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Hacking for Massachusetts Clean Energy

I got involved on a personal level with Code for Boston because it struck me as way to bring a new dimension of innovation to Massachusetts’ clean energy sector.

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Posted in Collaboration, Efficiency, Energy, Innovation, Solar

Cutting Energy Use In Your Town

Now that your town or school system has pared every other cost to the bone, have they turned to cutting energy expenditures as a way to help balance the budget? A true systems approach, even for one part of a small municipality, isn’t easy. Does your community have all the resources to make rational energy decisions? Here’s my idea . . .

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Posted in Blogroll, Collaboration, Energy, Tales From the Road, Uncategorized

“Destination Collaboration” – Stillborn?

Organizations don’t collaborate because it’s just too hard. Is it because “destination collaboration” is a failure?

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Where do social networks go from here?

In the December 1 NY Times, Andreas Stavropoulos, the Draper Fisher Jurvetson (VC of Skype and Hotmail fame) managing director who led the investment in Power.com, raised a valid issue: “We’ve been looking at this overarching question of where does

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Posted in Blogroll, Collaboration, Energy, Marketing, Tales From the Road

Is there a Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle for Collaboration?

At a recent collaboration conference in Boston, I listened to various users, vendors and consultants talk about implementing enterprise collaboration systems. A lot of the focus was on how technology tools can improve the flow of business processes; simple HR

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Collaboration Before Email: Has anything changed?

A long time ago (though not in a galaxy far, far away), I worked as a research analyst for a venerable global management consultancy (the original “The Firm”). It was my first job out of college and public electronic mail

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Michael Chertoff and the failure of email

SiteScape is a team collaboration company. So, I had mixed reactions to a recent US News & World Report piece, “’Secretary of Tech’ Is No Fan of E-mail.” The “Secretary of Tech” here is Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff. (http://www.usnews.com/usnews/politics/whispers/articles/060619/19whisplead.htm).

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