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E instein is quoted as having said that if he had one hour to save the world he would spend fifty-five minutes defining the problem and only five minutes finding the solution . This quote does illustrate an important point: before jumping right into solving a problem, we should step back and invest time and effort to improve our understanding of it. Here are 10 strategies you can use to see problems from many different perspectives and master what is the most important step in problem solving: clearly defining the problem in the first place! The Problem Is To Know What the Problem Is
W herever you ask, when it comes to group problem-solving, brainstorming is always the default tool of choice. Brainstorming certainly gets all the fame and glory, but is it the most effective tool for groups to generate ideas?
It's been another busy week at Mashable . We've hired a San Francisco Bureau Chief and sent our own Pete Cashmore to Davos .
There are some philosophical arguments in the trade, as to what Service Support process should be implemented first, and many knowledgeable people hide behind phrases like "each must decide for himself" or "business organizations differ", or "ITIL is prescriptive, not descriptive" and stuff like that.
Hi all Welcome to another exploration of the collaborative world through a lens called the facets of collaboration. If you are joining us for the first time, I am writing a series of posts that looks at how our perception of collaboration influences our penchant for certain collaborative tools and approaches.
A tag cloud (a typical Web 2.0 phenomenon in itself) presenting Web 2.0 themes. An interactive version is available here . The term Web 2.0 was coined in 1999 to describe web sites that use technology beyond the static pages of earlier web sites.
An infographic illustrating and comparing the popularity of different geosocial networking services in August 2010 Geosocial Networking is a type of social networking in which geographic services and capabilities such as geocoding and geotagging are used to enable additional social dynamics. [ 1 ] [ 2 ] User-submitted location data or geolocation techniques can allow social networks to connect and coordinate users with local people or events that match their interests. Geolocation on web-based social network services can be IP -based or use hotspot trilateration .
Social Networking (on the web) is all over the place.
Just as marketers are getting a handle on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, a fresh group of social media networks are poised to make a splash in 2010 . These networks have not reached mass adoption yet, so it’s not necessary to get active on all of them immediately. But remember, Facebook only took 6 years to reach 400 million registered users . You should keep an eye on these five upstarts to see if their innovative services attract large audiences in the near future . Why You Should Pay Attention Learning the ropes on new services before they gain mass traction can help you get value from them faster once they catch on .
As many of us know, since the arrival of the web 2.0 era, many websites that focus on creating communities and sharing contents were released, all this sites stood in front of improving the interaction between users and developers.
Happy New Year 2011!
Social media marketing for a happy new year - Posted by Murray Sye on Tue, Jan 11, 2011 @ 11:51 AM There’s no question; that in 2010 social media marketing found its way into the mainstream of business marketing .