- Case study: hitting the Billboard charts by free online streaming of the album
- ABC Radio National: Discussion on the future of influence
- The future of social networks and television distribution channels
- The emergence of mobile augmented reality
- Top Twitterers: US, Canada, Norway, Australia, UK, New Zealand
- Keynote: Transforming Aged Care with Technology
- Quick review of TEDxAdvance on Future of the Enterprise
- Q&A: Twitter’s retention rates: will Twitter be pervasive or a niche app?
- Availability of talent drives entrepreneurial innovation – the story of Silicon Valley unemployment
- Six key insights into the future of the Direct Selling Industry
Future Exploration Network Blog
How Web 2.0 creates value
Below is the sidebar I wrote in for BRW's Web 2.0 feature, accompanying our Top 100 Australian Web 2.0 Applications list. The reason I was most pleased about getting the list into a mainstream business magazine is that it is a significant step in getting the broader business community to understand the value and transformative power of Web 2.0 (or whatever you want to call the participatory web). While the geeks and early online adopters are swimming in this world and engage in continual conversations with each other about what's happening, it is critically important that the messages spread beyond this community. That is central to what I'm trying to do.
Another sidebar in the report written by Technology Editor Foad Fadaghi on Start-up challenges is available online (though that's all - the rest is subscriber only :-( ).
Web 2.0 for business
The many applications of Web 2.0 in business include increasing employee productivity with collaboration tools and better access to information, gaining insights into consumer attitudes and behaviours, engaging customers in personal relationships and providing personalised customer service.
Web 2.0 for consumers
Some consumer uses of Web 2.0 tools are to communicate with their friends and family, find out what products and services others have liked and manage their lives more effectively.
Web 2.0 for creators
Creators of art, video, photos, music, writing and more can share their creations, collaborate with others in developing them and get rewarded for their creativity.
Web 2.0 for investors
Through Web 2.0 start-ups, investors can access the fastest growing sector of the economy, establish low-cost trial ventures and reach global markets.
Web 2.0 for innovation
Web 2.0 tools help innovators to collaborate across boundaries and connect their ideas to the global marketplace. They are central to Australia’s integration into the rapidly growing hyper-connected economy.