FOWA Miami: Where are the Women Application Developers?

21st Century Organization

At TheAppGap I've blogged about the FOWA Miami technical highlights and speakers sending buzz through the auditorium. This post shares the unexpected conference moment that focused attention on the cultural issues around technology development and adoption.

Future of Web Apps (FOWA) Miami February 23-24: The Place to Be

21st Century Organization

We look forward to meeting in Miami, February 23. The FOWA Miama Conference web site promises: . "We’ve We’ve got some awesome speakers lined up for you this year and a ton more to come! It’s gonna be bigger and better than ever. So don’t miss out.".

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BBQ tour of the US South – Part Nine – Gulf Coast

Portals and KM

    We next stopped at Jim's Bar-B-Que on our way to Miami.  Here is the eighth installment of our BBQ tour of the US South. The first one covered Louisiana and Texas. The second post covered Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina.

Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Interviews – Larry Bowden

Portals and KM

Larry added that Miami/Dade County is another great example of getting resident input through a variety of devices, including kiosks.   Miami has been a pioneer is creative uses of technology for some time. This is another a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2011. IBM set up a number of individual interviews. This one was with Larry Bowden, Vice President, Portals and Web Experience Software, IBM Collaboration Solutions. Larry has over two decades experience in IBM.

Wild Feasties: Where food IS art

Endless Knots

Heading to Miami for Art Basel and its associated fairs in early December?

The Impact of Corporate Culture on Social Media (IBM’s Case Study) by Adam Christensen

Elsua Launches A Ning Competitor

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Miami-based Batanga is actually powered by, which recently launched its Ning competitor as a way for other companies to create their own [.]

Ignite NOLA Kicks Off Webtrends Engage 2010

Portals and KM

The local paper had a letter to the city of Miami on the front page    today about getting ready for the Super Bowl. This first thing that Miami needs to do is to get more beer.   The Webtrends Engage 2010 opened with an NOLA Ignite session on Monday evening.

21st Century Learning: The Art of Building Virtual Communities


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Another trip to the future via Telepresence

Endless Knots

I'd done a Telepresence session last June (Cisco's Worldwide Inside Sales Group's annual meeting) in the same Cisco facility in Boxborough but in a different room where there was one screen and only me, with a few people each in other locations (London, Singapore, Miami).

My Favorite Tweets for August 16 - 31 2010

Portals and KM

> saw this in 80s in Miami   Aug 24. Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information.    Some of these I did to link to things I found useful and others are RTs that I want to save for the same reason. Since Twitter archiving is an oxymoron, I am now going to post my favorite links for the month so they can be easily accessed later. I will repeat this once or twice a month depending on volume.

The Future of Publishing/Media Panel at Webtrends Engage

Portals and KM

On Monday the paper had a letter to the city of Miami to help them better prepare for Saints fans. I attended the Future of Publishing/Media Panel at the Webtrends Engage event.

should ewf sell out to the man?

Engineers without Fears

So I get this email from (despite their domain name being registered in Miami, their website seems oddly, er, Romanian). And it says: We have reviewed your blog on behalf of one of our clients that would be interested in placing advertising with you. Oooohhhhh, noice. Apparently they are acting on behalf of (tagline: "We're Doing Just Fine"). We'd like either a 150x150 button, 160x600 skyscraper or 468x60 full banner (or footer).

My TEDxBoston 2010 Session Notes: Part Three

Portals and KM

  He began with the example of the art deco district in Miami Beach.   Here is the third part of my notes from the TEDxBoston that occurred a few days ago. I have heard a lot about TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) but have not attended before so I was pleased to see how it worked. Here are my notes from the third group of sessions. These are live notes, only slightly edited, so please excuse typos, etc.

US Military Enterprise 2.0 Platform is Helping Coordinate Haiti Relief

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The PACOM team was in Miami for this demo when the Haiti earthquake struck. This post combines two FastForward posts as I wanted to continue to share this story with a broader audience. The US military is using an enterprise 2.0 style collaborative network to help coordinate its relief efforts in Haiti.

It's the Network, Stupid

TNT - The Network Thinker

Even more electricity would be lost going to Miami, and forget about LA. It is amazing how many of our current problems come down to the realization that it's the network, the connectivity, that matters. In most situations we know how to fix and enhance the nodes in the network.

Fresh Perspectives: New Network Theory Conference

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Looking Forward - Emerging and Declining Networks for 2009 Future of Web Apps (FOWA) Miami February 23-24: The Place to Be The Contribution Revolution at Work: CNN Creating Value through Volunteer Co-Creation The Business of Community Networking Conference, March 24-26, Boston. 21st Century Organization Trends, thought leaders, and workable models for the successful 21st century organization.

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' Paul Evans shows there's even benefit in a human being of the right calibre travelling to Miami, by coming back with knowledge about Mixed ink , which looks like a sweet way of stimulating civic involvement. This blog was in a coma for five days - medical report from Typepad still awaited - so for once I will succumb to the temptation just to offer quick links to some good stuff going on. What works in enabling cross-community interactions?

Enterprise 2.0: A solution in search of a problem

21st Century Organization

  At the 2009 Miami FOWA conference I caught up with Mark Masterson about my observations on human systems which he captured in his blog post on the event…. A CEO’s first question, after the decision to launch a new product or expand to a new market in a different geography, is WHO will lead this endeavor? states the EVP of HR of a global media giant. Notice the CEO did not ask what technology will we use to support. Talent at the end of the day is what makes or breaks a business.

Social Behavior, Usage Patterns, and Adoption: My Enterprise 2.0 Conference Notes

Portals and KM

Walton gave an example of  when the  Southern command in Miami was seeing a demo of a collaboration system that Bozz Allen developed for the US Pacific Command. This is the seventh in a series of my notes on the Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston , June 14- 17. This post covers the session, Social Behavior, Usage Patterns, and Adoption. It was led by Nahum Gershon, Senior Principal Scientist, MITRE.

Social Media for the Common Good: Interview with Ron Casalotti

Online Community Report

San Francisco, Miami, London, etc): “You’re dead to me.” Cross-posted from the Good Ideas Blog. Ron Casalotti lives and breathes social media. For the past dozen years Ron has held senior social media positions at AOL, Business Week, and currently at Bloomberg.

MirandaNet: Social Networking trivial or mind expanding?

Community Capers

INSTICC, Miami, Web Information Systems and Technologies. It’s taken a long time but since 1992 MirandaNet members have been learning how to communicate on line. Now an e-mature community our discussions are becoming more and more sophisticated. We now have examples of interchange where members are creating new knowledge online. They then use these community texts in their own professional context to impact on policy and practice.

Portals and KM: eProject – Enterprise 2.0 Collaborative Business Applications

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Portals and KM This blog shares ideas and hopes to generate discussion on enterprise 2.0, business blogs, web 2.0 and knowledge management to provide value to organizations through practical applications.

Portals and KM: illumio – a Smart Content Filter that also offers Enhanced Collaboration and Content Sharing

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Portals and KM This blog shares ideas and hopes to generate discussion on enterprise 2.0, business blogs, web 2.0 and knowledge management to provide value to organizations through practical applications.

5 Predictions for the Future of Collaboration - The Platform

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