Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Slides: Crowd Sourcing panel #webplay at pnp with #fixya #peerpong #zecco #zanox

Tiburon-TV Interview mit Viktoria Trosien @ Web 2.0 Expo New York

Viktoria hat mich befragt zu meinen Erfahrungen als Unternehmer, welche Tipps ich Existenzgruendern geben wuerde, was das Silicon Valley so besonders macht und welche Trends ich fuer 2010 sehe...
Hier noch einmal einen grossen Danke an Viktoria und Tiburon-TV fuer euer grosses Engagement in der deutschen Startup-Szene.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

web2expo NY09 notes - Do what you do best. Link to the rest. #w2e

#w2e NY 2009
#what happens next? Jeff Jarvis
Life is a beta (careers, marriages, kids)
Process over product
(Openess leads to collaboration)
End of mass production
The best is the enemie of the good.
Beta lifestyle
#a what would google do (book)

#enterprise mashing, oren michels
Open your api
Pay attention to potential risks
Good examples: bestbuy, netflix

#Chris Brogan mayor of twitter
#Caterina Fake, hunch, flickr founder

40mio users
Digg add, user feedback increases add price
Don't hire PR do it yourself, hack the press
Release early and often
Prototypes are cheap to build
Local: gorilla foursquare
#a blog of kevin rose

Internet war, not open to the world
Web20: building internet operating system
Don't just open up because you're the underdog.
Do the right thing. You will gratify the people and astonish the rest. Mark twain Jeff Jarvis
If you can't make it, fake it.

#murder as a way to win, Nilofer merchant
Murderboarding strategy:
Framework for making tough decisions:
-With wisdom of any/many
-Dosnt get diluted
-Clear decision at the end

-decide what matters

#Collaborative problem solving is GOOD
(Engagement, resilient solutions, brains knowing why)
Because, if WE decide together, we will fight together to get it!

#How to?
-Park, don't kill
-Avoid antibodies (love or leave it)
-Pronouncing death (publish what you killed)
-Make it fun by making it end (clear timeline)
-Cloaking devices

#The 5 whuffie factors, Tara Hunt
Forget social media marketing strategy!
Think people/customer
-centric (not yourself),
-happiness (make your own choice, effective)
-influencers/enthusiasts care about your enthusiasts
#a book: Down and out in the magic kingdom. - No money in the future insted whuffie
Slides at slideshare

Friday, November 13, 2009

All about Crowdsourcing and Cloud Work

Because I believe in collective intelligence, here an overview about crowdsourcing:
What are some of the buzzwords that are commonly used when talking about groups of people working for you? Who should use crowdsourcing? How do you build it out? etc..
Read this:

List of crowsourcing providers (>70 tools)

Summary and Status Quo
Crowdsourcing: Opinions Managed
Paid Crowdsourcing – On-Demand Workers in the Cloud
How do Crowdsourced Workers Feel?

All my blogs regarding crowdsourcing:

Crowdsourced Song Created by YouTubers - I’ve Got Nothing:

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

cloud computing conference Santa clara 2009

#cloud computing conference
Santa clara convention center
My assumption:
The idea of cloud computing is powerful and will change the industry. But not the existing tech industry will make it happen. It needs a web rebel doing this with the concept of "open platform as a service" to get the
cloud alive!