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Archive for August, 2010

It seems that everywhere I look I see references to Foursquare and location based social media services.   If you have a Wellington City Library card have a look at the following.  If you haven’t used our www.mygateway.info  site within the last month, you will need to authenticate first here      As Foursquare moves beyond hipsters, big brands […]

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This item comes from by Ekaterina Walter who is a social media strategist at Intel. and responsible for social networking strategy and social media enablement writing in the very highly rated blog  Social media examiner

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This July 2010  white paper  from Deloitte takes as it’s starting point not minimising or avoiding risk in the organisation.  Instead it discusses how it can be managed within the organisation.  This is a very useful document and outlines the nine fundamentals Deloitte’s say are crucial to an organisation managing risk and achieving strategic goals. Have a […]

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New frontier in sustainability

The BSR organisation has a global network of more than 250 companies (including Sony, Nike and Marks and Spencer) and works to develop “sustainable business strategies and solutions”. Their July 2010 report entitled “The new frontier in sustainability” looks at “product design, consumer engagement and use, and end-of-use“ Thanks to docuticker

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E-business adoption

How does market leadership influence a firm’s likelihood of being an early adopter of business process innovation.  This recent Harvard Business School working paper The effect of market leadership in business process innovation: the case(s) of e-business adoption took data from over 35,000 plants in over 80 manufacturing industries. thanks to docuticker

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