An Opportunity Missed: The Olympics-as-a-Platform

Combining “Olympic App Competition” with open data and open social media policies would have made 2012 the most interactive Olympics ever.

Health 2.0 Challenge: Managing UGC in the regulated environment

Update: Over the past 90 days, I have been hearing more and more about Health 2.0 — the use of Web 2.0, Gov 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0 technologies to help improve medicine and health care. In response of I have updated my post outlining the major HHS and FDA regulations any Health 2.0 service provider will have to navigate to deliver a regulatory-compliant solution…

Wharton Wrap-up: “Business and Technology Strategy Changes in the ‘Age of Social Networks’”

Last week, I participated in a panel discussion at the Wharton School on the effects of social networks on technology and business strategy. Here is a wrap-up of what I heard…

Big Web 2.0 Technology Challenges: Utility-class scaling of dynamic data

In the Web 1.0 world could use different approaches to scale static and dynamic data. This does not translate well into a Web 2.0 world where most content is dynamic (i.e., user-generated content) that can come from ANYWHERE…