Friday, May 22, 2009

Widgest, Folksonomies, Mashups and Syndication

What do these terms mean and are they important to me? How can tools with names like Twitter, Delicious, Facebook, Wiki, Blog, Vlog, TalkShoe and Ning provide serious advances in business and personal productivity, creativity and innovation? Can't I just ignore the buzz?

Find out what web 2.0 is about and how serious the movement is in Paul's interesting and informative discussion. If you miss this set of disruptive innovations, it's going to be difficult to catch up.

Paul Schumann is a futurist and an innovation consultant. He is the president and co-founder of Glocal Vantage Inc. (GVI)

He has been a technologist and technology manager in the semiconductor industry (IBM), internal entrepreneur (IBM), cultural change agent (IBM), and consultant (Technology Futures and Glocal Vantage). With 49 years of professional experience, Paul is still excited about learning, and sharing what he is learning.
He is the founder, past president, and member of the board of the Central Texas Chapter of the World Future Society . Paul is a member of the advisory boards of the Marketing Research Association and ACC’s Center for Community-based and Nonprofit Organizations. He is also involved with Texas Forums and Extreme Democracy. He is the creator and director of the Insights – Intelligence – Innovation Collaborative (In3C).


Copy of the Presentation

The Machine is Us/ing Us


The Machine is Us/ing Us

Groundswell: Winning in a World Transformed by Social Technologies, Charlene Li & Josh Bernoff, Harvard Business Press, 2008

Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything, Don Tapscott & Anthony Williams, Portfolio, 2006

The Starfish and the Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Or..., Ori Brafman & Rod Beckstrom, Portfolio, 2006

Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts and Other Powerful Tools for Classroom, Will Richardson, Corwin Press, 2006

Extreme Democracy, Mitch Radcliffe & Jon Lebkowsky, Extreme Democracy, 2004

Smart Mobs: The Next Social Revolution, Howard Rheingold, Basic Books, 2002

Tools Mentioned in the Presentation

Folksonomy (Delicious): My Delicious

Mashups (StumbleSafely)

Blogs (Insights-Intelligence-Innovation)

Microblogs (Twitter): TweetDeck, My Twitter, My Future Twibe, Twitter's Growth

Blog Search (Technorati)

Syndication (RSS): Google Reader, My Google Reader

Facebook; My Facebook

Wiki: AustinEducation2025

Vlog: Howard Rheingold


Ning: Central Texas Chapter of the World Future Society

Widgets and Gadgets (Google Gadgets)

Market Intelligence System

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