Ryan Williams has taken 200 (so far) Web 2.0 applications and plotted them on a map to show how development is distributed across the US and Canada. It’s an interesting way to chronicle the Web 2.0 trend.
One of the things that I am still enjoying when I am travelling abroad is that, until now at least, I do have have time to read papers and magazines on the plane, that otherwise I’ve to admit I wouldn’t have time to do so.
A hundred of the finest examples of innovative prototypes and demos from the most challenging people in product development have been presented during the NEXT 2005 – exit habit exhibition.
The BusinessWeek magazine has published a cover story called “the Web Smart 50” that looks at how innovative companies, schools, and non profits are using the Web to improve sales, management, customers service, and marketing.
The genome-sequencing technique from 454 Life Sciences was selected as the Gold winner in The Wall Street Journal’s 2005 Technology Innovation Awards competition. Innovative technologies from around the world were eligible for awards in categories including biotechnology, software, security, energy and the environment, among others.
An article, in the latest issue of The McKinsey Quarterly, shows how “smart”, modular, decentralized systems that connect an array of suppliers and other external stakeholders are providing a competitive advantage and changing the face of the efficient corporation. According to the authors, organizational success depends upon effective mobilization of resources. Getting the right resources to the right place at the right time can make the difference between desired impact and catastrophe.
Documenting the business-technology strategies, investments, and administrative practices of some of America’s best-known companies, the InformationWeek 500 study offers a unique opportunity to understand and benchmark a company’s IT approach against the most innovative users of technology.