to be  a lot of business actually going...

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Why does anyone care about operating systems?

by Jeffrey Mann  |  July 9, 2009

Before I was an analyst, I can remember lamenting why the people in our industry were so obsessed with chips and operating systems. It was around the time when DEC...

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