I’ve been working for a while on a policy and associated procedures for Trinity College Dublin to enable us to leverage various cloud technologies and services for the benefit of the college. What has struck me is the complexity of dealing with the topic in a large-scale environment. As consumers, many of us use cloud [...]
This is an interesting video featuring Gary Hamel, in a short interview with James Franklin of Dell. Gary gives three very interesting insights into how Social Media will affect organisations. On the web every idea should compete on an equal footing. No idea should get a free pass because it comes from a senior executive. [...]
In my industry talks on Social Media, I mention the challenges presented to organisations by consumer technologies, so-called “shadow IT”, social media and mobile technologies. A new generation of technology users are used to having leading edge, powerful technologies and are not satisfied with the constraints placed by their employers on their technology use, productivity [...]
Irish households are slightly above the European average when it comes to using social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter. According to the just-published (October 2010) EU E-Communications Household Survey, 39% of Irish households use social networking sites in comparison to an EU average of 35%. Just over half of Irish users visit social networking sites at least two or three times a week, with almost a quarter visiting them every day.