Wednesday, November 21, 2007

My Faves for Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Leveraging Leadership the next frontier in corporate performance.

Quoted: The world's best companies realize that no matter what business they're in, their real business is building leaders. Here's how the champs do it.

[tags: it, business, news, Commentary]

What if Microsoft had designed Gmail? Interesting question and quite a laugh to see Gmail being transformed.

[tags: microsoft, it, design, Commentary]

WebEx is getting more and more competition everyday. Conference calling is heading towards free. So what is next in the decimation line?

Quoted: Conference calls can be a pain, and getting charged by the minute doesn't help. But these days, there's really no reason to pay ...

[tags: it, business, rss, Commentary]

Is it any surprise that meebo and Tokbox got together? They are both backed by Sequoia. 6 way video conferencing with no installed software gives the Mac's iChat a run for the money and because it runs in the browser it is a cross-platform solution and through integration with meebo it should also be cross-IM-Protocol. Very neat!

As soon as I saw TokBox I called it out as a must have integration for meebo. It was good to see TokBox there as a launch partner when meebo finally launched their developer platform.

Quoted: Sequoia backed Tokbox (they are actually working from Sequoia's offices, just a couple of doors down from where YouTube was incubated), a video ...

[tags: video, it, rss, Commentary]

Is the world moving too fast? A great question. For me Web 2.0 is moving in two directions. Approaches and Services. Ajax design methods, web services and API's are all about approaches. Services are where we are seeing essential new services appear such as Twitter, TinyURL and Video production sites.

Quoted: Good morning all Apologies for the radio silence. I have been traveling and hence a delay. Among other things, I was in Berlin speaking at ...

[tags: web, it, Commentary]

TinyURL is a fabulous service. For Twitter users it is an essential companion. TinyURL recently had outage issues. This proved the value of the service. People definitely missed it.

Dave Winer, Takes a look at the problem and puts forward an excellent suggestion that is fully in keeping with the "non-stop" nature of the web. I agree with Dave, URL-shortening should be a standard feature of every web app. May be we will see the capbility rolled in to Apache. Who knows!

[tags: it, google, blogging, Commentary]

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