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On the 20th anniversary of the Web, part 1

by Gene Phifer  |  March 6, 2009

On March 13, 1989, Sir Tim Berners-Lee wrote the first paper on adding hypertext capabilities to the Internet.  At the time, the Internet was used almost exclusively by defense agencies,...

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Thoughts from the opening session at Lotusphere 2009

by Gene Phifer  |  January 19, 2009

I am down in Orlando at IBM's Lotusphere 2009 event.  Lotusphere is the annual conference targeted at users of Lotus products. It is held in the Disney Dolphin and Swan...

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Do Web 2.0 User Demographics Matter?

by Gene Phifer  |  November 30, 2008

The Gartner analyst community has been having a fun internal debate over the last couple of months over the validity of Web 2.0 user demographics.  For a while we have...

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Keep your eyes on the prize

by Gene Phifer  |  November 14, 2008

Last week I was in Detroit delivering a local briefing.  The majority of the audience was from the automakers. You can guess what they were dealing with:  cost cutting above...

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Use of social software where the product buyer is not the user

by Gene Phifer  |  November 10, 2008

I ran into an interesting problem last week while doing sales calls.  The client was in an industry where they sell to corporate facilities, not direct to the end user...

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What's after Web 2.0 (hint: it's not Web 3.0)?

by Gene Phifer  |  October 27, 2008

I just had an inquiry with a client who wanted to discuss Web 3.0.  In discussing his questions, I learned that he had equated Web 3.0 to the semantic Web....

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Some digital immigrants "just don't get it", and probably never will

by Gene Phifer  |  September 28, 2008

In talking with lots of clients at Gartner's Web Innovation Summit, held a couple of weeks ago in LA, the difference between digital natives and digital immigrants was reinforced.  As...

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Experiences from the 2008 Web Innovation Summit

by Gene Phifer  |  September 21, 2008

Gartner's 2008 Web Innovation Summit was held last week.  It was an exciting week, with lots of good buzz from attendees and exhibiting vendors alike.  As usual, the analysts did...

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Gartner's Web Innovation Summit 2008

by Gene Phifer  |  September 15, 2008

Finally, Gartner's Web Innovation Summit 2008 has arrived.  As co-chair, I have been working hard on this conference for over nine months.  We have an exciting agenda focused on the...

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