Jeffrey Mann

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

by Jeffrey Mann  |  August 5, 2010  |  14 Comments

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 this announcement was made got me thinking. I will not cry for Wave, but I find this an unsettling move. Not because Google has killed […]


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“Really, that wiki doesn’t make you look fat”

by Jeffrey Mann  |  October 15, 2008  |  2 Comments

One of the most common conversations I have with customers at events and in phone calls is on the “Everyone else is so far ahead of us” topic. It seems quite common for IT managers to want to believe that their peers in other organizations are doing wonderful, innovative things, with well-managed and thoughtfully designed […]


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