Technology As Organizational Change Agent

"Executives need to stop looking at IT projects as technology installations and start looking at them as periods of organizational change that they have have a responsibility to manage."
Andrew McAfee Harvard Business Review November 2006

Metcalfe's Law
"... the value of a telecommunications network is proportional to the square of the number of users of the system (n2). First formulated by Robert Metcalfe in regard to Ethernet, Metcalfe's law explains many of the network effects of communication technologies and networks such as the Internet and World Wide Web."
~ Wikipedia

"Prediction: By 2009, 60 percent of new collaboration-related IT projects will seamlessly incorporate supplier, partner and customer personnel – up from fewer than 10 percent in 2004."
Gartner RAS Core Research Note G00136839 December 7, 2006

Gartner Names Hot Technologies With Greatest Impact
"Gartner says hot technologies include social network analysis, collective intelligence, location-aware applications, and event-driven architectures."
~ Information Week, August 2006

Web 2.0 An exploration with Bill Anderson

Prediction Markets
Yahoo Buzz Game


Participant name tages for conferences. Mapping the network of emerging relationships.