The first phase was of media and ideas, otherwise known as social media. The second phase is the sharing of the physical world, what we call the collaborative economy.
Today at LeWeb Paris 2013 - the largest internet conference in Europe whose theme this year is ‘The Next 10 Years’- Owyang launches his entry into the second phase with Crowd Companies, his newest endeavor and what he describes as "a catalyst for change at large companies."
Intro: Revisiting FIR’s RSS feeds (the everything feed means everything); last week’s Asia Report is a cut; FIR Book Review of "Age of Context" posted; upcoming interviews with Jeremiah Owyang, Joseph Jaffe and Maarten Albarda, and Sharam Faloudgar; In the FIR Podcast Network, episode 1 of "Linked Conversations with Chuck Hester" posted, new podcast "FIR presents Thought Leadership with Mitchell and Michael" from Mitchell Levy and Michael Procopio coming soon, Andrea Vascellari with news about FIR On Strategy;
Quick News: Upworthy’s success inspires a horde of clones that people are reading, new best practice guide on managing social Read More »
Intro: FIR Interviews posted with Andrew Grill and with Adam Parker, one Interview coming with Sharam Fouladgar; two FIR Book reviews coming soon: Age of Context and ZERO; FIR Podcast Network news: Episode 1 of "AllthingsIC with Rachel Miller" published, and more; announcing the winners of the FIR Contest to win a copy of ‘Age of Context’;
Quick News: GE Designates December 3 as ‘3D Printing Day’, Typhoo Tea’s misguided effort to get back on Sainsbury’s shelves, how to use Twitter’s location prompt to engage your brand’s fans, the state of the Web Audio API; Ragan promo;
News That Fits: Get used to "Ok Google"; Dan York’s Tech Read More »
In today’s professional development landscape, a major educational imperative for PR practitioners, marketers and others involved in online engagement is knowing how to find influential voices across the social web: what to look for, where to focus your attention, what tools are there to help you, and where do you start.
One man who has the credentials to share insights on such questions is Adam Parker, chief executive of RealWire, the UK media intelligence company, and the founder and architect of Lissted, its new superhuman social listening tool.
The idea of an organization being a "social business" is one that’s been talked about for the past few years, and acted upon by many businesses, especially large enterprises.
While social business has quickly captured imaginations with many people, the term itself hasn’t universally caught on, perhaps because of the word ‘social’ that many seem to confuse with "social media."
In this FIR Interview, IBM’s Andrew Grill tells FIR co-host Neville Hobson why he believes social business is an imperative for organizations today. Andrew offers a way of defining the term that focuses on people, behaviors and organization change, rather Read More »