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Twitter: The Great Information Pyramid Scheme

by Elise Olding  |  October 27, 2010

Depending on how you use it, Twitter can be a place to read about someone’s latest gym visit or can be used to dish up a wealth of information about emerging trends and interesting information you may not have found on your own. It’s not only useful as a corporate tool to get the pulse […]

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Gartner Symposium Twitter Update Day 4 – CU At #GartnerSym Nxt Yr!

by Elise Olding  |  October 21, 2010

A quick update.  Wishing everyone a safe trip home. Statistics (from Tweetronics): Total #GartnerSym Tweets:  5546 Thursday’s Numbers:   Tweets: 1153    Users: 546 The reach (total readership) was 364,229 Tweet Sources (from tHE ARCHIVIST) Tweetdeck dominated as the source of #gartnersym tweets. 47% from Tweetdeck 19% from Web 8% from Twitter iPhone Top Tweets for Thursday: “mobility […]

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Gartner Symposium From A 30,000 Tweet View–Day 3

by Elise Olding  |  October 20, 2010

Before any rumors start, there were not 30,000 tweets!  There have been a respectable number and a lot of really great content. It’s fascinating to sit here all day and get the pulse of Gartner Symposium just from Twitter. When attending as an analyst, the day is packed with meetings, presentations and more meetings and […]

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Gartner Symposium – Tuesday Twitter Update

by Elise Olding  |  October 19, 2010

Today I am back again tracking the tweets from Gartner Symposium on a spectacular autumn day in Oakland, CA. The views expressed here are my own and solely mined from monitoring the #gartnersym tweet stream. I’ve selected some that I believe tell an interesting story. Summary from Monday:  “Yesterday’s theme was about a new job […]

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The Next Best Thing to Being There – #GartnerSym Twitter Observations

by Elise Olding  |  October 18, 2010

What fun! It’s not often that I get a chance to follow the tweet stream real time. It’s interesting to see what is getting traction and who is tweeting, all while enjoying a foggy view of San Francisco. Facts and figures seem to be getting a lot of attention. As expected a small number of […]

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Successful Organizational Change: It’s Not about “New” It’s About “Next”

by Elise Olding  |  October 12, 2010

I’ve been thinking a lot about how organizational change and the challenges. Why does it continue to come up as an issue? One tiny ‘aha’ I had was about the language we use to explain change. “We are entering a new frontier of business.” Subtle, but powerful. Stick with me here! We read about “new” […]

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I Don’t Want “User” Experience I want “Elise” Experience!

by Elise Olding  |  October 6, 2010

Who is “User” and why am I subjected to his/her experience when using a device or website? I dream of the day I don’t have to figure out how “User” wants to interact. I know how I want to interact with my devices and technology – so why can’t “User” move over and share a […]

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