David Coleman News & Articles
| Wednesday Mar 13, 2013
"Innovation occurs at the intersection of fear, opportunity and talent.” -- Bruce Cleveland, Venture Capitalist at InterWest Ventures.
| Monday Jan 14, 2013
Connectivity, customization and collaborative reputation are just a few of the forces that will change the way we work in 2013.
| Thursday Jan 10, 2013
2013 promises to transform the way we work: in terms of space, in how we handle big data, and in what we demand from collaboration technologies.
| Wednesday Jan 9, 2013
The pace of change from technology is speeding up. So how will 2013 be different than 2012? Will 2013 actually be the “year of collaboration?” This is something people have been predicting every year for the last 20 years. I can remember writing articles in 1990 about “will this be the year for GroupWare?”
| Thursday Dec 13, 2012
If anything, the pace of change from technology is speeding up. So how will 2013 be different than 2012? Here is a list of my 10 predictions for 2012; what did I get right and where did I go wrong?
| Monday Dec 3, 2012
Continuing my conversation with co-founder Adam Pisoni, we discuss Yammer's integration strategy, and the two things he thinks get in the way of most collaboration. He'll take a look at how business models are changing and driving more value out of employees, how space effects collaboration and how communication drives everything!
| Thursday Nov 15, 2012
I interviewed Yammer co-founder Adam Pisoni about a month after Yammer's acquisition by Microsoft, and he had a few things to say about collaborative tool winners and losers, and why he thinks 70 percent of IT collaboration projects fail.
| Thursday Sep 20, 2012
I recently had time to interview Eric Nielsen, the director of Social Media and Communities at VMware. Eric has responsibility for the external community of VMware which has about two million people. My conversation with him was focused on this as well as the integration of gamification into his communities.
| Wednesday Aug 15, 2012
Is collaboration in your organization like a 3-ring circus? Are you the ringmaster or the clown; the trapeze artist or the animal tamer?
| Wednesday Jul 25, 2012
Wikipedia defines Third Place or Third Space as “a term used in the concept of community building to refer to social surroundings separate from the two usual social environments of home and the workplace.
An estimated 30 million Americans, or roughly one-fifth of the nation's workforce, are part of the so-called Kinko's generation, employees who spend significant hours each month working outside of a traditional office.
| Wednesday Jun 20, 2012
There has been a push for enterprises to embrace a more social way of working internally, through communications, collaboration, transparency, enabled through social technologies. But these new methods of work can be met with some trepidation throughout the organization, which lead to challenges in implementation.
| Thursday May 17, 2012
While mobile, cloud, BYOD and other trends are racing into the enterprise, there is a lot written about what these technologies are improving in the enterprise, and how IT has to adjust to deal with these changes. But very few people are writing about how these changes in communication are affecting organizational structures.
| Thursday Feb 2, 2012
As a follow up to my previous post, here are my third and fourth predictions for what 2012 holds for collaboration: