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This is a slide show presentation (with blurb attached)  from Insites Consulting  .  From their outline it is “A four step approach to integrate social media andcustomer-centric thinking into your organization”  25 corporates were interviewed for the project and the presentation is seen as a  “clear and pragmatic roadmap”.   Thanks to http://twitter.com/#!/WOMMA

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This is a great article which shows how librarians are still relevant in the age of the internet. The Bivings Report: How Librarians offer plenty in a social media world was published today and discusses tagging and classifying (is there a difference), how to search better and to find less accessible information.  If you are a […]

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The corner office : indispensable and unexpected lessons from CEOs on how to lead and succeed / Adam Bryant.What we have in this volume is a “buffet” of “nuggets” from about 75 interviews of mostly CEOs that Adam Bryant conducted over a period of several years, interviews featured by The New York Times in its […]

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5 technologies that will shape the web

IEEE Spectrum have published this very recent guide on 5 technologies that will shape the web as part of their special report: The Social Web.  Included in the report is how the The Mobile Web Will Be a Smarter Web,  YouTube,  everday objects, the explosion of web data and how Voice and Gestures Will Change Human-Computer […]

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The consumer of the future

Deloitte’s have published this impressive report which consists of a number of individual reports aimed at individual sectors.  The report was presented just last week at the Consumer goods forum summit  in Barcelona.   The report discusses “the long-term economic, demographic, environmental, technological, and social trends and their impact on consumer attitudes and behaviors over the next […]

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Great China profile

The World Bank  publish country profiles – but have outdone themselves with this recent China profile.  The page includes blogs, information about the environmental programmes the World Bank  is undertaking there.  Essential reading for anyone interested in China.

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This is another recent Mckinsey report which was released in time for the May 2011 G8 conference.    Focusing on the 13 countries whose wealth makes up 70% of the world’s gdp , the main intention of the report was to “estimate the magnitude of the impact of the internet on the world economy”.  The report […]

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Analysing large data sets

This May 2011 McKinsey report entitled “Big data: the next frontier for innovation, competition and productivity”  looks at the value of “Big Data” in the economy, how organizations and sectors can best utilise it and to “illustrate and quantify that value”.    The report also contains  a great biblography.  Anyway interested in “big data” will find report useful.  […]

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Here is a selection of recent management books received in Wellington City Libraries. More will be added later in the month. Bold : how to be brave in business and win / Shaun Smith & Andy Milligan.“”Bold” is about 14 businesses brave enough to challenge industry norms. They put purpose before profit, go beyond what […]

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