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Looking Forward to Cannes Symposium

by Jeffrey Mann  |  October 29, 2009  |  3 Comments

Really, I am — like you wouldn’t believe. Not just because I have been working on it for months as the conference chair. Not just because I have some interesting presentations to deliver. Not just because I get to hear dozens of stories from clients about what they are doing with social software and collaboration. […]


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Journalists ask the darndest things

by Jeffrey Mann  |  October 22, 2009  |  2 Comments

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 on. Here are some of the edited answers. Do you think it was a bad business decision for Google to acquire YouTube, in terms of […]


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Using Twitter at Events and Conferences

by Jeffrey Mann  |  October 6, 2009  |  23 Comments

We have been experimenting with using Twitter at several of the recent Gartner events. I have the most experience with the PCC conference in London, but have also been watching what has happened at the recent CRM, Enterprise Architecture and BPM conferences. I started to collect some of the best practices we have found to […]


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