Author Archives: innotecture

Lowy Institute: Snowden, Wikileaks and the Future of Espionage

So I went to a talk at the Lowy Institute for lunch in the gap in my day between fiddling with spreadsheets and fiddling with powerpoint. It was a somewhat odd session in that it touched on many important matters … Continue reading

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Information Management for Sales & Marketing

Download now Sales and marketing has a poor reputation among the general public. We encounter many salespeople in the course of our lives and not enough of them are excellent at their jobs. We also encounter the products of bad … Continue reading

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Knowledge Management in Professional Services – the song remains the same

Last week, I found myself at Knowledge Management in Professional Services. Some comments: There has been a lot of M&A activity in the legal and engineering consulting sectors. Since 2010, Norton Rose Fulbright has grown by M&A / JV from … Continue reading

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Sydney Facilitators Network – Human Sound Project

The Sydney Facilitators Network ran a session with the Human Sound Project (or Simon Jankelson). I have to say it was good. Bonkers but good. For a taste, please see (and hear) here:

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Enterprise search

This article provides an introduction to the issues around enterprise search for information professionals. It begins by outlining the differences between public search and enterprise search. It identifies the major players in the enterprise search market. It ends with recommendations … Continue reading

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Mobile everything

This article provides an overview on recent developments in mobile computing. It begins by outlining current mobile usage trends in Australia and the range of mobile technologies currently on the market. It then discusses different options for information presentation via mobile devices, responsive web … Continue reading

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Big data for information managers

This article explores the elements of Big Data such as the increasing production of machine readable data, tools for its storage and techniques for its analysis. The implications of Big Data for different sectors are discussed. The implications for information … Continue reading

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Content Management Interoperability Services

Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS) is an emerging standard that allows compliant Enterprise Content Management (ECM) systems to share documents. This article discusses the reasons for the emergence of CMIS and outlines some of the key elements of the standard. … Continue reading

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Semantic Web – Slight Return

The people at The Indexer were so taken with an article I had written on the semantic web that they wanted to reprint it. So after much wrangling with the original publisher, an agreement was brokered and republished it was. … Continue reading

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What Do We Do About Email? Part 2

Email is a common organisational communications and collaboration tool but its ubiquity is being called into question. The email reduction efforts of French IT services company Atos, Australian Bureau of Statistics, smaller companies like Klick and Notebook and individuals such … Continue reading

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