For political candidates, Web 2.0 getting a little Trippi

While the Internet may not quite be the great equalizer when it comes to political campaigns pitting heavyweight candidates against underdogs, Politics 2.0 has certainly caused front-runners to sweat a few buckets. Today’s Washington Post has an A1 story examining the Web’s promise and peril for Presidential candidates – particularly …

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Ferriss at the TNNI Conference

“You can really outsource almost anything”, said Tim Ferriss, at last week’s The New New Internet Conference. Pulling from his new book, the Four Hour Work Week, Ferris listed the ways workers can reduce clutter and focus on reclaiming time in their lives. Ferriss cautioned again taking the title of …

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SaaS Panel Delivers Packed Room At ExecutiveBiz Conference

Even Conference organizers charged with assembling provocative panel discussions and speakers can end up pleasantly surprised when one topic strikes a noticeable chord with attendees. That was certainly the case with the ExecutiveBiz The New New Internet Conference afternoon panel discussion – Software as a Service: Benefits Beyond Delivery. As …

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Bush’s Bloggers

United States Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff recently launched a blog in what he hopes will “open a dialogue with the American people about our nation’s security.” Started in the middle of September, the blog, described by the Department of Homeland Security as a Leadership Journal, has picked up …

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ExecutiveBiz Web 2.0 Conference Speaker Spotlight: Om Malik

While personal blogs continue to sprout up more frequently than technology executives at Tyson’s Silver Diner, the number of bloggers who have been able to transform the hobby into a viable and sustainable business remains minuscule. But one blogger and former technology journalist has broken through to build arguably one …

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East Meets West – A Web 2.0 Summit Recap

Last week, San Francisco hosted the fourth annual Web 2.0 Summit. The event wrapped up on Friday and with over 100 featured speakers, from Tim O’Reilly to ebay CEO Meg Whitman, there was a lot of related news coverage. For a full report on what’s become a yearly west coast …

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David Wyld: An Expert on Government Blogging

I just finished reading a fascinating report by David Wyld called The Blogging Revolution: Government in the Age of Web 2.0. Not only was it academically rigorous, but it was also a fun read. Now that’s a rare achievement. Wyld is the Robert Maurin Professor of Management at Southeastern Louisiana …

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Gowen’s Qwest for Success is Rewarded

At times, the path from subcontractor to prime contractor can appear so steep and fraught with peril that many companies retreat to the cozy confines of a sub role. But Diana Gowen, Senior VP & GM at Qwest Government Services, is used to scaling unthinkable heights. Gowen confided to ExecutiveBiz …

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Chris Rasmussen: A Dynamic Thought Leader in Intelligence

Since 9/11, the intelligence community has been looking for ways to do a better job of sharing information between agencies. Chris Rasmussen is a knowledge manager and trainer for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency within the Department of Defense, and he’s a dynamic part of that effort. He’s a thought leader …

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WiMax and Sprint: Forsee opts to Xohm Home

By the time it was reported earlier this week that Sprint CEO Gary Forsee resigned from the company, the news – which had been rumored for some time – held as much shock value as a 2pm traffic jam on I495 . Forsee, who assumed the CEO mantle in 2003, …

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How Web 2.0 Is Shaping Politics

All of the panels at the upcoming Web 2.0 conference on November 1 look excellent, but there’s one I’m particularly interested in. “Politics on the Web, by the Web, and for the Web” at The New New Internet conference features four very talented individuals from the world of politics and …

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Dr. Brand Niemann: A Web 2.0 Leader in Government

Dr. Brand Niemann is a leader in the use of Web 2.0 technology in the public sector. With a 27-year government career under his belt, he currently serves as Senior Enterprise Architect in the Office of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Environmental Protection Agency. ExecutiveBiz is honored to …

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