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The corporate sex change you probably need

A chance post led me to a podcast between Euan Semple, Megan Murray and Doc Searls. The result? Get ready for a sex change because that might be what it takes to turn your business into a digital enterprise.

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Is there Life On Mars for digital justice?

Three months late and hardly adorned with bells and whistles, the UK Ministry of Justice rolled out is first Digital by Default service. What else is in the pipeline and when might we see evidence that there is Life on Mars on the MOJ?

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What GMail knows about me and you

You can now visualize all your connections. these show us patterns of activity between people and those in groups that will be familiar to us. But what does this say about our privacy and what are the implications for business?

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Why you can never have too many standards

Why is that we expect standards to surface perfectly formed at the first attempt? Vendors are allowed trial and error when innovating products. Enterprises deserve the same leeway to develop buyside specifications.

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When Best Western price gouges does anyone care?

Best Western took advantage of the Asiana Airways crash by price gouging customers. While there may be short term moral outrage, will that same outrage get channelled into a boycott? If past evidence is an indicator then I doubt it.

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Collaborate, upgrade, suck less

Running a business web property? Considering a major upgrade? Collaboration with users will reap tremendous dividends. It helps if you have good relationships with providers but then some are better than others. Here's what we learned following a major upgrade.

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Google faces UK deadline to clean up on privacy

Google has been playing fast and loose with privacy  for a very long time. Now, UK regulators have set a deadline of 30the September for Google to deliver on tis 2008 transparency promise. So far, there is no sign it plans to conform.

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Marketo makes finance and marketing new BFF

Can finance and marketing types ever get on? The chances would sound slim until you look at the tools which I contend bridge an important gap. Marketo is one example. But what do you think?

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On Standards in the Cloud

Ben Kepes riffs on Phil Wainewright's discussion about the setting of cloud standards. Who is correct? Is there a third alternative? You decide.

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Cool bananas! Trading in clouds.

Clouds are just bananas really. Or so reckons Michael Osterloh, a member of the board of the Deutsche Börse Cloud Exchange (DBCE), a joint venture formed by the German stock exchange with Berlin-based Zimory GmbH.